St. John-Emmanuel Lutheran School

"Sharing Christ through Academic Excellence"

Week of December 10, 2018

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School Calendar of Events

Dec 12- Soest Christmas service 7pm

Dec 16- Young Family Movie Night - Soest @ 5:00pm

Dec 18- School Board meeting 7pm @ Soest

Dec 19- Baptismal Remembrance chapel 7:50am @ Flatrock

Dec 19- Flatrock Christmas service 7pm

Dec 20- Ugly Christmas Sweater Day

Dec 21- Makeup Day- SCHOOL IN SESSION- Parent Drive Day

Jan 27- Open House from noon-3pm @ Soest

Feb 15- Makeup Day via E-Learning

This week we are praying for...

Matt/Carri Jones & Emma

Justin Joseph/Danyel Nichter & Aria

Larry/Angie Kline

Mark/Brittany Kirchner & Connor

2nd Quarter Chapel Offerings Coming to an End

There is still time this week and next to give via your chapel offerings to our two local food banks, St Marks in Monroeville and Hessen Cassell. The holidays can be a tough time for many families, even in this robust economy. All the help and money stays here in our community. Please help us end this project strong so we can bless others in our community.
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School Makeup Day Dec 21st-Parent Drive Day

Friday, December 21st is a makeup day due to the closure we had in September. EACS is not in session so it will be a parent drive day. Please note that on your calendar. Thank you!

Basketball Schedule for This Week

Below is the basketball schedule for the week. Please note games and times subject to change.

Monday: JV girls 4:15 @ Ascension, JV boys 5:30 @ Ascension, Varsity boys 6pm @ home

Thursday: Varsity boys 5pm @ St John's New Haven, JV girls 5:30 @ home, Varsity 6:30 @ St John's New Haven, JV boys 6:45pm @ home

Saturday: JV boys tourney @ Heritage, Varsity boys & girls 9:15, 10:30 & 11:45am @ home

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Exciting New Adventure Coming!

Yes, we're going on an exciting adventure in January! Next month we begin our next chapel offering project and we're going to Peru! Lutheran Hour Ministries sponsors an annual Gospel Adventure mission project. Last year it was Madagascar and the year before that Cambodia. This year it's Peru! We're so excited because while we're gathering chapel offerings, the kids will learn about Peru and God's love for them. During National Lutheran Schools Week we'll have a special weeklong focus on Peru and its people as well as a heightened campaign for chapel offerings for the week. The majority of the Lutheran schools in the area are also participating in this same project. Can you imagine the impact all these kids will have! It's going to be amazing! I pray that you will talk to your kid about this project and prayerfully consider giving generously to it. Watch for information to come after the holidays.

Volunteering at SJE

Please note the info in bold below and see where you might be able to help/volunteer. If you have not yet volunteered this year, please consider doing so.

**Please note that your volunteer hours this year (18-19) will reduce or eliminate up to $400 of the tuition increase/student set for the 19-20 school year.***

SJE Make Up Day

As of November 15th, SJE has its second day to be made up due to the weather closure. I have looked at the calendar and we will make up November 15th on February 15th. That day will be a planned e-learning makeup day.

February 18th (President's Day)is the only other makeup day we have available to make up a snow day this year. If we do need to use Feb 18th, it will be a parent drive day with school in session. After that, the rest of the days will be added to the end of the school year in May.

The Lutheran SGO for SJE

It's that time again to have a conversation about our SGO. We have many families that have filled out applications requesting funds to assist with their school tuition. This is a great way to help them. It allows the donor to donate funds to the SGO and receive a 50% Indiana state tax credit. If your donation is large enough, you can carry it over up to 8 tax years. Our need this year as of now is $19,500.00, of which we already have $2000.00. Please consider giving. There are so many ways to do so and more are coming in early 2019. Please visit the website for more info.