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Springfield High School

101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Announcements 2/11

February 11, 2021

Good morning Springfield High! Today is February 11, 2021

Notable Numbers

Attendance Office - (217) 525-3111
Main Office Phone - (217) 525-3100; Fax - (217) 525-3122 
Guidance Office - (217) 525-3106; Fax - (217) 525-3129
Special Education Office - (217) 525-3109

Students, please remember to mark your attendance on the intranet on all of your asynchronous days.  Even if you have a zoom with teachers on those days, you must mark your own attendance! 

After School Tutoring is available from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.   Students can access tutoring by clicking on the Academic Center located in Canvas.

Students, if you would like to connect with your peers and share common experiences, please attend one of our Support Groups. They will be offered again this semester on Monday afternoons. Please visit SHS Student Support on Canvas to sign up or click on the link on the SHS home page. 

Seniors - sign up to apply for a Country Financial scholarship! You can sign up for many others at www.cfll.org - check it out and contact Mr. Kramer or Mrs. Lauer if you have any questions.

The Mu Delta Lambda Charitable foundation and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity have a scholarship available for graduating seniors who will attend a two or four year university next year. Applicants are recommended to have a 2.75 GPA or higher and must submit two letters of recommendation and a one page essay answering the prompt “Discuss an event in your life that you had to overcome to become successful? Application and essay are due by May 1st. Anyone interested, contact Mr. Kramer or Mrs. Lauer. 

Any current Sophomore or Junior interested in attending CACC next school year should visit the following link  https://caccspringfield.org/open-house-1 to learn more about the programs offered.

Yearbook staff needs pics of our gamers! Please DM a clear pic of you playing your favorite game to our Instagram @springfield_senators_yearbook. Follow for all the latest news, surveys and themes!

PRESIDENT’S DAY YEARBOOK SALE, 12th -15th!! $10 off yearbooks and 10% off personal ads. Find coupon codes on our Instagram and purchase at www.yearbookforever.com

Interested in being on yearbook staff next year? See Ms. Moon in room 364 or email her for an application.

The Sangamon CEO Application is open until April 30th.  Current Juniors who are interested in this course should apply. If you have further questions, please contact Mr. Robinson or Mrs. Devlin.



Volleyball will be having workouts today & the 18th in the old gym. Sophomores, juniors & seniors 2:30-4pm. Freshmen 5-6:30. You will need to bring a new covid permission slip to participate.  Permission slips can be found on the volleyball website or the school website.

This weeks PE championship winners are:  Ine Erewele for A day; Elly Lightfoot for B day.  Please see Coach Cotner for your free Champion t-shirt!

Any student interested in planning or participating in the SHS celebration of Black History month, we are having a student Zoom meeting today at 3:30 for any who are interested. Please email Mr. Kramer (bkramer@sps186.org) or Mrs. Barrett-Patton (cbarrett@sps186.org) to get the zoom link.

Congrats to our This I Believe essay contest winners this year!  We are so proud of SEEN-YARS Elizabeth Scherschel, Leeza Zavelsky, Maddie Sievers and Frankie Kulavic. Great job!!

National Honor Society is now accepting applications for new Junior and Senior members. A list of eligible applicants is located on each class's Canvas page announcements tab. The lists are also posted outside Mr. Kramer's office (156), Mrs. Taft's room (356), and the Main Office. Applications will be due March 8th. Any questions please reach out to Mr. Kramer (bkramer@sps186.org) or Mrs. Taft (mtaft@sps186.org).

Congratulations to the boys basketball team on their 61-45 victory last night over Jerseyville. The 4 and 0 start is the best for the Senators since 2007. Shane Miller led the way with 26 points while Bennie Slater added 15.

Also congratulations to the freshman boys basketball team in their 4 point win at Southeast to improve to 2 and 0 on the season.

And now 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.