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Your worldwide Advantage

...focus on your lasting treasure Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal. Matthew 6:19

NBC News proclaims, “If there’s a gamer in your household, you’ve likely heard of “Fortnite,” the multiplayer phenomenon that’s taken over the world.” This “open-world survival” video game is indeed the current craze in society, mostly among our youth, with an estimated 45 million active users. What’s more, millions more tune in to sites such as YouTube just to watch others play the game.* From some parents’ perspectives, it seems to envelop our kids and takes over their attention. Their headsets seem to block out everything else that should matter in life. They can be lost for hours in what we may see as useless entertainment that really will help them very little in the end. At times we as parents just have to say “Enough! It’s time to be done. Go do something worthwhile.” The sad truth is that while it’s easy to point fingers at kids and their games, adults can get wrapped up in the senseless things of this world just as easily. We spend much of our time focused on and working towards many different things...scrambling each week trying to balance schedules that seem to get crazier as our kids get older...putting all of our efforts and hopes in the athletic or academic successes of our kids...striving for the accumulation of worldly things or just trying to keep up with everybody else. For both kids and adults, it is important to have fun, set goals, and plan for our lives; however, it is even more important to understand that there is nothing more important than taking care of our spiritual lives and growing in our faith. At Lakeside Lutheran High School, looking out for the spiritual lives of our students is our #1 goal. Academics, sports, and other aspirations come in a distant second. What a blessing it is to be able to share God’s Word on a daily basis with our teens as they are surrounded by other Christian friends.

Steve Lauber, Admissions Director *NBC News story: https://nbcnews.to/2lQo2is mission Motivated by the love of Jesus, Lakeside Lutheran High School partners with families to educate, encourage, and equip students for life and for eternity. about our federation The Lakeside Federation includes 31 congregations in southcentral Wisconsin extending north to south from Beaver Dam to Janesville and east to west from Oconomowoc to Madison. The Lakeside Lutheran Advantage is published 3x year, distributed free of charge to students, families, future families and friends. Please pass on this copy to benefit others. Direct correspondence to: 231 Woodland Beach Rd. Lake Mills WI 53551 info@llhs.org • 920.648.2321 Principal: James Grasby | Asst. Principal: Don Schultz | Activities Dir: Kirk DeNoyer | Regents, Chair: Brian Ertman page 2 • The Lakeside Advantage • 2018 Issue 32


Your Federation Advantage ...focus on Eastside, Madison

TNERS IN CHRISTIAN EDUCATION Eastside loves Lakeside! From bulletin boards in each classroom and entryway to publishing LL announcements at school and church, Eastside makes sure families know about goings on at Lakeside. Eastside participates in Warrior for a Day, Math Meet, Spelling Bee, Kinderfest and the spring “Play Day,” and many Eagles join the Dance Clinics, Volley for Hope, Cadet Band, and more. “We love it when parents that send their children to Lakeside still have children here in our school. They talk to others and spread the word of how great the education is at Lakeside,” says Principal Rank. “Then the parents with younger children learn how valuable Christian education is—and how important the foundation is that they are building here at Eastside. Lakeside helps them to continue God’s work in their children’s lives at a higher level.”

Eastside, Madison Colors: Red & White Mascot: Eagles '18–19 Enrollment: 131 Alum at LLHS '18–19: 25 Principal: Ben Rank

PARENTS LOVE LAKESIDE

• Lakeside is enabling Caitlin to have the kind of high school experience we hoped she’d have. She’s growing in her faith, building lasting friendships and developing new lifelong skills. ~Tim Heinrich • As parents of a recent grad, current student and future student, we have seen each of our children excel spiritually, academically, and relationally because of their interactions with the caring LLHS families, faculty, and staff. There is no other place we would want our kids to be at this vital time in their lives. Although it’s a financial sacrifice, the eternal investment in our children is worth every penny. ~Aaron & Jess Meyer • I LOVE the Christian education that my children have received here at Lakeside. It has helped them academically prepare for college through all the classes offered from Speech class, Financial Literacy and so many others. It has also taught them the value of their faith. It will see them through all aspects of adult life. What a precious gift God has given us in Lakeside. ~Trina Paske

Top: Current & former Eagles during gr. 4 field trip. Bottom: gr. 2 field trip; Fine Arts Fest

EAGLE STUDENTS LOVE LAKESIDE ♥♥ I want to go to Lakeside because it will be so fun having the “high school experience” in a Lutheran high school. They also have good sports teams & a lot of cool extracurriculars. It will also be cool going to the same high school as [older sister] Ianna again. ~Averi Wolfram, gr. 8 ♥♥ I want to go to Lakeside because I get to play sports that aren’t in [grade] school. I get to make new friends from other schools and see my old friends from Eastside. Also I will have challenging classes and prepare for a good college. ~Owen Kraft, gr. 8 ♥♥ I’m excited to go to Lakeside because they teach about Jesus. Knowing that I will get a Christian education and have Christian friends gives me a good start for my future. I’ve gone to sporting events at Lakeside and everyone is having fun and that is encouraging. ~Kieghtan Rank, gr. 7

issue 17 • llhs.org/K-8 • page 3


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What do you want to be? What gifts has God given you?

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That was our question to you over the summer, and you sent us drawings and photos that showed your imaginings for what might be when you are older. Runner-up: Micah Johnson Peace, Sun Prairie 2nd grader 

$200 tuition credit & a Warrior UnderArmour backpack!

Ruby Langille

St. Paul, Lake Mills 6th grader

Runner-up:

Violet Herbrand

Runner-up: Kayla Boll

Eastside, Madison 1st grader (She wants to be a YouTuber!)

Runner-up: Ian Marthaler Holy Cross, Madison  6th grader

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Runner-up: Natalie Popp

Eastside, Madison 2nd grader Our Redeemer, Madison, 5th grader


Decades of Faithfulness

Contest

This year we are celebrating Decades of Faithfulness—SIX DECADES of Christian education at Lakeside! The new contest challenges you to add up (or guess) the total years of service at Lakeside Lutheran High School by the faculty members on this page. If your guess is the closest to the total number of years these teachers self-report for years in ministry here at LLHS, you win!

Mr. Hackbarth Math Videography

Mr. DeNoyer A.D. PhyEd

Mrs. Tetzlaff Art Health

Mr. Rosenau Guidance Computers

Mr. Lauber Admissions English

PC (Pastor Clark) Word of God

Mrs. Schommer English 9 Journalism

> Add up the years of LLHS service of these faculty faces! < Mr. Grasby Principal Word of God

Mrs. Hirschfeld Extended Learning

Mr. Willems STEM Academy Computers

Mr. Doering History Financial Lit

Mr. Buege Choirs Composition

Mr. Pufahl Bands English

Señor (Pastor Toepel) Spanish/Latin

Contest Info & Rules: Enter the contest by providing the requested guess and your identifying info, and submitting via 1) in marked boxes at LLHS; 2) at llhs.org/advantagecontest or 3) by e-mailing all info below to contest@llhs.org Entries must be in by January 13, 2019, to be eligible for prizes. Contest open to K-8 students in 2018-19 school year. One entry per person. Winner is that entry that correctly submits the total number of years served by the 14 faculty on page 5 of the 2018 issue 3 edition of the Advantage magazine. In the absence of a correct guess, closest guess without exceeding the number of years will win. Up to three $200 tuition credit vouchers will be awarded, applicable to first semester of attendance at Lakeside. Others may receive cool Lakeside swag or other gifts. Prizes not transferable. Deadline to enter: January 13, 2019, to be eligible for prizes. Lakeside is not responsible for misdirected or lost entries. Winners’ parents will first be notified by e-mail or phone call. Children of LLHS employees are not eligible for prizes. See rules, guidelines and links at: llhs.org/advantagecontest

Your guess of total years served at Lakeside Lutheran by faculty members pictured _________ Student Name _______________________________ Gr. (K–8) _____ School & City _____________________________ Parent e-mail/phone _______________________ issue 17 • llhs.org/K-8 • page 5


Your Limitless Advantage LLHS Education...limitless opportunities

Part of Lakeside’s mission to “equip” students means a wide range of courses so they find their God-given gifts and aptitudes. Then, equipped with knowledge and skills, they decide among a virtually limitless number of vocational or professional goals, whether soldier, engineer, teacher, therapist, aircraft technician, doctor, pastor—or a

machinist or concessionaire...

farmer,

Apprenticeships

For some students, equipping them means opportunities outside of the classroom. As part of Wisconsin’s Youth Apprenticeship (YA) program, some Lakeside students receive hands-on learning in an occupational area at a worksite along too. YA is part of a statewide School-to-Work initiative that serves a wide variety of career programs, including Agriculture, Architecture & Construction, Art, Finance, Health Science, Hospitality, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (STEM), and Transportation. In 2017-18, Jeremy Nehls ‘18 (St. John, Juneau), enrolled in youth apprenticeship as Lakeside’s first YA student. Without missing any school time, he put in 450 hours over the course of a year at the dairy farms of Robert Schwandt Jr. and S.E. Schwandt Sr. near Juneau. In June 2018, Kyle Leis ‘19 (St. John, Newville), began working as an apprentice at Sussek Machine in Waterloo. He worked all summer and now works on weekends to fulfill the 450 documented hours. “During my summer visit, he was up to machining 22 different parts for a variety of companies like John Deere and Case,” says Tech Ed teacher Jeff Meske. “His supervisors were really happy with his blueprint reading skills, skills in offsetting the machines, and checking for tolerances.”

Jeremy at work on the farm (at left & above)

Kyle’s Tech Ed classes at Lakeside gave him a basic knowledge of metals technology as well as experience in designing equipment parts. His apprenticeship is teaching Kyle “how what I design may be made and manufactured,” he says.

Kyle at work at Sussek (above left & at right)

Right before the school year began, senior Carson Brumm (St. John, Jefferson) was also hired at Sussek Machine. “Carson worked with Mr. Rosenau so that his schedule allowed a study hall at the end of the day and one hour of release time,” says Meske. “This allows him to leave campus and be working for two class periods.”

Carson (at right) at work at Sussek Machine

“I like being an apprentice because you get paid to learn, and accomplish things while learning,” says Carson. “I have learned some of the ins and outs of basic machines, and how to measure all kinds of different areas.” He also realizes this experience isn’t only about learning specific skills, but it also helps him “understand what bosses will be like.” Emilie Klimeck, human resources manager for Sussek Machine, says both students “are doing great right now. They are willing and able, and show an interest to learn more.” The company continues to make the investment in youth apprentices because “they are our future employees for manufacturing. Additionally, it gives them an opportunity to really understand manufacturing and the opportunities that are available to them,” she says. It also teaches “them that manufacturing is a career where you don’t have to pay big dollars at college to make big dollars.”

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Where are you headed?

...focus on the many ways you can glorify God for life

For this unique family...Lakeside is the right choice Doug & Monica Miller have three children—Charlie (LL ‘19), Hailey (LL ‘21) and Will, in his last year at Peace in Sun Prairie. The whole family leads an unusual life running Charlie’s Food Concessions, serving local, county and state fairs across the U.S. Why Lakeside for this family?

Concessionaires!

Selling food at fairs has been a Miller family tradition since hot dogs sold for 5 cents! “Doug is the fifth generation born into the business,” says Monica. “That makes Charlie, Hailey, and Will the sixth generation of Charlie’s!” As a family, Monica and Doug have been working the business alongside his parents and sister for 20 years. “As a concessionaire family, we work kind of like farmers,” she says. The kids are expected to do help out when they are young, which usually means washing tables by age 6-7. By 10-12, they dip their first corndog, take orders, and count back change, which was often met with amazement by customers. “Once they’re teens, they’re expected to become even more involved, especially when the ‘fields are ready to be harvested,’” Monica shares.

Hailey, Will & Charlie started young!

For concessionaires, “harvesting” comes in summer. Charlie’s is a seasonal business, where they work 4–5 months a year and travel 4,000 to 5,000 miles—from Rochester, Minn., to Montgomery, Ala. As much as they enjoy seeing different scenery each week, leaving home for such a long period of time every year is the hardest part. “Home is more than the comfort of our house,” Monica says. “It is our home church, our friends, family, neighbors even our local community. We often miss out on a lot of the fun summer events and outings that summer brings with friends and family.” It’s not all work, though. “It’s quite the playground to grow up on as a child!” she says. “All the lights, rides, shows, free balloons everyday and, of course, the smorgasbord of fun fair food to enjoy! Have you ever had a hamburger on a Krispie Kreme doughnut!?” Charlie, now a Lakeside senior, enjoys working with the family. “It’s just another opportunity to spend time with them It keeps things interesting with new and usually funny things happening every day.” He plans to study small business management after he graduates so that he is prepared to enter the family business full-time. Not only is this a family business, it’s grown to include other Lakeside families. “I also get to work with friends which makes summer even more fun,” says Hailey, a sophomore. Last summer, eight Lakeside students worked at Charlie’s. “They’re reliable, honest and hard working,” Monica says. “Most of all I enjoy that we share faith in Christ and that shines through, whether it is in the work they do with each other or their attitude towards our customers. It makes for a great work environment!” This Christ-focused approach to education is why the Millers chose Lakeside for their children’s education. “Its foundation is built on Christ and the Word of God,” Monica shares. “We want the Bible to be the foundation in everything our kids do and learn, in high school with us and on their own as adults. Lakeside is a great training ground to be forever rooted in the Bible both academically and socially.” It’s a Lakeside family thing at Charlie’s! >> issue 17 • llhs.org/K-8 • page 7


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upcoming events of interest at LLHS for grade school families

December 1 ........................................................................... LES B-Team Basketball Preseason Tip-Off (boys & girls, both gyms) December 4, 10, 11, 18, 21 ............................... Home Basketball Games, Varsity @ 7:30 PM (Get those passports stamped!) December 20 & January 17 ....................................................................................................... Home Wrestling Meets (passports) December 16 ........................................................................................................................ Christmas Concert | 7 PM (passports) December 21 ..................................................................................................... LLHS 1st semester ends & Christmas break begins January 3 ............................................................................................................................. 2nd semester begins & classes resume January 3, 5, 8, 10, 11, 18, 22, 31 ........................................................ Home Basketball Games, Varsity | 7:30 PM (passports) January 9–February 8 ............................................... Summer Band fund-raiser sell dates (including 2019 incoming freshmen) January 16 & 19...........................Future Freshman Course Scheduling (come Wed. 7-8:30p or Sat. 9-10:30a for help enrolling) January 23 ........................................................................................................................................ 7th Grade “Warrior for a Day” January 27 .......................... Lutheran Elementary Schools (LES) Visual Arts Fair & Lakeside Pops Concert | 2 PM (passports) Summer Band commitment due for 4-day trip (July 3–6) to Cherry Fest in Traverse City, Michigan January 31 ....................................................... Attention 8th grade families: 2019–20 enrollment fee increases after this date! February 1–April 20..................... Wisconsin Parental Choice Program (WPCP “Choice”) open application | see llhs.org/choice February 1, 5, 7, 12 ................................................................................ Home Basketball Games, Varsity | 7:30 PM (passports) February 10.............................................................................. Watch for Info on Winter Dance Clinic for K-8 girls | 1-3:30 PM February 15–17 ................................................................................................................. LES Basketball Tournament at Lakeside February 18........................................................................................................................................................ Kinderfest | 9-11 AM see the K–8 link at the top of the home page at llhs.org

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