Announcements for week of March 30th

2015 Seniors need to complete your FAFSA asap!  If you need help-sign up TODAY in Counseling Center for FREE FAFSA filing from Anders from EducationQuest!  He’s here each Wednesday to help you and your parents file your FAFSA and answer any questions you have concerning financial aid.

Seniors who received the ACE Scholarship in high school are eligible for the ACE PLUS Scholarship in college. Applications are available June 1, so mark your calendar. You are required to attach a copy of their high school transcript to the application. The transcript can be an unofficial copy.

Seniors who are Learn to Dream Eligible need to pick up a field trip form to attend the SCC Field Trip for Seniors on Friday, April 10.

The Pershing Elementary School Carnival is on May 1 and they are looking for LNE students who need volunteer hours and can help with set up, the carnival and clean up. This is an opportunity to receive hours starting at 4 and ending at 8 or 9. Let your Counselor know if interested and we’ll put you in touch with Julie Dixon from Pershing Elementary.

10th and 11th Graders: Application forms for St. Elizabeth Medical Center’s Camp and Internship are due APRIL 1. Applications for Bryan LGH’s Camp are due April 24! Applications are available in the Counseling Center! Awesome opportunities if interested in health care.

Juniors, mark your calendars to take the April 21 FREE LNE ACT Prep Workshop sponsored by Educational Talent Search (ETS). ETS is hoping for at least 125 juniors to sign up. (Preference is given to low income juniors whose parents did not graduate from a four year college but all are invited to apply.) Students signing up are then enrolled in ETS services until they graduate.

Want to look sharp for Prom? Pick up a $50 off coupon from the Counseling Center or a member of the Future Teachers Club to rent a suit or tux from Tip Top Tux!

Ailes Detasseling is looking for workers this summer in the cornfields! Visit their website at www.ailesdetasseling.com. Must be 13+ years of age and 5’4” or taller. Season starts July 1.

Students and parents of LNE 9-11th graders need to check out all the summer career camps at area colleges on the LNE Counseling Website under “Opportunities”. There’s many opportunities and most are FREE! Check out our counseling website today!

 

College Rep/Military Visits at LNE

April7th Paul Mitchell Hair 9:36
8th SCC 9:50 room 115
9th Johnson and Wales 12:20
Juniors are encouraged to come to these visits.
Sign up in the Counseling Center.

Upcoming Opportunities for LNE students:

Summer Camps and opportunities found on Counseling home page under Useful Links/opportunities

• Friday, April 3, 9:30 – 1:00 Nebraska Wesleyan University’s Junior Jump Day
• April 20-24 Doane College Preview Week
• June 3 & 4 Nebraska Innovation Campus Young Leaders Summit
• June 7-10 and July 27-30 2015 PKI Summer Academies
• June 21-July 3 Smithsonian Latino Center High School Summer Program

 

Scholarships:

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

• As a reminder, March 31st is the deadline for the Lincoln Independent Business Association Scholarship. www.liba.org
• Seniors who received an ACE scholarship during high school can receive the ACE PLUS Scholarship for college too. Applications available in June at: http://www.ccpe.state.ne.us/PublicDoc/Ccpe/Financial_Aid/ACEplus/default.asp

Students are reminded to check the EducationQuest ScholarshipQuest website for a more comprehensive list of national and local scholarships and their deadlines.

For more scholarships visit ScholarshipQuest at www.educationquest.org

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Announcements week of March 23rd

Announcement for Seniors: The Learn to Dream Scholarship is open to all graduation seniors who qualify for free or reduced lunch and enables students to attend SCC for one full year tuition-free. Your school counselors encourage all seniors who qualify for this scholarship to complete an application form whether or not you plan on attending SCC. This scholarship can be used for summer classes or if you change your mind and want to attend later. It’s good for up to two years after you graduate from LNE. Pick up a form TODAY, get it signed and return it to Mrs. Ideus!

The Pershing Elementary School Carnival is on May 1 and is looking for LNE students who need volunteer hours and can help with set up, the carnival and clean up. This is an opportunity to receive hours starting at 4 and ending at 8 or 9. Let your Counselor know if interested and we’ll put you in touch with Julie Dixon from Pershing.

9th and 10th graders are invited to attend the free UNL First Generation Symposium for students who are first in your family to attend college. Attend the short informational meeting immediately after school in auditorium on Tuesday of this week or see your friendly counselor for more information.

10th and 11th Graders: Application forms for St. Elizabeth Medical Center’s Camp and Internship is due APRIL 1. Applications are available in the Counseling Center!

Juniors, mark your calendars to take the April 21 FREE LNE ACT Prep Workshop sponsored by Educational Talent Search (ETS). ETS is hoping for at least 100 juniors to sign up. (Preference is given to low income juniors whose parents did not graduate from a four year college but all are invited to apply.) Students signing up are then enrolled in ETS services until they graduate.

Want to look sharp for Prom? Pick up a $50 off coupon from the Counseling Center or a member of the Future Teachers Club to rent a suit or tux from Tip Top Tux!

Saturday, March 28 at 10:00 AM is the 2015 Academy & Military Information Day at Lincoln East High School. Military representatives will be available before and after the program.

Ailes Detasseling is looking for workers this summer in the cornfields! Visit their website at www.ailesdetasseling.com. Must be 13+ years of age and 5’4” or taller. Season starts July 1. Forms in the Counseling Center.

Seniors who are Learn to Dream Eligible need to pick up a field trip form to attend the SCC Field Trip for Seniors on Friday, April 10.

Students and parents of LNE 9-11th graders need to check out all the summer career camps at area colleges on the LNE Counseling Website under “Opportunities”.

 

College Rep/Military Visits at LNE

March

27th UNO 1:15

April

7th Paul Mitchell Hair 9:36
8th SCC 9:50 room 115
9th Johnson and Wales 12:20
Juniors are encouraged to come to these visits.
Sign up in the Counseling Center.

Upcoming Opportunities for LNE students:

• Sunday, July 12 – Friday, July 17 2nd Annual African American Summer Academy
Sunday, June 21 – Friday, June 26 14th Annual Latina Summer Academy
June 7-10 and July 27-30 2015 PKI Summer Academies
June 23-26 and July 7-10 Carleton College AP*Summer Teaching Institute
July 5-19 Culture and Technology Summer Academy for Chinese language
April 23, 9-2 Bellevue University Junior Day

 

Scholarships:

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

• Myrtle chapter N. 94 Order of the Eastern Star has a $500 scholarship for a senior in good standing, high moral character and high academics. Pick up application in Counseling Center. Due April 1

Students are reminded to check the EducationQuest ScholarshipQuest website for a more comprehensive list of national and local scholarships and their deadlines.

For more scholarships visit ScholarshipQuest at www.educationquest.org

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