Janaury 20, 2015 - Student Bulletin
MARK YOUR CALENDAR:
- Jan. 24 SAT Test
- Jan. 27 Lincoln Graduation will be at SW taking orders for cap and gowns, 11:15-1:00 p.m.
- Jan. 28 NESA Writing Exam (Juniors), Lincoln Graduation will be at SW taking orders for cap and gown.
- Jan. 30 Winter Wonderland Dance, 7-10p.m.
- Feb. 3 ASVAB Testing, 8-12p.m.
- Feb. 4 College signing, 8:30a.m.
- Feb. 7 Show Choir Show Down, 8a.m.-10p.m.
- Feb. 9 Pep Rally, 9:30 a.m.
- Feb 9 Parent Advisory Council Meeting, 7p.m.
- Feb 10 Parent Teacher Conferences, 4-7 p.m.
- Feb 11 WGDE-Multi-choice Testing
- Feb 12 WGDE-Expository Testing
- Boys' golf. There will be a short informational meeting for boys not currently participating in a winter sport, Thursday, January 22, 2015, at 3:10 p.m. in room A112.
- Cap and Gown- Lincoln Graduation is the company we use to order cap and gowns.
- Government and Politics- All seniors are required to take Government and Politics their senior year. Students need to fulfill 20 hours of community service. http://isite.lps.org/dhersh/webextras/gopo/
- Anders Peterson from EducationQuest is at LSW every Thursday to assist students/families in completing the FAFSA and the Susan Thompson Buffet scholarship application. Sign up in the counseling center to meet with Anders
- Seniors are reminded to check the Counseling Center's website to look for available scholarship. If they have not yet registered with Scholarship Quest and national scholarship searches, now is a great time to create register with the searches of their choice.
- Seniors & their families are also reminded that the FAFSA may be completed anytime after January 1st. To schedule an appointment with Anders Peterson to complete the FAFSA, please call Mrs. Way in the Counseling Center at 402-436-1306 #3. Information about the FAFSA is available on the Counseling Center's website at http://wp.lps.org/jlehn2/students/financial-aid-3/.
LUNCH FOR: January 20, 2015
- Whole grain cheese stuffed breadstick w/dipping sauce
- BBQ riblet on whole grain bun
- Boneless chicken wings w/whole wheat roll
- Vegetarian: Whole grain cheese stuffed breadstick w/dipping sauce
- JV Wrestling vs Lincoln Pius X @ Lincoln Pius X at 4:30p.
- JV Dual Wrestling vs LSE @ LSE at 6:30p.m.
- Varsity Wrestling vs LSE @ LSE at 7:30pm.m
- Freshman Girls Basketball vs Millard West @ LSW at 5:45p.m.
- Varsity Diving and Swimming vs Lincoln Pius X @ LSW at 6:00p.m.
- Reserve Girls Basketball vs Millard West @ LSW at 7:15p.m.
- Varsity Girls and JV Boys Basketball vs GI Senior High @ GIHS at 5:45p.m.
- Varsity Boys and JV Girls Basketball vs GI Senior High @ GIHS at 7:30p.m.
- Freshman Girls Basketball vs Lincoln Pius X @ Pius X at 9:00a.m.
- Varsity Wrestling Tournament vs Lexington @ Lexington at 9:00a.m.
- Freshman Basketball vs Lincoln Pius X @ Pius X at 10:30a.m.
- Varsity Girls Basketball vs Omaha Central @ LSW at 5:15p.m.
- JV Boys Basketball vs Omaha Central @ LSW at 5:15p.m.
- Varsity Boys Basketball vs Omaha Central @ LSW at 7:00p.m.
- JV Girls Basketball vs Omaha Central @ LSW at 7:00p.m.
See the Lincoln Southwest Calendar for upcoming sports events
- The Winter Ball is Friday Jan. 30th. Tickets will be $5.00. More information about ticket sales will be coming out shortly. Watch the hall monitors for more information. Winter Wonderland Dance tickets will go on sale the week of Jan. 30th.If you have a favorite song you want played at the dance vote this week (Jan. 12th week) during lunch using a Q.R code or using a U.R.L code- found on your lunch table.
- This year's upcoming NeSA-Writing Assessment will take place on January 28th. All eleventh grade students will be taking the assessment. Those students currently enrolled in an English course will take the assessment during their English class - all others will be assigned to a computer lab during either first or second block. The results and data from this assessment influence decisions about our performance compared to other high schools, our curriculum, and resources (staffing and funding) that our school and district receive. Students are encouraged to be well rested, and present at school on January 28th. This will be an online assessment, and students will receive a ticket with their login information the morning of the assessment. Testing rooms will be posted in the main office window for student reference the week of the assessment.
UNL Diversity Enhancement Scholarships- Web link, http://admissions.unl.edu/cost-aid/leadership-diversity-scholarships/diversity-ehancement.aspx
Scholarship Details-5 separate scholarships, Deadline: February 1
We value talented students from diverse backgrounds and experiences. Your story matters. These scholarships are meant to identify and attract talented students who have shown knowledge and experience in diverse areas or backgrounds and are prepared to use this knowledge to contribute to advancing communities.
The following criteria will be used in the Diversity Enhancement Scholarship selection:
• Academic preparedness (ACT/SAT scores, GPA, class rank, etc.)
• Demographic diversity (geographic, first-generation, low-income, single parent household)
• Life experiences or involvement living or working in diverse organizations or communities
The Process for Applying for a Diversity Enhancement Scholarship
1. Apply for admission to the university
2. Watch for an email with your NU ID number (you should receive this within 5 working days after applying.) Use this to apply for Diversity Enhancement Scholarships found in your MyRED account at myred.unl.edu .
3. Download and submit any additional required forms listed with each scholarship.
4. Pay attention to application deadlines.
University of Nebraska – Lincoln’s College of Business Administration’s 2015 DREAM BIG Academy held July 12th-16th. This FREE program is a chance for students to learn about business, their strengths and how they can apply them in a career. In addition to exploring the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, students will also spend a day with our corporate sponsor, ConAgra Foods, at their headquarters in Omaha, NE.
Please encourage your students to keep this opportunity on their radar when thinking about summer plans!
The criteria for selection will be based upon the following:
• High School Junior
• 2.5 GPA or higher
• DREAM BIG Application, online in January
If you have any other questions please contact Dominique Edwards at firstname.lastname@example.org , Wendy Hunt at email@example.com , Mark Davis at firstname.lastname@example.org , or the CBA Undergraduate Programs Office at (402) 472-7379
Thank you for encouraging your students to DREAM BIG!
We look forward to hosting your students this year!