Lester Prairie school bulletin Wednesday, Jan. 2

LESTER PRAIRIE, MN – Lester Prairie school bulletin Wednesday, Jan. 2.

Menu: Mashed Potatoes & Gravy with Hamburger or Chicken, Steamed Vegetables, Raw Carrots, Fresh Fruit,

C/JV/V Girls Basketball Practice is in LP today from 3:30 – 5:30.

Concessions for GBB on Thursday- Nick, Trace, Donavan.  Please be here by 5:45.  If you can’t come, you need
to find a substitute!  Thanks~

5th – 8th grade band students:  Please come to make-up lessons if you have missed any.

KC Free Throw Contest!
Come try your skill with a chance to advance!
WHO:  Boys & Girls ages 10 – 14    ( FREE!!!!)
WHEN: Signup @ Noon, Contest starts at 12:30 Sunday, January 20th, 2013
WHERE:  Holy Trinity High School Gym, Winsted
QUESTIONS:  Call Mr. Brian Anderson @ 320-395-2806

Joe Scoblic’s sister passed away over the Christmas break.  Please keep the family in your prayers.

LPAfter Prom Party Meeting:  Mark you calendars – We will have our next after prom party meeting on
Wednesday, January 23 at 6:30 in the school library.  All parents are invited to attend and help plan the after
prom party.  If you have any questions, please contact Karla Heigl or Kelli Machemehl.
There is a track and field sign up sheet in the office.

Community Problem Solvers -  Renee, Elizabeth, and Wyatt are scheduled for selling on Friday, January 4th.  If
you cannot make your shift, please find someone to cover for you.   -Ms. Edlund

TRAP TEAM:  ALL tickets and money need to be turned in  to Mr. Bjork by Wednesday January 16th.  If
anyone has unsold tickets that you know for sure you are not going to sell, get them to Mr. Bjork as soon as

Wanted ASAP:  Two side chairs for the one-act play.  Please contact Mrs. Buckentin if you have any available.

Hot chocolate and cookies will be sold every Monday and Friday by the high school office.  All funds raised
will go towards building an ice skating rink and warming house in town.  Please help the Future Problem
Solvers finish their project by buying some yummy treats!  Hot chocolate is $1.00 and cookies are $0.50 each.

January 4 is the sub-regions at SWSU in Marshall for junior high Knowledge Bowl.  Please excuse the
following studnts that day:  Harley Hentges, Jamie DeBruyckere, Kenda Ziermann, Abbi Schultz, Katie McBee,
Andrew Jackson, Callie Sebora, Maggie Piehl, Arlene Nowak, Emily Schultz, Emily Williams.  The bus will
leave at 6:30 a.m.  Please get pink slips for your teachers prior to the trip.

Juniors and Seniors:  Remember that open lunch is a privilege.  Juniors you are able to go to the front entry
lobby area, seniors you are allowed to be in the senior hallway.  Please remember there are classes going on in
the High School hallway and we need to eliminate the noise in this area.  Please see Mr. Schmidt if you have

We have a collection box at school for used indoor and outdoor Christmas lights.  You may also include power
cords that you no longer use or need.  We will continue collecting lights through the end of January.

We would like to remind students that proper attire for grade 6 and up PE classes is shorts, t-shirt and gym
shoes.  Students not wearing proper shoes will not be able to participate. Thanks!~ Mr. Weber, Mr. Neubarth

Attention:  anyone interested in teaching swimming lessons this summer at the Lester Prairie Pool, there will be
a WSI class offered at GSL this winter.  Class dates are January 5, 12, 19, and 26.  Classes are held from 10:00
am to 4:00 pm.  The class cost is $159.  You are able to register on line through the GSL community ed.
webpage or in person at the Panther Fieldhouse located at the GSL High School.

Parents and Families:
I have some information for a fundraiser we will be doing for the elementary.  It is no risk and no obligation.  It
is through schoolstore.net.  It only takes about 5 minutes to participate, we earn money all year long, students
earn prizes, and it is easy and safe.

Schoolstore.com is an online shopping mall with over 400 merchants including Sears, Target, Office Depot,
Wal-Mart, Disney Store… When our family and friends make purchases from these companies, our school earns
money.  Please help to spread the word of this, and I will place a parent information packet in each of your
mailboxes to hand out to students.  This is a continuous fundraiser. It is along the lines of box tops, receipts, and
other continuous fundraisers.  Ideally this would help pick up some of the slack of these fundraisers and help
our school out in this area.  We will use this to fund various elementary activities and initiatives.

Let me know if you have questions and if you have not finished your Christmas shopping or if you do other
shopping online, check out schoolstore.net and use our school code of 4903.

Here is the link to show your kids the video when you hand out the flyers for schoolstore.com.  The video is just
under 5 minutes long.


Another fundraiser;
Please remember to help out our friends at Prairie Market as they help to provide educational equipment for our
school through the Register Tape Giving Foundation.  Please place your receipts in the container at Prairie
Market as they help out our school.  Also, a note went home with elementary students on Friday for a chance to
win a $500 grocery gift card plus an iPod shuffle if you turn in your receipt tapes by January 15th with the entry
form attached.  Entry forms can be found at Prairie Market and also the school can provide them if needed.
Please call the office at 320-395-2521 with any questions. Thanks! ~ Mr. Schmidt

Looking for the next Junior Ambassador! (Girls in grades 5-8 ). Parents, teachers and others in the
community can nominate these girls if they feel they would represent LP in a positive way. There are
informational forms in the office. Girls, please tell us about you and what you love about LP! We will be taking
applications/nominations through December and pick a winner in February. You will win: a crown, $100 to go
shopping with the current royalty and honored at snow fest and the coronation at LP Days in July. You must
attend LP public school or home schooled in the LP district. These girls are kind, generous,  outgoing and
believe in a good education!

PE ski trip on Jan. 15:  There are still some students who need to turn in their ski forms and money.

Homework Help has started again!  Homework Help is open to anyone in grades K-12.  It will take place from
3-4 p.m. on Monday-Thursday.  We will try to have a teacher and at least one para there each night.  Students
must stay from 3-4 p.m. if they are signed up or if they sign up on their own so the staff can focus on helping
and not checking students in or out. Homework help will take place in the media center.

Lester Prairie High School

Weekly Activities Schedule December 1st – January 5th

Wednesday, January 2 Practices:  C/JV/V girls basketball in LP, C/JV/V boys
basketball at HT
Shuttle bus schedule: LP – HT 3:05/ HT – LP 3:20
LP – HT 5:30/HT – LP 5:45

Thursday, January 3  C Girls Basketball vs. Waconia in LP 4:30 pm
JV/V Girls Basketball vs. New Life in LP 6:00/7:30 pm
Wrestling  vs. Hutch/Waconia in Glencoe 6:00 pm
Practices:  JH girls in LP, JH boys at HT, C/JV/V boys at
Shuttle bus schedule: LP – HT 3:05/HT – LP 3:20
LP – HT 6:30/HT – LP 6:45

Friday, January 4  Knowledge Bowl @ Marshall 9:00 am
*Bus time:  HT 6:30/LP 6:45 am
C/JV/V Boys Basketball @ New Life 4:45/6:00/7:30 pm
*Bus time:  LP 3:00/HT 3:15 (dismiss at 2:50)
Practices:  JH girls in LP, JH boys at HT, C/JV/V girls in
Shuttle bus schedule:  LP – HT 3:05/HT – LP 3:20
LP – HT 6:30/HT – LP 6:45

Saturday, January 5  Knowledge Bowl @ LQPV 9:00 am
*Bus time:  6:30 am
Wrestling @ Ogilvie Tournament 10:00 am
C Boys Basketball @ HLWW tournament 10:15 am
*Bus time:  LP 8:45/HT 9:00 am
C Girls Basketball @ Mayer Lutheran 12:00 pm
*Bus time:  HT 11:00/LP 11:15

**Schedule is subject to change**


“Fill the Gym Night-TOMORROW!”

Thursday, January 3rd, Lester Prairie Gym

JV Game-6:00 p.m.
Varsity Game-7:30 p.m.

The First 100 students (grades K-12) attending Thursday’s game will receive a Bulldog Foam Finger
Paw Print!!!  They will be given away starting at 6:00 p.m. there will also be a half court shot contest
during half time of the Varsity game, $1 buys you a shot at a Bulldog Booster prize.


Sponsored by the Lester Prairie Booster Club
Reminder: Kids in 5th grade and under, must be accompanied by an adult.

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