May 24th, 2016

SUMMER SCHOOL 2016

at Lincoln North Star High School

May 25th – July 7th

No school May 30th or July 4th  

 

Period 1: 8:00-9:50 a.m.                          Summer School office hours: 7:30 am – 12:30 pm

Period 2: 10:00-11:50 a.m.                                                      Phone: 402-436-1640

Tuition for students attending an LPS school:

2016 Tuition               Credit Hours

$ 65.00……          2.5 credit hours

$ 130.00 ……       5.0 credit hours

$ 60.00……          each additional 5.0 credit course

 

Calendar

Monday, April 18                        Registration begins in each school for students

 

Wednesday, May 11                    Last day for registration in student’s high school

 

Wednesday, May 18                    Schedules mailed home

 

Tuesday, May 24                                                                                                                          Open registration at North Star Summer School Office 1:00-3:00 p.m.

 

Wednesday, May 25                                                                                                                    Late registration at North Star Summer School Office 1:00-3:00 p.m.

 

Thursday, May 25                 Classes Begin

Period 1: 8:00-9:50 a.m.

Period 2: 10:00-11:50 a.m.

 

Thursday, May 26               Late / Open registration at North Star Summer School Office

1:00-3:00 p.m.  (LAST DAY)

 

Monday, May 30                 Memorial Day / No School

 

Thursday, June 16              Second 3-week session begins

 

Monday, July 4                      No school

 

Thursday, July 7                    Last day of Summer School

 

Monday, July 11                    Final Grades Mailed Home

 

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Attendance

Students enrolled in a six-week class may be dropped from class when they have been absent three consecutive days or five days totalfor any reason. Students enrolled in a three-week class may be dropped when they have been absent three times for any reason.

Students who plan to be gone on vacation, camps or clinics for three or more school days should not register for Summer School.

If a student is ill and cannot attend school, they should make arrangements with their teacher to complete make-up work. Absences

due to late registration or illness count as part of the three or five day total allowed absences.

Students who are absent the first day of summer school without contacting the summer school office prior to 12:30 p.m. on May 25, 2016 will be dropped from their class. Students could then re-register for courses during the late registration. No tuition refunds will be made after the fifth day.

Students should not come onto the North Star grounds before 7:45 in the morning. Students should leave school grounds after their dismissal class and they must be off school grounds by 12:15 p.m.

 

Tardiness

Tardiness creates difficulties for students in keeping up with class work. It causes disruptions in the routine of a class and interferes with the rights of the other students to an environment conducive to learning. If a student misses 30 minutes or more of class, an absence will be recorded. Classroom teachers and school administrators will work closely with the student and parent/legal guardian concerning tardiness. Students who are tardy more than ten times to a class may be removed from the class.

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Behavior

The rules and regulations for summer school are the same as they are during the regular school year and all students are expected to conduct themselves in an appropriate manner. If students are involved in fighting or display other inappropriate behavior, they may be dropped from summer school. If this occurs, tuition will not be refunded, and the student will not receive credit for their classes. Students who violate summer school rules may be dropped from the class with no credit and no tuition reimbursement.

NO BEVERAGES, CANDY, FOOD will be allowed in the building other than water in a sealed container.

STUDENT ID’S WILL BE ISSUED and must be worn at all times while in summer school. If student does not wear their ID badge to school, a temporary one-day badge will be provided for a cost of $1.00. If the ID badge is lost, the student will be charged $3.00 for a replacement.

DRESS STANDARDS will be expected and same rules apply. (1)NO HATS, CAPS; (2) NO SAGGING PANTS BELOW HIPS; (3) NOT WEAR OR CARRY BANDANAS AND/OR COLORED HANDKERCHIEFS; (4) NO CLOTHING THAT IS CONSIDERED TO BE REVEALING OR EXPOSING BARE SKIN; (5) NO BILLFOLD CHAINS OR OTHER LARGE CHAINS

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Refunds will not be made after June 3rd, 2016.

(1)Requests for refunds must be made to the Summer School Office, at North Star High School.

(2) You must present your summer school receipt when requesting a refund.

(3)Parent/Legal Guardian must complete an LPS Summer School Refund claim voucher.

(4)It will take approximately four weeks from the time of the request for refund checks to be issued if the refund is approved.

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Work Experience

(Grades 10-12)

(by permission of High School Work Experience Teacher only)

 

5 Credits *

A minimum of 15 hours must be worked per week.

A minimum of 90 total hours must be worked during 6 weeks of summer school.

OR

10 Credits**

A minimum of 30 hours must be worked per week.

A minimum of 180 total hours must be worked during 6 weeks of summer school.

 

*Students taking 5 credits of summer school class are allowed to sign up for 10 additional credits of Work Experience.

**Students taking 10 credits of summer school class are allowed to sign up for ONLY 5 additional credits of Work experience.

The Work Experience Program is designed to allow students, who are employed, an opportunity to gain school credit for their work

experience. The employer involved must agree to participate in and adhere to the guidelines of the program as outlined below and in the signed contract. Student should pick up their contract from Ms. Wolken in Room 286B and have it signed by their employer by the start of summer school.

✓Attend ONE general orientation meeting. Students who do not attend an orientation meeting will not be able to participate in the work experience class.

  • Tuesday, May 24, 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. at North Star High School Media Center
  • Thursday, May 26, 12:15 -1:15 p.m. at North Star High School Media Center
  • Friday, May 27, 12:15 -1:15 p.m. at North Star High School Media Center

Course Requirements

✓Return the work contract signed by parent, student and employer by Tuesday, June 7

✓Be employed throughout the entire summer school session. (May 25-July 7)

  • Work 180 hours (for 10 credits)
  • Work 90 hours (for 5 credits)

✓Submit and complete time sheet, assignments and paystubs

✓Receive satisfactory job evaluations

Obtain work permit*if under 16 years of age.

 

Questions regarding summer Work Experience should be addressed to Carol Andringa, Curriculum Specialist, Work Experience Programs at (402) 436-1821.

 

 

 

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Announcements May 2, 2016

Counseling Center Announcements

May 2, 2016

  1. Summer School classes are beginning to fill. Turn in Summer School registrations to the Counseling Center as soon as possible.  If you need to sign up for Summer School, the last day to register is May 11th.
  1. The registration deadline for the June 11th ACT Test is this Friday, May 6th. Fee waivers are available if you have financial need.  See your counselor if you need assistance.
  1. Seniors – Turn in your Green Card to the counseling center as soon as possible. The last day to update scholarships received will be Wednesday, May 4th.

 

Scholarship Info: 

Scholarships posted on ScholarshipQuest or received in the LNE Counseling Center:

Horatio Alger Career & Technical Scholarship

This program provides financial assistance to students who have financial need and have exhibited integrity and perseverance in overcoming personal adversity.  Seniors who will graduate in May 2016, with a commitment to pursue and complete a career or technical certificate/degree, are eligible to apply.

Ten scholarships with a maximum award of $2,500 will be awarded in Nebraska

Applications are online at application.horatioalger.org.

Deadline:  June 1, 2016

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Education & Training Voucher Program – ETV

This program provides financial assistance for tuition, fees and books, as well as one-on-one support, for current and former state wards to attend college.  You can receive up to $3,000.00 per year.  You must complete an application and return it to us.  You can get an application at: Website: www.central-plains.org, Your local HHS Office, or By calling us at 308-872-6596.

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Student Opportunities:

Southeast Community College Automotive Summer Camp

Students interested in becoming an Automotive Technician can explore the Southeast Community College’s Automotive Technology program by enrolling in the 2016 Automotive Summer Camp.  The camp runs June 10th & 11th on SCC’s Milford Campus.  The camp is limited to 60 participants, on a first come basis, 16 years old or more.  Registration information is available in the LNE Counseling Center.  The cost is $29 and includes tools, meals, housing, and transportation to a special activity.

Registration Deadline:  June 3, 2016

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Bright Lights Classroom Assistant

Bright Lights needs classroom assistants for Summer 2016.  Students who have completed 9th-12th grade can apply to volunteer for half-day classes, day camps, and the international program with Japanese students.  This is a great opportunity for Class of 2017 seniors to complete GOPO Hours.  Apply on line at BrightLights.org beginning March 15, 2016.

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Summer Healthcare Camps

Ever wanted to know how an x-ray or an ultrasound works?  Learn about the injury rehabilitation process?  See what a nurse does on a daily basis?  Join us this summer for the Nebraska Methodist College Healthcare Career Camp.  You’ll get a firsthand look at the healthcare field through activities, games and simulations put on by our very own faculty.  Two different camps available ($274 or $400).  Contact Jillian Sisson at jillian.sisson@methodistcollege.edu or by dialing 402-354-7100.

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Health Career Camp – Bryan College of Health Sciences, Lincoln, NE

When:  July 11-15 OR July 25-29, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Where:  Bryan College of Health Sciences, 5035 Everett St., Lincoln, Nebraska

Cost:  $350 payable with application.  This includes lunches, scrub uniforms, supplies, transportation to field trips and bowling and pizza social activity.

Camp applications are available at www.bryanhealthcollege.edu or call 402-481-8697.

Application Deadline:  May 2, 2016

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US Air Force Academy Summer Programs

Summer Seminar: Summer Seminar offers a unique opportunity to experience the Air Force Academy first-hand. It is specially designed for high school juniors heading into their senior year to get a realistic perspective of cadet life. Students will live in the dormitories, eat at the Academy’s dining facility, explore the various academic/military programs and courses?  Learn about the injury rehabilitation process?  See what a nurse does on a daily basis?  Join us this summer for the Nebraska Methodist College Healthcare Career Camp.  You’ll get a firsthand look at the healthcare field through activities, games and simulations put on by our very own faculty.  Two different camps available ($274 or $400).  Contact Jillian Sisson at jillian.sisson@methodistcollege.edu or by dialing 402-354-7100.

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Health Career Camp – Bryan College of Health Sciences, Lincoln, NE

When:  July 11-15 OR July 25-29, Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Where:  Bryan College of Health Sciences, 5035 Everett St., Lincoln, Nebraska

Cost:  $350 payable with application.  This includes lunches, scrub uniforms, supplies, transportation to field trips and bowling and pizza social activity.

Camp applications are available at www.bryanhealthcollege.edu or call 402-481-8697.

Application Deadline:  May 2, 2016

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 US Air Force Academy Summer Programs

Summer Seminar: Summer Seminar offers a unique opportunity to experience the Air Force Academy first-hand. It is specially designed for high school juniors heading into their senior year to get a realistic perspective of cadet life. Students will live in the dormitories, eat at the Academy’s dining facility, explore the various academic/military programs and courses that the Academy has to offer, and participate in a variety of different physical fitness activities (to include a practice CFA). The application is open from 1 December 2015 to 15 January 2016, and it is free to apply. There are two sessions: 12-17 June 2016 and 19-24 June 2016. Student may apply here.

STEM Engineering and Construction Camp: This camp is designed to provide high school students with a world-class experience in STEM skills following a “Build the Design” model. This one week program is supervised and led by engineers and located at the U.S. Air Force Academy. The program runs from 7-13 July 2016. Learn more information or apply now.

Summer Sports Camps: We offer Summer Falcon Sports Camps for student 8 to 18 who want to participate in numerous sports and are led by our very own head coaches! Click here for additional information.

 

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