October 13, 2015
Students are not to walk to the Middle School on early out Wednesdays. This also includes using the back road for those that drive.
Students eating and or remaining after school on early out days must remain in the commons area and seated at a lunch table. Students will not be allowed to wait in the hallway near the trophy cases or in areas other than the commons. Students will remain seated at a lunch table until the dismissal announcement has been made.
If you need to see someone in the counseling office, please send that counselor an email and wait until they call you down when they have time. Please DO NOT come down until you are called by that counselor and have permission from staff. You must have a pass.
The following colleges will have representatives in our School Counseling office. If you want to meet with a college representative, simply email Renee at email@example.com, and she will send a pass for you when the representative arrives.
The Grand Lodge of Iowa has two types of scholarships available: one for a traditional 4-year college or university and one for students enrolling in a mechanical or trades course of study at an Iowa community college. Last year, over 60 of these scholarships were given to Iowa seniors, and though the amount varies, last year's awards were $2,000 each.
The Masonic Scholarship for a traditional college student requires service to school and community with special emphasis upon leadership roles; strong academic record, communication skills, and financial need are also considered. See Mrs. Bode-Steinke to get the application. The deadline for applying is February 1, 2016.
The MCEC Technical Scholarship requires enrollment in a mechanical or trades course of study at an Iowa community college; solid academic record, communication skills, and financial need. The deadline to apply is March 1, 2016. See Mrs. Bode-Steinke to get the application.
The Pearl Hull Falk is open to seniors who will attend the University of Iowa full time. Applicants must be of the Protestant faith and a resident of Iowa. The application deadline for this $800 scholarship is May 2, 2016. See Mrs. Bode-Steinke to get the application.
The local VFW is once again sponsoring their Voice of Democracy scholarship program. It is open to 9th-12th grades, and the scholarship for the National winner is worth $30,000. To enter, you must write and record a speech on "My Vision for America." Your recorded speech must be on a flash drive or CD. See Mrs. Bode-Steinke to get the application sheet that must be turned in with your CD or flash drive. The deadline to apply is November 1. This information is also available at: http://lchs.lewiscentral.org/cms/One.aspx?portalId=1011288&pageId=1766650.
Remember that our LC-CB College Fair is Wednesday, October 14, in our large gym. To be admitted, you must have a pre-registration bar code printed or on your smart phone. The representatives will scan your code when you talk with them. Simply go to www.gotocollegefairs.com and follow the directions. Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity to talk with college, military, and financial aid representatives.
If you are one of the 53 students registered to take the PSAT Wednesday morning, October 14, please remember to bring at least two #2 pencils and your calculator. While you can do the math sections without a calculator, you may be able to work faster if you have yours. You will report to the multipurpose room at 8:00 a.m.
Juniors who have registered for the PSAT, you will receive a pass directing you to the multipurpose room during your first period on Wednesday. Please report right at 8:00, and remember that you should have read through the info and practice booklet if you want to do your best work.
Also, Juniors, remember the College and Career Planning presentation for you and/or your parents on Wednesday evening. It begins at 6:30 in our multipurpose room. Your parents received an RSVP email from Mrs. Bode-Steinke awhile back, so please remind them to complete it to ensure that we have enough materials for all those attending.
Hey seniors it's time for the senior class photo.
When: Weds Oct 14 at 10:30
Where: in front of the bell.
Please check the lost and found in the attendance office.
Lewis Central needs to select an outstanding sophomore to represent our school at the HOBY Leadership Conference this summer. The HOBY Leadership Seminar is designed to help high school sophomores to recognize their leadership talents and apply them to become effective, ethical leaders in their home, school, workplace and community.
If you are interested in applying, please pick up an information sheet from Mrs. McComas in the Counseling Office.
Boys and girls golf need to stop by Coach Koester's room to talk about golf shirts.
There was a necklace and an I phone found. See Donna in the office to identify.
A smile and a wink to the ARSENIC & OLD LACE TEAM for their successful two-time run-through of Act II yesterday. Wonderful job having your lines memorized and developing your character. A gold star of three to everyone of our heavy lifters who show up each day to work on the set. Your painting, spattering, flat repair and building will make a huge difference to us when we put the walls up on our set next week. We have an ALL CALL tonight from 6:00-9:00 at the auditorium. Everyone will stay until 9:00 tonight so please make sure your parents know about our departure time. We have big jobs planned for tonight. Actors be prepared to finish Act II's second run through and do an Act I line check. Everyone else, wear real shoes and warm clothing. We'll be painting, building and moving the set. WOOT.