2014-2015 School Theme



Every Sunday - Morning Worship:  Immanuel, 8:00 - St Paul, 8:45 - Immanuel, 10:30

Tues. 10/28 - Magazine Sales Begin

Tues. 10/28 - Soccer Dessert Banquet  6 PM

Fri. 10/31 - End of First Quarter

Sun. 11/2 - Daylight Savings Time


Girl's B Basketball Schedule for the Week of Oct 26th:
5:00-6:30 PM
4:30-6:00 PM 
3:05-5:00 PM
5:00-6:30 PM 

Boy's B Basketball Schedule for the Week of Oct 26th:
3:05-5:00 PM
7th Grade Tryouts
3:05 - 4:30 PM 
Wednesday: Thursday:
3:05-5:00 PM 


HUGE THANK YOU AGAIN to the many parents led by Mrs. Kauffold who coordinated and ran the Trunk or Treat event that happened at the Sebewaing campus. The weather was fabulous and the fellowship was great. It was impossible to count the number of princesses, pirates, and superheroes, there were so many! An estimated guess of attendees is 450 people. Thank you for coming out and making the event a smashing success. Our school does not exist without sacrifices from people like you!

A Special Request from Mr. Weiss – Christ the King Athletics is currently looking for a HEAD COACH for the upcoming A-TEAM Boys’ Basketball team. If you are interested or would like to suggest a name for the head coach, please let Mr. Weiss know. 883-3730 or knightsad@ctkl.org.

November 14th… will be a half day of school due to parent-teacher conferences being scheduled for the afternoon. Students will be dismissed from school at 11:05 AM (or shortly after).There will be no lunch served on that day was well. Please make sure that you have arrangements made to have your child(ren) picked up by that time. Thank you in advance.

Mr. Kaiser would like to make parents aware of the fact that on Thursday, November 13th from 4 – 7 PM, as well as Friday, November 14th from 12:30 – 3:30 PM, Christ the King Lutheran School will be holding parent-teacher conferences. Please make note of these important dates so that you are able to meet with your child’s teacher(s) to continue to improve your child’s educational path at CTK. IF YOU HAVE NOT RETURNED THE FORM, PLEASE DO SO BY TUESDAY. If you are not available to attend on either day, it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to contact the teacher to reschedule a meeting for a time that is convenient for both of you.

Mr. McGathy had a good idea…This should not be news to anyone. Knowing that there are so many people who have been affected by the dreadful disease of cancer, either having cancer directly or knowing someone who has had cancer, he has suggested that all the students of Christ the King Lutheran School should wear pink in order to show their support this Friday, October 31st. He said we will call it a Pink Out.  
Please join the principal in this request.

The Unionville Campus of CTK is in need of a few volunteers to help with the Book Fair at the lower elementary campus. The dates for the Scholastic Book Fair are Nov. 10th – Nov. 14th. If you are available for helping out Christ the King, please contact either school office.

The 8th grade class will be going on their class trip. There are several opportunities that they are offering for you to help them get there. The class is selling gift certificates to Younkers. If you are around on the Nov. 14th weekend, the gift certificate gets you a great discount for that weekend only. Please track down an 8th grader if you are interested in one or three or ten.  Secondly, in a few weeks, the 8th grade will be selling The World’s Finest Chocolate Bars at a $1 a piece. Please make sure to support them in this way as well.

The 7th grade science class has been studying about recycling and natural resources. Please take some time to come and look at their attempts at recycled paper. The paper will be hanging up near the school office at the Sebewaing campus.

The Preschool and Pre-Kindergarten classes are the proud owners of hallway cubbies. These were purchased with funds from the bi-annual school auction. The cubbies are definitely the right size for our Little Angels. We want to thank Mr. Dean Hartman for installing them in the hallway. They look AWESOME!


Thirty-two year old, Adriane Heins, grew up on a Midwestern hog farm and married a dairy farmer from Iowa.  She knows the joys of living in a close-knit community and the benefits and struggles of hard work.  She also has seen God's handiwork and blessings in her life and uses the gifts He has given her to share her faith with others.  Despite her young age, Adriane is currently a Managing Editor for the Lutheran Witness, the flagship magazine of the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod.  Recently on Adriane's personal blog, she wrote an article for Christian parents, grandparents, and caregivers. Go over to the Devotional page of this website and enjoy reading these words to ponder.

A BIG CONGRATULATIONS!!! Mr. Bunke has shared the official results of CTK Student Council Elections. The student council has participants from grades 3-8. The 2014-2015 representatives of the CTK Student Council are as follows: from the 3rd grade – Konnor Olson, Veronica Brink; from the 4th grade – Madison Gettel, Michael Lutz; from the 5th grade – Bryce MacFarlane, Ruby Kauffold; from the 6th grade – Thomas Couture, Maci Montgomery; from 7th grade – Avery Kuhl, Danielle Vogel; and from the 8th grade Kyle Tovey, Morgan Vermeersch. We are proud of these young leaders of our school.

If you have not taken advantage of it yet…Make sure to check out the Christian video library that the Board of Evangelism has set out near the church office at Immanuel Lutheran Church. It is FREE to use a DVD. Simply return the DVD in a reasonable amount of time (one week) so others may share in this wonderful ministry as well.


FRIDAY, MARCH 20th, 2015

This is the date of our school’s largest fundraiser, the SCHOOL AUCTION. This year’s school auction is themed:


Speaking of the school auction, we have had a small amount of parents who are organizing the school auction this year. Mr Kaiser wants MORE parents to step forward to help coordinate and organize this event. Our next meeting will be on Sunday, November 16th, at 1:00 PM, in the Christ the King - Sebewaing cafeteria. Please make every effort to come & help continue to support CTK.

The auction committee also asks you to start planning items or ideas that you may be able to donate to the auction. In the past people went crazy for “experiences” such as a home cooked dinner or a weekend at a family cottage. But do not let this limit your ideas for the school auction.

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Chapel Offerings for August – November are designated for the Wittenberg Project. The goal of the Wittenberg Project is to honor our Lutheran heritage as we approach the 500th anniversary of the Reformation by nurturing and strengthening the faith of Christians and introducing the Christian faith to non-Christians. Through development of a Christian education and outreach center in the very birthplace of the Reformation, we will attract students and visitors, promote confessional-Lutheran theology, and open doors to Gospel outreach and works of mercy.  For more information, please visit  http://thewittenbergproject.org/.

Mr. Kaiser

#1 – The End of the First Quarter is Friday.

#2 - Daylight Savings Time occurs next Sunday. Please remember to FALL back into bed for an extra hour of sleep. I need all the beauty sleep I can get! Just ask the 8th graders!

#3 – Charleston Wrap orders are scheduled to be here on Tuesday, November 4th. Please make sure you are here to pick up your orders AFTER school – 3:15 PM.

#4 – The Scholastic Book Fair will be happening during the week of Nov. 10th – Nov. 14th. Please remember you may order books on-line too!

#5 – Parent/Teacher Conferences will be held on Thursday, Nov. 13th (4 – 7 PM) and Friday, Nov. 14th (12:30 – 3:30 PM). Please make sure to return the forms ASAP if you have not.

The school has been disinfected from last Friday’s Michigan-Michigan St. color day. I would like to let you know that the next scheduled one from the CTK Student Council is Friday, Nov. 14th. The theme for that Friday will be Camouflage Day! I have always wondered, if your friend wears camouflage, how do you know he’s there?

I read an interesting quote over the weekend that I would like to share with you. I especially want to talk to the fathers of the students because I think they sometimes concentrate on their work without knowing they do so than when their child comes to them with a story. I know that I am guilty of this. Here is the quote from author Catherine M. Wallace, “If you don’t listen eagerly to the little stuff when (your children) are little, they won’t tell you the big stuff when they are big, because to them, all of it has always been big stuff.” When your child wants to tell a story, stop and listen. You ARE making a difference, good or bad.

Christ the King has been BLESSED already this year when we asked for donations to purchase new books. God spoke to the hearts of supporters of CTK and gifts were given to help the library. I want you to continue to follow your heart to support our school and I have a new opportunity that I think may intrigue many of you.

For the past eight years, CTK has fielded a FIRST Lego League (FLL) team, sponsored by Nexteer Automotive, to compete against other elementary schools across our region. This program encourages discovery in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and applying their knowledge to everyday situations.

Our CTK Robotics Team will design a self-guided Lego robot, solve and present a solution to a real world problem, and participate in team building activities. The season culminates in a regional competition with 20 to 30 other area teams competing at Freeland High School on December 6th. Students and adults are welcomed and encouraged to attend the regional competition to cheer on our CTK Robotic team as they compete. There are some expenses that are not covered by the Nexteer grant/scholarship. If science peaks your interest and you would be interested in financially supporting the CTK Robotics team, please contact Coach Jeremy VanTol {(989) 674-2947 or jeremyvantol@outlook.com} or contact the school office. You can research more about the FIRST program on the website, www.usfirst.org

A FINAL FEEL GOOD STORY – Last week’s devotion was about doing something for someone else not because you HAD to, but because you WANTED to. A volunteer of the school told me that she was amazed at the generosity of a few students at Christ the King Lutheran School. Both students will remain nameless to protect their “Street Cred.” Both students stayed behind after their classes had been dismissed from the library. Each one, unbeknownst by the other, had secretly paid for their entire class’s library fines – again, not because they HAD to, but because they WANTED to. Please continue to build up these wonderful children of God!

My final plea is that you spend time with your child(ren), at church. You are their role model. Whatever habits you teach to your children will be followed throughout the rest of their lifetime. You will indirectly influence your grandchildren!


Sebewaing Campus
2nd - 8th Grades & Office
612 E. Bay Street
Sebewaing, MI  48759

Unionville Campus
Pre School - 1st Grades
6351 Center Street
Unionville, MI 48767

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Christ the King Lutheran School in Sebewaing and Unionville, Michigan, admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.