November 15, 2021

Thanksgiving With Reverence and Awe

Dear KML Family,

Can we even fathom what thanksgiving must look like in heaven? No sin to distract us. No challenges that seem insurmountable, and our gracious, loving God visibly by our side each day. That perfection will allow us the opportunity to focus on giving God the praise and awe that he deserves!

So, what about here? As I look around the world over the last couple of years, there is so much to wonder about as we navigate through the pandemic, increasing polarization among people, on top of the normal sin driven issues that have always been a part of this world. The word shaky comes to mind as we analyze the challenges which surround us.

Yet God reminds us in Hebrews 12:28, “Therefore, since we are receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken, let us be thankful, and so worship God acceptably with reverence and awe.” (NIV) During this time of Thanksgiving in our nation, we must first look at the spiritual blessings granted by our immovable and unbelievable God. His plans will always prosper, and we can be thankful as we look forward to meeting him face to face in heaven.

But let us never forget the many blessings that we all enjoy here on earth. From a KML perspective, I see it every single day – driven students, caring faculty, humble staff, sacrificing supporters, and a KML family network that goes way beyond our walls. Join me in saying a little prayer of thanks for God’s blessings through this high school. May it continue to have a profound impact on hearts and souls for Christ as we lead as servants in our community.

God Bless,

President Luehring



Call News

KML English instructor, Miss Emily Chandonnet, has declined the call she received to teach English at Huron Valley Lutheran High School in Westland, MI, and will continue to serve the Lord at KML.

Pastor Ben Reichel has declined the call he received to serve as a Word of God instructor at Manitowoc Lutheran High School in Manitowoc, WI, and will continue to teach Word of God and Latin at KML.



Welcome, Mrs. Eernisse!

We welcome Mrs. Rebecca Eernisse to KML as one of our Learning Center Assistants. She loves to spend time with her family and attend her children’s concerts and sporting events. Mrs. Eernisse is happy to be a part of the KML staff as she has always had a love for tutoring and is excited to be working in a Christian environment. We’re glad to have you join us, Mrs. Eernisse!



Save the Date!

The warmth of the holidays is upon us. As we prepare our hearts for the holiday season, we invite you to join us in the celebration of giving. Generosity gives everyone the power to make a positive change in the lives of others. Since 2012, GivingTuesday has been a day to encourage people to do good.

On November 30, 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!



Christmas Cookies at KML

The 11th annual day of baking Christmas cookies will be held in the KML foods room on Saturday, December 4, from 8:30 AM – noon. Attendees should bring containers to take home the goodies. Recipes, ingredients, utensils, and baking pans will be provided.

Cost is $35 per participant or $50 for a team. This event is open to all KML Federation members and friends of high school age and up. Contact Mrs. Linda Hering ( with questions or to sign up to attend. We do have two new cooking stations added into the room, so we will be able to have a few more bakers involved!! However, space is limited, so sign up soon!




Did you know you can utilize KML’s SCRIP program even if you don’t currently have a student at KML? With every purchase, you still earn a rebate, and you support KML as well! Lots of information can be found at, or email with questions. We’d love to help you put this program to use!

  • Stocking stuffers now on hand! In addition to our usual $5 and $10 cards, these will be available while supplies last:
    • $5 – Coffeeville, Culver’s, Starbucks, Panera
    • $10 – Amazon, Target
  • Goeman’s Rapid Mart bonus rebate: 12%, while supplies last
  • Thank-Scriping Day coming Nov. 18 & 19 – 105+ bonuses up to 20% on e-gift cards and reloads, just in time for holiday shopping
  • Brand update: You can now use your Walmart gift cards to order groceries online! Simply select “gift card” as your payment method and enter your Walmart gift card details to pay for your order. Applies to eGift cards and physical gift cards.

Contact the SCRIP Office ( if you are interested in learning about volunteer opportunities.



Upcoming Events

  • No School – Thanksgiving Break – Thursday, November 25 & Friday, November 26
  • GivingTuesday – Tuesday, November 30
  • KML Culver’s Day – Wednesday, December 1, at Culver’s in Jackson
  • Christmas Cookie Baking – Saturday, December 4, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM, in the KML Foods Room
  • Winter Band Concert – Sunday, December 5, 2:30 PM in the PAC Auditorium
  • Class of 2026 Registration – Monday, December 6, 6:00-8:00 PM in the PAC Lobby
  • Class of 2026 Registration – Monday, December 13, 6:00-8:00 PM in the PAC Lobby


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