Zeman Mini Marathon

Tuesday , May 22nd

Students in Kindergarten will run one lap around the building/track.  First and second grades will be running 2 laps around the school/track or one mile.  Students in third, fourth and fifth grades may choose to run one, two or three miles. Parents are invited to share the run with your child, either by cheering or running with them. We are looking forward to a great morning!

***** Rain date is scheduled for Wednesday, May 24th

(Times are approximate – races will begin when previous race is complete)

9:15 – 9:30 2nd Grade- 1 mile
9:30 – 9:45 Kindergarten- 1 lap
9:45 – 10:00 1st Grade- 1 mile
10:00 – 10:30 3rd, 4th & 5th Grades – 3 mile
10:30 – 10:45 3rd, 4th & 5th Grades – 2 mile
10:45 – 11:00 3rd, 4th & 5th Grades – 1 mile

***PLEASE NOTE: Any parent who would like to run with their child is required to fill out a waiver form. Tables will be located behind the cafeteria with these forms.


Marathon Volunteers

Our Zeman Marathon will be held on May 22nd 9:15 – 11:15. We are in need of volunteers to hand out medals, give students water, and help with setting up and tearing down. If you are available to help on the morning of May 22nd, please let us know! Our marathon rain date is scheduled for May 23rd.

You can email Denyse Hunsaker (dhunsak@lps.org) or Jeanne Stelmach (jstelmac@lps.org) if you are able to volunteer!

Fun in the Sun

Our students will participate in a field day activity, called fun in the sun. Friday May 18th. 

Our theme this year is Dr. Seuss.  We will be playing lots of games outside if weather is good, or inside if we need to.  The activities will include relays, races, and lots of fun.  If we are inside we will do more minute to win it type games.  Either way come ready to have fun.  Please have your child wear tennis shoes and sun screen.

Kids will come to fun in the sun during their specials time.

  • 8:20 – 9:10 5th Grade Event
  • 9:15 – 10:05 4th Grade Event
  • 10:10 – 11:00 2nd Grade Event
  • 11:05 – 11:55 3rd Grade Event
  • 1:05 – 1:55 Kindergarten Event
  • 2:00 – 2:50 1st Grade Event

Fun in the Sun Volunteers

We would love to have parents volunteer.  If you already have volunteered thank you so much.  We could still use a few more volunteers.  We ask that you volunteer for at least a two hour chunk of time OR you can volunteer for two or more time slots!!

Please come and help with Fun in the Sun by emailing Jeanne Stelmach (jstelmac@lps.org) or Susan Otte (sotte@lps.org) .

  • 8:10 – 10:10 Volunteer 4th & 5th
  • 10:00 – 12:00 Volunteer 2nd & 3rd
  • 1:00 – 2:55 Volunteer Kdg & 1st


Fourth Grade Wax Museum

You are Cordially Invited to…

What: The Fourth Grade Wax Museum

Who: More than 70 famous people on exhibit

When: Friday, May 18th from 2:00-2:30 p.m.

Where: Zeman Elementary Cafeteria

Come one, come all! Clean out those sofa cushions and bring any loose change (pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters) you may have to make our Wax Museum Exhibits come alive. Money raised will benefit the Zeman library.

Please remember to NOT park in the drop-off zones.

Your student MUST be checked out through the office if you wish to take him/her home before 2:53 p.m. Please let the office know ahead of time.

Please let your student’s homeroom teacher know of any guests planning to attend ahead of time via letter, email, or phone call, so she can let the office know who will be attending.

Zebras on the Run

Zebras on the Run is an after-school running club for grades 3-5. They will meet on the outdoor basketball court on Monday and Wednesday’s from 3:00 – 3:30 pm. The club will meet from Monday April 9, 2018 through Wednesday May 2, 2018. Proper running attire is required (running shoes, t-shirts, running shorts or pants). Please dress for the weather conditions.

Teacher Sponsors: Mrs Hunsaker, Miss Mead, Mrs Jensen, Mrs Schmeichel and former teacher, Mrs Sutton

If your child wishes to join the running club, please sign the General Liability Waiver that was sent home in Wednesday Folders 4/4/2018.

Middle School Open House and Lunch Visit


Middle School Lunch Visit
Date Time School LPS Bus Provided?
Monday April 30, 2018 9:10 – 11:30 am Pound Yes
Monday May 7, 2018 9:10 – 11:30 am Lux Yes
 Thursday April 26, 2018  9:00 – 11:30 am  Scott No
 Wednesday May 2 or Thursday May 3 or Friday May 4  9:45 – 11:30 am Lefler No
 Thursday May 3, 2018  9:00 – 11:15 am Culler No

Calling all NEW Kindergartners

If you have a child who will begin Kindergarten next fall…

Our office would love to hear from you NOW (unless we’ve already spoken), as planning for our next school year is already in full swing. (402-436-1169). Ask for Chris.

Here are some helpful facts:

  • Children with birth dates of 10/16/2012-7/31/2013 are eligible to begin kindergarten next fall (2018-2019)
  • We have completed the process of calling all of the potential students in our home area about which we are currently aware.
  • If you (or your neighbor new to the area!) have not heard from us, please contact us today!
  • Notification letters for students who completed an Application for Special Attendance Permit (to attend a school different from their home school) will be mailed out by Student Services.
  • A registration booklet containing all the necessary forms have been mailed to families in early February.

Kindergarten tested dates are 8/1/2013 – 10/15/2013. Appointments can be set in April. Testing dates are early summer.

District Information on kindergarten can be found here.

Lost and Found

You may not know, but we have a Lost and Found in our cafeteria. When an item is lost, we hang it up for the students to see when they are at breakfast or lunch. On Fridays, we hold up the items so children can claim their lost items. Please take a moment and check out our lost and found area in the cafeteria. Any items left at Zeman on 5/23/2018 will be donated.

BOGO Book Fair

Check out Zeman’s BOGO Book Fair!

Wednesday, May 16 from 3-5:30 pm please come to the annual Buy One Get One free book fair. We will hold the book fair in our cafeteria!   Great opportunity to fill your child’s library for a great price!

Volunteers needed to help:  2 pm set up, 3-5:30 cashiers, 5:30 tear down.  Please email Jeanne Stelmach at jstelmac@lps.org if you are able to help!