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101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Monday, December 13, 2010

December 13, 2010

Morning Announcements for Monday, December 13, 2010

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, Florence A. Cook Grant for female teachers, Lincoln Land Community College, Beta Sigma PSI Lutheran Fraternity for men attending Univ. of Illinois

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.

Wednesday 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.

Spanish Club is having its holiday party immediately after school today 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! This is the last week they will be on sale.

Attention Seniors: The second and final order for class sweatpants are due tomorrow 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!

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.

Ebony Gems is having an informational meeting Monday, December 13 at 3:30 PM in room 160. If you are a female and exhibit leadership skills, we would like you to come and be informed.

Congratulations to the Speech Team on competing in their second tournament at Waterloo, where 13 high schools competed. Speech members Jack Zinnen and Onsi Kamel placed 3rd and 4th in the JV Finals in Impromptu. Onsi Kamel placed 4th in the Varsity Finals in Extemporaneous. In the previous tournament in Charleston, where 12 high schools competed, Zainab Jasim placed 7th in the JV Finals in Prose and Emily Waters and Ashley Pruitt placed 2nd in the JV Finals in Dramatic Duet Acting.

Thank you to all freshmen who participated in our first fundraiser! Please pick up you orders in the commons TODAY at lunch. Your pizza will be waiting for you!

Start off winter break with some fun! Join us at Strike N Spare West Sunday, December 19, between 9pm-11pm. Only $15, includes shoe rental and unlimited bowling for two hours. Can't beat that! Bring your friends and/or relatives for a night full of fun. Just look for the SHS GAPP (German American Partnership Program) table to sign in.

January grads - please pick your purple forms in the Guidance office.