Springfield Public Schools - Home

Springfield High School

101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Friday, April 23, 2010

April 23, 2010

Morning Announcements for Friday, April 23, 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.

Nothing to do tonight? Come to a concert! For a full list of band names or to buy tickets come to the commons at a lunch today all proceeds benefit equality now.

Attention Senators! You may order your 2010 Be A Senator shirt designed by sophomore Riley Bastin. Stop by the BAS store located outside of room 106 to order yours. Shirts are $10 and must be paid for at the time the order is taken.

Attention juniors – if you are interested in Illinois Department of Transportation office jobs and the work program for next school year, please see Mrs. Devlin before school in room 112 asap. IDOT job deadline is soon.

Seniors: Lincoln Land Community College is offering an online College Success Skills course this summer. Some of the skills taught will be successful test-taking strategies, effective textbook reading, note taking skills, time management, critical thinking strategies and many more.
See Mrs. Povse in the Guidance office for additional information.

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 Spanish Club! Join us for free bowling after school today at Strike’n’Spare West. Get a permission slip from your Spanish teacher today.

The Prairie State Exam will be given to all Juniors on Wednesday, April 27, in the afternoon and during the morning of April 28 & 29. 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.

12th grade homeroom teachers and students: Please return the Senior Surveys to Mrs. Povse in the Guidance Office as soon as possible.

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.

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 Thursday, April 29, at 6 PM in the SHS Basketball Gym.