April 25, 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 25, 2016

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 

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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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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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.

Recurring Announcements

Next week Monday through Wednesday, there will be a book drive to give kids at Belmont Elementary books to read during the summer. There will be donation boxes in multiple classrooms around school, and in all the forums. Please donate books for kids from kindergarten to 5th grade.

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What: Reach Higher: National College Signing Day - When: Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 - The LSW Counseling Center invites students and staff to participate in Reach Higher, the National College Signing Day, by wearing your favorite collegiate t-shirt, sweatshirt, or hoodie.

Seniors, when you check in at school, please pick up a Reach Higher tag to include your name & your post-secondary plans, which you will then attach to the Reach Higher banner located in the Commons Area.

Facebook or Tweet with #ReachHigher or @ReachHigher2020 on Instagram

The Reach Higher initiative is the First Lady's effort to inspire every student in America to take charge of their future by completing their education past high school, whether at a professional training program, a community college, or a four-year college or university.

In today's economy, a high school diploma just isn't enough. Students have to reach higher, which is why the First Lady is working to rally the country around the President's "North Star" goal — that by 2020, America will once again have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world.

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.