Did You Know?
The choral tradition at Luther began in 1914. In addition to in-school performances, the choir has shared its ministry of music with many congregations across Canada and has performed regularly on local and national radio and television shows, at contests and festivals.
In the late 1920's, during an in-house baseball tournament, Rex Schneider entered a team called "Prof Schneider's Battling Lions." This is the first hint that someday Luther teams would be known as the Lions.
Luther College High School is recognized as one of the four best university preparatory schools in western Canada with as many as 96% of Luther graduates pursuing post-secondary educations.
The first annual Senior Girls Volleyball Tournament was held in 1998 and is still going strong today!
Luther graduates have gone on to universities such as Harvard, Oxford, Pennsylvania State, McGill, Queen’s and other renowned educational institutions throughout Canada, North America and the world.
Students admitted to Luther College are not required to be Lutheran or Christian. By welcoming students of all faiths and religious backgrounds, Luther College enjoys a richly diverse student body.
The International Baccalaureate provides an enriched curriculum that both covers and extends beyond regular Saskatchewan curricula in its depth and detail. It emphasizes the development of the necessary critical skills that university-bound students need to master: reflecting, inquiring, thinking, analyzing and evaluating.
When the College was first looking to relocate from Melville to Regina, it considered land at College & Winnipeg, College & Broad, and 23rd & Albert, finally settling on 18 acres of land on the west end of property owned by Government House, now called Royal Street.
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Oscar Sonstelie Library
The Oscar Sonstelie Library at Luther College High School houses over 7,000 print resources including reference materials, fiction and non-fiction resources, maps, and audio-visual materials. Students have access to reputable academic databases including Cengage World History, Cengage Science and JSTOR.
Sixteen desktop computers and a printer are available for student use. Classes can book time in the library for research or book one of two laptop carts for use in the classroom.
Above all, the Oscar Sonstelie Library is a place where students are welcome to study and learn in a quiet, productive and friendly environment. It is open from 8:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. daily. During regular hours, a teacher-librarian is available to help students and faculty with their research and navigation of the library resources. Dorm students also have after-hours access to the library for studying and research under the supervision of Assistant Deans.