Trinity Times

September 16, 2020

Click to Order Lunch Sept 21 - Sept. 25

Please click the box above to order lunch for the week. Just a reminder that if you are ordering an entree, ham & cheese, or salad bar that milk is included. You only need to order milk if you are bringing a cold lunch.

Click to Reserve EHP for Sept. 21 - Sept. 25

Please register your child for EHP for next week by this Friday at 8 am.

Parking Lot Reminders for Student Safety

As we get into our new school year, there are some items we wanted to bring to your attention about school morning drop off AND after school dismissal so we can keep everyone safe.

  1. Parents, please only cross at the crosswalk. This is for when you are walking to the school to get your student(s) or with your student(s) as you walk back to your car. We have had some parents walking in between cars which increases the possibility of an accident happening.
  2. If you are going to need to get out of your car to un-buckle OR buckle up your child we would ask that you park instead of using the pick-up lane. This will keep the flow of pick-up moving smoothly.


Do you want to learn how to play guitar?

Dave Wozniak is very excited to teach you. Lessons are held during the school day. To enroll your child or for more information, please contact Dave at or fill out the registration form and email it to Dave.

IXL Website

Some families were having trouble logging into their IXL accounts at home. Here is the link to the same page that students access in school. By using this link they can just log in the same way they log in at school. You will also be able to find the link on the website on the resources page under important links.

IXL Website

Market Day is Back!

Trinity is excited to tell you that the fundraising program of Market Day is back.

  • Through this program you can order food and have it delivered right to your house without the hassle of a trip to the store!
  • You can visit for more information and to register for this great program.
  • When you register, please be sure to pick "Trinity Lutheran School Waukesha, Waukesha" as your organization!
  • 10% of all orders will be given back to Trinity

If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Eggert at


Tomorrow, Thursday, September 17th is Thank Scriping Day!

  • This day only happens 3 times a year!
  • Earn up to 20% with 85 plus bonuses on eGiftcards and money added to re-loadable gift cards to make your dollar go even further.
  • Check the mobile app Wednesday Sept 16th as for the first time ever they will be giving you a 1 day sneak peak!!


Culvers Night is back the first Tuesday in October. The Culvers off of Main St. next to Woodman's will be doing our Food Fellowship Nights again!!! Yes, it is possible to participate in this event and still follow safety precautions. For new families: this is the night every month to eat at Culvers as 10% of the sales that night will come back to Trinity to help the school!! Everyone, please note that drive-through and to-go orders are obviously the way to go right now and they still count to our total for the night as they have a max of 6 at a table and customers aren't able to combine tables or seating at this time! If it's nice that night, go through the drive-through and have your group meet at a park to enjoy the fellowship while supporting our school!!

September LUNCH MENU

Lunch Menu

Mon -9/21 - Sloppy Joes

Tue - 9/22 - Lasagna

Wed 9/23 - French Toast with Hot Spiced Apples

Thurs 9/24 - Beef & Broccoli, Stir Fry Rice

Fri 9/25 - Chicken Alfredo

-Milk, veggies & fruit will be served with the main menu

September Menu

2nd choice Salad Bar.

You can check your lunch balance on your Powerschool account.

You can deposit money online for lunch via FACTS. FACTS is the program that administers our tuition payment program (this is not to check your balance on your lunch account). Simply sign into your FACTS account via, click Parent Login, and select “Payment Plans/Financial Aid”. You will see the spot to add funds.


Do you like to play games? Join Mrs. Hacker and Mrs. Kaulitz for board game club. Each grade will have the opportunity to join us about once a month to play a variety of card and board games. We will meet in the science lab right after school and play games until 4:30.

Upcoming Club Dates:

September 17 - 2nd & 3rd grades

September 24 - 4th & 5th grades

October 1 - 6th, 7th, & 8th grades


Wednesday 9/16-

Cross Country Practice - 3:45pm

A team Volleyball Practice - 3:45pm

B team Volleyball Practice - 4:45pm

Thursday 9/17 -

Cross Country Practice - 3:45

2nd-3rd Grade Board Game Club- 3:45-4:30pm

Away Soccer game @ St. Paul's Muskego - 4:15pm

Saturday 9/19 - Church service 5:30 pm

Sunday 9/20 - Church services 8:15, 9:30 & 10:45

Monday 9/21 -

Cross Country Practice - 3:45

A team Volleyball practice - 3:45

Soccer Practice - 4:00

B team Volleyball Practice - 4:45

Church Service - 6:30

Wednesday 9/23 -

A team Volleyball Practice - 3:45pm

Cross Country Practice - 3:35pm

Soccer Practice - 4pm

B team Volleyball Practice - 4:45pm

Thursday 9/24 -

Board Game Club- 4th - 5th Grade - 3:45-4:30

Cross Country Practice - 3:45pm

Home Soccer Game vs St. Jacobi - 4:30


Mission offerings can be brought to chapel each Wednesday. During the first semester, offerings will be given to the Tomorrow's Choice Counseling Center.

Our goal is $1500.00 for the first semester.

Mission Money Total: $226.35

DID YOU KNOW if you miss bringing in your offering for Wednesday chapel, you can drop it into the offering plate at Trinity over the weekend and the school will receive it to forward to our Mission Project.


We are once again collecting box tops for Trinity. This is a great way for Trinity to earn some extra money. We have a goal of $500 again this year. If you do have any physical box tops still floating around, please be sure to send those with your son/daughter so we can turn those in. As we did last year, Box Tops for Education has transitioned to scanning receipts for earning. There are instructions below on how to put the app on your phone and scan receipts. If you are not comfortable with doing that, please send in receipts that contain Box Top eligible products and we will scan them. Help us reach our goal this year!

Instructions for BOX TOP$

Thanks again!

Cindy Gut-Boxtops coordinator


NEW Youth Ministries Director

We welcome our new Youth Ministries Director, Mr. Casey Pufahl. Mr. Pufahl is no stranger to Trinity. You have probably seen him help out with the music ministry and give youth Bible studies on Sunday mornings. Mr. Pufahl is married to Mrs. Pufahl, who happens to be our Fourth-grade teacher. Mr. Pufahl is also a teacher at Wisconsin Lutheran High School in Milwaukee. “I am so thankful to God and the Administration of Trinity for the experience to work directly with our youth programs,” said Pufahl. “I am very grateful for the work Mrs. Laura Reinke has done with the Youth Ministries in the past, and I look forward to seeing what God has in store for the future.”

Parents/Guardians and youth should feel free to contact Mr. Pufahl directly regarding Youth Ministries at Trinity, email him at


One of the essential components to achieving excellence is clear and consistent communication. Mr. Pufahl and the Youth Ministry Team is evaluating different methods of communication, so students and parents always know what’s happening with Youth Ministries. At this point, the two most efficient ways of communicating are email and visiting the Trinity Youth Group Webpage, which is found on the Trinity website:

Please make sure to email Mr. Pufahl with any questions, concerns, or troubles you may have and need help. Mr. Pufahl is here for you, prays for you, and is dedicated to serve you in your faith journey.

Youth Group Activities

Youth Bonfire Night (September Fall Event)

Nothing says “Autumn” like a good old-fashioned bonfire.

This is a reminder for those who have RSVP

Trinity Youth Group Bonfire Night

Date: Saturday, September 19, 2020

Time*: 6:30 - 9:30 PM

Location: The Hoehl Residence

Address: W288S560 Elmhurst Road, Waukesha, WI 53188

Raindate: Saturday, October 10, 2020

RSVP: ENDED Saturday, September 12, 2020,

  • *Students are required to arrive by 7 PM at the latest and are to remain at the bonfire until 9:30 PM unless parents/guardians have contacted Mr. Pufahl with alternate plans.
  • Students should bring 1) a lawn chair, 2) a marshmallow fork for roasting marshmallows, and 3) a snack for yourself (optional).
  • We are observing COVID precautions by not having communal food. S'mores (chocolate, marshmallow, and graham crackers) will be individually wrapped. Water bottles will be provided.
  • Students should dress for the weather and bring bug spray if needed.

Piala's Nursery Fall Festival Help

Piala's Nursery is looking for help before and during their Fall Festival. In lieu of games and activities, the nursery is giving away grab bags to younger attendees. Trinity youth is asked to help assemble these bags prior to the festival and hand them out during the festival. In addition to grab bags, Trinity youth is asked to provide 2 students to help limit and restrict the flow of traffic in and out of the indoor vendor area. They are also looking for students (2-3 or more) to help wipe down heavily touched areas and things (including tables and railings, etc.)

Grab Bag Assembly Day (work done prior to the festival)
Date: TBA (probably the week before the festival)
Location: At Trinity

Fall Festival Days

Dates: Saturday, September 26, 2020; Sunday, September 27, 2020
Times: 9/26 (9am-5pm); 9/27 (10am-4pm)
Location: Piala's Nursery
RSVP: via SignUpGenius

Youth Bible Studies and “Trinity’s Got Talent!”

Please be watching your email inbox and church announcements for updates on Youth Bible Studies. There are several topics being explored at this point. All of which will have teens searching the Scriptures for timely topics. Some of these topics include: “What do I do about the racial tensions in my world?” “What about COVID and how is it affecting my family?” “How do Christians respond to faith challenges in our lives?”

Trinity’s Youth is also very talented in many ways. We are looking for ways to utilize individuals and small groups in church services. More to come in the near future.


Wisconsin Lutheran Children's Choir

Wisconsin Lutheran High School will be offering the Wisconsin Lutheran Children's Choir (WLCC) this year. Your students are cordially invited to participate. All things WLCC will be updated on the WLCC webpage, including audition appointment forms and audition materials. Please contact Casey Pufahl at for all details and questions.

WLHS Jr. Vikings Boys and Girls Basketball Tryouts--

We are pleased to announce that Jr. Vikings boys and girls basketball tryouts will be held the weekend of September 25-27 at Wisconsin Lutheran High School. All tryout registrations must be made online, no walk ups allowed. Visit to register your son or daughter for tryouts.

Tryout Schedule


Luther Preparatory School cordially invites your 5th-8th grade students to our annual fall play. This year's production is Pistols and Posies. Show times are Thursday, October 22nd at 10:00am and Friday, October 23rd at 9:00am and 12:00pm. The show will be approximately 90 minutes long, and all performances are in the LPS auditorium.

Registrations are required. Please register by Friday, October 9th in one of two ways:

  1. Online: Fill out the online registration form.
  2. By phone: Call LPS at 920-261-4352 weekdays from 7:00am-3:30pm and ask for Tracy Schmidt. Have ready the number of attendees and your preferred visit option.
  3. See the attachment for details.


Please visit the TLC website to see our Worship Schedule and information on other events!

Click on these headings to find out more information:

Bible Information Class

Growth Groups

Trinity You Tube Channel

Daily Devotions

Youth Group

New WELS Waukesha Campus Ministry Launch 9/17 at 8:30 pm

Are you a college student going to school in the Waukesha area? Then, come to Campus Ministry (CM). Trinity generously supports our WELS Waukesha Campus Ministry that meets on the campus of Carroll University. This CM is an official registered org and is a pool of 110+ college students who meet for Bible studies, fun mixer events, service to the community, and networking with fellow Christians. Usually, we get an energetic group of 15-30 students who gather together monthly, and many of them do come for worship at Trinity. Even though COVID-19 has made gatherings tricky, we look to welcome Carroll students for in-person gatherings and non-Carroll students can join us right now for Zoom access. Our kick-off meeting will be Thursday, September 17th at 8:30 pm in a new place, Hastad building, room #160 (so we can safely socially distance). Like more info? Contact President David Burgess 715-393-9544 or volunteer Campus Pastor O 262-442-8568 and let them know you are interested. This year, WELS is celebrating CM100, celebrating one hundred years of God’s grace on 500+ campuses across the country. Check out:

Good news! Bible study is starting again. Social distance and with masks, but I think we can persevere!

When: Thursday, September 10 at 8:30 AM

Where: Trinity Room

Topic: Coffee with the Savior

RSVP: Due to distancing requirements, a headcount would be really helpful. If you can let Joyce ( or I ( know if you plan to come, we would appreciate it!

If someone is interested in joining the conversation, but does not want to be there in person. I can see if we can do a google hangout. If you want that as an option, please let me know so I can check into the internet, etc.

What does this provide for you?

• A biblical look at the close relationship between Moses and God and how women can follow that example in their own relationship with Christ.

• A source of Scriptural encouragement. This study includes both corporate and personal study time, drawing women into God’s Word on a daily basis.

• A good excuse to drink coffee.

What is it?

Coffee with the Savior is about relationships. Women long for the fulfillment of a relationship with their Savior. This study helps show the way using the example of Moses' relationship to the Lord God.

The study is inspired by Jeremiah 29:12–13: “Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you. You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.” (ESV®)

Topics include God’s desire that we come to Him, that we pray to Him, and that we receive His gifts. The concluding chapter encourages women to continue her commitment through dedicated personal study of God's Word and recognize her value in the Body of Christ.

Looking forward to studying God’s word with all of you again.



New Sessions of Bible Information Class (BIC) Launching:

Starting Wednesday, 9/23 at 7 pm in the Fellowship Hall and Sunday 9/27 at 9:05 am in the 7th grade room, TWO new sessions of the BIC are scheduled with Pastor Oelhafen. Like to know what your student is learning at TLS? One class a week, ask any question and get answers not only what the Bible says but what your student is hearing in the classroom. Anyone is invited to learn the basics of the Christian faith. Do you know anyone with spiritual questions and would like more spiritual peace? Bring them along. Introduce your friends to their best friend and Savior Jesus. We will safely social distance and help care about every one who attends. Simply pre-register by calling Pastor O (to have enough class materials) at 262-442-8568 or – or find out more info at -- join us in praying that God brings more people to this class.

Brand New Sessions of Growth Group Starting: Trinity welcomes you to sign-up for new Fall sessions of our fun, social, small-group Bible studies called: Growth Groups which are launching for four weeks beginning September 21-27th, usually in member homes (usually patios). These groups of @6-15 people are Bible studies that are based on the weekly sermon that especially help new members connect to our congregation. Following a pattern of 15 minutes of socializing and 45 minutes of Bible study, these studies really make a huge difference in the lives of every one who attends. They are primarily grouped by age: 20-somethings, 30-somethings, 40-somethings, and 50-plus somethings (although any one can join any group). Sign-up immediately at to get your preferred date/time. Especially during this COVID-19 time, we are safely social distancing and taking extra steps to safeguard all who attend. For more info, contact coordinator Jason Scherer 414-517-8373 or go to: More than 300 Trinity members have participated in these groups. Haven’t been in a Bible study in a while? Try it.


You can view the a short list of the following information/forms on our school website for the 2018-2019 school year. More can be found on the actual website:

TLS Website (Lunch Calendar/Athletic Calendar/Monthly School Calendar)

2020-2021 School Calendar

Power School Notices (to receive your child's academic progress and lunch balance notices)

ALL Athletic Forms

Medication Administration Consent Form

Pre-Planned Absence Form

Singing Schedule

Background Check

Upper Grade Homework

Mascot Media Trinity Site

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