School News: September 11, 2018


School pictures will take place on Wednesday, September 19th. Please refer to the order form that was sent home with students today. All students will be photographed for the school yearbook and identification purposes whether pictures are purchased or not. All portrait orders must be PREPAID using the envelope that will be provided. Make checks payable to Inter-State Studio. NOTE – The school dress code is relaxed that day. However, jeans are still not allowed since they do not appear in the photos. Also, printing on any shirts must be in agreement with our school values.



This quarter's offerings will be designated to RODS (Racing for Orphans with Down Syndrome). To learn more about RODS, click here. Please help us teach our students the principles of good stewardship and the joy of giving by talking with them about their offering for each Wednesday morning Chapel. Don’t forget, parents are welcome every Wednesday morning to join us.



The Fall Fundraiser ends on Thursday. We are selling discount cards to 21 local businesses in the area. These cards cost $20 and will be available for pick up on Friday, September 14th. You can bring your flyer to the office with payment or pay online via Fast Direct. If you have any questions, please contact Cynthia Lipkovitch at



Tonight, the Soccer and Volleyball teams travel to Zion to face the Warriors. The Soccer and Reserve Volleyball games start at 5.  On Thursday, all teams will travel to Calvary to face the Knights. Once again, the games will start at 5. Then on Saturday, our Reserve Volleyball team will travel west to Avon as they play multiple games in the Our Shepherd Tournament.

Did you know our Varsity Volleyball team walked away with a 4th place finish last weekend at the St. James tournament? Way to go Eagles!


Please send pictures of games to Heidi Mielke at



Our next PTL meeting is on Tuesday, Sept. 18th at 7:00 pm. We meet in the Commons and would love to have you join us. This is a great opportunity to meet other parents and plan activities for our school.



Our next Dine to Donate will take place on Wednesday, September 19th. Join us at Portillo’s on US 31 in Greenwood from 5-8 pm. Be sure to mention St. John when ordering and 20% of your order will go right back to our school.



Did you know you could help give the teachers a break during lunch? We would love to have you volunteer as a lunch monitor. Lunch Monitors are needed in Grades 5-8 on Tuesday, September 18th, and in K-4th on Thursday, September 20th. Click here to sign up.



You are invited to join us for our 2nd Annual Oktoberfest on Sunday, September 30th at noon. School students will sing at the 10:30 combined church service. A German-themed lunch will be served in the Gym at noon. We will have corn-hole, adult sized trikes, bounce houses, and face painting. Click here to RSVP.



Our New Member class starts this Wednesday, and we would love to have you join us from 7-8 pm. Even if you don’t want to join the church but are interested in learning more about what a Lutheran is, or more about St. John, you are welcome to join us. Please contact the church office if you are interested. 317-352-9196



The Lutheran High School cheerleaders will host their annual fall cheerleading clinic for girls in grades K - 4 on Saturday, September 22nd from 9:00 am - Noon (with check-in beginning at 8:30 am).  The cost for the camp is just $20 and includes a t-shirt, snack and admission to a LHSI home football game where campers will be invited to perform with the high school cheerleaders. Please contact Jennifer Schmaltz at   or (317) 409-5375 to register.  Deadline to register is Monday, September 17th. *o/* Go Saints! *o/*