April 2, 2015 - Student Bulletin

MARK YOUR CALENDAR:

You’ve Been Caught – SOAR – WAY TO GO!!!

New Announcements:

College visits for March:  

SENIORS

LUNCH FOR : April 2, 2015

 

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See the Lincoln Southwest Calendar for upcoming sports events

 

RECURRING ANNOUNCEMENTS:

NEW…SRO ( School Resource Officer) Facebook page.  This page is for students, parents, staff and boosters of the school. There will be Helpful safety tips, crime stoppers information and information on about different checks going on in and around the building. There will be a scavenger hunt going on it.  You may communicate with our SRO on FB. You can find the page by searching SW SRO or https://www.facebook.com/lincolnswsilverhawksro  Please like the page and share with others.

Attention Seniors  -- time is running out.  If you have not ordered a cap and gown, please do so as soon as possible.  A list has been posted by the trophy case of those students who have ordered a cap and gown.  Please check this list within the next two weeks to verify you have a cap and gown.  If you have any questions, please stop by the main office.

 Volunteer Partners is co-sponsoring a Youth Day Camp with the Malone Center on April 3rd, from 7:30am - 5:30pm at the Malone Center. Students are not obligated to stay the entire day if it is not convenient for them. Students who are interested in volunteering for this event are to contact  Carletta Griffin by Wednesday, April 1st at 402.435.2100 or  cgriffin@lfsamericorps.org.

College of St. Mary is hosting two week-long Summer Academies for Latina and African/African American girls. The academies will focus on Forensic Science and enhance participants' self-esteem and motivation for pursuing a college degree.

Latin Summer Academy (LSA)

Sunday, June 21 - Friday, June 26

For Latina girls entering 10th or 11th grade in Fall 2015

African/African American Summer Academy (AASA)

Sunday, July 12 - Friday, July 17

For African/African American girls entering 10th or 11th grade in Fall 2015

The only cost is $25 registration fee and the remaining expenses are covered by donors. For more information contact Kayla Johnson at 402-399-2410 of kcjohnson@csm.edu

TICKETS are on sale now for the SPRING COMEDY - ARSENIC AND OLD LACE. This is a fun filled way to spend your evening as we look in on the antics of two elderly old women, how they "care" for their elderly lodgers and their one nephew who is convinced that he is Teddy Roosevelt.  Arsenic and Old Lace is a comedy classic! Tickets are $10 for Adults and $8 for students. LSW STUDENTS can enjoy $5 Thursday! Get your ticket to the Thursday evening performance of ARSENIC for only $5. Stop by the Box Office with your ID and get yours today!

SHOS applications are now available from Mrs. Bales in room B204.  The application and the teacher references are due by Wednesday April 8th by 3:30p.m. to Mrs. Bales. This is a great way to earn NHS hours in addition to an opportunity to welcome our incoming freshmen. If you have any questions, see Mrs. Bales in room B204. Thank you!

The College of Education and Human Sciences at UNL is sponsoring a summer academy from July 5-19, 2015 for current high school students who are interested in language learning.  All expenses are covered by the program (housing, meals, iPad access during program, supplies).  The 2015 STARTALK Chinese Language, Culture and Technology Summer Academy is designed for learners with no or very little knowledge of the Chinese language.  The deadline for applications is April 20th. For information see your counselor.

Saturday, April 11 from 9am-1pm is our bi-annual Electronics Recycling Fundraising Drive for the Music Department.  If you have done any spring cleaning and have found some old electronics that you want to throw away, bring them to the recycle drive instead!  We are going green!  Anything that uses (or once used) electricity can be recycled!  The company we use is called "Secure Recyclers" so you can bring your old computers or laptops without worrying about your files or electronic information.

 The College of Education and Human Sciences at UNL is sponsoring a summer academy from July 5-19, 2015 for current high school students who are interested in language learning.  All expenses are covered by the program (housing, meals, iPad access during program, supplies).  The 2015 STARTALK Chinese Language, Culture and Technology Summer Academy is designed for learners with no or very little knowledge of the Chinese language. The deadline for applications is April 20th. For more information, please contact Dr. Aleidine Moeller at amoeller2@unl.edu or Sheri Hurlbut at sheri.hulburt@huskers.unl.edu.

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 neicharife@fostercarecloset.org. The Prom closet is located at 643 S 25th Street, Suite 8, Lincoln, NE 68510. 

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

Lincoln Electrical Joint Apprenticeship Program

Nebraska Cultural Unity Conference

April 15, 2015 in Kearney, NE