As our students and teachers welcome a fresh start in 2020, we say goodbye to the year 2019 and also to the decade. But did you know that Mr. David Ness is also celebrating his own decade as principal at LuHi? For the past ten years, Mr. Ness has been guiding us with his God-given wisdom and leadership skills through countless changes, challenges, growth opportunities and improvements. In celebration of his tenth year anniversary, he’s here to share some insights into his life and role here at LuHi.
Books spark lively conversations in Mrs. Robbins’ room, and this is largely due to an enlightening confession from the Freshman English teacher herself: “I was a reluctant reader in high school, like many of my students, which is why I love my job. I, too, can impact students and hopefully help them develop a love for literature that was not there before.”
Parents of Lutheran High School Athletes,
We are blessed to have a handful of new faces joining our LuHi Staff this fall! As our student body continues to grow, we keep our class sizes small by hiring new teachers. This coming school year, we are excited to serve about 680 students! Let’s meet the new teachers and faculty members!
More than likely you know a young person who struggles with mental illness. Today, mental health problems are diagnosed more frequently than heart disease, lung disease, and cancer combined. More than twenty percent of youth ages 12-25 are now experiencing or will experience a serious mental disorder.
This month we are excited to showcase art teacher and Art Academy director Mark Hollenbeck, who has been teaching at LuHi for close to twenty-five years! In addition to teaching Drawing/Painting 1 and 2, Intro to Computer Graphics, Crafts and Printmaking, leading the Art Academy, and coaching Tennis, he is also an artist himself whose work is inspired by his faith in Christ.
Getting To Know History Teacher Mark Doebele
This month for our teacher spotlight edition we’d like you to get better acquainted with one of LuHi’s outstanding history teachers. Mark Doebele currently teaches AP US History and US History. He’s been living out his calling now for seventeen years, and this is his fourth year at Lutheran High School.
Inquiring students want to know: what makes their teachers tick? Here are ten interesting facts about LuHi’s accomplished science teacher Derek Rinks.
Daniel Vanderhyde is one of LuHi’s exceptionally talented teachers. He leads the AP Calculus and Theology III classes and has been in ministry at LuHi for nine years. Dive into our interview with him to learn how his faith in Christ informs and enlightens his teaching.
An average high school student will spend more than 4,000 hours at school in four years. We do not need to ask if our students will be affected by their teachers, because they will. What we need to ask is how they will be affected during this formative phase of their lives. At LuHi, our teachers demonstrate ten exemplary traits that positively impact our students for life.