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101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Friday, November 9, 2012

November 9, 2012

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Friday, November 9, 2012 where successful Senators are productive; they participate in class, complete the work, and turn in the work. Thank you for Being A Senator!

College Recruiter visits for Nov. are:
Today Eureka College 12:40
Nov. 13 Drake University 8:30, Augustana
Nov. 15 Western Illinois University, 10:25, Army at lunch, Navy ROTC presentation 12:40
Nov. 19 Cadet Laurel Neposchlan, a 2011 graduate of SHS, will be in the Commons during lunch to talk about the United States Military Academy at West Point. Stop by her table. A representative from the Marines will also be here.
Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend the presentations that occur during class times.

Seniors interested in being a Senate Page need to pick up a sign-up sheet in the Guidance Office. They are due back by November 13th. Interviews will be held in December.

The Odd Fellows and Rebekahs of Illinois scholarship is now available to students with financial need. Application at www.ioof-il-org

Seniors interested in teaching: the Leroy and Rachel Cantrall Scholarship, paper application, is now available from Mrs. Povse.

The following scholarships are available: Polly Roesch vocal music major; the Skelton scholarship which is based on economic need; and the Davey Scholarship loan. See Mrs. Povse for these applications.

Juniors and Seniors: The next college bus trip will be to Western Illinois University, Macomb, on Thursday, December 6. Permission slips are available from Mrs. Povse or in the Guidance Office. Permission slips will be due the Wednesday before Thanksgiving.

It's time for SHS's talent show, "Springfield Idol". Examples of talents in the past are vocal solo and ensembles, instrumental solos, piano, guitar, dance, rap, dramatic interpretation, and poetry reading. Monetary prizes will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place! Auditions will be today after school in the choir room. Sign up for an audition time outside the choir room door. If you cannot make one of those times please see Mr Kaplan or Ms. Elmore. Springfield Idol will take place on Tuesday November 27 in the SHS Auditorium.

All Cross Country athletes need to turn in clean uniforms to Coach Devlin and pick-up a banquet form.

FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!! Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center on Tue., Nov. 20, 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, Nov. 19. 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.

Attention all Students! The German Club Advent Calendars are here! Each them contains fine German chocolate. If you would like to buy one or more for $4 a piece, please talk to a German student or come to room 250. Thanks for supporting German Club!

Jostens will be here on Thursday, November 15th during lunch time to take orders for graduation items. Please bring deposit and completed forms.

Junior Class of 2014: Class apparel is finally in! If you placed an order come pick up your items today after school in Mrs. Taft's room 252!

AVID Club meeting Tuesday after school in Mr. Kyes room.

Attention German Club! We will have a meeting in the commons after school on Wednesday, November 14th. We will talk about out Club t-shirt, the Advent Calendars, and our Christmas Party. Please make sure you attend this meeting.

Only 40 days left to order your 2013 yearbook at $50 price! Pay in Mrs. Barkmeier’s room 370 during 4th hour or after school. You may put yours on layaway for $25 now and balance when the book comes in. Yearbooks are $60 as of January. Deadline is December 19.

Graduates! Only 40 days left to make appointments to get your yearbook photo taken at Grussenmeyer Class Act. Call 787-4947 or ask any Capitoline staff member for more information. Deadline to December 19.