Don't forget to mark your calendar for picture day! Order forms are being sent home this week with your child. Return these to school by the 11th or order online by visiting inter-state.com/order and use the order code: 19837SB
Please check your child's back-pack this week for a white envelope with the invitations children can use to invite a special guest to Grandparents' Day. The children are welcome and encouraged to invite any adult guest they would like if they do not have a grandparent that can attend. The registration form along with invitations will be sent home with the youngest child this week. There will be extras in the school office if you need more invitations. Please return the registration form and payment for lunches back to the school by September 15.
We also need volunteers for this event. If you are able to help please email Kari Hoien (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Excitement. Anticipation. Apprehension. These words describe how you might feel about going back to school. Questions fill your head. What will this year bring? What will my teacher be like? How will other students treat me? These are the question students think about as they start a new year of school. I also had some of these questions this year. How will other teachers and students respond to me? Will I make the right decisions? Do I know everything a principal needs to know to run a school effectively? Like a lot of our students, I don’t have all the answers to these questions. But I do know this, if I look to God for help and guidance, he will be there to help me.
The theme for our school this year is “Fix Your Eyes on Jesus”. This is taken from Hebrews 12:1-2. We need to look to Jesus for answers to these questions. The Holy Bible is God’s Word. When we use the Holy Bible daily for worshiping, teaching, making decisions…
SALEM FAMILY REMINDER
The school year is quickly upon us! Don't forget to attend Welcome Night!! Welcome Night: Monday, August 21 from 5:30 – 7:00 PM. Parents and students should come to school to drop off their supplies, set-up their lunch account, find their child’s desk, and drop off any unfinished paperwork.
First Day of Classes: Monday, August 28
We are all looking forward to a great school year!
The theme for the school year is “Fix Your Eyes on Jesus” from Hebrews 12:1-2. This is the strength of our Christian education here at Salem and our other WELS schools – we focus on Jesus and the salvation he has earned for us through his perfect life, innocent suffering and death, and his glorious resurrection. This focus goes beyond a daily devotion and prayers – it is infused in our subjects and in our discussions about current topics. This Christian education is something that can’t always be found elsewhere and is the reason we exist. How blessed we are to have a school like this.
There are some changes in our school staff this year that I would like share with you. We are pleased to welcome new staff members Bill Scharf, Calla Schoch, Jill Kaiser, Mary Bjurstrom, Pastor Schram, and Roger Zolldan.
I’m Roger Zolldan, your new principal. My experience is in the public schools – 36 years teaching music in Somerset, Wisconsin and substituting …