Did You Know?
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.
The first annual Senior Girls Volleyball Tournament was held in 1998 and is still going strong today!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Through the A Time To Build capital campaign, we have added 46,897 square feet of space to Luther College High School, including the Semple gymnasium - the largest high school gym in Regina.
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.
A Time to Build
A Time to Build is a transformative capital expansion and renewal project, critical to Luther College’s long-term viability and vision. New and upgraded facilities have strengthened our academic and extracurricular programs and enables us to continue to provide unforgettable memories and unparalleled learning experiences for future generations of students.
It’s an exciting time for Luther College High School. With over one hundred years of successful history behind us, we look forward to continuing as a leader in providing quality education into the future.
We invite you to come along and support A Time to Build and help Luther celebrate its next one hundred years.
Every gift to our Campaign is meaningful, large or small. And the spirit of our donors’ generosity will be felt by our students, faculty, staff, and community every day, for years to come
Our fundraising goal: $13.5 million
How much money have we raised?
Gifts and pledges secured by September 2017: $11, 272, 574
Luther's Charitable Registration No.: 107650061RR0001