WORD OF THE WEEK: This week’s word of the week was suggested by Mr. Funk, and the word is CHARLATAN [SHAR luh tn], which is a noun meaning “a person falsely claiming to have a special knowledge or skill; a fraud.”
PARENTS: If you have not signed up for LPS ParentVUE, sign up today! Stay connected with ParentVUE - a secure, private website through Lincoln Public Schools that allows families access to their child’s real-time information. ParentVUE allows you to track attendance, grade book information, see class websites, view report cards, access Special Education documents, access schedules, course history and more! Next school year, you will be able to verify your child’s enrollment information through the parent portal without having to go through countless paper forms. Contact our school office to get your activation key at 402-436-1302 or email Cindy Martins at firstname.lastname@example.org
CSI: CSI (Campus Spiritual Impact) Bible Study will be meeting MONDAY AFTER SCHOOL from 3:15-4:15 in room 105! Everyone is welcome to come join in some fellowship, fun, and study as we experience community at East High! If you have questions please ask: Mr. Ricke, Mr. Kolbo, or Mrs. Roh.
SPRING ATHLETES: Spring Sports begin Monday, Feb 25th. Check the Athletics web-site to find out where teams are meeting after school on Monday. Make sure you have completed your participation packet online before the first day of practice. https://home.lps.org/athletics/packet/ Any questions, go to the athletic office.
BOYS GOLF: Anyone interested in trying out for boys golf needs to attend the golf meeting on Monday, February 25 after school in room 006. We will be done by 4:00. - Coach Geiger
PARENT AP INFO MEETING: Would you like to learn more about AP Testing? There will be two information sessions held during Parent Teacher Conferences on February 26th from 4:30-5:00 and 5:15-5:45 in Room 101. Don’t miss the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about how your student can earn college credit while at East.
AP TESTS: AP TEST REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS MARCH 1ST! You can register online or paper copy. Payment must be made to Melanie in the main office by March 1st! See your AP teacher or Ms. Harder with any questions.
NHS ELIGIBILITY: National Honor Society eligibility lists are now posted on the Main Office and Counseling Center windows! All eligible juniors and seniors can pick up an application in the Counseling Center. Completed application forms must be returned to the Counseling Center by Friday, March 1, 2019. To be eligible for membership you must be a junior or senior with a weighted cumulative grade point average of a 3.5 or higher through at least 5 high school semesters and a minimum of 150 graded credits. Membership is based upon evidence of scholarship, leadership, service and character.
PENNIES FOR PATIENTS: The first week of Pennies for Patients has been a great success! The class in the lead is Ms. Almazan’s 3rd period class, with Ms. Soltero-Evasco’s class and Ms. Cantarero’s class close behind. Way to go language department!! Keep donating for the rest of this week for the chance to win a prize! The last day donations will be accepted is Friday, March 1.
GLOVE DRIVE: Attention all students, the Lincoln East DECA chapter is hosting a glove drive from February 25th to March 1st for the People's City Mission. Bring your new or gently used gloves and put them in the box in the commons before school.
VALENTINE’S DATE: Have a Valentine's Date with a book! Stop by the library, check out a book, and fill out a short review on the provided Rate Your Date slip after you're done reading. Turn in your review by Thursday, February 28th at 4:00pm to be eligible for a drawing for a cool prize!
BACKPACK BOWLING: We have an opportunity for you to show off your skills or just have fun, all while helping raise money for the BackPack Program. If you’d like to bowl after school on March 5, sign yourself or a team up with Ms. Dugdale or Security Officer Ryan Lee. Cost is $10 per person for two games, shoes, and a t-shirt. The price also includes a donation.
SUMMER HEALTH CAMPS: Are You Interested in Exploring a Career in The Health Care Field? If yes, St. Elizabeth has two opportunities for you this summer. For more information on either option, pick up a brochure in the counseling center.
JUNIORS: Juniors...Are You Considering a Career in Law Enforcement? This year’s Junior Law Cadet Program will be held June 10-13 at the Nebraska State Patrol Training Academy in Grand Island. Stop by the Counseling Center for more information.
ASPIRING TEACHERS: Do you like to work with youth or aspire to become a teacher? Get plugged into a week-long volunteer opportunity in June or July as a classroom assistant, providing support to Bright Lights teachers. Registration to become a classroom assistant begins Friday, March 1st at www.BrightLights.org.