SALSA Auditions for LHS Musical Bye Bye Birdie
SALSA Parents and Students,
We are inviting SALSA students to be a part of the Lutheran High spring musical 'Bye Bye Birdie'. The musical performance dates have been moved earlier in the year to March 15th, 16th, and 17th. Rehearsals begin Monday, January 15th with an all cast read through.
Auditions will be held Friday, December 8th from 3:45-5:45 in the LHS auditorium. All Students should arrive no later than 3:45 to sing through the song together. 
We will place around 15 students in the show. If an overabundance of student's audition, we may not take everyone.
For auditions:
  1. Bring a completed Audition Form (attached in the email)
  2. Sing the song as a group at 3:45
  3. Wait in the hallway for your individual turn to sing
Most students will be able to leave as soon as they have taken their turn to sing.
Emails will be sent to all participants with the results of their audition!
This year's song is "Kid's" (attached in the email) If you listen to a version online, make sure it's the Broadway version and not the film version.
We will sing the entire Reprise, pages 142-145. 
The tentative scenes SALSA kids will be featured in are:
  1. Act 1 Scene 2 - "The Telephone Hour" (Select older SALSA students)
  2. Act 1 Scene 4 - "Healthy Normal American Boy" (ALL SALSA students)
  3. Act 1 Scene 6 - "You Gotta Be Sincere" (ALL SALSA students)
  4. Act 2 Scene 2 - "A Lot of Livin' to do" (Select older SALSA students)
  5. Possible bit parts in other scenes.
Thank you for your interest! 
Please email me with any additional questions.
Laurie Dillman
Spring Musical Director
Packers / NFL Dress-up Day - Monday, Dec. 11

Monday, December 11th is Packer/NFL Dress Up Day!

Christmas Dress Up Day - Tuesday, Dec. 19

Tuesday, December 19th is Christmas Dress Up Day! Come to school wearing your favorite Christmas attire.

Christmas/Winter Break

Christmas/Winter break begins Thursday, December 21st. School will resume again on Wednesday, January 3rd 2024!

Hot Shots Night at LHS

Congregation Nights and Middle School Hot Shots at LHS! Click HERE to view the information flyer.

3 Kings Party - Save the Date


On Sunday January 7, St. John will have special activities where adults and children learn together. This will be a fun and exciting time for our church family. Parents and children have the opportunity to model their faith and learn about Jesus together. On this day, move from "station" to "station" with your family as we learn together. Together, we will celebrate the Epiphany and visit of the 3 Wise Men to our infant Lord Jesus.

Thanksgiving Thank You!

What a wonderful church and community we live in. The Thanksgiving Community meal was another success. A huge Thank You to all the turkey donors, pie makers, community support and volunteers that helped with this dinner. We could not have done it without you. 177 people were served the delicious meal. Watch the bulletin in the coming weeks for information regarding the Christmas Dinner. WE ARE BETTER TOGETHER. -Marge Meyer and Cheryl Steinhardt

December 2023 Reverse Advent Calendar

St. John Lutheran School is collecting donations for the Plymouth Food Pantry. Donations can be brought to school each day and dropped off. We will watch our pile grow as we give back to those in need. Please consider donating some items to the cause. Thank you for your giving heart!



Lutheran High Executive Director

Lutheran High School has begun the search for a new Executive Director. If you know of someone who you feel would be a good candidate for this important position, please email Aaron Anger, Call Committee Chair at playbirdrangeline@gmail.com with their name and information or call at Aaron (920) 627-3718.

Auction Committee Meeting - Tuesday, Dec. 5th



We are in need of many people to help make this upcoming auction a great success. If you have helped in the past or are eager to help now or just want to find out what the auction is all about, please join us.

Sheila Kaufman: 920.838.6016

Candyland Me & My Guy Dance

Young ladies are invited to the 9th annual “Me and My Guy” Dance. Girls are welcome to attend with dads, grandpas, uncles, or cousins. Dress in your Sunday best! The dance will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2024 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. in the St. John Lutheran School gym. Music will be provided by Traveling T-Bird Productions from Oostburg. Photography will be provided by Irish Studios from Sheboygan. Light refreshments will be available in the school cafeteria. The cost is $10/family and is payable at the door. Please email Nancy Lefeber at nancy.lefeber@wi.rr.com with any questions. VIEW FLYER

Holiday Office Hours

The church/school office has the following holiday hours:

Monday 12/25/23 – Closed (No School)

Tuesday 12/26/23 – Closed (No School)

Monday 1/1/24 – Closed (No School)

Tuesday 1/2/24 – Closed (No School)

Please note: Beginning in December, our office hours will be changed to 7:00am-3:30pm Monday through Friday. We look forward to serving you during those hours and thank you for planning accordingly!

Christmas Poinsettia Orders

The Gospel Light Chorus is selling Poinsettia plants for Christmas as a fundraiser for their spring tour to Chicago. You can find the order form with more information HERE or in the church bulletin.

1st Quarter Honor Roll 2023/2024

The following junior high students achieved ACADEMIC HONORS at Saint John Lutheran School, Plymouth Wisconsin, during the first quarter of the 2023-2024 school year. Utilizing a 4.0 point scale, a student must earn between a 3.75-4.00 to achieve placement on the High Honor Roll and between 3.50-3.74 to earn placement on the Honor Roll.

(Grade Level in parentheses)

High Honor Roll

            (8)        Joseph Anhalt, Makenna Arnold, Ambreah Becker, Kal Cigelske, Olivia Conto, Edwin Giebler, Aubrey Hanke, Kristi Kaufman, Camryn Klahn, Karli Klapperich, Audrey Klenner, Nathaniel MacGillis, Kale Marquardt, Elayna Mueller, Mary Purvis, Charlie Schallock, Jocelyn Shafstall, Alisha Zeeveld

            (7)        Jack Baus, Natalie Begalke, Emily Jacobi, Gabrielle Lefeber, Jordyn Schultz, Miriam Schultz, Landon Thuemmler, Nicholas Van Derven

            (6)        Kenleigh Fay, Estelle Giebler, Isabelle Herbst, Nathan Kaufman, Henry Klemp, Charlotte MacGillis, Lianna Miller, Kylie Steinhardt, Tyler Wegner, Mya Wieser 

Honor Roll

             (8)        William Andrews, Jedidiah Boerger, Paige Goldbeck, Abbigail Helmrick

             (7)        Cade Dippel, Calvyn Moore

             (6)        Emma Pike


Celebrate Christmas at Lutheran High
Celebrate Christmas at Sheboygan Lutheran
On Saturday, December 2, The Pete Ellman Big Band will be performing The Twelve Grooves of Christmas in the LHS Performing Arts Center. Doors & cash bar open at 6 pm with the concert to follow at 7 pm. Join us as we Jingle Bells to kick start The Most Wonderful Time of the Year with Chicago's 20-piece jazz band! Tickets are $20 and available at lutheranhigh.com/pac. All proceeds benefit Lutheran High's capital campaign.
Then save the dates for Noel, Lutheran High's annual band & choral Christmas concert, on Saturday, December 9 at 7 pm and Sunday, December 10 at 2 pm. Reserve your free tickets at lutheranhigh.com/pac.
November/December Acolyte Schedule

View the November/December acolyte schedule HERE. You can also view the schedule in every Sunday Middle School email.

Christmas Worship Services

-Advent Service - Wednesday, December 6th - 9:07am & 6:30pm

-3K/4K Christmas Service: Wednesday, December 13th at 9:07am & 6:30pm

-Grades K-8 Christmas Service: Wednesday, December 20th at 9:07am & 6:30pm

Christmas Eve, Sunday December 24

- No Saturday Service

- Sunday 10 AM – Choral Service, No Communion

- Sunday 4 PM, 6 PM, 10 PM, Festival Service, Communion, Candles

Christmas Day, Monday, December 25

- 10 AM – Festival Service

Band Concert - Tuesday, December 19th

Your Sheboygan Area Lutheran Schools and St. John The Baptist School will be performing their annual Christmas Band Concert on Tuesday, December 19th at 7 p.m. in the Worship and Fine Arts Center at LHS. Please join us in a celebration of praise to our newborn savior, and stay for  fellowship and treats afterward. No admission - freewill offering at the door. All proceeds are used to fund transportation for the bands nursing home tour in April.   

Free/Reduced Lunches

Just a reminder that any time during the school year, you may apply for free/reduced lunches. If you have become unemployed or are experiencing other financial hardships, please contact the school office for a form to be completed to see if you qualify.

December 8th - No School

There is no school on Friday, December 8th due to a Professional Development Day.

Community Christmas Meal at SJL

The time is approaching again for our annual Community Christmas Meal on Christmas Day, December 25th, from 12-1:30pm. The meal will take place in the SJL cafeteria. If you plan to take part in the meal or want to volunteer, there will be a sign-up sheet at the welcome desk in the Fellowship Hall. You can also contact the church office to sign up (920-893-3071). We hope to see you there!

RightNow Media

SJL Families,

We're excited to share that our school and church has unlimited access to RightNow Media—the world’s largest streaming library of video Bible study resources (it’s been called the “Netflix of video Bible studies”). This extensive library has more than 20,000 videos from leaders like Francis Chan, Jennie Allen, Matt Chandler, Dr. Tony Evans, and many more. These Bible study videos can be used as part of a class or for personal devotions, and many series include free discussion guides and handouts.

We believe that RightNow Media is a tool that can help you live out your faith in every area of your life—at school, at home, and in your community. In addition to series on books of the Bible, RightNow Media has videos for everyone in our families on a variety of topics like marriage, parenting, personal finances, mental health, and more. There’s even a library just for kids with over 2,000 safe, entertaining videos. RightNow Media has a free app that’s available on all major streaming devices so you and your family can access content anywhere, anytime.

To get started, simply click this LINK, create your free account, and start browsing more than 20,000 inspiring videos. We pray that RightNow Media will be a blessing to you, your family, and our students!

News and Events at Lutheran High

View the November Highlights with news and events going on at Lutheran High! 

American Heritage Girls Meeting Schedule

Here are the 23-24 school year American Heritage Girls meeting dates to mark on your calendar! All meetings will be held from 5:00-7:00pm in the SJL Cafeteria on the following dates:

Wednesday, October 4th

Thursday, November 16th

Wednesday, December 6th

Monday, December 18th (Christmas Party)

Wednesday, January 10th

Wednesday, January 31st

Monday, February 19th

Monday, March 11th

Wednesday, April 3rd

Wednesday, May 1st

Wednesday, May 22nd


Youth Groups - 23-24

Check out this years' Middle School and High School Youth Group schedules



Papa Murphy's Pizza Fundraiser

The owners of our local Papa Murphy's Pizza franchise store, Dennis and Mari Born, have generously offered to conduct an on-going fundraiser for the SJL Athletics program. We thank them both for their kindness and support.


If completed according to the directions, each ONLINE order and purchase made from the Plymouth location on ANY DAY EXCEPT Tuesdays will earn SJL a 15% donation based on your purchase.


Here are are the basic steps...

  1. On your phone, computer, or other internet device, go to www.papamurphys.com and create an online order from the Plymouth location.
  2. Before you check out, put in the promo code: THANKS
  3. Complete and pay for your order.
  4. Coupons cannot be used with this offer.


It's that simple!  We thank you for your support of our school!


Be sure to tell your friends and family in the Plymouth area!

2023-2024 School Year Items

Items for the 2023-2024 School Year:

2023-2024 School Year Calendar. Please note that school will begin at 7:30 AM and end at 2:35 PM daily.  

Bussing Form (if your child needs bussing to or from school, you need to complete this form and return it to SJL)

School Supply List

Medication Form (if your child needs to take any medication during the school day, this form needs to be completed)

Tuition Authorization Form (to sign up for automatic withdrawal for tuition payment, this form can be completed, or you can do this online as well @ sjlplymouth.com-Make A Payment)

Athletics / Sports Physical Form 

Volunteer Handbook / Form (to be completed for volunteering)

2022-2023 Student & Parent Handbook - please stay tuned. . . 23-24 will be updated soon


2022-2023 Athletic Handbook - please stay tuned. . . will be updated soon


Gr. 5-8 Band Information-Letter

Gr. 5-8 Band Information-Form

9th Annual SJL Craft Fair

We are excited to announce the SJL 9th Annual Craft Fair will take place on Saturday, November 2, 2024, from 8:30am - 2:00pm. The fair will be featuring handmade vendors; if you’re interested in being a vendor, please contact Nancy Schmidtman: nannygoat47@yahoo.com. Save the date and come join us for a fun-filled day of shopping, raffles, and much more. 

Advertise Your Business in Our Gym

SJL offers an advertising opportunity for area businesses and individuals interested in supporting our athletic programs. We work with Marshall Signs of Plymouth to place 4’x4’ advertising signs in our gym. For more information, visit our school website HERE.