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101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Wednesday, November 21, 2012

November 21, 2012

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Wednesday, November 21, 2012 where successful Senators follow the classroom and school wide expectations and allow for learning by all throughout the building.

Juniors and undecided seniors: Western Illinois University has outstanding programs in sports broadcasting, construction management, forensic chemistry, emergency management, law enforcement and justice administration, meteorology, musical theater and supply chain management. If you are interested in these programs get a permission slip in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse for the WIU trip on December 6. Permission slips are due today.

SENIORS: The Susan Cook House Student of the Year application is due today! Please return applications, short essay and picture to Ms. Maloney in room 124.

REMINDER TO STUDENTS AND PARENTS: The first Financial Aid presentation of the year will be held next Wednesday, Nov. 28 at 6:30 in the Commons. Caitlin McLaughlin from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission will be our presenter.

SENIORS WHO ARE DOING LIVE EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY ADMISSIONS: Mrs. Povse needs your application by noon Monday to set up the schedule for today. You will receive a note first hour Tuesday as to your appointment time with the admissions counselor.

SENIORS: The following online scholarship applications are now available on the scholarship database: Burger King, AXA Achievement and AXA Achievement Community Scholarship, Greenhouse Scholars.

The 2nd annual Holiday Spirit Wear sale will be Saturday, December 8th from 9:00-noon in the annex at SHS. The latest spirit wear styles and novelties will be available to purchase along with discounted spirit wear from previous years. Free gift wrapping will also be offered. Come on out and support the SHS Booster Club while getting that holiday shopping done. See you there!!

Attention German Club! If you would like to have a German Club T-shirt, please see a German leader or come to room 250 to sign-up. The last day for sign-up is today!

Attention all sophomores, class order forms can be found in a folder between Mrs. Pence & Mrs. Myers room, rooms 210 & 212, or you can find one online on the school website. Orders are due today.

Attention Freshman Class of 2016. Apparel order forms & money are due today to Mr. Kramer. Bring them to room 326 or talk to a class officer. We’re 16 and we know it.

Showchoir is selling Texas Roadhouse Gift cards from now until November 27th in increments of $15 $25 or $50. Money will be due at the time of ordering, and you will get the cards in the 1st week of December. Please make checks payable to SHS-showchoir. 10% of total sales will be donated to the showchoir.

Showchoir is looking for more performers (GUYS and girls) to join the showchoir in time for competition season. We meet on Monday and Thursday nights from 6-8pm in the choir room. This year the showchoir will be competing against other top showchoirs in the State as well as the Midwest. If you are wanting to become a famous, actor, singer/dancer or even a music arranger this is where it start! If you are interested in joining the group or would like more information, please come to their next rehearsal on Monday November 26th and meet the director. Fun fact: Ashton Kutcher, Blake Lively, Ty Diggs, Lance Bass (of N*sync), Jason Mraz, Heather Headley, Gavin Creel, Anne Hathaway, Kirstin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel, and P!NK have ALL been in a showchoir at their high schools.

Don’t forget to pick up your Cinn-a-bons during lunch in The Commons or directly after school. We will have some individual Cinn-a-bons for sale throughout lunch.