Monthly Archives: October 2013

State Wants to Hear from Youth, Families and Providers on Behavioral Health Needs

Lincoln – Nebraska officials want to know what services are important to Nebraska children and teens when they face serious behavioral health challenges, so they’re asking the youth, their families and community providers to complete a survey.  The survey period is open until November 22. The results of the survey will help the Department of Health and Human Services and… Read more »

College Week 2013

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College Week 2013 The Lincoln area college fair is from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday at Southeast Community College at 84th and O streets. This fair includes more than 120 colleges and universities from Nebraska and surrounding states. All this week on its website, Lincoln Public Schools promoted various aspects of researching choosing colleges. Q&A with a former teacher on Career… Read more »

Enter Financial Avenue Video Challenge for a Chance to Earn a Scholarship

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Information Technology Focus Program’s Informational Meetings

All students interested in computer programming, robotics, mobile app development, computer game development, digital video or other technology classes are invited to attend informational meetings at the Information Technology Focus Program on Tuesday, November 5th or Thursday, November 7th.  Information concerning available computer classes as well as the registration process for second semester or next year will be provided. Both… Read more »

Lincoln Area College Fair

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Students & families are reminded that the Lincoln College Fair will be held Sunday from 1 to 3 pm at Southeast Community College (8800 “O” St). An updated list of schools in attendance is posted at, where you are also able to register a barcode for streamlining your College Fair Visit. Financial aid presentations will also be available for… Read more »

Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium

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For the last 10 years, the Department of Animal Science and University of Nebraska–Lincoln have planned and hosted the Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium (NYBLS) for youth that have a passion for the beef industry. Youth from across the state of Nebraska as well as from Kentucky, Illinois, Kansas, & Virginia have participated over the year.  This educational symposium allows… Read more »

Prescription Drug Take Back

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It’s time to clean out your medicine cabinets!!  SCIP will be partnering with Lincoln Police Department to participate in the National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 10am to 2pm.  The National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public… Read more »

Lincoln Area College Fair

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Students and their families are encouraged to attend the Lincoln Area College Fair on October 27, 2013 at SCC-Lincoln (8800 O St). The Fair will be open from 1 to 3 pm. Visit with over 120 college and military reps and have the opportunity to attend financial aid sessions. Before attending a College Fair or EPP, students should visit… Read more »

Susan T. Buffet Scholarship Update

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Application Opens:  November 1, 2013  Application Deadline:  February 1, 2014 (Student Aid Report due March 15, 2014)  Application Requirements (all due February 1, except SAR): ·         Complete online scholarship application ·         Personal essay ·         Official high school transcript ·         Two letters of recommendation ·         Copy of Student Aid Report (due March 15) After further review; it has been decided, that… Read more »