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Morning Announcements for Tuesday, May 5, 2015

May 5, 2015

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Tuesday, May 5, 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!

Sophomores and Juniors: Washington University, St. Louis is holding a "College Kick Start" program this summer on June 23 or July 30 for students and parents to gain insights into college planning. Both programs are scheduled from 7:45 to 12:15 and are free. Register at 800-638-0700 or admissions@wustl.edu

SCHOLARSHIP NEWS: Urban League scholarship, May 8; Zeta Phi Beta, June 30; Lincolnland Illini and ATO for students going to UIUC, May 23, June 26.

SENIORS: You have reported $6,362,254 in scholarship offers. Keep them coming! This class is only $4.6 million behind last year's class!!!!!!! Get your offers to Mrs. Povse.

The University of Spa & Cosmetology Arts will be holding an Open House on June 3 from 5:00-7:00p.m. at 2913 West White Oaks Drive. Come and learn about cosmetology, classic barbering, massage therapy, nail technology and esthiology.

JUNIORS: Sign up with College Week Live, High School Connect and be able to take virtual tours of colleges, find admissions information, pricing, and more. This could save you time and money in your college search.

SENIORS: If you are planning to attend LLCC next year remember to get out there and take your placement test, meet with an academic advisior and register for your classes. The sooner you do this, the better your schedule will be. You can get a College Day Pass in Guidance to do this.

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.

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.

If you would like to take Behind The Wheel in June, stop by Ms. Dvorak’s room, room 128 and sign up. There are limited spots remaining, stop by ASAP.
Want some extra spending money? Don’t forget about Crimestoppers. Information you have maybe rewarded with up to $100.00 cash. You will remain anonymous. Find a security member, administrator, or teacher you trust. Give them your tip. Recently, there has been an increase in thefts and Crimestoppers wants to remind you to lock up your belongings before you become the next victim. Remember Crimestoppers wants your tips not your name.

Anyone interested in playing Volleyball next season, there will be a meeting for potential players and their parents Tonight (May 5) at 6:30 PM in the auditorium.

FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!! Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center on Fri., May 15, 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 Thursday, May 14. 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.

SENIORS please make sure that all your library books & fines are turned in or taken care with Mrs. Dahmane by May 8th and your transcript & lab fees are paid and all old textbooks have been turned in by May 13 to receive your Gap and Gown.

Attention all seniors wanting to be a part of the annual senior issue of the school paper- The survey questions are out and can be picked up in Negele's room (362), or from any senior newspaper staffer. To make this as enjoyable and humorous as possible, all surveys and pictures are due by Thursday after school. Feel free to have fun with it, but please keep it appropriate, ONE, FIVE!