News and Announcements

Alumni Spotlight: James Dixie '16

James Dixie, a 2016 graduate, is currently studying to be a clinical psychologist. He is now a master's degree student at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Advertisement's Big Day

Advertisements are an interesting thing. They can incite sadness, laughter, disgust, anger ... pretty much any emotion or feeling that exists. Their catchy jingles get stuck in our heads (good or bad) to the point where they even make fun of it in the movie "Inside Out." They are an effective way to communicate information about your product to the consumer.

Managing Winter Asthma

Managing winter asthma doesn’t sound like a hard task, since we are mainly out of the allergy/pollen season, but it definitely can be with cold temperatures. Frigid temps, with winter sports, being indoors and exposure to respiratory illness are all factors that can flare up an asthmatic episode.

Alumni Spotlight: Marti L. Wright, ’75

Marti L. Wright, Class of 1975, was hired as a general assignment reporter for WPTA-TV, 21 Alive in September of 1981. Throughout her nearly 20 years at 21 Alive, Marti worked her way up in the organization, serving as weekend anchor/reporter for 14 years. In 1987 Marti was promoted, becoming the first African American prime time news anchor in Fort Wayne. Read more in this Q&A about her.

Eugene Parker Night to honor Concordia legend; Kick off gym renovation

In honor of sports-legend Eugene Parker, Concordia Lutheran High School is recognizing the 1974 alum with a “Eugene Parker Night” on Feb. 19 during the varsity boys’ basketball game. The night will also kick off the “Parker Friends and Family Campaign” to renovate “The Cage” (gymnasium) in his honor.

Faculty Spotlight: Mr. Sean Gibson

Mr. Sean Gibson is a Social Studies Teacher and Head Boys and Girls Swim Coach at Concordia. He is a 2004 CLHS alum and talks about the ways that God has taught him and used him in his career.

Historical Recurrence

I’ve had the pleasure of picking up the mantle of teaching World History this year. As a teacher, any time you take on a course for the first time there’s a mix of excitement for something fresh which is paired against the difficulty of prep work and learning how to best teach a new course.

Alumni Spotlight: Symone (Black) McGee '14

Symone (Black) McGee, Class of 2014, was a Gatorade Player of the Year, which recognizes the top athletes in the country, and went on to be a track star at Purdue University. Today, she works as a recruiting manager at Amazon after graduating with a Selling and Sales Management degree from Purdue.

All of us using our talents

Recently, the Epistle reading in church came from 1 Corinthians 12:12-31. It talks about how we are all members of the body of Christ, and we each have different gifts and abilities that have been given to us by God.

Course Selection Time

As we all prepare for the start of the new calendar year, we are already looking ahead to the next school year and which courses students would like to take. On February 4, the school counselors will hold entire class meetings in which we present credit requirements for graduation, new course offerings for the 2022-2023 school year, and how to select courses through their OnCampus account.
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