Mark Muehl

Alicia Levitt Installed as Academic Excellence Coordinator

Mrs. Alicia Levitt was installed as the Academic Excellence Coordinator for The Lutheran Schools Partnership on Sunday, July 16, 2017, at St. Michael Lutheran Church, Fort Wayne, by Pastor Reed Lessing. Mr. Mark Muehl, Director of The Lutheran Schools Partnership, read scripture and took part in the installation. Muehl says of Levitt: “We are very… Read more »

School Choice Myth: Vouchers are Unconstitutional

The law is settled. Choice Scholarships (Vouchers) are constitutional. Opponents of school choice see no public good coming from private schools. They’d have you believe that there’s something downright un-American about Indiana’s Choice Scholarships program, which allows tax dollars to follow students to non-public schools—including religious schools. But these opponents of school choice have already… Read more »

Non-Public Schools are accountable for Choice Scholarships Dollars

Opponents of Indiana’s Choice Scholarships often argue that Choice Scholarships are unfair because Non-Public schools are not held accountable to the same standards as public schools. What the public may not realize is that Non-Public schools are actually held to a higher standard of accountability than public schools. Non-public schools that accept Choice Scholarships and… Read more »

Class Assignment Inspires Students to Help Homeless

What started out as a reading assignment at Lutheran South Unity School ended up inspiring a student-led service project helping the homeless in Fort Wayne. It’s an example of how academics go hand-in-hand with character education and generosity at LSUS, impacting both the students and the broader community. After seventh graders read the book The… Read more »

Church Work & Elijah: God’s Prescription for R&R (part II)

This article is part 2 of a 2-part series. For part 1, click HERE Remember Elijah and the exhaustion he was experiencing? It’s something we all experience. How about considering God’s prescription for Elijah’s R&R…and think about it for you as summer has arrived. #1- The whisper of God. Elijah may have wanted a light… Read more »

Providing The Seed & Water of Faith part I

Our schools have changed. Old assumptions about Lutheran schools can’t be assumed any longer. Financial and philosophical support of a church towards its school is not a given. Some seasoned Lutheran teachers don’t share enthusiasm for the call of teacher, even discouraging students and their own family from going into professional church work. Schools have… Read more »