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Lester Prairie School announcements, Jan. 25

Lester Prairie School Bulletin

Jan. 25, 2022

Menu:

Today’s Menu: Pork Chop Patty on a Bun or Egg Salad Sandwich, Steamed Peas, Carrot Sticks, Fruit, Milk

Tomorrow’s Menu: Spaghetti with Meat or Plain Sauce, Garlic Breadstick, Lettuce Salad, Potato Salad, Fruit, Milk

Important Notes and Reminders:

The following Sophomores need to see Mr. Bjork as soon as possible:  Noah Behning, Emilio Dominguez Ramirez, Averey Heimerl, Patrick Kelley, Connor Radtke, Eduardo Rocha Valenzuela, Levi Rokosz, Connor Serna

Lester Prairie will be competing at One Act Competition on Saturday, January 29th at Mayer Lutheran High School. We will be performing at 9:45 am. If you are attending, please do not wear Bulldog apparel.

Session 1 of Driver Education Classroom Instruction is 3:00-6:00 PM February 28 – March 11, 2022. Cost is $120. Registration forms are available in the main entrance vestibule and online under Driver Education on the Community Ed page of the school website. Session 2 will be scheduled for sometime in the Summer.

ECFE – Winter Stories
Does your child love a good bedtime story? Come join us as we read books about polar bears, snow, penguins, and a cozy mitten for animals. There will be a large group story time and crafts for each book. It’s the perfect way to spend a chilly winter evening.Time: 6:00-7:00 PM
Teacher: Helen Lester
Cost: $15 per child per session
Location: Preschool Room, Room 139
Ages: 3-5
January 25 and February 1, 8, 22

Walk and Fit Class
We will walk the halls while performing exercises with dumbbells to increase cardio and we will use the Fitness Center for resistance training to increase strength. Any fitness level/age can attend. The class can be modified for you. Come move your body and feel better!
Dates: Tuesdays, January – March 2022
Time:   Beginner – 5:30 PM      Advanced – 6:15 PM
Cost: $6 per session

Yoga
This class is for people who have never tried yoga before and/or those that are at a beginner’s level. You will learn breathing, stretching, and some basic poses to increase range of motion, increase strength, and decrease stress. Please bring a water bottle, yoga mat, yoga block and a yoga strap. I do have a few blocks and straps to borrow if you need to.
Dates: Thursdays, January – March 2022
Time: 6:00 PM
Cost: $6 per session

Activities and Sports:

There will be pep band for the girls’ game on Thursday January 27th. Please be ready to play by 5:30pm.

There will be no Open Gym this Sunday, January 30. Open Gym will be held 3:00-4:30 PM every Sunday in February.

Date for Future Hoopsters in the North Gym: January 29. Please wear indoor shoes in the gym.  Future Hoopster Night will be held on Thursday February 3 during the Boys Basketball game.

Tue 1/25 – V/B/C Boys Basketball players are dismissed at 2:55 for their games at TCU in Montgomery. The bus will leave at 3:10.

Thu 1/27 – The bus for V/JV Wrestling will leave at 3:15 from LP for their meet at Westonka

Thu 1/27 – The bus for JH Girls Basketball will leave at 4:45 for their game at Spectrum

Fri 1/28 – 7/8 Boys Basketball players are dismissed at 2:55 for their games at LeSueur-Henderson. The bus will leave at 3:10.

Sat 1/29 – The bus for One Act Play will leave at 6:40 AM for the Subsection competition at Mayer Lutheran

Silver Lake woman injured in crash

SILVER LAKE, MN — A Silver Lake woman was injured in a one-vehicle crash the morning of Jan. 22.

According to the Minnesota State Patrol, 68-year-old Roxanne Lewandowski was taken to Glencoe Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.

She was a passenger in a pickup driven by 62-year-old David Lewandowski of Silver Lake. He was not injured.

David Lewandowski was driving westbound on Highway 7 at Grove Avenue in Silver Lake when he lost control of the vehicle, went into the ditch, and rolled, according to authorities.

The crash happened just after 9 a.m.

Lester Prairie School announcements, Jan. 24

Lester Prairie School Bulletin

Jan. 24, 2022

Menu:

Today’s Menu: Hot Dog on a Bun or Turkey Sandwich, Mac & Cheese, Lettuce Salad & Celery Sticks, Fruit, Milk

Tomorrow’s Menu: Pork Chop Patty on a Bun or Egg Salad Sandwich, Steamed Peas, Carrot Sticks, Fruit, Milk

Important Notes and Reminders:

If you have been assigned a detention, please report to Mr. Koehler’s room at 3:00 today.

The following Sophomores need to see Mr. Bjork as soon as possible:  Noah Behning, Emilio Dominguez Ramirez, Averey Heimerl, Patrick Kelley, Connor Radtke, Eduardo Rocha Valenzuela, Levi Rokosz, Connor Serna

Lester Prairie Senior Tip night is TONIGHT, Monday January 24th from 4-8 pm at Unhinged Pizza in Glencoe. Please come out and enjoy some pizza while supporting our Lester Prairie Seniors!

Lester Prairie will be competing at One Act Competition on Saturday, January 29th at Mayer Lutheran High School. We will be performing at 9:45 am. If you are attending, please do not wear Bulldog apparel.

Session 1 of Driver Education Classroom Instruction is 3:00-6:00 PM February 28 – March 11, 2022. Cost is $120. Registration forms are available in the main entrance vestibule and online under Driver Education on the Community Ed page of the school website. Session 2 will be scheduled for sometime in the Summer.

ECFE – Winter Stories
Does your child love a good bedtime story? Come join us as we read books about polar bears, snow, penguins, and a cozy mitten for animals. There will be a large group story time and crafts for each book. It’s the perfect way to spend a chilly winter evening.Time: 6:00-7:00 PM
Teacher: Helen Lester
Cost: $15 per child per session
Location: Preschool Room, Room 139
Ages: 3-5
January 25 and February 1, 8, 22

Walk and Fit Class
We will walk the halls while performing exercises with dumbbells to increase cardio and we will use the Fitness Center for resistance training to increase strength. Any fitness level/age can attend. The class can be modified for you. Come move your body and feel better!
Dates: Tuesdays, January – March 2022
Time:   Beginner – 5:30 PM      Advanced – 6:15 PM
Cost: $6 per session

Yoga
This class is for people who have never tried yoga before and/or those that are at a beginner’s level. You will learn breathing, stretching, and some basic poses to increase range of motion, increase strength, and decrease stress. Please bring a water bottle, yoga mat, yoga block and a yoga strap. I do have a few blocks and straps to borrow if you need to.
Dates: Thursdays, January – March 2022
Time: 6:00 PM
Cost: $6 per session

Activities and Sports:

There will be pep band for the girls game on Thursday January 27th. Please be ready to play by 5:30pm.

Date for Future Hoopsters in the North Gym: January 29. Please wear indoor shoes in the gym.  Future Hoopster Night will be held on Thursday February 3 during the Boys Basketball game.

Tue 1/25 – V/B/C Boys Basketball players are dismissed at 2:55 for their games at TCU in Montgomery. The bus will leave at 3:10.

Thu 1/27 – The bus for V/JV Wrestling will leave at 3:15 from LP for their meet at Westonka

Thu 1/27 – The bus for JH Girls Basketball will leave at 4:45 for their game at Spectrum

Fri 1/28 – 7/8 Boys Basketball players are dismissed at 2:55 for their games at LeSueur-Henderson. The bus will leave at 3:10.

Sat 1/29 – The bus for One Act Play will leave at 6:40 AM for the Subsection competition at Mayer Lutheran

Lester Prairie School Bulletin, Jan. 21

Lester Prairie School Bulletin

Jan. 21, 2022
Menu:

Today’s Menu: Cheese Pizza, Carrot Sticks, Fruit, Milk (Only elementary students eat lunch)
Monday’s Menu: Hot Dog on a Bun or Turkey Sandwich, Mac & Cheese, Lettuce Salad & Celery Sticks, Fruit,
Milk

Important Notes and Reminders:

The following Sophomores need to see Mr. Bjork as soon as possible:  Noah Behning, Emilio
Dominguez Ramirez, Averey Heimerl, Patrick Kelley, Connor Radtke, Eduardo Rocha Valenzuela,
Levi Rokosz, Connor Serna
Lester Prairie Senior Tip night will be Monday January 24th from 4-8 pm at Unhinged Pizza in
Glencoe. Please come out and enjoy some pizza while supporting our Lester Prairie Seniors!
Congratulations to Ava Heimerl and Michael Ruwersma for being named One Act Play All
Conference at the MRC Conference this past Saturday!
Lester Prairie will be competing at One Act Competition on Saturday, January 29th at Mayer Lutheran
High School. We will be performing at 9:45 am. If you are attending, please do not wear Bulldog
apparel.
Seniors: we will be starting gown fitting. Ms. Stender will come and set up a time with you, do not be
late for your gown fitting. PSEO students, The times that are available to you are:
January 21 st : 11:35, 11:45, 11:50
You will also need to have your legal name spelled out for Ms. Stender for your diploma.

Students will be released at 11:30
TODAY, Friday, January 21 st
End of the second quarter

Elementary students will eat lunch at school

High School students will not eat lunch at school

CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT: Local K of C to Sponsor Youth Free Throw Championship!
All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2022
Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. This event is free to the participants.  The local
competition will be held January 23rd with registration starting at 11:30 and the competition starting at
12:00 noon at the Holy Trinity School Gym. The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is
sponsored annually, with winners progressing through local, district, and state competitions.
International champions are announced by the K of C international headquarters based on scores
from the state-level competitions. All boys and girls 9 to 14 years old are eligible to participate and will
compete in their respective age divisions. Last year more than 120,000 sharpshooters participated in
over 3,600 local competitions. All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation
in the event. Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent. For entry
forms or additional information contact:  Mike Bjork Lester Prairie School (320) 395-
2521  bjork@lp.k12.mn.us . The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal
service organization with over 1.8 million members in 15,000 local councils. Last year, Knights
donated over 70 million volunteer hours and $170 million to charitable and benevolent causes,
sponsoring projects to benefit their church, councils, communities, culture of life, families and youth.
At the local level within the last few years we have had two participants advance and win all the way
to the state level and even one international champion.
Session 1 of Driver Education Classroom Instruction is 3:00-6:00 PM February 28 – March 11, 2022.
Cost is $120. Registration forms are available in the main entrance vestibule and online under Driver
Education on the Community Ed page of the school website. Session 2 will be scheduled for
sometime in the Summer.

ECFE – Winter Stories
Does your child love a good bedtime story? Come join us as we read books about polar bears, snow,
penguins, and a cozy mitten for animals. There will be a large group story time and crafts for each
book. It’s the perfect way to spend a chilly winter evening.Time: 6:00-7:00 PM
Teacher: Helen Lester
Cost: $15 per child per session
Location: Preschool Room, Room 139
Ages: 3-5
January 25 and February 1, 8, 22

Walk and Fit Class
We will walk the halls while performing exercises with dumbbells to increase cardio and we will use
the Fitness Center for resistance training to increase strength. Any fitness level/age can attend. The
class can be modified for you. Come move your body and feel better!
Dates: Tuesdays, January – March 2022
Time:   Beginner – 5:30 PM      Advanced – 6:15 PM
Cost: $6 per session

Yoga
This class is for people who have never tried yoga before and/or those that are at a beginner’s level.
You will learn breathing, stretching, and some basic poses to increase range of motion, increase
strength, and decrease stress. Please bring a water bottle, yoga mat, yoga block and a yoga strap. I
do have a few blocks and straps to borrow if you need to.
Dates: Thursdays, January – March 2022

Time: 6:00 PM
Cost: $6 per session

Activities and Sports:

Open Gym will be held 3:00-4:30 PM on Sunday January 23 in the North Gym. Please bring a change
of shoes and wear only indoor shoes in the gym. Students younger than 7th grade must be
accompanied by a parent.

Any student, grades 7-12 boys & girls, interested in being part of the Bulldog Trap Shooting team
there will be a preseason team meeting on Sunday January 23, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in Mr. Bjork's room
(Room 111).  You MUST have your Minnesota DNR Firearms Safety certificate in order to participate
on the team.  See Mr. Bjork if you have questions.

Dates for Future Hoopsters in the North Gym: January 22, and 29. Please wear indoor shoes in the
gym.  Future Hoopster Night will be held on Thursday February 3 during the Boys Basketball game.

Fri 1/21 – The bus for V/JV Wrestling will leave from GSL HS at 12:00 for their meet at New London-
Spicer HS

Sat 1/22 – The bus for Knowledge Bowl will leave at 6:15 AM for their meet at Lac Qui Parle Valley
HS

Sat 1/22 – The bus for V/B/C Boys Basketball will leave at 3:15 for their games at BOLD in Bird Island

Tue 1/25 – V/B/C Boys Basketball players are dismissed at 2:55 for their games at TCU in
Montgomery. The bus will leave at 3:10.

Thu 1/27 – The bus for V/JV Wrestling will leave at 3:15 from LP for their meet at Westonka

Thu 1/27 – The bus for JH Girls Basketball will leave at 4:45 for their game at Spectrum

Fri 1/28 – 7/8 Boys Basketball players are dismissed at 2:55 for their games at LeSueur-Henderson.
The bus will leave at 3:10.

Sat 1/29 – The bus for One Act Play will leave at 6:40 AM for the Subsection competition at Mayer
Lutheran

Local public works crews attempt to minimize salt usage while ensuring road safety

FOR SUBSCRIBERS:

For most people who’ve endured a Minnesota winter, staying safe while driving on ice and snow covered roads is paramount. To ensure the safe passage of motorists, each winter the Minnesota Department of Transportation (MnDOT), and local public works crews are tasked with the responsibility of removing snow and ice from Minnesota roads.

SEE THE FULL STORY AND MORE IN THE ONLINE EDITION HERE.

Lester Prairie School Bulletin, Jan. 20

Lester Prairie School Bulletin

Jan. 20, 2022
Menu:

Today’s Menu: Hamburger on a Bun or Grilled Chicken Breast on Bun, Lettuce Salad, Tomato Slices, Cheese
Slice, Onion Slices, French Fries, Fruit, Milk
Tomorrow’s Menu: Cheese Pizza, Carrot Sticks, Fruit, Milk (Only elementary students eat lunch)

Important Notes and Reminders:

The following Sophomores need to see Mr. Bjork as soon as possible:  Noah Behning, Emilio
Dominguez Ramirez, Averey Heimerl, Patrick Kelley, Connor Radtke, Eduardo Rocha Valenzuela,
Levi Rokosz, Connor Serna

Lester Prairie Senior Tip night will be Monday January 24th from 4-8 pm at Unhinged Pizza in
Glencoe. Please come out and enjoy some pizza while supporting our Lester Prairie Seniors!

Congratulations to Ava Heimerl and Michael Ruwersma for being named One Act Play All
Conference at the MRC Conference this past Saturday!

Lester Prairie will be competing at One Act Competition on Saturday, January 29th at Mayer Lutheran
High School. We will be performing at 9:45 am. If you are attending, please do not wear Bulldog
apparel.

Seniors: we will be starting gown fitting. Ms. Stender will come and set up a time with you, do not be
late for your gown fitting. PSEO students, The times that are available to you are:
January 20th : 5:35
January 21st : 11:35, 11:45, 11:50
You will also need to have your legal name spelled out for Ms. Stender for your diploma.

Due to Varsity events in both gyms, there will be no evening Walking Hours available TODAY,
Thursday January 20.

Students will be released at 11:30
On Friday, January 21 st
End of the second quarter

Elementary students will eat lunch at school

High School students will not eat lunch at school

CONTEST ANNOUNCEMENT: Local K of C to Sponsor Youth Free Throw Championship!
All boys and girls ages 9 to 14 are invited to participate in the local level of competition for the 2022
Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship. This event is free to the participants.  The local
competition will be held January 23rd with registration starting at 11:30 and the competition starting at
12:00 noon at the Holy Trinity School Gym. The Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championship is
sponsored annually, with winners progressing through local, district, and state competitions.
International champions are announced by the K of C international headquarters based on scores
from the state-level competitions. All boys and girls 9 to 14 years old are eligible to participate and will
compete in their respective age divisions. Last year more than 120,000 sharpshooters participated in
over 3,600 local competitions. All contestants on the local level are recognized for their participation
in the event. Participants are required to furnish proof of age and written parental consent. For entry
forms or additional information contact:  Mike Bjork Lester Prairie School (320) 395-
2521  bjork@lp.k12.mn.us . The Knights of Columbus is an international Catholic family fraternal
service organization with over 1.8 million members in 15,000 local councils. Last year, Knights
donated over 70 million volunteer hours and $170 million to charitable and benevolent causes,
sponsoring projects to benefit their church, councils, communities, culture of life, families and youth.
At the local level within the last few years we have had two participants advance and win all the way
to the state level and even one international champion.

Session 1 of Driver Education Classroom Instruction is 3:00-6:00 PM February 28 – March 11, 2022.
Cost is $120. Registration forms are available in the main entrance vestibule and online under Driver
Education on the Community Ed page of the school website. Session 2 will be scheduled for
sometime in the Summer.

ECFE – Winter Stories
Does your child love a good bedtime story? Come join us as we read books about polar bears, snow,
penguins, and a cozy mitten for animals. There will be a large group story time and crafts for each
book. It’s the perfect way to spend a chilly winter evening.Time: 6:00-7:00 PM
Teacher: Helen Lester
Cost: $15 per child per session
Location: Preschool Room, Room 139
Ages: 3-5
January 25 and February 1, 8, 22

Walk and Fit Class
We will walk the halls while performing exercises with dumbbells to increase cardio and we will use
the Fitness Center for resistance training to increase strength. Any fitness level/age can attend. The
class can be modified for you. Come move your body and feel better!
Dates: Tuesdays, January – March 2022
Time:   Beginner – 5:30 PM      Advanced – 6:15 PM
Cost: $6 per session

Yoga
This class is for people who have never tried yoga before and/or those that are at a beginner’s level.
You will learn breathing, stretching, and some basic poses to increase range of motion, increase
strength, and decrease stress. Please bring a water bottle, yoga mat, yoga block and a yoga strap. I
do have a few blocks and straps to borrow if you need to.
Dates: Thursdays, January – March 2022
Time: 6:00 PM

Cost: $6 per session

Activities and Sports:

Open Gym will be held 3:00-4:30 PM on Sunday January 23 in the North Gym. Please bring a change
of shoes and wear only indoor shoes in the gym. Students younger than 7th grade must be
accompanied by a parent.

Any student, grades 7-12 boys & girls, interested in being part of the Bulldog Trap Shooting team
there will be a preseason team meeting on Sunday January 23, 2022 at 6:00 p.m. in Mr. Bjork's room
(Room 111).  You MUST have your Minnesota DNR Firearms Safety certificate in order to participate
on the team.  See Mr. Bjork if you have questions.

Dates for Future Hoopsters in the North Gym: January 22, and 29. Please wear indoor shoes in the
gym.  Future Hoopster Night will be held on Thursday February 3 during the Boys Basketball game.

Thu 1/20 – The bus for 7/8 Boys Basketball will leave at 3:15 for their games at Belle Plaine

Thu 1/20 – The bus for V/JH Girls Basketball will leave at 4:30 for their games at LeSueur-Henderson

Fri 1/21 – The bus for V/JV Wrestling will leave from GSL HS at 12:00 for their meet at New London-
Spicer HS

Sat 1/22 – The bus for Knowledge Bowl will leave at 6:15 AM for their meet at Lac Qui Parle Valley
HS

Sat 1/22 – The bus for V/B/C Boys Basketball will leave at 3:15 for their games at BOLD in Bird Island