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Morning Announcements for Friday, October 22, 2010

October 22, 2010

Morning Announcements for Friday, October 22, 2010

It is signup time for the Read for the Lifetime program. All pleasure readers will be interested. Deadline is Monday, Oct. 25. See Mrs. Dahmane in the library for details and to sign up.

For all students interested in Engineering, a great opportunity is around the corner. The Illinois Department of Transportation is again offering a Saturday Academy for interested Springfield Public School high school students. This year students will use the TRAC design and construction module, a hands-on program that teaches students how to use math and science to solve real world problems in transportation and civil engineering. The program begins on Sat. Nov 6th and runs every Sat except Nov 27th until Dec 11th at the IDOT building on Dirksen Parkway. Contact Mr. Crum for applications

The Scholastic Book Fair is coming to the SHS library next week, Oct. 25-29. Hours are from 8:15 to 3:30. In addition the book fair will be open during parent/teacher conference hours. Five $10 gift certificates to use at the book fair will be given away. Ask your English teacher for an entry form.

Lewis University is sponsoring a free Aviation Career Conference on Sat., Nov. 6 from 9-1:00. This is for students who are interested in aviation business, safety and security, aviation maintenance, air traffic control or being a pilot. Register at www.lewisu.edu/aviation

Any National Honor Society Student who would like to earn service hours by working in the Be A Senator store should contact Mrs. Hays in room 152 to pick up an application.

There will be a chess club meeting Tuesday, October 26 in room 222. Chess Club, room 222, Tuesday, October 26.

Enjoy an ice cold Coke or cherry ICEE at lunch today! Only $1.00 It’s the yearbook’s tastiest fundraiser!

Best Friends will have their October meeting Today after school in the commons. All past and new members welcome. Bring a friend and together join a group that does make a difference. Best Friends meeting Today after school in the commons.

Any Sophomore who can do Behind the Wheel at 6:50 AM, please see Ms. Dvorak ASAP. We have openings in Behind the Wheel right now.

Attention Seniors! If you are interested in applying for Chase Bank scholarship, there will be a mandatory meeting on Tuesday, October 26th before school, and on both lunch shifts in the auditorium.

Any girl interested in playing basketball this year, not involved in a fall sport, should attend a short meeting Monday after school in room 162. See Coach Scheffler if you have any questions.

Current National Honor Society Members: Mark you calendar for the induction ceremony—meet Wednesday, October 27th at 6:00 on the third floor outside of the library to line up. The ceremony will begin at 6:30.