April 21, 2016 - Student Bulletin

MARK YOUR CALENDAR:

Final Schedule

May 18                                                       
07:50-8:55     Final Exam Preparation                
09:00-10:30   Block 1 exam                                 
10:45-12:15   Block 2 exam                                  
12:15-3:30     make-up if necessary        

May 19                                                     
07:50-8:55     Final Exam Preparation                
09:00-10:30   Block 3 exam                                 
10:45-12:15   Block 4 exam                                  
12:15-3:30     make-up if necessary                     

You’ve Been Caught Soaring! 

 LUNCH FOR: April 20, 2016

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS:

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SPORTS:

Please check our LSW calendar for upcoming sporting events and for any updates on the events.

SENIORS:

Graduation Ceremony- Graduation is Sunday, May 22, 2016 at the Bob DeVaney Sports Center. All seniors participating in the ceremony must wear a cap and gown ordered from Lincoln Graduaton. Please make sure you have a cap and gown ordered. Orders can be placed on-line at: lincolngraduation.com

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Seniors-any senior interested in speaking at graduation should complete a Commencement Speaker Consideration form.  Forms are located in the main office or may be picked up from Mr. Heimes.  Forms need to be completed and turned in by Friday, April 15.

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2016 Graduates— Please check the list of potential 2016 graduates posted on the Attendance Office window to make sure your full LEGAL name is spelled correctly.  Diplomas will be printed as shown.  See Mrs. Carman, Registrar, if there are ANY changes.

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Senior Slide Show; At LSW’s graduation ceremony we play a slideshow that consists of candid photos of our seniors. We would all seniors to be part of this slide show. Please email your photos to Mrs. Mescher at lmesche@lps.org no later than May 1st. Photos submitted need to be taken with a standard camera (no phone photos) Check our website for more information.

COLLEGE VISITS:

COUNSELING CENTER:

UNL's Beta Sigma Psi Scholarship is intended for Christian men who are enrolled full time at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for the 2016-2017 school year. The 2016 scholarship consists of up to three separate $1,000 awards that will be awarded to exceptional applicants.To complete the online application, visit http://delta.betasigmapsi.org/scholarship/.

 Applicants that submit their application before the first deadline on July 13, will be eligible for all awards. Applicants that submit their application between the first and second deadlines will be eligible for one less than the total number of awards. Therefore, it is in the applicant's best interest to apply before the first deadline so that he has a better chance of winning a scholarship. After the second deadline, competitive applicants will be asked to attend an informal interview during the weekend of August 28-30.

For more information, please contact Tayler Sundermann at 402-917-7727 or taylersundermann@gmail.com

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Seniors are reminded about the approaching deadline for submitting applications to be considered for the Pound PTO Scholarship Pound PTO Scholarship.  Please click here  to access scholarship.  Deadline: April 20th

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The applications for Fundamentals of Health Careers (The 7:00am CNA class at SCC Entrepreneurship Center) are due at Denise Haag's office at LSPDO on by Friday, April 15th at the latest. Students are reminded that LPS pays the tuition for students selected for this class.

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YDI Scholarship - $1,000 - 1 Award (Deadline: April 29, 2016)

Student Eligibility:

A) You must be a resident of any of the 50 United States, District of Columbia or US Territories

B) You must be 16 years of age or older

C) You must either be enrolled now, or will be enrolled in a qualified high school, college or university within the United States.

Applications can be found by going to:
http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_ydi_scholarship_8977.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201604&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

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Paradigm Challenge Scholarship - $100,000 - 100 Awards (Deadline: May 1, 2016)
Student Eligibility:
A) Enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full-time student at an accredited 4-year undergraduate institution located in the United States of America.
B) Be a U.S. citizen or maintain legal residency within the United States.
Applications can be found by going to:
http://www.scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_paradigm_challenge_scholarship_8978.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201604&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

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The University of Nebraska Med Center will be hosting UNMC Vitals Summer Day Camp, a two-day summer camp, who are entering 9th and 10th grade in fall 2016, to educate them about the career of nursing.  The camp will be held June 21-22, 2016 at the UNMC College of Nursing-Lincoln Division at 1230 "O" Street, UNL, area hospitals and health care facilities. Deadline: April 29th @ 4:30 pm

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If you have questions, please contact Amy Fellhoelter Frizzell, MA, Student Services Coordinator for College of Nursing-Lincoln at  402-472-7345.

The deadline is approaching for the 2016 B.Davis Scholarship, valued at $1,000. For more information and to apply, please visit http://www.studentawardsearch.com/scholarships.htm. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at awards@studentawardsearch.com  Deadline: May 23, 2016

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Northeast Community College is excited to announce the start of a new student support program! The TRIO Student Support Services is an academic assistance program funded through TRIO Grants by the U.S. Department of Education. The students will be offered academic development opportunities, assistance with meeting basic college requirements and support in helping them successfully complete their postsecondary education.

To qualify, a student must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States, enrolled in classes on the Norfolk campus and meet at least one of the following criteria:

Here are some of the FREE services provided to TRIO participants:

The main goal is to help eligible students be successful. If you are planning to attend Northeast Community College, to access more information and/or for an application you may visit the  website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Katie Borchers at 402-844-7736 or kacie@northeast.edu.

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P.S. Detasseling is currently accepting applications for summer employment. If interested, Info is available at www.psdetasseling.com as well as on Facebook and Twitter. Informational meetings will also be held at the 50th & O Street HyVee on the following dates:

If you have additional questions, call 1-877-803-3225 or email loriwambold@windstream.net.

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Students and families are reminded to visit the LSW Counseling Center website (http://wp.lps.org/jlehn2/), Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/pages/LSW-Counseling-Center), and Pinterest site (https://www.pinterest.com/lswcounselors) to access a variety of resources that are updated on an ongoing basis throughout the school year.

Reoccurring Announcements

LSW FOOTBALL MEETING - Where: Practice Gym - When: Tuesday May 3rd @ 7:30am -If you cannot attend make sure that you see Coach Sherman! This meeting will be brief.  We will discuss summer workouts and summer schedule!  This is a mandatory meeting for everyone interested in playing football next year.

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NEW NHS inductees, if you were unable to make it to the officer informational meeting last Friday, and are interested in becoming an NHS officer next school year, please stop by B101 and get additional information from Ms. Duba. Thanks!

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2016-2017 FBLA Leadership Team Application are not available. See Mr. Hinrichs in B200 to pick one up. Applications are due by April 28th.

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The LPS Summer School Registration Booklet is currently available at www.lps.org under the Instructional Departments category. Summer school classes will be held at North Star High School and begin Wednesday, May 25th and end Thursday, July 7th. Students enrolled in a six-week class will be dropped from class if absent for three consecutive days or five times -- for any reason -- including due to late registration. High school summer school is open to students who are currently in grades 9-12 during the 2015-16 school year. Students will register for summer school at their current LPS high school counseling center, using the following schedule:

Late registration will be at North Star Summer School Office on May 25th and 26th between 1 and 3 pm on both days. No registrations or changes to a student's schedule will be accepted after May 27th, 2016 at 3:00 pm.

Tuition for students currently attending an LPS school or living in the LPS attendance area for the 2015-16 school year is as follows:

If a student is a ward of the state (Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services) the HHS guardian must attach a completed State Ward Provider Form to the student's summer school registration prior to completing the registration process in order to receive free tuition if the student was not receiving the free and reduced lunch in LPS for the 2015-16 school year.