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Voted Favorite Private School!

We are honored to have been voted "Favorite Private School" in the South Bay by the Daily Breeze. See our name in the South Bay's Best Readers Choice Awards Guide from July 22, 2017. Thank you to all who voted for us!
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Meet our New Teachers!

Mrs. Turnbull is looking forward to joining the Christ Lutheran staff this fall as the first grade teacher. She holds a degree in Elementary Education with an Early Childhood Emphasis from John Brown University and has formerly taught preschool and third grade. Mrs. Turnbull has worked in both public and Christian schools but has a heart toward Christian education and recognizes what a privilege it is to be able to share the love of Jesus with students and teach the academics through a Christian worldview. Some of her hobbies include reading, crafting and drawing, and visiting local historical sites. She is also a children’s editor for a Scottish American publication.

Ms. Soon will be joining us as our Kindergarten teacher. She has been a longtime Lutheran School teacher who brings years of ministry, the love of The Lord and the love of teaching to the classroom experience. She holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in General Studies from the University of Southern California (USC) School of Education. Ms. Soon has been teaching and leading Lutheran schools for better than 20 years. She has taught at both the elementary and middle school level and served as a principal during her career. Her most recent position was in a Kindergarten class at Redeemer Lutheran School. She has been named “Teacher of the Year” and listed in the “Who’s Who in America’s Teachers” for many years, and is a writer for the Lutheran Devotional Booklet. Ms. Soon enjoys playing the hand bells during worship service, studying the Bible, writing and composing music, traveling and missions work.

We are look forward to having Mrs. Turnbull and Ms. Soon join the Christ Lutheran Family!
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Enrolling Now for the 2017-2018 School-Year

We will continue to accept application through the summer for the 2017-2018 school year. Set up a tour today! Contact our Admissions Director, Samantha Fulton at 310-831-0848 ext. 1123, sfulton@clschool.org or click the "Schedule a Tour" on the homepage. We would love to hear from you!
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Nancy Swanlund Retirement Celebration

You are invited to a celebration for the retirement of Nancy Swanlund on July 30, 2017 following the 10:00am Worship Service at Our Savior Palm Springs. Location is 1020 East Ramon Rd. Palm Springs, CA 92264. Lunch will be served followed by a recognition of Nancy's ministry. A basket will be provided for cards and well wishes. For more information go to www.oursaviors.org or call 760-327-5611
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Meet our new PE Coach and Spanish Teacher!

We are pleased to announce that basketball superstar Heather (Burge) Quella will be joining us in September as our new Physical Education coach and Spanish teacher. One quick Google search will reveal that Mrs. Quella is more than qualified to instruct our 1st- 8th grade students in physical education classes as well as guide our middle school students in weekly Spanish lessons.

A lifelong Southern California resident, Mrs. Quella attended Palos Verdes High School with her twin sister Heidi, and after leading the Sea Kings to a championship, the sisters accepted scholarships to the University of Virginia. While attending UVA, Mrs. Quella majored in both Spanish and Drama while leading the Cavaliers to three Atlantic Coast Conference championships in four years.
Mrs. Quella played basketball on the 1993 USA National Team and professionally for six years overseas. Following her time overseas, Mrs. Quella accepted an offer to play for the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) for the Sacramento Monarchs in 1999.

At the conclusion of her basketball career, Mrs. Quella taught 8th grade Spanish at Miraleste Intermediate School in Palos Verdes while completing her master's degree in Multi-Lingual Education.

Mrs. Quella and her sister have long since inspired young athletes who have enjoyed “Double Teamed,” a Disney movie based on their lives.

Please join us in welcoming Heather, her husband Darren and their three sons to the Christ Lutheran Family!
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Summer Camp 2017 Registration is NOW Open!

We are pleased to offer academic classes through Prime Academy and Sports Camps through Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) as part of our summer camp offerings all under the direction of our new School Age Care Director, Miss Anna.

See attached flyer for more information. Please note, swim days and field trips are now on Fridays and specific outings are subject to change. Please submit the attached registration form with a $100 fee to save your spot!
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Understanding the Book of Revelation - FREE Event June 1 at 7pm

Please join us for this one-night only FREE event as Rev. Dr. Mark Brighton from Concordia University explains the visions, images and symbols of the Book of Revelation.
Rev. Dr. Mark Brighton is a Professor of Biblical Languages & Theology at Concordia University, Irvine and the authority on Revelation for the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod.
FREE CHILDCARE will RSVP.

Click this link to RSVP:
http://school.christrpv.com/apps/form/form.CHRISTCS-S.qiuJmEw.jj
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