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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Friday, March 16, 2012

March 16, 2012

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Friday, March 16, 2012

All current scholarships may be found on the school website under GUIDANCE/under SCHOLARSHIP DATABASE.
The University of Illinois Lincolnland Illini Club is offering 2 $750 scholarships toward tuition. A 200 word essay entitled
“Why U of I” is the requirement. Due May 11.
The Family Service Center is offering a scholarship for students who were in foster care or are adopted. Applications due April 30. See Mrs. Povse for these applications.

JUNIORS AND UNDECIDED SENIORS: The following colleges and recruiters will be here on these dates:
Today Robert Morris-Lunch
March 19 MacMurray-Lunch
March 20 USCA Lunch
March 22 Roosevelt 12:45
March 28 Hannibal La Grange - lunch
March 29 Missouri Science & Tech 1:35

All seniors: As you receive scholarships or merit awards from private sources, colleges and universities please inform Mrs. Povse so she can post them on the scholarship board.

SENIORS APPLYING FOR THE MCCOURTNEY SCHOLARSHIP: this scholarship application requires a page from Mrs. Povse. As you complete the scholarship please give it to her to process the transcript and the data verification. All Mc Courtney scholarships are due to Mrs. Povse by Tuesday, March 27. She will ensure that they meet the postmark deadline.

Senior minority students who are applying for the Springfield Urban League scholarship - Be sure that you note the new essay prompt, "Describe how you have demonstrated leadership ability both in and out of school.” The prompt on the website was from last year.

Juniors interested in being in the work program next year must turn in an application. You can pick one up outside Mrs. Devlin’s office room 121. Turn apps into Mrs. Devlin’s mailbox in the main office. Students interested in applying for an Illinois Department of Transportation Office job must turn their application in ASAP. Deadline for IDOT jobs is approaching quickly.

Student Council needs 15 student volunteers to work at the Senior Citizen Dinner on Wednesday, March 21st. Volunteers will serve food from 4:30 - 7, and will receive complimentary dinner. Volunteers can also earn NHS hours. To sign up, contact Miss Maloney in room 124.

FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!! Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center on Tue., Mar. 27, 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, Mar. 26. 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.

SHS drivers - tired of having to walk from Glenwood and beyond after parking your car? Buy a chance to win the one of the two Be A Senator choice spots for 4th quarter. Chances are .25 each and will be available from Miss Watkin for the remainder of this week during both lunch shifts. The drawing will be held tomorrow afternoon. Winners must provide a valid driver's license, valid insurance card, and auto information to Mrs. Fisher in the main office on Monday.

TODAY is your last chance to get your Computer love is in! If you want to find out your true love go to the commons at lunch to pick up your form. The cost is $2.

Superintendent Roundtable Members - Permission slips to Purdue University need to be turned in to your Assistant Principal and forwarded to Mrs. Nalo Mitchell at 1900.

Attention members of a foreign language club. We will be going bowling next Friday, March 23 after school at Strike N' Spare West. See a foreign language teacher for a permission slip.

Hey hey JSA! All members attending fall state need pick up a permission slip between classes or after school in Mr. Lightfoot’s room. All permission slips must be in by Tuesday.