Homecoming 2019
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Homecoming 2019

Alums, families, and supporters…

At Lutheran Northwest Homecoming 2019,
we’re celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Lutheran High School Association.

We’ll also be recognizing the Lutheran Northwest Classes of 1989, 1999 and 2009 so, alums,
round up your classmates for a reunion!

Here is the full schedule of events:

5PM - Tailgate (student & alumni sections)

5PM-6PM - Punt Pass & Kick Competition on the baseball field
FREE for kids grades K-8
FREE t-shirt for every participant
FREE entrance into Homecoming Football Game
TROPHIES for top 3 finalists in each age category

7PM - Football Game vs Southfield Christian School

1st Quarter Break - Punt Pass & Kick trophies awarded

Halftime Activities
Homecoming Court Introduced and King & Queen Announced
Elementary age children allowed on field with footballs

Post-Game Reception in the Gym
Fresh Cider & Donuts

Visit the Alumni Tent to see old friends!
Bring your kids to the Future Crusader Tent for freebies & fun activities!

Go Crusaders!

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Disney's The Little Mermaid
to May 19

Disney's The Little Mermaid

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Thespian Troupe #4216 of Lutheran Northwest invites you to this very special production!

Friday & Saturday, May 17-18 at 7PM

Sunday, May 19 at 2PM

Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students & senior citizens

Cast meet & greet for kids ages 3 & up at 5:30 SATURDAY only - tickets are $15 per child (includes meet & greet, preferred seating, craft activity, snack/gift bag)

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Parent Network Trivia Night
6:30 PM18:30

Parent Network Trivia Night

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Come on out and support Lutheran Northwest with an evening of fun, food and fellowship at Parent Network’s Annual Trivia Night!

Tickets are $25 per person.

Teams of 4

Everyone is responsible for their own food and drink.

To reserve your spot, please call the school office at 248-852-6677 or email Mrs. Riske at triske@lhsa.com.

You can pay early at the office or when you arrive, but make sure you reserve your spot in advance!

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LHSA 75th Anniversary Concert
2:30 PM14:30

LHSA 75th Anniversary Concert

The Lutheran High School Association (LHSA) was incorporated in Southeast Michigan more than 75 years ago (1944). Since then, LHSA schools have provided a Christian education for more than 15,000 students!

Join us in celebrating 75 years of Christian high school education with choral and instrumental music, performed by the choirs and bands of Lutheran North, Northwest, and Westland.

Before the concert, join us for a complimentary wine & cheese reception. For adults and guests under 21, there will also be soft drinks available.

No RSVP required, but please share this event with your fellow LHSA alums over email and social media. 😊

Reception - Kreft Center Gallery - 2:30 PM-3:30 PM

LHSA Combined Concert - Chapel of the Holy Trinity - 4:00 PM

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One Act Play Festival
to Mar 2

One Act Play Festival

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The Drama Department of Lutheran Northwest presents an evening of one-act plays!

“This is a Test”
directed by Senior Student CJ Johnstone

“Why Do We Laugh?”
directed by Mr. David Kusch

directed by Senior Student Jenna Sturges

Friday & Saturday, March 1 & 2, at 7PM

Tickets available at the door: $10 for Adults, $7 for Students & Seniors

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Crusader Open House
6:30 PM18:30

Crusader Open House

Are you considering a Lutheran Northwest education for your child?


Meet many of our dedicated, talented school leaders and discover why Lutheran Northwest is the outstanding high school option in Rochester Hills!

Registered attendees will receive…
a FREE GIFT & a two-week extension of the $150 registration fee (2/28).

Guided tours covering the pillars of Crusader excellence:
Acclaimed Academics
Awesome Athletics

Amazing Fine Arts
Active Student Life & Leadership
& above all…
A Caring, Christ-Centered Family

Parents and students of all grades are welcome.

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Crusader Boosters Bowling Fundraiser
6:30 PM18:30

Crusader Boosters Bowling Fundraiser

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Join in the F-U-N!!

You’re invited…

Arrive at 6:30; Bowl from 7PM-10PM. Reserve your spot through the School Office at 248-852-6677 or email Mr. Lower at JLower@lhsa.com to get the advance ticket price ($20/adult, $15/student). Tickets available at the door for $25. Price includes:

  • Three hours of bowling!

  • Shoes

  • Two slices of house-made pizza

  • Unlimited soda

  • Great music

Classic Lanes is at 2145 Avon Industrial Drive (M59 & Crooks Road) in Rochester Hills. See you there!

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6:00 PM18:00



We’re hosting FUSION!

All middle & high school students…

We’re hosting an amazing, FREE event (called Fusion) that you don’t want to miss!

  • FUSION uses music and fun activities to bring together teens from all over southeast Michigan (you do NOT need to be a Lutheran Northwest student to attend this event).

  • The event will feature live music from The School of Rock and the concert choir from Lutheran Northwest.

  • Pastor Ryan Peterson will be our guest speaker. 

  • FREE FOOD will be provided by 2941 Mediterranean Street Food, Buffalo Wild Wings, and more!

  • Mark your calendar! Bring your friends and have an awesome time! For more information, please contact Melissa Hammett at 248-818-0861 or mhammett@stjohnrochester.org

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Trunk or Treat!
1:00 PM13:00

Trunk or Treat!

Lutheran Northwest is hosting its first ever Trunk or Treat! This event is geared for all families who have children who like to go trick or treating! Come on out to the high school to see all sorts of decorated cars, and get tons and tons of candy!

Our goal is to have dozens of vehicles decorated, hundreds of kids show up and go trick or treating, and for your program to be represented at the event. If you would like to have a decorated vehicle, please let Principal Matt Tschudy know by emailing him at mtschudy@lhsa.com by Friday, September 28.

We hope to see you all there!

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Trunk or Treat!

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Metro Detroit Christian College Fair
6:30 PM18:30

Metro Detroit Christian College Fair


Are you considering a Christian college?

Are you feeling overwhelmed about all of your options for higher-education?

Lutheran Northwest is hosting the Detroit Metro Christian College Fair!

On October 3rd, many great Christian colleges will be visiting Lutheran Northwest, and there is no charge to attend the fair. That’s right, it’s FREE! No registration required for attendees, and you don't need to be a Lutheran Northwest student to attend.

In addition, there will be information sessions covering the following topics:
• ACT/SAT preparation
• The college preparation process
• Saving for college
• Financial aid/FAFSA

Admissions representatives from the following Christian colleges have registered to attend this event:

Asbury University

Bethel College

Calvin College

Cedarville University

Concordia University Ann Arbor

Concordia University Wisconsin

Cornerstone University

Grace Christian University

Grace College

Grove City College

Huntington University

Indiana Wesleyan University

Judson University

Kuyper College

Lee University

Lipscomb University

Malone University

Messiah College

Moody Bible Institute in Chicago

North Park University

Ohio Christian University

Olivet Nazarene University

Oral Roberts University

Palm Beach Atlantic University

Point Loma Nazarene University

Redeemer University College

Rochester College

Southeastern University Ohio Network

Spring Arbor University

Taylor University

Trinity Western University

Union University

Warner University

Wheaton College

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7:00 PM19:00


Join us, Crusaders!

This year, we’re featuring events for past, present, and future Crusaders! Friends and alums of Lutheran Northwest can catch up at The Alumni & Friends Tailgate. Elementary-age children and younger get in FREE for the evening, and children (K-8) who participate in the punt, pass, & kick competition get a FREE t-shirt!


  • 5 PM-6 PM | Punt, Pass, & Kick Competition (Children K-8)

    • Also, stop by the Future Crusader Tent for freebies!

  • 5 PM-6:30 PM | Student & Alumni Tailgates


      Whether you're an alum or family of an alum, come back and visit Lutheran Northwest to celebrate homecoming with the Crusaders! We'll be grilling some delicious food and playing some fun tailgating games while connecting with alums and friends of Lutheran Northwest!


      Paul von Kampen would like to welcome Concert Choir alums to join the current choir to help sing the national anthem! Please make your way to the track prior to the game!


      We have multiple copies of Lutheran Northwest yearbooks from ALMOST every year since 1978-79! The Cruzada staff will be selling them (for a nominal fee) near the alumni tailgate. If you are interested, please stop over and purchase one!  Proceeds will go to the Yearbook fund! If you cannot stop by for homecoming, but you are still interested in purchasing a yearbook, please contact Veronica Klausmeier to arrange pickup - vklausmeier@lhsa.com.

  • 7 PM | Varsity Football: Lutheran Northwest vs. Detroit Public Safety

    • Prior to the game, Choir Alums, please make your way to the track to help sing the national anthem!

    • At the end of the 1st quarter, we’ll announce and award the winners of the punt, pass, & kick competition!

    • At halftime, the homecoming court will be presented and the king and queen will be announced!

  • AFTER THE GAME | Cider & Donuts

    • Join us in the Lutheran Northwest gym for a reception!

Don’t miss this fun event for the whole family!

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