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We are a Lutheran school supported and operated by Lord of Life Lutheran Church. Both the church and the school are part of a larger Lutheran church body, the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). We are also affiliated with a Lutheran High School, Rocky Mountain Lutheran High School (RMLHS), and we consider ourselves a “feeder school” for RMLHS.

It has been a trademark of our 300+ school of the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS) in the United States to test higher than any other schools around the country. Our own teachers have been trained at nationally accredited educational colleges. They use multiple teaching strategies to reach each individual child, and our small classroom sizes help to get that individualized attention. The children not only receive academic training, but also are taught in visual and performing arts, as well as physical education.

Our teachers show a deep care and concern for the whole child- spiritually, educationally, and socially.

Josh Glowicki
Principal, 7th-8th Grade

Growing up in a small town in Michigan, Mr. Glowicki attended public school through eighth grade. He then attended Michigan Lutheran Seminary in Saginaw, Michigan for his high school years. This school is a prep school which helps prepare students for the public ministry. He attended college at Martin Luther College in New Ulm, Minnesota. He took the five year program and graduated in 1998 with a bachelor of science in teaching degree. His fifth year was an emphasis in Physical Education.

Mr. Glowicki’s first teaching call was to Hoskins, Nebraska where he taught fourth through eighth grade in a two room school. He taught there for three years. From there he went to Yale, Michigan for three years where he taught sixth through eighth grade and served as the Principal. In 2004 he moved to Thornton, Colorado to open Lord of Life Lutheran School. He currently serves as Principal and teaches grades seven and eight.

Carol Schmidt
Preschool Director

Mrs. Schmidt grew up on a small farm near Madison, Wisconsin. After graduating from Martin Luther College, she taught grades 3 to 5 for five years in Sanborn, MN. She then moved to Aurora, IL and taught grades K to 4 for five years. When she moved to Colorado, she worked at King Soopers and then one year for the Colorado Preschool Program. She has been teaching preschool at Lord of Life for 17 years.

Her husband, Robert, and she have been married 31 years. They have four children and 2 grandchild.

Nathan Deering
5th-6th Grade

Mr. Deering grew up in Michigan and attended a Lutheran grade school and high school. He attended Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Social Studies. This is his 6th year teaching with this being his 3rd year at Lord of Life school. Mr. Deering teaches 5th-6th grade.

Becky Pruss
3rd-4th Grade
Becky Wilkens
1st-2nd Grade
Shawn Glowicki
Kindergarten

Mrs. Glowicki grew up in Milwaukee, WI and attended both a WELS Lutheran grade school and high school. She then went to Martin Luther College and received a Bachelor of Science degree in Education.

Mrs. Glowicki has taught at Lord of Life School for the past 14 years and has experience in teaching preschool to 5th grade.

In the classroom Mrs. Glowicki uses various methods of teaching to reach every learner. She thinks it’s great to teach at a Lutheran school so she can use God’s Word in every aspect of teaching.

Mrs. Glowicki is married to Mr. Glowicki and together they have 4 children. When she’s not busy with her kids or students her hobbies include gardening, scrapbooking, and reading. She also loves spending time outdoors downhill skiing, playing tennis, biking, and going for walks.

Michael Vogel
Pastor

Pastor Michael Vogel is our Pastor at Lord of Life Lutheran Church on 120th Ave and Northaven Circle. Pastor Vogel teaches religion classes to 5th through 8th graders at Lord of Life Lutheran School and shares God’s Word at the Wednesday morning chapel services.

Pastor Vogel and his wife have 4 children.