Archive for Howard Lake

Open house Saturday, Dec. 20 at Howard Lake Drug

Stop in at Howard Lake Drug, Saturday Dec 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to celebrate the season with cookies, treats and coffee.

Litchfield Area Male Chorus at St. James, HL Sat., Dec. 20

Let the Litchfield Area Male Chorus fill your spirits with a potluck of Christmas and non-seasonal music. This four-part men’s chorus will be singing at 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 at St. James Lutheran Church in Howard Lake. Free will donation for admission.

Sports schedule for Friday, Dec. 19

Boys Basketball: LHS vs. LP/HT at Maple Lake; 6 p.m.

Boys Basketball: Norwood Young America at W-M; 7:30 p.m.

Girls Basketball: HLWW at Holdingford; 7:30 p.m.

Wrestling: Paynesville, Orono at HLWW; 5 p.m.

Gymnastics: Becker at HLWW; 6 p.m.

Girls Hockey: MW/WM at Proctor/Hermantown; 7:30 p.m.

HL Area Chamber of Commerce seeks kitchen coordinator for its expo

HOWARD LAKE, MN – Howard Lake Area Chamber of Commerce discussed its need for a volunteer to coordinate kitchen and cooking duties for its business expo, which will take place Saturday, March 21, 2015 at Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted High School.

For full story, see Dec. 22 issue.


Five HL businesses fail tobacco compliance checks

HOWARD LAKE, MN – The Howard Lake Police Department conducted tobacco compliance checks at five businesses in Howard Lake Dec. 9.

All five businesses failed, by selling cigarettes to a 16-year-old girl, according to a memo to the city council.

For full story, see Dec. 22 issue.

HLWW High School daily bulletin Thursday, Dec. 18


LAKER UPDATE – Thursday, December 18, 2014

Did you know? Nepal is the only

country without a rectangular flag.


ON THE MENU: Corn Dog or Sloppy Joe with Baked Beans


BOYS BASKETBALL: The boys basketball teams play at home tonight against Kimball.


WRESTLING: The wrestling team travels to Holdingford tonight for their meet beginning at 6:00.


NHS: There will be an NHS meeting Friday morning at 7:20 a.m. in Mr. Smith’s room.


PROM COMMITTEE: There will be a meeting in Mrs. Byrne’s room this Friday morning at 7:40 to discuss decorating. Please bring your ideas. Mrs. Byrne will bring donuts.


TOY DRIVE: Thank you to those bringing in toys! Seniors brought in the most with 191 points! Juniors had 87 points, sophomores had 12 points and the freshman had 0. The donut breakfast for the seniors will be announced last week. Also thank you to the community members and staff that brought in toys!


YEARBOOK: Freshman and sophomore surveys for the yearbook are due to Mr. Smith tomorrow.


STUDENT SURVEY: Students, please check your school email for a “Sleep Survey” from the CIS math class (sent from Darya Karas). If you could complete that survey as soon as possible they would really appreciate it.


NOTE: The media center will be closed this afternoon starting at 1:00 p.m.


DRIVERS ED: Driver Education information is available in the high school office as well as online.


TIMBERWOLVES: Attention A and B Honor Roll students: Mrs. Thompson has free Timberwolves ticket vouchers for you in the guidance office. Please see her if you are interested in a free ticket to a Timberwolves basketball game.


SCHEDULE CHANGES: 2nd semester schedule changes are due no later than this Friday, December 19th!


SOFTBALL: The open gym and winter practice schedule is posted on the school website on the softball page.


ACTIVITY SCHEDULES: To find our activity schedules online go to the HLWW district website and click on “Activities”. Then in the middle of the page click on “Activities Schedule”. That will bring up the weekly schedule for all the activities. If you would like to view a season schedule for a specific activity, then find that activity on the right-hand side, check it and click “View”. There is also an “Activity Schedule Parent Guide”under the “Forms and Links” section of the Activities page for you to reference.


STUDENTS: Reminder that if you are going on vacation, you need to pick up a pre-arrangement form in the office for your parents to sign. This needs to be approved by the principal before you go!


FITNESS CENTER HOURS: The Fitness Center is open for use Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 2:35 – 4:30pm, and Wednesday and Friday from 2:35 – 4:00 pm.


AFTER PROM: The next meeting will be January 8th at 6:30pm in the HS commons. This is a non-profit organization made up of volunteer parents that fundraise during the school year in order to provide a safe place for students to go after prom. Prom is May 2, 2015 this coming year. If you are interested in helping or being involved with this committee, please contact Nancy Decker-Miller (612-590-9287 or or Stacey Smida (612-203-9089 or


STUDENTS: Reminder– turn in your library books – there are several individuals with late books. The length of check-out is 2 weeks.



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Monday 12/15

HS Conferences 3:30-7:30

Tuesday 12/16


Wrestling @ Home

Thursday 12/18

BBB @ Home

Wrestling @ Hold

Friday 12/19

GBB @ Hold

Wrestling @ Home

Gym @ Home

Sat. 12/20

GBB @ Home

BBB @ Providence Ac



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