Just a quick clarification on dress for the musical: Khaki shorts are allowed; just please no skirts/skorts. Thanks! See you tonight!
Spring musical for K-8th tonight. If you student is part of the pre-program music have them at school at 5:55 in the gym. All other students report to their class by 6:10. Wear navy Zion polo and khaki PANTS. Remember band instrument and recorder.
There is an important newsletter going home today with your student(s). Please check the backpack(s). There is a lot of information and additional items attached. You can also view the information note at https://thrillshare.com/s/documents-zion-kearney/browse/193230. Have a great weekend.
There is a menu change for tomorrow and Thursday: Wednesday menu: chicken & noodles Thursday: turkey & cheese sub
Zion's COVID-19 risk has now moved to green level. Effective immediately Zion will begin protocols set for operation in the "green" risk level. In most respects, school operations will continue as normal. Mask usage is now optional. Temperature checks and handwashing procedures will remain in place. These changes were based on new CDC guidance for schools which prompted the move to green by Kearney Public Schools last Friday. The Zion administration concurs with the risk dial move to green and will do the same.
The remaining plants are 50% off. Come to the hallway by office to see what is left.
There is an important packet going home today. Please check your student(s) backpack. Have a great weekend!
Only a couple days remain for our online auction. We have a variety of gift cards, collectibles, memorable experiences, decor, and special treats. Specific items include a Ring video doorbell, a 14 foot trampoline, a gas fire pit, a Traeger Bronson pellet grill, and a full pig and processing. Visit peace2021.ggo.bid/ to check out all our items and start bidding today! Bidding will begin to close at 7pm on Saturday evening. Thanks for supporting Zion Lutheran School!
We had a fantastic end to our plant sale pre-orders. We ended up selling over $40,000 worth of plants! Absolutely amazing! Every class earned Eileen’s cookies, and Mrs. Willers’s class was the top selling class and earned an ice cream party. Prizes will be given out after the plant pick-up days. Madison was our last week’s top seller. Great job! We will have extra plants available for sale for anyone who didn’t get to order or would like to pick up some more plants. Also, if you haven’t signed up to pick up plants please do so at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040b4badab2fa5ff2-plant.
Take a look and claim anything that is yours at the lost and found tables located inside the south doors. The tables will be up until Friday.
An exciting announcement regarding our plant sale: Even though we still have the weekend to sell plants, we have already reached our goal of $25,000! Thank you for selling plants and keep up the good work. Now let’s see if we can beat our school record of $28,250! Our top sellers for the last three weeks have been Jarren, Aven, and Oliver. Who will be our last winner??? Reminder: If possible, please make sure all orders are turned in on Monday, April 5th. Since we don’t have school Thursday, Friday, and Monday, plant orders can be put in the mail slot to the right of the main door on the south side of the building anytime over the weekend. If you are not able to turn in orders over break, make sure orders are turned into the office no later than 9 am on Tuesday the 6th. Orders can be made online at https://www.janetsjungle.com/kearney-zion-lutheran-school.html until 5 pm on Monday the 5th. Please remember that customers need to sign-up to pick up their plant orders. To do so please remind them to sign up at https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040b4badab2fa5ff2-plant.
PEACE Auction items are now available to view. Visit peace2021.ggo.bid to see all our amazing items up for bid. Click on Start Bidding to create your account. Bidding will open tomorrow, Saturday 27th, at noon. Bidding will be open until the evening of April 10th. Thank you for supporting Zion Lutheran School!
Just a reminder that tomorrow, Wednesday-Friday there is no school, it is spring break.
This is the last day to vote for Best of Kearney. Please vote today for Zion for Best of Kearney. We appreciate your support! http://kearneyhub.secondstreetapp.com/Best-of-Kearney-2021/gallery?group=368765
The last few days to vote Zion for Best of Kearney Preschool. Vote today and tomorrow! Thank you for your support! http://kearneyhub.secondstreetapp.com/Best-of-Kearney-2021/gallery?group=368765
Just a reminder today is the last day for the book fair. It will open again at 2:00pm.
Tomorrow will be the final showdown for our "Books for Bibles" Bracket. The week started out with 16 excellent titles and there have been very close competitions to bring us down to the final two. Kindergarten’s choice of “We Don’t Eat Our Classmates” will battle the 7th and 8th Grade’s “The Hobbit”. All proceeds go towards purchasing Bibles for the Winnebago Mission Preschool! Please consider sending some spare change to show your support for your favorite book!
VOTE EVERYDAY for Zion for Best of Kearney Preschool: http://kearneyhub.secondstreetapp.com/Best-of-Kearney-2021/gallery?group=368765 You can vote EVERYDAY!
If you haven't had a chance to donate to class baskets for the auction, please do so by Friday of this week. Thank you for supporting Zion!
Report cards and other notes went home on Monday. Please be looking for them.
It is time for voting! Zion has been nominated for the Best of Kearney 2021. Please vote by March 16th for Zion for Best of Kearney 2021 preschool. We appreciate your support and vote. http://kearneyhub.secondstreetapp.com/Best-of-Kearney-2021/gallery?group=368765
The Book Fair is coming for Lutheran Schools Week, March 5 & 8-12! We are in need of cashiers - no experience necessary! Please sign up to help if you can. Thank you! https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040b4badab2fa4fb6-book
Today several important papers/permission slips are going home with your student(s) please be looking for them. If you have any questions please contact the office. Have a great weekend!
Our auction committee needs help contacting businesses to follow up with the letter they received in January. Please call the school at 308-234-3410 if you are able to help. Thank you.
Zion will be closed Tuesday, February 16, due to continued extreme cold. Stay safe, be warm!
School closed Monday, Feb. 15 due to extreme cold.
Due to continued winter weather, Zion will be closed tomorrow, Tuesday, January 26. Enjoy the snow day!
Due to winter weather Zion will be closed tomorrow: Monday, January 25.
Zion is looking for a part-time cook! Tasks include meal prep, serving, and cleaning. Candidate strengths should include time-management and a positive disposition. The position is for 3 days week, 8-1 pm. Please share and contact the office with questions!
Happy New Year! This is just a friendly reminder that school will resume on Wednesday, a change from the original calendar. Also, the K-8 Christmas program has been posted on the website!
The Zion school theme shirt store is open for a short time. If you would like to order please don't dely, this will be the last time it is open. https://zionlutheranfaithoverfearrnd2.itemorder.com/
Just a reminder that pie pickup is today in the gym from 3:30p-6:00p. Masks are required. Thank you for supporting Zion!
Just a reminder that picture re-take day will be tomorrow Friday, November 6 from 9:00-9:30a. Have a great afternoon!
Pie sales are due at the office today. Please bring them in sometime today. Have a great Friday!
Don't forget pie orders are due Friday. If you have a pie packet please turn it into the office. You are welcome to turn them in early if you have finished selling.
Just a reminder that there is NO school tomorrow or Friday. Have a great extended weekend.
This week three important packets went home: pie sale packets, a parent handbook, and picture order forms. If you have not received them please ask your student(s). Have a great day!
Just a reminder there is NO school tomorrow Friday, October 2. Have a great extended weekend!
Happy September 30th. This is a reminder that today is the last day for your student(s) to wear shorts. According to the dress code no shorts are allowed from October 1 until April 1. Have a great day!
Just a reminder there is no school tomorrow or Friday. Have a great long weekend.
The shirt orders are in. If you ordered a shirt or polo and will go home with your student. Thank you for your support.
Zion has received the approval to offer free lunch meals to all students it will be retroactive to September 1st to December 18th or until funds run out. This is only available for full lunch meals. This does not apply to extra milks or break milk Meal prices will return to normal when we return in January or when funds run out. If you have any questions please contact the office.
Just a friendly reminder that K-8 families will be receiving a survey via email for a research study we are participating in. Look for it! Please participate and complete as you are able! Thank you!
Order your Zion Faith Over Fear 2020-2021 themed apparel by September 1st at: https://zlsfaithoverfear2020.itemorder.com/sale. To order polos, jackets, and hats go to: https://moonlight-custom-screenprint.printavo.com/merch/zionlutheranapparel Only online orders are accepted
The Scavenger Hunt has started! Check your email for details! K-8 students should already have maps and token for Tropical Sno; Preschool/Pre-K students can stop by the school first. Join in the fun - Zion students get free sno cones and Raising Canes kids combo!
Our summer mailing just went out Monday! Please let us know if you haven't received it by Friday. This packet contains important reopening info and materials for final registration. God bless, Mr. Splitt
The Zion Wellness committee will be meeting at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 4. We will review current policy and set goals for the year. Any school parents that would be interested in the school wellness policy review are welcome!
Back-ordered seeds have finally arrived! If you had seeds you were waiting for you may pick them up at the school office M-F from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thank you for your patience!
Happy Monday. This is a reminder that today is the final exchange day. Please bring all books (class and library) and school materials from 1-4 and pickup report cards and other miscellaneous items that we have for the students. See you from 1-4 today. Thank you!
We made it! Today is officially the last day of school! Thanks everyone making a tough situation bearable! Teachers are making report cards - these can be exchanged for returned materials on Monday from 1-4! Look for checklists on what to return in the Google classroom! God bless!
K-8 families: We have reached the last week of school! Please return completed homework as soon as possible for grading. Texts and materials can be returned next Monday. Thank you!
Happy Monday! Just a reminder that the final K-8th grade homework packets should be picked up today in the south parking lot from1-4.
Only hours remain for our PEACE 2020 Online Auction. Visit peace2020.ggo.bid. You need to click on Start Bidding and create an account before you can place bids. The funds raised today are being used for school improvements and tuition scholarships. Thank you for supporting Zion!
Only a couple more days left for our online PEACE Auction! Visit https://peace2020.ggo.bid/ to check out all our amazing auction items. Be sure to create your account today. Packages start closing at 7 PM on Friday May 1st. Thank you for your support!
Zion Status Update! All Zion families have been sent an email with important status updates and announcements. You can also view the update under the news feed on the website. (https://www.zionkearney.org/article/238948)
In order to have a safe plant pickup, we are asking customers to schedule their pickup by clicking on the Signup Genius link below or calling our office at 308-234-3410. Please share with people you sold plants to. Thanks! www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0D4AAAAC2DA4FF2-plant
Participate in our online P.E.A.C.E. Auction now until the evening of May 1st. Visit peace2020.ggo.bid and click on Start Bidding to create your account. The online auction is open to everyone who wishes to bid. We encourage you to share with your friends and family! Thank you!
We are working on a safe plant pickup schedule. If you plan to pick up plants for some/all of your customers, please email email@example.com or call the office asap to schedule pickup. A sign-up schedule will be posted after we schedule these large pickups. Thanks.
Just a reminder that today the first homework packet is scheduled to be turned into the school. Please place the homework packet in the mail slot by the south doors.
Online ordering for the plant sale will be turned off at the end of the day today. Be sure to encourage people to check out the unique Bonus Buys available and to get their orders in as soon as possible. All paper orders are due tomorrow, April 6th, by noon. Thank you!
Today pickup packets for your child(ren) at the following times: Early Childhood from 10:00am-1:00pm today in the north parking lot and Kindergarten-8th grade from 1:00-4:00pm today in the south parking lot.
Zion Status Update: Zion school campus will close indefinitey (until further notice); Early childhood classes - please pick up new packets in the north parking lot doors on TUESDAY from 11-1; K-8 pick up at South doors from 1-4 p.m. See email and website for more detailed info.
Pre-orders for the plant sale will continue as planned. Paper order forms can be dropped off at school and placed in the mail slot. It is recommended that you encourage people to make their orders online using PayPal at tinyurl.com/ubl9h42. Orders due April 6th.
The PEACE Auction & Dinner scheduled for March 21st has been postponed. At this time, we are planning on holding the event on Friday, May 1st. We have also decided to add online bidding. More information will be available about online bidding in April.
Homework lesson plans have been posted on the website/app under DOCUMENTS. K-8 students/parents, check email for a link to a ZOOM meeting with your teacher - coming soon!
From 1-4 when picking up your homework packet it maybe helpful to: bring your student, a backpack, and the photo packet of pictures you will not be purchasing. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this time. We pray for our school, community, and country.
Zion Lutheran School will close thru March 29, as all area schools are doing the same in response to COVID-19 concerns. Information on homework and continued studies coming soon!
Zion Lutheran School has decided to suspend all scheduled assemblies, events, and program, effective March 13th through March 29th, 2020. At this time all athletic and activities practices will be allowed to continue as regularly scheduled. While there are no planned closures at this time, we are continuing our preparations for home-based instruction and/or distance-learning in the event that school closure becomes a reality. At this time, there have not been any confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Kearney or the surrounding service of the Two Rivers Health Department.
Zion’s response to the coronavirus has been posted, emailed, and sent home. Please look for it and review.
The 3rd-8th graders will sing at Holy Cross on Sunday, March 8th at the 9:30 am service. Please meet in the music room at Holy Cross at 9:10 am. Wear Zion navy polo and khaki pants. See you on Sunday!
Make sure to bring your money for the Books for Bibles Bracket Championship. The winner will be announced at the Grandparents Day program. Voting will close after lunch.
Tomorrow is Grandparents Day! Students should wear navy Zion polo and khaki pants. Last day of the bookfair. School wll be dismissed at 2:15pm wtih no afterschool program.
The Books For Bibles Bracket is down to the final four! Please bring loose change to vote for your favorite book. The final four are: “Holes”, “Harry Potter”, “Bud Not Buddy”, The Chronicles of Narnia”
The theme for Thursday wacky tacky day. Donuts with dad is before school from 7:45-8:15. The book fair is open before and after school.
The theme for Wednesday is dress down day (no shorts). Make sure to bring loose change for the the Books For Bibles Bracket. The book fair is open before and after school.
Tomorrow's theme is Safari Day. Wear something from the safari. Muffins with mom before school (7:45-8:15). Book fair is open before and after school. The fun week continues!
Lutheran Schools Week begins tomorrow! Book Fair open everyday before and after school. The Books for Bibles Bracket happens all week. Be sure to bring in some change to vote for your favorite book each day. Funds go to buy Bibles for the Winnebago Mission.
The book fair will be open beginning Monday before school. We are in need of cashiers. Please stop by the office to sign up for a time to help. We really appreciate your help with this!
Order your P.E.A.C.E dinner and auction tickets today or tomorrow for the discounted ticket rate. The event is Saturday, March 21st. Invite your friends and family. It is a great night out supporting our wonderful school!
Just a reminder that spring picture day is tomorrow. If your child attends M/W/F preschool and you would like their picture taken bring them to the school from 9:00-1:00. Have a great day!
The Zion Quiz Bowl team just took First Place in the Horizon Middle School Quiz Bowl Invitational - defeating teams from Horizon and Kearney Catholic! Soli Deo Gloria! To God be the Glory!
Please vote Zion Best of Kearney Preschool. Hurry voting ends 2-16-2020. Thank you for your support of Zion Lutheran! https://kearneyhub.secondstreetapp.com/Best-of-Kearney-2020/gallery?group=338271
We are looking for volunteers to start contacting businesses to request donations for the PEACE Auction. Please call the office if you can help in this way. Thank you!
This is just a reminder that there will be no school tomorrow, January 31st at Zion Lutheran School for all classes. Enjoy your long weekend.
The kitchen microwave is no longer working. We will replace it, but not sure when. If your student is eating cold lunch please make sure that it does not require heating. Thank you for your understanding in this matter. Zion Lutheran.
Tomorrow, Zion will host the storyteller Noa Baum as part of the Kearney Storyteller festival from 2:00-3:00pm in the fellowship hall. All are welcome to attend this fun event!
Our status has changed - school for today is cancelled for all classes due to icy road conditions, esp. in the country. Please plan accordingly and be safe!
Registration for 2020 opens to the public on Monday, January 6! If you or someone you know is looking for a high quality preschool/pre-k program please consider Zion. Our program has been named "Best of Kearney" six times for a reason!
Just a reminder that registration will open to the public on January 6th. Please turn in your registration forms for next year to hold your spot. We thank you for the opportunity to education your child(ren) and blessed to have you as part of the Zion family!
Due to the threat of winter weather conditions, Zion will be closed on Tuesday, November 26th. Enjoy your break. Early childhood Thank You God parties will be reschedule to Tuesday, December 3rd.
Zion School Students in grades 3rd-8th will sing at the Zion Lutheran Church Service on Sunday, November 24th at 9:00 am. Students should report to the music room at 8:45 am. All students in grades 3rd-8th grade are encouraged to attend. Thank You!
Just a reminder that pie pickup is today at Zion's gym from 3:30 - 6:00pm.
Just a reminder that pie pickup is tomorrow from 3:30-6:00 pm.
Picture retake day is this morning at Zion. The Veterans Day program is today at 2:00. All are welcome! K-8th students please wear your navy Zion polo.
To honor our veterans, the K-8th graders will host a Veterans Day Program on Monday, 11-11 at 2 pm. All are invited to join us. Please tell your family & friends. Please contact the office as soon as possible if your family is able to provide peanut free cookies or bars.
We are in need of a volunteer to make cotton candy at the carnival tomorrow. If you are willing please notify the office 308-234-3410 today before 3:00 pm.
Cakes & Candy Bars for the carnival tomorrow can be dropped off today until 4:00pm or at 1:00 pm tomorrow.
Pie orders are due today!
Pie sale forms are due to the office on Monday.
Just a reminder that there is no school today through Friday. Have a great weekend!
Pumpkins are on a trailer in the parking lot that have been donated. Check out the selection for your fall decorating.Recommended prices are listed.Thank You,
Just a reminder, there is no school at Zion tomorrow Friday, October 4th.
Just a reminder that all K-8th grade students need to wear pants beginning tomorrow. Please refer to the dress code policy.
Don't delay! The last day to order 2019-20 themed Zion shirts is Wednesday, September 11. All orders help the school and can be worn by K-8th on Fridays and the field day in May. All order must be made online. https://24hrtees.net/partnerships/fruit-of-the-spirit-2019/
Zion Lutheran School 2019-2020 “Fruitful Trees, the Spirit’s Sowing” apparel available. Visit our online store at 24hrtees.net/spirit2019. Orders must be made online by Sept-11.Orders and payment will only be accepted online only. More details in the news posting.
If your student attened the state fair today, they are running a little late due to the shuttle situation. Grades 5-7 will be back closer to 4:00. Grades 1st-4th will be shortly after 3:30, Kindergarten will be close to 3:45pm. We apologize for the inconvience.
State Fair Field Trip Update: After consultation with State Fair officials, we have been asked to use an offsite parking lot and shuttle to the Fair. We will commute to the South Walmart (directions linked on Events) and take the free shuttles/bus from there.
Our mailing had a couple of mistakes! Please note that early childhood registration day is July 31 and K-8 registration is Aug. 1. Come in anytime from 11-6 p.m. If you can't make it in, please make arrangements with the office. Thank you.
Your summer mailing is coming soon! The start of school is right around the corner and we are working hard to prepare for another great year! We will be sending out a mailing with important info for the start of school and final registration. Please contact the office if you haven't received anything by next Tuesday.
The new version of the school website is up and running! Go to www.zionkearney.org to check out the new and improved version!
We are in the process of updating our website! The old zionkearney.org is under construction! So while it may look neglected, the upgraded version will be unveiled in the next week or so. We'll keep you posted.
We are currently looking for a part-time school custodian. If you or someone you know is interested in this position please contact our head trustee, Adam Helmbrecht, at 308-293-2380, or leave a message at the school office.
Our Purpose: At Zion Lutheran School we strive to provide an excellent, classical education in a safe environment, while connecting students to Christ for life in the Church, world, and eternity.