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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.
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.
The first annual Senior Girls Volleyball Tournament was held in 1998 and is still going strong today!
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.
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 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 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.
Through extensive internal and external consultations, Luther College has developed a long-term strategic vision involving significant construction and renovation projects. The strategic vision anticipates three separate phases of renewal construction to address all of the needs and issues identified by a comprehensive internal assessment process.
Features of the strategic vision include:
A. Two gymnasiums (PHASES 1 & 2)
- New gymnasium
- More space for physical education and recreational activities
- Fitness facilities that promote health and well-being
- Renovated floor and HVAC upgrades for heritage gymnasium
B. New fine arts space (PHASES 1 & 2)
- Rebuilt stage in heritage gymnasium
- New classrooms, storage and office space
- New and flexible rehearsal and performing spaces
- Welcoming ambience and inspiring space for chapel time
C. Enhanced common areas (PHASES 1, 2 & 3)
- Renovations to existing cafeteria as an interim measure
- Attractive new student commons (social & study space)
- Linked traffic corridors that unite current and new facilities around the central courtyard
- Enhanced accessibility
D. New cafeteria (PHASE 3)
- More efficient food preparation and service
- Improved traffic flow
- Increased seating capacity
- Attractive multi-use space
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