South Wisconsin District - LCMS 
Weekly Schools Notes
"God is faithful, by whom you were called into the fellowship of his Son, Jesus Christ our Lord."
I Corinthians 1:9 (ESV)
November 9, 2015
 In This Issue


LCEF south wisconsin district
Lutheran Church Extenstion Fund
Share Your Stories
Great things happen in the Lutheran schools of the South Wisconsin District and I want to be able to share these. If you have something you feel is worth sharing, email me at
phoneNew Phone Numbers
New phone numbers at the District office!

We have recently upgraded our phone system at the District office.

Please note the new extensions when dialing 414-464-8100. You can press "3" for schools, "102" for Chris or "741" for Robin.

Chris has a direct number - 414-464-8102 (which used to ring at Robin's desk).

Robin's new direct number - 414-292-0741.

VBState Volleyball Finals
Congratulations to the volleyball teams from Lake Country Lutheran High School, Hartland and Living Word Lutheran High School, Jackson for making it to State.

Lake Country, coached by Janet Bahr, played in the finals on Saturday, finishing second in Division 3 after five close sets against Waterloo.

Living Word, coached by Dawn Walker, played in the Division 4 Semi-Finals, and lost to Newman Catholic (defending Division 4 State Champions).

Congratulations on a great season!

CPSCPS Retirement Webinars

CPS will be hosting a series of webinars titled "From Mystery to Mastery" for workers that will focus on how to prepare for retirement at any stage.  Individuals will receive postcards at home with information pertinent to their current age.  Samples of the post cards are below.
Below are the titles, dates, recommended audience, and link for registration.   Please encourage your workers to join us.

From Mystery to Mastery:  Tailoring Your Finances
Pre-retirement planning.

When:    Thursday, November 19   
Time:      6:30 pm
Recommended Audience:   Age 50+

Feel free to contact our Customer Care Specialists toll-free at 888-927-7526 for additional information.

TTFTeaching the Faith Workshop

Teaching the Faith 2015



November 11, 2015

Kalahari Resort and Convention Center

Wisconsin Dells


NSteachersN/S Teachers' Conference


November 12-13, 2015

Kalahari Resort and Convention Center

Wisconsin Dells


Let's RAP at the Dells!

Relationships, Analysis, Practice!




See you in the Dells!
kohlKohl Student Excellence Award


WCRIS is happy to once again administer the Herb Kohl Education Foundation scholarships this year on behalf of our members and the students they serve. This year each award has been increased to $3,000! These awards are a tremendous opportunity for your schools to recognize and honor the achievements of your students and teachers. The deadlines are fast approaching and it is very important that we make these opportunities available to our teachers and students. 

Student Excellence Award
14 students from religious and independent schools will be selected out of 100 statewide, and awarded a $3,000 scholarship for post-secondary education.
Excellence Scholarship application forms will be provided to schools in September. Schools should make applications available to all interested students. Completed applications must be received by the District office no later than November 25, 2015.

PLEASE NOTE:  All Excellence Scholarship and Fellowship applications must be typed.  For your convenience, both applications are provided in a format that is compatible with Microsoft Word. 


November 4

St. John Lutheran School
    School Visit and Chapel


November 6

Firm Foundations

Martin Luther High School




November 8

St. Peter's Lutheran School

NLSA Presentation and 150th Anniversary Celebration

 eventsUpcoming Events

November 11 - Teaching the Faith Workshop - Kalahari Resort, WI Dells 

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

January 24 - Teacher of the Year Dinner

January 24-30 - National Lutheran Schools Week

February 5 - WCRIS Leadership Conference

February 5-6 - C-LECT, Concordia University Wisconsin

February 12 - Firm Foundations, Martin Luther High School, Greendale 

April 7-9 - LEA Administrators' Conference and Admissions Counselor Summit, Hilton City Center, Milwaukee
July 9-14 - Synod Convention, Milwaukee

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!

Chris Cody
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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