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

2020 SCHOOL BOARD ELECTION INFORMATION

It’s time to be thinking of school board candidates. The election will be held Tuesday, April 7, 2020. The term of office for these school board members begins Monday, April 27, 2020. The top two vote recipients will serve three year terms, with the third place vote recipient serving a two year term. Incumbents whose … Read More

Board Honors Businesses

The Mineral Point School Board began its meeting Monday night by honoring three businesses named to the 2019 Wisconsin Association of School Boards Business Honor Roll. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Military Ridge Veterinary Service & Sleepy Valley Kennels, LLC: Military Ridge Veterinary Service of Dodgeville provided discounted services for Mineral Point … Read More

All MP Schools Earn Five Star Report Card Rating

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction has released state report cards, based on 2018-19 school data. The Mineral Point Unified School District has scored an 86.4, which places it into the Significantly Exceeds Expectations category, a five star rating. This is the fourth year in a row the District has received the prestigious five star … Read More

SWAL All-Conference Football

SWAL 2019 All-Conference Football Team SCHOOL RECORD OVERALL COACH Mineral Point 7 – 0; 9 – 0 Andy Palzkill Lancaster 6 – 1; 8 – 1 John Hoch Aquinas 5 – 2; 6 – 3 Tom Lee Darlington 4 – 3; 6 – 3 Travis Winkers Fennimore 3 – 4; 4 – 5 Jonah Roth … Read More

District Honored With Communication Awards of Excellence

The Mineral Point Unified School District was honored by the Wisconsin School Public Relations Association (WSPRA) with two awards for its work in school communications during the 2018-19 school year. #PointerNation has now earned 12 WSPRA Awards since the fall of 2015. WSPRA showcased the Spectrum Awards at its annual fall conference, this year held … Read More

#PointerNation Welcomes Renee Rolli

Renee Rolli Assistant District Bookkeeper   Hometown: Mineral Point High school graduated from: Mineral Point College: Renee earned her Bachelors of Science in Business with an Accounting emphasis from Edgewood College in 2011. Previous employment: She has served as a Bookkeeping Assistant at Hallada Auto Group, a Staff Accountant and Payroll & Accounting Assistant at … Read More

Look a Little Closer

by Mitch Wainwright Every property owner will receive a property tax bill in the mail and will look at the increase in their payment from one year to the next.  This will be the same for me when my property tax bill comes in the mail. I would like to ask that you look a … Read More

SWAL All-Conference Volleyball

SWAL 2019 – 2020 ALL-CONFERENCE VOLLEYBALL SCHOOL RECORD COACH Cuba City 11 – 1 Keri Lawson Darlington 9 – 3 Jennifer Schwartz Iowa-Grant 8 – 4 Marla Simon Riverdale 6 – 6 Leah Boebel Fennimore 5 – 7 Jerica Nelson Mineral Point 5 – 7 Samantha Riedel Southwestern 4 – 8 Kory Bauer Boscobel 0 … Read More

SWC All-Conference Boys Soccer

2019 SWC ALL-CONFERENCE BOYS SOCCER   STANDINGS Platteville/Lancaster 8-0-0 Dodgeville/Mineral Point 4-3-1 Richland Center 4-3-1 River Valley 3-5-0 Prairie du Chien 0-8-0   FIRST TEAM Kaydan Addie Junior Forward Platteville/Lancaster Ryder Arians Junior Defender Platteville/Lancaster Nate Busch Senior Defender Platteville/Lancaster Michael Fields Senior Goalie Platteville/Lancaster Josh Kerr Junior Midfielder River Valley Nick Kroll Senior Forward … Read More

The Costs and Benefits of Technology

We were heading home from a family gathering along the interstate. When I looked at my Google Maps display on my smartphone, a small bullhorn symbol showed up next to my highlighted route. It was a speed trap alert. Apparently, drivers ahead of us had spotted a police officer pulling over speeding cars. Other drivers embedded … Read More