#PointerNation Welcomes Preston Dubey

Preston Dubey Elementary Special Education Teacher Hometown: Mukwonago High school graduated from: Mukwonago College: Preston earned his Bachelor of Arts from Saint Leo University in Sport Business Management. He completed a certification program through eduCATE-WI and holds a Cross-Categorical Special Education teaching license. Previous employment: Most recently, Preston was a Learning Specialist at Rock River Middle… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Preston Dubey

93 Years of Service for Retirees

The last day of school is bittersweet as four #PointerNation staff members are retiring with a combined total of 93 years of service! It won’t be the same without you! Best wishes and a sincere thank you. — Vickie Dahl, Middle School Principal & Middle/High School Athletic Director — Benita Schmitz, Elementary Special Education Teacher… Continue Reading 93 Years of Service for Retirees

State Special Olympics

AJ Rury and Eli Klein recently joined the Law Enforcement Torch Run held in Mineral Point! Known as Guardians of the Flame, law enforcement members and Special Olympics athletes will carry the “Flame of Hope” into Opening Ceremonies of the upcoming Summer Games. AJ and Eli were joined by Liam Olson and competed at Summer… Continue Reading State Special Olympics

#PointerNation Welcomes Gina Sporle

Gina Sporle Instructional Assistant Hometown: Janesville High school graduated from: Janesville Craig College: She earned her Associates Degree from Madison Business College in Business Management with a minor in Marketing. Previous employment: She has worked as an Administrative Business Partner for Grainger, National Sales Coordinator for Broaster, a Fitness Coordinator-Sales Associate for Janesville Athletic Club,… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Gina Sporle

#PointerNation Welcomes Maddy Chapman

Maddy Chapman Elementary Instructional Assistant Hometown: Wilmette, IL High school graduated from: New Trier College: Bachelors in Environmental Studies from Washington University in St. Louis and Masters in Business Administration from University of Michigan. Previous employment: Prior to staying home and raising children, Maddy worked in business. Family: Husband Dave, three children – Henry, EJ… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Maddy Chapman

#PointerNation Welcomes Debra Hintz

Debra Hintz Elementary School Instructional Assistant Hometown: Mineral Point High school graduated from: Mineral Point College: She attended Fox Valley Technical College for Marketing/Interior Design. Previous employment: Debra has substituted in the Mineral Point Unified School District regularly since 2017. For 12 years, she worked as a Special Education Aide in the Hilbert School District.… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Debra Hintz

#PointerNation Welcomes Kyon Buford

Kyon Buford Middle/High School Instructional Assistant Hometown: Mineral Point High school graduated from: Mineral Point College: Kyon is a Certified Medical Assistant from Southwest Technical College and also earned her Dental Assistant Certificate and Office Aide Certificate from Southwest Tech. Previous employment: Most recently, she worked in Mt. Horeb School District as a Health Office… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Kyon Buford

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

#PointerNation Welcomes Kim Wedig

Kim Wedig Elementary Instructional Assistant Hometown: I grew up on a dairy farm outside of Cobb. There was ALWAYS something to do on the farm. High school graduated from: Iowa-Grant College: Southwest Wisconsin Technical College (Certified Nursing Assistant Training, Advanced Certified Nursing Assistant Training, Licensed Practical Nurse license) Previous employment: Inclusa Supportive Home Care, Bloomfield… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Kim Wedig