Articles Archive for March 2011
By Ellie Clinch
National Honor Society members, Ally Walker, Abby Flory, and Ellie Clinch put on the Memorial Fountain Road Race on March 19, 2011,. There was a one and three mile route beginning on the bike path starting at Southwest, and there were almost 100 participants. All of the proceeds will go to the Memorial Fountain. The fountain will be placed in the Memorial Garden. It will be a place for students and community members to remember students who have passed away at Southwest.
Because of the Memorial Fountain Road Race, …
With the count down just a day away students happily welcomed finals March 17-18, as it brought the much anticipated Spring Break closer. Some students have had this week marked down since the first week of school and with the print Issue of the Hawk Talk telling tales of past spring breaks, plans for this one and beautiful pictures of beach resorts, it finally seems to be in reach! Spring Break goes from Saturday, March 19 through Sunday, March27.
Term 4 begins with new classes on Monday, March 28.
Go to the video link to hear a short excerpt of Matt Slauson, New York Jets player, speaking to the Sports Literature students March 15. Be sure to check out the posted article as well. [video mp4="http://isite.lps.org/bfitz/site_assets/Matts.m4v" ogg="http://isite.lps.org/bfitz/site_assets/Matts.ogv" webm="http://isite.lps.org/bfitz/site_assets/Matts.webm" poster="http://isite.lps.org/bfitz/site_assets/Matts.png" width="480" height="270"]
By Ally Walker
It’s not every day that high school students in Lincoln, Neb. begin their school days in the presence of a professional football player. But on Tuesday, March 15, NFL player, Matt Slauson, paid a visit to students at Southwest High School. He was introduced to the students of Cindi Dwyer’s “Sports Literature” classes by the principal of LSW, his father Rob Slauson.
After being a standout football player at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Slauson has played for the New York Jets for the past two seasons. However, with the …
By Ally Walker
On Monday March 7, the Southwest Jazz Band performed at 7 p.m. in the auditorium. On Thursday March 10, Southwest hosted a concert at 7 p.m. for the Southwest choir groups.
In addition, the Southwest music program plans to travel to Hawaii next school year for a national competition. However, the trip is not free. As a fundraiser for the trip to Hawaii, the Southwest music program teamed up with Noodles and Company to organize a benefit night, which took place on Tuesday March 8. The intended due date …
By Ellie Clinch
Students who were 18 years and older had the opportunity to register to vote on March 8..
Every student in Alyssa Watson’s fourth block Government and Politics class took a class from a worker from the election office and became deputy registrars. Students who are deputy registrars can now register voters throughout the state of Nebraska.
A little over 300 students registered to vote. They could register for four different parties including republican, democrat, independent or non-partisan.
Students signed up for a multitude of different reasons, but senior Kal Sing said, …