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Springfield, IL 62704

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January 24, 2020

Good morning Springfield High! Today is January 24, 2020

City Tournament tickets are on sale in the Main Office of SHS until 12:30 pm for today and tomorrow’s game.  If they are not purchased by 12:30 pm, you will have to buy them at the BOS Center for $6 each.

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!!

Hey Everybody!!  “Want to win a pack of gift cards or coupons? Enter your name into Pen In A Box Clubs drawing at lunch Wed. and Fri. every week at lunch by donating just a $1! The 3 winners will be announced at the boys basketball game Feb 28th so be there!”

Boys and Girls track practice begins on Monday 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.

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!

Drama Club will be meeting Monday after school in Mrs. Eaton’s room.

All Poetry Out Loud performers need to stop by Mrs. Eaton’s room to sign up for a performance time on 1/31.

The Southeast Wellness Team would like to invite everyone to visit our Wellness Table at this years city tournament. We will have both mental and physical health information along with pamphlets and guest speakers. We are really excited about this opportunity to shine light on the importance of mental and physical health. We look forward to seeing at this years city tournament Saturday, January 25th from 5:30-9:00.

Do you need easy volunteer hours? Do you like art or working with kids? Come join Painted Hands Club, where you can help teach art to middle school students! Our first informational meeting is today after school in room 233.  See Astha Nimavat or Mrs. Pianezza if you have any questions.

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching and what better way to show that special someone you care by giving them a flower. Carnations will be sold before school and during both lunch shifts in the Commons. Cost is only $1.00. Flowers will be delivered on Friday, Feb 14 during 3rd hour.

All students today is the last day to purchase yearbooks. They are on sale at www.yearbookforever.com coupon code LASTCHANCE or see Ms. Moon in room 364. 

If you are interested in being on yearbook staff next year, applications are now available. See Ms. Moon in 364 if you are interested in being a part of SHS history!

Join us at Chipotle on February 15th from 4:00-8:00 pm!! Shrek, the SHS Spring Musical, is sponsoring a fundraiser and hopes to see everyone there. Get a burrito and support Shrek!

Congratulations to the boys basketball team on a huge win last night over SHG 71 to 63. Then Senators were led in scoring by Shane Miller with 24 points. Bennie Slater and Dalen Banks each scored 13 points while Big Game Tyvin Garrison added 11 points. The Senators play for a share of the City Championship tonight at 7:45. We need all of Senator Nation there to cheer us on to victory!

Open gym for softball is cancelled for this Sunday, January 26th.

Reminder to those who signed up for Unity Day.  It is tomorrow from 2-4 at the BOS Center.

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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