Good morning Springfield High! Today is Wednesday, October 31, 2012 where successful Senators are respectful of self, others, and property! Thank you for Being A Senator!
College Recruiter visits for Oct. & Nov. are:
Today Washington Univ., St. Louis 1:45
Nov. 1 North Central College, 10:20
Nov. 2 DePauw(Greencastle, IN) 10:20
Nov. 5 Truman State 8:30
Nov. 7 Knox College 12:40
Nov. 9 Eureka College 12:40
Nov. 13 Drake University 8:30
Nov. 15 Western Illinois University, 10:25, Navy ROTC presentation 12:40
Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend the presentations that occur during class times.
Juniors and Seniors: Mark your calendars and tell your parents that our first Financial Aid Presentation will be Nov. 28 at 6:30 in the Commons.
ALL STUDENTS: Check the Guidance / Special Programs page often to find opportunities of interest.
SENIORS WHO PLAN TO APPLY TO EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY: Save your application fee and sign up for Eastern Live. Nick Sanders, EIU admissions counselor will be here November 27 between 10 and noon to interview you, read over your application and accept you on the spot. See Mrs. Povse for a paper application and to get on the list.
Benedictine University at Springfield will be holding a Natural Science Open House for students, parents and teachers on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 10:00a.m. in Becker Library on the Benedictine campus. RSVP to http://springfield.ben.edu
Seniors interested in being a Senate Page need to pick up a sign-up sheet in the Guidance Office. They are due back by November 13th. Interviews will be held in December.
A representative from Northern Illinois University will be in the Guidance Office at 8:30 this morning. This is a last minute scheduling. If any juniors or seniors would like to sit in on his presentation please send them to Guidance at 8:30.
Reminder to the students going to SIU Carbondale tomorrow. Be at the southeast door at 6:55 AM with your breakfast and a snack. We will not be having lunch till 12:45.
The Odd Fellows and Rebekahs of Illinois scholarship is now available to students with financial need. Application at www.ioof-il-org
Students! Join the SHS Vocal Music group for an exclusive showing of "Hunger Games" at the Legacy Theatre, 101 East Lawrence, on November 5 at 5pm. Enter the costume contest by arriving dressed as you favorite movie character, there will be judging and prizes awarded to the top 3 costumes!! Tickets are $5 if purchased in advance from a choir student or $7 at the door with your school ID.
Attention Seniors and Early Graduates! You must have your school pictures taken by Grussenmeyer Class Act
(787-4947) by December 19 to be in the yearbook. For information, see posters in the hall or come to Mrs. Barkmeier’s room, room 370.
Attention all students! Yearbooks are now on sale for $50 in Mrs. Barkemeier’s room 370, during fourth hour after school. You may reserve your book with $25 down and the balance due in May when the yearbook comes in. After December 19, yearbook goes up to $60.
Any freshmen or sophomore boy not in a fall sport that is interested in playing basketball should come to a meeting in Coach Reed’s room 228 on Thursday after school.
Any junior or senior boy not in a fall sport that is interested in playing basketball should come to a meeting in Coach Reed’s room 228 on Friday after school.
Spanish Club! We will be carving pumpkins after school in the commons today. Also, if you are interested in attending the annual wiener roast Saturday, November 3rd please see a Spanish teacher today for a permission slip.
Be A Senator will be selling slices of hot, delicious Papa John's pizza tomorrow 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!
Hey Hey JSA we will be having a debate today! If you haven’t already, PAY YOUR TAXES, they are $2. Come for food, fun, and bring your friends!
Attention anyone interested in trying out for the 2013 Scarlet Line competitive dance team: this is the first year that dance team is considered an IHSA sport and we are currently preparing for the upcoming season. We will be having an informational meeting and tryouts on Wednesday, October 31st from 4:00-5:30in the Annex. Any questions can be directed to Coach Kramer at shsScarletLine@gmail.com.
It's time for SHS's talent show, "Springfield Idol". Auditions will be Nov. 7 and 8 after school in the choir room. Sign up for an audition time outside the choir room door. If you cannot make one of those times please see Mr Kaplan or Ms. Elmore. Springfield Idol will take place on Tuesday November 27 in the SHS Auditorium.
Attention German and Spanish Clubs! Tomorrow, Thursday, November 1st, is our annual Capture the Flag event. Please be in the cafeteria at 5:30 PM so we can begin on time.