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Springfield High School

101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Monday, August 26, 2013

August 26, 2013

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Monday, August 26, 2013 where successful Senators are focused, alert, on task, and engaged in the classroom. Thank you for Being A Senator!

If you are Dropping Classes or Making Class Changes you MUST bring with you, to the Guidance Office, the book of the class you will be dropping. If you do not bring your book you will NOT receive a class change!

The School Store opens during both lunch shifts today. The store is located in the hallway by the boys bathroom as you walk towards the Commons.

Attention all sophomores than seniors not in a fall sport interested in boys basketball. We will have an open gym on Monday at 3:30 in the upstairs gym. Questions, talk to Coach Reed.

Freshman- Anyone interested in making a difference is invited to attend a meeting to learn more about Student Council and Class Officers. The MANDATORY meeting will be on Tuesday, Aug. 27. There will be 4 meetings but you must attend only one of them. Failure to attend the meeting will result in you being unable to run for an elected position until the spring. If you have any questions, please see Miss Maloney in Room 124.

IN Session showchoir rehearsal will be Tuesday, August 27th from 6pm-8pm in the choir room. All members, stage crew and band member are to come to this 1st rehearsal of the school year. If you have any question, please contact the director, Steven L. Robinson. If there are any SHS student interested in being in the showchoir or combo band please come to the 1st rehearsal of the year!

SHS "I AM A SENATOR" PE uniform orders will be accepted until Tuesday, August 27th. The order will be placed Wednesday. As soon as the company has completed the order and shirts/shorts have been delivered, students will be contacted. Until that time, students should wear black shorts and white shirts for PE beginning Tuesday.

Attention German Club! We will be having our first German Club meeting in the commons after school this Wednesday, August 28. If you are planning to join German Club, please make every attempt to come to the meeting. Hope to see you there.

SENIORS AND JUNIORS: Ms. Guerrero and Mrs. Povse will be scheduling orientation for seniors and Mr. Barnes and Mrs. Povse will be scheduling orientation for juniors. Procedures for applying to college, scholarship information, college and military recruiter info, college search & visits, financial aid, credits and transcripts will be among the topics. These meetings will be held in mid-September. If you need information before then please see us individually.

Check out the Guidance webpage for college and military recruiter upcoming visits as well as all the other important information on that site.

Superintendent Search Focus Group Meetings are being formed now. Detailed information regarding these meetings and the search process can be found on the Board of Education's webpage.

College Recruiters for Sept.Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend.
Sept. 4 1:35 Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL
Sept. 10 2:30, SIU-E, Edwardsville, IL
Sept. 11, 1:35, Southeast Missouri (SEMO), Cape Girardeau, MO
Sept. 11, 2:30, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Sept. 12 10:20, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign,IL
Sept. 17 Lunch shifts, Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield
Sept. 24, 2:30 Bradley University, Peoria, IL

Check out the Guidance Special Programs page on the website if you are interested in any of the following: Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, Stanford, Emory, Notre Dame, North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Univ. of Virginia, Air Force Academy, Tulane, Washington University, St. Louis. Regional programs for these schools are listed on the Special Programs page. Posters with the same information are in the glass case outside the Guidance Office.

Anyone interested in being a member of High Pride can sign up in Coach Reed’s room 228. It is $10 for membership and a t-shirt.

There will be a free tailgate before the first football game against Lanphier this Friday. High Pride will grill hot dogs. Bring your own drink. Starting time is 5.

This Friday, August 30, we would like everyone to wear red to the football game to promote heart health awareness. Did you know that the heart beats about 100,000 times in one day and 35 million times a year? During an average lifetime, the human heart will beat more than 2.5 billion times.

Attention 9th graders and all new students to SHS, you must have a new physical and immunizations on file with Nurse Kim. If you have not turned this information in yet please do so as soon as possible. Also if you take any medications either prescription or over the counter, you must supply the medication and you need a form signed by your parent or guardian and your physician. Please see Nurse Kim in room 167 if you need a medication form.

Fall Play Auditions will be this Thursday & Friday in the auditorium after school until 5 PM. Please come prepared with a 5 minute monologue. The 2013 Fall Play is The Foreigner by Larry Shue.