ALUMNI NEWS2022-02-04T11:33:53-07:00

ALA Alumni News

809, 2023


By |September 8th, 2023|Categories: Alumni, School News|

Arizona Lutheran Academy is proud to announce the Class of 2023 Athletic Hall of Fame. The inductees will be honored at our Hall of Fame ceremony on October 8, 2023.  Tickets: $20  |  Purchase tickets Visit our Hall of Fame page.   Rachel (Bauer) Day, class of 1996, was a four-sport athlete at ALA, making an impact in volleyball, basketball, track and softball. On the volleyball court, Rachel led the [...]

2508, 2023


By |August 25th, 2023|Categories: Alumni, School News|

Volleyball, Thurs., Oct. 5 Fr/So vs American Leadership West Foothills – 4pm JV – 5pm | Varsity – 6pm vs. Glendale Prep _____________________________ Football & Festivities | Friday, Oct. 6 grab a hot dog or burger at the concession stand football kick-off at 7pm Alumni tent with picnic tables for chatting and eating, and prizes Royalty, Pep Band, and Cheer 1981-85 Reunion AZ Bounce Pro Kids Carnival | Friday, [...]

2208, 2023


By |August 22nd, 2023|Categories: Alumni, School News|

Saturday, September 16, 2023 Learn cheers, jumps, basic stunting and tumbling skills In the ALA Den Girls in Grades 1-3 10:00am-12:00pm Showcase routine at 12:00pm Girls in Grades 4-8 12:45pm-3:00pm perform with ALA cheer team at Sept 22 football game   Extra details: Girls should wear athletic clothes and tennis shoes. A snack will be provided and all girls will receive a cheer hair bow and camp t-shirt. Questions? [...]

2208, 2023


By |August 22nd, 2023|Categories: Alumni, athletics, School News|

TICKET GATE: ALL guests enter to the right of the bleachers (north gate) Purchase single game admission (cash or credit card accepted) Purchase Athletic Annual Passes Or bring your Athletic Annual Pass FREE ADMISSION FOR ATHLETIC ANNUAL PASSHOLDERS: All ALA students and their immediate household family receive free admission if they show their Athletic Annual Pass. This is a $65 pass. Please hang onto it! Families of ALA students [...]

1008, 2023


By |August 10th, 2023|Categories: Alumni|

We opened our 46th year on August 9 and are pleased to share that enrollment remains steady. We may surpass last year's enrollment records if additional international students arrive, as expected. we set a record with the largest number of new students transferring to ALA, 20. we continue to utilize every inch of our classroom space. the Building Committee, in partnership with our architects, has created a comprehensive site plan, [...]

908, 2023


By |August 9th, 2023|Categories: Alumni|

PARTICIPANTS: Girls entering grades 4-8 Grades 4-6 from 9:00-10:30am Grades 7-8 from 10:45Aam-12:15pm COST: $80 — for all six Saturdays $75 — for any five Saturdays (your choice) $70 — for any four Saturdays (your choice) Six Saturday sessions:August 19 August 26 September 2 September 9 September 16 September 23 Learn more and register.

2707, 2023


By |July 27th, 2023|Categories: Alumni, School News|

We welcome three new staff members for the 2023-24 school year. Mr. Shawn Riesop Mr. Hans Brauer Miss Leah Else Our two teachers will be installed on Wednesday, August 9 during our opening service at 9:10am.

2707, 2023


By |July 27th, 2023|Categories: Alumni, School News|

Time has sure flown by so it's time to get together and celebrate! All who attended and/or graduated Arizona Lutheran Academy from 1979 -1985 are invited to a reunion. Learn more in the Facebook event.  |  View event flyer. Negotiated Rate Hotel Accommodations: Drury Inn Drury Inn & Suites Phoenix Tempe – 1780 W. Ranch Road, Tempe, AZ 85284 (480) 940-3700 $153 Friday and Saturday; $135 for Sunday – [...]

1406, 2023


By |June 14th, 2023|Categories: Alumni, School News|

Spend a few minutes each month reading our newsletter, emailed twice a month. Staying connected is a completely free way to support our mission! Subscribe to ALA’s Coyote-E-News by filling out this simple form: Subscribe here.

706, 2023


By |June 7th, 2023|Categories: Alumni|

Join us to congratulate Sarah Unkefer Starr (ALA 2015) who earned her Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Colorado Christian University in May 2023!

1205, 2023


By |May 12th, 2023|Categories: Alumni, School News|

The ALA Golf Classic was an amazing day for celebrating our student-athletes. A record number of 156 golfers enjoyed pristine golf conditions and phenomenal weather as we collaborated to raise over $20,000 for our athletic program! We are grateful for our generous sponsors, prize donors, and golfers who make this event a priority each year. We had a large number of alumni who played this year, making the day even more impactful. To God be the glory for 29 years [...]

1804, 2023


By |April 18th, 2023|Categories: Alumni, general|

Attention: Classes of 1981-1985! If you'd like to help plan our reunion weekend for October 6, 2023, please join our Zoom Call on Wednesday, April 19 at 6:00pm, AZ time. We will form committees for Activities, Hotel, Happy Hour, and Dinner. All who attended from the class of 1981 - 1985 are welcome, the more the merrier! Laura Gardner-Muenchow is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: ALA Class [...]

103, 2023


By |March 1st, 2023|Categories: Alumni|

Congratulations to Monte Yazzie (ALA 2000) who was awarded the 2022 Rick Smith Injury Prevention Award by Indian Health Service. From 2016-2020, unintentional injuries were the third leading cause of death for all ages. This issue is even more impactful among the Arizona (AZ) American Indian / Alaskan Native (AI/AN) population where unintentional injuries are leading cause of death for all ages. Mr. Monte Yazzie recognized this unacceptable disparity and [...]

710, 2022


By |October 7th, 2022|Categories: Alumni, general|

ALA Alumni, October is our time to celebrate the impact you made at ALA during your time on campus. We are grateful for your positive contribution to the ALA family. You now have an opportunity to unite to help us celebrate our past success, and make a difference for our current Coyotes. We invite you to unite with your fellow alumni to support one of these great causes: Let’s enhance our aging campus. First, let’s  [...]

110, 2022


By |October 1st, 2022|Categories: Alumni, School News|

Arizona Lutheran Academy is proud to announce the Class of 2022 Athletic Hall of Fame. The inductees were honored at the Hall of Fame ceremony on October 16, 2022. Calle (Solie) Costilow, class of 2009, played volleyball from 2005-2008. A three-year starter, Calle was named 1st Team All-Region in 2007. In 2008, she captained an undefeated region championship team, and was voted 1st Team All-Region and Region Player of the [...]

1108, 2022


By |August 11th, 2022|Categories: Alumni, School News|

Arizona Lutheran Academy is proud to present our 2021-22 AP Scholar Awards. Every fall, the AP Program recognizes high school students who have demonstrated outstanding college-level achievement through their performance on multiple AP Exams. AP Scholar Awards come in different levels and types. See the criteria in the image.   AP Scholar Awards for 2022: Bayer; Elise C. - AP Scholar Cereske; Adria L.  -   AP Scholar Dahl; Olaf C.  -   AP Scholar Eiland; Corynn N.  -   AP Scholar [...]

1108, 2022


By |August 11th, 2022|Categories: Alumni, School News|

We were blessed to begin our 45th school year on August 10 with our Opening Service and the installation of four new teachers. View photos. God has blessed ALA with a big increase in enrollment for the 2022-2023 school year. We closed last school year with 206 enrolled, and we opened with 236 students. Praise the Lord! As a result, several steps have been taken: We added three positions to our [...]

2804, 2022


By |April 28th, 2022|Categories: Alumni|

Join us to congratulate our ALA alumni graduating from college this spring! First up is Grand Canyon University. Emma Wendt (ALA 2019) and Jackson Gray (ALA 2018) both graduated in April 2022. Next, we congratulate Jordan Orlowksi (ALA 2015) who received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from Chamberlain University in January 2022. Alumni, we're celebrating YOU in May!! 📷 Share grad photos to OR 📱Share your news [...]

103, 2022


By |March 1st, 2022|Categories: Alumni, tuition|

Got questions about Arizona's tax credit program that benefits ALA students?   ACSTO has answers! Visit:

2802, 2022


By |February 28th, 2022|Categories: Alumni|

Candace Green, ALA 1999, made the news by taking 40 virtual field trips with her art class, but now that class is back in-person, she's dedicating her time to painting murals around town with students and their families. So far, they've painted five murals. Read the story on ABC 15.  

1502, 2022


By |February 15th, 2022|Categories: Alumni, athletics|

State Wrestling Congratulations to our state wrestling placers! STATE CHAMPION: Camden J State runner up: Gabriel M 3rd: Zach W 4th: Cole G 4th: Jaeman W 6th: Isaiah G The team placed 4th out of 56 teams!   BASKETBALL - Boys The boys basketball team finished its season as Region Champions and in the top eight of the 2A State tournament.   BASKETBALL - Girls The girls basketball team [...]

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