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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Monday, April 7, 2014

April 7, 2014

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Monday, April 7, 2014 where successful Senators are focused, alert, on task, and engaged in the classroom. Thank you for Being A Senator!

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.

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.

SENIORS: As you make your decision for which college, branch of military, employment or other post secondary plan, please write your decision next to your name on the class directory hanging outside Mrs. Povse's office. Graduating juniors, please sign the list for juniors.

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

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.

If you are going to be a senior next year and are interested in an office job through the work program you must see Mrs. Devlin before school in room 112 before spring break.

FYI: Parking blocks have been installed along the south side of the gravel student lot and gravel has been added to the level out some of the low spots. Please do not drive or park on the grass. Thank you

Please support senior Anthony South to win a full scholarship to MTI. You can vote through your Facebook account by going to MTI and liking his video. Anthony appreciates your votes to help jump start his future!

CHICK FIL-A IS COMING! CHICK FIL-A IS COMING! The SHS Flute Choir will be selling delicious Chick Fil-A Chicken Nuggets on Monday April 7th in the SHS Commons. The cost for 8 Chick Fil-A nuggets is only $5.00. So remember to bring extra lunch money and enjoy Chick Fil-A nuggets right here at SHS!! EIGHT NUGGETS FOR ONLY $5.00 ON MONDAY DURING LUNCH IN THE COMMONS!!! EAT MORE CHICKEN!!

If you would like to help build Habitat House #94 during spring break, please complete the volunteer registration profile and sign-up for work hours at habitatsangamon.com. The build begins Saturday, April 12 and runs thru the end of July. The address is 727 N. 7th Street.

Attention German Club! Would you like to go on a German Club trip to Six Flags on Sunday, April 27? If so, please come to the meeting on Wednesday after school in the commons.

The senior class will be selling breadsticks on both lunch shifts Thursday. However, due to an increase in cost, they will be sold at a price of $2.50. This price will still get you a 3-pack of breadsticks and sauce.

Juniors and seniors! Prom is right around the corner! It is that time to vote for the 2014 prom court! Juniors and seniors are invited to vote in the commons on Wednesday. Don't miss out on voting for this years prom court!

The Lady Senators Track and Field team placed third at the Lady Dragons Relays at Pekin Saturday. Placing first for the Lady Senators were the Distance Medley Relay (13:07.2) of Mads Nelson, Meredith Wells, Ellie Hamill, and Aly Goff, The Sprint Medley Relay (4:29.2) team of Reily Stiver, Ingrid Samuels, Michelle Hoang, and Carrie Rolf, the 4x100 relay (50.3) Michela Pattie, KierraWeir, Kyra Webster, and Sarah Sepanski, the 4x1600 team of Aly Goff, Mads Nelson, Jillian Cole, and Meredith Wells (23:06.2), the 4x400 relay (4:07.3) team of Kyra Webster, Sarah Sepanski, Carrie Rolf, and Kierra Weir. Coming in second for the Lady Senators was the 4x200 relay of Michela Pattie, Bri Stewart, Michelle Hoang, and Reilly Stiver.

The Boys track and field team competed on Saturday at the SHS Open. First place finishers for SHS were: Zach Stratton in the long jump, The distance medley relay team of Patrick Fitzgibbon, David Sias, Heath Warren, and Tyler Owens, Amir Rasmussen in the 3200, and the sprint medley relay team of Luke Farley, Nick Farley, Alex DeLeon, and Vernon Halloway. Meet records were broken by Stratton in the long jump, and the sprint medley relay team. Great job to all the boys. The boys will next compete on Wednesday at Chatham Glenwood.