Feb 29th 2016

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NMC Summer camp

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camp neurocamp neuro 2

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9th Graders who received the UNL 1st Generation Symposium Applications for the UNL Field Trip; Get your paper-work turned in to the Counseling Center.

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Rocket Crew members are needed to help with middle school visits. Sign up in the Counseling Center TODAY!

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The Career Academy is accepting applications from current JUNIORS and SOPHOMORES for the 2016-17 school year in all Career Pathways except Health Science.  Go to thecareer.academy.org

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Sophomores and Juniors have an opportunity to participate in the April Learn to Dream Field Trips.  Sign up in the counseling center TODAY!

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Scholarships Due:

March 1st:

Robert G. Schulenberg Memorial Scholarship

Tip Top Tux Scholarship

                       The Lincoln Home Builders Care Foundation       

Independent Insurance Agents of Lincoln Scholarships

         March 3rd Foundation for Lincoln Public Schools Scholarships

 Seniors with an ACT Composite of 32 or higher: Please see Mrs. Peaslee in the Counseling Center regarding Omaha World-Herald recognition. We don’t want to miss anyone!

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College Reps visiting the Counseling Center this week:

  • March 1  –   Iowa Western Community College @ 11:47

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The Registration Deadline for the April 9th ACT is THIS FRIDAY – March 4th. Go to actstudent.org to register. Students with financial need are eligible for a fee waiver. Students who use a fee waiver are eligible for a FREE on-line ACT Prep class! See your friendly LNE counselor for assistance!

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LIBA Free Enterprise Scholarship

Seniors (in Lancaster County) planning to attend a 2 or 4 year accredited post-secondary Nebraska school. Eight $1,000 scholarships awarded annually.

Four $1,000 scholarships awarded to “Dependents of all LIBA member business owners & their employees.” See application for more information.

Applications available on ScholarshipQuest or from the LNE Counseling Center.

Deadline: March 31, 2016

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Lincoln Builders Bureau Scholarship Program

Students who are a dependent of a Member Company of the Lincoln Builders Bureau and planning an educational focus on construction science at an accredited college, university, or trade school, are eligible to apply for a $750 Scholarship. Applications available at www.buildersbureau.com or the LNE Counseling Center.

Application Deadline: April 1, 2016

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Butherus, Maser & Love Scholarship

One $300 scholarship will be awarded to a LNE Senior who will attend a Nebraska trade school, college or university and:

  • Ranks in the top half of class;
  • Demonstrates citizenship, leadership and civic responsibility;
  • Participates in extracurricular activities; and
  • Demonstrates financial need and appreciation of financial assistance

The application is available on ScholarshipQuest or in the LNE Counseling Center.

Application Deadeline: April 8, 2016

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Johnny Baxter Carriage House Foundation Scholarship

Seniors planning to enroll in an automotive related course of student at a Nebraska Community College are available to apply for a $1,500 scholarship. Applications are available on ScholarshipQuest and in the LNE Counseling Center.

Application Deadline: April 8, 2016

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James M. Cox Scholarship

Seniors planning to attend an institution of higher education who have financial need can apply for this $1,000 scholarship.

Application Deadline: April 15, 2016

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Student Opportunities:

UNL campus visit and informational visits provided for families that is exclusively in Spanish.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 27 // WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9 // SATURDAY, APRIL 2

Families can register at admissions.unl.edu/SpanishVisit

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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. Here’s what you need to know: CAMP #1 – DAY CAMP June 27-30 – Arrive in the morning and head back home each night. Cost: $275 CAMP #2 – OVERNIGHT CAMP July 11-14 – Stay overnight in our apartment-style residence halls. Cost: $400 Ready to register, or just want more info? Contact Jillian Sisson at jillian.sisson@methodistcollege.edu or by dialing 402-354-7100.

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Feb. 22, 2016

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FAFSA Education Quest

For those of you who have students and need information on creating an FSA ID, or completing the FASFA……….

Join us for a webinar:   Creating an FSA ID and Completing the FAFSA

Participants can listen in while an EducationQuest representative explains how to set up an FSA ID and walks them through the FAFSA.

This webinar is offered on the following dates and times. They can register for their desired session with a simple click on one of the following links:

Wednesday, March 2, 11:00 a.m. CT: http://eqf.org/1mHCW8n

Wednesday, March 2, 6:00 p.m. CT: http://eqf.org/1RNBmyT

Tuesday, March 15, 1:00 p.m. CT: http://eqf.org/1R8jlc5

Tuesday, March 15, 7:00 p.m. CT: http://eqf.org/218NAEE

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The Career Academy is now accepting applications from current JUNIORS and SOPHOMORES for the 2016-17 school year in all Career Pathways except Health Science.  Go to thecareer.academy to learn more about the exciting career possibilities for your future.  The on-line application is under the Prospective Student tab.

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This spring Sophomores and Juniors have an opportunity to participate in the Learn to Dream Field Trip.  If you would like to receive more information about this trip to SCC and the Career Academy, please sign up in the counseling center.

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deadlineDue TODAY! Southeast Community College Scholarships

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Seniors in the top half of the class who are a member of a varsity sports team and/or a member of vocal music AND are planning to pursue a career in Social Services – are eligible to apply for the Robert G. Schulenberg Scholarship.  This $1,000 scholarship is designated specifically for a Lincoln Northeast senior.

Applications are available in the Counseling Center.  Deadline:  March 1, 2016

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Seniors with an ACT Composite of 32 or higher: Please see Mrs. Peaslee in the Counseling Center this week regarding Omaha World-Herald recognition. We don’t want to miss anyone!

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College Reps Visiting The Counseling Center This Week:

Feb 22        Northwest Missouri State @ 9:50

Feb 23        Wayne State @ 9:36

Feb 25        UNO @ 8:55

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The Registration Deadline for the April 9th ACT is March 4th. Go to www.actstudent.org to register. Students with financial need can see their friendly school counselor for an application fee waiver.

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Invitation to a Shadow Day at TCA
We are inviting your student to attend a regular session at TCA to shadow a pathway of interest. This will allow him to interact with students and instructors within the selected pathway while also attending a session on how TCA works for students. He was one of the numerous students selected to participate who has already taken courses that are prerequisites for pathways offered at TCA.

Explore — Discover — Earn Credits & Save Money
During the shadow day, He will spend some time in the pathway classroom, tour the facility, and then interact with a student panel about the advantages of attending TCA. Students enrolled at TCA have multiple hands-on experiences with business/industry mentors and advisors, attend community events, and participate in competitions. Free transportation via bus from the home LPS high schools, free books, and free or discounted tuition is available to all students. Plus, Ben would continue to earn LPS credits toward graduation requirements and will complete high school with a college transcript showing anywhere from 10 to 20+ SCC quarter credits with just one year at TCA! Students with a Diploma+ definitely standout on scholarship and college applications!

The Power of YOU!
So please accept this invitation for him to attend the TCA Shadow day on February 26th during either our AM or PM session. To register for the Shadow Day, he must fill out the form found at: http://tinyURL.com/TCAShadow

Thank you for your time and consideration.
Director – Dr. Dan Hohensee (dan.hohensee@thecareer.academy)
TCA Counselor – Ruth Lohmeyer (ruth.lohmeyer@thecareer.academy)

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The postmark deadline for the Nebraska Academy of Sciences High School Scholarhsip Applications is March 1st. There are six scholarships available.  Click the links or view below for more information.

Description of High School Scholarships and submission guidelines

High School Scholarship Application Summary  

Scholarships for High School Seniors

Sponsored by the Nebraska Academy of Sciences

Deadline of March 1 for all scholarships

All recipients of awards are honored at the annual Nebraska Academy of Sciences banquet in April.

Loren Eiseley Memorial Scholarship ($500)

Loren Eiseley was a scientist, author, and one of Nebraska’s great twentieth century naturalists. This scholarship is available to any Nebraska high school senior who has been accepted to an accredited college or university. The student must submit the following:

  1. ___ 800–1,000 word essay that discusses Eiseley’s message of compassion for all organisms and humanity’s place in the   universe
  2. ___ Teacher recommendations
  3. ___ Scholastic achievements
  4. ___ List of at least two Eiseley essays read by the applicant
  5. ___ Evidence of having been accepted to an accredited college or university

 

Marie and Howard J. Taylor Scholarship ($100)

Available to any Nebraska high school senior with a special interest in the geology of Nebraska and the study of geology. The student must submit the following:

  1. ___ An essay that demonstrates an interest in the geology of Nebraska and the study of geology.
  2. ___ Teacher recommendations
  3. ___ Scholastic achievements
  4. ___ Evidence of the applicant’s intention to enter a Nebraska college or university.

 

Lincoln Gem and Mineral Scholarship ($300)

Available to any Nebraska high school senior with a special interest in the earth sciences. The student must submit the following:

  1. ___ An essay that demonstrates an interest in the earth sciences.
  2. ___ 2 teacher recommendations
  3. ___ Scholastic achievements
  4. ___ School and community activities related to earth sciences and special awards
  5. ___ Evidence of acceptance to a Nebraska college or university

Marian Schultz Memorial Environmental Scholarship ($1,000)

Available to any Nebraska high school senior with special interest in prairie and soil conservation. The student must submit the following:

  1. ___ Evidence of prairie and soil conservation practices using field experience or an 800–1,000 word essay that demonstrates the

applicant’s understanding of the topic

  1. ___ Teacher recommendations
  2. ___ Scholastic achievements
  3. ___ Evidence of acceptance at the University of Nebraska as a full-time student

 

Marian O. and Bertrand Schultz Scholarship ($1,000)

Available to any Nebraska high school senior with an interest in climate and environmental change. The student must submit the following:

  1. ___ 800–1,000 word essay that discusses environmental changes that have taken place since the 1880’s in the central Great Plains

(with an emphasis on Nebraska)

  1. ___ Teacher recommendations
  2. ___ Scholastic achievements
  3. ___ Evidence of acceptance at the University of Nebraska as a full-time student

 

Robert S. Kubicek Memorial Scholarship ($500)

Available to any high school senior from Nebraska or Henry County High School (Paris, TN) or Colegio San Felipe High School (Arecibo, Puerto Rico) with an interest in business and the environment. The student must submit the following:

  1. ___ 800–1,000 word essay on the responsibilities of the business community to its surrounding environment
  2. ___ Teacher recommendations
  3. ___ Scholastic and community achievements
  4. ___ Evidence of acceptance to an accredited college or university

 

Send applications to, or request further information from, the Nebraska Academy of Sciences

P.O. Box 880339, Lincoln, NE 68588-0339

(402) 472-2644

e-mail: nebacad@unl.edu

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Young Adult Grief Support Group

 

Two options for support:

Option 1:    FourWeek Grief Support Group

A four-week grief support group that will be offered each Thursday night March 31-April 21 from 7pm-8:30pm at “The Hub,” located at 1037 S. 12th St.  This Young Adult group will provide an opportunity for bereaved individuals to meet with others struggling with the death of a loved one.

Register on our website.

 

Option 2:  Young Adult Social Event

A social evening of dinner and connection will take place at Leadbelly’s in the Haymarket on Thursday, April 28, 2016, at 6pm.  This opportunity gives Young Adults a chance to connect over a relaxed meal and offer support to one another. Dinner will be paid for by Mourning Hope, but pre-registration is required.

Please register on our website.

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Become a Vet Camp Assistant!

Oxbow Animal Health is a growing manufacturer and global distributor of premium nutritional foods and supplements for small animals. We are currently seeking individuals to assist in our summer educational Youth Veterinarian Camps as a Camp Assistant. Assistants will be responsible for supporting camp counselors and the Camp Director in all aspects of the week-long camps and will have direct interaction with groups of children ages 8-14. Camp season runs from June to early August and there are assistant positions available in several camp locations in the Omaha and Lincoln area. Depending on availability and qualifications, individuals may have the opportunity to support one or more camp locations.

For camp dates and information, visit www.oxbowvetcamp.com or call 1-800-249-0366.

To apply for this volunteer position, please send your qualifications,

availability, and statement of interest to:

academy@oxbowanimalhealth.com

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