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101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Thursday, March 24, 2011

March 24, 2011

Morning Announcements for Thursday, March 24, 2011

The following colleges or recruiters will be here on these dates:
Today SIU-E Lunch
Lunch visits do not require a pass. All scheduled times do need a pass from Guidance or from Mrs. Povse.

African-American seniors: The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is offering scholarships for those who are pursuing enrollment in an accredited college or university for fall. Applications are available from Mrs. Povse and must be postmarked by April 15.

IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT FOR SENIORS: For you to be considered for the MAP(Monetary Award Program) grant from the state of Illinois your FAFSA must be completed and in at Central Processing BEFORE this Saturday, March 26. The money is running out.

Reminder to seniors: In order to ensure timely processing the McCourtney Foundation scholarship application is due to Mr. Crum by tomorrow.

The World's Largest Online College Fair sponsored by CollegeWeek Live is being held today, March 24. Pick up a brochure in Guidance today to see the list of 300 schools you can get information from. Find out about financial aid, scholarships, campus life and admissions. Go to CollegeWeeekLive.com/SPRING

HBCU Campus Tour Springfield Urban League is sponsoring a bus trip to the Historically Black Colleges and Universities during spring break, April 17-22nd. Cost is $450. For additional information or to sign up contact Candace Silas at 544-0548 Ext. 240

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 has been cancelled due to lack of participation.

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.

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!

There’s no place like home, or the SHS Schnirring Auditorium where you can see the “The Wiz” next Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, 2:00 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets are available in the main office ($5 for students, $8 for adults). And in other news... There’s been an unusually high number of comments about Munchkins lately, therefore, teachers, there will be Munchkin sensitivity training after school next week.

Class of 2014- A table will be set up IN THE COMMONS for returning the t-shirt and sweatpants forms thru tomorrow during both lunch shifts. Forms may also be turned in to Mrs. Yoggerst's mailbox or Room 169 (Student Support Office). All forms must be turned in by TOMORROW!

Spanish Club will be bowling after school tomorrow. Get your permission slip today!

Best Friend Members come to a meeting tomorrow after school. Think spring and enjoy time with our Buddies tomorrow after school in Room 124. Come enjoy friendships and fun Friday after school with Best Friends.

All botany and AP biology students attending the field trip need to be dismissed from class at 9:05. Those students are then to meet in front of the main office as soon as possible.

Student council is hosting their annual senior citizens dinner on Wednesday March 30th. We need volunteers. This is a fantastic opportunity to serve the community and receive NHS hours. Volunteers will serve three hours and must sign up or speak to miss Maloney by Monday the 28th. Sign ups are at miss Maloney's room, the NHS board, and in the main office.

Members of the Superintendent's Student Roundtable will meet on Monday, March 28 at 4:00 p.m. in the Board Room, 1900 West Monroe.