August News

Lake Mills Music Parents (LMMP) Meeting

Our next LMMP meeting will be on Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at 7:15 PM at Lake Mills Middle School in the music room.  We welcome all parents of Lake Mills students!  We will discuss various ways to get involved in upcoming music programs and fundraisers.  We hope to see you there.

2017/2018 LMMP Meeting Dates:

  • August 30, 2017, at 7:15 PM, LMMS Music Room
  • October 2, 2017, at 6:30 PM, LMHS Music Room
  • January 8, 2018, at 6:30 PM, LMHS Music Room
  • April 9, 2018, at 6:30 PM, LMMS Music Room

2017 LMHS Band Camp Info

It’s marching band time!  For more information about LMHS band camp click here or read below for info and schedule.

Camp will take place over a two week period and will conclude with a dinner for all band members on August 24, 2017.  The purpose of camp is to learn and review marching basics, learn show music, and begin learning drill.  In order to have a successful marching season, it is imperative that you attend at least half of the rehearsals.  If you have family vacations or conflicts, please contact Mr. Gischia, LMHS Band Director, as soon as possible at or at 920-648-2355  ext. 321.

  • August 14, 2017, 1-3:30 PM: Percussion Only
  • August 15, 2017, 1-3 PM:  Freshmen Only
  • August 16-17, 2017, 1-3:30 PM: Full Band
  • August 21-22, 2017, 1-3:30 PM: Full Band
  • August 23, 2017, 9-11 AM:  Full Band
  • August 24, 2017, 4-6 PM: Full Band.  Band dinner at 6:30PM in band room.
  • August 25, 2017, 6:30 PM: First Home Football Game



LMHS Fall 2017 Musical:  “The Drowsy Chaperone”

We are excited to announce that the LMHS Fall 2017 Musical will be “The Drowsy Chaperone.”  Please click here for more detailed info and schedule.

Please contact Linda Heimstreet ( by August 2, 2017, if you have conflicts and need to set up an earlier audition time. All auditions for main roles must be completed by August 13, 2017.

  • Musical Workshop (for anyone interested in auditioning): Sunday, July 16, 2-4 PM.  Audition packets are available near LMHS music door for those who could not make this meeting.
  • Musical Parents Volunteer Meeting: Tuesday, August 8, 7 PM, at Heimstreet house
  • Auditions (sign-ups are on the LMHS music door): Sunday, August 13, 1-9 PM
  • Call-backs (as needed): Tuesday, August 15, 7-9:30 PM
  • First rehearsal/retreat (for main/supporting roles):  Sunday, August 20, 2-8 PM
  • Acting Workshops with Silvia Bond: Monday, August 21, 6:30-8:30 PM & Tuesday, August 22, 6:30-8:30 PM at LMHS Auditorium
  • Technical-Crew Packet: click here for more details and dates
  • Mandatory Musical Parents Meeting: Monday, September 11, 6-7 PM, at LMHS Auditorium
  •  Mandatory Musical Rehearsal (All Cast/Crew): Monday, September 11, 7-9PM
Musical Parent Volunteer Meeting

If you are interested in helping to organize a meal, selling musical tickets, decorating the commons for the opening night reception, making brownies for intermission, etc… you are invited to the Musical Parent Volunteer kick-off meeting on Tuesday, August 8, 2017, at 7 pm. at Linda Heimstreet’s house.  Please RSVP if you are able to attend at and directions will be provided. We appreciate your help!


Upcoming Events – Mark Your Calendar!

Click here for the 2017-18 Lake Mills School District Music Calendar (updated 7/27/17, there may be revisions throughout the year).
August Events/Activities
  • Beginning Band Lessons for 5th Grade (individually scheduled with Mr. Klotz: August 14-17, 2017
  • LMHS Home Football Game Pep Band: August 25, 2017, at 6:30 PM
  • Lake Mills Music Parents Meeting (all parents welcome):  August 30, 2017, at 7:15 PM at LMMS Music Room
September Events/Activities
  • LMHS Home Football Game Pep Band: September 8, 2017, at 6:30 PM
  • Real Men Sing! (field trip) : September 22, 2017
  • LMHS Homecoming Football Game Pep Band: September 29, 2017, at 6:30PM
October Activities and Events
  • Lake Mills Music Parents Meeting: October 2, 2017, at 6:30 PM, at LMHS Music Room
  • LMHS Fundraiser Fruit Sale:  October 9-24, 2017  (fruit delivery Dec. 5/6)
  • LMHS Orchestra Concert:  October 16, 2017, at 7 PM, LMHS Auditorium
November Activities and Events
  • Capitol Conference HS Honor Choir: November 13, 2017, Lodi, WI


December Activities and Events
  • 5th & 6th Grade Orchestra and Band Concert: December 7, 2017, at 6 PM, at LMMS Gym
  • 7th & 8th Grade Orchestra, Choir, and Band Concert: December 7, 2017, at 7:30 PM, at LMMS Gym
  • 6th Grade Field Trip to Nutcracker Ballet: December 8, 2017, at Overture Center
  • 3rd & 4th Grade Concert: December 12, 2017, 1 PM (dress rehearsal viewing option), 6 PM, at LMES Gym
  • LMHS Band and Orchestra Concert: December 14, 2017, at 7PM, LMHS Auditorium
  • LMHS Choir Concert: December 19, 2017, at 7 PM, LMHS Auditorium