Student Activities Highlights
Concordia is a member of the NSAA (Nebraska School Activities Association) and the Centennial Conference. Other members of the Centennial Conference include: Archbishop Bergan Catholic, Boys Town, David City Aquinas, Grand Island Central Catholic, Hastings St. Cecilia, Kearney Catholic, Lincoln Christian, Lincoln Lutheran, Scotus Central Catholic, Wahoo Bishop Neumann. Athletic competition is at the Class C-1 or B level depending on the sport. There are many student opportunities for athletics including a few sports that are offered through cooperatives with other schools such as Mercy High School (softball) and Brownell Talbot (swimming and tennis).
Fine Arts are integrated into curriculum opportunities such as band and choir as well as student extracurricular activities. Whether the activity is music drama or student leadership, Concordia is committed to excellence. As Paul says in Colossians 3:23, “Whatever you do, do your work heartily, as for the Lord rather than for men.”
Cheer (9-12th) – Head Varsity Coach: Taylor DeYoung — firstname.lastname@example.org
Cross Country (7th-12th) – Head Varsity Coach: Aaron Staub — email@example.com
Dance (9-12th) – Head Varsity Coach: Andrea Roberson — firstname.lastname@example.org
Football (9th-12th) Head Varsity Coach: Matt Marty — email@example.com
Softball cooperative with Omaha Mercy (9th-12th) – Head Varsity Coach: Maren Angus-Combs — firstname.lastname@example.org
Boys Tennis cooperative with Brownell Talbot (9th-12th) – Head Varsity Coach: Mark Smith — email@example.com
Volleyball (9th-12th) – Head Varsity Coach: Jeff Riddle — firstname.lastname@example.org
Boys Basketball (4th-12th) – Head Varsity Coach: Ken Kulus — email@example.com
Girls Basketball (9th-12th) – Head Varsity Coach: Rebecca Hughes — firstname.lastname@example.org
Girls Wrestling (9th-12th) – Head Varsity Coach: Alan Lopez — email@example.com
Cheer (9th -12th) – Head Coach: Taylor DeYoung — firstname.lastname@example.org
Dance (9th-12th) – Head Coach: Andrea Roberson — email@example.com
Girls Soccer (9th-12th) – Head Coach: Laura Troutman — firstname.lastname@example.org
Track and Field (7th – 12th) – Head Varsity Coach: Kent McCrimmon — email@example.com
Girls Tennis cooperative with Brownell Talbot (9th – 12th) – Sean Padios — firstname.lastname@example.org
Bands include: Concert Band, Jazz Band (audition group), Pep Band
Choirs include: Jr. High Singers, Sr. High Singers, Chorale (audition group), Harmonix (a cappella audition group)
Ensemble Groups include: Drumline, Handbells, Orchestra, Guitar
Tri-M: National Music Honor Society
Concordia Academy (K-5) offers music class as part of curriculum, elective choir, handbells, chimes, strings (beginning in 3rd grade) and concert band (only for 5th grade).
The Concordia Jr.-Sr. High Musical production is performed in the spring with a full cast, pit orchestra, and backstage crew opportunities, including stage management. Peter Klemp directs the show. Recent shows include Les Miserables, Anything Goes, The Addams Family, and Hello, Dolly.
Play Production (NSAA activity) is directed by Chase Winter. Concordia has placed in the top three teams at the Class B State Play Production championships for the last SEVEN years, alongside many other individual and team awards and accolades.
Speech Team (NSAA activity) is coached by Sarah Glover.
Student Council (9th – 12th) sponsored by Jacob Fink (Sr. High)
Ambassadors (10th – 12th) under the direction of Dawn Cooksey
National Honor Society (10th – 12th) sponsored by Marty Senechal
National Spanish Honor Society (10th – 12th) sponsored by Oscar Gonzalez
Envirothon (9th – 12th) coached by Mike Ellis
Quiz Bowl (Jr. & Sr. High) coached by Dawn Cooksey
FBLA (Sr. High) led by John DeBoer
Shooting Sports (Jr. & Sr. High) Head Coach, Rob Cooksey
Robotics Club (Jr. & Sr. High) coached by Matt Mueller
LEAP (Sr. High) – Environmental Sustainability & Humane Animal Care led by Rebecca West