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Message from the Principal

Meet Principal Stacey Luehring

Principal StaceyStacey Luehring has served at St. Peter-Immanuel for nine years in different roles, first as a K4 teacher for eight years before becoming principal. Stacey became a member of the LUMIN Schools family when St. Peter-Immanuel joined the network in February of 2020. She earned both her Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education and Master’s in Education degrees from Concordia University-Wisconsin (CUW). Stacey is in the process of earning her Administration and Curriculum Development License through CUW.
What makes St. Peter-Immanuel Lutheran special?
“Our amazing students and staff set St. Peter-Immanuel apart. We all work together to create a positive environment centered around Christ for students to receive the best education possible.”
What is your philosophy about education?
“My philosophy is to create a safe, nurturing environment for both students and staff to help them grow socially, physically, emotionally, cognitively, and most important, spiritually through education.” 
What do you love about what you do?
“I love not only watching the students grow in their abilities, but also the teachers. Watching the connections and relationships between students and teachers develop and strengthen each day brings me joy.” 
What is your hope for LUMIN scholars as they grow?
“For them to continue to RISE UP each day with the character formation traits we teach at LUMIN: respect, integrity, service, empathy, unity, and perseverance. And with these traits, they let the light of Christ shine through all that they do and make a positive difference in the world.” 
Favorite bible verse?
“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.” - Matthew 5:16
In your free time, what do you like to do?
“I enjoy spending time with my four nieces and three nephews! I try to be physically active by practicing yoga, cycling, swimming, hiking, or going for walks with my dog Winston. I also enjoy sewing.” 
What is your greatest accomplishment?
“Achieving my Master’s in Education degree has been my greatest accomplishment so far and has strengthened me in my role as principal.” 
What is your favorite movie?
“My favorite movie is The Blind Side because it is incredibly heartwarming and inspiring how one small act of kindness can incite positive, life-long change in others.” 
What’s one fun fact about you?
“For over 20 years, I have played the saxophone. I started learning and taking lessons when I was in elementary school and continue to play when I can.”