Students in grades 5-8 are eligible to participate in cross country. Practices are held after school, opposite the nights that soccer and volleyball practices are held. Students participate in one to three meets each season. One cross country meet is held on the Wednesday before MEA weekend. The meet starts in the early afternoon. Runners compete against students in their same grade level from the area’s Lutheran Grade School League. At times, other meets are found to participate in.
Girls in grades 5-8 are eligible to be on the volleyball team. At times, 4th grade students are allowed to participate. Inclusion is based on the number of 5-8th graders on the team. Practices are held in Good Shepherd’s gym, two to three times per week. Home games are held in the Heritage Lutheran Church gym (Apple Valley). Players compete against schools from the area’s Lutheran Grade School League. Games are once or twice per week, and held after school during the month of September. One or two tournaments are played during the season.
Soccer is offered to students in grades 5-8. When the team is short of players, 4th graders are invited to participate. Practices and home games are held at a nearby park. Players compete against schools from the area’s Lutheran Grade School League. Games are held once a week, and held after school during the month of September. Championship games are held in October.
Students in grades 5-8 are eligible to participate in Disc Golf. Three to four meets are held in various locations on Saturdays in September and/or October. A team of players works together to complete 9 or 18-hole courses. Team members are able to participate in Disc Golf in conjunction with other Fall activities.