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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Thursday, November 8, 2012

November 8, 2012

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Thursday, November 8, 2012 where successful Senators are productive; they participate in class, complete the work, and turn in the work. Thank you for Being A Senator!

College Recruiter visits for Nov. are:
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.

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

Seniors interested in teaching: the Leroy and Rachel Cantrall Scholarship, paper application, is now available from Mrs. Povse.

The following scholarships are available: Polly Roesch vocal music major; the Skelton scholarship which is based on economic need; and the Davey Scholarship loan. See Mrs. Povse for these applications.

Juniors and Seniors: The next college bus trip will be to Western Illinois University, Macomb, on Thursday, December 6. Permission slips are available from Mrs. Povse or in the Guidance Office. Permission slips will be due the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

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 today 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.

All Cross Country athletes need to turn in clean uniforms this week after school to Coach Devlin and pick-up a banquet form.

Attention Junior Class of 2014: Class apparel is finally in! If you placed an order come pick up your items today after school in Mrs. Taft's room 252!

FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!! Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center on Tue., Nov. 20, 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, Nov. 19. 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! She received 3 units of blood through two life-saving transfusions! Any questions-please see Mr. Williams.

Attention all Students! The German Club Advent Calendars are here! Each them contains fine German chocolate. If you would like to buy one or more for $4 a piece, please talk to a German student or come to room 250. Thanks for supporting German Club!