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The Tuck Shop for snacks was at the bottom of the south stairs going to what is now the cafeteria. The legendary beans in a cone were considered a healthier & cheaper alternative to what students purchased across the street at the Aintree.
The first annual Senior Girls Volleyball Tournament was held in 1998 and is still going strong today!
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.
Luther students, even though from diverse social and cultural backgrounds, have the opportunity to be part of tightly woven community of students, parents, alumni, teachers and staff. Typically 12% of the school’s student body originates from outside of Canada.
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 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.
The first LIT was held on January 31, 1953. That year it was a one-day tournament involving sixteen teams from Southern Saskatchewan. All preliminary games were played cross court, two games at a time.
The gym officially opened July 8, 1951. The Sunday afternoon celebration, attended by 1,500 people, featured speeches followed by an evening celebration with another 1,500 people in attendance to hear the Luther Choir and the RCMP Band.
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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.