The Lion's Tale

Volume 18 Issue 20

January 31, 2018

*  Report Card Go home today

*  Best in the West Gala - Saturday, February 3rd - 
   Tickets may be purchased in the school or church office

Kindergarten  Information Night 7:00PM on February 8th, in the Gym

*  Chaperones Needed - 6th-8th Grade Valentine Dance on Friday, February 9th, from 6:00-10:00PM 

*  Thrift Shop has a few at home projects.  If you are in need of Thrift Shop Volunteer hours 
    contact Michelle at 714-879-1147 


Friday, February 2, 2018
(No Hot Lunch

Pizza Hut Pizza Slices
Pizza Lunch on Thursdays for only $2.00 a slice!
We are now able to accept pre-orders monthly for Pizza.  Pre-orders will be billed on Facts . If you are interested in paying for your child's Pizza Hut Slice Pizza monthly, complete the order form below.   Pizza orders will still be available to be paid in the classroom on Thursdays weekly.

Hot Lunch 
December Hot Lunch orders are due on or before the 20th to avoid a $5.00 Late Fee.  

4th Grade 
Selling donuts $1.00 to students Kindergarten - 8th grade on Wednesdays at 1st recess .  Proceeds will go toward the 4th grade Sacramento Trip.

1st Grade
Selling Ice Cream on Fridays for $1.00, at lunch recess.  



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Kindergarten Information Night
Thursday, February 8, 2018
Zion Lutheran School Gym

Parent with students entering Kindergarten in the fall are welcome to join us for this informative meeting.  Our evening includes meeting the teacher, a tour of the classrooms and campus and an overview of the curriculum and activities.  Come let us show you what makes Zion Great!  Be sure to share this information with friends and family with children looking for an outstanding Kindergarten program.

Contact Yvonne in the school office for more information 
714-535-3600 ext. 100 or


Share with Family, Friends, Co-Workers and 
Neighbors about this exciting night.

We will be sending home two postcards, tomorrow Thursday, February 1st, for Zion parents to share with neighbors, family, friends, post in your office lunch room or other favorite place(s).   Contact Yvonne in the school office if you would like additional postcards.  

Refer a Family to Zion Lutheran School and get $200.00 Tuition Credit.  Contact the school office for complete details.


On  February 3rd , Zion will be having the annual Gala. The Gala will be an event that will raise money to benefit the ENTIRE school.  All Gala proceeds will be used to provide resources for our school's greatest needs including laptops, library improvements, upgrades to facilities, new sporting equipment etc. etc.  The event is being put on by the Marketing Committee and the members of PTSL.  With that being said, Zion could really use your help for this event. 

Your help is needed in the following area:
  • Volunteer on a Committee Sign up link
  • Sponsorship or Donation for Silent Auctions Basket item(s)  i.e. hotel stays, sporting event tickets, theme park tickets, gift cards to restaurants, or stores etc. etcl 
  • Purchase Tickets or a Table to the Gala Event, Bring your family and friends! Ticket Order Form 


Did you know....
When you attend the Zion Best in the West Gala you will have the opportunity to bid on the Live Auction and Raffle prizes!

4 Season Hotel in San Francisco 
for 2 nights with breakfast included
(value $1370) 

Limo Bus
25 passenger mini coach for 5 hours
(value $550)

The Magic Castle
8 people for dinner and a show

Anaheim Hotel
1 night stay 
(value $169)

Outdoor Bakset
Spa Basket
Golf Course
Theater Tickets
and sooooooo......much more!!

January 22-28, 2018

Friendship Pictures

Yearbook 2017-2018    
Friendship Pictures Gather your friends and say "CHEESE", It's time for Friendship Pictures! Have your pictured taken with a friend or two for the 2017-2018 Zion Yearbook for only $3.00 per person. Please return completed form by Wednesday, February 14th, to your homeroom teacher with $3.00 for each person in the picture. Pictures will be taken on Thursday, February 15th.   

Personal Ads 
Send a special message to your child (ren) in the 2017-­2018 Zion Yearbook. Yearbook messages can be placed in the yearbook for a fee of $5.00. Personal ad form and money must be returned to the school office on or before February 8th.   

Advertise your Business in the Zion Yearbook 
We can feature your business with an ad in the Zion 2017­-2018 Yearbook. 1/4 pad ad for $40.00, or a 1/2 page ad for $60.00. Ads must be turned in by February 8th, to the school office.   

For information regarding the Zion Yearbook, Friendship Pictures, or ads please contact Ms. Welch at  

A special Voter's Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, February 11 th   immediately following the 
10:00 am service, which will include election of officers.  
Please note that only communicate church members, age 18 and over, are allowed to vote in the election.

A nominating committee was formed to accept nominations for the vacant/expiring Board 
positions, which are listed below.  If you would like to nominate someone for a position, please contact any one of the following people with your name(s).

Nominating Committee
Glen Zirtzman - 714-345-3921 or by email at
Janet Langford - 714-519-4260 or by email at
Pam Milliken - 714-315-0642 or by email at

* President  - term ended 2017 - term to be filled ends 2020 (currently held by Sam Martlaro
  Vice-President  - vacant - term to be filled ends 2019
  Treasurer  - recently vacated mid-term - term to be filled ends 2019
* Community Outreach   - term ended 2017 - term to be filled ends 2020 (currently held by Rudy 
  Endowment Chair  - term ended 2017 - term to be filled ends 2020 (currently held by Robert 
  Schweppe and who is NOT eligible per 2 term limit)
  Finance  - vacant - term to be filled expires 2020
* Trustees Chair   - term ended 2017 - term to be filled ends 2020 (currently held by Tom Kupfrian)
*The current office holders are eligible for one additional term in these positions.
The nominating committee will present a slate of candidates the Sunday prior to the Special 
Voter's Meeting.


With tax season nearly upon us, Zion and FACTS Management would like to remind you of a feature available to each of you, which enables you to quickly and easily create a payment summary.

By simply clicking "View Printable Payments Summary" on the Payments tab, you can retrieve and print a summary of payments for the 2017 year or any other specified time frame. Each payment summary contains the date range, family name, sub accounts, and Zion's Federal Tax ID number.
We hope to simplify your 2017 tax filing process.

Bible Study

Are you looking to grow your relationship with the Lord?  This is a great time to meet some other Zion friends over a cup of coffee and join in on our next bible study.  Our next study will start on  Tuesday January 9th in the coffee house with coffee and fellowship from 8:20-8:45 & bible study and prayer from 8:45-10:00. There is NEVER any homework and the cost is only $4. Little ones are welcome to join in too! For more information contact Jessica Wilburn at or just show up. 

Have you Downloaded the Zion App??

Download the app today at:  

Zion Lutheran School

Use the Zion App submit your parent participation hours!

8th Grade Parents

Troy Tech
Troy Tech test dates are Saturdays January 20, and 27, 2018. We have a Troy Tech information night on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. in the North Gym. Event information and details can be found at

Open Enrollment - Fullerton Joint Union High School District 

The Fullerton Joint Union High School District (FJUHSD) offers an open enrollment option if you want your student to attend a high school in the FJUHSD other than the high school he or she would normally attend based upon residence.

Open enrollment applications for the 2018/2019 school year may be obtained at the school of residence between Monday, 
January 8 and Friday, January 26, 2018, and the completed application must be returned to the school of residence no later that 3:00pm on January 26, 2018 ( there are no exceptions).


It is not too late to sign up for Scrip Now, ordering Scrip from your home makes it easy to support the Church and School.  If you have any questions please call me.  Linda Stewart, 714-315-1738.  Remember place your order before 10:15 on Sunday and you will receive it by Thursday of that week.  Boxes in ECEC, SAC, Church and the School for your orders must be received by Friday to have your scrip by Thursday of the next week.  Scrip is also available in the Church office after 9:00AM and before 3:00PM Monday thru Friday.
Happy shopping!!!

Zion Lutheran Church and School
Enrollment Code:  4B1BE5F912L3L

couple_out_shopping.jpg Zion Thrift Shop 
Volunteer Hours!

Shop, Volunteer, and Donate to the Zion Thrift Shop!

Located at:
1109 E. Commonwealth Ave.
Fullerton, CA 92831
Only 2 short miles from Zion

Tuesday - Friday 10:00-4:00 PM
Saturday 10:00-3:00 PM
Please contact Michele Brown at 714-879-1147/email to schedule your volunteer hours.

See You At The Thrift Shop
T he Thrift Shop is unable to take computers, monitors, printers, fax machines, or T.V's.

Clip and Return Box Tops and Earn a  Free Dress Coupons!  

Did you know? When you clip and return Box Tops to our school we receive money!  Yes, now you can earn  free dress day passes every time you complete and return a box tops collection sheet.(both sides must be completed)  Clip off the Box Tops coupon on your favorite General Mills products and tape them on the collection sheet, return completed sheets to the school office.  Zion receives $10.00 for every completed sheet (both sides must be completed)   Ask your family and friends to clip and save too!.  Every coupon helps
cents turn to $$ for our school. So clip, clip, clip, those Box Tops!  





  • Pray for a wonderful School Year
  • Pray for the Zion Students, Families, and Staff



SAC Paw Prints

Join Mrs. Tordil and fellow SAC students on a 6 week art exploration class. Classes will be on Tuesdays beginning January 30th and are from 3:15-4:15 pm. Cost is $36 to cover materials used. SAC fees apply. Fill out the bottom portion of the form to enroll and return with payment to the SAC office or to Mrs. Tordil.   

School Age Care News

January 26, 2018

2nd Quarter Ends 
11:45 Dismissal/SAC Hourly

Junior High Wednesday Youth Night - 
If you would like your child to be signed out by a SAC staff member and walked to Youth Group at 6:00 PM on Wednesday nights when Youth Group is in session, then the release form below needs to be signed and returned to Amy Jacobson in the SAC office.

Church News

Join Us For Worship 
Traditional: 8:30am 

Contemporary Praise: 10:00am   

Green Room:  Sundays 10:00am

 ervicio en Español: 12:00pm

Children's Worship Hour 10:00am


Sunday School

Every Sunday at 9:45am
Ages 2 -Pre-K meet in the preschool.
Grades K - 5th meet in the Jubal Room.


January 21-28th
National Lutheran
Schools Week

Friday, January 26th
11:45 Dismissal/SAC 
Hourly - 2nd Quarter Ends

Sunday, January 28th
Elementary Sing in Worship Services  


Hot Lunch

& Treats






Donuts $1.00 sold at 1st recess


Pizza $2.00

a Slice



Ice Cream $1.00



Friday, December 22nd





Participation Form




School Contacts  Click on a name to send an email or call (714) 535-3600 and the extension.

Yvonne McLellan
ext. 100

FACTS Billing
Cathy Carter
ext. 109

Alora Nadeau
ext. 102

Cathy Simmons
ext. 101

Julie Kangas
ext. 103

ext. 136