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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Wednesday, January 11, 2012

January 11, 2012

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Wednesday, January 11, 2012 where successful Senators are focused, alert, on task, and engaged in the classroom. Thank you for Being A Senator!

Mark your calendar - the SHS Trivia Night is Saturday, January 14th. 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 7p. $100 per table of up to 10 players. Food and soda will be available for additional purchase. Reservation sheet is available on the SHS website or pick up one in the main office. Get your friends together and WIN!!

The Focus of Your Future scholarship for students who plan to attend any of the following local school: University of Illinois, Springfield, Lincoln Land Community College, Benedictine or Robert Morris is now available from Mrs. Povse. Deadline is Jan. 27 at 5:00.

JUNIORS AND SENIORS: Are you interested in serving in the Navy? Would you like $180,000 to go to college? Come here a special presentation on Jan. 25 at 12:45 regarding the Naval ROTC scholarship. Get a pass from Guidance or from Mrs. Povse.

2 new scholarships: Ist Mid-America Credit Union(must belong to apply) and the Scottish Rite. Check the scholarship database for the 7 specific Scottish Rite scholarships. Deadline is April 1.

If you are a junior or senior student with a passion for improving your community, Bank of America is looking for you. Selected leaders from 44 markets will participate in:
 8 week paid internship at a charitable organization
a week-long leadership summit in Washington,DC. See Mrs. Povse for information.
Hey hey JSA! We will be having a debate today in room 330. We're also going to discuss upcoming mini conventions. Come for food and fun, and bring your friends!

There will be a meeting today at 3:30 in room 521 (Miss Edwards room) for all girls interested in running track this Spring.

An area Eagle Scout candidate is running a service project for the St. John’s Children’s Hospital and the Memorial Medical Center’s pediatric unit. Your donations of video games and DVDs will be used to improve the entertainment options available to the children receiving care at the hospital. The donation box is located in the Main Office. For additional information email him at project4kidz@gmail.com
FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!! Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center on Tue., Jan. 24, 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, Jan. 23. 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.
The Class of 2014 will be selling delicious Papa John's Breadsticks tomorrow! Three breadsticks and sauce will be sold for a low price of $2.00. A limited amount of breadsticks and sauce will be available tomorrow on both lunch shifts, so get there as soon as possible!

Attention Sophomores!!!! This is a reminder that you will be receiving your 2012 class T - Shirt order form this week in your Literature classes!!! If you have any questions about the T- Shirt order form, please talk to one of you class officers, Ellie Hamill , Elle Rineheart, Jacob Cisco, or Meredith Wells.

Literature Club is having a meeting today in Miss Negele’s room, room 362, immediately after school.

Club/Organization photos will be taken for the Capitoline tomorrow after lunch 12:40-3:15 in the commons, Respond immediately when your group is called, if your late, you may miss your chance. Wear your organization t-shirt for the photo. Sponsors, if possible, please join your group for photos.

Boy’s Track & Field practice officially begins on Tuesday, January 17th. Please see Coach Cotner after school this week to pick up a practice schedule if you plan on coming out for Track & Field.

The Lady Senator basketball team took command in the 2nd quarter and beat Taylorville 79 to 51. Scoring in double figures was Zahna Medley, Ashton Williams and Anika Webster. Next up for SHS is a home game tomorrow night against Lincoln.