Archive for Lester Prairie

Sports schedule for Saturday, Oct. 25

Football: Section 4AA – St. Agnes at HLWW; 2 p.m.

Football: Section 2AAA – Glencoe-Silver Lake at W-M; 3 p.m.

Football: Section 4A – LHS at Minneapolis North; 3 p.m.

Football: Section 4A – Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City at LP/HT (LP); 7 p.m.

Lester Prairie school bulletin Friday, Oct. 24

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Bulletin Oct. 24, 2014 Menu: Pepperoni or Cheese Pizza, Broccoli, Cooked Carrots, Lettuce Salad, Mixed Vegetables, Apple or Orange, Milk There will be a fan bus to the volleyball game today. The bus will leave Lester Prairie at 5:15 and Holy Trinity at 5:30 The Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity volleyball team beat PACT Charter in their second round playoff match 3-2. (23-25; 32-30; 24-26; 25-21; 17-15) The bulldogs will now play Heritage Christian TONIGHT at 7:00 at Heritage. Go Bulldogs!!!!! The football team will play ACGC at LP this Saturday night at 7:00 pm. COME SUPPORT THE BULLDOGS! The football game on Saturday will be broadcast on KARP FM, 106.9. There will be pep band for the football game on Saturday at LP. Please be at the field by 6:25 pm. REMINDER: Season and staff passes can not be accepted for admittance to section Football and Volleyball games. The winter sports meeting will be held on Monday Oct. 27th at 7:00 p.m. at Lester Prairie High School. Anyone in grades 7-12 planning on participating in a winter sport or activity needs to attend this meeting. The Archery Venture Crew will have an open house on Monday, October 27th from 3:00-5:30 p.m. There will be popcorn, pop and archer fun at the Prairie Archery Range which is located above Angvall Hardware. The Archery Club is for teens (guys and gals) ages 13-20 and will meet every Monday after school from 3:00-5:30 p.m. They have archery equipment or you may bring your own. The annual membership dues are $30.00. If you have any questions you may contact William Bull at 952-594-2374 or Fluoride varnishing slips were sent home with students in kindergarten through 5th grade. This temporary protective coating is offered by McLeod County Public Health and they will be applying the fluoride varnish to students on Monday, Nov. 3. This service is free for children on a Minnesota Health Care Plan, such as Medical Assistance, Primewest, or MN Care. No other health plans are accepted. For children not on these plans, the cost for fluoride varnishing is $20. If you would like your child to participate, please return the form that was sent home a couple of weeks ago. If you do not have a form and would like to participate, forms are available in the office. Please have the signed forms back in the office by Monday, October 27. Today is the last day and Lester Prairie School encourages everyone to make a commitment during the Celebrate My Drive contest. We encourage everyone over the age of 14 to vote once a day, every day from October 15 through October 24. Help give our school a chance to win $10,000 and host a concert by the Band Perry!!! This contest is sponsored by State Farm. Just log onto or invite your friends and family to get involved or share on Facebook – The elementary fundraiser items will be delivered on Tuesday, Oct. 28 between 3 and 5 p.m. Please make arrangements to pick up your items at that time. Items will be in the hall by the Title Room. Picture retakes will be on Tuesday, Oct. 28. Picture forms are available in the office if you need one. Detention is with Mrs. Klobe next week. Detention is held on Tuesday afternoon and also before school on Wednesday and after school on Wednesday. We have begun our fundraiser. With this fundraiser, students share email addresses and then parents can shop directly through the site and we receive anywhere from 5% to 60% of the purchase price depending on how much shopping is done and the various vendors. If you have any questions, please contact Jeremy Schmidt at the school. Homework Help goes from 3:00-5:00 on Mondays and Wednesdays. Students in Homework Help should have work to complete. SENIORS: If you are participating in the Cake Pan fundraiser and have customers ordering on-line, make sure they are going to our group’s website at If they don’t, we won’t get credit for the sale and they are not getting the fundraiser prices. Also, if your customer pays you for their on-line order instead of paying by credit card, you need to bring thatpayment to me so that I can confirm the order. Mr. Bjork The next free lunch will be on Wed., Nov. 19 at St. Paul’s Church. Please note the change of date. Vision and Hearing Screening will take place on October 30 for grades K-5 and November 3 for grades 7 & 10. Join Lester Prairie School During National Teen Driver Safety Week, our high school is participating in Celebrate My Drive® and we’d like to invite your support! Lester Prairie School is participating in the program because teen driver safety is important to us and our school will have a chance to win 1 of 90 $25,000 grants or 1 of 10 $100,000 grants from State Farm®! We could also win 1 of 2 hometown concert events by The Band Perry! But we need your help. You can make a safe driving commitment once a day, every day, between October 15 and 24, 2014 if over the age of 14. The more safe driving commitments we make, the better our school’s chance of winning $100,000 and hosting a concert. It’s simple:  Log onto  Indicate you want to support Lester Prairie School  Commit to drive safely! You can also invite your friends and family to get involved or share on Facebook — Thanks for your support! Remember, 2N2®: 2 eyes on the road, 2 hands on the wheel. Friday,  Oct  24,  2014       Time   Event   Details   Comments   3:00pm-­‐  6:00pm   Football  Carb  Feed        Cafeteria     7:00pm   Volleyball:Girls  Varsity   Section  Qtr  Finals     Lester  Prairie/Holy   Trinity  vs.  Heritage   Christian  Academy  @   Heritage  Christian   Academy   Bus:  4:45  LP  /   5:00  HT           Saturday,  Oct  25,  2014       Time   Event   Details   Comments   8:00am   CE  -­‐  Volleyball        St.  Joe’s  -­‐  Waconia   League   Tournament   7:00pm   Football:  Varsity  Section-­‐ Semi  Finals      Atwater-­‐Cosmos-­‐Grove   City  vs.  Lester   Prairie/Holy  Trinity  @   Lester  Prairie  Bulldog   Field             Sunday,  Oct  26,  2014       Time   Event   Details   Comments   1:00pm-­‐  2:30pm   CE  -­‐  Open  Gym       Lester  Prairie  Gym     6:00pm-­‐  7:30pm   CE  -­‐  Volleyball       Lester  Prairie  High   School   5th  Grade   Volleyball   8:00pm-­‐  9:15pm   CE  -­‐  Open  Gym       Holy  Trinity  Gym   Grades  9-­‐12   Reminder, there is open gym on Sundays from 1:00-2:30. The gym is open to anyone. Students in 6th grade and below must be accompanied by an adult. Cost: $1 students $2 adults

Prairie Archers steak/shrimp dinner Sat., November 1

Prairie Archers will have a steak/shrimp dinner at the Dodge House in Lester Prairie Saturday, Nov. 1 from 5 to 8 p.m.

Reservations need to be called in before 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30 to either Jim Richardson (320) 395-2721 or the Dodge House (320) 395-2877.

The steak and shrimp combo costs $13; steak only is $11; pork chop is $10; six shrimp is $9; or a ribeye is $15.

Each meal includes baked potato, tossed salad, bread, dessert, and coffee or milk.

Sports schedule for Friday, Oct. 24

Volleyball: Section 4A – St. Agnes at LHS; 7 p.m.

Volleyball: Section 4A – LP/HT at Heritage Christian; 7 p.m.

Volleyball: Section 6AA – HLWW at Rocori; 7 p.m.

LP School Board approves new green fundraising program

LESTER PRAIRIE, – Lester Prairie School Board approved a USAgain bin fundraiser at its meeting Thursday.

USAgain bins are receptacles for linens, clothing, shoes, and other items that can be used again.

The school will put a bin on its property and receive money for every pound collected.

The company collects the items from the bins and if the bin is filled before the scheduled collection time, school staff can call and the company will pick up early.

The district can participate in the program as long as it wants, and can cancel by calling the company which will pick up the receptacles.

For full story, see Oct. 27 issue.


LP School Board will discuss a snow removal contract

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Board will discuss it snow removal contract with Litzau Excavating at its meeting tonight, Oct. 23 at 6:30 p.m.

Other items the board will discuss include:

  • NAIER contract renewal;
  • donations made to LP School District;
  • notary support for Mrs. Daak and Ms. Elling;
  • additional phone line for dean of students;
  • USAgain bin; and
  • teacher evaluations.

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