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101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Tuesday, September 24, 2013

September 24, 2013

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Tuesday, September 24, 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. 24, 9:25, llinois State University, 2:30 Bradley University, Peoria, IL
Sept. 25, lunch MacMurray, Jacksonville
Sept. 27 9:25 Quincy University
Sept. 30 8:30 Illinois College, Jacksonville
Oct. 1 8:30, St. Louis University, 9:25 DePauw, Greencastle, IN, 10:20 University of Iowa, Iowa City
Lunch Midwest Technical School, Springfield, 12:40 Knox College, Galesburg, IL,
1:35 University of Iowa, Iowa City, 2:30 Westminster College, Fulton, MO

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.

Any Junior or Senior interested in attending the Capital Area Education Fair on Wednesday, October 2nd, should stop by the guidance office for more information, and to pick up a permission slip. The slips must be returned to the guidance office by Monday September 30th.

The following scholarships are available on the Scholarship Database on the Guidance webpage: Wendy's Heisman for scholar athletes, due Oct. 2, AES Engineering due Oct. 2 and Acorn Equality for LGTB students or children of, due Sept. 27.

Attention all seniors the annual senior Panoramic will be Friday, Sept 27 at 8:30 am. We will call you out of class that morning through the intercom system. Yes, you are to wear your toga for the picture. Bring your picture payment Monday, Sept. 30, during lunch. Large laminated panoramic photo is $25.00 each and a large panoramic with a medium panoramic costs $35.00.

Homecoming tickets are on sale using both Lunch shifts in the Commons. Tickets are $10 for a single and $15 for a couple if purchased during the week. However, tickets are $15 PER PERSON at the door. If you are bringing a guest from another school then you must get a guest form from the main office or guidance office. Each student may only purchase 1 ticket. Students will not be admitted if they are wearing denim or tennis shoes.
If you have any questions, please see Miss Maloney in Room 124

Attention 9th graders there are still 161 students that have incomplete medical records. If you have received a letter from Nurse Kim please get the requested information back to her asap! This must be received by October 15th or you will not be allowed back in school! There will be no extensions given for any reason! Also a reminder from Nurse Kim...you CANNOT come to her office during passing periods, you MUST have a pass.

Anyone interested in the Speech and ACTING Team should come to a meeting in Ms. Negele’s room directly after school on TUESDAY. Find out what speech and acting is all about, meet new friends and have FUN! Look for the fliers around the school. Food provided.

In 2011, almost 10,000 people died in drunk driving crashes and 315,000 were injured. Included in this total were 226 children, 122 of which were riding with the drunk driver. MOTHERS AGAINST DRUNK DRIVING seek to educate the public about the dangers of driving while intoxicated. At Friday’s football game, please wear black in remembrance of all those who have been injured or killed by an intoxicated driver.

There will be a meeting on Monday, September 30th for all boys and their parents interested in Swimming for SHS this winter. The meeting will be at 7 PM in the Cafeteria.

Sign up for the Read for a Lifetime program and get rewarded for reading the best new teen books of the year. See Mrs. Dahmane in the library for details.

Popeye's is back by your request!! This Thursday you can get 3 chicken strips, mashed potatoes and gravy, a biscuit for $5.00. Hurry down to the commons they sell out fast!!

The Annual SHS Homecoming Massacre is tonight! It’s at 7 PM in the New Gym. Games played will include: volleyball, dodgeball, pyramid building, and tug of war. Bring your friends! It’s every class for themselves.