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Morning Announcements for Wednesday, November 12

November 12, 2008

Morning Announcements for Wednesday, November 12

If you purchased last years' yearbook you should have received a supplement in homeroom last week. If you did not receive your supplement please see Mrs. Devlin in room 112 before school.

ATTENTION!! ATTENTION!! That would be Junior and Senior Students
Today Lunch National Guard, 1:30 Chicago State
November 17th Lunch LLCC
November 17th 1:30 Midwest College of Cosmetology
November 24th JOSTENS PERIODS 2 & 5
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!

Seniors: If you need help with college applications, essays, getting the FAFSA completed or other topics related to college, get help at a free workshop at Lincoln Library, Thursday, Nov. 13 from 6:00 to 8:00 in the Carnegie Room North. Pick up an informational flyer in Guidance.

SENIORS: If you are looking for scholarships, check out the SHS website under Guidance and click on scholarships. Every scholarship that comes to the school will be listed as we receive them. See if you are a qualifier for any of them and get your applications from Mr. Lawson or Mrs. Povse.

All 9th graders will take the Explore Test today thru Friday. When told to report to the commons please bring 2 sharpened pencils. No mechanical pencils.

Interested in going to the most historical inauguration of all time? The Springfield Urban League and the Boys & Girls Club invite you to Inauguration 2009! Come explore Washington DC and see our 44th President Barack Obama sworn in. Information packets are available in the Guidance Office and the Main Office.

Students, Staff, Parents, April 4th we need Volunteers to help with our first ever Bassfishing event! Please email the Bassfishing coach, Coach Szabo, at szabo@springfield.k12.il.us

Attention The Freshmen Class t-shirts have arrived! Any freshmen that ordered a shirt may pick it up today in the commons during lunch.

Do Something will be holding its next meeting today. The Dodgeball Tournament is approaching fast, so all members are required to attend. Come knowing times you will be able to volunteer as a referee. Remember the Do Something meeting today after school!

Hey hey, JSA, we're back to meeting again! When: tomorrow after school Where: Mr Lightfoot's room What: DEBATE! Debating still new to you? Unsure of how it works or what to say? Come tomorrow! We will debate a top issue and get everyone in on the action. If you are attending Fall State, this meeting is mandatory, and you should come by Mr. Lightfoot's room to get a copy of the Fall State debate list. Remember- JSAAA Tomorrrrooooowwww.

All Cross Country Athletes need to turn in equipment to Coach Devlin this week and pick up banquet form.

Anyone who did not order a High Pride shirt but still wishes to purchase one can stop by Coach Reed's room 228.

Attention Prevention Club will be having a meeting Thursday after school in the cafeteria. New members are welcome to attend. The meeting will be brief and we'll talk about our events for the rest of the year.

What? Popeye's Chicken this Thursday! Get 3 pieces of fried chicken, mashed potatoes, and a biscuit all for only $5! What a deal! To clarify, it is regular fried chicken, not chicken strips like in the past. Also, extra biscuits will be 50 cents each.

The word for this week is inimical which means "hostile, unfriendly or adverse in effect." It comes from a Latin root meaning "enemy." Synonyms include antagonistic, harmful, hurtful, unfavorable and injurious. The climate of Antarctica can be described as inimical to human habitation.