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

Board Designates Capital Maintenance Projects

At Monday’s School Board meeting, the Operations Committee made several suggestions for use of the Fund 46 monies available for the district to use. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Fund 46 is a Capital Maintenance Fund — monies have been put by the district into this fund for the last five years … Read More

PITTZS, YAGER INDUCTED INTO BAUMAN HALL OF FAME

Mineral Point High School inducted new members into the Al Bauman Wrestling Hall of Fame Friday, January 10 during the match vs. Boscobel.  Ralph & Janice Pittz Ralph and Janice Pittz have supported Mineral Point Wrestling for almost 50 years. They were two of the original organizers of the Mineral Point Wrestling Club. They were … Read More

2020 School Board Candidate Field Set

The field is set for the Tuesday, April 7 Mineral Point School Board election as the deadline to file for candidacy was Tuesday, January 7 at 5 pm. Candidates registered include: Andy Busch, Tony Dahl (incumbent), Joni L. Heisner, Debra Hintz, Bob Janetka, and Gary J. Sullivan (incumbent). Jeff Basting (incumbent) is not seeking another … Read More

Bowers, DuBois are Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its January Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, January 7 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. McKenna Bowers … Read More

Basketball Hall of Fame Charter Class Inducted

The Mineral Point High School Basketball Program is proud to celebrate its Charter Class of the MPHS Basketball Hall of Fame. The induction took place Saturday, January 11th when the girls basketball team hosted Richland Center.  All five of these individuals have had a tremendous positive impact on Mineral Point Basketball during their careers and … Read More

Safety: A Constant Topic

by Superintendent Mitch Wainwright With the recent school safety issues happening here in Wisconsin, we all take a step back and reevaluate how our own school compares to those that have been affected by the tragic events.  This is especially true as we are designing a new addition and remodeling project at the elementary school. … Read More

Football Team Receives Accolades

The Mineral Point Football Team held its awards banquet Sunday, December 15. The three-time defending SWAL Champions were honored for many accolades.  Award winners pictured, left to right, front row:  Grant Bossert (SWAL 2nd Team Receiver, Dodgeville Chronicle All-Area 2nd Team Wide Receiver, Dodgeville Chronicle All-Area 2nd Team Defensive Back),  Grady Gorgen (Team Most Improved … Read More

Board Approves Construction Phasing Plan

At Monday’s regular monthly meeting, the School Board held discussion and approved the construction phasing timeline for the elementary renovation/addition. (Scroll past the video for more article text) Approved by a 6-0 vote with Dahl absent was architect HSR’s recommendation to build the new addition first. This will allow the new addition to be used … Read More

Ryser, Steffes are Students of the Month

The Mineral Point Kiwanis Club honored its December Students of the Month at its meeting Tuesday, December 3 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. Hannah Ryser … Read More

Sense of Family

by Superintendent Mitch Wainwright There are two things that come to mind as I begin to write this article.  The first is the release of our state report card. Mineral Point Unified School District has earned the rating of “Significantly Exceeds State Expectations” for the fourth year in a row.  The students and staff have … Read More