January 28, 2000 Student Bulletin - Wednesday

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Jan 28 Graduation Announcements/Robes for Seniors during lunch with Balfour, Inc.
Jan 28 Key Club meeting in B100 forum 3:05pm
Jan 28 GLBTSA meeting 3:10-4:10pm in A207
Jan 29 10th to 11th grade on-line registration help in Media Center Computer Lab 3:30-6:30pm
Jan 30 Speech Meet at 3 pm.
Feb 2 - 13 Valentine Flower sales
Feb. 3 Future Hawk Night 6:30pm
Feb 4 State Writing Grade 11 No late start
Feb 4 FBLA District Competition at SCC Beatrice
Feb 5 State Writing Grade 11 No late start
Feb 7 Show Choir Contest Showdown
Feb 9 & 10 8th to 9th grade registration 3:30-6:30pm
Feb 10 Theatre Parent Booster Meeting 7:00pm
Feb 12 Pep Rally 2:30pm
Feb 17 Mandatory Junior Class Meeting 1-2pm in Auditorium
Feb 17 Senior Class Meeting 2:15-3:15pm in Auditorium (Topic: Making College and Career Count)
Feb 18 Parent Teacher Conferences 4-7pm
Feb 18 State Thespian Meeting 4:00pm
Feb 20 Winter Formal 8:00pm

LUNCH FOR WEDNESDAY

Cheese Stuffed Breadsticks w/sauce, Sub Sandwich or Philly Cheese Sandwich

ACTIVITIES FOR WEDNESDAY

9:00am College of Hair Design rep. visitation
10:00am Joseph's College of Beauty rep. visitation
During Lunch Balfour, Inc Senior Graduation Announcements/Robes
3:05pm Key Club meeting in B100 forum
3:10-4:10pm GLBTSA meeting in A207

SPORTS FOR WEDNESDAY

7:30pm Baseball Winter Conditioning in LSW Practice Gym
8:00pm 4 vs. 4 Soccer in LSW Main Gym

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

Sophomores: PLAN test results are available for pick-up in the Counseling Center, C101.

Parents, Teachers & Community Leaders: Nominate a student (ages 6-18) for the Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarship Program. Over the past eight years, Kohl's has awarded more than $1.8 million in scholarships and prizes to kids nationwide. Whether organizing a local food drive, helping a younger child learn to read or cleaning up a community park, every contribution makes a difference. This year, Kohl's plans to recognize more than 2,000 kids with prizes ranging from $50 gift cards to $5,000 scholarships. We need your help to identify stand-up kids who are doing great work to benefit your community. To nominate a deserving youth/child, please visit www.kohlskids.com. Scholarship nominations will be accepted Feb. 1 through March 15, 2009.

Girls interested in trying out for Tennis this spring please plan on attending a short meeting, Friday, Jan. 30th at 3:15pm in Room A102.

Choir Vocal Audition/Placements for 2009/10 school year will be Feb. 9-20th. Students NOT currently in choir will need to come in before or after school. Please sign up for 7 min. time slot on sheets posted outside choir office.

Show Choir Dance Auditions Feb. 19 & 20 at 3:15pm. Students only need to come one of the two days. Come in comfortable clothing and tennis shoes.

RECURRING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Online registration for next year's juniors is now through Sunday, February 1st at midnight. Access to the online registration site will require a student's ID and password information. Information is available on the LSW website located at http://lsw.lps.org/ for reviewing graduation requirements, college entrance requirements, and instructions for accessing the online registration program at home. Counselors will be available on Thursday, January 29th on a first-come, first-serve basis from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Please check in with Mrs. Way at the entrance of the Media Center Lab.

THE PRESIDENT'S VOLUNTEER SERVICE AWARD: Applications are now available from the Counseling Center and the Main Office. Forms need to be turned into Keri Applebee in the Main Office or Jake Sedivy in the Theatre Box Office by March 16, 2009. Volunteer service hours should be for hours worked from January 2008 - December 31, 2008. One form needed for each volunteer site.

Attention all Japan travelers! The official sign up meeting for the October 2009 trip will be Sunday, February 1 at 1:30 PM in the Lux Middle School multipurpose room. Please attend with your parents and be ready to make a final commitment for the trip. Email kmercure@lps.org or call 402-432-6678 if you cannot attend this meeting. This is a required meeting for all students and parents who plan to go on trip.

Valentine Flowers will be on sale Feb. 2 thru Feb. 13 before & after school, and during lunch. $2.00 for a carnation, $4.00 for a rose. Remember that special student, teacher, or staff member and help support the LSW Theatre department at the same time.

Candy bar sales before and after school for $1.00. Support YOUR Silver Hawk FBLA!!

OPEN HOUSES at the FOCUS PROGRAMS - 9th-12th grades next year - If you are interested in focusing on a certain curriculum while still attending LSW part-time, you might want to check out the LPS Focus Programs:

Arts & Humanities - Feb. 4 or Feb 10 - 7pm - 643 S. 25th Street, Ste 9 - http://arts.lps.org

Entrepreneurship - Jan. 29th - 7pm - 285 S. 68th St. Pl., Ste 400 - http://eship.lps.org

Information Technology - Feb. 3 or Feb. 5 - 7pm - 285 S. 68th St. Pl., Ste 400 - http://itfp.lps.org

Science (Zoo School) - Jan. 28 or Feb. 2 - 7pm - 1222 S. 27th St.(Zoo) - http://zoo.lps.org

Silver Hawk Theatre Scholarship forms are now available in the counseling center and the Theatre Black Box to seniors who will be graduating in 2009. Forms are due back to Mr. Henrichs by MARCH 10.

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

Tuesday PLC Study Hall in B111 from 2:20 - 3:10pm.

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:
College of Hair Design, Wed., January 28th, 9:00 a.m.
Joseph's College of Beauty, Wed., January 28th , 10:00 a.m.

Juniors: University of Nebraska Lincoln, Tues., February 10th, 10:00 a.m.

Central Community College (Grand Island), Fri., February 20th, 10:00 a.m.

Northwest Missouri State, Mon., February 23rd, 10:15 a.m.

SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION IS NOW AVAILABLE ON-LINE: Scholarship Quest at Education Quest (http://www.educationquest.org/) has become the clearinghouse for scholarships with Nebraska ties. Go to https://www.fes.org/scholarquest/s_login.asp. Other scholarships (without specific Nebraska ties) can be searched for at the following recommended web sites: http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/unusual.phtml
www.scholarshipmoney.com
www.ScholarshipExperts.com
https://studentaid2.ed.gov/logon.asp
www.Schoolsoup.com
All of this information is also linked on the LSW web site:
http://lsw.lps.org/>Popular Pages>Counseling Center >Planning After High School>Scholarships
If you have any questions about this, please contact your counselor.

COLLEGE BOUND SENIORS - It's FAFSA Time! It's time to get serious about the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) - the application for state, federal and college-specific financial aid. February is typically the time to apply as many colleges have a March 1 priority filing date. (Contact the colleges you applied to and ask about their priority date.) Seniors to do list: (1) Apply for a Department of Education PIN (one for you and one for a parent). (2) Complete student and parent 2008 tax returns. (3)Complete the FAFSA (4)Continue to apply for scholarships. Check the LSW Counseling Center web site for more information or see your counselor today!

COLLEGE BOUND JUNIORS to do list: (1) Register by February 10 for the March 14 SAT (SAT Reasoning Test only) (2) Register by February 27 for the April 4 ACT. (3) Sign up for the LSW ACT Prep Class which starts February 17th (six Tuesday nights - 6:30-8-30pm). See your counselor today for more information!

Military If you're serious about joining the military, then get serious about the *Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)*.Your scores in four critical areas -- Arithmetic Reasoning, Word Knowledge, Paragraph Comprehension and Mathematics Knowledge -- count towards your Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT) score. The AFQT score determines whether you're qualified to enlist in the U.S. military. The ASVAB will be given here at LSW on Tuesday, Feb. 10th in the main office. Students may sign up for the test in the Counseling Center. Practice tests are available at: http://www.military.com/ASVAB. Questions, see Ms. Tegeler in the LSW Counseling center.

Attention Students interested in UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS at BRYANLGH COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES - Application deadline for Bachelor of Science in Nursing for Spring 2010 is June 1, 2009. Application deadlines will be February 1 for Fall starts and June 1st for Spring starts. Program application deadline for the School of Allied Health is April 1, 2009. Students will now be accepted into the School of Allied Health programs, Invasive Cardiovascular Technology, Vascular Sonography, Adult Cardiac Sonography, and General Sonography; directly out of high school with no college level pre-requisites required.

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, age 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.

CAREER EXPO - 9th - 12th and parents - Sunday, Feb. 22 - 1-3 pm - Southeast Community College - Lincoln Campus (8800 'O' Street)

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.