Cardinal Weekly Note - April 23

Mission Offerings

Viet Nam – Hmong Mission

Collected Friday, April 12 - $62.87
Collected to Date - $280.11

School Dates to Remember

April 23 – Grade 4 Band Intro 1:00
April 23 – Confirmation Rehearsal 3:15 PM
April 24 – Math Meet at Lakeside 4:00
April 24 – Confirmation Examination 6:30 PM; Gr. 6&7 sing 6:30
April 25 – 4K to Madison Zoo
April 26 – Gr. 5&6 to Play at Lakeside 10 AM
April 26 – Gr. 4 to Fish Hatchery
April 28 – Confirmation 10:30 AM 
May 6-10 – Teacher Appreciation Week
May 16 – Art Fair 5:30; Band & Jr. Choir Concert 6:00
May 17 – Grade 8 to Wisconsin Dells
May 17 – Kilowatt Kitchen 2:00 for Gr. K-4
May 20 – Gr. 5&6 to MacKenzie Center
May 21 – K-2 to Betty Brinn Children’s Museum; 4K to Busy Barn
May 22 – Last Day for Preschool, End of Year program 10:30 AM
May 23 – 8th Grade Graduation 6:30 PM; Gr. 4-7 sings
May 24 – Last Day of School – Dismissal 12:00 PM – NO BUS

Music & Performing Arts

April 24 – Gr. 6-7 sings 6:30 PM
April 30 – Gr. 8 to Seminary & Synod Office 7:45 AM
May 2 – New Band Student Meeting 6:30 PM
May 5 – 3K sings 10:30 AM
May 19 – K-3 (M-Z) sing 8:00; K-3 (A-L) sing 10:30


Track picture envelopes are due Wednesday, April 24.

Softball picture envelopes are being sent home today.  Pictures will be taken Thursday, April 25.  Payment due to Mrs. Fenske on that day.

April 29 & 30 – Track practice at Lakeside (make-up) 6-7:30 PM
May 4 – Track Meet at Lakeside
May 11 – Track Meet at Fort

What’s New?

Art Fair – Art fair guidelines were sent home last week. The students should bring their completed projects to school on Wednesday, May 15.

 MLC Day – Every year Martin Luther College has a day in which MLC and the Lutheran grade schools celebrate the many blessings our pastor and teacher training college give to us. This year, we would like to put together a brief video and send it up to MLC. We are asking the students to help us out by wearing a specific color shirt next Monday, April 29. Here are the following colors:

Grades 2,5,8 – Red shirt
Grades 1,4,7 – White shirt
Grades K,3,6 - Black

 Only 4 Weeks of School Left!  Where has the time gone?  It seems like only last week we opened the doors for another school year.  For those of you who agreed to pay school fees in monthly payments, please double check your totals now.  Call the office if necessary & finish your obligation by May.  Thanks!  If unusual circumstances exist, call School Board. President Dennis Gulczynski, 920-648-8976.

 Band payment   Final band payment for the year should be paid to Mr. Pierce in May.  If you are unsure if you have a balance, call the office, 648-2918.

 Current and New Band Students are encouraged to register for summer private HALF HOUR lessons. A 6-weeks schedule starts June 13. Cost is $55 all summer. Lessons scheduled 7am thru day.  All students meet Thursdays.  Turn in forms by April 26.

 4th Grade and new student Band Parent Meeting Thursday, May 2 at 6:30 in the school library.  Mr. Pierce will meet potential new students & parents to explain lessons & instrument rental and schedule summer lessons.

 Yearbook Order Forms – Yearbook order forms are being sent home today. If you would like to purchase yearbooks, please return the form with payment by Friday, May 10.

 Early Bird Registration forms are being sent home today to help us plan as best we can for the 2019-2020 school year. Please return the forms to the office by Friday, May 10.  Each class with 100 % return rate by May 10 will receive a special prize from the principal.

 Preschool Program - On May 23rd at 10:30 the preschool students will have their end of the year program. The families are encouraged to attend to see all they have learned this year. A light lunch will follow at no cost to the families. Look for a Sign Up Genius in the next few days to RSVP by Friday, May 3 for the meal.


 The annual Lakeside Math Competition for 5th-8th graders will be held on Wednesday, April 24, 2019.  The competition begins at 4:00 and usually wraps up around 5:30.

 Grades 6-7 Sing Confirmation Examination Service – Grades 6-7 will be singing on Wednesday, April 24 at 6:30. 

 Call  The Lord led us to extend a call Mrs. Rachel Kanter to be our 5th grade teacher. Please keep her and her family in your prayers as she deliberates as to where she would best serve.

 Tickets on sale now!  Spring Play: Murder in the House of Horrors | Friday–Saturday, April 26-27 7p
Join us at Lakeside to be caught up in this virtual thriller, uncovering the clues that reveal the killer in the electrifying climax. This unique mystery contains as many laughs as it does shivers. Start at to reserve your seats.

 K-8 Extra footwear – We are asking that all students bring an extra pair of footwear to school for recess. It really helps in keeping the rooms and church clean when we can minimize the muddy traffic areas.

 Lake Mills Rec Department - Check out the Camps, Summer Playground Program and more!  Click the link in the emailed note.  Paper copies are available in the kiosk.

 8th GR. CONFIRMATION…..reminders include:

=         Rehearsal Tues Apr 23 at 3:15 PM
=         Examination Service Wednesday, April 24 6:30 PM
=    Confirmation is Sunday April 28 at 10:30 AM.

 Final School Tuition & Band payments are due soon. Parents, contact secretary Mrs. Happel with questions about amounts owed and to make final  payments .

 Yearbook: We need pictures to complete the yearbook. Grades 3,7,8 are in desperate need of candid’s. If you have candid’s from any (except the Harvest Hop) so far this school year it would be appreciated. Please email to


April 29 – May 3

Sunday          God’s Word in Church
Monday          Beef & Rice Taco Bowl
Tuesday          Turkey with Gravy
Wednesday  French Toast Bake
Thursday       Chicken & Rice Casserole
 Friday          Pizza Sliders

 All menus subject to change

Check out the school web site for complete monthly menus at