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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Wednesday, March 26, 2014

March 26, 2014

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Wednesday, March 26, 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- Get a pass in Guidance or from Mrs. Povse to attend.

March 27 LUNCH Undergraduate School of Cosmetology Arts, Springfield
April 1 LUNCH Hannibal-LeGrange, 1:35 Missouri Science and Tech

Permission slips for the SIU-Edwardsville trip on April 1 are now available on Mrs. Povse's door or in the Guidance Office. Slips for this trip are due today.

The Western Illinois University bus trip has been re-scheduled for May 7. A few additional seats are available for this trip. See Mrs. Povse in 153A for a permission slip. Students who previously signed up are good to go.

Congressman Aaron Schock will be hosting an informational meeting for the five U.S. Service Academies on Tuesday, April 22 at 7:00p.m. at the Springfield Air National Guard. If you are interested in the Air Force, Merchant Marine, West Point, Naval or Coast Guard Academies you should RSVP by April 15 to renard.jackson@ang.af.mil

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.

The Springfield Urban League Scholarship is now available on the SHS scholarship database or from Mrs. Povse. Deadline is April 11. The Delta Sigma Theta Sorority scholarship is now available on the database or from Mrs. Povse. Deadline is March 29. The Family Service Center is offering a scholarship to students who are adopted or who were or are in foster care. Deadline is April 29th.

SENIORS INTERESTED IN EDUCATION: The Springfield Education Association's Sue Handy scholarship deadline is March 31, not March 5 as was on the database. There is still time to get that application completed.

Memorial Health System is sponsoring the Teens Experiencing Nursing Summer Camp July 14-17th. Thirty participants will be selected from area schools. Applications are available from Mrs. Povse or in the Guidance Office. These must be completed and sent to Memorial by April 4. Sorry for the late notice but we just got the information.

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. All orders must be paid in full before picking up.

Breaking news! Applications are now being accepted to enroll in newspaper class for next year. If you like writing, taking pictures, interviewing, deadlines and being published, this class may be the perfect fit for you! You must pick up an application and return it to Ms. Negele in room 362 by Friday, March 28. Enrollment in this spectacular class is based on the application and acceptance so get your application turned in soon and join the newspaper family!

SHS book fair is here! Stop by the library and browse. The proceeds go to stock the classroom libraries with great reads all year long.

The lost and found in room 169 will be taken to goodwill on Monday the 31st. If you have lost a coat and would like to check it out, come on down.

“Legally Blonde The Musical” will be presented in the SHS Schnirring Auditorium March 28th and 29th at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, March 30th at 2:00 p.m. Student tickets are $5 and tickets for adults are $8. Snaps to the cast, who are having their final dress rehearsal this evening!

Attention German Club! It's movie time! Please join us for the German movie "The Wedding Party" in room 250 after school today. The parent-permission form can be found on the German Club website. Snacks and drinks will be provided. Hope to see you there.

Attention Spanish Club members! Free bowling this Friday, March 28 from 3:30-5 at Strike N' Spare West. Pick up your permission slip from a Spanish teacher today. Snacks will be provided.

Westwoods is back! The Class of 2016 will be selling Westwoods wings in the commons during both lunch shifts tomorrow. We ordered twice as many as last time so there are a lot to go around. Westwoods wings tomorrow for lunch.

Tryouts for the 2014-2015 SHS Cheerleading squads are approaching. Tryout packets can be picked up in the main office or from Coach Povse in room 156. The tryout process will begin with a mandatory tryout meeting Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 5:30pm in the SHS Commons. This is an informational meeting for parents and candidates that will provide all the details of the 2014-2015 season.The meeting is mandatory for every candidate and her parents for the 2014-2015 squads. All candidates are required to attend. Any questions please contact Coach Povse.

If you put your picture in the 2014 yearbook, come to room 254 to get it.

Hey juniors and seniors! Prom is approaching quickly and YOU can have a chance to win the ultimate prom package valued at over $350! For just $5, you can buy a raffle ticket for a prize basket that includes: 1 free tux rental from Men's Wearhouse, a mani/pedi from Young's Nails and Spa, an Up Do from stylist Victoria McCain at the Sophisticate, a $50 Visa gift card donated by the Stephens Family for dinner, His and Her flowers from FloraScape and a couples Prom ticket compliments of the senior class! Tickets will be sold in the commons on both lunch shifts on Thursday, April 3rd and Friday, April 4th. Winning name to be drawn after lunch on Friday, April 4th. All proceeds going to provide an AWESOME After Prom.

Congratulations to the following boys track and field athletes for qualifying to the Illinois top times invitational on Saturday: Vernon Halloway in the triple jump and 400, Zach Stratton in the long jump, David Sias and Heath Warren in the 800, Nick Farley in the 60, and the 4x800 relay team of Patrick Fitzgibbon, David Sias, Tyler Owens, and Heath Warren. This meet serves as the unofficial indoor state meet. Congrats boys!