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


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.