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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcement for Tuesday, September 10, 2013

September 10, 2013

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Tuesday, September 10, 2013 where successful Senators are focused, alert, on task, and engaged in the classroom. Thank you for Being A Senator!

College Recruiters for Sept.Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend.
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. 16, 8:30, Lincoln College, Lincoln
Sept. 16 Lunch, Illinois Air Guard
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
Sept. 30 8:30 Illinois College, Jacksonville
Sept. 30 1:35, University of Iowa, Iowa City

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Any student interested in taking the Preliminary SAT test, otherwise known as the National Merit Scholar Qualifying Test, should bring $17 to the guidance office to sign up. The first 100 students to do so will receive a free study guide. The deadline to register is Wednesday, September 11th. The test will be given in the Commons on Wednesday, October 16th.

Any junior or senior currently holding a position in student government who is interested in applying the United States Senate Youth Program which will qualify him/her for consideration for a $5,000 scholarship from the Hearst foundation should come to the guidance office for an application.

Come join Spanish Club today! Enjoy amazing parties, make new friends, and you will have the chance to beat German Club this year in Capture the Flag. It is only $7 to join. Pick up an application from a Spanish teacher in Room 260 or 262. Sign-up begins ends Friday, Sept. 13. The first meeting will be Sept. 18. Can't wait to see you there! Chao!

SENIORS: Ms. Guerrero and Mrs. Povse will be doing orientation with the seniors on Tuesday, Sept. 10 in the auditorium. Seniors with last names A-L work program students and afternoon CACC will attend after attendance is taken in 2nd hour. Seniors with last names M-Z and morning CACC students will attend after attendance is taken 5th hour. Orientation will take the full class period. Senior teachers should take attendance at the beginning of each period and then send the seniors to the auditorium.

We have 34 amazing singer/dancers in the IN Session showchoir, now we need a talented combo to back them up! We are looking fill some vacant spots in our combo for this year, and we NEED YOU! Last year with our 6 part band, we capture several 1st place awards in our division. This year we are looking to sweep at competitions and bring home all awards including Best combo award. We are looking for talented, reliable and responsible band players to take our showchoir to the next level. So, if you are interested in joining or need more information please stop by the choir room on Tuesdays and Thursdays nights (anytime from 6-8pm) and talk to the Director, Mr. Steven L. Robinson. Auditions for the combo will be on Tuesday, September 17th beginning at 5:30pm in the choir room.

Attention Seniors! All shirt order forms are due this Wednesday! Be sure to turn in your order forms and money to Mrs. Taft in room 354, Mrs. Johnson in room 262, a class officer, or to the table in the commons on Wednesday. All forms are due Wednesday by 3:30. Don't miss out!

'Interested in becoming an Engineer? Come Join Engineering Explorer Post 6, Wednesday September 18th from 6:00 to 7:30 at the IDOT office on South Dirksen to learn more about what it is like. More information can be found on the Guidance/Special Programs webpage.

Be A Senator has 2 prime parking spots available for 1st quarter! You may buy a ticket for a chance to win one of the spots during both A lunch and B lunch from in the commons Today thru Thursday. Tickets are 50 cents. There is no limit to the number of tickets you may buy. Names will be drawn on Friday and winners will be notified. If you have any SHLotto cards that have not been redeemed, you may enter those into the drawing as well. We will have a drawing again for 2nd quarter at the end of 1st quarter. Winners will need to provide current driver's license, valid insurance card, and make/model/license plate information to Mrs. Fisher in the main office.

The Springfield Junior Blues are in need of students to volunteer to work at home games to take/sell tickets, sell merchandise, etc. The students would be eligible to receive NHS or other group community service hours and would be given a food item, a drink and admission to the game. If interested, please contact Ms. Greco in room 169 for details.

DO SOMETHING CLUB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ALL STUDENTS: Are you interested in making a difference in your school & community? if so, get involved with the DO SOMETHING CLUB here at Springfield High School. There will be a DO SOMETHING CLUB Meeting, Monday, September 16, at 7pm in room 150 at Springfield High School. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Williams.

9th grade students! Do you have dreams of becoming a physician? District 186 and SIU School of Medicine have partnered together for the P4 Physician Pipeline Preparatory Program. See Mrs. Gordy in the Guidance office if you are interested in learning more about the program. There will be an informational meeting on Wednesday, September 18 at 1 PM. Participants must have a history of excellent academic performance and attendance and have a desire to pursue a career in the medical field.

Papa Johns breadsticks are back!! The senior class will be selling breadsticks this Thursday on both lunch shifts! Only $2 gets you three breadsticks and sauce! Don't miss out!

Have you ever been involved in a land war in Asia? Have your friends ever taken over your country while playing Risk and then laughed? Have you ever blamed your life’s problems on bad dice rolling? If you have said yes to any of these statements then you need to join the Historical Game Club. We meet during “A” and “B” lunches Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in Room 328. See Mr. Taylor in Room 328 for details.

Attention girl basketball players: there will be no open gym on Tuesday due to the heat. We will resume on Thursday.

Attn. students who ordered PE clothes - your clothes have arrived. Please pick them up in room 169.

If your parents have returned a free bus form please check in room 169 to see if your tickets are in.

The game of the week is today, Tuesday, September 10th! Boys Varsity Soccer takes on SHG at 7 on SHG’s turf field! Hope to see you all there cheering on the boys! And remember, wear RED! The JV game scheduled beforehand has been cancelled due to heat.