Mark Muehl

Custodians of Treasures

The Roman statesman Marcus Tullisu Cicero is quoted as saying, “Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.” I’ve heard countless times of accounts from pastors who have shared of folks with dementia or other failing memory issues the wonderful ability to recite the Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, parts of the… Read more »

Rejoice Always

Scripture Verse: 1 Thessalonians 5:16-24 ESV Woohoo! Another school year is underway. The excitement of a new school year, a new teacher, new students, fresh paint, shiny floors and a clean slate bring great joy to administrators and teachers, parents and kids. It’s akin to the budding flowers and new green grass… Read more »

SGO Results and Causes

The fiscal year has ended for the SGO program. As of June 30, donors across the Indiana supported SGO scholarships with over $21 million in donations resulting in nearly $11 million in SGO credits awarded to Indiana residents. This is a reason to celebrate! But wait, most SGO organizations are not dancing… Read more »

Giving USA 2019 Report on 2018, Part 1

Every year, Giving USA produces a report on charitable giving in America. The 2019 full report came out about a month ago. Giving USA, the longest-running and most comprehensive report of its kind in America, is published by Giving USA Foundation, a public service initiative of The Giving Institute. It is researched… Read more »

The IT Girls

This Summer, CLHS graduate Hayley Grisez is running her second year of The IT Girls, a technology camp for middle school girls. In spring last year, CLHS tech services director and teacher Scott Storm recommended Hayley for the National Center for Women in Information Technology (NCWIT) Aspirations in Computing Award and won… Read more »

Addressing the Anxiety Problem

In a recent post entitled Three Ways to Relieve Teen Anxiety Today, Tim Elmore provides insights and suggestions for addressing the growing issue of teen anxiety. As usual, Mr Elmore’s article provides observations and input from research and interviews of educators throughout the United States. In this article he notes three major… Read more »

Where Do You Turn

Google? Youtube? A subscribed podcast? Who do we go to when we need answers? When we were young (very young), it was parents. “Mommy, help!” may have been a plea for something to eat or to get out of a troublesome situation. Middle school found a time when parents didn’t have answers… Read more »