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Morning Announcements for Wednesday, March 14, 2012

March 14, 2012

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Wednesday, March 14, 2012

All current scholarships may be found on the school website under GUIDANCE/under SCHOLARSHIP DATABASE.
The University of Illinois Lincolnland Illini Club is offering 2 $750 scholarships toward tuition. A 200 word essay entitled
“Why U of I” is the requirement. Due May 11.
The Family Service Center is offering a scholarship for students who were in foster care or are adopted. Applications due April 30.
See Mrs. Povse for these applications.

JUNIORS AND UNDECIDED SENIORS: The following colleges and recruiters will be here on these dates:
March 28 Hannibal La Grange - lunch
March 29 Missouri Science & Tech 1:35

All seniors: As you receive scholarships or merit awards from private sources, colleges and universities please inform Mrs. Povse so she can post them on the scholarship board.

SENIORS APPLYING FOR THE MCCOURTNEY SCHOLARSHIP: this scholarship application requires a page from Mrs. Povse. As you complete the scholarship please give it to her to process the transcript and the data verification. All Mc Courtney scholarships are due to Mrs. Povse by Tuesday, March 27. She will ensure that they meet the postmark deadline.

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.

Juniors interested in being in the work program next year must turn in an application. You can pick one up outside Mrs. Devlin’s office room 121. Turn apps into Mrs. Devlin’s mailbox in the main office. Students interested in applying for an Illinois Department of Transportation Office job must turn their application in asap. Deadline for IDOT jobs is approaching quickly.

Sophomores! You will order your class rings Today, March 14th. Jostens will be in the commons to measure and take your orders “ during lunch. Please bring completed forms and $65 deposit. Juniors still wishing to order class rings may pick up ring design kits in Guidance or the Main office.

Student Council needs 15 student volunteers to work at the Senior Citizen Dinner on Wednesday, March 21st. Volunteers will serve food from 4:30 “ 7, and will receive complimentary dinner. Volunteers can also earn NHS hours. To sign up, contact Miss Maloney in room 124.

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

SHS drivers - tired of having to walk from Glenwood and beyond after parking your car? Buy a chance to win the one of the two Be A Senator choice spots for 4th quarter. Chances are .25 each and will be available from Miss Watkin for the remainder of this week during both lunch shifts. The drawing will be held on Friday afternoon. Winners must provide a valid driver's license, valid insurance card, and auto information to Mrs. Fisher in the main office on Monday.

Hey Hey JSA!! We will have a meeting this Wednesday in room 330! We will have an exciting guest speaker and a debate too! Also, all of those attending Spring State should attend for information. Come for food and fun and bring your friends!

Computer love is in! If you want to find out your true love go to the commons at lunch to pick up your form. The cost is $2. We are only selling them until the end of the week.

The Girls Varsity Soccer team opened the season with a six to zero victory over Southeast. Julia Rosen, Emily Willard, Olivia Rosen, Bri Hickman, and Brooke Ridley scored for the Senators. Katie Stuva earned the shut-out in goal. The Girls JV soccer team defeated Southeast 6 “ 1. Emily Willard, Anna McHatton, Brooke Ridley, Lyna Rehan, and Maire Schaver scored for the Senators.