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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Friday, March 28, 2014

March 28, 2014

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Friday, March 28, 2014 where successful Senators are focused, alert, on task, and engaged in the classroom. Thank you for Being A Senator!

Juniors and undecided seniors: Pay attention to the college and military recruiter listing in the glass case outside of guidance. Plan to get a pass to attend schools you might be interested in.

College Recruiters- Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend.

April 1 LUNCH Hannibal-LeGrange, 1:35 Missouri Science and Tech

The Western Illinois University bus trip has been re-scheduled for May 7. A few additional seats are available for this trip. See Mrs. Povse in 153A for a permission slip. Students who previously signed up are good to go.

SENIORS: If you plan to attend Lincoln Land Community College in the fall it is suggested that during spring break you go out to LLCC to take your placement test and meet with an academic advisor. Before doing this you should fill out the admissions worksheet online at LLCC.edu If you have any questions or concerns see Mrs. Povse in 153A before break.

Reminder to students going on the bus trip to SIU-E with Mrs. Povse on Tuesday. Don't forget over the long weekend to be at the southeast door Tuesday morning at 8:10 for check in.

Congressman Aaron Schock will be hosting an informational meeting for the five U.S. Service Academies on Tuesday, April 22 at 7:00p.m. at the Springfield Air National Guard. If you are interested in the Air Force, Merchant Marine, West Point, Naval or Coast Guard Academies you should RSVP by April 15 to renard.jackson@ang.af.mil

Juniors. Are you interested in receiving up to 12 college credits prior to graduating from high school? Are you interested in a $2,000 per year housing scholarship for college? Then you may be interested in attending the Commonwealth Honor's Academy. Any Junior interested in attending The Commonwealth Honor's Academy at Murray State University this summer should see Mr. Barnes for more information.

The Springfield Urban League Scholarship is now available on the SHS scholarship database or from Mrs. Povse. Deadline is April 11. The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority scholarship is now available on the database or from Mrs. Povse. Deadline is March 29. The Family Service Center is offering a scholarship to students who are adopted or who were or are in foster care. Deadline is April 29th.

SENIORS INTERESTED IN EDUCATION: The Springfield Education Association's Sue Handy scholarship deadline is March 31, not March 5 as was on the database. There is still time to get that application completed.

Memorial Health System is sponsoring the Teens Experiencing Nursing Summer Camp July 14-17th. Thirty participants will be selected from area schools. Applications are available from Mrs. Povse or in the Guidance Office. These must be completed and sent to Memorial by April 4. Sorry for the late notice but we just got the information.

Last day to turn in your application to enroll in newspaper class for next year. If you like writing, taking pictures, interviewing, deadlines and being published, this class may be the perfect fit for you! You must pick up an application and return it to Ms. Negele in room 362 TODAY. Enrollment in this spectacular class is based on the application and acceptance so get your application turned in soon and join the newspaper family!

SHS book fair is here! Stop by the library and browse. The proceeds go to stock the classroom libraries with great reads all year long.

The lost and found in room 169 will be taken to goodwill on Monday the 31st. If you have lost a coat and would like to check it out, come on down.

OMG, you guys! Tonight is opening night for “Legally Blonde The Musical”. Shows start at 7:30 this evening and tomorrow evening. Sunday’s performance is at 2:00pm. Tickets are available in the main office or at the door before each show. "Break a leg" to our terrific cast, crew and orchestra members!

Attention Spanish Club members! Free bowling this Friday, March 28 from 3:30-5 at Strike N' Spare West. Pick up your permission slip from a Spanish teacher today. Snacks will be provided.

Tryouts for the 2014-2015 SHS Cheerleading squads are approaching. Tryout packets can be picked up in the main office or from Coach Povse in room 156. The tryout process will begin with a mandatory tryout meeting Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 5:30pm in the SHS Commons. This is an informational meeting for parents and candidates that will provide all the details of the 2014-2015 season.The meeting is mandatory for every candidate and her parents for the 2014-2015 squads. All candidates are required to attend. Any questions please contact Coach Povse.

If you put your picture in the 2014 yearbook, come to room 254 to get it.

Hey juniors and seniors! Prom is approaching quickly and YOU can have a chance to win the ultimate prom package valued at over $350! For just $5, you can buy a raffle ticket for a prize basket that includes: 1 free tux rental from Men's Wearhouse, a mani/pedi from Young's Nails and Spa, an Up Do from stylist Victoria McCain at the Sophisticate, a $50 Visa gift card donated by the Stephens Family for dinner, His and Her flowers from FloraScape and a couples Prom ticket compliments of the senior class! Tickets will be sold in the commons on both lunch shifts on Thursday, April 3rd and Friday, April 4th. Winning name to be drawn after lunch on Friday, April 4th. All proceeds going to provide an AWESOME After Prom.

SHS Art department needs your help to win $10,000! If you have a Facebook account, you can vote for SHS video once and then don’t forget to share with all your friends and family. The link is available on SHS school website or ask Mr. Stapleton for details.