December 17, 2010 Student Bulletin
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
- Dec. 13th – 22nd – Candy Graham Sales
- Dec. 16- 18th –White Christmas Performance 7 p.m.
- Dec. 20th – Band, Choir, Orchestra Holiday Concert – 6:30 p.m.
- Dec. 22nd – Last Day before Winter Break
- Dec. 23 – Jan. 2nd – Winter Break
- Jan. 4th – Drama Club Meeting 3:15 p.m.
- Jan. 6th – Encore IV Performance 7 p.m.
- Jan. 7th – State Theatre Festival
- Jan. 8th – State Theatre Festival
- Jan. 8th – Encore IV Performance 7 p.m.
- Jan. 9th – Encore IV Performance 7 p.m.
- Jan. 12th – FINALS - blocks 1 and 2
- Jan. 12th – Jazz Band/Show Choir Concert 7 p.m.
- Jan. 13th – FINALS - blocks 3 and 4
- Jan. 14th – No School – End of Semester
- Jan. 15th – Science Olympiad – Thunder Invite – Kansas
LUNCH FOR Friday
- Hamburger on a Whole Wheat Bun, Polish Dog on a Whole Wheat Bun or Chicken & Noodles
SPORTS FOR FRIDAY
- Girls Varsity & JV Basketball – 5:45 p.m.
- Varsity Wrestling @ GI – noon
- Swimming @ LSE – 10 a.m.
SPORTS FOR THE WEEKEND
- Boys Varsity & JV Basketball – 5:15 p.m.
- Boys 9th Grade & Reserve Basketball – 10 a.m.
- Varsity Wrestling @ GI – 10 a.m.
- Swimming @ LSE 10 a.m.
- The Lincoln Rampage lacrosse team will have an informational meeting for the 2011 spring season on Tuesday, December 21 at Lincoln Southeast High School in the Commons from 6:30-8:00pm. Topics which will be covered include time frame for the season - when does practice start and when do playoffs end, when do registrations, payments and online waivers/registrations need to be complete, what will be required of the families during the season to support the team, i.e. - fundraisers, volunteering during games, etc. We will also discuss time commitments that will be expected of the players on the varsity and JV level squads. The Lincoln Rampage is a boys lacrosse team for young men in 9-12 grades and operates a varsity and a junior varsity in the Nebraska High School Lacrosse Association. The Rampage were 14-3 in 2010 and finished 3rd in the state. The team is coached by Nathan Hoeckelman and is operated through the Lincoln Lacrosse Club (www.lincolnlax.net).
- Students who took the PSAT in October your results are in and you can pick them up in the Counseling Center beginning Monday Dec. 13th.
- The Lincoln Midwest Ballet Company is proud to inform you of the annual production of the Nutcracker Ballet on Dec. 18th at 2 p.m. & 7 p.m. and Dec. 19th at 2 p.m. at the Lied Center. The show features wonderful dancers, beautiful costumes and live music. Your talented students have been practicing diligently the past few weeks to make this a wonderful holiday show. The following students will perform in the annual production: Katleyn Charroin, Caitlin Cornelius, Rachel Dowd, Hannah Duncan, Abby Flory, Lisa Ingham, Rachel McCown, Morgan Meeks, Elizabeth Miller, Jordan Murphy and Ella Prussa.
- Current 9th -11th graders may complete the online registration process for next year’s classes from January 3rd through February 4th. Incoming 9th graders may register online From January 3rd through February 21st. During both of these time periods the LSW Planning Guide and informational power points for each grade level will be available on LSW’s home page located at http://lsw.lps.org/. Prior to registering for next year’s classes, students and their families are encouraged to review the graduation requirement list that is available when logging in to the online registration site. For students and their families who would like extra assistance with the online registration process, counselors will be available on the dates/time listed below. Students and their families should check in at the hallway entrance of the Media Center’s Computer Lab.
- Current 11th Graders – January 4th 2:05-3:15
- Current 10th Graders – January 11th 2:05-3:15
- Current 9th Graders – January 25th 2:05 – 3:15
- Incoming 9th Graders – February 8th 3:30 to 6:30
- Incoming 9th Graders – February 10th 3:30 to 6:30
- Students who are planning on attending a four year college/university will want to select courses that go beyond meeting graduation requirements. The minimum entrance requirements for a four year college/university are as follows:
- Math 40 hours (this includes 4 levels of math)
- English 40 hours (this includes college approved classes)
- Social Science 30 hours (this is met through grad requirements)
- Natural Science 30 hours (this includes 10 lab hours)
- World Language 20 hours (this is the minimum amount required)
- For students with IEP Plans, students/families are encouraged to visit with their IEP Managers to discuss course selection prior to registering for next year’s classes.
- FBLA Annual Candy Graham Sales December 13-22
- Co-ed Intramural Basketball sign up is now. Get your teams together and see Coach Kubik in the Athletic Office to get signed up. Deadline is Dec. 21st. Games will begin in January.
- Students interested in registering for computer classes at the Information Technology Focus Program for second semester or next year are invited to attend an informational meeting tonight, December 9th @ 7 p.m. For those unable to attend the first meeting, a repeat session will be held Tuesday, January 25th @ 7 p.m. Both meetings will be held at the ITFP, located on the 4th floor of the SCC Entrepreneurship Center, 285S. 68th St. Pl. Parents and guardians are encouraged to attend. Call 436-1776 or visit the web site at itfp.lps.org for more information.
- Southwest students Sara Johnson and MacKenzie Steinauer will be hosting a paper product drive for The Gathering Place. If anyone would like to donate coffee creamer, sugar, paper cups, napkins, toilet paper, or paper towels please bring donations to the main office. Your student can also bring products to any of their classes. The drive will run from December 6th -December 21st. Your donations would be greatly appreciated. Thank You!!
- ATTENTION SENIORS LOOKING FOR SCHOLARSHIPS: The LPS Foundation Scholarships and their criteria are now available at www.foundationforlps.org/scholarships/index.htm and on ScholarshipQuest at www.educationquest.org/scholarshipquest.asp The general deadline for application is March 15, 2011.
- The deadline has been extended to apply for 2011 Student Council. Applications are available in the Main Office and are due Monday, Dec. 13th by 3:30p in the Main Office.
- Participate (2) Graduate 2010-2011 African-American Scholar and Parent Empowerment Series. LPS advocates for the African American Community, Bill Bryant, Shanna Letcher, Transition Specialist Irene Prince, Youth Development Coordinator Peter Ferguson in partnership with the Clyde Malone Community Center invite you to attend the winter Participate (2) Graduate: Conversation with the Superintendent to be held Tuesday, December 7, 2010 at 2032 “U” Street (gymnasium of Clyde Malone Community Center) 5:30- 7 p.m. 5:30-6:00 dinner served, 6-7 p.m. A Conversation with LPS Superintendent Dr. Steve Joel. Students and Parents are encouraged to attend. The evening will include a dinner free for attendees. The Town Hall meeting will start promptly at 6 p.m. and will follow a one for one format. For additional information call 436-1954 or email email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Please think about participating in the Giving Tree. It is an event that we started last year where we team up with Cedars which is a non-profit organization that helps improved the lives of abused, neglected and otherwise vulnerable children and their families. The giving tree is an event in which we receive a list of 100 kids and their gift list we then hang them on a Christmas tree in the commons. If you are interested in purchasing gifts for a kid you can contact one of our sponsors Mrs. Watson (email@example.com) or Ms. Handa (firstname.lastname@example.org) or a member of student council.
- Learn the basics of Financial Aid and how to complete the FAFSA
- Follow these steps to connect to the Webinar via the Internet: Type the URL listed under the date you wish to participate OR call 800-666-3721 and EducationQuest will email the link to you. Enter the password: Presentation
- You may also participate in a FAFSA Q & A Session, Saturday, Feb. 26th from 9-12. Call 800-666-3721 with questions about the FAFSA and the financial aid process. Questions about the Webinar Q& A Session? Call 800-666-3721 or email email@example.com
- Tickets ARE NOW ON SALE for WHITE CHRISTMAS - Silver Hawk Theatre's winter musical. $10 for adults $8 for students. Call the Box Office at 436-1335 for reservations and information.
FROM THE COUNSELING CENTER:
- The following colleges will have representatives here on the following dates:.
- Monday, Dec. 20th – Wesleyan University 10 a.m.
- SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION is available at:
This is also accessible from the LSW web page (http://lsw.lps.org/). Click on 'Counseling Center' under Popular Pages, then 'Planning for after High School', and finally 'Paying for College-Financial Aid & Scholarships'.