Daily Student Bulletin

October 21, 2016

Please check the lost and found in the guidance office.  There are quite a few lunch bags and jackets and coats 

Attention Sophomores and Seniors:  School Traditions will be here during lunch today to take your class ring orders and graduation orders.   Please have your form and money ready.                                                                                               

For those students registered to take the ACT this coming Saturday, please remember that you must bring your printed ACT Admissions Ticket and an ACT approved picture ID (see www.actstudent.org if you have questions).  You should also bring at least three #2 pencils, not mechanical pencils, and a calculator you are used to using.

There will be an informational meeting for any girl who is planning on going out for basketball this year in Coach Archer's Room (309) Tuesday, October 25th right after school.  We will be discussing the upcoming season.         

Attention all students signed up for Pre-AP Literature next trimester. There will be a short 10 minute meeting in Mrs. Pettit's room (406) after school on Tuesday, October 25th at 2:50. Please see your email from Mrs. Pettit for more details.                                                                                                                                                       

THE LARAMIE PROJECT TEAM will rehearse from 3:00-6:00 today.  We will meet in the Drama Room at 3:00 and head over to the auditorium together after we do warmups and work to make changes to the MOMENTS we talked specifically about yesterday.  We will also probably be doing a Menard's Run today instead of tomorrow morning.  We have tons of production, lobby display and other work to do today if you can help us even for a short period of time.  Act II Lines are due today.                                                                                                                                           
Great questions yesterday and wonderful honesty in so many of the MOMENTS.  We are getting better each and every day in small steps.  Be proud.  Good luck to all of our teammates who are auditioning for ALL STATE TOMORROW and get plenty of rest if you're taking the ACT.                                                                                                 

Do your parents, teachers, or friends tell you that you talk too much? Do you want to participate in an activity without taking up too much of your time? Want to be successful and have fun while doing it? Then how about joining large group or individual speech! Don’t like talking in front of crowds? You’re never alone in these fun groups. You don’t even have to speak! Come to the meeting to see what we are all about on Tuesday, October 25th from 3 to 3:30. Can’t make it? See Mrs. Nielsen in room 310 for details on how to get involved.                                                   

Attention Wrestlers!!! Coach Kjeldgaard will be holding a short pre-season wrestling meeting today in the library right after school at 3:00. Coach Kjeldgaard will be providing some important information about the upcoming season. Wrestling pre-season meeting - today- 3:00 - in the library.                                                                 

Picture retakes will be Tues., Oct. 25th during lunch in the library.                                                            

Seniors: You were sent an email on Wednesday to vote for your class President and Vice President.  

Please vote today !!  Voting ends on Monday at 3:00                                                                                 

Tickets for the Tony nominated play THE LARAMIE PROJECT go on sale later today with members of the LARAMIE PROJECT TEAM.  This multi-media production is going to give the very dedicate LC Drama students the chance to show off some of the great renovations in auditorium and the positive improvements to the stage, the lighting and sound system while experiencing an acclaimed and award winning  thought provoking drama based on real events.  Save of the dates Friday, November 4 or Saturday, November 5 for this drama with an educational message.   

All you writers out there it’s time to showcase your work in Lewis Central’s literary magazine, “The Mighty Pen.”  This will be your opportunity to be published in our fall edition, so please submit your work electronically to Mrs. Nielsen at lnielsen@lewiscentral.org by Thursday, October 27th.  This includes you too, teachers.  So don’t wait.  Become a published writer today!                                                                                                                           

From 1:00-4:00 p.m. this Sunday, October 23, over 100 colleges will be at the Sapp Field House on the University of Nebraska Omaha campus.  Parking will be free and you are able to walk in and visit with as many or as few colleges or military representatives as you would like.  Go to this link to preregister for a bar code and to save time at the college fair:  http://www.nebraskacollegefairs.org.

If you would like to take a Metalshop/Welding class at ISD Tri 2, there are openings periods 1, 3, 4, and 6.  Classes do fill up, so first come, first served.  Email your school counselor if you would like her to see if you can make a schedule change to add this class.                                                                                                                                      

The U.S. Navy representative will be in the cafeteria over lunch on Monday, October 24, and the U.S. Army representative will be there on Tuesday, October 25.                                                                                                  

The following colleges will have representatives in our School Counseling office.  If you want to meet with a college representative, simply email Renee at rkybat@lewiscentral.org, and she will send a pass for you when the representative arrives.

The College of St. Mary will be here at 11:30 on Monday, October 24.  CSM just LOWERED ITS TUITION BY $10,000!  CSM is an all-girls college of over 1,000 students located right next to Aksarben Village in Omaha. Its most popular majors are nursing, occupational therapy, and physician's assistant; business; education; and biological and biomedical sciences.  Natalie Patten, LC 2016, is enrolled and plays volleyball at CSM, and Mrs. Hall graduated from there and would gladly share her pride in the Flames.                                                                                          

Clarkson College will be here at 1:00 on Tuesday, October 25.  Located on the Nebraska Medicine campus in Omaha, Clarkson College is a private college of over 1,200 students. Majors are all connected to the health professions and related clinical sciences, including nursing and medical radiologic technology. Several LCHS graduates have enrolled at Clarkson College to earn their bachelor of science in nursing after getting their RN at Iowa Western.          

Missouri Western State University will be here at 10:00 on Thursday, October 27.  MWSU offers great tuition discounts to Iowa students.  It is located in St. Joseph, Missouri, which is under two hours from CB.  MWSU enrolls almost 6,000 students, and its most popular majors are in the sciences like biology, chemistry, natural science, and premed; nursing; business; criminal justice; and education.                                                           

Nebraska Wesleyan University will be here at 11:30 on Friday, October 28.  Nebraska Wesleyan is located in Lincoln, Nebraska. It is a small liberal arts college with over 2,000 students. It has highly respected majors in political science and political communications; theatre and music; business; the sciences, including pre-med programs; and education. LC 2016 graduate Josie Ellis attends MWU, and both Mrs. Casey and Mr. Wyler are Nebraska Wesleyan grads. Be sure to ask them about their Prairie Wolf pride.                                                                                                    

Seniors, the "Scholarship List" under Departments and School Counseling on our high school webpages has been updated.  Here is info on the Horatio Alger Scholarships, which go up to $25,000:


Note that some of you may earn up to full tuition!




Qualification Factors

App Deadline


Acacia Leadership Scholarship
University of Iowa


Male incoming freshman who has excelled in academics, extracurricular activities, and human senior; click here to access scholarship

March 30, 2017

E. Wayne Cooley Scholarship Award
Iowa Girls' High School Athletic Union

five $1,000;
one $15,000

Female who demonstrates discipline, perseverance, character, superior athletic skill, leadership, academic achievements, and citizenship; ACT of 25+; 3.75 GPA on a 4.0 scale; participated in at least two sports each year of high school;click here for more info & to access application

Dec. 31, 2016


Sara Scholarship


Female senior who has been involved with golf, but you do not have to play college-level golf; 3.2 GPA on a 4.0 scale; financial need; excellent character;click here for more info & to access application

May 1, 2017



Iowa Financial Aid
Scholarships, Loans, and Grants

Up to full tuition at some Iowa colleges

Vary; almost all require attending an Iowa college or university;click here to begin application process

Vary; the sooner, the better





Qualification Factors

App Deadline


Iowa Newspaper Foundation Scholarships

$500 and up
(8 different scholarships)

Senior preparing for a newspaper career; must declare a major directly related to newspaper work;click here for info and to access applications

Feb. 10,

HyVee Foundation Scholarship

80 awarded at $1,000

Must be working for HyVee (hired before Sept. 16, 2016) or the son or daughter of a HyVee employee who began work before March 15, 2016; ACT score; personal reference;click here for info and to access application

Feb. 10, 2017





Qualification Factors

App Deadline

Horatio Alger Scholarships


Critical financial need ($55,000 or lower adjusted family gross income); 2.0 or higher GPA; U.S. citizenship; co-curricular and community service; and display integrity and have overcome adversity;
click here to access application

Oct. 25, 2016


Iowa Student Loan
Scholarships & Grants

up to $2,000

Factors vary, so carefully read all of the descriptions;click here for info and to access applications

Vary; the sooner, the better





Qualification Factors

App Deadline

Stephen J. Brady STOP Hunger Scholarships


Must have unpaid volunteer service impacting hunger in the United States within the last 12 months;
click here for info & to access application

Opens Oct. 5&
closes Dec. 5, 2016


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