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Fairytales On Ice Coming to NLS

Get ready to embark on an enchanting journey through the magical world of Neverland as Fairytales On Ice proudly presents "Peter Pan & Wendy's Adventures." This spellbinding national tour promises an unforgettable experience that combines the exhilaration of professional ice skating with elements of magic, cirque, and a modern soundtrack. Audiences of all ages are invited to join Peter and his friends as they set off on a thrilling adventure filled with pirates, mermaids, and beloved fairytale characters such as Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, The Little Mermaid, Rapunzel, and more.

Fairytales On Ice takes the timeless tales of our favorite storybook characters and brings them to life on the ice like never before. The show features world-champion ice skaters whose breathtaking performances will leave you mesmerized. Their flawless execution of jumps, spins, and choreography, combined with stunning costumes and set designs, will transport you to a world of pure magic and wonder.

"Peter Pan & Wendy's Adventures" is not just a figure skating show; it's an immersive experience that will captivate your imagination and tug at your heartstrings. From the moment the first note of the modern soundtrack hits, you'll be drawn into a world where dreams take flight and anything is possible. The combination of artistry, athleticism, and storytelling will leave you on the edge of your seat, eagerly awaiting the next breathtaking moment.

With every twirl and leap, the cast of Fairytales On Ice will transport you to Neverland, where you'll witness the daring escapades of Peter Pan, Wendy, and their companions as they encounter fierce pirates, enchanting mermaids, and other iconic fairytale characters. The show's creators have seamlessly woven together these beloved stories, ensuring that the magic of each character shines brightly.

This family-friendly event promises to be a highlight of the year. Whether you're a longtime fan of figure skating or looking for an enchanting night out with your loved ones, this show has something for everyone. Don't miss your chance to experience the magic on ice. Secure your tickets for the Saturday, March 30, performance in the NLS Performing Arts Center by visiting: ($35/ticket) and be prepared to be transported to a world where dreams take flight and the wonder of childhood never fades. 







  • Wednesday, February 28 - Senior Scholarships Open
  • Friday, March 1 - High School Band and Choir Concert
  • Friday, March 1 - 2024 State Wrestling Tournament
  • Monday, March 4 - Instrument and Ensemble Contest
  • Thursday, March 7 - Donuts for Dudes (Prairie Meadows Families Only)
  • Monday, March 11 - School Board Work Session
  • Wednesday, March 13 - Senior Scholarships Due
  • Thursday, March 14 - Grade Check Grades 5-12
  • Thursday, March 14 - Quarter 3 Ends
  • Thursday, March 14 - 5th Grade Field Trip
  • Thursday, March 14 - High School Play "Barefoot in the Park"
  • Friday, March 15 - No School: Teacher Workday
  • Friday, March 15 - High School Play "Barefoot in the Park"
  • Saturday, March 16 - High School Play "Barefoot in the Park"
  • Mon., March 18 - Fri., March 22 - No School: Spring Break
  • Monday, March 25 - Quarter 4 Begins
  • Tuesday, March 26 - Family Book Bingo and Book Fair

New London-Spicer High School Presents

Barefoot in the Park Neil Simon’s Barefoot in the Park is a classic comedy that follows two six-day newlyweds and a cast of wonderfully memorable characters who prove that love is both challenging and worthwhile. Come enjoy this heartwarming and hilariously funny comedy that continues to please.

Tickets are $10 (plus fee) and are available online.

  • Thursday, March 14 at 7PM
  • Friday, March 15 at 7PM
  • Saturday, March 16 at 2PM

Held in the NLS Performing Arts Center!

Cast: Paul - Henry Vetsch, Corie–Victoria DeBernardis, Delivery Person–Addie Buboltz, Telephone Repair Woman–Autumn Foshaugh, Mother–Brin Holmquist, and Victor Velasco–Paul Skretvedt.

Crew: Stage Manager–Becca Gaasterland, with Costumes, Props, Set Design Team consisting of Becca Gaasterland, Kaitlin Mitzel, Tegan Hoff, Luise Rahe, Emily Gosh, Kylee Nash, Stella Nordin, Adre Dillabough, and James Hughesdon.

Director: Ben Mooberry.

Barefoot in the park is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc.

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2023-24 Yearbooks are now available for sale!  Each school has a separate yearbook, use the following links to order the yearbook(s) you would like. Once students are created on your account, books from more than one school can be ordered on your account. Yearbook orders will close March 31, 2024 for all three schools.

Click on the image to read Taher's Healthy to a "T" newsletter.

High School - Principal Bonnie Spohn

Students recently received registration materials for the 2024-25 academic year. During the week of March 4, students will officially sign up for their 2024-25 classes online and turn in their completed worksheets. The high school will be hosting the following meetings on Thursday, February 29, in the PAC regarding registration and course options for the upcoming school year:

6:15- 7:00 pm - 8th Grade Registration Meeting for Parents (Class of 2028)

7:15- 7:45 pm- How to Earn College Credit in High School (CIS, AP, PSEO)

7:45-8:15 pm - 9th-11th Grade Registration Meeting for Parents

Please review the registration materials with your student, and sign their registration sheet. We encourage you to attend the parent meetings to gather more information. If you have any questions, please call or email a member of our Counseling Department:

● Jenny Marxhausen at  320-354-2252 ext. 2605

● Kristy Maher at 320-354-2252 ext. 2604

● Emily Thein at 320-354-2252 ext. 2606

Congratulations to Myles Macik, Jackson Owens, and Carson McCain our 1st place welders from Ridgewater’s Skills Fest on February 9th.

Congratulations to Brody Duke, Everett Halvorson, and Carson McCain on advancing to the 2024 State Wrestling Tournament! Click the image for more info and tickets!

Wildcat Activities

Congratulations to our Dance and Gymnastics teams for being 2024 State Tournament participants! This was the 3rd year in a row for our dance team and the 4th year in a row for our gymnastics team. Dance finished in 5th place for high kick and 10th place for Jazz! Gymnastics finished in 5th place!

Every week, the activities department recognizes a student(s) as our Wildcat of the Week. These students are recognized not only based on their accomplishments, but also how they display the R.O.A.R principles - Respect, Ownership, Attitude, and Responsibility. Our most recent Wildcats of the Week for 2024 were Victoria Debernardis & Jackson Barber (Speech) and Claire Rolighed, Kaisa Williams, Ciera Anderson, Myah Johnson and Maddie Brey (Gymnastics).

Middle School - Principal Dr. Jenn Fuchs

Congratulations to our most recent R.O.A.R. Award recipients.

  • Liam Hanson (Attitude) is always kind to his peers and staff, works hard in class and is responsible.
  • Lydia Sing (Respect) is always prepared for class and ready to learn! She is always on task and uses great time management skills. Lydia was always wiling to take initiative when working with those around her.
  • Violet Lee (Ownership) is a model student. She takes ownership by challenging herself academically and in extracurricular activities.
  • Liam Olk (Attitude) has a positive and encouraging attitude each day. He comes to class with a smile and ready to learn. He is kind to others and provides a helping hand.
  • Kalev Basant (Attitude) is a great example of what it means to be a Wildcat. He comes to class with a positive attitude and he always goes above and beyond.

Prairie Woods - Principal Randy Juhl

On Wednesday, February 7th, Prairie Woods participated in Global Play Day. Classrooms set aside an hour during the day to allow students to play. Whether they chose to play board games, color, or participate in outside activities, we saw our students enjoy this extra time to interact with their peers.

Mark Your Calendars: The Prairie Woods Family Book Bingo Night will be on Tuesday, March 26, 2024 in the High School Cafeteria at 6:30PM.  The Scholastic Book Fair will run from 5:00PM to 8:00PM.

Soon our 4th graders will graduate to the middle school! To help prepare them for this transition our middle school team has put together a video. We ask that 4th Grade families please take a moment to watch the introduction video about the middle school, specifically 5th Grade!

Community Education - Director Tricia Lilleberg

On February 1, we transitioned to Arux to manage all registration and billing for our PALS, Lil' PALS, and Cub Kids Preschool. Be sure to make your registration profile and get registered today!

  • 2024 Summer Lil' PALS: click here to register. Your child must be currently enrolled in the 2023-24 Cub Kids Preschool at NLS in order to register for Summer Lil' PALS. 
  • 2024-25 Cub Kids Preschool: click here to register. Cub Kids applications will be accepted on a first come, first served basis with priority given to full time applicants. Limited spots are available for part time and half-time options. Your spot is not secured until you receive a confirmation email with your next steps in the registration process. We will be notifying families after March 1, 2024, on the application status. 
  • 2024 Summer PALS: click here to register. Summer PALS is for NLS students completing K-4th grade. All PALS kids must be registered for all of their Community Education Summer Recreation activities by May 15th. There are NO exceptions to this date if you would like PALS to transport your child to/from their activities this summer. Summer registration will be open no later than April 1, 2024. 

Prairie Meadows - Coordinator Jennifer Hellickson

On February 7th we celebrated Muffins in the Morning! The preschoolers were joined by their moms, aunts, grandmas and special friends for a morning of muffins, coffee, crafts, and play. Our preschoolers love when special guests are able to join them at school! 

We had a wonderful night at our Dine Out for Pre-K at O'Neil's! We are so thankful to everyone who came out to support our preschoolers! The funds raised will go to our scholarship fund to help preschool families. A special thank you to the staff at O'Neil's for all of their hard work. 

The NLS Community Fitness Center has undergone a huge facelift! With the completion of a recent remodel, brand new treadmills and elliptical machines, the space is even more welcoming and useful than before. Questions can be directed to Toni at

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