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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Tuesday, March 15, 2011

March 15, 2011

Morning Announcements for Tuesday, March 15, 2011

The following colleges or recruiters will be here on these dates:
Today lunch Benedictine
March 15 SIU Carbondale 10:00, Illinois Air Nat'l Guard, lunch,cafeteria & MacMurray College, lunch, commons
March 16 Illinois College 2:00
March 17 Air Force, lunch
March 21 LLCC Lunch
March 24 SIU-E Lunch
Lunch visits do not require a pass. All scheduled times do need a pass from Guidance or from Mrs. Povse.

SENIORS HEADED TO UNIV. OF ILLINOIS,URBANA: The Lincolnland Illini Club is offering a $750 tuition scholarship essay contest. The 200 word essay is your interpretation of the phrase "Why U of I?" Applications available from Mrs. Povse. Deadline is May 11.

Mrs. Povse has added a new link under Guidance on the SHS website called "Special Programs". Check it out.

Juniors or Seniors interested in becoming teachers: The Project Midstate Student Support at the University of Illinois, Springfield is now accepting applicants to the program which assists students who want to teach in the Springfield or Decatur public schools. Financial help is available for students in this program. See Mrs. Povse for details and an application. Deadline is March 31.

SENIORS: As you receive your acceptances from colleges and universities please let Mr. Crum or Mrs. Povse know of any scholarships you have been awarded. We have a list started in Mrs. Povse's office. Later in the spring we will post this publicly so that all of our students may see how well you have done.

Lincoln Land Community College is offering a new Surgical Technology Certificate and Degree Program beginning this summer. An informational meeting will be held March 15th at 5:30p.m. in the Stephens Room in Menard Hall for those interested.

Senior Artists: The Illinois Heartland Decorative Artists Scholarships of $1000 and $500 are now available. 6-10 photos of artwork done during high school and a letter of recommendation from an art teacher. Postmark by April 30. See Mrs. Povse for application.

Seniors: The Springfield Civic Garden Club is offering a $1000 to a student pursuing a degree in an environmentally related field. Deadline is May 1. See Mrs. Povse for application.

The Junior League of Springfield, Inc. is pleased to announce applications are being accepted for Outstanding Community Service Award now through 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, 2011. The Junior League of Springfield, Inc. (JLS) would like to recognize one high school junior (female) who demonstrates an outstanding commitment to community service. We will recognize one winner from each of the area high schools. One winner will then be selected to win a $500 scholarship award. All completed applications should be mailed, emailed, faxed or dropped off by March 23, 2011 to:
Junior League of Springfield
Hoogland Center for the Arts
420 S. Sixth Street
Springfield, IL 62701
Fax: 217-544-6557
Email: Britta_Brackney@hotmail.com
For more information, please call the JLS office at 217-544-5557 or email Britta_Brackney@hotmail.com.

Join the Environmental Club by Choosing to Reuse. The Environmental Club is selling reusable lunch totes from the company Thirty-One. Choose from three different sizes and many different patterns and colors. See a member of the Environmental Club or Ms. Vander Leest in Room 510. Remember---CHOOSE TO REUSE!!!

SHS Trivia Night is Friday, March 25, 2011. Win a share of $1,000 in prize money, to be awarded to your favorite SHS sport, club or organization. Doors open 6p ~ Trivia at 7PM. Up to 10 players, includes food, soda and fun! The cost is $150 per table. Registration sheets are available on the SHS website or pick up one in the main office.

Current Senior NHS members: the next mandatory NHS meeting is March 16th, before school in Mrs. Ruedin's room and after school in the library. New NHS inductees: please meet March 18th after school in the library for your first NHS meeting. In the event you cannot make the meeting, previous arrangements need to made with Ms. Hubbard or Mrs. Ruedin.

Next year SHS will be offering classes in guitar and piano. Please see your guidance person if you are interested. If you have any questions please talk to Ms. Elmore or Mrs. Goldberg.

Read for the Lifetime participants don't forget to turn in your menu choices to Mrs. Dahmane by the end of the day, Today. Lunch will be from Head West.

Attention breakfast lovers! There will be fresh Mel-o-cream donuts for sale tomorrow morning in the commons and the annex for a dollar each.

Attention: dessert lovers: The Senior Class of 2011 will be having a MEGA bake sale this Wednesday in the commons at lunch. Items are 50 cents each. Come satisfy your sweet tooth with a delicious homemade goodie!!

The Class of 2014 will be selling St. Patrick's Day cupcakes on Friday, March 18th in the commons. One cupcake will cost $1.00. Thank-you for supporting the freshman class!! Also, Class of 2014 t-shirt designs are here! Freshmen will be receiving order forms in their homerooms this Wednesday. Please fill these out and return them as soon as possible. A table will be set up IN THE COMMONS for returning the forms on Fri., March 18th AND March 21st-25th. Forms may also be turned in to Mrs. Yoggerst's mailbox or Room 169 (Student Support Office). All forms must be turned in by Friday, the 25th.

ATTENTION ALL SHS STUDENTS and STAFF: Be a Senator has a great opportunity for raising money for Springfield High. For every yellow cap we collect from PEPSI products, we receive 5 CENTS. We need your help. Please place all YELLOW CAPS in the white Pepsi barrels in the commons. We will be collecting the caps until April 30. Thanks for your help!

Hey Hey JSA! We are having a meeting this Wednesday. Come for food & fun & bring your friends!