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Morning Announcements for Wednesday, February 6, 2013

February 6, 2013

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Wednesday, February 6, 2013 where successful Senators follow the classroom and school wide expectations and allow for learning by all throughout the building. Thank you for Being A Senator!

JUNIORS AND SENIORS: Admissions representatives from colleges and universities are beginning their spring visits. Sign up and get information about these schools.
Feb. 13- Blackburn College 8:30
Feb. 13- Southeast Missouri State (SEMO) 9:25
Feb. 14- Iowa Wesleyan
Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend these sessions.

SENIORS: Mrs. Povse is beginning to post the scholarship dollars you have been offered. If you have been offered scholarship dollars at any school, please let her know. It does not have to be at the school you intend to attend. ANY offer you get she wants to know about. Also let her know where you have been accepted too. Just leave a note in the mailbox on her door.

SENIORS: The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority scholarships for African Americans are now available. Application is on the scholarship database. Deadline is March 1.

SENIORS: The 3 Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority scholarships are now available to: a student attending a historically black college, a student who is majoring in education or a general scholarship. The Heartland Credit Unions Scholarship for credit union members is available. See Mrs. Povse for applications. The Orthopedic Center of Illinois Foundation Scholarship is available to a student majoring in a health-related field. This is a 4 year renewable scholarship. This application is on the scholarship database.

Don't forget to order your Valentine a Carnation. Cost is only $1 and sales will be in the commons before school and during lunch through next week. Thursday, Feb 7 will be the last day you will be able to pre order a flower.

Do you have High Pride and are you proud to Be A Senator? Show off that pride with some awesome sunglasses! Glasses may be purchased for $10 from Mr. Reed in room 228, Mrs. Hayes in room 152, or Ms. Greco in room 169.

No plans yet for the upcoming 5-day weekend? Join the party and stay out late this Thursday, February 7. EXTREME MIDNIGHT BOWLING, brought to you by the Class of 2016, means 2 hours of ridiculous fun, including shoes, snacks and prizes for just $10!!! All Senators welcome! Tickets are available during both lunch shifts and by Mr. Kramer, so buy yours today and DON’T MISS THE PARTY!!

All parents of a choir student are invited to attend the monthly NOTEABLES meeting, Feb. 7 at 6pm in the Choir Room!

Attention sophomores. We are doing a 2nd order of t-shirts and sweatshirts. If you would like to place an order there are order forms on the bulletin board between room 210 and room 212. Orders are due by Feb. 18th.

Be A Senator will be selling slices of hot, delicious Papa John's pizza tomorrow during both lunch shifts for $2 per slice in the commons. If you have SHLotto cards for pizza, you may use them at that time. Pizza, Pizza, Pizza, Thursday, Thursday, Thursday!!

Attn. Senators! Thursday 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!

Hey Hey JSA, we will be having a debate today about women in combat roles. Come for food, fun & bring your friends.

Here is Wednesday's Black History Trivia. Answers can be turned into to Mr Medard in 252 during 1st hour. Thanks.
Who Am I? Born in 1908, I later became a civil rights activist and lawyer. During Brown v. Board of Education, I successfully challenged the legality of racial segregation. As a result, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that racial segregation was unconstitutional. In 1967, I became the first African American to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court.