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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Friday, January 23, 2015

January 23, 2015

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Friday, January 23, 2015 where successful Senators are appropriate: they use appropriate language, tone and volume and follow the school dress code. Thank you for Being A Senator!

Seniors: The due date for senior portraits and senior baby pictures has been extended to January 30. Take your baby picture and ten dollars to Mrs. Eslahi in room 254. Get your portrait taken at Grussenmeyer Photography, 484 South Durkin Drive. The cost is fifteen dollars.

SENIORS: if you or your parents were unable to attend the FAFSA line-by-line meeting last week you have another opportunity to get some assistance. Cappex is offering an online FAFSA 101 seminar on Wednesday, January 28th at 6:00p.m. CST. The link is : www.cappex.com/fafsa101

SENIORS: if you signed up for the Lincoln Land Community College Admissions Workshop Wednesday, Jan. 28, please note that because of numbers we are having to do two sessions, one at 1:00 and the next at 1:45. When you receive your green pass on Tuesday, please note the time you have been assigned.

Senior apparel is in. There are a FEW extra dry fit shirts. If you would like to purchase one, please see Mrs. Pence in room 210 or Mrs. Myers in 212. Short sleeve are $22 and long sleeve $26. You must have the money to receive a shirt.

All juniors and seniors who are eligible to apply for National Honor Society - completed application letter must be returned to Mr Kramer by 3:30pm Today.

Attn: sophomores. The CACC field trip will be on Friday, Jan. 30th. Field trip forms are in the guidance office. Forms must be signed by parents and returned NO LATER than 1/28 at 4:30 p.m. Please see Ms. Greco with questions.

Juniors and Seniors who were given a permission slip to the College Prep Summit, please turn those in to Mrs. Povse ASAP. Slide them under her door.

There will be an informational meeting for girls interested in softball today after school in room 116.

GOOD MORNING … SPRINGFIELD HIGH!!! HAIRSPRAY, this year's SHS school musical, will hit the stage the first weekend of May in the Schnirring Auditorium. Please mark your calendars now and plan to audition on Tuesday, February 3rd or Thursday, February 5th. More information will be coming soon about specifics, but registration on both of these days will begin at 3:45 pm in the Schnirring Auditorium. Come by the choir room after school today or sometime this week to pick up your desired vocal selection for auditions. Keep listening for “HAIRSPRAY at Springfield High” audition updates, and remember … YOU CAN’T STOP THE BEAT!!!!

The YMCA wants every girl ready to experience an amazing prom night with friends. The YMCA and their partners want to help you find the perfect dress, shoes, and accessories at their Prom It Forward Event is this Saturday at the downtown YMCA 9 AM - 4 PM. To participate in Prom It Forward a $20 donation to the Y’s Strong Kids Scholarship Fun or a donation of new children’s book is suggested. For more information, please contact Lisa Parfitt at (217) 544-9846 ext 120.

The IN Session showchoir would like to invite everyone to Applebee’s Flapjack breakfast fundraiser at the Veterans parkway location tomorrow from 8am-10am. Tickets are $5 per person at the door. Showchoir members will be serving short stack of pancakes, side of bacon and a drink of your choice. Money raised will go toward the Showchoir’s trip to Nationals! Hope to see you all there.

Congratulations to Herr Koeppel's class for winning the "Spirit of Giving" award for 1st hour!! A donut and bagel breakfast will be served next week.

Attention Students! Do you want a free t-shirt? Be on the look out for a Springfield Schools Unite t-shirt! Each
night during City Tournament, the Student Round table will be throwing them out during each game.

Tickets for Boys City Basketball tournament are $5 in advance and $6 at the door. Tickets for Tonight’s game are available until 1 pm Today.

The Lady Senator basketball team won a hard fought game against Chatham last night 65 to 58. SHS was led in scoring by Kierra Weir with 24 points and Montshianna Pulliam with 20. Next up for SHS is the City tournament on Tuesday hosted by SHG.


Students, please remember that the Boy’s Basketball City Tournament at the Prairie Capital Convention Center is a school function and all behavior guidelines will be enforced at all times during the City Tournament. Any inappropriate behavior displayed at the City Tournament will result in consequences that will be enforced by the administration of Springfield High. This includes behavior inside the Convention Center, as well as adjacent to the facility.

In addition, we want to remind everyone that students are expected to wear clothing that does not include lewd, obscene, or vulgar language or representation of anything illegal. Large chains or wallet chains are not allowed. Caps may be worn, but the bill must remain facing forward.

No seating will be allowed in the balcony. Therefore, no spectators are allowed in the balcony area.

Please remember that the Springfield Police Department will be wanding all spectators as they enter the Convention Center.

Students are prohibited from standing on the seats at any and all times. Students may be asked to leave the premises if they indicate an unwillingness to cooperate with security personnel. Anyone asked to leave may not return to any future games this weekend.

The second game will conclude at approximately 9:15 p.m. Please make sure your ride, if needed, is available to pick you up at that time.

Most importantly, we hope you and your friends have fun and enjoy the City Tournament this weekend. The Tournament should prove to be very exciting, safe, and enjoyable for fans of all ages!