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Woodlawn Cemetery Walk

St. John's 5th and 6th grade students were invited by the Winona County Historical Society to participate in the  Annual “Voices from the Past: Woodlawn Cemetery Discovery Walk.”   The 2022 theme was Winona in the 50’s. Topics include public entertainment (Sky Vue outdoor theater, early tv’s, sock hops.), schools, chores at home, 5&10 cent stores-lunch counters, the  milkman, party-lines, outdoor recreation- beaches, skating rinks. The students enjoyed hearing the stories, asked many questions, and learned a little local history along the way. 

Flat Stanley Project

This year the third and fourth graders are utilizing the Flat Stanley Project to learn more about the United States. This week the students put their Flat Stanleys in envelopes with a letter to contacts in various states across the country - even Hawaii. They look forward to receiving postcards from the destinations and learning more about each state.
SAFA Update

This past Saturday a group of students from St. John's went to Luther High School to compete with other fellow WELS students at the Science and Fine Arts Fair.  Students competed in areas of Chess, Math, Spelling, Vocals and Arts and Crafts.  St. John's had five groups of students participate in vocals and all received a blue first placed ribbon.  Congratulations to the 7-8 grade math team for placing second!  Congratulations to Avery Anderson on placing first in Chess and the Spelling bee.  Each student that participated deserves a job well done for their accomplishments.  


Jocelyn Buege, 7th grade, was St. John's first place winner in the annual "Peace Poster Contest" sponsored by the Lewiston Lions Club. Lions member and poster contest coordinator Paul Doran stopped by St. John's present Jocelyn with her winning prize. Her poster will go onto the next level for further judging.
St. John's Mission Update

This year, the children of St. John's are using their gifts to the Branch Lutheran Schools of Haiti to help provide Christian educational opportunities Haiti. Haiti is an extremely impoverished country. At Branch Schools, the children hear the Word of God in their classrooms every day and learn of the amazing love and salvation found in Jesus. They memorize the 10 Commandments, Apostles Creed, Lord's Prayer, and more as they dive into a thorough study of the Bible's teachings.
You can learn more about the Branch Schools of Haiti by visiting their website:

Please encourage your children to save coins for this important work. 

SCLA Tip-Off Tournament

    This past weekend our A-teams traveled to St. Croix Lutheran Academy in St. Paul to participate in their Tip-Off Tournament. Both of our teams won all three of their games. The girls defeated Cross of Christ, Coon Rapids 29-11 to win the championship. The boys defeated St. Croix-Red 34-26 to win their championship game. Congratulations to both teams and their coaches for a great tournament! To God be the glory!