Board Makes New Hires

At the regular June meeting, the School Board unanimously approved (with Bob Janetka absent) several new hires for the 2022-23 school year. #PointerNation will welcome: — Angela Bremmer, Assistant Bookkeeper — Carrie Brinkman, Middle School & Middle/High Athletic Administrative Assistant — Allison Keller, Elementary Music Teacher — Shelby Sporle, Pupil Services Administrative Assistant These hires… Continue Reading Board Makes New Hires

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

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

Dunn Again Elected Board President

At the School Board’s regular monthly meeting Monday, the Board held its annual organizational meeting. (Go to the 11 minute mark of the video) Video link: https://youtu.be/w0UPUiJtBus The following officers were elected unanimously: Aaron Dunn, President; Joni Heisner, Vice President; Will Harris, Clerk; and Justin Skelding, Treasurer. Committees were named as follows: — Operation: Skelding,… Continue Reading Dunn Again Elected Board President

State Livestock Evaluation Champions

State Champs! Congratulations to our Wisconsin FFA State Livestock Evaluation Champions! The team has also qualified for the National FFA Competition to be held in October. Cameron Patterson placed 5th individually, Ellie Robinson 15th, Emma Steffes 20th, and the team was rounded out by Luke Schubert. Other State Career Development Event placings included: Wildlife 6th… Continue Reading State Livestock Evaluation Champions

Harris, Johnston Take Oaths

The Mineral Point School Board held a special meeting Monday night and the first action item was the Oath of Office for newly elected members Will Harris and Christie Johnston. Each will serve a three-year term. Video link: https://youtu.be/Xo3TA2uKLWQ (This begins the meeting video) Other business: — The Board unanimously approved (with Andy Busch absent)… Continue Reading Harris, Johnston Take Oaths

Board Votes for Ted Evans Field

At its regular monthly April meeting, the School Board unanimously approved a request to name the renovated baseball field in honor of retired MPHS Coach, Principal, and Teacher Ted Evans. Meeting video: https://youtu.be/PZPXrm_CLn8 The dedication will take place Friday, May 6 at the home game vs. Riverdale. Athletic Director Vickie Dahl spoke regarding the reasoning… Continue Reading Board Votes for Ted Evans Field

Class of 2022 Top Scholars

Mineral Point High School is proud to announce its top scholars for the Class of 2022: Valedictorian Callie Pierce and Salutatorians Jazmine Cool, Eloise Chambers, and Drew Hottenstein. Graduation is set for Friday, May 27 at 7 pm in the high school gym. The biographies below were written by the students themselves. Valedictorian Callie Pierce… Continue Reading Class of 2022 Top Scholars

Nothem and Pierce are Kohl Award Winners

The selection committee for the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation Scholarship, Fellowship, and Leadership Program announced Wednesday, April 6 the recipients of the 2022 Herb Kohl Foundation awards for students, teachers, and principals. Each student will receive a $10,000 scholarship, and each teacher and principal will receive a $6,000 award. A matching $6,000 award will be… Continue Reading Nothem and Pierce are Kohl Award Winners