When Sandra Esparza contacted Mr. Hollenbeck about making a donation of art supplies to the LuHi Art Department, neither could have predicted the collaboration that was to follow. Sandra’s husband, Henry Esparza, was a lifelong artist who split his time between his studio in Denver and Fountain Hills, AZ. After Henry passed away in May 2018, Sandra was left with art supplies, unfinished works, and a desire to pass on his legacy.
Earlier this summer, a group of 10 students, 4 parents and staff spent a week in El Nino, MX - about 15 miles east of Tijuana - serving the Comunidad Cristiano El Nino (CCEN) church. This is LuHi’s third year partnering with Christ for the City mission organization to serve the community. CCEN, led by Pastor Daniel Nunez, works with a ministry called Kingdom Builders which is part of a larger ministry, Ministerios Transformacion (TM).
"I've been so busy. I needed that." Pastor Aaron Kotila, Pastor of Trinity Lutheran, Nashville
LuHi Senior Emily Luplow will be heading to Valparaiso University to study Health Science with the goal of earning a Masters of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies and pursuing a career as a Physician’s Assistant (PA).
Last fall, a new club was added to Lutheran’s gamut of extracurriculars: Equestrian. It’s easy to notice this club at Lutheran’s Open Houses for prospective students because it can be differentiated by the saddle and riding boots next to their table. The equestrian team, though small, is now in full swing.
When LuHi Sophomore Beth Chwialkowski heard her dad talk about his experience doing a trial run competition for CyberPatriot through his work, she was immediately interested. Knowing that Lutheran High School is always open to students starting new clubs, she began to pursue forming a Cyber Security Club (CSC) that would participate in national CyberPatriot competitions.
“Without tradition, our lives would be as shaky as...a fiddler on the roof!”
If your student dreams of attending an elite university, LuHi Senior Yosheb Getachew has some advice, “Start everything early. Start looking at the programs, the costs, and the possible enrichment programs in high school right away. Get involved and start fostering connections to build a solid college application and resume.”
by Isabel Dycus, 2017-2018 Student Body President
Once a month over the summer, we will be presenting a short story from a LuHi AP Lit student. This Saturday's story is by Ally Tripp, class of 2017.
Lost in Reality
Everything was blue, changing colors fast. The blue turned to deep blue, purple, and then to grey. What was going on? My head hurt.