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HL Area Chamber of Commerce discusses its website

HOWARD LAKE, MN – Howard Lake Area Chamber of Commerce discussed how to increase its website traffic at its meeting Wednesday.

“There have been a few event submissions, but not many,” website manager Myra Laway said.

For full story, see Nov. 24 issue.

Sixth annual Turkey Tagalong 5k in Howard Lake

The sixth annual Turkey Tagalong 5k will be Thanksgiving morning (Nov. 27) in Howard Lake.

All of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted softball program.

If you pre-register by Monday, Nov. 17, the cost is either $15 (short-sleeve T-shirt) or $20 (long-sleeve T-shirt). Add $5 for any registration after Nov. 22, and you won’t be guaranteed a T-shirt.

Registration and the race will begin at the HLWW middle school parking lot – registration starts at 8 a.m., and the race will begin at 9 a.m.

The race is being sponsored by C&C Embroidery and KG Realty, Kelli Burau.

For additional information, contact Kelli Burau at kellijaneburau@gmail.com.

HLWW High School daily bulletin Thursday, Nov. 20

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED – MN

LAKER UPDATE

Thursday, November 20, 2014

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WHATS ON THE MENU? Corn Dog or Sloppy Joe and Baked Beans

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FOOTBALL: Congrats to the following award winners for the 2014 season:

Offensive MVP: Jake Gruenhagen

Defensive MVP: Luke Theisen

Special Teams MVP: Dylan Pelnis

Most Improved: Luke Theisen

Character Award: Alex Bestul

All Conference: Luke Theisen, Logan Kritzeck, and Garrett Schanus 2nd

Team All Conference: Matthew Montgomery, Jake Gruenhagen, and Cole Gagnon

All Section: Cory Otto, Luke Theisen, Jake Gruenhagen, and Garrett Schanus

 

CLAY TARGET: There will be an informational clay target (trap shooting) team meeting right after school TODAY in Mr. Schmidt’s room. The meeting will last about 15 minutes.

 

BASEBALL: There will be a baseball meeting on Monday, Nov 24, during Laker Break in Mr. Schultz’s room. Anyone interested in playing baseball this spring should attend.

 

WRESTLING T-SHIRTS: Wrestling t-shirts are available to order. There are order forms and a sample in Mr. Granrud’s room. Orders are due tomorrow, Friday, November 21!

 

VOLLEYBALL: All JO Volleyball forms for 9th -11th graders are due by Friday if you are going to participate this season. Please hand in your forms to Mrs. Hogg

 

JUNIORS: Your pie orders will be available for pick-up THIS Friday after school. Please be prepared to pick-up all your orders in the commons after school tomorrow.

 

STUDENT COUNCIL: The student council meeting has been rescheduled for Tuesday, November 25th at 7:15am in the Foods Room! (NOT tomorrow)

 

NHS: There will be a meeting Friday morning, Nov 21, at 7:20 a.m. in Mr. Smith’s room.

 

SPEECH: There will be a high school speech informational meeting on Monday, November 24, for all students interested in joining. The meeting will be in Mrs. Byrne’s room right after school.

 

 

OLIVER!: Good luck to the cast and crew of OLIVER! The show run this weekend, November 20th, 21st and 22nd,at 7:30p.m. in the Laker Theater at the high school. $4.00 for Students, $6.00 for Adults – activity passes accepted. Thank you for supporting the HLWW Drama Club!

 

ART & CRAFT FAIR: The 36th annual FINE ARTS EXPO and 34th annual CREATIVE CRAFTS FAIR will be held Saturday, November 22, 9 am-2 pm at the Middle School in Howard Lake. There will be 80+ artists and craft persons exhibiting their works for sale. No admission fee, bring friends and family. Food stand, bake sale and prizes.

 

BASKETBALL TURKEY TOURNEY: 3 on 3 Turkey Tourney 2014 @ HLWW Middle School. Registration starts @ 6:30 and tournament starts at 7:00. The cost is $5 and all proceeds go to the HLWW Boys Basketball team.

 

TURKEY TAG-A-LONG: Support the HLWW Softball team by participating in the 6th annual “Turkey Tagalong” 5K. The race will take place on Thanksgiving morning (Thursday, November 27th) at 9am. Registration is at 8:00.

 

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”.

 

STUDENTS: Reminder that if you are going on vacation, including hunting, 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.

 

 

PROM BAKE SALE: The After Prom will be having a Bake Sale Fundraiser on Nov. 22nd at the Middle School during the craft fair. Families of all high school students are asked to donate baked goods. The baked goods can be dropped off at the middle school on Friday, Nov. 21st from 6:30-8:30pm or on the morning of the sale between 7am-10am. Suggestions: plates of dozen cookies or bars, pies, breads, caramel corn, puppy chow, trail mixes, dozen cupcakes, 8×8 or full size cakes, cinnamon/caramel rolls, lefsa or anything you bake is fine. Please contact Kelly Eastman 859-815-9785 or klmorress1@yahoo.com or Nancy Decker-Miller 612-590-9287 or neastmanj2218@msn.com if you have questions, would like to help with the sale, or need to make other arrangements to drop off your baked goods.

 

AFTER PROM: The next meeting will be TONIGHT, Nov. 20th 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 neastmanj2218@msn.com) or Stacey Smida (612-203-9089 or staceymsmida@gmail.com)

 

 

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

 

 

 

PARENTS & COMMUNITY MEMBERS: Would you like to receive the bulletin via email? Please Send request to rmoravec@hlww.k12.mn.us

 

UPCOMING COLLEGE AND MILITARY VISITS

11/21/2014 St. Mary’s College ANDREA 9:00 am Media Center

11/25/2014 Gustavus Adolphus College Bob Neumann 9:00 am Media Center

11/25/2014 US ARMY SGT BATES 11:30 am Commons

12/3/2014 Empire Beauty School Jessica 9:30 am Media Center

12/11/2014 NAVY Irving Mendez 11:30 am COMMONS

12/12/2014 Itasca Community College Candace Perry 8:30am Media Center

1/8/2015 Navy Irving Mendez 11:30 am Commons

2/12/2015 Navy Irving Mendez 11:30 am Commons

3/12/2015 Navy Irving Mendez 11:30 am Commons

4/9/2015 Navy Irving Mendez 11:30 am Commons

5/15/2015 Navy Irving Mendez 11:30 am Commons

HLWW High School daily bulletin Wednesday, Nov. 19

HOWARD LAKE, WAVERLY, WINSTED – MN

LAKER UPDATE

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

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WHATS ON THE MENU? Turkey and Gravy or Chicken Bites with Corn

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FOOTBALL: Congrats to the following award winners for the 2014 season:

Offensive MVP: Jake Gruenhagen

Defensive MVP: Luke Theisen

Special Teams MVP: Dylan Pelnis

Most Improved: Luke Theisen

Character Award: Alex Bestul

All Conference: Luke Theisen, Logan Kritzeck, and Garrett Schanus 2nd

Team All Conference: Matthew Montgomery, Jake Gruenhagen, and Cole Gagnon

All Section: Cory Otto, Luke Theisen, Jake Gruenhagen, and Garrett Schanus

 

Academic All-Conference: Congratulations to the following students on receiving Academic All- Conference Awards for the fall sports season: Maggie Miller, AJ Thompson, Russell Bayerl, Hannah Thompson, Gwen Helgeson, Amber Lamphere, Willow Deteman, Ivy Fesenmaier, Stephen Montgomery, Cole Gagnon, Max Kittock, Alex Bestul, Jackson Triplett and Fury. We are very proud of your academic and athletic accomplishments!

 

CLAY TARGET: There will be an informational clay target (trap shooting) team meeting right after school on Thursday, Nov 20th in Mr. Schmidt’s room. The meeting will last about 15 minutes.

 

WRESTLING T-SHIRTS: Wrestling t-shirts are available to order. There are order forms and a sample in Mr. Granrud’s room. Orders are due Friday, November 21!

 

VOLLEYBALL: All JO Volleyball forms for 9th -11th graders are due by Friday if you are going to participate this season. Please hand in your forms to Mrs. Hogg

 

JUNIORS: Your pie orders will be available for pick-up THIS Friday after school. Please be prepared to pick-up all your orders in the commons after school on November 21st.

 

NHS: There will be a meeting Friday morning, Nov 21, at 7:20 a.m. in Mr. Smith’s room.

 

 

OLIVER!: HLWW Drama Club presents Oliver! on November 20th, 21st and 22nd at 7:30p.m. in the Laker Theater at the high school. $4.00 for Students, $6.00 for Adults – activity passes accepted. Thank you for supporting the HLWW Drama Club!

 

ART & CRAFT FAIR: The 36th annual FINE ARTS EXPO and 34th annual CREATIVE CRAFTS FAIR will be held Saturday, November 22, 9 am-2 pm at the Middle School in Howard Lake. There will be 80+ artists and craft persons exhibiting their works for sale. No admission fee, bring friends and family. Food stand, bake sale and prizes. BASKETBALL TURKEY TOURNEY: 3 on 3 Turkey Tourney 2014 @ HLWW Middle School. Registration starts @ 6:30 and tournament starts at 7:00. The cost is $5 and all proceeds go to the HLWW Boys Basketball team.

 

TURKEY TAG-A-LONG: Support the HLWW Softball team by signing up for the 6th annual “Turkey Tagalong” 5k. The race will take place on Thanksgiving morning (Thursday, November 27th) at 9am. Registration Is at 8:00. Pre-registration forms are available in the high school office or by emailing Kelli Burau at kellijaneburau@gmail.com. The fee to participate is $15 if you’d like a short sleeved shirt, $20 if you’d like a long sleeve. (Add $5 for registrations received after November 17th.)

 

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”.

 

STUDENTS: Reminder that if you are going on vacation, including hunting, 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.

 

 

PROM BAKE SALE: The After Prom will be having a Bake Sale Fundraiser on Nov. 22nd at the Middle School during the craft fair. Families of all high school students are asked to donate baked goods. The baked goods can be dropped off at the middle school on Friday, Nov. 21st from 6:30-8:30pm or on the morning of the sale between 7am-10am. Suggestions: plates of dozen cookies or bars, pies, breads, caramel corn, puppy chow, trail mixes, dozen cupcakes, 8×8 or full size cakes, cinnamon/caramel rolls, lefsa or anything you bake is fine. Please contact Kelly Eastman 859-815-9785 or klmorress1@yahoo.com or Nancy Decker-Miller 612-590-9287 or neastmanj2218@msn.com if you have questions, would like to help with the sale, or need to make other arrangements to drop off your baked goods.

 

AFTER PROM: The next meeting will be held on Thursday, Nov. 20th 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 neastmanj2218@msn.com) or Stacey Smida (612-203-9089 or staceymsmida@gmail.com)

 

 

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

 

PARENTS & COMMUNITY MEMBERS: Would you like to receive the bulletin via email? Please Send request to rmoravec@hlww.k12.mn.us

 

UPCOMING COLLEGE AND MILITARY VISITS

11/21/2014 St. Mary’s College ANDREA 9:00 am Media Center

11/25/2014 Gustavus Adolphus College Bob Neumann 9:00 am Media Center

11/25/2014 US ARMY SGT BATES 11:30 am Commons

12/3/2014 Empire Beauty School Jessica 9:30 am Media Center

12/11/2014 NAVY Irving Mendez 11:30 am COMMONS

12/12/2014 Itasca Community College Candace Perry 8:30am Media Center

1/8/2015 Navy Irving Mendez 11:30 am Commons

2/12/2015 Navy Irving Mendez 11:30 am Commons

3/12/2015 Navy Irving Mendez 11:30 am Commons

4/9/2015 Navy Irving Mendez 11:30 am Commons

5/15/2015 Navy Irving Mendez 11:30 am Commons

 

Howard Lake Area Chamber of Commerce will discuss a farmers market

HOWARD LAKE, MN – Howard Lake Area Chamber of Commerce will discuss details regarding organization of a farmers market in Howard Lake at its meeting Wednesday, Nov. 19.

Other items the chamber will discuss include:

  • its officer elections;
  • a business trick or treat event recap;
  • its holiday social event;
  • a city sign project update;
  • business expo committees; and
  • its website.

For an update after the meeting, check back with HJ Blogs.

 

3-on-3 Turkey basketball tourney at HLWW

The annual 3-on-3 Turkey Basketball Tournament will take place Wednesday, Nov. 26 at the Howard Lake-Waverly-Winsted Middle School gym.

The middle school tournament costs $5 and is from 5 to 6:30 p.m. To participate, you must pre-register and pay Chad Gagnon at either (320) 543-3441 or cgagnon@hlww.k12.mn.us.

The adult tournament is for anyone is grade nine up through adults. For this tournament, players register right at the HLWW Middle School by 6:45 p.m. the night of the tournament.

The cost for the adult tournament is also $5, and for additional information, contact Luke Gagnon at either (763) 245-4488 or lukegagnon07@gmail.com.