Activities

Academic Activities

Activities have often been referred to as the other half of education. Faith Lutheran School endeavors to offer a variety of meaningful activities.

Field Trips

Individual classes take field trips during the year. Parents may be asked to assist with transportation, and some field trips may require a fee.

Geography Bee

Students in grades 4-8 are invited to participate in a geography bee. The Geography Bee is sponsored by the National Geographic Society in cooperation with the National Council of Social Studies Teachers.

Math Contest

Students in grades 5-8 participate in the Lutheran Metroplex math contest.

Music

Students in PS-grade 3 have regular classroom music activities taught by each classroom teacher and sing in chapel services. Students participate in a Christmas program each year and may perform for Parent/Teacher League meetings.

Piano keyboarding is offered as an elective in grades 2 and 3. All students in grade 4 learn recorder. Band is offered as an elective in grades 5 through 12. Handbell Choir is an elective in grades 7 and 8. An Intermediate/Advanced Strings elective is offered in grades 7 through 12.

Outdoor Education

Students in preschool through grade 5 will have an outdoor education day in the fall or spring. Students in grades 6 – 12 will have overnight outdoor education days either at a camp or state park.

Scholar Bowl

Students in grades 5-8 may participate in Metroplex Lutheran Scholar Bowl program. This is an academic competition between Lutheran schools culminating in a tournament.

Spelling Bee

Students in grades 1-8 participate in an all school “Spelling Bee.”

Talent Show

An annual talent festival is sponsored by the Parent/Teacher League and is open to any interested student.

Athletics

In addition to the physical education activities required in the curriculum, Faith Lutheran School offers students the opportunity to participate in a variety of after school athletics. The school sponsors competitive teams for boys and girls in grades 5-8. Practice periods for these teams are held before and/or after school. Specific practice and game schedules will be issued to parents of participating students just prior to the beginning of each sport’s season. Certain teams will have the opportunity to travel to other Christian schools in the area. Every student participating in school sponsored athletics is to have a physical examination every year. All physicals must be completed on a UIL approved form.

The following is a list of sports available to students:

Fall Sports

Girls Volleyball for Grades 5-6, 7-8, and High School

Boys Football Team Grades 6-8

Winter Sports

Girls Basketball Grades 5-6, 7-8, and High School

Boys Basketball Grades 5-6, 7-8, and High School

Spring Sports

Coed Soccer Team Grades 4-6