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 Baseball 2019 Basketball 1974, 2015 Cross Country 2010*, 2017* Football 1999 Track … 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

Many Thanks

It is not hyperbole to say these times are unprecedented. Our entire district went to remote learning in the spring. Resources were distributed and kids were connected only through the Internet for instruction. We are now posed to start summer learning, also virtually. These events do not happen by accident; it is the result of … Read More

More Than Words

  “Diversity and Inclusion” and “eMPathy” should be more than just words printed on shirts worn in the Mineral Point Unified District. We sincerely hope these are values we instill in our students and staff as we work tirelessly towards our mission statement that includes “educating and inspiring our students for a bright future in … Read More

Buildings and Grounds to Open for Limited Use July 1

The Mineral Point School Board held a special meeting to specifically discuss re-opening guidelines as they pertain to school facilities effective July 1, when the state closure order expires. Additionally, a COVID-19 liability waiver was emailed to high school families (Classes of 2021-24). The waiver must be completed and on file with the high school … Read More

Board Approves Preliminary Budget

The Mineral Point School Board met Monday for its regularly monthly meeting. Among the items on the agenda was the approval of the preliminary budget for the 2020-21 school year. Superintendent Mitch Wainwright stated the budget is currently projecting a $35,000 surplus. Usually, a balanced budget is presented, however, with the uncertainties in state and … Read More

Class of 2020 Earns Over One Million Dollars in Scholarships

Mineral Point High School held its annual Senior Scholarship Night Thursday, May 21 in a virtual format due to the pandemic. 85% of the graduating class earned over a million dollars in scholarships. Thank you to all donors for your generosity!  You can view the ceremony here: https://youtu.be/70o25dkfu2M Justin Baehler: Century Junior College $300, James-Oellerich-James $500, … Read More

Keep Moving Forward

By Mitch Wainwright Even during the most trying times, we keep moving forward.  We look at what we can control, and how to continue to do the best we can given the circumstances.  No one could have ever imagined that we would have ended our school year the way we did.  We closed the school … Read More

SECOND BASKETBALL HALL OF FAME CLASS SELECTED

The second Mineral Point Basketball Hall of Fame class has been selected and will be inducted on Saturday, January 16, 2021, when the Mineral Point boys host the River Valley Blackhawks.  Inductees will be introduced between the junior varsity and varsity games at approximately 2 pm that day.     CHUCK BENNETT – CLASS OF 1979 … Read More

Houtakker Wins State Literary Contest

Another strength of Mineral Point students is a consistently strong showing in the Delta Kappa Gamma Literary Competition and this year was no exception. 5th Grader Lilly Houtakker received 1st place in the State in Literary for “Eva and Kit.” Additionally, the following students from Mineral Point received Southwest Wisconsin Mu Chapter awards out of … Read More

Evans, Vondra are Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club was set to honor its May Students of the Month at an in-person meeting, but unfortunately the pandemic altered those plans. #PointerNation would like to take this opportunity to honor Wyatt Evans and Morgan Vondra virtually. The students, who are members of the senior class, are selected for this honor … Read More

#PointerNation Welcomes Jessica Soots

Jessica Soots 1st Grade Teacher Hometown:  Mineral Point High school graduated from: Iowa-Grant College: Jessica earned her Associate’s Degree in Elementary Education in 2009 from UW-Richland and her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education in 2012 from UW-Platteville. Previous employment: From 2009-12, Jessica was a Teacher’s Assistant at the UW-Platteville Children’s Center. Since 2013, she has … Read More