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Springfield, IL 62704

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September 26, 2018

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Homecoming spirit week themes:  Tomorrow-Decade Day - 9th - 1950’s, 10th - 1960; 11th - 1970; 12th - 1980’s; Friday - Colors (9th - Pattern on Pattern; 10th - Red; 11th - Black; 12th - Toga).

Senior Photo Information - Seniors and early graduates are required to have their official picture taken by Grussenmeyer’s Photography.  The photo must be taken by December 15, 2018.  Grussenmeyer’s is located at 41 Pinehurst drive, 787-6688 and requires a $15 sitting fee with no pressure to make additional purchases.  This year, we encourage all seniors to have their portrait taken at school.  Grussenmeyer’s will be at SHS for senior pictures on Friday, October 26th from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (no school for students that day).   Seniors may also call Grussenmeyer’s at 787-6688 to arrange custom sittings or another time and date that works with their schedule.

Any junior or senior interested in being a High School Student Poll Worker for election day, please see Mr. Kyes in the guidance office for an application. 

The 2018-2019 Capitoline Yearbook is on sale now in room 254 at a cost of $60 each.  To order yours, bring your check, money order or cash to room 254.  In January, the cost for each will be $70.  Seniors the cost to put your baby pictures in this year's yearbook is $10.  Bring your pictures and the $10 fees to room 254.   Also, Senior Superlatives' Nomination Forms are due to Tayli Shekleton or Mrs. Eslahi by October 1.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is looking for high school mentors! Being a mentor will allow you to make a difference in the life of a child, gain service hours, and build your resume. You get to spend one hour a week after school with a child you are matched with at their school. No experience is necessary. See Kramer for more information.

If you plan to bring a guest who is not a Springfield High School student to homecoming, you must pick up a guest form in the guidance office. 

Students who are interested in participating in the Engineering Explorer’s Post should pick up the information sheet in the guidance office.  The first meeting is tomorrow at 6:00 at Illinois Department of Transportation.

Attention Sophomore Class - The class of 2021 will be selling baked goods (rice krispy treats, cookies, and brownies) at tailgate this Friday. Please bring donations to Mrs. Devlin's room 121 this week.

Juniors & Seniors interested in attending the Capital Area Education/College Fair at the State Fair-Orr Building on Wednesday, October 3rd will be receiving a permission slip in their English classes. If not, stop by the Guidance Office.  Students will leave school at 11:57 pm or after 4th period.  In order for this to be coded as an activity, students must have turned insSigned permission slips by Monday, October 1st, 3:30 pm-no exceptions.  Students check in with their Guidance Dean at the Orr Building. STUDENTS MUST BE PASSING ALL CLASSES TO ATTEND.

Students remember that the Commons door will be locked at 8:20 am.

The SHS Photo Video will be holding a general meeting today right after school in the commons. We will be discussing how the club is going and talk about next month. Anyone is welcome!

ATTENTION PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE MEMBERS OF FCA! The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be having our first huddle meeting of the year next Tuesday, Oct. 2 from 6:00-7:00 in the Cafeteria. We will be brainstorming activities and meeting times for the upcoming year… and having some pizza. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Lightfoot of Mr. Dyer.

Have you ever wanted to help out your school while letting you creative side run wild, then the Graphic Design Club is for you. We meet every Wednesday after school in the commons. In the past we have worked on T-shirts, Posters, Logos, and more. Come see what Graphic Design Club is all about today.  See you there!

Scarlet Line Dance Team will be selling Krispy Kreme donuts Thursday morning in the Commons for $1.

Art Club will meet tomorrow at 3:30 in room 233. Please bring your $5 dues if you have not already. 

Students 21st Century has started back and runs Monday-Thursday after school in the cafeteria. 21st Century is an after school program where students can come and receive tutoring, help with homework, a snack , and we also attend many fun field trips.   Applications are located in the Guidance office or on the 21st Century door. 

Are you are a first generation college bound junior or senior? Unsure if college is for you? Interested in getting more information about different college options, basic services offered to students or help interpreting college expectations and requirements? If so, please see Mrs. Lauer in the guidance office. Eligible students may attend a presentation and tour through the College Prep Summit at Lincoln Land on November 16th.

The Girls swim team competed against Edwardsville and Sacred Heart Griffin on Saturday. Junior Katie Bilinsky took first in the 1 meter diving. The 200 medley relay consisting of Sophomore Maddie Sievers, Freshmen Alexandra Bradley and Maddie Owczarzak and senior Healy Funderburg cut two seconds. Juniors Grace Anders and Rhiannon Roberts both swam individual personal records in the 200 yard freestyle. Senior Lara Faeseler, Junior Delaynee O’Brian, and freshman Carlee Jones all swam the 50 yard freestyle and swam season-best times. Senior Healy Funderburg took third overall in the 500 yard freestyle. The senators swim today at Petersburg PORTA high school and Thursday at Lincoln Community High School. 

Open Gym for Boys Basketball for tonight has been cancelled.

Congratulations to the Boys Soccer Team for the 2-0 victory over SHG to remain undefeated in the CS8.  Wolf Brethorst scored for the Senators.  Collin Taylor recorded the shut out.

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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