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Salem Parent Teacher Organization Meeting - Thurs 10/25 6:30 pm

The October Salem Parent Teacher Organization (SPTO) meeting is this Thursday, October 25th at 6:30 pm.  All parents, guardians, and staff of Salem are invited and encouraged to attend our monthly meetings.  The SPTO plans various events and activities for the families and staff of the school.  It's also a great time to meet other parents and staff.  Plan to join us!

Cross Country Meet Results

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On a chilly but sunny Wednesday afternoon, four Salem students took on the challenge of a cross country meet in Crystal, MN.  After surveying the new course with Coach Ross, the runners mingled with their enthusiastic fans.  Issac, our only 6th-grade participant, was the first of the group to race and finished his 1 mile run in better time than last year! He had a very solid race and Coach hopes he continues to run and improve his time for the next few years at Salem.

Salem's next runner, the first of the 8th graders, was Sophia. After a two year hiatus, Sophia returned to run the 1.5 mile course.  Although she was nervous, Sophia had an excellent time, especially compared to her 5th-grade time. As a bonus, she ran a faster time than her older sister did a few years ago!  The cheering from her older sister and mom must have helped her push to the end.

The final race of the day was for the 8th-grade boys, of which Griffin & Reese were competing for Salem.  Griffin was consisten…

Basketball Practices Start Next Week

Basketball season is here! Practices start next week with the girls practicing on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:45-5:15pm and the boys practicing on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:45-6:00pm. The basketball calendar is below. Please look for emails/notes home/blog posts/the sports calendar for updates and changes. The athletic fee for winter sports is $75.00. Please give your payment to Mrs. Klatt next week. If this is the first sport your child has participated in so far this year, please also have your athlete sign a copy of the athletic agreement, which is available from the school office.

There will also be a google basketball sign-up coming out soon for helping out during games. Thank you for your help! :)

Basketball Calendar 2018-2019

11/09HomeKing of Grace (B girls-6:30, A boys-7:30)
11/16HomeBelle Plain (A boys-6:30)
11/30AwayHoly Trinity/BL2 (B girls-6:30, A boys-7:30)

Kick, Pass, and Spike Competitors Represent Salem

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Several Salem Lutheran students visited St. Croix Lutheran Academy on Friday, October 5 to watch the Homecoming game and participate in the annual Kick, Pass & Spike competition. Thank you to all who came out to represent Salem and cheer on the SCL Crusaders to victory! It was a fun event!!


Cheerleading Coach Needed

Salem is still looking for a cheerleading coach this winter sports season! Mrs. Klatt also needs to know who is interested in being a cheerleader!  If there isn't much interest or we don't find a coach, we will not be able to have cheerleading. Please email Mrs. Klatt with any information. Thank you!

NO BUS NEXT WEEK - NO SCHOOL THURSDAY, 10/18 & FRIDAY 10/19

Next week school will only be in session Monday, 10/15 - Wednesday, 10/17 since our teachers will be attending the WELS Teachers' Conference on Thursday and Friday. Busing will not be available next week.  Please make other arrangements for transportation for your child Monday through Wednesday. Busing will resume on Monday, 10/22/18.

Thank you!

Stopping Ink Cartridge Collection

We are not able to continue our ink cartridge collection due to the lack of programs available for us to participate in. Please do not drop ink cartridges off at school. 

We will still be collecting Boxtops for Education and those can be dropped off at the school entrance. Aluminum cans are also still being collected and can be dropped off in the bin next to the garage on Panama Ave.