March 16, 2015 - Student Bulletin
MARK YOUR CALENDAR:
- Mar. 16 Term 4 begins, Girls Basketball Banquet 6p.m.
- Mar. 17 Winter sports pep rally, Boys Basketball Banquet 6p.m.
- Mar. 18 Spring Sport Pictures 3:15 p.m., Swim/Dive Banquet 6p.m.
- Mar. 20 Class meetings 8:30-11:20 a.m.
- Mar. 23 Bowling Banquet 6p.m
- Mar. 25 Serve Weather Drill in a.m., Emeralds Dance try-out interviews 3p.m.
- Mar. 26 Emeralds Dance Try-out practice 3p.m., Wrestling Banquet 6p.m., Show Choir Concert 7p.m.
- Mar. 27 Early Release at 2:30p.m.-Host State Debate, Emeralds Dance try-outs 3p.m.
- Mar. 31 Cheer Try-outs 5-7p.m.
- April 1 Cheer Try-outs 5-7p.m.
- April 2 Cheer Try-outs 5-7p.m.
- April 3 No school, Cheer Try-outs (9a.m. freshman) 10:30 a.m. (upper classman)
- April 7 NeSA Reading, Primary Elections
- April 8 Matinee for Scott 8th graders and Cavett 3rd graders
- April 9-11 Spring Play at 7p.m.
You’ve Been Caught – SOAR – WAY TO GO!!!
1st in line for Lunch
- NACAC is hosting a national college fair on Saturday, April 18, from 1:00-4:00 at the Century Link Center in Omaha. For more info, visit http://www.nacacnet.org/college-fairs/Pages/default.aspx
- We are a non-profit that offers prom dresses and all of the accessories to students for only $20. We want to make sure that each and every girl who wants to go to prom, has the ability to go! Not only do we want to find a dress for every girl, but we want to create an experience she will never forget! We will be starting our Prom Dress nights every weekend in March (Friday 4-7, Saturday 9-5, and Sunday 12-5). Students can make an appointment by calling 402--202-5323 or emailing email@example.com. The Prom closet is located at 643 S 25th Street, Suite 8, Lincoln, NE 68510.
College visits for March:
- College of Hair Design Mon., March 16th 10:00 a.m.
- University of Nebraska Omaha Wed., March 25th 9:00 a.m.
- Southeast Community College - Lincoln, Beatrice, Milford Wed., April 15th 10:00 a.m.
- Ottawa University Mon., April 20th 10:00 a.m.
- Every year Lambda Theta Nu Sorority, a historically Latina sorority, grants a local Latina high school senior a scholarship. For more info, visit ScholarshipQuest or check out the links below. The link for instructions on filling out the document is: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JGFQNAV6DTYw_QnApfjWhZuapref9UzA-rmHHbe4TiQ/edit?pli=1 The direct link to the application is: https://adobeformscentral.com/?f=emMnogqgIxjX6ElqK1o7qA
- 2015 Graduates— Please check the list of potential 2015 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, if there are ANY changes.
- 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 register with ScholarshipQuest https://www.educationquest.org/resources/scholarshipquest/) to apply for such scholarships as the LSW Parent Advisory Council Scholarship. The LSW PAC will be awarding a total of five scholarships ($500) to students who are graduating in 2015. Applications for the Scholarships will also be posted on the LSW Counseling Center website. All applications must be turned in to the Counseling Center before 3:30 pm on Wednesday, April 1st. Applicants must write a 600 word or less essay that addresses a "Meaningful School or Community Activity) they have experienced while a student at Lincoln Southwest. Essays must be typed, double-spaced, and have 1-inch margins.
- Also, listed at ScholarshipQuest and the LSW Counseling Center websites is the Lincoln Public Schools Association of Office Professionals (LSAOP) scholarship. This is offered to any LPS high school senior or graduate interested in furthering their education in the business field. Students must plan on or currently be attending an institution of higher education in the state of Nebraska. The scholarship available is the Dianne Grieser Memorial Scholarship Award. The completed scholarship must be submitted to Carol Reed at Lincoln Northeast High School by Friday, March 13th.
- The Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools ( http://foundationforlps.org/) has a number of scholarships that have few or no applicants. Below is a list of these scholarships. Closing date has been extended to March 13, 2015 for these scholarships only. Students need to access their STARS account at http://foundationforlps.org/ for a full detail listing.
- Barbara Evans Memorial Scholarship, LNE Senior, $325
- David Schmuck Memorial Scholarship, LHS Senior, $400
- Dr. Brad Paulson Memorial Scholarship, LNE Senior, $350
- Duane Nichols Music Scholarship, LNE Senior, $160
- Elsie Shandera Teague Nursing Scholarship, LHS Senior, $825
- Emily Johnson Swimmers Memorial Scholarship, LPS, $2,500
- George & Helen Thacker Memorial Scholarship, LNE, $500
- Jeffrey Stuart Wilnes Memorial Scholarship, LPS Senior, $240
- John Reta Memorial Scholarship, LSE Senior, $250
- Joshua D. Grimes Scholarship, LPS Senior, $950
- Lincoln Northeast Athletic Booster Club, LNE Senior, $250
- Lincoln Northeast Music Booster Club, LNE Senior, $300
- Lincoln North Star Athletic Boosters, LNS Senior, $250
- Maxine M. Zietz Scholarship, LHS, LNE or LNS Senior, $12,000
- Native American Student Scholarship, LPS Senior, $1,000
- Reeder-Mueller Scholarship, LNE Senior, $950
- Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Freedom, Lincoln Nebraska Senior, $1,000
- Stacy Schmuck Memorial Scholarship, LHS Senior, $400
- Steven Westover Memorial Scholarship, LNE Senior, $300
- Svoboda Family – Nuer Heritage Scholarship, LHS Senior, $1,000
- Tyrrel Memorial Bowling Scholarship, LPS Senior, $200.00
- Velma V. Snook Memorial Scholarship, LNE Senior, $2,000
- YMCA Building Strong Kids Scholarship, LPS Senior, $1,000
LUNCH FOR : March 3, 2015
- Chicken Fingers with breadstick
- Beef and bean burrito
- Calzonettes with dipping sauce
- Vegetarian: Calzonettes with dipping sauce
- See the Lincoln Southwest Calendar for upcoming sports events
Students, remember to check your 4th term class schedule on StudentVue. We will not be printing out schedules. If you see any issues, please see your counselor ASAP. We want you to have a complete schedule for the first day of 4th term on March 16th!
Do you have a talent? Auditions for the annual talent show, Flight Night, are April 1st and 2nd. Sign-up sheets will be posted outside of A114 and E wing after spring break. Flight Night will be April 17th and 18th.
Emeralds tryouts will be held from Wednesday, March 25th- Friday, March 27th after school.
The Lincoln Area College Fair is Sunday, April 19 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Southeast Community College in Lincoln. Students who plan to attend are encouraged to register for a barcode at NebraskaCollegeFairs.org. (Note: if students registered for a barcode for a fall fair, they may use it again at this event.) For more information, please visit EducationQuest's link at https://www.educationquest.org/11th-12th-grade-students/selecting-a-college/spring-college-fairs. Don’t miss this opportunity to meet with representatives from colleges across the state and region. If you’re a senior, take one more look at schools before selecting a college. If you’re a junior or sophomore, this is a great way to start your college search process!
Students are reminded to check the LSW Counseling Center website's Student Opportunities page for opportunities such as those listed below:
• ABC (Associated Builders & Contractors) Apprenticeship & Craft-Training Programs
• Bright Lights
o Deadline: March 20, 2015
• Lincoln Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Program
• Joyce Ivy Foundation Summer Program
o Deadline: March 1, 2015
• Nebraska Cultural Unity Conference
o April 15, 2015 in Kearney, NE
Bright Lights is, once again looking for ambitious, interested students who would like to assist master teachers with classes this summer. This is a great opportunity for young people to work with passionate, experienced teachers in a wide variety of subject areas. This experience also affords those involved in getting their GOPO or community service hours. They will earn 20 hrs. for working a half day class for one week. Classes run the range from science and technology to the arts, writing and outdoor classes such as fishing. We have a Harry Potter camp as well as CSI, Robotics, Medical, and a Creative Challenge Camp. The International program with the Japanese students is in its 13th year, for middle level students. About 90 Japanese 9th graders will attend. Applications will be taken on line opening February 13 and will close on March 20.