Springfield Public Schools - Home

Springfield High School

101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Announcements 10/2

October 2, 2018

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Juniors and Seenyars - We will be drawing 10 SHS parking spots on Friday, October 5th.  If you still want a spot, sign up in the main office before or after school and get your name on the drawing list.  If your name is pulled, the parking sticker will cost $65.

ATTENTION PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE MEMBERS OF FCA! The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be having our first huddle meeting of the year today from 6:00-7:00 in the Cafeteria. We will be brainstorming activities and meeting times for the upcoming year… and having some pizza. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Lightfoot of Mr. Dyer.

Are you are a first generation college bound junior or senior? Unsure if college is for you? Interested in getting more information about different college options, basic services offered to students or help interpreting college expectations and requirements? If so, please see Mrs. Lauer in the guidance office. Eligible students may attend a presentation and tour through the College Prep Summit at Lincoln Land on November 16th.

Senior Photo Information - Seniors and early graduates are required to have their official picture taken by Grussenmeyer’s Photography.  The photo must be taken by December 15, 2018.  Grussenmeyer’s is located at 41 Pinehurst drive, 787-6688 and requires a $15 sitting fee with no pressure to make additional purchases.  This year, we encourage all seniors to have their portrait taken at school.  Grussenmeyer’s will be at SHS for senior pictures on Friday, October 26th from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm (no school for students that day).   Seniors may also call Grussenmeyer’s at 787-6688 to arrange custom sittings or another time and date that works with their schedule.

PIZZA, PIZZA, PIZZA!! THURSDAY, THURSDAY, THURSDAY!! The Be A Senator Team will be selling hot, delicious Papa Johns Pizza this Thursday during both lunch shifts in the Commons for only $2 a slice! Come and get it before its gone!!

The next Feminist Club meeting will be held after school until 4:00 in Ms. Moon’s room, room 364, on 10/4.  All are welcome!

HBCU (Historically Black College & University) & State Schools Fair will be held on Tuesday, October 16th from 4:00 to 8:00 PM at Union Baptist Church, 1405 E. Monroe.  Students 8th grade and up welcome.

The SHS Photo Video club's writing workshop this week has been CANCELED. It is rescheduled for next Wednesday, the 10th, right after school in the commons. Sorry for the confusion!

Achtung Achtung German Club! We have a brief meeting in room 250 right after school this Thursday to discuss our new German Club T-shirt. Hope to see you there.

Maria Furtado, the Executive Director of the organization “Colleges that Change Lives” will be presenting at SHS on October 10th at 6:30pm in the commons. Maria will be speaking about college rankings, popular misperceptions about college admissions, the benefits of liberal arts education and will provide tips for students and parents on managing the college search. The presentation is open to students and parents. Any questions, see Mrs. Lauer or Mr. Kramer. 

Juniors & Seniors attending the Capital Area Education/College Fair at the State Fair Grounds-Orr Building tomorrow must have already turned in a signed permission slip. If so, you can leave school at 11:57 am or after 4th period.  In order for this to be coded as an activity, students must check in with their Guidance Dean at the State Fair Grounds at the Orr Building.  Students will be responsible for making up any work missed due to this absence.  

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.

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