FINE ARTS REVIEW
Our annual Commencement Concert was held on Friday, May 26.
During the concert, two ALA teachers were honored for milestone anniversaries.
- Gary Gray was honored for the milestone of 40 years in the public ministry, with 23 of those years at ALA.
- Virginia Steinmetz was honored for 25 years in the public ministry, all at ALA.
Teachers who will be leaving ALA at the end of this school year were also recognized.
- Scott and Kelly Loberger moved this summer to Doral, Florida, where both have accepted calls to teach at Divine Savior Academy. While at ALA, Scott taught math classes, and Kelly served as our Student Success Coordinator.
- Andrea Indahl has accepted a call to CrossWalk in Phoenix and finished her years as our art instructor.
- Our Spanish instructor, Kandi Rosales, is leaving after this year as she and her husband welcomed their third daughter to their family in May.
THE SNOW WHITE VARIETY SHOW
hit the ALA stage in April 2017! Romance, comedy, suspense, western, epic poetry, mystery, cooking, stand-up routine, and blockbuster action movie—what a THEATRICAL weekend! View photos.
One ALA student was selected for the AMEA Arizona All-State Choir and performed in the All-State Choir Concert at the Gammage Theatre on Saturday, April 8 at 5pm. What an honor!
Catherine B (trombone), Samantha K (saxophone), Ben A (clarinet), and Liza M (trumpet) represented ALA at the WELS Band Festival on March 17-19 at Fox Valley Lutheran High School in Appleton, Wisconsin. The four traveled with Ms. Andrea Oppermann, who also served as this year’s festival pianist.
REGIONAL BAND AND CHOIR
Congratulations to Senior Adam Martz for being accepted into the AZMEA Southwest Regional Choir. Special congratulations also to Samantha Kiecker who achieved a high score on her audition. The Southwest Regional Band, Orchestra, and Choir Concert was held at McClintock High School on February 18.
The A Cappella choir attended the East Regional Choral Fest in Watertown, WI in November. Learn more and hear recordings.