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Morning Announcements for Wednesday, November 4, 2009

November 4, 2009

Morning Announcements for Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Student ID’s from picture retakes are available in the main office

Homeroom schedule today

Memorial Medical Center is canceling the Explorer Post meeting scheduled for 6 p.m. on November 5 in the Wedeberg Conference Center. The cancellation is intended to minimize the spread of germs and protect the health of Explorer Post participants during flu season. Please watch for information about the December meeting.

Juniors and Seniors: Check out the bulletin boards in the hallway outside of Guidance for college and scholarship-related information. Check the school website under Guidance for college representative dates and scholarship information.

The following college representatives will be visiting this week:
Today lunch Benedictine(formerly Springfield College in Illinois)
Nov. 9 9:30 Bradley
Nov. 10 8:30 Paul Mitchell, The School, St. Louis,MO
Nov. 16 8:24 Western Illinlois University(Macomb)
Nov. 17 1:45 Paul Mitchell, the School Normal, IL

Any 10th grade student who would like to attend the Hugh O’Brien leadership seminar next summer at the U of I, should see Mr. Lawson.

Greater Springfield Area Chamber Workplace skills film project is having an open call for auditions Saturday, November 7th starting at 9 AM until noon at Capital Area Career Center. Actors wanted: 4 lead characters and several support actors are needed. Age of characters are high school seniors, acting experience preferred but not required, all participating actors and members of this project are volunteers and will be named in film credits. Upload a resume of acting experience and why you would like to participate in this film project, along with a personal photo to http://chamberjobvideo.ning.com/ or bring them to the audition. Call Deb Antoine with questions (217)529-5431 ext 164. Scripts are posted at http://chamberjobvideo.ning.com/ for review.

Update on the Engineering Academy! It has been postponed until January. Here are the new dates:
Jan. 9, 16, 23, 30
Feb. 6
Students will be receiving a letter this week letting them know the new dates.

You can sign-up for the 1st ever Dodgeball tournament during lunch today in the commons. Dodgeball forms are available in the main office for the 1st ever SHS Dodgeball Tournament Friday, November 6. Cost is only $30 for a team of 6 – 8 people.

All freshmen & sophomores interested in playing boys basketball not in a fall sport should come to a meeting today at 3:25 in Coach Reed’s room.

All boys, not in a fall sport, interested in Varsity boys basketball should come to a meeting in Coach Reed’s room directly after school tomorrow at 3:30. Questions, see Coach Reed.

Do you love that Chicken from Popeye’s? French Club will be selling Popeye’s at lunch tomorrow in the commons. For $5 you will receive chicken strips, mashed potatoes, and a biscuit. See you tomorrow!

There will be a meeting after school today for all those who would like to try out for the wrestling team. The meeting should last 15 minutes and will be in room 266.

Are you interested in a unique travel opportunity to Japan? Sister Cities Association of Springfield is now accepting applications for the 2010 Student Delegation. Come to one of the three informational meetings Tuesday, November 10 at 6:30 PM at Lincoln Library Carnegie Room North
Tuesday, December 8 at 6:30 PM at Christ the King Parish Center 1930 Barberry
Tuesday, January 5 at 6:30 PM at Lincoln Library Carnegie Room North

It’s finally here….No Shave November! A reminder there will be a kick off meeting today after school in Mr. Telger’s room.

Project Art Students! Your money is due by next Tuesday, November 10th to Mrs. Pianezza or Huff. In addition there will be a mandatory meeting Tuesday, November 10th.

Help plan the 2010 Rally against Childhood cancer by coming to room 522 Friday after school.

Hey Hey JSA! We will be having a meeting this Wednesday. Come for food and fun and bring your friends!