Activities have often been referred to as the other half of education. Faith Lutheran School endeavors to offer a variety of meaningful activities.
Individual classes take educational and recreational field trips throughout the year. Parents may be asked to assist with transportation, and some field trips may require a fee.
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.
Students in grades 5-8 participate in the Lutheran Metroplex Math Contest.
Music is a large part of student life at Faith Lutheran School. Students in Preschool through grade 3 have regular classroom music activities taught by each classroom teacher, and many students also sing in chapel services. Students participate in a Christmas program and spring musical each year.
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. Hand bell choir is an elective in grades 7 and 8. An Intermediate/Advanced Strings elective is offered in grades 7 through 12.
School choir is offered as an elective for students in grades 5-8. High school choir is offered as an elective for students in grades 9 through 12.
Students in preschool through grade 5 enjoy an outdoor education day in the fall or spring. Students in grades 6 – 12 enjoy overnight outdoor education days either at a camp or state park.
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.
Students in grades 1-8 participate in an annual all-school spelling bee.
An annual talent festival is open to any interested student and often includes instrumental and choral performances, dance and more.
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 some of the sports available to students:
Girls Volleyball: grades 5-6, 7-8, and high school
Boys Football: Grades 6-8
Girls Basketball: grades 5-6, 7-8, and high school
Boys Basketball: grades 5-6, 7-8, and high school
Coed Soccer: grades 4-6
Additional offerings such as flag football, archery and other options
may be available throughout the year, based on student interest.