2229 J St | Lincoln, NE 68510 | A service of Civic Nebraska and Lincoln Public Schools.

At the Lincoln High Community Learning Center, we listen to our students. We know it’s important to let them know that their voice is heard. We integrate our students’ interests into our after-school opportunities, where they can learn/adapt new skills that they enjoy and find useful in their everyday lives. 

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Club Schedule

Adulting 101

Room #100M

3:15-4:15

Beats 101

Room #100F

3:15-4:45

Community Connections

Room #118

3:15-4:15

Cooking Club

Room #S236

3:15-4:45

Hip Hop Dance/Ground Zero

Cafeteria

3:15-4:45

Homework Zone

Media Center

3:05-7:00

Latina Leaders

Room #114

3:15-4:15

Life After High School

Room #100L

3:15-5:00

MAGIC The Gathering

Room #104

3:15-4:15

Stand In For Lincoln

Room #101

3:15-4:15

TRIO Upward Bound (closed group)

Room #100D

3:15-5:00

Young Women’s Business Leadership Academy

Room #102

3:15-5:30

American Sign Language

Room #100M

2:15-3:15

Games Galore + Chess

Room #102

2:15-3:15

Homework Zone

Media Center

2:05-7:00

Intramural Basketball

South Gym

2:15-3:15

Kaleidoscope 

Room #101

2:15-3:00

LHS College Club

Room #100F

2:15-3:15

Native American PEP

Room #100G

All lunch hours

TRIO Upward Bound (closed group)

Room #100D

2:15-4:00

Untold Migrant Stories

Room #100L

2:15-4:00

Wise Mind Project 

Room #118

2:15-3:15

Dungeons & Dragons

Room #130

3:15-5:15

Educational Talent Search (ETS)

Room #100M

3:15-5:00

Homework Zone

Media Center

3:05-7:00

Korean Club

Room #118

3:15-4:15

Las Razas Unidas

Room #107

3:15-4:15

Life After High School

Room #100L

3:15-5:00

Math Tutoring

Media Center 

3:15-4:15

TRIO Upward Bound (closed group)

Room #100D

3:15-5:00

Vinyl Hour

Room #106

3:15-4:15

Young Entrepreneurs Club 

Room #100F

3:15-5:30 

Comic Creators Collective 

Room #135

3:15-4:45

Homework Zone

Media Center

3:05-7:00

HOSA-Future Health Professionals 

Room #S133

3:15-4:15

LHS Step Chain (IIG)

#S230

3:15-4:15

Science Tutoring 

Media Center

3:15-4:15

TRIO Upward Bound (closed group)

Room #100D

3:15-5:00

Yezidi Program

Room #100L

3:15-5:00

Young Life

Room #114

3:15-4:15

Young Men’s Business Leadership Academy

Room #109

3:15-5:30

Life After High School

Room #100L

3:15-5:00

Healthy Lifestyles Education

Room #100G

3:15-4:15

Homework Zone 

Media Center 

3:05-4:30

Zumba 

Room #300

3:15-4:15

Academic Resource Center (ARC) Schedule

Art

Ms. Clifford

Room #135

3:15-4:15

English

Ms. Rennings

Room #316

3:15-4:15

Math 

Mr. Leiting

Mr. Matulka

Room #S222

3:15-4:15

Science

Ms. Coit

Room #S331

3:15-4:15

Business

Room #210

2:15-3:00

Art

Ms. Clifford

Room #135

3:15-4:15

Art

Ms. Stokes

Room #137

3:15-4:15

Art

Ms. Meyer, Ms. Lee

Room #133

3:15-4:15

Art

Ms. Deets

Room #234Mezz

3:15-4:15

Take Charge Tutoring

Room #206

 

English 

Ms. Rennings

Room #316

3:00-4:15

Math

Ms. Bayless, Ms. Hung

Room #S222

3:15-4:15

Science

Mr. States

Room #S231

3:15-4:15

Social Studies 

Room #101

3:15-4:15

World Language 

Room #311

3:15-4:00

Art

Ms. Clifford

Room #135

3:15-4:15

Art

Ms. Stokes

Room #137

3:14-4:15

Business

Room #206

3:15-4:15

Math

Ms. Bayless, Ms. Fasbender

Room #S222

3:15-4:15

Science

Ms. Fargo

Room #S331

3:15-4:15

Social Studies 

Room #101

3:15-4:15

World Language

Room #311

3:15-4:00

Art

Ms. Clifford

Room #135

3:15-4:15

Math

Mr. Leiting, Mr. Matulka

Room #S222

3:15-4:15

Science
Mr. Mason

Room #S230

3:15-4:15

Club Descriptions

Adulting 101 is branch of Citylight High. We will meet Mondays in room 100M to talk about important topics that are crucial for development and growth in the “big world” and do activities that makes learning fun. Hope to see you there!
Capacity: Max of 30 students
Enrollment:
Students can enroll at any time.
Location: Room# 100M
Days / Times: Mondays 3:15PM – 4:15PM
Contact Person: McKenzie Collins
Instagram: @clhlincoln

Learn a new language! Learn American Sign Language (ASL) each week after school and immerse yourself in a new learning community! This is a great skill to have for any career and advances your communication skills.
Location: Room #100M
Days / Times: Every other Tuesday 2:15
Contact Person: Margot Erlandson – margoterlandson@gmail.com

Learn how to make music and beats using different technologies and expand your interest in the creation of music. This is a great club for youth who love music and are interested in making it through different software.
Location: Room #100F
Days / Times: Mondays 3:15-4:45
Contact Person(s): TBA

Comic Creators Collective allows collaboration and creativity to take over in this after school opportunity that has students making collective comics! Utilize skills such as writing, designing, drawing and teamwork in making unique comic creations. This fun and innovative project will allow students to take the lead in crafting what they want to produce. We are thrilled to have this group facilitated by local artist and former Link, Paul Tisdale, in collaboration with students. Come join the collective fun!
Location: Room #135
Days / Times: Thursdays 3:15 pm
Contact Person: Paul Tisdale – gpawlt@gmail.com

This group is an intentional space for students to connect with their peers. We want peers to utilize this space to talk about what is going on in their community. We will do activities focused on identifying and celebrating our individual and community strengths, and how we can use these strengths to make intentional impact in our communities. This is a great way to get connected to meaningful volunteer experiences to enhance YOU and Your Community.
Location: Room# 118
Days / Times: Mondays 3:15 pm
Contact Person: Kaitlin Roselius – kaitlin.roselius@lps.org

Students will learn basic cooking knowledge like cooking temperatures and how to prepare certain foods. Cooking recipes will be kept simple like after school snacks. Multicultural recipes will be introduced and students can help with cooking planning and cook what they want to cook.
Location: Room # S236
Days / Times:
Mondays 3:15-4:45
Contact Person:
chelsea.egenberger@lps.org

Students get together to play RPG / board games. Currently, they have 3 – 4 Dungeon Masters to lead groups.
Capacity: Max of 30 students
Location: Room# 130
Days / Times: Wednesdays 3:15PM-5:15PM
Contact Person: Brett Noser – bnoser@lps.org

Educational Talent Search (ETS) is an after school group that provides ETS Scholars with additional opportunities to be successful in high school and be prepared for college. Through group discussions, guest speakers, and hands on activities, scholars will be prepared for any college pathway. Touches on leadership opportunities, study skills, scholarships, careers, and life in college.
Location: Room #100M
Days / Time: 3:15-5 PM
Contact Person: Selma De Anda – selma.deanda@unl.edu

1 on 1 tutoring for any student who may need extra support
Location: Media Center
Days / Times: Thursdays 3:15 – 4:15pm
Contact Person: Hailey McGruder (LHS English Teacher) – hmcgrud@lps.org

During this time, students will play a variety of board games and card games, including chess, checkers, Uno, dominoes and more.
Capacity: Max of 20 students
Enrollment: Students can enroll at any time
Location: Room# 102
Days / Times: Tuesdays (PLC) 2:15PM – 3:15PM
Contact Person: Catalina Alvarez – (402) 429-4036 | calvarez@hublincoln.org

This group will give students the chance to expand their knowledge and awareness around safe and healthy lifestyle choices. Partnering with community organizations such as Planned Parenthood, I’ve Got A Name, and Nebraska Aids Project, we look forward to learning more baout how we can create healthy and safe lifestyles throughout our community!
Location: Room #100G
Days / Time: Every other Friday 3:15 – 4:15
Contact Person: Chelsea Egenberger – chelsea.egenberger@lps.org

Hip Hop 101 will cover the 5 Elements of Hip Hop Culture (graffiti, dance, MC/DJing, MCing/Rapping and History) starting first with dance. The instructor is Jen Deets and there will be numerous guest appearances and teaching by local and national Hip Hop Educators and performances.
Location:  Cafeteria
Days / Times: Mondays  3:15-4:45PM
Contact Person: Jen Deets | deetsj@lps.org
Rachel Sheets | rscheet@lps.org
Mar’Lakuittia Overstreet – moverstr@lps.org |
Angela “Gigi” Pillow – gigibraids@yahoo.com

The Media Center will be open everyday after school for individuals who need a quiet place to read, study and / or work on their homework only.
Location: Media Center
Mondays, Wednesdays & Thursdays: 3:05PM – 7PM
Tuesdays: 2:05PM – 7PM
Fridays: 3:05PM – 4:30PM
Contact Person: Paula McClung – pmcclung@lps.org 

The purpose of the HOSA organization is to develop leadership and technical HOSA skill competencies through a program of motivation, awareness and recognition, which is an integral part of the Health Science Education instructional program. The structure and the format at LHS will depend on getting students involved and what they are wanting to do.
Capacity: Max of 30 students
Enrollment:
There will be a specified cut-off time for enrollment. However, guests are welcome to come.
Location:  Room# S133
Days / Times: To be announced
Contact Person: Alicia Beck – abeck@lps.org
*This is also a Club Day club activity.
Instagram: @linkshosa

Competitive basketball for students to participate in during our PLC hour. Please note that this is not an LHS Athletic sponsored activity. Also, academic expectations may be required.
Enrollment: Students can enroll at any time
Location: South Gym
Days / Times: Tuesdays 2:15-3:15PM
Contact Person: Montsho Wilson –  mwilson@lps.org

A place for anyone and everyone! A place where you can be yourself and meet new people. At Kaleidoscope we play games, eat snacks (sometimes pizza!!), and have great discussions about YOU. Discussions include: how to build your character, how to work through the challenges of life, and how to pursue your goals!
Location: Room# 101
Days / Times: Tuesdays 2:15PM – 3:05PM
Contact Person: Josh Burkey –  joshburkey1@gmail.com

This group is a fun and interactive way to learn about Korean culture. Students will learn parts of Korean language/writing, cultural symbols, history, food, and participate in fun activities that students can enjoy. This group is a great way to have fun in learning about the questions they have about Korea and its culture/language.
Location: Room #118
Days / Time: Wednesdays 3:15-4:15
Contact Person: Adri Pham – adrianna.pham@lps.org

This club affirms the Latino heritage of our students and aims to help all of them become involved in LHS activities. Guest speakers are invited to share their knowledge and fundraising events may be organized. A variety of activities to help students become involved in showing their respect for their school and community are offered. Las Razas Unidas es un club Latino. Ayuda los estudiantes participar en los actividades de la escuela Lincoln High.
Capacity: Max of 40 students
Enrollment: Students can enroll at any time. Contact Janet / Brenda for more info.
Location: Room#107
Days / Times: Wednesdays 3:15PM-4:15PM
Contact Persons: Brenda Lopez Adame – blopez@lops.org
Dr. Janet Eckerson – jeckers@lps.org
*This is also a Club Day club activity.

El Centro’s Latina Leaders program provides gender, age, and culturally relevant social and leadership development sessions. The program also consists of quarterly field trips to places such as employment/vocational sites, educational institutions, and pro-social activity sites. 
Enrollment: Students can enroll at any time.
Location: Room# 114
Days / Times: Mondays 3:15PM-4:15PM
Contact Person: Citali Gonzalez – citlalli@elcentrone.org

Open to Seniors. Receive assistance for college, how to apply for colleges, scholarships, and FAFSA help.
Enrollment: Students can enroll at any time.
Location: Room# 100F
Days / Times: Tuesdays (PLC) 2:15PM – 3:15PM
Contact Person: Van Nguyen, LHS Counselor – vnguyen@lps.org

Step Chain is a dance form and musical art. In stepping, the body is used as an instrument to create rhythms and sounds through a combination of footsteps, claps, and the spoken word. LHS IIG stands for “2Gether”. In this club, students will learn the history, how to step and be creative. This is a great opportunity to show unity and pride in our school. 
Location: S230
Days / Times: Thursdays  3:15-4:45PM
Contact Person: Mar’Lakuittia Overstreet |moverstr@lps.org 
Angela “Gigi” Pillow | gigibraids@yahoo.com

In partnership with the Asian Community and Cultural Center, this program provides one-on-one assistance to youth as they navigate their futures, with an eye to the unique challenges that immigrant and refugee youth face. Participants will receive assistance with homework, study skills, college prep, career exploration, scholarships, FAFSA applications, personal issues and goals, and more!
Location: Room# 100L
Days / Times: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 3:15PM – 5PM
Contact Person: Natalie Wiebelhaus, Youth Program Coordinator natalie@lincolnasiancenter.org

A new after-school activity is coming to Lincoln High. Magic The Gathering is a popular, competitive card game played by 20 million people worldwide. Players compete against each other by using cards to cast spells and summon creatures to defeat their opponent. Never played before? No problem! New players are welcome to come and learn the game. We will provide decks and cards for you.
Enrollment: Students can join at any time
Location: Room# 104
Days / Times: Mondays 3:15PM –
Contact Person: Alexander Krempely | akrempe@lps.org

1 on 1 tutoring for any student who may need extra support
Location: Media Center
Days / Times: Mondays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays 3:15PM-4:45PM
Contact Person:
Mondays & Thursdays – Ivan Ediger (LHS Volunteer)           
Wednesdays – Doug Matulka (LHS Math Teacher) – dmatulka@lps.org

Aho, Eyon iho – How are you? The Ponca tribe will be partnering with the Lincoln High School and starting a Professional Enrichment Program aka (PEP), with some of the Native American student body. the PEP is designed to help our NA students become goal oriented, in deciding upon a career or furthering education.
Enrollment: Students can enroll any time.
Location: Room # 100G ( located inside the media center)
Days / Times: Tuesdays during all lunch hours
Contact Person: Mike Wolfe Sr. – mwolfe@poncatribe-ne.org

1 on 1 tutoring for any student who may need extra support
Location: Media Center
Days / Times: Mondays & Thursdays 3:15PM – 4:15PM
Contact Persons:
Wednesdays – Lindsey Coit (LHS Science Teacher) – lcoit@lps.org
Thursdays – Rachel Scheet (LHS Science Teacher) – rscheet@lps.org

Stand In for Lincoln is a grassroots organization in Lincoln, Nebraska that peaceful advocates for human rights on local, national, and international levels.  

Stand In for Lincoln also calls for: seeking asylum humanely,  closing down concentration camps at our border, reestablishing asylum rights, abolishing cruelty through ICE, and educating ourselves on economic systems funneling money into the private Enterprise of detention.  
 
Our hope for our Youth Chapter is to encourage students to develop a lens of love for all people, regardless of where a person might come from, think about immigration issues more critically, and create a vision on how we can continue our work to welcome ALL students/ new students to our building.  This group will do FUN and ACTION-ORIENTED activities to advocate for change!

Location: Room# 116
Days / Times: Mondays 3:15 – 4:15 PM
Contact Person: Carol Flora | cflora@lps.org

Provides fundamental support to low-income, first-generation students in their preparation for college entrance and creates opportunities for such students to succeed in their precollege performance and ultimately in their higher education pursuits.
Capacity: CLOSED GROUP
Enrollment: Application / enrollment period during the spring-time
Location:  Room# 100D
Days / Times: Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays 3:15PM – 5PM
Tuesdays (PLC+) 2:15PM – 4PM
Contact Persons: Hoa Nguyen hoa.nguyen@unl.edu
Instagram: @upwardboundunl
Facebook:
UNL Upward Bound

In partnership with the Asian Community and Cultural Center, Untold Migrant Stories showcases the multimedia projects of newly resettled youth at Lincoln High School, empowering them to use their voices to tell their own stories. Through student-created photography & video exhibits, audiences have the opportunity to learn about the lives of newly resettled youth in our community and engage with them directly about the people and places that are important to them.
Enrollment: Students can enroll at any time.
Location: Room# 100L
Days / Times: Tuesdays 2:15PM – 4PM
Contact Person: Gabriella Parsons – gabriellaaparsons@gmail.com 
Natalie Wiebelhaus, Youth Program Coordinator natalie@lincolnasiancenter.org

Vinyl Hour
Come in and listen to all kinds of music on vinyls. Talk about and listen to music while you hang out with friends and learn more about vinyls.
Location: Room # 106
Days / Times: Wednesdays 3:15-4:15
Contact Person: TBA

Wise mind project is a fun and interactive group that teaches helpful mindfulness skills that will help students tackle their personal goals. This program will help them learn core mindfulness, stress tolerance, emotion regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness. All students and even staff members are welcome to join.
Location: Room# 100G (located in the media center)
Days / Times: First Wednesday of the Month (during all 3 lunches)
Contact Person: Melissa Kumke, LIMHP – mkumke@centerpointe.org

The Asian Community & Cultural Center offers a cultural program for Yezidi teens. The focus is to teach history, culture and traditions in a fun and educational way as well as help build community among Yezidi teens at Lincoln High School.
Enrollment: Students can enroll at any time.
Location: Room# 100L
Days / Times: Wednesday 3:15PM – 4:30PM
Contact Person: Jenn Worley – jenn@lincolnasiancenter.org,  402-477-3447

Nebraska Extension is bringing students together to learn skills that will enhance their development with problem solving skills, marketing tools, team work, and project management in the business realm. It is highly interactive and students get a chance to work with real local businesses. This is a great resume builder and opportunity to get more involved.
Location: Room# 100F
Days / Times: Wednesdays 3:15 – 5:30 PM
Contact Person: Collin Hute | chute@lps.org

At Young Life Club, students from all grades are invited to laugh, play games, and talk a little about life. This is a club built around friendships. If you’re looking for a place to belong, you’re welcome here!
Enrollment: Students can join at any time
Location: Room# 114
Days / Times: Thursdays 3:15PM – 4:15PM
Contact Person: Liana McCain – (909) 632-5330 | liana@lincoln.younglife.org
Instagram: @lhs.younglife

In partnership with the Clyde Malone Community Center, this Business-Leadership Program will be intended for At-Risk youth and students who have an interest in business. 
Capacity: Max of 30 students
Enrollment: Students can enroll at any time.
Location: Room# 109
Days / Times: Thursdays 3:15PM – 5:30PM
Contact Person: Ishma Valenti – (402) 202-7431 | ishmavalenti@yahoo.com
Instagram: @ymbla109

In partnership with the Clyde Malone Community Center, this Business-Leadership Program will be intended for At-Risk youth and students who have an interest in business. 
Capacity: Max of 30 students
Enrollment: Students can enroll at any time.
Location: Room# 102
Days / Times: Mondays 3:15PM – 5:30PM
Contact Person: Ishma Valenti – (402) 202-7431 | ishmavalenti@yahoo.com

Zumba is a fitness program that combines Latin and international music with dance moves. Zumba routines incorporate interval training — alternating fast and slow rhythms — to help improve cardiovascular fitness.
Location: Room #300
Days / Times:
Fridays 3:15-4:15
Contact Person:
chelsea.egenberger@lps.org

Our staff

Hi, I’m Chelsea Egenberger, Lincoln High CLC’s School Community Coordinator. I work closely with the Link community to create engaging programs for youth, families and community members. As a former Link myself, I am passionate about increasing the capacity of the LHS community to help students thrive, to engage families, and to strengthen neighborhoods. I’m at
chelsea.egenberger@lps.org.

I’m Adri Pham, the assistant CLC Coordinator at Lincoln High School. I build communications via social media and help the School Community Coordinator with other logistics to keep our programming running smoothly. I hope to expand my impact on families in the Lincoln High community!

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