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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Thursday, August 29, 2013

August 29, 2013

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Thursday, August 29, 2013 where successful Senators are focused, alert, on task, and engaged in the classroom. Thank you for Being A Senator!

Reminder we are on the early dismissal bell schedule today.

If you are Dropping Classes or Making Class Changes you MUST bring with you, to the Guidance Office, the book of the class you will be dropping. If you do not bring your book you will NOT receive a class change!

SENIORS AND JUNIORS: Ms. Guerrero and Mrs. Povse will be scheduling orientation for seniors and Mr. Barnes and Mrs. Povse will be scheduling orientation for juniors. Procedures for applying to college, scholarship information, college and military recruiter info, college search & visits, financial aid, credits and transcripts will be among the topics. These meetings will be held in mid-September. If you need information before then please see us individually.

Check out the Guidance webpage for college and military recruiter upcoming visits as well as all the other important information on that site.

College Recruiters for Sept.Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend.
Sept. 4 lunch Army, 1:35 Olivet Nazarene University, Bourbonnais, IL
Sept. 10 2:30, SIU-E, Edwardsville, IL
Sept. 11, 1:35, Southeast Missouri (SEMO), Cape Girardeau, MO
Sept. 11, 2:30, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Sept. 12 10:20, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign,I, lunch Benedictine Springfield
Sept. 17 Lunch shifts, Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield
Sept. 18 12:40 Eastern Illinois University, Charleston
Sept. 24, 2:30 Bradley University, Peoria, IL
Sept. 25, lunch MacMurray, Jacksonville
Sept. 27 9:25 Quincy University

Check out the Guidance Special Programs page on the website if you are interested in any of the following: Duke, Georgetown, Harvard, Penn, Stanford, Emory, Notre Dame, North Carolina, Chapel Hill, Univ. of Virginia, Air Force Academy, Tulane, Washington University, St. Louis. Regional programs for these schools are listed on the Special Programs page. Posters with the same information are in the glass case outside the Guidance Office.

Anyone interested in being a member of High Pride can sign up in Coach Reed’s room 228. It is $10 for membership and a t-shirt.

There will be a free tailgate before the first football game against Lanphier this Friday. High Pride will grill hot dogs. Bring your own drink. Starting time is 5.

This Friday, August 30, we would like everyone to wear red to the football game to promote heart health awareness. Did you know that there are more than 600 muscles in the body? The heart is a muscle and weighs about a pound.

Attention 9th graders and all new students to SHS, you must have a new physical and immunizations on file with Nurse Kim. If you have not turned this information in yet please do so as soon as possible. Also if you take any medications either prescription or over the counter, you must supply the medication and you need a form signed by your parent or guardian and your physician. Please see Nurse Kim in room 167 if you need a medication form.

Fall Play Auditions are today in the auditorium after school until 5 PM. Please come prepared with a 5 minute monologue. The 2013 Fall Play is The Foreigner by Larry Shue.

Attn. Senators! NEXT Thursday, Sept. 5th, is Redemption Thursday!

Attention Class of 2014! It's time to order senior class wear! We have a brand new design for shirts, crewnecks, and hoodies as well as sweatpants! Pick up an order today at lunch in the commons or anytime from Mrs. Taft in room 354 or Mrs. Johnson in room 262. Order forms are due September 11th. Don't miss out!

Any senior student athlete willing to take a 5 minute anonymous survey please see Mr. Koger in room 110.

Do you want to learn how to play chess? Do you already know, but want to become a better chess player? If so, then chess club is for you. Meet with Mr. Sanders in room 360 this Thursday after school.

Attention girl basketball players not involved in a fall sport: there will be an open gym next Tuesday after school. Any questions, see Coach Scheffler.

Avanti's is Coming, Avanti's is Coming!! Order your Avanti's Famous Gondola, only $7, or Avanti's Loaf of Bread, only $3, NOW from any German student, German Club student or from Herr Koeppel. Gondola's are Avanti's famous 16" sweeter bread with salami, ham, American cheese, and lettuce. YUM! Order yours now through Wednesday, September 11. Delivery is Thursday, September 19, during both lunch shifts and until 4 pm. Questions, contact Sabrena Campbell 691-5401.

Attention German Club! If you could not attend yesterday's German Club meeting, but would still like to join, please talk to a German teacher or come to room 250 to pick up the sign-up form.

Come on out tonight and help kick off the Lady Senators Volleyball season. We play Lanphier here at SHS. Freshmen at 5, JV at 6 and Varsity at 7.

Attention all choir parents and students: A mandatory meeting is scheduled for all choir students and their parents for Thursday August 29th at 7:00 p.m. in the auditorium. Measurements for dresses and costumes for all of the choirs will also be taken on Thursday for all students prior to the mandatory meeting from 5:30 - 7:00 in the choir room.