March 20, 2009 Student Bulletin - Friday

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

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 TUESDAY

No Lunch Served

ACTIVITIES FOR FRIDAY

Tickets on sale for The Pirates of Penzance
Finals 9:00-10:30am Block 3, 10:45am-12:15pm Block 4
State Debate @ Kearney

ACTIVITIES FOR SATURDAY

State Forum/Congress @ Kearney

SPORTS FOR FRIDAY

4:00pm Boys/Girls JV Track & Field @ LSW
5:00pm Boys JV Soccer vs. Southeast High @ Den Hartog
5:00pm Girls JV Soccer vs. Southeast High @ Seacrest Field

SPORTS FOR SATURDAY

9:00am Boys/Girls Varsity Track & Field @ UNK Indoor
12:00pm Boys Varsity Baseball @ Millard West
12:00pm Boys JV Baseball (DH) vs. Millard West @ Seymour Smith
12:00pm Boys JV Soccer vs. Creighton Prep @ Abbott Field #17
12:00pm Boys Reserve Soccer vs. Creighton Prep @ Abbott Field #18
3:00pm Boys Varsity Baseball @ Omaha Westside

RECURRING 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.

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

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.