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Doye Named WSPRA Vice President

The Wisconsin School Public Relations Association has named Joelle Doye, Mineral Point Unified School District Communications Director, as its next Vice President. This is a five year leadership commitment–she will serve two years as Vice President, one year as President-Elect, and two years as President. She has been a WSPRA Board member since Spring 2017 … Read More

Enrollment Up for 2018-19

Interim Superintendent Mitch Wainwright shared enrollment data from the state’s 3rd Friday count in September with the Board at Monday night’s meeting. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Mineral Point has 759 students this year, up from 724 last year. However, for purposes of calculating state aid, the number is 688 as not … Read More

Board Looks to Fill Vacant Seat

At last night’s October 8 meeting, School Board President Jeff Basting read a resignation letter from Board Member Kelly Gundlach, effective immediately. Gundlach’s letter stated that, as of November 1, her permanent address will be in Illinois. She added, “I am grateful to have represented the interest of taxpayers, parents, teachers, and last but not … Read More

Schmitz to Lead Homecoming Parade

A new era in the Schmitz family is nearly upon us. Helen and the late LaVerne (Curly) Schmitz’s final grandson is a Senior this fall at MPHS. Logan Schmitz is a senior football player and on the Homecoming Court. That makes Helen being named Homecoming Parade Marshal a little extra special. Her eight children (Doug, … Read More

Acherman, Hay are Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its October Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, October 2 at the Pointer Cafe. The students, who are members of the senior class, are selected for this honor through a voting process by staff at the high school, and their biographies are written by themselves. These are … Read More

MP FFA Places 2nd & 3rd in Livestock Judging

The Mineral Point FFA attend the River Ridge Livestock Judging Contest on Sept. 21 st and came away with second and third placing teams. Mineral Point Team 2 placed second in the contest as a team–members of the team are Joey Robinson, Kyle Vondra, Emma Steffes, and Ryan Schubert. Joey placed 2nd and Kyle 3rd … Read More

Homecoming 2018

Mineral Point School District is anxiously anticipating celebrating its 2018 Homecoming October 1st through 6th. This year’s theme is “Point’s Got Game!” Court members are, left to right, front row: Senior Representative Dana Schmitz, Senior Queen Candidates Miranda Oellerich, Mara Aschliman and Kaitlyn Kinch, Senior Representative Josie Lindholm. Second row: Freshman Representatives Mallory Lindsey and … Read More

Board Honors Businesses

The Mineral Point School Board began its meeting Monday night by honoring four businesses named to the 2018 Wisconsin Association of School Boards Business Honor Roll. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Honored were: Badger Welding, Midwest Roofing, The Orthopedic Institute at Southwest Health, and SSM Health. Badger Welding: Badger Welding of Mineral … Read More

Kohl Nominations Sought

It’s that time of year again–please consider nominating Mineral Point educators for the following awards. They are some of the most prestigious honors that can be earned in the state. Your nominations make a difference as Mineral Point has had a winner each of the last two years–2018: Kris McCoy (Middle/High School Library Media Technology … Read More

A Fond Farewell for Dr. Francois

“My motivation for going into education was that I really wanted to help youngsters who didn’t have access to good values. By teaching math, and coaching them in football and wrestling, I could be a role model to look up to. I enjoy guiding kids, especially those that had a tough background as I always … Read More

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