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Morning Announcements for Wednesday, September 21, 2011

September 21, 2011

Morning Announcements for Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Today is Homeroom day

JUNIORS AND SENIORS: THE FOLLOWING COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES WILL HAVE REPRESENTATIVES HERE TO SPEAK WITH YOU ABOUT THEIR SCHOOLS:
Sept. 22 LLCC and MacMurray College LUNCH
Sept. 23 Eureka College 1:30
Sept. 26 University of Evansville 10:30
Sept. 27 Northern Illinois University 9:30, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 10:20
Sept. 28 Truman State 9:30
Sept. 29 Monmouth College-Lunch
You must get a pass from Mrs. Povse or from the Guidance Office to be excused to hear these reps. Passes are not required for the LUNCH visits which take place in the Commons. A complete list of the representative visits is posted in the glass case outside of Guidance as well as on the school website under the GUIDANCE link.

SENIORS: The following scholarships are available from Mrs. Povse -
Wendy's Heisman: for athlete leaders. Apply at www.wendysheisman.com before Oct. 2
Elk's Most Valuable: for students in leadership roles with considerable community service. Deadline is Dec. 2

Yale University is coming to SHS: A representative from Yale University will come to SHS on Monday, Oct. 17 for an evening informational presentation from 7-8:30 in the auditorium. Mark your calendars.

Seniors: The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) scholarship essay contest is now open. Go to www.thefire.org/contests to enter. Deadline is Nov. 5.

Christian colleges will hold a college fair on October 11, 2011 from 6:30-8:30p.m. at Cornerstone Christian Academy
22017 E. 1200 North Rd.
 Bloomington,IL

The Best Buddies is ready to get started. If you are interested in being a leader and committed to planning great meetings for the year, Attend the Best Buddies leadership meeting Thursday September 22 in room 366 after school. Thursday, September 22 in room 366 after school.

Any Sophomore or Junior interested in taking the PSAT need to come to the Guidance Office and sign up. The test will be given Wednesday, October 12th during periods 1-3. The deadline for registering is Thursday. There is a $17 fee (cash or check payable to Springfield High School).

FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!! Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center on Tue., Sep. 27, 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 on Monday, Sep. 26. 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.

AVANTI'S IS COMING, AVANTI'S IS COMING!! Want a cheap, delicious meal? Full Avanti's sandwich ONLY $6!!! That's a 16" sandwich! 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 through Friday, September 30, from a German class or German club student. Teachers and staff can purchase tickets from Robin Yoggerst unless a German student sells to you first. Delivery is Thursday, October 6, during both lunch shifts and after school til 4pm in the Commons. There will be a limited number of extra sandwiches and bread available for purchase during lunch shifts on October 6. Alert your friends, family, and colleagues! Any questions, please contact Sabrena Campbell 522-4267.

Any student interested in The 21st Century Tutoring & Enrichment Program, see Mr. Carson. Meetings are after school in the Cafeteria Monday-Thursday. If you are interested, have questions or need an application, see Mr. Carson.

Students interested in attending the Capital Area Education College Fair to meet with representatives from numerous colleges need to pick up a permission slip in the guidance office. The permission form must be signed and returned to the guidance office by 8:30 on Tuesday, October 4th. On October 5th, College Representatives will be available at the Orr Building at the State Fairgrounds from 12:30-2:00. Students are responsible for their own transportation and must sign in upon arrival that day.

The Senior Panoramic picture will be Friday morning at 8:30. Seniors will report to 1st hour and then be called to the front of the building for the picture. Representatives will be available on Monday to purchase the panoramic.

Anime Club! We are meeting this Friday 3:30 “ 4:30 PM in the cafeteria. Everyone is welcome!

Seniors and Early Graduates! In homeroom you received information about getting your yearbook photo taken. Please call Class Act to schedule your appointment to make sure your picture is in the yearbook! Deadline is December 20th.

Students and staff: Purchase your 2011-12 Capitoline yearbook and/or happy ad in room 370 at lunch or after school! Books are $50.

Hey hey JSA! We will have having a meeting today in room 330! Come to celebrate Constitution day with a constitutional debate. We will also be talking about Fall State! There will be food and fun, so bring all of your friends!

The Boys Soccer team improved to 11 and 2 with a 2-1 victory over SHG. Peter Bremhorst scored for the Senators. The coaches and team would like to thank the best student body and fans in the state for their support last night! The JV Soccer team also won 2-1 over SHG. Evan Kuhn and Bryant McLafferty scored for the Senators.