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Lanphier High School

1300 North 11th Street
Springfield, IL 62702


September 9, 2019

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


CONGRATULATIONS to the FOOTBALL TEAM on their VICTORY over Eisenhower on Friday.  The Lions won 41-32.


Winner Winner Chicken Dinner! If you have been to school all 15 days; having perfect attendance, then you get the privilege of picking up your ticket Tomorrow morning for 5 minute early out to lunch for Chicken Day! Tickets will be given out before school in room 25! You MUST have a ticket to be let out of class 5 minutes early and to get your lunch early!


Attention all girls interested in playing softball!!  Open gyms will begin Tuesday, September 10 in the wrestling gym, from 6-7:30pm.  If you have any questions please see Coach Handy in room 305.


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 readers! You have the opportunity to participate in the Abe Lincoln Teen Readers’ Choice Award program this year! Sign up in the library to receive a brochure and a bookmark explaining more about the program. Reading 4 books from the list of 20 book nominees will qualify you to vote for your favorite book and join a pizza party in the library in March!

Lanphier High School College-Career Fair for students and parents will be on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 from 5:30-6:30 in commons

A lot of college, careers and military personal will be in attendance

Free meal will be served to all attending;  Fulgenzi’s pizza will be given away

Extra Credit for attending


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 Wednesday, September 11th. NO LATE REGISTRANTS CAN BE ACCEPTED.  If students have questions about the exam, they should see Mrs. Hedges.



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 11The 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



ART CLUB meets every Thursday after school in room 119 from 3:30-4:30.  If you are interested in fun, community projects and working with others, then art club is for you.  No art experience is required.


It’s not too late to learn to sign. Sign Language Club meets Tuesday, September 17th at 3:30 to 4:15. We will meet in room 143. All Lanphier students are welcome to attend. Contact Mrs. Galusha or Mrs. Cooper for additional information. 



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 3:30-6 in the Gardner Wrestling Gym.


Attention all girls interested in playing softball!!! Open gyms will begin Tuesday, September 10 in the wrestling gym from 6-7:30 p.m.  If you have any questions, please see Coach Handy in room 305.


Our first blood drive of the year will be on Friday, September 13.  You must be 16 years old and weigh at least 110 pounds to donate blood. 

FUN FACT:  We have 10-12 pints of blood in our bodies and by donating just one pint of your blood you will save THREE lives!  Ms. Rennison will be in the small commons on Tuesday, September 10th at lunch to sign up students who want to donate blood on Friday.

Last year Lanphier donated more blood than any other of the high schools in town!  Way to go LIONS!!!



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.