January 6, 2017






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





The Career Academy is announcing FOUR TCA Information Nights in January for current 10th & 11th graders and parents to learn more about "Doing High School Differently" at TCA in 2017-18.  Mark your calendar to attend one of these nights:  January 12th, 17th, 24th and 26th.  More information is available at TCA's website: thecareer.academy.  Also - if you haven't already applied, NOW is the time to apply for the 2017-18 school year at TCA.  First-round Acceptances for TCA's 20 Career Pathways will be made in January.  Go to thecareer.academy to apply to learn more about your future career!

It is time to register for the 2017-18 school year. The registration window will be open in the Synergy ParentVUE/StudentVue from Wednesday, January 4, through Tuesday, January 31. To complete this registration process, you will need to use a computer not your phone app. Additional information, including online registration directions and graduation requirements for each grade level, is available on the LSW home page located at http://lsw.lps.org/


For students and families who would like assistance with the online registration process, dates and times of help sessions are listed below:

January 17th @ 2 - 3 pm, LSW Media Center Lab 

Current 9th-11th grade students


SCC At Your Service will be held in the LSW Media Center Lab on Tuesday, January 10th from 10:15 AM to 3:15 PM. This event will provide seniors with extra support as they apply for admission and scholarships with Southeast Community College. SCC Admissions staff will assist students in submitting online applications for admissions and scholarships. It’s the perfect opportunity for students to receive one-on-one assistance and have questions answered.

To ensure that the application processes can be completed, students must have the following information available the day of the SCC at Your Service program:

To register for this event, please visit one of the following links:


Duke Summer Academy is offering more of its dynamic courses than ever before.  Whether you want to spend this summer implementing your business ideas, building the foundation for a career in biomedical engineering, or building up community service hours to strengthen your college application, we have a course for you.
Check out the list below to get a taste of what Duke is offering next summer:
The Global Leader – Develop leadership skills and put them into practice as you learn about world diplomacy.
The Global Entrepreneur – Improve your skills in problem solving, risk analysis, creativity, ingenuity, and teamwork to become a cutting-edge innovator.
The Global Incubator – Take your idea to the next level and make your entrepreneurial dreams a reality.
The Global Giver – Give back by learning about philanthropy from the ground up, and earn 60 hours community service hours.
The Global Researcher – Learn about biomedical engineering research and experience a real Duke laboratory.
Interested in learning more?  Check out Duke's full course descriptions.

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