Our Drama department is excited to present three comedies for this year’s One Act Festival. We invite you to come and laugh with us on Friday, March 6th at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday March 7th at 1:00 p.m. The Friday performance will be a Dessert Theater. Our Booster Association will provide a fabulous dessert bar for you to enjoy while you watch the show. All three skits are directed by actors in the senior class. The first skit, Check Please, follows a series of blind dinner dates that couldn’t get any worse—until they do. Next, 13 Ways to Screw up Your College Interview, shares the frustration of two college recruiters as they try to fill the last spot at a prestigious college in an effort to keep their jobs. The third skit, NSA: How to Make Friends and Influence People, demonstrates the value of tapping into the National Security Agency’s arsenal of techniques to get ahead in life. Admission for each performance is a freewill donation.
On Saturday, Feb. 21st, Calvary will be hosting an afternoon of entertainment beginning at 2:00 p.m. This is the second event in our Colossians 3:17 Series and will feature a variety of entertainment from Calvary students, alumni, and more! Highlights include: The Maker’s Dozen, Low Rent District, and “Hooper & Dobbs”. Admission is a freewill offering. Proceeds from the event will go toward lighting and sound equipment for the auditorium.
Recently, Calvary’s Gift, moved to a new location where they continue to serve Calvary families by taking in donations and re-selling them. The amazing journey of Calvary’s Gift began five years ago just around the block on Washington Street. Volunteers came together in an effort to provide some tuition assistance to Calvary students. The Lord has blessed this ministry to the point of outgrowing their original location.
Now located at 722 Jefferson Street, donation drop-off and shopping are easily accessible. The open space is tastefully arranged into vignettes for beautiful glassware, decorations for your home, kitchen items, jewelry, women’s clothing, a shoe room, children’s clothing, a man’s cave, and a reading area.
Our volunteers are happy to take your generous donations…
Stop in during shopping hours:
Wednesday –Saturday 9:00-3:00
Call us at 573-659-8179
We are so proud of our basketball teams. They are doing a marvelous job giving fans a great deal to cheer about. There is still time to come and take in the excitement! GO LIONS!!
The next blood drive at Calvary will be March 2nd from 1:00–7:00 pm. You can schedule a time to donate blood by calling 573-690-6788.
Our Choirs and Chapel Band are busy preparing for the upcoming Christmas Concert. We invite you to join us in our auditorium at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, December 12th for an evening of praise and worship in celebration of our Savior’s birth.
For those who don’t know what game night is, game night is a time where all of the students can come to school and hang out with friends and teachers. With the stress of school removed students are able to see their teachers in a new fun light. At game night students are able to compete against other students and teachers in games like basketball, volleyball, and gaga-ball. During the night students can enjoy themselves with various snacks and candies. Game night is a night at school every student can enjoy.
Key Club has scheduled their next Blood Drive on October 31st. You can schedule a time to donate blood by calling 573-690-6788.
If you like kids, colors, and fun, join us on Saturday at 10:00 a.m. on November 8th. Key Club will be hosting a Run for the Kids Color Run to support all the great work at The Special Learning Center. Adults and kids can walk/run the 1.5 mile course and visit the kid’s area for additional fun.
Entry Fee: Adults & high school age – $20 14 years old & under – $15
T-shirts guaranteed if you pre-register by October 15th *ENTRY FORM*
THIS EVENT WILL BE HELD RAIN OR SHINE
Fall is in the air and our Apple Sale is back! We offer five varieties of amazingly yummy apples: Fuji, Golden Delicious, Granny Smith, Jonathan and Red Delicious. These are all #1 grade apples. Order sizes range from ½ peck to a full bushel and apple butters are available in pint and quart sizes. Prices are listed below. The deadline for ordering is Tuesday, October 1st with a tentative delivery date of the weekend of October 11th. Please call the office, 573-638-0228 to place an order. Profits from these sales will be used to support a variety of academic and enrichment programs.
1/2 PECK – $5 PECK – $10
1/2 BUSHEL – $15 BUSHEL – $30
Apple Butter (Regular or Sugar-Free)
PINT – $5 QUART – $8
September 2nd marked another first for Calvary. The junior varsity and varsity volleyball teams played their first home matches in their own gym against Smithton. Both the Lady Lions JV and varsity teams won their sets. What an exciting night! We invite you to come and join us for the remaining home matches of the season which are listed on our calendar.
We are excited and feel very blessed to host district play on October 20th, 21st and 23rd. We hope to see you there!!
Calvary is hosting the Faith & Freedom Series, sponsored by Thrivent Financial, on Friday, September 5th and Saturday, September 6th. This event features retired Air Force Lt. Colonel, attorney, eminent constitutional scholar and prolific author, Pastor John Eidsmoe. He will speak on the vital role of Faith and Freedom. An expert in the primary sources that shed light into the thinking and belief system of the founders of our country, Eidsmoe will explain the well from which the Framers of the Constitution drew the waters of liberty. Free to the public.
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5th
7:00-8:00 p.m. The Book that Made Freedom
8:15-9:15 p.m. The Hebrew Roots of the Constitution
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6th
9:00-10:00 a.m. Echoes of Eden
10:20-11:40 a.m. Common Law Roots of the Constitution
12:00 Noon Meal on Campus (Freewill Donation)
1:00-2:00 p.m. The Reformation Roots of the Constitution
2:30-4:00 p.m. The War Today On Freedom
For more information, call: 573-638-0228
Our halls are once again ringing with the exuberant sounds of students returning from summer break. While summer was less hectic than it is now, there was plenty of activity on our campus. We are very grateful to be using our auditorium, cafeteria space, and gymnasium.
Enrollment increased to 99 at the beginning of this year. We are blessed with an amazing group of educators who give their time and talents to our students and their families, striving to achieve the goal of Building Christian Leaders. We look forward to watching the Lord work in the lives of our students as the year unfolds.
Recently, John Sullivan, a local World War II veteran, received France’s highest award, the award of the Knight of the Legion of Honor medal as presented by Governor Jay Nixon. Applications for the honor are reviewed by France and veterans must meet strict criteria. Sullivan was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army Air Corps and served as a bombardier aboard a B-24 Liberator heavy bomber. On July 6, 1944, Sullivan’s crew flew the first of 35 bombing missions in the hostile skies over northern France.
Among the family, friends and local dignitaries present at this private ceremony, were four of our Calvary students. Seniors Trevor Dusheke and Steven Gunn, along with juniors Even Brenner and William Doggett, had the pleasure of meeting Major General Steve Danner–the Adjutant General of the Missouri National Guard. Gen. Danner presented each of the students with a “challenge coin.” Additionally, the students had the privilege of having their photograph taken with both Mr. Sullivan and Governor Jay Nixon.
“It was truly an impressive event and one that I believe has positively impacted these students. Every one of them that I spoke with has expressed an interest in a potential military career with one noting a desire to become a Lutheran military chaplain.” Jeremy Amick remarked. Jeremy took the photograph of the event.
“God made me fast! And when I run, I feel His pleasure.” This declaration is attributed to Eric Liddell in the award-winning movie, “Chariots of Fire”. Now students at Calvary Lutheran High School may learn to say the same, as Cross Country joins the expanding roster of sports this Fall.
“I had been hoping for Cross Country to happen here at Calvary—and this year, it has,” says junior John Meyer. “Running is my passion.” John described the beautiful golf courses and parks where the team of five boys and one girl practice every day after school.
Cross Country involves 3.1-mile races run over varied terrain. While it tends to be more of an individual effort, team scores are kept. It is similar to golf in that the lowest score wins.
Kerri Morris is the coach with enthusiasm to spare. “I love running, and I hope to encourage students in a pursuit of lifelong fitness. I am truly grateful for this opportunity to work with such a great group of kids and parents at Calvary. It is exciting and fun to help start a program from the beginning.”
A marathon runner herself, Kerri has much coaching experience with high school students. She continues to coach girls track here at Calvary, and currently coaches Cross Country at Trinity Lutheran School, as well.
Coach Kerri Morris says this “hardworking group of kids with terrific attitudes” focuses on hill training for endurance and conditioning exercises (sit-ups and push-ups!) to develop a strong trunk. They learn to “run smart” by adjusting their stride along their way. And that is how they run the race!