October 24, 2008 Student Bulletin - Friday

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Oct 24 Finals LATE START/EARLY RELEASE Block 3 9:00am-10:30am Block 4 10:45am-12:15pm
Oct 24 Homecoming Dance 8:00pm (Tickets go on sale Oct 20 - No tickets sold at the door)
Oct 25 ACT Test, NSBA State Contest, 8:00am
Oct 27 - 31 NO SCHOOL-FALL BREAK (Main Office open 7:30am-4:00pm during Fall Break)
Oct 31 Senior Pictures Due
Nov 3 First Day 2nd Term
Nov 3 Senior Financial Aid Meeting, 6:30pm
Nov 3 Boys Tennis Banquet, 5:30pm
Nov 8 Silver Talon Debate Tourney, 7:00am
Nov 10 Parent Advisory Council, 7:00pm
Nov 10 Cross Country Banquet, 6:00pm

LUNCH FOR FRIDAY

Limited number of sack lunches will be available. Regular lunch not served.

ACTIVITIES FOR FRIDAY

LATE START/EARLY RELEASE Block 3 9:00am-10:30am Block 4 10:45am-12:15pm
8:00pm Homecoming Dance

SPORTS FOR FRIDAY

TBA Boys/Girls Varsity Cross Country at State Meet (at Kearney Country Club)
4:30pm Boys Varsity Football vs. Lincoln East (at Seacrest Field Home Side) (Team Dismissal 1:30pm)

ACTIVITIES FOR SATURDAY

ACT Test
8:00am NSBA State Contest

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

Finals will be Friday, Oct. 24th. LATE START/EARLY RELEASE. Block 3 final will be 9:00am-10:30am and Block 4 10:45am-12:15pm. Teachers will be available until 3:15pm. The cafeteria will have a limited number of sack lunches available days. Regular lunch will not be served.

The Drama Club Halloween Party scheduled for Sunday, October 26 at 6p.m. has been CANCELLED.

RECURRING ANNOUNCEMENTS

CONGRATULATIONS to the coaches and team members of the LSW softball team for taking State!!

CONGRATULATIONS to the coaches and team members of the LSW tennis team for taking 3rd at State and first in #2 Doubles!!

CONGRATULATIONS to the coaches and team members of the LSW golf team for their great showing at State!!

If you are taking the ACT at Lincoln East High School on Saturday, Oct. 25th, please enter through the North side of the building. Look for signs. Parking is also available on the North side of the building. East High counseling center phone is 436-1314.

The Counseling Center will be open for students to visit with counselors during PLC time on Tuesday, October 28. 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.

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.

Varsity Concert Choir Students/Parents: Tickets for the Omaha Symphony Collaborative Concert are now on sale ($10 each) at the LSW Bookkeepers window. Ticket sales at LSW end on October 30th. The concert is November 2, 2008 at the Holland Performing Arts Center. This concert is open to the general public. For more information contact Denise Cotton - dcotton@lps.org

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:

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.

COMPUTER ELECTRONICS DAY - SCC Milford Campus - Oct. 29, Nov. 5, 12, 19, Dec. 3, or 10. This is a one-day hands-on tutorial where you will build and test a personal computer then install and configure MS Windows Vista - plus tour the Electronics Systems Technology department. 9am-2pm. You must pre-register. See your technology teacher or Mrs. Volker in the counseling center. For registration call: (800) 933-7223 Ext-8384 or email cbaldwin@southeast.edu.

APPLIED TECHNOLOGY CAREER DAY - Friday, Oct. 24 at Northeast Community College in Norfolk. Learn about Automotive Technology, Auto Body Technology, Building Construction, Diesel Technology, Electrical Construction & Control Electromechanical, Heating, Ventilation & A/C, Irrigation Technology, Renewable Fuels Technology, & Utility Line. Pre-register by calling (402) 844-7262 or e-mail jillp@northeast.edu.

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.

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.

Attention Seniors who are interested in applying to Peru State, Chadron State, and Wayne State College, there will be an application day on Wednesday, November 5th at 9:00-10:30 AM. Please sign up in the Counseling Center ahead of time so we can prepare your transcripts. This application day will take place in the Media Center computer lab.

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.

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. Deadline to enter is Jan. 10, 2009.

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.