Below are the two presentations given on Senior Family Night, Tuesday, August 24, 2021, in the LSW Auditorium.
Counselors will begin individual senior meetings in early September and continue throughout the first semester (December). Amanda Ludwig from EducationQuest will be available by appointment at LSW on Wednesday throughout the school year. Sign-up for her appointments are here.
Please contact your (student’s) counselor with further questions!
2020 Summer School Information
Students who are interested in attending summer school need to complete the “2020 Southwest High School Summer School Enrollment” form.
This is the first step in signing up for summer school. Please view the “Summer School Directions for Students” and watch this WeVideo, which explains the summer school enrollment and course selection process.
The “Summer School Directions for Students” attachment also explains the difference between the two learning options for summer school: Remote Learning and E-Learning.
Once you complete the enrollment form, you will have access to complete your summer school course requests on StudentVue during the following time frames:
-Current Seniors: April 27th – May 21st
-Current Juniors: May 4th – May 21st
-Current Sophomores and Freshmen: May 11th – May 21st
Please contact your counselor if you have any questions.
The UNL College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources has launched the Change Maker Competition, a quick pitch scholarship competition for prospective and current CASNR students who dare to dream big and do the extraordinary to address worldwide issues. Submit a two-minute video explaining your big idea to address grand challenges and be entered to win full-tuition scholarships for the 2020-21 academic year. Winning students will also be matched with a mentor to help make their big idea a reality.
Learn more and enter ›› https://casnr.unl.edu/casnr-change-maker-competition
The ROTC has scholarships available to seniors who are starting college this fall at colleges across Nebraska including; Creighton, UNO, UNL, UNK, Wayne State, Chadron State, Doane University, Nebraska Wesleyan, and Concordia University.
The scholarships are for up to 3 years in length. Students would need to contact the recruiting operations officer at UNL to find out more information on qualifications and how to apply: email@example.com
More information can be found on the following flyer: ROTC Flyer
Click HERE for information about how to request a Zoom Conference with your counselor, school social worker or school psychologist.
The Summer Scholars Program is a college preparation program for juniors in high school.
Selected students will:
- Participate in leadership building and career exploration
- Take a UNO college academic course (3-credits) from June 1– July 2, 2020
- Experience college life by living on UNO’s campus residence hall for a 5-day stay.
There is NO cost to the student if selected to participate in the Summer Scholars Program. Tuition, fees, books, parking permits, etc. will be covered. This is a great opportunity!
To qualify, students must be juniors (when applying) and have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.75 on a 4.0 grading scale. ANY and ALL students who are juniors in High School and have a minimum 2.75 GPA can apply.
Student can apply online here: https://applysummerscholars.unomaha.edu/
Application deadline is Friday, March 27, 2020. Essays must be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org by the application deadline. Incomplete application will NOT be considered.
Four $1,000 scholarships are available to high school seniors in Lancaster County.
- Demonstrate financial need
- High academic achievement in high school
- Attending a college or community college full time in Nebraska for the 2020-21 academic year
Send the following information to the address below by April 13
- High school transcript
- Summary of out-of-school activities
- Personal summary of educational and career plans
- Letter of recommendation
- Telephone number, email, and mailing address
Lillie Larsen, Lincoln East Rotary Scholarship Chair
4041 Thorn Court
Lincoln, NE 68520
If you are planning to attend Iowa Western in 2020-2021, their scholarship application is now open! You will need to apply and be accepted to Iowa Western before you can complete the application – you will need your 7-digit IWCC student ID number to create an account.
Deadlines for the 2020-2021 academic year:
Presidential Scholarship (Applicants must be freshmen, enrolling directly from high school, and have a cumulative high school GPA of 3.5 or higher. In addition to the application, each applicant must submit two original reference letters supporting the scholarship qualifications):
· March 15th by midnight CST
· April 22nd by midnight CST for full-year awards (fall/spring)
· November 15th by midnight CST for spring-only awards
Click here for the online application https://iwcc.scholarships.ngwebsolutions.com/CMXAdmin/Cmx_Content.aspx?cpId=869
Juniors and their families who were unable to attend the Junior Family Meeting Tuesday, August 27th, may view the presentations below. If you have questions, please contact the presenter for each session.