August 15, 2021

Welcome, New Faculty & Staff!

Join us in welcoming new faculty and staff members to the KML family!

Mrs. Stephanie Boeckman (Aisbet) is a 2007 KML alum who is back on campus as one of our new Learning Center Assistants. Prior to being a stay-at-home mom and freelance writer, she worked as a researcher and writer. Mrs. Boeckman and her husband, Mark, attend church at Our Savior, Grafton, with their three young children: Nolan (7), Claire (5), and Cal (2).

 

Mrs. Joanna Ericson also joins KML as a Learning Center Assistant. Her background is in music education, and she has previously held positions in a couple different WELS high schools as the grade school band director, choir director, and high school band director as well as having her own piano studio and helping with music and worship at her former church. In July 2020, Mrs. Ericson and her family moved from Oshkosh to Mequon where her husband, Nathan, is the new Library Director and Director of Educational Technology at Wisconsin Lutheran Seminary. They and their three daughters, Ellie (15, KML ’24), Ginny (12), and Emma (10), attend church at Christ Alone in Thiensville.

 

Mr. Tom Hering recently retired from serving as the staff minister at Our Savior in Grafton and will now be serving at KML as one of our in-house substitute teachers. If he looks familiar, you may have seen him on campus before as his wife, Linda, teaches Foods and Sewing classes at KML. The Herings have six grown children, all of whom are KML grads (Phil ’00, Rachel ’01, Becky ’03, Mark ’05, Anna ’07, and Paul ’09), and ten grandchildren with #1 due in October.

 

Mrs. Becky Kemnitz worked with the international students at KML from 2015 – 2016 and is excited to be back, now as the new Administrative Assistant to Student Services. She and her husband, Tim, have been blessed with two children, both of whom are KML alumni: Tyler (’16) and Taylor (’21). The Kemnitzes are members at Shepherd of the Hills in West Bend.

 

Mr. Craig Kitzrow taught at KML from 1980-1994 and rejoins us as another of our Learning Center Assistants. He and his wife, Laurie, are members at Bethlehem, Menomonee Falls/Germantown. The Kitzrows are blessed to have six grown children and nine grandchildren.

 


Photo Credit: Hyer Photography

Mrs. Sara Miller also joins KML as a Learning Center Assistant. She is a professional sign language interpreter who also loves group fitness, specifically dance cardio and strength classes. She and her family keep busy with sporting events as her husband, Andy, is a Jr. Chargers coach, and their sons, Wyatt (9) and Levi (7), both play in the Jr. Chargers program. The Millers attend church at Peace, Hartford.

 

Mrs. Luba Rohrback has substituted at KML in the past and now joins us more regularly as our second in-house substitute teacher, job sharing with Mr. Hering. For five years early in their marriage, Mrs. Rohrback and her husband, Mark (pastor at Redeemer, Cedarburg), were missionaries in Tomsk, Russia, and their oldest two children were born there. The Rohrbacks have been blessed with three children who are past, current, and future KML students: Lara (’21), Henry (’24), and Sophia (’27).

 

Mr. Ben Walter, KML’s new Computer Apps instructor, graduated from Martin Luther College this past spring! He was born in Oregon and grew up in Michigan, Nebraska, and North and South Dakota, graduating from Great Plains Lutheran High School in Watertown, SD. He is the youngest of four brothers and is engaged to Hannah Black (pictured here) who is currently serving at an early childhood center in Duluth, MN. They plan to marry in July 2022.

 


 

Installation Service

Join us in-person or via livestream on Friday, September 3, at 9:07 AM as we offer our praise to God for allowing KML to begin the 48th year of instructing our youth in the truth of God’s Word. New faculty member Mr. Benjamin Walter will be installed during the service, as will members of the KML faculty with significant leadership changes:

  • Mr. Jamie Luehring, President
  • Mr. Matt Moeller, Director of Instruction
  • Mr. Dan Albrecht, Director of Student Culture
  • Pastor Randy Hughes, Campus Pastor

 


 

Immediate Job Openings

KML is in IMMEDIATE need of individuals to fill the following job openings:

  • Janitor: General cleaning of classrooms and bathrooms. Start at 3:00 PM, 4-5 hours per day, 2-5 days per week.
  • Janitor: General cleaning of gym, bathrooms, and cafeteria. Start at 6:00 PM, 4-5 hours per day, 2-5 days per week.

If interested or for more information, contact KML Director of Operations, Mr. Jody Hansen (262.677.4051 x4004; jody.hansen@kmlhs.org).

 


 

SCRIP Volunteers Needed

Looking for a volunteer opportunity? Please consider the KML SCRIP Office! This involves filling or handing out orders and keeping inventory of the stock on hand. Training is simple and done on the job. The shifts we are specifically looking to fill are Wednesday mornings and Friday mornings, 8:00 AM-12:00 PM. Even if you can help out 1-2 times a month, we’d love to have you! Our volunteers are an important part of making the SCRIP program successful. If you’re interested in learning more, please contact Mrs. Michelle Zak (scrip@kmlhs.org).

 


 

KML Charity Golf Outing a Great Success

The KML Foundation hosted the annual Charity Golf Outing on Monday, July 19, at the prestigious West Bend Country Club. Once again, God blessed the day with great weather and great fellowship as we enjoyed some golf and a fantastic opportunity to support the KML Foundation and ultimately KML’s student assistance fund. Initial reports indicate we raised more than $30,000 which will be added to the Foundation’s Fairway Fund. Thanks to our sponsors, donors, and participants for making this a special event which will have a lasting impact.

 


 

Thank You!

THANK YOU to the many supporters of KML who helped raise money at this year’s Masquerade Gala on Friday, August 13. We are excited to report the KML family exceeded the donation challenge from our anonymous donor, also giving generously through the silent & live auctions & event games. Proceeds from the gala will be split with 20% going to current student assistance and 80% being invested for future assistance through our KML Foundation.

Thank you again for your generous support of student assistance and the KML ministry!

 


 

Save the Date!

September 26, 12:00 PM
Clay Shooting Event
at The Highlands

Registration & more info coming soon at foundation.kmlhs.org.

 


 

KML Culver’s Days in Jackson

The first Wednesday of every month during the school year is KML Culver’s Day at Culver’s in Jackson. SIX student names will be drawn from the class with the highest sales! Winners will receive either a value meal basket, a 2-scoop sundae, or a concrete mixer. All of this is in addition to 10% of all sales going toward KML’s capital campaign/debt reduction fund.

Wednesday, September 1, is our first KML Culver’s Day of the school year in Jackson. Be sure to bring a coupon so you can record the class and student you would like to win. If you forget to pick up a coupon at the KML Main Office or print one from our website (new coupon coming soon), ask for one at Culver’s. Thank you for supporting your high school.

 


 

Upcoming Events

  • 2021-2022 School Year Begins – Wednesday, August 18
  • KML Culver’s Day – Wednesday, September 1, at Culver’s in Jackson
  • Federation Pastors Meeting – Friday, September 3, 8:00 AM in the Cafeteria
  • Installation Service – Friday, September 3, 9:07 AM in the PAC Auditorium
  • Labor Day – No School – Monday, September 6

 


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 www.kmlhs.org.

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