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Morning Announcements for Wednesday, May 13, 2009

May 13, 2009

Morning Announcements for Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Attention Attention Juniors and Seniors! The following schools are scheduled to visit: - Today John Robert Powers Performing Arts Academy, Chicago (lunch). Don't forget that passes are not required for lunch visits but you must have a pass from the guidance office up to the day before to attend the college sessions! Calendar and posters are on the Senior bulletin board, located by the Guidance office door, will have date and time the university or college will be in the building. Please ask in the Guidance office for a college pass to attend these sessions!

Prom tickets are on sale today during lunch in the commons. Ticket prices are $30 a couple and $20 a single, tickets will be sold as single tickets only for $25 at the door. Remember if your date does not attend Springfield High, you must pick up a form from the main office for your date to take to their high school and get permission.

Have you noticed the After Prom posters around school? You could win a gift card if you find the 27 errors in the 4 large After Prom posters. Use those 27 errors to unscramble a hidden message by Friday, May 15. First to unscramble the message and give the correct answer to Ms. Kilby in the Main office will win a $25 I-Tunes gift card.

Attention graduates: This Thursday, May 14th, there will be a meeting in the auditorium for all graduates. You need to report to 2nd hour for attendance and then you will be called to the meeting via an announcement. Please take care of any outstanding fines before Thursday - caps and gowns will be held until all fines are paid.

Yearbooks are in and will be distributed today after school in the commons and during lunch in the commons on Thursday and Friday. If you purchased a yearbook you must present an ID and sign for your book. There are 270 extra books for sale. If you want to purchase one the cost is $55 and we are accepting cash only.

College bound juniors: Are you interested in a $12,000 scholarship to Illinois College in Jacksonville? Do you meet 2 of the following criteria: rank in the top 10% of your class, have an ACT score of 25 or higher, have a core academic GPA of 3.5 on a 4pt. scale? See Mr. Lawson or Mrs. Povse for more information.

Reminder to all Scholastic Bowl team members who are going to nationals; we will practice after school today. See Mr. Adkins for more details.

Hey JSA! We will have elections for next year's officers tomorrow after school in Mr. Lightfoot's room. All members are asked to attend. Come to take part in the real democratic process, and for snacks for everyone to enjoy. See you Thursday! Also, all candidates should turn in their declarations of candidacy form to Alicia by the end of the day Monday

Senators! Springfield Public Schools is holding a fundraiser for the Superintendent's roundtable on Sunday, June 7th at Baker's Square from 4 - 9 PM. Class reunions as well as the graduating class of 2009 should attend this event. In the end, Dr. Milton may get hit with a pie to celebrate this night of graduates and high school students. Again remember, June 7th at Baker's Square is the graduation party 4 - 9 PM

Tomorrow the class of 2011 will be selling Rally's Cheeseburgers during both lunch shifts. They are $1.50 and will sell out fast, so hurry down to the commons. Don't forget: Rally's burgers Thursday!

Hey, Senators! We hope you get Phat! (P. H. A. T. - fat, that is.) Positive, Healthy, Active and Triumphant. This Wednesday in the Southeast High School Gymnasium from 3:30 - 7 pm, the Springfield Urban League's 21st Century programs will be hosting their First Annual "Phat Expo" with the 2nd Annual 21st Century All Star Basketball Game starting at 5. There will be 3 on 3 basketball and double dutch tournaments, as well as health and wellness screenings. Not to mention, Wii Fit and Dance Dance Revolution to get your heart going! This is a FREE EVENT so see you Wednesday! If you are interested in competing in the 3 on 3 or double dutch tournaments, sign up at lunch time in the commons or come to room 160 after school.

If there are any juniors interested in Cornell University and a book award scholarship, please see Mr. Lawson for details.

Attention Students: The list for the 4th quarter Be A Senator Party is posted in several locations on the 2nd floor. Check the list to see if you can attend. There will be frozen treats for all, games, & lots of cash giveaways. We will be giving away $350! The party will be 6th hour this Friday!

Attention German Club! If you would like to be an officer next year, please see Herr Koeppel in room 262 for an application. All application forms must be turned in by Monday, May 18.

There will be a SITE Club meeting after school Friday in room 216.

The Senator Baseball Team dropped a 9 to 5 decision to the City Champ Cyclones yesterday. On the positive side, Daniel Burns had 3 hits and 2 RBI's in his debut as a starter. Brad Defreitas also had 3 hits with a single, double, and a monstrous homer. Tyler Muncy reached base all 4 at bats with 2 walks and 2 singles while Will England pitched 2 and 1/3 scoreless innings without allowing a baserunner. The rematch is set for tomorrow in a 6:30 contest at Chamberlain Park.

Kimber Griffin's one out double in the bottom of the tenth inning drove in Emma Anderson from second and gave the Senator Softball team a 3 - 2 come from behind win vs. Taylorville last night at UIS. Kaitlyn Harm's run scoring double in the fourth, and Anderson's two out hit in the fifth tied the game at 2. Griffin blanked the Tornadoes for the final seven innings, striking out an unbelievable 18 batters in picking up her sixth win of the season.

The Girls Soccer Team lost to Glenwood 4 - 0 last night. The team will open the playoffs on Tuesday versus Lincoln at SHG.