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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Wednesday, May 3, 2017

May 3, 2017

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Wednesday, May 3, 2017 where successful Senators follow the classroom and school wide expectations and allow for learning all throughout the building. Today is an early dismissal day. Thank you for Being A Senator!


Prom is on May 6, 2017 from 8:00pm-11:00pm on the rooftop of the Illinois Building at the Fairgrounds. Ticket are on sale in the Commons at lunch from April 26-May 5. Single tickets are $25.00 and couples tickets are $40.00. If you do not get your tickets at school during this time , only single tickets will be available for $30.00 at the door.


Elections for Prom Court will be Thursday during both lunch shifts in the commons.  Seniors please plan to vote!


Guest forms for Prom and After Prom are available in the guidance office. Please be sure to have them properly filled out and signed and bring them with you along with your ID’s. Guests are required to show ID at the door as well. No exceptions.  For After Prom, the same policy still applies - you must have your previously approved form with you if your guest is from another school.


Go, Glow and help the house Grow . . .the Ronald McDonald House Teen Council is sponsoring a 5K run/walk on Friday, May 5th at Erin’s Pavilion at Southwind Park.  You can register at: rmhc-centralillinois.org.  You can pay the $20 registration fee online or you can sign up with Anneliese Paton and Jocelyn Garcia.  See her with questions or for details.  The entry fee includes a T-Shirt and goody bag.


A reminder to students taking the AP Physics test, you need to report to the room at 11:45.


The final BAS pizza sale of the year will be Thursday! Hot, delicious Papa John's pizza will be available for $2 per slice in the commons during both lunch shifts.


If you purchased a t-shirt from Rekha supporting the Mission India heart catheter lab, make sure you have it on today. We will take a group picture in between A and B lunch shifts, supporting the movement.  


Attention Seniors!  There is an important Senior Class meeting on Tuesday, May 9th during 2nd hour in the commons.  Plan to attend the meeting.  We will talk about the Senior Recognition Ceremony, Graduation practice and ceremony, and how to get your final transcript sent at the end of the year.  


All library books are due on Friday, May 5. Please return the books to the library as soon as possible.  Notices are going out this week, so check your lockers and check at home for any books you may have borrowed from the SHS library.  If you have any questions, please see Mr. Moranski.


Jostens will be here as well to take final payments from those who still owe and will distribute caps and gowns.  All school fees and lost book fees must be paid prior to receiving the caps and gowns.  If you are not sure if you owe anything, stop in the main office or the guidance office to find out.


After prom is awesome! Juniors and seniors can attend after prom even if you don’t attend prom.  After prom is from 11pm - 3am and it’s free admission.  Remember, if you are brining a guest from a different school, you must bring the guest form with all signatures and your guest must have a photo ID. All prom and after prom attendees must be under 21 years old.  After prom doors close at 12:30, no one will be admitted after 12:30.


Want your innermost thoughts and personality captured forever in the Newspaper Senior Issue? Any seniors who haven’t turned in a form for the senior issue of the newspaper, please turn them in ASAP to Ms. Negele’s room, 362. If you don’t have a form, they are available in Negele’s room! They are due Friday at the latest latest!

Recently returning from New York City where they performed at the prestigious Carnegie Hall, the choir department will be present a spring concert on Thursday night at 7 PM, in the schnirring auditorium, all are invited.

The Lady Senator softball team evened their conference record last night by beating Southeast 13-3. Jaden Long, Grace Vespa, Kerrin Wantland, and Maddie Cleary all led the way with multiple hits. Great job ladies!


The Fresh/Soph Boys Track and field team finished 2nd overall in the city meet last night at Memorial Stadium.  City champions for SHS were: John Waddy in the 100 and 200; Ben Brower in the 3200; Will Smith in the 110 Hurdles, the 4x100 relay team of Will Smith, John Waddy, Michael Morris and Justin Nwajei; and the 4x800 relay team of Sam Brower, Ankeith Guntupalli, Ben Kim and Michael Natty.  Great team effort by the Fresh/Soph Boys! The Varsity Boys Track and Field Team won their 9th straight city title last night.  The team was led by city champions Will Formea in the 800; Jackson Esela in the 1600; Kyle Boughter in the 3200; Corbin Tidball in the Pole Vault; Qa’Ron Hawkins in the triple jump, and the 4x200 relay team of Tyrone Treadwell, Germaine Evans, Tyrese Pickett, and Cam Jones.  Congrats to the boys on a great night!  

The baseball team won an 8 to 1 contest over Southeast yesterday, as Austin Troemper pitched 6 strong innings striking out 9 and walking only one while allowing only 3 hits. Tanner Eddings led the offense with 2 hits including a double, while Damian Pierce and Trevor Minder also added doubles. Austin Alderman delivered the big blow with a 2 run triple. Next up is the rematch tonight at 6:45 vs. Southeast if the weather miraculously misses us.