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Wednesday, September 3

September 3, 2008

Wednesday, September 3

Attention Teachers and Students: Today there will be a brief homeroom for the last ten minutes of 1st hour to distribute ID's.

It's that time of year again! The sign-up for this year's version of HIGH PRIDE will be today after school in Coach Reed's room 228. There will be a drawing for free pizzas at that time. If you can't make it, sign up with Coach Reed at another time

Anyone interested in being a member of this year's Scholastic Bowl team needs to attend a meeting after school tomorrow in Mr. Adkins' room 230. The meeting will last about 30 minutes. If you play a fall sport and cannot attend the meeting, please see Mr. Adkins sometime next week.

There will be a meeting of the Environmental Club today after school. The meeting will be in Ms. Vander Leest's room, Room 510. Anyone who is interested in joining the Environmental Club please come.

Applications for Spanish Club are now available from the Spanish teachers. Complete a form and turn it in with your $6 dues no later than Friday, September 12. Our first meeting will be Tuesday September 16th.

"ATTENTION ALL STUDENTS - AUDITIONS FOR THIS YEAR'S FALL PLAY "HARVEY" WILL BE ON SEPTEMBER 11 AT 6:30 PM IN THE CHOIR ROOM. CALL BACKS WILL BE SEPTEMBER 12 AFTER SCHOOL STARTING AT 3:30 ALSO IN THE CHOIR ROOM. ALL INTERESTED STUDENTS SHOULD COME PREPARED WITH A SHORT MONOLOGUE. YOU MAY ALSO BE ASKED TO DO A COLD READING OF A MONOLOGUE FROM THE SHOW. IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN AUDITIONS, THERE WILL BE A SPECIAL SHOWING OF THE MOVIE VERSION OF "HARVEY" THIS WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3 STARTING AT 3:30 IN THE CHOIR ROOM. FOR MORE INFORMATION FEEL FREE TO CONTACT JON BEE, MORGAN REED, OR MRS YOGGERST, OR STOP BY THE MOVIE SCREENING FOR ADDITIONAL INFO."

Attention Attention Juniors and Seniors! The following schools are scheduled to visit: - September 8th at 9 AM U of I Springfield. September 9th at 9 AM is Springfield College, September 10th Vanderbilt, TN, and September 11th 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!

Lunch detentions will start this week. Lunch A detentions will be in Room 314 - Mr. Maxwell's room, and Lunch B detentions will be in Room 128 - Ms. Dvorak's room. You must arrive before the 5 minute tardy bell

Tacos, tacos, tacos, Thursday, Thursday, Thursday. The class of 2010 will be selling Taco Bell tacos in the commons on both lunch shifts. $1 buys a delicious taco!

Attention Sophomores who have yet filled out their permit application. You need to see Ms. Dvorak in room 128 as soon as possible, or you may not receive your driver's license on time.

Any Senior who would like to retake the ACT and the State test should see Mr. Lawson for a voucher. The FREE ACT will be given on Saturday, October 25th and on Tuesday, October 28th, the state test will be given at SHS.

Hey you! Yes, you! Watch the news? Interested in the Election? Passionate about the environment, Iraq, health care, current events, and much, much more? Have opinions and want to express them? THEN JSA is for YOU! Come to our first JSA meeting after school this Thursday, September 4, in Mr. Lightfoot's room, Room 360. Come for FOOD, FUN, and to FIND OUT MORE!
Girls golf: Last night at the titan invite; Teams Edwards and Ribelin and Ramirez and McDermott fired a fierce 47 while the team of Harms and Riefler rounded out the score with a even 50! The team finished in a very close 4th place.

Girls tennis team won their first dual meet last night against Columbia Rockbridge 9 to zero. Columbia Singles were won by Mia Elmore, Laura Shull, Jane Dixon, Olivia Rosen, Sarah Agamah, and Farah Tamuziddin. #1 Doubles, Dixon and Rosen won, #2 Doubles was won by Agamah and Lauren Harbison. Tamuziddin and Elly Schoenburg won their match at #3 doubles. Great job girls and good luck in Edwardsville this weekend

Homecoming court elections will be held on both lunch shifts this Friday in the commons. Seniors will nominate 8 couples and juniors will nominate 2 couples. Don't forget to vote Friday at lunch.

Attention all fall baseball players that are already on a fall baseball team. There will be a short meeting Thursday after school in room 3:20. The meeting should last only 5-10 minutes.

The word for this week is charisma. According to The American Heritage Dictionary, charisma is a noun meaning "a rare personal quality attributed to leaders who arouse fervent popular devotion and enthusiasm," as in "The presidential candidate's charisma resulted in large, enthusiastic crowds wherever he spoke."