From The Principal

Welcome to Zion Lutheran School! We are a NLSA (National Lutheran School Accreditation) accredited school dedicated to providing a Christ-centered, excellent academic education, and supported by Zion Lutheran Church since 1861. Our doors are open to students of all faiths and nationalities preschool through 8th grade.[…]

From The Principal

Welcome to Zion Lutheran School! We are a NLSA (National Lutheran School Accreditation) accredited school dedicated to providing a Christ-centered, excellent academic education, and supported by Zion Lutheran Church since 1861. Our doors are open to students of all faiths and nationalities preschool through 8th grade.

The focus of Zion’s dedicated and knowledgeable staff has always been to provide a safe and nurturing learning environment with quality, cutting-edge instruction. Our goal: that our students feel loved, special, confident, and academically and spiritually world-ready.

I want to extend an invitation to you and your children to not just be a part of our school but to be a part of our Zion family. We have many opportunities for students and parents to get connected, get involved, and to serve both in our school and our church. So, take a few minutes to explore our website and learn more about our ministry.

Visit us on campus and see in person what makes Zion Lutheran School an unique, special school, and don’t hesitate to contact me directly if you have any questions.

“I pray that out of his glorious riches he may strengthen you with power through his Spirit in your inner being, so that Christ may dwell in your hearts through faith. And I pray that you, being rooted and established in love, may have power, together with all the Lord’s holy people, to grasp how wide and long and high and deep is the love of Christ, and to know this love that surpasses knowledge—that you may be filled to the measure of all the fullness of God.” Ephesians 3:16-19

In Christ, the only hope we have,

Mrs. Ananda Baron, Principal
abaron@zionschoolbelleville.org
618-234-0275

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Testimonials

Becky Bertram, mom of three Zion Lions

“We chose Zion because we wanted our kids to go to a school where they would be encouraged to grow in their relationship with God, and where each of our three children could receive a unique education, tailored to their individual needs…”

Lance and Michelle Rensing, family with two Zion Lions

“Our family moved from Florida and a small charter school to Belleville and a year of public school. Public school was not conducive to our son’s learning style or challenge level. Our niece attended Zion from preschool through 8th grade and had nothing but positive things to say about attending Zion. We chose Zion after we toured the school with our son and talked with teachers and students…”

Jennika Denery, mom of one Zion Lion

“We are so thankful to be part of Zion! We chose Zion because the peace of our child is our top priority, and Zion brings solid education with foundational truth which encourages peace in her life and the lives of all Zion students…”

Eric and Kayla Pounds – parents of four Zion Lions and one alum

“We are a military family with 5 children, so to be honest, the reason we chose Zion isn’t why we stayed. Zion offered a one-stop drop-off for all our children, which was extremely convenient. However, when we saw that the staff and teachers truly manifested their personal and organizational center in Christ, we could not put a price on this incredible blessing…”

Phallisha Curtis, mom of one Zion Lion

“Our son has attended Zion since pre-school and he is now in junior high. We chose Zion based upon the recommendation of family friends whose children attended Zion. We liked the pre-school, before and after school child care, academic and extra-curricular options all grounded in Christian love…”

Crystal Dallas – mom of two Zion Lions

“Our children’s education is very important to us. We wanted a school that would nurture their mind, body and spirit. Before visiting Zion Lutheran School, we conducted extensive research and visited several other area schools. We attended an open house event at Zion Lutheran School and there was just a feeling of belonging…”

Tricia Burge – mom of current Zion Lion and one ZLS alum

“Our family chose Zion Lutheran School because of its long history of providing a high quality, affordable education coupled with a Christ-centered approach to teaching not just an engaging and challenging curriculum, but also wholly dedicated to reinforcing strong morals and values. And we could not be more pleased with our choice…”

Kelly Skaff, mom of four Zion Lions and one alum

“When our oldest child was starting Kindergarten, we chose Zion for the small class sizes. At that time, we had no idea we were also becoming part of a wonderful community. Zion has given our children challenging academics, the opportunity to play team sports, a great music program including band, choir, and private music lessons, and enriching opportunities for public speaking through plays and leading chapel. Most importantly, Zion has helped our children build a strong faith foundation…”

Suzanne Bollmeier – mom of two Zion Lions

“We chose Zion because we were interested in a school that provides not only excellent academic offerings, but also a strong Lutheran foundation…”

Amber Morthland, mom of one Zion Lion

“We were not happy with our current school district option and chose to look into private schools. Zion was one of the schools that many parents I spoke with suggested for a great private school. We went to the open house and knew before we left that would be the school Summer would attend…”

Liz Krulick – Air Force Mom

“We are an Air Force family with four children, and when we move to a new area, deciding upon a school is one of our top priorities. Three years ago, we moved to Belleville and Zion Lutheran School came highly recommended from another Air Force family we knew well…”

Lynae (Mathews) Hoercher, Teacher at Zion and Alum

“My name is Lynae Hoercher and my Zion story is very special to me. I grew up going to Zion Church where every Sunday was a family affair. My grandparents, aunt and uncle, cousins and my immediate family have all attended church at Zion and/or went to school here…”

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Athletics News

XC Teams Place at Zion Annual Meet

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Thank you, Mrs. Batchelder

After 20 years serving our church and school, we say a heartful thank you to Jill Batchelder, whose last day on staff was Nov. 17. We teach service to others at ZLS and how it...
Read More
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November Lunch Menu

Here is the November Lunch Menu. Bon Appetit! November Lunch Menu  
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News

ZLS Weekly Roar

The latest edition of the Weekly Roar is available! Click here to get the latest news, information, and updates. Inside this Issue: Zion School Store is open for Winter Weather Gear! Winter Weather information Picture Re-Take...
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Thank you, Mrs. Batchelder

After 20 years serving our church and school, we say a heartful thank you to Jill Batchelder, whose last day on staff was Nov. 17. We teach service to others at ZLS and how it...
Read More
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Introducing Mrs. Young – Preschool 3 Teacher

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Read More
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8th Grader Named LESA’s 2021 Lutheran Student Christian Leader

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Biography Bottle Projects Complete!

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Read More
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8th Grader Named LESA’s 2021 Lutheran Student Christian Leader

Anna Spelbring, an eighth-grader at Zion Lutheran School in Belleville, has been named Lutheran Student Christian Leader of the Year by the St. Louis-based Lutheran Elementary School Association (LESA). The award, which includes a $500 scholarship underwritten by the Lutheran Church Extension Fund,...
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Biography Bottle Projects Complete!

Vice President Kamala Harris, Jackie Robinson, Willie O’Ree...just some of the names of the remarkable people our 4th graders learned about through their Bottle Biography Projects. The projects are now complete. Great job, #ZionLions!
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Biography Bottles for Black History Month

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Read More
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Thank you, Mrs. Batchelder

After 20 years serving our church and school, we say a heartful thank you to Jill Batchelder, whose last day on staff was Nov. 17. We teach service to others at ZLS and how it...
Read More
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November Chapel Focus

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Read More
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SYATP 2021

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Read More
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Prayer at the Pole

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Voice of Truth Tradition at Graduation

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National Lutheran Schools Week 2019

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Read More
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Thank you, Mrs. Batchelder

After 20 years serving our church and school, we say a heartful thank you to Jill Batchelder, whose last day on staff was Nov. 17. We teach service to others at ZLS and how it...
Read More
Spiritual Spotlight

November Chapel Focus

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Read More
Spiritual Spotlight

SYATP 2021

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Read More
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Read More
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We were so fortunate to be able to gather together as a whole school community at this year’s Prayer at the Pole.  
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight

See You At The Pole

It’s about one simple thing—STUDENTS in PRAYER. Our Zion Lutheran Church & School Family joined together for this year’s See You At The Pole on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Beautiful morning and beautiful way to start...
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Alumni

Alumni Spotlight – Ashley (Keel) Shalenko

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Alumni

Alumni Spotlight – Allison (Sehr) Davis

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Alumni Spotlight – Kristin (Reeb) Wardlaw

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Alumni

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Alumni

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Alumni

Alumni Spotlight – Kate Peters

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Thank you, Mrs. Batchelder

After 20 years serving our church and school, we say a heartful thank you to Jill Batchelder, whose last day on staff was Nov. 17. We teach service to others at ZLS and how it...
Read More
Spiritual Spotlight

November Chapel Focus

In the busyness of each day, it may be difficult (or impossible) to get alone, be still, and make time for reflection - a process where we attempt to think about and learn from events...
Read More
Spiritual Spotlight

SYATP 2021

On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Zion Lutheran School families gathered to pray at the pole for the annual See You at the Pole event. “Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.” James‬...
Read More
Church News Spiritual Spotlight

2021 National Lutheran Schools Week

2021 National Lutheran Schools Week at ZLS April 25th-30th, 2021 Everyday there will be a praise rally starting at 8:30 am. Here are the live stream links to our YouTube Channel where you can join...
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight

Prayer at the Pole

We were so fortunate to be able to gather together as a whole school community at this year’s Prayer at the Pole.  
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight

See You At The Pole

It’s about one simple thing—STUDENTS in PRAYER. Our Zion Lutheran Church & School Family joined together for this year’s See You At The Pole on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Beautiful morning and beautiful way to start...
Read More
All School Alumni News Spiritual Spotlight

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It’s a tradition unique to Zion and a favorite. The Advanced Choir performance of Voice of Truth sung tonight at our 8th grade graduation with current students and alumni.
Read More
All School News School Spotlight Spiritual Spotlight

National Lutheran Schools Week 2019

National Lutheran Schools Week kicks off on Sunday, Jan. 27th with our All School Open House. Following that event, the school week will be filled with special praise rallies, a school-wide art and community service...
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight Student Spotlight

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Well done, 7th graders, leading today’s Thanksgiving Chapel, and re-telling the story “You Are Special” by Max Lucado. It is a beautiful story that reminds us that we are precious to God just the way...
Read More
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Read More
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2018 NLSW Celebration Video

https://player.vimeo.com/video/253320120
Read More
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Our teachers put together a little promo video, showed to our students during today’s chapel (1/17) – getting everyone geared up and ready for #NLSW2018! https://www.youtube.com/embed/hRSv-kNONig
Read More
Admissions Events & Announcements News

Circus Harmony Preschool Event

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Read More
Admissions Events & Announcements News

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If you have ever wanted to learn more about Zion Lutheran School Belleville for your child(ren) and family, the time is now. We are thrilled to host our All School Open House on the last...
Read More
Events & Announcements News

Dine to Donate – November

Our Dine to Donate event for November is all set. Join us in dining out at Noodles & Co. and a portion of the night's proceeds will go back to our church & school. Dine...
Read More
Admissions Events & Announcements News

Join us! Kindergarten Readiness Night

Wondering what your child needs to be ready for Kindergarten? This night's for you! Topics discussed will include academic, emotional, and social readiness, which can make for a successful Kindergarten experience. You'll hear from our...
Read More
Events & Announcements News

Dine to Donate October

Dine out by purchasing food on Thursday, Oct. 28 at Papa John's Pizza in East Belleville (Carlyle Ave) and support Zion Lutheran School & Church youth.
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Family Movie Night at Zion

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Events & Announcements News

Chic-fil-a Night for ZLS

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Events & Announcements News

See You At The Pole 2021

See You at the Pole™ 2021 will be Wednesday, Sept 22, 2021. There are two opportunities to unite in prayer. On Wed, Sept 22, join us at 7:55 am local time at our flagpole in...
Read More
News School Spotlight Spiritual Spotlight Uncategorized

Thank you, Mrs. Batchelder

After 20 years serving our church and school, we say a heartful thank you to Jill Batchelder, whose last day on staff was Nov. 17. We teach service to others at ZLS and how it...
Read More
Spiritual Spotlight

November Chapel Focus

In the busyness of each day, it may be difficult (or impossible) to get alone, be still, and make time for reflection - a process where we attempt to think about and learn from events...
Read More
Spiritual Spotlight

SYATP 2021

On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Zion Lutheran School families gathered to pray at the pole for the annual See You at the Pole event. “Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.” James‬...
Read More
Church News Spiritual Spotlight

2021 National Lutheran Schools Week

2021 National Lutheran Schools Week at ZLS April 25th-30th, 2021 Everyday there will be a praise rally starting at 8:30 am. Here are the live stream links to our YouTube Channel where you can join...
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight

Prayer at the Pole

We were so fortunate to be able to gather together as a whole school community at this year’s Prayer at the Pole.  
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight

See You At The Pole

It’s about one simple thing—STUDENTS in PRAYER. Our Zion Lutheran Church & School Family joined together for this year’s See You At The Pole on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Beautiful morning and beautiful way to start...
Read More
All School Alumni News Spiritual Spotlight

Voice of Truth Tradition at Graduation

It’s a tradition unique to Zion and a favorite. The Advanced Choir performance of Voice of Truth sung tonight at our 8th grade graduation with current students and alumni.
Read More
All School News School Spotlight Spiritual Spotlight

National Lutheran Schools Week 2019

National Lutheran Schools Week kicks off on Sunday, Jan. 27th with our All School Open House. Following that event, the school week will be filled with special praise rallies, a school-wide art and community service...
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight Student Spotlight

You Are Special – 7th Graders Lead Chapel

Well done, 7th graders, leading today’s Thanksgiving Chapel, and re-telling the story “You Are Special” by Max Lucado. It is a beautiful story that reminds us that we are precious to God just the way...
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight Student Spotlight

Fourth Grade Kicks off Student-led Chapel

Our fourth graders came back from Labor Day and got the week going with our first, student-led chapel of the school year. Awesome skits, songs and more were a part of their message – all...
Read More
All School News Spiritual Spotlight

2018 NLSW Celebration Video

https://player.vimeo.com/video/253320120
Read More
All School News Spiritual Spotlight

Our Stylish Teachers Prepare You for NLSW

Our teachers put together a little promo video, showed to our students during today’s chapel (1/17) – getting everyone geared up and ready for #NLSW2018! https://www.youtube.com/embed/hRSv-kNONig
Read More
Admissions Events & Announcements News

Circus Harmony Preschool Event

Come one, come all, to the greatest show of all! Join us on Saturday, February 26 for a morning of circus fun for preschool-aged children (2-5 yrs). Circus Harmony at ZLS  Preschool Event Saturday, February...
Read More
Admissions Events & Announcements News

All School Open House

If you have ever wanted to learn more about Zion Lutheran School Belleville for your child(ren) and family, the time is now. We are thrilled to host our All School Open House on the last...
Read More
Admissions Events & Announcements News

Join us! Kindergarten Readiness Night

Wondering what your child needs to be ready for Kindergarten? This night's for you! Topics discussed will include academic, emotional, and social readiness, which can make for a successful Kindergarten experience. You'll hear from our...
Read More
Admissions All School News

Now Enrolling for 2021-22 School Year

Enrollment is now open for new students for the 2021-22 school year. To get started with our enrollment process, fill out an inquiry form. We are currently accepting students Preschool - 8th grade for the...
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All School Open House

Come visit us this January 31st Our All School Open House will be held on Sunday, January 31st from 12:30-2:30 p.m. OPEN HOUSE IS FULL. Please contact us at 618-234-0275 to schedule a private tour....
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Admissions All School News

Now Enrolling for the 2020-21 School Year

Whether you are just starting the journey of school or you are looking for a change, consider Zion Lutheran School for your family.  We’re a preschool 2- 8th grade school focused on academic excellence and...
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Admissions News School Spotlight

Limited Space Available – 2-Year Old Preschool at ZLS

Just a few spots remain in our brand-new, preschool 2-year old classroom at Zion Lutheran Preschool so the time is now to take advantage of this new program! The program will operate in the same...
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Admissions All School News

Now Enrolling – 2018-19 School Year

Zion Lutheran School is now accepting applications for admissions for the 2018-19 school year.  We delight in the opportunity to educate your children. To begin the process, please complete the application at the link provided. Upon...
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News School Spotlight Spiritual Spotlight Uncategorized

Thank you, Mrs. Batchelder

After 20 years serving our church and school, we say a heartful thank you to Jill Batchelder, whose last day on staff was Nov. 17. We teach service to others at ZLS and how it...
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Spiritual Spotlight

November Chapel Focus

In the busyness of each day, it may be difficult (or impossible) to get alone, be still, and make time for reflection - a process where we attempt to think about and learn from events...
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Spiritual Spotlight

SYATP 2021

On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Zion Lutheran School families gathered to pray at the pole for the annual See You at the Pole event. “Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.” James‬...
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Church News Spiritual Spotlight

2021 National Lutheran Schools Week

2021 National Lutheran Schools Week at ZLS April 25th-30th, 2021 Everyday there will be a praise rally starting at 8:30 am. Here are the live stream links to our YouTube Channel where you can join...
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News Spiritual Spotlight

Prayer at the Pole

We were so fortunate to be able to gather together as a whole school community at this year’s Prayer at the Pole.  
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News Spiritual Spotlight

See You At The Pole

It’s about one simple thing—STUDENTS in PRAYER. Our Zion Lutheran Church & School Family joined together for this year’s See You At The Pole on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Beautiful morning and beautiful way to start...
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All School Alumni News Spiritual Spotlight

Voice of Truth Tradition at Graduation

It’s a tradition unique to Zion and a favorite. The Advanced Choir performance of Voice of Truth sung tonight at our 8th grade graduation with current students and alumni.
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All School News School Spotlight Spiritual Spotlight

National Lutheran Schools Week 2019

National Lutheran Schools Week kicks off on Sunday, Jan. 27th with our All School Open House. Following that event, the school week will be filled with special praise rallies, a school-wide art and community service...
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News Spiritual Spotlight Student Spotlight

You Are Special – 7th Graders Lead Chapel

Well done, 7th graders, leading today’s Thanksgiving Chapel, and re-telling the story “You Are Special” by Max Lucado. It is a beautiful story that reminds us that we are precious to God just the way...
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News Spiritual Spotlight Student Spotlight

Fourth Grade Kicks off Student-led Chapel

Our fourth graders came back from Labor Day and got the week going with our first, student-led chapel of the school year. Awesome skits, songs and more were a part of their message – all...
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All School News Spiritual Spotlight

2018 NLSW Celebration Video

https://player.vimeo.com/video/253320120
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All School News Spiritual Spotlight

Our Stylish Teachers Prepare You for NLSW

Our teachers put together a little promo video, showed to our students during today’s chapel (1/17) – getting everyone geared up and ready for #NLSW2018! https://www.youtube.com/embed/hRSv-kNONig
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Church Service

Operation Christmas Child Packing Party

A huge thank you to all of our school families for your generous donations for Operation Christmas Child.  Because of you, we were able to pack over 300 OCC Shoeboxes at our packing party on...
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News Service

Operation Christmas Child

ZLS' mission project for the 2021-22 school year is once again Operation Christmas Child. This program has been in existence since 1993 and it supports needy children around the world, providing a shoebox filled with:...
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News Service Student Spotlight

8th Grader Named LESA’s 2021 Lutheran Student Christian Leader

Anna Spelbring, an eighth-grader at Zion Lutheran School in Belleville, has been named Lutheran Student Christian Leader of the Year by the St. Louis-based Lutheran Elementary School Association (LESA). The award, which includes a $500 scholarship underwritten by the Lutheran Church Extension Fund,...
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News School Spotlight Service

Loading Up!

Loading Up! Our students took time on this beautiful day to load up the trucks that will take the more than 7,000 food items collected in the month of March to our local food pantry....
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News Service

Food Drive Reaches 4,500+ Items

Our student council sponsored food drive and plastic bag donations have reached a new level with more than 4,500 items donated to date. We are taking donations through Friday, March 26, so don't forget to...
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Events & Announcements News Service

STUCO Food Drive

Our student council is hosting a food drive in the month of March. Students are encouraged to bring in non-perishable food items between March 1 -26, for the local food pantry.  Donations will be dropped...
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All School News Service

Food Drive for 100th Day

Can we donate 100 items of food for the 100th day of school? We sure can! Our kindergarten classes were challenged with bringing in items to donate to the local food bank - 100! -...
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All School Service Student Spotlight

Operation Christmas Child

Our students spent a morning in December putting together boxes for Operation Christmas Child. It was part of a whole church and school service project. Students brought in items that were then packed and shipped...
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News School Spotlight Spiritual Spotlight Uncategorized

Thank you, Mrs. Batchelder

After 20 years serving our church and school, we say a heartful thank you to Jill Batchelder, whose last day on staff was Nov. 17. We teach service to others at ZLS and how it...
Read More
Spiritual Spotlight

November Chapel Focus

In the busyness of each day, it may be difficult (or impossible) to get alone, be still, and make time for reflection - a process where we attempt to think about and learn from events...
Read More
Spiritual Spotlight

SYATP 2021

On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Zion Lutheran School families gathered to pray at the pole for the annual See You at the Pole event. “Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.” James‬...
Read More
Church News Spiritual Spotlight

2021 National Lutheran Schools Week

2021 National Lutheran Schools Week at ZLS April 25th-30th, 2021 Everyday there will be a praise rally starting at 8:30 am. Here are the live stream links to our YouTube Channel where you can join...
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight

Prayer at the Pole

We were so fortunate to be able to gather together as a whole school community at this year’s Prayer at the Pole.  
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight

See You At The Pole

It’s about one simple thing—STUDENTS in PRAYER. Our Zion Lutheran Church & School Family joined together for this year’s See You At The Pole on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Beautiful morning and beautiful way to start...
Read More
All School Alumni News Spiritual Spotlight

Voice of Truth Tradition at Graduation

It’s a tradition unique to Zion and a favorite. The Advanced Choir performance of Voice of Truth sung tonight at our 8th grade graduation with current students and alumni.
Read More
All School News School Spotlight Spiritual Spotlight

National Lutheran Schools Week 2019

National Lutheran Schools Week kicks off on Sunday, Jan. 27th with our All School Open House. Following that event, the school week will be filled with special praise rallies, a school-wide art and community service...
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight Student Spotlight

You Are Special – 7th Graders Lead Chapel

Well done, 7th graders, leading today’s Thanksgiving Chapel, and re-telling the story “You Are Special” by Max Lucado. It is a beautiful story that reminds us that we are precious to God just the way...
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight Student Spotlight

Fourth Grade Kicks off Student-led Chapel

Our fourth graders came back from Labor Day and got the week going with our first, student-led chapel of the school year. Awesome skits, songs and more were a part of their message – all...
Read More
All School News Spiritual Spotlight

2018 NLSW Celebration Video

https://player.vimeo.com/video/253320120
Read More
All School News Spiritual Spotlight

Our Stylish Teachers Prepare You for NLSW

Our teachers put together a little promo video, showed to our students during today’s chapel (1/17) – getting everyone geared up and ready for #NLSW2018! https://www.youtube.com/embed/hRSv-kNONig
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Athletics

Boy’s VB Places 5th at State

Congratulations to our boy's volleyball team on an outstanding 5th place performance at the 2021 Lutheran Sports Association State Volleyball Championship.  We're proud of you, Zion Lions!
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Athletics

Boy’s VB Wins 2021 Conference Tournament

Our boy’s volleyball team had reason to celebrate after placing in 1st place - by one point - in today’s conference volleyball tournament. Wowza! Way to play hard and win a championship, Zion Lions!!
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Athletics

Girl’s VB Placed 3rd at Conference Tourney

Congratulations to our girl’s volleyball team. These Zion Lions finished third at today’s conference volleyball tournament! Way to go, Zion Lions!!!  
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Athletics

XC Girl’s Team Places 12th at Nationals

So proud of our Zion Girl’s Cross Country team, placing 12th overall in today’s Lutheran National Meet in Wisconsin. We also had an 8th place overall finisher in the junior division. Way to go, girls!...
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Athletics

Girl’s Volleyball Competes in Peoria

The girl's volleyball team at Zion competed in the annual Christ Peoria Volleyball Tournament Columbus Day weekend. The Lions won a couple games and also lost a couple, but had fun learning and playing together....
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Athletics

Zion Baseball Season Recap

The 2021 Zion Baseball Season concluded on Sept. 28 with a 4-14 loss to the Trinity Eagles in the Lutheran Conference Tournament played at the Jackie Joyner Kersee Center in East St. Louis. The Lions...
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Athletics News

XC Teams Place at Zion Annual Meet

A first-place finish for our girls and a 3rd-place finish for our boys at the Zion Annual XC Invite held at Belleville West HS on October 12. Congrats to all our runners. Next up...the Lutheran...
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Athletics

Cross Country @ ZLS!

The cross country season kicked off on Saturday, August 28 , when the teams competed in the first meet. Top 15 finishes on the girls side and strong performances for the boys were highlights. Way...
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News School Spotlight Spiritual Spotlight Uncategorized

Thank you, Mrs. Batchelder

After 20 years serving our church and school, we say a heartful thank you to Jill Batchelder, whose last day on staff was Nov. 17. We teach service to others at ZLS and how it...
Read More
Spiritual Spotlight

November Chapel Focus

In the busyness of each day, it may be difficult (or impossible) to get alone, be still, and make time for reflection - a process where we attempt to think about and learn from events...
Read More
Spiritual Spotlight

SYATP 2021

On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Zion Lutheran School families gathered to pray at the pole for the annual See You at the Pole event. “Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.” James‬...
Read More
Church News Spiritual Spotlight

2021 National Lutheran Schools Week

2021 National Lutheran Schools Week at ZLS April 25th-30th, 2021 Everyday there will be a praise rally starting at 8:30 am. Here are the live stream links to our YouTube Channel where you can join...
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight

Prayer at the Pole

We were so fortunate to be able to gather together as a whole school community at this year’s Prayer at the Pole.  
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight

See You At The Pole

It’s about one simple thing—STUDENTS in PRAYER. Our Zion Lutheran Church & School Family joined together for this year’s See You At The Pole on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Beautiful morning and beautiful way to start...
Read More
All School Alumni News Spiritual Spotlight

Voice of Truth Tradition at Graduation

It’s a tradition unique to Zion and a favorite. The Advanced Choir performance of Voice of Truth sung tonight at our 8th grade graduation with current students and alumni.
Read More
All School News School Spotlight Spiritual Spotlight

National Lutheran Schools Week 2019

National Lutheran Schools Week kicks off on Sunday, Jan. 27th with our All School Open House. Following that event, the school week will be filled with special praise rallies, a school-wide art and community service...
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight Student Spotlight

You Are Special – 7th Graders Lead Chapel

Well done, 7th graders, leading today’s Thanksgiving Chapel, and re-telling the story “You Are Special” by Max Lucado. It is a beautiful story that reminds us that we are precious to God just the way...
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight Student Spotlight

Fourth Grade Kicks off Student-led Chapel

Our fourth graders came back from Labor Day and got the week going with our first, student-led chapel of the school year. Awesome skits, songs and more were a part of their message – all...
Read More
All School News Spiritual Spotlight

2018 NLSW Celebration Video

https://player.vimeo.com/video/253320120
Read More
All School News Spiritual Spotlight

Our Stylish Teachers Prepare You for NLSW

Our teachers put together a little promo video, showed to our students during today’s chapel (1/17) – getting everyone geared up and ready for #NLSW2018! https://www.youtube.com/embed/hRSv-kNONig
Read More
Church Service

Operation Christmas Child Packing Party

A huge thank you to all of our school families for your generous donations for Operation Christmas Child.  Because of you, we were able to pack over 300 OCC Shoeboxes at our packing party on...
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All School Church News

Love & Logic Parenting Class – Register Today!

NEW CLASS STARTING SOON! PARENTING THE LOVE & LOGIC WAY Wednesdays, Oct. 13-Nov. 17, 6:30-8 p.m. A powerful class led by a trained Love and Logic® facilitator and Zion School parent, Jaime Brinkmann! Great for...
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Church Events & Announcements News

Family Movie Night at Zion

Family Movie Night is coming to Zion. Mark your calendars for Friday, Oct. 8 as we gather for a fun evening on the church lawn. Parking lot opens at 6:30 pm, movie starts at 7...
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Church

Worship Times at Zion

Starting Sunday, Sept. 5, worship times at Zion Lutheran Church on Sunday return to the times of 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. The 8 a.m. worship service is a traditional service, while the 10:30 a.m....
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Church

Connected to Christ Small Group – Join us!

Small groups and a five-week sermon series kick off on Sept. 12 as we launch Connected to Christ - Overcoming Isolation through Community. Join us for this limited-edition, special series by joining a small group....
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Church Events & Announcements News

VBS at Zion

At God's Wonder Lab, VBS, your children look into the Bible, God's Holy Word, and discover that Jesus does the impossible, giving us eternal life with Him! Jesus shows that He is God with amazing miracles....
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Church School Spotlight

Teacher Feature – Mrs. Jill Hasstedt

Today's Teacher Feature is Mrs. Jill Hasstedt, who after 27 years serving at Zion Lutheran Church and School, is retiring.  Thank you, Jill, for your commitment, care, love and dedication to the mission of our...
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Church News Spiritual Spotlight

2021 National Lutheran Schools Week

2021 National Lutheran Schools Week at ZLS April 25th-30th, 2021 Everyday there will be a praise rally starting at 8:30 am. Here are the live stream links to our YouTube Channel where you can join...
Read More
News School Spotlight Spiritual Spotlight Uncategorized

Thank you, Mrs. Batchelder

After 20 years serving our church and school, we say a heartful thank you to Jill Batchelder, whose last day on staff was Nov. 17. We teach service to others at ZLS and how it...
Read More
Spiritual Spotlight

November Chapel Focus

In the busyness of each day, it may be difficult (or impossible) to get alone, be still, and make time for reflection - a process where we attempt to think about and learn from events...
Read More
Spiritual Spotlight

SYATP 2021

On Wednesday, Sept. 22, Zion Lutheran School families gathered to pray at the pole for the annual See You at the Pole event. “Humble yourselves before the Lord, and he will lift you up.” James‬...
Read More
Church News Spiritual Spotlight

2021 National Lutheran Schools Week

2021 National Lutheran Schools Week at ZLS April 25th-30th, 2021 Everyday there will be a praise rally starting at 8:30 am. Here are the live stream links to our YouTube Channel where you can join...
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight

Prayer at the Pole

We were so fortunate to be able to gather together as a whole school community at this year’s Prayer at the Pole.  
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight

See You At The Pole

It’s about one simple thing—STUDENTS in PRAYER. Our Zion Lutheran Church & School Family joined together for this year’s See You At The Pole on Wednesday, Sept. 25. Beautiful morning and beautiful way to start...
Read More
All School Alumni News Spiritual Spotlight

Voice of Truth Tradition at Graduation

It’s a tradition unique to Zion and a favorite. The Advanced Choir performance of Voice of Truth sung tonight at our 8th grade graduation with current students and alumni.
Read More
All School News School Spotlight Spiritual Spotlight

National Lutheran Schools Week 2019

National Lutheran Schools Week kicks off on Sunday, Jan. 27th with our All School Open House. Following that event, the school week will be filled with special praise rallies, a school-wide art and community service...
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight Student Spotlight

You Are Special – 7th Graders Lead Chapel

Well done, 7th graders, leading today’s Thanksgiving Chapel, and re-telling the story “You Are Special” by Max Lucado. It is a beautiful story that reminds us that we are precious to God just the way...
Read More
News Spiritual Spotlight Student Spotlight

Fourth Grade Kicks off Student-led Chapel

Our fourth graders came back from Labor Day and got the week going with our first, student-led chapel of the school year. Awesome skits, songs and more were a part of their message – all...
Read More
All School News Spiritual Spotlight

2018 NLSW Celebration Video

https://player.vimeo.com/video/253320120
Read More
All School News Spiritual Spotlight

Our Stylish Teachers Prepare You for NLSW

Our teachers put together a little promo video, showed to our students during today’s chapel (1/17) – getting everyone geared up and ready for #NLSW2018! https://www.youtube.com/embed/hRSv-kNONig
Read More