New Scholarships

Check out the new scholarships for this week here.

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Interested in Finding Your Career Pathway?

Informational sessions will be held at The Career Academy, located at 88th and O Street. Gather information about different career pathways, tour the facility and experience what The Career Academy is all about.

Applications are open NOW for current 10th and 11th graders for the Fall semester, 2020.

All sessions are from 7:00-8:00 PM and are for all pathways.

Sessions are on January 16th and 21st.

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Young Adult Grief Support Group

The Mourning Hope Grief Center offers free grief support groups for those between the ages of 18 and 30ish. Whether you are single or married, experienced the death of a family member, coworker or friend, Mourning Hope invites you to participate in grief support sessions offered throughout the year.

To learn more visit  https://www.mourninghope.org/services/young_adult_group.html

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Cap and Gown Orders

The deadline to order your cap and gown before the price goes up is February 1, 2020. A representative from Lincoln Graduation will be at East on January 16th and 17th from 7:30-9:00 a.m. in the senior hallway to answer your questions you may have regarding ordering.   To order visit LincolnGraduation.com or call Lincoln Graduation at 402-937-0812.

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New Scholarships

Check out the new scholarships for this week here.

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Cornhusker Boys and Girls State

May 31-June 6, 2020

Current juniors who are interested in spending the week on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus, learning about how our state and local governments work, are encouraged to apply. Interested students should be in the top half of their class, display good citizenship, leadership and be willing to spend the entire week at the Cornhusker Boys and Girls State program.

Applications are available in the Counseling Center and MUST be returned to the Counseling Center by January 29, 2020.

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No New Scholarships This Week

For a full listing of the scholarships that come across our desks visit the December 19 eBulletin. Our listing is a fraction of the scholarships available. Be sure to create your ScholarshipQuest profile to see more and check it weekly!

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2020 Graduation List

The 2020 Graduation List is posted on the Counseling Center window and also in the 2020 google classroom.  Seniors, please CHECK your name for correct spelling of your complete legal first, middle & last name as listed on your birth certificate. If you want to make any corrections, please see Ms. Kelley, our registrar in the Counseling Center.

Deadline for corrections is Friday, January 17, 2020.

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Juniors Who Are Interested in State Government and Law

On April 14, 2020, Attorney General Peterson will host a day-long conference where a selected number of high school juniors from across the state will have the opportunity to participate in discussion and debate. Topics will range from our U.S. Constitution, rights, responsibilities to critical issues facing students and their communities. Students will also hear from AGO Bureau Chiefs, expand their understanding of the legal process in Nebraska, and eat lunch at the Governor’s Residence.

For more information or to apply visit https://ago.nebraska.gov/youth-link.

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Semester 2 Schedule Changes

Walk in Schedule Changes for S2 are closed on December 17th at 3:00 PM.   On Wednesday, December 18th, Thursday, December 19th, and Friday, December 20th counselors will only make schedule changes for the reasons listed below.  Please note: Students must go their finals first and if they have time, can request a pass to see their counselor.

–You failed a class and need to repeat or drop S2
–You have an open period in S2 or a SEE COUNSELOR
–You do NOT have a lunch listed for S2
–You are missing S2 of a year long course

If there are further concerns about schedules, we will be available on a walk in basis again January 7th-1th. After January 11th all schedule changes will require parent and admin approval using the formal drop request form.

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