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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Monday, August 27, 2012

August 27, 2012

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Monday, August 27, 2012 where successful Senators are appropriate: they use appropriate language, tone and volume and follow the school dress code. Thank you for Being A Senator!

National Society Members- Thank you for attending your first meeting. The next meeting is Thursday, August 30, promptly at 3:30. If you are interested in running to become an officer, there is a meeting on Tuesday, August 28th.

SENIORS: The Wendy's High School Heisman scholarship is now available. Requirements are a "B" average, participation in one school-sponsored sport and leadership. Apply online at WendysHeisman.com October 2 is the deadline. Check out scholarships from ScholarshipExperts.com posted on the bulletin board between rooms 106 & 108.

Juniors and Seniors: Check out the Guidance web page and its links for college information. See the Special Programs page for information about regional admissions presentations by Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, Stanford and Washington University, St. Louis.

College Recruiter visits for Sept. are:
Sept. 11 10:20 University of Chicago
Sept. 13, Southeast Missouri State 10:20, Quincy University Lunch shifts
Sept. 17 Lincoln Land Community College-lunch shifts
Sept. 18 Robert Morris, Springfield, B lunch
Sept. 24 8:30 Blackburn College, Carlinville
Sept. 24 University of Evansville(Indiana) 10:45
Sept. 25 SIU- Edwardsville 9:25
Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend the presentations that occur during class times.

All SHS Parents of a choir student, the Noteables will be having their 1st meeting for the 2012-2013 school year on Thursday, August 30 at 6pm in the choir room. All parents are invited and encouraged to attend to hear about all of the exciting things planned for Vocal Music this year!

Attention Senators: Beginning TODAY, the tardy policy is in effect. The consequences for tardies will begin today as well. Please let an administrator, security, or a teacher know if you are having problems with lockers or finding classes. We encourage you to Be A Senator and arrive at school and all of your classes on time!

An Mp3 player was lost in the gym recently. If anyone has found it, please turn it in to room 169. There is a cash reward being provided to whomever returns it.

Attention German Club! We will be having our first meeting in the commons after school on Tuesday, August 28. If you are planning to be in German Club, please consider this a mandatory meeting. Hope to see you there!

Do you like playing the game of Scrabble? if so, get involved with the SCRABBLE CLUB here at Springfield High School! If you were unable to make Friday’s meeting, there will also be a brief meeting immediately after school today in room 150. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Williams.

DO SOMETHING CLUB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ALL STUDENTS: Are you interested in making a difference in your school & community? if so, get involved with the DO SOMETHING CLUB here at Springfield High School. There will be a DO SOMETHING CLUB Meeting tonight at 7pm in room 150. If you have any questions, please see Mr. Williams.

SCRABBLE CLUB ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ALL STUDENTS: We will have our first ever, annual SCRABBLE TOURNAMENT here at Springfield High School on Saturday, September 15, in the Commons. If you are interested in helping, participating, or if you have any questions, please see Mr. Williams.

Be A Senator has 2 prime parking spots available for 1st quarter! You may buy a ticket for a chance to win one of the spots during both A lunch and B lunch from Ms. Greco in the commons. Tickets are 25 cents. There is no limit on the number of tickets you may buy. If you have any SHLotto cards that have not been redeemed, you may enter those into the drawing as well. We will have a drawing again for 2nd quarter at the end of 1st quarter. Winners will need to provide current driver's license, valid insurance card, and make/model/license plate information to Ms. Fisher in the main office.

FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!! Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center on Tue., Sep. 25, 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, Sep. 24. 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! In September 2010, she received 3 units of blood through two life-saving transfusions! Any questions-please see Mr. Williams.

Applications for Spanish Club are now available. See a Spanish teacher today and plan on joining us for our first meeting Wednesday, September 19th.