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… Continue Reading More Than Words

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… Continue Reading Buildings and Grounds to Open for Limited Use July 1

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… Continue Reading Board Approves Preliminary Budget

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: Justin Baehler: Century Junior College $300, James-Oellerich-James $500,… Continue Reading Class of 2020 Earns Over One Million Dollars in Scholarships

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… Continue Reading Keep Moving Forward

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… Continue Reading Houtakker Wins State Literary Contest

#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… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Jessica Soots

Musicians Place Well at State

Because of the pandemic, Mineral Point Middle and High School band and choir students participated in State Solo & Ensemble virtually by submitting videos of their performances to the Wisconsin School Music Association for adjudication. Congratulations to the following State place winners! First — Alexis Berget, Music Theater Solo — Alexis Berget, Soprano Solo –… Continue Reading Musicians Place Well at State