November 15, 2020

Thankful For …

As many look anxiously to the end of 2020, the KML family can still count all we have to be thankful for. It may even be easier in this unique year than in other years to see the blessings God has provided for us and for our beloved KML. Being thankful for our blessings and thankful to the One who blesses sets us apart from others.

We are thankful that God preserves us in sickness and health. We are deep into our second academic quarter of face-to-face instruction. A few in our KML family have tested positive for COVID-19, and others have been under quarantine from exposure. We are thankful for every moment our Christian teachers can connect with our students. God has still preserved us and strengthened us at home and in school. KML and its families are committed to growing deep roots in Christ.

We are thankful for our students in our traditional and virtual classrooms. We are thankful for our teachers who faithfully educate, encourage, and equip those students every day. We are thankful for our KML families who prioritize raising their children in the Word. As we transition from our fall to winter activities, we are thankful for each experience that builds memories.

KML strives to provide a “Christ-guided success path for all” in a world deeply divided over many issues. We are thankful for a united sense of purpose and the grace of God that spurs us on.

We are thankful FOR many things … but most of all, we are thankful TO our God who loves us. Let us live a life of thankfulness!

Happy Thanksgiving,

David W. Bartelt, Superintendent



Welcome, Mrs. Hosbach!

Mrs. Hosbach

Mrs. Katie Hosbach recently joined KML as another member of our Learning Center team. She and her husband, Chris, have been blessed with two young daughters, Charlotte and Lorelai. The Hosbachs attend St. John’s Lutheran Church in Newburg. Welcome to the KML family, Mrs. Hosbach!



KML Job Openings: Part-Time Janitors

KML is looking for two part-time janitors:

  1. 4-5 hours per school day, starting at 6:00 PM, occasional weekends, $11.00/hour
  2. 5 hours per school day, starting at 3:00 PM, occasional weekends, $11.00/hour

Contact KML Business Manager, Mr. Jody Hansen (262-677-4051 x1109;, for additional information and questions.



Supply & Food Drive for Homeless Veterans

Supply & Food Drive for Veterans
November 2 – 30

to benefit the Milwaukee Homeless Veterans Initiative (NHVI).

Supply Drive sponsored by KML’s National Honor Society
3rd Annual Food Drive sponsored by the Wisconsin Military State Teen Panel

All are welcome to participate and drop off items during regular school hours. Barrels for donations are located at the KML Main Entrance.

For a list of accepted items, visit



Save the Date!

Giving back isn’t cancelled!

At a time when we are all experiencing the pandemic, generosity brings people together. Generosity gives everyone the power to make a positive change in the lives of others and is a fundamental value everyone can act on. GivingTuesday was created in 2012 as a simple idea: a day that encourages people to do good. Over the past eight years, this idea has grown into an annual global movement that inspires hundreds of millions of people to give, collaborate, and celebrate generosity.

On December 1, GivingTuesday, we pray you will join us along with some generous people who are so excited to support KML that they want to challenge you with a challenge grant. This means your gift will go twice as far to help us build a strong foundation in our students.

Mark your calendars, spread the word, and stay tuned for more details!



Back by Popular Demand!

Our resin classes are back by popular demand! In just one class, you will make a resin tray to take home, learn some techniques of resin, and be able to do resin on your own at home. Tray measures 14″ x 20″.

Join us on one of the following dates:

  • Friday, December 11, 6:00 – 8:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 13, 1:00 – 3:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 19, 1:00 – 3:00 PM

Classes are held at KML and are open to those entering 9th grade through adult. Plenty of room to social distance. Limited number of openings available. $45/per person.

Registration opens Monday, November 16, at 10:00 AM at


Questions? Contact Rachael Kreis (262-573-5345;



12 Days of Christmas Coffee Fundraiser

KML is again partnering with Coffeeville Company to raise money for our 12 Days of Christmas fundraiser to support families in need. Funds raised this year will support the Guevin, Rodriguez, Scriver, and Wittig families.

For each $12 bag of premium 12 oz. coffee sold, Coffeeville is donating $3 back to the 12 Days of Christmas. Bags are sold with whole OR ground coffee beans and make great gifts for the coffee-lovers on your Christmas list!

Prizes will be awarded to KML students with the top number of sales. You may choose a KML student to receive credit for your order, if you wish, by naming them on the order form.

Place your order online today!

Order Deadline: December 8, 2020

Late orders cannot be honored.

Orders will be available for pick up in the KML PAC Lobby
December 17, 2020, from 2:45 – 4:00 PM.

If you are unable to pick up your order at this time and do not choose a KML student to deliver it to you (option on order form), please contact Pastor Randy Hughes ( after placing your order.

If you do not wish to purchase coffee but would still like to donate to support our 12 Days families, visit and click on the “Donate Online Now” button. Last day to donate: December 31, 2020.



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