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Three Valley students, Abbey, Elliott, and Kya, attended Worldview Academy on the campus of Spring Arbor University during the last week of June. We caught up with them recently to learn more about their experience.What is Worldview Academy or Camp Worldview?Abbey: Worldview Academy is a traveling camp offered to teenagers across America to teach how to best live and think…
Mrs. Krista Flory was recently recognized as a recipient of the 2018 Faith-Based Office Professional Award by the Michigan Association of Non-Public Schools. This award seeks to acknowledge the exemplary dedication shown by office professionals to students and parents in faith-based schools. Flory served as a Lutheran school educator for 30 years before joining Valley Lutheran as a development secretary…
Friday, 01 June 2018 22:20

Senior Poem for the Class of 2018

In the name of the Father, In the name of the Son,In the name of the Spirit, Holy God, three-in-one.At about this time and place, for the past twelve years,We spotlight this year’s seniors as graduation nears.They have many great talents, through which God can get glory,All ninety-two students have their own unique story.“Give thanks to the Lord in word…
Congratulations to the VLHS Class of 2018 for their achievements and awards recognized at the annual Senior Banquet and Honors Convocation on May 24, 2018, at the Swan Valley Golf and Country Club:VALEDICTORIAN - Danielle BehnkeSALUTATORIAN - Joshua O’LaughlinHONORS DIPLOMAS - Kendal Brechtelsbauer, Sarah Hornbacher, Alyvia Pape, Robin Rodriguez, Kennedy Schugars, Hope Strieter, Elizabeth Trent, Alec Urbytes, Ruby YantzGUEST PRESENTATIONSVL…
On Thursday May 17 Valley Lutheran students had a different school day.  Instead of regular classes and routines students instead spread out across the Great Lakes Bay Region as part of their spring Service Day.  Serving in family groups, students completed projects with organizations such as the Saginaw Zoo, Midland Recyclers, Beacon of Hope, Saginaw City Rescue Mission, The Manors,…
Valley Lutheran hosted its first fundraiser for the Growing Campaign on Friday, April 20 at HORIZONS Conference Center. It turned out to be a very special evening.Nearly 400 attendees at the Growing Campaign Summit Dinner were asked to pledge an amount over the next five years to help launch the project.  In all, more than $800,000 was pledged, bringing the…
It was like 1979 again on Monday, April 23, at Valley Lutheran High School. Students were sitting on the carpet for chapel, Pastor Gil McDonald was giving the message, and Jesus was still the reason for celebrating.Students, staff and guests marked the 39th anniversary of the first day of school at Valley’s McCarty Road location, which was April 23, 1979,…
Dr. Lisa Meyers, Valley Lutheran High School’s Academic Dean of Students, has been awarded the Golden Apple Award by the Saginaw County Law Day Committee.The Golden Apple Award is given to a local educator each year to recognize those who have made an outstanding contribution to law-related education and whose programs and activities have furthered the understanding of the students…
A group from Valley Lutheran High School traveled to Sosua, Dominican Republic, during Easter Break to share Christ’s love with children there and in two neighboring villages.A total of 33 people were on the trip (24 students and nine adults and chaperones), which took the team to the nearby Monticillo and Redemption villages.  Spanish teacher Renee Brenner had been on four…
Valley Lutheran High School is hosting a special chapel service on Monday, April 23, at 10am, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the day students, faculty, and staff moved into the McCarty Road location.The community is invited to take part as Pastor Gil McDonald, who served at Valley from 1978 to 1991, will offer the message for the service. McDonald…
Wednesday, 04 April 2018 16:50

Join Us for Our 2018 Summer Camps!

Valley Lutheran High School is once again offering a variety of week-long summer camp opportunities for students entering 4th - 9th grades this coming June.  From drama to football, soccer to French, there's something for everyone!  New this year is a 3D Printing Camp and a Spanish Camp!  The schedule, full camp flyer, and registration link are all located at www.vlhs.com/camps.…
Saturday, 31 March 2018 23:40

"I Have Seen the Lord!"

Mary Magdalene went to the disciples with the news: “I have seen the Lord!” And she told them that he had said these things to her. (John 20:18)The first person to see the risen Jesus on Easter morning was neither Peter, James nor John; in fact, it was none of the apostles. It was Mary Magdalene. A woman out of…
Apple Mountain’s Conference Center turned into Valley Lutheran’s personal cabana for the evening during the 15th annual Benefit Auction and Dinner on Saturday, February 24.The theme for the event was “Caribbean Nights,” and most of the 340 attendees dressed as if the thermometer read 80-90 degrees rather than the 30-degree temperatures outside.Alumni and staff, parents and grandparents of graduates and…
Brad, Mateo, and Ruby, participants in previous Valley Lutheran March for Life trips, know firsthand the amazing experiences that the March and pre-march Rally are. This year, faced with the possibility of not attending during their Senior year, they instead rallied themselves and stepped up to become the student leaders in planning and organizing this important D.C. trip. In the…
The Global Awareness Club at Valley Lutheran is having a fleece drive to make blankets this February.  The blankets will be distributed to foster children through Lutheran Child and Social Services and to Native Amaerican Alaskan children in Eek, Alaska.  If you would like to help with this ministry, we invite you to drop off 2 pieces of 1.5 yard…
Sunday, 18 February 2018 14:16

Annual Auction Coming Next Weekend!

Do you have your tickets yet??  Valley Lutheran High School's Benefit Dinner and Auction is right around the corner!  This year marks Valley's 40th anniversary as well as the 15th anniversary of the dinner and auction.  The 2018 theme is 'Caribbean Nights' and is planned for Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Apple Mountain Conference Center.  The support from the auction…
Valley Lutheran recently published a Special Edition of our Family & Friends Newsletter announcing the launch of the Growing Campaign.  Browse the digital version of this exciting publication!
Valley Lutheran High School has launched an exciting campaign to raise money for student aid, grow its endowment fund, and renovate and add to its existing building.  “We are about to take some steps that are going to place Valley Lutheran on a path for the next 40 years,” Executive Director Dr. John Brandt told attendees at the launch celebration Jan.…
On Monday, January 15 over 270 educators and leaders from 27 schools, early childhood centers, and other Lutheran organizations came together to worship, learn, and encourage as part of the seventh annual Lutheran Educator Conference.The day began with worship led by Pastor Erik Cloeter from Messiah Lutheran Church, Clio. His message centered on the important reminder that the influence of…
Martin Luther loved Christmas. He celebrated the birth of Jesus because he knew the salvation Jesus had already won for him on the cross.“This is a great miracle that the shepherds should have believed his message. They might easily have thought to themselves, ‘Are we shepherds worthy that the whole host of heaven should be marshaled for us and all…
Friday, 22 December 2017 17:28

VL Mourns Loss of Miss Bev Feldkamp

The Valley Lutheran family mourns the loss of Miss Bev Feldkamp who passed away early this morning, December 22, after a short battle with cancer.Miss Feldkamp began teaching Social Studies and Latin at Valley Lutheran in 1980 after graduating from Valparaiso University. Her high expectations for her students were paired with equally high expectations for herself, which were evident in…
More than 900 people filled The Temple Theatre for Valley Lutheran High School’s special Christmas worship concert on Sunday, December 10.The concert, normally held at a local Lutheran church, was moved this year because of Valley’s 40th anniversary.The Golden Voice choir and Symphonic Band performed, and Alumni who were active in the music department took part in a combined finale…
Over the past thirty-six years Valley has been able to help our community beyond our usual service projects by helping individual families at Christmas. We have collected over $60,000 and thousands of boxes of new and used clothing, toys and household goods to help over 190 families in the area to have a more enjoyable Christmas season.We have helped families…
Wednesday, 22 November 2017 15:35

Thankful for...Forgiveness

Brett and I had our eyes on the peanut butter cookies with Reeses Pieces as Family Group chapel began. "Thanksgiving" was the chapel theme and as we snacked each "family member" shared one thing for which they are thankful -sometimes sweet - my brothersometimes serious - the health of my familysometimes expected - 3 days off from schooland then Brett…
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