St. John-Emmanuel Lutheran School

"Sharing Christ through Academic Excellence"

Week of April 29, 2019

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Current families have until April 30th to enroll 19-20 without a late fee.

School Calendar of Events

May 1- Early Childhood Open House 4:30-6:30pm

May 3- Spring Concert 7pm @ Soest

May 5- Soest confirmation @ 10:30 service

May 23-31 Parent Drive Days

May 27- Memorial Day NO SCHOOL

May 30- Field Day 11AM to end of day. ALL kids P/U @ Flatrock

May 30- 8th grade graduation @ Flatrock 7pm

May 31-Last day of school- includes Baptismal Remembrance/Closing chapel (Time TBD)

This week we are praying for...

Doug/Ashleigh Wasylk, Charlie & Tucker

Matt/Cathy Werling

Sharon/Kevin White

Steve/Heidi Wilhoff & Nathan

Carnival Setup Tonight 6pm at Soest- All Welcome to Help

May Hot Lunch

The month of May gets a little crazy with the many field trips almost all classes are going on as well as the kitchen working to clean out freezers and cupboards for the summer. There will be a few pack days either for one campus or the other or both. Below is a list of those days that I know of as of this newsletter.


  • May 1st- Pack day for both campuses due to 2nd through 7th out.
  • May 10th- Pack day for Soest
  • May 16th- Pack day for Soest


Know also that the menu may not be quite as specific some days as it has been in terms of what is being served. An example would be pizza. The menu will say pizza but not specify what kind due to what we may have on hand to serve.

New Choice Scholarship Tier Added for 19-20

It appears that the Indiana legislature has passed a bill to add a new tier to the choice scholarships for the 19-20 school year. I don't know too much about it yet. I am going to hold off processing choice applications until I get all the details. I suspect there is a possibility that some of the families that qualified for 50% through this year may qualify for the new 70% level next year. I'll keep you posted as I know more. If you have not yet sent in your 1040, please do so soon!

Hoagland Days Parade

SJE will have a float in this year's Hoagland Days parade on June 15th. The faculty and staff are working on the planning of it now. If you'd like to help, we would appreciate it. We would also like to see many families walking with us in the parade wearing school shirts/gear. I would really like for us to make a big impact in the parade by being seen and being a large group.

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, time is running out. 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.***

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 about $10,000.00. 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.

Lutheran Night at the TinCaps

This year’s Lutheran Night at the TinCaps will be on Monday, July 22 (7:05 PM). The game will feature post-game fireworks and Family Feast Night (hot dogs, popcorn, pizza slices and small soft drinks are all $1). Ticket prices did increase this year and are now $10


$1 from each ticket goes to the RN scholarship fund at Lutheran Life Villages which provides the opportunity for LLV staff to grow and earn their RN license.


In addition to the traditional order form below, is the ability to purchase tickets online at the following link:

https://www.tincapstickets.com/group/event/lutherannight19/

TinCaps Order Form

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