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… Continue Reading WIAA History of Success

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… Continue Reading Fiscal Responsibility

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… Continue Reading Welcome

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… Continue Reading About High School Agriculture

#PointerNation Welcomes Gina Dochnahl

Gina Dochnahl Elementary Instructional Assistant Hometown:  Mineral Point High school graduated from: Mineral Point College: Gina earned her Associates of Arts Degree from Madison Area Technical College. She also has Wisconsin EMT training. Previous employment: Gina has worked as a freelance graphic designer with clients such as American Girl, Lands’ End, Montgomery Ward, Seventh Avenue,… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Gina Dochnahl

Board Discusses Reopening Efforts

The Mineral Point School Board held its regular monthly meeting Monday and had a lengthy discussion regarding school reopening efforts and possible next steps, including some board members’ desire to see a potential Phase II draft plan from administration of bringing more students back into the buildings more days per week. Video link: https://youtu.be/hopfiUwouX0 During this… Continue Reading Board Discusses Reopening Efforts

A Journey Toward Independence

What does it mean to be “independent”? It’s one of two areas of focus for our current strategic plan. Merriam-Webster defines independence in a few ways: not subject to control by others not requiring or relying on something else showing a desire for freedom This begs a follow up question: How does one achieve independence?… Continue Reading A Journey Toward Independence

Fall Sports Guidelines

Hello #PointerNation — Below are the varsity regular season schedules as they stand at the moment for fall sports. Please know these are always subject to change. Please contact the host school for their most up to date policies and procedures prior to an event, as well as to see if any live streaming options… Continue Reading Fall Sports Guidelines

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. Please read below for details on the two categories, Fellowship and Leadership. Kohl Educational Foundation Fellowship Award   Teacher nominations for the 2021 Herb Kohl Educational… Continue Reading KOHL NOMINATIONS SOUGHT

What a Difference a Year Makes

by Mitch Wainwright What a difference a year makes.  It feels like my first years of teaching when we started school in August.  The other issue that reminds me of those early days in my career – it was always extremely hot and humid.  Mother Nature has once again let us know she is in… Continue Reading What a Difference a Year Makes

Board Discusses Fall Sports

The Mineral Point School Board met Thursday morning to discuss the fate of fall sports. Video link: https://youtu.be/8UMrPJI7upE Superintendent Mitch Wainwright stated the SWAL held a preliminary meeting earlier in the week in which a 4-2 vote was taken to move football to the spring. The conference would be meeting again on Friday to formalize… Continue Reading Board Discusses Fall Sports

What will a day at the elementary school look like?

This description, originally posted in the Back-to-School Blueprint, is only a general example of what students and families can expect daily, Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday. Wednesdays are designated for independent learning unless the teacher has scheduled any specific events for their students. Teachers will be reaching out with more specifics, for example offering age-specific expectations for… Continue Reading What will a day at the elementary school look like?

MPHS Fall Sports Announcement

Friday, August 21 The SWAL Athletic Conference met today to vote on participation in a high school fall sports season due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Today was the culminating event after a series of meetings over the last month.  Each school district administration was asked to obtain guidance from their school board prior to the… Continue Reading MPHS Fall Sports Announcement

#PointerNation Welcomes Jayne Lindsey

Jayne Lindsey School Nurse Hometown:  Mineral Point High school graduated from: Mineral Point College: Jayne earned her Associate of Science from Cardinal Stritch University and her Bachelor of Science from Western Governors University, both in Nursing.  Previous employment: Most recently, Jayne has been employed at the SSM Dean Multispecialty Clinic/Infusion Clinic in Dodgeville. She also… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Jayne Lindsey