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101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Thursday, March 26

March 26, 2009

Morning Announcements for Thursday, March 26

Attention Attention Juniors and Seniors! The following schools are scheduled to visit: -
Today MacMurray 9 AM. 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! Please ask the Guidance office for a college pass to attend these sessions!

Newspaper applications are now available. Pick one up in room 362. All applications are due to Ms. Negele today.

SENATORS! There is still time to help your school win $500 and gain $50 for yourself in the process! Posters for the City-wide "WHAT IF IT WERE YOU" HIV POSTER CONTEST will be accepted thru tomorrow. Create an 8.5 X 11 inch poster that answers the question, what would you do if you were HIV positive? The Springfield Urban League's Health Initiatives Department is challenging students at Springfield, Southeast and Lanphier by offering a $500 prize to the school with the most entries and a $50 award to the student with the most votes. Southeast is currently in the lead with 45 entries! Are we gonna go down like that?! Information packets can be found in the Main and Guidance Offices. Please see Ms. Eslahi or Mr. Caldwell for details or to see previous entries. All final submissions should be placed in Ms Johnson's mailbox in the main office.

Cheerleading try-out packets are now available in the main office. See Coach Povse with any questions. Clinic and try-outs are April 14 - 16.

Poms tryout packets are now available in the main office. Clinic days are April 20, 21, and 22nd with tryouts on the 23rd.

Are you interested in helping run our school website? The Webmasters class is looking for students for next year. If interested, please see Ms. Fox for details. Applications are available outside room 216 and are due to Ms. Fox by April 1st.

Are you interested in working and getting school credit next school year? If you will be a junior or senior next school year and are interested in the work program stop by room 112 before school to get more information. You can also talk to your guidance dean.

Attention former Campers from Camp Care-A-Lot. The camp director, Eydee Schultz will be in the Guidance Office today from 11:30-12:00 to share information about scholarships and jobs this summer as junior counselors. Please stop by if you are a former Camp Care-A- Lot camper.

Do you like taking video and editing video? Did you know that SHS offers a video editing class? If you are interested in taking this course next year please talk to your guidance counselor or Mr. Mose in room 110.

Juniors & Seniors - AP tests - Sign up in the Guidance office through Friday for AP tests. A check for $86 made out to Springfield High School must be turned in when you sign up.

Lincoln Land Community College is holding its spring Campus Visit Day this Saturday from 8:30-Noon. Sessions for high school students and parents will be offered as well as campus tours, mini classes, admissions and financial aid information. Register at www.llcc.edu or call 786-2577.

The Urban League Scholarship for minority students who plan to attend college is now available from Mr. Lawson.

Josten's will be here today before school and at lunch to distribute Senior graduation announcements.

Attention Spanish Club members: Permission slips are available from Senora Kuhn and Senor Kniffin for free bowling on Friday, March 27. Permission slips must be returned by 3:30 PM March 26.

Attention, Attention! The Class of 2012 will be having a meeting after school today in room 370. We will be discussing our next fundraiser. Please come with some exciting ideas.

The Zeta Phi Beta Sorority scholarship is now available. See Mr. Lawson for more info.

The Sophomore class will be selling Pizza machine pizza for $2 a slice today during both lunch shifts. They will also be selling Grandma's cookies, Carmellos, and Air Extremes for $1. Any sophomore who didn't buy a class t-shirt can get a special deal! T-shirts will be sold for $5 during both lunch shifts Thursday.

ALL Boys Soccer players! Please return the following equipment to the main office - Varsity - bags, warm-ups, and both pairs of shorts. Junior Varsity - warm-ups, both jerseys, both shorts. There will be a boys soccer meeting immediately after school next Tuesday the 31st in the commons. All players who have not turned in uniforms before that date should bring them and turn them in then.

Yearbook Staff for next year is posted in front of the guidance office.

Hey SHS! Do you want to help Springfield High win money to get more technology? Then, go to the SHS home page, and vote in the Teach @ 15 contest. The school with the most votes wins $1500.

Attention all Lit Club Members!! Don't forget Lit Club has a special session with Cinda Wiilliams-Chima, the visiting author, today after school!