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Lester Prairie school bulletin Friday, Oct. 13


Lester Prairie School Bulletin

Oct. 12, 2017

Today’s Menu: Pancakes & Sausage, Hot Ham Sandwich, Broccoli, Peaches, Milk

Tomorrow’s Menu: Chicken Nuggets with Bread or Cheese Quesadilla, Corn or Raw Carrots, Fruit, Milk

The first free lunch for Jr. & Sr. High will be held on Wed., Oct. 18, at Bethel Church. The menu will be BBQ Sandwiches, Chips, Pickles, Corn, Ice Cream Treat.

The Student Council Conference meal is posted on Mrs. Bayerl’s Locker  by Mrs. Afrasiab’s room, please stop by. 

There will not be school on Thursday, Oct. 19 and Friday, Oct. 20 due to Education Minnesota Conferences.

The 4th -6th grade maroon football game has been changed to 5:45.

Mrs. A. Smith is missing one of her classroom calculators.  If you have this please return it to Rm 145.  It is labeled LP-19.  

All football, baseball and softball players: You have until Tuesday, October 17th to get all tickets to the coaches. The tickets must be turned in by that day. The prizes will be awarded at 5:30 (place to be announced).

Holy Trinity’s annual Halloween Bash will be on Friday Oct. 27th. LP students in grades 5-12 are welcome to attend. The permission forms are in the office and are due Monday Oct. 23rd.

Wrestling pictures are Sunday, October 15.  Please meet in the Glencoe High School Parking lot at 3:30 on Sunday, October 15.  We will carpool from there. Seniors – please wear black t-shirts and jeans.

Underclassmen – please wear white t-shirts and jeans.

The LPHT winter sports meeting will be on Monday, October 30th at 5:30pm at Lester Prairie High School.

Conferences will be held for students in kindergarten through 12th grade on Thursday, Oct. 12 and Tues, Oct. 17 from 3:30 to 7:30. Students in grades kindergarten through grade 5 have assigned times. Students in 6-12 do not have assigned times, parents just stop in the classrooms on either night. Flu shots will be available to the public on Tuesday, Oct. 17 from 4:30 to 6:30. You may stop in the office and pick up your pre-registration for flu shots.

Mrs. Helland will be available for conferences on Thursday the 12th. If that date does not work for you and you would still like to meet, please email to set up a time.

Parents may pick up their ParentVUE access information in the high school lobby during conferences on Oct. 12 and 17. They will also be available to pick up in the office during normal school hours.

Financial Aid Night will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 6:30 in Room 126. Parents and students are welcome to attend!

Homework Help is held with Jan Smith on Monday’s and Jennifer Smith on Wednesday’s.

“Don’t Rock the Boat” rehearsal schedule:

Friday, Oct. 13 – 3pm

Monday, Oct. 16 at 3pm

Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 7am

Wednesday, Oct. 18 at 3pm

Monday, Oct. 23 at 3pm (lines memorized!)

Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 7am

Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 3pm

Thursday, Oct. 26 at 7am

Friday, Oct. 27 at 3pm

Monday, Oct. 30 at 3pm

Tuesday, Oct. 31 at 7am

Thursday, Oct 12, 2017





Hallway Walking  

Lester Prairie High School


Football – Practice 9-12  

Holy Trinity High School


Cross Country: Varsity MCAA Conference Tournament 

Heritage Christian Academy, Legacy Christian Academy, Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity, Maranatha Christian Academy, PACT Charter, Southwest Christian, St. Croix Preparatory Academy, Trinity, West Lutheran vs. Spectrum @ Bassett Creek Park – Crystal

Bus Time: 2:00 LP / 2:10 HT


Football: 7/8 Game 

Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity vs. Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted @ Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted H.S.

One game: 7th & 8th grade combined Bus Time: 3:10 LP / 3:20 HT


Volleyball:Girls C Match 

Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity vs. Legacy Christian Academy @ Legacy Christian Academy


Volleyball:Girls 7/8 Match 

St. Joseph´s Catholic vs. Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity @ Lester Prairie High School

7th grade followed by 8th grade


Volleyball:Girls JV Match 

Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity vs. Legacy Christian Academy @ Legacy Christian Academy


LP Fire Department  

Cafeteria, Cafeteria Hallway

LP Fire Department Judging of Fire Prevention Posters. 5:45 set up and judging from 6 pm-7pm. Tables are needed.


Volleyball:Girls Varsity Match 

Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity vs. Legacy Christian Academy @ Legacy Christian Academy

Bus Time: 2:05 LP; 2:15 HT

Conferences today and Tuesday, Oct. 17

Funeral notice: Lowell Johnson, 80, Lester Prairie

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lowell F. Johnson, age 80, of Lester Prairie, Minnesota, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Harmony River Living Center in Hutchinson, Minnesota.  Memorial service will be Friday, October 13, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Johnson Funeral Home in Waconia, Minnesota. Gathering of family and friends will be at the funeral home Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, from 4 – 7 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, one hour prior to the service.  Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia.

Funeral notice: Wallace Hoese, 95, Mayer

MAYER, MN – Wallace F. Hoese, 95, of Mayer, Minnesota, died Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia, Minnesota.  Funeral service will be Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, at 11 a.m. at Zion Lutheran Church in Mayer with interment at the church cemetery. Visitation will be at the church on Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, from 4 – 7:30 p.m. with a prayer service at 7:30 p.m., and on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, one hour prior to the service.  Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers. Arrangements are with the Johnson Funeral Home of Waconia.

Funeral notice: Donald Gabrielson, 85, of Dassel

DASSEL, MN – Donald Gabrielson, 85, of Dassel, passed away Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at the University of Minnesota Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Memorial service will be Friday, Oct. 13, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Hutchinson, with interment at Ripley Cemetery in Litchfield. Visitation will take place at the church one hour prior to the service. Military Honors will be by the Hutchinson Memorial Rifle Squad. Arrangements are with the Dobratz-Hantge Funeral Chapel of Hutchinson.

McLeod County administrator accepts job in Arlington

McLEOD COUNTY, MN – McLeod County Administrator Patrick Melvin said Oct. 3 that he has accepted a job as Arlington city administrator.
“I will be with the county another month,” he said. “I will work with commissioner (Board Chair Joe) Nagel to put together an interim plan and do what I can to leave a list of outstanding items.”
Melvin, who commutes from the metro area, said the switch to Arlington will be a fairly similar drive. He was hired by McLeod County in 2008, and said he’s at the point where he is looking for new challenges.

LP City Council to discuss comprehensive plan and pavement management plan Oct. 10

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie City Council will consider plans during its Tuesday, Oct. 10 meeting, including the city’s comprehensive plan and a proposed pavement management plan.

Other items on the agenda include an employee assistance program, a year-end pool report, snow removal, a historical society funding request, a zoning request, and a third quarter budget update.

The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at city hall.