May 14, 2009 Student Bulletin - Thursday

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

May 14 AP Testing (World History) 8am-12noon Wrestling Room
May 14 AP Testing (Macroeconomics) 8am-12noon Main Office
May 14-17 Science Olympiad National Tournament, Augusta, GA
May 15 AP Testing (Human Geography) 8am-12noon Main Office
May 15 Swing Night Dance 7:00pm
May 15 Reserve & Freshman Baseball Banquet at Highland Golf Course Club House
May 18 & 19 Faculty Play 7:00pm in the auditorium
May 19th - Compass Placement Test in C208 at 2:15pm. Sign up in the Counseling Center
May 20 Flight Night Rehearsal 3:30pm in the auditorium
May 20 FBLA Year End Banquet 7pm in the Commons
May 21 Band/Orchestra Concert 7:00pm
May 22 & 23 Flight Night 7:00pm
May 25 NO SCHOOL - Memorial Day
May 26 Baseball Banquet 6:00pm
May 26 Show Choir Concert 7:00pm
May 28 Theater Banquet 6:00pm
May 28 Track Banquet 6:00pm
May 29 Boy's Soccer Banquet 6:00pm

LUNCH FOR THURSDAY

Spaghetti & Meat Balls, Garlic Bread, Taco Hot Pocket or Burrito

ACTIVITIES FOR THURSDAY

8am-12noon AP Testing (World History) Wrestling Room
8am-12noon AP Testing (Macroeconomics) Main Office
Science Olympiad National Tournament, Augusta, GA

SPORTS FOR THURSDAY

1:00pm Girls Varsity Soccer at State Soccer Tournament (at Creighton's Morrison Staduim)

NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS


The 2010 MISS NEBRASKA TEEN USA Pageant will be held in Norfolk, NE, on October 23-25, 2009. If you are a young woman who possesses that special combination of personal charm, attractiveness and articulation then you might qualify to enter. There will be over $2.5 million in scholarships available at Lindenwood University to the winners. Please go to www.missnebraskausa.com or see Mrs. Volker in the counseling center for an application. The deadline to enter is June 15, 2009.

RECURRING ANNOUNCEMENTS

THEATRE: Tickets are on sale now for the Faculty Show - EGAD, WHAT A CAD! May 18 & 19th @ 7 p.m. $8 for adults and $6 for students.

SENIORS TO DO LIST:
Check the list posted on the Attendance Office Window to make sure your name is correct.
Check with the cafeteria to see if you owe money before June 2nd.
Make sure you have ordered your Cap & Gown. Questions - Come to the Main Office.

Seniors need to use up the balances in their lunch accounts. If you won't
be eating lunch at school the rest of the year, please check your balance with
a cashier. If you have money in your account and would like a refund, please don't
wait until the last week of school to request it. Starting May 11, receipts for refunds
may be obtained in the cafeteria manager's office. If the refund is $45.00 or less, this money will be refunded from the book keeper's office. If more than $ 45.00, you will receive a check in the mail from the accounting dept. at the district office. Refunds may also be obtained during the summer, in
the accounting office at LPSDO.

Don't forget to purchase candy from FBLA members before/after school. All profits will go to help send two of our students to the National Leadership Conference in Anaheim, California! $1.00 each.

Summer School will run from June 11-July 23rd at North Star High School. Registration for Summer School is in the Counseling Center now through May 29th. Please see your counselor to register.

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:

SENIORS TO DO LIST FOR COLLEGE PREP:
Apply for student loans if necessary. Use your student loan money only for tuition, books and fees. Before you borrow, estimate you future monthly loan payments using our Student Loan Repayment Calculator at Education Quest.org.
Register for Freshmen Orientation
Start a list of dorm room essentials
Get a summer job to help pay college expenses

JUNIORS TO DO LIST FOR COLLEGE PREP:
Continue campus visits. Start narrowing your college choices. By the fall, you should have narrowed your choices to three or four schools. Check out college web sites.
Update your Activities Resume at EducationQuest.org or Career Cruising.
Get a summer job and save for college.

Summer Job Shadowing Opportunity for students interested in the field of biology. This would be about 8-12 hours of one-on-one interaction with wildlife biologists and researchers. You must be 16 years of age by June 15th. For an application and more information, please see Mrs. Volker in the counseling center. Applications must be post marked by May 15th.

Leadership Opportunity for NE youth entering grades 9th-12th in the fall of 2009: No Limits Youth Board - No Limits is Nebraska's first youth-led movement that exposes and opposes the tobacco industry's manipulative marketing tactics. It's teens joining forces to change Big Tobacco's influence on our state. The youth board is the guiding body for the entire movement. This is an opportunity to gain leadership skills, build your resume, travel, make friends, have fun and fight Big Tobacco. Transportation, lodging and meals are provided for youth board members at No Limits meetings and events. For more information about No Limits, or to download an application, please visit www.nolimitsnebraska.com/about/youthboard.php All applications are due May 15th

Attention all students applying to attend Southeast Community College: The Compass, the placement test, used by SCC will be offered to LSW students here at LSW on Tuesday, May 19th at 2:15 pm. The test will measure skills in Reading, Writing and Math and is required before taking classes at SCC. Please sign-up in the counseling center for this untimed test. SCC staff will be present to explain your results to you. See Mrs. Volker in the counseling center for more information and to obtain a study guide for the test.

NEW SCHOLARSHIP FOR SENIORS: Midwest Bank-Lincoln recently established 1-$500 scholarship through the Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools for LSW Seniors. The application deadline is May 22, 2009. This scholarship is listed on the Foundation website at:
http://www.foundationforlps.org/scholarships/search.asp
OR for more information, please see Mrs. Volker in the counseling center.

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.

SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY OPPORTUNITY: Write a one-paragraph essay answering the following question: "What would you say to your favorite athlete who recently got caught cheating because he used steroids?" The winning essay will earn a Dale Murphy $3,000 scholarship which will be divided into three sections: for his or her school, for a particular teacher/classroom, and they will earn $1,000 for themselves.
On top of the scholarship money, they have teamed up with the Kansas City Royals. There will be guaranteed winners from your local community to attend and be recognized at an Royals game this season. All essays need to be submitted through the website: www.iwontcheat.com, or mailed. Students will have until June 30, 2009 to submit their essays. For more information, please see Mrs. Volker in the counseling center.

Attention all Juniors, due to a change in procedures, all ACT test sites will now offer the September 12th testing date as an option. The LSW Counseling center would like to encourage next year's seniors to consider trying the test on this date, which will require signing up before Aug 7th without a late fee, or Aug. 21st with the late fee... ACT registration materials and prep booklets for 2009-2010 will be available this summer, so students will need to register on-line at ACT.ORG.

Attention SENIORS 2010 - The 2009 WENDY'S HIGH SCHOOL HEISMAN application is now available at www.wendysheisman.com. Any eligible student can register and begin the application process now. This year, we want to hear from all student athletes who work hard, are dedicated, and have become role models for your school's underclassmen! Eligibility for the application is limited exclusively to students who will be in their senior year of high school during the 2009-2010 academic year. They must have at least a "B" grade average and participate in at least one of the 28 school-sponsored sports listed in the Wendy's High School Heisman application. The application submission deadline for students is October 1, 2009.

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.