Mrs. Mary Keller, M.S. is the new school counseling professional for Cross Connections as they support the students, families, and staff at Concordia Lutheran High School. Mary has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Education from the University of St. Francis and a Master of Science degree in Education from Indiana University as well as an endorsement and licensed in school counseling.
News and Announcements
It was a no-brainer that the next step in the computer science program should involve a video game component as it has such a broad appeal. But what would that look like? It had to be open to everyone, include coding, be saleable, and really explore the artistic side of computer science.
Forty-eight Concordia Lutheran High School students were inducted into the National Honor Society during a special ceremony Sunday evening. They are from the Class of 2022 and 2023 and include the inductions that could not happen in person last year.
“Crown Him with Many Crowns” is a hymn well known for its distinguished and majestic sound. As a trumpet player myself, it’s one of my personal favorite hymns to play and sing. Did you know it is Concordia Lutheran High School’s school hymn? It’s sung at every CLHS graduation ceremony!
“All Together Now” is a global musical event, celebrating the re-opening of theaters across the world, and Concordia Lutheran High School will join in on the event on November 14.
In trying to choose which topic to focus on for this blog post, I ultimately couldn’t pick just one – there’s so much going on. And it’s all so exciting!
Concordia Lutheran High School is welcoming its newest class of Honors Academy students this fall. These new freshmen are: Aurora Sommermeyer, Andrew Bostwick, Harper Twomey, Timmy Blackmer, Sarah Snyder, Evan Gerig, Emma Stir, Nathaniel Kemme Nash, and Chyim Van Meter.
Mrs. Darcy Lugo is a Spanish teacher at CLHS as well as a Concordia parent. Read more about Mrs. Lugo in our Q&A.
For my Nutrition and Wellness classes, we don’t begin cooking until students learn kitchen safety and sanitation. Everyone needs to learn to use a fire extinguisher and to mop up spills. I teach students to wash dishes, which sounds silly, but it is not uncommon for students to look around for a dishwasher and are lost when all they have are a sink, some Palmolive, and a dish rag. Despite my demonstration, I have to reteach the dishwashing lesson when I find dirty dishes in the cabinet.
I’m not crying anymore, but I have to admit I had a few emotional moments earlier today. I wasn’t alone. As I’m writing, I am still a couple of hours from home after taking my youngest sons to start their college experience in Nashville, Tennessee. As we said our final goodbyes to the boys I did a great job of holding back the floodgates — until my husband started choking up. My oldest son was next. Then, it was all over for me, too!