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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Wednesday, April 28, 2010

April 28, 2010

Morning Announcements for Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Seniors: Over the Moon Productions is offering a $500 scholarship to seniors who intend to major or minor in an aspect of theater arts. See Mr. Lawson or Mrs. Povse for the application. Deadline is April 30.

Permission forms for anyone bringing a guest to Prom who is not a Springfield High student, are now available in the Main office. Guests must be at least in ninth grade, and not older than 19.

Summer School applications have arrived, and they can be picked up in the Guidance Office or Main Office.

Attention Juniors - Power-up your brains before the PSAE! The PTO is providing a free BrainFood Breakfast Thursday morning. Bagels, fruit, juice and milk will be available between 7:45 and 8:15 in the Cafeteria. Enter through the Southeast Entrance and come let us serve you breakfast and wish you well! The PTO will also provide snacks for you during the break in testing each day.

The Prairie State Exam will be given to all Juniors today in the morning today & tomorrow. Juniors are to bring two pencils and a calculator to their testing rooms.

Seniors: The following scholarships are available from Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Georgia Pillow Rountree Scholarship awarded to a student who will attend a historically black college or university;
Alma Taylor Jones Scholarship is awarded to a student who is majoring in education and plans to teach as a career;
General Scholarship-awarded to student(s) based on the discretion of the scholarship committee and based on availability of overall scholarship funds. Essay and 2 letters of recommendation. Deadline is May 10.

SENIORS: Frontiers International announces a scholarship for students who will be entering a college or university in the fall and who need assistance with the cost of tuition. The scholarship is paid directly to the school. GPA of "C" or better, demonstrate community involvement, and an essay on why you should be considered for this scholarship. Deadline is May 14. See Mr. Lawson or Mrs. Povse for application.

SENIORS: The Springfield Urban League is offering the following scholarship:
For graduating seniors who have maintained a "C" average during junior and senior years, are accepted to a college or university and who demonstrate financial need. Application, essay, interview (interviews will be held June 2 and 3). Deadline is May 21. See Mr. Lawson or Mrs. Povse for application.

The annual Student Staff Basketball game will be held tomorrow during 7th hour. The student team will be decided by a drawing tomorrow during lunch. You may submit your name by paying $1 per entry. There will be boys and girls on the team. No girl or boy basketball player is eligible to play but we will ask you to either coach or ref the game. If you have any questions, please see Miss Maloney.

Orders for Be A Senator shirts will be accepted through Friday, 4/30 in room 106.

Tickets are available for the Golden Laurel Awards Ceremony to be held May 12 honoring National Honor Society seniors who will graduate as members of the Class of 2010. You can pick them up for $5 each from the main office, Mrs. Ruedin in Room 360 or Ms. Hubbard in Room 160.

Attention NHS seniors: The monthly meeting to submit hours is today. Please meet in room 356 immediately after school to submit your hours and receive updated information if you missed this morning’s meeting. Volunteer opportunities and Golden Laurel Awards will be on the agenda.

Attention NHS juniors: you will meet the following Wednesday, May 5, to submit your five hours for April. Please meet before school at 7:50, or immediately after school to submit your hours and receive updated information.

Are you interested in photography, graphic design, or web design? Do you want to help run the school's web site? Then join the Webmasters next year. If interested, please see Ms. Fox in room 325.

Chess Club will be meeting at 7:40 AM tomorrow in Dr. Lescault’s room

If you are a Sophomore and have not taken Behind the Wheel, you should see Ms. Dvorak in room 128.

Please double check with Mrs Kidd if you receive free bus tickets. They will be coming tomorrow to pick up the ones that have not been picked up this month.

Attention German Club: If you would like to play Dodgeball against Southeast German Club, please stop by in room 250 to sign up. The match will be on tomorrow at 6 PM in the SHS Basketball Gym.

Are you hungry for tacos? The class of 2010 will be selling Taco Bell tacos for the last time on Thursday. Remember Tacos, Tacos, Tacos……..Thursday, Thursday, Thursday

Hey all you Elvis fans! Plan to be entertained by our talented cast in ALL SHOOK UP. Show times are this Friday, April 30th and Saturday, May 1st at 7:30 PM and Sunday, May 2nd at 5 PM in the SHS Auditorium. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. Tickets are available in the main office and at the door on performance night.

SENIORS! Josten’s will be here Friday morning before school from 7:45 – 8:25 AM. Last chance for in school delivery of your items!

Spanish Club will be meeting after school tonight in the Commons to watch “Buscando a Nemo” Join us for the video and refreshments of nachos and pop.

Hey Hey JSA! Due to the ACT, we are not having a meeting today.

German Club Car Wash! This Sunday Volunteers needed for the German Club Car Wash Sunday, May 2nd at the K-Mart on Wabash, 11:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.. Sign up in Herr Koeppel's room (# 250) by Friday. If you can't volunteer, stop by on Sunday & get your car washed!

Tutoring after school is cancelled for today and tomorrow. There will still be tutoring on Thursday morning, as scheduled.

Be A Senator Tip of the Day-Remember to be respectful of other classes when you are in the hallway.