Camp Erin Lincoln

Mourning Hope Grief Center is partnering with The Moyer Foundation to host Camp Erin Lincoln. Camp Erin is a weekend-long, overnight bereavement camp designed for children between the ages of 6-17 who have experienced the death of someone close to them. It’s a traditional, high energy, fun camp experience combined with grief education. This special camp is offered free of charge to all families in Nebraska and will be held on September 22-24, 2017. For more information visit

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Diversity Law Day

Multicultural students and students who qualify for free or reduced lunch are invited to attend the 19th annual High School Diversity Day on Wednesday, March 29, 2017.  The event is sponsored by the Nebraska Multicultural Legal Society, UNL and LPS; and will give high school students an insightful look at legal professions.  Lunch and transportation will be provided.  If you are interested in attending, sign up in the Counseling Center by 3:30 p.m. on THURSDAY, March 23.

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National Youth Leadership Forum: Medicine

Are you a highly motivated student who possesses the academic promise and dedication to become the next generation of leaders in medicine? If this describes you stop by the Counseling Center by March 9 and talk to Mrs. Hemmett to learn more about the 2017 National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine that’s being held this summer. Continue reading

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Would You Like to Pursue a Career in Nursing?

The University of Nebraska Medical Center will be hosting UNMC Vitals Summer Day Camp, a two-day camp for students entering 9th -11th grades in fall of 2017. The camp will be held June 21-22 at the UNMC College of Nursing-Lincoln Division at 1230 “O” Street. Interested students may pick up an application in the Counseling Center.


Application Deadline: April 29th @ 4:30 pm

Questions: Contact Amy Frizzell, Student Services Coordinator at  402-472-7345.

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ACT Exam for ALL Juniors

On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, all 11th grade students will take the ACT test, a college entrance exam. This year the test is part of State testing for accountability purposes.

To help students prepare for the test, the Nebraska Department of Education contracted with ACT to provide access to the ACT Online Prep. The ACT Online Prep is the only online program designed exclusively by ACT, featuring real questions from previous tests.

Usually students have to pay to access this program but 11th grade students have free access this year.  In addition to the quality instruction students receive in class, this tool will give students additional opportunities to practice and monitor progress towards ACT benchmarks and College and Career Ready preparedness. Continue reading

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College/Military visits for the week of March 6

March 6 – Kansas Wesleyan (1:15 PM)
March 8 – Simpson College (8:45 AM)
March 8 – NE Army National Guard (Lunch Hour)

All students must sign up in the counseling center for all college visits.

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NHS Application Deadline

Reminder-National Honor Society applications are due Friday, March 3 by 3:00 PM in the Counseling Center. There’s still time to check the NHS eligibility list to see if you’re eligible and still submit it by FRIDAY!

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New Scholarships

Check out the new scholarships this week. New Scholarships

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Informational Sessions for Parent/Guardians

In conjunction with Parent/Teacher Conferences on Tuesday, March 7 we are holding two half hour information sessions for parents/guardians that we hope will be a benefit to you.

At 5:30 p.m. in room 148, Al Carothers, East High counselor will be presenting a half hour presentation on “Choosing Your College”. Let Mr. Carothers help you make that process a little less stressful before your senior year begins.

Beginning at 6:00 p.m. in room 149, Diane Wilson-Dunning, East High counselor and SCIP leader, will be presenting information for parents/guardians about “Teen Alcohol Use and Abuse”.

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Save The Date – SCIP Community Forum

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