Archive for Winsted

Holy Trinity High School plans drivers education course

WINSTED, MN – Holy Trinity is looking at holding a drivers education class March 9-13 and 16-20. There must be 6 students signed up in order to hold the class, so if you are interested in taking the class please pick up a registration form from the office.

Lunch for Today: Pork Rib/Bun, Potato Rounds, Fruit, Milk

2:15 – All school Living Rosary in gym – drop 8th period

Tomorrow’s dress up day is Disney Character/Movie Day. Also there will be donuts, juice and coffee for parents, students and staff in the cafeteria from 7:30-8:00am.

Mrs. Kahle needs one more student council worker in the concession stand for the late shift of the boys BB game this Thursday night as well as people to help clean up.  This is the last game at HT, so your help will be greatly appreciated.  Thanks to all the student council members who have worked so far this year!!

There is a sign-up sheet posted by the concession stand for students going on the fine arts trip to work at the paper drive on Feb. 7th.

Here’s the 2nd clue for the Medallion Hunt:

The medallion is small and round in shape

It could be almost anywhere.

If your locker is on the very 1st floor

Your aren’t going to need many stairs.

Clues will be posted around school each day until the medallion is found.

Construction trades job fair Jan. 31; includes tour of RAM Buildings

McLEOD COUNTY, MN – American Workshop is working with local contractors in McLeod, Wright, and Carver counties to bring a series of job fairs to highlight career options and immediate jobs in the construction and building trades. The first event is set for Saturday, Jan. 31 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the Hutchinson Event Center, followed by a tour of RAM Buildings, Inc. in Winsted from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The job fairs are open for all ages, including high school students.

To register, go to

Additional Job Fairs are scheduled for February 14, March 14, April 11, and May 9 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at locations around the region including Howard Lake, Glencoe, Buffalo, and Delano.

The series will include an open house for an American Workshop Career Education program at Lester Prairie High School. The class will run eight hours a day, four days a week, for 18 days starting Monday, June 8. Students can get a head start on this training by participating in pre-course modules at Lester Prairie High School once a month on Saturday afternoons.

To learn more, e-mail or call (612) 321-8390.

Wildcats annual meeting Saturday, Jan. 31

The annual meeting of the Winsted Wildcats Baseball Club will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Blue Note, Winsted. Anyone interested is encouraged to attend.

Holy Trinity High School Jan. 26 announcements

WINSTED, MN – Lunch for Today: Hot Ham/Cheese, Green Beans, Fruit, Milk

Lunch Servers for the week: Nathaniel Hausladen and Zach Siepker

Thanks to all the students that volunteered for the Family Fun Fest last Saturday night. We had a great turn out and it was a huge success, and we couldn’t have done it without all of our student volunteers. Be sure to fill out your service hour report. If you stayed until 9:00 to clean up you earn 3 service hours. If you left early—only 2 service hours. Mrs. Kahle can sign all of your forms.

9:45 – assembly to announce SnoFest Royalty

3:30 – BBB practice at HT

4:30 – JHBB – A – Waconia – players should take the practice shuttle over to LP

6/6/7:30 – GBB – A – ACGC – bus leaves at 4:15

Tomorrow’s dress up day is Redneck/Flannel Day!

Mrs. Kahle is looking for 3 volunteers to go to the food shelf next Tuesday, Feb. 3rd. If you are interested please let her know. Your grades must be in good standing in order to volunteer.

The SnoFest dance is a week from this Friday, Feb. 6th at Lester Prairie. The dance will begin after the boys basketball game that evening. It will be a “black light” dance, so be sure to wear white or neon so your clothes glow in the black light. Cost of the dance will be $4.00.

HLWW High School daily bulletin Monday, Jan. 26


LAKER UPDATE – Monday, January 26, 2015


Happy Paraprofessionals Week!

We appreciate everything you do for the students and staff here at HLWW!


ON THE MENU: Pasta with Meat Sauce or Chicken Alfredo with Steamed Broccoli

BOYS BASKETBALL: The JV and Varsity teams defeated Milaca on Saturday. Both teams play at home tonight against the International School of MN. (No C-Squad game)


GIRLS BASKETBALL: The Varsity girls defeated Maple Lake on Friday night but lost to Milaca on Saturday.


WRESTLING: The Lakers placed 5th at their home invite on Saturday. Garrett Schanus was the only Laker Champion. Skyler Dacus placed 3rd, Dylan Pelnis and Andrew Kieser placed 4th Ryan Tuchtenhagen, Garrett Grimler, and Elijah Riemer placed 5th. The 9th graders wrestle at Glencoe-Silver Lake tonight.


WORK PROGRAM: There is a mandatory Work Program meeting for all students currently enrolled in Work Program on TODAY during 7


SPEECH: There is a team meeting in Mrs. Byrne’s room TODAY after school


PROM COMMITTEE: There is a meeting in Mrs. Byrne’s room this Thursday at 7:30 a.m.


LAKER GAMES: Laker Games will take place on Saturday, January 31 at 4:00 p.m. at the high school. Put together a team of 6 (any ages) for a fun evening of mental, strategic and physical activities! Registration forms are available in the high school office or by emailing Rita Moravec at


PARENTS/ACTIVITY PARTICIPANTS: Reminder that if a student will not be riding the bus to or from an event they need to have a “Contest Travel Release” form filled out, signed by the parent and on file in the activities office prior to dismissal of school on the day of the contest! This form is available in the high school office and online on the school’s Activity webpage.


COLLEGE FINANCIAL AID SEMINAR: This program is geared toward parents of high school students and will give attendees a clearer understanding of the financial aid process. Some of the content included is an explanation of the college financial aid application and how income and assets affects eligibility, Wednesday, January 28 at 7 pm in the High School FACS room. No fee if registered by January 20 and $7 after January 20. Presented by Luke Gagnon and Brian Marketon, Financial Advisors. Preregister required with Community Education, 320-543-3600


STUDENTS: After Prom needs 7 girls to be in the fashion show for the Prom Boutique on Feb. 1st at 10am. You will need to pick a dress to wear next week by Friday. Please contact Nancy Decker-Miller at 612-590-9287 for details (can text her) or let Cozette Eastman or Taylor Smida know.


PROM BOUTIQUE FUNDRAISER: After prom is hosting a prom boutique on Sunday, February 1 from 10am–5pm at the Howard Lake Community Center (above the library). Come SELL or SHOP for dresses/accessories for Prom or Snowfest 2015! It is $5.00 to consign/sell unlimited dresses, shoes and accessories. Sellers price their own items and After Prom receives 20% of sales. Consignment items must be dropped off prior to the sale on the following dates (Jan 24 10:00-12:00, Jan 25 12:00-2:00, Jan 26 3:00-5:00, Jan 27-30 5:00-7:00 at the high school commons or Jan 31 4:00-6:00 at the HL Community Center). Dresses must be clean, odor-free and on a hanger and jewelry needs to be in zip-lock bags. All shoppers will be eligible for prize drawings for prom services. This is a cash only sale. Any questions or to make special pick-up/drop-off arrangements please contact Nancy Decker-Miller 612-590-9287 or Chris Stueven 612-716-6959.


ACTIVITY SCHEDULES: To find our activity schedules online go to the HLWW district website and click on “Activities”. Then in the middle of the page click on “Activities Schedule”. That will bring up the weekly schedule for all the activities. If you would like to view a season schedule for a specific activity, then find that activity on the right-hand side, check it and click “View”. There is also an “Activity Schedule Parent Guide”under the “Forms and Links” section of the Activities page for you to reference.


DAILY ACTIVITY LINE: For a voice message of the daily activity contests (high school and junior high), please call 320-543-3900 ext 7. This is will updated with any cancellations, postponements, etc as soon as they are known.


STUDENTS: Reminder that if you are going on vacation, you need to pick up a pre-arrangement form in the office for your parents to sign. This needs to be approved by the principal before you go!


FITNESS CENTER HOURS: The Fitness Center is open for use Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 2:35 – 4:30pm, and Wednesday and Friday from 2:35 – 4:00 pm.


AFTER PROM: The next After-Prom meeting will be Tuesday, Feb. 10th at 6:30 pm in the high school commons. This is a non-profit organization made up of volunteer parents that fundraise during the school year in order to provide a safe place for students to go after prom. Prom is May 2, 2015 this coming year. If you are interested in helping or being involved with this committee, please contact Nancy Decker-Miller (612-590-9287 or or Stacey Smida (612-203-9089 or


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Monday 1/26

BBB @ Home

7/8/9 Wrest @ GSL

Tuesday 1/27

WREST @ Home


Wednesday 1/28

Knowledge Bowl @ Kimball

Thursday 1/29

GBB @ Home

WREST @ Delano

JV Speech @ Buffalo

Friday 1/30

BBB @ Home One

Sat. 1/31

Act @ Annandale

Speech @ Cathedral

Laker Games @ HS



2/12/2015 Navy Irving Mendez 11:30 am Commons

3/12/2015 Navy Irving Mendez 11:30 am Commons

4/9/2015 Navy Irving Mendez 11:30 am Commons

5/15/2015 Navy Irving Mendez 11:30 am Commons





‘Family Time’ magazine is Herald Journal’s newest special publication

McLEOD, CARVER, WRIGHT COUNTIES, MN – A new, free magazine called “Family Time” was recently mailed to people with children in the area of western Carver, eastern McLeod, southern Wright, and eastern Meeker counties.

If you know anyone else who would like to receive Family Time, call the Herald Journal at (320) 485-2535 or sign up at

Herald Journal's new Family Time magazine

Herald Journal’s new Family Time magazine