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101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

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May 2, 2018

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Wednesday, May 2, 2018.

Seniors, some of you still have outstanding fees and fines.  Please see Mr. Havener in the Library, Ms. Hurley in the Guidance Office and Ms. Madonna in the Main Office to see if you have any outstanding fees.  This can only be done before school, at lunch or after school.

Congratulations to Drew Harmon and Nehemiah Auble for this week's 'Be A Senator Tweet of the Week' winners! Drew and Nehemiah both displayed SHS pride and respect for fellow classmates. Congrats to all of the nominees! Keep up the senator pride!

Jostens will deliver caps/gowns on Tuesday, May 8th at 8:30 am in the Commons.  This will also be the senior meeting day, you will receive honors night information, cap and gown dress code for graduation, clearing up fines etc…. this will take most of the a.m so periods 1-3.

PIZZA, PIZZA, PIZZA!! THURSDAY, THURSDAY, THURSDAY!! The Be A Senator Team will be selling hot, delicious Papa John's pizza for the final time of the school year!! Thank you for supporting Be A Senator Program this year. 

For Junior CEO Applicants-We have not received results for the CEO applications. As soon as Mr. Williams receives the results, he will personally inform you of your status. Results may come as late as Monday. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Williams.

Juniors - you should be receiving a flyer with information regarding the new Solar Energy Course 435 to be offered next school year. This is a course co-taught by a local Electrical Workers Union member. If you are interested in a career as an electrician with a focus on solar energy please see Mr. Williams for more information. There will be an informational meeting on May 14.

Are you ready for peach fuzz? Introducing the first annual peach fuzz, a guys vs. guys volleyball tournament in the gym on Friday, May 11th. Get your team of 6 and sign up for $18 per team. Safety forms can be found in the main office and shirt orders are coming soon. Girls, be there to root on your guys. See you there!

Summer school registration is June 15th from 7:30 - 5:30 at SHS.  Registration forms are available in the guidance office.

For Junior Students-Are you interested in becoming a teacher? UIS is offering a Dual Credit teacher education class for Senior year. For more information, sign up in the Guidance Office or see Mr. Williams ASAP. Sign-ups are on a first-come-first-serve basis.

The Scholastic Bowl End of the Year Banquet will be Monday May 21st at the Pizza Ranch. Please RSVP to Coach Teichman.  All team members should see Drew or Aidan regarding senior gifts.

Free t-shirts for blood donors!!!!  Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center on Tue., May 15, 8:30am-2 pm, in the Bloodmobile outside of the Commons. Students aged 16 must have a signed parental consent form. You must sign up during lunch-in the Commons, and before school or after school-in the Guidance Office by 3:30 pm on Fri. May 11. Please sign-up ASAP because once the form is filled, you will not be able to sign up. Teachers & Staff do not need to sign up, you can report to the Bloodmobile at your convenience. Blood donations save lives!  Any questions-please see Mr. Williams.

Seniors it’s not too late to earn scholarship money for next year! The American Legion Otis B. Duncan, Post 809 Scholarship and the William J. Baldon scholarship have been added to the scholarship database. See Mrs. Lauer or the scholarship database for applications! 

Parents/Students if you order your graduation cake from Meyer and would like to get 15% off please stop by the main office and pick up a coupon as there are a limited supply.

Seniors, please make sure you have your list of scholarship offers and amounts (note if it’s one time or renewable) ready to record onto the post secondary survey at the senior meeting on May 8th. Mrs. Lauer has to have this information for the end of year data and to display at Senior Recognition Night. Thank you! 

Calling all know-it-alls and whizes the class of 2019 is holding a trivia night Friday May 4 from 7-9 in the commons, so come test your knowledge. Tickets will be on sale during both lunch shifts Thursday and Friday for $5 or $7 at the door. See you there.

The SHS boys tennis team is having a Chipotle Fundraiser on Monday, May 7, from 4p-8p.  Fifty percent of the in-restaurant proceeds will be donated toward the team.

The SHS softball team topped Southeast last night 13-2! Jaden Long, Kira Brown, Madrid Cleary, Lauren Cozadd and Claire Bess all had multiple hits to lead the way. Grace Vespa, Maggie Beauman, Elise Caton and Cete Brewton-Wilkin also contributed with hits. 

The Springfield High School Varsity Boys Tennis Team beat Jacksonville High School 9-0 yesterday at Illinois College.  Raj Sinha, Shaul Latif, Matu Kristos, David Jiang, Eric Martin and Zeke Cross posted impressive victories in singles competition.  The doubles teams of Shaul Latif/Raj Sinha, Matu Kristos/David Jiang and Eric Martin/Zeke Cross cruised to victories in doubles.  David Ye and Sascha Millard also won in singles action.

The SHS Baseball Team continued its winning ways by defeating Southeast by a 9 to 1 score last night. Ben Hartl was the star of the game, but it was a total team effort that gave the Solons their first City win. Luke Flesner was 3 for 4 with two runs and two RBI’s while Hartl was 2 for 4 with four driven in as he threw a complete game allowing only one run. Jimmy Hollahan, Jacks Hyde, and Chad Haller all added two hits. Next up is the rematch this afternoon at 4:15 at Robin Roberts Stadium. 

The SHS boys track team won their 10th straight city title last night. City champs were: Tyrone Treadwell in the triple jump and long jump, Matthew Abe-Bell in the 400, Grant Thompson in the pole vault, Will Formea in the 800 and 1600, Robert Williams in the 110 Hurdles and 300 Hurdles, Sam forness in the 3200 meter run and the 4x400 relay! 

Showchoir rehearsal has been cancelled for the rest of this week.  Please check the showchoir webpage about next week's rehearsal.

INSession Show Choir Auditions are open to all SHS students and incoming freshmen.  Auditions dates will be Wednesday, May 23rd from 3:30pm – 8:30pm; Thursday, May from 5:30pm - 8pm
in the commons area (please enter through commons area entrance).  Everyone will need to go through a vocal and dance audition .  We are looking for singers, dancers and actors of all kind. We are looking for strong singers and/or dancers; we are also looking for reliable, responsible and respectful members. This is drama/stress-free group where you can be yourself. So, if you love to sing/ dance or entertain an audience, We want you. Register now online at:  https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfrYMOZk3QKB4wQgNjs76bO9CaYFrO8iOeuo-fRx4DRgbC9wA/viewform for more information about showchoir auditions, or about the awarding-winning showchoir, please visit on our webpage at:  http://www.sps186.org/schools/springfield/INSessionShowchoir/

Would you please now rise for the Pledge of Allegiance!  

I 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.

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