Showing posts from November, 2019

December Lunch Menu Change!

Due to a funeral scheduled for Monday, Dec. 2,  we will change the menu as follows: Monday, December 2   (1) Pulled Pork Sandwich*   (2) Shredded BBQ Chicken Sandwich*             chips, veggies, fruit Tuesday, December 10   (1) Spaghetti w/beef   (2) Spaghetti w/chicken   (3) Chicken Alfredo          Caesar salad, vegetables, fruit, breadstick Please change your lunch calendar to the above schedule. Thank you!

No School Nov. 27 - 29

There will be no school tomorrow through Friday for our Thanksgiving Break. May you have safe travels and enjoy family time together! A blessed Thanksgiving to all!! Give thanks with us at these service times: Wednesday Night Worship 7pm Thursday Morning Worship 10am

December Lunch Menu

Please have your lunch account funded for the month ahead. If you would like this scheduled through your TADS account, please stop in the school office to set this up. Checks or cash can also be dropped off as well and should be made out to Salem Food Service. Email reminders are sent when your lunch balance is negative. Call or email the school office at any time if you would like an update on your current balance. Your current balance is also available on the TADS Educate screen for those that access assignments and grades there. Thank you! December Lunch Menu

December School News

Advent Services Begin Advent Season is upon us. This is the time where we prepare for the coming of our Lord and Savior Jesus into the world. We have services on December 4th and 11th at 4pm and 7pm with dinner in between. Please make plans to attend to hear the wonderful news of the coming of our Savior. Jump Up Day Our annual Jump Up Day will be on December 6th this year. For the morning, students get to “jump up” to the classroom they will be in next year. This allows them to get to know who their teacher will be and hopefully put to rest some of the nerves they may have as they get closer to the end of the year. Crusader for a Day The 8th-grade students have the opportunity to go to St. Croix on December 6th. This will give them a taste of high school life and a chance to see what St. Croix has to offer. Many of our students attend St. Croix, but even if the students don’t, it is a great opportunity for them to see what high school life is like. Luther Prep Vis


SPTO Meeting tonight 6:30 pm in lunch room

SPTO Meeting this Thursday

Just a reminder that the next Salem Parent Teacher Meeting is this Thursday, Nov. 21 at 6:30 pm.

Women's Advent by Candlelight

Advent is a time for us to prepare our hearts for Jesus’ coming. We want our focus to be on Jesus throughout this season, but all too often it seems we get caught up with the preparations in our homes, churches or communities. Advent by Candlelight is an opportunity for women to set aside all of those preparations and focus our hearts and minds again on Jesus.  It is a beautiful afternoon filled with Scripture readings, narration, prayer, songs of praise and Christian fellowship.  Please join us on Saturday, November 30 at 12:00 pm. We will begin with lunch followed by a program and music.  Everyone school age & older are invited to attend.  Please sign-up on the sheet in the narthex before November 26 (or call/email the school office 651-439-7831

Round 2 of MLC Meet Math Competition Complete

Our middle school students recently finished the second round of the Martin Luther College Meet Math competition. Students worked on six competition level math problems. You can see our school and individual student results and rankings by visiting . Our Salem fifth and sixth-grade students are in the B-5 category, and our seventh and eighth-grade students are in the A-6 category. Categories are determined by school size. Other test dates this school year are the weeks of  January 13 and February 24. Meet Math is a service club at Martin Luther College that provides mathematics contests for students in grades 5-12 who are enrolled in WELS or ELS schools. This club also maintains school and individual statistics that are the basis for various awards presented at the end of the school year. For more information about Meet Math, visit .

Kamera Kids this Friday

Kamera Kids meet this Friday, Nov. 15 @ 7:45 am in Mrs. Hasselquist's room. Don't forget to bring your assignment!


Basketball Tonight! Games tonight are at Salem against Christ Lutheran, North St. Paul. 5:30 pm B Team Girls 6:30 pm B Team Boys 7:30 pm A Team Girls Don't forget the extra fun between games as a fundraiser for the new bleachers in our gym. The fun will take place at halftime of each game. Bring some singles and a fun attitude. Please come cheer our Saints on! Monday, November 11 Please have your child wear red, white and/or blue in honor of Veterans Day to school Monday. Come hear songs, speakers, readings and more at our 2:45pm Veterans Day Program. All are invited! It will be held in the school gym.

Fun, Prizes and Basketball!

Tomorrow during the three Salem basketball games, we will be having a fundraiser for the new bleachers in our gym. The fundraiser will take place at halftime of each game. The rules for the game will be explained tomorrow, but it will only be a dollar to play. Prizes include free bags of popcorn, free candy bars, or a gift card to local restaurants. Bring some singles and a fun attitude. Excited to see you all there!


Do you enjoy photography or making family photo albums? Salem School creates a yearly school yearbook. The book is created online so you can help create as God gives you the opportunity. We would love to have your help. Please contact Mrs. Brohn or the school office if you are interested.

Wear Red, White and Blue Monday, Nov. 11

Please have your child wear red, white and/or blue on Monday, November 11 for our Veterans Day Program on Monday. Any appropriate patriotic attire is encouraged for their participation in the program that day. A reminder of the event ... Salem is having a program to honor the veterans that the students at Salem know on November 11th at 2:45 pm. The students will sing patriotic songs, read some poems about our veterans, and thank them for their service. All veterans, their families, and families of Salem are welcome to attend. The students will also be filling out sheets with their veteran’s picture, the branch of service and wars they fought in. We will then use those sheets to make a Wall of Fame where we will hang all of them.

First Quarter Honor Roll

We want to congratulate the 6th - 8th-grade students who achieved Honor Roll for the 1st quarter of our school year! A Honor Roll Ethan H. A- Honor Roll Ethan D. Birk Ellie Isaiah Kayden Serenna Isaac Abraham Elijah

November 11 Veteran's Day Program

Salem school will be having a Veteran’s Day program on November 11th starting at 2:45pm in the school gym. There will be a thank you to all those serving, patriotic songs, and an introduction of any friends or family of the children who served in the armed forces. All are welcome to attend!  If you have questions please talk to Mr. Klatt or contact the School Office.

Athletics Collecting Concessions - Please Help!

With athletic costs going up every year, we are hoping to lessen the expense by using donations for our concessions this year. Please see the board in the school entrance with items we are asking anyone interested to purchase for us. Take a tag(s) from the board so we know it is being purchased and return the item to the school office by  November 6th. Some of the items needed are listed below: Soft Pretzels Nacho Cheese Sauce Tortilla Chips (family size bags) Hotdogs Hotdog buns Aldi take & bake pizza Gatorade (12 packs) Coke, Sprite, Barq's Root Beer Icee (pack of 30) String Cheese Lays chips (single packs - 20 per) Laffy Taffy Ring Pops Skittles/Starburst box of 30 Hershey candy bars box of 30 Mars candy bars box of 30 If you can't make it into school to take a tag, please email or call the school office and we will send the tag home with your child as a reminder.   651-439-7831 Thanks so much for your help!!!

Box Tops Changing Format

BoxTops for Education is changing to an easier format. There are still a few box top coupons on products that can be cut and sent into our school. Please make sure these have a date that has not expired. Most products, however, will now have a new label that says "No More clipping - Scan your receipt". Please do not clip and send us these labels . Instead, you will be able to download the BoxTops app and take a picture of your purchase receipt. This will keep track of our school points much easier! Using the BoxTops app is very easy. You will have to create a login using your email address, find our school (be sure its  Salem Lutheran in Stillwater, MN!! ) and that's it!  From here on out we will have to submit the Boxtops through the app within several days of purchasing an eligible item.  As soon as you get in the car or unload those groceries, just quick snap a picture of the receipt through the BoxTop app and you are done! We have been able to receive much-needed