The Daily Shield is the list of announcements which are read each school day during home room, the beginning of second hour.

DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Comfort

Bible Verse:  Matthew 5:4,  “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.”

Today’s Lunch Option:  Antonio’s Pizza, $2 per slice, cash only

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. Whoever has Chromebook G5 and Laptop AC2, please return them immediately to their appropriate carts.  If they are not returned by the end of the day, we will begin a school search for them.
  2. Team Leaders will meet for lunch TODAY in the Bio Room.  Please bring a writing utensil with you.
  3. Today, you will be getting an envelope in your religion class which contains an invitation and an RSVP card for Grandparents’ Day.  Please invite your grandparents, or adopted grandparents, as LuHi hosts its Grandparents’ Day Luncheon on February 15th. RSVP cards are due back to the school office by February 8th so we know how much food to purchase and prepare. Thank you for spreading the word by inviting your grandparents personally. If you have any questions, please see Mrs. Wilson in the school office.
  4. LuHi’s Speech Showcase will be held tomorrow at 6:30pm in the Chapel/Performing Arts Center.  Please note that the Poetry Out Loud Competition has been postponed. All are welcome to attend the Speech Showcase.
  5. Leadership will host a Chick-fil-A lunch this Friday.  Orders will be taken tomorrow after announcements.
  6. Robert Morris College visits tomorrow during lunch.
  7. The rescheduled LuHi Spelling Bee is this Saturday from 8am-Noon. If you haven’t signed up to help, please see Mrs. Quigg to do so.  We need lots of hands to make this event successful.
  8. The LuHi Girls Basketball team is hosting a Hoops for Hope fundraiser night next Thursday, Jan. 24th.   Starting today through this Friday, orders are being taken by members of the girls basketball team or in the school office for orange colored t-shirts, at a cost of $12 each, with the proceeds going to the Shipman family to assist with the medical costs incurred through Aaron’s battle with Leukemia.  Checks are payable to Lutheran Girls Basketball. The team is asking that the orange t-shirts be worn to their Hoops for Hope game on Thurs., Jan 24th beginning at 6:15pm.
  9. Lost and Found items are on the bench in the great hall.  Please come take a look. All items will be donated after 3:05pm on Friday.  Please note that there are PE clothes in the lost and found.

Girls Basketball Update:

The girls won their Sangamon County tournament game 56-18 against Pawnee last night to send the girls to the Consolation Championship on Thursday night.

Boys Basketball Update:

The JV and Varsity Boys both grabbed wins against MSM rival Raymond Lincolnwood.  The varsity held on for a 55-52 win and are 3-0 in conference play. They play again Friday vs. Edinburg.

Tonight’s Activities:

Speech Team practice 3:05-4:00pm

Musical Rehearsal - 4-6pm

Rescheduled Scholastic Bowl @ Home - 5:00pm vs. New Berlin, Pleasant Plains, and St. Teresa

Freshman Boys Basketball at Home vs. Pleasant Plains - 6:00pm

Crusader Aider meeting - 6:30pm in the Cafeteria

Finally, tomorrow is shaping up to be a bad weather morning.  If you are not on Alerts Made Easy, please get registered. TV Channel 20 has our cancellations/delays on the ticker at the bottom of the screen and on their website under School Closings.  Our closing/delay information is also sent to WTAX and WMAY, but beware, WMAY sometimes has a delay in broadcasting the information.


DAILY SHIELD

Update:  Scholastic Bowl - CANCELLED TONIGHT & RESCHEDULED FOR TOMORROW AT 5:00PM

         Girls Basketball - 8:00pm vs. Pawnee @ Auburn

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Comfort

Bible Verse:  Psalm 119:76,  “Let your steadfast love comfort me according to your promise to your servant.”

Today’s Lunch (if pre-ordered):  2 slices of homemade pizza, fruit, dessert & drink for $4.  There may be extras you can buy at the window.

Happy Birthday today to:  Sophomore Michael B.

  1. Prom Committee will meet tomorrow morning at 8:30am in Ms. Ericson’s room.
  2. LuHi’s Poetry Out Loud Competition & Speech Showcase will be held on Thursday at 6:30pm in the Chapel/Performing Arts Center.  All are welcome to attend.
  3. Robert Morris College visits Thursday during lunch.

Spanish NHS will sell snacks before school in the cafeteria.

Tonight’s Activity:

Speech Team practice 3:05-4:00pm (thru Thursday)

Scholastic Bowl @ Home - 5:00pm vs. New Berlin, Pleasant Plains and St. Teresa  **CANCELLED & RESCHEDULED FOR TOMORROW AT 5:00PM**

Track practice 3:15-4:45pm

JV/V Boys Basketball at Home vs. Lincolnwood - 6:15pm

Varsity Girls Basketball at County Tournament - 8:00pm vs. Pawnee @ Auburn


DAILY SHIELD

Monday, January 14, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Comfort

Bible Verse:  Psalm 23:4,  “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

Tomorrow’s Lunch (if ordered last Friday):  2 slices of homemade pizza, fruit, dessert & drink for $4.  If there are extras, you may buy them at the window.

Happy Birthday today to:  Freshman Elizabeth F.

  1. NHS members will meet today during break in Mrs. Quigg’s room.
  2. Shopper’s Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am.
  3. Reminder to see Mrs. Quigg today if you can help with the Spelling Bee on Saturday.
  4. LuHi’s Poetry Out Loud Competition & Speech Showcase will be held on Thursday at 6:30pm in the Chapel/Performing Arts Center.  All are welcome to attend.
  5. Prom Committee will meet Wednesday morning at 8:30am in Ms. Ericson’s room.
  6. Robert Morris College visits Thursday during lunch.

Spanish NHS is selling snacks at break in the cafeteria.

Boys Basketball Update:

The boys took on Calvary for the 3rd place game of the County Tournament.  It was a tough game from the beginning, and although the boys didn’t end on top, we took 4th place, out of 10 teams in the county, and proved we deserve to be there!  

Tonight’s Activity:

Speech Team practice 3:05-4:00pm (Monday-Thursday this week)

Varsity Scholastic Bowl practice after school

Track practice 3:15-4:45pm

Musical practice - 4-6pm

Freshman Boys Basketball at Home vs. Auburn - 6:00pm

Varsity Girls Basketball at County Tournament - 7:30pm vs. Athens at Auburn

Employment Opportunity:

Mom of two children, ages 4 years and 5 months, is looking for a responsible student to care for her children while she teaches violin lessons from her home on Thursday afternoons from 3:45-5:45.  Flyers are posted on the announcement board in the Learning Commons and the bulletin board outside the guidance office.


DAILY SHIELD

Friday, January 11, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Light

Bible Verse:  Revelation 21:23,  “The city does not need the sun or moon to shine on it, for the glory of God gives it light, and the Lamb is its lamp.”

Today’s Lunch (if ordered yesterday):  Chick-fil-A, $5

Happy Birthday today to:  Freshman Austin E.

  1. Teachers, please take a count after today’s announcements for Mr. Schorfheide’s Pizza Lunch on Tuesday.  The meal consists of: 2 slices of homemade pizza, fruit, dessert & drink for $4. Extra slices are $2 each and must be ordered in advance.  When signing up, you must indicate cheese, sausage or pepperoni pizza. On Tuesday, you WILL get, and are responsible for payment of, the number of slices and type of pizza you order today.
  2. For leadership today, go to your assigned classrooms and bring a writing utensil with you.
  3. Attention Freshman and JV Boys Basketball players: tonight’s practice is cancelled.  If you are able to come, Coach Lueschen would like all players to meet him tonight at LincolnLand to support the varsity team at the County Tournament.
  4. The Spelling Bee has been postponed due to weather.  It is rescheduled for Saturday, Jan. 19th. If you signed up to help, please confirm with Mrs. Quigg whether or not you will be available on the 19th.  If you weren’t able to help this weekend, but can next weekend, please see Mrs. Quigg to sign up.
  5. NHS members will meet on Monday during break in Mrs. Quigg’s room.
  6. LuHi will hold its Poetry Out Loud Competition on Thursday in the Chapel/Performing Arts Center.  This poetry recitation contest is open to all LuHi students. Entry forms are located outside Timothy and are due to Mrs. Quigg by Monday.
  7. Any student not able to attend yesterday’s track and field meeting, there is still time to get in on the fun of the coming 2019 track season.  Please plan on coming to our first official practice on Monday if you are not currently participating in a sport. We will practice Monday and Tuesday this coming week from 3:15-4:45.  Be sure to dress accordingly for some outdoor training. Practice schedules will be handed out on Monday.
  8. Prom Committee is meeting on Wednesday morning at 8:30am in Ms. Ericson’s room.
  9. Robert Morris College will visit during lunch on Thursday.

Boys Basketball Update:

The boys basketball team played against Plains last night in the semifinal game of the county tournament.   The boys played hard and worked to close in on the lead Plains took. However they just couldn’t close the gap.  The boys will play tonight for 3rd place vs Calvary! Come and support the boys.

Girls Basketball Update:

Girls basketball traveled to Alton Wood River last night and got a 49-46 win last night. Good game for us, we were up 13 at half and then they took a lead in 4th quarter. We battled back to the tie it up and Junior Maddie R. hit a 3 in last 30 seconds to win the game.  Great work ladies!

Tonight’s Activity:

Girls Basketball practice after school

Varsity Boys Basketball @ County Tournament vs. Calvary - 6:30pm @ LLCC

Saturday’s Activities:

Spelling Bee POSTPONED to next Saturday

JV/V Girls Basketball at Maroa-Forsyth HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

This week’s Academic Spotlight shines on:

Juniors Drew M. and Drake B. in Religion for consistent excellent daily work and performance.

Freshman Satchian F. for posting the fastest time in the Army National Guard inflatable race during PE.

This week’s Activity Spotlight shines on:

Senior Kaci W. for excellent participation, behavior, and leadership.  Although she is not on Student Council, she participated in both the set-up and tear down of the Winter Dance.

This week’s Athletic Spotlight shines on:

Junior Lauren K. in Girls Basketball for working very hard this season and being a solid contributor to our team.

The Varsity Boys Basketball Team for participating in their first ever county tournament and getting a win against Auburn on Monday night.


DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Light

Bible Verse:  Psalm 119:105,  “Your word is a lamp for my feet, a light on my path.”

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  Chick-fil-A, $5

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. Teachers, please take a count after today’s announcements for tomorrow’s Chick-fil-A lunch.  Thank you.
  2. Leadership Team leaders will meet today for lunch in the Bio Room.
  3. Next Tuesday’s lunch, provided by Mr. Schorfheide, will be 2 slices of homemade pizza, fruit, dessert & drink for $4.  Extra slices are $2 each and must be ordered in advance. We will take this lunch count tomorrow after announcements. When signing up tomorrow, you must indicate if you want cheese, sausage or pepperoni pizza.  You WILL get, and are responsible for payment of, the number of slices and type of pizza you order.
  4. The Illinois Society of Professional Engineers is holding is annual Bridge Design Contest at White Oaks Mall on Friday, Feb. 22nd.  If interested in participating, come to the office for a copy of the introductory letter.

Tonight’s Activity:

There will be a very short meeting in the Gym for those interested in participating in Track & Field this Spring.

Speech Team practice - 3:05-4:00pm

Musical rehearsal - 4-6pm

JV/V Girls Basketball @ East Alton-Wood River High School - 6pm

Varsity Boys Basketball @ County Tournament vs. Pleasant Plains - 6:30pm @ LLCC - It is a BLUE OUT!


DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Light

Bible Verse:  Ecclesiastes 2:13,  “I saw that wisdom is better then folly, just as light is better than darkness.”

Today’s Lunch Option:   Antonio’s Pizza, $2 per slice, cash only

Lunch Servers:  1st Lunch - Kiersten & Taylor; Savannah & Elizabeth

Friday’s Lunch Option:  Chick-fil-A, $5

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. Sign up with Mrs. Quigg today if you can help at the Elementary Spelling Bee on Saturday from 8am-Noon.  Service hours are available.
  2. Honor Card applications are being accepted in Mrs. Hennig’s mailbox until 3:05pm today.  
  3. Praise Band practice starts at 7:30am tomorrow morning.  Be there early!
  4. Leadership Team leaders will meet for lunch tomorrow in the Bio Room.
  5. Anyone interested in participating in baseball, softball, or learning the stat board for basketball games, see Mrs. McCulley ASAP.
  6. Sign up with Mr. K for Friday’s rock climbing.
  7. Leadership is hosting a Chick-fil-A lunch on Friday.  Sign up will be Thursday after announcements.
  8. NHS members will meet on Monday during break in Mrs. Quigg’s room.
  9. Lutheran High will hold its annual Poetry Out Loud Competition on Thursday, January 17th in the Chapel/Performing Arts Center.  This poetry recitation contest is open to all LuHi students. Entry forms are located outside Timothy and are due to Mrs. Quigg by Monday.
  10. Robert Morris College will visit during lunch on Thursday, Jan. 17th.

Scholastic Bowl Update:

The JV and Varsity Scholastic Bowl teams went 50/50 last night against Riverton and a challenging Athens team.  Come watch the Scholastic Bowl teams in action at Home again next Tuesday at 5:00pm vs. New Berlin, Pleasant Plains, and St. Teresa.

Tonight’s Activity:

Varsity Scholastic Bowl practice after school

Musical practice from 4-6pm

Employment Opportunity:

Mom of two children, ages 4 years and 5 months, is looking for a responsible student to care for her children while she teaches violin lessons from her home on Thursday afternoons from 3:45-5:45.  Flyers are posted on the announcement board in the Learning Commons and the bulletin board outside the guidance office.


DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Light

Bible Verse:  John 1:15,  “The light shines in the darkness, and the darkness has not overcome it.”

Today’s Lunch Option:   Nachos/tacos with toppings, chocolate cake, and lemonade, $4

Lunch Servers:  1st Lunch - Aleah and Emma; 2nd Lunch - Jacob and Adam

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  Antonio’s Pizza, $2 per slice, cash only

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. Earn service hours by working at the Elementary Spelling Bee this Saturday from 8am-Noon.  The Spelling Bee occupies several rooms in the school, so lots of helping hands are needed with scoring, registration, and tear down.  Everyone is welcome and encouraged to help, but there are several seniors who need service hours and should especially think about this 4 hour service opportunity!!!  If interested in helping, see Mrs. Quigg today to sign up.
  2. Mrs. Hennig is accepting Honor Card applications in her mailbox until tomorrow at 3:05pm.  Freshman and transfer students are now eligible to apply for an honor card.
  3. Anyone interested in participating in BASEBALL or SOFTBALL this spring, please sign up in Mrs. McCulley’s office.
  4. If you are interested in learning and running the stat board during basketball games for service hours, please see Mrs. McCulley.
  5. Rock climbing is Friday.  Sign up with Mr. Kammerlohr.

Spanish NHS will sell healthy snacks before school tomorrow.

Boys Basketball Update:

The Crusaders knocked off Auburn last night 54-40 to advance to the semifinals of the County Tournament. Great team ball and great senior leadership led the way. The boys will play the winner of Plains /New Berlin on Thursday night at 6:30 at LincolnLand.  Come out and support our boys in their first ever county tourney!!

Tonight’s Activities:

Speech Team practice - 3:05-4:00

JV/V Scholastic Bowl at Home vs. Athens, Riverton and Mt. Pulaski - 5:00pm

Education Committee meeting - 7pm


DAILY SHIELD

Monday, January 7, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Light

Bible Verse:  Matthew 5:16,  “In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.”

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:   Nachos/tacos with toppings, chocolate cake, and lemonade, $4

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. Please welcome Brett W. today as he shadows Adam A.
  2. Shopper’s Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am today.
  3. Anyone interested in participating in BASEBALL or SOFTBALL this spring, please sign up in Mrs. McCulley’s office.  We are just looking to get a head count for the teams.
  4. We are looking for students willing to learn and run the stat board during basketball games.  Service hours are available. See Mrs. McCulley if interested.
  5. Rock climbing is this Friday.  Sign up with Mr. Kammerlohr.
  6. Poetry Out Loud entry forms are due to Mrs. Quigg by Jan. 14th.
  7. NHS will meet at break on January 14th in Mrs. Quigg’s room.
  8. Earn service hours by working at the Spelling Bee this Saturday from 8-Noon.  Help needed with scoring, registration, and tear down. See Mrs. Quigg to sign up.

Tonight’s Activities:

JV AND Varsity Scholastic Bowl practice after school

Speech Team practice - 3:05-4:00

Varsity Boys Basketball @ Sangamon County Tournament vs. Auburn - LincolnLand Community College @ 6:30pm


DAILY SHIELD

Friday, January 4, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Humility

Bible Verse:  Proverbs 11:2,  “When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.”

Tuesday’s Lunch Option:   Nachos/tacos with toppings, chocolate cake, and lemonade, $4

  1. The next rock climbing date is Friday, Jan. 11th.  Sign up with Mr. Kammerlohr.
  2. Poetry Out Loud entry forms, located outside Timothy, are due by Jan. 14th.
  3. NHS will meet at break on January 14th in Mrs. Quigg’s room.
  4. Earn service hours by working at the LuHi Elementary School Spelling Bee on Saturday, Jan. 12th from 8-Noon.  Help needed with scoring, registration, and tear down. See Mrs. Quigg if you want to help.
  5. Speech Team will meet on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday afternoons in January from 3:05-4:00.  We will work on showcase and competition pieces. The Showcase is January 17th in LuHi’s Chapel/Performing Arts Center.

Tonight’s Activities:

Spring Musical Auditions - 4:00-6:30pm in the Music Room

JV/V Boys Basketball @ Home vs. Tri-City - 6:15pm

Saturday’s Activities:

Spring Musical Parent/Student meeting as well as student musical read-through beginning at 9am in the Chapel.

JV/V Girls Basketball @ Home vs. Routt - 1:00pm

Employment Opportunity:

Babysitter needed for two children on Thursdays after school from 3:45-5:45.  The parent teaches private music and French lessons out of their home, but needs help with the kids during lessons. If interested, contact information is available in the school office.

Community Note:

Lincoln Library is holding its Winter Paperback Sale on Saturday, Jan. 12 from 10am-Noon.

This week’s Athletic Spotlight shines on:

The JV boys basketball for their defense and their grit shown in their double overtime win vs PORTA.

Today we celebrate Epiphany.  Epiphany is season of light but is squeezed between Christmas and Lent. The message of this season ought to shine brightly for it teaches an important topic: the mission of the church. It progresses from bright star guiding the Magi to the shining dove at the Baptism of Jesus to the glory of the Transfiguration. The structure of the season proclaims the mission of God’s people.

The story of the Magi is that of distant people coming to Christ. The light draws the wise men from far off to worship Him. The Church calls people who are isolated from God to come.   Who will you call to see the Newborn Savior King?


DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Humility

Bible Verse:  Ephesians 4:2,  “Be completely humble and gentle; be patient, bearing with one another in love.”

Happy Birthday today to:  Freshman Sean M.

  1. Junior/Senior students eligible for and wanting late arrival/early dismissal during 2nd semester, need a signed, parent permission note, even if you had late arrival/early dismissal last semester.  Late arrival/early dismissal may not begin until you are notified of approval.
  2. Spring Musical auditions today and tomorrow.  Parent meeting and full musical read-through on Saturday in the Chapel/Performing Arts Center from 9am-1pm (Parent meeting begins at 9am, and then parents are free to go!)
  3. Rock Climbers - Our next climbing date is Friday, Jan. 11th.  Sign up with Mr. Kammerlohr.
  4. Lutheran High will hold its annual Poetry Out Loud Competition on Thursday, January 17th.  This poetry recitation contest is open to all LuHi students. Entry forms are located outside of Timothy.  Forms are due by Monday, January 14th. Please contact Mrs. Quigg for more information.
  5. Robert Morris College will visit during lunch on Jan. 17th.
  6. The Illinois Society of Professional Engineers is holding is 41st annual Bridge Design Contest at White Oaks Mall on Friday, Feb. 22nd.  If interested in participating, come to the office for a copy of the introductory letter.

Tonight’s Activities:

Spring Musical Auditions tonight and tomorrow - 4:00-6:30pm in the Music Room

JV/V Girls Basketball @ Triopia - 6pm

Employment Opportunity:

Trinity members are looking for a babysitter for their two children, ages 4 years and 4 months, on Thursday’s after school from 3:45-5:45.  The parent teaches private music and French lessons out of their home, but needs help with the kids during lessons. The home is located about 5 minutes from LuHi. If interested, you may get contact information from the school office.