November 15, 2023

Happy Thanksgiving!

Dear KML Family,

As we celebrate Thanksgiving, we are reminded of all the blessings that God gives us in our lives. When we pause to reflect we see so many! KML is a place where students thrive as Christ guides them through these important teenage years. We are also grateful for our dedicated teachers and staff, for the friends and families who support this ministry, and for the opportunity to provide our children with a Christian education that prepares them for life and eternity. Together, we form a strong and loving community centered in Christ. To God be glory and thanks for it all! Happy Thanksgiving!

With Gratitude,

Dr. Jamie Luehring, President



Call News

Pastor Ben Reichel has accepted the call he received to serve as the youth and young adult pastor at St. Mark Ministries in Green Bay, WI. He will continue teaching at KML through the end of the 23-24 school year, after which he will begin his new role at St. Mark’s. Please keep Pastor Reichel and his family in your prayers as they transition to serving God in a new way at a new location.


At the General Board meeting on November 13, the board issued a call to Ms. Stefanie Herbert to serve in the newly created position of KML Schools K-8 Curriculum Director. Ms. Herbert previously taught at St. Paul’s, Muskego, and currently serves as the Assistant Principal of Academics at Trinity Freistadt in Mequon and as an adjunct professor at Wisconsin Lutheran College. Please keep Ms. Herbert in your prayers as she deliberates where to best use her gifts to serve the Lord.



KML Job Openings

KML is looking to fill the following positions:

  • Study Hall/Commons Supervisor: Duties include monitoring students, maintaining an atmosphere conducive to study, issuing student passes as needed, collecting and entering lunch deposits, and depositing money with the fiscal office. Additionally, the person in this position will compile and disseminate school-wide morning announcements. This is a part-time seasonal position of approximately 7:30 AM – 3:00 PM, Monday – Friday, yearly from August through May (during the school year). Proposed start date for this job opening: January 8, 2024. Hourly pay is based on experience. This position does not include benefits. Visit for more info. Please submit questions and resumes on or before November 27, 2023, to Mrs. Melanie Schoeneck (262.677.4051 x4018;
  • Full-Time Maintenance 2nd Shift: A responsible, motivated person is needed to handle basic maintenance in the school. Duties include basic electrical, plumbing, and carpentry skills. Shift starts at 1:00 PM (flexible), full-time, 40 hours/week. Benefits include: 403 (b) retirement plan, health and dental insurance, paid vacation, sick days, and paid holidays. If interested or for additional information, contact Mr. Jody Hansen, Director of Operations (262.677.4051 x4004;
  • Concessions: Work in KML’s concession stand during home games and tournaments. This entails simple food preparation, customer service, and clean up. The schedule involves nights and weekends. If interested or for additional information, contact Mr. Jody Hansen, Director of Operations (262.677.4051 x4004;



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 Gerlach, Hovorka, Lindenberg, and Praefke families. (Learn more about the families at

For each $16 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 at

Orders will be available for pick up in the KML PAC Lobby
on December 8 & 19 from 2:50 – 4:00 PM.

Order by December 1, 2023, to pick up December 8.

Order by December 12, 2023, to pick up December 19.

(Orders placed by December 1 may also be picked up on December 19.)

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 the KML Main Office ( 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, 2023.



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 8.

KML will resell the donated Charger Wear at Freshman Registration on December 4 & 11 and at select upcoming home basketball games in December. Sales will benefit this year’s 12 Days of Christmas families.



WELS Middle School Honors Band Festival & Concert

KML will be hosting the seventh annual WELS Middle School Honors Band Festival on Saturday, November 18. Over 60 students from 10 different WELS band programs were selected to participate in this event, including 14 from KML’s program. The guest clinician and conductor for the group will be Professor Daniel Hubert from Wisconsin Lutheran College. The day will conclude with a performance in KML’s Performing Arts Center Auditorium at 6:30 PM. There is no cost for admission. A free will offering will be collected. We hope you can join us – and bring a friend!



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 3, at 2:30 PM. We hope you can join us!



Save the Date!

During this season of Thanksgiving, we encourage you to consider a special gift to celebrate 50 Years of God’s grace at KML. 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. Millions of people all over our country choose to use GivingTuesday as an opportunity to connect to their favorite organizations.

On November 28, GivingTuesday, we pray you will make a connection again to your KML. We give thanks to the Lord for some very generous people who are so excited to support KML that they want to challenge you on GivingTuesday with a gift that will double your impact.

Mark your calendars, spread the word, pray for the Lord’s blessings and stay tuned for details!



Upcoming Events


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