Board Holds Emergency Meeting

The School Board held an emergency meeting Thursday, December 10 and voted unanimously to remain in our all-virtual model until Winter Break (last day of classes is Tuesday, December 22 with staff having a work day Wednesday, December 23). Video link: https://youtu.be/3Ro1aw_hcYo The Board also voted their intent unanimously to have students return Monday, January 4… Continue Reading Board Holds Emergency Meeting

Winter Sports Information

Hello #PointerNation — The winter sports season is upon us. Hopefully the information below helps supporting our teams easier for you. Please save this message for future reference. SCHEDULES (subject to change) Please continue to check the RSchools website calendar for updates as well: https://www.swwal.org/public/genie/381/school/6/ Boys Basketball: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1HyxgRxbWvFACBvDsUSD5nq4lmOd673Lu/view?usp=sharing Girls Basketball: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1cFZ4ylkpbpZcWjIb6Zl5syMZjUfnHd2X/view?usp=sharing Gymnastics: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1gkXuGVNNbfDGjeC50ospDO2xMGx5D1qc/view?usp=sharing Wrestling: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1hhswh5I-zX9Ugs7x2SRsnVpJZ3d0UR6L/view?usp=sharing SWAL… Continue Reading Winter Sports Information

MPMS 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Mineral Point Middle School is proud to announce its 1st Quarter Honor Roll for the 2020-21 school year. HIGH HONORS Eighth Grade: Reid Acherman, Allyson Baehler, Lillianna Berget, Hallie Brant, Cylin Carey, Roen Carey, Addison Christopher, Isabelle Coogan, Julianna Cool, Isabella Dannenberg, Colton Dochnahl, Michael Edgington, Raegan Galle, Matthew Goninen, Elizabeth Hoffman, Eliza Ingwell, Alan… Continue Reading MPMS 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Sense of Excitement

by Superintendent Mitch Wainwright If you take a ride through town right now, you will see many homes have been decorated for the upcoming holiday season.  The recent warm weather has made it easy for families to get outside.  In your travels, I hope you have had a chance to drive past the elementary school. … Continue Reading Sense of Excitement

Virtual Learning: What It Can Be

During a virtual lesson, one student asked: “Why do we have to be on Zoom?” She preferred to be back in school. “I know how you feel,” I responded. “I would rather be learning in person, too.” Risking a “In my day…” story, I shared the available technologies when I started teaching: Apple 2E computers… Continue Reading Virtual Learning: What It Can Be

Board Votes to Extend Virtual Learning

The Mineral Point School Board held a special meeting Monday night and voted 5-1 (with Larry Steffes voting no and Andy Busch absent) to extend virtual learning until Monday, January 18. Video link: https://youtu.be/lIipo1Tz8fE The Board will hold a special meeting Monday, December 28 to look at the latest data before families return from Winter Break… Continue Reading Board Votes to Extend Virtual Learning

MPHS 1st Quarter Honor Roll

Mineral Point High School is proud to announce its 1st Quarter Honor Roll for the 2020-21 school year. HIGH HONORS Seniors: Macy Aschliman, Alexis Berget, Emily Cody, Grant Lee, Tatum Novak, Chloe Oberhauser, William Straka, Liam Stumpf, Cameron Wiegman, Rita Wilson. Juniors: Bryce Acherman, Ashlie Baumgartner, Eloise Chambers, Jazmine Cool, Drew Hottenstein, Miles Houtakker, Estelle… Continue Reading MPHS 1st Quarter Honor Roll