Mark Muehl

The Lutheran Schools students achieve impressive 96-percent IREAD-3 pass rate

The Lutheran Schools Partnership is extremely pleased to announce that 96 percent of students within The Lutheran Schools passed the IREAD-3 reading proficiency test that was administered to third-grade students throughout the state this year. Moreover, 100 percent of students at eight of the 17 Lutheran elementary schools in northeast Indiana passed the test. In… Read more »

Lutheran school students raise money to bring water, sanitation to school in Africa

Students at St. John–Emmanuel Lutheran School in Monroeville have raised more than $4,400 in cash and pledges to benefit God-Ndonyo Primary School in Kenya. The money raised by St. John-Emmanuel students will be used for latrines, a hand-sanitizing station, and a well at God-Ndonyo School. The fundraising was for H20 for Life, a nonprofit organization… Read more »

Two more schools to accept vouchers

St. Peter’s in Fort Wayne and St. Peter–Immanuel in Decatur have joined the growing number of The Lutheran Schools participating in the Indiana Choice Scholarship Program. Other schools participating include Concordia, Woodburn, Suburban Bethlehem, Lutheran South Unity, St. John in Kendallville, Emmaus, Ascension, St. Paul’s, and Concordia Lutheran High School. Choice Scholarships—also known as vouchers—enable… Read more »

The Lutheran Schools will host open houses on Sunday, February 19, 2012

The Lutheran Schools—17 elementary schools and Concordia Lutheran High School—will host open houses from noon until 3 p.m. on Sunday, February 19. “We want to give the public the opportunity to discover what The Lutheran Schools have to offer—the highest-quality education in a caring, nurturing Christian environment,” says Mark Muehl, director of the The Lutheran… Read more »

Mobile Beacon grant provides technology for four Lutheran schools

The Lutheran Schools Partnership has received a grant from Mobile Beacon, a Rhode Island organization that provides fourth-generation (4G) mobile broadband services exclusively to education and nonprofit entities across the United States. Four Partnership schools—Ascension Lutheran School, Holy Cross Lutheran School, Lutheran South Unity School, and St. Paul’s Lutheran School—were selected to each receive 10… Read more »

TLS enrollment is up

The Lutheran Schools are enjoying an enrollment increase of 78 students during the 2011–12 school year. “This enrollment growth is very encouraging,” says Mark Muehl, director of The Lutheran Schools Partnership. “Attracting more students and families to our schools and all they have to offer is something we’ve put much effort into over the last… Read more »

Summary of the Indiana Choice Scholarship Program (a.k.a. “Vouchers”)

The Indiana Choice Scholarship Program, enacted in May of 2011, provides scholarships to attend a school of choice, to Indiana families that meet financial eligibility guidelines. This program offers the opportunity for Indiana families to choose the school that best suits their children’s needs, including non-public schools like our 17 area Lutheran elementary schools and… Read more »

Flexing their faith

Lutheran elementary students provide a big boost to a ministry helping children in India. Over the past year, students at the 18 elementary schools in northeast Indiana served by The Lutheran Schools Partnership joined forces to raise $13,841.30 to help support Bethania Kids, a Christian mission in India. “This is just a small portion of… Read more »

Concordia Lutheran High School and The Partnership receive Talent Initiative grants

The Lutheran Schools Partnership and Concordia Lutheran High School were among several organizations that recently received grants from the Talent Initiative, which is striving to further project-based leaning (PBL) and science, science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in northeast Indiana. The Lutheran Schools Partnership received $12,700 to host four STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and… Read more »