#PointerNation Welcomes Alexandra Driftmier

Alexandra Driftmier Elementary School Counselor Hometown: Mount Horeb, WI College: Alexandra earned her Bachelors from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Psychology and her Masters in Education from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville in Counseling Psychology. Previous employment: Since 2015, Alexandra has been the Pre K-6th Grade School Counselor for the Parkview School District in Orfordville. Her … Read More

Start with Hello

By Elementary School Counselor Carla Rand Mineral Point students, grades 2-5, will be participating in “Start with Hello” the week of September 24-28. Start with Hello is a campaign coming out of the Sandy Hook Promise (SHP). SHP was started by some family members of students killed in the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary … Read More

Noah Teaches eMPathy

Students at Mineral Point Elementary are writing the next chapter of their eMPathy story. In March, Noah’s “Differences, DisAbilities, Tolerance, and Bullying Tour” took place in every classroom with a very special visitor. Born without eyes and deformed hind legs, Noah was rescued from a backyard breeder in California by Saving K9 Lives Plus. Using … Read More

School Counseling Week celebrated

National School Counseling Week, sponsored by the American School Counselor Association (ASCA), will be celebrated from Feb. 1–5, 2016, to focus public attention on the unique contribution of professional school counselors within U.S. school systems and how students are different as a result of what school counselors do. Mineral Point is proud to recognize Andy … Read More