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Morning Announcements for Thursday, November 18, 2010

November 18, 2010

Morning Announcements for Thursday, November 18, 2010

SENIORS INTERESTED IN EDUCATION: The Illinois PTA scholarship is available. Graduating seniors preparing to enter education or education-related fields and who are in the upper 33% of the class may apply. Deadline is Feb. 15. See Mr. Crum or Mrs. Povse in Guidance for an application.

Springfield Park District now accepting team registrations for our High School Basketball Program. The program will run December 5th- February 27th. The fee is $400 for 11 games and single elimination tournament. All games are held on Sundays at Benedictine University’s gym at 8th and Converse. Registration Deadline is Friday, November 19. Contact Sean Dickerson at 753-0700 for more information

SENIORS: Seniors and their parents are invited to a financial aid presentation entitled "The Road to FAFSA" tonight at 6:30 in the commons. To help you prepare for filing your FAFSA all seniors are encouraged to attend.

Kings, Queens, Rooks, Bishops, Pawns & Horses! There will be a Chess Club meeting tomorrow after school in room 222.

ID’s from picture retakes are in and available in the main office.

Any sophomore possibly interested in attending CACC next year needs to get a permission slip from Mr. Crum in the guidance office. Those students will tour CACC on December 8th. This is open to the first 40 sophomores. Permission slips must be returned by Friday, November 19th. See Mr. Crum for more information.

The next Superintendent’s Roundtable meeting is Monday, November 29 at 5:30 PM.

Attention Spanish Club member. Just a reminder, don’t forget to turn in your cookie dough orders no later than today by 3:30. Let’s make this fundraiser a success!

Seniors interested in being a Senate Page need to sign up before Monday in the guidance office. Interviews will be held in December.

There will be short meeting in the commons today at 3:30 for all boys not involved in a winter sport that are interested in competing in track and field in the spring. If you cannot attend please see coach Cotner.

KFC Famous Bowls are back! The Senior Class will be selling famous bowls today in the commons at lunch for $5 each. Hurry down because they sell fast! And remember – don’t wait for the SuperBowl, get your famous bowl today!

SHS yearbook is throwing a dance, tomorrow in the commons from 8 to 11 PM. Tickets will be on sale all this week at lunch for $5, tickets at the door will be $7. There will be good music by DJ Rico P and free food and drinks. This dance is for Springfield High students ONLY. You must show your 2010/11 Springfield High school ID to be admitted to the dance.

Yearbook is also selling yearbooks until January 7th. They are $50 each, buy them or put one on layaway if you are interested. See Mrs. Barkmeier in room 370. Yearbook is also trying to feature everyone in the yearbook at least once so don’t forget, you’re on our hit list!

Best Friend Members come celebrate Thankfulness with our Buddies tomorrow after school in the commons. Come enjoy friendships and fun Friday after school with Best Friends.

A reminder that Teens Parents as Teachers will meet in room 169 today during the lunch shifts.

There is a blue tub of lost and found items by the Guidance Office. These are sweatshirts, shorts, notebooks, shoes and misc. other items~ Please check this tub for anything that belongs to you. Over the break, these items will be donated to Good Will.

Attention German Club members! Please come by room 250 on Thursday or Friday and choose your favorite out of the 3 t-shirt designs for our official German Club t-shirts this year.

Today's facts about HIV/AIDS....
Ways to reduce your risk of HIV....
Abstain - NO SEX
Protect yourself and your partner
Not sharing needles and syringes
Knowing your status and your partners