Good morning Springfield High! Today is Tuesday, October 14, 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.
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SENIORS: October is Illinois College Application Month. We challenge all seniors to get their college applications completed this month.
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.
SENIORS: If you plan to apply to Eastern Illinois University here's a way you can do it for FREE! The EIU admissions officer will be here on November 18th to do on-site admissions. You will need to get a paper application from Mrs. Povse, fill it out and turn it back in to her. She will set appointments on the 18th with Mr. Sanders. We will have your official transcripts with test scores ready as well. He will also notify you of scholarship eligibility on that day. Save the $30 application fee and sign up with Mrs. Povse now.
Sign up for the Read for a Lifetime program by Oct. 17 and get rewarded for reading the best new teen books of the year. See Mrs. Dahmane in the library for details.
Now's your chance to win a free yearbook! Every Friday in October there will be a raffle contest in the commons at lunch, where you can buy a ticket for $2. There will be 4 winners, one for each class. Don't forget!
High Pride shirts are in. Stop by Coach Reed’s room, room 228, to pick yours up.
There will be a meeting for all current and potential boys swimming and diving team members and parents on Monday, October 20 at 7 PM in the Commons.
Yesterday at the U of I golf course in Champaign, the boys golf team finished fourth, two shots short of advancing out of the sectional. Sam Funderburg came in at even par 72, and Austin Plumb shot a 77. Bailey Gill's 79 and Bryce Ribelin's 81 rounded out the scoring. Congratulations to Sam and Austin, as they will both be competing in Normal at this weekend's state tournament.
The Cross Country team competed in the Metamora Invite on Saturday. In the Varsity Girls Race, Natalie Motor was the top finisher for SHS. In the girls Freshmen/Sophmore, Ally Ressel was the top finisher for SHS. The Varsity Boys team finished 3rd out of 23 teams. Heath Warren was the top finisher for SHS. The Freshmen/Sophomore team finished 5th out of 13 teams. Reese Koke was the top finisher for SHS.
The Soccer team improved to 18 - 3 with a 4 to 1 victory over Urbana. Nate Cheung scored two goals and added an assist. Kelby Phillips scored a goal and set the school record for assists in a season with 30. Petros Kristos also scored for the Senators