March 4, 2009 Student Bulletin - Wednesday

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Mar 4 WGDE Test
Mar 4 Informational Parent Meeting for Cheerleading Tryouts 7:00pm in the Commons
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 Mandatory Parent/Dancer Meeting for Emeralds Dance Team Auditions 5:30pm in A113
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 11 Varsity Concert/Chamber Concert with Drake University 8:00PM- First Christian Church, Lincoln
Mar 12 NO SCHOOL Hosting Boys State Basketball
Mar 12 All Choir Concert 7:00pm @ LSW
Mar 16 Ticket go on sale for The Pirates of Penzance
Mar 16 Baseball Parent Meeting 5:30pm
Mar 16 Wrestling Banquet 6:00pm
Mar 16 Band/Orchestra Concert 7:00pm @ LSW
Mar 17 Powder Puff Football

LUNCH FOR WEDNESDAY

Chicken Fingers w/biscuit, Taco Hot Pocket or Meatball sub

ACTIVITIES FOR WEDNESDAY

WGDE Test during 1st block
7:00pm Informational Parent Meeting for Cheerleading Tryouts in the Commons

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

BRYANLGH COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES MEDICAL CAREERS SUMMER CAMP - Must be a sophomore, junior or senior during the 2009-2010 school year. June 8-12 - $250 - Registration deadline is Friday, May 1. Space limited to the first 25 students. Applications available at www.bryanlghcollege.org or see Mrs. Volker in the counseling center.

RECURRING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations to the speech team for finishing as runners-up at the A1 District Speech Meet on Saturday. Special congrats to our state qualifiers: Mary Metz (Serious & Poetry), Will Folsom (Humorous), Chad Hassebrook (Poetry), Kelsey Arends (Informative), Nealesh Padhye (Persuasive), Caitlin Lukin (Entertainment), Christina Mayer (Extemp), Aleem Malik (Extemp), Andrew Francis & Austin Blankenau (Duet and OID), Jenay Sheridan, Bess Folsom, & Grant Thomas (OID). These students will compete at the state contest in Kearney on March 19th.

Congrats to the debate team for winning the Northeast Invitational on Saturday--the 5th championship in a row! Special congrats to finalists Paul Poulsen, Jake Heidelk, Charles Chen, Noemi Berkowitz, Jack Zhang, Bilal Kamal, Diana Martinez, Sarah O'Neill, Alex Janssen, Kaitlyn Steinacher and Jordy Schliesser.

Students interested in trying out for the Emeralds Dance Team there is a mandatory parent/dancer meeting Tuesday, March 10th at 5:30pm in Room A113. Tryouts begin April 7th.

Tokyo, Kyoto, Hiroshima--see them all this fall! We still have room for more travelers to Japan in October, 2009. Please contact Mrs. Mercure or Mrs. Sypal @ Lux (436-1220) OR Executive Travel as soon as possible!

Registration for AP tests is now through March 17th . Sign up with the bookkeeper. Cost is $86.00 per test.

Help Wanted! Lifeguards (ages 15+) & Water Safety Instructors (ages 16+) Register today for these training programs. 402-441-7997 OR www.CornhuskerRedCross.org

March is Caring Month - Character Counts would like to remind students and staff that March is Caring Month. Caring is being kind, being compassionate, expressing gratitude, forgiving others and helping people in need.

Students interested in trying out for Cheerleading there is a parent meeting Wednesday March 4th at 7pm in the commons area at LSW.

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.
University of Nebraska Omaha, Fri., March 13th, 10:45 a.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 March 31 for the May 2 SAT. Schedule campus visits.

Lincoln Air Force Junior Reserved Officer Training Corps Program (AFJROTC) The AFJROTC program is grounded in the Air Force core values of integrity first, service before self, and excellence in all we do. The curriculum emphasizes the Air Force heritage and traditions, the development of flight, applied flight sciences, military aerospace policies, and space exploration. Students from across the district will be given the opportunity to enroll in the classes offered at Northeast. Students can enroll in up to 10 credits per school year or one class per semester. Courses will be offered each semester and be available several periods a day at Lincoln Northeast. These classes will be taught by Air Force Officers who hold a Nebraska Teaching Certificate. INFORMATIONAL MEETING: Interested students and their parents are invited to attend an AFJROTC Informational Meeting at LNE. Representatives from the AFJROTC Program along with Northeast Counselors will present information about the program and answer any questions. For more information, go to: http://www.au.af.mil/au/holmcenter/AFJROTC/ or http://lne.lps.org

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.

JUNIORS - If you are an OUTSTANDING STUDENT, COLLEGE BOUND & LOW INCOME, you might want to apply for the 2009 QuestBridge College Prep Scholarship program. This program will equip over 1,000 outstanding low-income high school juniors to compete for admission to top-ranked colleges. The College Prep Scholarship allows students to access many opportunities through one application, including:* 10 full scholarships to college summer programs at Harvard University, Stanford University, the University of Notre Dame, and Yale University * 40 awards of college admissions counseling provided by experienced QuestBridge staff * 1,000 invitations to QuestBridge College Admissions Conferences at Stanford and Yale * 100 all-expense-paid visits to top-ranked colleges. The College Prep Scholarship application is available on-line at http://www.questbridge.org. The application is free of charge and is due March 31, 2009. For more information, please see Mrs. Volker in the counseling center.

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

JUNIORS interested in an APPOINTMENT TO THE U.S. MILITARY, NAVAL, AIR FORCE & MERCHANT MARINE ACADEMIES with academy classes starting in July, 2010, should see your counselor for information and the Application for Nomination to the U.S. Service Academies. The application must be postmarked by October 31, 2009, to Senator Nelson's Omaha office in order to begin your file for nomination.