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101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Friday, September 7, 2012

September 7, 2012

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Friday, September 7, 2012 where successful Senators are respectful of self, others, and property! Thank you for Being A Senator!

Lincoln Land Community College is offering ACT test preparation courses this fall. Information on times and dates is posted in the glass case outside the Guidance Office and on the school website under Guidance/Special Programs.

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.
The following scholarships are now available: Horatio Alger, deadline Oct. 25 and Acorn Equality, deadline Sept. 28. The Elks Most Valuable Student Scholarship is now available. Check requirements on the Scholarship Database under Guidance on the school website

College Recruiter visits for Sept. are:
Sept. 11 Central Methodist Univ. (Fayette, MO) 9:30, University of Chicago 10:20
Sept. 13, Southeast Missouri State 10:20, Quincy University Lunch shifts
Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend the presentations that occur during class times.

All students: If you have made a difference volunteering you can apply for the Prudential Spirit of Community awards. See the poster on the Scholarship bulletin board outside room 106.

Senior women interested in engineering. Purdue University is offering a free one day Exploring Engineering program. See details on the Special Programs page on the Guidance website.

Attention Juniors and Seniors! Homecoming court elections will be held Today in the commons at lunch! Seniors may vote for 8 guys and 8 girls and Juniors may vote for 2 guys and 2 girls. Sophomores and Freshmen will be allowed to vote in a later election fro King and Queen only!

Any Sophomore or Junior interested in taking the PSAT need to come to the Guidance Office and sign up. The test will be given Wednesday, October 17th during periods 1-3. The deadline for registering in September 21st. There is a $17 fee (cash or check payable to Springfield High School).

Spanish Club applications are now available from the Spanish teachers. Get one and turn it in by Wednesday, September 12th. Then join us for tacos in the Commons after school September 19th.

ATTENTION CLASS OF 2013: Your T-Shirt Order Forms are Due Today! Return them to Ms. Davis in room 352 with payment asap. Go Seniors!!

SHS Booster Club will be selling spirit wear at the September 11th home girls volleyball game and starting tonight at ALL home football games. Checks and cash accepted. GO SENATORS!!!

Attention, if you would like to join German Club please turn in your membership fee of $8 and the German Club form by today. Please see a German teacher for more information.

SCRABBLE CLUB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ALL STUDENTS: We will have our first ever, annual SCRABBLE TOURNAMENT here at Springfield High School on Saturday, September 15, in the Commons. If you are interested in helping, participating, or if you have any questions, please see Mr. Williams.

FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!! Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center on Tue., Sep. 25, 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, Sep. 24. 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! In September 2010, she received 3 units of blood through two life-saving transfusions! Any questions-please see Mr. Williams.

The first round of bus tickets are in. You can go to room 169 before school, at lunch and after school. Passes will not be given to get into class.

NHS announcements - Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors if you are interested in knowing more information about becoming a NHS member your Junior or Senior year, please attend an information meeting on Wednesday, September 12 in the library at 3:30.

Anime club meeting Today in the cafeteria from 3:30-4:30.

Any student interested in being a member of this year’s Scholastic Bowl team should attend a meeting after school on Friday, September 14th in room 230. The meeting should take approximately 30 minutes. If you cannot attend the meeting please see Mr. Adkins sometime next week to get information.

Girls Swim team will be having a bake sale today at lunch in the commons. Come get cookies, cupcakes, puppy chow, and more today at lunch in the commons!

The Senator Volleyball team defeated Bloomington at home last night in 2 games. Meghan Fetter served up 8 points and 4 aces. Courtney Pence led all hitters with 10 and Sarah Sepanski added 7 service points and 3 aces. Mady McCarty had a game-high 22 assists. The girls play in a tournament in Lincoln tonight and tomorrow. Come support the team.

The Girls Golf team lost to Rochester while defeating both Plains and Williamsville. Alax Floyd shot a 44. Kristin Cullen who eagled the par 5 4th carded a 46. Alex Guerrero added a 55 and Morgan Throop finished with a 57.