Welcome Back Rockets 8/15/2016

Governor’s Youth Advisory Council

Term: At the pleasure of the Governor

Meets: 4 times a year

Currently 2 Openings

Members are appointed from all areas of the state. Students are from 9th to 12th grade. Governor will chair the council, ranging from ages 14 to 18. Youth will come from a variety of family backgrounds, students with a variety of learning levels; the group will represent young people with diverse racial and cultural backgrounds. NE Children and Families Foundation works with the current members to conduct interviews and scores applicants to recommend names for appointments. Meets quarterly to address issues relevant to youth. They review legislative bills that relate to issues impacting youth and meet with the Governor to discuss these issues.

Go to:  governor’s board & commissions webpage, where application information can be completed.

The openings are listed at the bottom of page 2 on the “List of Unfilled Vacancies from Previous Year” document. And copied the above description as the last description on the “Boards & Commissions Descriptions.”

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Students grades 9-12 interested in a career in Education, check out this opportunity:  https://zimbra.lps.org/service/home/~/?auth=co&loc=en_US&id=227005&part=2

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STUDENTS:   

Are you interested in leadership, business, or both? If so, mark your calendars to attend the first Future Business Leaders of America meeting of the school year on Wednesday, August 24th beginning at 3:05 p.m. in room 217. Information about FBLA and our goals for the year will be shared… and as always, snacks will be provided!

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2016 World Food Prize
Nebraska Youth Institute March 14, 2016 UNL East Campus

Don’t miss the Nebraska Youth Institute at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln – March 14, 2016!

At this exciting day-long event, participating high school students have the opportunity to:

  • Present research and recommendations on how to solve key global challenges in a short speech and small group discussions with local experts
  • Connect with other student leaders from across Nebraska to share ideas, identify solutions to these problems and build lasting friendships
  • Interact with global leaders in science, industry and policy
  • Take part in educational sessions and interactive tours at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln East Campus to explore current research and issues in international development and life sciences
  • Meet innovative researchers, professors and college students in Nebraska working to end hunger and poverty and improve food security around the world.
  • Earn a $500 scholarship from The College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources for each year the student participates in the Nebraska Youth Institute. If a student participates freshman through senior year of high school they will earn $2,000 in scholarship tuition for CASNR. Please note: Students must choose a different country and topic for their paper each year.
  • Earn eligibility to apply for the $2,000 Maunder-Borlaug Food Security Scholarship toward tuition in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources (CASNR) at UNL.

Papers Due online by midnight, Feb. 24, 2016

Instructions and Submit Papers

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Are you interested in leadership, business, or both? If so, mark your calendars to attend the first Future Business Leaders of America meeting of the school year on Wednesday, August 24th beginning at 3:05 p.m. in room 217. Information about FBLA and our goals for the year will be shared… and as always, snacks will be provided!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Schedule Change Days

2016-2017 Schedules

Student schedules for the 2016-2017 school year will be made available to students and/or parents and guardians on Monday, July 18th on Synergy student view and parent view. Synergy student view and parent view can be accessed on the Lincoln Northeast School Website Home Page (right side) – lne.lps.org.

Schedule Adjustment Days

Counselors will be available for necessary schedule changes prior to the first day of school as follows:

Wednesday, August 3rd
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Noon – 3:30 PM

Thursday, August 4th
11:30 AM – 3:00 PM
3:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Friday, August 5th
8:30 AM – 11:30 AM
Noon – 3:30 PM

*All schedule changes are to be completed by Friday, August 5th at 3:30 PM.*

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