Detentions - Please make sure you serve all assigned detentions within 24 hours of receiving it. You have three options to serve your detentions per day: before and after school in room 39, A and B lunch in room 44. Over-due detentions will be dealt with accordingly. Mega detentions will be held in the small commons on Tuesday and Thursdays right after school.
Attention Sophomores and Juniors - PSAT Testing will be held on October 17, 2012, at Lanphier High School. The PSAT will be given to interested sophomores and juniors on Wednesday, October 17, 2012, from 8:24 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The deadline for PSAT test registration is September 20, 2012. Any sophomore or junior who wishes to take the PSAT should register in the Guidance Office. There is a $14.00 fee (cash or check made payable to Lanphier High School). See Ms. Vogt for more information regarding PSAT test registration.
Seniors - Are you a high school senior whose name is currently included on a lease with the Springfield Housing Authority? If so, you could be eligible to win a $250 College scholarship. The Springfield Housing Authority is sponsoring an essay contest entitled, "How the Springfield Housing Authority Has Been Key in My Life." All public housing and Section 8 senior high school students who currently reside within Springfield Housing Authority residents are eligible to enter this competition, and completed essay entries must be returned to Ms. Vera Nelson by September 5, 2012, at 4:30 p.m. For more information, contact Ms. Nelson at 753-5757 ext. 244.
Students - If you are a student who has made a difference through volunteering over the past year, you could win $1,000 and a fabulous all-expenses paid trip To Washington, D.C. by applying for a Prudential Spirit of Community Awards! Interested students should apply online at www.nassp.org/spirit, select the "Apply Now" link and follow the onscreen instructions. Before printing and submitting your application to Ms. Vogt, be sure that you and your parent or guardian complete the Student/Parent Agreement Page, which can be found on the last tab of the application. Complete application forms should be turned in to Ms. Vogt in the Academic /Guidance Office before November 6, 2012. All state level honorees will be announced in February.
Reminder - From Officer Groth, to all staff and students............. You may not use a cell phone while driving in a school zone. With the start of the school year we have a lot of extra officers in the area and they will be watching for this violation.
Students: The Lanphier PTO is hosting its 3rd annual T-Shirt Design contest. All designs and drawings must be original and promote Lanphier High School. Contest Winners will become a part of Lanphier history as their designs will be printed on t-shirts and sold throughout the year. Please submit your design to the PTO mailbox in the main office by end of school on Thursday, September 13th.
Avid - Looking for something to do on your first three-day weekend? Come out to Kingpin Lanes on Sunday for LHS Bowling Night. You can bowl with friends from 9:30 until midnight for $15, including shoes. Remember- no school on Monday.
Homecoming - Homecoming is just a few weeks away. It is a busy weekend. The dance is September 29th and all grade levels are invited. While planning and shopping for the Homecoming Dance, keep the school dress code in mind. The dress is semiformal. No jeans, tennis shoes, jerseys or ball caps will be allowed. Ladies need to keep in mind that no bare midriffs will be allowed, belly piercing should not be exposed and dresses should not be so low that more than the middle of the back is exposed. Plunging necklines are unacceptable and all necklines should be appropriate and in compliance with the school dress code. However, spaghetti straps and strapless formal wear will be acceptable for the dance.
J.E.T.S. Club - There will be an informational JETS meeting in Room 124 at 3:37 pm tomorrow. It is important to attend for those interested in joining this fabulous club.
Environmental Club - We will have a meeting Sept. 10th to discuss field trips, fund raising and officer elections. If you are interested in the environmental club please come to the meeting at 3:40 in room 135.
Library - Flash drives are for sale in the library. A 4 gigabyte drive is $5. Please see Mrs. Laubersheimer in the library.
Blood Drive -
- All NHS members need to sign up to work at the next blood drive. See the list outside room 110.
- The blood drive is Friday, September 28th. Please sign up to donate with Mr. Covey in room 110.
- You must be at least 16 and weigh at least 110 pounds to donate.
- About 1 in 7 people entering the hospital need blood.
- The blood Center can produce up to 4 lifesaving products from 1 pint of whole blood.
Seniors- Senior Favorite Ballots must be turned in by the end of the school day tomorrow. Ballots may be turned into Ms. Thompson's mailbox in the main office, Room 313, or a member of the yearbook staff. Ballots are available in room 313 ONLY. One ballot per senior will be accepted.