February 15, 2017

MARK YOUR CALENDAR:

 YOU’VE BEEN CAUGHT SOARING- WAY TO GO!

 NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS:

 LUNCH FOR: February 15

 SPORTS:

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

http://www.heartlandathleticconference.org/g5-bin/client.cgi?G5genie=406&school_id=8

 SENIORS:

2017 Graduates--Please check the list of potential 2017 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.

COLLEGE VISITS:

 Counseling Center Announcements:

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The Nebraska State College System offers two system-wide scholarships. They are the competitive/merit based Board of Trustees Scholarship and the Governor's Opportunity Award. More information and applications are available at https://www.nscs.edu/info/22/scholarships

Other scholarships can be found at each of the state college's websites:

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In order to apply for the Lincoln Legal Professionals Association Scholarship, a senior must: have a minimum GPA score of 3.00 be a high school senior, college freshman, college sophomore, college junior or college senior be a resident of Nebraska major in Legal Studies, General, Pre-Law Studies, Law, Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General, American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence, Canadian Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence, Banking, Corporate, Finance, and Securities Law, Comparative Law, Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law, Health Law, International Law and Legal Studies, International Business, Trade, and Tax Law, Tax Law/Taxation, Intellectual Property Law, Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies, Other, Legal Administrative Assistant/Secretary, Legal Assistant/Paralegal, Court Reporting/Court Reporter, Legal Support Services, Other, Legal Professions and Studies, Other or Maritime Law Enforcement. Application materials are available at http://www.nebraskalegalprofessionals.org/LLPA. The deadline is March 13th, 2017. 

For additional information, please contact:

Sheila Anderson

Lincoln Legal Professionals Association
301 S 13th St, Suite 500 Lincoln NE, 68508

402-437-8598

sanderson@woodsaitken.com

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The Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation is pleased to announce the continuation of its scholarship program for students interested in attending one of Nebraska's Community Colleges to study in an automotive field. A $1,500 grant will be awarded in each of the six Community College areas in Nebraska for students pursuing training for an automotive career. Students who meet the following criteria may submit the application form, which is available by clicking here or using ScholarshipQuest.

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Sylvan of Lincoln will be offering FREE ACT & SAT practice tests on Saturday, February 18th (9 am to 12 pm) & Monday, February 20th (10 am to 1 pm). Call 402-423-8833 to make an appointment.

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Midwest Bank is proud to announce the following scholarship opportunities:

All applications must be submitted electronically.  

Please go to:   http://jimandlilcooperfoundation.org

If you have questions, please contact Dina Euler (Midwest Bank) at dina.euler@midwestbank.com or 402-420-0560.

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Wichita State University has extended the deadline for interested seniors who would like too apply for the Freshmen Merit Scholarships, which are available for Fall 2017. It’s not too late for eligible students to get admitted and be automatically considered for these awards. For more information and to apply, visit http://webs.wichita.edu/?u=merit_scholarships&p=/freshmen_merit/.

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The Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will be hosting two computer science workshops this summer -- 1) Innovate: The Raikes School Way and 2) Girls who Innovate: The Raikes School Way. The workshops will be led by Steve Cooper, Executive Director of the Raikes School. Students will participate in a two-week, project based, on-campus workshop, where they will learn basic programming skills and receive instruction from UNL faculty members, as well as have an opportunity to experience what classes can be ile in the Raikes School.

Interested participants may find more information and application materials at http://raikes.unl.edu/summerworkshops. If you have questions, please contact Anna Pressler, Director of Student Recruitment and Student Success, atanna.pressler@unl.edu or 402-472-9097.

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The 2017 College Prep Scholars Program application will open in mid-February.

The Quest Bridge College Prep Scholars Program gives outstanding low-income high school juniors an early advantage in college admissions. College Prep Scholars are uniquely prepared to gain admission and full scholarships to top-tier colleges through Quest Bridge. The majority are also selected as Finalists for the National College Match.  Being selected as a College Prep Scholar is a notable distinction that celebrates your achievements and gives you an early start in applying to college. 

View the:  2017 Brochure  |  2017 Flyer

All College Prep Scholars will receive:

College Prep Scholars could also receive:

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Applications are now available for the 2017 University of Nebraska–Lincoln DREAMBIG Academy.

This FREE program is a great opportunity for students to learn about business, their strengths and how they can leverage them in a career. Please spread the word to your high school juniors about the DREAMBIG Academy held July 16–20.

Those who apply should meet at least one of the following criteria:

We are willing to come to your school to provide more information about the program to your outstanding students looking for an opportunity to DREAMBIG.

In the meantime, please encourage your students to complete the application. The deadline to apply is March 10. See your counselor.

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The application process is online and very simple for the students; they provide their information in the online form and the system finds the scholarships they would qualify for and adds them as an applicant for that particular award. Students need to click the following link to create an account now:  https://unk.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/ScholarX_ApplyForScholarship.aspx?applicationformid=2345&AYID=618

If you have any trouble with the application, please call UNK Office of Financial Aid. 308-865-8520,finaid1@unk.edu

The application process closes at midnight February 28, 2017. 

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FosterClub is now accepting applications for the 2017 All-Star Internship Program

Eligibility

For more information and to download the application, please visit https://www.fosterclub.com/content/2017-all-star-applicationIf you have questions, please contact:

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CollegeXpress.com know that helping students not only find their college, but paying for college is a priority. Below are some of of CollegeXpress.com's favorite (and easiest) awards with deadlines coming in the next few weeks.

1. SEG Scholarships - March 1, 2017 (150 Awards - $14,000)

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_seg_scholarships_9065.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201702&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

2. Project Yellow Light Scholarships - March 1, 2017 (7 Awards - $5,000)

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_project_yellow_light_scholarships_9066.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201702&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

3. GreenIS - March 1, 2017 (3 Awards - $2,500)

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_greenis_award_9067.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201702&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

4. Christophers Poster Scholarship Contest - February 27, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000)

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_christophers_poster_contest_9068.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201702&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

Featured Scholarships

5. VIP Scholarship - January 31, 2017 (1 Award - $5,000)

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_vip_scholarship_9000.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201702&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

6. SP Scholarship - January 31, 2017 (10 Awards - $10,000)

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_sp_scholarships_8953.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201702&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

7. YDI Scholarship - February 27, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000)

http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_ydi_scholarship_9015.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201702&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

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ScholarshipGuidance.com announces that the seven Scholarship Programs below are accepting applications between now and March 1, 2017.  Please read the application instructions on the website carefully before applying.

1. SEG Scholarships - March 1, 2017 (150 Awards - $14,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_seg_scholarships_9065.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201702&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

2. Project Yellow Light Scholarships - March 1, 2017 (7 Awards - $5,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_project_yellow_light_scholarships_9066.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201702&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

3. GreenIS - March 1, 2017 (3 Awards - $2,500)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_greenis_award_9067.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201702&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

4. Christophers Poster Scholarship Contest - February 27, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_christophers_poster_contest_9068.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201702&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

Featured Scholarships

5. VIP Scholarship - January 31, 2017 (1 Award - $5,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_vip_scholarship_9000.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201702&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

6. SP Scholarship - January 31, 2017 (10 Awards - $10,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_sp_scholarships_8953.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201702&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

7. YDI Scholarship - February 27, 2017 (1 Award - $1,000)
http://scholarshipguidance.com/scholarship_ydi_scholarship_9015.php?&utm_source=newsletter01&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=201702&utm_content=8536bea5f0cf47199d4fb94a7dae791e

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The Industrial Technology Department at the University of Nebraska at Kearney would like to invite your senior students to apply for our Industrial Technology Incoming Freshman Scholarships.

Our application process is online and very simple for the students; they provide their information in the online form and the system finds the scholarships they would qualify for and adds them as an applicant for that particular award.  Detailed instructions are included and we invite you to please share this with your students as appropriate.

Click the link to create an account now:  https://unk.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/ScholarX_ApplyForScholarship.aspx?applicationformid=2345&AYID=618

If you have any trouble with the application, please call UNK Office of Financial Aid. 308-865-8520, finaid1@unk.edu

The application process closes at midnight February 28, 2017. 

On behalf of the Industrial Technology Department, I would like to thank you for providing this information to your students. 

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For students who graduate in 2017 only, the Silver Hawk Theatre Scholarship is available to qualified applicants. To learn more and to complete the application, please click here.

Deadline: March 20, 2017

Submit to: Mr. Bob Henrichs

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For students who graduate in 2017 only, the Silver Hawk Theatre Scholarship is available to qualified applicants. To learn more and to complete the application, please click here.

Deadline: March 20, 2017

Submit to: Mr. Bob Henrichs

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Qualified candidates are reminded that the 2017 Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholars Program Scholarship Application is now available and due on March 1st. 

Spend the summer at schools such as  Barnard, Brown, Cornell, Emory, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Smith, Yale, and Harvard. 

 The Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Scholars Program provides scholarships for talented, high-achieving young women from the Midwest to participate in academic summer programs at some of the country's top colleges. 

Scholarship Overview

This grant is for women who are high school students who are currently in 10th or 11th grade and reside and attend school in Michigan, Ohio, Nebraska, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, or South Dakota. Applicants must be planning to attend a summer program approved by the Joyce Ivy Foundation. Summer Scholars are women of high potential with a strong academic record and demonstrated leadership; and have aspirations to matriculate to an academically rigorous and high selective college or university.

Scholarships are awarded based on merit and financial need.

1. Check out the program overview

2. Start your 
applicatio 

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Lincoln Southwest High School is offering multiple Community Blood Bank Educational Scholar ships to Class of 2017 graduates. The funds earned through scholarships will be awarded to selected LSW seniors following the final blood drive in April. To qualify for a scholarship, please complete the application by clicking here to download the scholarship application. 

Deadline: Friday, April 14th, 2017. Please turn in to Mrs. Way in the Counseling Center.

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Recurring Announcements:

Police Club will be meeting February 21st at 2:30 in room A101

Reminder that there is a MANDATORY NHS informational meeting on Monday, February 13th for juniors who received an invitation to apply for NHS for the upcoming school year. If you received this letter and are interested in becoming a member you must attend this meeting in the B100 forum either before school at 7:30 or after school at 3:15. If you cannot attend either of these meetings you MUST see Ms. Duba in B101 by the end of the day Friday for instructions on how to apply.

INTERESTED IN BEING IN LSW CHOIRS NEXT YEAR? Any students, not currently enrolled in choir, that would like to participate next year...please come to E-Wing hallway and sign up for a vocal placement time. These will be done Monday and Tuesday, before and after school. 

If you would like to try out for Show Choir, dance auditions will take place in the choir room next Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 13 and 14, 3:30-5:30pm.  You only attend one of those days.  Come dressed in comfortable clothes and tennis shoes.  If you have questions, see Mrs. Cotton or Mr. Jacobson or go to their websites for audition information.  http://wp.lps.org/dcotton/choralaudition/

There is a choir for EVERYONE! No Prior experience is necessary!!  Remember…singing makes everyone happier!!

Feb. 13 & 14 Show Choir Dance Auditions 3:30-5:30pm - Choose one day

Buy a Valentine for your friend and one goes to a cancer patient! Sales are Feb. 1 through Feb. 13th.

Valentine Flower Sales will begin on MONDAY - Jan. 30. thru February 13

Sales will take place, before school, after school and during lunch in the Commons.

Delivery of orders will take place after school, on Valentine's Day, February 14.

Carnations are $3 each and Roses are $5 each.

"Show Someone Special That You Care!"

** Parents can place orders for their students by emailing lsedivy@lps.org or calling the Box Office at 402-436-1335

Orders can be taken over the phone using a credit card ( Visa, Mastercard, or Discover)**

- Flower sales are sponsored by Silver Hawk Theatre -