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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Tuesday, March 26, 2013

March 26, 2013

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Tuesday, March 26, 2013 where successful Senators are respectful of self, others, and property! Thank you for Being A Senator!

SENIORS: Check the scholarship database for the following new scholarships: Springfield Road Runners, Springfield Civic Garden Club and the Springfield Urban League.

SENIORS APPLYING FOR THE MCCOURTNEY SCHOLARSHIP: Please turn in your application and essay to Mrs. Povse no later than Wednesday, March 27 so we can complete our section and make the transcripts. The applications will be mailed together and insured.
The Lincolnland Illini Club "Why U of I" essay contest/scholarship is now available.$1000, 200 words. Applications due May 17. See Mrs. Povse for application.

Scholarship for JUNIORS: Juniors who have at least a 2.7 GPA on a 4 point scale, who volunteer in the community, and who plan to attend an accredited college or university can apply for the Nordstrom Cares scholarship. Go to Nordstrom.com/scholarship and apply. Deadline is May 1.

The "All Academy Night" for students and parents interested in the military academies (U.S. Air Force Academy, Merchant Marine, West Point, Naval or Coast Guard) will be held on April 23 at 7:00p.m. at Building P-48, Illinois Air National Guard base, Capital Airport. Reservations are required. E-mail brian.hodge1@ang.af.mil or call 757-1374 no later than April 16.

Attention 2013 graduates: Josten's will be in the Commons during lunch tomorrow to pass out your graduation orders.

If you are interested in umpiring little league baseball games this summer, Kids First Sports organization is hiring. You can pick up an application in the guidance office or from Mrs. Devlin.

The Scholastic Book Fair is this week. Come up to the library and check it out or shop online. All profits go to the English Dept. to support classroom libraries.

FOR ALL STUDENTS - Do Something Club Members: Do Something T-shirts have arrived. Please see Mr. Williams during lunch time to get your t-shirt today!

The Sister Cities Association of Springfield is sponsoring its 19th annual high school student delegation to Ashikaga, Japan June 7 to 17, 2013. As Sister Cities delegates, students will be official guests of our sister city, Ashikaga, stay in host families’ homes, meet with counterpart students and officials, and participate in a range of sightseeing and cultural experiences. Participating students can earn college credit through Lincoln Land Community College for a nominal fee. The application deadline is March 31, 2013. Applications are available in the main office and on the SCAS Facebook page. For more info, see Mrs. J. Williams (SHS permanent sub).

Superintendent Roundtable Commission Group Meeting
Date: 3/27/2013
Time: 4:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Place: Grant Middle School Library

TODAY in the Commons at lunch is voting for Senior Picks. One ballot per senior. Ballots are to be turned into Mrs. Barkmeier’s room 370 or mailbox in the Main Office by 3:45 today. Winners will be contacted Wednesday first hour and photographed after school Wednesday and Thursday.

The Boys track and field team placed 6th overall in the class 3A indoor top times state finals. Top placers were the 4x8 relay team of Patrick Fitzgibbon. Nathan Hoffman, Tyler Owens, and Heath Warren in 8th; James Torgerson placed 6th in the shot put; And Malik Harrison placed in 3 events: 4th in the 200, 2nd in the 60, and 1st in the 400. The boys next 2 meets are at home on Thursday and Saturday.

The Illinois Top Times Indoor Classic was held Saturday at Illinois Wesleyan University. The 4x400 team Miriam Agamah, Christina Kropid, Krya Webster, and Kierra Weir finished 5th with a time of 4:05.56.