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101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcement for Wednesday, December 5, 2012

December 5, 2012

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Wednesday, December 5, 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!

SENIORS: The scholarship database on the Guidance webpage has been updated. Click on deadline and check the list for current deadlines.

Northwest Missouri State University will be in the Commons at lunch on December 13.

Seniors that may be exempt from taking final exams may pick up exam exemption forms in the Guidance Office.

Attention students & teachers: The SHS Do Something Club is hosting a Toy Drive for needy kids. SHS families in need will get first dibs at picking a toy, and remaining toys will be donated to Contact Ministries. No need to wrap the gift. Just choose & label the gift as boy or girl, and the age from zero to 15 years old. No Weapons or Violent Toys Accepted. Deadline to drop off a gift in the Main Office & Guidance Office is Tues, Dec 11.

Football Awards Dinner will be held Sunday December 9th from 4-6:30 in the SHS Commons for Freshmen through Varsity football players and guests. If you finished the season in good standing on the team stop by Coach Luke's office to grab a form. You must have all equipment as well as participation fees turned in to be able to attend. See Coach Luke!

It's the season of giving! Help student council give to a needy elementary school! We will be having a book drive all of this week. Bring in any children's books you have to donate. We will have boxes in the annex and commons where you can drop off your books before and after school and during lunch in the commons! Please join us in helping this school in need!

Eight SHS students - Lauren Bascio, Jaclyn Conway, Lesley McLafferty, Genie Melamed, Page Nagel, Caragan Phillips, Emily Standley and Briley Tanner will be performing in Springfield Ballet Company's 38th annual performance of The Nutcracker at Sangamon Auditorium. Shows are at 2:00 pm and 8:00 pm on Saturday, December 8th and again at 2:00 pm on Sunday, December 9th. For tickets, please call the Sangamon Auditorium Box Office at 217.206.6160

Be A Senator will be selling hot, delicious, Papa John's pizza for $2 per slice during both lunch shifts in the commons on Thursday. Pizza, Pizza, Pizza, Thursday, Thursday, Thursday!!! Remember, Thursday is also SHLotto Redemption day. So get out the cards and redeem them in the commons.

Calling all Holiday shoppers..........come to the 2nd annual Holiday Spirit Wear sale on Saturday, December 8th from 9-noon in the SHS annex! Sweatshirts, sweatpants, t-shirts, hats, scarves, alumni shirts, drawstring bags and so much more. We will even have free gift wrapping! Can't wait to see you there!

There will be an indoor tailgate on Friday, Dec. 7 before the basketball game versus Lanphier. Come get chili, funnel cakes, puppy chow, hot dogs, popcorn, etc… before the game. The tailgate begins at 4:30. Come early to get good seats for the game.

T-shirts for the City Tournament will go on sale beginning Thursday, Dec. 6. The set of 3 shirts will be sold during each lunch shift in the Commons through Dec. 19. The cost is again only $25 for the packet of 3 shirts. No extra shirts will be ordered so get your shirts now.

Seniors - Jostens will be back for a final in-school visit to receive your graduation orders. All orders must be turned into Jostens by Friday, December 14th. Jostens will be set up in the Commons before school only from 7:30am-8:20am. Extra ordering information is available in the guidance.

Attention German Club! We will be having an important meeting in the commons after school Today to discuss and plan our Christmas party. If you intend to come to the party, consider this meeting mandatory. See you there.

Attention Spanish Club members: The cookie dough orders are arriving Friday. Please make arrangements to pick up your order immediately after school Friday in the Commons.

Hey Hey JSA! We will not be having a meeting today. Come next week for food and fun, and bring your friends.

The Boys Swim team beat Bloomington HS and Macomb HS in a triangular meet yesterday, besting second place Bloomington by 4 points. Admirable swims were swum by Jake Hamill, Timothy Miller, Ryan Aguirre, and Tommy Rivera. Next up is a 6 way meet at Eisenhower Pool this Saturday at 1 PM!

The Lady Senator basketball team jumped out to a quick lead and beat Lanphier 74 to 27. Ashton Williams and Courtney Pence led SHS in scoring with 13 points each. Next up for SHS is a home game Saturday against Peoria Central.