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


DAILY SHIELD

Friday, April 20, 2018


Word of the Week is:  Witness

Bible Verse: John 1:17, “He came as a witness to testify concerning that light so that through him all might believe.”


Happy Birthday on Saturday to: Senior Ian B. and Freshman Coryne E.

  1. Prom tickets are on sale for $30 each in the school office.
    There will be a Service Academy Night held on April 24th at the Springfield Air National Guard 183rd  (3101 J. David Jones Parkway). If interested, see the flyer on the bulletin board outside the Guidance Office. RSVP is required.
  2. If you keep hearing Musical showtunes around the school, that’s because there is a Lutheran High Musical Reunion scheduled for Sunday, April 29th at 2pm!  Come to the All Saints Chapel and Performing Arts Center for a blast-from-the-past all-star show!
  3. Teachers, please dismiss the girls softball team @ 2:50.  Bus leaves at 3:10.
  4. Where you are going for leadership today is posted around the school - by the water fountains, in the commons area and outside the office.

Sports Update:

Boys baseball won their 2nd conference game this week with a 11-6 victory over Edinburg.  Junior Brandon W. went 4 for 5 with 2 doubles and 2 singles. Senior Taegun E. went 2 for 3 with a single and a home run.  Great job boys!


Tonight’s Activities:

Rock Climbing at Upper Limits, Bloomington - after school to 10pm

Softball vs. Lanphier @ Lincoln Park - 4:30


Saturday’s Activities:

Track @ Rochester - 9:00am

Softball (Double Header) @ Home vs. Illini Central - 10:00am

Soccer @ Home vs. North Mac - 10:00am

Baseball @ PORTA - 11:00am


This week’s Academic Spotlight shines on:

Freshman Kiersten O. in Algebra for excellent class participation, behavior, leadership, consistent positive attitude, consistent positive effort in class or on homework.

Junior Zach M.  in Religion for Consistent excellent class work on assignments.

Sophomore Ethan K.  in Religion for Consistent excellent class work on assignments.

Sophomore Ashleigh F. in Religion for Consistent excellent class work on assignments.


Also nominated Gabby C., Emily S., Grace H., Russell C. and Drake B.


This week’s Athletic Spotlight shines on:

Freshman Sydney B. in track for her continued consistent performance in the high jump.  However, her long jump performance took her to her season’s best jump of 12’9”.  Her jump carried her to a second place finish in the meet.

Senior Taegun E. in baseball.  He has shown exceptional leadership and is always willing to help his teammates.  In last night’s game, Taegun hit a home run, his first of the season. Taegun is always willing to help the coaching staff and players.

Freshman Kylie G. in soccer for great 1 v 1 defending, hard work on skills, and positive attitude.

Sophomore Kayla M. in girls softball for her fantastic attitude.  Kayla has played 3rd, short, right field, pitched and is always an upbeat team player - playing any position with a great attitude and doing it well.


Service Hour Opportunity:

Lake Springfield Clean Up Day - Saturday, May 5th from 9am-Noon.  Meet at the Motor Boat Club (Address: 17 Club Area, Springfield).  Be sure to bring your Service Hour form with you. For signature, the event coordinator is Mr. John Aiello.


Thursday, April 19, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Witness

Bible Verse: Job 16:19, “Even now my witness is in heaven; my advocate is on high.”

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. Orders will be taken today after announcements today for tomorrow’s leadership Chick-fil-A lunch.
  2. Tonight from 4-8pm, join the soccer team as they host fundraiser night at Chick-fil-A.  Be sure to pick up a flyer in the office for the soccer program to get credit for your purchase!
  3. Rock Climbers will be climbing tomorrow.
  4. Prom tickets are on sale for $30 each in the school office.
  5. Keep bringing in your change to help Illinois purchase a Lincoln historical document.  The class who raises the most money during the penny drive will receive a free dress down day.  

Tonight’s Activities:

Wizard of Oz reunion rehearsal after school

Softball @ Home vs. Pawnee - 4:30

Baseball @ Edinburg - 4:30

Soccer @ Home vs. Macomb - 4:30

Track @ Pleasant Plains - 4:30

Prospective Student Open House in LuHi’s Chapel - 7:00pm

And don’t forget soccer Chick-fil-A night before or after your event!

Community Information:

The Fleming Academy of Performing Arts is again hosting its week-long summer camp or summer semester for instruction in violin, viola, cello, bass and piano.  If interested, come pick up a flyer in the school office

Service Hour Opportunity:

Lake Springfield Clean Up Day - Saturday, May 5th from 9am-Noon.  Meet at the Motor Boat Club (Address: 17 Club Area, Springfield).  Be sure to bring your Service Hour form with you. For signature, the event coordinator is Mr. John Aiello.


DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Witness

Bible Verse: John 8:18, “He himself was not the light; he came only as a witness to the light.”

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

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. Teachers, please dismiss softball at 2:10 and baseball at 2:15 (Cancelled).
  2. Tomorrow is soccer night at  Chick-fil-A from 4-8pm. Proceeds support the LuHi soccer program. Pick up a flyer in the office.
  3. The Central Illinois Bloodmobile will be here on May 8th from 11:30- 2:30.  Students who wish to participate must weigh at least 110 pounds, be 17 years old, or 16 years old with a signed parental consent form.  The sign up sheet and consent forms are in the school office.
  4. Leadership Team leaders will host a Chick-fil-A lunch on Friday.  Orders will be taken tomorrow after announcements. If you order a lunch, you are responsible to pay for that lunch.
  5. Rock Climbers will be climbing on Friday.  Sign up with Mr. K.
  6. Prom tickets are on sale for $30 each in the school office.
  7. Celebrate Illinois’ 200th anniversary by bringing in your change to help purchase a historical document.  Please note that Mr. James has the Freshman container. The class who raises the most money during the penny drive will receive a free dress down day.  
  8. Today, the American flag flies at half staff due to the passing of Barbara Bush at age 92.  Barbara Bush was the wife of George H. W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States, serving as First Lady of the United States from 1989 to 1993.  She was also the mother of our 43rd President, George W. Bush.

Track Update:

The co-ed track team performed well yesterday at Pawnee.  The girls’ 4x800 relay team broke a 31-year old record of 11:07.   The girls (Maddy E., Elizabeth E., Bernadette T., & Brigid T.) blazed the track at a marvelous 10:45.  Way to go girls! Maggie G. won both the shot put and discus competition. Garrett D. won in the discus and placed second in the shot put.  Jay M. ran a close second in the 200M dash and Zach F. ran a winning time of 2:14 in the 800M run. There were strong performances by all. Congratulations on a job well done!

Tonight’s Activities:

Softball vs. Tri-City @ Buffalo - 4:00

Baseball @ Triopia High School - 4:30

Soccer @ Home vs. Lanphier - 4:30

Crusader Aider meeting - 6:30pm in the Cafeteria


DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Witness

Bible Verse: Psalm 89:37, “it will be established forever like the moon, the faithful witness in the sky.”

Today’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos, Brownies, Fruit, and Lemonade, $4

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

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. Teachers, please dismiss the track team at 2:40 today.  The bus leaves at 2:45.
  2. Seniors:  be here tomorrow morning at 7:30am in Ms. Ericson’s room for your senior yearbook portraits.
  3. LuHi soccer will host a Chick-fil-A fundraiser night on Thursday.  Proceeds support the LuHi soccer program.
  4. The Central Illinois Community Blood Center Bloodmobile will be at LuHi on Tuesday, May 8th from 11:30- 2:30.  Students who wish to participate must be 17 years old, or 16 years old with a signed parental consent form. Participants must also weigh at least 110 pounds.  The sign up sheet is in the school office.
  5. Leadership Team leaders will host a Chick-fil-A lunch on Friday.  Orders will be taken on Thursday after announcements.
  6. Rock Climbers will be climbing on Friday.  Sign up with Mr. Kammerlohr.
  7. Prom tickets are on sale for $30 each in the school office (Seniors are the guests of the Junior class, but must still pick up their ticket and fill out a Senior Walk card).
  8. To celebrate Illinois’ 200th anniversary, LuHi is partnering with other state schools in a penny drive to purchase a document, in part containing a certification to the good moral character of Abraham Lincoln, which permitted him to begin his law career in Springfield.  

Your class advisors have the collection containers for your class.  Please note that the Freshman class collection is in the school office until Mr. James returns tomorrow.  The class who raises the most money during the penny drive will receive a free dress down day.  Be a part of history and help us bring this historical document back home!

Student Council will sell bagels at lunch today, and Spanish NHS will sell healthy snacks before school tomorrow.

Tonight’s Activities:

Wizard of Oz rehearsal after school

Baseball @ Home vs. Edinburg - 4:30

Softball @ Pawnee - 4:30

Track - MSM Conference Meet @ Pawnee - 4:30


DAILY SHIELD

Monday, April 16, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Witness

Bible Verse: Proverbs 12:17, “An honest witness tells the truth, but a false witness tells lies.”

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos, Brownies, Fruit, and Lemonade, $4

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. THANK YOU to all of the students, parents, staff, alumni, and friends of LuHi who supported and made this year’s LuHi Auction a success!  Look for an auction total in May’s Ledger.
  2. NHS members will meet today during break.
  3. Shopper’s Blessings are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am today.
  4. Spiritual Life Committee applications are due to Mr. K, and Team Leader applications are due to Mrs. Hennig TODAY.
  5. Please join us at 3:15pm today in the gym lobby as Maddy Eck signs her letter of intent to continue her running career at Millikin University.
  6. Individual Senior yearbook portraits will be taken before school on Wednesday.  Please be at school, appropriately dressed for your Senior Yearbook Portrait, at 7:30am in Ms. Ericson’s room.
  7. All Wizard of Oz cast members participating in the reunion concert will be rehearsing after school Tuesday and Thursday.  A dress rehearsal will take place Saturday, April 28 from 1:30pm until done.
  8. LuHi soccer will host a Chick-fil-A fundraiser night on Thursday.  Proceeds support the LuHi soccer program.
  9. Leadership Team leaders will host a Chick-fil-A lunch on Friday.  Orders will be taken on Thursday after announcements.
  10. Rock Climbers will be climbing on Friday.  Sign up with Mr. Kammerlohr.
  11. Prom tickets are on sale for $30 each in the school office (Seniors are the guests of the Junior class, but must still have a ticket!).  Seniors, fill out senior walk cards and everyone is to vote for Prom King and Queen when picking up tickets.
  12. How much is 200 years’ worth in coins?  It’s worth 800 quarters; 2,000 dimes; 4,000 nickels; or 20,000 pennies.  This year marks the 200th anniversary of Illinois’ statehood. To celebrate our beloved state, Lutheran High School is partnering with the office of our Illinois State Representative, Sara Wojcicki Jimenez, and other state schools in a penny drive to purchase a piece of Illinois history - a document signed by Abraham Lincoln from his time as an Illinois lawyer.  The class who raises the most money during this penny drive will receive a free dress down day. Change Illinois with your change! Be a part of history and help us bring this historical document back home!

Spanish National Honor Society will sell healthy snacks at break today.

Tonight’s Activities:

Softball @ Home vs. Nokomis - 4:30pm

Board of Directors’ meeting - 7pm


DAILY SHIELD

Friday, April 13, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Appearance

Bible Verse: Matthew 6:28-29, “And why do you worry about clothes?  See how the flowers of the field grow.  They do not labor or spin. Yet I tell you that not even Solomon in all of his splendor was dressed like one of these.”

Happy Birthday on Sunday to: Junior Savannah Smith

  1. Spiritual Life Committee applications may be picked up from Mr. Kammerlohr.  Completed applications are due to Mr. K by Monday.
  2. Team Leader applications may be picked up from the office and should be turned in to Mrs. Hennig by Monday.
  3. The LuHi Prom will be held on May 5th at the Firefighters-Postal Lake Club.  Senior Walk begins at 7:30 p.m. with dance from 8 to 11 p.m. Tickets are on sale for $30 each in the school office.  Seniors are reminded to fill out their senior walk card and all are reminded to vote for Prom King and Queen when picking up tickets.
  4. There will be a prom committee meeting this Saturday at 1:00pm in Joel.
  5. NHS members will meet on Monday, April 16th during break time.
  6. Please join us on Monday at 3:15pm in the gym lobby as Maddy Eck signs her letter of intent to continue her running career at Millikin University.
  7. All Wizard of Oz cast members participating in the reunion concert will be rehearsing after school next Tuesday and Thursday.
  8. Individual Senior yearbook portraits will be taken before school on Wednesday.  Please be at school, appropriately dressed for your Senior Yearbook Portrait, at 7:30am in Ms. Ericson’s room.
  9. LuHi soccer will host a Chick-fil-A fundraiser night on Thursday.  Proceeds support the LuHi soccer program.
  10. Leadership Team leaders will host a Chick-fil-A lunch next Friday.  Orders will be taken on Thursday.
  11. Rock Climbers:  Our next climbing date is Friday, April 20th.  Sign up with Mr. Kammerlohr if you are interested.

Student Council will sell Uncrustables during lunch.

Tonight’s Activities:

THE LUHI AUCTION!!!  Doors open at 5pm - Northfield Inn

Saturday’s Activities:

ACT Testing 8:00am-12:45pm. Doors open at 7:30am.  NO ONE IS TO BE IN THE SCHOOL BUILDING FROM 7:30AM TO 12:45PM!
Boys Baseball @ Delevan Jr. High - 10am

Varsity Only Softball @ Home vs. Routt - 10am

Prom Committee meeting - 1pm in Joel - Do not come into the building before 12:45pm and do not enter Joel if the door is closed or testing is still in session.

Sunday’s Activities:

National Honor Society followed by the Spanish National Honor Society Induction beginning at 1:30pm in the Chapel.

This week’s Academic Spotlight shines on:

Sophomore Madi McMullan in Religion for consistent class work and participation.

This week’s Athletic Spotlight shines on:

Senior Brett Limper in baseball. Brett shows  excellent work ethic on the baseball field helping with fellow teammates to improve their game while improving his as well.  He shows leadership qualities as he leads by example for younger players.

Junior Bailey Wassell in girls soccer.  Bailey played great defense and goalkeeper in all 3 games. She had the shutout in the 5-0 victory against LSA.

Freshman Zach Fales in track.  He has been working hard and his skills are improving each week.


DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Appearance

Bible Verse: 2 Corinthians 4:16, “So we do not lose heart.  Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day.”

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. Teachers, please dismiss the track team at 2:20.
  2. Team Leaders will meet for lunch.
  3. Remember to turn in Spiritual Life Committee applications to Mr. K by Monday and Team Leader applications to Mrs. Hennig.
  4. All Wizard of Oz cast members who will be participating in the April 29th reunion concert will be rehearsing today after school in the music room as well as next Tuesday and Thursday after school.
  5. The LuHi Prom will be held on May 5th at the Firefighters-Postal Lake Club.  Senior Walk begins at 7:30 p.m. with dance from 8 to 11 p.m. Tickets are on sale for $30 each in the school office.  Seniors are reminded to fill out their senior walk card and all are reminded to vote for Prom King and Queen when picking up tickets.
  6. There will be a prom committee meeting this Saturday at 1:00pm in Joel.
  7. NHS members will meet on Monday, April 16th during break time.
  8. Individual Senior yearbook portraits will be taken before school next Wednesday.  Please be at school, appropriately dressed for your Senior Yearbook Portrait, at 7:30am in Ms. Ericson’s room.
  9. Rock Climbers:  Our next climbing date is Friday, April 20th.  Sign up with Mr. Kammerlohr if you are interested.
  10. Girls interested in playing summer basketball, contact Coach Mead by tomorrow.  We have an exciting month of June planned and would love for you to join our team.  
  11. A Service Academy Night will be held on Tuesday, April 24th at the Springfield Air National Guard, 183rd.  If interested, see the flyer on the bulletin board outside the Guidance Office. An RSVP is required.

Student Council will sell donuts during lunch.

Track Update:

What an awesome night of track on Tuesday evening!!  10 LuHi athletes produced (16) 1st through 3rd place finishes, with 10 of those being 1st place finishes!!  Congratulations to the hard working members, and coaches, of our LuHi track team!

Tonight’s Activities:

Track @ PORTA - 4pm

Boys basketball open gym - 5-6:30pm.  If you haven’t already done so, be sure to contact Coach Scanlan or Coach Leuschen to let them know you will be attending.


DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Appearance

Bible Verse: 1 Samuel 16:7, “But the Lord said to Samuel, ‘Do not consider his appearance or his height, for I have rejected him.  The Lord does not look at the things people look at. People look at the outward appearance, but the Lord looks at the heart.’”

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

Happy Birthday today to:  Junior Chris M., Sophomore Adam W., and Freshmen Elizabeth E. and Alex S.

  1. Teachers, please dismiss the baseball team at 2:40 today.
  2. Team Leaders will meet for lunch tomorrow.
  3. Remember to turn in Spiritual Life Committee applications to Mr. K by Monday and Team Leader applications to Mrs. Hennig.
  4. Seniors will be the guests of the junior class at this year's LuHi Prom 2018 on May 5th at the Firefighters-Postal Lake Club.  Senior Walk begins at 7:30 p.m. followed by the dance from 8 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $30 each in the school office. Seniors are reminded to fill out their senior walk card and all are reminded to vote for Prom King and Queen when picking up tickets.  Come Sail Away with us on May 5th!

Tonight’s Activities:

Baseball @ New Berlin High School - 4:30pm

Soccer @ HOME vs. Bloomington Central Catholic - 4:30pm

Combined graduation party meeting - 7:00pm at Trinity Lutheran School, 515 S. MacArthur Blvd.

Service Hour Opportunity:

Lake Springfield Clean Up Day - Saturday, May 5th from 9am-Noon.  Meet at the Motor Boat Club (Address: 17 Club Area, Springfield).  Be sure to bring your Service Hour form with you. For signature, the event coordinator is Mr. John Aiello.


DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Appearance

Bible Verse: Genesis 1:27, “So God created mankind in His own image, in the image of God He created them; male and female, He created them.”

Today’s Lunch Option:  Mac & Cheese, Salad, Chocolate Cake, Fruit & Lemonade, all just $4

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

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. ALL Senior Parents are asked to attend a meeting hosted by Mr. Rollins at 7pm TONIGHT in the Chapel to go over the rest of the school year, baccalaureate, and graduation. This is for ALL Senior Parents.  It is NOT a combined party planning meeting (that’s tomorrow night).
  2. Teachers, please dismiss track at 2:30 and softball at 2:40.
  3. Honor Card applications are due to Mrs. Hennig’s mailbox by 3:05pm today.
  4. Leadership Notes for everyone...

*Team Leaders will meet Thursday during lunch with Mrs. Hennig.   

*On Friday, Leadership Teams will be consolidating and meeting in different locations.  More information will be given after Thursday’s chapel.

*The following Friday, April 20th, Leadership will host a Chick-fil-A lunch!  If you are interested in being a team leader for next year and you are a sophomore or junior, please pick up an application in the office.  Current leaders should pick up application from Mrs. Hennig.

  1. Applications for next year’s Spiritual Life Committee may be picked up from Mr. Kammerlohr.  Completed applications are due to Mr. K by noon on Monday.
  2. Set sail on a new adventure for Prom 2018!  Seniors will be the guests of the junior class at this year's prom on May 5th at the Firefighters Postal Lake Club, beginning with the senior walk at 7:30 p.m. followed by the dance from 8 to 11 p.m.  Tickets may now be purchased for $30 each in the school office for this special night. Seniors are reminded to fill out the senior walk card and all are reminded to vote for Prom King and Queen when picking up tickets.  Come Sail Away on May 5th!
  3. There will be a combined graduation party meeting tomorrow night at 7:00pm at Trinity Lutheran School, 515 S. MacArthur Blvd.
  4. Boys Basketball:  Open gyms start this week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5-6:30pm beginning tonight for those not participating in a spring sport.  If the weather is uncooperative and spring sports need to move indoors, open gym will move to 7-8pm. Please contact Coach Scanlan or Coach Leuschen to let them know you will be attending.
  5. Girls Basketball:  Anyone interested in playing this summer, please contact Coach Mead by the end of the week.  We have an exciting month of June planned and would love for you to join our team.

Student Council will sell bagels at lunch today

Tonight’s Activities:

Track meet @ Pawnee High School - 4:15pm

Soccer @ HOME vs. Decatur - 4:30pm

Softball @ Riverton - 4:30pm

Senior Parent Meeting hosted by Mr. Rollins - 7:00pm in the Chapel.  

Service Hour Opportunity:

Lake Springfield Clean Up Day - Saturday, May 5th from 9am-Noon.  Meet at the Motor Boat Club (Address: 17 Club Area, Springfield).  Be sure to bring your Service Hour form with you. For signature, the event coordinator is Mr. John Aiello.


DAILY SHIELD

Monday, April 9, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Appearance

Bible Verse: Luke 12:22-23, “Then Jesus said to His disciples: ‘Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat; or about your body, what you will wear.  For life is more than food, and the body more than clothes.’”

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  Mac & Cheese, Salad, Chocolate Cake, Fruit & Lemonade, all just $4

Happy Birthday today to:

    1. Current Spanish Honor Society members and those slated for induction will meet during break today.
    2. Shopper’s Blessing orders are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am.
    3. Teachers, please dismiss the soccer team today at 2:30.
    4. ALL Senior Parents are asked to attend a meeting hosted by Mr. Rollins tomorrow evening in the Chapel to go over the rest of the school year, baccalaureate, and graduation beginning at 7pm.
    5. Applications for current Team Leaders to re-apply should be turned in to Mrs. Hennig this week.  Any Sophomore or Junior interested in applying to be a Team Leader for next school year should pick up an application from in the school office.  If you have questions, please see Mrs. Hennig.
    6. Applications for next year’s Spiritual Life Committee may be picked up from Mr. Kammerlohr.  Completed applications are due to Mr. K by noon on Monday, April 16th.

  • Today is the last day to purchase “Cruise With Us” Auction tickets.  The Northfield Inn conference rooms will become the S.S. Crusader this Friday beginning at 5pm.  Join in fellowship and good food, bidding on silent and live auction items, all directly benefiting the students and programs at LuHi.  Call the school office by 3:05pm today to purchase your tickets.

  1. There are still several students re-enrolled for next year who have not turned in a Preferred Course Selection Sheet.  To select classes for next year, EVERYONE must be re-enrolled and must turn in a Course Selection Sheet.  If you have not turned in your Course Selection Sheet, please come to the office to pick one up.
  2. There will be a combined graduation party meeting on Wednesday at 7:00p.m. at Trinity Lutheran School, 515 S. MacArthur Blvd.
  3. Congressmen LaHood and Davis are hosting a Service Academy Night on Tuesday April 24th at the Springfield Air National Guard, 183rd  (3101 J. David Jones Parkway). If interested, see the flyer on the bulletin board outside the Guidance Office. RSVP is required.
  4. Spring Sports Pictures are in.  Please come pick yours up in the school office.

Tonight’s Activities:

Softball @ HOME vs. Routt - 4:30

Baseball @ Hartsburg Jr/Sr High School - 4:30

Soccer @ Piasa Southwestern High School - 5:00

Service Hour Opportunity:

Lake Springfield Clean Up Day - Saturday, May 5th from 9am-Noon.  Meet at the Motor Boat Club (Address: 17 Club Area, Springfield).  Be sure to bring your Service Hour form with you. For signature, the event coordinator is Mr. John Aiello.


DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Word of the Week is:  King

Bible Verse: Proverbs 20:28, “Loyalty and truth preserve the King, and He upholds His throne by righteousness.”

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. In order to select classes for the 2018-2019 school year, you MUST be re-enrolled AND have turned in your Preferred Course Selection Sheet.  To take an advanced/honors/dual credit/or AP class, one of your current or former teachers must recommend you.  Teacher recommendation forms may be picked up in the school office.
  2. Sophomores, if you brought in class basket donations, please turn them in to Mrs. Gibler or Ms. Ericson.
  3. All Wizard of Oz scripts, free of pencil marks, must be turned in to Mr. Schorfheide today.  If not turned in by the end of the day, you will be charged for the script and it then becomes your responsibility to return it to the company.
  4. Please note that there will be NO math help after school.
  5. Current Spanish Honor Society members and those slated for induction will meet during break time in Romans on the Monday following Easter Break.
  6. Only 45 boarding passes left for the April 13th voyage of the S.S. Crusader.  Book your passage today by calling the school office. The first item in the Live Auction...a purse containing cash!  Will it be $1, $50, or even $250? Come to the Auction to find out!
  7. Congratulations to Mika H. for finding the golden egg and winning the special Easter basket.

Student Council will sell donuts at lunch today.

Tonight’s Activities:

Softball vs. Tri-City at Buffalo - 4:30pm

Please refer to the online school calendar for sporting events taking place over Easter Break.

Of special note during break is the Choral performance on Saturday, April 7th at 7:00pm in the Chapel/Performing Arts Center.  This is a free music concert; however, free-will donations are accepted and will be used to the benefit of the LuHi Music program.

Service Hour Opportunity:

We need your help at the LuHi Auction on April 13th.  See Mrs. Koopman today to sign up.

This week’s Academic Spotlight shines on:

Junior Garrett D. in U.S. History for excellent class participation, behavior, leadership, and consistent positive attitude.

Junior Rebekah G. for excellent class participation, behavior, leadership, and consistent positive attitude in U.S. History.

Sophomore Jonathan H. for an excellent grade on his last Geometry test.

Freshman Isaac G. in Geometry for an excellent test grade.

This week’s Activity Spotlight shines on:

The cast and crew of The Wizard of Oz for three outstanding performances.

This week’s Athletic Spotlight shines on:

Freshman Patrick V. in baseball for his positive attitude toward practice and willingness to work hard to improve his skills.  He has a positive ‘team player’ attitude and is always willing to help the coach or his teammates.

Sophomore Lauren K. in soccer for her positive attitude, great work ethic, strong 1-on-1 defense, and her leadership.

Senior Gabby C. in softball.  She has a very positive attitude, always supports every teammate, and is a great leader.

The Girls 4x8 Team of Elizabeth, Maddy, Brigid and Bernie. for placing 5th in the Illinois Top Times.

The 2018 Prom Court is hereby announced…(drum roll, please…)  Gabby C., Maddy E., Abbey M., Rachal R., Ian B., Walker D., Andrew G., and Colin G.  Congratulations, Prom Court!

Have a safe and happy Easter Break!


DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Word of the Week is:  King

Bible Verse: Revelation 19:16, “And on His robe and on His thigh He has a name written, King of Kings and Lord of Lords.”

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

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. Please welcome Jocelyn D. shadowing today with Erin B.
  2. Teachers, please dismiss the soccer team at 2:25 today.
  3. Class selection time is nearly upon us.  In order to select classes for the 2018-2019 school year, you MUST be re-enrolled AND have turned in your Preferred Course Selection Sheet.  Also, in order to take an advanced/honors/dual credit/or AP class, one of your current or past teachers must recommend you.  Teacher recommendation forms may be picked up in the school office.
  4. Of the Course Selection Sheets already turned in, many of you requested advanced classes; however, only a handful have come to pick up an advanced course recommendation form.  If you requested an advanced class/es, you must have a recommendation form from a current or previous teacher to be considered for the class.
  5. Freshmen, Juniors, Seniors and NHS, if you brought in auction basket donations today, please take them to your advisor/s.  Sophomores, you have until tomorrow to bring in your class basket donations to Mrs. Gibler or Ms. Ericson.
  6. All Spring Musical scripts, free of pencil marks, need to be turned in to Mr. Schorfheide by tomorrow.  If not returned on time, you will be charged for the script. It then becomes your responsibility to return it to the company.
  7. Have you bought your “Cruise With Us” Auction tickets?  Call the school office today and book your passage for April 13th aboard the S.S. Crusader.  Don’t be left on the dock as the S.S. Crusader sets sail without you!
  8. To all boys interested in playing volleyball: UIS assistant coach, Dalton Tucker, is setting up a Springfield area boys volleyball team for current Freshman-Junior boys.  Tryouts will be held in September, with the club season from November to March. If you are interested or have questions, ask Mikayla Stroup or call Dalton Tucker at 217.730.1818.
  9. Student Council is hosting an Easter Egg Hunt tomorrow morning beginning at 7:45am here in the halls of LuHi.  Don’t miss out - come to school a few minutes early to find the eggs!

Tonight’s Activities:

Soccer at Warrensburg-Latham - 4:30pm

Softball (Rescheduled from yesterday) @ HOME vs. Tri-City - 4:00

Service Hour Opportunity:

Need Service Hours?  Help out at the LuHi Auction on April 13th.  See Mrs. Koopman by Thursday to sign up.


DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Word of the Week is:  King

Bible Verse: John 12:15, “Fear not daughter of Zion; behold your King is coming seated on a donkey’s colt.”

Today’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos, Fruit, Chocolate cake & Lemonade, $4

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

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. Please welcome Ethan S. shadowing today with Izayah in the morning and Ty in the afternoon.
  2. If you requested Advanced, Honors, Dual Credit, and/or Advanced Placement classes on your Preferred Course Selection Sheet, please come to the office sometime today to get a Teacher Recommendation Form.  In order to take an advanced class, a current teacher must recommend you.
  3. To select classes for next school year, you must be re-enrolled AND have turned in your Preferred Course Selection Sheet.  Enrollment packets were mailed home in February and Preferred Course Selection Sheets have been emailed home twice.
  4. Senior Class meeting: tomorrow morning at 8:30am in Mr. Filter’s room.  You have a lot to discuss before graduation! Please make every effort to attend.
  5. Class basket donations are due to your class advisors by tomorrow.  The themes are: Freshmen - Man/Dad Gadgets; Sophomores - Birthday Bash; Juniors - Star Wars; and Seniors - A Day at the Beach.
  6. All current National Honor Society auction donations are due tomorrow in Timothy.
  7. Have you heard the news?  We only need to sell 48 more auction tickets to meet last year’s total.  Get your tickets by calling the school office.
  8. For those signed up, you will be called from class to visit with Truman State this hour.
  9. Lutheran High School’s choir will lead off a fun-filled Choral extravaganza on Saturday, April 7th beginning at 7:00pm in LuHi’s All-Saints Chapel and Performing Arts Center.  Following LuHi’s choir are two professional choirs: Sound Celebration Chorus and Sound of Illinois. Admission to the performance is free, but free-will donations benefiting the LuHi Music Department will be accepted.

Student Council will sell bagels at lunch.

Tonight’s Activities:

JV Baseball is cancelled for tonight.  JV/V will practice from 5-7 in the gym.

Softball @ HOME vs. Tri-City -4:30pm

Soccer @ HOME vs. Pleasant Plains - 4:30pm

Service Hour Opportunity:

Need Service Hours?  Want to help out your school?  Help out at the LuHi Auction on April 13th.  See Mrs. Koopman by Thursday to sign up.


DAILY SHIELD

Monday, March 26, 2018

Word of the Week is:  King

Bible Verse: Psalm 2:10, “Now therefore O Kings, show discernment; take warning, judges of the Earth.”

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos, Fruit, Chocolate cake & Lemonade, $4

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. Congratulation to everyone associated with The Wizard of Oz - cast, crew, musicians, and directors.  You entertained approximately 660 people in your 4 performances!  A special thank you to the parents for their work this weekend as well.
  2. For the assembly today, we will sit in Chapel seating beginning with the 3rd row from the stage.  So those who usually sit in the first row will sit in the 3rd row, the 8th student row will sit in the 10th row, and everyone else will fill in their appropriate spaces in between.
  3. TEACHERS:  please dismiss the baseball team at 2:25pm today.
  4. Shopper’s Blessings are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am today.
  5. Seniors:  you will have a class meeting on Wednesday at 8:30am in Mr. Filter’s room.
  6. Are you interested in auditioning for the Mayor’s Youth Council Talent Show?  Sign up in the school office by the end of school today to audition here at LuHi.  See the flyer in the office.
  7. Have you bought your “Cruise with Us” tickets?  In just 19 days, the S.S. Crusader leaves the harbor.  Passage may be booked in the school office. Have you donated to your class basket?  Class basket donations are due to your class advisors by Wednesday.
  8. All current National Honor Society members are to bring auction items to Timothy by Wednesday.
  9. Truman State will visit next Tuesday during 2nd hour.  Sign up in the Guidance Office.


Tonight’s Activities:

Baseball @ Triopia High School - 4:30pm  Cancelled   Practice from 4-5:30 at SABA

Softball @ HOME vs. Madison -4:30pm   Service Project, then playing at the dome in Pekin


Service Hour Opportunity:

Need Service Hours?  Want to help out your school?  Help out at the LuHi Auction on April 13th.  See Mrs. Koopman by Thursday to sign up.


DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Rebirth

Bible Verse: Romans 6:4, We were therefore buried with Him through baptism into death in order that, just as Christ was raised from the dead through the glory of the Father, we too may live a new life.”

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

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. Freshmen thru Juniors:  Course Selection Sheets for next year were emailed home last Friday.  With a parent/guardian, please complete the course selection sheet and online course approval form (if taking an online class next year) and return them to the school office by TOMORROW.
  2. Softball girls:  come to the office after school today to pick up your fundraiser items.
  3. Ending tomorrow is the March for Life collection for the Springfield Pregnancy Center and the Lutherans for Life Baby Bottle Drive.  If you have questions about what items to donate, please see the list outside of the office. If you have change to donate, see a student council member.
  4. All current National Honor Society members are to bring auction items to Timothy by Wednesday, March 28th.
  5. There is a Crusader Aider meeting tomorrow in the school cafeteria starting at 6:30pm.
  6. Reminder that there is no school on Friday as we welcome our area 6th graders to LuHi.  If you know of sixth graders who may not have received word about 6th Grade Day through their school or church, please invite them.  
  7. Reserved tickets for The Wizard of Oz may be purchased in the school office until Thursday at 3:05pm.  After 3:05pm tomorrow, tickets may be purchased at the door.
  8. Truman State will visit next Tuesday during 2nd hour.  Sign up in the Guidance Office.

Baseball Update:

The baseball team fell to Riverton last night, but continue to improve on team chemistry and skill work.  The boys are back in action at home on Thursday.

Soccer Update:

The Lady Crusaders got back to the win column last night with a 4-2 win over Macon-Meridian. Sophomore Emily S. led the way with 3 goals. Junior Cara A. added a goal and an assist and Junior Julie E. contributed an assist as well.

Tonight’s Activities:

Girls Soccer @ HOME vs. Southeast - 4:30pm


DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Rebirth

Bible Verse: John 3:3, “Jesus replied, ‘Very truly I tell you, no one can see the kingdom of God unless they are reborn.’”

Today’s Lunch Option:  Two hot dogs OR a hot dog and chili, potato chips/dip, carrot sticks, brownie & lemonade all for just $4!

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

Happy Birthday today to:  Junior David L.

  1. Teachers, please dismiss the soccer team at 2:30 and the softball team at 2:40.  The softball bus leaves at 3:00.
  2. Seniors:  Jostens will be here tomorrow morning from 8-9am in the cafeteria to pass out cap and gown orders.  You will also have a class meeting next Wednesday, Mar. 28th, at 8:30am in Mr. Filter’s room.
  3. For those signed up, Concordia, River Forest will be here today during 7th hour.
  4. Next year’s class selection sheets were emailed home last Friday.  EVERYONE needs to complete a course selection sheet with a parent/guardian and return it to school by THIS THURSDAY.
  5. There is a Crusader Aider meeting Thursday in the school cafeteria starting at 6:30pm.
  6. Reminder that there is no school on Friday as we welcome our area 6th graders to LuHi.  If you know of a sixth grader who may not have received word about 6th Grade Day through their school or church, please let them know that we would love to have them join us on Friday.  Sign-in begins at 8:45am, devotions at 9:00am, class sessions from 9:30-11:30, topped off by a spaghetti lunch ending around noon.  We are still in need of the following items for the lunch to feed approximately 125 students: Sliced Italian Bread, Plates, and Parmesan Cheese.  If you are able to help with any of these remaining items, please call the office.
  7. There are still some tickets available for all three performances of The Wizard of Oz:  Friday and Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 2pm.  Call the school office for tickets.
  8. There are only 24 days til we Cruise.  Have you bought your tickets? There are only a handful of seats left!  Have you donated to your class basket? Class basket donations are due to your class advisors by March 28th. Don’t be left on the dock!  Call today and book your passage for April 13th aboard the S.S. Crusader.
  9. Attention all artists, actors, singers, musicians, dancers, comedians, and anyone else with talent.  If you have an exciting (roughly two minute) act you’ve always wanted an audience to see, we know the place.  Sign up in the school office by March 26th to audition here at LuHi for a chance to perform at the Mayor’s Youth Council Talent Show.  See the flyer in the office.

Student Council will sell bagels at lunch today and Spanish NHS will sell healthy snacks tomorrow morning before school.

Tonight’s Activities:

Tech week musical rehearsal - 4-8pm

Girls Soccer @ Meridian High School - 4:30pm

Girls Softball @ New Berlin High School - 4:30pm

Boys Baseball at HOME vs. Riverton - 4:30pm


DAILY SHIELD

Monday, March 19, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Rebirth

Bible Verse: I Peter 1:23, “For you have been reborn, not of perishable seed, but of imperishable, through the living and enduring word of God.”

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  Two hot dogs OR a hot dog and chili, potato chips/dip, carrot sticks, brownie & lemonade all for just $4!

Happy Birthday today to:  Sophomore Brenden F.

  1. The Leadership Service Day committee will  meet during break today in the Bio Room. (You should know who you are!)
  2. Seniors:  Jostens will be here on Wednesday morning from 8-9am in the cafeteria to pass out cap and gown orders.
  3. Future scheduled college visits are:  Concordia, River Forest will be here tomorrow during 7th hour and Truman State on Mar. 27 during 2nd hour.  Sign up for college visits in the Guidance Office.
  4. Reminder that there is no school on Friday, unless you are helping with, or performing for, 6th grade day!
  5. Lutheran High School’s choir will lead off a fun-filled Choral extravaganza on Saturday, April 7th beginning at 7:00pm in LuHi’s All-Saints Chapel and Performing Arts Center.  Following LuHi’s choir are two professional choirs: Sound Celebration Chorus and Sound of Illinois. Admission to the performance is free, but free-will donations benefiting the LuHi Music Department will be accepted.
  6. The Drama department, musicians, and behind the scenes crews are hard at work this week in preparation for this weekend’s performances of “The Wizard of Oz.”  There are still some tickets available for all three shows: Friday and Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 2pm. Call the school office for tickets.

Spanish NHS will sell healthy snacks at break today.

Tonight’s Activities:

Tech week musical rehearsal - 4-8pm

Girls Soccer at Riverton - 4:30pm

Board of Directors’ meeting - 7pm


DAILY SHIELD

Friday, March 16, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Saved

Bible Verse: Ephesians 2:8-9, “For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.”

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. During today’s Leadership, we will be working on the service projects for "March for Life".  In the lunchroom, students will be making cards for residents at Concordia Village, putting together Easter eggs with jelly beans/poem, and making some bags with snacks for the waiting areas of the NICU.  In the chapel, we will be working on completing the bonding hearts and cutting some material for the bottom sheets for isolettes. Teachers, just a reminder to provide sufficient coverage and monitor these rooms and activities. Remember to keep bringing in donations for the Springfield Pregnancy Center and change for our Lutherans for Life Baby Bottle Drive! And...it’s Chick-fil-A lunch day for those who ordered.  Proceeds go to our “March for Life” mission outreach.
  2. The Chicago trip has been cancelled due to lack of interest or ability to attend.
  3. Wizard of Oz and “Cruise With Us” Auction tickets are on sale now in the school office.  
  4. Seniors, the following are two important pieces of information for you:  1.) Jostens will be here on Wednesday morning from 8-9am in the cafeteria to pass out cap and gown orders and 2.) there will be a Senior class meeting the following Wednesday morning, March 28th, at 8:30am in Mr. Filter’s room.

Soccer Update:

The Crusaders battled hard last night against a tough Athens team and won 1-0! After a scoreless first half, the Crusaders came out and dominated play in the 2nd. Sophomore Emily S. scored the lone goal off a great pass from Junior Cara A. with 6 minutes left to play! The Crusaders played great defense led by Senior Brooklyn T. in goal. Brooklyn and the Crusaders now have 3 shutouts on the season!

Tonight’s Activities:

Musical Rehearsal - 4-6pm

Crusader Classic Soccer game:  Taylorville vs. LuHi @ 4:00pm and Lanphier vs. Beardstown @ 5:15pm.

Baseball at Home vs. Williamsville - 4:30pm

Saturday’s Activities:

Boys Track meet at Eastern Illinois University - 8:30am

Girls Track meet at the U of I Armory - 9:00am

Prom Committee Meeting at 10am in Joel

Musical Rehearsal beginning at 1pm for everyone!  This is the first full tech rehearsal.

Final Crusader Classic Soccer Game  - Athens vs. Lanphier - 10am

This week’s Academic Spotlight shines on:

Junior Jake M. in Religion for excellent insights and daily work.

Sophomore Emily S. for excellent academic performance on a single project, assignment, or test and positive effort in class or on homework in Biology.

Freshman Brett W. in PE for positive attitude and effort, working very hard throughout this unit, and being an encouraging presence for his fellow classmates.

This week’s Athletic Spotlight shines on:

Junior Cara A. and Sophomore Emily S.l  for great play, goals, and assist in getting the soccer team to the championship game of the Crusader Classic.

Junior Brigid T. for placing 1st in the 800m at the Charleston Indoor Meet.


DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Saved

Bible Verse: Acts 16:31, “And they said, ‘Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved—you and your household.’”

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. Today’s events and deadlines...
  • Re-enrollment forms with application fee are due;
  • Lutherans for Life Essays are due;
  • Shopper’s Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am.  (Cash & carry only the week of March 19th);
  • Leadership team leaders will meet during lunch; and
  • Seniors, remind your parents that there is a combined graduation party meeting tonight at 7pm in the cafeteria.
  1. Teachers:  please take orders after announcements today for tomorrow’s Chick-fil-A lunch.  As always, if you order a lunch today, you are responsible for paying for that lunch tomorrow.
  2. UIS is visiting tomorrow during 2nd hour.  
  3. Only 2 days left to sign up for the Student Council-hosted trip to Chicago on Friday, April 6th.  The cost of the trip is $50 plus food and shopping money. Sign up in the school office, with the $50 fee, by the end of the school day tomorrow.
  4. Wizard of Oz tickets are on sale now.  Performances are Friday, March 23rd and Saturday, March 24th at 7:00pm and a matinee on Sunday, March 25th at 2:00pm.  Adults are $10, Students & Seniors are $8, Children 2-5 are $3, under 2 years old are free. Follow the yellow brick road to the school office to reserve your seats.
  5. “Cruise With Us” Auction Challenge...let’s completely book the S.S. Crusader!  We only need 53 more passengers to tie last year’s attendance. Call the school office now to book your passage for the April 13th “Cruise with Us” Auction.
  6. There will be a Senior class meeting on Wednesday, March 28th before school.  Listen to future announcements about the time and location.
  7. To all boys interested in playing volleyball, UIS assistant coach, Dalton Tucker, is setting up a Springfield area boys volleyball team for boys currently in the Freshman-Junior classes.  Tryouts will be held in September, with the club season from November to March. If you are interested or have questions, ask Mikayla Stroup or call Dalton Tucker at 217.730.1818.

Student Council will sell donuts during lunch today.

Tonight’s Activities:

Musical Rehearsal - 4-6pm

Crusader Classic Soccer game:  Taylorville vs. Lanphier @ 4:00pm and LuHi vs. Athens @ 5:15pm.

Baseball at Home vs. Decatur - 4:30pm

Senior parent combined graduation party meeting - 7pm in the cafeteria


DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Saved

Bible Verse: Revelation 22:17, “The Spirit and the bride say, “Come!” And let the one who hears say, “Come!” Let the one who is thirsty come; and let the one who wishes take the free gift of the water of life.”

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

Happy Birthday today to:  Junior Jake M.

  1. Please welcome Duncan shadowing with Izayah, Christian shadowing with Zach, and Becca shadowing with Jake.
  2. Today is the day for all qualifying juniors and seniors to turn in their application for membership in the National Honor Society.  Proper forms must be submitted to Mrs. Quigg no later than 3:05 pm today!
  3. Honor Card applications are being accepted in Mrs. Hennig’s mailbox until 3:05pm today.
  4. If you are interested in filling out a NCAA Basketball bracket for a chance to win a prize, see Mrs. Koopman. Brackets are due by the end of school today!
  5. Listen up for Thursday’s events and deadlines...
  • Re-enrollment forms with application fee are due;
  • Lutherans for Life Essays are due;
  • Leadership team leaders will meet during lunch;
  • Shopper’s Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am.  (Cash & carry only the week of March 19th.); and
  • Senior parent graduation party meeting will be held at 7pm in the cafeteria.
  1. Leadership Team is hosting a Chick-fil-A lunch on Friday.  Orders will be taken tomorrow after announcements.
  2. UIS is visiting on Friday during 2nd hour.  Concordia, River Forest - Mar. 20 and Truman State - Mar. 27.
  3. Only 3 days left to sign up for the Student Council hosted trip to Chicago on Friday, April 6th.  The cost of the trip is $50 plus food and shopping money. Sign up in the school office, with the $50 fee, by THIS Friday.
  4. Sophomores, please turn in items for our class auction basket.  So far, only two students have contributed to this worthy cause.  Our theme is "Birthday Bash." Girls should bring items for a girl's birthday party and guys should bring items for a boy's party.  Bring all items to Mrs. Gibler's or Ms. Ericson's classroom by Wednesday, March 28.
  5. Remember to bring in items for the Springfield Pregnancy Center and loose change for our Lutherans for Life Baby Bottle Drive!

Tonight’s Activities:

Crusader Classic Soccer game:  LuHi vs. Lanphier @ 4:00pm and Athens vs. Beardstown @ 5:15pm.


DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Saved

Bible Verse: Hebrews 7:25, “Therefore he is able to save completely those who come to God through him, because he always lives to intercede for them.”

Today’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/nachos, Fruit, Pudding and Lemonade, $4

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

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. Spring Sports Pictures for Scholastic Bowl, Track, Girls Soccer, and Baseball are TODAY after school.  
  2. Turn in pre-planned absence forms today if you plan to be gone for any period of the day tomorrow.
  3. There will be a Junior Class meeting at 8:15am tomorrow morning in Mr. Bulava’s room.
  4. National Honor Society applications are due to Mrs. Quigg by 3:05pm tomorrow.
  5. All qualifying juniors and seniors who wish to apply for membership in the National Honor Society must submit proper forms to Mrs. Quigg no later than 3:05 pm TOMORROW!  Please see Mrs. Quigg if you have any questions.
  6. Due Thursday: Re-enrollment forms with application fee AND Lutherans for Life Essay entries.
  7. Shopper’s Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am on Thursday.  Cash & carry only the week of March 19th.
  8. Senior parent graduation party meeting will be held on Thursday at 7pm in the cafeteria.
  9. UIS is visiting on Friday during 2nd hour.  Concordia, River Forest - Mar. 20 and Truman State - Mar. 27.
  10. Sign up by this Friday for the Student Council hosted trip to Chicago on Friday.
  11. Honor Card applications are being accepted in Mrs. Hennig’s mailbox until 3:05pm tomorrow.
  12. If you are interested in filling out a NCAA Basketball bracket for a chance to win a prize, see Mrs. Koopman soon!

Student Council will sell bagels at lunch today and Spanish NHS will sell healthy snacks tomorrow morning before school.

Soccer Update:

The Lady Crusaders soccer team opened up their season yesterday with a 2-0 win over Beardstown! The game was tied 0-0 at half and the Crusaders were getting the wind advantage in the 2nd. Junior Cara A. opened the scoring as she a hit an absolute laser to the top corner! A few minutes later, Freshmen Delaney S. played an excellent through ball to Sophomore Britta B. who sent a cross in for Sophomore Emily S. who fired a screamer to the bottom corner! The Crusaders then played great defense to close out the game. Senior Brooklyn T. got the shutout in goal.

Tonight’s Activities:

Musical Rehearsal - 4-6pm

Crusader Classic Soccer game:  Beardstown vs. Taylorville @ 4:00pm.

 

DAILY SHIELD

Monday, March 12, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Saved

Bible Verse: Isaiah 51:12, “I will expose your righteousness and your works, and they will not benefit you.”

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/nachos, Fruit, Pudding and Lemonade, $4

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. Current NHS members will meet in Mrs. Quigg’s room today at break.
  2. Shopper’s Blessings are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am today.
  3. Be sure to turn in a completed pre-planned absence form by tomorrow if you plan to be gone for any period of the day on Wednesday.
  4. Spring Sports Pictures for Scholastic Bowl, Track, Girls Soccer, and Baseball will be taken tomorrow after school.  Bring your complete uniform with you.
  5. Qualified Juniors and Seniors wanting to apply for National Honor Society must submit proper application to Mrs. Quigg by 3:05pm on Wednesday.
  6. Due Thursday: Re-enrollment forms with application fee AND Lutherans for Life Essay entries.
  7. Senior parent graduation party meeting will be held on Thursday at 7pm in the cafeteria.
  8. Remember to bring in items for the Springfield Pregnancy Center and loose change for our Lutherans for Life Baby Bottle Drive!
  9. Leadership Team is hosting a Chick-fil-A lunch this Friday.  Orders will be taken on Thursday.
  10. Wizard of Oz tickets are for sale in the school office.
  11. There are only 33 days til we Cruise away.  Have you bought your tickets? Have you donated to your class basket?  Don’t be left on the dock! Call today and book your passage aboard the S.S. Crusader for April 13th.
  12. UIS is visiting on Friday during 2nd hour.  Concordia, River Forest - Mar. 20 and Truman State - Mar. 27.
  13. Sign up by this Friday for the Student Council hosted trip to Chicago on Friday

Spanish NHS will sell healthy snacks today at break.

Track Update:

Congratulations to our girls’ team who ran very strong in Charleston on Saturday placing 14th overall.  Brigid placed 1st in the 800m and 7th in the 400m;  Maddy placed 6th in the 800m; Berni placed 5th in the 1600m; and Liz placed 10th in the 1600m.  The entire girls team had a very good showing and represented LuHi very well.

Tonight’s Activities:

Musical Rehearsal - 4-6pm

LuHi Girls Soccer and Boys Baseball open their seasons tonight at HOME.  Boys baseball starts at 4:30pm against Pawnee and Girls soccer takes the field at 5:15pm vs Beardstown.  


DAILY SHIELD

Friday, March 9, 2018

Word of the Week is:  Wisdom

Bible Verse: Proverbs 3:7, “Do not be wise in your own eyes; fear the Lord and shun evil.”

Happy Birthday on Saturday to:  Sophomore Aleah K.

  1. Teachers, please dismiss Team Leaders 5 minutes early from 3rd hour class to the Bio Room to prepare for Leadership time.  At third hour dismissal, everyone is to report to their regularly assigned areas for Leadership Groups.
  2. There is a NHS meeting in Mrs. Quigg’s room at break on Monday.
  3. Spring Sports Pictures will be taken after school on Tuesday.  This includes Scholastic Bowl, Track, Girls Soccer, and Baseball.  Be sure you have your complete uniform with you that day.
  4. Items for next Wednesday:  Proper applications for Junior and Senior membership in NHS must be turned into Mrs. Quigg by 3:05pm AND anyone planning to be absent from school for any part of the day on Wednesday must turn in a completed pre-planned absence form by Tuesday.
  5. Item for next Thursday:  re-enrollment forms and application fees for next school year are due AND it is also the deadline for Lutherans for Life Essay entries.
  6. The Greenville University Choir is performing tonight at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Sherman beginning at 7:30pm.
  7. Come by or call the school office to purchase your Wizard of Oz and LuHi Auction tickets.  There is limited seating at these events and tickets are going fast!
  8. The weekend is a great time to go shopping for class basket donations for the auction.  Just a reminder of the class basket themes: Freshmen - Man/Dad Gadgets; Sophomores - Birthday Bash; Juniors - Star Wars; and Seniors - A Day at the Beach.  See your class advisors for more information regarding item ideas for your basket.
  9. Seniors, please tell your parents that there will be a senior graduation party meeting next Thursday at 7pm in the cafeteria.
  10. Student Council invites you to join them on a trip to the Magnificent Mile in downtown Chicago.  The trip will take place on the Friday of Easter break, April 6th. We will meet at LuHi in the west parking lot at 6:45 a.m. to leave for Water Tower Place on Michigan Avenue.  We will watch movies on the way, eat breakfast, shop, sightsee, and gather for supper before returning to LuHi at approximately 9:30pm. The cost of the trip is $50 plus you’ll need to bring spending money for your food and other purchases.  The deadline to sign up is March 16th. The $50 payment is due when signing up in the school office.  Come join us for some fun in the Windy City!

Student Council is selling Uncrustables at lunch.

Tonight’s Activities:

Musical Rehearsal - 4-8pm

Baseball practice - 3:45

Saturday’s Activities:

Track Meet at Eastern Illinois University - 8:30am

Musical Rehearsal - 9am-1pm

Prom Committee Meeting - 10am in Joel

Sunday’s Activity:

Elementary Music Contest beginning at 12:30pm

This week’s Academic Spotlight shines on:

Junior Carson M. for excellent and consistent academic performance in Religion; and in Spanish 3 for consistent positive attitude and effort in class or on homework, and excellent academic performance on a single project, assignment, or test.

Sophomore Britta B. in Spanish 2 for excellent academic performance on a single project, assignment, or test and consistent positive attitude and effort in class or on homework.

Sophomore Ben S. in PE for major improvement in attitude and/or academics; and great effort in the pickleball tourney.

Freshman Erin B. for consistent positive attitude and effort in class or on homework, and excellent academic performance on a single project, assignment, or test in Spanish 1.

This week’s Athletic Spotlight shines on:

Junior Hank H.- He tied for 5th out of 32 shooters in the IHSA State 3-point showdown.  He gave a valiant effort in the contest and was a great representative for the LuHi Crusaders.