Updates from LCMS schools, universities and seminaries.
Mine collapse closes Lutheran high school
Due to mine subsidence, Lutheran High School in Springfield, Ill., had to relocate before the start of the school year.
NLSA selects Dinger for School Shepherd Award
The Rev. Jonathan Dinger, pastor of Grace Lutheran Church and School in Pocatello, Idaho, was selected by National Lutheran School Accreditation to receive the 2020 NLSA School Shepherd Award.
Shutdowns offer LCMS schools new opportunities to serve
Among other efforts, LCMS schools assisted by making and delivering face shields; collecting food, cash and other supplies; and providing temporary educational solutions for those far from home.
‘Sent to Serve’: New ‘Chapel Talks’ resource now available
The 2020–21 “Chapel Talks” contains 43 devotions — one for each week of the school year — plus services for the beginning and ending of the school year and for Christmas.
NLSA accredits 121 schools, names five ‘Schools of Distinction’
Schools of Distinction are rated in the top 5 percent of overall school accreditation ratings.
Photo essay: A Soft and Fuzzy Impact
High-school students in Northrop, Minn., assemble Christian care kits with blankets and other items for local agencies.
Project aims to improve technology at Milwaukee school
The “crowdfunding” project is accepting donations of $1 or more through June 16.
LEA honors 10 educators with 2017 awards
Heading Lutheran Education Association’s distinguished-educators list is the Rev. William “Bill” Beckmann, recipient of the “Christus Magister” award.
NLSA accredits record 147 Lutheran schools
The National Lutheran School Accreditation commission also receives training in new accreditation protocols that it approved a year ago.