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Campaign Corner

Building Committee is resuming their meetings this week to begin the design drawings for phase one, the gym!

Please PRAY: Ask for God's blessings in our efforts to strengthen Manitowoc Lutheran High School's foundation through the Building Our Future on Christ Campaign. LEAD: Get engaged! Be an ambassador for the initiative by spreading the word and helping us transform our students, community, and world! SUPPORT: Continue to help us reach our phase one goal to raise at least an additional $4 million! Contact Martin Plocher, Campaign Director or Jerry Haupt, Campaign Chair at campaign@mlhslancers.org with any questions or comments you may have. You may also visit www.mlhslancers.org/campaign. Thank you.


MLHS Call Updates

On the evening of January 16, the Board of Control issued three calls. Pastor Seth Bode was called to serve in our vacant theology position. He currently serves at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Carmel, Indiana. Mr. Rick Muchka was called to serve as our new I.T. Director and freshman science teacher. Rick currently serves as Principal and 7th & 8th grade teachers at Morrison Zion in Greenleaf, WI. Mr. Nathan King who has been serving one-year calls here at MLHS was called to become our permanent director of our international ministry.

President Norval Kock announced that he has received a call to serve as house parent in the dorm at St. Croix Lutheran HS. 

Keep all of these men and their families in your prayers as they consider where to best serve their Savior.

COMING UP | MLHS Focus Day | 1/25

On Wednesday (1/25) we will be hosting our annual Focus Day at MLHS!

The students will have 30 minute class periods, lunch, a keynote address on the topic of “Resilience” by Karen Fischer from Christian Family Solutions, followed up by homeroom discussion time, and closing the day in the Word of God in chapel.

Follow along on social media all day Wednesday for updates!


Freshman Information Night

There will be two opportunities to come to MLHS for Freshman Information Night 2023. 

On the evenings of Monday, January 23 or Wednesday, January 25

at 6:30 p.m. in the MLHS commons.

For more information click here


Reminders and Information from MLHS

  • Students must be present half the day to practice in any extra curricular, and must be here all day to participate or perform in a game/play/event. Special permission can be granted from AD or the Principal.
  • If a student receives a UA (unverified absent) a parent has 24 hours to excuse this. More than 1 UA results in a detention.
  • Students will begin to select courses mid February-March by grade level. Students will need to get parent, advisor, and department head approval for classes. 
  • The deadline for course changes will be June 15th, there will be a $25 fee after this date. 
  • Online classes will be for 11th -12th students only, exceptions for 10th can be made by appealing to advisor. The cost of each class is $300 (no 1st one free).
  • Students who are interested in Youth Apprenticeship must first apply with MLHS, students must have a teacher recommendation. The application will be sent out end of January. 11th graders interested in YA must be for AG or Trades only.  12th grade can be for anything. 

Senior Ads for the 22/23 Yearbook: The Excalibar

This year the yearbook staff has set aside six pages for senior ads.They are available on a first come, first served basis. Unfortunately, when the pages are gone – they are gone.

Page prices: 

½ page: $70, ¼ page: $35, ⅛ page: $20   

Email the information and photos to Kathy Kock (kkock@mlhslancers.org

  • Charlotte Wodsedalek, editor 
  • Madysen Leiterman, co-editor
  • Kathy Kock, faculty advisor

Youth Apprenticeship at MLHS

Students interested in Y.A. at MLHS must apply first in the guidance center. If you have any questions about the program and eligibility to participate please email Mr. Ryan Hulse rhulse@mlhslancers.org, Guidance Director. 


WPCP (Wisconsin Parental Choice Program) Opens February 1st

Families that are currently in the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program and those who would like to begin 9th grade year are encouraged to email Mr. Uhlhorn (duhlhorn@mlhslancers.org) for more information


Junior Lancer Wrestling

Junior Lancer Baseball

MLHS Dance Camp



ACT Prep Sessions for Juniors

Juniors will be taking the ACT test on March 14th at Manitowoc Lutheran High School. To help prepare for this important test, MLHS will be offering 3 ACT test prep sessions.

The dates and times are as follows:

Saturday, February 18, 2023- Science (Room 109) 9:00am - 11:00am

Saturday, February, 25, 2023- English (Room 205) 9:00am - 11:00am

Saturday, March 4, 2023- Math (Room 213) 9:00am - 11:00am

All juniors taking the ACT should strongly consider attending these three sessions. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Sign up sheets will be posted outside of each classroom as the dates get closer. Please make arrangements to ask off of work for these mornings.

Thank you to Mr. Otto, Mr. Hochmuth, Mr. Barthel and Mr. Foelske for leading these sessions!

Feel free to contact Mr. Marohn with any questions you may have at cmarohn@mlhslancers.org.


Manitowoc Lutheran High School Presents 

You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown

Ticket sale starts Feb. 1

$10 General Admission
$14 Reserved Seating

Tickets will be available to purchase online starting Feb.1 they may also be purchased in the MLHS main office 
during school hours.


Lancer Boys Basketball

The Lancer boys basketball team has won three straight games to pull themselves back to .500 on the season. The Lancers are currently 8-8 overall, an 6-5 in conference play. Two tough road games last week, first the lancers traveled to Random Lake and defeated the Rams 72-55. Leading all scoring for the evening was Lancer sophomore Derek Laabs who scored a career varsity high 27 points. Also scoring in double digits for the Lancers were junior Noah Czarneski (16), and senior Aidan Franzen (13).

On Thursday the Lancers were on the road once at Reedsville, the Lancers held a one point lead at half-time and were able to hold on for the 61-56 victory. Again leading the Lancers in scoring was Laabs with 18, Czarneski (16), and junior Noah Lukasek with 12. 

Boys play home this week Tuesday vs Ozaukee and travel to Mishicot on Thursday. Be sure to check out the Lancers on livestream

Full stats from all games can be seen here.

Lancer Girls Basketball

The Lady Lancers dropped two last week and fall to 10-6 overall (6-5 conference) Game one of the week was on Tuesday as the Lancers host Kiel high school. The Lancers 7 point halftime lead was not enough in the second half when Kiel's offense was able to make up the difference and more as they fall 38-46. Leading scorer for the Lancers was freshman Marissa Mehlhorn with 9 points. On Thursday the Lancers hosted the Mishicot Indians, 33-60 Again leading the Lancers in scoring was Marissa Mehlhorn with 11 points. 

This week the Lancers travel to Ozaukee on Tuesday and host the Howards Grove Tigers on Friday. Come on out to MLHS for the game or check it out on Livestream!

Don't forget to check out nearly all of the Lancer basketball games on MLHS Livestream! 


Check out the MLHS Scrip page for updated forms, newsletters, and special incentives

Visit the MLHS Fine Arts page for more information.

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920-682-0215 | MLHS@mlhslancers.org

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