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It’s that time of year again–please consider nominating Mineral Point educators for the following awards. They are some of the most prestigious honors that can be earned in the state. Please read below for details on the two categories, Fellowship and Leadership. Kohl Educational Foundation Fellowship Award   Teacher nominations for the 2021 Herb Kohl Educational… Continue Reading KOHL NOMINATIONS SOUGHT

#PointerNation Welcomes Jayne Lindsey

Jayne Lindsey School Nurse Hometown:  Mineral Point High school graduated from: Mineral Point College: Jayne earned her Associate of Science from Cardinal Stritch University and her Bachelor of Science from Western Governors University, both in Nursing.  Previous employment: Most recently, Jayne has been employed at the SSM Dean Multispecialty Clinic/Infusion Clinic in Dodgeville. She also… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Jayne Lindsey

#PointerNation Welcomes Jena Hore

Jena Hore 6th Grade Teacher Hometown:  Lancaster High school graduate from: Lancaster High School College: I earned my Bachelors from UW-Platteville in Education (Grades 1-8) with a minor in English. Previous employment: For the past two years, I have served in the Potosi School District as a middle school special education teacher and most recently… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Jena Hore

Reopening Advisory Committee

The Mineral Point School Board has voted to create an Ad Hoc Committee to continually study the school reopening process this school year. The Committee’s role will be advisory only and will provide monthly reports to the School Board. The Committee will be charged with providing feedback on school reopening to help maximize safety and… Continue Reading Reopening Advisory Committee

Board Approves Hybrid Start to School Year

The Mineral Point School Board held another lengthy meeting Monday night to discuss school fall re-opening plans.  Survey results from families and staff were shared and discussed. Those can be viewed here: Family Surveys: https://v3.boardbook.org/Public/PublicItemDownload.aspx?ik=46650099 Staff Surveys: https://v3.boardbook.org/Public/PublicItemDownload.aspx?ik=46650100 After much discussion, Board Member Gary Sullivan made a motion for school to resume in the fall… Continue Reading Board Approves Hybrid Start to School Year

Houtakker Wins State Literary Contest

Another strength of Mineral Point students is a consistently strong showing in the Delta Kappa Gamma Literary Competition and this year was no exception. 5th Grader Lilly Houtakker received 1st place in the State in Literary for “Eva and Kit.” Additionally, the following students from Mineral Point received Southwest Wisconsin Mu Chapter awards out of… Continue Reading Houtakker Wins State Literary Contest

Musicians Place Well at State

Because of the pandemic, Mineral Point Middle and High School band and choir students participated in State Solo & Ensemble virtually by submitting videos of their performances to the Wisconsin School Music Association for adjudication. Congratulations to the following State place winners! First — Alexis Berget, Music Theater Solo — Alexis Berget, Soprano Solo –… Continue Reading Musicians Place Well at State

#PointerNation Welcomes Dalton Miles

Dalton Miles Middle/High English Language Arts Teacher Hometown: Fennimore High school graduated from: Fennimore College: Dalton earned his Bachelor’s from UW-Platteville in 2019 in Middle/Secondary Education with an English emphasis. He is currently working on his Master’s in Special Education at UW-Whitewater. Previous employment: Since 2019, Dalton has been a Special Education Teacher at Whitewater… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Dalton Miles

#PointerNation Welcomes Kari Kabat

Kari Kabat Middle School Math Teacher Hometown:  Montfort  High school graduated from: Iowa-Grant College: Kari graduated from UW-Platteville in 2004 with a degree in Industrial Engineering. In 2008, she earned her Middle Level Education Math Degree, also from UW-Platteville. She earned her Library Administration Certification from UW-Whitewater. In 2020, she earned her Masters from UW-Whitewater… Continue Reading #PointerNation Welcomes Kari Kabat

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