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Morning Announcements for Wednesday, November 25, 2009

November 25, 2009

Morning Announcements for Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Dismissal at 2:17 PM today. Have a safe holiday! See you Monday

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.

The following college representatives will be visiting:
Today(11-25) at lunch a representative from West Point Military Academy will be in the commons.
Nov. 30 lunch Rockford College
Dec. 3 lunch Air Force

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, December 8 at 6:30 PM at Christ the King Parish Center 1930 Barberry
Tuesday, January 5 at 6:30 PM at Lincoln Library Carnegie Room North

Does your child consistently excel in class? There is a pivotal meeting in Springfield, December 2nd at 6 PM at 801 N Rutledge, you should attend. An Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy representative will be present to discuss another choice at excellence for high school. Meet area IMSA parents who know what providing better educational opportunities for their kids is all about.

Blood Drive on Monday, November 30th, from 9am - 2pm. Students & staff will have an opportunity to donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center. Students must be 16 or older. Students aged 16 must have a parental consent form signed by a parent or guardian. The sign-up sheet, parental consent form, and information sheet can be found in the Guidance Office. You can sign up during lunch, before school, or after school, and everyone must sign up by 2 pm today. If there are questions, please see Mr. Williams.

Mrs. Povse is looking for students who would like to attend a Pathways to Your Future presentation at Lincoln Land Community College on January 7 from 9:45-12:45. This presentation is geared to career areas that you may be interested in. Stop by Guidance to get a Career Interest Survey and a permission slip. The deadline for sign-up is today. Lunch is provided by LLCC.

The next college bus trip is to Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, on December 8. Stop by Guidance to get your permission slip.

Information on spring semester ACT Prep Classes from Better Test Scores can be found in the guidance office.

The Florence A Cook scholarship for females who plan to teach. See Mr. Lawson

The Leroy & Rachel Cantrall scholarship based on financial need for Seniors who plan to teach is now available from Mr. Lawson.

Students that do not have a zero hour class are reminded that you are not allowed to enter the building before 7:45 AM.

Loose Something???? If you have left your books in the cafeteria, the halls or in the commons-you might find them on "The Bookcase" in the Guidance Office. Every Friday the Books are returned to the teachers classroom. If you have a notebook or anything else missing, it might be in "The White Box" outside of the Guidance Office or in the Attendance Office. At the end of the month the papers and other misc. materials, jackets, hats, etc. will be donated or thrown away.

The German Advent calendars have arrived. German Club is selling these Advent calendars for $4 a piece. Please hurry and come to room 250 to get them before they are gone.

Junior class is selling black class of 2011 fleeces. They come full zip or zip and cost $35. They make great holiday gifts. Call or email Mrs. Pence at 525-3100 or npence@springfield.k12.il.us for order forms or pick one up in room 210. The next order will be due by December 2nd to guarantee a delivery by the holidays.

Boys Track and Field Optional winter conditioning will begin on Monday November 30th after school. We will meet in the boys track locker room.

Jostens will be here Wednesday, December 2, between 7:30 AM & 1 PM in the commons to accept graduation orders.

The Wrestling Senators opened the 2009-10 season with a win against Decatur MacArthur by beating them 61 – 18. The Senators wrestle tonight against Jerseyville.