Category Archives: Opportunities

Three Contests You May Want to Check Out

2020 Hispanic Heritage Month Essay Contest 2021 Prudential Spirit Of The Community Award Voice of Democracy Scholarship Contest All three are open to high school students. 

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ACT Pre-Test Student Inventory Sessions

Before taking the Fall State ACT there is a short pre-test Inventory section that MUST be completed BEFORE the morning of testing- any students who have not completed the Inventory will not be allowed to test. Students will be called … Continue reading

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PSAT Tickets are on Sale

The PSAT Test will be offered Saturday, October 17th at East.  Any junior or highly motivated sophomore that wants to take the PSAT  must register with Melanie Hansel in the main office.  Tickets go on sale Sept. 9 and the … Continue reading

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State ACT Test – Tuesday, September 22nd

Only students who are enrolled in an LPS school and were 11th graders last year are eligible to test. This is a fantastic, free-of-cost opportunity for last year’s Juniors who were not able to take the State ACT test last … Continue reading

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Financial Aid Night

You’re invited to EducationQuest Foundation’s Virtual Financial Aid Program. By attending, you’ll learn how to pay for college and will be eligible to register for a $500 scholarship! Date and Time: Wednesday, September 9 at 6:00 pm Register here to … Continue reading

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University of Nebraska High School (UNHS) Offers 10 Tuition-Free Courses

In these uncertain times when so many families are impacted by school closures and Social Distancing due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the University of Nebraska High School is offering 10 courses free through July 31, 2020. Nine of the … Continue reading

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2020 LPS Summer School

June 3 – July 16 No school on July 3 & July 6 Location: High School Summer School will be virtual with remote and eLearning options and no tuition fees. Before you begin, please read the LPS Summer School REGISTRATION DIRECTIONS . LPS … Continue reading

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LPS Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists and Psychotherapists Available

The East High School Counselors and School Social workers will be able to meet with students via Zoom by request. How to set up a meeting: 1. If you want meet with your School Counselor: Email your alpha counselor (check … Continue reading

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Youth Leadership Lincoln

Youth Leadership Lincoln applications are now available for current 9th grade students.  The program provides an interactive, hands-on experience to build leadership skills and a life-long commitment to community service.  The application deadline is Friday, May 1, 2020. You can … Continue reading

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Canceled: Spring Area College Fairs

Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, EducationQuest Foundation has canceled these upcoming events: Lincoln Area College Fair scheduled for March 29 at Southeast Community College in Lincoln Omaha Area College Fair scheduled for April 5 at the University of Nebraska at Omaha EducationQuest Symposium scheduled for April 16 in … Continue reading

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