Daily Student Bulletin


September 20, 2019

If you order an activity ticket, the permanent ones are in!  You must return the blue copy to get it!  Come see Carol Coats in the office to get it!                                                                

There was a pair of sunglasses found at the volley ball game last night.  See Mr. Sharp for details.                                                                                                                         

There will be a voter registration drive held all day in the library on Tuesday, September 24 in honor of national voting registration day. You must be at least 17 years old, and have a valid driver’s license and social security number ready at the time of registration. We hope to see you there!                                                                                                                             

SENIORS:  If you are college bound after you graduate, the FAFSA is calling your name! The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), is a vital piece of documentation that can lead to grants, scholarships, work study opportunities and more. Don’t miss this important first step towards funding your future.  Last year, millions of federal dollars went unused because students did not complete the FAFSA

LCHS Counselors and staff certified in FAFSA Assistance will be offering their services free of charge to seniors and/or their parents on Monday, October 7, in the High School Media Center. Open hours will be from 4:00-7:00 p.m. and no appointment is necessary. Computers will even be provided for your convenience, but you are also able to bring your own. Don’t delay; put this event on your calendar today!

Make sure you come prepared; you will need:

-Social Security numbers (or alien registration numbers if non-U.S. citizens)

-Driver's license numbers, dates of birth, and date of parents’ marriage (and divorce, if applicable)

-2018 federal tax forms, including W-2s

-Current bank account and investment statements (or approximate dollar amounts in those accounts)

-If applicable, records of untaxed income received in 2018

-If applicable, last year's small business or farm ownership records

-If applicable, total amount of child support paid or received

College is expensive, but not impossible. Let our FAFSA experts get you started!

If you cannot attend on October 7, you are also able to get free help filling out the FAFSA through ICAN, which has an office at Iowa Western.  See the attached flyer if you'd like to set up an appointment.

 

                        Students - home activities have started.  The following reminder.

  It is important that all students keep in mind that expectations for behavior at events is no different than at school - BE A TITAN!!! In order for good sportsmanship to be a Titan staple, all students must contribute to an enjoyable and respectful environment.  We expect all students to enthusiastically support the Titans while at the same time respecting our opponents. Titan Nation WILL BE a place where students attend sporting events and extra curricular activities to express pride in BEING A TITAN!!!

Some things to remember at activities:

  • Sit in the appropriate area designated for students 
  • Students should stay seated in the bleacher area unless using the restrooms or concessions - no loitering around the complex
  • Stand, remove your cap and be quiet during the National Anthem
  • No profanity at any time from the stands
  • No artificial noisemakers, confetti, flower (or other powders), lasers or sign/banners 
  • No masks, bodysuits, etc. that hide a person’s identity.School dress code applies to all activities
  • Do not throw any type of object from the bleachers or any other area at any time during the game

 

College and Career Readine

The followingcollegeswill have representatives in our School Counseling Office. If you want to meet with acollegerepresentative,simply email Renee atrkybat@lewiscentral.org, and she will send a pass for you when therepresentative arrives.

Midland Universitywill be here at1:00, Monday, September 23.Midland is a small private college of about 1,300 students located in Fremont, Nebraska, affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church. Fremont is about an hour's drive from CB. Midland University has been very competitive in NAIA Division II sports. Its most popular majors are business, management, marketing, and related support services; education; health professions and related clinical sciences; and human performance, athletic training, and sports management.

 

Northwestern Collegewill be here at1:00 on Tuesday, September 24.Northwestern College is a small private college of about 1,250 students located in Orange City, Iowa. Education and biological and biomedical sciences are two popular majors. Mrs. Rulla has a degree from Northwestern College and would gladly talk with you about the campus and her experiences there.

 

Central Collegewill be here at1:40 on Tuesday, September 24.Central College is located in Pella, Iowa, and is affiliated with the Reformed Church in America. It has almost 1,400 students. Central competes at the NCAA Division III level. Its most popular majors are business, management, marketing, and related support services; parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies; education; and social sciences. It also has an engineering program that is designed to be completed in four years.

 

Metro Community College will be here at1:00 on Thursday, September 26.Metro has multiple campuses in Omaha, as well as satellite campuses in Elkhorn and Fremont, Nebraska. With almost 16,000 students spread across its campuses, Metro is Nebraska's largest community college. It has transfer agreements with all of Nebraska's public colleges, including UNO. In addition to the 4-year college transfer programs, popular majors are in health professions, business, security and protective services, and construction trades.

 

 

If you are interested in exploring a military career or just want to talk, stop by and introduce yourself to the representatives of the following branches:TheIowa National Guardwill have a tableby the cafeteriaon the2nd and 4th TUESDAYof each month. TheUnited States Armywill have their table set up on the2nd and 4th THURSDAYof the month, while theUnited States Navywillbe set up on the1st and 3rd MONDAY. Finally, theUnited States Marine Corpswill be set up on the1st and 3rd TUESDAY.

 

 

 

 

 

Attention Juniors:  If you would like to take the PSAT on October 16, you must sign up with Carol Coats in our front office.  The PSAT is a 3-hour standardized test that qualifies top scorers for the National Merit Scholarship program.  LC 2019 grad Sean Etherington, was recognized as a National Merit finalist last year.  The cost for registration is $16, which can be paid in cash or by a check made out to Lewis Central.  The registration deadline is Friday, September 27.  At registration, Carol will give you a study guide and practice test booklet.  All registered students will report to the Multipurpose Room at 7:35 on Wednesday, October 16.  Contact Mrs. Bode-Steinke with any questions about the PSAT. 

 

Seniors, the following scholarships were just added to the list of scholarships on our School Counseling Scholarship List webpage ( http://lchs.lewiscentral.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=1011288&pageId=1766650:             

 

Bode-Steinke, Jackie

10:07 AM (27 minutes ago)

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toDonna,Classof2020

 

SCHOLARSHIP TITLE

AMOUNT

CRITERIA

DEADLINE

PEO Star Scholarship

$2,500

Senior female who displays leadership and has been involved in community service and extra curricular activities; 3.0 or better GPA; must write a letter of application describing how you meet the criteria

application letters addressed to "Dear Scholarship Committee" due to Mrs. Bode-Steinke by 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 26

Ron Brown Scholar Program

$10,000/yr renewable

Black/African American senior who excels academically, shows leadership, and has multiple community service activities; must demonstrate financial need, be a U.S. citizen or hold a permanent resident visa card; CLICK here for more info and to download the application form

Must be postmarked by November 1, 2019

Cooke College Scholarship

up to $40,000/yr

High-achieving senior with financial need who attends a highly ranked 4-year college or university; demonstrated perseverance in the face of challenges; demonstrated leadership; and proven service to others; must apply through the Common App; click here to begin application process

November 13, 2019

Iowa State University Freshman Scholarships (100s awarded)

up to full tuition

Must apply to and be admitted by December 1, 2019, for top scholarships; other factors vary, but can include GPA, test scores, leadership, and community service; CLICK her for more info and to apply for admission

December 1, 2019

University of Northern Iowa Freshman Scholarships (100s awarded)

up to $4,000/yr

Qualifications vary, but academic excellence, extracurricular achievements, and leadership are considered. CLICK here for info and application

admitted to UNI and scholarship app completed by January 15, 2020

University of Nebraka Lincoln Freshman Scholarships(100s awarded)

up to $15,000/yr

Qualifications vary, but academic excellence, extracurricular achievements, and leadership are considered. CLICK here for info and application

vary but earliest is February 1, 2020

Hy-Vee Foundation Scholarship

$1,000

Senior employed with Hy-Vee who began employment by 9/15/2019 or who is a child of a Hy-Vee employee who has worked for Hy-Vee for at least 6 months; CLICK here for more info and to access the application

postmarked no later than February 20, 2020

The University of Iowa Freshman Scholarships (100s awarded)

up to $8,500/yr

Qualifications vary, but test scores and GPA are considered; some require a minimum ACT; CLICK here for info and the application

March 1, 2020

University of Nebraska Omaha Freshman Scholarships (100s awarded)

up to full tuition

Must apply to and be admitted by March 1, 2020; qualifications vary, but financial need, GPA, test scores, leadership, and community service can be factors; CLICK here for more info

March 1, 2020

Council Bluffs Evening Musicale Scholarship

$500

Senior enrolling in an accredited 2- or 4-year college who has an established record of musical participation, achievement, and skill; 3.0 or better GPA; pick up a paper application packet from the file folder across from Mrs. Bode-Steinke's office door

postmarked no later than March 1, 2020

Iowa Western Community College Freshman Scholarships (one form for over 400 awarded)

up to full tuition/$5,000/yr

Qualifications vary, but academic excellence, extracurricular achievements, and leadership are considered. CLICK here for info and application

April 22, 2020

 

National Guard Officers Auxiliary Scholarships

$1,000 (total of 3 awarded)

Must be a dependent of an Iowa National Guard Member (current or retired) who is pursuing a 2- or 4-year degree; you will be judged on an essay answer, work and leadership background, as well as GPA, test scores and letters of recommendation. CLICK here for more info and application access

February 1, 2020


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