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Morning Announcements for Friday, August 30, 2013

August 30, 2013

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Friday, August 30, 2013 where successful Senators are focused, alert, on task, and engaged in the classroom. Thank you for Being A Senator!

Reminder we are on the early dismissal bell schedule today.

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

College Recruiters for Sept.Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend.
Sept. 4 lunch Army, 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,I, lunch Benedictine Springfield
Sept. 17 Lunch shifts, Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield
Sept. 18 12:40 Eastern Illinois University, Charleston
Sept. 24, 2:30 Bradley University, Peoria, IL
Sept. 25, lunch MacMurray, Jacksonville
Sept. 27 9:25 Quincy University

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.

Tonight, we would like everyone to wear red to the football game to promote heart health awareness. Did you know that there are more than 600 muscles in the body? The heart is a muscle and weighs about a pound.

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 are today 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.

Attention Class of 2014! It's time to order senior class wear! We have a brand new design for shirts, crewnecks, and hoodies as well as sweatpants! Pick up an order today at lunch in the commons or anytime from Mrs. Taft in room 354 or Mrs. Johnson in room 262. Order forms are due September 11th. Don't miss out!

Any senior student athlete willing to take a 5 minute anonymous survey please see Mr. Koger in room 110.

Do you want to learn how to play chess? Do you already know, but want to become a better chess player? If so, then chess club is for you. Meet with Mr. Sanders in room 360 this Thursday after school.

Attention girl basketball players not involved in a fall sport: there will be an open gym next Tuesday after school. Any questions, see Coach Scheffler.

Avanti's is Coming, Avanti's is Coming!! Order your Avanti's Famous Gondola, only $7, or Avanti's Loaf of Bread, only $3, NOW from any German student, German Club student or from Herr Koeppel. Gondola's are Avanti's famous 16" sweeter bread with salami, ham, American cheese, and lettuce. YUM! Order yours now through Wednesday, September 11. Delivery is Thursday, September 19, during both lunch shifts and until 4 pm. Questions, contact Sabrena Campbell 691-5401.

Attention German Club! If you could not attend yesterday's German Club meeting, but would still like to join, please talk to a German teacher or come to room 250 to pick up the sign-up form.

Attention 10th graders: If you have not turned in your permit receipt to Ms. Dvorak, please do so ASAP if you would like to take behind the wheel.

Seniors! Please contact Class Act/Grussenmeyer’s Photography to schedule the sitting for your yearbook picture. There is a $15 sitting fee with no pressure to purchase additional photos.

Attention Baseball Players taking Coach Luke's Lifting Class for P.E.- There will be a meeting Tues. after school with Coach Elliott in the weight room to go over the program you will be doing. That's baseball players taking Coach Luke's lifting class, Tuesday, after school in the weightroom.

Any student interested in being a member of this year’s Scholastic Bowl team should attend a meeting after school on Friday, September 6th in Mr. Adkins room 230. The meeting should last approximately 30 minutes. If you cannot attend the meeting but still want to be a part of this year’s team, please see Mr. Adkins sometime next week.

Freshmen election packets are due to Miss Maloney by 2:30 today in room 124. NO LATE PACKETS WILL BE ACCEPTED.

SENIORS: If you are planning to apply to Washington University, St. Louis and want a nomination for the Danforth scholarship(full or partial tuition), please let Mrs. Povse know ASAP. The nominations are due October 15.

Homecoming is just around the corner. Initial voting for court will be held next week, Thursday, September 5th and Friday, September 6th in the commons both A and B lunch. Voting is only for juniors and seniors. Juniors will vote for two boys and two girls of their choice. And seniors will vote for eight boys and eight girls of their choice. So come out and vote!