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Morning Announcements for Friday, January 31, 2014

January 31, 2014

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Friday, January 31, 2014 where successful Senators are focused, alert, on task, and engaged in the classroom. Thank you for Being A Senator!

College Recruiters for January & February. Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend.

Feb. 4 LUNCH ITT Technical

Feb. 5 LUNCH LLCC

Feb. 6 LUNCH Benedictine, Springfield

Feb. 13 LUNCH Robert Morris, Springfield, Dance and Cheerleading Scholarships
Feb. 18 12:40 SIU-C Application fee waived

A representative from Robert Morris University, Springfield, will be in the commons during lunch on Feb. 13. She will have information on Dance Team and Cheerleading scholarships.

SENIORS: It is FAFSA time. What does that mean? It means that for you to get FREE money for college or technical school you must fill out the FAFSA document online. Go to FAFSA.GOV, use your last year's tax information and then update it when you/your parents get this year's done. It is important to get this done ASAP if you want to get in line for the free money.

IN THE SPIRIT OF FAFSA, Mrs. Povse is offering $25 cash. To win the cash, put the words FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID, ALONG WITH YOUR NAME ON A SLIP OF PAPER AND PUT IT IN THE ENVELOPE ON MRS. POVSE'S DOOR. A DRAWING FOR THE $25 WILL BE HELD NEXT THURSDAY, FEB. 6

Males who are applying for FAFSA and who are 18 must also register with the Selective Service System. Go to sss.gov and register.

The scholarships managed by the Community Foundation for the Land of Lincoln are now available on the scholarship database. These are both financial need based as well as merit or service based. All CFLL scholarships are due March 1.
Juniors and Seniors: The trip to Eastern Illinois University, Charleston on February 4 has been cancelled and will rescheduled at a later date. Western Illinois University, Macomb will be on Feb. 20 with permission slips due by Feb. 13. Permission slips are in the Guidance Office or in the folder outside Mrs. Povse's office. This trip will leave at 8:00a.m. and return by 3:15.

The Lincoln Land Community College Foundation scholarship is now available on the database or from Mrs. Povse. Deadline is March 3. This is also the application for the LLCC Honors Program.

SENIORS: If you are planning to apply to SIU-Carbondale you can get a FEE WAIVER and apply in person with Pete Lucas, our SIU rep on Feb. 18 at 12:40. Sign up with Mrs. Povse.

Students dancing in the Black History Program meet in room 254 today after school.

If you bought a 2013 Capitoline yearbook, your supplement is in. Stop by Mrs. Eslahi's room, 254, after school and get yours.

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching. The annual Valentine Carnations sale is going on now. Show that someone special that you care by pre-ordering a carnation for them. Cost is $1 and students will be selling them before school and during both lunch shifts in the commons.

Make Plans to attend the 7th Annual Red and Black Gala, hosted by the Springfield High Booster club, scheduled for March 8th at the Springfield Hilton. All parents, alumnae and friends of SHS are invited to attend. Last year this one night netted close to $45,000 to support the many student clubs, athletics and other extracurricular activities. This is a great event and a wonderful place to connect with other SHS families and supporters and support these extra-curriculars. There will be many Auction items and various side events of all price ranges. Reservations are due by February 27th. Our kids are worth it!

Students: If you changed or dropped a class at the semester, please return your book to your teacher. Make sure your name is in it.

Junior Parking lottery is drawn and posted outside the Main office.

Showchoir is reminded there is practice tonight from 6 - 8:30

The Lady Senator basketball team won the City title last night by beating SHG 56 to 42. SHS was led in scoring by Anika Webster with 19 points, Courtney Pence added 12 and Kierra Weir with 10. Next up for SHS is a home game Tuesday against Jacksonville. Good job ladies.