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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Thursday, January 12, 2012

January 12, 2012

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Thursday, January 12, 2012 where successful Senators are focused, alert, on task, and engaged in the classroom. Thank you for Being A Senator!

Mark your calendar - the SHS Trivia Night has been MOVED to Friday, March 9th.

The Focus of Your Future scholarship for students who plan to attend any of the following local school: University of Illinois, Springfield, Lincoln Land Community College, Benedictine or Robert Morris is now available from Mrs. Povse. Deadline is Jan. 27 at 5:00.

JUNIORS AND SENIORS: Are you interested in serving in the Navy? Would you like $180,000 to go to college? Come hear a special presentation on Jan. 25 at 12:45 regarding the Naval ROTC scholarship. Get a pass from Guidance or from Mrs. Povse.

2 new scholarships: Ist Mid-America Credit Union(must belong to apply) and the Scottish Rite. Check the scholarship database for the 7 specific Scottish Rite scholarships. Deadline is April 1.

If you are a junior or senior student with a passion for improving your community, Bank of America is looking for you. Selected leaders from 44 markets will participate in:
 8 week paid internship at a charitable organization
a week-long leadership summit in Washington,DC. See Mrs. Povse for information.

An area Eagle Scout candidate is running a service project for the St. John’s Children’s Hospital and the Memorial Medical Center’s pediatric unit. Your donations of video games and DVDs will be used to improve the entertainment options available to the children receiving care at the hospital. The donation box is located in the Main Office. For additional information email him at project4kidz@gmail.com

FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!! Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center on Tue., Jan. 24, from 8:30am-2:30pm. Students aged 16 must have a signed parental consent form. You must sign up during lunch, before school, or after school in the Guidance Office by 3:30 pm on Monday, Jan. 23. Teachers & Staff do not need to sign up, you can report to the auditorium at your convenience. Please donate. Mrs. Fisher, in the Main Office, is LIVING Proof that blood donations SAVE LIVES! She received 3 units of blood through two life-saving transfusions! Any questions-please see Mr. Williams.

The Class of 2014 will be selling delicious Papa John's Breadsticks today! Three breadsticks and sauce will be sold for a low price of $2.00. A limited amount of breadsticks and sauce will be available today on both lunch shifts, so get there as soon as possible!

Attention Sophomores!!!! This is a reminder that you will be receiving your 2012 class T - Shirt order form this week in your Literature classes!!! If you have any questions about the T- Shirt order form, please talk to one of you class officers, Ellie Hamill , Elle Rineheart, Jacob Cisco, or Meredith Wells.

Literature Club is having a meeting today in Miss Negele’s room, room 362, immediately after school.

Club/Organization photos will be taken for the Capitoline today after lunch 12:40-3:15 in the commons, Respond immediately when your group is called, if your late, you may miss your chance. Wear your organization t-shirt for the photo. Sponsors, if possible, please join your group for photos.

Boy’s Track & Field practice officially begins on Tuesday, January 17th. Please see Coach Cotner after school this week to pick up a practice schedule if you plan on coming out for Track & Field.

Auditions for the SHS Spring Musical, “Thoroughly Modern Millie” will be held on Monday, January 23rd in the SHS Auditorium. Registration will begin at 4:30 pm and Dance/Vocal Auditions will follow promptly at 5:00 pm and will continue until all interested students have auditioned. Callbacks will be held Tuesday, January 24th in the Auditorium. Times to be announced. Audition music cuts are now available from Mrs. Elmore in the SHS Choir Room. This is a FUN musical with lots of great roles! All SHS students are encouraged to audition … we want to make sure that SHS is once again voted BEST HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL for 2012.

Need tutoring? Interested in enrichment activities like poetry, book club, games, cooking, college readiness workshops, guest speakers, contests, and much more? Want a rap session with Mr. Carson and others on Thursdays? Then you should be staying after school for the 21st Century tutoring & Enrichment Program. It’s free of charge and snacks included. Want to join? Just see Mr. Carson in the cafeteria after school for more information.