Baltimore Lutheran School

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Baltimore Lutheran School
Motto All to the Glory of God
Established 1965
Type Private Secondary
Students 435
Grades 6–12
Location Towson, Maryland, USA
Coordinates 39°24′20″N 76°34′12″W / 39.40556°N 76.57000°W / 39.40556; -76.57000Coordinates: 39°24′20″N 76°34′12″W / 39.40556°N 76.57000°W / 39.40556; -76.57000
Campus Suburban
Colors Red, Gold, and White
Mascot Saints
Website www.baltimorelutheran.org

Baltimore Lutheran School is a co-educational parochial secondary school serving grades 6-12. Baltimore Lutheran School is located in Towson, Maryland, United States. BLS is operated by the Baltimore Lutheran High School Association, Inc., an association of Lutheran churches in the Baltimore area.[1]

Religious Background[edit]

Baltimore Lutheran School is affiliated with the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod. A majority of the faculty and staff are members of the Lutheran Church - Missouri Synod. Chapel and religion classes are taught from a Lutheran Christian point of view. However, Baltimore Lutheran School accepts students from a wide variety of Christian faith backgrounds.

History[edit]

Baltimore Lutheran School celebrates its forty-fifth anniversary in the 2010-2011 school year.

Curriculum[edit]

Baltimore Lutheran School offers a Christian college preparatory curriculum.

Campus[edit]

The campus sits on twenty-five acres situated in a residential area next to the Baltimore Beltway (I-695). There are two classroom buildings, a Field House, and an activity center which contains the gymnasium, cafeteria, and band room. [2]

There are two athletic fields. The lower field was replaced with Sportexe synthetic turf in the summer of 2005, and is used for soccer, football, lacrosse, and baseball. The upper field is natural grass and is used for field hockey and softball. A Field House was completed in the summer of 2007 which is used as a practice facility for several sports.

Sports[edit]

Baltimore Lutheran's sports teams compete in the MIAA and the IAAM, private school leagues in northern Maryland. Both girls' and boys' teams are referred to as the Saints.

Fall sports: Boys' Football (Varsity), Boys' Soccer (Varsity, Junior Varsity, Middle School), Girls' Soccer (Varsity, Middle School), Girls' Volleyball (Varsity, Junior Varsity), Girls' Field Hockey (Varsity, Junior Varsity), Boys' Cross Country (Varsity, Middle School), Girls' Cross Country (Varsity, Middle School), Girls' Tennis (Varsity), Cheerleading (Middle School, Junior Varsity, and Varsity).

Winter sports: Boys' Basketball (Varsity, Junior Varsity, Middle School), Girls' Basketball (Varsity, Junior Varsity, Middle School), Boys' Wrestling (Varsity, Middle School), Girls' Indoor Soccer (Varsity), Cheerleading (Middle School, Junior Varsity, and Varsity).

Spring sports: Boys' Baseball (Varsity, Middle School), Girls' Softball (Varsity, Middle School), Boys' Track (Varsity, Middle School), Girls' Track (Varsity, Middle School), Boys' Lacrosse (Varsity), Girls' Lacrosse (Varsity), Boys' Tennis (Varsity).

BLS teams have won several recent conference championships including: Girls' Track, Girls' Lacrosse, Boys' Soccer, Girls' Basketball, Girls' Indoor Soccer, Football, and Baseball. The Boys' Varsity Lacrosse team has also won three consecutive championship titles (2009-2011). As well as the Girls' Varsity Lacrosse team winning the 2011 IAAM lacrosse championship.

Notable alumni[edit]

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