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August 5, 2016

FAFSA Changes

Starting with Academic Year 2017-18, the traditional FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) submission date of January 1 will change to October 1. In addition, families will be able to use tax information from the prior year. The January… Continue Reading → New FAFSA Webinar

Perhaps you heard there is a “new” FAFSA but aren’t really sure what is going on. Financial aid is changing. Colleges will expect families to be ready for the new process. will present an online session on August 9th… Continue Reading →

Inspire Future Business Leader and Scholarship Award

The Inspire Future Business Leader and Scholarship Award is valued at $5,000. The criteria is as follows: A Lincoln area female currently enrolled in a Lincoln area school who has contributed exceptionally in school activities, her local community and philanthropy or… Continue Reading → Financial Aid for Online Classes

In recent years, as the popularity of online higher education has exploded across the country, financial aid options to explore are available at There has been a 263% increase in students enrolled in online courses since 2004, and in… Continue Reading →

Wesleyan Honors Academy

Below is a list of classes that will students may earn dual enrollment credit at LSW through Nebraska Wesleyan University. Tuition will be $90 per credit hour. For more information about the Wesleyan Honors Academy, please visit: For more… Continue Reading →

H & R Block Budget Challenge

With the free H&R Block Budget Challenge, students encounter real-world personal budgeting situations through an online simulation. Just for playing, students could win one of ten $20,000 college scholarships! By learning strong budgeting skills and fiscal discipline early, students gain the… Continue Reading →

National Testing Dates for the ACT, SAT & PSAT

ACT NATIONAL TEST DATES –Register online at Test Date                      Register By                 Late Registration* Sept. 10, 2016               Aug. 5, 2016                Aug. 6-19, 2016 Oct. 22, 2016                 Sept. 16, 2016             Sept. 17-30, 2016 Dec. 10,… Continue Reading →

LPS 2016-17 Workshops for the PSAT, ACT, & SAT Exams

Lincoln Public Schools offers high-quality, affordable workshops to help students prepare for the PSAT, ACT and SAT I college exams. Both LPS and non-LPS students are welcome to register. TWO WAYS TO REGISTER FOR A WORKSHOP: 1)  Register Now online. 2)   Register by… Continue Reading →

2016-17 SCC Dual Credit Classes at LSW

Below is a list of dual credit classes that will be offered at LSW through Southeast Community College during Terms 1 and 2 of the 2016-17 school year: Calculus 1 * MATH 1600 HS06a * S Scofield Statistics *  Math… Continue Reading →

Summer Courses

Any course taken during the summer that a student would like to have listed on their LPS transcript and included in class rank and cumulative GPA for the 2015-16 school year must be entered into Synergy by the school registrar… Continue Reading →

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