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


DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Blessings

Bible Verse:  Proverbs 11:25, “Whoever brings blessings will be enriched and whoever waters himself will be watered.”

Tuesday’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos (yes, really!) with toppings, Chocolate chip cookies, Lemonade, $4

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. The Air National Guard will be here today at lunch.
  2. Due TODAY in the school office by 3:05pm...Avanti’s Gondola sub orders and Spring Musical ticket reservations.
  3. NHS applications are due to Mrs. Quigg by March 18th.  Forms are located outside of Mark. If you need to transfer service hours from school to NHS, see Mrs. Conner no later than noon on Monday.
  4. LuHi Blood Drive is next Thursday.  Sign up for a time slot in the school office.  If you are 16, you need a signed parent consent form before signing up.  Everyone will need a valid ID on the day of the event.
  5. Pampered Chef Post-Prom online sale runs until March 22 @ pamperedchef.com/party/luhipostprom  
  6. Next Thursday is LuHi’s Chick-fil-A SCHOOL fundraiser night from 4:30-7:30pm.  For the class with the most flyers submitted at purchase during the fundraiser, Chick-fil-A will donate 200 nuggets to that class AND Mr. Rollins is throwing in a FREE dress down day for the winning class!  Flyers are in the school office, on the Ledger, or the online calendar under March 19.
  7. Freshman class Pulled Pork Dinner To-Go fundraiser orders due Friday, April 3rd.  The dinner is $8. Order forms are in the school office or the online school calendar under April 3rd.  Pick up is Monday, April 6th from 4-5:30 in the LuHi Cafeteria.
  8. There is NO SCHOOL tomorrow unless you are helping with 6th Grade Day, then you need to be here no later than 8:15am; or if you are in the Musical, then call time is 10am.

Service Hour Opportunity:

Spend your summer outdoors making friends and having fun.  Camp CILCA needs Joyful Hearts and Junior Counselor volunteers to serve one week at a time. Up to 90 service hours can be earned per week! Contact Pastor Theilen at camp@cilca.org or sign up on the website: cilca.org.


DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Blessings

Bible Verse:  Psalm 5:12, “Surely, Lord, you bless the righteous; you surround them with your favor as with a shield.”

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

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. Post-prom fundraisers:  1.) Avanti’s Gondola sub sale  - Order deadline is TOMORROW at 3:05pm; meal pick up is Monday from 3:30-5:30pm in the LuHi Cafeteria.  2.) Pampered Chef Online Sale until March 22nd- https://www.pamperedchef.com/party/luhipostprom 
  2. The Spring Musical is Friday/Saturday/Sunday.  Ticket reservation deadline in the school office is Thursday at 3:10pm, subsequent sales at the door.
  3. Want to save a life???  The LuHi Blood Drive is Thursday, March 19th.  Come sign up for a time slot in the school office.  Students age 16 need a signed parent consent form to sign up.  Everyone will need a valid ID on the day of the event.
  4. The Freshmen are hosting a Pulled Pork Dinner To-Go as their class fundraiser.  The dinner is only $8 and consists of a pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, and potato salad.  Order forms are in the school office or the online school calendar under April 3rd. Orders accepted until Friday, April 3rd; pick up is on Monday, April 6th from 4-5:30 in the LuHi Cafeteria.
  5. If it’s not already on your calendar, mark NEXT Thursday for an evening of fellowship and good food at LuHi’s Chick-fil-A SCHOOL fundraiser night from 4:30-7:30pm.  We are going to have a class competition involving this fundraiser. For the class with the most flyers submitted at purchase during the fundraiser, Chick-fil-A will donate 200 nuggets to that class AND to inspire even better attendance, Mr. Rollins is throwing in a FREE dress down day for the winning class as well!  Come join us at Chick-fil-A NEXT Thursday.

Service Hour Opportunity:

Spend your summer outdoors making friends and having fun.  Camp CILCA needs Joyful Hearts and Junior Counselor volunteers to serve one week at a time. Up to 90 service hours can be earned per week! Contact Pastor Theilen at camp@cilca.org or sign up on the website: cilca.org.


DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Blessings

Bible Verse:  Ezekiel 34:26, “...I will send down showers in season; there will be showers of blessing.”

Today’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos with toppings, Chocolate Cake, and Lemonade, $4

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

Happy Birthday today to:  Senior Aleah K. and Sophomore Siena S.

  1. Post-prom fundraisers going on this week:  1.) online Pampered Chef sale at https://www.pamperedchef.com/party/luhipostprom  Hostess gifts will be donated to the LuHi kitchen; catalogs available in the school office; sale ends March 22, and 2.) Avanti’s Gondola sub sale until Thursday.  Order forms are in the school office or the online school calendar under March 12th. Order deadline is THIS Thursday; meal pick up is Monday from 3:30-5:30pm in the LuHi Cafeteria. 
  2. The Air National Guard will be here Thursday at lunch.
  3. The Spring Musical begins on Friday.  Ticket reservation deadline in the school office is Thursday at 3:10pm.  All ticket sales after this will be at the door.
  4. NHS applications are due to Mrs. Quigg by March 18th.  Forms are located outside of Mark. If you need to transfer service hours from school to NHS, see Mrs. Conner no later than noon on Monday, March 16th.

Today’s Activities:

Tech Week Rehearsal - 4 to 8pm

Culver’s soccer fundraiser -Wabash location- 5-8pm.  No flyers necessary.


DAILY SHIELD

Monday, March 9, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Integrity

Bible Verse:  Matthew 5:8, “Blessed are the pure in heart, for they shall see God.”

Tuesday’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos with toppings, Chocolate Cake, and Lemonade, $4

Happy Birthday today to: 

  1. Shopper’s Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am today.
  2. Seniors, Juniors, and Freshmen have class meetings today during break - Seniors in Mrs. Devine’s classroom, Juniors in Mr. Schorfheide’s music room, and Freshmen in the gym.
  3. Mr. Ebener is not here again today.  If you need assistance or need to turn in your Course Registration materials, please come to the school office.
  4. Girls soccer is hosting a fundraiser at Culver's tomorrow night.  From 5-8pm at the Wabash location only, a percentage of all sales will go to support our team.  No flyers necessary. Be sure to pick up a Shoppers’ Blessings card to use tomorrow night. Hope to see you there! 
  5. There are TWO post-prom fundraisers beginning this week.  First, starting today, is an online Pampered Chef sale hosted by Vonda Wiegand.  You can find the party at https://www.pamperedchef.com/party/luhipostprom  Proceeds go to the post-prom fund and all hostess gifts will be donated to the LuHi kitchen.  It’s a win, win, win! Catalogs are in the school office. Second is an Avanti’s Gondola sub sale from now until Thursday.  Pick up an order form in the school office or find it on the online school calendar under March 12th. The meal for two includes a 16-inch Avanti’s Gondola sub and two bags of chips for $10.  Order deadline is Thursday, March 12; meal pick up is Monday, March 16th from 3:30-5:30pm in the LuHi Cafeteria. This information will also be sent home tomorrow in the Ledger!
  6. This week’s post-graduation organization visit is from the Air National Guard on Thursday at lunch.
  7. The Spring Musical begins on Friday.  Reserve your seats now in the school office.

Today’s Activity:

Tech Week Rehearsal - 4 to 8pm

Scholastic Bowl IHSA Regionals - 4:30pm at Pleasant Plains High School


DAILY SHIELD

Friday, March 6, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Integrity

Bible Verse:  Proverbs 11:3, “The integrity of the upright guides them, but the unfaithful are destroyed by their duplicity.”

Today’s Lunch Option (if pre-ordered):  Chick-fil-A 

Tuesday’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos with toppings, Chocolate Cake, and Lemonade, $4

Happy Birthday today to:  Freshman Brea’Ana S.

  1. Please welcome Danny F. shadowing this afternoon with Aiden S.
  2. Leadership Teams will meet in their assigned classrooms.
  3. Please send God’s Blessings with the following people as they perform at the IHSA Solo and Ensemble Music Contest tomorrow:  Emili P., Brett W., Allyson W., Andrew W., Evan H., and Natalie S.
  4. Reminder that Mr. Ebener is not here today or Monday.  If you need assistance or need to turn in your Course Registration materials, please come to the school office.
  5. The Seniors will have a class meeting on Monday during break in Mrs. Devine’s classroom.
  6. Culvers Soccer fundraiser night is Tuesday from 5-8pm - Wabash location only.  No flyers necessary.
  7. Spring Musical performances of The Little Mermaid are March 13-15th.  Tickets are currently on sale in the school office.
  8. NHS applications are due to Mrs. Quigg by March 18th.

Today’s Activity:

Softball indoor practice at Calvary 3:30-5:30.  Bus for practice will leave at 3:20.

Saturday’s Activities:  

IHSA Music Contest @ PORTA High School in Petersburg starting at 8am

Track at Illinois College - 10am

Tech Week Rehearsal - Noon -5pm

This week’s Academic Spotlight shines on:  

Junior Kiersten O. in Chemistry for excellent academic performance on a recent test.

Sophomore Mason L. in Geometry for excellent academic performance on a single project, assignment or test; and in PE as he plays for the championship in Bowling.

Freshmen James B. and Colter S. in English 9 for excellent class participation.

Also nominated:  Michael B., Ryan R. and Sam P.


DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, March 5, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Integrity

Bible Verse:  Proverbs 21:3, “To do what is right and just is more acceptable to the Lord than sacrifice.”

Friday’s Lunch Option:  Leadership-hosted Chick-fil-A lunch.  Meal is $5, extra sandwich is $5.

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. Teachers, please take Chick-fil-A orders after announcements.
  2. Blackburn College visits today during lunch.
  3. Mr. Ebener will not be here today, tomorrow or Monday; therefore, that office will be closed 1st and 8th hours.  If you need assistance at any time of the school day, please come to the school office. Finally, while Mr. Ebener is out, please turn in your Course Registration materials for next school year to the school office.  We will collect them, note the date/time you turned them in, and give them to Mr. Ebener upon his return.
  4. This week for Leadership, we will be doing a service project.  We will tie fleece blankets for donation to the Youth Services Bureau here in Springfield for homeless youth.  Some of our Chick-fil-A profits are helping to fund this project, so make sure to order Chick-fil-A in support of our community’s youth!  Teams will meet in their assigned classrooms.
  5. NHS applications are due to Mrs. Quigg by March 18th.

DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Integrity

Bible Verse:  Proverbs 28:6, “Better the poor whose walk is blameless than the rich whose ways are perverse.”

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

Friday’s Lunch Option:  Leadership-hosted Chick-fil-A lunch.  Meal is $5, extra sandwich is $5. Orders taken tomorrow

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. Please welcome Elijah J. shadowing today with Grady L.
  2. Honor card applications are being accepted in Mrs. Hennig’s mailbox until 3:05pm today.
  3. Course Registration forms for Freshman through Junior students were handed out AND emailed home yesterday.  If you did not receive your forms, check with your parents first and then see Mr. Ebener.
  4. Blackburn College visits Thursday at lunch.
  5. NHS applications are due to Mrs. Quigg by March 18th.  Forms are located outside of Mark. If you need to transfer service hours from school to NHS, see Mrs. Conner no later than noon on Monday, March 16th.
  6. Culvers Soccer fundraiser night is Tuesday from 5-8pm - Wabash location only.  No flyers necessary.
  7. Spring Musical performances of The Little Mermaid are March 13-15th.  Tickets are currently on sale in the school office.

DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, March 3, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Integrity

Bible Verse:  Luke 6:31, “Do to others as you would have them do to you.”

Today’s Lunch Option:  Spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, garlic bread, rice krispie treat, and lemonade, $4

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

Happy Birthday today to:  Freshman Brynn B.

  1. Please welcome Megan B. shadowing today with Aliana S.
  2. Teachers, please dismiss the Scholastic Bowl team at 2:55 today for its MSM Conference meet.  Students, meet in Mr. Ennis’ classrooom.
  3. MacMurray College visits today at lunch - Blackburn visits on Thursday
  4. Honor card applications are being accepted in Mrs. Hennig’s mailbox until Wednesday at 3:05pm.
  5. Qualifying Juniors and Seniors who wish to apply for membership in National Honor Society must submit proper application to Mrs. Quigg no later than 3:05pm on Wednesday, March 18th.  Forms are located outside of Mark. Please contact Mrs. Quigg if you have any questions.
  6. Culvers Soccer fundraiser night is NEXT Tuesday.
  7. Spring Musical performances of The Little Mermaid are March 13-15th.  Tickets are currently on sale in the school office.

Tonight’s Activities:

Varsity Scholastic Bowl MSM Conference Meet - 4:00pm at Franklin

Spring sports rules meeting - 6pm in the cafeteria

Fall Football organizational meeting - 6:30pm in the cafeteria (following the sports rules meeting)


DAILY SHIELD

Monday, March 2, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Integrity

Bible Verse:  Proverbs 12:22 “The Lord detests lying lips, but He delights in people who are trustworthy.”

Tuesday’s Lunch Option has changed:  Spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, garlic bread, rice krispie treat, and lemonade, $4

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. Today, please welcome Luke W. shadowing Grady L. and Malaya M. shadowing Hannah B.
  2. Spanish Honor Society will sell healthy snacks at break in the cafeteria.
  3. Leadership Service Day committee meets during break in the Bio room.
  4. Shopper’s Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am today.
  5. Qualifying Juniors and Seniors who wish to apply for membership in National Honor Society must submit proper application to Mrs. Quigg no later than 3:05pm on Wednesday, March 18th.  Forms are located outside of Mark. Please contact Mrs. Quigg if you have any questions.
  6. College visits during lunch this week are MacMurray College - tomorrow and Blackburn College on Thursday.
  7. The spring sports rules meeting is tomorrow at 6pm in the cafeteria.
  8. A Fall Football organizational meeting will be held tomorrow at 6:30pm in the cafeteria, following the sports rules meeting.
  9. Friday is the end of the 3rd Quarter.
  10. Tech Week for the Spring Musical begins Saturday.

Spring Musical performances of The Little Mermaid are March 13-15th.  Tickets are currently on sale in the school office.  Adults are $10, Students and Seniors are $8, Ages 3 to Kindergarten are $3, and 2 and under are FREE.


DAILY SHIELD

Friday, February 28, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Honor

Bible Verse:  1 Corinthians 6:20, “You were bought at a price.  Therefore, honor God with your bodies.”

Tuesday’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos with toppings, Rice Krispie treat, and Lemonade, $4

Happy Birthday today to:  Freshman Andrew W.

 

  1. Leadership teams will be split into males and females for today.  MALES will go to the following rooms: Teams 1-4 will meet in Revelation, Teams 5-8 will meet in Timothy, and Teams 9-12 will meet in Ezra.   FEMALES will go to the following rooms: Teams 1-3 will meet in Esther, Teams 4-6 will meet in Room 115 (Mrs. Koopman's room), Teams 7-9 will meet in Proverbs, and Teams 10-12 will meet in Mark.
  2. Leadership Service Day committee meets during break on Monday in the Bio room.
  3. Qualifying Juniors and Seniors who wish to apply for membership in National Honor Society must submit proper application to Mrs. Quigg no later than 3:05pm on Wednesday, March 18th.  Forms are located outside of Mark. Please contact Mrs. Quigg if you have any questions.
  4. College visits during lunch next week:  Tuesday - MacMurray and Thursday - Blackburn
  5. The Spring sports rules meeting will be held on Tuesday at 6pm in the cafeteria for anyone playing a spring sport who has NOT already attended a sports rules meeting this school year.
  6. Following the sports rules meeting on Tuesday, Coach Creviston and Coach McCulley will host a football 2020-21 organizational meeting at 6:30pm in the cafeteria.
  7. Next Friday, March 6th is the end of 3rd Quarter.

Tonight’s Activity:

Scholastic Bowl practice after school

Saturday’s Activity:

Musical Full Show Rehearsal - 1-5pm

Concordia, St. Paul’s Concert Band performs at Trinity Lutheran Church.  Church service is at 5:30pm with concert following at 6:30pm.

This week’s Academic Spotlight shines on:

Freshman Aaron R. in Physical Science for consistent positive attitude and effort in class or on homework, and improved class participation; and in Algebra for major improvement in attitude and/or academics.

Sophomore Ben W. in Spanish for excellent academic performance on a single project, assignment, or test, consistent positive effort in class or on homework.

Also nominated were:  Elijah K. and Simon K.

This week’s Athletic Spotlight shines on:

Senior Brett D. in boys basketball.  Tuesday night in regionals, Brett played his heart out on both ends of the floor helping to give us a chance to beat New Berlin.


DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Honor

Bible Verse:  John 12:26, “Whoever serves me must follow me; and where I am, my servant also will be.  My Father will honor the one who serves me.”

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. Leadership Team Leaders will meet in the Bio room for lunch today.
  2. Concordia, St. Paul’s Concert Band performs at Trinity Lutheran Church on Saturday.  Church service is at 5:30pm with concert following at 6:30pm.
  3. Leadership Service Day committee meets during break on Monday in the Bio room.
  4. The Spring sports rules meeting will be held on Tuesday at 6pm in the cafeteria for anyone playing a spring sport who has NOT already attended a sports rules meeting this school year.
  5. Following the sports rules meeting on Tuesday, Coach Barry Creviston and Coach McCulley will host a football 2020-21 organizational meeting at 6:30pm in the cafeteria.
  6. Spring Musical performances of The Little Mermaid are March 13-15th.  Tickets are currently on sale in the school office.  Adults are $10, Students and Seniors are $8, Ages 3 to Kindergarten are $3, and 2 and under are FREE.  Please come out to witness the wonderful talent that God has granted our LuHi students.

Boys Basketball Update:

The boys basketball season came to an end Tuesday night, but not without a fight.  Seniors J.T. W. and Brett D. lead the team to playing our best defense of the year and the team never gave up.  Brett also led in scoring with 17 points. The team fell 39-44, but fought to the very end and played very good ball.  Well done, gentlemen!


7th Hour Announcements

TOMORROW is an 8AM START, not 9am, and we will be on Chapel schedule.

Anyone playing, or interested in playing, Girls Soccer, please meet in the gym lobby immediately after school today.  We have an organizational meeting right after school and then an open gym from 3:30-4:30pm.

There will be a Boys Baseball player/parent meeting this Thursday from 6-7pm in the LuHi cafeteria.

AND finally… TOMORROW is an 8AM START!!

DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Honor

Bible Verse:  John 5:22-23, “ For the Father judges no one, but has given all judgment to the Son, that all may honor the Son, just as they honor the Father. Whoever does not honor the Son does not honor the Father who sent Him.”

Today’s Lunch Option:   Grilled Chicken Tenders, Mashed Potatoes, Salad, Brownie and Lemonade, $4

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

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. TOMORROW is an 8AM START and we will be on Chapel Schedule for Ash Wednesday.
  2. Please welcome Alexis S. shadowing today with Freshman Alaina S.
  3. Trinity alumni participating in the lip-sync contest will eat 1st lunch and then go to Trinity.  OS alumni going to OS this afternoon will meet Mrs. Wilson in the Learning Commons at 2pm. If any of these students has not turned in their permission slips, do so BEFORE the start of 3rd hour.

Tonight’s Activity:

Varsity Boys Basketball begins its post-season run tonight vs. New Berlin - 7:30pm at Franklin High School


DAILY SHIELD

Monday, February 24, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Honor

Bible Verse:  Romans 12:10, “Be devoted to one another in love.  Honor one another above yourselves.”

Tuesday’s Lunch Option:   Grilled Chicken Tenders, Mashed Potatoes, Salad, Brownie and Lemonade, $4

Happy Birthday today to:  Freshman Elly C.

  1. Shopper’s Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am today.
  2. NHS meets during break in Mrs. Quigg’s room.
  3. Spanish Honor Society will sell healthy snacks during lunch today.
  4. Wednesday is an 8AM START DAY.  It is Ash Wednesday and we will be on Chapel Schedule.
  5. Jostens will be here on Thursday from 7:30-7:55am to distribute Senior Graduation Orders.
  6. Concordia University, St. Paul’s Concert Band will be performing at Trinity Lutheran Church on Saturday.  Trinity’s Church service is at 5:30pm with Concert following at 6:30pm.
  7. Next week’s college visits during lunches are:  MacMurray on Tuesday, March 3rd and Blackburn on Thursday, March 5th.
  8. Interested in participating in Lutherans for Life’s Illinois Essay Contest?  Pick up entry information outside Mrs. Quigg’s classroom. The essay theme is From Invisible to Indispensable and the submission deadline is April 1st.  See Mrs. Quigg with questions.

Swim Update:

Congratulations to Brett W. who represented LuHi in the IHSA Swim Sectionals this past Saturday.  He placed 5th and made the podium in the 500 swim event. Great job, Brett!

Basketball Update:  

The JV and Varsity boys ended their regular season play by dominating Mt. Olive on Friday night.  The JV won by 30 and the Varsity did not disappoint, winning by 25. Congrats to both teams and thanks to all the fans on creating such a fun atmosphere on Senior Night.  

Tonight’s Activity:

Trinity students participating in lip-sync competition at Trinity, please meet Mrs. Wilson today after school in the commons for practice.

Crusader Aider meeting - 6pm in the cafeteria


DAILY SHIELD

Friday, February 21, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Judgement

Bible Verse:  Romans 2:1-3, “You, therefore, have no excuse, you who pass judgment on someone else, for at whatever point you judge another, you are condemning yourself, because you who pass judgment do the same things. Now we know that God’s judgment against those who do such things is based on truth. So when you, a mere human being, pass judgment on them and yet do the same things, do you think you will escape God’s judgment?”

Today’s Lunch Option (if pre-ordered):  Leadership-hosted Chick-fil-A lunch

Tuesday’s Lunch Option:   Grilled Chicken Tenders, Mashed Potatoes, Salad, Brownie and Lemonade, $4

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. With today’s adjusted schedule, lunches will be during SIXTH HOUR CLASS.  So, 1st lunch (after your 5th hour class) is Bulava (Study Hall), Henry (Drawing), Hennig (A & P), and Armburst (IPS); then, 2nd lunch (after your 6th hour class) is Devine (Business Math), Dolen (Algebra), Ennis (US History), Erison (World Lit), and McCulley (PE).
  2. TODAY is your last chance to tell Mr. Ebener that you want to join the tour to Concordia University, Nebraska on March 5-7th.
  3. If you are interested in participating in Lutherans for Life’s Illinois Essay Contest, open to all LuHi students, pick up entry information outside Mrs. Quigg’s classroom.  The essay’s theme is From Invisible to Indispensable and the submission deadline is April 1st.  See Mrs. Quigg with questions.
  4. NHS meets Monday during break in Mrs. Quigg’s room.
  5. Wednesday is an 8AM START DAY.  It is Ash Wednesday and we will be on Chapel Schedule.
  6. Seniors,  Jostens will be here on Thursday from 7:30-7:55am to distribute Senior Graduation Orders.  Be sure to have remaining balance payments with you at pick-up.

Scholastic Bowl: Congrats to the Scholastic Bowl team on their win last night.

Tonight’s Activity:

Scholastic Bowl practice after school

Musical Rehearsal - 4-7pm

JV/V Boys Basketball at HOME vs. Mt. Olive beginning at 6:00pm.   IT’S SENIOR NIGHT for Boys Basketball, Cheerleading, Scholastic Bowl, and Band!!!  Recognition will take place between games.  Also, this is the last chance to pick up your Heart Week shirts for $10 in the school office to wear to tonight’s games.  Tonight is a RED OUT in honor or Heart Week and the American Heart Association.  And Finally, ALL STUDENTS get in FREE to tonight’s games.  Come out for free to support our seniors, our basketball teams, the AHA, and have a fun night!

Saturday’s Activity:

Musical Rehearsal from 10-1

9th Grade Boys Basketball at Edinburg - 10:30am

This week’s Academic Spotlight shines on:

Senior Emily S. in Anatomy & Physiology for excellent academic performance on a single project, assignment, or test,  and consistent positive effort in class or on homework.

Freshman Geno D. in PE for excellent class participation, behavior, and/or leadership, and being a class leader in the Badminton tournament. 

Freshman Andrew W. in Band for excellent drumset musicianship.

Freshman Peter D. in PE for excellent class participation, behavior, and/or leadership, consistent positive attitude, and excelling and learning in Badminton. 

Also nominated were:  Lili C., Jozsef M., and Aiden S.

This week’s Activity Spotlight shines on:

Freshman Rhythm M. for his excellent performance at the Illinois Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition.

This week’s Athletic Spotlight shines on:

Junior Isaac G. in Boys Basketball for his leadership, rebounding, and communication on defense.


7th Hour Announcements

Tomorrow is a StuCo dress down day…with a Heart Week twist!  IF you wear sweatpants or athletic shorts of your assigned Class Color, you do not have to pay $1; however, if you wear sweatpants or athletic shorts of a different color, you must pay your $1 to the StuCo reps as you enter the building.  NO Pajama Pants, yoga pants, etc. allowed and athletic shorts must be of appropriate length!  If you have questions, ask Mr. Bulava, Mrs. Hennig, or come ask in the school office before you leave today.

Any Trinity Alum who signed up for the Lip-Sync team, please meet Mrs. Wilson today after school in the Commons.

DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, February 20, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Judgement

Bible Verse:  Luke 6:37-38, “Do not judge, and you will not be judged. Do not condemn, and you will not be condemned. Forgive, and you will be forgiven. Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap. For with the measure you use, it will be measured to you.”

Friday’s Lunch Option:  Leadership-hosted Chick-fil-A lunch, $5 for the meal, $5 for an extra sandwich.  

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. Teachers, please take a lunch count after announcements for tomorrow’s Chick-fil-A lunch.
  2. NO Leadership lunch today.
  3. A big thanks to the band and choir kids for their performance yesterday at Salem Lutheran Grade School in Jacksonville.  It was a great showing for LuHi.
  4. We will be on End-of-Day Assembly Schedule tomorrow for Heart Week class competition games.  Wear your class colors - Freshmen/Green, Sophomores/Red, Juniors/White, Seniors/Blue - to earn your class points.  Then, wear your Heart Week t-shirts to tomorrow’s basketball games for those last-chance class points.  
  5. Tomorrow night is SENIOR NIGHT!!  In between the JV and Varsity games, the Seniors in Boys Basketball, Cheerleading, Scholastic Bowl, and Band will be recognized.  Come out and show your appreciation and support for all of the hard work these Seniors have put toward their respective activity over their 4-year high school career.
  6. Lutherans for Life is holding its annual Illinois Essay Contest.  This contest is open to all LuHi students. Essays should address Life Issues with the 2020 Conference Theme:  From Invisible to Indispensable.  Entry information may be found outside of Mrs. Quigg’s classroom and the submission deadline is April 1st.  See Mrs. Quigg with questions.
  7. Tomorrow is the deadline to let Mr. Ebener know if you want to join the group from St. Louis who will be touring Concordia University, Nebraska on March 5-7th.
  8. Wednesday is an 8AM START DAY.  It is Ash Wednesday and we will be on Chapel Schedule.
  9. NEXT Thursday, Jostens will be here from 7:30-7:55am to distribute Senior Graduation Orders.  Be sure to have remaining balance payments with you that morning.

Tonight’s Activity:

Scholastic Bowl @ A-C Central - 4:30pm

Senior parent Group Graduation organizational meeting - 6:30pm in the cafeteria.


DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Judgement

Bible Verse:  Proverbs 31:9, “Speak up and judge fairly; defend the rights of the poor and needy.”

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

Friday’s Lunch Option:  Leadership-hosted Chick-fil-A lunch, $5 for the meal, $5 for an extra sandwich.  Orders will be taken tomorrow after announcements.

Happy Birthday today to:  Senior Ashleigh F.

  1. Lincoln Land Community College and the LuHi’s Boys Baseball coach visit today during lunches.  If you want to play baseball, sign up with coach today.
  2. The band and choir students performing today in Jacksonville should be dismissed at 12:20 and report to the music room.
  3. Trinity alums, remember to see Mrs. Wilson before the end of school today if you want to compete in Trinity’s NLSW Lip-Sync competition next week.  It should be a lot of fun!!
  4. Leadership Team Leaders will meet tomorrow during lunches.
  5. Tomorrow night, the senior parent Group Graduation organizational meeting will be held at 6:30pm in the cafeteria.  If you are interested in participating in a Group graduation party, a parent needs to attend or already contacted Mrs. Kirby to let her know of your interest.
  6. The Heart Week make-up day will be THIS FRIDAY, Feb. 21st, so wear your class colors (Freshmen/Green, Sophomores/Red, Juniors/White, Seniors/Blue) to earn your class points.  We will be on End-of-Day Assembly Schedule for the class competition games. Then, wear your Heart Week t-shirts to the basketball games on Friday night for those last-chance class points.  Friday night is also SENIOR NIGHT at the basketball games for Boys Basketball, Cheerleading, Scholastic Bowl, and Band.
  7. Want to tour Concordia University, Nebraska on March 5-7th??? Let Mr. Ebener know by this Friday that you are interested in joining the group from St. Louis.
  8. NHS meets Monday during break in Mrs. Quigg’s room.
  9. The Crusader Aider meeting that was cancelled for tonight has been rescheduled to Monday at 6pm in the cafeteria.  Remember that ALL parents and guardians of LuHi students are invited to attend.

Boys Basketball Update:

The JV and Varsity boys played tough South county teams last night.  South County will be a conference champion and the boys held them to 27-27 at the end of the third, keeping them scoreless in the second.  The Vipers pulled away, however, and took the 39-52 win, but our LuHi boys continued to fight until the end.. 

Tonight’s Activity:

JV/V Boys Basketball at HOME vs. Athens beginning at 6:00pm


7th Hour Announcements

Drivers Ed students who need classroom hours…Mr. Hambelton will be here tomorrow morning at 8:15am in the Driver’s Ed room to help you make up those classroom hours.

Congratulations to the LuHi Scholastic Bowl Team on its 3rd place finish at the Masonic Scholastic Bowl Tournament this past Saturday in New Berlin.  With this win, the school received a trophy, the participants received individual medals, and the team received a monetary prize.  Congrats, Schol Bowl!!

Next week, as part of National Lutheran School Week, Trinity is hosting a Lip-Sync Competition and has invited a Trinity alumni team from LuHi to compete.  If you a Trinity alum and want to perform in the competition, see Mrs. Wilson by the end of school tomorrow.  Do not count yourself out because you are busy after school.  If you want to perform, come talk to Mrs. Wilson!

DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Judgement

Bible Verse:  Matthew 7:1-2, “Do not Judge, or you too will be judged.  For in the same way you judge others, you will be judged, and with the measure you use, it will measure to you.”

Tuesday’s Lunch Option:  Pasta Alfredo, Green Beans, Garlic Bread, White Cake, and Lemonade, $4

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. A make-up day for the missed Friday of Heart Week will be rescheduled for an upcoming day.  Keep listening to the announcements for that rescheduled date.
  2. Shoppers Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes today by 11:45am.
  3. Lincoln Land Community College visits tomorrow during lunches.  Also during lunches tomorrow, the boys baseball coach will be here to sign boys up for the spring season.
  4. Please remind your parents that the Crusader Aider meeting is tomorrow night at 6:00pm in the cafeteria.  ALL parents/guardians are automatically members of Crusader Aiders and all are invited to attend the meetings.  In the time since morning announcements, tomorrow’s Cruasader Aider meeting has been CANCELLED.  If the meeting is rescheduled, we will put the information in the Daily Shield.
  5. On Thursday, the senior parent Group Graduation organizational meeting will be held at 6:30pm in the cafeteria.
  6. Let Mr. Ebener know by this Friday if you want to join the group from St. Louis that will be touring Concordia University, Nebraska on March 5-7th.  If you need more info, see Mr. Ebener.
  7. NHS meets NEXT Monday during break in Mrs. Quigg’s room.

Boys Basketball Updates:

Saturday saw the start of the Edinburg JV Tournament. LuHi came away with the victory due to their defense, effort, and rebounding.  Congrats, team!

The Freshman boys ended their season with a hard fought 44-43 win against Athens. Again, we gave ourselves a chance in this game by playing tough defense, rebounding, and a last-second shot by Geno D. in the lane.

Tonight’s Activity:

Scholastic Bowl match at Riverton - 4:30pm

JV/V Boys Basketball at HOME vs. South County beginning at 6:00pm


7th Hour Announcements

Since tomorrow is Grandparents’ Day, we want to leave the WEST parking lot open as much as possible for the Grandparents to park.  Students who park in the west lot are asked to park in the EAST lot tomorrow.  Anyone who does park in the WEST lot is asked to park along the fence line or in the last few spaces toward the ball field leaving as many of the close parking spaces as possible.  Students with Grandparents coming tomorrow, please let them know to arrive at 10:50am and to park in the west lot by the school entrance.  The east doors will not be open.

DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, February 13, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Justice

Bible Verse:  Psalm 89:14, “Justice and judgment are the habitation of thy throne: mercy and truth shall go before thy face.”

Happy Birthday today to:

  1. Sweet treats at the Sweet Heart Cafe, Heart Week T-shirts, and valentine carnations are all on sale today; treats and flowers in the cafeteria during lunches, T-shirts in the school office all day.
  2. Leadership team leaders meet at lunch in the Bio room.
  3. Freshman Rhythm M. is representing LuHi today in the Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition at the Hoogland Center for the Arts, Theatre 3, beginning at 4pm.
  4. Hour-long end of day assembly schedule tomorrow.  Schedules are posted around the building. It’s class colors day.  Dress in your class’ color for the afternoon games AND to earn points for your class!  Tomorrow is also Grandparents’ Day. Grandparents should arrive between 10:45 and 10:55am.

Tonight’s Activities:

Scholastic Bowl at Auburn - 4:30pm

9th Grade Boys Basketball @ Home vs. New Berlin - 6:00pm


More Feb 12th Announcements

All practices, rehearsals, etc. are cancelled for tonight.

7th Hour Announcements

The Scholastic Bowl meet for tonight has been cancelled.

The Nursing Pipeline program is cancelled for tonight.

Overall Heart Week Class Standings right now...
Freshmen = 2nd with 178 points
Sophomores = 4th with 105 points
Juniors = 3rd with 162 Points
Seniors = 1st with 213 points
 
Penny Wars Standings....
Freshmen = 4th with -3725 points 
Sophomores = 1st with -13 points
Juniors = 2nd with -610 points
Seniors = 3rd = -3394 points

DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Justice

Bible Verse:  Proverbs 8:15, “By me kings reign, and princes decree justice.”

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

  1. The Sweet Heart Cafe is selling sweet treats at lunch and remember, Heart Week t-shirts are on sale in the school office for $10 each  Earn extra points for your class by wearing yours to Friday’s basketball game.
  2. Crusader Aiders are serving “I Love You” Sundaes today during lunch.  Thank the Crusader Aiders for all of the work they do all year long!!
  3. The Cheerleaders will be taking orders for valentine carnations.  Purchase them for the special people in your school life...friends, teachers, staff members, and volunteers.  The cost is $2 or 3 for $5. Orders will be taken today and tomorrow during lunches and then delivered during lunches on Friday.
  4. Leadership team leaders will meet tomorrow at lunch in the Bio room.
  5. Freshman Rhythm M. will represent Lutheran High in the Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition tomorrow at the Hoogland Center for the Arts, Theatre 3, beginning at 4pm. All are welcome to attend.
  6. Remember that we are on the hour-long end of day assembly schedule on Friday.  Schedules are posted around the building. Friday is also Grandparents’ Day. Grandparents should arrive between 10:45 and 10:55am.
  7. If you are interested in touring Concordia University, Nebraska on March 5th-7th with a group from St. Louis, please speak with Mr. Ebener by next Friday, Feb. 21st to let him know.  There is no cost for  travel and lodging. Also see Mr. Ebener if you are interested, but need additional details.

Girls Basketball Update:

The girls lost a tough game in regionals.  The girls came out and played hard, but couldn’t come back from a deficit. They got within two, but Greenfield attempted to stall forcing the Crusaders to foul and send them to the line.  Congrats on a great season, ending 18-12 this season. 

Tonight’s Activities:

Scholastic Bowl at HOME vs. Waverly and Franklin - 4:00pm


7th Hour Announcements

Spiritual Life members going to Trinity tomorrow…the bus will leave the EAST lot PROMPTLY at 7:30.

Tomorrow’s Heart Week dress up day is July in Winter.  Come dressed in beach-style attire.  No short-shorts or bathing suits!  Think board shorts, t-shirts, floaties, sunglasses, etc.  Be creative and have fun while keeping within the spirit of the dress code.  If you question whether you should wear something, chances are, you probably shouldn’t; however, you are welcome to ask questions of Mrs. Hennig before you leave school today.


DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Justice

Bible Verse:  Psalm 119:121, “I have done judgment and justice: leave me not to mine oppressors.”

Today’s Lunch Option:  Mac and Cheese, salad, chocolate chip cookies. and Lemonade, $4

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

  1. Please welcome Elliott P. shadowing today with Grady L.
  2. If you have Grandparents’ Day RSVPs, bring them to the school office by lunchtime TODAY!  If you don’t have it with you now, 3:05 today is the deadline to turn them in for your grandparent(s) to be able to eat lunch.  Grandparents’ Day is this Friday from 10:50am-12:15pm.
  3. Remember, the Sweet Heart Cafe is open all week with proceeds going to the American Heart Association.
  4. Lost and Found is on the window bench until 3:10pm TODAY.  Claim your items or they will be donated.
  5. Crusader Aiders will again be hosting their annual “I Love You” Valentine Sundae bar tomorrow in the cafe during both lunches.  Be sure to stop by, pick up your sundae, and thank the Crusader Aiders for all of the work they do all year long on your behalf!!
  6. Seniors, please let your parents know that the Group Graduation organizational meeting that was cancelled last week due to bad weather has now been rescheduled for Thurs., Feb 20th at 6:30pm in the cafeteria.
  7. Ms. Kober, the St. Louis Regional Ambassador for Concordia University, Nebraska, is taking a group of St. Louis area students to Concordia, NE for a campus visit on March 5th-7th and she has invited LuHi students interested in attending one of the Concordia Universities to participate.  You will tour campus, meet with professors, coaches, and students, and have an opportunity to take an Art workshop or sit in on another class of your interest. There will also be time to explore the fun side of Concordia! If you are interested in this opportunity, see Mr. Ebener by next Friday, Feb. 21st, so that your spot can be reserved.  See Mr. Ebener if you are interested and need additional details.

Girls Basketball Update:

Congratulations to the team on its win last night over Pawnee.  The win advances the girls to the IHSA Regional Semi-finals tonight in Athens.

Tonight’s Activities:

JV/V Boys Basketball at HOME vs. Illini Central beginning at 6pm

Varsity Girls Basketball, IHSA Regional Semi-Finals, vs. Greenfield at Athens High School - 7:30pm


7th Hour Announcements

Mandatory rehearsal tomorrow morning at 7:20am in Mr. Zander’s room for the Spiritual Life members going to Trinity on Wednesday.

Grandparents’ Day RSVP cards MUST be turned in TOMORROW if your grandparents want to eat lunch with you on Friday.

Tomorrow’s dress up day is Eboy/VSCO girl Day.  Penny Wars are underway - the jars are in Mr. Bulava’s classroom.  Reminder that the Sweet Heart Cafe is open all this week and that Heart Week T-shirts are on sale in the school office for $10 each.  Extra class points will be awarded for every student who wears a Heart Week shirt to this Friday’s boys basketball game!!!  There’s lots of ways to earn points for your class.  Be sure to check out the posters around the building for details!

Finally, lost and found is out of control!  It will be on display starting this hour through tomorrow after school.  Please come claim your items by 3:10 tomorrow or they will be donated!

DAILY SHIELD

Monday, February 10, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Justice

Bible Verse:  Job 8:3, “Doth God pervert judgment? or doth the Almighty pervert justice?”

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  Mac and Cheese, salad, chocolate chip cookies. and Lemonade, $4

  1. Congratulations to Junior Mika H. who recently competed in the Humorous Interpretation Category at both the Chatham Glenwood SISAL Speech Tournament on January 18th and the IHSA Regional Speech Competition at Chatham Glenwood High School on February 8th. Although Mika did not advance to Sectionals, she performed and represented Lutheran High School well!
  2. IT’S HEART WEEK!!!  To get things started, class meetings will be held today at break.  Freshmen will meet in the Gym, Sophomores in Mrs. Gibler’s room, Juniors in Mr. Schorfheide’s music room, and Seniors in Mrs. Devine’s classroom.  The NHS meeting scheduled for today has been moved to Monday, Feb. 24th in Mrs. Quigg’s room.  And remember, the Sweet Heart Cafe is open this week.  Student Council is selling sweet treats with prices ranging from 50 cents to $1. All proceeds go the American Heart Association.
  3. Shopper’s Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am today.  Also, don’t forget to sign up for your donation to your class’ LuHi Auction Basket.
  4. The Spiritual Life group going to Trinity on Wednesday morning will meet in Mr. Zander’s room tomorrow morning at 7:20am to rehearse.
  5. Grandparents’ Day is this Friday from 10:50am-12:30pm.  RSVP cards are due TOMORROW, and an RSVP, submitted on time, is required for your grandparents to eat lunch.

Tonight’s Activities:

Scholastic Bowl practice after school

JV/V Boys Basketball @ Central A&M High School beginning at 6pm.  Cheerleaders...the bus for tonight’s game will leave promptly at 4:45pm from the EAST (student) parking lot.

Varsity Girls Basketball begins its IHSA post-season run against Pawnee at Athens High School - 7:30pm


7th Hour Announcements

There is a change to the meetings at break on Monday…there will be CLASS meetings to kick off Heart Week.  Freshmen will meet in the Gym, Sophomores in Mrs. Gibler’s room, Juniors in Mr. Schorfheide’s music room, and Seniors in Mrs. Devine’s classroom.  The NHS meeting has been moved to Monday, Feb. 24th in Mrs. Quigg’s room.

The Spiritual Life group going to Trinity on Wednesday morning will meet in Mr. Zander’s room at 7:20am on Tuesday to rehearse.  Everyone going on Wednesday MUST attend Tuesday morning’s practice. Also, ALL Spiritual Life members who did not attend this morning’s mandatory meeting, please see Mr. Zander before you leave school today. Some of you are currently scheduled to lead chapel at Trinity on Wednesday.

Tuesday’s Lunch Option has changed.  It will be Mac and Cheese, Salad, Chocolate Chip Cookies and Lemonade, $4

Since the Heart Week posters have been delayed, here is a list of the dress up days for next week:

Monday – Sports Day

Tuesday – Eboy/VSCO girl Day

Wednesday – July in Winter (Beach Day)

Thursday – Disney Day

Friday – Class Colors Day  Freshmen/Green, Sophomores/Red, Juniors/White, Seniors/Blue

**Refer to the posters for details about what can and can not be worn.  In all things, follow the spirit of the dress code!

Bring in your coins for Penny Wars!  The jars will be in Mr. Bulava’s room, but only come during passing periods and before or after school;  check your wallets for cash to buy sweet treats for yourself or your valentine at the Sweet Heart Café during lunch; and Heart Week T-Shirts will be sold in the school office for $10 each.  Wear these shirts to Friday’s boys basketball game to earn your class extra points.

Finally, a community service announcement…we had a report of a shipment of nails that was scattered along Koke Mill road.  Although it has supposedly been cleaned up, there have been many cases of nails in tires.  Please avoid Koke Mill Road if at all possible.


DAILY SHIELD

Friday, February 7, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Freedom

Bible Verse:  Galatians 5:13-14,  “You, my brothers, were called to be free. But do not use your freedom to indulge the sinful nature; rather, serve one another in love. The entire law is summed up in a single command: “Love your neighbor as yourself.”

Tuesday’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos with toppings, Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Lemonade, $4

  1. Heart Week begins Monday!!!  Check out the posters around the building to find out the fun ways you can earn points as a CLASS, while we all work together as a SCHOOL to raise $$$$ for the American Heart Association. 
  2. Grandparents’ Day RSVP cards are due to Mrs. Wilson by Tuesday.  An RSVP is required for your grandparents to eat lunch.

Girls Basketball Update:

Senior Emily S. led the Lady Crusaders with 18 points while Delaney S.  added 11 to carry the team to a 48-42 victory over Maroa Forsyth last evening. The girls improve to 18 and 12 on the season.  Our last regular season game is on Saturday against Metro East Lutheran and is SENIOR DAY! JV tip off is at 10AM.

Tonight’s Activities:

JV/V Boys Basketball @ Mt. Pulaski beginning at 6pm

Saturday’s Activities:

IHSA Speech Competition at Glenwood High School

JV/V Girls Basketball @ HOME vs. Metro East Lutheran beginning at 10am - IT’S SENIOR DAY!!

9th Grade Boys Basketball at Tri-City High School - 10am

Service Hour Opportunities:

ALA’s Fight for Air Climb volunteer opportunities are posted on the bulletin board in the Learning Commons. 

This week’s Academic Spotlight shines on:

Freshman Allyson W. in Algebra and Computer Apps for excellent class participation, behavior, and/or leadership, and consistent positive attitude and effort in class or on homework.

Junior Aaron S. in PE for excellent class participation, behavior, and/or leadership.

Freshman Sam P. in PE for excellent class participation, behavior, and/or leadership, and consistent positive attitude.

Also nominated were:  Mason L. and Jared A.

This week’s Athletic Spotlight shines on:

The 6 senior basketball girls who will play their final home game tomorrow morning:  Aleah K., Lauren K., Maddie R., Emma S., Emily S., and Mikayla S.

The varsity boys basketball team for working together on offense, defense, and out-rebounding the Warriors of Decatur Christian.


7th Hour Announcements

Reminder that tonight’s Scholastic Bowl meet is CANCELLED, but the HOME Girls Basketball games are still ON beginning at 6pm.

Tomorrow is a $1 Student Council Dress Down Day.  For just $1, you may wear sweatpants and athletic shorts of appropriate length.  Teachers may wear jeans…if you pay your $1.

DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, February 6, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Freedom

Bible Verse:  1 Peter 2:16,  “Live as free men, but do not use your freedom to cover up for evil; live as servants of God.”

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. Please welcome  AJ G. shadowing today with Ethan T.
  2. No Leadership Team Leader lunch today.
  3. All Student Council members will meet in Mr. Bulava’s room after school today.
  4. Spiritual Life will meet Friday morning at 7:15am in Mr. Zander’s room.
  5. NHS will meet in Mrs. Quigg’s room Monday during break.
  6. Heart Week, hosted by your Student Council, is NEXT WEEK!!!  It’s another chance for CLASS fellowship and teamwork in a battle for the right to claim Clay the Crusader for the next semester.  Throughout the week, your class will have many opportunities to earn points, and the class with the most points at the end of the week will become the proud owner (for the next semester) of the coveted Clay the Crusader trophy!!  Look for the posters throughout the building later today listing the dress up days, games, treats, special schedules, and more. What’s better than a fun week of class camaraderie??...raising money for a wonderful cause. Student Council’s goal over the week is to raise $1000 for the American Heart Association.  If we do, then Mr. Rollins will give us Good Friday completely off, not just a half day!! Be ready each day to collect points for your class!!

Tonight’s Activities:

JV/V Girls Basketball @ HOME vs. Maroa-Forsyth beginning at 6pm

Tonight’s Scholastic Bowl meet is CANCELLED as the host school is not in session today.

Service Hour Opportunities:

There is a list of new service hour opportunities for next week’s American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb pinned to the bulletin board in the Learning Commons.  If interested in volunteering, the contact information is at the bottom of the list.


7th Hour Announcements

ALL PRACTICES AFTER SCHOOL TODAY HAVE BEEN CANCELLED!!

There will be no Leadership Team Leader lunch tomorrow.

Spiritual Life will meet Friday morning at 7:15am in Mr. Zander’s room.

There is a list of new service hour opportunities for next week’s American Lung Association’s Fight for Air Climb pinned to the bulletin board in the Learning Commons.  If interested in volunteering, the contact information is at the bottom of the list.


DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Freedom

Bible Verse:  Ephesians 3:12,  “In Him and through faith in Him, we may approach.”

Happy Birthday today to:  

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

  1. NHS will meet in Mrs. Quigg’s room Monday during break.
  2. Grandparents’ Day RSVP cards are due to Mrs. Wilson by Tuesday.  An RSVP is required for your grandparents to eat lunch.

Basketball Update:

The LuHi boys team played the Warriors of Decatur Christian last night winning 51 to 30. It was truly a team win led by Senior Jacob Wiegand. Jacob led the team by setting up his teammates, rebounding, and playing tough defense. Jacob and Issac Groth each had 11 rebounds in the victory. 

Tonight’s Activities:

Group Graduation Celebration parent meeting - 6pm in the cafeteria


DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Freedom

Bible Verse:  John 8:36,  “So, if the Son sets you free, you will be free indeed.”

Happy Birthday today to:  Seniors Brett D. and Seth I.

Today’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos and toppings, Rice Krispie Treat, and Lemonade, $4

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

  1. Please welcome Kaden to Lutheran High today when you see him in the halls or in class shadowing with Freshman Grady L.
  2. The Group Graduation Celebration parent meeting is tomorrow night at 6pm in the cafeteria.  This meeting is to gauge interest, collect contact information, and start the process of organizing a group Graduation celebration.  If your parents can not attend and you want to participate in the group graduation party, please have your parents contact Mrs. Kirby at ClaudiaKirby.su@gmail.com TODAY.
  3. Grandparents’ Day RSVP cards are due to Mrs. Wilson by NEXT Tuesday.
  4. Thanks to all students, parents, friends, teachers and staff who donated or purchased items for the NHS Auction!  Our goal was exceeded and just over $1400 was raised. Thanks also to the Thrivent Action Team that assisted in purchasing items.

Tonight’s Activities:

Scholastic Bowl vs. New Berlin, Pleasant Plains and St. Teresa @ HOME - 5:00pm  (and practice on Wednesday after school)

Varsity Only Boys Basketball @ Decatur Christian- 7:30pm

Education Committee meeting - 7:00pm


DAILY SHIELD

Monday, February 3, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Freedom

Bible Verse:  2 Corinthians 3:17,  “Now the Lord is the Spirit, and where the Spirit of the Lord is, there is freedom.”

Happy Birthday today to:  Sophomore Sydney B.

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos and toppings, Rice Krispie Treat, and Lemonade, $4

  1. Shopper’s Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am today.
  2. Spanish National Honor Society will be selling healthy snacks during break.
  3. There are two meetings during today’s break.  Those who attended the Washington, D.C. trip are to meet in the Bio room and Prom Committee members are to meet in Ms. Ericson’s classroom.  If you went to Washington, D.C., you are to attend Mrs. Hennig’s meeting and see Ms. Ericson at another time.
  4. Mrs. Hennig is accepting Honor Card applications in her mailbox until 3:05pm today.
  5. The Group Graduation Celebration parent meeting is Wednesday at 6pm in the cafeteria.
  6. Grandparents’ Day RSVP cards are due to Mrs. Wilson by NEXT Tuesday.
  7. Thank you to everyone who attended the Red Robin fundraiser last Wednesday.  We’ve received a report from Red Robin, and thanks to your participation, LuHi raised $91.35.

Tonight’s Activities:

JV/V Girls Basketball at Pleasant Plains beginning at 6pm


DAILY SHIELD

Friday, January 31, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Light

Bible Verse:  1 Peter 2:9,  “But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light.”

Happy Birthday today to:  Sophomore Katie K.

           and on Saturday to:  Freshman Elijah K.

Today’s Lunch Option:  (IF pre-ordered)  Chick-fil-A If you ordered a lunch yesterday, you are required to pay for that lunch.

Tuesday’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos and toppings, Rice Krispie Treat, and Lemonade, $4

  1. Congratulations to Senior Emili P. on making All-State Honors Band. This is her second year for this amazing achievement.  She will be performing tomorrow afternoon in Peoria at the Civic Center at 3:30. We are so proud of you Emili!
  2. Teachers, NHS members are to be dismissed from their 4th hour class at 10:40 to set up for the Auction.  NHS members, if you did not bring a Thrivent T-shirt, stop by Mrs. Quigg’s room in-between classes to pick one up.
  3. Due to a scheduling issue, there is no Rock Climbing today.  Please consider joining us for the basketball game at Calvary to cheer on our Crusaders.
  4. The proceeds of today’s Chick-fil-A lunch will be sent to WIRES (Wildlife Information, Rescue, and Education Service, Inc.), Australia's largest native wildlife rescue organization to support its rescue efforts from the recent Australian wildfires.  The Leadership Team Leaders will be accepting extra donations to this worthy cause during both lunch periods.
  5. There are two meetings during break on Monday.  Those who attended the Washington, D.C. trip are to meet in the Bio room and Prom Committee members are to meet in Ms. Ericson’s classroom.  If you are on the prom committee and went to Washington, D.C., you are to attend the Wash DC meeting and see Ms. Ericson at another time.
  6. The Group Graduation Celebration parent meeting is Wednesday, Feb. 5th in the cafeteria.  If your parents can not attend and you are interested in participating, please have them contact Mrs. Kirby at ClaudiaKirby.su@gmail.com BEFORE the meeting date.
  7. Grandparents’ Day RSVP cards are due to Mrs. Wilson by Tuesday, Feb 11th.

Tonight’s Activities:

JV/V Boys Basketball at Calvary Academy beginning at 6pm

Saturday’s Activities:

Musical Choreography rehearsal from 10am-1pm

JV/V Girls Basketball at Tri-Valley High School beginning at 10am

JV/V Boys Basketball at HOME vs. Auburn beginning at 2pm

This week’s Academic Spotlight shines on:

Senior Adam W. in Religion and Economics for consistent positive attitude and effort in class or on homework and in Spanish for Excellent class participation, behavior, leadership and academic performance on a single project, assignment or test and consistent positive effort in class or on homework.

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

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

Sophomore Zade K. in World History for major improvement in attitude and/or academics.

Also nominated:  Justin K., Peter D., Natalie D., Jon A., Ben S., Mikayla S., Jacob W., Nick Q., Brett D., Colin Y., Aleah K., and Andrew W.

This week’s Activity Spotlight shines on:

The students and Mrs. Hennig who worked tirelessly to set up and fundraise for the trip to Washington, D.C., and those students and sponsors who attended the March for Life.


7th Hour Announcements

There is a Scholastic Bowl practice from 3-4 today in Mr. Ennis’ room.

Mrs. Hennig is accepting Honor Card applications in her mailbox until 3:05pm on Monday.

The proceeds of tomorrow’s Chick-fil-A lunch, along with any additional donations received, will be sent to WIRES (the Wildlife Information, Rescue, and Education Service, Inc.), Australia's largest wildlife rescue organization. WIRES has been rescuing and caring for Australia’s native wildlife for over 30 years; its mission, to actively rehabilitate and preserve Australian wildlife and inspire others to do the same.  With help from donations like ours, WIRES has built up its rescue force to receive up to 1,000 rescue requests a day during its peak seasons, and recently, the requests have greatly increased due to the Australian wildfires maxing out its resources. WIRES not only provides rescue assistance, but also offers an extensive wildlife educational service to the community.  The Leadership Team Leaders will be accepting extra donations to this worthy cause during both lunch periods tomorrow.

DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Light

Bible Verse:  James 1:17,  “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.”

Happy Birthday today to:  

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  Leadership-hosted Chick-fil-A lunch, $5 for the meal, $5 for an extra sandwich.  Orders will be taken Thursday after announcements.

  1. Teachers, please take Chick-fil-A orders after announcements today.
  2. Leadership team leader meeting during lunch today in the BIO room.
  3. The NHS Auction is TOMORROW!!  Come prepared to spend your $$$$ for a good cause! 
  4. Also, tomorrow is a FREE dress down day...teachers are included!!!  Remember the dress down rules (flannel PJ pants MAY NOT be worn!) If you have questions about what can be worn, ASK BEFORE YOU WEAR IT.  Since we are over half way in the school year, demerits will be issued for inappropriate dress.

Tonight’s Activities:

Varsity ONLY Girls Basketball at Pawnee - 6pm


DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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.”

Happy Birthday today to:  Paige B.

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

Friday’s Lunch Option:  Leadership-hosted Chick-fil-A lunch, $5 for the meal, $5 for an extra sandwich.  Orders will be taken Thursday after announcements.

  1. The NHS Auction is only 2 days away!!  On Friday, during Assembly time, a lot of great items will be available for purchase.  Make sure to bring your money so you can buy prizes such as: themed gift baskets, Mr. K’s brownies, Mr. Schorfheide’s famous cinnamon rolls and pizzas, Mrs. Gilman’s lunch for 4, and 2 awesome dream dates.  If you want to see some of the great items available, stop by Mrs. Quigg’s room in between classes. Come to school ready to spend your $$$$! 
  2. Grandparents’ Day RSVP cards are due to Mrs. Wilson by Tuesday, Feb 11th.
  3. Leadership team leader meeting tomorrow, Thursday, during lunch, in the BIO room.

Last night our Lutheran High boys varsity team came away with a big win against a very physical Carlinville team.   J.T. W. led all players with 19 points! Go Crusaders! 

Tonight’s Activities:

  • LuHi’s Red Robin fundraiser is tomorrow night from 4-8pm!  Red Robin gift cards are available, cash & carry, from Shopper’s Blessings.  Also, be sure to pick up a flyer in the school office or print one from the online calendar for LuHi to get credit for your purchase!
  • 9th Grade Boys Basketball at Pleasant Plains - 6pm
  • JV/V Girls Basketball at HOME vs. South Fork beginning at 6pm

DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Light

Bible Verse:  2 Corinthians 4:6,  “For God, who said, ‘Let light shine out of darkness,’ made His light shine in our hearts to give us the light of the knowledge of God’s glory displayed in the face of Christ.”

Happy Birthday today to:  

Today’s Lunch Option:  Pasta Alfredo, Salad, Garlic Bread, White Cake and Lemonade, $4

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

  1. Please welcome Grant T. shadowing today with Ethan T.
  2. All Spanish students need to bring your Spanish/English dictionaries to class today.
  3. LuHi’s Red Robin fundraiser is tomorrow night from 4-8pm!  Red Robin gift cards are available, cash & carry, from Shopper’s Blessings.  Also, be sure to pick up a flyer in the school office or print one from the online calendar for LuHi to get credit for your purchase!
  4. The NHS auction is Friday.  Bring your money and join the fun!
  5. Seniors, your parents are invited to a Group Graduation Celebration organizational meeting NEXT Wednesday in the cafeteria.  This is a parent organized-parent run event.  This meeting is necessary to gauge interest, collect contact information, and start the process of organizing a group Graduation celebration.  If your parents can not attend and you are interested in participating, please have them contact Mrs. Kirby at ClaudiaKirby.su@gmail.com BEFORE the meeting date.
  6. Grandparents’ Day RSVP cards are due to Mrs. Wilson by Tuesday, Feb 11th.

Tonight’s Activities:

Scholastic Bowl at Auburn High School - 5pm

JV/V Boys at HOME vs. Carlinville beginning at 6pm


DAILY SHIELD

Monday, January 27, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Light

Bible Verse:  Ephesians 5:8-9,  “For you were once darkness, but now you are light in the Lord.  Live as children of light for the fruit of the light consists in all goodness, righteousness, and truth.”

Happy Birthday today to:  Sophomore Peyton H.

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  Pasta Alfredo, Salad, Garlic Bread, White Cake and Lemonade, $4

  1. Shopper’s Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am today.
  2. Tomorrow morning’s Spiritual Life meeting is cancelled and the Mt. Pulaski travelling chapel has been rescheduled to April 22nd.
  3. Wednesday is Lutheran High’s Red Robin fundraiser night.  Pick up a flyer in the school office or print one from the online calendar and meet us at Red Robin to support LuHi!
  4. The NHS auction is Friday.  See the posters around the building for pictures of only a few of the great items that will be available for purchase.  Bring your money and join the fun!
  5. Juniors and Seniors...remember that you can be part of the U.S. election process on March 17th.  What a wonderful, hands-on learning experience. If interested, there is a flyer on the Learning Commons bulletin board listing all of the requirements to participate, and applications may be picked up in the school office.  

Tonight’s Activities:

JV/V Girls Basketball @ Tri-City beginning at 6pm


DAILY SHIELD

Friday, January 24, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Forgiveness

Bible Verse:  Daniel 9:9,  “The Lord our God is merciful and forgiving, even though we have rebelled against Him.”

Happy Birthday today to:  Freshman Clarence B.

Tuesday’s Lunch Option:  Pasta Alfredo, Salad, Garlic Bread, White Cake and Lemonade, $4

  1. For Leadership time today, everyone is to go to their assigned classroom EXCEPT...team 10, who meets in Mrs. Gibler’s room is to go to the Bio Room across the hall, AND team 7, who meets in the Tech Lab will go to Mrs. Koopman’s classroom.
  2. Mandatory Spiritual Life meeting on Tuesday morning at 7:20 for those students traveling to Mt. Pulaski on Wednesday.
  3. Students in Mrs. Hennig’s Life Skills class need to make sure they have created their Investment account BEFORE class today.
  4. Next Wednesday is Lutheran High’s Red Robin fundraiser night, as well as the Girls Basketball Hoops for Hope Night.  Be sure to pick up a Red Robin flyer in the school office or print one from the online calendar for LuHi to get credit for your purchase.  Thank you for your help with this SCHOOL fundraising effort!
  5. The NHS auction is NEXT Friday.  Come ready to spend $$$$ for a good cause!
  6. The Group Graduation Celebration parent meeting is Wednesday, Feb. 5th in the cafeteria.
  7. Juniors and Seniors...the Sangamon County Clerk is requesting assistance at the polls on March 17th.  There are two positions available...Election Judge and Election Day Registrar. To participate, you must: be a U.S. citizen, have a cumulative GPA of at least a 3.0, have written approval from the principal and your parent/guardian, complete a training course, and have access to a vehicle and a cell phone on Election Day.  If interested, there is a flyer on the Learning Commons bulletin board and applications are in the school office. Completed applications with parent signature must be brought to the school office. Work hours on Election Day are 5am-7pm. This is a paid position and a wonderful way to witness the election process in action!

Girls Basketball Update:

Last night, Freshman Makenna C. led with 18 points and Maddie R. added 8 for the Crusaders in their 41-38 DOUBLE OVERTIME win against Athens sealing the County Tourney Consolation Championship.  Great effort was displayed by both teams. The win moves LuHi to 14 and 10 on the season. We also congratulate Senior Emily S. on being selected to the All-County Tournament Team. 

Tonight’s Activities:

JV/V Boys Basketball vs. Edinburg at HOME beginning at 6pm.  Tonight’s theme is Neon or Glow. Dress up and come cheer on our team.

Saturday’s Activities:

Musical Choreography Rehearsal - 10am-1pm

Girls JV Team at Williamsville (shootout) - 11:15 vs. Tri-City and 12:30 vs. Athens

This week’s Academic Spotlight shines on:

Junior Isaac G. in Advanced PE for excellent class participation, behavior, leadership, and always working to improve himself.

Junior Izayah H. in Chemistry for excellent class participation, behavior, leadership, and academic performance on a single project, assignment, or test and for consistent positive attitude and effort in class or on homework.

Freshman Christopher C. in Geometry for excellent class participation, behavior, and/or leadership, consistent positive attitude, excellent academic performance on a single project, assignment, or test, consistent positive effort in class or on homework

Also nominated:  Senior Michaela C. in Chemistry for an A+ on the Quantum Mechanics test

This week’s Athletic Spotlight shines on:

Sophomore Lili C. in cheer for her positive attitude and leadership.

Junior Nikko B. and Senior Brett D. in boys basketball.  Brett and Nikko stepped up by getting the team to play strong team defense. Their efforts propelled the team to push forward and almost take the win from Lincolnwood.

The Girls Basketball Team for winning the Consolation Championship in the face of adversity and battling hard all the way to the end of a Double Overtime!


DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, January 23, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Forgiveness

Bible Verse:  Acts 3:19,  “Repent, then, and turn to God, so that your sins may be wiped out, that times of refreshing may come from the Lord.”

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. Student Council reminder...Elijah K., Peyton H. and Natalie D. are to meet after school today in Mr. Bulava’s room to discuss Heart Week.
  2. There is a mandatory Spiritual Life meeting tomorrow morning at 7:45am in Mr. Zander’s classroom.
  3. The NHS auction is coming soon!  On January 31st, during Assembly time, you have the opportunity to buy awesome prizes such as:  themed baskets, Mr. K’s brownies, Mr. Schorfheide’s famous cinnamon rolls and pizzas, and 2 awesome dream dates.  The auction is NEXT Friday. Come to school ready to spend your $$$$! 
  4. Grandparents’ Day RSVP cards are due to Mrs. Wilson by Tuesday, Feb 11th.

Tonight’s Activities:

Scholastic Bowl practice after school

Varsity Girls Basketball at County Tournament vs. Athens for Consolation Champion -  Tri-City @ 5pm

Community Event:

Capital Area Career Center Open House -  TONIGHT from 5-7pm


DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Forgiveness

Bible Verse:  1 John 1:9,  “If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just and will forgive us our sins and purify us from all righteousness.”

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

  1. Mark January 29th on your calendar as LUHI NIGHT. Come support LuHi Athletics with the Girls Basketball Hoops for Hope Night and support the school’s general operations by enjoying Red Robin either before or after the game.
  2. Seniors, your parents are invited to a Group Graduation Celebration organizational meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 5th in the cafeteria.  This is a parent organized-parent run event. This meeting is necessary to gauge interest, collect contact information, and start the process of organizing a group Graduation celebration.  If your parents can not attend and you are interested in participating, please have them contact Mrs. Kirby at ClaudiaKirby.su@gmail.com BEFORE the meeting date.

Basketball Update:

The LuHi boys basketball team faced the Lancers of Raymond Lincolnwood last night. LuHi fell behind early in the game, but started battling back with their tough defense which landed Senior J.T. W. on the bench in foul trouble. LuHi kept it close in the 3rd quarter until J.T. returned helping the team to take the lead.  The boys battled hard to the very end, but ended up losing by 3. The boys are HOME this Friday. Come bring your LuHi spirit to support the team. 

Freshman Makenna C. led the Lady Crusaders last night with 14 points in their 45-16 victory over Pawnee. Senior Emily S. added 13, while Freshman Bianca A. chipped in 6.  The team advances to the Consolation Championship of the County Tourney. The girls improved to 13-10 on the year and play Athens at 5pm tomorrow night at Tri-City.

Tonight’s Activities:

George Alarm will be here right after school to test the fire system.  There will be an announcement right before the testing begins and one after the testing has concluded.

Track parent/student organizational meeting - 5pm in the cafeteria

Community Event:

Capital Area Career Center is hosting an Open House tomorrow from 5-7pm for any student interested in seeing what CACC is all about.

Finally, those leaving for the March for Life in Washington, D.C this afternoon are to be dismissed at 2:45.  We pray for the safe travels of the following people....Ysabella A., Paige B., Abigail B., Josie B., Elizabeth E., Ty G., Grace H., Mika H., Lauren L., Ella R., Mikayla S., Pastor Kaufmann, Pastor Hennig, Coach Reynolds, and Mrs. Hennig.  

To each of you...may God prepare your journey, Jesus guide your footsteps, the Holy Spirit strengthen your body; the Trinity watch over you on every road you travel.  (adapted from a published benediction)


7th Hour Announcements

Congrats to Hannah G. who won an individual award as the 8th best player in Saturday's Scholastic Bowl tournament, in which over 20 teams competed.

Tonight’s Schol Bowl matches ARE AT PORTA tonight.

DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Forgiveness

Bible Verse:  Matthew 6:14-15,  “For if you forgive other people when they sin against you, your heavenly Father will also forgive you.  But if you do not forgive others their sins, your Father will not forgive your sins.”

Today’s Lunch Option:  Grilled Chicken Tenders, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Brownie & Lemonade, $4

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

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. Congratulations to Mika H. and Rhythm M., Lutheran High School’s Poetry Out Loud winners.  Mika and Rhythm now advance to the Illinois Regional Poetry Out Loud competition, which will be held in February.
  2. Shopper’s Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am today.
  3. For anyone wanting to participate in Track this spring, there will be an organizational meeting for Parents and Students tomorrow at 5pm in the cafeteria.
  4. Be sure to put LuHi’s upcoming Red Robin school fundraiser on your calendar for January 29th.
  5. The NHS auction is on January 31st during Assembly time.   You can buy prizes such as: an Avengers Endgame movie basket, a Little Mermaid movie basket, Mr. K’s brownies, Mr. Schorfheide’s famous cinnamon rolls and pizzas, and 2 awesome dream dates.  
  6. A Senior parents’ Group Graduation organizational meeting will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 5th in the cafeteria.
  7. Grandparents’ Day RSVP cards are due to Mrs. Wilson by Tuesday, Feb 11th.

Basketball Update:

The Freshman boys traveled to Auburn to play 2 games and the boys came away with 2 wins on the evening.  Great job, boys! 

The girls basketball team traveled to Tri-City for the first round of the county basketball tournament facing 5th seeded Williamsville.  The girls started hot, but couldn’t quite come back from a second quarter Williamsville run. Senior Emily S. had 21 points in the 35-44 loss.  This was a memorable game as she scored her 1,000th point and became a member of the LuHi 1000 point club! Congrats, Emily!

Tonight’s Activities:

Scholastic Bowl- 5:00pm  CONFIRMED AT PORTA!

Girls Varsity Basketball in County Tourney at Tri-City - 6pm vs. Pawnee

JV/V Boys Basketball @ Lincolnwood Jr/Sr High School - 6:15 start time

Community Event:

Capital Area Career Center is hosting an Open House on Thursday from 5-7pm for any student interested in seeing what CACC is all about.


There is a Spring Track PARENT/STUDENT organizational meeting on Wednesday, Jan. 22 at 5:00pm.


DAILY SHIELD

Friday, January 17, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Hallelujah

Bible Verse:  Psalm 96:11,  “Let the heavens rejoice, let the earth be glad; let the sea resound, and all that is in it.”

Today’s Lunch Option (if pre-ordered):  Chick-fil-A Lunch

Tuesday’s Lunch Option:  Grilled Chicken Tenders, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Brownie and Lemonade, $4

Happy Birthday today to:  Freshman Savannah S.

                   and on Monday to:  Senior Jacob W.

  1. Leadership teams report to your assigned classrooms today and bring your Bibles!
  2. Please invite your grandparents to come to LuHi on Feb 14th.  Return RSVP cards to Mrs. Wilson by Tuesday, Feb 11th. See Mrs. Wilson if you have questions.
  3. The NHS Auction is coming up fast!!  The auction will be held on January 31st during Assembly time.  Make sure to bring your money so you can buy prizes such as: an Avengers Endgame movie basket, a Little Mermaid movie basket, Mr. K’s brownies, Mr. Schorfheide’s famous cinnamon rolls and pizzas, and 2 awesome dream dates: 1 with Emily, Aleah and Britta and the other with Brett, Adam and Jacob.  Again, the auction is Friday, Jan. 31st. Come to school ready to spend your $$$$!  
  4. Shopper’s Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes on TUESDAY by 11:45am.
  5. Monday is Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  There is no school, but take a few minutes out of your day off to find out WHY you have a day off!  Enjoy your long weekend.

Basketball Update:

LuHi won against East Alton-Wood River last night, 44- 27.  Senior Emily S. led the way with 21 points as Freshman Makenna C. chipped in 10. The Lady Crusaders were a perfect 10 of 10 from the free throw line. The win improves the team to 12 and 9 on the year.

Tonight’s Activities:

Spring Musical Choreography meeting - 4pm.  ALL cast members MUST attend. 

Saturday’s Activities:

SISAL Speech Competition - 8am-5pm @ Chatham Glenwood High School

Varsity Scholastic Bowl in Barron Robinson Memorial Tournament - 9am @Southeast High School, Springfield

Monday’s Activities:

Musical Rehearsal - 10am-1pm

Varsity Girls Basketball vs. Williamsville in County Tourney @ Tri-City High School - 3:30pm

9th Grade Boys Basketball @ Auburn - 6:00pm

Board of Directors’ meeting - 7pm

Employment Opportunities:

Manpower is now hiring Mail Sorters and Data Entry Clerks for the tax season.  If interested, contact Manpower @ 528-2323. The flyer is on the bulletin board in the Learning Commons.

This week’s Academic Spotlight shines on:

Freshman Freddy S., in PE, for consistent positive attitude and recommending a great quote for our new quote wall. The quote is Joshua 1:9.

Junior Luke L., in Environmental Science, for excellent class participation, behavior, and/or leadership, consistent positive attitude, and always having quality work done on time.

Senior Maddie R., in Spanish 4, for excellent class participation, behavior, and/or leadership, consistent positive attitude, and excellent academic performance on a single project, assignment, or test.

Senior Khoi N., in Advanced PE, for excellent class participation, behavior, and/or leadership, consistent positive attitude, a great attitude, and being a leader in class.

This week’s Athletic Spotlight shines on:

Senior Emma S., girls basketball, for her hard work and positive attitude which are of great value to our team. 

Sophomore Elizabeth F., cheerleading. She is always there for the squad, as well as a friend and a leader. She steps up and takes control when needed. She has a positive attitude in every situation. 

Senior Jacob W., boys basketball, for being a leader during the county tournament. 


DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Hallelujah

Bible Verse:  1 Chronicles 16:10,  “Glory in His holy name; let the hearts of those who seek the Lord rejoice.”

Today’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos with toppings and Rice Krispy Treat, $4.

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  Chick-fil-A Lunch

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. Teachers, please take Chick-fil-A orders today after announcements.
  2. Leadership Team Leaders will meet at lunch today.  If you are buying a lunch, please purchase your lunch and take it to the Bio Room.
  3. Today in religion class, you will receive invites and RSVP cards for Grandparents’ Day.  Please invite your grandparents to come to LuHi on Feb 14th. Return RSVP cards to Mrs. Wilson by Tuesday, Feb 11.  See Mrs. Wilson if you have questions.
  4. For anyone wanting to participate in Track this spring, there will be an organizational meeting for PARENTS and students on Wednesday at 5pm in the Cafeteria.

Basketball Update:

The boys basketball team had another tough battle against a good Athens team. The team didn't give up but fell short last night; however, we did out-rebound them.

Tonight’s Activities:

Scholastic Bowl at Pawnee - 4:00pm

JV/V Girls Basketball at HOME vs. East Alton-Wood River beginning at 6pm

Poetry Out Loud Competition/Speech Team Showcase - 6:30pm Chapel/Performing Arts Center


DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Hallelujah

Bible Verse:  1 Samuel 2:1,  “...My heart rejoices in the Lord; in the Lord my horn is lifted high.  My mouth boasts over my enemies, for I delight in your deliverance.”

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

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  For the Alumni Luncheon, Mr. Schorfheide is making Tacos/Nachos with toppings and Rice Krispy Treat.  You are welcome to eat hot lunch as well. The cost is $4.

Friday’s Lunch Option:  Chick-fil-A Lunch - orders will be taken tomorrow after announcements

Happy Birthday today to:  Junior Michael B. and Freshman Blake B.

  1. Please join us tomorrow at 6:30pm in the Chapel/Performing Arts Center for the Poetry Out Loud Competition and Speech Team Showcase.  Come support your fellow students as they showcase their talent.
  2. “Little Mermaid” Choreography meeting Friday at 4pm.  ALL cast members MUST attend. 
  3. For any student interested in Track this Spring, there will be an organizational meeting for PARENTS and students on Wednesday, Jan. 22nd at 5pm in the Cafeteria.
  4. Seniors, your parents are invited to a group Graduation organizational meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 5th in the cafeteria.  This is a parent organized-parent run event. This meeting is necessary to gauge interest, collect contact information, and start the process of organizing a group Graduation celebration.  If your parents can not attend and you are interested in participating, please have them contact Mrs. Kirby at ClaudiaKirby.su@gmail.com BEFORE the meeting date.

Tonight’s Activities:

Speech Team practice today and tomorrow - 3:05-4:00 in Mrs. Quigg’s room

Varsity Boys Basketball in County Tourney - 5:00pm at LincolnLand Community College


DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Hallelujah

Bible Verse:  Revelation 19:6-7,  “Then I heard what sounded like a great multitude, like the roar of rushing waters and like loud peals of thunder, shouting:  ‘Hallelujah! For our Lord God Almighty reigns. Let us rejoice and be glad and give him glory!’”

Today’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos with toppings, Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Lemonade, $4

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

Friday’s Lunch Option:  Leadership-hosted Chick-fil-A Lunch, $5 for the meal, $5 for an extra sandwich, orders will be taken Thursday after announcements.  Payment due at the pick up window on Friday. If you order a lunch, you will be held responsible to pay for that lunch.

Happy Birthday today to:  Sophomore Elizabeth F.

  1. There will be a Little Mermaid Choreography meeting Friday, January 17 at 4pm.  ALL cast members MUST attend the meeting. 
  2. Poetry Out Loud entry forms are due by 3:05 PM today.  Please give forms to Mrs. Quigg or put in Mrs. Quigg’s mailbox in the office.
  3. Speech Team will meet Wednesday and Thursday from 3:05-4:00 PM in Mrs. Quigg’s classroom.

Basketball Updates:  

-The Varsity Boys played Tri City for the 3rd time in a couple of weeks.  It was another hard fought game. The score went back and forth the entire game, but the Crusaders came up short losing a nail biter 43-47 in the first round of the County Tournament.  The team set their bar a little higher after the game. Tough defense, rebound better. Coach’s favorite part of last night’s game was that the boys stuck together and had each other’s backs.  Keep working boys!

-Girls Basketball won last night 50-12 over conference team, Lincolnwood.  Senior Emily S. led the way with 17 points. Junior Delaney S. and Freshman Makenna C. added 10 points each.  The Lady Crusaders improve to 11-9 on the year and play again at home on Thursday. 

Tonight’s Activities:

-Scholastic Bowl League play @ Home - 5:00pm 

-Post Prom Fundraiser dinner at Panda Express - 3:30-close.  Bring a flyer! Pick one up in the office or get it from the “Latest News” section of our website.

-March for Life trip parent/student meeting - 6pm in the Bio Room

-Girls softball parent/player meeting - 7pm in the LuHi Cafeteria


7th Hour Announcements

There is a lot happening after school TOMORROW (Tuesday).  Here’s the run-down.  If any of these apply to you, please put them on your calendar for tomorrow night (NOT tonight) AND remind your parents….

For Everyone…Post Prom Fundraiser dinner at Panda Express - 3:30-close.  Bring a flyer!  Pick one up in the office or get it from the “Latest News” section of our website.

Scholastic Bowl at Home at 5:00pm.

For those attending the March for Life trip, there is a PARENT/student meeting at 6pm in the Bio Room.

For girls interested in playing softball, there is a parent/player meeting at 7pm in the LuHi Cafeteria.

DAILY SHIELD

Monday, January 13, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Hallelujah

Bible Verse:  Revelation 19:1,  “After this, I heard what sounded like the roar of a great multitude in heaven shouting: “Hallelujah! Salvation and Glory and power belong to our God.”

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos with toppings, Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Lemonade, $4

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

Friday’s Lunch Option:  Leadership-hosted Chick-fil-A Lunch, $5 for the meal, $5 for an extra sandwich, orders will be taken Thursday after announcements.  Payment due at the pick up window on Friday. If you order a lunch, you will be held responsible to pay for that lunch.

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. NHS meets today during break in Mrs. Quigg’s classroom.
  2. Shopper’s Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am today.
  3. Tomorrow night is a Post Prom Fundraiser dinner at Panda Express from 3:30-close.  Grab a flyer from the office or the main page of our website under “Latest News” and bring it with you for LuHi Post Prom to get the benefits from your purchase.
  4. Girls softball meeting tomorrow at 7pm in the LuHi Cafeteria.
  5. LuHi is hosting an alumni lunch for current college students on Thursday, so you will have the opportunity to interact with recent LuHi graduates before and after Chapel and during lunch.  Please take this opportunity to learn 

Basketball Updates:

The LuHi Boys Basketball Team showed much improvement Friday night as we battled Tri-City for the second time this season. It was a close game. With a strong effort and defense, LuHi was in the game until the very end with team play and a strong performance from Senior JT W. on both ends of the floor.

The Lady Crusaders traveled to Routt on Saturday taking on a strong Rocket team.  The girls battled, but were out-rebounded and fell short, losing to the #6 team in the state. 

Tonight’s Activities:

Boys Varsity Basketball in Sangamon County Tournament at LincolnLand Community College - 5:00pm vs. Tri-City

JV/V Girls Basketball @ Home vs. Lincolnwood beginning at 6:00pm


7th Hour Announcements

The location of tomorrow’s Girls Basketball game against Routt has been moved to MacMurray College (447 E College Ave, Jacksonville).  The online calendar has been changed accordingly.

DAILY SHIELD

Friday, January 10, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Wisdom

Bible Verse:  Proverbs 19:20,  “Listen to advice and accept discipline, and at the end you will be counted among the wise.”

Tuesday’s Lunch Option:  Tacos/Nachos with toppings, Chocolate Chip Cookies, and Lemonade, $4

Happy Birthday on Saturday to:  Sophomore Austin E.

  1. Leadership Teams will meet in the Chapel today.
  2. Submit completed and signed class change request forms to Mr. Ebener by noon today.
  3. Sign up with Mrs. McCulley by noon today for Spring sports.
  4. NHS meets Monday during break.
  5. There is a girls softball meeting on Tuesday at 7pm in the LuHi Cafeteria.  If you are in Schol Bowl, see Mrs. McCulley Wednesday for the information.
  6. See Mrs. Quigg if you are interested in participating in LuHi’s annual Poetry Out Loud recitation competition on Thursday, Jan. 16th.  

Girls Basketball Update:

The Lady Crusaders took on Triopia last night winning by 15.  Senior Emily S. led the team in scoring and as a team, the Lady Crusaders made 20 of 23 from the free throw line.  Congrat, girls!

Tonight’s Activities:

JV/V Boys Basketball @ Tri-City beginning at 6pm

Saturday’s Activities:

Elementary School Spelling Bee @ LuHi - 8-Noon

JV/V Girls Basketball @ Routt beginning at 1:00pm

Reminder that our participation in the Scholastic Bowl Tourney has been cancelled

This week’s Academic Spotlight shines on:

Freshman Alaina S. in Spanish and Algebra 1 for excellent class participation, behavior, and/or leadership, and consistent positive attitude and effort in class or on homework.

Sophomore Christian S. in Chemistry and PE for excellent class participation, behavior, and/or leadership, and specifically in Chemistry for asking excellent questions.

Sophomore Joel L. in Spanish for excellent class participation, behavior, and/or leadership, and consistent positive attitude and effort in class or on homework

Freshman Blake B. for excellent academic performance on a single project, assignment, or test, class participation, behavior, and/or leadership, and consistent positive attitude in Spanish. 

Also nominated:  Mason L., Adam W., Maddie R., and Ben W.

This week’s Athletic Spotlight shines on:

Junior Isaac G. in boys basketball for his leadership on and off the court and his willingness to pay attention and learn what he is being taught.

The JV Scholastic Bowl Team.  Under the leadership of its captain, Sophomore Sean M., the JV team displayed excellent teamwork in last night’s wins against Maroa-Forsyth and North Mac.


DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, January 9, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Wisdom

Bible Verse:  James 1:5,  “If any of you lacks wisdom, you should ask God, who gives generously to all without finding fault, and it will be given to you.”

Happy Birthday today to:  Freshman Anna S.

  1. Leadership Team Leaders will meet at lunch.
  2. Anyone interested in spring sports - Track, Baseball, Softball, and Girls Soccer - sign up with Mrs. McCulley by noon tomorrow!  No pressure if you sign up- just want an idea of numbers. 
  3. Today is the last day to pick up class change forms from Mr. Ebener.  The deadline to submit the completed and signed request forms is tomorrow.
  4. NHS meets Monday during break.
  5. There is a girls softball meeting on Tuesday at 7pm in the LuHi Cafeteria.  If you are in Schol Bowl, see Mrs. McCulley next Wednesday for the information.
  6. LuHi’s annual Poetry Out Loud competition is Thursday, Jan. 16th.  This poetry recitation contest is open to ALL LuHi students. Please contact Mrs. Quigg if you would like to participate or if you have questions.

Tonight’s Activities:

Schol Bowl at North Mac HS - 5:00pm.  Meet in Mr. Ennis’ classroom no later than 3:30pm to board 

JV/V Girls Basketball @ Home vs. Triopia beginning at 6pm


DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Wisdom

Bible Verse:  James 3:17,  “But the wisdom that comes from heaven is first of all pure; then peace-loving, considerate, submissive, full of mercy and good fruit, impartial and sincere.”

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

  1. 2nd semester reminder...to request late arrival/early dismissal, you must bring in a signed
  2. Honor Card applications are due to Mrs. Hennig’s mailbox by 3:05pm TODAY.
  3. Any SPRING athlete interested in ANY spring sport - Track, Baseball, Softball, and Girls Soccer - please come and sign up with Mrs McCulley so that we can get an idea of numbers!  No pressure if you sign up- just want an idea of numbers for planning purposes. 
  4. Leadership Team Leaders will meet during lunch tomorrow in the Bio room.
  5. Speech Team meets everyday after school this week.
  6. Class changes must be requested through Mr. Ebener, and then the properly completed change request form, which includes a parent/guardian signature, must be submitted to Mr. Ebener no later than Friday.
  7. NHS will meet Monday during break.
  8. There is a girls softball meeting on Tuesday at 7pm in the LuHi Cafeteria.  If you are in Schol Bowl, see Mrs. McCulley next Wednesday for the information.
  9. LuHi’s annual Poetry Out Loud competition is Thursday, Jan. 16th.  This poetry recitation contest is open to ALL LuHi students. Please contact Mrs. Quigg if you would like to participate or if you have questions.
  10. LuHi’s participation in Saturday’s Scholastic Bowl Tournament has been cancelled.

Boys Basketball Update:

Both the JV and Varsity  Boys Basketball teams took a loss to PORTA last night.  We will be working hard to get ready for Friday’s conference game against Tri City.

Service Hour Opportunity:

Volunteers needed at LuHi’s Elementary School Spelling Bee this Saturday from 8-11:30am.  See Mrs. Quigg by 3:05pm TODAY to sign up.

Tonight’s Activities:

Speech Team - 3:05-4:00 in Mrs. Quigg’s room

9th Grade Boys Basketball @ Williamsville High School - 6pm

Crusader Aider meeting - 6:30pm in the cafeteria


7th Hour Announcements

Tonight’s Scholastic Bowl match has been rescheduled to Thursday at North Mac

DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Wisdom

Bible Verse:  Psalm 37:30,  “The mouths of the righteous utter wisdom, and their tongues speak what is just.”

Today’s Lunch Option:  Mac N’ Cheese, Salad and Rice Krispie Treat, $4

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

  1. 2nd semester reminders... 1.) All lockers are to be locked when not in use.  If you don’t lock it, it could end up locked for you! 2.) If you are new to LuHi or a new driver and have not yet requested a parking sticker, please come to the school office to do so.  The parking lot will be checked soon to be sure all cars have stickers. 3.) Class changes must be requested through Mr. Ebener, and then all properly completed change request forms, which include a parent/guardian signature, must be submitted to Mr. Ebener by this Friday.
  2. Speech Team meets today, tomorrow, Thursday, and Friday from 3:05-4:00 in Mrs. Quigg’s room.
  3. LuHi will hold its annual Poetry Out Loud competition on Thursday, Jan. 16th.  This poetry recitation contest is open to all LuHi students. Please contact Mrs. Quigg if you would like to participate or if you have questions.
  4. LuHi is hosting its Elementary School Spelling Bee this Saturday from 8-11:30am.  Those interested in volunteering should contact Mrs. Quigg by Wednesday. Service Hours are available.
  5. Leadership Team Leaders will meet Thursday during lunch in the Bio room.
  6. Please remind your parents that there is a Crusader Aider meeting tomorrow at 6:30pm in the cafeteria.  All parents and guardians are automatically part of Crusader Aiders.
  7. NHS will meet next Monday during break.
  8. Honor Card applications are now being accepted in Mrs. Hennig’s mailbox until tomorrow at 3:05pm.  Freshmen and transfer students who have been at LuHi for one full semester are now eligible to apply for an Honor Card.

Girls Basketball Update:

The Girls lost a tough one last night, 34-29, at Athens. Senior Emily S. led the way with 11 points for the Crusaders.  Congrats to the JV girls who won their game 35-33! The girls play again at home this Thursday at 6:00 vs. Triopia.

Tonight’s Activities:

Scholastic Bowl Meet vs. Maroa-Forsyth, Nokomis & North Mac @ North Mac - 5:00pm

JV/V Boys Basketball @ PORTA High School beginning at 6:00pm

Education Committee meeting - 7pm


DAILY SHIELD

Monday, January 6, 2020

Word of the Week is:  Wisdom

Bible Verse:  Psalm 111:10,  “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; all who follow His precepts have good understanding.  To Him belongs eternal praise.”

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option:  Mac N’ Cheese, Salad and Rice Krispie Treat, $4

Happy Birthday today to:  

  1. Welcome back!  We have several new students this semester.  Please make them feel welcome into our LuHi family and help today as they learn to navigate the classrooms.
  2. Shopper’s Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am today.
  3. NHS will meet next Monday during break.

Tonight’s Activities:

Spring Musical - Full Show Read-Through - 4-8pm

JV/V Girls Basketball @ Athens High School beginning at 6:00pm


DAILY SHIELD

Friday, December 20, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Endurance

Bible Verse:  Revelation 14:12,  “This calls for patient endurance on the part of the people of God who keep His commands and remain faithful to Jesus.”

Happy Birthday over break to:  Spencer Dodson, Zach Fales, Sean Mulhall, and Sam Pollock

  1. Final call to turn in Spiritual Life Applications and Theater Waivers and also to pick up sports pictures and musical music. 
  2. Boys Basketball practice is changed to 11-1 today.  If anyone has an issue, please contact coach via text or see him right after finals at 10:30.
  3. For those who reserved seats, tonight is the Christmas Dance from 7-11pm at Poe’s on the Hill located at 295 E Andrew Rd, Springfield

DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Endurance

Bible Verse:  Colossians 1:9-12,  “...We continually ask God to fill you with the knowledge of His will through all the wisdom and understanding that the Spirit gives, so that you may live a life worthy of the Lord and please Him in every way: bearing fruit in every good work, growing in the knowledge of God, being strengthened with all power according to his glorious might so that you may have great endurance and patience, and giving joyful thanks to the Father, who has qualified you to share in the inheritance of His holy people in the kingdom of light.”

Happy Birthday today to: 

  1. Any student with a Spiritual Life Application OR a Theater Waiver Form, please turn it in to Mr. Zander before you leave school tomorrow. 
  2. All musical cast members who want music to work on over break, all copies of the music are ready for pick up in Mr. Zander’s room.  Please take only the songs you need and work hard over break. Lora will be emailing you soon to give you access to the orchestra app which has all the songs; you can download it to your device for practice.  If you have any questions, please let one of us know.
  3. Pick up sports pictures in the office today before you leave school.

DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Endurance

Bible Verse:  Romans 15:5,  “May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you the same attitude of mind toward each other that Christ Jesus had.”

Happy Birthday today to:  Junior Tommy Tarr

  1.  Sports pictures are here! Come to the office and pick yours up today.

7th Hour Announcements

Reminder that semester exams begin at 8:00am tomorrow, Thursday and Friday.  Check the exam schedules posted around the building so you know where to be and when to be there.  Be sure you are in your seat when the exam bells ring.  Tardiness may lead to a forfeited exam.

DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Endurance

Bible Verse:  Romans 15:4,  “For everything that was written in the past was written to teach us, so that through the endurance taught in the scriptures and the encouragement they provide, we might have hope.”

Happy Birthday today to:  Senior Natalie D. and Sophomores Dalton A. and Adam A.

Today’s Lunch Option:  Mac ‘N Cheese,salad, Christmas cookies, and lemonade, $4

Lunch Servers:  1st Lunch - Luke and Nick, 2nd lunch - Isaac and Izayah

  1. Band students are to report to Mrs. Armbrust’s study hall.
  2. Please turn in Shopper’s Blessings orders to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am today.
  3. Congrats to the band and choir for a great Christmas concert on Sunday.  All of your hard work paid off with some great sounds. Also, a big thanks to the music students and parents for their work with the cookie walk.  We raised over $2000.
  4. Semester Exams start tomorrow.  All three days are 8:00am start days.  Exam schedules are posted around the building.  You must leave the school property after your last final each day, so please arrange your rides accordingly.
  5. Even with the snow day yesterday, today is still the last day to purchase your Christmas Dance tickets.  All dance tickets MUST be purchased by 3:10pm today.
  6. Mr. Schorfheide has some lightly used boys clothes that are free for the taking.  They are mostly medium shirts, a couple large shirts, and some pants. Anyone who wants them, can come take them for free.  They will go to goodwill on Thursday.

7th Hour Announcements

Freshmen, remember that you have a free dress down day on Monday.  This is sweat pants or athletic shorts of the appropriate length only.  Pajama pants and leggings are NOT, and never have been, allowed!  If you have questions, see Mrs. Hennig or ask in the school office BEFORE you wear something for which you may receive a dress code violation.

There has been a change in Lunch Options for next week.  On Monday, Mr. Schorfheide will be serving Mac ‘N Cheese, green beans, fruit, brownies, and lemonade for $5 with profits going to Dallas Lutheran High School’s tornado relief fund; then on Tuesday, he will be serving his regular weekly lunch of Nachos/Tacos with toppings and dessert for $4.

2020 St. Louis Cardinals calendars in!!! The LuHi baseball team is selling the calendars for $15 each.  See a baseball player or come to the school office to purchase your calendar today!

Come to the Basketball game tonight to support our boys’ teams, as well as our students travelling to Washington, D.C.  Remember to come decked out in “Deck the Halls” Christmas wear.  Let’s have fun while supporting our fellow students!

PLEASE check out the items on the window bench.  At 3:10pm TODAY, everything left will be boxed up for donation.

Finally, we decided to make a separate Christmas Sweater category for the faculty and staff.  With that said, the winner of the Ugliest Faculty/Staff Christmas Sweater is Mr. Zander, with an honorable mention to Coach McCulley, AND…the winner of the Ugliest Student Christmas Sweater goes to Alex S.  Congratulations to all of our participants as true to the spirit of the contest, you all looked ugly!!!

DAILY SHIELD

Friday, December 13, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Patience

Bible Verse:  James 5:8,  “You also, be patient.  Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand.”

Happy Birthday on Sunday to:   Freshmen Kaleigh B. and Freddy S.

Today’s Lunch Option - pre-ordered:  Chick-fil-A lunch

Tuesday’s Lunch Option:  Mac ‘N Cheese, green beans, fruit, brownies, and lemonade, $4

  1. Lost & found items are on the window bench today until 3:05pm.  Items not claimed by the end of the day will be donated.
  2. There is a special Shopper’s Blessings order due today at 11:45am.  Then, the last chance to order for 2019 is Monday at 11:45am.
  3. Anyone who wants to be considered in the “Ugliest Sweater” contest needs to gather in the open space in the cafeteria during your lunch time to have your picture taken.  If you do not enter the contest at the time called during each lunch, you forfeit your entry into the contest.
  4. The students travelling to Washington, D.C.’s March for Life will be selling bowls of chili, baked goods, and inspirational wares, as well as holding a silent auction during tonight’s basketball games to raise money for their trip.
  5. Semester Exams are Wednesday-Friday.  All three days are 8:00am start days. Exam schedules are posted around the building, online under NEWS, and in the Ledger.  Please note that you must leave the school property after your last final of the day, so please arrange your rides accordingly.  Be on time as those who are late may not be admitted to their exam.
  6. Christmas Dance tickets are on sale in the school office for $40 per person until Tuesday at noon.  Remember, that if you are bringing a non-LuHi student guest, you MUST have the guest permission form completed BEFORE you may sign your guest up for the dance.

Girls Basketball Update:

Girls Basketball picked up another victory last night at Mt. Pulaski, 52-29.  Senior Emily S. led the way with 23 points (and took a charge!), while Junior Delaney S. chipped in 14. The Crusaders improve to 6 & 4 on the season. Next game is at home Saturday at 2:00.

Tonight’s Activities:

Rock Climbing Club (if pre-registered) - Upper Limits in Bloomington - after school until approx. 10pm

Spring Musical Auditions - 4-6pm in the Music Room

JV/V Boys Basketball at HOME vs. Decatur Lutheran beginning at 6pm - The theme is Deck out in Deck the Halls.  Wear your ugly sweater or anything Christmasy.

Saturday’s Activities:

Cookie Walk - 8am-noon or until the cookies run out!

Spring Musical Auditions - 9-11am in the Music Room

Spring Musical cast list revealed and scripts handed out - 1pm

Sunday’s Activity:

Christmas Music Concert - 2pm in the Chapel/Performing Arts Center

This week’s Academic Spotlight shines on:

Freshman Hope C. in PE for excellent class participation, behavior, and/or leadership, always has a smile and goes above and beyond.

Junior Delaney S. in Chemistry for Excellent score,  academic improvement, and positive attitude.

Sophomore Alex H. in PE for great effort in the basketball unit.

This week’s Activity Spotlight shines on:

The Madrigal Singers and Jesters for two nights of great entertainment!

This week’s Athletic Spotlight shines on:

Senior Emily S....girls basketball....she scored 9 points on Monday and 23 last night helping us to 2 wins.  She has also been leading us with her effort on defense as well.

Senior JT W.....boys basketball... for encouraging and helping lead his teammates to a hard fought victory against the Pawnee Indians.


DAILY SHIELD

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Patience

Bible Verse:  Romans 8:25,  “But if we hope for what we do not see, we wait for it with patience.”

Tomorrow’s Lunch Option - must be pre-ordered:  Leadership hosted Chick-fil-A lunch, $5 for the meal and $5 for an extra sandwich.

  1. Teachers, please take a lunch count today after announcements for tomorrow’s Chick-fil-A lunch. Team 6 members, do not put in an order.  Mrs. Gilman has your count already.
  2. JC E. is shadowing today in geometry with Aaron S. and then the rest of the day with Aiden S.  Please make him feel welcome during his time at LuHi.
  3. Lost & found items are on the window bench until tomorrow at 3:05pm.  Items not claimed by then will be donated.
  4. The Cookie Walk is Saturday from 8am-noon.
  5. LuHi’s Christmas Music Concert is Sunday at 2pm in the Chapel/Performing Arts Center.
  6. Christmas Dance tickets are on sale in the school office for $40 per person until Tuesday at noon. 
  7. There will be a FREE dress down day tomorrow, plus IT’S UGLY CHRISTMAS SWEATER DAY!!!!  There will be a small prize for the winner of the Ugliest Sweater!  Remember the dress down rules and ENJOY this fun day!
  8. The students travelling to Washington, D.C.’s March for Life will be selling bowls of chili, baked goods, and inspirational wares, as well as holding a silent auction during the boys basketball games tomorrow night to raise money for their trip.  See the flyers posted around the school and on Facebook for details.

Tonight’s Activities:

Spring Musical Auditions from 4-6pm in the Music Room

JV/V Girls Basketball at Mt. Pulaski beginning at 6pm


7th Hour Announcements...

Congratulations to Leadership Team 6 for collecting the most items for “Stockings for Soldiers.”  Besides making a better Christmas for our soldiers, you also receive a FREE Chick-fil-A lunch on Friday.

Students, Faculty, and Staff…There will be a FREE dress down day on Friday AND…it is Ugly Christmas Sweater Day!!

DAILY SHIELD

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Patience

Bible Verse:  Psalm 40:1,  “I waited patiently for the Lord; He inclined to me and heard my cry.”

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

Friday’s Lunch Option:  Leadership hosted Chick-fil-A lunch, $5 for the meal and $5 for an extra sandwich,

     Orders will be taken on Thursday after announcements.

  1. Please welcome our shadow students today...Caden shadowing Geno Daniels, Jada shadowing Hannah Springer, and Maya shadowing Alaina Standefer.
  2. The Rock Climbing Club will travel to Upper Limits in Bloomington on Friday after school until approx. 10pm.  If you are interested in attending or just want more information about Rock Climbing Club, see Erin Borntreger or Mr. Ennis before the end of the school day today.
  3. Semester Exams are NEXT Wednesday-Friday.  All three days are 8:00am start days. Exam schedules are posted around the building. 
  4. Spring Musical auditions are tomorrow & Fri. from 4-6pm and Saturday from 9-11am in the music room.  If you will be auditioning and have not yet signed up, you need to do so today. The cast list will be revealed and scripts handed out on Saturday at 1pm.
  5. The Cookie Walk is Saturday from 8am-noon.
  6. LuHi’s Christmas Music Concert is this Sunday at 2pm in the Chapel/Performing Arts Center.
  7. Christmas Dance tickets are on sale in the school office for $40 per person until Tuesday at noon. 

Basketball Update:

The Boys bested Pawnee in last night’s Conference match-up, 56-42.  The boys are coming together as a team.


7th Hour Announcement...Our apologies.  You may bring in "Stockings for Soldiers" donations until 9am tomorrow, not 8am.  Although the Senior Service Center is picking up our collection tomorrow morning, you do not need to get to school by 8am to make your final donations.  We will collect until the start of school at 9am.

DAILY SHIELD

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Patience

Bible Verse:  Romans 12:12,  “Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.”

Today’s Lunch Option:  Breaded chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, bread pudding, $4

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

Friday’s Lunch Option:  Leadership hosted Chick-fil-A lunch, $5 for the meal and $5 for an extra sandwich,

     Orders will be taken on Thursday after announcements.

  1. The collection of “Stockings for Soldiers” items ends tomorrow morning at 8am.
  2. Rock Climbing Club will be heading to Upper Limits in Bloomington this Friday.  If you are interested in attending or just want more information about Rock Climbing Club, see Erin Borntreger or Mr. Ennis before the end of the school day tomorrow.
  3. Semester Exams are NEXT Wednesday-Friday.  All three days are 8:00am start days. Exam schedules are posted.  Please note that everyone must leave the school property after your last final of the day, so please arrange your rides accordingly.  Be on time as those who are late may not be admitted to their exam.
  4. Auditions for "The Little Mermaid" are Thurs & Fri. from 4-6pm and Saturday from 9-11am.  The cast list will be revealed and scripts handed out on Saturday at 1pm.
  5. LuHi Music Department’s Annual Cookie Walk is this Saturday 8am-noon.
  6. Christmas Dance tickets are on sale in the school office for $40 per person until next Tuesday. 

Basketball Update:

The Freshman boys traveled to Mt. Pulaski last night.  They played a tough game, but couldn’t quite pull out the win.  The Hilltoppers bested the Crusaders 50-41.

Girls Basketball picked up a win last night 57-21 against Meridian. Seven different Crusaders scored and all 13 Varsity players participated in the victory. Freshman Makenna C. led the way with 14 points, followed by Emma D. with 11.  The JV Crusaders also picked up a win 25-9, and improve to 3 & 1 on the season. 

Tonight’s Activities:

Boys Basketball - VARSITY ONLY - at Pawnee - 6pm


DAILY SHIELD

Monday, December 9, 2019

Word of the Week is:  Patience

Bible Verse:  1 Corinthians 13:4,  “Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant.”

Tuesday’s Lunch Option:  Breaded chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, bread pudding, $4

Happy Birthday today to:  Freshman Brayden L.

  1. Congratulations to the Madrigals, Jesters, musicians, servers and crew of the Madrigal Dinners for two wonderful, entertaining performances this past weekend.   Everyone did a great job and Mr. Schorfheide was very proud of you!
  2. Shopper’s Blessings orders are due to Mrs. Haynes by 11:45am.
  3. NHS members will meet in Mrs. Quigg’s classroom during break today.  Also, those going on the Washington, D.C. trip, WHO ARE NOT IN NHS, will meet in the Bio room during break.  If you are in NHS, you MUST go to Mrs. Quigg’s room and then see Mrs. Hennig at another time.
  4. Spiritual Life members...there is a MANDATORY meeting tomorrow morning at 7:40am in Mr. Zander’s classroom.  Applications for 2nd semester Spiritual Life, including those for current members who MUST reapply, will be distributed at this meeting.  If you are not in Spiritual Life and are interested in or have questions about it, see Mr. Zander today.
  5. The collection of “Stockings for Soldiers” items ends Wednesday at 8am.
  6. Auditions for "The Little Mermaid" are Thurs & Fri. from 4-6pm and Saturday from 9-11am.  The cast list will be revealed and scripts handed out on Saturday at 1pm.
  7. LuHi Music Department’s Annual Cookie Walk is this Saturday beginning at 8am until noon...or the cookies run out.
  8. Christmas Dance tickets are on sale in the school office for $40 per person until next Tuesday. 
  9. Semester Exams are NEXT Wednesday-Friday.  All three days are 8:00am start days. Exam schedules are posted around building, online under NEWS, and in Ledger.  Please note that everyone must leave the school property after your last final of the day, so please arrange your rides accordingly.  Be on time as those who are late may not be admitted to their final.

Tonight’s Activities:

JV/V Girls Basketball at Meridian High School beginning at 6:00pm

9th Grade Boys Basketball at Mt. Pulaski - 6:00pm


7th Hour Announcements

Congratulations to all of the teams for your efforts decorating your Gingerbread houses.  1st place goes to Team 10!!  Their prize is ice cream at next Friday’s lunchtime.

Announcing the 2019 Christmas Dance Court:  Jacob W., Adam W., Jon A., Brett D., Britta B., Melany E., Emily S., and Maddie R.  Elections for King and Queen will be held next week.