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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Thursday, August 23, 2012

August 23, 2012

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Thursday, August 23, 2012 where successful Senators are appropriate: they use appropriate language, tone and volume and follow the school dress code. Thank you for Being A Senator!

Current NHS members- Welcome back! The first NHS meeting is this week in the library today promptly at 2:30. Please bring something to write with.
There is a current volunteer opportunity to babysit kids at Vachel Lindsay for one hour on August 28th and 30th, and September 5th and 13th. 6 students are needed each night. Please see Mrs. Ruedin or Mrs. Taft to sign up.

Hey Freshmen! If any of you are interested in running for class officers or student council or both, there is a mandatory meeting today before school, during lunch, and after school outside the auditorium. Hope to see everyone there.

ID & School pictures for all students and staff are today and tomorrow.
Thursday, August 23 all underclassmen and staff will be photographed in the auditorium.
Friday, August 24 all Seniors and remaining staff will be photographed in the morning for their ID’s.
Extra picture packets are available in the Main Office.

Attention all students: PE uniform order forms are available on the school website. Orders will be accepted until Friday and should be turned in to room 169. The order will be placed on Aug. 27th and the clothing items should be available for pick-up on Sept. 4th. If you placed an order, you should wear black shorts and a white shirt for PE until they arrive. If anyone has questions, please see Ms. Greco in room 169.

Attention all students: SHS Planners for 2012-2013 can be purchased for $5 in room 169. Please see Ms. Greco if interested in purchasing one.

Any remaining Senior and any Junior who wishes to purchase a parking pass may now sign up for the parking lottery in the main office.

SENIORS: The Wendy's High School Heisman scholarship is now available. Requirements are a "B" average, participation in one school-sponsored sport and leadership. Apply online at WendysHeisman.com October 2 is the deadline. Check out scholarships from ScholarshipExperts.com posted on the bulletin board between rooms 106 & 108.

Juniors and Seniors: Check out the Guidance web page and its links for college information. See the Special Programs page for information about regional admissions presentations by Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, Stanford and Washington University, St. Louis.

College Recruiter visits for Sept. are:
Sept. 13, Southeast Missouri State 10:20, Quincy University Lunch shifts
Sept. 17 Lincoln Land Community College-lunch shifts
Sept. 18 Robert Morris, Springfield, B lunch
Sept. 24 University of Evansville(Indiana) 10:45
Sept. 25 SIU- Edwardsville 9:25
Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend the presentations that occur during class times.

All SHS Parents of a choir student, the Noteables will be having their 1st meeting for the 2012-2013 school year on Thursday, August 30 at 6pm in the band room. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend to hear about all of the exciting things planned for Vocal Music this year!

There will be a cookie sale in the commons during the lunch periods on Friday the 24th. 50 cents per cookie or 3 for $1.

Attention Senators: Beginning Monday, the tardy policy will be in effect. The consequences for tardies will begin Monday as well. Please let an administrator, security, or a teacher know if you are having problems with lockers or finding classes. We encourage you to Be A Senator and arrive at school and all of your classes on time!

Attention SHS faculty and staff, the officer candidate school class of 56-11 and 56B will be having their commissioning ceremony in the SHS auditorium on Sunday, August 26th at 1pm. So, for those of you who would like to come celebrate with them, or for those of you that are interested in joining the military, this will be a great opportunity! Again, that is August 26th at 1pm. Ms. Rebecca Davis hopes to see you there!

An Mp3 player was lost in the gym recently. If anyone has found it, please turn it in to room 169. There is a cash reward being provided to whomever returns it.

Rules and Reminders for Friday nights Football game -
1. All district 186 behavior guidelines and rules / consequences are in effect for 186 sporting events.
2. The expectation is, that students attend the games and that they are seated and watching the game.
3. No large walking or social groups will be allowed during game time. Students will be warned once and then escorted out of the facility. Students escorted out, risk losing game privileges for the remainder of the season.
4. No flag, touch or tackle football games are allowed at Memorial or Spartan Stadium.
5. No loitering(hanging out) under or behind the bleachers is allowed.
6. Springfield Police along with middle and high school security will be on site for safety and security reasons. High School administration is assigned for supervision.
Please be cooperative and supportive of the team you choose to support, so that everyone may have a safe and enjoyable time at the game. Thank you and see you Friday night!