WIAA History of Success

WIAA STATE TEAM CHAMPIONS Boys Track and Field 1961, 1962 Wrestling 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009 Girls Cross Country 2005*, 2006*, 2010*, 2011*, 2012* Basketball 2016 Softball 2013 Track and Field 2015* WIAA STATE TEAM RUNNERS-UP Boys Basketball 1974, 2015 Cross Country 2010*, 2017* Football 1999 Track and Field … Read More

Fiscal Responsibility

The District has a strategic plan with four areas of focus:  fiscal responsibility, community engagement, academic achievement, and technology.  The first of four focus areas of the District’s strategic plan is fiscal responsibility.  One goal of the board is to create and implement a communication plan to inform the community on the school budget and … Read More

Bennett Named Teacher Of The Month

Mineral Point Elementary 5th grade teacher, Lifka Bennett, has been honored by Ubersox of Iowa County and WOLX 94.9 FM as the July Teacher of the Month. Bennett can be seen driving a Chrysler 200 during the month of July displaying her honor. Also, she will receive a $200 donation for her classroom. Tune in … Read More

Welcome

Hello Pointer Families! My name is Brad Brogley and I am excited about the opportunity to be a part of the Mineral Point School District as I am serving as the Mineral Point Elementary Principal.  There are many challenges facing public education and with my 23 years of experience both as a teacher and education … Read More

About High School Agriculture

Classes Plants, Animals, and You (PAY): Acquaint yourself with the exploding world of Agri-science. “Learning by doing” activities will provide you with exposure to various areas of Agri-science. These include: careers, FFA, soils, plant science, horticulture, animal science, Ag. mechanics, and natural resources. The greenhouse will be used as a laboratory for various activities dealing with … Read More

Math Teams Bring Home Gold

On Monday, March 18, Mineral Point Middle and High School mathletes hosted the annual SWAL Math Team Contest. The schools participating this year were Boscobel, Cuba City, Darlington, Fennimore, Iowa-Grant, Mineral Point, Riverdale, and Southwestern. For the high school, one gold, silver, and bronze are awarded in each division (unless there is a tie). Team … Read More

Beyond the Standards

I was in a 1st grade classroom conducting an instructional walk. The students were quietly working on their informative writing projects. They had researched a topic of choice, using strategies to read nonfiction texts. Now they were using their notes they had taken and were applying them to a writing project. I sat next to … Read More

Federman, Pittz are Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its January Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, March 19 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. Riese Federman … Read More

State Forensics Field is Set

Congratulations to our Mineral Point High School Forensics Team members who have qualified for the State competition to be held Friday, April 12 at UW-Madison! Farrago: Zoe Hay Farrago: Josie Lindholm Informative: McKenna Reichling Special Occasion: Cole Wilson Poetry: Zula Flanary Poetry: Cody Pierce Poetry: Owen Stephenson Prose: Michaela Acherman Prose: Alexis Berget Prose: Jenna … Read More

Board Discusses Possible Uses for Elementary Building

At its regular monthly meeting March 11, the School Board held discussion around options for the current elementary building, should the April 2 referendum be successful. (Scroll past the video for more article text.) Board member Tony Dahl reminded everyone that, if the referendum is successful, the district would still be using the current elementary … Read More

Lindsey is SWAL Player of the Year

SWAL BOYS BASKETBALL 2018-19 ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM FINAL STANDINGS School – Record – Coach Darlington 13 – 1 Tom Uppena Mineral Point 11 – 3 Dan Burreson Cuba City 10 – 4 Jerry Petitgoue Fennimore 10 – 4 Troy Larson Southwestern 6 – 8 Clint Nemitz Boscobel 3 – 11 Levi Esters Iowa-Grant 3 – 11 … Read More

Solo & Ensemble Entries Qualify for State

Mineral Point Middle and High School Band, and Middle School Choir, students participated in District Solo & Ensemble Saturday, March 9 at Darlington. High School Choir students will participate Saturday, April 6 at Iowa-Grant. The Class A Starred First entries will advance to the State Competition Saturday, April 27 at UW-Platteville. CLASS A Starred First: … Read More

Vote for the Position that Best Represents Your Needs

by Mitch Wainwright Dictionary.com defines a referendum as, “the principle or practice of referring measures proposed or passed by a legislative body, head of state, etc., to the vote of the electorate for approval or rejection.”  The taxpayers of Mineral Point are very familiar that a referendum can impact their property tax rates. Most often … Read More

Reichling is SWAL Player of the Year

SWAL GIRLS BASKETBALL 2018-19 ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM   FINAL STANDINGS SCHOOL – RECORD – COACH Mineral Point   13 – 1 Matt Austin Darlington   12 – 2 Kelly Rose Cuba City   10 – 4 Jeff Pustina Riverdale     6 – 7 Tom Pierick Southwestern  5 – 8 Aaron Kaiser Boscobel   3 – 11 Jason Hill Fennimore … Read More

Forensics Team Advances 35 to Districts

The 2019 Mineral Point High School Forensics team had its Sub-District competition February 25 at Barneveld. All of the entries advanced to the District festival to be held Saturday, March 16 at UW-Platteville. Students needed to score a 16 (or better) out of 25 possible points in a minimum of two of the three rounds … Read More