2022 Camp Erin Lincoln

Where Children and Teens Learn to Grieve and Heal
September 23-25 | Carol Joy Holling Center | Ashland, Nebraska

Camp Erin® Lincoln is a free, weekend-long bereavement camp for youth who are grieving the death of a significant person in their lives. Children and teens ages 6 to 17 attend an overnight camp experience that combines grief education and emotional support with fun, traditional camp activities. Led by bereavement professionals and caring volunteers, campers are provided a safe environment to explore their grief, learn essential coping skills, and make friends with peers who are also grieving. Space is limited. To learn more or to apply visit Mourning Hope Grief Center.

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Senior Honors and Graduation Information

The Senior Letter titled East High Senior Program and Graduation Information was sent out last night (5-5-2022) to all seniors and parents/guardians. This letter is filled with LOTS of end-of-the-year information.

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College/Military visits for the week of April 11

The following college(s)/military organizations will be visiting East High School. Students who want to learn more about their program can sign up on the Counseling Center kiosk or in your Graduation Google classroom, click on the “Classwork Tab” and look for College/Military Visits under Topics. Students who sign up will receive a call slip to the Counseling Center.

Month          Date    Time           School/Military Branch                 City/State
April                13        10:00 AM        University of Kansas                            Lawrence, KS
April                14        8:30 AM          Northwest Missouri State                   Maryville, MO
April                15                                  No School
April                26        1:30 PM          University of South Dakota                Vermillion, SD

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Bright Lights Summer Assistants Needed

Looking for a fun way to get volunteer hours over the summer but more importantly making a difference in the lives of students? Bright Lights is looking for summer teacher assistants. Choose your week and shift. To apply or for more information go to bright lights.org.

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Looking for a Summer Volunteer Opportunity?

CHI Health-St. Elizabeth needs teen volunteers. Summer session will be June 6-July 29. YOU must also be available June 1 and 2 for training. Please call 402-219-7111 or email Leanne Miller at Leanne.Miller@commonspirit.org  for more information.

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LUX Art Academy and 2022 Summer Camp Internships

LUX Center for the Arts is excited to announce that applications will be available online April 1st for the LUX Art Academy. This program is for students with IEPs or 504 accommodation plans, ages 14-21.

This 6-week program will focus on meeting artists, touring the art center, learning about how it operates behind the scenes, and doing hands-on art training. The program is sponsored by Vocational Rehabilitation Nebraska and it is completely free. The aim is to expand students’ knowledge of art techniques and jobs in the creative field, while simultaneously improving their soft skills for employment readiness.

There are also 8 weeks of paid work-based learning available for 6 students who complete the 6-week class. These students will be hands-on in the classroom working alongside our teachers each day during our summer camp programs.

Full details and the application are here: https://www.luxcenter.org/programs/lux-art-academy. The application deadline is April 8th, 2022

We are also accepting applications for our regular LUX Center for Arts Summer Camp Internships – which are now paid! https://www.luxcenter.org/2022-summer-camp-internship

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