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101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Friday, October 23, 2015

October 23, 2015

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Friday, October 23, 2015 where successful Senators follow the classroom and school wide expectations and allow for learning all throughout the building. Thank you for Being A Senator!

Seniors - Senior Superlative ballots will be passed out in the Commons Today. Get yours from Emily Brown, Ashley Garcia or Josh Mathiot and return the ballots to them or Mrs. Eslahi in room 254 no later than Monday, October 23.

Seniors get your portrait taken at Grussenmeyer Photography. Call 787-6688 to schedule your appointment. The portrait fee is $15 and if you want your baby picture in this year’s yearbook, bring the picture and $10 to Mrs. Eslahi in room 254.

Seniors- the first college trip has been planned for October 29 to SIU-Edwardsville. There are only 36 seats available. Please see Mr. Kyes for a permission slip- this is first come, first served.

Disney Friends for a Change and partner Free the Children will be bringing the Dream Big Speaking Tour to SHS on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m. (We will have to alter our schedule a bit to make the first 2 hours shorter and 3rd hour longer to accommodate for the speakers that can't change their schedule.) The purpose of this FREE event is to empower our students to leverage their skills, creativity and imagination to create a brighter tomorrow.

Friday, October 23 is the last day of first quarter. Second quarter starts Monday, October 26. Report cards will be distributed October 28 in 5th hour. Parent teacher conferences are Thursday, October 29 from 5-8 pm and Friday, October 30 from 8:15-3:30.

Attention Juniors who signed up for the PSAT/NMSQT test: This is a reminder that the test will be held on Wednesday, October 28th, in rooms 404 & 406. Please report to the testing rooms no later than 7:45 am on Wednesday morning. Do not report to 0 hour class on Wednesday, 10/28. Please bring an approved calculator, two or more sharpened #2 pencils, and a sack lunch with you. You will be asked to turn in your cell phones before the test begins.
If you are late, or absent on Wednesday, this test cannot be made up. Please find the testing rosters posted on the guidance office doors, or in the commons to find out to which room you should report. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Barnes or Mrs. Greco.

The SHS Be a Senator character trait for this month is Responsibility. This week's Senator quote is "With great rights come great responsibilities. To those whom much has been given, much will be asked (time, talent, and treasure)" ~David C. Hill.

Students who ordered gear from Coach Gully can pick it up during lunch today or after school tomorrow in room 124.

The following colleges will be visiting SHS next week- MONDAY- SCAD (Savannah College of Art and Design) at 9:30
TUESDAY- SIU-E at 12:45, WEDNESDAY- North Central College at 8:30, Please see Mr. Kyes or Mrs. Kontio for a pass.

Students and Teachers…do you know someone who you think deserves a Be A Senator Shout-out for being RESPECTFUL, being RESPONSIBLE, SHOWING GOOD CITIZENSHIP, being CARING, showing SELF-DISCIPLINE, being COOPERATIVE, demonstrating PERSEVERANCE, or being COURAGEOUS? Fill out a nomination form for a Be A Senator Shout-out. Nominations can be found in all offices and on the Be a Senator table in front of the Cafeteria.
Nominations can be turned in to the Be A Senator box on the table or to Ms Hurley in Rm 169. If you have questions, see Mrs Mitchell or Ms Greco.

Robotics meeting in the commons, Monday @ 3:30, if this sounds like something you’re interested in come to the meeting to learn all about it. See you there!

Attention: All Me to We and Student Council members that received information to attend the Dream Big Breakout Session MUST turn in your signed packet by noon on Friday to attend!

Wrestling informational meeting will be held Tuesday, October 27, immediately following school in the commons.

Sign up for Read for a Lifetime by Wednesday, October 28. See Mrs. Dahmane in the library if you interested.

High Pride shirts are in, stop by Coach Reeds room (Rm 228) to pick up your order.