Family Request for Elementary School Dismissal – January 8, 2021

Hello MPES families, Since construction began this school year on the new gymnasium and library, the upper parking lot has been closed. That has required all staff to park along neighboring streets. Everyone has been great about managing this inconvenience. We know that it is not forever. We bring this up as we would like… Continue Reading Family Request for Elementary School Dismissal – January 8, 2021

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 Passes Face Covering Policy

The Mineral Point School Board held a special meeting Monday night with a full agenda. The Board unanimously approved a face covering policy for the District, similar to what many other districts have implemented. Currently, the Governor’s mask mandate is in effect, however, that may not always be the case. The District policy will be… Continue Reading Board Passes Face Covering Policy

Homecoming 2020

#PointerNation is preparing for Homecoming 2020! While this year will be different due to COVID-19, we are still planning for a fun week to showcase our school spirit. Homecoming is the week of November 2-6 This year’s theme is “U Can’t Touch This” Football will host Lancaster Friday, November 6. (The game will be livestreamed… Continue Reading Homecoming 2020

#PointerNation Welcomes Gina Dochnahl

Gina Dochnahl Elementary Instructional Assistant Hometown:  Mineral Point High school graduated from: Mineral Point College: Gina earned her Associates of Arts Degree from Madison Area Technical College. She also has Wisconsin EMT training. Previous employment: Gina has worked as a freelance graphic designer with clients such as American Girl, Lands’ End, Montgomery Ward, Seventh Avenue,… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Gina Dochnahl