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"Blessed Easter to All of You!"

This week the historical “event” of note will be Lord’s resurrection.  No, that’s not unique to Manitowoc Lutheran High School, but it has everything to do with Manitowoc Lutheran High School.  As the Apostle Paul once wrote, “If Christ has not been raised,...

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"The Right Word"

What word would you use to describe this kind of effort:  putting metal mesh coverings over fifty-windows in a school building; re-doing the floors; painting the classrooms; bringing chalkboards down from a third floor to the first two floors; installation of railings; masonry work throughout...

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"To All to Whom These Presents Shall Come"

One of our office assistants and I had a nice chuckle the other day as we decided where to hang a new accreditation certificate.  We noticed a particular frame and certificate that was different than the others, one that nobody seems to ever notice.  It started out with the words:...

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"Top Choice"

How about some very recent history?  In 2015 our school began making use of the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program, which means that we became a school that parents could choose who received a voucher from the state.  A certain percent of families in the Manitowoc area would qualify for a...

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"Overflowing with Thankfulness"

Interview#7: Pastor Tom Klusmeyer The reason for the title of this weekly blog is to recall the past and its blessings while looking forward with confidence and joy.  Well, those two perspectives are the reason why, in the 2006-07 school year, as MLHS observed its fiftieth anniversary year,...

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"Using your Gifts"

Interview #6: Karen (Lorenz) DeNoyer If you know the sport of track well, you know that it is very much a “team” effort that leads to success.  Though there are many individual events, the scoring for the team is based on how individuals do in those events.  The relay races...

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"The Impact"

Interview #5: Larry Shambeau The emotion was obvious not long into my interview with a member of the ’75 football team.  That’s the team that went undefeated and unscored upon in conference (after losing the opening game of the season), which also led to a winning streak of...

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"It's Obvious"

Interview #4: Dennis Steinbrenner   What is the obvious blessing of a building campaign?  No doubt you would say, “The building itself.”  True.  But to a veteran teacher who served thirty-six years at MLHS, there is something else that has stood out from...

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"The Lord Knows What He Is Doing"

Interview #3 : Hazel Bartels “The Lord knows what he’s doing.”  That might sound like the understatement of the year at first.  But when it comes from the lips of a ninety-four-year-old gal who has been a part of Lutheran church life, family life, and Lutheran...

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"Repeat Last Week"

Dear Readers: We will use this feature on Scott Reinhard one more week so that more of our Lancer Family will have opportunity to know about his entrance into glory and about his life and work for our school.  We continue to mourn his death, but also move forward with the sure hope of...

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