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Tuesday, 09 August 2016 14:16

August Parent Newsletter Available

Have you seen the latest Parent Newsletter?  If not, get it here!  Important information about back to school materials, the summer read, a new Theology curriculum, and more is included!  
Monday, 11 July 2016 09:38

Alumni Spotlight: Jon Anderson

Jon Anderson, a 1983 graduate from Valley Lutheran High School shares his story with us. Tales of traveling the world and finding his place in it.
It is a privilege to deliver the opening and closing chapel messages each year.  The format may be different, however the underlying messages are similar.  The opening message follows the theme of “God is working among us.  We don’t know exactly how, but we will find out.”  It is a message of possibility as students and teachers enter the new…
Monday, 06 June 2016 15:47

Class of 2016 Senior Poem

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 ten years,We spotlight the seniors As graduation nears.They have many great talents, Through which God can get glory,All ninety-six students Have their own unique story.“Give thanks to the Lord In word and…
Rebecca Eifert, a 2015 graduate of Concordia University Chicago and new to the faculty of Valley Lutheran High School, has been named by the Lutheran Education Association as the Outstanding New Lutheran Secondary Teacher for 2016.  The award was presented by LEA Executive Director Dr. Jonathan Laabs during the Jr. Symphonic Band Concert at Valley Lutheran High School on May19th.…
Friday, 27 May 2016 13:24

Seniors Receive Awards and Honors

Congratulations to the VLHS Class of 2016 on the awards they received and the accomplishments they achieved as they were recognized at the annual Senior Banquet and Honors Convocation on May 26th, 2016, at the Swan Valley Golf and Banquet Center:  Valedictorians:  Faith Korte and Lucas Weiss Salutatorian:  Delanie Frazier VL Faculty Academic Awards      Art:  Sarah Cabala &…
Thursday, 26 May 2016 13:45

Alumni Spotlight: Megan Lambart Meier

What year did you graduate from VL?1999What have you been up to since then?After Valley, I went to the University of Michigan for college and law school, and then worked for 6 years at the law firm of Kirkland & Ellis LLP in Washington, DC as a litigator with an emphasis in defamation.What are you up to now? Where do…
Congratulations to Luke Kaul and Clara Jekel for their outstanding literary works submitted as part of this year's literary competition!  Kaul's writing, entitled "A Matter of Honor" was selected as the prose winner while Jekel's poem, "The Bird Girl of Lenore" was the poetry winner.  (Both can be read by clicking on the titles.)  These students will be recognized with…
Monday, 23 May 2016 13:46

Spring Service Day 2016

On Thursday, May 19th, Valley students gathered together with their family groups to serve in a variety of different ways throughout the Great Lakes Region.  Many of the groups made good use of a beautiful day to clean up landscaping, plant annuals, distribute boxes of food, and walk animals at pet shelters.  Other groups spent time with students at various…
Miss Feldkamp’s Global Issues classes have been studying essential needs, even fasting for twenty-hours to better appreciate what hunger may be like. With money raised from individual contributions and a school-wide bake sale, each class decided on individual World Vision projects to support. Once the students saw how their money could make a real difference, they were motivated to raise…
Inviting one and all to Valley Lutheran Night at Dow Diamond on June 1, 2016!  Game time is 7:05 p.m., versus the West Michigan Whitecaps (a Detroit Tigers affiliate). VL’s own Brass Ensemble will be playing the national anthem to start the evening and we invite you to wear your favorite Valley Lutheran attire to show your VL pride during…
Tuesday, 26 April 2016 13:29

Alumni Spotlight: Jeff Stackhouse

What year did you graduate from VL?2008What have you been up to since then?I studied nursing at Michigan State University and graduated in 2012.  I worked in Kalamazoo for about 2 years and then moved out to Denver, CO. While I am still nursing, I have also added rock climbing, mountain biking, and backpacking to my list of regular hobbies. I…
Valley Lutheran was blessed today to host Mr. Bill Jack of Worldview Academy for a morning chapel assembly and throughout the day as a speaker in religion classes.  According to their mission statement, Worldview Academy, founded in 1996 by Jack and three others, is a “non-denominational organization dedicated to helping Christians to think and to live in accord with a…
Friday, 08 April 2016 13:44

Post Prom Party at SVSU

The annual VLHS POST PROM PARTY is planned for April 23rd  beginning at 11pm.  All juniors and seniors are invited for lots of food, fun, and prizes!  Attendance at Prom isn't necessary to come to the Post Prom Party!  NOTE:  There will be a secure place to put all prom attire if you are coming right from Prom. Location:  Saginaw Valley State University Ryder Center…
Monday, 04 April 2016 14:16

Summer Camp Registration Open!

Do you have students going into 4th through 9th grades during the 2016-17 school year?  Are you looking for a safe, fun environment for them to enjoy camp experiences this June?  Look no longer!  Valley Lutheran is once again providing 3 weeks of camps in band, drama, art, and a variety of sports.  Click here for the schedule, registration information,…
Friday, 25 March 2016 20:50

Easter Peace

We seem to be living in a Good Friday world.  Hatred, negativity, violence, greed, and fear seem to rule the day just as it did for Jesus’ disciples that first Good Friday and the days that followed.  And then it was Easter!  Three times in John 20, after his Easter resurrection, Jesus greeted the disciples with the words “Peace be…
Wednesday, 23 March 2016 15:59

March for Life Recap and Reflections

On Wednesday January 20th a group of thirteen students and three alumni from Valley Lutheran embarked on a journey to Washington D.C. with two adult chaperones from St. Martin Lutheran Church. They were on a mission to stand up for the life for every voiceless baby. The theme for this year’s march was “Pro-Life and Pro-Woman Go Hand-In-Hand.” Finding out…
Friday, 18 March 2016 11:42

Puttin' on the Ritz Brings in $65,000!

More than 300 Valley Lutheran supporters enjoyed an evening of “Puttin’ on the Ritz” at the annual Valley Lutheran Auction held Feb. 27th at the Apple Mountain Conference Center.  In addition to bidding on a bounty of silent auction items, flappers and dapper gents, even a few gangsters, gathered together at the Cat’s Pajamas Speakeasy to sample hard cider, spin…
Two Valley Lutheran staff members recently contributed to online publications.A blog post by Dr. John Brandt entitled "Lutheran Schools Week is for Giving Thanks" is included in the latest District Michigan in Touch publication.  The article highlights many of the important reasons we have to be thankful for Lutheran schools.  Thank you, Dr. Brandt for highlighting these many aspects and…
Monday, 07 March 2016 15:55

Upcoming Free Prom Dress Event

Attention all prom-goers!  Share the Memories in Midland is once again offering free prom dresses at their annual event.  This year it will be held on March 17-19th.  For more information check out the flyer above or head to their Facebook page here!
Thursday, 04 February 2016 15:37

Dr. John Brandt Featured on Radio Show

Dr. John Brandt was recently featured on Faith 'n' Family, a radio news show, as part of their coverage of Lutheran Schools Week.  To hear the interview, click here.  Faith 'n' Family is underwritten by Concordia University, Wisconsin and airs on KFUO Radio, available on AM 850 in the St. Louis area or on their website,
Wednesday, 27 January 2016 13:29

13th Annual Dinner Auction Approaching

Get ready to put on your finery and join us for Puttin' On the Ritz, the 13th Annual Auction and Dinner, on February 27th at Apple Mountain. The glitz and glamour of the 1920's and 30's serves at the backdrop for this event, which gets underway at 5pm with hors d'oeuvres and the silent auction. A delicious dinner and the…
In 2015 Valley Lutheran received 21st Century Grant money totaling $4,693.18 from the Church Extension Fund of the Michigan District of the LCMS. These funds aided the school in purchasing two mobile labs of 30 Chromebooks for classroom use and equipment that increased the strength and quality of school-wide wireless access. Amy Cooper, speaking as a teacher and the school's…
Tuesday, 22 December 2015 17:42

Christmas Reflections

"There shall come forth a shoot from the stump of Jesse, and a branch from his roots shall bear fruit."  (Isaiah 11:1)Isaiah described Jesse as a "stump" and it stuck!  There must have been something more - certainly a firm faith in Yahweh.  Perhaps the parenting skills to raise up a king like David.  The Jesse "tree", a tradition dating…

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