The 2023-2024 school year marks the 50th anniversary of our beloved Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School. As we look to the past, we see God’s hand of blessing and the impact this ministry has had on so many families and students.

In many events throughout the 2023-2024 school year, we will focus on God’s blessings on KML and this milestone anniversary.

This page will continue to be updated with information about KML’s 50th anniversary and related events as it becomes available.

50th Anniversary Ultimate Alumni Tailgate Party

In celebration of KML’s 50th anniversary,
this year’s homecoming tailgate will be held at KML on

October 6, 2023
6:00-8:00 PM

Alumni and their spouses/significant others and children are invited to attend! We will host a food truck, bounce house, and fun games again this year, ALL FOR FREE!

For more info or to register to attend, go to

50th Anniversary Worship Service & President’s Dinner

On Sunday, September 24, a special worship service was held in the Kettle Moraine Lutheran Performing Arts Center celebrating KML’s 50th anniversary. In the evening, a 50th anniversary President’s Dinner reception to honor KML’s founding families was held at the Chandelier Ballroom in Hartford.

Watch the recording of the 50th anniversary worship service.

Watch the recording of the 50th anniversary dinner program.

2023 Honorees

This year’s President’s Dinner will recognize KML’s Founding Fathers. These men, along with their wives, gave selflessly in the early years to make KML a reality. We thank God for their service, dedication, and commitment.

Dale Arndt

James Bilitz

Elroy Bublitz

Leroy Grossman

Melvin Heckendorf

Delmer Kannenberg

Leslie Kehl

Martin Knuth

David Kuske

Paul Lober

Arnold Nommensen

Myron Philipps

Walter B. Rathke

Richard Roembke

Carl Schramm

Loran Schultz

Walter G. Sommer

Richard Tharman

Robert Uttech

Waldemar Voigt

Merlin Wilde

Herbert Winterstein

Edward C. Wolf

Celebrating 50 Years

Watch the 50th Anniversary Video.