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See the Lutheran High School Blog for school news, devotions written by students, community involvement and more.

10 Foundational Words to a Biblical Worldview Our Academics

10 Foundational Words to a Biblical Worldview

Staff Spotlight: Chris DeAntoni to spend a week with War Horses for Veterans Our People

Staff Spotlight: Chris DeAntoni to spend a week with War Horses for Veterans

Student Success: Creating a Culture of Accountability Our Culture

Student Success: Creating a Culture of Accountability

Bridging the Pandemic Gap Our Culture

Bridging the Pandemic Gap

The Elements of a Great Community Our Culture

The Elements of a Great Community

New Resource for Students: an On-Campus Mental Health Counselor Our Culture

New Resource for Students: an On-Campus Mental Health Counselor

3 Things I Wish I Would've Known Before Choosing a High School Our Culture

3 Things I Wish I Would've Known Before Choosing a High School

A holy God? An angry God? Or a loving God? - Thoughts for Easter Our Faith

A holy God? An angry God? Or a loving God? - Thoughts for Easter

4 New Classes Coming Next Fall, 3 New Summer Courses for 2024 Our Academics

4 New Classes Coming Next Fall, 3 New Summer Courses for 2024

4 Reasons to See Hello Dolly! Our Activities

4 Reasons to See Hello Dolly!

What Colleges Look for in Student Academic Profiles Our Academics

What Colleges Look for in Student Academic Profiles

LuHi Missions: Providing Opportunities to be His Hands and Feet Our Culture

LuHi Missions: Providing Opportunities to be His Hands and Feet

3 Steps to Overcome the 'I'm Not Good at Art' Fallacy Our Academics

3 Steps to Overcome the 'I'm Not Good at Art' Fallacy

How LuHi Fosters a Culture of Improvement and Growth for Students Our Academics

How LuHi Fosters a Culture of Improvement and Growth for Students

Alumni Spotlight: Author Eric Haan (class of '97) releases first book Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Author Eric Haan (class of '97) releases first book

Profile of a LuHi Coach Our Activities

Profile of a LuHi Coach

Thankful to Whom? Our Faith

Thankful to Whom?

Alumni Spotlight: Emily Luplow completes five-year accelerated PA program Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Emily Luplow completes five-year accelerated PA program

Alumni Spotlight: Mary Dyson, class of '18, helping out in the Performing Arts Dept Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Mary Dyson, class of '18, helping out in the Performing Arts Dept

10 Benefits of Playing High School Sports Our Activities

10 Benefits of Playing High School Sports

The Hallmarks of a LuHi Grad Our Culture

The Hallmarks of a LuHi Grad

What does financial assistance look like at LuHi? Our Culture

What does financial assistance look like at LuHi?

Upcoming Admissions Events Our Activities

Upcoming Admissions Events

Meet the 2023 New LuHi Teachers and Staff Our People

Meet the 2023 New LuHi Teachers and Staff

Setting Your Student up for Success, part 2 Our Culture

Setting Your Student up for Success, part 2

Setting Your Student up for Success, part 1 Our Culture

Setting Your Student up for Success, part 1

Devo: Summertime Sabbath Our Faith

Devo: Summertime Sabbath

15 LuHi Grads currently work as LuHi Teachers and Staff Our People

15 LuHi Grads currently work as LuHi Teachers and Staff

Infographic: What factors matter for college acceptance? Our Academics

Infographic: What factors matter for college acceptance?

Top 5 benefits of using technology in the classroom Our Academics

Top 5 benefits of using technology in the classroom

Top 10 Skills That Prepare You for Career Success Our Academics

Top 10 Skills That Prepare You for Career Success

Why Paying for High School Pays Off at LuHi Our Culture

Why Paying for High School Pays Off at LuHi

Alumni Spotlight: Pastor Dave Ahlman, class of '75 Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Pastor Dave Ahlman, class of '75

Greater Impact: Helping Freshmen Transition to High School Our Culture

Greater Impact: Helping Freshmen Transition to High School

Jesus' Last Words, Psalm 31 and Psalm 22 Our Faith

Jesus' Last Words, Psalm 31 and Psalm 22

Staff Spotlight: Tim Thomack, Dean of Academics Our People

Staff Spotlight: Tim Thomack, Dean of Academics

Devo: Teach us to pray Our Faith

Devo: Teach us to pray

Struggling with our faith, answering the 4 Questions: Part 2 Our Faith

Struggling with our faith, answering the 4 Questions: Part 2

Struggling with our faith, asking the right questions: part 1 Our Faith

Struggling with our faith, asking the right questions: part 1

Greater Impact: Teacher Talent Matters Our Culture

Greater Impact: Teacher Talent Matters

Discipline done differently at LuHi Our Culture

Discipline done differently at LuHi

Books that influence our teaching philosophy Our Academics

Books that influence our teaching philosophy

Christmas Devotional: Of the Father's Love Begotten Our Faith

Christmas Devotional: Of the Father's Love Begotten

Greater Impact: How Tuition Assistance Works at LuHi Our Culture

Greater Impact: How Tuition Assistance Works at LuHi

Devo: Give thanks . . . because He said so? Our Faith

Devo: Give thanks . . . because He said so?

How to Breeze through the LuHi Admissions Process Our Academics

How to Breeze through the LuHi Admissions Process

The Access Program at Lutheran High School Our Academics

The Access Program at Lutheran High School

Student Spotlight: Brooke Bruner, Rodeo Champion Our People

Student Spotlight: Brooke Bruner, Rodeo Champion

What does college readiness look like when taught in high school? Our Academics

What does college readiness look like when taught in high school?

Access Class: What it is, isn't, and everything in between Our Academics

Access Class: What it is, isn't, and everything in between

The Purpose of Music Our Academics

The Purpose of Music

The Purpose of Team Strength Our Academics

The Purpose of Team Strength

Part of the Mission: Encouraging Growth in Christ Our Academics

Part of the Mission: Encouraging Growth in Christ

Spiritual Growth at LuHi Our Faith

Spiritual Growth at LuHi

Meet the New LuHi Teachers 2022 Our People

Meet the New LuHi Teachers 2022

Staff Spotlight: Rachelle Robbins, Athletic Director Our People

Staff Spotlight: Rachelle Robbins, Athletic Director

Life Beyond High School - Preparing for the Next Steps Our Academics

Life Beyond High School - Preparing for the Next Steps

The Advantage of Size in the High School Experience Our Culture

The Advantage of Size in the High School Experience

Music Artist and LuHi Student Simon Gross Releases First Album Our People

Music Artist and LuHi Student Simon Gross Releases First Album

How LuHi’s Core Values Prepare Students to Flourish Beyond High School Our Culture

How LuHi’s Core Values Prepare Students to Flourish Beyond High School

LuHi Students: Saved to Wash Feet Our Culture

LuHi Students: Saved to Wash Feet

Teacher Spotlight: Troy Stelling, Called to be a Teacher and a Student Our People

Teacher Spotlight: Troy Stelling, Called to be a Teacher and a Student

Helping Students Become Leaders in Christ Our Faith

Helping Students Become Leaders in Christ

Devo: What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do Our Faith

Devo: What To Do When You Don’t Know What To Do

LuHi Family Spotlight, the Burmeister's: Why We Chose LuHi Our Culture

LuHi Family Spotlight, the Burmeister's: Why We Chose LuHi

Photographer Gracie Oertli shares her talent and light with clients Our People

Photographer Gracie Oertli shares her talent and light with clients

Student Jonathan Jafee shares 3 reasons he loves LuHi Our Culture

Student Jonathan Jafee shares 3 reasons he loves LuHi

Devo: Breathing with God Our Faith

Devo: Breathing with God

Academies Spotlight: Lights Academy Our Academics

Academies Spotlight: Lights Academy

Two Options to Earn College Credit at LuHi Our Academics

Two Options to Earn College Credit at LuHi

Staff Spotlight: Lynne Rodefeld, Serving behind the scenes Our People

Staff Spotlight: Lynne Rodefeld, Serving behind the scenes

Devo: Children of the Day Our Faith

Devo: Children of the Day

Your Gifts Change the World, One Student at a Time Our Culture

Your Gifts Change the World, One Student at a Time

Student Directed One Act Highlights Our Activities

Student Directed One Act Highlights

Spotlight on Student Directed One Acts: Kaden Groce Our Activities

Spotlight on Student Directed One Acts: Kaden Groce

Devo: Praying Psalm 40 Our Faith

Devo: Praying Psalm 40

Haley Looney awarded with ROTC Immediate Scholarship Reservation Our Academics

Haley Looney awarded with ROTC Immediate Scholarship Reservation

Alumni Spotlight: Designer and Artist Kent Anthony Harris Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Designer and Artist Kent Anthony Harris

Staff Spotlight: John Rinks, Ambassador and Storyteller for LuHi Our People

Staff Spotlight: John Rinks, Ambassador and Storyteller for LuHi

Devo: For the Girls, The Secret Ingredient Our Faith

Devo: For the Girls, The Secret Ingredient

Art Academy's Cave of Won-Doors Our Academics

Art Academy's Cave of Won-Doors

The Benefits of In-Person Learning Our Academics

The Benefits of In-Person Learning

Devo: Wonderfully Made Our Faith

Devo: Wonderfully Made

Looking Forward to the Senior Retreat Our Activities

Looking Forward to the Senior Retreat

The Importance of the Freshmen Retreat Our Culture

The Importance of the Freshmen Retreat

Devo: Sticky Friends Our Faith

Devo: Sticky Friends

7 Tips to Help Make College More Affordable Our Academics

7 Tips to Help Make College More Affordable

Devotion: Choose Your Own Adventure Our Faith

Devotion: Choose Your Own Adventure

Teacher Spotlight: Megan Obermueller Our People

Teacher Spotlight: Megan Obermueller

Devo: The gold in the middle of the rainbow Our Faith

Devo: The gold in the middle of the rainbow

Teacher Spotlight: Marty Kohlwey, Director of Campus Ministry Our People

Teacher Spotlight: Marty Kohlwey, Director of Campus Ministry

Devo: Hearing God's Voice Our Faith

Devo: Hearing God's Voice

Teacher Spotlight: Rachel Andersen Our People

Teacher Spotlight: Rachel Andersen

3 Ways to Help Your Kid Deal With Anxiety and Stress Our Culture

3 Ways to Help Your Kid Deal With Anxiety and Stress

Devo: What The Office Can Teach Us Our Faith

Devo: What The Office Can Teach Us

Is a Private High School Right For My Student? Our Academics

Is a Private High School Right For My Student?

Community College Myths vs. Facts Our Academics

Community College Myths vs. Facts

Welcome Back, Mr. Parrott! Our People

Welcome Back, Mr. Parrott!

How LuHi is Supporting Mental Health & Wellbeing Our Culture

How LuHi is Supporting Mental Health & Wellbeing

Devotion: The Banana Principle Our Faith

Devotion: The Banana Principle

Depression, Anxiety, or Just a Bad Day? Our Academics

Depression, Anxiety, or Just a Bad Day?

Devotion: Jesus Changed Your Clothes, Zechariah 3 Our Faith

Devotion: Jesus Changed Your Clothes, Zechariah 3

Public to Private: Why Make the Switch Our Academics

Public to Private: Why Make the Switch

Devo: Give Your Shame a Kick in the Pants Our Faith

Devo: Give Your Shame a Kick in the Pants

Teacher Spotlight with Mr Monte Our People

Teacher Spotlight with Mr Monte

Devo: Behind the Scenes of Christmas Our Faith

Devo: Behind the Scenes of Christmas

Alumni Spotlight: Todd Mueller (DLHS '82) Professional Artist in Texas Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Todd Mueller (DLHS '82) Professional Artist in Texas

What is the Purpose of Education? Our Academics

What is the Purpose of Education?

Devo: Juicy Fruit, a Thanksgiving Devotion Our Faith

Devo: Juicy Fruit, a Thanksgiving Devotion

Why I Chose LuHi for High School Our Academics

Why I Chose LuHi for High School

Devo: The Only Fame that Counts Our Faith

Devo: The Only Fame that Counts

Alumni Spotlight: Karen Riley (DLHS '80) Dean at DU Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Karen Riley (DLHS '80) Dean at DU

Devo: Pray-ers Never Quit Our Faith

Devo: Pray-ers Never Quit

Devo: Psalm 22 and 23: Two Psalms, Same God Our Faith

Devo: Psalm 22 and 23: Two Psalms, Same God

Devo: JOY! Our Faith

Devo: JOY!

Why LuHi Uses Canvas Our Culture

Why LuHi Uses Canvas

Club Spotlight: Robotics Club Our Activities

Club Spotlight: Robotics Club

Alumni Spotlight: Lacey (Davidson) Morefield Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Lacey (Davidson) Morefield

Devo: Fear Not Our Faith

Devo: Fear Not

Educational Detective: Top 10 Questions to Ask a Private School Our Academics

Educational Detective: Top 10 Questions to Ask a Private School

Principal David Ness Celebrates the Decade Our People

Principal David Ness Celebrates the Decade

Devo: Bold Humility Our Faith

Devo: Bold Humility

Spotlight on Track & Field — Training for Excellence Our Activities

Spotlight on Track & Field — Training for Excellence

Why Fostering a Passion for Lifelong Learning is Important at LuHi Our Academics

Why Fostering a Passion for Lifelong Learning is Important at LuHi

Devotion: The Parable of Risk Our Faith

Devotion: The Parable of Risk

Devotion: Opening Your Heart to God's Voice Our Faith

Devotion: Opening Your Heart to God's Voice

Club Spotlight: National Honor Society Our Activities

Club Spotlight: National Honor Society

Worship Class Message: Jesus - the same yesterday, today, and forever Our Culture

Worship Class Message: Jesus - the same yesterday, today, and forever

Devotion: How to Trust God in Anxiety Our Faith

Devotion: How to Trust God in Anxiety

A Letter from LuHi Athletic Trainer Kelsey Krisch Our Activities

A Letter from LuHi Athletic Trainer Kelsey Krisch

How LuHi deals with social and behavior problems Our Academics

How LuHi deals with social and behavior problems

Devotion: The Orphan Monkey Our Faith

Devotion: The Orphan Monkey

Teacher Spotlight: Art Teacher Mark Hollenbeck Our People

Teacher Spotlight: Art Teacher Mark Hollenbeck

Devotion: The Gift of Rest Our Faith

Devotion: The Gift of Rest

Club Spotlight: Student Ambassadors Our Activities

Club Spotlight: Student Ambassadors

Teacher Spotlight: Integrating Faith and History with Mr Doebele Our People

Teacher Spotlight: Integrating Faith and History with Mr Doebele

Alumni Spotlight: Laura Beach back from playing volleyball overseas Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Laura Beach back from playing volleyball overseas

Devo: Lumps of Clay Our Faith

Devo: Lumps of Clay

AP Courses vs Dual Credit: What's best for high school students? Our Academics

AP Courses vs Dual Credit: What's best for high school students?

The difference between a charter and private school Our Academics

The difference between a charter and private school

A Parker Private High School Committed to Student Success Our Academics

A Parker Private High School Committed to Student Success

10 Traits of Impactful Christian Teachers Our Culture

10 Traits of Impactful Christian Teachers

Different Teaching Styles (And What They Mean for Students) Our Academics

Different Teaching Styles (And What They Mean for Students)

An Open Letter to LuHi Parents Our Academics

An Open Letter to LuHi Parents

Greater Impact: Why Core Values Matter Our Culture

Greater Impact: Why Core Values Matter

10 Values to Consider When Choosing a High School Our Academics

10 Values to Consider When Choosing a High School

Greater Impact: Building Lifelong Faith at LuHi Our Culture

Greater Impact: Building Lifelong Faith at LuHi

Canvas and How LuHi Integrates it in the Classroom Our Academics

Canvas and How LuHi Integrates it in the Classroom

How LuHi Prepares Students for Life After High School Our Culture

How LuHi Prepares Students for Life After High School

Why Chapel is so Essential to Life at LuHi Our Academics

Why Chapel is so Essential to Life at LuHi

How Important are AP Classes? Our Academics

How Important are AP Classes?

Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Davidson at Blizzard Entertainment Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Davidson at Blizzard Entertainment

How We Build a Christ-centered Community at LuHi Our Academics

How We Build a Christ-centered Community at LuHi

Alumni Spotlight: Pastor Singer aids in Hurricane Harvey cleanup Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Pastor Singer aids in Hurricane Harvey cleanup

Alumni Spotlight: Michelle Quinlan creating new cancer medicine Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Michelle Quinlan creating new cancer medicine

Alumni Spotlight: Susannah Black, Jesus' hands and feet in Zambia Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Susannah Black, Jesus' hands and feet in Zambia

Alumnni Spotlight: Ryan Langewisch, Software Engineer and Programmer Our People

Alumnni Spotlight: Ryan Langewisch, Software Engineer and Programmer

Greater Impact: What makes a high school great? Our Culture

Greater Impact: What makes a high school great?

Advice for Students Hunting for the Right College Our Culture

Advice for Students Hunting for the Right College

Alumni Spotlight: Alli Unger Continues Lutheran Teaching Legacy Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Alli Unger Continues Lutheran Teaching Legacy

LuHi Senior Yosheb Getachew Headed to Stanford University Our People

LuHi Senior Yosheb Getachew Headed to Stanford University

Alumni Spotlight: Celina Nightengale in Disney's Aladdin Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Celina Nightengale in Disney's Aladdin

Greater Impact: Why consider Christian Ed for your student? Our Culture

Greater Impact: Why consider Christian Ed for your student?

Alumni Spotlight: Joe Stoltenow starts Ray of Hope Ministry Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Joe Stoltenow starts Ray of Hope Ministry

5 Steps to Better ACT and SAT Scores Our Academics

5 Steps to Better ACT and SAT Scores

Alumni Spotlight: Matt Beach Electrical Engineer in Austin, TX Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Matt Beach Electrical Engineer in Austin, TX

Worship Class Chapel – Self Worth Our Faith

Worship Class Chapel – Self Worth

Myth: College Coaches only recruit 5A Athletes Our Academics

Myth: College Coaches only recruit 5A Athletes

Alumni Spotlight: Audrey Biesk - Chief Bureau Reporter for WMBF News Our People

Alumni Spotlight: Audrey Biesk - Chief Bureau Reporter for WMBF News

Building Christian Men of Character on the Field Our Activities

Building Christian Men of Character on the Field

My Redeemer Lives - An Easter Devotion Our Faith

My Redeemer Lives - An Easter Devotion

3 ways we prep our kids for the college of their choice Our Academics

3 ways we prep our kids for the college of their choice

Video: How much do you know about LuHi's History? Our Academics

Video: How much do you know about LuHi's History?

The Problem of Pride - A Worship Class Chapel Our Faith

The Problem of Pride - A Worship Class Chapel

3 years of Spanish and all I got was Our Academics

3 years of Spanish and all I got was "Donde esta el bano"

LuHi Alumni Spotlight: Beth Uhlig doing TB research in med school Our People

LuHi Alumni Spotlight: Beth Uhlig doing TB research in med school

Why we celebrate Holy Week Our Faith

Why we celebrate Holy Week

What is Lent? Our Faith

What is Lent?

3 Reasons LuHi Students Don't Panic About the Statewide ACT/SAT Change Our Culture

3 Reasons LuHi Students Don't Panic About the Statewide ACT/SAT Change