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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Tuesday, March 6, 2012

March 6, 2012

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Tuesday, March 6, 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 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
March 13 8:30 University of Missouri, St. Louis, 12:30 Eureka College
Get a pass from Mrs. Povse or Guidance to see these representatives.

Purdue University Women in Engineering program invites junior girls to a free daylong engineering series, April 16. with an optional reception and tour on Sunday, April 15. Register before April 6 at www.purdue.edu/WIEP

Heartland Credit Union is offering 2 $1000 scholarships to members who are entering a full-time 2 or 4yr. college, vocational or technical program. Essay. Apply at www.huc.org Deadline is April 27.

Get your permission slip in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse for the last college trip of the year to Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Thursday, March 15. Slips are DUE Tuesday, March 13.

Reserve your table now and join the fun - the SHS Trivia Night is Friday. 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.

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.

ACT prep Courses begin today, 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.

Read for a Lifetime participants please turn in your list of titles by Friday, March 9 to Mrs. Dahmane. If you did not receive a form see Mrs. Dahmane in the library right away.

The Lady Senators Track & Field team won the Jacksonville Indoor Invitational at Illinois College Friday Night. Finishing in 1st place for the Lady Senators were Mady McCarty in the 400, the 4 x 100 relay team of Kirby Hale, Christina Kropid, Sarah Sepanski, and Miriam Agamah, the 4 x 800 team of Christina Kropid, Christy Rolf, Mads Nelson, and Kirby Hale. Second place finishers were Sarah Sepanski in the 55 and Kirby Hale in the 1600.

The Boys track and field team finished in 1st place at the Jacksonville Indoor Invitational on Friday night. Event Champions for SHS were: the 4x800 relay team of Sam Cross, Tyler Owens, Will Butler, and Nathan Hoffman; the 4x200 relay team of Quazara Prather, Danan Beedie, Peter Bremhorst, and Malik Harrison; and the 4x400 relay team of Luke Farley, Peter Bremhorst, Sam Cross, and Alex Halloway. The boys next compete at the Danville Open Saturday.

Happy National Foreign Language week everyone! To celebrate the French Language, we will read today’s Pledge in French after the English version.