Come Cheer Them On!

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Coaches and athletes are honing their skills for their fall schedules.  They love to play for a crowd so consider this your invitation to watch our  the baseball team on September 1st at 4:30 pm, soccer on September 2nd at 5:30 pm at the Highway 63 Sport Complex, JV and V volleyball on September 6th at 6 pm, the softball team on September 8th at 5 pm, and our cross country team at Linn High School (close to home) on September 10th at 9:30 am.  Schedules for all of the fall sports are listed on our calendar. The teams look forward to seeing you there!

Weekly Chapel Services

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The 2016-17 school year is off to a great start.  This year’s theme, chosen by the senior class, is “Suit Up: Fight the Good Fight”,  based in Ephesians 6:11-17 and 1 Timothy 6:12.  Each Wednesday morning we come together for Chapel Service at 10:30 am.  We are blessed to have pastors from area Lutheran churches give of their time to lead our students and faculty during this time of worship.  You are welcome to join us!

Gear Up for a Great Year

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As the lazy days of summer wind down, it is time to gear up for school.  With the tax-free weekend for back-to-school shopping coming up, here is a link to our school supply list to help you get ready.  With your shopping complete we encourage you to check out your schedule on RenWeb and download the Acceptable Computer Use & Honor Code and the Authorized Medication Forms.  Bring all this with you Thursday, August 11th from 6:00—8:00 p.m.  This is a very important evening for students and families.  The evening is set up in an Open House style, so you can arrive at your convenience.  We are very comfortable with staggered arrival times.  You can load school supplies in your locker, find your classrooms, meet teachers, and feel comfortable and prepared for the first day of school.  Parents should bring in all signed forms, any questions or concerns, and a goal of meeting teachers and other CLHS families.

We love Fall Sports!

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Believe it or not, fall sports practices start Monday, August 1!  In case you do not know, we have a lot of opportunities to participate in sports here at Calvary.  Our fall sports include Boys Baseball, Boys and Girls Cross Country, Co-ed Soccer, Girls Softball, and Girls Volleyball.  We encourage you to participate.   We have very competitive teams, our coaches do a great job, and it’s fun!  Below are the times and places for the first week’s practices.  You must have a physical on file here at school to be able to start practicing.  You must also participated in at least 14 practices before you can play in a game.  We will have a parent meeting  Monday, August 1 in the CLHS Auditorium (7:00 for freshmen and new student parents, 7:45 for returning student parents).
6:30-8:00AM – Cross Country at the Katy Trail
3:00-5:30PM – Volleyball in the CLHS Gym
4:00-6:00PM – Softball on the CLHS Softball/Baseball Field
5:00-7:00PM – Soccer at the Hwy. 63 Sports Complex Fields across the bridge
5:30-7:30PM – Baseball at the CLHS Softball/Baseball Field

This one is for Colten

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Our next blood drive will be held on Thursday, August 11th from 1:00-7:00 p.m.  This blood drive is in honor of 3-year old Colten, a relative of a Calvary alumnus.  All presenting donors will receive a complimentary t-shirt, while supplies last.  To make an appointment, please contact Denise Crider at 573-690-6788 or visit redcrossblood.org.

GOLF TOURNAMENT

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Our golf tournament offers you the opportunity for an evening of fun with friends.  Here is the great thing,  you will be blessing families of Calvary students at the same time.  All proceeds from the tournament go directly toward tuition assistance for families.   More details are available here.  The information includes registration form, sponsorship opportunities and more.

Drama and Dessert

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On March 4th and 5th our auditorium will be the place to be!  Come join us for our annual One Act Festival, this year featuring two seniors, each directing a one-act skit for you to enjoy.  Olivia Howard presents The Importance of Being Earnest (in 30 minutes).  When best friends Jack and Algernon propose to their unsuspecting romantic interests under the guise of the same alter ego, Ernest, they never thought the two girls would meet.  When they do, chaos ensues.  Come enjoy all the wit of Oscar Wilde in less than half the time.  Caleb Ashlock has chosen to entertain you with Action News: Now With 10% More Action!  A newsworthy, actiony fun-pit featuring all the best newscasters you’ve never heard of!  Tonight your Action News team brings you all the news you maybe wouldn’t hear anywhere else!  Both performances feature a dessert bar and lots of fellowship.  Admission is a freewill donation.  We look forward to seeing you there!

NYG Music Show

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Looking for a relaxing afternoon of music? We have the solution to your need. On February 21st The Maker’s Dozen and Low Rent District will be performing in the Calvary Lutheran High School auditorium starting at 2pm. The Maker’s Dozen are a group of men from Immanuel Lutheran Church known for their bluegrass gospel music. Low Rent District features very talented students from Calvary Lutheran High School. Admission is a free-will donation that will help defray transportation costs for the youth groups from Immanuel Lutheran Church in Honey Creek, St. John’s Lutheran Church in Schubert and St. John’s Lutheran Church in Stringtown when they attend the National Lutheran Youth Gathering this July in New Orleans. Come and enjoy a wonderful afternoon of entertainment!! Snacks will be available!!

Last Blood Drive of the School Year!

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Thanks to wonderful giving individuals our blood drives have provided our local American Red Cross with numerous units of blood.  If you are interested in donating blood on May 9th, please contact Denise Crider, 573-690-6788, to schedule an appointment from 1:00–7:00 p.m.  The time slots do fill up quickly!!

Lion Basketball

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The basketball season is under way!  We invite you to check out the schedules for the girls team and the boys team and join us in cheering them on to victory!  Schedules can be found under the FOR CURRENT FAMILIES tab.

Calvary Executive Director

Calvary Lutheran High School has been blessed with the service and ministry of Mr. John Engelbrecht as its Executive Director for nearly 9 years. As he steps down from this position (effective June, 2016), the Calvary family expresses its sincere gratitude to him and prayerfully moves forward to fill the position of Executive Director.  Please pray for the Call Committee, the Board of Directors and the School as we are led by the Holy Spirit to call the person God already has planned for us.  If you would like to submit a candidate for consideration (only those qualified to receive a call in the Missouri Synod please), submit a written Nomination Form to the Call Committee on or before January 10th by email to CallforCalvary@yahoo.com (or mail to CLHS Call Committee Secretary, Kari Schulte, 231 Madison St, Jefferson City, MO 65101).  Obtain a Nomination Form at pdf file; the Calvary school office or by request to CallforCalvary@yahoo.com.  If you have questions or concerns, email us or contact Committee Chair Dennis Luetkemeyer (573-301-6006) or Secretary Kari Schulte (573-690-6413).Director

Praising Christ With Our Talents

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Come celebrate the birth of Christ with your Calvary family at the Calvary Christmas Concert on Friday, December 11 at 7 p.m.  We are excited to have the first performance of our Calvary Concert Band that evening!  The Calvary Choir, Chapel Band, Select Choir, Men’s Choir, small ensembles and solos will also be performing.  Hear many Christmas selections such as “PataPan”, “God Rest You Merry, Gentlemen”, “The Shepherd’s Spiritual”, “Stille Nacht” and many others.  Come and listen the Christmas story from Luke 2 and sing hymns with us as we rejoice in His birth.   The evening will also feature a display of art done by our talented students.  Looking forward to seeing you there!

Thank You Veterans

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Calvary’s Key Club is honored to present this assembly that features guest speakers David Beamer and parents of three of the U.S. Navy SEALs killed in action in Afghanistan during Operation Red Wings. The public is invited to join us Thursday, Nov. 5th from 10:00—11:00 a.m. in our auditorium as they graciously share their lives with us. For more information please call 573-690-6788.

Our Fall Drama is a Murder Mystery

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The long-running soap opera The Bold and the Young is in its last days: its hunky hero has self-esteem issues, its villainous old man is more interested in soup, and its heroines are slightly psychopathic. With ratings a little, ahem, sub-par, the executive producer gives the squabbling cast an ultimatum: complete one episode overnight or the show dies. When the director is murdered, and other cast members start dropping like flies, it seems like her threat might actually come true. Can these misfits discover the murderer before the show is literally killed off? Come experience this hysterical who done it with a surprise ending. The Bold, the Young, and the Murdered will keep you laughing and guessing until the very end.

Fall is all about COLOR!

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The Run For the Kids Color Run is back! Mark your calendars for Saturday, November 14, 2015 at 10:00 AM at Calvary. Here is the entry form so you won’t miss the fun!!