School Stats – Update from LCMS Schools

Good Afternoon Everyone,   Happy Monday! We are now one week into the annual School Statistics submission process, and while you will not be hearing from me every week, I wanted to share with you three important items that have come up in the last week. Please see below and let me know what questions… Read more »

DOE Choice Update 9-4-2020

From Brad Pendleton: ~~~ Good Afternoon, Yesterday, the Indiana State Board of Education (SBOE) held their September meeting and decided not to move the September 2020 count date from September 18, 2020. Additionally, the SBOE provided language which will not impact the funding for public school corporations that offer virtual instruction as a result of… Read more »

Joyful Response – Free Online Giving Platform through LCEF

Lutheran Church Extension Fund (LCEF) offers an electronic giving platform called Joyful Response for accepting online gifts through your website, a mobile phone app, ACH or text-giving. This platform is available for LCMS congregations, schools and registered service organizations (RSOs) – free of charge through LCEF. If you are not currently set up to take… Read more »

Save the Date – Early Childhood Conference

Indiana District Early Childhood Conference I Love to Tell the Story! Saturday, August 29th 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Holy Cross Lutheran School, Indy Keynote Speaker:  Denise Fleming (author of: “In the Tall, Tall Grass,” “In the Small, Small Pond” and “Alphabet Under Construction”) Some of the Workshops:  Autism Project Approach Flexible Scheduling A Moving… Read more »

TEC21 Workshop

Open enrollment for the TEC21 workshop program began January 2 and several TEC21 innovation centers are reaching their enrollment cap of 10 participants. There is an urgency now, as the school year winds down, to register your teachers. TEC21 will take registrations until each center is full. TEC21 is an investment in your school, teachers… Read more »

Facts about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.

Many in our District have been asking about the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). According to the U.S. Department of Labor, “FFCRA will help the United States combat and defeat COVID-19 by giving all American businesses with fewer than 500 employees funds to provide employees with paid leave, either for the employee’s own health… Read more »

Ascension Lutheran Christian School in Gary Reaches Children for Christ

Ascension Lutheran Christian School opened its doors in 2017 with the goal of providing a quality Christian education to the children of Gary. With a new principal at the helm this year, the school is making progress in reaching children for Christ, while providing a solid Lutheran education. “Building a school from scratch is hard… Read more »