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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for September 14, 2017

September 14, 2017

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Thursday, September 14, 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!

SHS Girls' Tennis Team will be hosting a fundraiser at Chipotle Restaurant, 2579 W. Wabash Ave., from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 20th.  This is our one fundraiser of the year to raise money for our team so we hope they will attend.  When they place their order you either need a flier (which you can get from a tennis team member) or just mention that you are their to support the Girls' Tennis Team fundraiser so that the Team gets credit for the purchase.

*Order your 2017-2018 Capitoline Yearbook now in room 254.  The cost is $60. Seniors, Contact Grussenmeyer Photography at 787-6688 to arrange to have your portrait taken for the yearbook and yourself.  If you want to have your baby picture in this year's yearbook, bring it and the $10 fee to room 254

Attention Juniors and Seniors! There has been a late addition to the September college visit calendar! Ole Miss (the University of Mississippi) will be presenting on September 18th during 7th hour. The sign up is outside the post secondary office!  See Mrs. Lauer with any questions.

"Avanti's is Coming!  Order your Avanti's Famous Original Gondola, only $7, or Avanti's Loaf of Bread, only $3, NOW from any German student, German Club student or from Herr Koeppel. Original Gondolas are Avanti's famous 16" sweeter bread with salami, ham, American cheese, and lettuce.  YUM!  Order yours now through Tuesday, September 26.  Delivery is Thursday, October 5, during both lunch shifts and until 4 pm.  Questions, contact Sabrena Campbell 691-5401."

Attention Seniors.  Your class panoramic picture will be taken tomorrow, Friday, September 15th at 8:00 am on the front lawn, weather permitting.  The pictures will then be available for purchase during the lunch shifts on Monday, September 18th.  Packages range from $25 to $45, and cash, checks, or money orders will be accepted.  Checks should be made payable to the Goldbeck Company.

Any Junior interested in taking the PSAT/NMSQT test should bring $18 to the Guidance office no later than next Friday, September 15th to sign up.  This is the National Merit Scholar Qualifying Test, and your score could qualify you for scholarship offers.  If you have any questions please see Ms. Smith.

Try outs will take place from 3:15-5 in Ms Vander Leest's classroom 
Any freshmen interested in scholastic bowl should plan to attend try outs Monday September 18 
Sophomores should come Tuesday September 19
Varsity players should come Wednesday September 20
Please contact Coach Teichman if you have questions

Wednesday through Friday this week, the yearbook staff will distribute school pictures during both lunch shifts. 

“Atención Spanish Club! If you are interested in attending the Spanish Club Kick-off Fiesta tomorrow, please speak with Señor Reichert, Señora Armstrong, or Señora Hopper for details. We hope to see you there!”

The boys golf team trails SHG in the City Tournament after last night's 2nd round at Panther Creek. Adler Boatman shot a 40, Zach Richmond and Austin Floyd had 43's, and Jack Zerfas carded a 45. Today's 3rd and final round at Lincoln Greens tees off at 3:00.

There will be a FAFSA Financial Aid night held by Mrs. Lauer, the post secondary coach, and the Illinois Student Assistance Commission on Monday, September 18th from 6:00-7:00pm in the SHS commons. FAFSA completion night will be held Monday, October 30th from 6:00-7:00pm in the SHS commons. An e-mail with more information will be sent out to senior families as well. Any questions please contact Mrs. Lauer.

"Everyone come out and support our football boys Friday night at 7 at memorial stadium! Come dressed in USA gear and be loud!" "The homecoming spirt days this year are Monday, September 25th, Jungle Day. Tuesday the 26th is Holiday Day. Wednesday is country vs country club. Thursday will be decade day where freshman are 50s, sophomores are 60s, juniors 70s, seniors 80s. And finally Friday the 29th is color day, freshman wear camo. Sophomores are red, juniors black and seniors wear togos!" 

Hey, who wants money? The Class of 2020 does, so we are having an epic garage sale on Friday, Sept. 22 from 1:00-7:00 (you don’t have school that day!). But to make the dollars, we need stuff to sell! And that’s where YOU come in. Please collect and bring your items to the Kurman’s at 1010 Williams Boulevard on Thursday the 21st between 4 and 7:00. Anyone can bring their donations. Finally get that room cleaned out and help us make some MONEY! For more details, see Mrs. Taft.

Mrs. Lauer will be taking 30 students to tour SIU-Edwardsville and hear an admissions presentation on October 10th. If you are interested in attending, you must sign up IN PERSON 4th-7th hours, while she is in the post secondary office. You cannot sign up for your friends. The deadline for seniors to sign up is Friday, September 29th. After that time, juniors will have the opportunity to sign up to attend as well. Students must be passing all classes to attend. 

Attention seniors: More scholarships have been added to the scholarship database; the newest include scholarships from Hy-vee, Ron Brown, Honorsgradu, Coca-Cola, ACF Visionary, Cyberbullying Prevention for Teens and William Randolph Hurst. Check the database or see Mrs. Lauer in the post secondary office for details! 


                                              Would you please now rise for the Pledge of Allegiance!

                                                                    Pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.

                                                                     And to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God,

                Indivisible with liberty and justice for all.


                                                           ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~MOMENT OF SILENCE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


                                                            Teachers – now is time for the dress code check. Thank you.