LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Bulletin
Dec. 12, 2013
Menu: Dunkers or Hamburger Hotdish or PB, Coleslaw, Lettuce Salad & Fixings, Fruit, Milk
Congratulations to Logan Krone who won the Spelling Bee yesterday and also to Michael Ziermann who placed
The elementary concert is TONIGHT at 7:00. Hope to see you there!
Hi Guitarists…. Those of you playing at the Elementary concert on Thursday will have seats to play at. The 5th
grade band is performing. You can use the chairs that they were sitting at, using the music stands too! Can’t wait
to see you there!
The following students should stop in the office today: Adam Heigl, Blair Jilek, Maggie Bjork, Jack
Millerbernd, Madi Radtke, Rees Schuette, Ben Hehr and Katie Stibal.
We have EXCEED our goal for Toys for Mary’s Place! We have collected over 280 toys for Sharing and Caring
Hands! That is outstanding. Thank you students, staff and the Lester Prairie Community for your overwhelming
kindness and generosity. It is so appreciated!-Mrs. Mattson
All Boys Baseball Players in grades 9-12: There will be a mandatory meeting in Mr. Kley’s Room TODAY
(Thursday, Dec. 12th) at 3:00. You must attend this meeting! Thanks! – Mr. Kley
The Jr. High Knowledge Bowl Team consisting of Andrew Jackson, Maggie Piehl, Emily Schultz, Emily
Williams, Arlene Nowak and Callie Sebora place 10th out of 32 teams at the sub-region meet at ACGC on
Monday. They advance to the regional meet on Tuesday, January 7th.
Jr. High and Senior High Knowledge Bowl have a meet this Saturday, December 14 at Willmar. The bus leaves
school at 7 a.m. There will be concessions available.
HALF COUR SHOT- Friday December 13th during the Girls Basketball game. Come out and cheer on the Girls
Basketball team on Friday night and try your luck at the Half Court shot. See you then! Sponsored by the LP
The Bulldog Boys Basketball team has been selected to play in the Breakdown Tip-Off Classic. The annual
high school basketball showcase features some of the best match-ups in the state this season. The Bulldogs will
play on Saturday, December 14 at 3 p.m. vs. Robbinsdale Cooper. It is an honor for our boys to be selected to
play in this event. All boys games on Saturday will be played at Minnetonka High School. Please plan on
attending the game and showing your support for the Bulldogs!
The LP Student Council will be selling donuts in the high school lobby on Dec. 16th to 20th before school. The
cost is only $1.00.
The Lester Prairie Student Council will be doing a “Hope for the Holidays” this year. If you know of any
students or community members in need of a little Hope during this holiday season, please pick up a Hope for
the Holidays application n the office. Deadlines for application hand-ins is TODAY at 3 pm. Please hand in
applications to Mrs. Buckentin.
Due to the boys away game on Friday December 13th, there will not be pep band.
Anyone interested in working the clock for Junior High basketball games please see Mr. Walstrom.
“Hats Off To Cancer” is a fundraiser for “Relay For Life” to try to put a stop to cancer. If you donate $1.00 you
will be able to wear a hat for the entire day on Friday, Dec. 20th as a “thank you” for donating. The elementary
will get an envelope for each classroom and the teachers will collect the money. The high school will have a
sign-up sheet in the office and will pay in the office in order to wear a hat on the 20th. Only the students who
pay $1.00 will be able to wear hats on the 20th.
Lester Prairie Schools and Prairie Market are excited to introduce the return to Receipts for Schools. Please
place your receipt in the box at Prairie Market and help the school to win more prizes similar to last year in
which we won 2 iPads, a 32″ television, a stereo system, and much more. Save those receipts!
*** Each year the Lester Prairie After Prom Party has a bake sale to help pay for the all-night party that follows
the prom. The bake sale will take place TONIGHT, Thursday, December 12. The Bake Sale will begin at 6:00
p.m. right before the concert begins and will continue after the concert as well. Please help support this worthy
cause and get your Holiday baking done the easy way! Thank you for your support of this great organization
and the Sophomore, Junior and Seniors of Lester Prairie Schools. Merry Christmas!!
Attention High School Students/Parents: The LP Parents for Education group is once again sponsoring a
Christmas wish list project for the high school teachers. We’ve collected wish lists from high school teachers
and put tags with the requested items on a display by the office in the high school lobby. Each tag has a
teacher’s name and item(s) they have requested for their classrooms. Please stop by and take a look at the
requested items – there are a variety of items in different price ranges that are easy to purchase at retail stores or
online. If you’d like to donate, please take a tag(s) for the items you wish to donate – Purchase the item(s) –
write your name on the back of the tag and deliver the gift to the teacher directly or to the drop box in the high
school office (by December 20, 2013, if possible). The display will be up until Christmas break or all the tags
are gone. Please join us in sharing the spirit of this wonderful season with our teachers!
There will be open gym on Sundays from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm.
JUNIORS: Check the concession event sign up sheets on Mr. Bjork’s side door. Due to some changes in the
basketball schedules, there have been some changes on our concession events. Lots of openings still available.
Grades 6, 7, 8, 9: If you have not turned in your PE ski trip form and money, please do so soon. See Mr.
Weber if you need a form. Thank you!
The LP/HT/W-M Trap team is selling raffle tickets as a fundraiser to cover the cost of targets next spring. If
you are interested and have not been asked, please let Mr. Bjork know and a team member will be sent to you.
We will have homework help after school every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:00 – 4:15. All grades are
welcome to attend.
Any high school student who is interested in officiating youth basketball please see Mr, Walstorm. It is good
pay and easy work.
The Lester Prairie Ambassador program is now taking application and nominations for Junior Ambassador for a
day. We are looking for young ladies in grades 5-8 who are good representatives of LP. We are looking for
those with a positive attitude, caring spirit, believe in a good education and respect themselves and others
around them. If you would like to apply, the applications are in the High School office. Anyone in the
community can nominate these young ladies, so if you feel someone is deserving please let us know! Thank
you! Melissa Williams~ email@example.com and/or PO BOX 921 LP, MN 55354.