Lutheran Education Week

Lutheran Education Week is set for next week, March 18-23. We have different events planned for the week for parents and visitors to come and spend time with the students. Please set aside some time during the week to stop in and see your child(ren) and invite others to visit, as well.

Events planned for the week:

Sunday, March 18—Children sing at St. John RWF church services at 8:00am & 10:30am.  All students are welcome to stay for Sunday School from 9:15-10:15am.
Monday, March 19—Preschool and Kindergarten Meet and Greet starting at 5:30pm
Tuesday, March 20—Easter Fun Night @ 5:30pm
Wednesday, March 21—Drop-in Breakfast from 7:15-8:30am
Wednesday, March 21—Chapel starting at 8:40am

VIP’s (Very Important People in your child’s life) are welcome to come enjoy a meal and visit the classrooms on ANY day that week.
Please RSVP to the school if you plan to eat with us that week. Cost is $3.75 for adults and $2.55 for a child.  Lunch times for the week can be found by clicking the "Read More" bar below.

Please see below for more activities

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Teacher Calls

Mr. Glenn Metzger received a Call from Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and School in Des Moines, WA.  He was called to serve as a 5th and 6th grade teacher and athletic director.  Mr. Metzger has decided to return his call to Trinity Lutheran and stay in Redwood Falls. Please keep Trinity Lutheran in your prayers and they continue to call to fill their vacancy.

Miss Miriam Schliewe, our current 2nd grade teacher, was issued a Call to teach at our St. John Early Childhood Learning Center.    She has accepted the Call.  This will leave a vacancy in the 2nd grade classroom.

The St. John Voters Assembly has extended a call to Miss Elizabeth Johnson from Palm Coast, Florida to fill the 2nd grade position for next year.  Please keep Elizabeth (Liz) Johnson in your prayers as she deliberates the call to St. John and the call she currently is serving in Palm Coast.

Miss Rachel Kramer has received a Call from Emmaus Lutheran School in Phoenix, AZ.   She was called to serve as a 1st and 2nd grade teacher.  Please feel free to speak to her about this call.   Keep Miss Kramer in your thoughts and prayers as she deliberates between these two calls.


Scrip that we have  "on hand" is available for purchase at church or school during office hours.    

Orders are placed on Monday's.   Your orders need to be to the front desk no later than NOON on Monday for delivery later that week.

 Scrip Order Form


Dates to Remember

Mar 18-23—Lutheran Education Week
Mar 18—All School sing at St. John Church in RWF
Mar 19—PreK and K Meet and Greet @ 5:30
Mar 20—Easter Fun Night
Mar 21—Drop-In Breakfast
Mar 21—Chapel lead by Mr. Eric Brown from Great Plains Lutheran High School
Mar 21—World Down Syndrome Day/Rock your Socks Day

Hot Lunch Menu

Hot Lunch Menu

Menu for
week of:

March 19

Monday—Chicken Alfredo
Tuesday - Hamburger
Wednesday—Scalloped Potatoes with Ham
Friday—Hot Turkey Sandwiches

School Wellness Policy


Kelly Mellgren - 5th Grade

I am originally from Lake City, Minnesota, which is a small river valley town right on the Mississippi River. Most of my family still lives in the Lake City area. I have three sisters, four brothers, and fourteen nieces and nephews. There are a lot of us, but that is exactly what I love about my family!
I graduated from Martin Luther College in 2007 with a bachelor’s degree in elementary education with an emphasis in history. I have a passion for teaching, and I am so blessed to be doing what I love each and every day!

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Todd Brassow - 7th & 8th Grades

    Saginaw, Michigan is where I spent most of my life because my father was a pastor at St.Paul’s for 24 years. He recently accepted a call to serve as the pastor at Zion Lutheran church in East Farmington, Wisconsin. I graduated from Martin Luther College this past May with a double major in Elementary Education and Secondary Physical Education. At MLC, I was blessed to compete for four years in basketball and in track & field. I coached track & field at New Ulm Public high school for 2 years.
    I am married to Brittany Brassow (Wendt) from Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. Brittany will be finishing up school at Southwest Minnesota State University in Marshall, Minnesota this fall. Brittany and I love any outdoor activity that involves movement. I have passion and enthusiasm for the teaching ministry which come from some amazing role models in my life who have lived the blessings of being called workers. Brittany and I look forward to building relationships and serving the Lord with such a wonderful congregation!

Paul Kelm - 4th Grade

Hello, my name is Paul Kelm. I'll be teaching fourth grade at St. John Lutheran School beginning in 2017. My wife's name is Jennifer. Our children are Ben, Josh, and Lydia. They are 15, 13, and 11 years old.

We are excited to be starting at St. John Lutheran.

Before teaching in Redwood Falls, I taught in Milwaukee at Risen Savior Lutheran School. Ben, Josh, and Lydia went to school at Bethlehem Lutheran School in Menomonee Falls and Germantown. Mrs. Kelm was a part-time teacher there. Prior to that, we lived in Plzen, Czech Republic, where my wife, Jennifer, and I taught at Martin Luther School. All three of our children, Benjamin, Joshua, and Lydia were born in the Czech Republic.

Previous to teaching in Plzen, I taught in Gibbon, Minnesota, Tsuchiura City, Japan, and in Eau Claire, Wisconsin.

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Contact Us

St John Lutheran School
34719 County Hwy 24
Redwood Falls, MN 56283
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