February 23, 2009 Student Bulletin - Monday

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Feb 21 LPS Solo/Small Ensemble Festival
Feb 24 Baseball Player Meeting 3:30pm
Feb 24 LSW Forensics Parent/Community Showcase 6:30pm
Feb 25 MGDE Testing Seniors Only
Feb 26 & 27 Blood Drive
Mar 4 WGDE Test
Mar 4 Cheer Parent Meeting 7:00pm
Mar 9 Girls Basketball Banquet 6:00pm
Mar 9 NSAA Baseball Rules Meeting 7:00pm
Mar 10 Jazz/Show Choir/Vocal Concert 6:30pm
Mar 11 WGDE Test
Mar 11 Spring Sports Picture Day 3:00pm
Mar 11 Cheer Banquet 6:00pm
Mar 11 Girls Soccer Parent Meeting 6:30pm
Mar 12 NO SCHOOL Hosting Boys State Basketball

LUNCH FOR MONDAY

Breaded Baked Chicken w/Roll, Salisbury Steak w/roll or Pepperoni Pizza

ACTIVITIES FOR MONDAY

10:15am Northwest Missouri State rep. visitation
2:15pm Wayne State rep. visitation
3:15pm Girls soccer preseason meeting room (A113)

SPORTS FOR MONDAY

5:45pm Boys JV Basketball at LPS JV Tournament (at Lincoln Northeast)
7:00pm Host C1-2 Boys District Basketball at LSW Main Gym

ACTIVITIES FOR SATURDAY

8:00am LPS solo/small ensemble festival
8:00am Debate at East High

SPORTS FOR SATURDAY

12noon Intramural Basketball at LSW Main Gym
12noon Baseball Winter Conditioning at LSW Practice Gym
1:30pm Boys Varsity Wrestling at State Tournament (at Qwest Center Omaha)
3:30pm Boys JV Basketball vs. North Platte (at LSW)
3:30pm Girls JV Basketball vs. North Platte (at LSW)
5:15pm Girls Varsity Basketball vs. North Platte (at LSW)
7:00pm Boys Varsity Basketball vs. North Platte (at LSW)

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

Juniors who are interested in attending the UNL or Nebraska Wesleyan Silver Hawk campus visit day please submit your paperwork to the Counseling Center by Friday, February 27th. If you need another copy of the paperwork please stop in the Counseling Center.

RECURRING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Girls soccer preseason meeting scheduled for Monday, Feb. 23rd at 3:15 in Coach Watson's room (A113)

2009 Graduates--Please check the list of 2009 graduates posted on the Attendance Office window to make sure your legal name is spelled correctly. Diplomas will be printed as shown. See Mrs. Carman, Registrar, if there are ANY changes.

The Lied Center for Performing Arts presents Kennedy Center production, "Phantom Tollbooth," scheduled for this Saturday, Feb. 21, at 2 p.m. For more information please contact Nancy Engen-Wedin: nengenwe@unlnotes.unl.edu, 472-4707. Lied Center for Performing Arts box office: 402-472-4747.

Students planning on attending UNL or UNK--- the University of Nebraska Math Placement exam will be offered here at LSW on Wednesday, April 1st. Students interested in taking the placement exam need to register in the Counseling center before March 5th. Questions, see Mr. Ahlschwede in the Math department or Ms. Tegeler in the Counseling center.

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.

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

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:
Northwest Missouri State, Mon., February 23rd, 10:15 a.m.
Wayne State, Mon., February 23rd, 2:15 p.m
Clarkson College, Tues., February 24th, 10:00 a.m.

ATTENTION SENIORS: Many SCHOLARSHIPS are approaching their deadlines and more scholarships are being posted each day at Scholarship Quest. SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION IS NOW AVAILABLE ON-LINE: Scholarship Quest at Education Quest (http://www.educationquest.org/) is 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, please contact your counselor.

COLLEGE BOUND SENIORS: If you haven't already done so, complete your FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid)! Check out the new EducationQuest video - "The FAFSA Made Easy"! Expect college acceptance letters during March and April. Continue applying for scholarships. Check the LSW Counseling Center web site for more information or see your counselor today!

COLLEGE BOUND JUNIORS: Register by February 27 for the April 4 ACT. Register by March 31 for the May 2 SAT. Schedule campus visits.

Parents, Teachers & Community Leaders: Nominate a student (ages 6-18) for the Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarship Program. To nominate a deserving youth/child, please visit www.kohlskids.com. Scholarship nominations will be accepted now through March 15, 2009.

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.

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

JUNIORS - American Legion Junior Law Cadet Program - Young Women's Session, June 8-12, 2009 - Young Men's Session June 15-19, 2009. If interested in applying, see Mrs. Volker in the counseling center. All completed applications due to Mrs. Volker by Feb.24th.

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.

Attention JUNIORS: Applications are now available for the 2009 Alexander Hamilton Citizenship Achievement Award. Top National Winners receive: $500 cash scholarship, Fully-paid Leadership Training in Seattle (2010) and in Guatemala (2011). See Mrs. Volker in the counseling center for an application which is due by April 15th. For more info, go to: www.hamiltonfriends.org

Need a Summer Job?? It is that time of the year again when corn detasseling companies are preparing for their summer work. Information sheet and sign-up with Mrs. Way in the counseling center. Deadline to sign up is April 27th.

AUTOMOTIVE SUMMER CAMP - Hands-on opportunity to experience what it would be like to pursue a career in the automotive field. SCC Milford Campus - June 12 & 13, 2009. Participants must be 16 and register by May 8, 2009. Tuition is $20 per participant.To register or for more information, contact Rick Morphew, at (800) 933-7223 x8317 or rmorphew@southeast.edu