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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Thursday, October 18, 2012

October 18, 2012

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Thursday, October 18, 2012 where successful Senators are focused, alert, on task, and engaged in the classroom. Thank you for Being A Senator!

College Recruiter visits for Sept. are:
Today Illinois Wesleyan 9:30, Lincoln College, lunch
Oct. 23 Ball State(Muncie, IN) 9:30
Oct. 29 Rockford College and Hannibal La Grange at lunch
Oct. 31 Washington Univ., St. Louis 1:45
Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend the presentations that occur during class times.

Juniors and Seniors: Mark your calendars and tell your parents that our first Financial Aid Presentation will be Nov. 28 at 6:30 in the Commons.

ALL STUDENTS: Check the Guidance / Special Programs page often to find opportunities of interest.

SENIORS: If you are planning to major in computer science or electrical engineering, have a 3. GPA and a 25 ACT, you should check out the Stokes Educational Scholarship on the scholarship database on the guidance webpage.

SENIORS: The Susan Cook House Student of the Month/Student of the Year Scholarship, a $10,000 award will be given again this year. Seniors who are academically strong and who have school, community and leadership involvement should get an application at an informational meeting next Tuesday, Oct. 23 on both A and B lunches. Come to room 150 at the beginning of your lunch shift to get this important information.

The first college bus trip of the year is scheduled for Nov. 1. We will be going to Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Get a permission slip from Guidance or Mrs. Povse who will be in the Commons at lunch today with the permission slips. These permissions must be returned to her by the end of the day next Tuesday, Oct. 23. The first 35 qualified students to turn in permissions will be selected to go. This is the longest of the college trips. The bus leaves at 7:00A.M. and returns at 5:30P.M.

Attention: Boys interested in swimming this winter need to attend a MEETING with their parents in the Commons on Monday, October 22 at 7 PM. If you have any questions, please call Coach Stephens at 546-2603.

The Junior class will be selling Papa John's Breadsticks today! Three breadsticks and sauce will be sold for a low price of $2.00. A limited amount of breadsticks and sauce will be available today on both lunch shifts, so get there as soon as possible!

There will be a short SITE Club meeting tomorrow after school in room 133. If you can't make it, please see Ms. Fox on Thursday for details.

Attention girl basketball players not involved in a fall sport: There will be a short meeting tomorrow after school in Room #264 for those students interested in trying out for basketball. Please see Coach Scheffler with any questions.

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming next week Oct. 22-26. Stop by and see what's new in books. The book fair will be open during parent-teacher conference hours. All proceeds go to support the author visit in January.

Be A Senator has 2 prime parking spots available for 2nd quarter! You may buy a ticket for a chance to win one of the spots during both A lunch and B lunch from Mrs. Yoggerst in the commons on Thursday and Friday. Tickets are 50 cents. There is no limit on the number of tickets you may buy. Names will be drawn on Friday and winners will be notified. If you have any SHLotto cards that have not been redeemed, you may enter those into the drawing as well. We will have a drawing again for 3rd quarter at the end of 2nd quarter. Winners will need to provide current driver's license, valid insurance card, and make/model/license plate information to Ms. Fisher in the main office.

Attention former BUTLER ELEMENTARY students: If you went to Butler Elementary, please stop by the main office and give us your name by Thursday, October 25. Butler Elementary is working on a special program and would love some past students to help with their students. We'll contact you with more information after we get all the names.

The Cross Country team competed in the South Central Invite at Lincoln Park yesterday afternoon. In the Girls race, Jillian Cole was the top finisher for SHS. In the Boys race: Kevin Ressel was the top finisher for SHS. *All JV runners please turn in your uniform after school to Coach Devlin and pickup banquet forms.