Mental health and emotional wellbeing provide the foundation upon which to build a successful life. Cultivating a strong heart and mind in the midst of pressure is an important endeavor for high school students, because it is a time in life when the body and mind change rapidly, and outside pressures start to mount. From academics to extracurriculars, family, faith and friends, young adults have a lot to deal with, and we are committed to doing all we can to promote mental health and wellbeing among our student body.
Written by seniors Beth Vanderhyde and Bethany Schilling
Last Wednesday, Lions for Life had the privilege of taking 18 individuals to Washington D.C. for the annual March for Life. Led by Lutheran High School teacher, Daniel Vanderhyde, the group consisted of returning LFL members and new faces alike, as well as parent and teacher chaperones. The focus of the trip was to take a stand for life and be a voice for the voiceless. LuHi students came alongside thousands of others to march from the Washington Monument to the Supreme Court building and peacefully protest abortion.
Lions for Life, an on campus group here at LuHi, has been working over the past few weeks to support a mission for Alternatives Pregnancy Center, an incredible resource for all those dealing with crisis pregnancies. Our students and teachers had one goal in mind when tackling this mission – raise $970 – and here’s why:
Written by Bethany Schilling, Class of 2016
"I hope that other students will see that Pro-Life isn’t just some “Christian” argument… you can think about it scientifically and logically and still say, “Abortion is wrong.” – Noah Rolf, Senior
“We here at Lutheran High School are proud to be pro-life! We believe that God created all life and has redeemed us, giving the life of his son to pay the price for our sin. God calls us to defend the weak and those who can't speak for themselves because every life matters to him.” -Daniel Vanderhyde, Lions for Life Advisor