Lutheran Spirit

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 »

Beyond Islands

Technically the IDCI - Social Studies Curriculum Team finished three days ago. However, I can’t stop thinking about the great experience I had being a part of this team and pilot program. I had the opportunity to work on something bigger than my own classroom. Together we worked to create something that… 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 »

Persistence

“I do not like that Sam I am.” “I would not eat them here or there, I would not eat them anywhere.” In Dr. Seuss’s book Green Eggs and Ham, an unnamed person insists that eating green eggs and ham could not and would not ever happen. Not only does he make… Read more »

Excellence in Teaching

This past week we celebrated Teacher Appreciation Week, a chance to thank teachers who work so hard to educate and shape our lives and the lives of our children and grandchildren. When we think back to our favorite teachers we often think about those teachers who think outside of the box. The… Read more »

Trumpets Will Sound

1 Corinthians 15: 51,52- Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed. Why… Read more »

Open Houses Sunday, January 27

Most of the region’s Lutheran schools will host open houses next Sunday, January 27. From noon-3, schools around the region will open their doors to welcome interested folks to their buildings to share the good news about Lutheran schools.You can help make these open houses successes.1- Invite your friends and neighbors. As… Read more »

The Gift of Music

Martin Luther wrote, “Next to the word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.” It is no surprise, then, that the Lutheran church and her schools have a heritage of great music and music education. The Lutheran Schools Partnership schools are no exception.Many studies have… Read more »