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Springfield, IL 62704

Announcements 10/10

October 10, 2018

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Today during first hour is the senior meeting. Jostens will be doing a cap and gown presentation and other vital information will be given. Seniors will be called down after the start of 1st hour.

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) in the Auditorium.  Seniors may also call Grussenmeyer’s at 787-6688 to arrange custom sittings or another time and date that works with their schedule.

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 is scheduled for today right after school in the commons.

Maria Furtado, the Executive Director of the organization “Colleges that Change Lives” will be presenting at SHS tonight at 6:30 pm 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. 

Picture Day is October 17th.

Yearbooks are now on sale at $60 a copy; in January, the cost is $70.  Order yours now in room 254.

Atención Spanish Club! We will be watching the movie “Coco” in room 260 after school tomorrow . All Spanish Club members are welcome to attend. We hope to see you there!

There will be an informational meeting about SJA and Model UN tomorrow after school in Mr. Glenn’s room 314.  We will be discussing future meeting times, events, and student positions. All are welcome!!

The girls swim against Bloomington tomorrow at 4pm at Eisenhower! 

Seniors (SEEN-yars) - pick up your senior service day permission form in the guidance office for October 24th.  9th, 10th, and 11th grade will be mock testing on the 24th.  For seniors to have the day off of school, you must return the yellow, signed, parent permission slip by Monday, October 22nd at 3:30 p.m., no exceptions. 

Art Club is cancelled this Thursday. Next week we will meet Tuesday and Wednesday until 4:30 to carve pumpkins for the Carillon Spectacular. Please come with designs ready. 

The Capitoline Yearbook staff will be in the Commons Wednesday, Thursday and Friday of this week to pass out Senior Superlative Voting Forms and 2017-2018 Capitoline Yearbook Spring Supplements that have in them prom and graduations photos.  Come and pick up yours.

The varsity volleyball team played their best game of the year but lost in 3 sets to Normal U a top ranked team in the state. The volleyball team will play Williamsville on Thursday for senior night. Hope everyone will come out and support an amazing senior class!

GSA will be meeting tomorrow after school in Mrs. Eaton’s room. Hope to see everyone there.

Anime club will have a meeting tomorrow after school to set a calendar and plan club activities. Stop by room 366 to be part of the process.

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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