Monthly Archives: September 2012

Susan G. Komen for the Cure Scholarships

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Susan G. Komen for the Cure® is accepting applications for college scholarships through October 15th, 2012. The $10,000/year scholarships are designed to aid students who would find attending college to be a significant financial burden due to the loss of a parent or guardian to breast cancer or their own breast cancer diagnosis at age 25 or younger.

PSAT Reminder

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PSAT registration begins today. Cost is $22 & payment is due at the time of registration in the Counseling Center. Mr. Feeken is the Counseling Center’s contact person for the PSAT.

UNL Freshman Scholarship Process

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The University of Nebraska–Lincoln is moving to a more holistic freshman scholarship awarding process where a scholarship committee comprised of senior university administrators will be determining scholarship recipients. We are moving to this process in order to provide more hands-on and personal attention to scholarship applicants. In determining a student’s scholarship, UNL will now look at a student’s entire academic… Read more »

Junior Family Meeting

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The Junior Family Night 2012 was held on Tuesday, September 18th. For general information about the meeting, please contact Dr. Simpson-Kirkland. For information about the Gifted program, please contact Mrs. Roeber. For specific questions about your junior student, please contact the assigned school counselor.

10th Annual Great Books for Great Kids Fundraiser

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The 10thAnnual Great Books for Great Kids fundraiser is fast approaching!  This annual fundraiser sponsored by Runza®, will be held on September 25 with 15% of Runza’s® sales being donated to FLPS in order to purchase Golden Sower books for LPS classrooms.  Here are a few ways you can help make this day a success: Email the attached pdf to… Read more »

2013 Profile in Courage Essay Contest

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2013 Profile in Courage Essay Contest Challenge your students to write the next profile in courage. Click here to learn more. The deadline for submissions is January 5, 2013. Mark the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy presidency by encouraging your students to participate in the 2013 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Essay Contest. The contest provides a unique opportunity… Read more »

Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarships

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Register at ScholarshipQuest to learn  more about the $40,000 available in scholarships available from the Hy-Vee Foundation & many other scholarships available from local, regional, & state organizations that are based in Nebraska. Additional information about the Hy-Vee Foundation scholarships are available at under company info. Contact JoDee Claussen at with questions.  

Celebrate My Drive

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State Farm is sponsoring an Event called Celebrate My Drive and Everyone 14 or older can register online and vote for our school, from September 10 – 15, each person gets one vote per day to help Lincoln Public Schools potentially win a $100,000 grant!     Help us in spreading the word about Celebrate My Drive for Lincoln high schools… Read more »

Small Group Counseling Opportunities

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When faced with major life events, a student may feel isolated. However, there are often other students who having similar experiences. Small Group Counseling is a way for those students to connect and learn from each others’ experiences. The LSW Counseling Center is committed to helping students connect in a safe environment. We are currently determining the interest level for… Read more »