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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Tuesday, March 11, 2014

March 12, 2014

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Tuesday, March 11, 2014 where successful Senators are focused, alert, on task, and engaged in the classroom. Thank you for Being A Senator!

Juniors and undecided seniors: Pay attention to the college and military recruiter listing in the glass case outside of guidance. Plan to get a pass to attend schools you might be interested in.

College Recruiters for February. Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend.

March 12 LUNCH NAVY-visit with former SHS grads who just completed basic training

March 13 9:25 Lincoln College, Lincoln LUNCH NAVY

March 19 8:30 Illinois College LUNCH John Robert Powers, Talent & Modeling, Chicago


Juniors and Seniors: The college bus trip to Illinois State University, Normal will be on March 20. Permission slips are on Mrs. Povse's door or in the Guidance Office. Slips are due Wed., March 12.

Juniors. Are you interested in receiving up to 12 college credits prior to graduating from high school? Are you interested in a $2,000 per year housing scholarship for college? Then you may be interested in attending the Commonwealth Honor's Academy.

Any Junior interested in attending The Commonwealth Honor's Academy at Murray State University this summer should see Mr. Barnes for more information.

This Friday, March 14th is the last day to sign up for any AP Exams in the guidance office. The cost of the exams is $89 a piece. See Mr. Barnes with questions.

Attention seniors. Graduation announcement order pick up from Jostens will be before school, 7:30am to 8:15am, and during A and B lunches on March 27 in the Commons.

Sophomores - The class of 2016 will be ordering their class rings during lunch today and tomorrow, Wednesday, March 12th in the commons. Print your order form online at jostens.com to save $10 on order days! Junior & Senior extra packets are in Guidance office it’s not too late to get your ring!

Habitat for Humanity is looking for volunteers to walk with their playhouse float in the St. Patrick's Day Parade, Saturday, March 15, 11:45 a.m. Every parade volunteer will receive a free Habitat t-shirt. They are also looking for volunteers to help with their upcoming Youth Build (House #94), and they are offering a $1,000 scholarship for the student volunteer with the most work hours. If you are interested, please see Mrs. Williams

If you are interested in participating in the Work Program next year please pick up an application from the guidance office. You can return the application to your guidance dean, Mrs. Devlin or Mr. Mose.

FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!! Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center on Tue., March 25, 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, March 24. 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 Alina Parikh.

Congratulations to the Scholastic Bowl team on capturing the IHSA Regional Championship last night. The team defeated Rochester, SHG, and Glenwood in route to the title. This is the 9th regional championship in the last 10 years for the Senators. The team will compete for the sectional championship on Saturday in Macomb.