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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Tuesday, May 13, 2014

May 13, 2014

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Tuesday, May 13, 2014 where successful Senators are focused, alert, on task, and engaged in the classroom. Thank you for Being A Senator

The senior class meeting with cap and gown distribution will be Today during 3rd hour. Students are to report to their 3rd hour, teachers are to take attendance, and students are to wait to be dismissed to the auditorium. All fines and fees will need to be paid prior to students receiving their caps and gowns.

Following the meeting seniors will be able to design a pennant and place it on the map where they will be attending school, military or work next fall.
The class of 2014 has reached $8.7 million in scholarship offers. While this is awesome, the class of 2013 holds the record at $10 million. If you have not yet reported your offers to Mrs. Povse, please do so ASAP.

The Coordinating Council of Frontiers International is offering 2 $250 scholarships due May 19. Must have acceptance at a college or university, write a narrative as to why you wish to be considered for the scholarship, demonstrate school and community involvement and attend an interview on May 29. Application is on the database.

DON’T FORGET SHOWCHOIR AUDITIONS ARE today with Vocal auditions in choir room, WEDNESDAY are the Dance auditions on stage, and possible CALL-BACKS Thursday, MAY 15TH.

Mrs. Dahmane reminds all seniors to return library books and pay for lost library materials before Cap & Gown pickup day. Check with Mrs. Dahmane if you aren't sure if you have library books out or owe for lost materials. Mrs. Dahmane thanks you.

Juniors and Seniors! Prom tickets can be purchased today in the commons on both lunch shifts! Singles tickets are $25 and couples tickets are $35! Tickets will be sold at this price until May 16th, the Friday before prom. At the door, students may only buy singles tickets at a price of $30.

All juniors and seniors are invited to an AWESOME after prom this Saturday, May 17th. Check in from 11:30-12:30 in the annex. No one will be admitted after 12:30 and once you leave, you cannot re-enter. Bags tournament starts at midnight. Winning team gets $50! There will be laser tag in the old gym, a photo booth, a hypnotist and fun inflatable games like Cannonball Blaster, Monster Trikes, Twister, Wrecking Ball and an obstacle course! Food all night long, door prizes drawn every 15 minutes AND Grand Prize drawing of 2 HP 360 laptops with Beats Audio to 1 lucky senior and 1 lucky junior at 2:45. Must be present to win! See you all there!!

On May 22nd and 23rd, the 2014 Capitoline Yearbook will be distributed after school in the Commons. After then, pick up your yearbook in Mrs. Eslahi's room, 254, before school, at lunch, or after school.

Attention German Club! If you are currently a freshman, sophomore, or a junior and would like to be a German Club officer next year, please see a German teacher or come to room 250 to pick up the officer application form. All applications are due on Friday, May 16 at 3:30 p.m. The elections will be held on Friday, May 23.

Attention: Students who have a permit and would like to take behind the wheel this summer must come to Ms. Dvorak in room 128 and sign up ASAP. Also freshmen please turn your permit receipt into Ms. Dvorak before the end of May.

Do Something Club meeting on Monday, May 19th at 6:30 PM. Come if you want to get involved in community service and helping those in need. This will be our last formal meeting of the year.

Attention students: Exam Exemption forms will be available in the guidance office beginning next week. Please make sure you follow the directions on the forms exactly. There are specific criteria that must be met in order to qualify for exemptions. Seniors may be exempt for up to 3 exemptions, Juniors up to 3, Sophomores up to 2, and Freshmen may have 1. The 3 exemption categories are attendance, discipline, and grades. For further information, please see the exam exemption criteria on the web site.

Be A Senator would like students and staff to please wear SHS spirit wear on Friday in honor of the pep assembly for winter and spring activities.