February 25, 2009 Student Bulletin - Wednesday

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Feb 25 Boys Soccer Meeting in A118 Forum
Feb 26 & 27 Blood Drive
Feb 26 Football meeting 3:15pm in A118 Forum
Mar 4 WGDE Test
Mar 4 Cheer Parent Meeting 7:00pm
Mar 7 Show Choirs Compete at Lewis Central (Council Bluffs, Iowa)
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 WEDNESDAY

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

ACTIVITIES FOR WEDNESDAY

3:15pm Boys Soccer Meeting in A118 Forum

SPORTS FOR WEDNESDAY


3:15pm Boys Soccer Meeting in A118 Forum
7:00pm Boys JV Basketball at LPS JV Tournament (at Lincoln Northeast)

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

RECURRING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations to Junior Wyki Walstrom and Senior Michael Crelin who are among 127 students from across the state picked to serve on the Nebraska Attorney General's Youth Advisory Council.

Congrats to the debate team for winning the East Debate tournament. Special congrats to champion Noemi Berkowitz (Novice LD) and to runners-up Paul Poulsen (Varsity LD), and Landon Sadler/Alex Renken (Novice PF). Other finalists included Jimmy Lee, Shahdi Negahban, Jordan Brooks, Bilal Kamal, Jack Zhang, Alex Janssen, Kaitlyn Steinacher, Renna Van Deusen, Sydney Hayes, Maddie Bien, Sam Gemar. Kamal and Zhang were also the top speakers for Varsity PF.

Congrats to the speech team for being runner-up at East Speech. Congrats to the following finalists: Mary Metz, Juee Trivedi, Tegan Colton, Emma Gruhl, Caitlin Lukin, Chad Hassebrook, Kaley Cook, Alie Kloefkorn, Kelsey Arends, Will Folsom, Christina Mayer, Aleem Malik, Austin Blankenau, and Andrew Francis.

Congrats to both speech and debate teams as LSW received the 2009 Spartan Invitational Combined Sweepstakes Runner-Up.

Football Any student wanting to play football in the fall must attend a mandatory meeting Thursday, Feb. 26th at 3:15pm in A118 Forum. If you cannot attend see Coach King.

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.

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.

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:
University of Nebraska Kearney, Thur., March 5th, 10:15 a.m.
Dana College, Fri., March 6th, 1:00 p.m.
Missouri State University, Tues., March 17th, 1:15 p.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.

Ninth Annual CULTURAL LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE - "Empowering Our World Through Unity" @ Buena Vista University in Stormlake, IA from April 2nd-April 5th - This opportunity is free of charge. The application deadline is Feb. 27th. See your counselor if interested.

Lincoln Council on Alcoholism and Drugs is in charge of a State Farm Grant and looking for youth to participate. The campaign is geared towards not drinking and driving and not riding with a drinking driver. There will be a minimum of 6 projects throughout the community. Each project will be allotted up to $1,500. One individual or a group of individuals can apply. Anything that the grant supports has to be a new project. The deadline for submissions is Feb. 28th. See Mrs. Volker in the counseling center if interested in this opportunity.

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.

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