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101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Announcements 11/5

November 5, 2018

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Monday, November 5, 2018

CACC will not be in session on Friday.  Students must still attend their half day at SHS and are expected to be on time for their respective morning or afternoon classes.

Bonjour everyone….Happy National French Week! Did you know that over 275 million people speak French world-wide?! To help celebrate, French Club will be selling bon-bons starting Tuesday. Get them while they last.

Picture retake is November 19th.

Order your 2018-2019 Capitoline Yearbook now at $60 a copy.  Bring your check, money order or cash to room 254.

If you are interested in a career in plumbing, as an electrician, bricklayer, mason, carpenter or many other skilled trade there is an event SHS will be attending that's perfect for you. On November 13th from 12:30-3:30 we will be attending the Building Trades Apprenticeships and Careers Day at the BOS Center that will have members from local trade unions doing presentations and you will have the opportunity for hands on learning. Permission slips can be picked up with Mr. Kramer in 153A. Any questions or you want to voice your interest see Mr. Kramer.

The United States Military Academy at West Point will be conducting an informational meeting in Springfield on Wednesday from 6:00 - 8:00 pm.  The meeting will be held at the offices of the Association of Illinois Cooperatives, 6460 6th St. Frontage Road E, Springfield Illinois. This meeting is designed to introduce students and parents to West Point and includes the admission process and educational opportunities available. This information is most applicable to sophomores and juniors as the deadline for the class of 2019 has already passed, although seniors are welcome to attend.
FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!!  Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center on Tuesday., November 13th, 8:30 am-2:00 pm, in the Auditorium. Students aged 16 must have a signed parental consent form. You must sign up during lunch-in the Commons, and before school or after school-in the Guidance Office by 3:30 pm on Thursday, November 8th. Please sign-up ASAP because once the form is filled, you will not be able to sign up. Teachers & Staff do not need to sign up, you can report to the Auditorium at your convenience. Blood donations SAVE LIVES!  Any questions-please see Mr. Williams.

There will be a short meeting in the auditorium today after school for all boys interested in Swimming for the Senators this season. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Connolley.

Calling all junior and senior young women! Want to meet new people, serve your community and get ready for the next stage of your life, while having a have a whole of fun? Then stop by and sign-up at the “ Fashioneta" table  in the Commons during lunch with the women of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Thursday to learn more.

Congratulations to Paige Witkowski who won 2 SHS Prom tickets in our United Way prize drawing. See Mrs. Williams for ticket details.  Thanks to everyone who donated. 

SAVE THE DATE! On December 1st from 6-11pm Sangamon CEO is hosting a Haunted Sleigh Ride at the State Fairgrounds along with cookies, games, and an appearance by Santa for the kids. Come if you dare to take a ride in a nightmare before Christmas! Tickets are $10 and will be sold at upcoming lunch shifts!!

Are you interested in the medical field? The Pre-Health Club is meeting with Laura Grubb, a nurse practitioner at Prairie Cardiovascular. Come to room 521 after school today to learn more!”

Congratulations to the boys cross country team for finishing 2nd place at State cross country meet on Saturday at Detweiller Park.  Kyle Boughter was an All-Stater finishing in 10th place with a time of 15:08 and seniors Zach Kinison, Will Formea and Ryan Waldinger all had a great race for SHS, Congratulations

The Scholastic Bowl team participated in the AFC Fall Tournament at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign on Saturday. They ended the day with 7 wins and 4 losses, 9th overall  at this uber competitive tournament. Top scorer for the Senators was Aidan Fein with 670 points, ranking him 4th among individuals. Drew Borland scored 170 points, Maggie Sturm scored 150 points.   The Senators kick off CS8 play tomorrow here at SHS at 5pm playing Glenwood, SHG and Southeast. Beat them to the BUZZER!

Today is the first day of wrestling practice.  Wrestlers should meet right after school in the Annex area. Please see coach Kenny in room 220 if you have any questions.

Seniors,  To be included in this year's yearbook, you must turn in your baby pictures in room and take your senior portraits by winter break.  Call 7876688 to set up a time to take your senior portrait.

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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