LESTER PRAIRIE, MN –
Lester Prairie School Bulletin
April 24, 2014
Menu: Spaghetti with Meat or Plain Sauce & Garlic Bread or Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Coleslaw, Cooked
Carrots, Fresh Fruit, Milk
Thursday and Friday’s lunch menu will be switched.
Friday: Cheese, Sausage, or Pepperoni Pizza, Cooked Carrots, Lettuce Salad, Fruit, Milk
Yesterday a Lester Prairie resident came to our school at dismissal time. She was impressed how polite the
students were to her as they were leaving the building. Some of the students held the door as she entered and
she commented on their good manners. You are always in the public eye and are being noticed. Keep up the
good work and continue to show your “BULLDOG PRIDE” in and out of school!!!!
Track practice at HT today.
The JV baseball game @ Mound-Westonka has been rescheduled for May 19th at 4:15 Bus times will be 2:45
HT / 3:00 LP.
The JH baseball and softball games for today have been canceled.
Please stay tuned for further rescheduling and cancellations of today’s games.
The knowledge bowl banquet will be held on Sunday, May 4 at 6 00 p.m. at Unhinged Pizza in Glencoe. Cost is
approximately $10 per person. Parents and siblings are welcome. Any questions, please contact Jenni Sebora
Please join us at the Lester Prairie Prom Grand March on Saturday, April 26th at 5:30 p.m. in the Lester Prairie
Prom picture forms can be picked up in the office. The picture times will be 4:00-4:30 for Juniors and 4:30-
5:00 for Seniors.
JUNIORS: The Clubs Choice Fundraiser will be delivered TODAY. Pick up in Mr. Bjork’s room at 2:50.
Make sure you have arranged for pick up, storage, and prompt delivery since most of the items are frozen.
Everything must be picked up on Thursday by 3:15.
The Lester Prairie Ambassadors and the Lester Prairie Fire Department are hosting a Community Breakfast,
May 4 from 9 a.m. to12:30 p.m. at Lester Prairie City Hall. Come support these two organizations, learn about
fire safety in the Meeker/McLeod County fire safety trailer and have your picture taken with some of the fire
trucks and/or the ambassador parade float. Tickets are $6.00 for adults and $4.00 for children 6 to 12. Bring
Head Start Open House TONIGHT from 6-7 pm in the Preschool Classroom
Come and see what Early Head Start and Head Start is all about!
If you know of anyone that may benefit from the Head Start program, please let them know about the event.
Any questions please call Norena at 320-220-2279 or the Head Start office at 320-235-0850
**Change of Time** The parent meeting for students going on the Chicago Band Trip will be on April 28th at
8:00 p.m. A parent/guardian will need to attend.
Anyone interested in trying out for Football Cheerleading next year needs to attend a mandatory sign –up
meeting on Sunday, April 27th at 6:00 p.m. in the Lester Prairie High School Library. Girls must be in grades 9-
12 next school year. This will be an informational meeting regarding try-outs, team rules and schedules. Try-
outs will be held in May. Please call Christine Dammann with any questions you may have 320-395-2858.
Hope to see you there, GO BULLDOGS!!
We will have homework help after school every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:00 – 4:15. All grades are
welcome to attend.
After Prom will be decorating the week of April 22-25. The stage will be off limits starting all day on Tuesday,
April 22. The gym will be off-limits starting at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23 through Saturday, April 26.
On Friday all sports players need to take their items with them from locker rooms and lockers because you WIL
NOT be able to get anything when you come back after your practice or events on Friday. The lockers and
locker rooms will not be accessible after 3:00 on Friday.
After Prom Decorating:
Thursday, April 24 – gym – 8:00 a.m. until ?
Friday, April 25 – gym – 8:00 a.m. until ?
Lobby – 3:00 – ?
If you want to help, please stop in. Parents, please check into the office first if you are helping during school
hours. Students may help if they have a study hall or if the teachers let you leave class. Please check in with
Lisa Feltmann if your are excused to help decorate. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!
Keaveny Drug Store in Winsted has an opening for part time work at their store. The job would be for 9-12
hours a week, probably Monday, Thursday and Friday and maybe an occasional Saturday. It is better in the
applicant is not in extra curricular activities and must be able to drive and be flexible with hours. Other duties
include running the till, taking out garbage and lift large items. Please stop at Keaveny Drug, 150 Main Ave.,
Winsted to pick up an application. Please call 320-485-2555 if you have any questions.
Interested in Business as a career? or, Want to learn a little more about the business world? The Minnesota
Business Venture is a one-week investment that pays dividends for life! Minnesota Business Venture is a one-
of-a-kind summer program that offers firsthand business world experience. At MBV, you will: Get a taste of
college life by living on campus for a week, gain leadership experience to set yourself apart, explore potential
college and career paths, learn how to run your own business, network with professionals from top MN
businesses (get an internship or a job), have fun and meet new people. This opportunity is open to students
interested in business completing grades 9-12. The fee is $150 if applications are submitted by April 18th, the
entire camp costs over $1,000, but is offset thanks to the businesses involved. See Mr. Schmidt if you would
like more information! This is a great opportunity and chance to get into the business world with your feet on
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 & working, the early bird entrance rate is $150.
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.
The Weight Room is open after school Monday – Thursday from 3:15 – 4:15.
Please remember if you receive free or reduced lunches you automatically get breakfast FREE.
“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!”
For Lester Prairie Education Association, enter program code D1602