South Wisconsin District - LCMS 
"For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve,
and to give his life as a ransom for many."
Mark 10:45 (ESV)
April 27, 2015
 In This Issue


   - Sheboygan Lutheran
      High School
   - Prayer Requests




 When you can't put your prayer into words,

God hears your heart.

~ unknown


edexecNominations for SWD Education Executive

Nominations are now being accepted for the position of Executive Assistant to the President/School Superintendent. If you would like to nominate someone, please email any names to Karen Rayner. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, May 8.


Job Description

noahsarkSWD Youth and Family Day at Noah's Ark

Friday, June 19

Join us for a day of fun, food and fellowship. 


$29 per person (2 and under are free)


Includes entry to Noah's Ark and an all you can eat lunch buffet.


Order forms will be available soon!

CMConvention Commissioned Minister Advisory Delegates
Nomination forms due by Thursday, April 30.

Please share with your commissioned workers.

Commissioned Minister Advisory Delegates needed for the Synod Convention.

Please consider nominating yourself!





EDG 510 - Writing a Professional Development Plan (PDP), 1 credit, $250

Concordia Mequon Campus

June 18-19, 8:30 - 4:00 pm both days

Alan Bitter, Instructor     alan.bitter@wlc.edu       414-443-8565


CUW Grad Admissions contact for Registration Information:

Amber Hayden    262-243-4551     amber.hayden@cuw.edu


EDG 810 - Writing a Professional Development Plan (PDP), 1 credit, $250

Online - Available to take for spring term


CUW Grad Admissions contact for Online:

Pilar Rios     262-243-2066     pilar.rios@cuw.edu


This course will assist the 2nd year teacher in the development of a PDP, as required for renewal of the Wisconsin State Teaching License under Wisconsin Statute PI 34.  The instructor will assist beginning teachers in writing a reflection of their first year experiences, selecting two teaching standards for their plan, writing goal statements, and planning activities to carry out their plan.  The instructor will then serve as the University (IHE) Rep on each student's PDP team.



The 2015-2016 WCRIS dues will be


per student,based on your 2014/2015 enrollment



Invoices will be mailed out in September and payment will be

due by October 1, 2015.


LSPLutheran School Portal Subscription


The 2015-2016 Portal Subscription Invoice has been updated. Any schools subscribing from this point forward will be covered in their subscription through June 30, 2016. 

The flat rate of $75 is for all Lutheran Schools


New this year to the subscription form are instructions if currently active member schools would like to submit their Portal subscription via credit card for ease of payment and instant continued access. 

schoolchoiceSchool Choice Wisconsin Convention


Registration is open for the 2015 School Choice Wisconsin Convention!! 


When: Thursday, November 19, 2015 


Registration: 7:00am- 8:00am

Wrap Up: 3:00pm (stay tuned for full schedule)


Where: Milwaukee Marriott West 

W231N1600 Corporate Court 

Waukesha, WI 53186


Registration Fee: $100 per attendee 


Please contact Lisa Fix at 414.319.9160 or fix@parentchoice.org with questions!


SMART™ Level 1: SMART™ Board Functionality & SMART™ Notebook Essentials  
August 12, 2015 (8:30am - 4:30pm)


SMART™ Certified Trainer: Notebook™ 11 & 2014  
July 13-15, 2015 (8:30am - 4:30pm)

nlsaNLSA Reporting
Please peruse the following items regarding NLSA reporting.

Reports are due May 15.

NSteachersN/S Teachers' Conference

November 11-12, 2015

Kalahari Resort and Convention Center

Wisconsin Dells


Keynote Speaker: Scott Taylor


Let's RAP at the Dells!  

Relationships, Analysis, Practice!


Scott Taylor will share how building Relationships improves school culture, how Analyzing data improves student achievement and how using "best Practice" improves instruction. Scott will share how RAP can improve your school culture and your achievement in three exciting sessions. Come and hear Scott talk, sing and RAP about teaching and learning.


Registration, lodging and more information is available on the District website.


AroundtheDistrictAround the District

Sheboygan Lutheran High School
The Wisconsin Interscholastic Athlete Association (WIAA) has named Jacob Jurss, a senior at Sheboygan Area Lutheran High School, as a finalist to receive the 2015 WIAA Scholar Athlete Award. Jurss is one of 32 senior boys and girls who have been selected for this honor. More than 800 seniors were nominated by 416 high schools throughout the state. Students are selected based on both athletic and academic achievement. The award is underwritten by Marshfield Clinic.


Jurss is the first WIAA Scholar Athlete from Sheboygan Area Lutheran High School. Award winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony on Sunday, May 3 in Wausau.

Prayer Request

Prayers for Rev. Peter Kelm for an upcoming surgery.

Prayers for those planning the 2015 District Convention in June.
 eventsUpcoming Events


April 27 - Teaching the Faith Workshop - Grace Lutheran Church, Menomonee Falls


April 30 - Advisory Delegate Nomination Forms due

May 3 - Teaching the Faith Workshop - Peace Lutheran Church, New Berlin  


May 15 - District Financial Aid Applications Due


June 7-9 - District Convention, Concordia University Wisconsin

June 19 - SWD Youth and Family Day at Noah's Ark, Wisconsin Dells 


August 7 - Early Childhood Literacy Festival, CUW


August 14 - New Worker Orientation, District office


August 14 - Firm Foundations


November 6 - Firm Foundations


November 12-13 - NWD/SWD Teachers' Conference, Kalahari Resort, WI Dells



February 5 - WCRIS Leadership Conference

February 12 - Firm Foundations 

July 9-14 - Synod Convention, Mlwaukee


July 16-20 - National Youth Gathering, New Orleans

Click on the link to
register for any of these events.  If the event is not open yet, we will communicate when it will be.

Passionate Believers...Confessing Christ for the Next Generation!

Mark L'Heureux
Education Executive

Robin Mueller
Administrative Assistant

SWD School Ministry | 414-464-8102  |  FAX - 414-464-0602
8100 West Capitol Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53222
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