Quality Education

Central Lutheran opens first preschool

On Thursday, September 5, Central Lutheran School in New Haven will welcome students to its new preschool. Nearly 40 students are already enrolled for the inaugural semester. Central Lutheran School has been providing a high-quality, Christ-centered education to students in kindergarten through the eighth grade for 60 years. This will be the first time, however,… Read more »

St. Paul’s Whirrett honored

Andrew Whirrett, an eighth-grade English and history teacher and athletic director at St. Paul’s Lutheran School in Fort Wayne, was among several educators honored by the Indiana Department of the American Legion during its 95th Annual State Convention in July. Each year, the Indiana Department of the American Legion honors educators who are recognized by… Read more »

Rachael Johnson earns NBC33 award

News anchor Megan Trent presents the “NBC33 Excellence in Education” award to Rachael Johnson. Suburban Bethlehem Lutheran School sixth-grade teacher Rachael Johnson has received the “NBC33 Excellence in Education” award for July. Every month, NBC33 shines the spotlight on an exceptional teacher in our area. On July 3, news anchor Megan Trent and an NBC33… Read more »

Holy Cross’ Bennett earns top honor

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 »

Good sports

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.

St. John–Emmanuel tops in bridge contest

From left to right, St. John–Emmanuel’s Connor Ray, Emmett Niemeyer, and Cal Springer took first, second, and third, respectively, in the 14th Annual Middle School Bridge Design Competition at Science Central on February 16. Nine middle school students from St. John–Emmanuel Lutheran School participated in the 14th Middle School Bridge Design Competition at Science Central… Read more »

Lutheran schools week

[Letter-to-the-editor published in Fort Wayne’s News-Sentinal Saturday, February 2.] Jan. 28 to Feb. 3 is National Lutheran Schools Week, a time when students and their families, educators, and administrators around the country celebrate the rich tradition of Lutheran schools and the distinctive educational experience they offer.