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101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Wednesday, January 9, 2013

January 9, 2013

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Wednesday, January 9, 2013 where successful Senators are respectful of self, others, and property! Thank you for Being A Senator!

SENIORS: The following scholarships are now available:
Illinois Society of Professional Engineers, deadline is Jan 21.
Lincoln Land Community College, deadline April 10.
National Defense Transportation Association, deadline March 1.
Multiple scholarships from the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln including scholarships specifically for African Americans, Hispanic, health-related, special education majors, engineering, architecture and more.
CBAI Foundation for Community Banking (Essay Contest)
The Fred Bailey Scholarship for students attending UIUC
Farm Credit Services for students planning an agriculture-related career.
Illinois Elks Children's Care Program for physical and occupational therapy majors
Check the scholarship database for qualifications for these scholarships.

A representative from the Army will be in the Commons on Jan. 10 during both lunch shifts.

Juniors and Seniors: Permission slips for the next college bus trip, Eastern Illinois University, January 31st, are now available in the Guidance Office or on Mrs. Povse's door. Permission slips are due Jan. 17th.

"What's it REALLY like to go away to college?" - Find out on Thursday, January 10th at 6:30 PM in the SHS Commons! SHS Juniors and Seniors - talk to college freshmen and sophomores about their experiences on dating - sports - food - roommates and other issues! Juniors and Senior participants can enter to win a $50 gas card! Thursday, January 10th 6:30 SHS Commons.

The Junior class will be selling Papa John's Breadsticks this Thursday! Three breadsticks and sauce will be sold for only $2.00. Don't miss out!

Attention Seniors: There will be a meeting today, for anyone interested in helping with prom. This is an easy way to earn NHS hours, so seniors come to room 352 after school today.

NHS members and any student looking for service hours: Your help is needed tonight at 6 pm here at Springfield High. The boosters need a large group of volunteers to help stuff envelopes.

Attention German Club! Please pick up your German Club T-Shirt after school any day of the week. Don’t forget to bring $4, thank you!

There will be a meeting for all girls interested in playing softball today after school in room 316. If you have any questions, please see Coach Seiple.

There is a mandatory SITE Club meeting Thursday after school in Ms. Fox's room to discuss the kick-off to this year's robotics season.

There will be a meeting today in room 521 at 3:30 for all girls interested in going out for Girls Track and Field this Spring. Any questions, talk to Mr Warren or Ms Edwards.

Attention Spanish Club members: Come to FREE bowling after school this Friday at Strike N' Spare West. Free bowling, free shoes, free food!! Get a permission slip from a Spanish teacher today and return it by 3:30 Thursday!

Class of 2016 Apparel orders should be in sometime in the next two weeks, listen to announcements for when you can pick up your orders from Mr. Kramer. Any questions talk to him.

Attention: All Graduates who have had their Senior portrait taken at Grussenmeyer/Class Acts! Check the poster board outside the Main Office. If you had your photo taken BUT it is NOT on the poster board, please call the number on it by January 21!

Any PARENT of choir students—especially if your child is planning on going on the NEW YORK trip—is invited and encouraged to attend the monthly Noteables Meeting, this Thursday Jan. 10 at 6:00pm in the band room.

Chess Club: We will meet in room 370 after school Wednesday, not on Thursday.

There will be a mandatory meeting for all boys interested in competing for the Boys track team Friday after school at 3:30 in the commons. Please plan on attending. If you are in a winter sport, and cannot make the meeting, please inform Coach Cotner of your intentions to come out once your winter sport concludes. Thank you.

There will be a Best Buddies meeting in the Commons on Friday, Jan. 11 from 3:17- 4:00. Please come for games and activities. If you have any questions, please see Miss Maloney in Room 124.

The Lady Senator basketball team played their best defensive game of the year by beating Lincoln 66 to 10. SHS was led in scoring by Julia Rosen with 14 points, Ashton Williams added 13 and Anika Webster chipped in 10. Next up for SHS is a game tomorrow at Taylorville.