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Morning Announcements for Monday, December 14, 2009

December 14, 2009

Morning Announcements for Monday, December 14, 2009

Juniors and Seniors: Check out the bulletin boards in the hallway outside of Guidance for college and scholarship-related information. Check the school website under Guidance for college representative dates and scholarship information.

Are you interested in a unique travel opportunity to Japan? Sister Cities Association of Springfield is now accepting applications for the 2010 Student Delegation. Come to one of the informational meetings
Tuesday, January 5 at 6:30 PM at Lincoln Library Carnegie Room North

Seniors interested in a business-related field within the state of Illinois can apply for the Kathryn Hansen $500 scholarship. Essay and 2 letters of recommendation. See Mr. Lawson or Mrs. Povse for the application. Deadline is Feb. 12, 2010.

The Lincoln Land Community College Foundation scholarship is now available. Students who plan to attend LLCC should get a copy from Mr. Lawson or Mrs. Povse. The scholarship is also avaiable at www.llccfoundation.org Deadline is Feb. 1

The Lillian Glover scholarship for seniors interested in the field of education or an education related field is now available from Mr. Lawson.

Hey Springfield High. Would you like to help the environment? Would you like to help your school? Do you need volunteer hours? The Environmental Club recycles paper, plastic bottle, and aluminum cans every Tuesday and Thursday after school. Please join us. Come to Ms. Vander Leest's room 510 after school and we can get you started. Everyone is welcome.

The choirs of SHS will be holding their holiday concert and Holiday cookie walk tonight at 7 PM. Enjoy the wonderful music and buy a plate of homemade cookies for $5

Skipped detentions will result in a day of In-House being assigned for the day following the skipped detentions through finals week.

Attention Springfield High: City Tournament t-shirts are now being sold on both lunch shifts in the commons. You get 3 t-shirts for $25, plus a special surprise! Shirts will only be sold until finals start so buy now.

Fellow Senators, Have you been wondering what service hours are and why you need them?
Service hours are documented hours of volunteering your time for a good cause. 3 reasons to do service hours: 1. Looks great on college apps, 2. gives you work experience, and 3. can keep you occupied in a positive way. Vykye Johnson, Parent Educator at Butler School is looking for volunteers. Butler is having a family event tomorrow night from 4:30-6:30. Please see the NHS board for contact info.

Seniors!! Last chance! Josten’s will be here in the commons before school only on Wednesday, December 16th from 7:30 – 8:15 AM.

Those Seniors who are graduating at the semester -Don't forget to pick up your check out sheet from Mrs Krekel TODAY.

Attention Class of 2012 – T-shirts and sweatpants have arrived and may be picked up today and tomorrow during both lunch shifts in the commons. If you should have any questions see Mrs. Davis in room 363 or Ms. Barkmeier in room 370.

The Boys Basketball team improved to 6 – 2 with wins over Southeast and Quincy. The Senators returned to action on Friday night at Lanphier.

The missing cookie-do orders have arrived for the Spanish Club members whose orders were short. Please report to the commons immediately after school today to pick up the remainder of your order.

The class of 2013 will be selling Mel-O-Cream doughnuts for $1 tomorrow morning in the commons