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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…
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…
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 09:00

2018 Homecoming Court Announced

Congratulations to the members of the 2018 Valley Lutheran Homecoming Court!  Ladies (from left to right): Eden Belill, Sydni Klein, Lauren Koltvedt, Abby Arndt, and Jacci Bodrie.  Gentlemen (from left to right): Matt Bickel, Kasey Appold, Hunter Fehn, Drew Greenwood, and Brett Daenzer.  The court will be presented on Friday, September 28 during both the Homecoming Parade and at the halftime…
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.…

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