LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Bulletin
March 10, 2014
Menu: Tomato or Chicken Noodle Soup, Grilled Cheese, Ham & Cheese or Cold Ham, Carrots & Celery, Fruit
Because of the snow day on Feb. 21, we will have school on Friday, March 14.
Congratulations to the girls basketball team on their 85-67 win over Sleepy Eye. The girls will now play MVL
TONIGHT at 6:00 at Gustavus. Gooooooooooo Bulldogs!!!!
There will be a fan bus for the girls’ basketball game TONIGHT. Bus will leave Holy Trinity at 4:00 and
Lester Prairie at 4:15. Cost is $5. Attend the game and show your Bulldog Pride!
The bus for the girls basketball team will leave Lester Prairie at 4:15 TODAY.
There will be pep band for Monday’s girls’ game at Gustavus TONIGHT. The bus leaves the same time as the
fan bus – 4:15pm.
Tonight’s game will be broadcast on KDUZ radio.
There will not be softball practice today. It will start tomorrow at 3:20 for girls 9 to 12 That are not playing
SPRING BOOSTER CLUB APPAREL- order forms are due by Tomorrow TUESDAY MARCH 11th.
***Congratulations to our Lester Prairie After Prom raffle ticket winners!!! Grand Prize/ $150 Visa Gift Card-
Kim Weinzerl, 1st place/ $50 Garber’s Gift Card-Josh & Lynn Hughes, and 2nd Place/$50 Prairie Market Gift
Card-Jane Roth. Thank you to everyone that sold tickets, your help was much appreciated! Winners can pick
their prizes up in the high school office.
*** The Lester Prairie Prom will take place on Saturday, April 26th. We are currently in need of parent
volunteers to work at the all night After Prom Party. You do not need to have a Sophomore, Junior or Senior to
work, please let Christine Dammann know if you are interested in helping, it is a lot of fun and greatly
appreciated!! Email Christine at email@example.com if you are interested. THANK YOU!!!
Looking for some extra spending money for the spring and summer? Students in grades 11/12 we are looking
for a couple of students who are interested in working with homework help on Tuesday and Thursday from
3:00-4:00. This is a paid position. Please see Mr. Schmidt for more information.
What are you going to do after you graduate from high school? Want to learn about unique careers that are
available? Attend Minnesota Business Venture this summer and get a head start on your future! Please see Mr.
Schmidt or Mrs. Mattson for more information, or visit the Minnesota Venture page at www.bestprep.org. The
camp costs $1,450, but because businesses are there as sponsors and working, the early bird entrance rate is
The Varsity Sub-Region Knowledge Bowl Meet is being held TODAY at Hutchinson. Please excuse the
following students for this event: Maggie Krull, Jacob Roth, Caleb Sebora, Rachel Stender, Deborah Johnson,
Grace Nelson, Maggie Bjork, Kendra Ziermann, Abbi Schultz, Haley Hentges, Katie McBee, Jamie
DeBruyckere. If a team(s) qualifies, the regional meet is March 13 or 14.
The 4th graders would like to invite you to see their play, “1607: Disappearance at Jamestown”, at 7:00 p.m. on
Tuesday, March 11 in the gym. Hope to see you there!
The next free lunch will be sponsored by the LP Lions on Wednesday, March 12 at the LP City Hall.
We have officially met our Pennies for Patients Goal!!! Thank you to all staff and students for your support of
this wonderful program! The National Honor Society would like all students and staff to attend the closing of
Pennies for Patients that will result in a few of our teachers/staff being pied and some special words from Kelly
Fegley from Leukemia Lymphoma Society. The Pennies for Patients assembly will take place TODAY @ 2:40
in the gym.
The following students need to hand in their registration sheets and need to turn them into Mrs. Mattson ASAP:
Brittney Duffy, Tori Freeman , Michael Hutchins, Mitchell Roth, Bobbi Royal, Taylor VanSloun, Josh Volness,
Kieran Bondhus, Katelin Rios, Josselyn Rodriguez, Taylor Trettin, Tori Trettin, Fabian Diaz, Cole Kegler,
Barbara Noyola, Calli Sebora, Neredia Tirado, Jasmin Villella
Firearms Training Classes will be held at the LP Sportsman’s Club from 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. on April 8, 10,
15, 17, 22, 24, 29 and May 1, 5, 6. The cost is $7.50. If you take the online class, the Range Day will be May 3
from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Please call Doug Minnick at 320-224-5942.
Please remember if you receive free or reduced lunches you automatically get breakfast FREE.
Order your 2014 Lester Prairie High School Yearbook! The Early Bird special price is $55 which lasts until
March 31. On April 1 the price increases to $60 and all orders must be placed by April 22. Order forms are
available in the office or at the trophy case in the hallway. You may also order online. Follow the link on our
school website www.lp.k12.mn.us , High School – Yearbook
The Jr. class will be kicking off their next fundraiser on Wednesday, March 12th. We need to have all of the Jr.
class members attend a class meeting on Wednesday, March 12th at 2:35 to meet with the Clubs Choice
It’s that time of year for the Lester Prairie Parents for Education’s School Carnival which will be held on
Thursday, March 27 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. The carnival is one of the school’s biggest fund raisers and it can’t
happen without you! Over 70 volunteers are needed for the following shifts:
4:00-5:00 – setup (moving tables from classrooms to the gym, bring in games from the truck)
5:00-6:30 – 1st game shift
6:30-8:00 – 2nd game shift/cleanup (game volunteers will be asked to help pack up their games)
7:30-8:15 – Cleanup (help move tables back to rooms and bring games to truck)
You may request a specific game for a specific shift or just identify which shift you can volunteer and you will
be assigned to a game. To volunteer please call Cheryl Bayerl at 320-420-4218. Thank you!
Thank you to those who have already volunteered, but we are still in need of more volunteers! We have only 21
volunteers so far and are in need of over 70 volunteers! The carnival is on of the school’s biggest fund raisers
and it cant happen without you! The shifts are listed below:
4:00-5:00 setup (moving tables from classrooms to the gym, bring in games from the truck)
5:00-6:30 1st game shift
6:30-8:00 2nd game shift/cleanup (game volunteers will be asked to help pack up their games)
7:30-8:15 cleanup (help move tables back to rooms and bring games to truck)
If you would like to volunteer, please contact Cheryl Bayerl at 320-420-4218 or 320-395-2966 or cherylbayerl
@yahoo.com. Thank you in advance for your cooperation!!
SUMMER YOUTH BASEBALL/SOFTBALL UMPIRES WANTED. There is a sign-up sheet in the office
for those wanting to be a youth summer baseball/softball umpire. The Lester Prairie Youth Baseball/Softball
Association will send you to an umpire clinic. You can choose your schedule and ump as many games that fit
into your schedule. It is a great paying summer job. Please contact Jeff Engen at 395-9839 or 612-309-7117
with any questions.
The high school band is doing the raffle basket fundraiser at the March 18th concerts. We will be collecting
items until February 28th. Themes are: 9th Grade-Family Fun (Movies, Games, Puzzles etc), 10th Grade-
Summer Fun (Towels, Water Bottle, Outdoor Games etc) 11th Grade-Baking (Mixes, pans, sprinkles/frosting,
recipe book etc) and 12th Grade-Lazy Saturday (Coffee, throw blanket, coffee mugs, chocolate etc) All
proceeds will go towards the Chicago trip in May.
DRIVER’S EDUCATION: Any student interested in the classroom portion of Driver’s Education should pick up
a registration form from Mr. Bjork’s door. First session (Orange paper) is June 9-13 AND June 16-20 (must
attend all 10 classes). Second session (blue paper) is July 21-25 AND July 28-Aug. 1 (must attend all 10
classes). See Mr. Bjork if you have questions.
PEOPLE, PEOPLE, PEOPLE….
What time is it….GAME TIME…..What time is it……GAME TIME……. What time is it…….BULDOG BASH
TIME !!!!!!!!! Who’s got your tickets……Joe Scoblic…… Who did you say ? Joe Scoblic….. Yeah baby……. he’s
got em, he’ll sell em to ya. Good credit….GREAT !!!!! Bad credit….no problem…He’ll even hold you till
Come one come all….Come to Joe Scoblic’s room to say hi, to say buy (get it)….Say yes Joe, I want to buy a
Bulldog Bash ticket. Supplies are limited (though I can get as many as I need).
The Bulldog Bash will be held on Saturday, April 5 at the Blue Note in Winsted. The social hour is from 6-7:30
followed by the dinner and silent auction. The live auction will be held at 8:30. Hope to see you there :)
The preschool and elementary students have proven that they are Super-Star Readers!!! They have met the
100,000 minute reading goal during the Reach for the Stars Read-a-thon and will get to duct-tape Principal
Schmidt to a wall. If anyone has duct-tape they would like to donate, they can bring it to the library!
*COLLEGE REPRESENTATIVES VISITING LESTER PRAIRIE HIGH SCHOOL*
Thursday, March 13th @ 2:00 Ridgewater College
Wednesday, March 19th @ 10:30 St. Cloud Community and Technical College
“Attention everyone! The Bulldog Baseball Team is now selling the ever popular Phiten and Titanium Sports
necklaces. We have all kinds of single and braided necklace color and team combinations to choose from. If you
have a favorite color, NFL Team, MLB Team, NCAA Team, or military organization we have a necklace for
you! We are selling them for the incredible price of only $10. Come and see Mr. Kley for more examples or
visit Rockin Robins Fundraising on Facebook.com. Please hurry! They are going fast!”
The Prairie Days Committee is looking for ideas and volunteers for activities held the weekend of Prairie Days
which will be held on July 25 & 26. We need someone to organize the talent show and also participants for the
talent show. For more information please contact Melissa Williams at 320-395-8433, Aaron Rasmussen at 612-
702-2012 or Marie Mochinski at 320-282-3011.
We will have homework help after school every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:00 – 4:15. All grades are
welcome to attend.
Stay updated with all Bulldog teams on Minnesota-Scoce.net. Scores, rankings, and standings are updated
daily. Check it out at http://www.minnesota-scores.net/
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!
There will be open gym on Sundays from 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm.
For Lester Prairie Education Association, enter program code D1602
Lester Prairie Parents for Education
Carnival Advanced Tickets Available Now!
Carnival Date: Thursday, March 27, 5:00-7:30 p.m.
At the Lester Prairie School
BUY EARLY FOR A DISCOUNT!
Pre-Sale Tickets: 5 for $1 (Will be 4 for $1 at the door).
AVOID THE TICKET LINE!
Pre-Sale tickets will be available to pick up at a separate
“will call” table starting 10 minutes before the carnival.
Most games are 2 tickets to play. Kiddie Kastle will be 4 tickets
and Cotton Candy will be 6 tickets.
NO REFUNDS. 100% of proceeds from unused tickets go to Lester Prairie Schools.
Fill out the order form with checks made out to Lester Prairie School,
and return both in an envelope to the school office.
Advanced tickets on sale March 5-19, 2014.
CARNIVAL PRE-SALE TICKET ORDER FORM
Child’s Name: _________________________________ Grade: ________ Teacher: _______________
Phone Number: _____________________
_____ $10.00 (50 Tickets) _____ $20.00 (100 Tickets)
_____ $30.00 (150 Tickets) _____ $40.00 (200 Tickets)
Interested in helping at the carnival? Please return this to the school office or email our volunteer
coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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
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