April 5, 2017




 LUNCH FOR: April 5


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



Attention Seniors…Please make sure to check the easel in the front entry by the trophy case to make sure you have ordered your cap and gown for graduation. If you have NOT ordered a cap and gown you need to do so as soon as possible. 

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.

Seniors interested in speaking at graduation should pick up an application from in the main office or Mr. Heimes.


Counseling Center Announcements

'Wendy's is looking for scholar-athletes like last year's National Winner Frelicia Tucker, a tennis and track and field star who uses her work ethic and passion for excellence to inspire others and champion causes she believes in. Your school has students like Frelicia who give 110% in the classroom, on the field, and in the community. Refer these stellar students to the Wendy's Heisman Scholarship today.

Our two-part online application makes it quick and easy for students to apply. We're also giving away $10 Wendy's gift cards to the first 1,000 applicants. So don't wait to tell your students about the program.

The two-part online application makes it quick and easy for students to apply. Wendy's is also giving away $10 Wendy's gift cards to the first 1,000 applicants.  Students can apply at wendysheisman.com. 


Husker Vision (the video production department of Husker athletics) has openings for students who will be attending UNL in the fall.  Students interested in sports journalism will be especially interested in these opportunities that will involve camera work as well as editing.  Experience is not necessary to apply.

For an application, contact Amanda at aholzwarth@huskers.com.  Applications will be accepted through April 7


The LPS Summer School Information Booklet is currently online at https://www.lps.org/instruction/summer/.  Registration for current LPS students will begin on April 18th. LSW will receive summer school registration materials as it gets closer to that date. Please check the Daily Student Bulletin for updates.


Nebraska Methodist College is holding its annual “Just Juniors Day” event on Tuesday, April 11th from 1:00-4:30 pm.   During the visit students interested in pursuing a career in healthcare and and their families will have the opportunity to tour our campus, meet with faculty members and students, and learn about important next steps in preparing for college!

  Event Details:

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 402-354-7200 oradmissions@methodistcollege.edu


Discover Swarthmore is open to all rising high school seniors, but the selection committee will prioritize applications from students with the following characteristics:

Additionally, applications are invited from any rising senior (U.S. citizens, Permanent Residents, and undocumented/DACA students living in the United States) interested in attending, regardless of demographic or economic background. Swarthmore supports diversity of all forms including, but not limited to, racial, ethnic, ideological, sexual/gender identity, geographic, and religious diversity.

To nominate students who might be a good match for this opportunity, please click here to view the  nomination form. Swathmore accepts nominations from high school counselors, mentors, CBO advisors, teachers, and any person who may work with a high-achieving student. Nominations are due by June 24, 2017.

Swarthmore College Highlights

If you’re not familiar with Swarthmore College, here are a few highlights:


Seton Hall University is proud to announce the continued success of its Brownson Speech and Debate Team. This highly selective team has an incredible record over the course of its 75 year history at SHU.

Participants maintain the tradition of rhetorical excellence as they compete against other universities in speaking events across the country. Highlights of the many accomplishments of the Brownson Speech and Debate Team include:

While all interested full-time undergraduate students may audition for a spot on the team, many are selected from the College of Communication and the Arts. Seton Hall University's programs offer students the opportunity to learn from experienced media professionals, explore the latest trends in emerging technologies, and intern in the communication capital of the world — New York City. In the College of Communication and the Arts, they will also receive essential training in such valuable career skills as adaptability, teamwork, communication and creativity.


High school seniors who intend to pursue post-secondary education at a community college or technical school in Fall 2017 are invited to apply for the Horatio Alger Association Career & Technical Scholarship Program. Students may apply at https://application.horatioalger.org. For more information about this scholarship, please visit https://scholars.horatioalger.org/scholarships/about-our-scholarship-programs/technical/


The Lincoln Branch NAACP is offering LPS graduating seniors the opportunity to apply for its annual scholarships. Three Community Service Scholarships will be available to LPS high school seniors with varying dollar amounts and a maximum of $1,000 per scholarship. To download the scholarship, please visithttp://naacplincolnbranch.org/scholarships.html.

Mail completed applications, postmarked by Friday, April 14, 2017, to:

If you have questions, please contact Jareldine Mays at 402-429-4761 or jmays1213@yahoo.com.


Balancing schoolwork, athletics and one’s personal life is a difficult challenge in high school. Some students do this so well we feel they should be recognized. KLKN TV Channel 8 and Runza® Restaurants created a partnership to honor senior student-athletes for their achievements in the classroom and in the community & provide them with a $500 scholarship for college. The “Runza® KLKN Student Athlete of the Month” will be interviewed by Sports Director Brett Edwards in a special monthly segment on the 6 and 10 o’clock news broadcasts. Nominations for SPRING sports are due April 7th and can be emailed, faxed or mailed. To download the application form, please click here.


Recurring Announcements:

Ailes Detasseling has applications available in the counseling center for students interested in working a de-tasseling job this summer.

Juniors, if you want to get those GOPO hours done over the summer, the Lincoln City Libraries are looking for summer reading volunteers.  There are registration forms at your local library or in the LSW counseling center.  Get a jump start on your senior year!

Want to design next year’s school t-shirt? Now is your chance! Come up with an idea for our school store t-shirt! You don’t have to be an artist, give us a basic idea and a graphic and a graphic artist can perfect it. If your design is picked you get a free shirt! Please submit all designs to lswstore15@gmail.com or drop it off at the school store when open. The deadline is April 30th. For more information check out the posters at the front entrance of the commons.

Tickets are on sale for LSW’s Spring Musical, Disney’s Mary Poppins! You can buy tickets every day at the Theatre box office from 8a.m.-4p.m. Student tickets are only $8.00.  Performances are March 30-April 9. All seats are reserved, so the sooner you and your friends get yours the better.

Hey Southwest! If you’re interested in auditioning for flight night, start preparing your performance! Auditions will be held March 28th and 29th. We are looking for all types of performers and MC’s. Please sign up in the E-wing hallway or outside the main office.