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Morning Announcements for Monday, September 26, 2011

September 26, 2011

Morning Announcements for Monday, September 26, 2011

Today 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.

Scholarship opportunity for 9th through 12th grade: Formals of Litchfield is sponsoring a "design an original prom gown" contest. Get information at www.myformals.com or from Mrs. Povse. Deadline is October 22.

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 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.

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 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.

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.

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 SHS! The Ebony Gems Club is selling T-Shirts to raise money for breast cancer awareness at both lunch shifts Today. Please buy one to show your support for Breast Cancer and to let the world know that Real Senators Wear Pink!

If you enjoy reading, great food, and prizes, then be sure to sign up for the Read for a Lifetime program. See Mrs. Dahmane in the SHS Library or your English teacher for details. Deadline to sign up is Friday, Oct. 14.

Attention German Club! We will be showing the movie “Vampyr” in room 250 right after school on Wednesday, September 28th. Due to limited space, only 20 students can be accommodated. Please see a German teachers for the parent permission form, get it signed, and turned in quickly. Snacks and drinks will be provided.

Hey Hey JSA! We will be having a debate this Wednesday in room 330. We'll be debating whether the Bush tax cuts should be repealed. All those who are planning on attending Fall State this year should also plan on attending. Come for food and fun and bring your friends!

There will be meetings for current members of the National Honor Society at 3:30 on Tuesday, September 27th and Wednesday, September 28th after school in Room 160. Service hours are due, so please come to one of the meetings this week.

The last time they did it, half their team wasn't born yet and Coach Seiple was still in high school. For the first time since 1995, the boys golf team is Sangamon County Champions. Saturday at Lincoln Greens, Mitchell Connolley fired a 77, Max Lister a 78, Jack Campas a 79, and Jack McCarthy an 83 for a team total of 317, five strokes better than runner up Chatham Glenwood. Tomorrow, the Senators play their final quadrangular match of the season, taking on Jacksonville, Lincoln and SH-G at Piper Glen beginning at 4:00.

The girls golf team placed 6th at the Pekin invite. Becca Ramirez who was 3rd as an individual shot an 80. Mackenzie McDermott followed with a 95. Alax Floyd carded a 97 and Kristin Cullen shot a 109.

The Varsity Soccer team improved to 12 and 3 with a 7 - 3 victory over Breese Mater Dei. Wil Teichman, Peter Bremhorst, Dalton Timm, and Ben Harbison scored for the Senators. The JV team played to a zero - zero tie.

The Cross Country team competed in their own invite on Saturday at Lincoln Park. The Varsity Girls finished 4th out of 19 teams. Maggie Cornelius was the top placer for SHS. In the JV Girls race, Taylor Camacho was the top placer for SHS. The Varsity Boys finished 2nd out of 24 teams. Sam Cross was the top placer for SHS. The Freshmen/Sophomore Boys finished 2nd out 12 teams. Grant Luebkemann was the top placer for SHS. In the Boys JV race, Joe Gough was the top placer for SHS.