Lester Prairie School Bulletin, May 25

Lester Prairie School Bulletin

May 25, 2022


Today’s Menu: Sloppy Joe on a Bun or Deli Sandwich, Carrot Sticks, Steamed Green Beans, Fruit, Milk

Tomorrow’s Menu: Mini Corndogs or Deli Sandwich, Lettuce Salad, Steamed Corn, Fruit, Milk


Important Notes and  Reminders:


The last day of school for students in Kindergarten through 11th grade will be Friday, May 27th which is a full day of school.


Congratulations 7th Grade Class. There will be a treat today at lunch for the 7th grade winning the Spring Food Drive. Thank you for all your support!


There will be a class meeting of the Sophomore class tomorrow,  Thursday May 26, 2022, at 8:00 a.m. in Mr. Bjork’s room (Room 111). We will be discussing concession plans for next fall.


CHANGE OF DATE:  Elementary Track and Field day will be tomorrow, Thursday 5/26.  K-6 will participate in Tug of War, Relay Race, 50 yd. dash, Softball Throw, Frisbee Throw, Egg Race, and a Kickball Game. 3rd-6th grade will partake in a water balloon fight. So please Parents/Guardians send your student/s will either a change of clothes or a towel to dry off with after. After we are done with our events each student will get a Freezee. If you have any questions please feel free to contact me. Katelyn Gosh, Physical and Health Education Teacher  320-395-2521, ex 1172 gosh@lp.k12.mn.us


A set of earbuds was turned in Thursday a.m., found in the fitness center. See Ms. Wolff to identify &claim.


Below is the link for parents to order Prom Portraits…



Make sure you mark your summer calendars for Lester Prairie Days on July 15 and 16th!  There will be lots of fun activities, great food, and a parade and fireworks on Saturday night.  In order to make sure Prairie Days is successful, lots of volunteers are needed!  This is a great way for students to volunteer in the community.  Help is needed to set-up on Thursday evening, help with games and activities on Friday and Saturday, and help take down on Sunday.  You can check out the volunteer sign-up list at this link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/8050c4fa9ab2fa7f49-prairie1 or go to the Prairie Days website:  https://lpprairiedays.weebly.com/   The website will be updated with the whole schedule of events, once finalized.  We hope to see you at Prairie Days this summer!

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It’s Yearbook time!  Get your 2022 yearbook for $55.  Personalization and icons are available for an additional charge.  Forms were sent home with elementary students and high school students can pick up a form in the office or on Ms. Stender’s door.  Books can also be ordered online ($2.00 charge) at https://jostensyearbooks.com/?REF=A04066400


Session Two of Classroom Driver Education will be held 8:00-11:00 AM Tuesday May 31 – Saturday June 4 and Monday June 6 – Friday June 10. You must attend all 10 classes. Registration forms are available in the school entrance and may be returned to the school office. Cost is $120. Scholarships are not available for Driver Ed. Contact Bill Neubarth (bneubarth@lp.k12.mn.us) with any questions.


Looking for host families! Make an International Student’s Dream Come True! EF High School Exchange Year connects volunteer host families with students from Europe and Asia.  You get to choose the student that would fit best with your family’s activities and interests.  Michelle Kiefer is a local International Exchange Coordinator and can help you find the perfect student. You can call or text her to find out how to bring the world to your home, school and community. Her number is 507-430-2280.


United Way of McLeod County has Activities Scholarships available for K-12 students who reside in McLeod County. There are income guidelines to qualify. These scholarships can be used for school athletics and activities and community ed offerings (except Driver Ed).  Scholarship applications are available in the school entrance and must be turned in to the school office when registering for activities.


Activities and Sports:


2022-23 Sports Physical forms are available in the school entrance or can be downloaded from the LP Activities website. All incoming 7th graders who will participate in a school sport next year will need this physical form. An updated physical form is due every 3 years.


Mark your calendar! The 2022-23 Athletics/Activities participant/parent meeting will be held on Monday August 1 at 6:30 PM. This meeting is for any 7-12th grade student who plans to participate in a school-sponsored sport or activity during the 2022-23 school year. This meeting will cover MSHSL rules, LP expectations, and the registration process.


Summer Speed & Strength Camp registration forms are available in the school entrance or in Coach Kapping’s room. Speed & Strength is open to incoming 7th-12th graders. There is no fee to participate in this summer’s program, but you must be registered. The registration deadline is Thursday, May 26.

Basketball camp for incoming 7-12th grade boys is June 6-9.Registration forms available in the school entrance.


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Friday, May 27

Full day of School


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