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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Friday, September 3, 2010

September 3, 2010

Morning Announcements for Friday, September 3, 2010

The parking lottery winners have been posted outside the main office on lime green paper.

$500 scholarship open to all high school students: Submit a prom dress sketch and possibly see your design in the 2011 Prom Magazine. See Mrs. Povse or Mr. Crum for details. Deadline is Sept. 11.

SENIORS: Check out the scholarships on the SHS website. Click on Guidance and then click on Scholarships. The most current are listed near the top. Check the deadlines as some are from last year and have not yet been updated.

JUNIORS AND SENIORS: The following colleges will have representatives here to speak with you about their schools. Get a pass from Guidance to attend these sessions:
Tues., Sept. 7 10:15 Millikin, Decatur, LUNCH MARINES
Tues., Sept. 14 9:15 North Central, Naperville, 10:30 University of Chicago
Thurs., Sept. 16 1:45 William Woods, Fulton, MO
Mon., Sept. 27 LUNCH Lincoln Land Community College
Sept. 29 LUNCH Drake University and University of Rochester, NY
Thurs., Oct. 7 LUNCH A Quincy University

African American Seniors: See Mr. Crum or Mrs. Povse for a list of scholarships that are specific to African American students.

Attention ALL 9th graders & new students!! You MUST have a physical & immunization record on file ASAP, if you are not sure if you do or you need to turn it in please see Nurse Kim in room 169 any morning after 8:30. Also any students that take any medications INCLUDING INHALERS must have a form filled out by a doctor & signed by your parent...again if you have any questions see Nurse Kim.

10th graders, you will not be scheduled for Behind the Wheel if you have not turned your permit request into Ms. Dvorak.

Do you like making movies? The Student Film Club is open to all District 186 high school students and is holding auditions next Tuesday, September 7 at 7pm in the Springfield High School auditorium. The Film Club is looking for writers, editors, directors, musicians and all-around creative students who want to make their own short films. For more information, check out the Film Club's website at studentfilmshow.com or pick up a flyer in the main office.

Tutoring is available after school in the Cafeteria from 3:30-4:30, and morning tutoring started this morning at 7:30 in room 160.

All students interested in playing on this year's Scholastic Bowl team should attend an informational meeting today immediately after school in room 230. If you cannot attend the meeting then you should see Mr. Adkins sometime next week to get the information.

Are you interested in acting in "Noises Off", the Fall Play? Then come out and audition on September 21st or September 22nd in the Auditorium after school. Just prepare a monologue to perform in front of our staff. For more information, see flyers in the halls for more information. Hope to see you there!

Attn SHS: Students who receive tardy detentions have one day to serve the 30 minute detention - either before or after school - in room 120. WE DO NOT HAVE LUNCH DETENTIONS ANY LONGER!

Sophomores and Juniors interested in taking the PSAT test need to sign up in Mr. Crum’s office in the Guidance office. The test will be Wednesday, October 13th in the morning. There is a $15 fee to take the test. Juniors that score high enough may qualify for the National Merit Scholarship program. The deadline to sign up is September 21st.

Attention SHS Students! Our first home football game is tonight at 7 PM. The game will be at Memorial field against Chatham. If you are wearing black to school and to the game, be sure to find either Miss Maloney or Mr. Reed in the commons on your lunch shift to be entered in a $50 raffle. The winner will be announced at the game Friday night. Hope to see you there!

Congratulations to the newly elected Spanish Club officers! President – Amena Tayyab Vice-President – Victoria Shen Secretary- Tara Fritsch Treasurer- Ruth Chen

Attention Juniors and Seniors: Elections for the 2010 Homecoming court will be held in the commons during both lunch shifts on Thursday, September 9. Juniors will elect 2 couples and seniors will elect 8. Be sure to get to the commons, as this will be the only day to vote!

Attention senior NHS members: There will be a meeting in the library on Wednesday September 8, either before school at 7:50 or immediately after school. Check out the bulletin board by Mrs. Pence's room for service hours opportunities.

Attention girl basketball players not playing a fall sport: there will be an open gym Tuesday after school. Any questions, see Coach Scheffler.

Do you like to support your Senators and save some money? Students can purchase an activity pass for only $15! An activity pass will allow you to be admitted to ALL Home games for the current school year. If you attend more than 8 home athletic events a year than this is the pass for you! Activity passes are not good for city tournaments, invitational’s, regional or sectional play. Stop by the main office today to see Mrs. Fisher to purchase a pass.

Are you interested in technology, graphic design, or working on the school's webpage? If so, the SITE Club is meeting on Wednesday after school in the library. See Ms. Fox for details