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The gym at Valley Lutheran High School was abuzz on Friday morning as students assembled and stuffed shoeboxes full of gifts for children around the world as a part of Operation Christmas Child (a ministry of Samaritan's Purse).  Hand-written notes, coloring pages, and pictures of family groups added a personal touch to boxes filled with toys, stuffed animals, crayons, sunglasses,…
Monday, 16 November 2015 13:36

Pom-Pon Clinic on December 12

Valley Lutheran's Pom-Pon Team invites girls in 1st - 8th grades to participate in a one-day Pom clinic on Saturday, December 12 from 2 - 6 p.m.  Girls will be divided into a junior division (1-4th grades) and a senior division (5-8th grades).  All girls will be preparing a routine that will be performed at the Valley Varsity boys basketball…
Thursday, 12 November 2015 14:13

Thank You Lutherans for Life!

As a part of chapel on Thursday, November 12 Christine Schultz from Lutherans for Life presented a set of the Touch of Life fetal models to the student body.  These models are the precise weight and size of babies at 12, 16, 22, and 26 weeks of development.  Senior Isaiah Hough reflected, "I am very thankful for this gift.  I…
Pastor and Speaker Bill Yonker addressed over 500 middle and high school youth on Monday, November 9 at Valley Lutheran High School, discussing purity in relationships. After a lighthearted sharing time where students identified what bothers them about the opposite sex, Yonker then challenged the students to recognize the qualities that they appreciate in the opposite sex. He then led…
Friday, 06 November 2015 13:52

BWW Fundraiser on November 16

The Post Prom Committee invites you to a night of good food, fellowship, and support for the Post Prom Party!  On Monday, November 16 Buffalo Wild Wings on Tittabawassee Road in Saginaw will graciously donate 20% of all Dine-In and Carry-Out purchases (accompanied by this certificate!) to the event.  Not sure what to order?  Monday is 60 cent wing night…
Tuesday, 20 October 2015 14:19

Senior Retreat 2015 in Pictures

Valley Lutheran Seniors had a blast at the annual Senior Retreat at YMCA Camp Timbers in West Branch last weekend!  Check out these pictures for just a glimpse of what they were up to!
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 13:26

VLHS Homecoming Celebration

Valley Lutheran High School rounded out Homecoming Week with a flurry of fun activities on Friday, October 2nd.  Following a chapel message presented by Ryan Peterson, campus pastor at Concordia University Ann Arbor, a pep rally organized by the student-led Pep Club energized the student body with games, selfies and rousing renditions of the Charger fight song.  A large crowd…
Thursday, 01 October 2015 16:04

Fall Service Day in Pictures

Valley Lutheran students spread out over the Great Lakes Bay region on Wednesday, September 30 serving in various capacities as part of the fall Service Day.  Thanks, students, for letting your light shine!
Wednesday, 30 September 2015 16:38

NHS Welcomes New Members

Valley Lutheran High School's chapter of National Honor Society (NHS) was proud to induct 28 new members at their annual induction ceremony on Tuesday, September 29.  Students are selected for membership in National Honor Society based on excellence in four categories: scholarship, leadership, service, and character.  Students with a qualifying 3.5 GPA were invited in August to submit an application…
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 16:02

LEAP Takes An Important Organizational Step

The Lutheran Education Advancement Plan (LEAP) implementation team made significant organizational improvements with the adoption of a constitution and by-laws forming the LEAP Alliance. This is a critical development as LEAP takes on more complex challenges. The Alliance constitution and by-laws were written with the expectation that LEAP will ultimately become a Recognized Service Organization of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.…
Monday, 14 September 2015 13:18

Homecoming 2015 Schedule of Events

Mark your calendars now for Valley Lutheran Homecoming 2015, September 28 - October 2!Students will enjoy a variety of dress-up days and lunchtime games throughout the week.On Wednesday September 30 family groups will spread out throughout the community, participating in one of our bi-annual Service Days.On Thursday night (October 1) at 7 p.m. the boys varsity soccer team will host…
Tuesday, 08 September 2015 08:52

Three VL Teachers Awarded Meemic Grants

Three Valley Lutheran teachers now have additional monies to spend on classroom activities thanks to grants from the Meemic Foundation.  Rebecca Eifert (music), Lindsay Mueller (music) and Ben Cooper (biology) were all awarded funds that will soon be put to use in their classrooms.  The music department is planning to purchase new instruments to expand their percussion section while Mr.…
Wednesday, 02 September 2015 07:39

Fall Play Information Announced

Valley Lutheran Drama Department is excited to announce this year's fall play selection: "You Can't Get There From Here" by Pat Cook.  Auditions will occur Tuesday, September 8 and Thursday, September 10 from 3:30 - 5:00 in Miss Weilnau's room (room 109).  Callbacks will be Friday, September 11 starting at 3:30.  If students have any questions about the audition process…
Monday, 31 August 2015 16:44

Welcome to a New School Year!

As Sunday is the first day of the week, we began our second week of school with an event that is uniquely Lutheran – the installation of new teachers as commissioned ministers. In the morning worship service Zion Lutheran Church (Hemlock), Pastor Paul Hauser installed Becca Eifert and Christian Wilke as teachers at Valley Lutheran High School. Ms. Eifert and…
Thursday, 20 August 2015 16:13

Introducing New Faces Around Valley Lutheran

Valley Lutheran welcomes a few new faces to the teaching staff, and familiar faces to new places for the 2015-16 school year.Miss Rebecca Eifert (pictured below), who student taught under Mrs. Lindsay Mueller and substituted during her maternity leave last school year, returns to Valley this fall to teach Algebra, direct several instrumental groups, and assist with the plays. Eifert…
Monday, 10 August 2015 12:59

Getting Ready!

Ready or not the 2015-2016 school year is almost upon us!  Valley Lutheran is in full preparation mode, anticipating another great year of serving the students and families who walk through our doors! The faculty and staff met last Monday through Wednesday in Gaylord, Michigan for the annual staff retreat.  It was a busy three days of professional development, bible…
Monday, 15 June 2015 13:52

End of Year Newsletters Available

Get all your end-of-the-year Valley Lutheran news here!  The latest Valley Vision (available here) includes the mortgage burning celebration, a listing of honors and awards for the Class of 2015, and information about next fall's golf outing.  The Parent Newsletter (available here) provides summer read information, an opportunity to support a French evengelism trip in summer 2016, literary contest winners,…
Monday, 08 June 2015 12:18

Literary Contest Winners

Thanks to all the students who submitted their writing in this year's Literary Competition!  Two winners were chosen for poetry and two for prose.  First place winners received a $50 gift card of their choice from the Parent Organization while second place winners received a $25 gift card.  Congratulations to this year's winners!  (You can read their writing by clicking…
Thursday, 04 June 2015 12:40

2015 Senior Poem

If you missed chapel on Monday, click here for the annual Senior Poem by Mr. Rogers.  Thank you, Mr. Rogers, for this special gift each of the last 10 years!
Today we burned the school's mortgage signifying that Valley Lutheran High School is without debt for the first time since 1978. More important than this financial milestone were those gathered in our gym, affectionateally known as the "chapelgymnatorium" and previously known as the "carpetdome." Gathered for this event were some from the "beginning" who saw the "future", today embodied by…
Monday, 18 May 2015 14:10

Service Day 2015

Valley Lutheran High School students spread out all over the community on Thursday, May 14 as a part of their bi-annual Service Day.  Check out the pictures below for just a glimpse of how they served!
Monday, 27 April 2015 08:15

Post Prom Thank You

Post Prom was a great success! A huge thank you to the Committee and our Faculty advisor, Jeanette Weilnau, for all the work that was put into this event and making it so special. A special thank you to all the Chaperones. It was a beautiful and long day and we made it. Thank you to everyone!! Anything that you…
Global Issues classes have been studying the essential needs of people.  As part of the unit many students fasted for twenty-four hours to better appreciate what hunger may be like. They also carried out a school wide bake sale and then spent the collected monies supporting World Vision projects.  While the initial bake sale raised $450, after students saw how…
Tuesday, 21 April 2015 13:29

April 20 Parent Newsletter Available

The cast of Thorton Wilder's The Matchmaker invites you to enjoy the show on April 30th - May 2nd, 7 p.m. each evening, in the VLHS gynasium!For more information about the play, AP testing dates, summer camps, Prom and Post Prom, free STEM summer camps, this year's literary competition, and the annual Board of Directors meeting, check out the latest…

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