LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie School Bulletin April 17, 2015
Menu: Chicken Patty on a Bun or Fish Sandwich, Peas, Fresh Fruit, Lettuce Salad with Cucumbers, Peas, Milk
Please dismiss the Girls’ Varsity Softball players at 1:55 today for a game vs. West Lutheran. Thanks!
The last day to order your 2015 high school yearbook is Friday, April 24, 2015.
The Lester Prairie Foundation for Education would like to thank everyone who helped to make the 2015
Bulldog Bash a huge success! If you purchased a ticket, donated items, purchased items, or spread the good
word about our event, you are a part of this. Over $27,000 was our profit! This money will go towards a new
set of 30 chrome books and charging cart and also the continuation of our classroom teacher grants given out
each fall. The board members of the Foundation would like to thank everyone for their continued support of
this fun event. We look forward to next year’s Bash!
Band Students: Please get your raffle items turned in by TODAY, Friday, April 17th so tickets can be made.
Themes are 6th-8th Grade: Family Fun, 9th: Lazy Saturday, 10th:Camping/Grilling, 11th: Summer Fun, 12th:
Students in grades 5-7-Please get your registration sheets for band/choir/both into the office or Mrs. Helland.
There are extra forms in the office.
The Driver’s Ed class starting in May is FULL. No more registrations will be taken.
YOUTH BASEBALL/SOFTBALL UMPIRES.**Note date change**
Lester Prairie Youth Baseball/Softball will be offering an umpire clinic to those interested in being an umpire
for youth baseball and softball games this summer. The clinic will be on Sunday, May 3rd from 6pm to 7:30pm
and will be held at Bulldog Field by the Lester Prairie pool. This umpire clinic is required for anyone that has
not umpired before and will be a good refresher for those that have umpired in the past. The clinic will cover
the basics of umpiring youth games along with techniques, positioning and some hands on learning. This clinic
is open to girls and boys 8th grade and older. There is no fee for this clinic. A signup sheet is located in the
office. If you have any questions, please call Jeff Engen at 320-395-9839 or 612-309-7117 or email at
The 26th annual “We C.A.R.E. About Our Kids” day will be held on Saturday, April 18 at the Hutchinson Mall.
There will be ongoing activities from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. There will be a fire engine, squad car, ambulance,
horse posse, face painting, caricatures, fingerprinting with the Sheriff’s Office, parenting resources booth, Misty
Creek Ranch petting zoo, music, magician and prizes. They will also be collecting donations for the food shelf.
Lester Prairie Fire Department together with the Lester Prairie Ambassadors is sponsoring a community
breakfast April 19th from 9:00 to 12:30 at the Lester Prairie City Hall. Menu will consist of eggs, pancakes,
sausages, toast, coffee and milk. Fire Department will have equipment and displays for the public and the
Ambassadors will have pictures to look at and the Prairie Days schedule will also be available.
Grandparents’ Day will be held on Friday, May 1 for the grandparents of students in grades K-5. Grandparents
should report to the gym for the program that begins at 1:30.
Lester Prairie School is up for one of the Pennies for Patients Fun & Funky Awards on Facebook! Comment
and share for more votes to win a $25 Target Gift Card!
The Lester Prairie Kid’s Depot is looking for some new items for students to use. Here is a list of things they
are looking for. Colors of duct tape, wallets/purses for playtime, markers, crayons, paint, different (board/card)
games, legos. If you are interested in donating some items to Kid’s Depot please drop them off in the Lester
Prairie School office with a note making them for Kid’s Depot. Thank you,
The Knowledge Bowl banquet will be held on Sunday, May 3 at 5:30 p.m. at Unhinged Pizza in Glencoe. The
cost of buffet is $11.99 per person. Parents/family welcome. Contact Coach Sebora if you have questions.
Coupons for Circus Pages are available in the office. The circus will be at the McLeod Co. Fairgrounds in
Hutchinson on Thursday, April 23 at 4:30 and 7:30. Coupons are for 2 free children age 14 and under per
paying adult. More information may be found at www.circuspages.com
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.
The Lester Prairie Booster Club will be opening the concession stand down at the ball fields in Lester Prairie at
most home Baseball and Softball Games. Hot Dogs, Gatorade, Water, Pop and snacks will be available. Thank
you for supporting the Booster Club.
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
Detention will be with Mrs. Klobe the week of April 20. Detention will only be held after school on Tuesday
and before and after school on Wednesday.
Please return ice packs to the office when you are done with them. Our supply is low. Thanks!
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
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 : firstname.lastname@example.org
April 19th there will be a Candidate informational meeting for the LP Ambassador program. It’s a time for
questions and answers. You can get an application or turn one in. Please come if you are interested in running
for this position and for those of you who already handed in an application. City Hall at 12:30 pm- after the
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.
5K Walk/Run: Help Common Cup Ministry serve those in need. Come out and exercise on the Luce Line Trail
on May 9. Registration is at 8:30 at the Masonic West River Park Shelter (1003 Les Kouba Parkway NW in
Hutchinson) and the 5K Walk begins at 10:00 followed by the 5K Run at 10:30. For information contact Ralph
Johnson at 320-587-6733. Sponsored by Common Cup Ministry
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.
Homework Help goes from 3:00 – 5:00 on Mondays and Wednesdays. Students in Homework Help should
have work to complete.
Prom week is around the corner. The After-Prom will be decorating the stage, gym and lobby during the
following days and times. These areas are off-limits at these times:
Stage: Monday – Saturday, April 20 – 25 – All day
Gym: Wednesday – Saturday, April 22-25 – All day
Lobby: Friday – Saturday, April 24 & 25 – Friday beginning at 3:00 and all of Saturday
After Prom is looking for volunteers on Wednesday, April 22 after school to help with the prep of the gym
The After Prom decorating committee is asking that all students who have games on Friday, April 24 take all of
their belongings with them or put them in their vehicles. Please take your locker and locker room belongs with
you as you will not be able to get back in. Thank you!
After Prom is asking anyone that would like to help decorate, here are the following times:
Wednesday, April 22 – 3:00 p.m. – ?
Thursday, April 23 – 9:00 a.m. – ?
Friday, April 24 – 9:00 – ? – Gym
3:00 p.m. – ? – Lobby
If you are willing to help, we appreciate it! Please check in at the office if you are volunteering during school
hours. Thank you!
PHOTOS FOR THE GRAND MARCH VIDEO: Before Grand March a video is shown with pictures
submitted by the prom attendees. If an attendee(LPHS students only) wishes to be included, they must turn in
pictures during Prom registration (put name on pictures so they can be returned) OR preferably submit pictures
electronically to email@example.com by Friday April 17, 2015 (DEADLINE EXTENDED.) Do not
submit more than 6 pictures. Suggestions for pictures; baby/childhood, school/senior picture, pictures with
friends, family etc. A Prom DVD that will include this picture video, Grand March, Prom Banquet and some of
the After Prom Party will be available for purchase at a later date. Watch school announcements for details.
There are prom picture forms in the office. Please get one if you are interested in ordering pictures. Thanks!
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 Junior Prom Committee and After Prom Committee are looking for Staff Members/adult volunteers to be in
the dunk tank at the After Prom Party. If you are interested please see Mrs. Mattson for more details. Thanks!
If anyone has some white Christmas lights that they are willing to let the Jr. Class borrow for prom, please label
them and hand them into the office. Thank you!
Friday, Apr 17, 2015
e Event Details 3:15p
Theater – Spring Play Practice Lester Prairie – Stage
Softball – Practice 9-12 Lester Prairie Bulldog Field
Track – Practice Lester Prairie High School
Softball:Girls Varsity Game Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity vs. West Lutheran @ Plymouth Creek Playfield
Bus: 2:05 LP / 2:20 HT
Baseball:Boys Junior High Game Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City vs. Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity @ Lester Lions Field
Baseball:Boys Varsity Game vs. Eden Valley-Watkins @ Lester Prairie – Municipal Field
Baseball:Boys JV Game vs. Eden Valley-Watkins @ Winsted – Denis M. Campbell Field
Softball:Girls Junior High Game Atwater-Cosmos-Grove City vs. Lester Prairie/Holy Trinity @ Winsted Field
Saturday, Apr 18, 2015
Time Event Details Theater – Spring Play Pracitice (Cancelled) Lester Prairie – Stage
CE – Saturday Baseball Lester Prairie Gym
Sunday, Apr 19, 2015
e Event Details 3:00
Cheer informational meeting Media Center
Trap Shooting – Trap Shoot Lester Prairie Sportsmen’s Club