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Morning Announcements for Monday, December 1

December 1, 2008

Morning Announcements for Monday, December 1

ATTENTION!! ATTENTION!! That would be Junior and Senior Students
Tuesday Dec. 9th 1:30 WIU
Check the Senior Senator Bulletin Board...These schools are scheduled to visit our school this month: Don't forget: Passes are not required for lunch visits but....You must have a pass from the guidance office to attend the college sessions. The calendar and the posters are on the Senior bulletin board located outside the Guidance office. Listed are dates and times the University or College will be in the building. Please ask Mrs. Sharp in the guidance office for a college pass to attend these sessions!

The Illinois Society of Professional Engineering is offering a scholarship. See Mr. Lawson

Be A Senator is hosting a t-shirt design contest. We are asking you to design a one-sided shirt promoting Be A Senator'! All artwork must be submitted to Ms. Greco in room 256 by Friday, December 5th. The winner will receive a free t-shirt and $25.

Are you interested in a unique travel opportunity to Ashikaga, Japan June 12-22, 2009? An informational meeting will be at Lincoln Library Tuesday, December 9 at 7 PM. Sister Cities Association of Springfield is now accepting applications for the 2009 student delegation. If you are interested in this trip and will be 14 years old by September 1, 2009, Applications are available in the Main office or contact Lisa Groesch for further information: lisar@aol.com or 498-7923. Application deadline is February 28, 2009.

Several SHS students will be performing in the 34th annual performance of The Nutcracker at Sangamon Auditorium next weekend. Shows are at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm on Saturday, December 6th and again at 2:00 pm on Sunday, December 7th. Come out and support Savannah Brunson, Kathleen Carlson, Gabrielle DeLuna, Lindsay DuBois, Paige Martin and Rose McKenna.

Representatives from the Board Office and Toastmasters, Inc. will be here on Friday, December 4th to discuss the Youth Leadership Academy. They will be in classrooms and at a table during the lunch hours. Stop by and pick up information and an application!

There will be a Do Something meeting tomorrow after school. We will be brainstorming ideas before the holiday season. Please come with ideas and be prepared to volunteer! Don't forget the Do Something meeting tomorrow in Huff's room.

French Club Members- T-shirt order forms are due Friday. Our trip to Incredibly Delicious is Wednesday. See Mrs. Boltz for details!

Support the Marching Senators Band! Shop at Barnes and Noble this weekend, Saturday & Sunday. On Saturday, band members will perfom. Mr. Carson will help judge the Frappe Fest at 2 on Saturday. At 2 on Sunday, you can participate in the Looney Lyrics contest. Prizes! Fun! See you there!

Lanphier High School is sponsoring an all district college fair tomorrow evening, Dec. 2 from 5:30-7:00 in the Lanphier Commons. Over 35 Illinois and Missouri colleges and universities will be in attendance. Dinner will be provided by AAA Insurance.

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes has been postponed until next Monday. Again the FCA meeting scheduled for tonight has been cancelled until next week.

The Varsity Boys Basketball team got off to a successful start to the season placing 2nd at the Peoria Woodruff tournament. The Senators defeated Pekin, Chicago Schurt, Chicago Steimmetz and Chicago Vocational. Isiah Hale had a career high 27 points vs Steinmetz. Hale and Troy Klunick were named to the All-Tournament team. Come out and support the Senators in the first home game on Thursday night against Lanphier.

All High Pride members are encouraged to wear red to school and to the game Thursday night vs Lanphier. Come sign up in Coach Reed's room on Thursday for a gift certificate

Be A Senator will be selling Papa John's this Thursday during both lunch shifts. For only $2 a slice,you can have enjoy some of this awesome pizza. Remember this Thursday - Papa John's!

The word for this week is tantamount (TANT a mount). According to The American Heritage Dictionary, tantamount is an adjective meaning "equivalent in meaning or effect." It is used in a way that means "was equal to" or "amounts to," as in "The leader's angry speech was tantamount to a declaration of war."