April 17, 2014
Seniors: The following scholarships are available to Lewis Central High School students only. All applications need to be picked up from Mrs. Bode-Steinke, and the deadline is April 24:
Activities Scholarship: Must be a contributing member to one or more LCHS activities and be able to explain why you deserve this scholarship in 200 words or less.
Fran Hough Memorial Dance Team Scholarship: Explain in writing your future plans, high school involvement, and how dance team has impacted you.
Future Teacher Scholarship: Explain in writing what made you choose to pursue a career in education.
LC Education Association Scholarship: Letter of recommendation and a one-page essay explaining why you would like to be a teacher.
Wes Jensen Memorial Wrestling Scholarship: Senior wrestler who demonstrates commitment and integrity and explains it in writing.
We will be having a city-wide Baccalaureate for the high school seniors for the CB schools and Lewis Central High School. It will be Wednesday, May 14th, 7:00 p.m. at the ALHS gymnasium. All seniors and their guests are invited. This is a non-denominational religious ceremony to send the seniors off. It is a nice, dress up event.
The ICON Foundation is offering the 2014 Iris-Phoenix Scholarship GLBT to Nebraska or Iowa students. To qualify, candidates must submit a statement self-identifying as GLBT or as the child of a GLBT parent. Community service and financial need are also considered. Application deadline is June 2, 2014. See Mrs. Bode-Steinke to get an application.
The Senior Officers have begun working on the Senior video to play a graduation. We need your pictures!! Please drop off some pictures of you and your senior classmates to Marilyn in the attendance office so we can add them to the video. Put them in an envelope with your name and we will return them back to you. We need these by May 1st!! Any questions, see Mrs. Phillips
Attention sophomores: If you would like to see what a college visit is like, as well as tour a small college where many LC graduates find success, send Mrs. Bode-Steinke and email. If we have enough interest, we will be taking a bus of sophomores and juniors to Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville during the school day on Thursday, April 24.
Congratulations to junior Haley Dunlop, who earned the right to enter the 2015 National Merit Scholarship program. Of some 1.5 million program entrants, Haley is among the 50,000 highest scoring PSAT participants who will be recognized in the fall of their senior year. Way to go, Haley! We are proud of your accomplishment.
Juniors, remember the end of your junior year is one of the best times to take the ACT, so if you did not take it last April 12, you should be signing up for the June 14 test. The deadline for signing up without paying a late fee is May 9. Registering is easy; just go to actstudent.org and follow the directions.
This week is National Library Week. Please stop by the library to participate in contests for prizes. Answer a daily trivia question to win a candy bar. Guess the number of pieces of candy in the jar and win the jar of candy. Guess the teacher baby pictures and win a gift certificate. Also, if you have a library fine, bring a can of food that will be donated to the food pantry and you will receive 50 cents per can off your library fine. Seniors, this is an easy way to take care of your fines before graduation.
Today's trivia questions:
1. What mountain overlooks Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and its harbor?
2. How many steps to the top of the Empire State Building?
Stop in the library to drop off your answers or email Ms. Bush.
Yesterday's winners: Anthony Maldonado invented the pencil eraser which greatly helped students. Aaron Roehr knew the car that was the time machine in "Back to the Future" movie was a DeLoreon. Stop in the library to claim your prizes.
Dakota Moore was the winner of the jar of Easter candy. There were 453 pieces in the jar and Dakota submitted a guess of 450.
Current dance team members. We will have costume check in on Wednesday, April 23 beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Anyone interested in trying out for the 2014-2015 Lewis Central Dance Team, please join me on April 23 at 4:00 p.m. The meeting will take place in the dance team room at the high school. It is important that you bring a parent with you to the meeting. We will answer your questions and discuss the tryout process. Tryouts will be held on Saturday May 3 beginning at 7:00 a.m.
Tuesday, April 22 is Earth Day. On Tuesday, the Lewis Central Ecology Club will be unveiling a monstrous example of how many plastic bottles the average American uses per year. Stop by the Cafeteria during lunch on Tuesday to snap a selfie with the Bottle Monster. Special thanks to all of the Ecology Club members who have been working hard on this incredible eco-sculpture!
The YOU’RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN Team will meet today from 3:00-6:00 PM in the Auditorium. We will begin and end at the auditorium. Remember that tomorrow is costume parade and that you need to sign up for our FINAL TECH DAY today. The sign up form will be sent to you at 12:35 today. And sell, sell, sell those tickets. It’s important that we fill those seats so that the audiences can celebrate all the talent you have to share.
TICKETS ARE NOW ON-SALE for the 1999, Revised Version of the audience favorite YOU'RE A GOOD MAN CHARLIE BROWN. Come and see the characters from PEANUTS come jumping off the page in a live, three dimensional comic strip. Students have been creating the world of Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Snoopy, Schroeder, Sally, Peppermint Patty, Marcie, Pigpen and the entire gang for the last month and a half. All the smart kids are buying their tickets from Morgan Jones…join all the smart kids and buy from Morgan. The show is a week from tomorrow, April 25 & a week from Saturday, April 26 at 7:30 PM in the LC Auditorium at the Middle School. Tickets are $5 for students in advance and $7 for students at the door. Tickets are $7 for adults in advance and $9 for adults at the door. SAVE A DATE AND GET READY FOR AN EVENING OF UPBEAT MUSIC, LAUGHS & FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY.