November 15, 2022

Happy Thanksgiving!

Dear KML Family,

What are you most thankful for today? It’s a question we should probably reflect on every single day, but the flurry of life activity makes it difficult to pause sometimes. There are many answers to this question and too many to list. Today I thank God for purpose. He has uniquely gifted each of us to fulfill a purpose in his kingdom on earth. What a blessing that God gives us the opportunity to be his light in a world filled with darkness, to prioritize living the way he has designed us to live so that we can make him known. We are thankful to be able to raise up the next generation of Christian leaders with a mindset of gratefulness – for the richness of God’s amazing blessings, the greatest of which is Jesus Christ our Savior. Happy Thanksgiving!

God Bless,

President Jamie Luehring



Call News

Mr. Mark Nolte has returned the call he received to teach grades 5 & 6 at St. John’s Lutheran School in Baraboo, WI, and will continue to teach math at KML.

Pastor Ben Reichel, KML Word of God 12 and Latin instructor, has received two different calls. He has returned the call he received to serve as the pastor at Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Hudson, WI, and continues to deliberate the call to serve as the pastor at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Rapid City, SD.


On November 14, the KML General Board issued a call to Mrs. Amanda Cvikel to teach Foods and Sewing at KML to fill the upcoming vacancy upon Mrs. Linda Hering’s retirement at the end of this school year. Mrs. Cvikel is a member at Morning Star in Jackson and is a former high school teacher who has served as a full time mom to her young family in recent years.

Please keep Pastor Reichel and Mrs. Cvikel in your prayers as they deliberate where to use their gifts to serve the Lord.



12 Days of Christmas Coffee Fundraiser

KML is once again partnering with Coffeeville Company to raise money for KML’s 12 Days of Christmas fundraiser to support families in need. This year we are raising money for the Bublitz, Schram, and Strong families. (Learn more about the families at

For each $14 bag of premium 12 oz. coffee or $13 box of 12 K-Cups 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 at

Orders will be available for pick up in the KML PAC Lobby
on December 9 & 16 from 2:45 – 4:00 PM. 

Order by December 1, 2022, to pick up December 9.

Order by December 8, 2022, to pick up December 16.

(Orders placed by December 1 may also be picked up on December 16.)

Late orders cannot be honored.

If you are unable to pick up your order at these times and do not choose a KML student to deliver it to you (option on order form), please contact Mrs. Chelsie Brandl ( 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 Money for 12 Days Families” button. Last day to donate: December 31, 2022.



Charger Wear to Benefit 12 Days Families

Not sure what to do with Charger Wear your family has outgrown or no longer wears? Donate your gently-used Charger Wear in the box in the KML Main Office today thru December 9.

KML will resell the donated Charger Wear at Freshman Registration on December 5 & 12 and at select upcoming home basketball games in December. Sales will benefit this year’s 12 Days of Christmas families.



KML Open House

Come Experience the KML Culture at Our Open House!

Sunday, November 20, 2022
1:00 – 3:00 PM

Come experience KML in a relaxed setting at our Open House. Everyone is welcome, and families can come and go as they like. Families will have the opportunity to tour our beautiful facility, meet the teachers, and learn about the many different facets of our Christian educational program.

Please enter using the PAC entrance.

Questions? Contact Mr. Jerry Zeamer (262.677.4051 x4009;

We hope to see you there!



Christmas Cookies at KML

Only a few openings are left for the 12th annual day of baking Christmas cookies which will be held in the KML foods room on Saturday, December 3, from 8:30 AM – noon.

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. Space is limited, so sign up soon!



Winter Band Concert

Please join us in person or online ( as students from KML and its federation elementary schools glorify God through music on Sunday, December 4, at 2:30 PM. We hope you can join us!



Save the Date!

As we prepare our hearts for this season of Thanksgiving, we hope you will join us in the celebration of God’s blessing as we grow together. When so much attention in the world is given to what divides us, generosity brings people together. That love compels us to live God’s way at KML.

GivingTuesday is a global day of generosity which will take place on November 29, 2022. On the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, we ask you to join us in prayer and share your support for our vision to provide a Christ-guided success path for all.

We give thanks to the Lord for a challenge to reach 500 donors toward our goal of 1400 Let’s Grow Together donors on GivingTuesday.

This challenge is in addition to a $200 incentive gift to KML for every donor up to 1400 donors who give their gift to the Let’s Grow Together campaign.

When 150 of those 1400 donors are KML alumni, our generous donor will give an additional $20,000!

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




SCRIP Office Hours
Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, & Fridays
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

The SCRIP Office will be closed Nov. 24 & 25.

If you’re not a current SCRIP user, now is a great time to become one! Start earning credit toward tuition and fees, or receive a cash rebate on your purchases. Stop in the SCRIP Office or visit to learn more. We’d love to help you put this program to use!

Small denomination cards available: For a limited time, $5 and $10 cards will be available from several vendors including Amazon, Starbucks, Panera, Target, Walmart, and more. Perfect for Christmas gifts! Stock up while supplies last.

Raise Days coming November 17-18: Get ready for all your holiday shopping with 150+ bonuses on select e-gift cards and reloaded cards. Sneak peak of participating brands available November 16 in the RaiseRight app.

If you’re looking for a volunteer opportunity, consider the KML SCRIP Office! Training is simple and done on the job. Even if you can help out 1-2 times a month, we’d love to have you! Currently our greatest need is on Thursday mornings, 8:00 AM -12:00 PM. Our volunteers are an important part of making the SCRIP program successful. If you’re interested in learning more, please contact Mrs. Michelle Zak (



Upcoming Events

  • 12 Days of Christmas Coffee Fundraiser – Tuesday, November 1 – Thursday, December 8
  • KML Open House – Sunday, November 20, 1:00-3:00 PM
  • No School – Thanksgiving Break – Thursday & Friday, November 24 & 25
  • GivingTuesday – Tuesday, November 29
  • Christmas Cookie Baking at KML – Saturday, December 3, 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM in the Foods Room
  • Winter Band Concert – Sunday, December 4, 2:30 PM
  • Class of 2027 Registration – Monday, December 5, 6:00-8:00 PM in the PAC
  • KML Culver’s Day – Wednesday, December 7, at Culver’s in Jackson
  • Class of 2027 Registration – Monday, December 12, 6:00-8:00 PM in the PAC


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