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January 10, 2019

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Thursday, January 10, 2019

PIZZA, PIZZA PIZZA!!! THURSDAY, THURSDAY, THURSDAY!! Be A Senator is selling hot, delicious Papa John's pizza during both lunch shifts in the Commons today. For only $2 a slice, you can enjoy a pepp, sausage, or cheese slice!! Come and get it before its gone!!! Thank you for supporting Be A Senator.

Next week is CITY WEEK. Dress in the theme of the day - Monday is wake up versus work out - either wear your pajamas or your work out gear.  Remember during the school day, all costumes and dress must be school appropriate. No excessive skin or any outfits that will disrupt the teaching and learning environment.  See Dr. Leardi with any questions.  The themes are on the SHS website - we will have lunchtime contests so everybody dress up and get psyched up for CITY!!

Hey Senators, it’s that time of year when we start getting ready for Boys City Tournament.  Spirit week is next week with the city tournament starting on Wednesday, January 16th through Friday January 18th.  Please plan on attending and supporting our boys basketball team all three nights!!  And now for the much anticipated spirit week themes DRUMROLL PLEASE ……....... Monday - WAKE-UP vs. WORKOUT, Tuesday - Let’s get FORMAL, Wednesday - WILD WEST WEDNESDAY,   Thursday - THROW BACK THURSDAY and Friday we want everyone to go all out for LET’s GET LOONY!!!!

FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!!  Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center on Tuesday, January 15th, 8:30 am-2:00 pm, in the Auditorium. Students aged 16 must have a signed parental consent form. You must sign up during lunch in the Commons, before or after school in the Guidance Office by 3:30 pm on Friday, January 11th. 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 Auditorium at your convenience. Blood donations SAVE LIVES!  Any questions-please see Mr. Williams.

Attention sophomores and juniors. The Capitol Area Career Center will be hosting their annual CACC presentation today during 2nd hour in the auditorium. The presentation is open to any interested sophomore and junior student. The presenter will also be available in the commons during both lunch shifts for Q&A. Remember, you must have good attendance and be on track for graduation to sign up for CACC.  Any questions, see Mrs. Lauer or Mr. Kyes in guidance!

If you are thinking about signing up for CACC next year, consider going to the CACC Open House on January 24th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.  Meet teachers, tour the building and learn about the different programs available for juniors and seniors.  Remember, you must have good attendance and be on track for graduation to sign up for CACC.  The CACC building is located at 2201 Toronto Road, Springfield, IL.

The sophomore class is selling SHS apparel. You can get an order form from a class officer, Sophie Gebhart, David Jiang, Sunni Rogers, Alfred Hoffman or Mrs. Devlin outside room 121. Forms are due to Mrs. Devlin by January 18.

Pick up your retake pictures in room 254.

Seniors - The baby pictures are back.  Pick up yours in room 254. 

If you took your senior portrait through Grussenmeyer Photography, you can add a senior quote—be sure to cite your source—and a list of activities you've participated in here at SHS.  Bring your quote and list of activities to room 254.

Yearbooks are still on sale at $70 a copy, pay for these in room 254.

Groups, Clubs and Organizations will get their pictures taken on January 29 in the auditorium.  If you have a new group, club or organization, please let me—Mrs. Eslahi—know, so that I can add them to the picture schedule.

Attention actors! The SHS Photo Video Club is looking for prospective actors to act in two upcoming short Films. For the first film, we need one main character, a sketchy punk rock male with a soft heart for rubber duckies, as well as two confused student roles; one guy and one girl. We are also looking for around 5 extras as well. For the second, we need a crazy, time-traveling guy, a dinosaur, two cowboys, and someone to act as president Lincoln and Neil Armstrong. Around 5 extras are also needed. Casting calls will be held in room 233 right after school today and tomorrow. If you are interested in any of the roles make sure to sign up on the casting call sheet in the main office on the counter! If you have any questions, talk to Dayton Emery.

Boys soccer players should attend a meeting after school in room 404 after school today.

Unity Day 2019 is almost here! Come join students from the city’s high schools on Friday, January 18 from 3:45 - 5:15 p.m. before the evening’s first game of City Tourney for activities, games, food and fun to benefit Inner City Mission and Kidzeum. Registration for this free event hosted by the Superintendent’s Student Roundtable will take place in the cafeteria during lunch this Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. See Zaire Harris or Ethan Doyle for more information. 

Here we go again!!  The auditions for Mamma Mia!! will be held on January 15th in the Auditorium from 4:00-8:00.  Sign-ups are available by going to Mr. Schoppenhorst’s school webpage or on SHS’s front page.  The show will be put on March 22nd, 23rd and 24th.  Music is available outside of Mrs. Pinter’s room. Each audition will take approximately an hour.  You can sign up for a time of your choosing.  If all the slots are taken, just walk in, we will be able to fit you in somewhere.  Come prepared with a piece of music showcasing your singing ability and we will work through a little bit of a dance.  If you cannot make it on January 15th, please let Mr. Schoppenhorst know and we will work some other time for an audition.  If you have what you think are too many conflicts, come and talk to Mr. Schoppenhorst.  We will see how it works out.  Most rehearsals will be 3:30-6:30 or  5:00-8:00. Hope to see you there!!

Juniors and Seniors if you qualify for National Honor Society by grades, your name will be on the list outside Rooms 326, 356, the Library, or the Main Office. You need to see Mr. Kramer in Room 326 in the morning, or 153 A, in the afternoon, to get information for applying. Applications will be due by February 11th. 

There will be a mandatory sign up meeting for boys and girls not involved in a winter sport that are interested in joining the track and field teams this spring. The meeting will be immediately after school on Friday in the commons at 3:30 the meeting will only last 5 minutes. If you cannot attend please see Coach Cotner. 

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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