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Lester Prairie school bulletin Friday, March 27

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Bulletin March 27, 2015

Menu: Dunkers with or without Meat or PB&J with Yogurt, Green Beans, Carrots & Dip, Apples or Orange

School will be dismissed at 11:30 TODAY because it is the end of the third quarter. Elementary students will

eat lunch at school but the high school students will not be eating at school today. Because of Easter break,

school will also be dismissed at 11:30 on Thursday, April 2. There will not be school on Friday, April 3 and

Monday, April 6.

Thank you to everyone who came to the LP Parents for Education Spring Carnival. We appreciate everyone

who volunteered to make the evening a big success and helped us raise over $1,700!!!

There will be NO track practice today.

6th and 7th grade boys playing JH baseball this year practice starts Monday, March 30th. Please meet in the LP

gym at 3:25 on Monday. Bring gym shoes and glove. Coach Lee

Congratulations to Erik Hentges, who is a participant in the State Geography Bee, which will be held today in

St. Cloud. Good Luck Erik!!!!

The drama department is in need of some hangers. If you would like to donate hangers to the drama department

so clothing can be stored neatly, please bring them to the main office.

The National Honor Society will be selling cupcakes on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week at

lunch. Cupcakes are $1.00 each and 100% of the proceeds go to a breast cancer support group. Thank you for

your support!

The 2015 Lester Prairie Lion’s Egg Hunt will be on Saturday, April 4th at the Lester Prairie City Park. It will be

for ages 12 and under and will start promptly at 9:00 A.M.

The Girl Scout cookies sales are ending this weekend. If anyone would like to purchase any cookies, there are

some in the office or see Mrs. Smith in Rm. 145. The cost is only $4.00 a box!

Student-Athletes: The LPHT athletic department is establishing a Student-Athletic Council. This council will

help get an overall feel of the athletics in the school. This will be an opportunity to develop leadership skills

and be a voice for your peers. Any students in grades 7-11 that are interested in participating on the Student-

Athletic Council should contact Mr. Walstrom at Lester Prairie or Mrs. Ide at Holy Trinity.

Girls grades 9-12 (next school year) interested in Cheerleading for Football this next season please attend an

informational meeting on Sunday, April 19th at 3:00 p.m. in the Lester Prairie School Library. If you are unable

to attend the meeting but are interested, please contact Christine Dammann at 320-510-0909 before the April

19th meeting. Mark your calendars…. try-outs will be held Monday, May 4th at 6:30 a.m.. Please let me know if

you have any questions, thanks! Coach Christine Dammann

LP/HT Bulldog Baseball is running its annual baseball apparel sale. If you are interested in ordering any of the

newest baseball gear check out the flyers posted around school or stop in and talk to Mr. Kley! All orders need

to be in by TODAY. Thanks!

LP/HT Bulldog Baseball Coupon Cards are now available! This card is available for $20 but could possibly

save you hundreds of dollars at local businesses! Please see a LP/HT Bulldog Baseball player for more

information or stop in and talk to Mr. Kley. Hurry before we are all sold out! You cannot miss the wonderful

opportunity to help out your local businesses and baseball program! Thanks for all of your support!

Congratulations to Josh Volness and Jordan Radtke who will represent the Bulldog Boys Basketball team at the

Tim Orth Memorial Foundation Basketball Jamboree this Saturday. The event will be held at the

Glencoe/Silver Lake High School Gymnasium. The doors will open at 4 p.m. Jordan and Josh will play with

other area high school senior basketball players in a game later on that evening. For exact times and more

information, please go to www.timorthfoundation.org

Please note the following change to the spring play rehearsal/practice schedule: Monday, March 30 at 7am.

This rehearsal will take place on the stage.

PROM and AFTER PROM PARTY LATE REGISTRATION

By Monday April 20 drop off completed forms and SEPARATE payments ($20 After Prom, $35 Jr Class for

prom) in an envelope labeled PROM, in the school office. You may attend after prom party even if you do not

attend prom. Extra prom and After Prom forms are available from Mrs. Mattson. Don’t miss out on this fun

filled evening for only $20. There will be a Hypnotist, Casino, Inflatable obstacle course & golf and many

carnival games along with plenty of food and beverages. Win many prizes throughout the evening plus grand

prize drawings (32 inch TVs, mini-fridges, luggage sets)!

The following students need to turn in their registration sheets ASAP. Registration sheets may be turned in at

the office. Jose Espinoza, Fabian Diaz, Barbara, Samuel Pelayo, Ben Hehr, Gerri Williamson, Quentin Mertz.

BULLDOG BASH – The LP Foundation For Education’s 10th annual Bulldog Bash will be held this year on

Friday, April 10, 2015. Tickets are available in the office.

Summer baseball and softball umpires needed.

Anyone interested in umpiring for summer Community Ed baseball and/or softball games please sign up in the

office. Umpires need to be 9th grade or older. If interested, there will be an umpire clinic offered on April 12th in

Waconia which will be cover the basics, how to’s and offer some hands on learning. The clinic will be no cost

to anyone interested in being an umpire. Earn some extra money and help out with the younger teams in Lester

Prairie. If you have questions or need any additional information, contact Jeff Engen at 320-395-9839 or

engenjeff@hotmail.com .

Helping feed our neighbors food drive~ The LP Ambassadors are challenging the elementary classrooms to a

food challenge. Whichever class brings the most food wins a short little party with snacks from the Royalty.

Please bring the food to your classrooms. We go by weight~~the heavier the better. One pound equals one

dollar. So, we will weigh the food in each classroom the last day of March! Whoever brings the most money or

food by pounds is the winner. Teachers, if you need help please contact Grace Nelson. Thank you all for

helping your communities! All the proceeds go directly to the McLeod county food shelf.

The Prairie Arts Council is hosting an art club for grades 6 and 7. The art club will meet at the art center which

is located above Angvall’s Hardware store in LP on April 2 from 3:15-4:30 and May 7th from 3:15-4:30. On

April 2 the topics will be Art Journals/Zentangle Eggs and on May 7 the topic ill be Watercolor cards. The

classes are limited to the first 10 students to sign up. Registration forms are available in the school office and

must be in with payment by TODAY. Checks should be made out to Prairie Arts Council. Snacks and drinks

will be provided.

There are prom picture forms in the office. Please get one if you are interested in ordering pictures. Thanks!

The Lester Prairie Foundation for Education is now accepting donated items for this year’s Bulldog Bash. We

are looking for donations of silent and live auction items. Items such as themed gift baskets, handmade items

such as quilts, woodworking pieces, canned goods, sports tickets, gift certificates, etc. We appreciate the

continued support the school, parents and community has given us each year! Please contact Mary Otto (320-

582-5115), Kelli Machemehl (395-2844), Karla Heigl (395-9844) or Sheila Jilek (395-2186) if you have an

item you would like to donate, or drop off at LP Schools. Thanks again!

Detention will be with Mr. Machemehl the week of March 30. Detention will only be held after school on

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

Juniors and Seniors, it is that time of year where colleges will be making visits to our school. Please check

outside Mrs. Mattson’s door to see which schools are visiting. Any questions see Mrs. Mattson.

The applications for the Lester Prairie Ambassador program are now available in Mrs. Mattson’s office. The

Prairie Days festival will be July 10-12th. You must have one of the three to qualify for application: live in LP,

go to LPHS, regularly attend a LP church. You must be 17 years old by the time of our festival. If you have any

questions you can email Melissa at : melissawilli@embarqmail.com

Break the Stigma 5K Run/3K Walk will be held May 2 at 9 a.m. The 5k race and 3k walk will start and end at

Good Shepherd Church, 1407 Cedar Ave. N., Glencoe. For more information, or to register, go to

http://BreaktheStigmaMcleod.blogspot.com/ or email BreaktheStigmaGlencoe@gmail.com

ATTENTION students who are driving on a Learner’s Permit. You need to be logging all of your practice

driving time on the “official” logs provided by the State. Extra copies are available outside of Mr. Bjork’s

door. You need 40 hours of practice with 15 hours at night.

Any student needing the 30 hours of Classroom Driver’s Education, the registration forms are available outside

of Mr. Bjork’s door (pink form). You must be at least 14 years old by May 25, 2015 in order to enroll in the

class. Class is limited to the first 25 students who sign up. Enrollment deadline is May 8, 2015. Cost is

$110.00. See Mr. Bjork if you have any questions.

Homework Help goes from 3:00 – 5:00 on Mondays and Wednesdays. Students in Homework Help should

have work to complete.

The next free lunch will be Wednesday, April 15.

The DNR Firearms Safety Class will be held at the Lester Prairie Sportsman’s Club from 6:30-8:30 on the

following dates: April 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 and May 5 & 7. You may register at the first class on April 7

and the cost is $7.00. If you have any questions please contact Doug Minnick at 320-395-2143 or 320-224-

5942.

Friday,

Mar

27,

2015

 

 

Time

Event

Details

Comments

11:30am-­‐

12:30pm

Baseball

-­‐

Practice

9-­‐ 12

 

 

Lester

Prairie

Gym

HT

will

practice

at

3:00

in

LP

3:15pm

Theater

-­‐

Spring

Play

Pracitice

 

 

Lester

Prairie

-­‐

Stage

 

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday,

Mar

28,

2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sunday,

Mar

29,

2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practice

shuttle

NO

SHUTTLE

TODAY

 

3:08

Pick-­‐up

at

LP

 

 

 

3:20

Drop-­‐off/Pick-­‐up

at

HT

 

 

3:35

Drop-­‐off

at

LP

school

or

city

fields

 

 

5:00

Pick-­‐up

at

LP

 

 

 

5:15

Drop-­‐off/Pick-­‐up

at

HT

 

 

5:30

Drop-­‐off

at

LP

school

 

 

 

Lester Prairie school bulletin Thursday, March 26

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Bulletin March 26, 2015

Menu: Macaroni & Cheese, Mini Corn Dogs or Chicken Nuggets, Mixed Vegetables, Applesauce, Milk

Congratulations to Erik Hentges, who is a participant in the State Geography Bee, which will be held on Friday

in St. Cloud. We will be doing a send off/celebratory walk for Erik today at 2:03 (the end of 6th hour) to

congratulate him on this accomplishment. Good Luck Erik!!!!

Lester Prairie Parents for Education is having our Spring Carnival TODAY from 5:00 – 7:30. Come and enjoy

some family fun and good food!

Lester Prairie Parents for Education

Carnival

Carnival Date: Thursday, March 26, 5:00-7:30 p.m.

At the Lester Prairie School

Tickets: 2 for $1 (Tickets are 50 cents each).

Games are 1 ticket to play. Kiddie Kastle will be 3 tickets,

Cotton Candy will be 4 tickets,

and NEW THIS YEAR- OBSTACLE COURSE will be 4 tickets.

School will be dismissed at 11:30 on Friday, March 27 because it is the end of the third quarter. Elementary

students will eat lunch at school but the high school students will not be eating at school that day. Because of

Easter break, school will also be dismissed at 11:30 on Thursday, April 2. There will not be school on Friday,

April 3 and Monday, April 6.

The drama department is in need of some hangers. If you would like to donate hangers to the drama department

so clothing can be stored neatly, please bring them to the main office.

The National Honor Society will be selling cupcakes on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of next week at

lunch. Cupcakes are $1.00 each and 100% of the proceeds go to a breast cancer support group. Thank you for

your support!

The 2015 Lester Prairie Lion’s Egg Hunt will be on Saturday, April 4th at the Lester Prairie City Park. It will be

for ages 12 and under and will start promptly at 9:00 A.M.

The Girl Scout cookies sales are ending this weekend. If anyone would like to purchase any cookies, there are

some in the office or see Mrs. Smith in Rm. 145. The cost is only $4.00 a box!

Student-Athletes: The LPHT athletic department is establishing a Student-Athletic Council. This council will

help get an overall feel of the athletics in the school. This will be an opportunity to develop leadership skills

and be a voice for your peers. Any students in grades 7-11 that are interested in participating on the Student-

Athletic Council should contact Mr. Walstrom at Lester Prairie or Mrs. Ide at Holy Trinity.

Girls grades 9-12 (next school year) interested in Cheerleading for Football this next season please attend an

informational meeting on Sunday, April 19th at 3:00 p.m. in the Lester Prairie School Library. If you are unable

to attend the meeting but are interested, please contact Christine Dammann at 320-510-0909 before the April

19th meeting. Mark your calendars…. try-outs will be held Monday, May 4th at 6:30 a.m.. Please let me know if

you have any questions, thanks! Coach Christine Dammann

LP/HT Bulldog Baseball is running its annual baseball apparel sale. If you are interested in ordering any of the

newest baseball gear check out the flyers posted around school or stop in and talk to Mr. Kley! All orders need

to be in by Friday, March 27th. Thanks!

LP/HT Bulldog Baseball Coupon Cards are now available! This card is available for $20 but could possibly

save you hundreds of dollars at local businesses! Please see a LP/HT Bulldog Baseball player for more

information or stop in and talk to Mr. Kley. Hurry before we are all sold out! You cannot miss the wonderful

opportunity to help out your local businesses and baseball program! Thanks for all of your support!

The Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Banquet will be held on Sunday, April 12 at 5:00 in the LP Gym. This event is

for all Varsity, JV and C squad players, managers and families.

Congratulations to Josh Volness and Jordan Radtke who will represent the Bulldog Boys Basketball team at the

Tim Orth Memorial Foundation Basketball Jamboree this Saturday. The event will be held at the

Glencoe/Silver Lake High School Gymnasium. The doors will open at 4 p.m. Jordan and Josh will play with

other area high school senior basketball players in a game later on that evening. For exact times and more

information, please go to www.timorthfoundation.org

Attention JV/Varsity Baseball players. Due to the Spring Carnival being held today in the gym at LP schools we

will meet in Mr. Kley’s room after school to hand out uniforms. Afterwards we will proceed to the church

parking lot for some drill work. Thanks!

Congratulations to the Future Problem Solving teams on their hard work at the FPS State Competition on

Saturday! Great work!

1st Place: (6th grade) Zach Jackson, Lexie Langenfeld, Jayden Alsleben, and Maddie Stuedemann

2nd Place: (4th grade) Kennedie Haas, Brayden Hollister, Brooke Heimerl, Tanner Scheevel

5th Place: (9th grade) Drew Jackson, Arlene Nowak, Tallon Schwantes, Emily Williams

We will have our last FPS practice this week. 7th-9th grade will meet from 7:30-8:00 Friday morning.

Please note the following change to the spring play rehearsal/practice schedule: Monday, March 30 at 7am.

These rehearsals will take place on the stage.

PROM and AFTER PROM PARTY LATE REGISTRATION

By Monday April 20 drop off completed forms and SEPARATE payments ($20 After Prom, $35 Jr Class for

prom) in an envelope labeled PROM, in the school office. You may attend after prom party even if you do not

attend prom. Extra prom and After Prom forms are available from Mrs. Mattson. Don’t miss out on this fun

filled evening for only $20. There will be a Hypnotist, Casino, Inflatable obstacle course & golf and many

carnival games along with plenty of food and beverages. Win many prizes throughout the evening plus grand

prize drawings (32 inch TVs, mini-fridges, luggage sets)!

The following students need to turn in their registration sheets ASAP. Registration sheets may be turned in at

the office. Jose Espinoza, Fabian Diaz, Barbara, Samuel Pelayo, Ben Hehr, Gerri Williamson, Quentin Mertz.

BULLDOG BASH – The LP Foundation For Education’s 10th annual Bulldog Bash will be held this year on

Friday, April 10, 2015. Tickets are available in the office.

Summer baseball and softball umpires needed.

Anyone interested in umpiring for summer Community Ed baseball and/or softball games please sign up in the

office. Umpires need to be 9th grade or older. If interested, there will be an umpire clinic offered on April 12th in

Waconia which will be cover the basics, how to’s and offer some hands on learning. The clinic will be no cost

to anyone interested in being an umpire. Earn some extra money and help out with the younger teams in Lester

Prairie. If you have questions or need any additional information, contact Jeff Engen at 320-395-9839 or

engenjeff@hotmail.com .

Helping feed our neighbors food drive~ The LP Ambassadors are challenging the elementary classrooms to a

food challenge. Whichever class brings the most food wins a short little party with snacks from the Royalty.

Please bring the food to your classrooms. We go by weight~~the heavier the better. One pound equals one

dollar. So, we will weigh the food in each classroom the last day of March! Whoever brings the most money or

food by pounds is the winner. Teachers, if you need help please contact Grace Nelson. Thank you all for

helping your communities! All the proceeds go directly to the McLeod county food shelf.

The Prairie Arts Council is hosting an art club for grades 6 and 7. The art club will meet at the art center which

is located above Angvall’s Hardware store in LP on April 2 from 3:15-4:30 and May 7th from 3:15-4:30. On

April 2 the topics will be Art Journals/Zentangle Eggs and on May 7 the topic ill be Watercolor cards. The

classes are limited to the first 10 students to sign up. Registration forms are available in the school office and

must be in with payment by Friday, March 27. Checks should be made out to Prairie Arts Council. Snacks and

drinks will be provided.

There are prom picture forms in the office. Please get one if you are interested in ordering pictures. Thanks!

The Lester Prairie Foundation for Education is now accepting donated items for this year’s Bulldog Bash. We

are looking for donations of silent and live auction items. Items such as themed gift baskets, handmade items

such as quilts, woodworking pieces, canned goods, sports tickets, gift certificates, etc. We appreciate the

continued support the school, parents and community has given us each year! Please contact Mary Otto (320-

582-5115), Kelli Machemehl (395-2844), Karla Heigl (395-9844) or Sheila Jilek (395-2186) if you have an

item you would like to donate, or drop off at LP Schools. Thanks again!

Detention will be with Mr. Machemehl the week of March 30. Detention will only be held after school on

Tuesday and before and after school on Wednesday.

Juniors and Seniors, it is that time of year where colleges will be making visits to our school. Please check

outside Mrs. Mattson’s door to see which schools are visiting. Any questions see Mrs. Mattson.

The applications for the Lester Prairie Ambassador program are now available in Mrs. Mattson’s office. The

Prairie Days festival will be July 10-12th. You must have one of the three to qualify for application: live in LP,

go to LPHS, regularly attend a LP church. You must be 17 years old by the time of our festival. If you have any

questions you can email Melissa at : melissawilli@embarqmail.com

Break the Stigma 5K Run/3K Walk will be held May 2 at 9 a.m. The 5k race and 3k walk will start and end at

Good Shepherd Church, 1407 Cedar Ave. N., Glencoe. For more information, or to register, go to

http://BreaktheStigmaMcleod.blogspot.com/ or email BreaktheStigmaGlencoe@gmail.com

ATTENTION students who are driving on a Learner’s Permit. You need to be logging all of your practice

driving time on the “official” logs provided by the State. Extra copies are available outside of Mr. Bjork’s

door. You need 40 hours of practice with 15 hours at night.

Any student needing the 30 hours of Classroom Driver’s Education, the registration forms are available outside

of Mr. Bjork’s door (pink form). You must be at least 14 years old by May 25, 2015 in order to enroll in the

class. Class is limited to the first 25 students who sign up. Enrollment deadline is May 8, 2015. Cost is

$110.00. See Mr. Bjork if you have any questions.

Homework Help goes from 3:00 – 5:00 on Mondays and Wednesdays. Students in Homework Help should

have work to complete.

The next free lunch will be Wednesday, April 15.

The DNR Firearms Safety Class will be held at the Lester Prairie Sportsman’s Club from 6:30-8:30 on the

following dates: April 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 and May 5 & 7. You may register at the first class on April 7

and the cost is $7.00. If you have any questions please contact Doug Minnick at 320-395-2143 or 320-224-

5942.

Thursday,

 

Mar

26,

2015

 

 

 

 

 

 

Time

Event

Details

Comments

7:00am

Theater

-­‐

Spring

Play

Pracitice

 

 

Lester

Prairie

-­‐

Stage

 

 

3:30pm-­‐

5:30pm

Baseball

-­‐

Practice

9-­‐12

 

 

Lester

Prairie

Gym

 

 

3:30pm-­‐

5:30pm

Softball

-­‐

Practice

9-­‐12

 

 

Lester

Prairie

High

School

 

 

3:30pm-­‐

5:30pm

Track

-­‐

Practice

 

 

Holy

Trinity

High

School

 

 

5:30pm-­‐

7:00pm

Pre

School

Registration

 

 

Media

Center

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Practice

shuttle

 

 

3:08

Pick-­‐up

at

LP

 

 

 

3:20

Drop-­‐off/Pick-­‐up

at

HT

 

 

3:35

Drop-­‐off

at

LP

school

or

city

fields

 

 

5:00

Pick-­‐up

at

LP

 

 

 

5:15

Drop-­‐off/Pick-­‐up

at

HT

 

 

5:30

Drop-­‐off

at

LP

school

 

 

 

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Carver County Road 30 to close March 30 for bridge repairs

CARVER, McLEOD COUNTIES, MN – Carver County Road 30 (McLeod CSAH 23) between Lester Prairie and New Germany will be closed near the Carver/McLeod county line Monday, March 30 for bridge repairs. The road is expected to be closed about two weeks, according to the McLeod County Highway Department.

Photo: LP Future Problem Solvers place high at state

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Five of the seven Future Problem Solvers teams in Lester Prairie competed at state March 2 at Centennial Middle School in Lino Lakes. The sixth-grade team (Lexie Langenfeld, Jayden Alsleben, Maddie Stuedemann, and Zach Jackson) placed first in their division. The fourth-grade team (Brayden Hollister, Brooke Heimerl, Tanner Scheevel, and Kennedie Haas) placed second in their division. The ninth-grade team (Drew Jackson, Arlene Nowak, Emily Williams, and Tallon Schwantes) placed fifth in their division.

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Lester Prairie school bulletin Wednesday, March 25

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Bulletin March 25, 2015

Menu: Sloppy Joe or Turkey Burgers or Cheese Pizza, Baked Beans, Green Beans, Fruit Juice, Milk

School will be dismissed at 11:30 on Friday, March 27 because it is the end of the third quarter. Elementary

students will eat lunch at school but the high school students will not be eating at school that day. Because of

Easter break, school will also be dismissed at 11:30 on Thursday, April 2. There will not be school on Friday,

April 3 and Monday, April 6.

The National Honor Society will be selling cupcakes on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of this week and

also next week at lunch. Cupcakes are $1.00 each and 100% of the proceeds go to a breast cancer support

group. Thank you for your support!

The 2015 Lester Prairie Lion’s Egg Hunt will be on Saturday, April 4th at the Lester Prairie City Park. It will be

for ages 12 and under and will start promptly at 9:00 A.M.

The Girl Scout cookies sales are ending this weekend. If anyone would like to purchase any cookies, there are

some in the office or see Mrs. Smith in Rm. 145.

Student-Athletes: The LPHT athletic department is establishing a Student-Athletic Council. This council will

help get an overall feel of the athletics in the school. This will be an opportunity to develop leadership skills

and be a voice for your peers. Any students in grades 7-11 that are interested in participating on the Student-

Athletic Council should contact Mr. Walstrom at Lester Prairie or Mrs. Ide at Holy Trinity.

Girls grades 9-12 (next school year) interested in Cheerleading for Football this next season please attend an

informational meeting on Sunday, April 19th at 3:00 p.m. in the Lester Prairie School Library. If you are unable

to attend the meeting but are interested, please contact Christine Dammann at 320-510-0909 before the April

19th meeting. Mark your calendars…. try-outs will be held Monday, May 4th at 6:30 a.m.. Please let me know if

you have any questions, thanks! Coach Christine Dammann

LP/HT Bulldog Baseball is running its annual baseball apparel sale. If you are interested in ordering any of the

newest baseball gear check out the flyers posted around school or stop in and talk to Mr. Kley! All orders need

to be in by Friday, March 27th. Thanks!

LP/HT Bulldog Baseball Coupon Cards are now available! This card is available for $20 but could possibly

save you hundreds of dollars at local businesses! Please see a LP/HT Bulldog Baseball player for more

information or stop in and talk to Mr. Kley. Hurry before we are all sold out! You cannot miss the wonderful

opportunity to help out your local businesses and baseball program! Thanks for all of your support!

The Boys’ and Girls’ Basketball Banquet will be held on Sunday, April 12 at 5:00 in the LP Gym. This event is

for all Varsity, JV and C squad players, managers and families.

Congratulations to Josh Volness and Jordan Radtke who will represent the Bulldog Boys Basketball team at the

Tim Orth Memorial Foundation Basketball Jamboree this Saturday. The event will be held at the

Glencoe/Silver Lake High School Gymnasium. The doors will open at 4 p.m. Jordan and Josh will play with

other area high school senior basketball players in a game later on that evening. For exact times and more

information, please go to www.timorthfoundation.org

Attention JV/Varsity Baseball players. Due to the Spring Carnival being held on Thursday in the gym at LP

schools we will meet in Mr. Kley’s room after school to hand out uniforms. Afterwards we will proceed to the

church parking lot for some drill work. Thanks!

Congratulations to the Future Problem Solving teams on their hard work at the FPS State Competition on

Saturday! Great work!

1st Place: (6th grade) Zach Jackson, Lexie Langenfeld, Jayden Alsleben, and Maddie Stuedemann

2nd Place: (4th grade) Kennedie Haas, Brayden Hollister, Brooke Heimerl, Tanner Scheevel

5th Place: (9th grade) Drew Jackson, Arlene Nowak, Tallon Schwantes, Emily Williams

We will have our last FPS practice this week. 7th-9th grade will meet from 7:30-8:00 Friday morning.

Anyone interested in a DVD of the whole 2014-15 Football season, bring $10 and Coach Scoblic will make you

one off the originals.

Please note the following changes to the spring play rehearsal/practice schedule: Thursday, March 26 at 7am

(no afternoon practice), and Monday, March 30 at 7am. These rehearsals will take place on the stage.

PROM and AFTER PROM PARTY LATE REGISTRATION

By Monday April 20 drop off completed forms and SEPARATE payments ($20 After Prom, $35 Jr Class for

prom) in an envelope labeled PROM, in the school office. You may attend after prom party even if you do not

attend prom. Extra prom and After Prom forms are available from Mrs. Mattson. Don’t miss out on this fun

filled evening for only $20. There will be a Hypnotist, Casino, Inflatable obstacle course & golf and many

carnival games along with plenty of food and beverages. Win many prizes throughout the evening plus grand

prize drawings (32 inch TVs, mini-fridges, luggage sets)!

The following students need to turn in their registration sheets ASAP. Registration sheets may be turned in at

the office. Jose Espinoza, Fabian Diaz, Barbara, Samuel Pelayo, Ben Hehr, Gerri Williamson, Quentin Mertz.

Summer baseball and softball umpires needed.

Anyone interested in umpiring for summer Community Ed baseball and/or softball games please sign up in the

office. Umpires need to be 9th grade or older. If interested, there will be an umpire clinic offered on April 12th in

Waconia which will be cover the basics, how to’s and offer some hands on learning. The clinic will be no cost

to anyone interested in being an umpire. Earn some extra money and help out with the younger teams in Lester

Prairie. If you have questions or need any additional information, contact Jeff Engen at 320-395-9839 or

engenjeff@hotmail.com .

Helping feed our neighbors food drive~ The LP Ambassadors are challenging the elementary classrooms to a

food challenge. Whichever class brings the most food wins a short little party with snacks from the Royalty.

Please bring the food to your classrooms. We go by weight~~the heavier the better. One pound equals one

dollar. So, we will weigh the food in each classroom the last day of March! Whoever brings the most money or

food by pounds is the winner. Teachers, if you need help please contact Grace Nelson. Thank you all for

helping your communities! All the proceeds go directly to the McLeod county food shelf.

The Prairie Arts Council is hosting an art club for grades 6 and 7. The art club will meet at the art center which

is located above Angvall’s Hardware store in LP on April 2 from 3:15-4:30 and May 7th from 3:15-4:30. On

April 2 the topics will be Art Journals/Zentangle Eggs and on May 7 the topic ill be Watercolor cards. The

classes are limited to the first 10 students to sign up. Registration forms are available in the school office and

must be in with payment by Friday, March 27. Checks should be made out to Prairie Arts Council. Snacks and

drinks will be provided.

BULLDOG BASH – The LP Foundation For Education’s 10th annual Bulldog Bash will be held this year on

Friday, April 10, 2015. Tickets are available in the office.

There are prom picture forms in the office. Please get one if you are interested in ordering pictures. Thanks!

Lester Prairie Parents for Education is having our Spring Carnival on Thurs. March 26 from 5:00 – 7:30. As you

are aware it takes many volunteers to put this together. If you are available to help with setup from 4:00 – 5:15,

working a game either 5:00-6:30 or 6:30-8:00, or cleanup from 7:30-8:15. please email Cheryl Bayerl at

cherylbayerl@lp.k12.mn.us or call 320-395-2966 or 320-420-4218. Thanks in advance for your help!!

Thank you to those who have already volunteered to help at the Spring Carnival but we are still in need of about

11 volunteers. Please contact Cheryl Bayerl if you are able to help. Thank you!

The LPPE committee is also asking for donations for the Prize Walk at the Spring Carnival. The prize walk

has helped make our carnival a success. Please help us continue the tradition. Any prizes are appreciated!

Popular prizes are liters of pop, boxes of candy, hats, noise makers, etc….. Please drop these off in the

office. Thank you for your help!

The Lester Prairie Foundation for Education is now accepting donated items for this year’s Bulldog Bash. We

are looking for donations of silent and live auction items. Items such as themed gift baskets, handmade items

such as quilts, woodworking pieces, canned goods, sports tickets, gift certificates, etc. We appreciate the

continued support the school, parents and community has given us each year! Please contact Mary Otto (320-

582-5115), Kelli Machemehl (395-2844), Karla Heigl (395-9844) or Sheila Jilek (395-2186) if you have an

item you would like to donate, or drop off at LP Schools. Thanks again!

Detention will be with Mrs. Klobe the week of March 23. Detention will only be held after school on Tuesday

and before and after school on Wednesday.

Juniors and Seniors, it is that time of year where colleges will be making visits to our school. Please check

outside Mrs. Mattson’s door to see which schools are visiting. Any questions see Mrs. Mattson.

The applications for the Lester Prairie Ambassador program are now available in Mrs. Mattson’s office. The

Prairie Days festival will be July 10-12th. You must have one of the three to qualify for application: live in LP,

go to LPHS, regularly attend a LP church. You must be 17 years old by the time of our festival. If you have any

questions you can email Melissa at : melissawilli@embarqmail.com

Break the Stigma 5K Run/3K Walk will be held May 2 at 9 a.m. The 5k race and 3k walk will start and end at

Good Shepherd Church, 1407 Cedar Ave. N., Glencoe. For more information, or to register, go to

http://BreaktheStigmaMcleod.blogspot.com/ or email BreaktheStigmaGlencoe@gmail.com

ATTENTION students who are driving on a Learner’s Permit. You need to be logging all of your practice

driving time on the “official” logs provided by the State. Extra copies are available outside of Mr. Bjork’s

door. You need 40 hours of practice with 15 hours at night.

Any student needing the 30 hours of Classroom Driver’s Education, the registration forms are available outside

of Mr. Bjork’s door (pink form). You must be at least 14 years old by May 25, 2015 in order to enroll in the

class. Class is limited to the first 25 students who sign up. Enrollment deadline is May 8, 2015. Cost is

$110.00. See Mr. Bjork if you have any questions.

Homework Help goes from 3:00 – 5:00 on Mondays and Wednesdays. Students in Homework Help should

have work to complete.

The next free lunch will be Wednesday, April 15.

The DNR Firearms Safety Class will be held at the Lester Prairie Sportsman’s Club from 6:30-8:30 on the

following dates: April 7, 9, 14, 16, 21, 23, 28, 30 and May 5 & 7. You may register at the first class on April 7

and the cost is $7.00. If you have any questions please contact Doug Minnick at 320-395-2143 or 320-224-

5942.

Wednesday,

Mar

25,

2015

 

 

 

Time Event Details Comments 3:15pm

Theater

-­‐

Spring

Play

Pracitice

 

 

 

Lester

Prairie

-­‐

Stage

 

 

3:30pm-­‐

5:30pm

Baseball

-­‐

Practice

9-­‐12

 

 

 

Lester

Prairie

Gym

 

 

3:30pm-­‐

5:30pm

Softball

-­‐

Practice

9-­‐12

 

 

 

Holy

Trinity

Gym

 

 

3:30pm-­‐

5:30pm

Track

-­‐

Practice

Holy

Trinity

High

School

 

 

 

Lester Prairie Parents for Education

Carnival

Carnival Date: Thursday, March 26, 5:00-7:30 p.m.

At the Lester Prairie School

Tickets: 2 for $1 (Tickets are 50 cents each).

Games are 1 ticket to play. Kiddie Kastle will be 3 tickets,

Cotton Candy will be 4 tickets,

and NEW THIS YEAR- OBSTACLE COURSE will be 4 tickets.

PARENT VOLUNTEERS

Interested in helping at the carnival? Please return this to the school office or email our volunteer

coordinator at cherylbayerl@yahoo.com. We will contact you to let you know what area you will be

working. Thank you for your support of this fundraiser!

Name: ___________________________________________ Phone Number:_____________________

Email (optional) ______________________________________

Shift Preferred: _____4:00-5:00 p.m. Set-up _____5:00-6:30 p.m. Game

_____6:30-8:00 p.m. Game/Clean up _____ 7:30-8:15 Clean up