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Springfield High School

101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Thursday, April 16, 2015

April 16, 2015

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Thursday, April 16, 2015 where successful Senators follow the classroom and school wide expectations and allow for learning by all throughout the building. Thank you for Being A Senator!

Juniors & Seniors - today at lunch you can meet with representatives Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising, Los Angeles, CA. Please see Mrs.Povse or the Guidance office for a pass to attend.

SCHOLARSHIP NEWS: Deadline for Leroy and Rachel Cantral teacher's scholarship extended to April 30; Urban League scholarship, May 8; Zeta Phi Beta, June 30; Lincolnland Illini and ATO for students going to UIUC, May 23, June 26; Alpha Kappa Alpha, May 1.

SENIORS: It is time to get your scholarship information to Mrs. Povse. The class of 2015 has a long way to go to top last year's scholarship offers. Write down the offers from each school and the dollar amount and put in Mrs. Povse's mailbox on her door. Thanks to all who have already notified her.

Permission slips for the college bus trip to Illinois State University on April 27th are now available outside Mrs. Povse's door or in Guidance.

Students of all grade levels who are interested in attending a military academy are invited with their parents to hear representatives from each of the academies speak about the nomination and admission process. The local presentation will be April 28th at 7:00 (doors open at 6:30) at the Illinois Air National Guard base, 183rd Fighter Wing at Capitol Airport. To attend you must RSVP no later than April 21 by emailing: 

Memorial Medical Center is offering a competitive Student Volunteer Program for the summer for juniors and seniors. Two letters of recommendation, application and essay about why you want to volunteer. Deadline is April 30. Applications available in the Guidance Office.

Students - Please make sure all absences are cleared within 48 hours of your last absence either by having parents call or providing notes from doctors for absences. Students you can log into the cumulative folder to check for any attendance discrepancies. This is just a reminder as we approach the end of the year and final exam exemptions. The final exam schedule and the exam exemption policy are posted on the SHS website.

Attention anyone bring a date to prom from another school! There are guest permission slips in the main office and on our school website. Forms must be signed by the principal or administrator of the guest's school. Guests may not be older than 19. Forms must be handed to the ticket taker the day of prom along with a photo id.

Any junior interested in participating in the work program next year needs to see Mrs. Devlin to get necessary paperwork and discuss job opportunities. Mrs. Devlin is in room 110 before school or room 121 during lunch shifts.

11th graders who still need their meningitis vaccine to begin senior year - bring your completed form to the next clinic is tomorrow in the auditorium during lunch. This is a new REQUIREMENT to start 12th grade.

The 2015 Capitoline Yearbooks will be here in May. If you have not already done so, order yours now through Mrs. Eslahi yearbook adviser. The cost is $70, or you may pay 1/2 down now and the remainder when the books arrive.

ATTENTION Juniors & Seniors: There is Building & Trades Career Day Field Trip on Wed, April 29, 2015. If you are interested, please sign-up in the Guidance Office, get a permission slip, & return it to the Guidance Office by Wednesday, Apr 22. Only the first 40 students with permission slips turned in will be allowed to attend. See Mr. Williams for questions.

The BE A SENATOR 4TH QUARTER ACKNOWLEDGEMENT will be held the week before Finals. The criteria is: no referrals, no unexcused absences, and no tardies.

The Lady Senator softball team got a big conference win against last night beating Jacksonville 7-5. Annabelle Hope, Ashley Robinson, Francesca Trigillo all had multiple hits. Veronica Brown got the Win. Congrats ladies!