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Morning Announcements for Tuesday, September 16

September 16, 2008

Morning Announcements for Tuesday, September 16

Superintendent Dr. Milton of Springfield School District 186 is inviting interested high school students to apply to become a member of the Superintendent's roundtable. This will be comprised of 15 high school students, sophomore to senior, who will discuss student issues, curriculum and activities with Dr. Milton and their fellow roundtable members. The Student School Board member will also be invited to be involved with the Roundtable.

The first NHS meeting of the year will be tomorrow, September 17th, before school at 7:45 or after school Wednesday at 3:15 in Mrs. Koen's room 406. All Senior members are required to attend. September hours are not due until Friday, October 3rd.

An important announcement regarding Homecoming Guests must have a form completed and signed by the guest's principal. The form and ID will need to be turned in to Mrs. Stahly at the door. Guests may not be younger than a freshmen or older than 20. If guest is out of high school have Mrs. Stahly sign the form.

Homecoming tickets will be on sale in the commons at lunch today! Single tickets are $10 couples are $15 in advance, so come to the commons with your money and ID ready! Guest request forms for non-SHS students are available in the main office.

Attention Freshmen, Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors! Vote today for Homecoming King and Queen today in the commons on both lunch shifts. Do not forget to vote!

Any Juniors who plan to graduate early and want to be in the Senior section of the yearbook must contact Class Act by September 30

Picture retakes are Friday, Oct. 3 Seniors - If you have not had your senior portrait taken by Class Act you must do so before Sept. 30. Contact Class Act at 787-4947 to schedule an appointment.

Attention Attention Juniors and Seniors! The following schools are scheduled to visit: - Today 9:00 Greenville College 11:00 Cornell Sept 17th at 9:30 is University of Chicago at lunch Army, and Sept 18th 1:30 PM St. Louis University. 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 Mrs. Sharp in the Guidance office for a college pass to attend these sessions!

Math and business students: Illinois State University is sponsoring an Actuarial Career Fair, Monday, Sept. 29 from 3:00-6:00 in the Bone Student Center at ISU. Scholarship opportunities from State Farm and Country Insurance companies will be showcased as well. See Mrs. Povse or the scholarship bulletin board outside room 106 for further information.

The 2008-2009 Yearbook Staff is looking for candid pictures from Seniors for the Senior Collage pages. They can be recent or old photos of you and your fellow classmates. If you would like to submit pictures, please place them in Mrs. Devlin's mailbox by October 1st.

There will be a Chess Club meeting Thursday after school in Mr. Szabo's room, room 524.

All High Pride members are encouraged to pay for their t-shirt by the end of the week.

Hey you! Are you interested in the election issues? Well JSA is the place for you! Join us after school this Thursday, September 18th in Mr. Lightfoot's room 330 as we debate one of the hottest issues in the 08 Election... offshore oil drilling. Does it harm the environment? Will it cheapen that gallon of gas for your car? Come Thursday and help us decide!

Spanish Club will hold its first meeting tonight after school in the cafeteria. Join us for news, conversation, nachos, and pop.

The Sophomore Class will be selling Pizza Machine pizza slices this Thursday during both lunch shifts for $2 per slice. They will also be selling Pizza Machine pizza at the Homecoming tailgate this Saturday.

SITE Club members we will be meeting after school on Thursday, September 18th in room 216. Please see Ms. Fox if you have any questions.

The word for this week is constituent a word that refers to essential elements. It comes from Latin and has both adjective and noun uses. In an election year it is most often used to mean the people that an elected official represents, as in "The Congressman was very popular with voters because he always put the interests of his constituents above his personal ambitions."