Good morning Springfield High! Today is Friday, September 19, 2014 where successful Senators are focused, alert, on task, and engaged in the classroom. Thank you for Being A Senator!
Reminder we are on the 2:17 PM early dismissal schedule for the pep assembly at 2:30 today.
Juniors and Seniors: College and military recruiters will be visiting SHS. Look at the schedule outside Mrs. Povse's office, room 153A or listen to the morning announcements to see if you are interested in attending. These schools will come once in the fall and then possibly again in the spring. If scheduled during a class period you must get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend. If scheduled during lunch you do not need a pass. The representative will be at a table in the Commons.
Sept. 22 9:25 Blackburn
Sept. 23 8:30 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Sept. 24 lunch Mac Murray
Sept. 25 12:40 Eastern Illinois University
Students interested in the medical field: The Medical Explorers Post 998 is holding its kickoff meeting on Sept. 22 at 7:00p.m. in the 2nd floor Lincoln Conference Room at the SIU School of Medicine, 801 N. Rutledge. Park north of the building and enter near the flagpole.
Senior Portraits, which WILL BE included in this year's yearbook, must be taken at Class Act Photography located 484 South Durkin Drive. Seniors should call them at 787-4947 to make their appointments for the portraits, which cost $15. To be included in this year's yearbook, the portraits must be taken no later than December 12, 2014.
Attention Seniors: Your Senior Panoramic Picture is Scheduled for Friday, September 19th at 8:30 AM. Please go to your first period class and wait to be called to the front lawn for the picture. Seniors who attend CACC in the morning should wait until after the picture to report to the bus. Copies of the picture will be available in the commons on Monday, September 22nd during lunch. They are $25.00 for a large, laminated copy, and $35.00 for a large, laminated copy and a medium, laminated copy.
FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!! Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center on Tue., September 23, from 8:30am-2:30pm. Students aged 16 must have a signed parental consent form. You must sign up during lunch-in the Commons, before school or after school-in the Guidance Office by 3:30 pm on Monday, September 22. Teachers & Staff do not need to sign up, you can report to the auditorium at your convenience. Please donate. Mrs. Fisher, in the Main Office, is LIVING Proof that blood donations SAVE LIVES! She received 3 units of blood through two life-saving transfusions! Any questions-please see Taylor Knapp.
Come one, Come all to the first meeting of the anime club of the 2014-2015 school year. This week we'll be discussing club officer positions and elections. We will meet in room 224 right after school this Friday. If you have any questions come to room 224, see you then.
Today is the LAST DAY to purchase dance tickets at the regular rate of $10 for single and $15 for a couple ticket. If you purchase a ticket at the dance the price is $15 per person. Tickets will be sold in the Commons during both lunch shifts. Remember, if you are bringing a guest from another school then pick up a guest form and have it signed by the appropriate people to bring to the dance. The dance starts at 8:00- hope to see everyone there!!
Congratulations to the Senior Class for being the winners of the annual Massacre contest. It was a close win as the freshman beat the seniors in the volleyball event. However, the seniors were able to pull off the win. Second place was won by the junior class after tying with the sophomores and winning a basketball shootout. Freshman were very respectable in their participation in all events. We look forward to the winter Massacre!
The tailgate will be today from 5:00- 7:00 at Memorial Stadium. Come enjoy the food and fun before the football game against Jacksonville!
Last night at Lincoln Greens, the boys golf team captured their first city championship since 2011. Sam Funderburg shot a one over par 37 to lead the Senators. Bailey Gill fired a 39, Bryce Ribelin a 43, and Tanner Maskey chipped in with a 45. The Senators finished the tournament 21 shots better than runner up Saced Heart - Griffin. Lanphier came in third and Southeast finished fourth. Congratulations boys on a great week.