Important Upcoming Dates

  • March 24th
    • LNE Food Market, 3:00 p.m. LNE Commons
  • March 26th
    • Spring Swing – Jazz/Swing Dance Event
  • March 28th – 31st
    • LNE Cheer Tryouts, *see below for more information
  • April 1st
    • Faculty vs. Faculty basketball game, 6:00 p.m. North Gym *see below for more information
  • April 5th
    • State ACT Testing for 11th Grade – 8:00 a.m. *see below for more details
    • No School for 9th, 10th & 12th grade students

Important Senior Information

Counseling Center Updates

  • Manufacturing Certification Program- Are you interested in starting a career after graduation? You’re invited to the Lincoln Manufacturing Certification Program! Classes begin March 29th at LNE! Sign Up with Jump code OWBM.
  • 4-Year College Bound Seniors – Attend “Transition2College” this Wednesday (8:30-10:30 a.m.) or Thursday (12:30-2:30 p.m.) in the LNE Pit! College reps and LNE Counselors will be available to answer questions about financial aid, scholarships, housing, and college enrollment. Make sure you are ready for college!
  • Seniors going to SCC – Sign up to attend SCC Day at LNE on April 7th. Use jumpcode RFPF to attend.

Cap & Gown Orders

Northeast works with Signature Graduation to provide you with graduation announcements and the ordering of caps and gowns. If you order apparel on the website, your apparel should arrive within two weeks of your ordering date. Otherwise, you will receive your other products sometime later in the year when all items are available to ship out. Your orders will be sent directly to the address you choose. Please visit https://signaturegraduation.com/ for more information.

Free & Reduced/Fee Waiver Cap and Gown Information

If you qualify for Free & Reduced lunch, please see Mrs. Ourada in the Main office to ask about the fee waiver process to get a cap and gown at no cost.

If you place an order through the online ordering system with Signature Graduation BEFORE you submit a fee waiver, you will not be able to get your money back.

Graduation

For your planning purposes, the LNE Class of 2022 will graduate at Pinnacle Bank Arena on Saturday, May 28th, 2022 at 3:30 p.m. We look forward to celebrating your student’s final year at Lincoln Northeast!

Senior Fines/Fees

Prom is fast approaching and students who have outstanding fines and fees will not be able to purchase tickets from Prom. We encourage all students to check their fines/fees and get them paid or return overdue materials before tickets go on sale in April.

Weekly Announcements

State ACT Testing for Juniors

All juniors will take the ACT Test for the Nebraska State Assessment on Tuesday, April 5th, 2022. This test will be paid for by the district and students will register for the test at the school about 2 weeks before testing begins.

Testing begins at 8:00 a.m. Students are asked to bring a photo ID (student ID), #2 pencil and a calculator. Please do NOT bring electronic devices (cell phone, ipod, smartwatch, etc). Food, drinks, and electronic devices are not allowed in the classroom.

LNE Prom Updates

  • LNE Juniors and Seniors are invited and are allowed 1 guest/date per person. Students will register their guest/date with LNE when they purchase their tickets. Guests must be in high school or be under 21 to attend.
  • All fines and fees must be paid or a plan must be in place prior to ticket purchase. A fines/fees letter will be sent to any students with outstanding fines/fees at the beginning of this month. We encourage all students and parents to check their student’s fines and fees through Parentvue prior to the week of ticket sales to ensure they have addressed any issues. If you need to make a payment plan, please call the Main Office and we will put you in touch with your student’s administrator. If you already have a fee waiver plan or previous payment plan in place and have no other fines or fees your student WILL be able to purchase a ticket.
  • Prom tickets are $20 and will be sold during lunch and after school beginning Friday, April 1st. Sales will end on Thursday, April 7th.

StudentVue Fines/Fees

Great news! Students can now pay outstanding Synergy fees from StudentVUE! The students can log into StudentVUE, click on the Fee tab on the left, and then click the blue Pay Fees button at the top. That will open a new window to MySchoolBucks, where they will be able to enter payment information to pay for their fees. Functionality has not changed for parents… this is just newly added access for students.

HOSA

HOSA will be having an Anatomy in Clay face building party on Monday, March 28th right after school in room 245. We will build the muscular structure of the face using clay. Then, we will put the clay muscles on Anatomy in Clay Mannequins to build their face. Everyone interested is welcome to attend. If you have questions, please see Mr. Stading or Ms Skorupa. Thanks!

LNE Cheer Try-Outs

Hello Rockets and future Rockets! We are already looking forward to our 2022- 2023 season tryouts and we cannot wait to kick off another year of cheer at LNE! Tryouts will be held March 28th-30th from 4-6pm with the final tryout being held on March 31st. For try-out information and paperwork please join our Google Classroom using the code yzxfjva. Please contact Coach Jessica Rowe at jrowe3@lps.org if you have any questions or concerns!

Spring Swing Event

The Spring Swing is a Big Band inspired jazz festival. LNE will host other LPS high school jazz bands as well as groups from NWU and UNL. In addition to being a concert opportunity, it is also an opportunity to lace up your dancing shoes and cut a rug! The event is open from 3:00-10:00 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for students and $3 for senior citizens and children. Concessions will be available for purchase. We hope to see you there!

Faculty vs. Faculty Basketball Game

It is with great excitement that Ms. Applebee and Mr. Uher are announcing a fundraiser event for the Backpack Program this year! This year, we have the opportunity to coop with Mickle Middle School and play in a Faculty vs Faculty basketball game. We’ll be hosting the staff basketball game at the “Launch Pad” that LNE and Mickle students, families, and community members can attend to watch.
Our halftime entertainment will be a game of knockout that students can play. We also hope to get a bit more participation with this type of activity. All of the proceeds raised will go towards both schools’ Backpack Programs.

Here are the main details to know:
When- Friday, April 1st @ 6:00 p.m. (likely ending around 7:30-8:00 p.m.)
Where- LNE main gym-”The Launch Pad”
What- LNE staff vs Mickle staff basketball game (15-20 minute halves, running clock)
Why- Raise money for the Backpack Program (all proceeds go to the Backpack Program).

Congratulations to the Lincoln Air Force Junior ROTC Drill Team!

The Lincoln Air Force Junior ROTC Drill Team performed in the Abraham Lincoln Drill Competition in Council Bluffs. The team saw several standout performances, as we had cadets Josiah Welch and Dylan Bautista finish in 10th and 11th place respectively in the Individual Drill Down against 106 competitors in the finals which included all 11 of our team qualifying. In addition, our Unarmed Regulation team which was commanded by Jake Wetzler brought home the 3rd-place trophy against 13 competitors. The other members of that team were Daniel Barron-Matias, Dylan Bautista, Junior Gibson, Triston Oller, Way Paw, April Roop, Aniyha Satchell, Ethan Swartz, and Josiah Welch. Congratulations Drill Team on another fine performance!
This last weekend the Lincoln Northeast JROTC archery team also competed in the Nebraska state archery tournament. In the IBO challenge, out of over 197 archers, Ethan Swartz finished 17th, Zayden McNeil finished 18th, Adam Kramer finished 23rd, Triston Oller finished 24th and Jake Wetlzer finished 48th of all male archers. Tressie Romano finished 24th out of all female archers. Additionally, Zayden McNeil and Adam Kramer represented Lincoln Northeast JROTC in the SACO duel challenge getting to the final 4 out of 20 schools; winning an archery target and $150 dollars for Northeast’s archery program.

For the most updated announcements, your student can view a LIVE version of the Rocket Weekly on their Google Classroom.