The Bible forms the basis of the Christian Character Formation Project, which focuses on developing seven key virtues.
NLSA accredits 121 schools, names five ‘Schools of Distinction’
Schools of Distinction are rated in the top 5 percent of overall school accreditation ratings.
Schmidt ‘deeply honored’ to serve as new director of LCMS School Ministry
Dr. Rebecca Schmidt, former associate director of LCMS School Ministry, has accepted the call to serve as director, replacing Terry Schmidt (no relation), who retired July 2 after 15 years as director.
‘Real. Present. God.’ 2018–19 ‘Chapel Talks’ now available
“Real. Present. God.” is the theme of the 2018–19 edition of “Chapel Talks for Lutheran Schools,” an annual worship resource from LCMS School Ministry.
Blue Ribbon Committee on Lutheran Schools wraps up work
The LCMS Blue Ribbon Committee on Lutheran Schools was created by the Synod in convention in 2013 and directed to continue its work in 2016. It will report its findings and recommendations at the 2019 Synod convention in Tampa, Fla.
Lutheran principal in Grafton, Wis., receives national recognition
Yurk is one of only four private/parochial school educators nationwide to receive the honor.
Two Lutheran-school teachers win teaching-excellence award
Receiving the “Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award” Nov. 12 in St. Louis were fourth-grade teacher Brenda Doering and high school chemistry teacher Rich Langefeld.
Registration opens for first Lutheran School Administrators Conference
The event for educators is set for March 11–13 in Orlando.
NLSA honors Schmidt with School Shepherd Award
The award honors a pastor who provides “outstanding encouragement, support and service to his school.”
NLSA accredits 102 schools, recognizes five as ‘Schools of Distinction’
The accreditation process requires lengthy evaluation and self-study.
Project aims to improve technology at Milwaukee school
The “crowdfunding” project is accepting donations of $1 or more through June 16.
2017-18 ‘Chapel Talks’ now available
The resource contains an opening and closing service and 42 weekly chapel talks for use with students of all ages in Lutheran schools.
Task force to explore ‘creative solutions’ for Lutheran education
The Synod’s Blue Ribbon Task Force on Lutheran Schools is looking for “creative solutions” to meet the challenges schools and workers are facing.
National mission board begins refining policies
The board also hears updates on the work taking place in the LCMS Office of National Mission.
School Ministry offers free ‘Schools Week’ resources
The free materials for the Jan. 22-28 celebration include a resource manual, a new hymn, a bulletin insert and posters.
Two LCMS schools in spotlight for ‘Blue Ribbon’ honor
Immanuel Lutheran School, St. Charles, Mo., and St. Paul Lutheran School, Mount Prospect, Ill., are among those named “National Blue Ribbon Schools” for 2016.