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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Friday, January 29, 2010

January 29, 2010

Morning Announcements for Friday, January 29, 2010

SAVE THE DATE: FAFSA Workshop on Feb. 9, 6:30-8:30 in the Commons. If you need additional help in filing the FAFSA, don't miss this meeting.

The following scholarships are now available from Mr. Lawson:
1. The Orthopedic Center has a scholarship for Seniors majoring in a health-care related field.
2. The Orthopedic Center has a scholarship for a 2-sport athlete treated by an OCI physician.
3. A General Assembly scholarship for Raymond Poe & Rich Brauer which pays for the tuition at any State University.

A scholarship is now available from the Lions Club for a senior interested in the Health Care field, especially Sight & Hearing oriented fields. See Mr. Lawson

The Consumer Education Proficiency Exam will be on Wednesday, February 3, at 7:30 AM in the library. You can not be currently enrolled in a consumer education class and you can take the test only once per school year. Sign up in the Guidance office for your book.

Show that someone special you care. Valentine Rose Teddy Bears will be sold during lunch. Cost is $3.00.

Girls interested in engineering: Northwestern University is sponsoring the 39th annual Career Day for Girls on Feb. 27. Reservations are required and must be received by Feb. 12. See Mrs. Povse for application and details.

A $1000 scholarship is available to a senior female athlete who is in the top 10% of her class and is involved in school activities and has good citizenship. See Mrs. Stahly if you would like to be nominated for this scholarship through the LPGA State Farm Classic.

Scholarships of $7500 await 25 outstanding scholar athletes in grade 12 nationwide. If you are a star both in the classroom and on the field, the Scholar Athlete Milk Mustaches of the Year Award Program may be for you. To find out more, go to bodymilk.com Deadline is March 5.

A scholarship is now available from the Lions Club for a senior interested in the Health Care field, especially Sight & Hearing oriented fields. See Mr. Lawson

Seniors: the Making It Count "Winning Characteristics" Scholarship is now available at www.makingitcount.com/scholarship Deadline is June 11.

If you are interested in being on next year’s yearbook staff you must complete an application. You can get an application from your guidance dean, in the guidance office or in the main office. Applications are due no later than February 19.

Due to unexpected repairs at the capitol building, JSA will not be having the minicon this Saturday. It will be rescheduled for later this year.

Men's soccer players: a representative from Blackburn College admissions and a coach from the men's soccer program will be here on Feb. 9 at 3rd hour. Sign up in Guidance to meet with these reps.

It's time for auditions for the Springfield High Musical "All Shook Up"" This is a faced paced, song filled, dancing show. All singer dancers and actors are asked to audition. Dance auditions will be Thursday Feb. 4. Sign up for a time slot on the choir room door. Vocal/Acting auditions will be on Friday Feb. 5, 3:30-8 PM. Again, all sign up sheets are on the choir room door. See Ms. Elmore if you have any questions

Best Friends will meet today during lunch in Room 124 for yearbook pictures. Plan to meet the last 15 minutes of the lunch period. Lunch A at 11:20. Lunch B at 12:15. See all Best Friends members the last part of lunch on Friday for yearbook pictures.

Last year we raised $7500 to help children with cancer. Let’s beat that this year! Turn in your registration and 25 names forms to your homeroom teachers ASAP to help children and get out of class for 2 hours on February 11th.

Rally meeting next Thursday in Mr. Goff’s, room 522. This meeting is quite important.

FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!! Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center on Monday, February 8th, from 9am - 2pm (the final donors will begin around 2pm in order to finish around 3pm). Students aged 16 must have a signed parental consent form. Students must sign up during lunch, before school, or after school in the Guidance Office by 3:30 pm on Friday, February 5th. Any questions-please see Mr. Williams.