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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Friday, April 30, 2010

April 30, 2010

Morning Announcements for Friday, April 30, 2010

Permission forms for anyone bringing a guest to Prom who is not a Springfield High student, are now available in the Main office. Guests must be at least in ninth grade, and not older than 19.

Summer School applications have arrived, and they can be picked up in the Guidance Office or Main Office.

Seniors: The following scholarships are available from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Georgia Pillow Rountree Scholarship awarded to a student who will attend a historically black college or university;
Alma Taylor Jones Scholarship is awarded to a student who is majoring in education and plans to teach as a career;
General Scholarship-awarded to student(s) based on the discretion of the scholarship committee and based on availability of overall scholarship funds. Essay and 2 letters of recommendation. Deadline is May 10.

SENIORS: Frontiers International announces a scholarship for students who will be entering a college or university in the fall and who need assistance with the cost of tuition. The scholarship is paid directly to the school. GPA of "C" or better, demonstrate community involvement, and an essay on why you should be considered for this scholarship. Deadline is May 14. See Mr. Lawson or Mrs. Povse for application.

SENIORS: The Springfield Urban League is offering the following scholarship:
For graduating seniors who have maintained a "C" average during junior and senior years, are accepted to a college or university and who demonstrate financial need. Application, essay, interview (interviews will be held June 2 and 3). Deadline is May 21. See Mr. Lawson or Mrs. Povse for application.

Orders for Be A Senator shirts will be accepted through today in room 106.

Tickets are available for the Golden Laurel Awards Ceremony to be held May 12 honoring National Honor Society seniors who will graduate as members of the Class of 2010. You can pick them up for $5 each from the main office, Mrs. Ruedin in Room 360 or Ms. Hubbard in Room 160.

Attention NHS juniors: you will meet the following Wednesday, May 5, to submit your five hours for April. Please meet before school at 7:50, or immediately after school to submit your hours and receive updated information.

Are you interested in photography, graphic design, or web design? Do you want to help run the school's web site? Then join the Webmasters next year. If interested, please see Ms. Fox in room 325.

If you are a Sophomore and have not taken Behind the Wheel, you should see Ms. Dvorak in room 128.

Time is running out to buy your tickets for “ALL SHOOK UP”! Premiere performance is tonight at 7:30 PM in the auditorium. Tickets are still available in the main office and at the door tonight. Additional performances are tomorrow at 7:30 PM and Sunday at 5 PM. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. Don’t miss it!

German Club Car Wash! This Sunday Volunteers needed for the German Club Car Wash Sunday, May 2nd at the K-Mart on Wabash, 11:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.. Sign up in Herr Koeppel's room (# 250) by Friday. If you can't volunteer, stop by on Sunday & get your car washed!

Prom Court nominations will be held today during Lunch A and B. Seniors-This will be the ONLY day to nominate your top 8 boys and 8 girls-Voting Ballets will be in the Commons during the lunch hours. Don't Forget !!

FYI: Senior Meeting on Thursday May 13-caps and gowns will be delivered after the meeting.

Attention Seniors! There is a Senior Trip to the St Louis Zoo planned for Friday, May 14. You must pay $6 to reserve your spot. We are only taking the first 80 seniors, so sign up in the commons during lunch!

Be A Senator Tip of the Day- Remember you must have a pass to be in the hallway during class time.