224 Years of Service for Retirees

The last day of school is bittersweet, but even more so this year as seven #PointerNation staff members are retiring with a combined total of 224 years of service! It won’t be the same without you! Best wishes and a sincere thank you. — Alf Jacobson, Middle/High School Custodian — Sandy Weitzel, Middle School Instructional… Continue Reading 224 Years of Service for Retirees

Klinginsmith Advances to State Literary Contest

Let’s hear it for Doolin Klinginsmith! He received 1st place in the Delta Kappa Gamma Mu Chapter Essay Contest and his entry advanced to the state level! Great job representing #PointerNation!

Pointers are CESA 3 Award Winners

Friday at CESA 3 in Fennimore, WCASS (Wisconsin Council of Administrators of Special Services) presented awards to various Region 3 special services personnel and Mineral Point was honored to receive two awards. Joslen Buckingham received the Region 3 WCASS Student Ambassador Award. Mr. Justin Leonard nominated Josie for this award and shared that Josie moved… Continue Reading Pointers are CESA 3 Award Winners

#PointerNation Welcomes Kim Wedig

Kim Wedig Elementary Instructional Assistant Hometown: I grew up on a dairy farm outside of Cobb. There was ALWAYS something to do on the farm. High school graduated from: Iowa-Grant College: Southwest Wisconsin Technical College (Certified Nursing Assistant Training, Advanced Certified Nursing Assistant Training, Licensed Practical Nurse license) Previous employment: Inclusa Supportive Home Care, Bloomfield… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Kim Wedig

#PointerNation Welcomes Jenna Wedig

Jenna Wedig Elementary Instructional Assistant Hometown: Mineral Point High school graduated from: Mineral Point College: UW-Platteville Previous employment: Caregiver/Nanny (for one who has autism), Seasonal Lands’ End Packer Family: Parents: Peter and Kim Wedig, Siblings: Jacob, 22; Jared, 17; Jaxon, 13. My mom and dad both come from large families, so aside from us siblings, we… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Jenna Wedig

Elementary Update, April/May 2022: Spring Events, Summer School, Family Group, Literacy Curriculum Review

Hello elementary school families, Today I was reminded that there are nineteen days left of school. Time has played out differently at different times these past couple of school years. Time felt slower when stress was high. Now that we are in full swing of the last quarter of this school year, days zip by.… Continue Reading Elementary Update, April/May 2022: Spring Events, Summer School, Family Group, Literacy Curriculum Review

Summer School 2022

#PointerNation is excited to be offering free summer school to keep students engaged! Our program is open to all students who are residents of the Mineral Point Unified School District. The deadline to register is May 6. Please read more in this flyer and find a link to register: If you have any questions, please… Continue Reading Summer School 2022

Molle is Crystal Apple Winner

#PointerNation is thrilled to announce that Deb Molle (3rd Grade Teacher) has been named a Crystal Apple Award winner from NBC 15 Madison! Leigh Mills was at school recently to present this prestigious honor and was joined by Mrs. Molle’s family. She is just one of five winners (out of 644 nominees) who were honored the first week… Continue Reading Molle is Crystal Apple Winner

Elementary School Update, February/March 2022: Changing Weather, Parent-Teacher Conferences, Sign Up for PEP

Hello Mineral Point Elementary families, I am not sure I believe the saying that March “comes in like a lion.” For me it snuck in like a mouse! One thing we did notice recently is that it’s been two years since the pandemic started. For all of us in public education, it’s our third year… Continue Reading Elementary School Update, February/March 2022: Changing Weather, Parent-Teacher Conferences, Sign Up for PEP

Oellerich is School Psychologist of the Year

The Mineral Point Unified School District is proud to announce that School Psychologist, Katelyn Oellerich, Ed.S., has been named the 2022 School Psychologist of the Year by the Wisconsin School Psychologists Association (WSPA)! Mrs. Oellerich received this honor at a luncheon Thursday, March 3 at the organization’s Spring Conference at the Wintergreen Resort in Wisconsin… Continue Reading Oellerich is School Psychologist of the Year