From the Principal

Preparation

“Therefore the Lord himself will give you a sign. Behold, the virgin shall conceive and bear a son, and shall call his name Immanuel.” Isaiah 7:14 ESV Preparation and looking forward are very much the theme of the advent season. The prophecy from Isaiah 7:14 speaks of what to expect of the coming savior. Advent […]

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Another Year

“Every year the students return to school a little bigger, and I, a little grayer.” This, and many others sayings like it are common among teachers and those who work with children and youth. The first day of school is filled with looks of wonder at how the students are a little taller. As the […]

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Preparation

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” These famous words of Benjamin Franklin speak to the importance of preparation. One task that teachers spend a lot of time doing outside of the school day and often behind the scenes is in preparation. Each lesson takes a lot of planning in order to […]

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The Race

“Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight, and sin which clings so closely, and let us run with endurance the race that is set before us, looking to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith, who for the joy that was set […]

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Seizing Opportunities

As the weather begins to shake off the cold and settle into the warmth of late spring and early summer, I can’t help but notice the change in the landscape. As they wake from their long winter’s sleep, trees begin to bud and their leaves start to come of color. For me this is a […]

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A Firm Foundation

Little was said by the family gathered in the basement of the church. Built of stone and concrete, its exterior walls served as a foundation of the historic church. A few wise words were spoken. A prayer was said. The air was leaden with silence. Even the children, normally prone to making loud noises, looked […]

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Behind the Scenes

Many things are being done in the background to improve CLS. Below is a glimpse of what is happening with accreditation: The Christ Lutheran Board of Christian Education, various boards of Christ Lutheran Church and School, and our teachers are continually looking for ways to improve the ministry that we provide to the community. In addition […]

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CLS Students Proclaiming Christ’s Love to the World

  “A new commandment I give you, that you love one another: just as I have loved you, you also are to love one another. By this all people will know that you are my disciples, if you have love for one another” (John 13:34-35, English Standard Version). For over a month now, students from […]

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Change

“For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven” (Ecclesiastes 3:1, English Standard Version). It was early September 1993. The weather at 30,000 feet was predictably clear. I had been looking forward to that day for quite some time. The thought of leaving my hometown to start a new life […]

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Firing on All Cylinders

The beginning of any school year is a challenge in many ways. The first few weeks, teachers and support staff are going over policies and procedures along with reviewing things that the students learned last year. Right about this time of the year, I often say that things are “firing on all cylinders” as the […]

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