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Week of March 29, 2021 
ELS - “Humble, Bold, Different for a Purpose”
A member of FVL Schools


Superintendent: Pastor Bill Heiges: wheiges@emanuelnl.org
Interim-Principal: Kirk Schauland: principal@emanuelnl.org
Dean of Students: Jack VandeGuchte: jvandeguchte@emanuelnl.org
School Office: Laurie Eidenberger
     Phone: 920-982-5444 x 304
     Email: school@emanuelnl.org

Emanuel Attendance Line - 920-250-6252

This Week at Emanuel

Monday
A Team VB vs St. Peter, Weyauwega (4:30 pm)
Worship (6:30 pm)

Tuesday
A Team VB Practice (4:00-5:30 pm)

Wednesday
B/A Team VB vs Immanuel (4:30, 6:00 pm)

Thursday
No School
Maundy Thursday Worship (3:30 & 7:00 pm)

Friday
No School
Good Friday Worship (9:30 am, 1:00 pm, & 7:00 pm)

Saturday

Sunday
Easter Sunrise Worship (6:00 am)
Easter Festival Worship (8:00, 9:30 & 11:00 am)

2021 Holy Week - Easter Worship Schedule at Emanuel

April Lunch Menu

April Sack Lunch Menu Cost is FREE. Pick up time is from 11-12:30. Please contact Mrs. Eidenberger to sign up. 

 

CLASSROOM PAGES: Click on the link to go to classroom specific information.
3P & 4K
Jesus loves the little children!  We are reminded He wants us all to come to him!

5K  
Let the little children come to me.  Bring your family to worship this week! 

Grade 1
As we journey through this Holy Week, may we set aside time to go to God’s house and worship. Bring your family to our Thursday, Friday, and Easter Sunday worship services. See you there!

Grade 2
We make our Resurrection Eggs on Tuesday!  Students need an egg carton filled with 12 plastic (the ones that break open) eggs.

Grade 3
Can’t wait to see what this week will bring!

Grade 4
This page has links for daily assignments, spelling words, web resources, and more.

Grade 5-8
Updated every week! Click on the link above for the 5th - 8th grade classroom news for the week!


ELS Payment Link - click here!

Emanuel COVID-19 Items
ELS Tigers Return Plan 2020

Daily Home Screening for Students checklist

COVID-19 FVL Schools scenarios sheet

Emanuel Virtual Learning Plan

Weekly COVID Update (UPDATED 3/28/2021)

NEWS & NOTES
4th Quarter Begins
Q3 Report cards will be sent home tomorrow with all students.  Please look them over with your child and contact your child’s teacher with any questions or concerns.  Thanks!

Symptoms
Parents, please don’t send your child to school if they are showing any symptoms of sickness. Several illnesses, other than COVID, have been showing up here at Emanuel, and we want to do our best to continue to stay open. Unfortunately, many of the symptoms we’ve been seeing are similar to COVID-19 symptoms, which include fever/chills, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle or body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose, nausea or vomiting, or diarrhea. We do not want to inadvertently send someone home for a COVID test and have them quarantine until the results are back.

If your child is exhibiting any of these symptoms here at school, they will be sent home until they are symptom free. They also won’t be able to participate in athletics that day. 

Thank you for your help in keeping our school healthy and open!

Easter Break
Emanuel will have Easter break from Thursday, April 1st - Monday, April 5th. School will resume on Tuesday, April 6th. 

Join us for Holy Week Worship!
We invite you to worship with us this Holy Week. Services are available on-site, online, and on the radio. This year, we are offering additional service times on Maundy Thursday and Easter Sunday to help with social distancing. We also offer three Good Friday service times. 

May God bless your family’s celebration of the resurrection!  HE IS RISEN!



Volleyball Game Volunteers Needed - March 31st
We will need volunteers for the check in desk, game clock, and line judges. If you haven’t done these before, we will train you. Please click on this link to sign up for Wednesday’s game against Immanuel, Greenville. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Osterman; athletics@emanuelnl.org

Emanuel Annual Pizza-making Event (Tentative)
The leadership at Emanuel (both church and school) is exploring the feasibility and possibility of holding Emanuel’s annual pizza-making event on Saturday, May 15th. No firm decisions have been made at this time, but discussions are ongoing. COVID safety precautions would be in place, but a key component is the volunteers. In order for the day to happen at all, we need to ensure we have a firm commitment from our volunteers before orders would be collected. Volunteers can be 7th graders and older. Both a morning and afternoon shift would be implemented this year, with at least 70 volunteers needed for each shift. 

Even if the decision is made to have the event, if we don’t have enough volunteers for the day, we will not be holding our pizza-making event this year. 

If you are interested and willing to volunteer, please click the link below to sign up by Wednesday, April 14th. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805084caaa623aaf94-pizza

FVL Family Open House (5th-8th Grade)
Today, Monday, March 29 is the date for FVL’s annual open house. The event will run from 6:00-9:00 PM, and all families are invited. Due to COVID, registration will be required to keep group sizes safe. Tours, brief presentations, and a chance to meet key personnel will be featured. Interested families should pre-register at https://www.fvlhs.org/future-foxes/open-house.

Parking Lot/Playground Gates
Parents, if you notice that the parking lot gates haven’t been opened by 2:55 PM, and there are no students currently playing on the parking lot or playground, you may open the three sets of gates and chain them in place to allow entrance into the parking lot. If you have any questions, please contact the office. 

WOHW 2nd Painting Event - April 17th
All women are invited....children ages 4 and up with an adult assisting are also welcome. Children must sit with the adult they come with. This will take place on April 17th from approximately 8am to 11am. Enter through the doors by the playground (Door 9). Only 1 time slot is available for this event. The cost is $5 per person to cover materials and  will take place in the Commons. The project will take (approximately) 2.5 hrs with a short devotion. 
 
Group size will be limited to a max of 25 to allow for distancing. Supplies will be provided. Robin Glocke will be leading this 12x12 canvas, customizable project. You can choose your style of colors. Make for yourself or make it a gift for someone else! Let's have fun and learn something new together! Please note, no refreshments will be offered, however we will provide bottled water. Please sign up with this link. 
 
Tiger Cub Care

It is scheduling time - open today!! 
Click Here to Schedule TCC

Please fill out the online sign up genius for April 6-16 care needed. Please note, there is no school the Monday following Easter!  All care for those two weeks should be entered by Thursday, April 1.  Total your hours to the nearest half hour and please provide payment by check, cash, credit card or online also by Thursday, April 1. 
You can still register!  Our childcare is available to the whole school, 3P-8th grade, from 7am - 5:30pm Monday through Friday. 3P and 4K students are welcome to attend on their off days too!
Any questions regarding scheduling, please contact Mrs. D (920-407-3000, mdobberstein@emanuelnl.org). 

FVL FoxFest Annual Dinner Auction
Fox Valley Lutheran High School would like to invite all FVL Federation members to attend FVL’s FoxFest Annual Dinner Auction on Friday, April 23, 2021, at Liberty Hall in Kimberly, WI, or to join us for our virtual event online. This year’s event theme is Disco. Registration is available now through April 9th. Proceeds from this event will support the FVL Teen Ministry. Details can be found on the FVL website: www.fvlhs.org.

Hunter’s Education Course
Classes will be held on April 8, 22, 24, 26, 29, May 1 & 3rd.  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:  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.  Registration will continue through April 8th or until the class is full.  All classes will be held in the Emanuel School commons.  The first night, April 8, (registration night) will be held in the school music room instead of the commons.  Please use door #9.  Click here for more details.  Call Dean Spears at 920-843-0589 with questions. 

FVL Schools Executive Assistant Needed
Fox Valley Lutheran Schools is hiring an Executive Assistant. This position works directly with the FVL Schools Director of Curriculum and the Executive Committee, assisting in many different areas, such as--but not limited to--communications, event coordination, and record keeping. Base pay starts at $15/hr with the final wage determined by education and experience. Basic skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Google Drive are needed. This is a flexible schedule, part-time position starting on May 3. For more information, contact FVL Schools President Landon Zacharyasz at landon.zacharyasz@mountoliveappleton.com. The application window closes on April 13.

WELS Middle School Band Camp July 11th-16th
WELS Middle School Band Camp: For the 20th year, the Soli Deo Gloria Institute for the Arts is excited to be offering an in-person overnight band camp from July 11 - 16, 2021 on the beautiful campus of Wisconsin Lutheran College, 8800 W. Bluemound Road, Milwaukee, WI.  Students will participate in band rehearsals, sectionals, small ensembles, marching, theater, visual art, excursions, guest artists and more!  Students must be in Grades 6-9 for the fall of 2021.  There will also be a virtual week-long band camp for students who are unable to attend but would like to participate in the activities. Learn more and register at www.welssummerbandcamp.com.  They are also on Facebook at WELS Summer Band Camp.

FVL Schools Track Team - Register by April 2!
Register at:  https://www.fvlhs.org/future-foxes/youth-sports-camps
The FVL Middle School track team gives student-athletes the chance to train and compete with potential future FVL classmates and teammates. Participants receive excellent coaching from a Christian perspective in the various events of track and field. Open to boys and girls 5th through 8th grades.  We will follow FVL’s COVID safety measures, including wearing face-coverings when indoors, during warm-ups, and when social distancing is not possible. A uniform top (a T-shirt) and all other equipment, including starting blocks, hurdles, jumping pits, etc. are provided. Participants must provide their own shoes and practice clothing.  The cost to participate is $30 to offset the cost of uniforms and meet fees.  Please email FVL track coach Mr. Isaiah Degner, or call him at 920-560-5135 with any questions or for more information.

Fang Reading Program
Participation in the program is optional. Students participating can log time to meet their reading goal. Please look for information from your classroom teacher about your goals.  Students meeting the goal for the contest earn a free Timber Rattler ticket and a meal voucher for a free game at the Timber Rattlers. Please Note:  For this year, there will be no ELS Family Game Night.  You will be able to attend any game you like with your free voucher.

Wisconsin Parental Choice Program Application Enrollment

 *Now Accepting Applications!* Deadline is April 15th
The Wisconsin Parental Choice Program is an amazing chance for families to receive a tuition-free education at Emanuel! It is also a tremendous blessing to our school. Click here for more information, or go to the DPI website at https://sms.dpi.wi.gov/ChoiceParent/. Unsure what this program is? Reach out to Mrs. Eidenberger for more information.

4th Quarter Mission Opportunity
Emanuel School’s mission for 4th quarter is The Apache Mission.
The Apache Mission celebrated 125 years of God’s blessings in 2018 as the first world mission of WELS. The Apache Mission is located in eastern Arizona on the Fort Apache Reservation and the San Carlos Apache Reservation. Between the two reservations there are eight churches, one preaching station, and two Lutheran elementary schools. The Apache Lutheran churches are currently training future leaders for work as evangelists, teachers, and pastors through the Apache Christian Training School (ACTS) located at the East Fork Mission.
 
Online Payments
Text Payments for School Fees, Lunches and Tiger Cub Care are now available by texting “EmanLuth School'' to the number 73256. Follow the prompts on your phone.  You may also click on the link at elstigers.org and emanuelnl.orgOnline Payment - Click Here

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

 

Schedules

2020-2021 Activities Calendar

No singing schedule at this time



Questions, Comments, Concerns
Please contact Interim-Principal Mr. Schauland or the school office to share any ways we can better serve the families of Emanuel.

 

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