Elementary and Middle School Sports Opportunities
For a number of years, CA has offered a BEAMS Athletics program for middle school students, including football, dance, basketball, and track. In 2021-2022, we are excited to begin our Beacon Buddies program, offering flag football, volleyball, soccer, and basketball camp options on Saturday mornings for our youngest future Beacons in 1st-4th grade.
Click here to see how Concordia Academy is addressing the COVID-19 coronavirus situation.
Seniors Awards Presented at Honors Convocation
At the Honors Convocation on May 18, departmental and extra-curricular honors were presented to the following seniors. Congratulations to all of them for their outstanding achievements!
Valedictorian and Salutatorian Named
Concordia Academy is proud to announce the top two students in the Class of 2021. Aidan Kingsbury has been named valedictorian, with a cumulative GPA of 4.32, and Kira Fallert is the salutatorian with a GPA of 4.21. Both of them will speak at graduation on May 28. Congratulations, Aidan and Kira!
Aidan Kingsbury named Scholar-Athlete by National Football Foundation
Senior Aidan Kingsbury has been named a Scholar-Athlete by the Minnesota Chapter of the National Football Foundation. This annual award honors Minnesota high school football players for their outstanding athletic, academic, and community service accomplishments. Aidan, one of the best offensive linemen in the Twin Cities and an honor student with a 4.33 GPA, is one of eight scholar-athletes who will be recognized during an upcoming television broadcast. Congratulations, Aidan, on this major honor. Your hard work, talent, and work ethic are a blessing to Concordia Academy, the community, and the Lord.
For additional details about Aidan and this award, go to https://www.nffmn.org/news_article/show/1160109.
Register for 2021 Summer Camps
- Fastpitch All Skills
- Fastpitch Catching (Grades 9-12)
- Fastpitch Pitching (Grades 9-12)
- Intro to Python (Coding)
- Stop Motion Magic
- Sweet Treat and Healthy Eats
Click here to view the CA Camps catalog, get more information, and register for camps. Many camps have size limits and fill up quickly, so don't delay.
CA featured on KSTP Channel 5 News
In early October, KSTP news featured a story about our Beacon Cardboard Crew and how it supported both our volleyball team and the cancer fight of the four-year-old daughter of two CA alumni. It served as a great reminder of why the Concordia Academy community is something special. Click here to watch the KSTP coverage of the Beacon Cardboard Crew.
CA Announces Reopening Plans for 2020-2021
CA Strong, our reopening plan for the 2020-2021 school year, is the result of a collaboration between experts in mental health, physical health, and education. It will build on what we learned last year and allow our students and teachers to safely return to our campus in August in a way that is both reasonable and responsible. Click here for more information.
Emerging Artist Senior Showcase: June 22 - July 3
The members of Concordia Academy’s 2019-2020 Emerging Artist Cohort present a Senior Showcase in the Becken Conservatory at CA. Join the artists for an opening reception on June 24, 4:00 - 7:00 pm. The exhibit remains open during regular weekday building hours June 25 - July 3. Click here for additional details.
Honors Convocation on May 19
Concordia Academy is proud to present its 57th Annual Honors Convocation, held "virtually" this year In the midst of online learning. In this video presentation, special recognition is given to department award winners, National Honor Society members, athletic and arts award winners, the salutatorian and valedictorian, and others. The presentation premieres at 7:00 on Facebook and YouTube. You can also view it below. Click here to download a PDF of the program that you can print and fold.
Seniors Lead Closing Chapel on May 22
As this most unusual school year came to a close, members of the CA community came together (virtually) for a closing chapel that was also the annual senior chapel. Seniors chose members of their class to offer thoughts, reflections, and words of encouragement for the rest of the study body. The is still available on our YouTube page.
Valedictorian and Salutatorians Announced
Concordia Academy is proud to announce the top three students in the Class of 2020. Nate Griffin has been named the valedictorian, and Maia Adams and Mary Juelich are the co-salutatorians. These students will be honored at the Honors Convocation on May 19 and will speak at graduation this summer. We are proud of their outstanding accomplishments and incredibly thankful for the many ways that they have contributed to the CA community.
2020 National Lutheran Schools Week
The last week of January was National Lutheran Schools Week, and on January 27, CA welcomed 700 students from nine area elementary schools to celebrate with fun, games, friends, and worship! Click below to watch a 2-minute video that will show you just what a fantastic day it was.
New Skyline Conference Begins
"Working" Cast & Crew Honored by Spotlight Education
Congratulations to the cast and crew of CA's spring musical, "Working," for honors they recently received from Spotlight Education, a Program of Hennepin Theatre Trust.
Overall Performance: Honorable Mention
Ensemble Performance: Honorable Mention
Movement / Dance Performance by an Ensemble: Honorable Mention
Acting Performance by an Ensemble: Outstanding
Overall Technical Team: Honorable Mention
Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role: Grace Czywczynski as Delores Dante & Grace Renstrom as Maggie Holmes
Honorable Mention for Performance in a Leading Role: Noah Gundermann as Joe Zutty, Madie Harre as Kate Rushton, Cody Petronack as Rex/Utkarsh
Outstanding in Technical Leadership: Caleb Boll as Lighting Designer
Honorable Mention in Technical Leadership: Amarti Maskalo as Deck Captain
Evaluator Shout-Outs: Kayla Gundermann, Caleb Loomis, Luke Symmank