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Reporter Alan J. Borsuk checks in with LUMIN Following Release of State School Report Cards

Borsuk considers LUMIN Schools one of Milwaukee's "more interesting 'mini-districts'"...

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A Letter to Our Stakeholders

Great news about State Report Card grading, Forward Exam results and academic performance!

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Wisconsin Dept. of Education rates Renaissance School: "Exceeds Expectations"

Renaissance School recognized as a "Top Performer" in Racine...

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Renaissance School Expands to Serve More Students in Racine

LUMIN Schools opens a second campus of Renaissance School in Racine serving grades K4 - 8 in the 2017-18 school year

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LUMIN Opens 7th School, Expanding into New Market

LUMIN Schools opens a new Lutheran school in Gary, Indiana serving grades K5 - 2 in the 2017-18 school year

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New LUMIN School Opens in Gary, Indiana!

LUMIN Schools - Ascension Lutheran Christian opens its doors on August 16, 2017.

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Shermanfest Unites Sherman Park Neighborhood

Sherman Park Lutheran revives annual community gathering, Shermanfest, to promote family, fun and unity in the neighborhood.

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Renaissance School Kicks Off New Year with New School

The first day of school is right around the corner. For some students at Renaissance School in Racine, that not only means getting a new classroom teacher, but a whole new school building.

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Renaissance School Offers a Safe Alternative

With a focus on customized learning; smaller, more manageable classroom sizes; and a secure entrance; Renaissance School offers a safe and effective learning environment.

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Renaissance School Opens Second Campus, Offers Personalized Learning

Renaissance School now offers two locations! 6150 Taylor Street (grades K4-4) and 1510 Villa Street (grades K4-8) are poised to serve up to 400 students in the 2017-18 school year.

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Riveredge Nature Center and LUMIN Schools Featured by the Nonprofit Center of Milwaukee

Riveredge Nature Center and LUMIN Schools are the first to be featured in NPC's Milwaukee Nonprofit Spotlight!

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Shaun's Notes: Musings on Educating Urban Students

Welcome to Shaun Luehring's new blog! Check out what our VP of Educational Leadership has to say about developing Christian leaders and learners in the urban community.

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Sherman Park Lutheran Students Perform 'Fresh Prince' Parody to Get Air Conditioning

Students in Milwaukee, Wisconsin are frustrated with the lack of air conditioning at their 50-year-old school.

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Sherman Park Lutheran Students Hope 'Fresh Prince' Parody Will Bring Fresh Air

Sherman Park Lutheran School lacks air conditioning.

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Sherman Park Lutheran Students Rap about Hot School

The uncomfortable heat became an inspiration for some Milwaukee students who spent their summer in a school with no air conditioning.

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LUMIN Board Member, Rebecca Ehlers, named 2016 CMO of the Year

Rebecca Ehlers, director of communications and marketing at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, is among the Milwaukee Business Journal's 2016 CMO of the Year winners.

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LUMIN Welcomes Ascension Lutheran School in Gary, Indiana

LUMN Schools will add Ascension Lutheran, participant in the Indiana Choice Scholarship Program, in the 2016-2017 school year.

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Renaissance School Benefits from Justin J. Watt Grant

Renaissance School will receive new uniforms and equipment to support their existing basketball program, and begin new girls volleyball and co-ed track & cross country programs in the 2016-2017 school year.

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LUMIN Schools Receive Funding Grant from Justin J. Watt Foundation

Justin J. Watt Foundation provides $10,464 to fund athletic uniforms and equipment for all six LUMIN Schools!

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Welcome to LUMIN Schools

VP of Educational Leadership, Shaun Luehring, wants to ask you a question...

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Meet the Sy Family, Faces of Choice

Alicia Sy hits a triple with Racine School Choice...

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LCMS magazine "Lutherans Engage the World" Features LUMIN Schools

Educators Help Students Overcome Life & Learning Hurdles...

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Meet the Arredondos, Faces of Choice

The Arredondo family finds a community of support at St. Martini Lutheran School...

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Meet Landon, a Face of Choice

Parent watches son, Landon, grow confidence at Renaissance School

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LCEF Awards LUMIN

For its outstanding efforts to ensure Lutheran education ministries continue in the Milwaukee area, Lutheran Urban Mission Initiative (LUMIN) was named the Fred. E. Lietz Mission Project Award recipient...

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Meet India, one of School Choice Wisconsin's Faces of Choice

Granville Lutheran School holds the bar high and catapults children to progress...

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Concordia University School-Pilgrim Campus Resumes Name Pilgrim Lutheran School

Pilgrim Lutheran School celebrates more than its name change since accreditation...

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LCEF Awards LUMIN

For its outstanding efforts to ensure Lutheran education ministries continue in the Milwaukee area, Lutheran Urban Mission Initiative (LUMIN) was named the Fred. E. Lietz Mission Project Award recipient Nov. 21...

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LUMIN Schools Launch, Rename Two Schools

LUMIN Schools introduces unified brand across six area schools and renames schools Granville Lutheran School and Pilgrim Lutheran School...

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LUMIN Schools-Renaissance Stands Up for School Choice

Renaissance scholars joined Principal Tiffany Venegas at Alverno College to show their support for school choice in Racine...

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Hispanics for School Choice feature LUMIN Schools-St. Martini

A new commercial promoting school choice prominently features our own Diego Medina, a scholar at St. Martini Lutheran School...

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CfUT Features LUMIN Schools

Center for Urban Teaching describes their Mission, Vision and the Impact they're providing to the students of LUMIN Schools...

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DreamBox Learning Features St. Martini Lutheran School

St. Martini Lutheran School entered a video competition hosted by DreamBox Learning and was one of three runners-up, winning a free iPad and iPad cover...

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LUMIN Schools Mentioned on Fox & Friends

President Joseph Bast of The Heartland Institute mentions the use of DreamBox software by St. Martini Lutheran School and Sherman Park Lutheran School while discussing his new book "Rewards" on Fox & Friends.

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LUMIN Welcomes Special Needs Coordinator

LUMIN is pleased to welcome Ms. Ellen Brown as Special Needs Coordinator under the direction of Caroline Horn, Director of Student and Family Services. Ms. Brown has a background in special education and eight years teaching experience...

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LUMIN's New Renaissance School will become a Lutheran School

TheJournalTimes.com, August 18, 2014
Renaissance School is joining the LUMIN Schools organization...

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School Choice Boosts Enrollment in Lutheran Schools

JSOnline.com, May 4, 2013
Chuck Moore, LUMIN's Chief Academic Officer, was interviewed by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel regarding the growth of the Milwaukee Parental Choice Program in private schools...

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Concordia Boys' Basketball Wins 2nd Place in State Tournament

Congratulations to CUS Boys' Basketball team for Placing 2nd in 2011 State Tournament...

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Concordia Students Learn About Social Graces

JSOnline.com, December 1, 2010
Business Brings Etiquette Training To Urban Schools...

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Concordia University School to Open Pilgrim Campus in Wauwatosa

WauwatosaNOW.com, May 16, 2012
LUMIN and Pilgrim Ev. Lutheran Church have joined together to open Concordia University School-Pilgrim Campus...

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Concordia University School-Pilgrim Campus: Re-opening Doors to Lutheran Education

At a time when many Lutheran schools are closing, the campus across the street from Pilgrim Lutheran Church in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, plans to welcome a record 185 students this academic year in just its third year of operation.

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Dedication of Concordia University School - Pilgrim Campus

WauwatosaNOW.com, July 20, 2012
LUMIN and Pilgrim Ev. Lutheran Church will host a dedication service upon the opening of Concordia University School - Pilgrim Campus on Sunday, August 26th at 1pm...

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Grace Christmas Stockings

Fox6Now.com BLOCKS: Menomonee Falls, December 2, 2010
Lutheran Urban Mission Initiative Concordia University School students to receive Christmas Stockings...

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Northwest Lutheran School Family Featured by School Choice Wisconsin

Every morning, parents pass the baton to educators. These Milwaukee newcomers seek a LUMIN Choice school as partner.

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PAVE Features LUMIN Schools

Partners Advancing Values in Education (PAVE) just released a new video exclusively featuring LUMIN Schools. LUMIN is also featured on pages 24-27 of PAVE's 2013 Annual Report.

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Schools That Can features LUMIN Schools

Schools That Can Milwaukee just released a new video that prominently features LUMIN principals Julieane Cook and Hope Krause discussing LUMIN schools' partnership with STCM...

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Sherman Park Lutheran School and Preschool Featured in Blog "Pointing to Jesus"

Early Childhood Consultant to the LCMS-South Wisconsin District, Linda Kennel, summarizes her tour of Sherman Park Lutheran School and Preschool...

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Sports Blog Highlights Nov. 14 LUMIN Wellness Fair

Chin Up, JSOnline.com, Nov. 7, 2013
Something Else to Do...

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LUMIN Adds Renaissance School to Network

LUMIN welcomes a sixth school, Renaissance School in Racine, to the LUMIN Schools organization. Renaissance School serves more than 350 students, making it the largest school to participate in the Racine Parental Choice Program.

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LUMIN Hosts Free Family Fun Night and Wellness Fair on April 3, 2014

LUMIN and Concordia University Wisconsin graduate students will host a free Family Fun Night and community-wide wellness fair on April 3rd, 2014 at Northwest Lutheran School.

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LUMIN Hosts Free Wellness Fair on Nov. 14, 2013

LUMIN has partnered with Concordia University Wisconsin graduate students to host a free community-wide wellness fair on November 14, 2013, led by Health Services Coordinator Joanie Kolton, in conjunction with LUMIN’s own healthcare and counseling program.

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LUMIN Kicks Off 2013-2014 School Year

LUMIN begins its 2013-2014 school year with record student populations, high demand for additional seats and dramatically improving test scores across all five LUMIN schools, including Concordia University School – Pilgrim Campus, which has doubled student enrollment in one year...

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Two New Principals Join LUMIN

LUMIN is pleased to welcome Trenae Howard as Principal of Concordia University School - Granville and Pamela Amling as Principal of Concordia University School - Pilgrim. Mrs. Howard and Mrs. Amling are committed to helping teachers develop classroom cultures conducive to learning while striving for academic rigor and student success in LUMIN schools...

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Thrivent Financial for Lutherans Foundation Partners with LUMIN

LUMIN recently received a $21,225 grant from Thrivent Financial to support LUMIN’s development efforts to raise awareness of and support for the organization’s ministry...

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PAVE Partners with LUMIN

Partnering with PAVE further strengthens LUMIN's aggressive strategic plan to achieve academic excellence throughout its system of schools...

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PAVE Announces 2012-2013 Partner Schools

LUMIN schools have been identified by PAVE as high-potential, with strong initiative to create and sustain educational excellence...

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Joanie Kolton, Health Services Coordinator

LUMIN Hosts Free Health Fair on Oct. 25, 2012

LUMIN has partnered with Concordia University Wisconsin School of Nursing to host a free community-wide health fair on October 25, 2012, led by Health Services Coordinator Joanie Kolton, in conjunction with LUMIN’s own healthcare and counseling program.

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LUMIN Welcomes Dynamo to St. Martini Lutheran School

LUMIN is pleased to welcome Mrs. Juliane Cook as the new principal of St. Martini Lutheran School in Milwaukee. Mrs. Cook has excellent academic credentials and a wealth of experience teaching urban students...

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LUMIN Welcomes New Principal to Sherman Park Lutheran School

LUMIN is pleased to welcome Mr. Jeremy Braun as the new principal of Sherman Park Lutheran School. Mr. Braun brings a wealth of experience and expertise in development of professional educators and coaching of classrooms and school culture...

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Caroline Horn, Director of Student and Family Services

LUMIN Launches Healthcare Program

In response to the multitude of challenges faced by urban families that affect children and their ability to be successful in school and life, LUMIN has established its own “wraparound” human care and social services designed to combat barriers to learning, many of which are related to health concerns...

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Concordia University School Receives Accreditation from Wisconsin Religious and Independent Schools

CUS meets WRISA educational standards and remains a member in good standing...

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LUMIN Adds CAO, Two Directors

LUMIN creates two new leadership positions, Chief Academic Officer and Director of Curriculum and Instruction, and retools the position of Director of Student and Family Services.

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Sherman Park Lutheran School And Preschool Earn National NAEYC Accreditation

LUMIN's Sherman Park Lutheran School and Preschool has earned accreditation from NAEYC – the nation’s leading organization of early childhood professionals...

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Sherman Park Lutheran Church and School Host Family Fest

Sherman Park Lutheran Church and School in Milwaukee will partner with the Holy Smokers Ministry of Grace Lutheran Church from Menomonee Falls for Family Fest...

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Northwest Lutheran School Adds 7,000 Square Feet

LUMIN Breaks Ground for Building Addition at Northwest Lutheran School...

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St. Martini Lutheran School Launches Website, www.stmartini.org

LUMIN launches new website for St. Martini Lutheran School...

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Concordia University School Begins Chaplain Program

Chaplain Joins LUMIN Staff, Begins Program at Concordia University School...

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LUMIN Implements New Model of Social Work Services

Social Work Director Joins LUMIN Staff, Implements New Program...

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Sherman Park Lutheran School Building Project

Press Release: Foundation Architects, LLC, December 2, 2010
Sherman Park Lutheran School uses Design to Transform Choice School...

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Featuring LUMIN

School Choice Up-Close, Fall Edition, 2010
Urban Education Needs To Succeed In Milwaukee...

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Adopt-A-Stocking

The Milwaukee Community Journal, December 23, 2009
Menomonee Falls church members open their hearts to local elementary school students...

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Outreach to Hispanics

Lutheran Schools Ablaze!, September 2009
In high poverty, crime area, school looks after students and their families. St. Martini Lutheran School is located at the south end of the Hispanic business district on Milwaukee’s south side...

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Students in the Spotlight: Students Expand Their Creativity in Art Class

Concordian, Spring 2009, Page 14
Faced with budget deficits or lack of funds, many schools in Milwaukee have had to cut back on special programming such as art ormusic education. Just the opposite is true at Concordia University School...

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Concordia University School - A Laboratory for Innovation

School Choice Up-Close, Winter Edition, 2008
Challenges beg for innovative thinking. The programs highlighted in this issue demonstrate how unique approaches to challenges at three schools promote academic success...

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A Mission the State Can't Do

JSOnline.com, November 29, 2008
by Patrick McIlheran. Kim Taylor is proud of her school's new classrooms. She shows off the new art room, the spacious classrooms, the brightness, the order, the brainpower...

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Schools 'Driven by Mission' are Reaching Unchurched

The Lutheran Church Missouri Synod, March 27, 2008
by Roland Lovstad
"Christ is risen!" will be heard regularly from now through the end of the shool year during chapel at Unity Lutheran School, East St. Louis Ill. In a shool where just a fourth of the students are members of any church, responses will be no less enthusiastic...

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Il-lumin-ating the future

Lutheran Schools Ablaze!, September 2006
Organization rescues schools—and students. Lutheran Urban Mission Initiative, Inc. (LUMIN), in partnership with Concordia University Wisconsin(CUW), the LCMS South Wisconsin District (SWD), and the Lutheran High School Association of Greater Milwaukee (LHSAGM), continues to develop a model for turning around troubled LCMS schools in Milwaukee...

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