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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Thursday, March 22, 2012

March 22, 2012

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Thursday, March 22, 2012 where successful Senators are focused, alert, on task, and engaged in the classroom. Thank you for Being A Senator!

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:
Today Roosevelt 12:45
March 26 Barbizon (acting and modeling) Lunch
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.

Senior minority students who are applying for the Springfield Urban League scholarship - Be sure that you note the new essay prompt, "Describe how you have demonstrated leadership ability both in and out of school.” The prompt on the website was from last year.

Representatives from the Capital Area Career Center will be in the commons during lunch on March 29. Stop by their table and get information about CACC.

SENIORS: The Sangamon County Dept. of Community Resources is offering a Scholarship for Low-Income College Entries(SLICE). This is for students with substantial financial need. See Mrs. Povse for application and income guidelines. Deadline is May 4.

Any scholarship with a deadline that occurs during spring break should be turned in to Mrs. Povse by Thursday, March 29.

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.

Attention members of a foreign language club: We will be going bowling tomorrow after school at Strike N' Spare West. See a foreign language teacher for a permission slip.

Be A Senator will be selling slices of hot, delicious Papa John's pizza during both lunch shifts today for $2 per slice in the commons. Pizza, Pizza, Pizza, Today, Today, Today!!

Capitoline needs an Awesome staff next school year. Will that include you? Capitoline is now accepting applications until Monday, March 26. Pick up applications in Mrs. Barkmeier’s room 370.

Students are reminded they CANNOT come to the nurse’s office between classes. You MUST have a pass from your teacher! The nurse will not issue tardy passes.

Attention Freshmen who went to the D.M.V. to get their permit, you must turn your permit receipt into Ms. Dvorak ASAP or you will not be able to take Behind the Wheel.

Kids First Sports is looking for summer umpires. If you are interested in umpiring summer baseball games you can pick up an application outside of Mrs. Devlin’s office - room 121.

Packets for students interested in trying out for the Junior Varsity and Varsity Cheerleading squads for the 2012-2013 seasons are now available in the Main Office. There will be a mandatory tryout meeting on April 11th at 5:30pm in the SHS commons. Tryouts will be held April 16th-21st. Any questions contact Coach Povse in room 160.

Recycling and Snacks! What could be a better combination? Come to Environmental Club Tuesday after school in Room 510 for snacks and fun. GO GREEN!!!

Attention Best Buddies club members! We will be having a meeting tomorrow after school. Meet in the Commons and then we will go outside to enjoy the beautiful spring weather! See you there!

Looking for a chance to improve on your dancing before prom? Join us this Friday, March 23rd at “Swing into Spring” from 6:30-9:30 in the SHS Commons. The evening will begin with dancing instructions from local dance instructor Pat Lyttaker with dancing to follow- featuring the SHS jazz bands to perfect those new dance steps. Doors open 6:15, admission $5.00 at the door. Sponsored by SHS Band Parents Association.

Monday the 26th and Tuesday the 27th there will be a bake sale during both lunch shifts in the commons. The baked goods will be sold for 50 cents. All of the money raised will be put towards buying new board games and crafts for the Big Brothers Big Sisters Organization.

A reminder to all Boys Basketball players that the banquet will be Monday night at 7 at Dublin Pub at Vinegar Hill. Questions? See Coach Reed.