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Thursday June 15th

posted Jun 15, 2017, 7:07 AM by Cheryl Schaefer

Brethren High/Middle School
KND Elementary
Thursday, June 15th, 2017
  • Starting June 19th-June 30th - Meet Up and Eat Up!, there will be FREE breakfast and lunch served in the cafeteria for everyone 18 and under. You don't have to be enrolled in summer school to get these free meals, just come in during the meal times. Breakfast will be 9-9:30 am, Lunch will be 11:45-12:15pm
SPORTS:
  • Girls' bball starts their summer break at Benzie tonight.  Be here at the school by 1:30 for car pooling with your shoes, tank, braces, water bottle and a few bucks for a dinner stop on the way home (McD's or Subway). 
  • If you are in the Brethren area this month and see a crowd gathered at the softball field pop on in and cheer on either our TeeBall kids or Softball Majors.  See Mr. Veith for TeeBall or Frau for Softball to get schedules. 
  • Reminder: Cross Country practice will begin Monday, June 26th and Thursday June, 29th at 8:30am. Meet in the back parking lot and bring water!
HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL:
  • Well Bobcats, you achieved yet another year of fabulous academic and extra-curricular achievements.  Congratulations!  Enjoy your summer vacations; be safe, remember to read; something!, and we'll see you back here in September. 
  • Congratulations and Best Wishes to Ms Bennett!  Today marks the end of her educational career.  Retirement looks good on you already!  
  • There are items in Mrs. Riggs's room that need claiming: shoes, blankets, books, etc.  
  • Band fines must be paid by today to Ms. Richardson.
  • Top shelf of the Aquafina machine has some sale items. Please stop by and check it out. 
  • Middle School yearbooks are available for $10 in the office.
  • "SEEDS summer camp is open to anyone in grades 5-9 and if you are wanting to join SEEDS for our summer camp beginning Monday June 26th, then please return your registration packet to Joe in the SEEDS office as soon as possible. If you would like more information or another registration form, please see your SEEDS staff as soon as possible."
  • Kaleva Tavern is looking for someone to be a dishwasher and make pizza. 
HS/MS Lunch:
Chef's Choice

ELEMENTARY:
Elementary Lunch:
Chef's Choice

Wednesday June 14th

posted Jun 14, 2017, 7:49 AM by Cheryl Schaefer

Brethren High/Middle School
KND Elementary
Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

SPORTS:
  • The BOBCATS are in the Sports Headlines again today, this time for their award as being named in the Top 100 Sportsmanship Girls AND Boys basketball teams.  Mariah Pringle is also highlighted for her "Team First" award. 
  • Girls basketball meeting is today in Riggs's room at 11:40.  Check your email girls!
  • Reminder: Cross Country practice will begin Monday, June 26th and Thursday June, 29th at 8:30am. Meet in the back parking lot and bring water!
  • Today, any girls interested in playing soccer next year, please meet Coach Magee in the little gym during High School Lunch! It  will be quick! I'm just passing you out the Summer agenda and getting contact information! 
HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL:
  • Band fines must be paid by tomorrow to Ms. Richardson.
  • Make sure you remember a bag tomorrow if you have procrastinated thus far at cleaning out your locker.  This included gym lockers! 
  • Top shelf of the Aquafina machine has some sale items. Please stop by and check it out. 
  • Middle School yearbooks are available for $10 in the office.
  • "SEEDS summer camp is open to anyone in grades 5-9 and if you are wanting to join SEEDS for our summer camp beginning Monday June 26th, then please return your registration packet to Joe in the SEEDS office as soon as possible. If you would like more information or another registration form, please see your SEEDS staff as soon as possible."
  • Kaleva Tavern is looking for someone to be a dishwasher and make pizza. 
HS/MS Lunch:
1st Choice: Breaded Chicken Patty, Hash Brown Stars, Mixed Fruit
2nd Choice: baked potato Bar, Stuffed Pretzel Stick

ELEMENTARY:
Elementary Lunch:
1st Choice: Breaded Chicken Patty, Hash Brown Stars, Mixed Fruit
2nd Choice: PB&J Sandwich, Cheese Stick, Cheez-its

Tuesday, June 13th

posted Jun 13, 2017, 6:57 AM by Cheryl Schaefer   [ updated Jun 13, 2017, 7:00 AM ]

Brethren High/Middle School
KND Elementary
Tuesday, June 13th, 2017


SPORTS:
  • The girls bball meeting that was supposed to be today in Riggs's room will be tomorrow at 11:40.  Check your email girls!
  • Congratulations went out last night at the Baseball and Softball banquet.  Earning All-District were: Gavin-Infielder, Kameren-outfielder, Hunter-Catcher and Jake-Utility and advancing to All-Region was Jake Riggs.  Gavin was awarded Most Improved Player and Jake Riggs the Most Valuable Player.  Thank you Coach MacNeil and Gorski for leading our boys through another successful baseball season!  
  • Softball District Players are: Lindsey - 3rd base, Whitney Dean - Pitcher, Taytum - outfielder, Brianna Pettinato - infielder, and Mary Voorhees - catcher. Awarded the as the team MIP: Alexis Picard and MVP: Lindsey Krizan. 
  • Reminder: Cross Country practice will begin Monday, June 26th and Thursday June, 29th at 8:30am. Meet in the back parking lot and bring water!
  • On Wednesday, any girls interested in playing soccer next year, please meet Coach Magee in the little gym during High School Lunch! It  will be quick! I'm just passing you out the Summer agenda and getting contact information! 
HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL:
  • Top shelf of the Aquafina machine has some sale items. Please stop by and check it out. 
  • Middle School yearbooks are available for $10 in the office.
  • "SEEDS summer camp is open to anyone in grades 5-9 and if you are wanting to join SEEDS for our summer camp beginning Monday June 26th, then please return your registration packet to Joe in the SEEDS office as soon as possible. If you would like more information or another registration form, please see your SEEDS staff as soon as possible."
  • Kaleva Tavern is looking for someone to be a dishwasher and make pizza. 
HS/MS Lunch:
1st Choice: Hamburger, WG Bun, Green Beans,  Fruit
2nd Choice: Strawberry Chicken Salad, Twisted Garlic Breadstick

ELEMENTARY:
Elementary Lunch:
1st Choice: Hamburger, WG Bun, Green Beans, Fresh Fruit
2nd Choice: PB&J, Cheese Stick,Chex-Mix

Monday, June 12th

posted Jun 12, 2017, 7:20 AM by Cheryl Schaefer

Brethren High/Middle School
KND Elementary
Monday, June 12th, 2017

Haley will be here today 11:30-1:30.  She'll either be in Ms. Karnisz's or Rigg's room if you would like to visit with her.  
SPORTS:
  • Girls Soccer Banquet is here tonight! Starts at 6:30! Girls, remember in order to get your awards, your $10 for socks and your Jersey MUST be turned in! See you tonight! - Coach Magee
  • On Wednesday, any girls interested in playing soccer next year, please meet Coach Magee in the little gym during High School Lunch! It  will be quick! I'm just passing you out the Summer agenda and getting contact information! 
  • Well our boys didn't come home with a Regional Trophy but they can't hang their heads b/c they still are the Back to Back District Champs and no one can take that away!  Thank you for a great season of baseball boys.  You made us all proud to be Bobcats!
  • The support Saturday in Beal City was FANtastic!  So many made the trip to support our Blue and White and it was very much so appreciated. 
  • Baseball banquet is at 6:30 at the park.
  • Boys bball practice is 3;30 - 530 tonight!  Be dressed and ready on the floor! 
  • If you would still like to order a "back to back" baseball tshirt, Okeefe's Reef has 15 prints left and can print to size for you.  Call 859-4565.  Mrs. Riggs has two 2XL's left for purchase, ($12 each).  Thank you to all who bought a shirt; there was definite unity at the game! 
    HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL:
  • There will be a College Ambassadors meeting on Monday in the Counseling Office during HS lunch time. All you Ambassadors need to show up! There is going to be a special surprise for you!
  • Kaleva Tavern is looking for someone to be a dishwasher and make pizza. 
HS/MS Lunch:
1st Choice: Italian Calzone, Potato Rounds, Orange Wedges
2nd Choice: Chef Salad, Twisted Garlic Breadstick

ELEMENTARY:
Elementary Lunch:
1st Choice: Italian Clzone, potato Rounds, Orange Wedges
2nd Choice: PB&J, Cheese Stick, Goldfish Crackers

Friday, June 9th

posted Jun 9, 2017, 8:00 AM by Cheryl Schaefer

Brethren High/Middle School
KND Elementary
Friday, June 9th, 2017
ALL SCHOOL:
  • Library books are due to be returned, and late fines will be waived until Monday of next week (June 12th).  See Ms. Morris.
SPORTS:
 
HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL:
  • All missing/late work for HS & MS due today, Friday, June 9th.
  • Cleaning out your locker a little bit every day would be a great idea for some of you.  No one wants to haul a garbage bag home - on the bus- the last day! Plan ahead!!  This includes gym lockers too. 
  • Meeting for those interested in robotics for the 2017-18 season is today at lunch in Mr. Knoll's room. If you can't make this meeting, make sure you see him at another time to let him know.  
HS/MS Lunch:
1st Choice: Bosco Sticks, Marinara, Broccoli, Fresh Fruit
2nd Choice: Yogurt Parfait, Nut Free Granola, Blueberry Muffin

ELEMENTARY:
Elementary Lunch:
1st Choice: Bosco Sticks, Marinara, Broccoli, Fresh Fruit
2nd Choice: Yogurt Parfait, Nut Free Granola, Blueberry Muffin

Thursday, June 8th

posted Jun 8, 2017, 6:57 AM by Cheryl Schaefer

Brethren High/Middle School
KND Elementary
Thursday, June 8th, 2017
ALL SCHOOL:
  • Library books are due to be returned, and late fines will be waived until Monday of next week (June 12th).  See Ms. Morris.
SPORTS:
  • Girls basketball practice tonight  3:30-5:30 in the HS gym.  Bring a water bottle.
  • High school  boys football players  and 8th-11th grade boys basketball players will have a meeting today at HS lunch in RTP.
  • Congrats today go out to the Softball All-Conference Girls:   1st Team:  Mary and Lindsey
  • 2nd Team: Taytum, Brianna and Whitney Dean,  Honorable-Mention: Whitney Danks - Way to go CATS! 
  • Check out the News Wall: there is an article on the boys' upcoming game Saturday as well as the Conference picks for softball. 
  • Fall Sideline Cheer sign up for MS & HS is in the office.  If you previously signed up, please sign this sheet also.
HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL:
  • Tomorrow is a $1 HAT DAY.  The Class of 2019 is getting a jump start on Prom fundraising.  Hey, wear a baseball hat to show the boys support too! 
  • This Friday morning will be the MS/HS End of Year awards assembly.
  • All missing/late work for HS & MS due tomorrow, Friday, June 9th.
  • Cleaning out your locker a little bit every day would be a great idea for some of you.  No one wants to haul a garbage bag home - on the bus- the last day! Plan ahead!!  This includes gym lockers too. 
  • Meeting for those interested in robotics for the 2017-18 season is this Friday at lunch.  Grab your food quickly and meet in Mr. Knoll's room. If you can't make this meeting, make sure you see him at another time to let him know.  
HS/MS Lunch:
1st Choice: Bobcat Bowl, Popcorn Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Corn, Cheese
2nd Choice: Corn Dog, Baked Beans

ELEMENTARY:
Elementary Lunch:
1st Choice: Bobcat Bowl, Popcorn Chicken, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Corn, Cheese
2nd Choice: Corn Dog, Baked Beans

Wednesday, June 7th

posted Jun 7, 2017, 7:16 AM by Cheryl Schaefer

Brethren High/Middle School
KND Elementary
Wednesday, June 7th, 2017
ALL SCHOOL:
  • Library books are due to be returned, and late fines will be waived until Monday of next week (June 12th).  Any books NOT returned by 6-12-17will be subject to fines and / or replacement fees, depending on the condition the books are in when returned.  If you have books overdue, please don't wait for a letter to be sent home with a fee owed. Otherwise, please see Ms. Morris about the replacement of those books.
SPORTS:
  • Congratulations to the Baseball players earning All-Conference Awards: 
  • Kam Danks, Gavin Asiala, and Jake Riggs: 1st Team;  Ethan Fischer and Jacob Cook: 2nd Team
  • Adrian Dean, Jalen Guenther, and Hunter Wojo: Honorable-Mention
  • It is awesome to see eight Bobcats on this elite list of players!  More momentum for Saturday
  • Girls basketball practice tonight and tomorrow, 3:30-5:30 in the HS gym.  Bring a water bottle, it's a tad bit warmer than the last time we all laced up! 
  • Good job to our little Lady Bobcat Softball team in their victory last night over Bear Lake, 18-17. 
  • High school Football players will have a meeting Thursday at lunch in RTP.
  • HS Girls Volleyball sign up sheet is on Mr. Randell's door.
  • Bobcat Gear is still available from Mr. Kemler. First come will get it for a price. 
  • Fall Sideline Cheer sign up for MS & HS is in the office.  If you previously signed up, please sign this sheet also.
HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL:
  •  NHS meeting today!  We have a lot to do, so be quick!  If you are planning on running for an office, come prepared to speak.  
  • Meeting for those interested in robotics for the 2017-18 season is this Friday at lunch.  Grab your food quickly and meet in Mr. Knoll's room. If you can't make this meeting, make sure you see him at another time to let him know.  
HS/MS Lunch:
1st Choice: French Toast, Sausage Patties, Hash Browns, Fruit
2nd Choice: Baked Potato Bar, Stuffed Pretzel Stick
ELEMENTARY:
Elementary Lunch:
1st Choice: French Toast, Sausage Patties, Hash Browns, Fruit
2nd Choice: PB&J Sandwich, Cheese Stick Cheez-its

Tuesday, June 6th

posted Jun 6, 2017, 6:59 AM by Cheryl Schaefer   [ updated Jun 6, 2017, 7:30 AM ]

Brethren High/Middle School
KND Elementary
Tuesday, June 6th, 2017
ALL SCHOOL:
  • Library books are due to be returned, and late fines will be waived until Monday of next week (June 12th).  Any books NOT returned by 6-12-17will be subject to fines and / or replacement fees, depending on the condition the books are in when returned.  If you have books overdue, please don't wait for a letter to be sent home with a fee owed. Otherwise, please see Ms. Morris about the replacement of those books.
SPORTS:
  • Girls attending basketball camps this summer are required to be at Wed and Thursday's practices, 3:30-5:30.  Please make sure your shoes are in good shape and still fit! 
  • HS Girls Volleyball sign up sheet is on Mr. Randell's door.
  • Fall Sideline Cheer sign up for MS & HS is in the office.  If you previously signed up, please sign this sheet also.
HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL:
    • Flash Sale!!   Mrs. Riggs has a "Back to Back District Champs" tshirt design and order sign up.  See her today for this order! TODAY ONLY!
    • Still have some Bobcat Gear that is available from Mr. Kemler. First come will get it for a price. 
    •  NHS meeting tomorrow!  We have a lot to do, so be quick!  If you are planning on running for an office, come prepared to speak.  
    • Meeting for those interested in robotics for the 2017-18 season is this Friday at lunch.  Grab your food quickly and meet in Mr. Knoll's room. If you can't make this meeting, make sure you see him at another time to let him know.  
    • The European Quartet group will meet at 6:00 tonight in the art room to go over departure details.  
    HS/MS Lunch:
    1st Choice: Chicken N Waffles, Roasted Local Asparagus, MI Apples
    2nd Choice: Strawberry Chicken Salad, Garlic Breadstick

    ELEMENTARY:
    Elementary Lunch:
    1st Choice: Chicken N Waffles, Roasted Local Asparagus, MI Apples
    2nd Choice: PB&J Sandwich, Cheese Stick, Chex-Mix

    Monday June 5th

    posted Jun 5, 2017, 6:52 AM by Cheryl Schaefer

    Brethren High/Middle School
    KND Elementary
    Monday, June 5th, 2017
    A BIG HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Ms. Bennett!  

    SPORTS:
    • What a weekend of Bobcat Athletics!   On Friday, your baseball team shut out Onekama in a 5-0 win which advanced them to the finals against MCE.  The Bobcats were victorious winning 13-12.  They are headed to the Regional tourney this coming Saturday in Beal City where they will play at noon against Beal City.   You can see the bracket results on the wall across from Mrs. Riggs's room.  Thank you for all of the fan support! 
    • Our softball team fell short on runs Friday losing 6-10 in game to Onekama.  Girls thank you for a great season and exciting games! 
    • A big congrats to Taytum and Logan on performing at the State Finals on Saturday. While you may not have performed as well as you desired, you represented our school incredibly and we couldn't be more proud of you. Great season you two!
    • Girls attending basketball camps this summer are required to be at Wed and Thursday's practices, 3:30-5:30.  Please make sure your shoes are in good shape and still fit! 
    • HS Girls Volleyball sign up sheet is on Mr. Randell's door.
    • Congratulations to both the Girls and Boys Varsity Basketball Teams.  They were each awarded the  "BCAM Top 100 Sportsmanship Award". The basketball coaches and players, students, athletic director and fans should be proud to be on the receiving end of an award for good sportsmanship during the basketball season. After each regular season girls’ game and boys’ game, the basketball officials that worked the game were asked by the MHSAA to evaluate the sportsmanship of each school’s players, coaches, administrators and fans.  Once again Bobcats, you have shown the world who you are!  Coach Riggs and Randall would like to congratulate and thank everyone for the prestigious award!    
    HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL:
    • All newly elected student council representatives grades 9-11 please meet today during your lunch.  8th grades reps will meet later this week.
    • This week is NWEA testing week for MS/HS students.  Today is the science, Tuesday thru Thursday is ELA and math.  Please eat properly and get sound sleep so your scores reflect the true you! 
    • German Club dodgeball tournament was a lot of fun! Thanks to all who came out to play and watch. Congrats to our Dodgeball Meisters, Gavin, Adrian, Jake, Hunter, and Skylar. 
    • If anyone is interesting in umping little league baseball and/or softball, please see Frau. They need umpires for today, Tuesday, and Friday in Wellston! 
    • Students interested in being part of the robotics team for the 2017-18 school year, there will be a mandatory meeting this Friday at lunch in Mr. Knoll's room to go over information for next year.  This is a date change from what was said previously.  Grab your lunches and then come down quickly.  If you are unable to attend for any reason, please stop by and let him know.
    • The European Quartet group will meet at 6:00 on Tuesday June 6th in the art room to go over departure details.  
    HS/MS Lunch:
    1st Choice: Pepperoni Pizza, Garlic Toast, Cauliflower, Fresh Fruit
    2nd Choice: Chef Salad, Twisted Garlic Breadstick
    ELEMENTARY:

    Elementary Lunch:
    1st Choice: Pepperoni Pizza,  Garlic Toast, Cauliflower, Fresh Fruit
    2nd Choice: PB&J, Cheese Stick, Goldfish Crackers

    Friday, June 2nd

    posted Jun 2, 2017, 6:44 AM by Cheryl Schaefer

    Brethren High/Middle School
    KND Elementary
    Friday, June 2nd, 2017

    SPORTS:
    • Good luck to Logan and Taytum at States tomorrow morning! Throw far and jump high!
    • A huge congratulations to the girls basketball team on their BCAM award for top 100 sportsmanship teams in Michigan. An award like this speaks highly of what our Bobcats are made of.
    • Girls in grades eight through 11 attending any of the camps this June I expected to be at practice June 7 and 8th from 330 to 530.
    HIGH SCHOOL/MIDDLE SCHOOL:
    • All newly elected class officers and student council reps please meet during lunch today, Friday, in Mr. Amstutz's room.  
    • Students interested in being part of the robotics team for the 2017-18 school year, there will be a mandatory meeting Tuesday at lunch in Mr. Knoll's room to go over information for next year.  Grab your lunches and then come down quickly.  If you are unable to attend because you are in CTC, plan on meeting with him after school.  
    • German Club dodgeball tournament is tomorrow starting at noon! Come out and support your classmates. 
    • The Wellston library page position is still open.  If interested in this summer job, contact the Wellston library.
    • The European Quartet group will meet at 6:00 on Tuesday June 6th in the art room to go over departure details.  
    • The Yearbook staff is seeking applications for future staff members.  Please submit a letter of interest to Mrs. Mobley at mobleya@manistee.org by Friday June 9.  If you need more information, do not hesitate to ask any current member.  
    HS/MS Lunch:
    1st Choice: Garlic Cheese French Bread Pizza, Broccoli, Peaches
    2nd Choice: Yogurt Parfait, Nut Free Granola, Blueberry Muffin
    ELEMENTARY:
    Please remember there is no FAST church program today.  it is done for the year.

    Elementary Lunch:
    1st Choice: Garlic Cheese French Bread Pizza, Broccoli, Peaches
    2nd Choice: Yogurt Parfait, Nut Free Granola, Blueberry Muffin

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