Brunson and Staver are Kohl Award Winners

The selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Scholarship, Fellowship, and Leadership Program has announced the recipients of the 2024 Herb Kohl Foundation awards for students, teachers, and principals. The Mineral Point Unified School District is proud to report that Mrs. Erika Brunson (Middle/High School Counselor) and Mrs. Kristin Staver (High School English Teacher)… Continue Reading Brunson and Staver are Kohl Award Winners

#PointerNation Welcomes Dani Robb

Dani Robb Social/Emotional Learning Coach   Hometown:  Avoca High school graduated from: Riverdale College: Dani earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work with a Minor in Criminal Justice from the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater and her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Previous employment: Most recently, Dani was the Behavioral School Social… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Dani Robb

Mental Health Matters Week

The school district and community are excited about holding Mental Health Matters Week coming up in May, bringing awareness to this important topic. Iowa County Mental Health Matters Events Mental Health Matters Monday, May 3 Highland Blackhawk Lake, free admission for self guided trail walks 3:00pm-6:00pm Darlington Library pick up a Swag Bag 3:30-5:00p  MP: … Continue Reading Mental Health Matters Week

#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… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Alexandra Driftmier

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… Continue Reading Start with Hello

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… Continue Reading Noah Teaches eMPathy

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… Continue Reading School Counseling Week celebrated