Future Hawk Night Lincoln Southwest High School. Future Hawk…Me. Imagine the possibilities…. 1. Welcome Future Hawk Families!. LSW is committed to lifelong learning and collaboration with families, school staff and our community. 2. Tonight’s Agenda. Block schedule information
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Imagine the possibilities….
LSW is committed to lifelong learning and collaboration with families, school staff
and our community.
I’ll have the same counselor during my 4 years of high school
A-G: Dr. Simpson-Kirkland * email@example.com
H-K: Mr. Feeken * firstname.lastname@example.org
L-P: Mrs. Volker * email@example.com
Q-S: Mrs. Finkhouse * firstname.lastname@example.org
T-Z: Mr. Ernst * email@example.com
SPED: A-Z: Dr. Lehn * firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Mrs. Way * email@example.com
Registrar: Mrs. Carman * firstname.lastname@example.org
Social Worker: Ms. Clare * email@example.com
Wow…Only 4 classes per term!
4 terms per year
1 term = 9 weeks | 2 terms = 18 weeks
1 term = 1 semester’s worth of work
2 terms = 1 year’s worth of work
4 blocks per term @ 90 minutes per term
9th Grade Academics
Academic Core Classes
Earn 80 credits in1 year
English 9/D * 2 terms
LPS Graduation Requirements
College Entrance Requirements
Fitness for Life: 1 term
Fine Arts: 1 term or more
Career Technical Education (CTE):
1 term or more
World Language: 2 terms of the same language
How do I know which Math class to take?
Do I need Reading?
Determined by 8th Grade Performance
Recommendations made by 8th Grade
You will need to complete Algebra to meet the Math Graduation Demonstration requirement.
You will need to pass the Reading and Writing Graduation Demonstration Exams in order to graduate.
Reading classes may be recommended
Including 4 terms of “0” Hour Wt Training =
90 credits for the year
Class of 2015 and beyond
Planning info currently available on LSW’s home page http://lsw.lps.org/
Online registration assistance sessions will take place at LSW on February 7th and 9th from 3:30-6:30 pm. Our registration window will be open from 1/9-2/20/2012.
Students may complete online registration at home as long as they live in the Southwest attendance area. Students living outside of our area must submit a High School choice form by January 31, 2012.
Middle school visits with counselors and student ambassadors will be held from February 27th through March 2nd.
LSW spring visit will be held on May 2.
Middle School Visitation Dates:
LSW Spring Visits:
A Taste of LSW
Thank you for coming!
The best info about classes is from
the teachers who teach them.
. Please visit with members of our academic departments, clubs and organizations about LSW course offerings and activities.
Counselors, faculty representatives, administrators and students are available to answer your questions.