LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Bulletin
Dec. 9, 2013
Menu: Macaroni & Cheese, Shrimp Poppers or Mini Corn Dogs, Corn, Carrots & Celery, Lettuce & Fixings,
Tonight’s girls JV/V game vs Mankato Loyola will be played at:
Fitzgerald Middle School
110 N. 5th St. Mankato, MN
HALF COUR SHOT- Friday December 13th during the Girls Basketball game. Come out and cheer on the Girls
Basketball team on Friday night and try your luck at the Half Court shot. See you then! Sponsored by the LP
JUNIORS: Fruit will be delivered on Tuesday Dec. 10th around 10:00 a.m. All class members will be needed
to unload the truck. Class officers and Student Council Reps. will assist Mrs. Mattson with sorting orders.
Everyone needs to make arrangements to have your fruit orders picked up between 2:45-3:30. The fruit cannot
sit in your cars/trucks, it will freeze and spoil. It needs to be kept cool and delivered quickly.
If you ordered a letter jacket and have received your LP and any other patches, please put them in a bag with
your name on it and bring it to the office by Tuesday, Dec. 10 so we can send them to be sewn on your jacket.
The next free lunch for high school students will be on Wed., Dec. 11 at St. Paul’s Church.
There will not be Stackers on Wed. because of the free Lunch. It will be Pancakes, French Toast Sticks, Ham,
Sausage or Yogurt, Applesauce & Orange Juice, Milk
Lost: Black and Blue patterned jacket. If you know where this jacket is, please turn it in at the office. Thanks!
Please come and support your LP Student Council at Unhinged Pizza in Glencoe on Tuesday, Dec. 10 from
4:00-8:00 p.m. during tip night. The tips they make during Tip Night will go towards their “Hope For the
Holidays” during this Christmas season. Hope to see you there!
The Lester Prairie Student Council will be doing a “Hope for the Holidays” this year. If you know of any
students or community members in need of a little Hope during this holiday season, please pick up a Hope for
the Holidays application n the office. Deadlines for application hand-ins will be December 12th at 3 pm. Please
hand in applications to Mrs. Buckentin.
Due to the boys away game on Friday December 13th, there will not be pep band.
Anyone interested in working the clock for Junior High basketball games please see Mr. Walstrom.
“Hats Off To Cancer” is a fundraiser for “Relay For Life” to try to put a stop to cancer. If you donate $1.00 you
will be able to wear a hat for the entire day on Friday, Dec. 20th as a “thank you” for donating. The elementary
will get an envelope for each classroom and the teachers will collect the money. The high school will have a
sign-up sheet in the office and will pay in the office in order to wear a hat on the 20th. Only the students who
pay $1.00 will be able to wear hats on the 20th.
Lester Prairie Schools and Prairie Market are excited to introduce the return to Receipts for Schools. Please
place your receipt in the box at Prairie Market and help the school to win more prizes similar to last year in
which we won 2 iPads, a 32″ television, a stereo system, and much more. Save those receipts!
*** Each year the Lester Prairie After Prom Party has a bake sale to help pay for the all-night party that follows
the prom. The bake sale will take place the night of the Lester Prairie Elementary School Concert, on Thursday,
December 12. The Bake Sale will begin at 6:00 p.m. right before the concert begins and will continue after the
concert as well. Please help support this worthy cause and get your Holiday baking done the easy way! Thank
you for your support of this great organization and the Sophomore, Junior and Seniors of Lester Prairie Schools.
Attention Guitarists…. Next week is the elementary winter concert. We’d love to have you play on the last song!
Come down to the elementary music room for the sheet music to “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree”. There’s
an easy version and the full version available. You won’t regret it. And, you’ll never forget it!
On Monday, December 9 there will be a Sub-Region Jr. High Knowledge Bowl Meet at ACGC. We will leave
between 7:00 and 7:15 a.m. The following students will be attending: Andrew Jackson, Arlene Nowak,
Maggie Piehl, Emily Schultz, Callie Sebora and Emily Williams.
Attention High School Students/Parents: The LP Parents for Education group is once again sponsoring a
Christmas wish list project for the high school teachers. We’ve collected wish lists from high school teachers
and put tags with the requested items on a display by the office in the high school lobby. Each tag has a
teacher’s name and item(s) they have requested for their classrooms. Please stop by and take a look at the
requested items – there are a variety of items in different price ranges that are easy to purchase at retail stores or
online. If you’d like to donate, please take a tag(s) for the items you wish to donate – Purchase the item(s) –
write your name on the back of the tag and deliver the gift to the teacher directly or to the drop box in the high
school office (by December 20, 2013, if possible). The display will be up until Christmas break or all the tags
are gone. Please join us in sharing the spirit of this wonderful season with our teachers!
There is a change of date for the elementary concert. The concert will now be held on Thursday, December 12
at 7:00 p.m. The High School Concert remains on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at 7:30 p.m
There will be open gym on Sundays from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm.
JUNIORS: Check the concession event sign up sheets on Mr. Bjork’s side door. Due to some changes in the
basketball schedules, there have been some changes on our concession events. Lots of openings still available.
Grades 6, 7, 8, 9: If you have not turned in your PE ski trip form and money, please do so soon. See Mr.
Weber if you need a form. Thank you!
The LP/HT/W-M Trap team is selling raffle tickets as a fundraiser to cover the cost of targets next spring. If
you are interested and have not been asked, please let Mr. Bjork know and a team member will be sent to you.
We will have homework help after school every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:00 – 4:15. All grades are
welcome to attend.
Any high school student who is interested in officiating youth basketball please see Mr, Walstorm. It is good
pay and easy work.
The Lester Prairie Ambassador program is now taking application and nominations for Junior Ambassador for a
day. We are looking for young ladies in grades 5-8 who are good representatives of LP. We are looking for
those with a positive attitude, caring spirit, believe in a good education and respect themselves and others
around them. If you would like to apply, the applications are in the High School office. Anyone in the
community can nominate these young ladies, so if you feel someone is deserving please let us know! Thank
you! Melissa Williams~ firstname.lastname@example.org and/or PO BOX 921 LP, MN 55354.
TOYS FOR MARY’S PLACE!
Starting: November 25th
Ending: December 10th
Tis the season! A time for giving! So please help us reach our goal of 250 items for
Toys for Mary’s Place. These toys will be given to children in need of a little extra
Christmas cheer. If the whole school meets our goal, the National Honor Society
Will be rewarding the high school students with a movie day! Please drop off
Toys to the high school office or to your class advisors room.