December 9, 2008 Student Bulletin - Tuesday


Dec 9 Theatre Parent Booster Meeting 7:00pm
Dec 10 Parent Advisory 7:00pm
Dec 11, 12 & 13 Winter Play Performance It's a Wonderful Life 7:00pm
Dec 13 ACT test
Dec 13 Debate at LHS 8:00am
Dec 14 Madrigal Dinner/Concert 6:00pm in the Commons
Dec 16 Band/Orchestra Concert 7:00pm
Dec 18 Pep Rally 2:30pm
Dec 19 & 20 ENCORE, ENCORE - LSW Theatre Scholarship Benefit 7:00pm in auditorium
Dec 22 - Jan 2 NO SCHOOL Winter Break
Jan 5 8th grade Orientation Open House 7:00pm
Jan 6 ITS Initiation Ceremony 7:00pm
Jan 9 State Theatre Festival-UNL
Jan 10 State Theatre Festival-UNL
Jan 13 Jazz Show Choir Concert 6:30pm
Jan 15 EARLY RELEASE Finals Block 1 9:00am-10:30am Block 2 10:45am-12:15pm
Jan 16 EARLY RELEASE Finals Block 3 9:00am-10:30am Block 2 10:45am-12:15pm
Jan 19 & 20 NO SCHOOL Martin Luther King, Jr. Day & End of Semester Break


Cheese pizza, Sloppy Joe or Chili Cheese Wrap


Tickets on sale for It's a Wonderful Life
2:15pm 11th to 12th grade registration Media Center Computer Lab (last session)
7:00pm Theatre Parent Booster Meeting


4:00pm Boys/Girls Varsity Swimming at Columbus High (bus departs 12:30pm)
5:45pm Girls JV Basketball vs. Millard North (at LSW)
7:30pm Boys JV Basketball vs. Millard North (at LSW)


Current juniors, who did not register for 80 hours for next year's classes, may do so Tuesday, December 9th at 2:15. Please check in with Mrs. Way in the hallway outside the Media Center Lab. This will be the only make-up session available, so students who do not attend will have next year's classes selected for them. If you have questions, please visit with your counselor before December 9th.

ENCORE, ENCORE - LSW Theatre Scholarship Benefit. ALL Student Directed & Choreographed performances. Friday & Saturday, Dec. 19 & 20th at 7:00 p.m. in the Auditorium. Suggested $3 free will donation at the door. Don't miss it!

Congratulations to the LSW Speech and Debate Teams and their coaches Matt & Toni Heimes, as both teams won sweepstakes at the Millard West tournaments!! Congrats to the following speech team members for being finalists at Millard West: Grant Thomas, Kaley Cook, Nealesh Padhye, Christina Mayer, Aleem Malik, Emma Gruhl, Mary Metz, Marianne Wegulo, Chad Hassebrook, Austin Blankenau, Andrew Francis, Kerri Peters, Lucy Kneifl, MB Logan, Caitlin Lukin and Kelsey Arends. Special congrats to Emma Gruhl, who received the Top Novice award! Congrats to the following Debate team members for being award-winners at Millard West: Michael Crelin, Albert Zhou, Noemi Berkowitz, Shadi Negahban, Kathy Kurth, Sarah O'Neill, Landon Sadler, Lindsey Peterson, Hilary Hamilton, Lauren Geisert. Special Congrats to Paul Poulsen for being the Varsity LD Champion!


Madrigal Dinner in LSW Commons Dec 14, 6:00pm All LSW choirs will be performing at this special event. Ticket order forms went home with students on Monday, December 1. Reservations may also be made at the LSW Bookkeeper's window. The cost of a dinner ticket is $12.00.

Community Art Project at LSW Students are asked to help create a collage of student letters and illustrations to inspire future students in their journey. Students wishing to reflect and share their stories of life or advice can turn their letters in at the main office (May be placed in box on counter anonymously). Deadline is Dec 12th.

Concession Stand will be open every Monday from 3:15-3:45

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.

Tickets on sale now for IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE. Performances Dec. 11, 12 & 13th 7:00 p.m. Call 436-1306 ext. 66039 for tickets and information. $8 for adults and $6 for students.

Senior Picture List Please check the list posted in the Main Office window to see if your photo has been turned in. If your name is not highlighted on the list see Mrs. Kuppig in C110


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 ( under: Popular Pages>Counseling Center >Planning After High School>Scholarships.

COMPUTER ELECTRONICS DAY - SCC Milford Campus - Dec. 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

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: 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.