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Springfield, IL 62704

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January 13, 2020

Good morning Springfield High! Today is January 13, 2020

In honor of upcoming Black History Month, SHS is sponsoring a writing contest titled “The Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.” The winning prize is $100. All essays are due to Mrs. Eaton by February 14th, 2020.  There is no word minimum or limit, so submit an essay and win $100!!

The District and African American History Museum is hosting a Black History Trivia Bowl in celebration of Black History month. Any and all interested students who would like to compete for our SHS team on January 28th, please see Mr. Kramer in 326 or 153A or Mr. Robinson in the Guidance Office by the end of the week.

Sign Language Club will meet after school today from 3:30-4:30 in room 362.  All are welcome.   See Mrs. Davis in room 363 or Terrance Cypress if you have any questions.

The FCA meeting will be tomorrow from 6:00-7:15 pm in the Cafeteria. Pizza will be provided and we will be listening to a talk from retired SHS teacher and coach Bob Nesbit. If you have any questions, please stop and talk to Mr. Lightfoot in room 330.

Scholastic Bowl placed 3rd in the Piasa (pie a saw) Bird tournament this weekend. Aidan Fein was number 3 and Jack Casey number 8 in total points. Nice job all around.

Anyone interested in Poetry out loud please see Mrs. Eaton this week.

GSA will meet Thursday this week in 366.

Prehealth club is meeting after school until 4:00 in Miss Stash's room, 521. Hope to see you there!

Boys and Girls track practice begins on January 27th for all athletes not involved in a winter sport. If you plan on coming out for the track team, you must sign up with Coach Cotner (Boys) or Coach Hale(Girls) and get an informational sheet.

Urgent, last chance, $5 off, online yearbook sale.  Coupon code “LASTCHANCE” (all caps, no space).  Students who want to order a yearbook, must do so by January 24th. Purchase at www.yearbook.forever.com , OR stop by Ms. Moon’s room 364 if paying with check or cash!   Do not wait and miss the fresh new look of our yearbook.  New layout. More inclusion.  Don’t regret not buying one.  They are gonna be awesome.

Attention all football linemen and anyone who wants to be the best looking players on the field…the AM meetings are coming... check your Hudl app for details.

Attention Juniors: Applications for next year’s Sangamon County CEO program are now open. Go to www.sangamonceo.com to apply. Any questions, see Mrs. Lauer in guidance, deadline for applications is April 15th!

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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