May 8, 2019


Final Schedule

Wednesday, May 22                                                                                    

Thursday, May 23                                                                                   




Seniors: What do GoPo hours and graduation have in Common? To graduate, GoPo hours must be completed ASAP, especially for students who have an Incomplete from Terms 1, 2 or 3 because of not completing hours when taking GoPo during one of those terms. If in doubt about the status of your hours, contact your GoPo teacher!

This message is very important for LPS Seniors (graduates) with data on Google Drive that they wish to take with them.  EVERY Senior is encouraged to retrieve this data prior to leaving LPS.  Even if you are unsure if you will ever want it, it is very important to grab it NOW.  As soon as you leave LPS (even the day after leaving) your files are no longer available to you.

ALL GRADUATING SENIORS should follow the instructions at the link below prior to graduation:



  • Cherry Chicken on Brown Rice
  • Hamburger Pizza
  • Nebraska Bun
  • Chef Salad


  • Hummus with Cheese Stick and Savory Pizza Crackers
  • Meatless Chef Salad


  • Sweet Peas
  • Romaine Lettuce Salad


  • Apricot Cup
  • Applesauce


  • Roll



Juniors and Seniors - if you're interested in attending one of these college rep visits, sign up to receive a pass by completing the form found in your Class of 2019/Class of 2020 Google Classroom (click for links). You should also be checking this Classroom DAILY for updates, or turn on your Classroom notifications and then check your email DAILY! Ready for a college rep visit? SIGN UP NOW!

Still not sure why you should attend a college rep visit at Southwest? Check out our College Rep Visit FAQ to find out!


Seniors and juniors who may need financial and college planning assistance are encouraged to visit with RJ Vega, EducationQuest College Planning/Financial Aid Specialist, whose last day at LSW will be Wednesday, May 1st. To sign up for a time, please go  As a reminder, all services provided by EducationQuest are at no cost to students and families. 

Seniors are also reminded that May 1st is the national deadline to notify the colleges/universities they will be attending and to decline acceptance from all other schools they have been admitted to. 

This SundayApril 28th, is the Lincoln Area College Fair, held at Southeast Community College from 1 to 3pm. This event is ideally placed for juniors looking to get information from local, regional, and national colleges and universities, but all grade levels are welcomed and encouraged to attend. 

Interested students should register for a barcode to quickly share their relevant information with colleges in which they are interested at; there are also posters around school with a Snapcode to register via Snapchat. These barcodes may be printed and brought to the fair or downloaded to your phone.

Stop into the Counseling Center for a list of colleges attending or to have any questions answered. Happy college hunting!   

LPS Summer School will be held at North Star from May 29th through July 11th. Interested students may visit with their assigned counselor and register according to the following dates:

Late registration ONLY will be held from May 28th - 30th at North Star. 

Tuition for Summer School is must be paid at the time of registration and costs are listed below:

Students are reminded that they may only have 3 absences during summer school. This includes absences due to late registration or illness. For students who are wards of the state, the HHS guardian must have a completed State Ward Provider form attached to the student's summer school registration form prior to completing the registration process. 

For additional information about summer school go to To view the Summer School Registration booklet, please visit and click on the Summer School Booklet. 


If you are interested in joining Yearbook or mass Media, stop by C110 to pick up an application. If you don’t have time to stop by, scan the QR codes on the signs posted throughout the hallways to access an application. Applications are due by Friday May 17th.

Attention 9th graders. Youth Leadership Lincoln provides an interactive, hands on experience in which students focus on developing skills and a life-long commitment to community service. Stop by the office for more information. Applications must be submitted to Youth Leadership Lincoln by Friday May 17, 2019

Swing Night is this Friday with doors opening at 6 p.m. and Dance lessons beginning at 6:15p.m. Come listen to some swing, Latin and funk music provided by the LSW Jazz Bands. Tickets can be purchased in advance from Jazz band members for $7.00 or you can pay $9.00 at the door. See you Friday!

Just a reminder: new lockers are assigned each school year. Please clean out all items from your academic and PE lockers. Anything left after finals on Thursday May 23rd will be removed and donated.

Students! As we are nearing the end of school year, remember to reflect and recognize a teacher who helped you SOAR high! The jump code is LSWTEACH.

LSW has a year-round food pantry available to all LSW families. Student or parents can fill the form out online— enter jump code BCY3 at to get there— or stop into the LSW Counseling Center to get set up, either as-needed or on a repeating basis (standing order). There are a number breakfast foods, canned goods, and lots of yummy things to eat right away or keep in your cupboards for later, all for free! Let us know if we can help.  

LSW tiene una despensa de alimentos disponible todo el año para todas las familias de LSW. El estudiante o los padres pueden completar el formulario en línea: ingrese el código de salto BCY3 en para acceder al formulario, o visite el Centro de Consejería de LSW para registrarse, ya sea según le sea necesario o de forma repetida (orden permanente). Hay una cantidad de alimentos para el desayuno, productos enlatados y muchas cosas deliciosas para comer de inmediato o guardar en sus armarios para más tarde, ¡todo gratis! Déjenos saber si podemos ayudar.rios para más tarde, ¡todo gratis! Déjenos saber si podemos ayudar