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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Tuesday, January 22, 2013

January 22, 2013

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Tuesday, January 22, 2013 where successful Senators are productive; they participate in class, complete the work, and turn in the work. Thank you for Being A Senator!

SENIORS: The following scholarships are now available from Mrs. Povse: Illinois Lumber and Material Dealers Association, William E. McElroy Charitable Trust for males going into medical field, and the Helen and June Hamilton Teacher's Scholarship.

JUNIORS AND SENIORS: Permission slips for the college bus trip to Illinois State University, Normal are now available from Mrs. Povse or in the Guidance Office. The trip is February 26 and permission slips are due Feb. 13th.

Buick Achievers Scholarship for students studying engineering, technology design or business, with an interest in automotive industry.

The list of students going on the Eastern Illinois University field trip on Jan. 31 is posted outside of Mrs. Povse's office. If there are any students on the list who have changed their mind about going please let Mrs. Povse know as there are 7 students on a wait list.

SENIORS: Mrs. Povse is beginning to post the scholarship dollars you have been offered. If you have been offered scholarship dollars at any school, please let her know. It does not have to be at the school you intend to attend. ANY offer you get she wants to know about. Also let her know where you have been accepted to. Just leave a note in the mailbox on her door.

Sophomores: permission slips are available in the guidance office for the field trip to tour CACC. The field trip will be the morning of February 5 and permission slips are due by the end of the day on February 1.

Do you want to participate in the Sister Cities student exchange program to Ashikaga, Japan? Then come to an information session January 30 or February 13 at 7:00 PM at Christ the King Parish Center.

Mike Mullin, the author of Ashfall and Ashen Winter, will visit Springfield High on Jan. 28. There will be a book signing. Prices are $8.75 for Ashfall in paperback or $13.50 in hardback. Ashen Winter is $14.50. See Mrs. Dahmane if you wish to purchase copies in advance. Exact change is appreciated.

Calling all SHS Cats …Springfield High’s 2013 spring musical will be the area’s first high school staging of Andrew Lloyd Weber’s award-winning “CATS”. Audition music is available in the SHS Choir Room by talking to Mr. Kaplan.
You only need to come to one dance and one vocal audition tonight and callbacks will be on Wednesday, January 23. Please see Mr. Kaplan, the SHS Website or the flyers posted on the auditorium doors for times and details. We look forward to seeing MANY SHS CATS at auditions!

Class of 2016: Apparel orders are in! Stop by Mr. Kramer in Room 326 today at the start of lunch or after school. We have extras so if you are interested in buying more or you missed the first order come speak with Mr. Kramer.

Hey all students interested in FUN. Young Life is hosting an ALL NIGHT LOCK-OUT on Friday night, January 25th.Please go to Room 226 and get the sign-up forms from Mrs. Slater. Forms and money must be turned in by TOMORROW - WEDNESDAY, January 23. IT WILL BE A BLAST

Please join us for the 1st Annual Springfield High School Showchoir Send-Off which will feature our own SHS showchoir and the showchoirs of Southeast High school, Glenwood High school, Franklin Middle school and Grant Middle school on Wednesday, January 30th at 6pm in the Auditorium. Donations will be accepted for Admission at a suggested amount of $3 per person or $5 per family. There will be raffles, snacks, and great performances from some of the best Springfield Area Junior High and High School Showchoirs.
Current NHS members: the monthly meeting has been moved to today. You may attend during A lunch or B lunch in room 360, or after school in the library. Please bring your folders.

Future NHS members: juniors and seniors interested in applying to NHS, the list of eligible students is posted outside of room 360, room 252, and on the second floor, NHS board by the main office. Please attend a meeting on Thursday, during either lunch shift in room 360, or after school in the library, to receive your application and for more information.

Clubs and Organizations: Students, please wear your club/organization tshirts for yearbook photos on Wednesday, Jan. 23, in the Commons starting after lunch. Schedule will be posted. When you hear your group called, please report promptly to the Commons.

The Senators swim team beat the Pekin Dragons on Saturday 101 to 82. Breaking up things a bit, the 200 medley relay was won by Weston Stephens backstroke, Tayt Niedernhofer Breaststroke, Brinton Wilkey fly and Timothy Miller free. Ryan Aguirre won the 200 free; Timothy won the 200 IM and 100 breast and Brinton won the 50 and 100 frees. Tayt won the 100 backstroke. Exceptional swims were also completed by Eric Wise in the 500, Baz Jennison in the 100 free, Matt Krehbiel in the 100 fly, Tommy Rivera in the 200 IM. Next up is the CITY SWIM meet on TUESDAY 7 PM at Eisenhower Pool. Last year was a close one, so come watch the action 7 PM Tuesday Eisenhower POOL!

Congratulations to the Speech & Acting Team for a great tournament at Belleville West. The team took FIRST PLACE in the team sweepstakes for small school entry. Congratulations to all who competed. There will be a team meeting right after school to prepare for JV State and Regionals. Everyone needs to attend.