Daily Archives: August 5, 2016

FAFSA Changes

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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 1 start date made it difficult for families to get their tax information gathered in time to complete the application…. Read more »

CollegeWeekLive.com: New FAFSA Webinar

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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. CollegeWeekLive.com will present an online session on August 9th @ 11 AM Central Time that will review changes associated with the Prior Prior FAFSA process: How to differentiate estimated… Read more »

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 girls groups over the past year. She has a strong sense of self, a success-driven work ethic and great career… Read more »

BestColleges.com: 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 BestColleges.com. There has been a 263% increase in students enrolled in online courses since 2004, and in 2012, approximately 5.5 million college students took at least one online class. According to the Babson Survey Research Group’s 2015… Read more »

Wesleyan Honors Academy

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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: https://www.nebrwesleyan.edu/undergraduate-admissions/apply/nebraska-wesleyan-honors-academy-dual-credit-program For more information, please visit Mr. Feeken in the Counseling Center.   AP Chemistry Greg Cooper AP US History Russ Raatz AP… Read more »

H & R Block Budget Challenge

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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 knowledge and confidence to manage their own financial future! It’s fun. It’s free.  Check out this video to learn more.

National Testing Dates for the ACT, SAT & PSAT

ACT NATIONAL TEST DATES –Register online at www.ACT.org. 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, 2016                Nov. 4, 2016                 Nov. 5-18, 2016 Feb. 11, 2017                Jan. 13, 2017               Jan. 14-20,… Read more »

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 mail: Print the 2016-17 ACT-SAT-PSAT brochure. Complete the form and mail it to: LPS Test Prep, Box 19, LPSDO, 5905 O… Read more »

Summer Courses

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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 by the end of the first week of school – Friday, August 19, 2016.