Mark Muehl

The Power of Relationships

Concordia Lutheran School Emphasizes ‘Relationships Over Rules’ Relationships matter at Concordia Lutheran School. Just ask fourth grade teacher Rich Schwantz. In his 25 years of teaching, he estimates he’s visited the homes of 400 students. “I am super old fashioned. Rich says. “I’m still that guy that gets in the car and visits every home… Read more »

Students Work Together for Kids Love Liberia Project

Lutheran Schools Lend a Hand for Liberian School and Library This month, students at eleven Lutheran schools are making an impact through a service project benefiting a community in Liberia. Through the Kids Love Liberia Lutheran school project, students are preparing a 40-foot shipping container that will be sent to Liberia in May. The container,… Read more »

Ascension Student to Compete in World Games

Spiritual Lessons Learned at Ascension Provide Strong Foundation Tess Barlow, a seventh grader at Ascension Lutheran School, looks like a normal middle schooler, hanging out with friends and finishing homework. But what you don’t know about Tess might surprise you. Earlier this year, Tess was selected for the U.S. Martial Arts Team and will be… Read more »

Lutheran South Unity School Encourages Young Authors

First Grade Teacher Inspires Students Through Writing Workshops In Judith Sabel’s classroom at Lutheran South Unity School, students are hunched over their desks, scribbling out words. Colorful signs remind students to use “sparkly words” and ask questions. These first graders are participating in a writing workshop, learning how to see themselves as authors who are… Read more »

Emmanuel St. Michael Invests in Students

Families Share How ESM Provides Strong Academics and Support “I didn’t realize the difference until after we switched schools,” parent Chad Loggins admits about the quality of Emmanuel St. Michael. “The care and compassion they give to the kids is eye opening to me. They take it to another level.” He and wife Erin, sent… Read more »

Welcome to Holy Week

They Wanted the Kingdom Without the Cross Welcome to Holy Week. With the celebration of Palm Sunday, we enter into the holiest of weeks. It’s a week when we often talk about walking the steps of Christ to the cross, remembering his passion, remembering his death. Walk in his steps? The reality? We align better… Read more »

Creating Student Leaders

Leadership Development Impacts Students at St. Peter-Immanuel “When we go places, we get compliments from people because of how well [our students] behave,” says Sarah Weber, teacher at St. Peter-Immanuel Lutheran School. On a recent field trip to the Embassy Theater, students represented their school with pride as middle school students guided younger grades through… Read more »

Spring Operetta Lets Students Shine

Central Lutheran shares God’s Love Through Musical Production Central Lutheran School students are taking the stage this week in a production that spans centuries, from Biblical times to the 1980’s, thanks to an abandoned time machine and some curious kids. Central Lutheran’s production of Back to the Cross, performed by the second and third graders,… Read more »