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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…
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 21:03

Spirit Wear Available!

Spirit Wear now available for purchase!  Head to https://valleylutheranapparel2017.itemorder.com/sale and order by Monday, November 27th.  Orders will arrive before Christmas so start your shopping today!
Valley Lutheran students once again spent part of their school day packing shoeboxes as a part of Operation Christmas Child. This ministry of Samaritan's Purse collects and distributes shoeboxes full of gifts to children in various countries around the globe.  Students filled over 200 boxes with school supplies, toys, and more and then prayed over their boxes before sending them…
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 14:04

New 'Family & Friends' Available

For all the latest alumni news, be sure to check out the latest Family & Friends publication here!  This edition is focused specifically on our ongoing 40th anniversary celebration, including articles about our opening celebration worship, Homecoming festivities, an interview with Valley founders, and interviews from couples who first met at VL!  If you are an alumni not currently receiving…
A number of Valley students took advantage of various STEM opportunities provided through Saginaw Valley State University last summer. How many names or faces of current Valley students can you spot in this Fall newsletter?  Thanks to SVSU for providing these enriching experiences to students in the Great Lakes Bay Region!
Thursday, 19 October 2017 20:35

Homecoming 2017 Recap

Valley Lutheran families and friends enjoyed a wonderful close to their Homecoming week on Friday, October 6.  The school day ended with a pep rally, complete with musical chairs, tug of war, and a dance competition.  Later in the afternoon the practice soccer fields filled as churches and groups set up their tents for the annual tailgate.  (Thanks to all…
Sunday, 01 October 2017 22:38

2017 Homecoming Court Announced

Congratulations to the members of the 2017 Valley Lutheran Homecoming Court!  Ladies (from left to right): Robin Rodriguez, Hope Strieter, Kailyn Lothian, Emily Becker, and Lauren Frank.  Gentlemen (from left to right): Benjamin Menapace, Matthew Jahnke, Bryce Howard, Luke Bushey, and Corbin Stefanski.  The court will be presented on Friday, October 6 during both the Homecoming Parade and at the…
Thursday, 28 September 2017 11:01

Fall 2017 Service Day

On Wednesday, September 27 Valley Lutheran students spreadout across the Great Lakes Bay Region serving various ministries and organizations as part of their bi-annual Service Day.  Groups spent time at Wellspring, Saginaw County Animal Care, Saginaw Rescue Mission, Bethlehem Lutheran School, Holy Cross Lutheran School, Bay City Recreation Area, Zilwaukee Elementary, Amazing Grace Animal Shelter, and more.  Thanks to mLive…
On Tuesday, October 24 the Valley Lutheran Foundation will host Sue Nunn presenting on the need for and guidelines for creating a contingency notebook.  A contingency notebook, or emergency file, is a one-stop location for all of the information a loved one would need to help take care of your affairs should you become incapacitated or die.  More information about…
Friday, 15 September 2017 21:04

Homecoming 2017 Schedule of Events

Mark your calendars now for Valley Lutheran Homecoming 2017, October 2 - October 7!Students will enjoy a variety of dress-up days and lunchtime games throughout the week.Festivities will kick-off on Tuesday night (October 3) with the ladies taking the field at 6:30 p.m. for this year's Powder-Puff game.On Thursday night (October 5) at 7 p.m. the boys varsity soccer team…
A packed crowd filled the Valley Lutheran High School gymnasium on Sept. 6 to celebrate 40 years of cultivating leaders, educating minds, and nurturing faith in the community with a special chapel service.Students, parents, faculty, staff, supporters, and founders listened as Rev. Dean Davenport (VL’83), of Christ Our Savior in Livoinia, gave the message and talked about how, regardless of…
Forty years ago a faculty of seven teachers led by Principal David Krause were preparing for the first classes at the new Valley Lutheran High School. Several temporary locations had already fallen through, but plans were now finalized to open at Faith Lutheran Church (now Coleman Temple) on Bay Road. Talking with some of the founders, the Faith Lutheran location…
Wednesday, 16 August 2017 14:08

New Faces and New Roles for Upcoming Year

We welcome two teachers joining the Valley Lutheran family. Caleb Abraham, a 2005 Valley graduate, is a new addition to the math department.  “He brings experience at the middle school level where he was noted for his skill at showing students the applications of their math lessons,” said Executive Director John Brandt.  Jai Millen, a recent graduate of Concordia University…
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 10:27

Reflections of a Trip to Italy

This past July, I was blessed to be able to travel to the beautiful country of Italy with 61 other travelers. After preparing for and planning our travels for almost three years, when the time to leave came, it was hard to believe it was actually happening! But it did happen, and it was a fabulous experience. Our ten day…
Four outstanding athletes from the Class of 2017 will be continuing their athletic careers at colleges and universities this fall.  Congrats to Jacob Hilbrandt who will playing soccer at Concordia University, Wisconsin; Grace Hearth who will join the Scot volleyball team at Alma College; and Max Wood and Markos Azucar who will take the football field at Concordia University, Ann Arbor.…
Monday, 19 June 2017 12:09

Class of 2017 Earns Numerous Accolades

Valley Lutheran graduates celebrated with family and friends after receiving their diplomas during commencement on Sunday, June 11. Sarah Giglio and Elizabeth Holcomb were named Co-Valedectorians, based on grade point average. Sarah Kempin was the class Salutatorian. Of the 68 graduates, 19 earned recognition as Summa Cum Laude (3.75-4.00 gpa), 13 were Magna Cum Laude (3.50-3.74), and nine were Cum…
Tuesday, 13 June 2017 17:16

Literary Contest Winners Announced

Congratulations to the two winners of our annual Literary Competition!  Clara Jekel won in the poetry category with her work entitled The Sylvan's Drum while Sarah Kempin won in the prose category with her submission Going to Pieces.  Thanks to all the students who submitted writings!
Monday, 05 June 2017 14:45

Senior Poem for the Class of 2017

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 eleven years,We spotlight this year’s seniors as graduation nears.They have many great talents, through which God can get glory,All sixty-nine students have their own unique story.“Give thanks to the Lord in word…
Congratulations to the VLHS Class of 2017 on the awards they received and the accomplishments they achieved as they were recognized at the annual Senior Banquet and Honors Convocation on May 25th, 2017, at the Swan Valley Golf and Banquet Center:CO-VALEDICTORIANS - Sarah Giglio & Elise HolcombSALUTATORIAN - Sarah KempinHONORS DIPLOMAS - Kathryn Davis, Grace Hearth, Sarah KempinGUEST PRESENTATIONSSaginaw Optimist…
Anyone who has ever taking high school Spanish has spent time mastering “Buenos Dias, Buenos noches and Hola, me llamo Bruce”. Renee Brenner, Spanish teacher at Valley Lutheran High School in Saginaw, teaches these same common basics but integrates it with new methodology and great enthusiasm. This is why she is the Michigan District 2017 High School Teacher of the…
Monday, 01 May 2017 11:03

Hofmeister Announces Retirement

We join in praising and thanking God for Athletic Director and Dean of Students, Kurt Hofmeister, who announced his retirement after 39 years of ministry in Lutheran schools including 17 at Valley Lutheran.Mr. Hofmeister served as Athletic Director, Dean of Students, baseball coach and Theology teacher at Valley Lutheran. Previously he served at Immanuel Lutheran School - Sebewaing, and Faith…
Barbara Doyle, a math instructor at Valley Lutheran High School, has been named the Lutheran Education Association’s 2017 Distinguished Lutheran Secondary Educator award. Doyle was selected for this honor by LEA’s Secondary Educators Network leadership team. Chuck Winterstein, assistant superintendent of Lutheran Schools for the Michigan District presented the award to Doyle during chapel Monday, April 24, at the high…
Saturday, 15 April 2017 15:46

Experience Easter Grace!

He Is Risen!“But he denied it. ‘Woman, I don’t know him,’ he said.A little later someone else saw him and said, ‘You also are one of them.’‘Man, I am not!’ Peter replied.About an hour later another asserted, ‘Certainly this fellow was with him, for he is Galilean.’Peter replied, ‘Man I don’t know what you are talking about.’” (Luke 22:57-66)Peter vehemently…
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