February 3, 2010 Student Bulletin
MARK YOUR CALENDAR
- Feb.1st – 11th – Valentine Flower Sales
- Feb. 5th – Show Choir Showdown 6 a.m.
- Feb. 10th – Pep Rally 9:30 a.m.
- Feb. 12th – ACT Test Date
- Feb. 14th – 17th - Tickets go on sale for Winter Formal
- Feb. 16th – Blood Drive
- Feb. 16th – WGDE Multiple Choice testing
- Feb. 17th – Blood Drive
- Feb. 17th –Drama Club Meeting 3:15 p.m.
- Feb. 18th – Winter Formal 8 p.m.
- Feb. 19th - Science Olympiad Regional – Omaha
- Feb. 25th – PLC early release @ 2:03 p.m. *Note this is Friday, not Tuesday*
- Students may sign up for AP Testing 2/21/2011 through 3/18/11. The cost is $87 per test. Please see flyers located under the monitors throughout the school for more information!
LUNCH FOR THURSDAY
- Spaghetti & Meat Sauce w/ Garlic Bread, Chicken Fajita Sub or BBQ Riblette Sandwich on Whole Wheat Bun
SPORTS FOR THURSDAY
- Boys Varsity Basketball @ LNE – 7:30 p.m.
- Boys JV Basketball @ LNE – 5:45 p.m.
- VALENTINE FLOWER SALES to the calendar starting Feb. 1 - 11. Delivery on Feb. 14.
- February ‘To Do” List - Complete these tasks during February to stay on the right college planning track:
- Apply for a Department of Education PIN (one for you and one for a parent) at pin.ed.gov.
- Complete student and parent 2010 tax returns.
- Complete the FAFSA at fafsa.gov
- Continue to apply for scholarships
- Register by February 11th for the March 12th SAT.
- Register by March 4th for the April 9th ACT.
- For free help with college planning, contact the EducationQuest location nearest you:
- Bright Lights is looking for summer classroom assistant volunteers to help students K-9th grades for the 2011 summer Bright Lights summer program. Assistants are needed between 9th grade through college, who have a passion for a subject and love working with young people. GOPO and Community service hours can be earned. Assistants are trained during a two hour session in May. Volunteers will log 20 hours during one week. Anyone interested in an international experience can assist at Lux Middle School the week of June 27- July 1 when students from Japan will join our classes. Bright Lights will accept applications online beginning February 14 through March 15 at www.brightlights.org. Classes are held the weeks of June 13-17, June 27- July 1, and July 11-15. For questions about volunteering, contact Barb Highstreet:email@example.com or 402-420-1115 ext. 49.
- 2011 Graduates—Please check the list of 2011 graduates posted on the Attendance Office window to make sure your full LEGAL name is spelled correctly. Diplomas will be printed as shown. See Mrs. Carman, Registrar, by May 2, if there are ANY changes.
- The Counseling Center will be open for assistance with registration for next year on the following dates:
- Tuesday, Feb. 1st – Current 11th Graders (2:05 p.m.-3:15 p.m.)
- Tuesday, Feb. 8th – Current 10th Graders (2:05 p.m.-3:15 p.m.)
- Tuesday, Feb. 15th – Current 9th Graders (2:05 p.m.-3:15 p.m.)
- Tuesday, March 1st – Current 8th Graders 3:30 p.m. & 5 p.m.
- Wednesday, March 2nd – Current 8th Graders 3:30 & 5 p.m.
- Registration window for current 8th Graders on line: now through March 4th
- Health Occupations Summer Camp: Any current Sophomore or Junior student that have taken one of the following courses: Introduction to Health Occupations; Medical Terminology; or Anatomy/Physiology can apply for the Health Occupations Summer Camp. The camp is June 6 - 11, 2011 at Saint Elizabeth Regional Health Center from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. Application are due by March 15th and are available in the Counseling Center. Summer Internship Program: Any current Junior student that have taken two of the following courses: Introduction to Health Occupations; Medical Terminology; Anatomy/Physiology or Fundamentals of Health Careers can apply for the Summer Internship Program. The orientation is June 6th, 2011 Saint Elizabeth Regional Health Center from 7:00 am to 11:00 am. Application are due by March 15th and are available in the Counseling Center. Six interns will be notified by mail by May 1.
- Junior Boys: The 2011 session of “Cornhusker Boys State, sponsored by the Nebraska American Legion, will be held June 5-11, 2011 on the City Campus of the University of Nebraska Lincoln. Boys State delegates will register at12:30 on Sunday, June 5 and will be dismissed following graduation and checkout on Saturday, June 11. Delegates will not be excused from any part of the Boys State Session in order to participate in other activity during the week or to take the ACT. All interested juniors boys fill out the Declaration of Interest and Application forms that are available in the Counseling
Center and return them to Mr. Ernst by February 4th, 2011.
- The on-line registration for 2011-2012 school year is open! You can access on-line registration for courses by visiting the LSW website. Please notice that you can also express your interest in activities and athletics on this program. On-line registration will be available until 2/27/2011. Thanks for your patience and have a good day. 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.
- Students interested in registering for computer classes at the Information Technology Focus Program for second semester or next year are invited to an information session on Tuesday, January 25th @ 7 p.m. The meeting 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.
- On Tuesday February 8th during 4th block, LSW will be administrating the American Mathematics Contest (AMC). Your child is invited to participate in this nationwide contest. All that is asked it that your child come by room B117 (Math TPC) to sign up with Mr. De Vries so that they can be excused for that block. This contest is a 25 question multiple choice test that covers a wide variety of mathematical topics. The contest will be held in the LSW auditorium and the deadline for signing up is Friday, February 4th.
- Scripts AND Audition materials are now available for the spring comedy - YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU. Scripts can be checked out for a 24 hr. period. CREW FORMS need to be returned NO LATER than 3:30 p.m. February 8 to be considered work with this production. AUDITIONS will take place on Feb. 7 & 8 at 7:00 p.m.
- Nomination Forms for the ‘Thank You Teacher Contest’ are in the Main Office. This is a time you can say Thank You to a teacher who has made a difference in your life! Forms need to be postmarked by Friday, Feb. 18th and mailed to: Thank You Teacher, Communications, LPSDO, 5901 O Street, Lincoln, NE 68510. Or you can find the form online at http://lps.org/go/recognize.
- Junior Sneak Peek Day @ Peru State College
- When: Friday, March 18th, RSVP Deadline: March 11th
- Where: Campus of a Thousand Oaks, Peru State College
- Please have interested juniors fill out the registration form at www.peru.edu/admissions.
- Attention College Bound JUNIORS: ASSURITY LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY FELLOWSHIP
- AMOUNT: $5,000 ( one award per year)
- CRITERIA: Top 50% of class, interest in entrepreneurial business including sales and finance, plan to attend UNL, Union College or Nebraska Wesleyan University.
- DESCRIPTION: This fellowship program provides an opportunity for interaction between one LPS student and Assurity. The fellowship will provide a mentoring and internship opportunity for the student and a $5,000 postsecondary scholarship.
- DEADLINE: Application due by March 18
- See Mrs. Volker in the Counseling Center for an application.
- Student Council’s Winter Formal will be held Friday, February 18th from 8/11 p.m. in the LSW Commons. Tickets go on sale February 14th through February 17th. Tickets are $5.00. You CAN bring an outside guests. Don’t wait to buy your tickets!!
- 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.
- Sophomores interested in Youth Leadership Lincoln Participation Requirements - All student applicants should consider the following:
- Participants must attend the entire opening retreat Friday, February 4th & Saturday, February 5th, 2011. Attendance is required for the entire two day, one night retreat….NO EXCEPTIONS.
- Participants must attend one full-day seminar a month February thru May. Attendance is required at 80% of the programming hours involved in those seminars.
- All participants are expected to be actively involved in a group community service project.
- Tuition for participation is $250. Scholarships are available.
- The Youth Leadership Lincoln Selection Process
- Orientation Session – Any interested applicant must attend an orientation session before submitting an application.
- Application – Students may apply for participation in their tenth grade year. See Mr. Ernst if interested ASAP!
FROM THE COUNSELING CENTER:
The following colleges will have representatives here on the following dates:
- Wednesday, Feb. 9th – UNL 1:45 p.m.
- Friday, Feb. 18th – Kansas State 1 p.m.
- Wednesday, Feb. 23rd – College of Hair Design 1 p.m.
- Friday, Feb. 25th – Joseph’s College of Beauty 1 p.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.