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February 15, 2017

Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School

Chinese & Korean New Year Celebrations

2017 Chinese New Year

 

On January 28 a number of KML's international students and their host families attended a special worship service and potluck to celebrate the Chinese New Year at St. John's Lutheran Church, Wauwatosa, where they were able to enjoy lots of good food and hear God's Word in their native language.

 

The Chinese and Korean New Year was also celebrated at KML from January 30 - February 3 with fun lunchtime activities such as trivia and chopstick challenges between our international students and their American friends.

Gifted in Music and Song

 2017 Jazz Fest

 

The KML Jazz Band recently participated in the annual Jazz Fest at Wisconsin Lutheran College with three of those students also representing KML in this year's Honors Jazz Ensemble.

 

Additionally, 12 KML choir students were chosen to participate in the East Central Conference Honor Choir at Berlin High School on January 28.

 

Congratulations to all of these talented musicians and singers!

Call News

On February 6, the KML General Board issued a call to Mr. Justin Liepert to teach English and oversee the KML drama department, replacing Mrs. Erin Laabs upon her move to Minnesota this coming summer. Mr. Liepert currently teaches at Winnebago Lutheran Academy in Fond du Lac, WI.

 

Pastor Benjamin Reichel has accepted the call teach religion and Latin at KML, filling the vacancy which will be left by Pastor Ron Mehlberg upon his retirement at the end of this school year. Pastor Reichel is currently the pastor at A Mighty Fortress Lutheran Church in Fulshear, TX.

 

Mr. Mark Nolte, currently serving as the principal and grade 7-8 teacher at St. Paul’s Lutheran School, Howards Grove, WI, has accepted the call issued to him by KML to teach math and science beginning next school year.

 

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Mr. Ott
  Mr. Jim Ott has returned the call he received to teach high school science and coach soccer at Divine Savior Lutheran Academy, Doral FL, and will continue teaching at KML.
     
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Mr. Moeller
  Mr. Matthew Moeller has received a call to serve as the Director of Education at Manitowoc Lutheran High School in Manitowoc, WI.

Game of Tiaras - Winter Drama - THIS WEEKEND

 Game of Tiaras

 

What do you get when you cross the randomness of Monty Python with the calamity of Shakespeare's King Lear, while using familiar fairy tale characters? Terrible tragedy - terrible, hilarious tragedy! Gut-wrenching plot twists, soul-numbing despair, and a growing body count combine to keep you laughing to the bitter end. 

 

Please join us for our winter drama production of Game of Tiaras. Performances are Friday, February 17, and Saturday, February 18, at 7:00 PM as well as Sunday, February 19, at 2:00 PM. For more information, please visit www.kmlhs.org/drama.

Help Wanted

Outside maintenance position open at KML. The job includes athletic field prep and lawn care. Part-time seasonal, 20-30 hours per week, end of March-November, $11.00 per hour, 10:00 AM-4:00 PM weekdays. Contact Mr. Jody Hansen (262-677-4051 x1109; jody.hansen@kmlhs.org) for more information.

Direct Thrivent Choice Dollars by March 31

Eligible Thrivent Financial members who have available Choice Dollars have until March 31, 2017, to direct them. To determine whether you have "dollars" available, contact Thrivent at 800-847-4836 and state "Thrivent Choice." We thank the Lord for $13,379 received in charitable outreach funding in 2016.

 

Don't miss this opportunity to recommend that Thrivent Financial provide outreach funding to Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School. Go to www.Thrivent.com/thriventchoice to learn more, or call 800-847-4836 and say "Thrivent Choice" after the prompt.

Auction Donations Needed

 2017 Auction

 

Looking for a way to support your high school? An easy way is to make a donation to this year's auction! We are looking for items to be used in the silent auction as well as live auction. Consider donating a "service item" (e.g. window washing, car detailing, lawn work, house cleaning, etc.). These are always great items for the live auction.

 

Donate an item online at www.kmlhs.org/auction or pick up a donation form in the main office at KML.

Save the Date!

NEW DATE this year! 

 

2017 Charity Golf Save the Date

SCRIP

Earn tuition credit for current or future KML students.

 

Scrip Office Hours:

Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays

8:00 AM-3:00 PM

(Closed Tuesdays)

 

The KML Scrip program is pleased to announce the addition of two local businesses: Coffeeville and Goeman's Rapid Mart. We have an inventory of cards on hand for both, and you will also be able to special order as needed.

  • Coffeeville (Jackson) - $10 & $20 - 10%
  • Goeman's Rapid Mart (Hwy. 60 between Slinger & Hartford) - $25, $50, & $100 - 10%

If you are doing furniture shopping this year, please keep in mind that you are able to special order Miller Furniture (Kewaskum) certificates through KML Scrip in denominations of $100, $250, and $500 at 6% or $1,000 at 7%.

Upcoming Events

  • Career Day - Friday, February 17
  • Game of Tiaras Winter Drama - Friday & Saturday, February 17 & 18, 7:00 PM; Sunday, February 19, 2:00 PM in the PAC Auditorium
  • KML Culver's Day at Culver's in Jackson - Wednesday, March 1
  • Sacred Concert - Tuesday, March 21, in the PAC Auditorium
 

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