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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Wednesday, February 1, 2017

February 1, 2017

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Wednesday, February 1, 2017 where successful Senators follow the classroom and school wide expectations and allow for learning all throughout the building. Thank you for Being A Senator!

Teachers & Staff, please be sure to check your mailbox and pick up your W-2’s. Thanks!

REMINDER: Students and staff, frequent hand washing is the key to staying healthy, and also if you are not feeling well STAY HOME and get better, rather than coming in and spreading your germs.

Attention students! The Illinois Council Against Handgun Violence is sponsoring it’s 22nd annual student voices contest. The deadline is February 17th. There are 4 categories: essay, poetry, art and spoken word. Each winner will receive a new iPad and his/her teacher receives a $100 gift card to an art store or book store. If you are interested in submitting a piece, stop by the guidance office to pick up an information packet or you can go to www.ichv.org

Any sophomore or junior student interested in majoring in Nursing should see Mr. Kyes. Methodist College will be visiting Springfield High School today, Feb 1. Please see Mr. Kyes for a pass.

SHS boys won Tuesday night in a triangular with Chatham and Southeast, winning 10 of the 12 events. Shoutouts to Evan Weller for swimming the 100 fly twice, and going faster the second time! And to Gage Hamill for almost swimming a state qualifying time in the 200 IM, and to Drew Harmon for a personal best total in diving, and to ALL of the team for a job well done. Come see them swim and dive THIS SATURDAY at the Conference meet Diving at 9 AM Swimming at 1PM - Eisenhower Pool - it will be awesome!

Girls it's finally your turn to ask someone to the dance. SHS will be hosting The 1st Ever Sadie Hawkins dance.
Save the date as Feb 18 will be the winter wonderland experience you have been waiting for. This is not homecoming formal, and khakis are acceptable. So ladies, either grab a date or roll solo and get ready for a great time.

Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Muhammad Ali” is the theme of this year’s African American History Month of celebrations, which will be held February 24th in the auditorium. Students, see the essay contest and poster contest details posted in the halls. The three top winners get prizes. On Tuesdays and Thursdays, first period classes can participate in the “African American History Trivia Contest.” Give your answers to Ms. Moseley in room 364. The class that wins gets a class party.

Any student wanting to participate in the Pre-AP or AP Studio Art program for next year needs to sign up in room 233 immediately with Ms. Huffman.

Come join us in the auditorium to listen to local speakers who have a wealth of knowledge on African American history. Details on the dates are still being arranged. Are you interested in possibly earning 2 college credits through Lincoln Land Community College? LLCC is offering a college success skills workshop every Tuesday evening from February 6 - May 11 at the Boys and Girls Club on South 15th Street. Pick up a flyer in the guidance office if you want to sign up.

The class of 2017 will be selling hot chocolate Friday, Feb 3rd for $1 before school in the annex & commons. Help support your 2017 prom. THANKS!!

If you are interested in attending CACC-The Capital Area Career Center, their Open House is Thu, Feb. 9, 5-7 pm

Be A Senator will be selling hot, delicious Papa John’s Pizza today for $2 per slice during both lunch shifts in the commons. Pizza, Pizza, Pizza, Thursday, Thursday, Thursday!

Attentino SENIORS: Please check the picture board outside of the main office, if you had your picture taken by Grussenmyer and it is not on the board, then call them at 787-6688.

Scholastic Bowl practice is today until 4:30, only those going to Eastern on Saturday need to attend: Blake Pettys, Molly Harms, Aidan Fein, Drew Borland, Ben Yoder, Jack Allen, Jack Sandstrom.If your name was not announced but you want to go, please speak to Coach Teichman. There may be room for you to go.

The Lady Senator basketball team lost to Rochester last night 49 to 42. SHS was led by Abby Ratsch with 14 points and Montshianna Pulliam with 10. Next up is a game tomorrow at Jacksonville.