March 18, 2009 Student Bulletin - Wednesday

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

Mar 18 Boys Golf Preseason Banquet 6:30pm
Mar 19 Finals 9:00-10:30am Block 1, 10:45am-12:15pm Block 2
Mar 20 Finals 9:00-10:30am Block 3, 10:45am-12:15pm Block 4
Mar 23 through Mar 27 NO SCHOOL Spring Break
Mar 28 Special Olympics
Mar 30 Start of 4th Term
Mar 30 Cheer Tryouts 6:00pm
Mar 30 Boys Basketball Banquet 6:00pm
Mar 31 Cheer Tryouts 6:00pm

LUNCH FOR WEDNESDAY

Cheese Stuffed Breadstick w/sauce, BBQ Chicken Sandwich, & Sub Sandwich

ACTIVITIES FOR WEDNESDAY

Tickets on sale for The Pirates of Penzance
Boys Golf Preseason Banquet 6:30pm in Commons Area

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS

Attention ALL FBLA Members Attending SLC:
Please pay the remainder due for SLC to Mr. Hinrichs by this FRIDAY MARCH 20TH. Passes were handed out on Tuesday during 4th block letting you know the balance due. Also, please return the medical release & permission forms to Mr. Hinrichs by this Friday as well.
There will be a short meeting today after school in Room C209 to talk about SLC. Also, we will have another meeting the Wednesday following spring break in Room C209.

The Hawk Talk will be distributed to 2nd block classes on Wednesday, March 18. Extra copies can be found in the main office and room C110.

Yearbook sale will be April 14-17 before school and after school (except PLC Tuesday). Cost is still $55.

RECURRING ANNOUNCEMENTS

Congratulations to the debate team for another excellent weekend! Special congrats to our national qualifiers -- Paul Poulsen in Lincoln-Douglas and Jack Zhang/Bilal Kamal in Public Forum. Congrats as well to semifinalists Sarah O'Neill, Maddie Bien, Albert Zhou, and Michael Crelin and to quarterfinalits Kaitlyn Steinacher, Charles Chen and Ben Crelin.

Congratulations to the debate and speech teams for being the 2009 Nebraska North Runners-Up. This award is compiled for total rounds of competition over both weekends of national qualifying competition.

Congratulations to Coach Baack, assistant coaches and the Boys Varsity Basketball Team for taking 2nd at the State Basketball Tournament this past weekend. What a great ride!! Also, congratulations to all the student fans. You represented LSW with great school spirit!!

NEBRASKA Black Male Empowerment Summit on Saturday, March 28th at the Nebraska Union City Campus at 14th & R Streets. Registration is available on-line at: http://admissions.unl.edu/diversity/events/bmes/. Anyone and everyone that has an interest in the plight of the African American male is invited to attend this great opportunity. Cost: $5 for high school & college students & $10 for community members.

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.

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.

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

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:

Are you a JUNIOR who has the potential to be a good Naval Officer? Please check out the NAVAL ACADEMY SUMMER SEMINAR Program. This is a fast-paced, six-day experience for high achievers. If you think that you may be interested in pursuing an appointment to one of the nation's service academies or pursuing an ROTC Scholarship, you should seriously consider attending the Naval Academy's Summer Seminar. There are 3 sessions available from May 30 - June 18.Go to www.usna.edu<https://webmail.east.nmci.navy.mil/exchange/stacie.alleger/Drafts/www.usna.edu%20> click on Admissions and then on Summer Seminar
http://www.usna.edu/Admissions/nass.htm <http://www.usna.edu/Admissions/nass.htm>

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:
Wesleyan, Wed., April 8th, 10:15 a.m.
Baker University, Thur., April 9th , 9:00 a.m.
University of Nebraska Omaha, Thur., April 9th, 10:00am
Simpson College, Thur., April 16th, 10:45 a.m.
Bryan College of Health Science, Wed., April 22nd, 10:00 a.m.

COLLEGE BOUND SENIORS SCHOLARSHIPS REMINDER - Some deadlines have passed and others are quickly approaching. It is time to check again for any new scholarship opportunities that may have recently been posted on ScholarshipQuest at EducationQuest: www.educationquest.org/scholarshipquest
This is the clearinghouse for scholarships with Nebraska ties. Other scholarships (without specific Nebraska ties) can be searched for at the following recommended web sites:
http://www.finaid.org/scholarships/unusual.phtml
www.scholarshipmonkey.com
www.ScholarshipExperts.com
https://studentaid2.ed.gov/logon.asp
www.Schoolsoup.com
You are always welcome to come to the counseling center for help with scholarships!

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) Interested students and their parents are invited to attend an AFJROTC Informational Meeting at LNE on April 23rd at 6:30pm in the Commons 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

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 deadline 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. 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

Nebraska Agricultural Youth Institute - Jrs & Srs - July 12-16 - UNL Campus - FREE - Build leadership skills, explore new aspects of agriculture, and become more involved with and remain in agriculture - Application deadline: April 15th. Please see Mrs. Volker in the counseling center for an application or go to www.agr.ne.gov

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.

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.

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

Summer Health Professions Career Workshop - July 28-31 @ University of NE Medical Center in Omaha - For students entering their JR year, who have a minimum GPA of 3.0, and who have an interest in the health professions. Cost: $250. Application Deadline: June 1. For more information or an application see Mrs. Volker in the counseling center.

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.