March 15, 2024

Easter Blessings

Dear KML Family,

As we approach Easter, I am reminded of the hope and renewal that this season represents. Despite the challenges and uncertainties we may face, Easter reminds us of the unchanging love and faithfulness of our God.

Life can be full of unexpected twists and turns. However, in the midst of this unpredictability, we find reassurance in the steadfastness of our God. His love is unwavering, his grace is abundant, and his promises are always fulfilled.

As we prepare to celebrate the resurrection of our Lord, may we be filled with a renewed sense of joy and gratitude for all that he has done for us. Let us reflect his love and grace in all that we do, shining brightly as beacons of hope and light in a world that often feels dark and uncertain.

May we be reminded of the true meaning of Easter and the incredible love God has for each and every one of us.

God bless,

President Luehring

Please click on the image below to view an Easter message from your KML family.

 


 

Groundbreaking Service

All are invited to attend the groundbreaking service for KML’s Let’s Grow Together building project. The service will take place at Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School in the PAC Auditorium at 6:15 PM on Monday, April 8. Doors open at 6:00 PM.

 


 

Call News

Mr. Nate Amundson, KML’s Director of Elementary School Bands, has declined the call he received to direct the middle and elementary school band programs at St. Croix Lutheran Academy in West St. Paul, MN, and will continue at KML.

Mr. Derek Rabbers has declined the call he received to teach science at Northland Lutheran High School in Kronenwetter, WI, and will remain as a science instructor at KML.

Mr. Matt Moeller has received a call to serve as the senior administrator and high school and junior high school principal at Illinois Lutheran Schools in Crete, IL. Mr Moeller currently serves as an instructor and the Director of Curriculum and Instruction at KML.

We thank God for leading Mr. Amundson and Mr. Rabbers to continue their service at KML and pray that he would soon lead faithful workers to fill the vacancies at our sister WELS high schools. We also pray that he would lead Mr. Moeller to a clear decision on where he can best use his God-given gifts.

 


 

Join Us at the Golden Gala!

Register TODAY to attend KML’s 2024 Golden Gala on Saturday, April 20, 2024!

This year you will enjoy a gold-gilded and glittering evening filled with golden glamour, not only in honor of KML’s 50th year, but in celebration of 25 years of the KML Auction/Gala fundraising event! Enjoy delicious eats, fellowship, and live and silent auctions. In addition, you can pay for the chance to be a participant in KML’s version of the game show The Price is Right, live with host President Jamie “Bob Barker” Luehring.

Proceeds benefit the Let’s Grow Together campaign and the student assistance fund.

More info & registration at kmlhs.org/gala.

  • Early Bird by March 25: $120/person
  • After March 25: $140/person
  • Pay for a chance to play in the game show:
    • $20/person
    • $30/couple

If you would like a chance to play in the game show, you must choose that option when purchasing your ticket to the gala. The option to do so will show up when registering each individual.

Final Registration Deadline: April 1

 


 

Gala Donations, Sponsorships, & Volunteer Opportunities

We invite you to partner with us in making this year’s gala a success through your donation of items for our silent and live auctions and sponsorships.

KML is NOW ACCEPTING DONATIONS for the gala in the following categories:

  • Experiences (sports, theatre, travel, etc.)
  • Electronics
  • Gift cards/certificates
  • Sports items
  • Outdoor & family games
  • Spa products & services

To donate one or more items, please print out and complete the item donation form (also available online at kmlhs.org/gala) and include it with your item(s) when you drop them off or mail them to KML. Item donation deadline: April 5, 2024.

MANY SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE! Visit kmlhs.org/gala to view the many sponsorships available and secure yours today! Sponsorship deadline: April 1, 2024.

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! YOUR help is needed to make the Golden Gala a success! There are lots of openings in many different areas. Sign up to volunteer at kmlhs.org/galavolunteer.

Thank you for your generous support of the KML ministry!

 


 

Family Music Fest 2024

Join us at KML on Friday, April 12, from 5:00-9:00 PM for A Salute to America at Family Music Fest! Monies raised at this event will go toward the improvement of technology within the KML Music Department. This event features elementary and high school musical performances, games, live auctions, and Science Fair projects from our Lutheran Elementary School students. Food options include a fish fry, concession items, and a dessert bar. Join us for a night of music, food, and family fun!

  • Adult admission:$5
  • Children/student admission: FREE
  • Fish dinner: $17
  • Adult admission with the fish dinner: $20

Donations of fancy desserts for our live auction would be happily accepted! We would ask that food items be dropped off in the main office on Friday, April 12, from 12:00-3:00 PM if at all possible. Refrigerators and freezers are available if your dessert needs to be kept cold. We are also in need of desserts like cookies, bars, and pies for the dessert bar.

If you would like to donate or would like to volunteer to help with the event, please contact Mrs. Angela Hohenstein (angela.hohenstein@kmlhs.org). You can also visit kmlhs.org/fmf for donation forms, volunteer signup forms, and more information.

We hope to see you for A Salute to America on April 12!

 


 

Summer Camps

KML will be hosting various academic, fine arts, and sports camps this summer. Take advantage of our quality camps! Visit kmlhs.org/camps for more details and to register. Registration NOW OPEN!

 


 

Host an International Student in 2024-2025

KML is seeking families to host international students for the 2024-2025 school year. The number of host families that we have available determines the number of international student applications we will be able to accept. Host families receive a stipend of $800/month to provide housing, meals, and transportation from early to mid-August through the end of May.

KML’s international students are required to have a high level of English fluency, but may not be used to speaking English all the time. Many of them also experience American culture for the first time when they come to KML, and our foods and customs take time to get used to. Host families need to be patient, understanding, and open-minded about the addition of an international student to their family.

Applications for hosting for the 2024-2025 school year need to be submitted by April 25, 2024. If you are interested in serving as a host family, please visit kmlhs.org/hostfamily for more information.

 


 

Upcoming Events

  • No School – Spring Break – Friday, March 22 – Monday, April 1
  • Classes Resume – Tuesday, April 2, 7:40 AM
  • KML Culver’s Day – Wednesday, April 3, at Culver’s in Jackson
  • Groundbreaking Service – Monday, April 8, 6:15 PM in the PAC Auditorium
  • General Board Meeting – Monday, April 8, 7:00 PM in the PAC Auditorium
  • Family Music Fest & KML Schools Science Fair – Friday, April 12, 5:00-9:00 PM
  • Future Freshman Night – Tuesday, April 16, 7:00 PM in the PAC Auditorium
  • KML 2024 Golden Gala – Saturday, April 20, 5:00 PM

 


Empowered by God’s Word, Kettle Moraine Lutheran High School educates, encourages, and equips God’s people for life and for eternity.

Find out more about the KMLHS ministry at kmlhs.org.

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