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Morning Announcements for Thursday, September 11

September 11, 2008

Morning Announcements for Thursday, September 11

Students who receive FREE bus passes: please pick up your pass in room 169, from Mrs. Kidd.

Seniors: The Senior Panoramic Picture will be Monday, September 15 on the front lawn at 8:30 AM.You must report to your 1st hour class for attendance before having your picture taken.

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.

Juniors and seniors who are interested in the following colleges: Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, or Stanford. Representatives from those schools will be in Springfield on Thursday, Sept. 25, 7:30 (suggested arrival at 7:15) at the Crowne Plaza to present information about admission to their schools. This program is designed for students and parents. Additional information at www.exploringcollegeoptions.org

Attention Attention Juniors and Seniors! The following schools are scheduled to visit: - Today Washington U. 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!

The SAE Engineering Scholarship website is available from Mr. Lawson

There is a chess club meeting, today in Mr. Szabo's room 524.

Attention students: The Be A Senator Team needs your help! We are looking for a few students to serve as advisors. We need input regarding Reward Parties, SHS Lotto prizes and other rewards/incentives. You would need to be able to attend one meeting a month, after school, for about 15-20 minutes. If you are interested, please see Ms. Greco in room 256.

The deadline to sign up for Spanish Club is tomorrow. Applications are available from the Spanish teachers and must be turned in to them with the $6 dues.

Join French Club for only $4. See Mrs. Boltz in room 268 to apply. Anyone can join!

Waffle Dogs will be for sale today for $1 the commons! Come and get em!

The Illinois Department of Transportation is holding its second annual career fair, Thurs., Oct. 2 at the fairgrounds. Students who are interested in engineering, geology, drafting, road or bridge building, GIS, or operating road equipment should sign up to attend. The trip is from 9 to 2. Pick up permission slips from Mrs. Povse in the Guidance Office. Permission forms are due Sept. 18.

Springfield Urban League 21st Century After School Program will begin Monday, Sept. 15. in Rm. 160 promptly at 3:25. A variety of academic, recreational, and culturally enriching activities are planned for this year. Please pick up an enrollment form and a brochure in the main office. All questions should be forwarded to Ms. Johnson, the 21st Century Site Coordinator. All students are welcome!

Fall Play Auditions for Harvey are tonight at 6:30PM! Have a prepared monologue. May be asked to read a part from the show. Questions? Contact Jon Bee, Morgan Reed, or Mrs. Yoggerst.

There will be an Environmental Club meeting Monday after school in Ms. Vander Leest's room. Officer elections will be held. Everyone is welcome.

All High Pride members are encouraged to wear red on Friday. Sign up in Coach Reed's room 228 tomorrow for a chance at this week's gift card!

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.

Last night the girls golf team improved their record to 3-1 with a win over Williamsville and Pleasant Plains. Andrea Ribelin led the way with a 44, receiving medalist honors. Tess Edwards followed that with a runner up 45. The two freshman girls, Rebbecca Ramirez and Mackenzie Mcdermott shot 53s. Great work Lady Senators!!!

Last night at Lincoln Greens, the boys golf team beat Decatur St. Theresa and Lanphier, but fell to Sacred Heart Griffin by 8 strokes. George Tate came in with a one under par 35 to lead the Senators. Kurt Southworth was even, Robby Hill one over, and Troy Klunick shot 39. Tomorrow, the Senators leave for Mattoon for the second annual Mattoon Invitational.

The word for this week is camaraderie, a noun that means fellowship among friends. Synonyms for camaraderie include conviviality, brotherhood and comradeship.