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Week of January 13, 2020 
ELS - “Humble, Bold, Different for a Purpose”
A member of FVL Schools


This Week at Emanuel

Monday
C Boys/Girls home vs. St. Peter, Freedom (4:30 pm)
4th Grade Boys @ St. Peter, Weyauwega (5:15 pm)
A/B Cheer Practice (5:00-7:00 pm) 

Tuesday
Boys A/B Practice (3:15-4:45 pm)
C Girls & Boys @ St. Mark, Green Bay (5:00 & 6:00 pm)
Girls A/B Practice (4:45-6:15 pm)

Wednesday
Parent/Teacher Conferences (3:00-8:00 pm)
C Boys/Girls Practice (3:15-4:15 pm)
4th Grade Boys home vs. Martin Luther, Oshkosh (4:30 pm)
A Cheer Practice (5:00-6:30 pm)
Crossroads (7:00-8:00 pm)

Thursday
5th-8th Grade Wisconsin Herd Field Trip
Parent/Teacher Conferences (3:00-8:00 pm)
BB @ St. Mark, Green Bay: BG, AG, BB, AB (4:30, 5:30, 6:30, 7:30 pm)

Friday
No School & No Tiger Cub Care
Parent/Teacher Conferences (8:00 am - 12:00 pm)

CLASSROOM PAGES: Click on the link to go to classroom specific information.
3P & 4K 
Thank you to all who were able to make it out for the Pledge of Allegiance!  Here are some pictures of the fun!  3P/4K Pledge
5K

Grade 1

Grade 2
It’s bridge building week in social studies class!

Grade 3

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
The Wisconsin Parental Choice Program is an amazing chance for families to receive their education at Emanuel tuition free! It is also a blessing to our school because this voucher provides the full cost of educating a child which is more than tuition costs. 
The window for applications runs from Feb 03 - April 16.  Click here for more information, or go to the DPI website at https://apps4.dpi.wi.gov/ChoiceParent If you have any questions; please see Mrs. Eidenberger. 

Little Sisters Cheer Camp 
Will be held on Saturday, January 25 in the Emanuel Gym. Reminder permission slip and $15 registration fee is due today. This camp is for girls in grades Kindergarten through 4th grade. This is open to the community. 

Pre-registration & Winter Update
Students are came home with a winter update before Christmas giving news about the past semester. The update can also be accessed here. In addition, pre-registration forms for next year have been sent home as well. Classes, especially 3P and 4K, fill quickly, so return your form as soon as possible! Please return these forms to the school office by March 1st to aid in the planning process.   

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.

Report Cards
Last Friday marked the end of the 2nd Quarter. Report cards will be sent home tomorrow Tuesday, January 14. Please look these over and bring questions or comments to parent/teacher conferences. Remember to sign the envelope and return the envelope to school. 

Parent / Teacher Conferences - Week of Jan 13th 
The link below will take you to sign-ups for each of the teachers.  (These conferences are not mandatory but give a good chance for parents and teachers to touch base and talk about your child’s progress.) Please sign-up with each of your children’s homeroom teachers. Look for each individual teacher’s tab at the top of the page when you sign up. Sign-ups close on Tuesday, Jan 14th.


CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP

Volunteer Sign Up for Basketball
All winter sports families are reminded to sign up for their volunteer spots. We are still in need of volunteers for a number of games. Here is the link for the sign up. Volunteer Sign Up
If you are willing to learn how to keep the scorebook and run the score clock, we are willing to teach you! 

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.

School Board Meetings
School board meetings are held at 7:00 on the first or second Wednesday of the month.  While visitors are welcome for any meeting, there will be a spot on the agenda for the February 5th meeting for any public comment.  If you are interested in coming to a school board meeting or have items that you would like the board to consider, please contact Troy Kuppernus (troykup@charter.net).

Call Update
The Emanuel voters will be issuing another principal call at the Emanuel voter’s meeting on January 26th.

Forensics
It is Forensics season!!  All students in grades 5-8 are invited to join the Emanuel Forensics team.  Forensics is an opportunity to participate in public speaking in many different forms.  Each student in the upper grades received a permission form. If you and your student are interested in Forensics, please contact Mrs. D.  Practices will begin later in January and will be held during the students’ study periods. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Mrs. D (920-407-3000-call/text or mdobberstein@emanuelnl.org).  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.  We would love to have many join us!

5-8th grade Music News
This week we begin new units on playing recorder (5th grade) and guitar (6-8th grade). Please make sure recorder order forms and guitar contract forms are submitted by TUESDAY this week (extras are in the school office) so that your child can participate.

Our next 5-8th grade choir performance is Sunday, January 26 at Fox Valley Lutheran HS’s Musicfest. Students should arrive to FVL for a warm-up at 12:40pm and we perform two songs from 1:00-1:10pm. Students should wear field trip t-shirts and jeans. If your child cannot attend, please send me an advance email to excuse them, as this is a graded performance. Thank you!


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. There will be a mission presentation on Wednesday, January 29.

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. 
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
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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