You can now deposit hot lunch money online through e-Funds for Schools. Please go to Marian’s e-Funds site here to set up an account and log in. You will be able to track meal transactions at PowerSchool Parent Portal > Balances.
Monday, Jan. 27: Shrimp pasta, alfredo or marinara
Tuesday, Jan. 28: Boneless chicken wings with dipper fires, celery and carrots
Wednesday, Jan. 29: Beef & chicken burrito bowls with salsa
Thursday, Jan. 30: Pizza
Friday, Jan. 31: Sub sandwiches
Daily Menu Items
Small or large salad with toppings bar
Chicken tender salad
Sandwiches – ham, turkey, peanut butter
Apples and caramel
National Letter of Intent
Attention Seniors- If you are signing a National Letter of Intent for a Sport on February 5, please see Mrs. Brusnahan for a form to fill out and return by Wednesday, Jan. 29.
Attention Spring Sport Athletes
Your seasons begin on Monday, March 2. Remember that you must have a physical and parental consent on file with Melissa in the training room or you will not be allowed to participate in any tryouts. Regardless of what form you turn in for your physical, the Marian form must be turned in as well for the parental consent.
- Monday, Feb. 3 – Northwest Missouri State
Wednesday, Feb. 26 – UNO
- Monday, March 2 – Marquette University
Tuesday, March 3 – UNL
Monday, March 23 – UNO
Tuesday, April 14 – UNO
Engineered for Learning Essay Contest
Participants will create and submit an original piece of writing that responds to the following contest prompt: Tell a story about a person learning to live on a new world while traveling through space. Submissions are due Feb. 1, 2020. See more information here.
Tribute to the Rescuers Scholarship and Essay Contest
The Tribute to the Rescuers Essay Contest is an excellent multi-disciplinary assignment that gives students the opportunity to participate in a regional contest, with the possibility to win a cash prize and be honored for their talents. The contest is offered to students in two categories – 9 & 10th grades and 11 & 12th grades with cash prizes ranging from $100 to $800 in each category. Postmark deadline is Feb. 21, 2020. Click here for more details.
Junior League of Omaha Volunteer Scholarship
See the application here and the recommendation form here. The application deadline is March 1, 2020. Email submissions or questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Scholarship recipients will be notified by April 17, 2020.
2020-2021 NSAA Student Advisory Committee Application
Applications for the 2020-2021 NSAA Student Advisory Committee are due Sunday, March 1 by 4 p.m. Only current year Sophomores can apply since it is for a two-year Junior/Senior term.
You may print a template of the application at https://nsaa-static.s3.amazonaws.com/textfile/leg/sacapp.pdf to use as a guide but all applications and PDF attachments MUST BE submitted online through the Athletic Director’s login. Contact Rochelle Rohlfs to submit application.
Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Camp
Discover a world outside the classroom through an intensive leadership experience that builds communication skills, teaches creative problem-solving, and challenges you to change not only yourself but the world. High School Sophomores and Juniors: Apply today for RYLA camp April 17-19, 2020. See more information here. Applications due March 2.
America Media 2020 Generation Faith Essay Contest
America Media is seeking submissions from young writers for this year’s Generation Faith Essay Contest. We want to hear from high school and college students interested in reflecting on the joys and challenges that come with living out (or struggling with) one’s faith in the midst of real life. All entries should be true personal essays, between 800 and 1,200 words.
The winning entry will be awarded $1,000 and will be published in America. All entries must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, 2020. Visit https://americamedia.
ACT Basic Review
These sessions will be held at Westside High School in Room 220. As in the past, these sessions provide student motivation, assist with relieving test anxiety, test-taking tips and test-taking strategies. Their intent is not to teach subject content, but rather to help students feel more comfortable in a testing situation. See more information here.
- ACT Basic Review – $30 – March 19 – 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Student Podcast Challenge
NPR is inviting students around the country to create a podcast, then — with the help of a teacher — compete for a chance to win our grand prize and have your work appear on NPR. Submission deadline is March 24. See more information here.
Signet Essay Contest
This essay contest is open to juniors and seniors. Essays must be submitted by a high school English teacher on behalf of the student who writes an essay on one of the five topic’s for this year’s book, Wuthering Heights. Essays are due before April 22, 2020. See more information here.
Penguin Classics Essay Contest
This essay contest is open to freshmen and sophomores. Essays must be submitted by a high school English teacher on behalf of the student who writes an essay on one of the five topic’s for this year’s book, Ceremony. Essays are due before April 24, 2020. See more information here.
Nebraska College of Architecture Career Explorations Workshop
This workshop, developed for high school students, provides a unique experience to investigate issues surrounding design and learn more about the design professions of architecture, landscape architecture and interior design. The workshop provides learning opportunities in the form of design studio explorations, seminars and discussions, field trips and video presentations. The workshop takes place June 14-19, 2020. Click here for more details.
Exploring is a career education program for ages 14-20 years old. Local businesses in our community help young adults make a more informed decision about their future career and determine if a particular career is the right fit for them. Exploring Omaha provides exciting activities and one-on-one mentorship for youth looking to discover their future. Whether you’re a local organization looking to strengthen the community or a young person wanting to uncover the possibilities of your future, Exploring is a great place to start. See all program opportunities here. Upcoming programs include UNL Durham School of Architecture Program, Children’s Hospital & Medical Center Program, Omaha World Herald Program and more.