Mark Muehl

First Citywide Middle School Musical a Success

About a year ago, Concordia Lutheran High School’s drama director, Chris Murphy, had a vision to give students the opportunity to be involved in a drama production at an earlier age, and to be an intricate part of a production beyond being merely a support to the high school shows. That dream came to fruition… Read more »

Alicia Levitt joins The Lutheran Schools Partnership

The Lutheran Schools Partnership (TLSP) is pleased to share that Alicia Levitt has accepted the call to serve as its Academic Excellence Coordinator effective July 1. Levitt will be leaving her call as Assistant Principal of Emmanuel-St Michael Lutheran School, Fort Wayne to join the collaborative efforts of TLSP. The TLSP opening occurred as Cindy… Read more »

Level the Playing Field by Protecting School Choice

Years ago, students from low-income families didn’t have much of a choice when it came to education. Some were stuck in poor-performing schools and unable to move to a better district. Non-public schools were out of the question, assumed only to be available to the affluent. Indiana’s Choice Scholarships ushered in a new era—one where… Read more »

2017 Indiana Lutheran Schools State Basketball Tournament

In February, Lutheran schools from all over the state competed in the annual Indiana Lutheran Schools Athletic Association’s State Basketball (ILSAA) tournament in Fort Wayne, IN. ILSAA is a non-profit organization that sponsors annual Christian based sports competitions for Indiana Lutheran middle schools. The tournament included 10 grade school boys teams and 12 grade school… Read more »

Be Ready to Speak

Peter writes, “…always being prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you”. (1 Peter 3:15).  Knowing the story and being ready to share it are integral to our witness. What are your ways of sharing Christ? How does technology support that effort? Social… Read more »

Your Voice is Needed

Please accept this plea to be actively engaged in the support of our schools as Indiana state legislators tend to their responsibilities during this session. Many bills are under debate that could have a lasting impact on our schools–including both parent choice related bills and bills for any school in Indiana. INPEA (Indiana Non-Public Education… Read more »

One Thing’s Needful

Unique dress days. Coin wars to support mission projects. Worshiping together.  Special lunch menus. Field trips. Those are some of the things we usually think of when celebrating National Lutheran Schools Week and all of these things, plus a whole lot more, were present during last week’s NLSW festivities.  This past week, many also took… Read more »

Rally, Rally, Rally!

The Lutheran Schools Partnership schools along with schools from the Fort Wayne/South Bend Diocese and other area non-public schools are planning a school choice rally at Concordia Theological Seminary’s Sihler Auditorium on Tuesday, January 24 at 4:30 PM. This rally is a time to demonstrate support of the school choice initiatives here in Indiana. School… Read more »

Christmas as a Lesson in Teaching

What did Mary see? An angel visiting at her front door. A bustling town so busy that there were no rooms at the inn. A barn full of animals. Excited shepherds worshipping her firstborn son and telling tales of angel choruses. The mother of our Lord saw a lot, and Luke says, “Mary treasured up… Read more »