Monday, March 16, 2015

Parent Connection March 16th Issue #28

WELCOME BACK! We hope you have had a refreshing spring break.

Chapel Service
You are invited to join us for our weekly chapel service this Thursday, March 19th from 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. Our chapel service message will be presented by Mr. Zarnstorff. This week’s theme: Living for Jesus Means Listening to Good Advice (Rehoboam). Families and friends are invited to come join us in starting our day with the Lord.

Co-Ed Indoor Soccer
Practice this week Tuesday, March 17th and Thursday, March 19th 4:00 to 5:45 p.m. at St. John’s United Methodist Church.
Soccer Rally games are Friday, March 20th from 4-7 p.m. at Lumen Christi.

Pennies for Patients
FLS students continue to collect change for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society to help raise awareness and support patients and families in the fight against blood cancers.
Students can bring their spare change in at any time until April 3rd.

Happy Birthday and God’s blessings to
Emma Robbert  (Mar. 21) and Alexis Klebs (Mar.22). Also belated birthday blessings to Joshua Smoldon (Mar. 5) Sorry we missed you earlier!

PTF Hot Lunch
Hot lunch will be served this week on Thursday, March 19th. On the menu: MYSTERY STICKS!
Everything in this lunch is either on a stick or stick-shaped! Please use the attached form to indicate if your child wishes to participate.

Midweek Lenten services at Faith Lutheran continue this Wednesday evening, March 18th.  Families are invited to join us for a soup supper potluck at 6:00 p.m., followed by Lenten worship at 7:00 p.m.
Bring a soup, salad, dessert, or other dish to pass and join our church family for food and fellowship prior to worship.

3rd Quarter Report Cards will be sent home this Friday, March 20th.  

Though not required, we encourage parents of Faith Lutheran School to schedule a time to meet with your child's classroom teacher to discuss their progress as we head into the final quarter of our school year. Some conference time has been set aside on the evenings of March 24th and March 26th for any parents who wish to meet with the teachers. If these times are not convenient, parents may contact their child's teacher directly to schedule an alternate time. Parents who wish to meet with their child’s classroom teacher are asked to sign up for a time slot at  (if they have not already done so) to discuss their child's third quarter report and progress. Parents with children in more than one classroom are reminded to sign-up for a slot with each classroom teacher.
Please contact Principal Schneck or your child’s teacher if you have any questions.

Junior Choir Sings
This Sunday, March 22nd, the Junior Choir will be singing at Peace, Eagle River for their 10:30 a.m. service. Students should be at Peace by 10:15 a.m. to warm up. If you need to arrange a ride for your child, please speak to Mrs. Schneck.

Looking for a family activity? All school families are invited to these upcoming events at Faith Lutheran Church:

Game Night and “Death by Dessert”
Friday, March 20th from 6-9 p.m.
Your whole family is invited for an evening of fun, games, and a chance to satisfy your sweet tooth!
Bring your best dessert (or any other snacks) to share along with your favorite board games.
We will vote for the best dessert and you may win a prize!
Call or text Miss Rachel Wendland for more information: 602-5860

Saturday, March 28th from 4-6 p.m.
Bring the kids to enjoy a fun-filled time dyeing and decorating eggs for Easter.
Bring your own hard-boiled eggs. All items needed for decorating will be provided, though you may bring special decorating items if you wish.
Contact Miss Claire Zarnstorff for more information: 792-9688

Alaska WELS Invitational Grand Prix
Sunday, April 12th starting 4:30 p.m.
The Grand Prix is a pinewood derby open to children and adults. Awards will be given to the fastest and coolest cars for kids and “big kids” divisions. Please see the poster in the fellowship hall and in the school entrance for sign-up information and details on how to get your car kit. Flyers to take home are available as well.
There will be a work day on Saturday, April 4th from 9 a.m. until noon in the Faith fellowship hall for oarticipants to build and prepare their casrs for the race. Tools and advice from expert racers will be provided.
Contact Mr. Andy Zanto for more information: 887-4472

Calendar this week…
Tuesday, March 17th     
·         Aesop Bops Field Trip K–5th Grades 11 a.m.
·         Indoor Soccer Practice     4 p.m.
@ St. John’s Methodist

Wednesday, March 18th    
·         Toddler Time   10-11 a.m.
·         Junior Choir     12:20 p.m.
·         Soup Supper     6 p.m.
·         LENTEN WORSHIP AT FAITH    7 p.m.

Thursday, March 19th      
·         School Chapel Service     8:30 a.m.
·         HOT LUNCH – Mystery Sticks!
·         Handchime Choir     12:30 p.m.
·         Indoor Soccer Practice     4 p.m.
@ St. John’s Methodist

Friday, March 20th     
·         Indoor Soccer Rally games
@ Lumen Christi     4-7 p.m.
·         “Death by Dessert” Faith Lutheran Church Game Night Fellowship Activity   6-9 p.m.

Sunday, March 22nd  
·         Junior Choir Sings at Peace, Eagle River   10:30 a.m.
·         Sunday School and Bible Class  9:15 a.m.
·         Worship Service at Faith  10:30 a.m.
·         Hispanic Worship     12:30 p.m.
·         Hmong Worship     3:00 p.m.

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