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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Friday, October 16, 2009

October 16, 2009

Morning Announcements for Friday, October 16, 2009

Reminder that today is the last day of 1st quarter grading period and school is dismissed at 2:17 PM.

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, Northern Illinois University at 8:30
Next week: Monday, Oct. 19 Illinois College at 8:30 , John Robert Powers, Chicago at lunch in the commons
Oct. 20 9:00 Truman State, Illinois State University at 10:15
Oct. 21 10:00 Northwest Missouri State
Oct. 23 1:32 Eastern Illinois University
Oct. 26 1:00 University of Missouri, Columbia
Oct. 27 10:00 Knox College

Attention seniors: If you are a former Camp Care-A-Lot camper please see Mrs. Povse in the Guidance office for information on a possible $2500 per semester scholarship.

The annual Senior panoramic picture has been rescheduled AGAIN, yes that’s right for the 3rd time. It is now on Friday, October 23 at 8:40 AM.

The first college bus trips have been scheduled. Blackburn College, Oct. 27 from 9:00-2:00 and Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Nov. 5 from 7:00A.M.-5:30. Permission slips are available in the Guidance Office. Grades will be checked before you are allowed to go. These trips do not count against your attendance.

The yearbook staff is in need of senior baby pictures. Please submit your baby picture, with your name written on it, to Mrs. Devlin's mailbox in the main office by tomorrow.

The yearbook staff is in need of candid pictures for the collage pages of the senior section. Please submit any candid pictures of you and your friends to Mrs. Devlin’s mailbox.

For students who are interested in DePaul University-a representative will be at Sacred Heart Griffin High School from 6:30-8:30 on Mon., Oct. 19. A representative from Notre Dame will be at St. Thomas More High School in Champaign on Tues., Oct 27 at 7:00.

Listen up Juniors. Today is the last day to order Class of 2011 t-shirts. They are $10 and can be ordered in Mrs. Pence’s room – room 210.

Voting is now open for all SHS students. Go to the school's home page to vote for your favorite Academy Logo. One logo will be chosen for each academy at the three high schools. You may only vote once. Voting is open through Oct. 21.

Please check lost and found for clothing in 106 if you have lost anything. Mrs Kidd will taking things to Goodwill every Friday to help keep the office from smelling and looking cluttered.

There are some wonderful opportunities to volunteer and make your community a better place. See the NHS board for something productive to do with your time. For instance:
There is an ALS walk this Saturday October 17 from 7:30-11:30 am. Students are needed to set up booths, tables and decorations. See the NHS board for more info.
And Former Franklin Middle School students are especially encouraged to volunteer at your former alma mater Thursday October 29 and Friday October 30, again see the NHS board for contact info and details for the events.