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Morning Announcements for Friday, February 20

February 20, 2009

Morning Announcements for Friday, February 20

Attention Attention Juniors and Seniors! The following schools are scheduled to visit: -
Monday at lunch LLLCC, February 24th SCI at 9 AM, and February 25th University of Missouri, St. Louis at 10:15 AM. Don't forget that passes are not required for lunch visits but you must have a pass from the guidance office up to the day before to attend the college sessions! Calendar and posters are on the Senior bulletin board, located by the Guidance office door, will have date and time the university or college will be in the building. Please ask Mrs. Sharp in the Guidance office for a college pass to attend these sessions!

If you are interested in being on the yearbook staff next year you must complete an application now. You can get a yearbook application from Mrs. Devlin in room 112 before school or you can pick one up in the guidance office. Applications are due to Mrs. Devlin TODAY - no late applications will be accepted.

Ready for a great mystery? Join Literature Club at their Open Mic Night! Try to remember the clues and figure out Who Dunnit? There will be lots of food, so come hungry! If you are interested in performing at the Open Mic Night, there is a sign-up sheet in the main office. Only fifteen acts will be accepted on a first-come-first-serve basis. Your act can be anything from a poetry reading to a band! Don't forget Open Mic Night on March 10 at 6:00 pm in the Commons!

Hey, Freshmen! Hey, Sophomores! Hey, Juniors! Hey, Seniors! The class of 2012 will be having a Chicken Dinner Friday, February 27 from 4:30 - 7 in the commons. Dinner includes chicken, mashed potatoes, corn and a roll for $7.50. Please turn in your order with payment to Ms. Barkmeier in room 370.

The Springfield Urban League's Health Initiatives division is sponsoring the second annual HIV Poster contest for Central Illinois high school students. The theme this year is "What if it were you?" Winning entries will be awarded an I-pod, an I-Tunes gift card, and a restaurant gift card. The grand prize winner will also have his or her work on billboards throughout the state of Illinois. All submissions must be turned in the Vykye Johnson, 21st Century Site Coordinator by 5pm on March 13th. Please see any 21st Century teacher for more information.

Mardi Gras is right around the corner. Are you ready to celebrate? French Club will be selling Mardi Gras grams for $1 all next week in the Commons at lunch. All proceeds benefit the Animal Protective League.

A good meal & A good deed! You can support SHS cheerleaders by dining at Noodles & Company on Monday, February 23rd from 4 - 9 PM. 10% of the sales go to SHS cheerleading.

The SITE Club will be meeting today in Ms. Fox's room after school.

10th, 11th, and 12th grade students: Permission slips are now available for the Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, college bus trip. The campus tour will be Thursday, April 2. Pick up your slips in Guidance.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes will hold its next meeting on Monday, February 23. We will be meeting in the annex at 7 PM. FCA will last for one hour. We hope to see you then!

Juniors & Seniors in need of NHS hours can volunteer at the Senior Citizen's Dinner on March 18th in the Commons at 4 PM. Sign up at the NHS board or see Ms. Maloney for questions!

Be A Senator is selling some really amazing, student designed t-shirts! Congratulations to Jordan Gary and Niko Boeker who were the winners in the t-shirt contest. Now their t-shirt designs are available for $10, extended sizes are a little more. See the table in the commons for an order form or Ms. Greco in room 256. Money must be paid when ordering. We will be selling shirts through February 27th.

There will be a meeting for all girls interested in playing soccer this Spring on Tuesday, February 24 at 3:15 PM in room 324. The meeting will last 25 minutes. All prospective players are reminded that they must have athletic permit cards filled out and they must have a current physical on file in order to be eligible to practice. Cards may be picked up in the main office. All prospective players should check the soccer bulletin board outside the main office to be sure their name is listed and to be sure they are eligible to practice. Questions, see Coach in room 324.

Attention German Club! If you have signed up for Capture the Flag, please come to an informational meeting on Monday, February 23 in room 262.

Attention Spanish Club members: Permission slips for bowling on February 27th are now available from the Spanish teachers. The form and $2 deposit must be turned in by 3:30 February 26.

All Scholastic Bowl team members need to see Mr. Adkins before they leave today.