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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Thursday, December 9, 2010

December 9, 2010

Morning Announcements for Thursday, December 9, 2010

The Holiday choir concert will be TONIGHT at 7 PM in the SHS auditorium. The free concert will also feature a Holiday cookie sale and Poinsettia sale. Come and hear beautiful music performed by our very talented SHS students!

SENIORS: Check the school website or come to Guidance to get information on the following scholarships: Plato and Flora McCourtney, MENSA, Mr. John's School of Cosmetology, NFIB Young Entrepreneur, Burger King Scholars, and KFC Scholars, Odd Fellow-Rebekah, Scholar Athlete Milk Mustache of the Year Award.

Want to check your grades? The guidance office computers are available during lunch shifts A and B. Stop in and check it out!

REMINDER TO SENIOR GUYS: When you turn 18 you have 30 days to register with the Selective Service. It is easy and it is the law that you must register. Go to www.sss.gov - it takes just 2 minutes to register. You will not be eligible for federal loans or grants for college if you fail to register See Mrs. Povse in Guidance if you have questions.

Springfield Public Schools is inviting interested high school juniors to apply to become a Student School Board Member. The selected student will serve as the Student School Board Member for the 2010-2011 school year. More information is available in the main office.

SENIORS!! You have until Friday to sign your name on the Senior signature page in the yearbook. Sign in the front of the commons. Don’t miss out on the tradition to express yourself through your personal signature! When you sign, you can also check your name to make sure it is spelled correctly next to your senior picture. Don’t forget!

Wednesday, December 15th, is the LAST day to order your yearbook at the $50 price. Put it on layaway by then and lock-in the $50 price. Any book ordered after that will be $60. Come to Mrs. Barkmeier’s room, after school to order your book.

Attention German Club! Please join us for our last movie in room 250 today. We will be showing “Aguirre: The Wrath of God” Please see a German teacher for the permission form. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Spanish Club members who sold cookie do’ should pick up their orders in the Commons after school today. If you can’t be there, make arrangements for someone else to pick up your order.

Spanish Club will be bowling after school tomorrow. Members should get a permission slip from a Spanish teacher and return it by 3:30 PM Thursday. It’s free and it’s fun!

Spanish Club is having its holiday party immediately after school Monday, December 13th in the commons. Join us for food and fun!

City Tournament t-shirts are on sale today during both lunch shifts in the commons. Come see the design & order your shirts! They will be on sale through finals next week.

Attention Seniors: The second and final order for class sweatpants will be due Tuesday, December 14th by 3:30 PM. Order forms are in room 210 and must be turned in with your money to Mrs. Pence. If you missed the first order or would like another color, this is your LAST chance!

The Class of 2012 will be having a bake sale tomorrow in the commons during both lunch shifts. All proceeds will benefit the Mini O’Beirne Crisis Nursery. Please buy some delicious homemade baked goodies and help the Junior class purchase various items for the Mini O’Beirne Crisis Nursery.

There will be a Best Friends meeting this Friday, December 10th, after school in room 124. Come for holiday games, food and fun!

Attention all students: The Luncheon Optimist Club of Springfield is announcing its local level of the Optimist International Oratory Contest, Sat., March 5. The topic is : If I were the leader of the free world, the first issue I would address would be......." Entry forms are due Feb. 5. See Mrs. Povse in Guidance for applications and additional information.

A reminder that TEEN Parent As Teachers will meet during lunch today in room 169 with Karen Valenti.