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The Power of High School Internships

Posted by Emily Blank on Nov 7, 2017 5:00:00 AM

High school students should have many opportunities to explore their passions.  At Faith Lutheran High School, we have created five distinct Academies for students to pursue their academic interests.  As the person who supports the directors of these Academies, I have observed the power that a quality high school internship can have on a student’s future.  Our Academy students complete 50-90 hour internships to learn more about themselves and even more about the world in which we live.

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Topics: college, high school, relationships, college recruitment, scholarships, internship, career

Fine Arts and Your Student's Future

Posted by Emily Slater on Nov 2, 2017 5:00:00 AM

So, you’ve been blessed with a student who is gifted in the arts.  Now what?  Don’t panic.  As the Dean of Fine Arts, I’ve had refreshingly honest meetings with parents who came clean and admitted they were afraid their theatrically inclined son would end up living in their guestroom forever, which would be particularly awkward when Aunt Agatha came for her yearly visit.  

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Topics: college, extracurricular activities, fine art, arts, music, theater, college recruitment, scholarships, gifts

Life is Beautiful...Stressful but Beautiful

Posted by Dan Buikema on Oct 17, 2017 5:16:51 PM

Students today can seem more involved, well-rounded, and engaged then generations before.  The result: BUSY teenagers.  What can we do to support and mentor them as life gets stressful? 

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Topics: college, homework, time management, advice, high school, anxiety, Christian school, activities, counseling, parenting, stress, ferris buller

Tips for High School Freshmen

Posted by Scott Fogo on Sep 14, 2017 2:36:08 PM

You might feel a mix of emotions at the beginning of your high school career.  There is some uneasiness based on the increased academic rigor, the high-stakes of college admissions, and, of course, new social interactions.  However, these same three factors should also be cause for excitement.  The following are seven simple hints for easing the tension and having a fun and successful high school career.

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Topics: freshman, college, homework, time management, advice, anxiety

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