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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Monday, January 24, 2011

January 24, 2011

Morning Announcements for Monday, January 24, 2011

Seniors: If you need help filling out the FAFSA there are two upcoming financial aid presentations to assist you. Wednesday at 6P.M. at Robert Morris University. RSVP to: enroll@robertmorris.edu
or Monday, Feb. 21st, 6P.M. at Lincoln Library, downtown. Call to reserve a seat: 753-4900, ext. 213

The following colleges or recruiters will be here on these dates:
Jan. 25 Benedictine lunch
Jan. 26 Army at lunch
Feb. 2 Robert Morris University 2:45
Feb. 7 Blackburn at lunch
Feb. 9 Lincoln Tech at lunch
Feb. 16 Western Illinois University at lunch
Feb. 28 Truman State 10:30
Lunch visits do not require a pass. All scheduled times do need a pass from Guidance or from Mrs. Povse.

Seniors: a new scholarship for students of GREEK heritage is now available from Mrs. Povse.

SIU-Edwardsville is holding an Open House for students interested in Nursing on Feb. 19 from 8-12. Pre-registration is advised. Register at www.siue.edu/nursing

AVANTI'S IS COMING, AVANTI'S IS COMING!! Want a cheap, delicious meal? Full Avanti's sandwich ONLY $6!! Too big, share it with a friend. Full Avanti's loaf of bread ONLY $3!! TOO GOOD A DEAL TO PASS UP! Purchase your tickets for a full Avanti's sandwich and or a full Avanti's loaf of bread starting today through January 28 from a German class student. Staff members can purchase tickets from Robert Telger or a German class student. Pick up your sandwiches and bread Thurs., February 3, during both lunch shifts and/or after school until 4pm in the Commons. There will be a limited number of extra sandwiches and bread available for purchase during lunch shifts on February 3. Alert your friends, family, and colleagues! Any questions, contact Sabrena Campbell 522-4267.

FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!! Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center Tomorrow from 8:30am-2:30pm. Students aged 16 must have a signed parental consent form. You must sign up during lunch, before school, or after school in the Guidance Office by 3:30 pm today. Teachers & Staff do not need to sign up, you can report to the auditorium at your convenience. Please donate. Mrs. Fisher, in the Main Office, is LIVING Proof that blood donations SAVE LIVES! She received 3 units of blood through two life-saving transfusions! Any questions-please see Mr. Williams.

Chess Club will meet after school Today in Mrs. Dearing room 222.

Want to show that someone special that you care? Buy them a Valentine Carnation. Carnations will be sold in the commons before school and during both lunch shifts for only $1.00. We will be taking orders Today – Feb 4. They will be delivered to students on Feb 10.

Be A Senator is sponsoring a Be A Senator Logo contest. Logos should be designed to work with any color background because the logos will be put on multiple items. The winner will receive a $50 check and a free t-shirt. All entries must be submitted no later than Jan 31st to Ms. Greco in room 106. Voting will be done in homeroom on Feb. 2nd.

Congratulations to the latest SHLotto card drawing winners: Mr. Mittlestaedt, Ms. Kachur, Annie Gates, and Kelly Samara won 6 free wings from Buffalo Wild Wings. Students Bryant McLafferty, Mason Aylward, Becca Davis, and Maddie Alexander & staff members Ms. Edwards, Mr. Devlin, Mr. Eck, and Mrs Boltz won gift cards for various businesses. Congratulations!!

The SHS administrators are conducting random dress code checks again. Congratulations to students in Mr. Reinert's, Mr. Maxwell's, Mr. Ruedin's, Mrs. Myers', Mr. Stapleton's, Mr. Koeppel's, Ms. Turner's, and Ms. Maloney's classes. Remember - dress like a Senator!

The SHS Boys Swim Team lost a close contest to Pekin Community High School on Saturday, 96 -90. Highlights of the meet include Senior Spencer Chipman blazing in a Personal Best time of 53.97 in the 100 Free, Sophomore Jake Hamill swimming a personal best in the 100 fly (57.44), and Freshman Weston Stephens also swimming a PR in the 200 Free (1:59.48). Next up is the CITY MEET! TUESDAY, JANUARY 25TH 6:45 PM AT EISENHOWER POOL. BE THERE! It's our first direct competition with SHG and Southeast!

The SHS Cross Country team had three student athletes earn top honors at the SJ-R/Springfield Road Runners Awards Banquet. Michael Simon was 1st and Nick Moore was 3rd in the voting on the Male Runner of the Year. Kirby Hale took 2nd in the Female Runner of the Year. These three athletes carded $1,000 for the SHS Cross Country team.

Attention German Club! We will be showing the movie “Walking On Water” in room 250 right after school on Thursday, January 27th. Please see a German teacher for the parent permission form. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

SHS Senators took home the gold at the Boys City Basketball Tournament with a shared win of the Spirit Award and the Spirit of Giving Award. Senators showed the real meaning of school spirit by cheering along not only our boys' basketball team but also cheering for the other District 186 schools. Senators stayed for the second game and showed their spirit both Friday and Saturday night. Senators also donated many canned food items completely on their own without any help from the school. At SHS we know the REAL meaning of school spirit! Senators can look forward to a special day on Friday in which students may wear pajama pants, hats, sunglasses, and girls can carry their favorite purses. GO SENATORS!

To ALL SHS students – Thank you! Thank YOU! THANK YOU! You have made our school SO proud for your behavior, your giving, and your spirit! The costumes were fun, the camaraderie was superb and it was just plain fun! Thank you to our band for helping the Lanphier High School band also. Great Job everyone! Let’s keep up the spirit!