Good morning Springfield High! Today is Tuesday, September 4, 2012 where successful Senators are respectful of self, others, and property! Thank you for Being A Senator!
Applications for Spanish Club are now available. See a Spanish teacher today and plan on joining us for our first meeting Wednesday, September 19th.
Attention all 9th graders and any students new to District 186. Nurse Kim MUST have a physical and immunization record on file or you will NOT be allowed back to school starting October 15th. Please get all physicals & immunization records to Nurse Kim in room 167 ASAP!! Also if you have any medications either prescription or over the counter Nurse Kim MUST have a medication form filled & signed by your physician...this includes inhalers!! See Nurse Kim in 167 if you have any questions or need to pick up a medication form.
ATTENTION CLASS OF 2013: Your T-Shirt Order Forms are Due Friday, September 7th! Return them to Ms. Davis in room 352 with payment asap. Go Seniors!!
Lincoln Land Community College is offering ACT test preparation courses this fall. Information on times and dates is posted in the glass case outside the Guidance Office and on the school website under Guidance/Special Programs.
Juniors and Seniors: Check out the Guidance web page and its links for college information. See the Special Programs page for information about regional admissions presentations by Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, Stanford and Washington University, St. Louis.
The following scholarships are now available: Horatio Alger, deadline Oct. 25 and Acorn Equality, deadline Sept. 28. The Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship is now available. Check requirements on the Scholarship Database under Guidance on the school website
College Recruiter visits for Sept. are:
Sept. 5 ARMY-lunch
Sept. 11 Central Methodist Univ. (Fayette, MO) 9:30
Sept. 11 10:20 University of Chicago
Sept. 13, Southeast Missouri State 10:20, Quincy University Lunch shifts
Sept. 17 Lincoln Land Community College-lunch shifts
Sept. 18 Robert Morris, Springfield, B lunch
Sept. 24 8:30 Blackburn College, Carlinville
Sept. 24 University of Evansville(Indiana) 10:45
Sept. 25 SIU- Edwardsville 9:25
Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend the presentations that occur during class times.
SENIORS: Today Mr. Crum and Mrs. Povse will be meeting with you during your English class for orientation.
JUNIORS: Thursday Ms. Guerrero and Mrs. Povse will be meeting with you during your English class for orientation.
Reminder to Senior English teachers: After taking attendance please send your seniors to the auditorium balcony each class period today for orientation with Mr. Crum and Mrs. Povse.
SCRABBLE CLUB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ALL STUDENTS: We will have our first ever, annual SCRABBLE TOURNAMENT here at Springfield High School on Saturday, September 15, in the Commons. If you are interested in helping, participating, or if you have any questions, please see Mr. Williams.
All students interested in Engineering: The Engineering Explorers Post 6 will be having its first meeting on Sept. 12 from 6:00-7:30 at the Illinois Dept. of Transportation, 2300 S. Dirksen Parkway a $40 participation fee will be due that evening. Application requests or more information is available at Terrence.Fountain@illinois.gov
All students: If you have made a difference volunteering you can apply for the Prudential Spirit of Community awards. See the poster on the Scholarship bulletin board outside room 106.
Senior women interested in engineering. Purdue University is offering a free one day Exploring Engineering program. See details on the Special Programs page on the Guidance website.
SITE Club is looking for students interested in programming, engineering, electrical design, construction, marketing, and web design for our 2013 robotics team. We're holding an informational meeting Thursday after school in Ms. Fox's room.
Attention girl basketball players not involved in a fall sport: there will be an open gym Today after school. Meet in the annex and any questions see Coach Scheffler.
FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!! Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center on Tue., Sep. 25, from 8:30am-2:30pm. Students aged 16 must have a signed parental consent form. You must sign up during lunch, before school, or after school in the Guidance Office by 3:30 pm on Monday, Sep. 24. Teachers & Staff do not need to sign up, you can report to the auditorium at your convenience. Please donate. Mrs. Fisher, in the Main Office, is LIVING Proof that blood donations SAVE LIVES! In September 2010, she received 3 units of blood through two life-saving transfusions! Any questions-please see Mr. Williams.
Attention Juniors and Seniors! Homecoming court elections will be held next Wednesday, September 5, 2012 in the commons at lunch! Seniors may vote for 8 guys and 8 girls and Juniors may vote for 2 guys and 2 girls. Sophomores and Freshmen will be allowed to vote in a later election fro King and Queen only!
Arsenic and Old Lace an all cast meeting Tuesday, September 4th in Mr. Ruedin’s room. All cast members MUST attend!
Any Sophomore or Junior interested in taking the PSAT need to come to the Guidance Office and sign up. The test will be given Wednesday, October 17th during periods 1-3. The deadline for registering in September 21st. There is a $17 fee (cash or check payable to Springfield High School).
Be A Senator will be selling slices of hot, delicious Papa John's pizza Thursday during both lunch shifts for $2 per slice in the commons. Pizza, Pizza, Pizza, Thursday, Thursday, Thursday!!
Attn. Senators! Thursday is Redemption Thursday! Take your Shlotto cards to the commons during either lunch shift to claim your prize. Remember to put your name and teacher's name on the back because you might win a prize in the drawing on Friday! As always, Thank You for Being a Senator!
After school tutoring starts today in the cafeteria until 4:30 PM.
SHS Booster Club will be selling spirit wear tonight at the boys home soccer game, at the September 11th home girls volleyball game and starting this Friday, at ALL home football games. Checks and cash accepted. GO SENATORS!!!
The Cross Country team competed in the Granite City Invite on Saturday. In the Girls JV race, SHS placed 2nd out of 11 teams. Sophie Gullo was the top finisher for SHS. The Varsity Girls finished 8th out of 18 teams. Ellie Hamill top finisher for SHS. The Freshmen/Sophomore Boys team finished 2nd. Grant Luebkemann took 1st place in the race for SHS. The Varsity Boys team finished 2nd Nate Hoffman was top finisher for SHS.
The Senator volleyball team went 4-1 this weekend and took 2nd place in the Lutheran Tournament. Sarah Sapanski & Mady McCarty were named to the All-tournament team and Courtney Pence received MVP of the tournament. This week the girls play Jacksonville away on Tuesday and have their home opener Thursday against Bloomington High School. Come out and support the team.