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Week of February 27, 2020 
ELS - “Humble, Bold, Different for a Purpose”
A member of FVL Schools


This Week at Emanuel

Monday
C Boys Practice (3:15-4:45 pm)
A/B Cheer Practice (5:00-7:00 pm)
 
Tuesday
Boys A/B Practice (3:15-4:45 pm)
Girls A/B Practice (4:45-6:15 pm)

Wednesday
2nd Grade Field Trip to FVL
C Boys @ Mt. Olive (5:00 pm)
A Cheer Practice (5:00-6:30 pm)
Crossroads (7:00-8:00 pm)
School Board meeting (7:00 pm)

Thursday
BB @ New Hope Christian School: BG, AG, BB, AB (4:30, 5:30, 6:30, 7:30 pm)

Friday
JAM (8:15 -9:15 am)
Emanuel Spelling Bee (1:30 pm)
BB home vs St. Peter, Freedom: BG, AG, BB, AB (4:15, 5:15, 6:15, 7:15 pm)

Saturday
B Boys Basketball Tournament @ Immanuel, Greenville

Sunday
Worship (8:00 & 10:30 am)
3rd Grade Meet the Class (8:00am)
3P/4K Meet the Class (10:00 am greet & singing at 10:30am)
Bible Study (9:15 am - 10:15 am)
Sunday School (9:15 am - 10:15 am)


CLASSROOM PAGES: Click on the link to go to classroom specific information.
3P & 4K 
Come see us sing this weekend at the 10:30am service!!

Grade 1

Grade 2
Our field trip to FVL is this Wednesday.  Please have your child wear their black Emanuel t-shirt.

Grade 3
Third graders will be singing for church on February 9 at 8:00.  We are going to share the weekend with the 3P-4K class. We will be greeting at the 8:00 service, sitting together, and singing for that service only!  Please put the date on your calendars!

Grade 4

Grade 5-8
Click on the link above for the 5th - 8th grade classroom news.


ELS Payment Link - click here!

NEWS & NOTES
Wisconsin Parental Choice Program - *Now Accepting Applications!*
The Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP) will provide families who qualify with a full-tuition voucher to attend the private or religious school of their choice for free.  Applying is very easy and the funds received through the program greatly benefit our students. WPCP is currently accepting applications. Please apply if you have a child going into grades 4K, 5K, Grade 01 or Grade 09. The window for applications runs from February 03 - April 16.  Click here for more information, or go to the DPI website at https://dpi.wi.gov/Choice. Any questions, please see Mrs. Eidenberger.


Powerschool Notification Preferences
In order to reach everyone when the Emanuel Alert Line is used, please update your preferences of which messages you would like to receive. 

To do so, please log in to Powerschool, click on the SwiftReach SwiftK12 button in the top left corner, and then select “Alert Preferences” in the right corner. On the next screen, verify that your contact information is correct. Click on each orange Alert Preferences button, select which options you’d like, and save. This needs to be done with each child you have attending Emanuel. Please let Mr. Schauland or Mrs. Eidenberger know if you have any questions.

Call News
Last weekend the Emanuel voters issued a call to Mr. Kevin Needham to serve as principal. He is currently serving as the principal at St. Pauls in Saginaw, MI. Please keep him in your prayers as he deliberates his call to Emanuel. The Emanuel School Board will also be issuing a call for a 5th grade teacher and athletic director for the 2020-2021 school year in the next week as well. 

Please keep Miss Stahmann in your prayers. She has received a divine call to teach 3rd & 4th grade at Divine Savior Academy in Sienna Plantation, Texas starting next school year. Over the next few weeks she will be evaluating and deliberating where she can best serve: here at Emanuel or down at Divine Savior Academy in Sienna Plantation, Texas. If you have any words of encouragement for her, please let her know. 

Tiger Cub Care
It is a scheduling week!! 
Please fill out the online scheduling form for February 10-21 care needed.  All care for those two weeks should be entered by this Thursday, February 6.  Please calculate your hours and provide payment by check, cash, credit card or online also by Thursday, February 6. Please note, there is no school and no Tiger Cub Care February 13-17 due to the teachers’ conference!
Our childcare is available to the whole school, 3P-8th grade and is now available 7am - 5:30pm Monday through Friday. 3P and 4k students are welcome to attend on their off days too!

Any questions, please contact Mrs. D (920-407-3000, mdobberstein@emanuelnl.org). 


Click Here to Schedule TCC 

Update on Lunch Menu
For our February lunch menu. Option 2 has changed on Tuesdays. Option 2 is no longer Sloppy Joes. The new option is Crispy Chicken Patty. However, on Tuesday, February 4th, option 1 is sloppy joes. February Menu

Also, Friday, February 7th for option 1 is now Boneless Wings, not Mac & Cheese. We had to switch last friday. 

Friday, February 7th - Emanuel Spelling Bee
February 7th is our school spelling bee, starting at 1:30 pm in the gym. The top spellers in grades 5-8 will compete to determine the top Emanuel speller. Our top two spellers will be invited to represent Emanuel at our district bee. Feel free to join us! Congratulations to our contestants:
5th grade: Cory Brooker & Hank Auer
6th grade: Ethan Schauland  & Hannah Schabo
7th grade: Lydia Besaw, McKenna Heimbruch, Owen Schroth
8th grade: Emma Schabo, Landon Beyer, Jordan Kuhnke

Little Sisters Cheer Camp
We are looking into the best date to be rescheduled. Stay tuned.

Winter Sports Wrapping Up
As the winter sports teams begin finishing their seasons, please hang on to the uniforms until winter sports pictures, which will be February 25. The uniforms will be returned on Thursday, February 27 at Winter Sports Night (6:00pm).

Tax Forms / 2019 Statements
Tax forms and 2019 statements can be picked up in the school office. Remember that all school fees paid in 2019 can be used as a tax deduction when filing state tax returns in 2020.

Claim a Private School Tuition Tax Deduction
Tax season is quickly approaching and a simple form can help Emanuel families deduct up to $4,000 for K-8 tuition and $10,000 for 9-12 tuition on their state income taxes.

The tax deduction will save the average parent an estimated $240 per K-8 and $600 for high school students on their state tax bill. 

This one page form is simple and easy to complete. You will need Emanuel’s Federal Employer Identification Number (FEIN) to complete the form. That number is 39-0830270.

Information about the deduction can be found here. Forms are also available in the office.

The Lutheran Ceili Orchestra - Save the Date
The Lutheran Ceili Orchestra will be leading the worship at Emanuel on Sunday, March 15, at the 8:00 & 10:30 a.m. services with authentic instruments, songs and hymns.  The entire worship service is based on the traditions, writings, and music of the earliest Christians in Ireland, Scotland, and Wales. There will be communion on Saturday and Monday that weekend, but not on Sunday. 

Women’s Retreat: Save the date!
The annual women’s retreat is coming up on March 28. Please watch the bulletin and Tiger Talk for registration information. If you are interested in volunteering to help with the event, contact Mandi Beck at (920) 359-0907.

MOTO Sportsmen’s Breakfast
On Saturday, February 22, from 7:30 am - noon, Men of the Outdoors is hosting their third Annual Sportsmen’s Breakfast. In addition to breakfast, there will be fishing and hunting vendors, activities for kids, and door prizes. New to the program will be workshops. Emanuel’s own, Jeff Gagnow, will be our keynote speaker. Tickets are available in the Emanuel office and also at the door for $7 adults; $5 children under 12; free for 2yrs and under.

Pre-registration & Winter Update
Pre-registration forms for next year have been sent home. Classes, especially 3P and 4K, fill quickly, so return your form as soon as possible! Please return these forms to Mrs. Eidenberger by March 1st to aid in the planning process.  2020-21 Registration Form

Spirit Week - Feb 17-21
Monday - Feb 17 - No School

Tuesday - Feb 18 -  Pajama Day (being comfortable and bringing your stuffed animal encouraged; sleeping in class discouraged)

Wednesday - Feb 19 - Crazy Day! 

Thursday- Feb. 20- Class Color Day (3P/4K Camo, K Red, 1 Pink/Purple, 2 Green, 3 Orange, 4 Blue, 5 Yellow, 6 Gray, 7 White, 8 Black)

Friday- Feb. 21- Black & Gold Day (these are our colors, so wear them proudly!)

A couple things to remember when dressing up:
  1. Parts of the dress code dealing with modesty still apply
  2. Face paint or hair dyes can be applied at home, but do not bring these items to school

Starting Tuesday, Feb 18th, Emanuel will have a penny war throughout the week to raise money towards our 3rd quarter mission project, so start keeping your pennies! Penny collecting will end on Friday at 9 AM.

Feb. 21 is our pep rally.  The pep rally will start at 2:00. During the pep rally we will introduce the teams, watch the cheerleader’s dance routine, have some fun games and cheers, and generally scream and cheer a lot. Parents are invited to attend!

Timber Rattler Reading Program Begins Feb 24
Students will be coming home with information about the program.  Participation in the program is optional. Students participating can log time to meet their reading goal and each time they meet the two week goal can turn in the slip for a prize.  Students meeting the goal for all four of the two-week sessions earn a free Timber Rattlers ticket and a meal voucher for the game on May 31 @ 1:05 pm.

Camp Bird for Lutherans - Registration is now open!
Registrations are now being accepted for Camp Bird. Camp Bird for Lutherans is a youth camp for children in grades 5-8. It is located near Crivitz in Marinette County on Sand Lake. Swimming, canoeing, boating, hiking, challenge course, kickball, volleyball, archery, handicraft, campfires, Bible study, games, camp songs and many other activities are waiting for you this year! Three weeks are available in July: 
*Sunday July 5 – Friday, July 10
*Sunday July 12 – Friday, July 17   
*Sunday July 19 – Friday, July 24
To download the registration form, click here. For more information, please visit www.campbird.org.

Tuition Payments
If you chose the 2-half payment option, the 2nd payment is due on or before Jan. 15, 2020. If you would like to know your balance, please contact Mrs. Eidenberger.

Forensics
Forensics practice is underway.  There are 21 students from grades 5-8 preparing to speak in public. The forensics season will end with the Emanuel Forensics Festival on March 3 at 5:45pm and the FVL Forensics Competition on March 10 at 5:00pm.  Plan ahead to join us!

2019-20 3rd Quarter Mission Offerings
Mission offerings for the 3rd quarter will be supporting  WELS Institutional Ministries. Their mission statement: To provide direction, comfort and hope by sharing God and His love with individuals (and their families) who are, or have been, in an institution.

Hunter’s Education Course
Classes will be held on April 9, 23, 25, 27, 30, May 2 & 4th.  Students will need to have a DNR customer number before registering for the class.  DNR customer numbers and registration can be done on the DNR website: www.gowild.wi.gov   You may also call the DNR at 1-888-936-7463 between 7:00 am and 10:00 pm, seven days a week. This is a lifetime number and will cost you nothing.  Please register by March 27th so materials may be purchased and ready for the first class. All classes will be held in the Emanuel School commons.  Call Dean Spears at 920-843-0589 with questions. Click here for more details.

Volunteer Opportunities
Throughout the school year, there are multiple opportunities to volunteer at Emanuel. If you are interested in volunteering for any of the listed opportunities please contact the listed staff member or the school office. You can also talk to your child(rens)’s teacher for more opportunities to volunteer in the classroom. 

Winter Volunteers Needed Emanuel is in need of volunteers to help maintain the campus grounds during the winter months. This would involve salting & shoveling sidewalks. Please contact the office at 920-982-5444 if you would be willing to help out.

Online Payments
Text Payments for School Fees, Lunches and Tiger Cub Care: You can now pay for your school fees, student lunches and Tiger Cub Care fees by texting “EmanLuth School” to the number 73256, then follow the prompts on your phone.  You may also click on the link in the Cub Chatter, elstigers.org and emanuelnl.org.  
Online Payment - Click Here

New London Youth Softball
Registration for New London youth summer softball is now available. The introduction letter is here. The softball registration forms are here: 1) Ages 5-14 Summer Leagues and 2) Tournament Teams

FVL NEWS & NOTES

Daddy/Daughter Dance
The 9th annual daddy/daughter dance at FVL will be on Sunday March 1 @ 2-5 pm. This event is for girls ages 3-13. Tickets and tshirts can be purchased ahead of time online. Tickets are $8 per person, t-shirts are $10 each. Deadline for shirts is February 14. Tickets for the dance may also be purchased at the door, but the cost will then be $10 per person. Sign up at www.fvlschools.org.

2020 JUNIOR FOXES SUMMER BASEBALL
Registration is now open for the 2020 JUNIOR FOXES baseball season for boys ages 13-14 (grades 7 & 8). The season runs from the end of April through the middle of July. The teams play in the FVYBL league with other local schools. Registration is open until 3/1/2020. The cost is $145, plus $15.75 to purchase a new hat. (If your athlete already has a hat from last year, he does not need to purchase a new one.) Visit http://fvlschools.org/about/youth-sports/foxes-summer-baseball for more info and to register. Contact Coach Dennis Plaster (920-851-7048 or dplaster88@gmail.com) with questions.

School Calendar (ICAL address)
If you would like to sync our school calendar to your own device you can copy & paste this address into any calendar that supports ICAL addresses:
https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/emanuelnl.org_2hdgnou8ql29o6gvq6b9lg8vs4%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics

Athletics Calendar (ICAL address)
https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/emanuelnl.org_q1n8vhabhldplbiovmu7df3mb4%40group.calendar.google.com/public/basic.ics
 


 
 
 
Questions, Comments, Concerns
Please do not hesitate to contact the school office or Mr. Schauland to share any ways we can better serve the families of Emanuel.

School Office: Laurie Eidenberger
Phone: 920-982-5444
Email: school@emanuelnl.org

Principal Kirk Schauland
Email: 
principal@emanuelnl.org

Emanuel Alert Line: 920-472-4411

Attendance Line: 920-250-6252

 

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