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Lanphier High School

1300 North 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62702


August 29, 2019

All Students please turn in their physicals and shot records at this time to your teacher.  Teachers PLEASE turn in to the main office as soon as possible.


STUDENTS:  There are NO DELIVERIES allowed for students, this includes lunch or deliveries of any kind for students.


“If you know the proper response to the phrase ’15 minutes till places,’ then Drama Club is the place for you.  There will be an organizational meeting for this year’s Drama Club on Friday, 8/30 after school until 5:00 in Mr. Wilson’s room 245.  We will discuss news for this year as well as this year’s production.  If you are interested in being a part of the most dramatic and comedic club at Lanphier, please plan to attend.”


FRIDAY is the last day to get parking permits during lunch.  After Friday, they may be purchased from Mr. Metzke in room 250 BEFORE and AFTER SCHOOL. 

Permits are $40 cash and proof of insurance.  The parking lot and parking space will be assigned to the student this year.  Permits are mandatory.  Enforcement of permits begins after August 30th.  Violators will be towed at the owner’s expense.


Lions, mark your calendars! Sign Language Club is coming to Lanphier on Tuesday, September 3rd.  We will meet from 3:30 to 4:15 in room 143. Be sure you have transportation home. If you have questions, contact Mrs. Galusha or Mrs. Cooper.


Attention Students:  Picture Day is Thursday, September 5th. Come get your picture forms in the Main Office before or after school. You are required to have your picture taken this year.  They are on the counter.

2020 Year book order forms are now available in the Main Office! Order by September 13th to get up to 4 free icons with personalization! Simply fill out the order form, enclose a check or cash and return to the Main Office. Year books are $10 off the cover price and will start out at $55. Get yours while supplies last!


Attention Juniors:

The PSAT/NMSQT®, also known as the National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test, is a version of the SAT exam. ... The PSAT/ NMSQ tests your skills in reading, writing, and math.

 PSAT/NMSQT test is open to students who are currently Juniors this year that would like their scores to be considered for the National Merit Scholarship competition.

 If you would like to sign up to take this exam, students may take the $17 registration fee to Mrs. Hedges in the North office by September 11th. NO LATE REGISTRANTS CAN BE ACCEPTED. 

 If students have questions about the exam, they should see Mrs. Hedges.


Attention Seniors: If you are wanting to graduate early, there is a sign up sheet in the academic center with Mrs. Brooks. Please sign up and Mr. Caton will begin calling students down to meet with him beginning Monday, September 9th. Please sign up on your own time, there will be no late passes given if you are tardy to class.


Pink out game will be on Friday, September 27, 2019. Order forms for t-shirts are in the main office. Shirts are available in pink or grey, starting at $10. Deadline is September 11.

The Lanphier Spirit Club is selling shirts for our pink out game on September 27. Inside the ribbon says Lanphier and the O in together is a lion head. They are available in adult small-adult 3x. Short and long sleeve available. Deadline is September 11. I will pass out shirts Thursday, September 26. Please send order form and payment to: Lanphier High School c/o Spirit Club 1300 N 11th St Springfield, IL 62702


It is that time of year!!  The softball team’s Chicken Dinner fundraiser is coming up.  The team will be selling Nelson’s Chicken Dinner tickets.  Tickets are $10 for half a chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy corn and a roll.  What could be better….good food and you don’t have to cook.  The dinner will be September 30 from 330-6 in the Gardner Wrestling Gym.


“If you’re interested in trying out for the #1 high school E-Sports team in the state, please stop by room 310 (Mr. McGhiey's room) for a tryout packet. The games played are Overwatch, Fortnite, League of Legends, Rocket League, and Super Smash Brothers Ultimate. The team has brand new gaming PC’s and an Adidas sponsorship. Coach McGhiey’s contact information is located on the tryout packet if you have any questions.”


Now for a moment of silence

Please stand 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.