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Springfield High School

101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Friday, April 27, 2012

April 27, 2012

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Friday, April 27 where successful Senators follow the classroom and school wide expectations and allow for learning by all throughout the building. Thank you for Being A Senator!

JUNIORS AND UNDECIDED SENIORS: College and military recruiter visits:
Lincoln Land Community College, May 1 -lunch

SENIORS: Be sure to let Mrs. Povse know of any scholarship offers that you have received. To date the class has over 2 million dollars in scholarship offers.

A reminder to SENIORS: Next Tuesday is May 1st,college decision day. You probably know to notify the school you intend to attend. Please also let the other schools you were accepted to know that you will NOT be attending their institution. Thanks. Mrs. Povse

The following scholarships are now available from Mrs. Povse: Zeta Phi Beta Sorority- 3.0 unweighted GPA, 3 letters of recommendation, essay, due June 30; Phi Beta Sigma, 2.5 minimum GPA, 3 letters of recommendation, essay, due July 1.

Be A Senator is selling SHS I Am A Senator shirts. Order forms can be found on the SHS website. Orders and payment must be received by April 30th in room 169 or in Ms. Greco's mailbox in the main office.

NHS seniors, time is running out to purchase your Golden Laurel Banquet tickets for your family and friends. See Mrs. Fisher in the main office, or Mrs. Hubbard and Ms. Elmore to purchase your tickets by May 2. They are $12 each. Remember, that NHS members do NOT have to buy a ticket, you attend for free!

Student board member applications for the 2012-13 school year are now being accepted and are available in the main office. Student must meet the following requirements to apply for the position of Student Board Member:
• Be an incoming Senior at a Springfield Public Schools’ high school for the 2012-13 school year
• Have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher
• Submit a one-page biographical sketch (double-spaced) outlining the student’s abilities, goals, and reasons why he/she is the best good choice as a Student Board Member
• Provide two written references from teachers, school administrators, or community members
• Provide contact information including phone number and/or e-mail address.
Deadline for submission of materials is May 25, 2012. Materials should be submitted to Mr. Grossen

Attention all foreign language clubs! We will be playing Capture the Flag on Tuesday, May 1 from 6-8 p.m. Pizza will be provided as well. Sign-ups will take place after school Today and Friday. Space is limited to 10 members per language. Sign-up with your respective language club and bring $2 to reserve your spot. Questions? See your foreign language teacher.

Attention Freshmen: If you would like to take Behind the Wheel this summer, please stop by room 128 (Ms Dvorak’s room) and sign up. No problem if you can’t drive this summer we will drive with you at the start of next school year!

Support the German Student Exchange program by starting your weekend off with a hearty pancake breakfast at Applebee's! This Saturday, April 28 from 8-10 at the Applebee's on Veteran's Parkway across from Menard's! For $5 you get pancakes, bacon, and a drink. Tickets are available from students going to Germany this summer or at the door.

After-Prom is having a fundraiser at Noodles & Company on Monday, May 7th. 10% of sales will benefit after prom. Pick up a flyer in the office or mention Springfield High After Prom

Reminder to all Football Players! Fundraising sheets AND money are due Monday. Turn both your sheets and money into Coach Shiffman.

B-DUBS wants to know if you can take the heat?!?!! They are bringing a Street Team to SHS After Prom to host Wings Eating Contests. There will be 5 different games with 8 contestants each. Along with the pride of being crowned champion, there will be PRIZES awarded to the winners for each game. Don't miss this chance to impress your date with your mad skills! Sign ups will be in the Commons over lunch on May 8 & 9. Please note that if you are under 18, a permission waiver will need to be signed by your parents and returned to the school office. So, we all want to know, WHO is the HOTTEST?!