Novmeber 18, 2009 Student Bulletin - Wednesday
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
- November 18-20 Music All-State Rehearsals and Performance
- November 19 Varsity Concert Choir - Workshop Choir at Nebraska Music Educators Conference at UNL - 8:00AM
- November 19 Boys Basketball Parent Meeting, 7:00pm
- November 20 Techno Dance 8-11pm
- November 20 Class Meetings
- November 23 Forensics Team Meeting, 3:15pm
- November 23 Volleyball Banquet, 6:00pm
- November 24 Football Banquet, 6:30pm
- November 26 & 27 No School – Thanksgiving Break
- November 30 Forensics Team Meeting, 3:15pm
- December 3 Theatre Parent Booster Meeting, 7:00pm
- December 5 SAT test
- December 7 Parent Teacher conferences 4-7pm
- December 7 Sophomore Parent Meeting, 5:30pm
- December 7-11 Yearbook Sales
- December 10 Theatre Winter Play, 7:00pm
- December 11 Theatre Winter Play, 7:00pm
- December 11 Cheer Senior Night, 7:25pm
- December 12 ACT test
- December 12 Theatre Winter Play, 7:00pm
- December 14 Band/Orchestra Concert, 7:00pm
- December 16 State Thespian Meeting, 4:00pm
- December 21- January 1 Winter Break
LUNCH FOR WEDNESDAY
- Breaded Chicken Sandwich, BBQ Riblet Sandwich, Pepperoni Pizza
SPORTS FOR WEDNESDAY
ACTIVITIES FOR WEDNESDAY
- Music All-State Rehearsals and Performance
- Senior ads will be due by Jan. 8. Cost is $35 for 1/8 page size of 1-2 pictures and a brief message of congratulations. Look for the link on the LSW Home Page to download information form, or one can be picked up in room C110.
- Southwest FBLA is selling purple "fight for premies" wristbands in the commons before and after school November 18-25th. Each ribbon is $1and 100% of that dollar will go to March of Dimes to help fund research to helping babies born prematurely. Please come down and help FBLA "fight for premies".
- All fines need to be paid BEFORE students can purchase Techno Dance Tickets! Tickets will be on sale the week of Nov. 16th. Monday: at noon and after school, Tuesday: before school, during lunch, and after school, Wednesday: before school and during lunch, Thursday: before school and during lunch. THURSDAY AT NOON WILL BE THE LAST TIME TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE!!! Students will need their ID and date present (if LSW student) when purchasing tickets. Tickets are $3.
- December 3: Writing the College Admissions Essay. Geared specifically for high school juniors and seniors, this presentation will help students anticipate college admissions committees’ responses to their essays. Students and parents are welcome. Lincoln High School Media Center 7-9 p.m.
- The LSW Multicultural Student Caucus will meet every Thursday at 3:15pm in room B201.
- LSW STAND Chapter, Students Taking Action Now; Darfur, meets Monday mornings, B201 at 7:15
FROM THE COUNSELING CENTER:
- Interested in advanced computer classes? Check out the Information Technology Focus Program! All high school students with an interest in computer gaming, digital video, 3D animation, graphic design, computer programming, web page development or computer science and networking are invited to attend one of two informational meetings. ITFP offers 100 minute classes for students who want to learn advanced computer skills and still attend their home high school for the majority of the day. All classes are 10 credits and meet the LPS technology graduation requirement. There are no prerequisites for applying. More info @ http://itfp.lps.org Or call: 436-1776
- November 17 & 19 at 7:00 PM
- SCC Entrepreneurship Center
- 285 South 68th Street Place
- Open to all high school students and parents!
- UNL admissions counselor Lindsay Pape, will be available on Thursday, November 19 at 7:30 a.m. in the C208 Lab. You can apply for admission during this time and she will be available to answer questions and discuss opportunities at UNL. Please bring a credit card or check for the $45 application fee.
- Students will need to sign-up in your counseling center by November 18th.
- No Limits Youth Empowerment Movement; November 21st – 22nd
- Location: Covenant Cedars - Hordville, NE (Northwest of York)
- Cost: FREE, we’ll even pick you up
- Looking for Nebraska youth who:
- Are 12-17 years old and entering grades 7-12
- Want to find out the truth behind Big Tobacco’s lies.
- Are willing to take action against tobacco in their community and state.
- More information at: http://www.nolimitsnebraska.com/getactive/summit.php or firstname.lastname@example.org
- 1.866.FYI.TEEN (toll-free teen line) 1.402.489.2727 (fax number)
- Soroptimist is an international organization for business and professional women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. Soroptimist is concerned with the special challenges facing today’s girls and young women. The organization launched the Violet Richardson Award program in 2000 as a way to recognize girls for their volunteer service to their communities. The program honors young women between the ages of 14 and 17 whose volunteer efforts include: helping other disadvantaged girls; fighting drugs, crime and violence; cleaning up the environment; and working to end discrimination and poverty.
- Participating Soroptimist clubs implement the program at the local level, where awards vary. Club-level recipients then become eligible for a $1,000 cash award, with a matching $1,000 cash award for the charitable organization of the recipient's choosing. The Soroptimist organization grants one finalist $2,500 award to the recipient's volunteer organization. For an application due by December 1st see Mr. Ernst.
- SCHOLARSHIPS or search links for these are listed on the Counseling Center Web Page. They can be found by following these links: LSW Home Page>Counseling Center>Planning for After High School>Paying for College. To get a list of Nebraska-based scholarships that you qualify for, register at ScholarshipQuest (https://www.fes.org/scholarquest/s_login.asp) today and check your account every week for new scholarships going on-line through June 2010.
- High achieving high school scholars are invited to look into the Cambridge College Programme, a summer academic and leadership experience in Cambridge, England. More info: www.cambridgecollegeprogramme.org
- Any student interested in an academic challenge and an opportunity to gain scholarship monies should check out the American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program. Scholarships awards range from $18,000 to $14,000 for National winners. For more information please go to www.legion.org.
- The John F. Kennedy Foundation encourages students to participate in the 2010 John F. Kennedy's Profile in Courage Essay Contest. Winners receive a $5000 scholarship. More information is available at www.jfklibrary.org
- College visits for the month of November:
- Kansas State University Wed., Nov. 18th 10:00 a.m.
- Updates from the Counseling Center are available at www.twitter.com/LSWCounselors.
- EducationQuest is a free resource for students & families who are planning for college. Learn more at www.educationquest.org
- Visit www.collegeboard.com for info about the SAT & SAT Subject tests.
- Student-athletes who have previously registered with www.ncaaclearinghouse.net will log in here to transfer information to NCAA's new site.
- New web site for NCAA Eligibility Center is located at www.eligibilitycenter.org.
- Check out LSW's Counseling Center web site