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101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Announcements 12/11

December 11, 2017

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Monday, December 11, 2017.

Hey, it's ugly sweater season! Join student council this Friday by wearing your favorite holiday appeal!!

Capitoline Yearbooks are on sale for $60 a copy.  In January, the cost rises to $70.  

Seniors, - Baby pictures for the yearbook are due by Friday.  Also, call Grussenmeyer Photography at 787-6688 to schedule a time to have your senior portraits taken. Seniors, with portraits, can also put their "Senior Quotes"  in the yearbook at no charge. 

NHS hours for volunteer work at Joe Bee Tourney see Coach Berger.

Attention Seniors - Last day to order cap and gown is Wednesday.  Jostens will be in the commons during both lunch shifts.

Are you 16 years or older,  interested in becoming certified to be a lifeguard, and want to earn a quarter gym credit?  Stop by the guidance office to get information about a lifeguard class at the downtown YMCA every Wednesday between January 10th and March 7th.

Seniors Only -  If you have met the exam exemption policy for semester I  ( 4 or fewer absences per period /with no unexcused absences, grade of  B or better--- with no discipline/suspensions ).  Please stop by guidance office 104 and pick up exemption forms.  All forms must be turned in by Friday at 4:00 to Mr. Schurman.

Freshmen - If you ordered apparel it is in. There will be a table set up in the commons during both lunch shifts Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for you to pick up your order.

Nurse Kim would like to remind all students & staff that flu season is upon us, and she wants to make sure everyone stays healthy all the time, but especially for finals, and the holidays. Did you hear the joke about the flu?  I’m not telling you, I don’t want to spread it around!  Other than my bad joke, here are a few other ways to prevent spreading it around: Flu shots are still available at most local pharmacies, your physician’s offices, and health department, these are NOT required, but highly recommended.  Also if you have a fever over 100.4 please stay home, always remember to cough into your elbow rather than your hand, and the most effective way of preventing the flu is frequent hand washing!

Fall play DVDs are still available for order!  The deadline is Wednesday the 13th!  DVDs are $10 each and any questions or orders please talk to Teresa Lograsso.

The Lady Senator basketball team raised it’s record to 9 and 1 by beating Chatham 61 to 49. SHS was led in scoring by Ozzy Erewele with 19 points, Nicole Swehla chipped in 12 and Ashley Robinson added 10. Next up for SHS is a road game Thursday against Jacksonville.

Overall boys swim places second as a team.  Andrew Holliday placed 2nd in the 200 Freestyle.  Lleyton Power placed first in the 200 IM and the 500 Free.  Zeph Almanzar placed 1st in the 50 Freestyle.  Alex Rivera placed 2nd in the 100 butterfly.  JJ Rios placed 2nd in the 100 Freestyle.  Joe Ratsch placed 3rd in the 100 Breaststroke.

Saturday marked the end of the Varsity Scholastic Bowl Conference season. Going into the tournament, SHS had an 8-1 record.  The Senators end the the conference season 15 wins and 3 losses in third place.  Leading the Senators in tossups is Sophomore Aidan Fein with 1000 points. The team is rounded out with Captains: Senior Jack Sandstrom with 390 points and Senior Ben Yoder with 200 points. Junior Jack Allen put up 230 points and Freshman Maggie Sturm shows much potential with 250 points.  

The Junior Varsity Scholastic Bowl season ended right before the Thanksgiving holiday. The JV squad captured first place at the JV tournament and ended the season tied with U-High for first place with a 13-2 record. These freshmen and sophomores are busy outside of the conference as well, capturing a first place trophy at the Moline Fresh-Soph tournament and the first and second place trophies at the Athens Fresh-Soph tournament.  Leading the Senators in toss ups is Sophomore Molly Harms with 770 points. Everyone on the team contributed some substantial points this year! Drew Borland scored 320, Mostafa Moussad and Will Yepsen each scored 200 points. Avery Pound brought in 130. Miles Ralph and David Jiang each scored 70.  The SHS Scholastic Bowl season is far from over! This team is traveling to the New Trier Holliday Tournament after Finals on December 22. The Senators compete in the Masonic State Series as well as tournaments hosted around the states of illinois and Missouri.The goal for the team is to qualify for NAQT State Tournament and to qualify for PACE Nationals.  IHSA competition will occur in March. 

Congrats to your Senator's Wrestling team. This weekend they competed in the 2 day Pontiac Tournament. Springfield had numerous placers with two Senator's making it to the finals. Kaeden Kinison finished in second place and Jacquez Stewart won the 132b weight class garnering one of the Outstanding Wrestling Awards for the tournament. 

There will be an informational meeting for anyone interested in Poetry Out Loud tomorrow after school in room 370.  If you are unable to attend please see Mrs. Eaton.

Would you please now rise for the Pledge of Allegiance!  

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God,Indivisible with liberty and justice for all.

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