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2012 | issue one



Published semiannually for the Annual Fund Supporters of Lakeside Lutheran High School 920-648-2321 ext. 217 Lake Mills, WI 53551

A Message from the Development Director

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Now, brothers and sisters, I want to remind you of the gospel I preached to you, which you received and on which you have taken your stand. By this gospel you are saved, if you hold firmly to the word I preached to you. Otherwise, you have believed in vain. For what I received I passed on to you as of first importance: that Christ died for our sins according to the Scriptures, that he was buried, that he was raised on the third day according to the Scriptures (I Cor. 15:1 –4) He is Risen….He is Risen Indeed! As the Lord once again placed us at the foot of His cross during this Easter season, we can be confident that when our last day on this earth comes to a close, we too shall rise and join him in heavenly glory. What a comforting thought. As Christians we know this isn’t just a thought, but the truth—the truth that forms the basis of what we believe as written in the Bible. It is also the reason Lakeside Lutheran High School was founded. As young Christians prepared for life in 1958, it was God’s plan that they be nurtured in this truth, guided and directed by His Word and ultimately responsible for the proclamation of Christ’s ascension. As time passes, it is apparent that God’s plan to include Lakeside as a tool to proclaim his truth is being fulfilled. Generations after those who first sat inside these walls have followed by sharing the opportunities and blessings of Lakeside. We would all agree to the significance of Lakeside back in 1958—we should no less agree to the significance of it today. Lakeside Lutheran High School, through the direction of our Lord and Savior, is a school that still today teaches and preaches God’s truth to every student. It is a Lutheran High School that was founded on the true principals of God’s Word. Now that’s a comforting thought!

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As we enjoy the Lord’s beauty in the changing of the seasons, let us always remember the true significance of Lakeside Lutheran High School. As a member of the Giving Society, I thank each and every one of you for your continued support with your prayers and treasures for this precious ministry.

— Scott J. Gronholz

Development Director Lakeside Lutheran High School 2




Members of the Chi Fellowship, through the fruits of the Holy Spirit, have provided a single gift of less than$1,000 during the last year to Lakeside Lutheran High School. With the Greek letter Chi so evident in our churches and schools, your association with this fellowship is a reminder of Godâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s love, and every gift is significant to Lakeside. As a thank you for your gift we offer you a subscription to The Legacy, and invite you to attend a fellowship event. To remain a member of this Chi Fellowship we encourage you to renew your annual support each year, or prayerfully consider joining the Rho or Kentro Fellowships.

Chi Fellowship Giving Total Gifts $23,198

October 8, 2011 through April 30, 2012 Other: $1,090 Grand Event 2012: $2,380

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Lakeside has truly been a blessing to me. It has been the best of both worlds for me, so to speak. What I mean by this is that Lakeside allowed me to garner an incredible education, but more importantly, Lakeside allowed me to gain a deeper understanding of my Savior. Not many other high schools can engage students in the way Lakeside does. On its campus, a student can feel safe to express his or her own Christian beliefs because we all are one in faith.

311 Members

General Operating: gnitarepO lareneG $3,467

Jacob Schneider Class of 2012

Lakeside Lutheran High School has molded me in many ways. Without Lakeside, I do not believe that I would be the person I am today. Jacob plans to attend Bethany Lutheran College in Mankato, MN to study business.

Annual Fund Appeal: $5,391

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Building Fundâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; Debt Reduction: $9,065

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Tuition Assistance: $1,185

Foundation: $620

The precepts of the LORD are right, giving joy to the heart. The commands of the LORD are radiant, giving light to the eyes. Psalm 19:8 4

sports photo courtesy of




Ashley Sonntag Class of 2012

Members of the Rho Fellowship, with the Lord’s guidance, have provided multiple gifts totaling less than $1,000 within the last year to Lakeside Lutheran High School. The Greek letters Rho and Chi form the symbol for Christ. This symbol, displayed in the center of our school seal, serves as a reminder that Christ is the center of our faith at Lakeside. Through this faith we return our blessings to continue His work.

Lakeside is a school which prepares young men and women to go and share their faith. Last summer I was given a chance to go and share my faith with others from my homeroom.

As a thank you for your gifts we offer you membership in the Rho Fellowship, a subscription to The Legacy, and also invite you to attend the fellowship events that have been planned for you. To remain a member of the Rho Fellowship we encourage you to renew your support each year, or prayerfully consider joining our Kentro Fellowship.

Rho Fellowship Giving

You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love.

94 Members

Total Gifts


We were able to go and canvas and also share our faith. Lakeside doesn’t just prepare us for the future; it also has teachers that support us in whatever career choices we make, and also gives us friends to last a lifetime.

October 8, 2011 through April 30, 2012

Other: $575

General Operating: $1,530

Grand Event 2012: $5,060

Our group was called Project 5:13. The 5:13 is symbolic because it not only is the number of our homeroom, but also stands for Galations 5:13...

General Operating Building Fund - Debt

Building Fund– Reduction Debt Reduction: Tuition Assistance $7,437

Because of Lakeside I am now able to share my faith confidently and know that I have a solid foundation build on Jesus Christ. Ashley plans to attend Martin Luther College in New Ulm for a teaching degree in early childhood education.


Annual Fund Appeal: $602

Annual Fund Appeal

Foundation $100 Tuition Assistance: $1,113

Grand Event 2012

May our Lord Jesus Christ himself and God our Father, who loved us and by his grace gave us eternal encouragement and good hope, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good deed and word. (2 Thessalonians 2:16–17) 6

photo by R. Fenske

photo by B. Vredeveld



Your giving makes this possible...


Forensic Team earns 3rd-straight ~ Excellence in Speech Award ~

Members of the Kentro Fellowship have offered a gift, or returned a commitment card, to Lakeside Lutheran High School of $1,000 or more for the year. The Greek word, Kentro, meaning center, leads us to reflect on Christ as the center of our lives. Through Him we receive these blessings, and are encouraged to offer them up to His glory.

Donations to the Lakeside teen ministry allows the development of a publicspeaking program that has placed in the top 5% of all high school forensics statewide for the past three years!

As a thank you for these blessings you have shared, we offer you a subscription to The Legacy, and invite you to join us at several fellowship events in your honor. To remain a member of the Kentro Fellowship we encourage you to renew your gift annually through the enclosed Commitment card.

Kentro Fellowship Giving

Generous givers enable talented and hard-working student actors to memorize hundreds of lines— in English accents, no less— and perform choreographed scenes to thousands of appreciative eyes.

66 Members

Total Gifts


October 8, 2011 through April 30, 2012

Grand Event 2012: $10,455 Annual Fund Appeal: $9,000 Foundation $2,025 Tuition Assistance: $6,975

Other: $1,045

General Operating General Operating: $19,580 Building Fund - Debt Reduction Tuition Assistance


BuildingAnnual Fund– Fund Appeal Debt Reduction: $71,342Grand Event 2012

The Lord is my strength and my shield; my heart trusts in him, and he helps me. My heart leaps for joy, and with my song I praise him. - Psalm 28:7 8

Drama Department performs ~ My Fair Lady ~

I pray that your partnership with us in the faith may be effective in deepening your understanding of every good thing we share for the sake of Christ. Philemon 6

Track Teams race to finish first again this season Your support makes it possible for disciplined track and field athletes to practice with first-rate facilities and equipment, led by dedicated and experienced coaches. track photo courtesy of


My gift to support The Legacy 2013

Leaves of Legacy

These events are held with YOU in mind! ~ you are always encouraged to attend ~

Annual Fund Please accept this gift of $_____ to include me in the Chi Fellowship for 2013 *one-time gift

Please accept this gift of $_____ to include me in the Rho Fellowship for 2013 *two or more gifts

Please accept this gift of $_____to include me in the Kentro Fellowship for 2013 *gift of $1,000 or more

Commitment of $1,000 or more * Chi, Rho, and Kentro gifts exclude memorials/honors. I would like my gift distributed to the following area(s): General Operating Building Fund Adopt a Student


__________________ Payment

Check (made payable to Lakeside Lutheran High School) Please contact me to establish Automatic Checking Withdrawal

Email: Phone: Name: Address


Recent Giving Society events

You may have walked past it. It is located outside of the east gym at the courtyard hallway entrance. It is a simple symbol of so much more. Individual names are engraved on the leaves that shine like the love they have for their Savior. It recognizes support for quality, Christian education for students far into the future. It is our Leaves of Legacy tree. Have you considered a deferred gift to your Lakeside Lutheran High School? Share our vision with a cash gift or fill out a designation form adding Lakeside Lutheran High School as a beneficiary in your will, estate or life insurance policy. If you have already included Lakeside in your plans, please let us know.

Thank you for allowing the Development Office to show appreciation for all you do for your Lakeside Lutheran High School! We welcome and encourage more of our friends to join with us in these fellowship opportunities! Save these dates and watch for your personal invitation... September 14, 2012 January 2013 February 3, 2013 April 26, 2013

Appreciation Tent & Football Game Winter Dinner Gala Chili Dinner & Pops Concert Spring Reception & Admission to Drama

Spring Reception

Rho & Kentro Members Kentro Members Chi, Rho & Kentro Members Rho & Kentro Members

Winter Dinner Gala

Please contact Scott Gronholz, Development Director, at 920.648.2321 ext. 217. photos courtesy of Bari Vredeveld


(background photo: “Top Ten” Academic Achievers, Class of 2012)

2012 | issue one

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