September 16, 2008 Student Bulletin - Tuesday
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
Sept 18 Junior Meeting 10:40am & 11:00am (students only) in auditorium
Sept 19 National Honor Society meeting 7:30am in the auditorium
Sept 23 Picture re-takes for yearbook
Sept 23 Forensics New Member Auditions
Sept 24 MGDE Test NO LATE START
Sept 24 Parent Teacher Conferences 4-7:00pm
Sept 24 Junior Parent Meeting 5:00pm in auditorium
Sept 26 Pep Rally
Sept 30 Survival Skills Informational Workshop 2:05pm (Place TBA)
Oct 1 WGDE Test NO LATE START
Oct 2 & 3 Little Shop of Horrors 7:00pm in auditorium
Oct 5 Little Shop of Horrors 2:00pm in auditorium
Oct 7 Health Screening
Oct 7 Theatre Parent Booster Meeting 7:00pm
Oct 8 WGDE/RGDE Test LATE START Testing begins at 8:15am. Block 1 class begins at 10:25am
Oct 9 Honors Convocation 8:15am
Oct 11 Craft Fair 9am-4pm
LUNCH FOR TUESDAY
Italian Dunker, Polish Dog on Bun or Chicken Fajita Sub
ACTIVITIES FOR TUESDAY
9:00am Drake University rep. visitation
SPORTS FOR TUESDAY
5:00pm Girls JV Softball vs. Beatrice High (at Doris Bair 3)
6:00pm Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Norfolk High (at Fremont High School) (Bus departs 3:30pm)
6:00pm Girls JV Volleyball vs. Norfolk (at Fremont H.S. (Bus departs 3:30pm)
6:00pm Girls Reserve Volleyball vs. Norfolk (at Fremont H.S) (Bus departs 3:30pm)
6:30pm Girls Varsity Softball vs. Beatrice (at Doris Bair 3)
7:00pm Girls Varsity Volleyball vs. Fremont High (at Fremont High)
7:00pm Girls Reserve Volleyball vs. Fremont (at Fremont High)
- Attention all Juniors - JUNIOR MEETINGS will be held in the auditorium on Thursday, Sept. 18th. Juniors in first floor classes are to go to the auditorium at 10:35am. The meeting will start promptly at 10:40a.m. You will return to class at 10:55am. Juniors on the second floor will be released from class at 11:00a.m. to begin their meeting promptly at 11:05a.m. You will be dismissed to 3rd block classes at 11:21a.m. We are very appreciative of your cooperation in getting some very timely & important information to you, the students of the LSW Junior Class. - The Counseling Dept.
The Counseling Center will be open for students to visit with counselors during PLC time on Tuesdays, September 16th, 30th, and during the month of October. Counselors will be available to assist students with academic planning, college preparation, etc. In addition, future workshop sessions are being planned by the Counseling Center and will be announced in upcoming bulletins.
- National Honor Society will meet on Friday, Sept. 19th @ 7:30am in the auditorium.
- PICTURES If you ordered picture packets during locker check out this summer, you may pick them up in the main office after school. Re-take picture day will be September 23rd.
- Tuesday PLC Study Hall Need some extra help with an assignment or maybe just a quiet place to work? Every Tuesday, after school, we will have a staffed study hall in B111. Please report by 2:20 pm and you may stay until 3:10 pm.
- Senior Panoramic Pictures are on sale in the main office for $20 for one or $35 four different pictures.
- Little Shop of Horrors tickets are on sale in the box office now for the Oct. 2, 3 & 5th performances. Call the Box Office at 436-1306 ext. 66039. $10.00 adults - $8.00 students
- "LSW ACT Prep for the October 25th exam begins Tuesday September 16th. Students who participate improve their scores in all content areas and overall composite by an average of over 3 points. Sign up at the bookkeeper's window during school hours, classes are from 6:30-8:30pm."
- PRINCIPAL'S ADVISORY COUNCIL is a small group of Southwest students, from each grade, working together to enhance and improve the Southwest High School community. The council meets with Mr. Slauson the first Tuesday of each month at 7:15am (beginning Tuesday, Oct. 7th) to work on ideas that directly affect the student body. If you would like to be involved in the Principal's Advisory Council, please stop by the main office and pick up an application. Applications are due no later than noon on Friday, September 19th.
FROM THE COUNSELING CENTER:
- COLLEGE REP. VISITATION 11th & 12th graders interested in visiting with college reps. here at LSW may sign up in the Counseling Center before the visitation date:
- Drake University rep. will be here Tues., Sept. 16th @ 9:00 a.m.
- Joseph's College of Beauty rep. will be here Wed., Sept. 17th at 10:00 a.m.
- Morningside College rep. will be here Tues., Sept. 23rd at 10:00 a.m.
- University of St. Thomas rep will be here Tues., Sept. 23rd at 2:00 p.m.
- Midland Lutheran rep. will be here Thur., Sept. 25th at 9:00 a.m
- Bryan College of Health Sciences rep. will be here Thurs., Sept. 25th at 10:15 a.m.
- Peru State College rep. will be here Thurs., Sept. 25th at 1:00 p.m.
- Southeast Community College reps. from Lincoln, Beatrice & Milford here Tues., Sept. 30th at 9am
- Creighton University rep will be here Tues., Sept. 30th at 1:00 p.m.
- SCHOLARSHIPS - An updated list of scholarships is available in the counseling center or on the LSW web site (http://lsw.lps.org/) under: Popular Pages>Counseling Center >Planning After High School>Scholarships.
- Women Interested in Engineering Day - UNL College of Engineering - Students 9th-12th grades - Saturday, Sept. 20 - FREE - Visit web site at: wiie.unl.edu to learn more and to register online or call 472-3060
- NE STATE COLLEGE SYSTEM TOUR 2008 - Chadron State, Peru State, Wayne State - Monday, Sept. 22, 7-8:30 pm - Embassy Suites, 10040 "P" Street. Program and scholarship information, deadlines, literature & prizes. Separate sessions for students and parents. Refreshments complimentary. Please RSVP to 471-2505 or email@example.com or www. nscs.edu and click on the "Your choice in '09" button.
- WENDY'S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN AWARD - Honors SR male and female students who excel in athletics, academics and student leadership. Online application available at www.wendysheisman.com Completed applications due by Oct. 1.
- UNL CHEMISTRY DAY - Saturday, October 11 - For more information or to register go to www.chem.unl.edu/chemday
- CAMPUS VISIT TO COTTEY COLLEGE - Oct. 17-19 - Bus stops in Lincoln. High school girls (16 and over). More info at www.cottey.edu or see Mrs. Volker in the counseling center. $60 per student includes transportation, room and meals on campus. Must register by Oct. 3.
- 2009 UNITED STATES SENATE YOUTH & HEARST FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM - 2 JRs or SRs from each of the 50 states will be selected for a government and leadership education program in the Nation's Capital and a one-time $5,000 college scholarship. Must be involved with LSW student government such as student council. See Mrs. Volker in the counseling center for an application.
- Civil Air Patrol Open House, Sept. 29th - 7pm in the dining Hall at the Nebraska Air National Guard Base in Lincoln (located near the Lincoln Municipal Airport) From aviation opportunities to leadership development, emergency services training to academic scholarships, the Cadet Program is for youth ages 12-18. Four of the local squadron's graduating cadets received appointments to US Military Academies. For more information, contact Soni Cochran, 1Lt, at 441-6745 or at firstname.lastname@example.org OR visit http://newg-cap.org/Squadrons/155th_Composite/
- THE PRUDENTIAL SPIRIT OF COMMUNITY AWARDS were created by the National Association of Secondary School Principals and Prudential Financial to honor students for outstanding acts of community service. If you have taken part in community service activities of the past year, please fill out an online application form at www.prudential.com/spirit or www.principals.org/prudential (access key: Spirit) to be eligible for an unrestricted award of $1000, medallion, and a trip to Washington, D.C. Complete the form online, print it out, sign and submit to Mrs. Volker by October 31.
- The John F. Kennedy Library Foundation invites U.S. high school students to write an original essay on the political courage of a U.S. elected official. Scholarships awarded to winners. For contest information, registration, and to submit your essay online, visit: www.jfklibrary.org
- Voice of Democracy Competition - Veterans of Foreign Wars Scholarship Program - Students compete by writing and recording a broadcast script on "Service and Sacrifice by America's Veterans Benefit Today's Youth by..." Deadline Nov 1. See Mrs. Volker in the counseling center for an entry form.
- The Council for America's First Freedom announces the 16th annual First Freedom Student Competition. This national essay contest offers 9th-12th graders an opportunity to compete for monetary rewards of up to $3,000, as they examine the First Amendment and the history and relevance of religious freedom in American and the world today. On-line registration is required by November 24. Visit www.firstfreedom.org, and click on the red button under Council News.
- Outstanding Young Volunteer of the Year Award - The Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. - $5,000 Savings Bond & trip awarded to student, ages 12 to 15, who has provided outstanding volunteer service to his or her community. Deadline Feb. 1. See Mrs. Volker in the counseling center for an entry form.
- Young American Creative Patriotic Art Awards - Students in grades 9-12. Sponsored by the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S. National Scholarships of up to $10,000 awarded. Deadline March 31. See Mrs. Volker in the counseling center for an entry form.