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Morning Announcements for Friday, December 9, 2011

December 9, 2011

Morning Announcements for Friday, December 9, 2011

Attention students & teachers: The SHS Do Something Club is hosting a Toy Drive for needy kids. SHS families in need will get first dibs at picking a toy, and remaining toys will be donated to Contact Ministries. No need to wrap the gift. Just choose & label the gift as boy or girl, and the age from zero to 15 years old. No Weapons or Violent Toys Accepted. Deadline to drop off a gift in the Main Office & Guidance Office is Tues, Dec 13.

There will be a "Do Something" Club Meeting on Monday, December 12, 7pm in room 150. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Williams.

Best Buddies Holiday party is today after school in the commons.

National Honor Society: We will not have a meeting this month, however; your 40 service hours for the summer and fall, as well as your Individual Service Project write-up are due before you leave for break. Please see Ms. Hubbard in Room 160 if you have questions and to file hours.
Finals start next Friday! Ebony Gems is sponsoring a Study Session Lock-In this coming Monday, December 12th from 6-8 pm. Bring your study materials and a snack to share if possible. All are welcome!
Seniors that the exemption forms can be picked up in Guidance. Each student only needs one exemption sheet.

Attention Spanish Club members! Our new t-shirts have arrived. See your Spanish teachers as soon as possible AFTER SCHOOL to claim your shirt!

Spanish Club members who wish to attend the holiday Fiesta December 13th must sign up with a Spanish teacher no later than today at 3:30 PM.

Student Council will be selling the City Basketball T-shirts beginning today in the Commons. The shirts will only be sold in packets of 3- you will get a red shirt, white shirt and black shirt for the great price of $25. No shirts will be sold after Christmas break. Buy your shirts now for City!! You don't want to be left out. Shirts will be sold on both lunch shifts until Friday, Dec. 16.

Monday night Dec. 12, the Choir department will present their holiday concert in the auditorium at 7 PM. The music this year promises to be incredible and you do not want to miss it! As always the concert is free AND you will have the opportunity to buy a plate of homemade cookies and maybe a beautiful poinsettia plant. See you there!!!!

ATTENTION CLASS of 2013: Our class will be extending the sale of our class gear until December 16th! Money and order forms will be due to Ms.Davis, in room 352, by FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16th! 2013, represent your class! ONE-THREE WHAT WHAT?! ONE-THREE WHAT WHAT?!

The Student Film Club is hosting auditions for its new original film, Welcome to Wonder, which will start filming in January. Auditions are on December 13th from 7 - 9 PM at the District Technology building. For more information, pick up a flyer in the Main office.

The Lady Senator basketball team beat Lincoln last night 97 to 28. SHS had 4 players reach double figures in Anika Webster, Brittany Burton, Ashton Williams and Zahna Medley who broke the school's all-time scoring record. She has scored 1957 points and moved past Georgia Mueller. Next up for SHS is a game tomorrow against nationally-ranked St. Louis Incarnate Word Academy at Lincoln Land starting at 7:30.