News

School Closed Today, Wednesday, June 10

Our school will be closed today, Wednesday, June 10, due to illness.  No lessons will meet on this day.

My sincere apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.


Summer Term Lessons Begin Tuesday, May 26

Just a reminder that today, Tuesday, May 26, will be the first day of lessons for our Summer Term 2015.  Lessons will meet on our regular schedule today.

See you in class!


Closed Memorial Day, Monday, May 25

Just a reminder that our school will be closed in observance of the Memorial Day Holiday today, Monday, May 25.  No lessons will meet on this day.

Lessons will resume on our normal schedule Tuesday, May 26.  This will be the first day of lessons for our Summer Term.

Enjoy the Memorial Day Holiday!


Honors Program Sparring Workshops Thursday, May 21

Just a reminder that we have a couple of special Honors Program workshops meeting today, Thursday, May 21.  The workshops will meet as follows:

6:30pmIntroduction to Free Sparring, for new Honors Program students.

7:00pmFight Night:  Sparring Tactical Principals, open to all Honors Program students.

2 Class Credits for the Summer Term for all participants.


Fun Week May 18-24.

We will be on our special Fun Week schedule this week, May 18-24.  We will be off of our normal lesson schedule during this week.

Monday through Wednesday, May 18-20:  We will be having Introductory Lessons, Private Lessons, and conferences by appointment.

Thursday, May 21:  We will have a couple of special Honors Program Workshops as follows —

6:30pm:  Introduction to Free Sparring for all new Honors Students.

7:00pm:  Fight Night — Sparring Tactical Principles (open to all Honors Students)

Friday, May 22:  Summer Term Kick-Off Party (more details coming).

Saturday, May 23:  Summer Term Preparation Meetings (more details coming).  2 Class Credits for the Summer Term for all participants.


Spring Term Graduation

Our Spring Term Graduation will take place tomorrow, Saturday, May 16.  We will be at our usual location, the gymnasium at First Lutheran School, 1207 North Broadway.  Graduation sessions will take place as follows:

Tigers and Juniors (ages 4-8):  10:00am

Pre-Teens, Teens & Adults (ages 9 & up):  12:00 noon

All students who have completed your Promotion Exams are eligible to participate in Graduation.  Please invite family and friends to come with you.

See you there!


Promotion Exam Week

This is our Promotion Exam week, Monday through Friday, May 11-15.  Fundamentals and Honors Students should be sure to attend two lessons this week — one of your “A” lessons, and one of your “B” lessons — to complete your Promotion Exam.  Tigers students should attend one lesson to complete your Promotion Exam.

We will not be having lessons this Saturday, May 16.  This will be our Graduation Day at First Lutheran School.


Lessons at Adair Park Saturday, May 2

We will be having lessons outdoors at Adair Park this coming Saturday, May 2.  Lessons will meet on our normal Saturday schedule.  Participation will count for 2 Class Credits.

See you there!


Postponed: Saturday Lessons at Adair Park April 25

Our Saturday Lessons at Adair Park will be postponed due to the forecast rain tomorrow.  We will tentatively reschedule this for next Saturday, May 2.

Lessons will meet on our normal Saturday schedule at our school.

My apologies for any inconvenience this may have caused.


Make Up Camp Sunday, May 3

We will have a special Make Up Camp for all Fundamentals and Honors Students this Sunday, May 3.

This camp is to help our Fundamentals and Honors students who may have gotten a little behind on their lessons over the Spring Term to get caught back up.  As part of this camp, we will also be doing make up tests for achievement stripes for students who may be eligible.  Participation counts for 2 Class Credits.  Camp sessions are as follows:

1:00pm — Fundamentals students

1:45pm — Intermediate Honors students (Sr. Yellow-Blue)

2:30pm — Advanced Honors students (Sr. Blue-Sr. Red)

3:15pm — Honors Black Belt students

Please register at the school if you plan to participate.