SJL Lock-In - 3K-Grade 4 - Additional Info
Strengthening Families Program 10-14 is coming to Plymouth
Strengthening Families 10-14 (meaning it for parents and kids ages 10-14/4th grade through 9th).
The program will be held at St. Vincent de Paul, 2225 Eastern Avenue, Plymouth, Thursdays, 5:30-8:00, April 4-May 9, 2019.
The registration deadline is March 26, 2018.
The facilitation team includes Robin Hoopman, Jeane Sager and Therese Unger. They are experienced, certified facilitators who have been trained through UW-Extension Family Living in this evidence-based family skill building program. Families learn and grow together through interactive, hands on activities.
Sarah Tarjeson, 4-H Youth Development Educator will once again coordinate child care with certified 4-H Adult & Youth Volunteers. Meals will be provided by community organizations.
Please see the state UW-Extension Family Living SFP 10-14 website for additional information on the research/evaluation and content of this drug and alcohol prevention program at: http://fyi.uwex.edu/strengthening-families/
SJL Lock-In - Grades 5-8 - April 6
All SJL students in grades 5-8 are invited to a Lock-In, sponsored by the SJL Student Council and SJL PTO. The Lock-In will be held Saturday, April 6 from 5:30-7:30 pm in the SJL gym and cafeteria. The night will be filled with group games, open gym time, food (pizza, soda, juice, chips, and dessert) and other fun activities! The cost is $5 per child and payment can be given to Mrs. MacGillis any time from now until the night of the Lock-In.
Students should arrive no earlier than 5:30 pm and should be picked up promptly at 7:30 pm.
I need at least 3 parents to sign up to help me for this activity to go on. Please consider helping out and supervising.
Contact Mrs. MacGillis with any questions. Come and join the fun!
Use this link to sign up!
No School - Easter Break
Reminder - Easter Break is
Friday, April 19 (Good Friday) and Monday, April 22 (Easter Monday).
School resumes on Tuesday, April 23.
Attention Parents: Over Spring Break the winter clothing classroom racks will be put away for the season. Please be certain that your student brings home their winter clothes (jackets, snow pants, boots, hats, mittens, etc.).
Any items left at Spring Break will be donated.
PSD Summer School 2019
Help sell Seroogy's chocolates
Please sign up to help sell chocolates that raise funds to help the PTO fund school trips.
We will be selling 7 oz. Chocolate Fudge Eggs for $5, and 4 oz. Milk Chocolate Easter Lambs for $4.
There will be a poster and instructions in the fellowship hall kitchen for you to pick up at the beginning of your shift. The chocolate itself will also be stored in the kitchen.
If you have any questions please call Steven Jaeger at 920-227-3826.
Location: Fellowship Hall
SJL Lock-In - 3K-Grade 4 - April 5
Please see information below regarding the April 5 (3K-Grade 4) Lock-In.
Flyers and information will be sent home. Please be sure to watch for it.
St. John Lutheran PTO - Lock In Volunteers
Camp Anokijig is a not-for-profit residential camp serving youth and groups from all over the state of Wisconsin with outdoor education and recreation programming.
Camp Anokijig is run by the Friends of Camp Anokijig Inc., a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization. They serve children from the ages of 7-17 and feature outrageously fun programs that emphasize positive values learned through interaction with good role models. The camp setting provides a unique opportunity for children to learn a variety of skills that go far beyond learning to paddle a canoe or ride a horse - they also provide positive social interactions that allow children to learn respect for themselves, others, and the world around them.
In addition to their summer camp program, Anokijig offers spring and fall outdoor education opportunities, group rentals, horseback riding and group lessons. Check out their website at www.anokijig.com
Please click below to view their 2019 brochure.
Plymouth Youth Baseball and Softball
Grandparents' - VIP Day - March 22, 2019
You are invited to VIP Day at St. John Lutheran School
Who: All Grandparents and VIP Family/Friends of Students in 3K-8th Grade
When: March 22, 2019
Time: 8:30-11:38 AM (we have early release this day)
(Please note: the length of the day may change if further weather closures are needed).
What: Enjoy a day of learning, activities, and chapel with your grandchild/friend.
Note: A light snack will be served for all attending.
Grandparents-VIPs arrive at 8:30 AM and can go right to the Fellowship Hall
and check-in with a teacher.
All VIP's should enter through the Church doors.
Their grandchildren/friend will meet them in Church at this time.
Students and VIP's will attend Church together.
Please RSVP by clicking here.
All attending must RSVP ahead of time to be properly checked in that day.
Students should attend class at the normal school start time
(K-8 at 7:27 AM) (3K & 4K at 8:30 AM).
No lunch will be served.
Please enter by the Fellowship Hall/Church entrance at 8:30 AM.
The children of SJL will meet you in the church.
Transportation Home - Grandparents'-VIP Day
March 22 is Grandparent's/VIP Day. Regular transportation will be provided for the morning routes. Dismissal will be at 11:38 AM this day. If you need bus transportation home for your child, you must contact the bus company (by March 18) to indicate transportation is needed for your child. THIS INCLUDES ALL STUDENTS (4K-Grade 8). Early dismissal routes will not be created unless you indicate you need transportation that day.
NEW MEMBER CLASS
Our next (Starting Point) new member class is on Saturday, May 4 from 8:00 am - 2:00 pm in the Fellowship Hall. This is a one day class (lunch and snacks are provided). All are welcome to attend. Invite your friends and family. Members are encouraged to attend as a refresher on what it means to be a Lutheran Christian. Together, we will meet the pastors, learn about St. John Lutheran and discover our generous God who provides for us each day. For more information or to register, please contact Sharon at the Church Office (920-893-3071 or email@example.com).
PTO Seroogy's Chocolate Fudge Egg Sale-March 17-April 17
Easter Chocolate sale to benefit St. John School PTO Events. Chocolate fudge eggs will be sold for $5, and milk chocolate lambs will be sold for $3.25. The sale will run between Church services from March 17th thru April 17th. Please check them out in fellowship hall and enjoy some delicious Seroogy’s chocolate.
Reminder Spring Break is
Friday, March 22 (Dismissal at 11:38) through March 29.
School resumes on Monday, April 1.
We continue to carry inventory at a higher percentage than the regular 5%. Thank you to all the families that placed special orders to allow us to maximize the stock purchased at the higher rebate percentage. Mary (920 207-4655) and Liza (920-229-4456) scripoffice@
SJL Trivia Night - April 5
The SJL Annual Pizza Sale is looking for someone to take over, beginning in 2020. Anyone interested should contact Principal Lindsey (firstname.lastname@example.org or 893-5114). Any questions regarding the coordinating of this event can be directed to Jenny Ochs @ 352-239-0976.
Enrollment/Re-enrollment for 2019-20
Enrollment is now open for new 3K to 8th grade for next (2019-20) school year.
Returning families using the online version, should only need to verify and update contact information (BE SURE TO CLICK RE-ENROLL AS A RETURNING FAMILY). Logging on to Sycamore and completing from there should automatically fill in your user name/password (toward the bottom go to My School | Enrollment | On-line form). If you have a new student to register within your family, you can do this during your re-enrollment process as well. Paper forms are available by request only in the school office.
To help our planning, we ask families to register by February 27.
It always remains possible that a grade level can become full making waitlists necessary. Please understand that in order to reserve a spot for your child in a particular class, proper registration information must be submitted AND the $100 registration fee must be paid in order to consider a spot reserved.
Tuition rates for the 2019-2020 school year have been set. Rates are:
3K/TT - Member = $1,100 Non-member = $1,100
3K/MWF - Member = $1,425 Non-member = $1,425
4K - Member = $1,525 Non-member = $1,700
Grades K-8 - Member = $1,835 Non-member = $2,650
Any questions regarding tuition, please contact the school office.
School Vouchers - Parent Applications - 2/1/19-4/20/19
PLEASE NOTE: THE SCHOOL OFFICE IS CLOSED FRIDAY, APRIL 19 (GOOD FRIDAY) AND MONDAY, APRIL 22 (EASTER MONDAY).
St. John Lutheran has applied to participate in the state-wide WI Parental Choice Program (WPCP) for 2019-2020.
• Dept. of Revenue method (DOR): Schools enter the parent’s social security number into the online application system and perform the DOR check to import income data. DOR will first check for prior year (2018) income information. If 2018 information is not available, DOR will check records from 2017.
WPCP Program Brochure - CLICK HERE
Family size includes parents/guardians and their children by birth, marriage or adoption that reside in the same household as the student applicant. Foster children and children in the kinship care program are counted as a family of one (1) because they are still supported by the state or county. Therefore, the income of parents/guardians is not counted when determining eligibility for the Choice program. The parent/guardian should indicate that the pupil is in kinship care or foster care on the online parent application.
220% of the Federal Poverty Level for 2019-20
RESIDENCY VERIFICATION All applicants must submit current residency documentation (within 90 days) directly to the school during the application period. Acceptable proof of residency:
SECURITY E-MAIL VERIFICATION A security feature will be included in the online parent application to help ensure application related emails are sent to a parent’s correct email address. This feature will send an email to the parent’s email account after the parent logs into the online parent application and will ask the parent to verify the email address.
Parents applying to the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program will verify their email address when they log into the system to apply for the 2019-20 school year. Once an email address is verified, it will not need to be verified in the future.
Please remember only parents may use the online parent application. Email addresses used to apply must be the parent’s address and passwords may not be shared. Schools can answer questions and have computers available for parents to use.
How the process works:
Please note the following regarding the email verification process:
2019-2020 School Year Calendar
The 2019-2020 School Year Calendar is now available. Please note that school begins at 7:30 AM and ends at 2:35 PM daily.
Remember, tuition payments made before December 31 can be used for the State of Wisconsin tuition tax deduction for private school families on your 2018 income tax return.
If you need a receipt for 2018, please contact Mrs. Adams @ email@example.com and one will be sent to you.
2018 Private School Tuition Tax Deduction
The State of Wisconsin, (started in 2014 tax year), is going to allow parents to deduct private school tuition. Parent of private school students in Wisconsin could receive an income tax deduction of up to $4,000 for tuition paid for each kindergarten through eighth grade student and up to $10,000 per high school student. Only the amount paid after January 1, 2018, will qualify for the deduction. We highly recommend that families work with their tax advisor to determine benefits.