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Morning Announcements for Wednesday, February 13, 2013

February 13, 2013

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Wednesday, February 13, 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.
Today - Blackburn College 8:30 & Southeast Missouri State (SEMO) 9:25
Tomorrow - Iowa Wesleyan & NAVY at lunch
Feb. 15 - UIS at lunch
Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend these sessions.

The following scholarships are now posted on the database or are available from Mrs. Povse:
SEA teacher scholarship, Order of AHEPA for Greek students, SLICE scholarship for low-income families, Sigma Phi Epsilon for males going to U of I-Urbana, DCCW for Catholic female leaders, the Plato and Flora McCourtney Foundation renewable scholarship for students majoring in scientific or technical fields.

SENIORS INTERESTED IN BENEDICTINE: Apply by March 1st to get the Sangamon County $500 award. It is automatic if you apply by March 1.

Valentine Carnations will be delivered to students tomorrow during 3rd and 5th hour. If students are absent we will try and deliver again on Friday during 3rd and 5th hour. We have completely sold out of flowers, therefore, we will not be selling any more flowers.

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, Mrs. Finigan in the Main office or Ms. Greco in room 169.

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.

Juniors! Student board member applications for the 2013/2014 school year are available in the Main office. A student must meet the following requirements to apply for the position of Student Board Member:
• Be an incoming high school senior for the 2013-14 school year
• Have a grade point average of 2.0 or higher
• Submit a one-page biographical sketch (double-spaced) outlining the student’s abilities, goals, and reasons why he/she is the best good choice as a Student Board Member
• Provide two written references from teachers, school administrators, or community members
• Provide contact information, including phone number and/or e-mail address.
Deadline for submission of materials is Friday, March 22, 2013.As in the past, students will return their application to their principal.

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

Remember, Thursday is SHLotto Redemption day. So get out the cards and redeem them in the commons.

Who Am I? Born into slavery in 1856, I later became known as one of the early civil rights activists. During my childhood and adolescence, I worked various jobs while also going to school. In 1881, I founded the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, which focused on training African Americans in agricultural jobs. By the time of my death in 1915, Tuskegee was the leading school for African Americans teaching 38 trades and professions.

The Lady Senator basketball team won the first game of the regional last night by beating Quincy 64 to 32. SHS was led in scoring by Meghan Fetter with 15 points, with Mel Bremhorst and Sloane Chapman each adding 11. Next up for SHS is the regional title game tomorrow against Edwardsville in Alton.