Graduation Information for Parents/Guardians

Below is a link to the Senior Letter from our East High Administrative Team which contains end-of-the-year activities, commencement information and expectations. For your planning purposes please read it  carefully and call the main office at 402-436-1302, option #2 if you have any questions.

Open up the Senior letter at https://ehs.lps.org/detail.html?id=11811  

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Final Transcripts

Seniors planning on attending a post-secondary school must complete a “Request for Final Transcript” form and return it to Mrs. Kelley in the Counseling Center before a final transcript will be sent. Forms will be available in the Counseling Center. Final transcripts will not be mailed until after June 5, 2019. Class ranks and GPA will not be available until June 4, 2019.

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Don’t Miss The College Fair This Weekend

Lincoln Area College Fair
April 28, 2019
1:00-3:00 p.m.
Southeast Community College –  Lincoln

Admission is free.

Meet with representatives from colleges across the state, region, and country during upcoming College Fairs in Nebraska.

If you’re a senior,  take one more look at schools if you haven’t yet selected a college. If you’re a junior, this is the ideal time to narrow down the list of colleges that might be a good fit for you. If you’re a sophomore, use this event to kick-start your college planning.

Before you attend the Fair, register for a barcode at NebraskaCollegeFairs.org.  Print the barcode—or save it to your smartphone—and take it to the fair so college representatives can scan your demographic information.

 Colleges Attending Fair

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Service Academy Nominations

5 Reasons Why You May Want to Apply to a U.S. Service Academy

  1.    Attend a prestigious institution and receive a cost-free education.
    2.    Each Academy offers a wide variety of academic vocation to choose from.
    3.    Develop leadership skills and attributes that are unparalleled to other institutions.
    4.    Provides you with the skills and education to serve your country with honor.
    5.    As a military officer, you will have the potential to shape the future of our Armed Forces.

The 2019 online application opens May 1st. Prior to applying for a nomination from Senator Sasse, please contact your academy or academies of choice to request a pre-candidate questionnaire. Keep in mind each Senator has a limited number of recommendations available to them, and the selection process is very competitive. For questions or to find out more about how to submit your application call 402-476-1400.

Important Dates:

Online Application Opens: May 1
Application Deadline: October 1, 2019
Mid-November 2019: Interviews in Lincoln

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Certificates, Letters and Bar Pins

If you were not able to attend the Honors Convocation on Friday, April 12th, please pick up your Honor Roll certificate(s), Academic letter and/or Bar pin in the Counseling Center. Stop by before school, after school or during all 3 lunches by 3:30 on Thursday, April 18th.

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Youth Leadership Lincoln

Youth Leadership Lincoln applications are now available in the Counseling Center 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 17, 2019.

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College/Military visits for the week of April 15

April 15 – United State Navy (Lunch Hour)
April
15 –  Paul Mitchell the School at 9:30 
April 17 –  Iowa Western Community College at 1:15 
April 18 –  United States Marine Corps (Lunch Hour)

Juniors or Sophomores must sign up in the Counseling Center for all college visits on the Counseling Center Kiosk or in their graduation google classroom.

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Young Nebraska Scientists Programs

Nebraska EPSCoR sponsors 3 to 5 day residential and commuter camps at colleges and universities in Nebraska for middle school and high school students. YNS camps introduce campers to today’s hottest topics in science and engineering. Campers get hands-on experience in and outside of the lab.

Detailed program information and application materials can be found at www.yns.nebraska.edu

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Google Drive Reminder for 2019 Grads

LPS Seniors (graduates) with data on Google Drive that they wish to take with them need to retrieve this data prior to leaving LPS.   Even if they are unsure if they will ever want it, it is very important to grab it NOW. As soon as they leave LPS, even the day after they leave, their files are no longer available to them.

ALL GRADUATING SENIORS are encouraged to click here and follow the instructions on THIS PAGE prior to graduation in order to export their LPS Google Drive data.

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New Scholarships

Check out the new scholarships for this week here.

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