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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Friday, March 19, 2010

March 19, 2010

Morning Announcements for Friday, March 19, 2010

Juniors and undecided Seniors: The following colleges will have representatives here on these dates:
March 25 Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 10:30
March 25 LLCC at lunch
March 26 Barbizon(modeling and acting) at lunch
April 13 8:25 MacMurray College

Students who want to take an AP test must bring a check for $86 and sign up in the Guidance Office for Monday, March 22 through Thursday, March 25.

The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority is offering scholarships of $500-$1000 to African American seniors who have at least a "C" average and have been accepted to a college or university. 2 letters of recommendation are required. Deadline is April 16. See Mr. Lawson or Mrs. Povse for an application.

The Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity is offering a scholarship of $500 or more to African American seniors who have been accepted to a college or university. 3 letters of recommendation are required. Deadline is July 1. See Mr. Lawson or Mrs. Povse for an application.

Newspaper applications are available in Negele’s room, 362. If you want to be on The Senator paper staff, you MUST apply! Applications are due today.

The 3rd quarter acknowledgement is today. Students who had no referrals, no tardies and no unexcused absences will be eligible for an extended lunch. Qualified Students who have A lunch will be dismissed early from 3rd hour and qualified students who have B lunch will return to 5th hour late. March Madness games will be on the televisions and everyone will be given dessert. We will also be having random drawings for prizes.

Anyone interested in trying out for the 2010-2011 Cheerleading squads should pick up a tryout packet in the main office. Tryouts will be held April 19th-22nd. Any questions contact Coach Povse or Coach Johnson.

Please continue to donate through your class representatives carrying buckets at lunch to the St Jude Rally against childhood cancer. All donations will aid children who have cancer at St. Jude. Also please don’t forget that 25 name forms - legit addresses of 25 people outside of school – are due today. Please return them to Mr. Goff or his mailbox in the main office.

There will be Spirit Week next week in preparation for 2010 SHS Rally Against Childhood Cancer.
Monday will be College Basketball/College Day. Tuesday will be 1920’s Throwback day. Wednesday will be Nerd Day. Thursday will be Western Day. Friday will be Vacation Day.

There will be an important Rally Against Childhood Cancer meeting today regarding decorations for Spirit Week in Mr. Goff’s room.

Attention Spanish Club Members: The annual Lots of Latas canned good drive to benefit the Salvation Army ends today. Bring your canned good to your Spanish teacher for a chance to win prizes. The class that donates the most cans wins a pizza party lunch.

Today, Best Friends is having a St. Patrick’s Day meeting afterschool in the commons. So come have fun and enjoy time with your Buddies this Friday. They look forward to seeing you there!

Swing into Spring is tonight in the commons. Dance lessons start at 7 PM, the dance is from 7:30 -10 PM. Adults are $6 and Students are $4. Come on out and learn how to dance with the stars!

National Honor Society Candidates: There will be an informative meeting today after school if you missed this morning’s meeting in Mrs. Ruedin's classroom to let students know what they need to do for Monday's Induction Ceremony.

Do you like to talk? Do you like acting? Are you funny? Are you shy? Are you tired of losing arguments with you parents and teachers? Then, Speech Team is for you!! Come to the informational meeting March 23rd after school in room 362. Pizza and soda will be provided!

Anime Club meeting has been moved to the cafeteria today after school.

German Club is showing the movie “Benny’s Video” in room 250 right after school on Tuesday, March 23. Please see Herr Koeppel for the parent permission form. Hope to see you there!

Are you planning on going to prom? Will you be renting a tuxedo? Stop by the Main office and pick up a $40 gift card good towards the rental of a tuxedo at Seno Formal Wear, tuxedos start at $44.95 with the $40 gift card! Prom 2010, make it epic. Make it you!