Faith In Action Day 4.13

On Friday, April 13th, Word of Life students worked together to help our association churches St. Lucas, Ascension, and Timothy.

The campuses had a list of projects for the students to do including cleaning window sills, pulling weeds, cleaning the student transportation vehicle, picking up sticks, spreading the mulch on the playgrounds, matching Easter eggs, and raking.

“Faith in Action day is an opportunity for our students to serve. Showing our students how important it is to find ways to serve others is woven throughout everyday at Word of Life, but two days a year, once in the fall and then in the spring, we focus on the importance of serving others,” said Megan Arnold, Marketing and Outreach Director.

“When you are serving someone you have to do what they tell you to do, not go and do something that you think you should help with. I like how we get to go to the all the other campuses,” Jack Jennings, 6th grade.

Word of Life celebrates Black History Month

On Wednesday, February 7th, Word of Life students celebrated Black History Month with an assembly organized by Devri Davis.

Special Guests included newly elected St. Louis City Police Chief John Hayden and Historian Roger Webb.

All students united in song during the assembly singing “Wade in the Water”, “Go Down, Moses”, and Swing Low Sweet Chariot”. Here is a link to the students singing.

“I think it is so important that the students understand that Black History is such an integral part to American History as a whole and how it reaches to every citizen of our great country. These assemblies show our students that coexisting is possible despite a lot of the messages that our society tends to suggest. America has always been about people helping people and the stories that were shared during the assembly enlighten our students to a grander understanding of how every citizen has an important role in promoting peace,” said event organizer Devri Davis.

 

Six WOL Students in Top 10 of Regional Poetry Contest

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Word of Life Lutheran School

6535 Eichelberger

St. Louis, MO 63109

(314) 832-1244

 

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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Contact: Megan Arnold, Marketing and Outreach Director, (636) 577-3061

Word of Life Students Earn Top Three Spots in Poetry Contest

ST.LOUIS – Word of Life students earned first, second, and third place in The Children’s Education Alliance of Missouri (CEAM) sponsored regional middle school and high school poetry contest. Three additional Word of Life students were honored in the top ten.

The contest was open to all St. Louis region traditional, charter and private school students in 5th-12th grade, with separate contests held for middle school and high school level students. CEAM tasked the students to write a poem, rap or song about a teacher or program at their school which inspires them.

The final winners of the contest were chosen by two of St. Louis’s top poets, first St. Louis Poet Laureate Michael Castro and Jane Ellen Ibur who has been nominated to be the next St. Louis Poet Laureate.

On Thursday, January 25, 2018, the winners were honored with a special National School Choice Week event at The Stage at KDHX.

Bella Bracken, 6th grade, earned first place and won a Chromebook with her poem titled “The Door to Music”. Jaylee Schulz, 7th grade, earned second place and won a tablet with her poem titled “Mrs. Moorman”. Emily Lietner, 7th grade, earned third place and a tablet with her poem “Mrs. Amazing”. Eighth grade students Noah Clark and Aria Thompson earned the runners-up award and eighth grader Gavin Schulz received an honorable mention.

“I am inspired by our poetry contest participants. As a former high school English teacher, I am extremely impressed with the flow and format of their poems. In addition, to recite their poetry in front of an entire assembly of people takes bravery and maturity. This is definitely a proud principal moment! Congrats to all who placed from Word of Life,” said Word of Life Principal Alicia Klug.

To view the top three students reciting their award winning poems visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=AIP9AJA_ZCQ

 

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Word of Life Lutheran School has been serving students in the St. Louis community since 1973. Located at the intersection of Jamieson and Eichelberger in St. Louis Hills, a community in south St. Louis, Missouri, Word of LIfe has with two preschool locations nearby. The school has National Lutheran School Accreditation and Missouri Non-Public Schools Accreditation and serves ages 3 – 8th grade.

Word of Life School is blessed each year with the opportunity to share the love of God and the life-saving message of Jesus while equipping students in every way for this ever-changing world.

Student Testimonial

On January 25, 2018, at the annual Pastor Appreciation Breakfast, a few students spoke on why they are blessed to be a part of the Word of Life community.

View 6th grader Isabella’s testimonial here.

View 5th grader Luca’s testimonial here.

Thank you School Board!

January was National School Board Appreciation month and we took a break from celebrating National Lutheran Schools Week to say thanks!

We sincerely appreciate all of the Word of Life School Board members who dedicate time, energy and support to our school.

Thank you School Board!