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101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Thursday, March 1, 2012

March 1, 2012

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Thursday, March 1, 2012

All current scholarships may be found on the school website under GUIDANCE/under SCHOLARSHIP DATABASE.
JUNIORS AND UNDECIDED SENIORS: The following colleges and recruiters will be here on these dates:
March 2 Northern Illinois University 12:45
March 7 SIU-E 8:30, Illinois College 9:25, Southeast Missouri State 1:35
March 8 Bradley 8:30, Western Il Univ. at Lunch, Air Force- lunch, Iowa Wesleyan 2:35
Get a pass from Mrs. Povse or Guidance to see these representatives.

The Illinois Lumber and Material Dealers Association is sponsoring a scholarship for students planning a 2 or 4 year study in related coursework (trade school or college). $500-$2000 awards. See Mrs. Povse for details.

Reserve your table now and join the fun - the SHS Trivia Night is Friday, March 9th. 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!!

Students interested in taking AP Exams need to come to the Guidance Office to sign up. Each exam is $87. Please bring cash or check when signing up.

Any current sophomore who has not turned in their course registration form needs to today. These forms are to be submitted to the Guidance office.

There will be a meeting for all girls trying out for softball today after school in room 316. Any questions, see Coach Stapleton or Coach Seiple.

Interested in Scrabble? Then Scrabble fans, please come enjoy a game of Scrabble during lunch on Tuesdays & Thursdays in Room 109 (Mr. Crum's old office under the stairwell). We will be limited to the first 8 Scrabble players that arrive, so grab your lunch & hurry over for some Scrabble. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Williams.

Attention German Club! There will be an important meeting in the commons after school today. We will be discussing the upcoming International Dinner. If you’re planning to come to the dinner, please make sure you are coming to the meeting.

ACT prep Courses begin March 6 - April 13 (Tuesdays and Thursdays only 5 - 7 PM) at the Springfield Urban League. This is free to Springfield Urban League 21st Century students and $50 for non-participants. Two Practice Exams will be given. One at the beginning of the course and the other toward the end. This course is 24 instructional hours of ACT preparation in 4 Content Areas (English, Reading, Math, Science) and Test-Taking Strategies. See Mr. Carson to get signed up.

Students interested in joining National Honor Society: Stop by the cafeteria to check your eligibility and pick up an application. Applications will also be available from Ms. Hubbard in Room 160. NHS Applications for the 2012-2013 school year will be due March 1. Don't delay- get your NHS app today!

Tickets are available in the main office until 1 PM today for the Girls State Basketball game. They are $10 each. Students: We have 3 activity buses now scheduled to take the first 120 paid students that turn in their signed field trip forms to Mrs. Fisher in the main office to the the girls state basketball semifinals in Bloomington on Friday after you report to 2nd hour. These students' absences will be coded as "Activity". If your family calls you in this week to excuse you from school on Friday, then the absence will be coded as "Excused".

The Lady Senators Track & Field team opened the 2012 season at the Millikin Indoor Open in Decatur last night. Sarah Sepanski was the meet’s only multiple winner with victories in the long jump, 55 and 200. Other first place finishers for the Lady Senators were Kirby Hale in the 1600 with a personal best of 5:24, and Mady McCarty in the high jump with a jump of 5’. Great job last night ladies! Good luck Friday at the Jacksonville Indoor Invitational.