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
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
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 : email@example.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-