2009-2010 Academic Year

2009-2010 Academic Year
  • CLS's third academic year anticipates approximately 100 incoming freshmen, 100 sophomores, 70 juniors, and 40 seniors.
  • A projected student body of 316 students in 2009-10 places Crean Lutheran's enrollment 33 percent higher than last year and in the top ten percent of enrollment for all Lutheran high schools across the United States - in Year Three...
  • In support of its ongoing commitment to small class sizes and to offering high quality student services, CLS has hired 11 new faculty and staff members for the 09-10 school year...
  • Crean Lutheran is excited to add additional student services by welcoming our first full-time credentialed counselor to our faculty. Students will now be supported by three credentialed counselors in 2009-10...
  • CLS is thrilled to educate its first senior class next year, accompanied by all the social accouterments that come with seniority, such as class rings, grad night, a senior retreat, senior prom, and more...
  • In the fall, CLS will launch an educational partnership with Irvine Valley College to offer UC / CSU transferable college courses on the CLS campus as part of its Early College Courses. Dual credit courses will include college level - Chemistry, Biology, American Government & Economics, and US History...
  • To complement the Early College Courses, CLS will continue to grow its Advanced Placement program. In 2009-10, CLS will offer AP Calculus, AP English Literature, and AP World History, along with a host of additional honors courses...
  • CLS’s entire academic program will be hosted on Moodle, a collegiate web-based course management system used by Stanford and many University of California schools...
  • Beginning next year, Crean Lutheran will employ three faculty members in the Visual & Performing Arts area. Together, they will support a dozen course offerings for students interested in the arts...
  • Crean Lutheran will begin competing in the Academy League in 16 varsity sports, including the first varsity football team and the first softball team in school history...
  • Saints Athletics will welcome its first full-time, certified athletic trainer and its first certified strength & conditioning coach as part of a multi-year plan to advance the school's training and conditioning resources to the upper echelon in Orange County. As part of this initiative, CLS will be investing sufficient resources this summer to purchase strength & conditioning equipment to create the school's own on-campus strength & conditioning facility.
February 2010
  • By God's grace, financing is approved -- in a three way loan with Lutheran Church Extension Fund, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, and Farmers & Merchants Bank.
March 3, 2010
  • Closed on land purchase of 17 acres at Sand Canyon & Portola Parkway -- with an option to buy an additional nearby 11acres - with a lease to use during the option.
March 7, 2010
  • Ground-Blessing -Breaking Festivities at the New Site -- Sand Canyon and Portola Parkway, Irvine.