Trinity Times

November 15, 2017

TLS HAS OFF FOR THANKSGIVING STARTING NOV. 22 (NOON DISMISSAL), NOV. 23 AND NOV. 24

EDUCATE YOURSELF – FAQ’s ABOUT WISCONSIN PARENTAL CHOICE PROGRAM

At our open forum comments questions were raised about would we be locked in the choice program if we decided to enroll in the program:


Are we “locked into the program” if we vote yes?


NO, we are not. If the congregation votes yes and proceed with the program we can exit the program after the registration window closes at the end of April if we do not have enough interest in the program for it to be financially feasible. At that time we would only have invested the five hundred dollar application fee. If we proceed with the program for the 2018-2019 school year and during the year decide the program is not working for Trinity we do not have to enroll in the program the following year. We have developed an exit strategy which would allow us to be able to leave the program if we would ever decide to.


What is our exit strategy?

  • 10% is set aside each year in an account to help families in the program if we would leave the program.

  • A portion of the money left over after the cost of the program is set aside to be used the following year to help with the transition if we would decide to leave the program.

Please talk to any committee members and share your questions, comments, and concerns. You can get contact info from the school office.


The next WPCP Forum will be this Sunday, November 19th at Noon in the Fellowship Hall there will be three WELS principals here to answer your questions about how the choice program has affected their schools and congregations.

THANK YOU FOR THE MEALS!!

The Trinity teachers appreciate the delicious meals and treats prepared during P-T Conferences. It is very much appreciated! Thank you so much!!

BOOK FAIR RESULTS

THANK YOU! A special thank you to Katie Olson for organizing this year’s book fair!! Sales totaled totaled $3,100! Part of the proceeds will be used to buy more books and supplies for our library.


Thank you also to all the parent volunteers - Jennifer Jannazzo, Shelby Winters, Michelle Mickol, Karie Derkowski, Karen Vasatko, Stacy Schaumberg, Loretta Picco, Laura Reinke, Laura Pufahl, Jennie Busse and Haley Meier. We couldn’t have run this book fair without your help. To God the Glory!

Thursday, Nov. 16: Chili Mac

Friday, Nov. 17: French Bread Pizza

Monday, Nov. 20: Grilled Ham & Cheese Sandwich

Tuesday, Nov. 21: Soft Shell Tacos

Wednesday, Nov. 22: HALF DAY - NO HOT LUNCH


NOTE: 2nd and 3rd choices will always be PBJ and Salad Bar. Please refer to the online lunch calendar to see the side offerings.

UPCOMING WEEK'S EVENTS/MEETINGS:


Friday, Nov. 17: Kindergarten Field Trip to Retzer Nature Center - 8:30 AM

Saturday, Nov. 18: Youth Group Cookie Bake - 3:00-5:30 PM - Trinity Cafeteria

Monday, Nov. 20 - BB Practice at Froedtert Facility - 4:30-6:00 PM

Trinity Lutheran Bucks Night - 7:00 PM

Wednesday, Nov. 22 - NOON DISMISSAL

Thursday, Nov. 23 - NO SCHOOL

Friday, Nov. 24 - NO SCHOOL

TLS Winter Sports Fee & Volunteer Fee

Winter Sports Fee for C Teams is $25 and $35 for A and B teams. Please submit as soon as possible and/or check with office if you are unsure if you paid.


Also this year, we are asking each family (NOT STUDENT) for a $50 volunteer check (separate check from sports fee) that will be refunded at the end of the season when your volunteer hours are met. Volunteer hours will be a minimum of 2 hours per child playing/participating. ALL FEES need to be paid before uniforms are handed out to the students. We will have many opportunities for volunteering either at the concession stand OR score table. If you wish not to volunteer, please let us know and we will cash the check and accept it as a donation to the TLS Booster Club. (This includes dance, basketball, and wrestling teams). Wrestling is included because we do not host any wrestling tournaments or meets. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact Mr. Rydecki or any Booster Club member. Thank you!

LUNCHROOM VOLUNTEERS

Lunch and Playground Duty happens throughout the school year during the lower grades lunch and recess times on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays. This is a great opportunity to spend a little time with your student(s), helping out teachers by giving them a well deserved lunch break and get to know other students as well as have them get to know you as a safe and familiar face. You can sign up for this as little or as much as you want.


Spots are in need of filling for the upcoming months.

Click here: Lunchroom Volunteers

YOUTH GROUP CHRISTMAS COOKIE BAKE - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 3-5:30 PM, TRINITY CAFETERIA

The annual tradition is back again with all of its sugary sweet goodness! Cutouts, shortbread cookies, peppermint bark, and maybe even some fudge production are on deck! This year, the selling proceeds will go toward defraying costs for the June 2018 Youth Rally. So if any of you are thinking of attending that next summer, it is STRONGLY recommended for you to help out if at all possible. Help bake on the 18th AND/OR help sell during/after this year's Trinity family Christmas Services on December 16th. Follow the info on the sign up link. --> COOKIE BAKE SIGNUP LINK

LOST & FOUND - PLEASE PICK UP ANY ITEMS YOUR CHILD MAY BE MISSING NEXT MONDAY-WEDNESDAY ON TABLE BY GYM ENTRANCE. LEFTOVERS WILL BE DONATED TO GOOD WILL

MISSION OFFERING for churches devastated in the south by storms

So far this semester, Trinity Lutheran School has collected

$909.50

To God the Glory!

ANNOUNCING TRINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL 2018 HISTORY FAIR!

This fair will be held a little earlier this year, on Thursday, January 18, 2018. This is open to Kindergarten through 8th grade students. Informational packets and registration forms were sent home last week, or you can click here History Fair Informational Packet (this is on website as well), or you may pick one up by the gym entrance doors.


History Fair Committee:

Trish Frederick - trishmomfish@gmail.com

Laura Montez - lauramntz@gmail.com

WISCO Yankee Candle Fundraiser

This week Wisco's Yankee Candle fundraiser starts and runs for 2 weeks. Buy something for seasonal decorations, or get your Christmas gifts now! Candles, decorations, home goods, and more are available. Best of all . . . 40% of all sales directly goes to support Wisco mission trips!


Shop at: https://www.yankeecandlefundraising.com

Enter Group Number: 999970779

WISCONSIN LUTHERAN VIKINGS YOUTH BASEBALL CAMP FOR BOYS GRADES 2-8

This is being offered in January and February, 2018. Click here for more information:

Vikings Youth Baseball Camp

YOUTH BASKETBALL G-SQUARED LEAGUE - AGES 5-8

Star of Bethlehem in New Berlin is holding this league that starts January 30 and runs through March 24. Fliers may be found in the brochure rack, or click here: Youth Basketball G-Squared

MARK YOUR CALENDAR FOR THESE UPCOMING SERVICES IN DECEMBER...

Ladies Advent by Candlelight: Saturday, December 2 - 2:00 pm

Midweek Advent Services: December 6, 13, 20 - 10:30 am & 6:30 pm

Pre-K & Kindergarten Christmas Service: Saturday, December 9 - 5:30 pm

Festival of Lessons & Carols: Sunday, December 10 - 8:15 & 10:45 am

Grades 1-8 Christmas Services: Saturday, December 16 - 3:30 & 5:30 pm

Christmas Eve Services: Sunday, December 24 - 3:00 pm, 5:00 pm & 10:00 pm

Christmas Day Service: Monday, December 25 - 9:00 am

New Year's Eve Service: Sunday, December 31 - 5:30 pm

TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH INFORMATION

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

Click on these headings to find out more about these events:

2017-2018 Bible Classes (various – men’s, women’s, Sunday morning, BIC)

Trinity You Tube Channel

VOTERS MEETING SATURDAY, DECEMBER 2ND AT 6:30PM

TLS WEBSITE

You can view the following information/forms on our school website for the 2017-2018 school year:

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

Yearly School Calendar

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

Athletic Forms

Parent & Athlete Concussion Agreement

Medication Administration Consent Form

Pre-Planned Absences

Singing Schedule

Background Check