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Outdoor Learning

Whether your child takes a walk, visits a park, or plays in the backyard, the outdoors is full of learning opportunities. As we get into spring and soon summer, you may want to try some of these ideas when you get out and about in nature.
Help your child learn about habitat by suggesting that when you go into the woods or nature preserve, your child take a small notebook and pencil to draw animals and insects he sees. Or encourage him to look in ponds, under rocks, and in trees to see if he can locate some type of fish, algae, or bird. Have him take notes on what he finds fascinating or new.
Another interesting project is the making of maps or cartography. Your child can practice geography by making a 3-D map. First, have him choose an outdoor area to map. Then use a marker to draw the outline of the area somewhat to scale. Then, draw elevation circles to show the change in ground level for every 10 ft increase in elevation. Finally, draw lightly trees, grasses, and other objects on the map.
Finally, you can have fun writing words on a sidewalk with sidewalk chalk. You might think of words and ask him to spell it and give a definition. Or you might try drawing a grid of 16 squares and write a letter in each making sure to include vowels. Then take turns looking for a word by connecting letters vertically, horizontally, or diagonally. You might even try word searches from online. The key is to practice vocabulary words for fun.
Summer is a time of adventure. Enjoy it, but when possible remember to practice some skills that will translate to school.

SLHS Academic Fair

The Shoreland Academic Fair is scheduled for Friday, April 26, beginning at 4:30 PM. There will be art and social studies displays as well as knowledge bowl competition. We will be choosing projects from our Social Studies Fair to enter.  

Bethany Night at Kingfish  

Please join us for Bethany Night with the Kenosha Kingfish on Wednesday, May 29 (6:35 PM game time). Tickets are available for the discounted cost of $9 per ticket. Ticket orders are due on Wednesday, April 10. Please contact Beth Sternhagen or the office for more information.

Social Studies Fair 

The night will begin with PTS hosting a walking Taco dinner at 5 pm followed by viewing of the displays from 6 to 7 pm. The students are to be present to share their projects with the guests.
PTS is still looking for some help with the meal this Thursday. Help is needed for set up: 4:30 pm, serving: 5-6 pm and clean up. Please see Mrs. Hagedorn if you are able to help.


Forensics meets twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday. (No practice on Maundy Thursday) The Shoreland Forensics meet is scheduled for Wednesday, May 1st.

Grandparents Day

Grandparents day is scheduled for Friday, May 3 from 8am to noon. More information and an RSVP slip is being sent home with students today. Please reply by April 26.

Spring Concert Info

Spring Band/Strings rehearsals begin on Monday, March 11 in the Shoreland LHS music room from 6:30 - 8:00 pm. All band students, from 1st year players (6:30-7:15) through all the veterans (6:30-8) will be rehearsing together to prepare for the group Spring Concert on Monday, April 15th. Please look over the attached file which details regarding the upcoming spring group band rehearsals. 

Cyber Safety Presentation

Do you know how to keep your child safe using social media or the internet? What can you do to help your child make wise choices on the internet? Officer Jeff Wamboldt will be presenting to our Parents and Teachers on Monday, May 13. Supper provided at 5:30 PM and Presentation at 6:30 PM. Child supervision will be available by responsible adults and teens. Mark your calendars for this important presentation.

Mt. Zion Pre-School

Mt. Zion preschool is now enrolling for the 2019/2020 school year. We would love to tell you more about out program or give you a tour! Call us at 262-652-7992.

School Choice

The window for signing up for school choice tuition assistance ends on April 20. If you are interested, we urge you to register for school choice very soon. You are to go to the DPI website: and apply. In planning for next year, we need to know how many seats to reserve for our members. However, if your income level was significantly lower in 2018 than 2017, please do not apply until you file your 2018, 10 40 tax return. Any questions, please feel free to give Melissa a call in the office at 262-654-3234. We do plan on continuing with the Bethany Tuition assistance for families that do not qualify for choice dollars.

Tuesday, April 9
3:30 - 4:15 - Forensics
5-7 - Softball Practice

Wednesday, April 10
3:30 pm - Lent Worship (K)
6:30 pm - Lent Worship (S

Thursday, April 11
3:30-4:15 pm - Forensics Practice
6-8 pm - Social Studies Fair

Saturday, April 13
9 - 11:30 am - Easter For Kids

Sunday, April 14
Palm Sunday
8 & 10:30 am - Worship (K)  - K Sing at both services

Tuesday, April 16
3:30-4:15 pm - Forensics Practice
5 - 7pm - Softball Practice @ Lincoln Park

Thursday, April 18
3:30 pm - Maundy Thursday Worship (K) - Jr. Choir Sings
6:30 pm - Maundy Thursday Worship (S)

Friday, April 19
Good Friday
No School - Easter break
Saturday, April 20
5:30pm Worship 

Sunday, April 21
Easter Sunday
7 & 10:30 am - Kenosha Worship 
9 am - Somers Worship

Monday, April 22
No school - Easter Break

Tuesday, April 23
Field Trip - SLHS Pacer for a Day
3:30-4:15 pm - Forensics Practice
5 - 7pm - Softball Practice @ Lincoln Park


The team will practice Tuesdays from 5-7 pm at the Lincoln Park softball fields. Bring comfortable shoes, layers and a glove. 

Orders are due in the office by 8am on the Wednesday before you want to order. Questions?
Contact Jen Vega

Hot Lunch and Milk Guidelines

Revised April menu
April Order Form

This Week...
W - Beef & Cheese Burrito
Th - Cheese Pizza Day
F - Brunch for Lunch

Next Week....
M - Chicken Breast Fillet
Tu - Shredded Turkey w/ Gravy
W - Homemade Chili
Th - Asian Glazed Boneless Wings
F - No School 

All are welcome to join us for chapel every Wednesday morning at 8:00 in the church. It’s a great twenty minute start to your day!

Please have you child dress warmly on Wednesdays because they walk outside back and forth from the school to the church.
K-4 sings Processional for Palm Sunday - Kenosha @ 8:00 and 10:30 on April 14
Junior Choir sings for Maundy Thursday - Kenosha @ 3:30 on April 18
Handbells plays - Sunday, April 4/28 @ 8:00 and 10:30 pm
I apologize for any schedule discrepancies!TBD @ 8:00 am & 10:45 am
Mt. Zion -  Junior Choir & Handbells

Full Year Schedule

Field Trips

Grades 5-8 will be taking a field trip to Milwaukee Museum on Friday, April 12. We will be leaving at 8:15 and return by 3:15 PM. Please dress in nice school clothes and bring a sack lunch and a drink.
Grades 5-6 will visit Shoreland Lutheran high School for Pacer for  a Day on Tuesday, April 23rd.

Our mailing address is:
2100 75th Street
Kenosha, WI 53142

Phone 262-654-3501
Fax 262-654-3234

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