Controversy surrounding the Common Core State Standards continues to swirl as we wait for lawmakers and state officials to hammer out their differences. Parents and others have expressed concerns to educators about what will happen if it’s mandated that our schools adopt this set of standards. And principals find themselves caught in the middle of… Read more »
Words are powerful tools. Some words can bring joy (the news of the birth of baby), or some words can bring sadness (the death of a loved one). Some words can encourage (after a job well done), and other words can cause a lot of damage (insulting words from a parent). In Christianity, words carry… Read more »
The Lutheran Schools Partnership has introduced Mackenzie Ross as its first administrative assistant. Ross is a trained music-education teacher who has worked for IPFW as an administrative assistant in both the Development Department and Health and Human Services Department. Ross’ husband, Brandon, is a student at Concordia Theological Seminary. They have one child, James. TLSP’s… Read more »
This time around I’m going to share the story of a family that’s steeped in the Lutheran school tradition. You start at St. Paul’s Lutheran School, and then you go on to Concordia Lutheran High School—that’s been the natural order of things in Craig Linnemeier’s family for four generations.
I love Facebook! It has connected me with past students, old friends, and family from throughout the country. What fun! We’re also using social media to get out the good word about The Lutheran Schools. However, social media as a whole has created a parenting issue.
Holy Cross Lutheran School head football coach Steve Bennett received the Youth Football Coach of the Year award during the 2013 Jason Baker Pro Football Mini Camp in Fort Wayne. During Bennett’s 15 years at Holy Cross, the Crusaders have won several Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) football championships. In addition to the honor received by… Read more »
On May 22, St. John–Emmanuel Lutheran School Principal Axel Gruen kept his promise to be duct-taped to the wall by students after they met their goal of raising $1,000 for the Lutheran Malaria Initiative, an ambitious effort to control the disease in Africa. Students at the Monroeville school raised the money through chapel offerings and… Read more »
Nick Webb from Holy Cross Lutheran School and the entire contingent representing St. Paul’s Lutheran School were lauded during the National Lutheran Basketball Association of America (LBAA) Tournament at Valparaiso University on March 22-24. Both schools are members of The Lutheran Schools in northeast Indiana.
Cindy, Jon, and I pray God’s richest blessings to you as Holy Week reminds us of the sacrifice and resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ who forgives us and assures us eternal life.
Jon Dize Jon Dize, advancement director for The Lutheran Schools Partnership, received two prestigious honors—the Outstanding Chapter Leader Award and the Creativity Award—during the annual national conference of the Association of Lutheran Development Executives (ALDE) in Indianapolis in February.