PSAT Test Tickets

Current juniors and highly motivated sophomores planning to attend a four-year college or university after high school are encouraged to take the PSAT test on Saturday, October 19th at East High School. Students can register for the test in the main office with Ms. Hansel until Friday, October 11th or until all test spots are taken. Ticket price is $25.00. Questions: See Mr. Thompson in room 212.

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Free ACT Test Prep Workshops for Wesleyan Honors Academy Students

NWU’s 2019-20 ACT Test Prep Workshops are free to High School students enrolled in Wesleyan Honors Academy classes, which will be offered on the following dates from 10-12:00 PM.

Saturday, October 19, 2019
Saturday, December 7, 2019
Saturday, February 1, 2020
Saturday, March 28, 2020
Saturday, June 6, 2020
Saturday, July 11, 2020 

To reserve your spot or for additional details please contact Carrie Holloway at chollowa@nebrwesleyan.edu or call 402-465-2218

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Profile in Courage Essay Contest

Write an original and creative essay that demonstrates an understanding of political courage as described by John F. Kennedy in Profiles in Courage.  Describe and analyze an act of political courage by a US elected official who served during or after 1917. The essay may focus on an issue at the local, state, national or international level.  Use at least five varied reliable sources such as books, articles and personal interviews. First place award is $10,000!   

For complete guidelines, visit the Profile in Courage Essay Contest at  JFKLibrary.org/essay/contest

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College/Military visits for the week of September 30

October 1 – United States Marine Corps (Lunch Hr)
October 1 – Illinois Inst. of Technology at 1:20
October  2 – Nebraska Army National Guard (Lunch Hr)
October 3 – Creighton University at 8:45

If you’d like to visit with a college representative you can sign up on the Counseling Center kiosk or your Class google classroom.

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New Scholarships

Check out the new scholarship for the week of September 26. New Scholarships

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Don’t Miss The College Fair This Sunday, September 22!

Here are some helpful tips to make the most of your College Fair Visit this Sunday, September 22. (Courtesy of EducationQuest)

  1. Visit NebraskaCollegeFairs.org to register for a barcode. Print the barcode or save it to your smartphone and take it to the fair so college reps can scan your demographic information.
  2. Arrive Early enough to visit all colleges that interest you.
  3. Stop by the EducationQuest booth to get free college planning materials and for a bag to collect college view books.
  4. Come prepared with questions for the college reps:

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College/Military visits for the week of September 23

September 23:  Drake University @ 8:00
September 23:  Air National Guard (lunch hr)
September 23:  Coe College @ 1:15
September 24:  University of Missouri @ 1:15
September 25:  United States Navy (lunch hr)
September 26:  Nebraska Wesleyan @ 9:45

All senior and juniors must sign up in the counseling center or their Class of 2020/2021 google classroom.

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Senior Graduation Announcements and Caps & Gown Orders

Graduation announcements and caps & gowns are ordered directly online at www.LincolnGraduation.com.  A representative from Lincoln Graduation will be here on October 22nd and 23rd from 7:30-9:00 AM to answer any questions you may have about ordering or the products they carry.  Deadline to order is February 1st, 2020, after February 1st an additional $15.00 late fee is charged.

Typically, graduation announcements and apparel are delivered to the school at the end of March and caps & gowns are handed out after the Senior Honor Program which will be held on Friday, May 15th.

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Automotive Career EXPO

If you’re interested in working in the automotive industry, Southeast Community College’s Automotive Career Expo will help you explore many different careers in the automotive industry, introduce you to meet automotive business partners, and give you a chance to win prizes and scholarships!

2019 Event Details:
Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2019
Check-In, 4:00-4:20 p.m.
Event, 4:20-6:30 p.m.

Lincoln Campus

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Discovery Days

SCC Discovery Days will give you the opportunity to experience SCC first-hand and discover for yourself what students and alumni love about Southeast Community College! During SCC Discovery Days, you’ll receive answers to your questions about a variety of topics, including our Programs of Study, how to pay for college, support services, housing, and activities. You also will take a campus tour. There is no cost to attend, and lunch is provided!

Beatrice Campus
Friday, October 11, 2019
Friday, November 8

Lincoln Campus
Friday, November 1
Friday, November 22

Milford Campus
Friday, October 25
Friday, December 6

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