March 12 Highlights - Metro East Lutheran High School


March 12 Highlights - Metro East Lutheran High School
Lutheran High School
March 12, 2015
Please pray…
For many attendees at the Home and
Garden Show this weekend.
• Giving thanks for the 24 newest
members of the National Honor
Society inducted this week.
We invite all Lutheran High Supporters to attend
the Knights of the Round Table Banquet and Hall
of Honor Induction on March 22 at 5:30 p.m.
RSVP to the school office. There is no charge for
the event.
Important Upcoming Dates
March 13 No School - Professional Development
March 14 & 15 Metro-East Home and Garden Show
March 22 Knights of the Round Table Banquet
March 30-April 6 Easter Break - No School
Metro-East Lutheran High is excited to announce
the 2015 inductees to the Hall of Honor:
ERIK HESS, Class of 1983, now serves as a Senior Vice
President, Consumer Brand Strategy for the McDonald's
JOEL FRIEND, Class of 1993, distinguished himself as
an accomplished student and participant in the Fine Arts
at MELHS. He continues that leadership in his work with
the Lyric Opera of Chicago along with running his own
theater company, Without A Net Entertainment.
JEREMY BECKER, Class of 1994, has served the
Lutheran Church both locally and nationally as a Director
of Christian Education for nearly twenty years including
helping plan the National Youth Gatherings.
DR. ALISON (REDDEN) WESSELS, Class of 2001, is a
former standout athlete and valedictorian at Lutheran
High. She is an Assistant Professor and Laboratory
Coordinator at Washington University in St. Louis.
Seniors- Jostens will be on campus Friday,
March 20, to distribute graduation
announcements and other items. If you
have a balance due you should be
receiving a notice in the mail. They will
be here during the lunch periods.
The Creative Writing and Book Club's next meeting
is Friday, March 27 at Sacred Grounds after school.
The "book" for the month of March is not a book, but a
podcast titled Welcome to Night Vale. There are about
fifty episodes of about thirty minutes each. Please listen
to as many as you are able, and we hope you enjoy them.
Congratulations to our Student Leaders and Achievers
Program award winners: Marie Schultz for her service
especially to the office staff, Andrea Jones for her hard
work academically, and Connor Wallace for advancing to
the Sectionals for the 3-point contest.
Sports/Activities Schedules
Spring weather and sports don’t always work together! Please watch for updates from the coaches.
The Home and Garden show is
this weekend!! Set up is underway. Please continue to spread
the word. Free admission and free parking!
Baseball- 3/21 at Calhoun, 3/23 at Marquette, 3/24 V
Home v Wood River/ JV at Wood River, 3/26 V at Belleville West/ JV Home v. Belleville West, 3/27 Home v.
Althoff, 3/28 at Nashville
Boys Tennis- 3/19 at Hillsboro
Boys Volleyball- 3/23 JV/V Home v. Granite City, 3/24
JV/V Home v. Alton
Girls Soccer- 3/16 Home v. Roxana, 3/23 Home v. Hillsboro, 3/24 Home v. Jerseyville, 3/27 at Civic Memorial,
3/28 at Breese Central
Clean out your closets and bring your
old shoes! Collected shoes are sold and
the money raised is used to supply safe
drinking water around the world. In collaboration with the Home and Garden
Show, we will be collecting shoes until
March 27. Learn more about this project
Scholastic Bowl- 3/14 Sectional
Softball- 3/19 Home v. Marquette, 3/23 at Dupo, 3/28 at
Track- 3/14 Girls and Boys at Principia, 3/18 Girls and
Boys at Dupo, 3/21 Boys at EIU-Charleston Indoor Invite, 3/26 Girls and Boys at Mt. Olive
Trap Club- 3/12 Beginning of Olin Trap League
Tryouts for the Dancer Knights for 2015-16 will take
place March 23, 24, and 26 from 5:00-7:00pm. Sign up
in the office. For more information see Mrs. Keily-Vann
or Mrs. Wudtke.
Summer Camps are being planned! So far these are
the camp dates:
The following colleges will be visiting MELHS. Please
sign up with Mr. McLaughlin at least a day in advance
and check with your teacher before attending the visit.
Wednesday, March 19 - Eureka College (reschedule)
Friday, March 27- SIU-Edwardsville
Girls Basketball- May26-29
Girls Volleyball- June 1-5
Boys Volleyball- June 1-5
Band June 7-11
Wrestling- June 8-12
Boys Basketball- June 22-26
Drama- July 13-17
Dance- July 20-24
Senior Scholarship Tracker is up to $1,350,400 awarded
to the Class of 2015. Please let Mr. McLaughlin know
about any scholarships you are receiving from each
school you have applied to!
Registration for these camps will open at the end of
MARCH. Watch for the camp flier to come soon!
From the Academic Advisor