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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Thursday, November 1, 2012

November 1, 2012

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Thursday, November 1, 2012 where successful Senators are respectful of self, others, and property! Thank you for Being A Senator!

College Recruiter visits for Nov. are:
Today North Central College, 10:20
Nov. 2 DePauw(Greencastle, IN) 10:20
Nov. 5 Truman State 8:30
Nov. 7 Knox College 12:40
Nov. 9 Eureka College 12:40
Nov. 13 Drake University 8:30
Nov. 15 Western Illinois University, 10:25, Navy ROTC presentation 12:40
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 WHO PLAN TO APPLY TO EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY: Save your application fee and sign up for Eastern Live. Nick Sanders, EIU admissions counselor will be here November 27 between 10 and noon to interview you, read over your application and accept you on the spot. See Mrs. Povse for a paper application and to get on the list.

Benedictine University at Springfield will be holding a Natural Science Open House for students, parents and
teachers on Saturday, Nov. 10 at 10:00a.m. in Becker Library on the Benedictine campus. RSVP to http://springfield.ben.edu

Seniors interested in being a Senate Page need to pick up a sign-up sheet in the Guidance Office. They are due back by November 13th. Interviews will be held in December.

The Odd Fellows and Rebekahs of Illinois scholarship is now available to students with financial need. Application at www.ioof-il-org

Students! Join the SHS Vocal Music group for an exclusive showing of "Hunger Games" at the Legacy Theatre, 101 East Lawrence, on November 5 at 5pm. Enter the costume contest by arriving dressed as you favorite movie character, there will be judging and prizes awarded to the top 3 costumes!! Tickets are $5 if purchased in advance from a choir student or $7 at the door with your school ID.

Any freshmen or sophomore boy not in a fall sport that is interested in playing basketball should come to a meeting in Coach Reed’s room 228 Today after school.

Any junior or senior boy not in a fall sport that is interested in playing basketball should come to a meeting in Coach Reed’s room 228 tomorrow after school.

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

Attn. Senators! Today is Redemption Thursday! Take your Shlotto cards to the commons during either lunch shift to claim your prize. Remember to put your name and teacher's name on the back because you might win a prize in the drawing on Friday! As always, Thank You for Being a Senator!

It's time for SHS's talent show, "Springfield Idol". Examples of talents in the past are vocal solo and ensembles, instrumental solos, piano, guitar, dance, rap, dramatic interpretation, and poetry reading. Monetary prizes will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place! Auditions will be Nov. 7 and 8 after school in the choir room. Sign up for an audition time outside the choir room door. If you cannot make one of those times please see Mr Kaplan or Ms. Elmore. Springfield Idol will take place on Tuesday November 27 in the SHS Auditorium.

Attention German and Spanish Clubs! Tonight is our annual Capture the Flag event. Please be in the cafeteria at 5:30 PM so we can begin on time.

NO SHAVE NOVEMBER IS BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER! There will be an informational meeting about No Shave November next Tuesday after school in Lightfoot's room. If you want a t-shirt for this year, please place your order with Mr. Lightfoot, Mr. Telger, or Mr. Stapleton no later than Friday! The shirts are $12.

Wrestling starts Monday, November 5th. All those who are going out need a physical, waiver, and athletic fee on file by November 5th. Meet in the Varsity Football/Wrestling locker room after school for the first day of practice.