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Zion Family Game Night

Nacho Average Game Night – a fun “twist” to Zion Family Prom! Join us on Friday, March 20, 2020, from 6:30 – 9:00 pm in the school gym. Life size checkers, board games, karaoke, dance contests, and concessions: tacos, hot dogs, snacks, and drinks! Don’t miss this FREE night of fun sponsored by the Zion PTL.

Cardinals Baseball Tickets For Sale

For the third year in a row, Zion Lutheran School will sing at Busch Stadium before a Cardinals game! Students in attendance will be singing “God Bless America” on the field before the game that day. All students currently in grades K – 8 will be able to sing that afternoon. The game is at 1:15 pm on Saturday, May 30, vs. the Pittsburgh Pirates. We will be sitting in sections 132 and 133. These tickets normally have a face value of $63, but we will be selling tickets for $25 each (children under 4 do not require a ticket). Please share this information with family and friends! We hope many of you will be able to join us for a fun afternoon at the ballpark! Please note below the special giveaway and unique activity taking place after the game on May 30!!
• Adult Red Embroidered Jersey 30,000 fans, ages 16 and older Saturday, May 30, is a date you do not want to miss! 30,000 fans ages 16 and older will take home an embroidered Cardinals jersey, courtesy of Scott Credit Union. This red jersey is similar to the one that the team wears in Florida for Spring Training and features an embroidered front logo that truly makes it a high-quality item!
• Christian Day at the Ballpark All fans with a ticket Join us for the 30th Annual Christian Day at the Ballpark on Saturday, May 30th when the Cardinals face the Pirates! After the game, fans are invited to stay in their seats for a postgame program featuring current players, broadcasters and this year's featured speaker, Cardinals Hall of Famer and two-time World Series champion Chris Carpenter.

Red Cross Blood Drive

Zion will sponsor an American Red Cross Blood Drive in our gym on Friday, April 17th, from 3:00 – 7:00 pm. To schedule an appointment please visit the website: www.redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: StauntonComm. You may also call 1-800-RED-CROSS or download the Blood Donor App to your smart phone. The ARC has also introduced a new tool, RapidPass, which allows donors to save time the day of the drive. Please visit their website for more details. If you have any questions, please call the school office, 635-3060 ext. 01.

Macoupin County Spelling Bee Winners

Congratulations to Zion 7th grader, Tyler Melchert, on his 1st place win and congratulations also to Zion 8th grader, Adrienne Meade, on her 2nd place win at the Macoupin County Spelling Bee! Way to go, Tyler and Adrienne!

Track Practices & Track Dates

The track coaches will begin track practices on Monday, March 16. Practice will be after school until 4:45. Interested 4th – 8th grade students should plan to attend.
The scheduled track meets for this spring are listed below: (others may be added as the season progresses)
April 18 – Good Shepherd Track Meet
April 25 – Zion Belleville Track Meet
April 30 – Conference Track Meet at Edwardsville HS
May 5 – Conference Relay Track Meet at Edwardsville HS
May 9 – District Track Meet at Freeburg HS
May 16 – State Track Meet in Chicago

Positions Available for Zion Lutheran School

School Janitor (beginning at end of May)
Part-Time with scheduling flexibility. Inquire at the school office for job description and duties.

PK3/4 Teacher & Asst. to Director (beginning in August)
Full-Time Position teaching PK3 on two days per week and PK4 on three days per week. These would be ½ day classes. The remainder would be administrative duties to support the PK director. Must hold teaching endorsement.

School Secretary (begin training prior to end of current school year)
Full-Time position for 10 months (School Year) and Part-Time over the summer.

Head Cook (beginning in August)
Part-Time Contract Position. Prepares meals and submits paperwork to meet State and Federal standards for school lunches. Oversees the assistant cook. Orders required food products per state and school guidelines.

Please submit applications and resumes in person at the school office. Applications may be picked up in the school or daycare office.

Desks for Sale

Zion Lutheran School is selling desks that are no longer needed in our classrooms... Some of these are like new and are first come, first served. These retail new at over $250 each but are available for $50 each through Zion. Please email david.manning@zion-school.org if you would like to arrange a viewing or purchase. There is no limit to the number you can purchase.
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Upcoming Events at Zion Lutheran School
3/20/20 – Zion Family Game Night
3/24/20 – Spring Pictures
4/15/20 – Preschool Registration
4/17/20 – Red Cross Blood Drive
5/2&3/20 – Confirmation
5/4-8/20 – Teacher Appreciation Week
5/13/20 – Athletic Banquet
5/20/20 – Preschool & Kindergarten Graduation
5/21/20 – 8th grade Graduation
5/22/20 – Last Day of School
5/30/20 – Zion Sings “God Bless America” at Busch Stadium
This week at Zion Lutheran School
Sunday - 3/15
6:00 PTL Meeting
Wednesday - 3/18
Little Italy's Pizza Night
Friday - 3/20
9:00 Zion Family Game Night
Lunch Menu

Monday 3/16
Cod Fish Shapes, Macaroni & Cheese, Carrots, Peaches, and Milk
Tuesday 3/17
Chicken Nuggets, Buttered Noodles, Corn, Pears, and Milk
Wednesday 3/18
Salisbury Steak, Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Peas, Mixed Fruit, and Milk
Thursday 3/19
Spaghetti w/ Meat Sauce, Side Salad, Garlic Bread, Applesauce, and Milk
Friday 3/20
Ham Subway Sandwich, Potato Chips, Grapes, and Milk