#PointerNation Welcomes Courtney Miess

Courtney Miess 2nd Grade Teacher Hometown: Dodgeville High school graduated from: Dodgeville College: Courtney earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a Minor in Early Childhood from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville. Previous employment: Most recently, Courtney was an intern at Mineral Point Elementary during the Spring 2021 semester in 2nd Grade. Previously, she was… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Courtney Miess

Dunn is Junior Spelling Bee Champ

Congratulations to 2nd grader Josie Dunn, who won the Elementary Junior Spelling Bee Wednesday, February 1! Runner-up was classmate Faye Schuette. Kudos to all of the rest of the participants as well: 1st grade: Emmie Burris, Addalynn Edge, Sam Schute, Spencer Spady, Carter Weitzel. 2nd grade: Anthony Buleje-Cadena, Payton Christopher, Jaycee Privett, Ryan Roelli.

Kelm considered for Kohl Fellowship

The selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Scholarship, Fellowship, and Leadership Program announced March 21 the recipients of the 2016 Herb Kohl Foundation awards for students, teachers, and principals. The $3,000 awards are being made to 100 teachers, 16 principals and their schools, and 184 graduating high school students. Mineral Point 2nd grade… Continue Reading Kelm considered for Kohl Fellowship

Elementary Spelling Bee

Earlier this week, Mineral Point Elementary hosted its annual spelling bee for students in grades 1-5.  The experience of a spelling bee provides each child with the opportunity to improve her/his spelling, increase his/her vocabulary and develop the correct usage of the English language.   Each classroom completed a written spelling bee on Monday, January 25… Continue Reading Elementary Spelling Bee