Lester Prairie School Bulletin, May 9

Lester Prairie School Bulletin

May 9, 2022



Today’s Menu: Chicken Tenders with Bread or Deli Sandwich, Carrot Sticks, Steamed Peas, Fruit, Milk

 Tomorrow’s Menu:  Chicken Fajita in a Soft Shell with Cheese or Deli Sandwich, Lettuce Salad, Tomatoes, Steamed Mixed Vegetables, Fruit, Milk

Important Notes and  Reminders:

The end of year band concert is TONIGHT at 7:30pm in the North gym. It will involve fifth grade band, junior high and senior high and jazz band. Fifth and Junior High students should wear white on top/black on the bottom and Senior High should wear all black. Students should be in the band room at 7pm.

The elementary concert will take place Thursday, May 12 at 7:00.

There will be a table set up with lost and found items at the concert tonight and again on Thursday night’s concert.  Please take a moment to look for lost items.  Thanks!

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.

 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

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.

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.

Activities and Sports:

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 are available in the school entrance.

Summer Job Opportunity:  Youth baseball and softball umpires needed for summer leagues from mid May to late July.  Girls and boys age 16 and older are eligible.  We will be offering an umpire clinic this year to cover the basics for those interested.  Get paid and help out the area youth teams at the same time.  If interested, contact Jeff Engen at 612-309-7117 or engenjeff@hotmail.com  or call or text Chris Dressen at 612-799-8195.  Also needed, any interested youth willing to help out/mentor the pre-school and kindergarten t-ball teams. Contact Jeff Engen for details.

Mon 5/9 – B Baseball players are dismissed at 2:30 for their game against NYAC in New Germany. The bus will leave at 2:45.

Mon 5/9 – V Baseball players are dismissed at 2:45 for their game against NYAC

Tue 5/10 – Girls Golfers are dismissed at 11:55 AM for their meet at Le Sueur Country Club. The bus will leave from Mayer Lutheran at 12:25.

Tue 5/10 – Track participants are dismissed at 2:15 for their meet at GSL. The bus will leave at 2:30

Tue 5/10 – JH Softball players are dismissed at 2:45 for their games at Le Sueur-Henderson. Bus leaves at 3:00.

Tue 5/10 – V/B Softball players are dismissed at 2:50 for their games against Le Sueur-Henderson

Tue 5/10 – The bus for V/B Baseball will leave at 3:15 for their games at Mayer Lutheran.

Thu 5/12 – V/B Baseball players are dismissed at 1:55 for their games against Sibley East. Bus leaves at 2:10.

Thu 5/12 – V/B Softball players are dismissed at 2:25 for their games at Belle Plaine. The bus will leave at 2:40.

Fri 5/13 – The bus for C Baseball will leave at 3:15 for their game at Sibley East


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