January 16, 2020

From the Principal’s Pen

Dear KML Family,

KML is blessed with a diversely gifted family of students. We daily strive to encourage and equip them for their future on this earth as well as their future with Jesus for eternity. What a privilege it is to help our students reflect on those gifts and ask the question, “How can I use my strengths for the good of others?” In a world which perpetually tells us everything is about us, we reinforce their primary purpose – to make their God known and to serve others. Thank you for believing in and sacrificing for the Christian education our future leaders get to be a part of each day at KML!

In Jesus,

Principal Luehring


KML Dairy Queen Days in Jackson

The third week of every month is KML Dairy Queen Week at Dairy Queen in Jackson. Show your student ID to receive $1 off your order and 20% of your order will be donated to KML during KML DQ week! Our next DQ week is Sunday, January 19, through Saturday, January 25. Be sure to bring a coupon to support your high school.  If you forget to pick up a coupon at the KML Main Office or print one from our website, ask for one at DQ. Thank you for your continued support.


SCRIP News – Volunteer Needed!

The KML SCRIP Office has immediate openings for volunteers to work 12:00 – 3:00 PM on Fridays and alternating Wednesdays. Duties include filling orders for walk-ins and online orders and counting inventory as needed. If interested, please contact our SCRIP coordinator, Tanya Anderson (262-677-4051 x1114; tanya.anderson@kmlhs.org).

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

Low denomination cards still on hand from the holidays:

  • Culvers(10%), Taco Bell(5%): $5
  • Target(2.5%), Walmart(2.5%): $10


Community Blood Drive at KML

Please join us for our blood drive to be held in the KML gym on Wednesday, January 22, from 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM. Student sign-up will take place during lunch periods on Thursday and Friday, January 16 & 17, and on Monday, January 20. Parents and community members may sign up on line or call 877-232-4376 to make an appointment. Appointments are encouraged and honored.

In honor of National Blood Donor Month, all donors will receive a coupon for $10 off your next order at Noodles and Company! Please eat a healthy meal and drink plenty of water before donating. Thank you for your support and participation.


Turnabout Dance

Our Turnabout Dance will be held Saturday, January 25, from 8:00 – 11:00 PM. Student permission forms were sent via email to all students and are required only if your student did not attend the homecoming dance or if they are bringing a guest from another school. The deadline for guest forms is Wednesday, January 22.

Turnabout tickets will be on sale during lunch periods the week of January 20 – 24. Ticket price is $5 per student and $5 for a guest. This is a formal/semi formal event. Please review our formal dress code in the student handbook. If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Randy Hughes (randy.hughes@kmlhs.org).


MLC Trip

Each year, KML partners with Martin Luther College (MLC) in New Ulm, MN, to give our students an opportunity to experience what a normal day is like in the life of a college student preparing for full-time ministry in the WELS. For many years, KML has been encouraging students to consider the full-time ministry as pastors, teachers, and staff ministers. This is a great opportunity for KML students to see life at MLC firsthand and receive personal encouragements to continue thinking about becoming a pastor, teacher, or staff minister.

If you have a student who has the gifts to serve in full-time ministry, please encourage them to participate in the second trip to MLC on February 5-6. These are weekdays, which means we will leave from KML after chapel on Wednesday, February 5, and return to campus around 10:00 PM on Thursday, February 6. We will also be partnering with Shoreland Lutheran High School to travel on a coach bus. It is a quick trip, but students will attend college classes, visit KML alumni, and meet new friends! Please contact Pastor Ben Reichel (ben.reichel@kmlhs.org) with any questions you might have.


Special Event Basketball Games

Attention all KML fans and Kettle Krazies! Please be sure to come to our special event basketball games. We would love to see the stands packed full of Charger Green!

  • January 16 – Grade School / Boys Hot Shot Night, sponsored by Bintz Heating & Sheet Metal, Inc.
  • February 6 – Grade School / Girls Hot Shot Night, sponsored by Augustine Financial
  • February 20 – Girls Basketball Senior Recognition Night
  • February 27 – Boys Basketball & Cheer Senior Recognition Night


Charger Club – Scoops & Suds

Mark you calendars for the Charger Club Scoops & Suds Nights. Root beer floats ($1) and ice cream sundaes ($2) will be available at the KML Schools Basketball Nights on January 16 (boys) and February 6 (girls). Please join us for some food and fellowship at the games!


Get Your Charger Wear at the Jan. 16 Basketball Game!

Charger Wear will be available for purchase during the boys basketball games on Thursday, January 16. The pop-up store will be in the cafeteria. Stop by to check out new items!


Practice Calendars

Athletic event schedules are available at http://kmlchargers.com/athletic-schedule. Specific sport CALENDARS are posted on EACH SPORT’S home page under the MORE tab. Please consult the schedules in advance to avoid conflicts. Some changes in printed schedules do occur. The online calendar will have the most current schedule.


Upcoming Events

  • Scoops & Suds Night – Thursday, January 16, at KML boys basketball games; sponsored by KML Charger Club
  • Blood Drive at KML – Wednesday, January 22, 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM in the KML Gymnasium
  • Application Period for Milwaukee Parental Choice Program – Saturday, February 1 – Thursday, February 20 & Sunday, March 1 – Friday, March 20
  • Application Period for Wisconsin Parental Choice Program – Monday, February 3 – Thursday, April 16
  • Free Estate Planning Seminar – Thursday, February 6, 5:45 PM at KML

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

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