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March 14, 2019

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Thursday, March 14, 2019

Parents and students - remember, 9th, 10th and 11th graders are testing on April 9th.  All students are expected to bring their own calculator for the test.

Juniors & Seniors - pick up your permission forms for April 9th in guidance.  Juniors - yellow form, Seniors - orange form. You must have the forms in by the date on the bottom for a junior early dismissal that day or a senior Activity day. See Mr. Kyes, Mr. Williams or Dr. Leardi with any questions.

Any student who wishes to sign up for an AP test, needs to sign up in the Guidance office until Friday, March 22nd. The price for each exam is $94, unless you qualify for a reduced rate.  If you have any questions, please see Ms. Smith or Mr. Barnes.

Attention Juniors: The Board of Education invites interested current high school juniors to apply to become the 2019-2020 Student School Board Member. One junior will be chosen to serve during their senior year. Applications will be accepted until 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 12th  and can be found on our school’s homepage. Please see Mr. Kyes or Mrs. Gordy if you are interested in applying. 

Seniors Jostens will be here today during both lunch hours to deliver your graduation orders.  Please pick up your order in the Commons.

Chicago Field Trip to see Shakespeare's Hamlet still has some seats for eleventh and twelfth graders.  See you literature teacher for more information.

Students please make sure all your lab fees are paid.  If you have any questions, please see Ms. Madonna in the main office.

Shamrock Shakes will be distributed during both A and B lunch shifts tomorrow in the Commons. Students who received no tardies and no referrals during 3rd Quarter are eligible. Please check the lists posted outside of Guidance. Thank you for Being A Senator.

Attention juniors - if you are interested in being in the work program next year please turn in your application asap. You can pick up a blank form and turn in your completed form to Mrs. Devlin in room 121.

Capitoline Yearbooks are still on sale at $70 a copy.  If you don't have the full amount, you can pay a portion to secure a yearbook for you.  Make your check or money order out to Springfield High School or bring your cash to room 254.

Art Club will not be meeting this week.

The junior varsity baseball game for tonight has been cancelled.   No early dismissal for junior varsity baseball.

The girls track and field team competed at the Lady Wildcat Invitational yesterday. Top finishers for SHS were: Hannah Burnes 3rd in the 60m hurdles and in triple jump; the JV and Varsity 4x400 relays both finished 4th; and Lauren Ferguson 1st in the 400 and in the 60m hurdles breaking the school record again! 

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Illinois (BGCCIL) in partnership with the City of Springfield and the Sangamon County Juvenile Justice Council, is hosting its 4th annual Teen Job Fair and Resource Expo. The event will take place April 5th from 6pm to 8:30pm at The Boys & Girls Club’s Central Unit, located at 300 S. 15th Street.  Job seekers can get help filling out job applications, may receive on the spot interviews, and have a chance to enter multiple prize drawings. The event features many local employers and youth service organizations. The job fair will also include free food and beverages. This event is free to attend and geared toward teenagers 16-19 who are seeking employment or volunteer opportunities. Parents are also welcome to accompany their teen participant.

Join us for project mack’s diversity, unity and inclusion summit 2019 on Saturday March 23rd.  This unforgettable experience will empower, improve, and enhance your approach to dealing with diversity and inclusion in your school and community.  This interactive day will create a space to build relationships with students from other schools while engaging in critical, thoughtful and challenging dialogue about moving beyond tolerance, leveraging differences, and changing the story.  This is free to attend for all students.  Please pick up a flyer in the main office if you are interested.  

Jared Grimble, 2006 Springfield High graduate and 3x Grammy credited artist is returning to his hometown of Springfield to put on a show of a lifetime. Joined along side him will be featured singers from recent seasons of The Voice and American Idol. A portion of the proceeds will be going to the American Lung Association.   Jared Grimble graduated from Springfield High in 2006. He was involved choir, Seven and Senators and other musical activities at SHS. He  is currently living in LA writing and recording music. He has participated in The Voice and American Idol.  Saturday, 3/23 from 7:00-11:00pm at Crowne Plaza. Doors open at 6:45pm.  Tickets cost $8 and are available at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jared-grimble-live-at-the-crowne-plaza-tickets-56145546842 

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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