Good morning Springfield High! Today is Tuesday, September 23, 2014 where successful Senators are focused, alert, on task, and engaged in the classroom. Thank you for Being A Senator!
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. 23 8:30 University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Sept. 24 lunch Mac Murray
Sept. 25 12:40 Eastern Illinois University
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.
FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!! Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center Today, from 8:30am-2:30pm. Students aged 16 must have a signed parental consent form. Teachers & Staff do not need to sign up, you can report to the auditorium at your convenience.
ATTENTION ALL NHS MEMBERS: We will have mandatory meetings this Thursday the 26th before school in Mrs.Taft's room and after school in the library. You do not have to attend both meetings but you MUST be in attendance for at least one. Remember, binders are due on the 30th! Questions? See one of your officers.
Have you been called innovative, creative, or inspirational? Have you taken great ideas and made them a reality? Are your projects making a positive difference in your community? The Celebrating High School Innovators event will honor high school students across Illinois who have been able to meet current and emerging social needs through innovation in one of five areas: 1) Arts, Media, & Literature, 2) Business Entrepreneurship, 3) Food, Health & Nutrition, 4) Social Entrepreneurship, and 5) STEM. These are not necessarily the students with perfect test scores or a 4.0 GPA, but those whose curiosity, creativity, passion, and dedication have led them to change their communities and have inspired those around them to do the same. The 100 competition finalists will have their achievements recognized in a first-of-its-kind celebration at the University of Illinois, Click on the link for more info and how to apply! http://innovative100.engineering.illinois.edu
Achtung, Achtung German Club! We will be having our first movie night this Thursday, September 25 in room 250. Please join us in watching "The Inheritors" and have some snacks and drinks. The parent-permission form can be found on the calendar of the German Club website. Hope to see you there.
Please come by room 169 before school, during lunch or after school to pick up bus tickets.
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes invites SHS students and staff to “See You At The Pole” tomorrow, Wednesday morning. Arrive between 6:50 AM and 7 AM at the Flagpole on the front lawn. Prayers will begin at 7:00 AM and we will end by 7:15. C U AT THE POLE!
The Senator Volleyball team defeated Lanphier last night for the first night of the City tournament. The girls play at home tonight against Decatur MacArthur and then resume the City tournament here Wed and Thursday night at 7.
The Boys Soccer team improved to 13 and 2 with a 7-0 victory over MacArthur. Kaleb Cheung and Logan Willard scored two goals. Luke Reiser, Dominic Baptist, and Eric Heumann also scored for the Senators. Kelby Phillips had 3 assists and Dominic Baptist, Eric Heumann, and Logan Willard assisted on goals. Alex Moody recorded the shut-out