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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Thursday, December 18

December 18, 2008

Morning Announcements for Thursday, December 18

This afternoon's JSA speaker, 1992 graduate Elizabeth Zelle, has been postponed to a later date. Again, there will be no JSA speaker in the auditorium this afternoon.

There will be an Operation Smile Meeting after school today. We will be discussing fundraising.

Senators! Show your Senator pride at Boys Basketball City Tourney in a brand new t-shirt every night! Student Council is pre-selling a 3-pack of one red, one black, & one white t-shirt for $25 in the commons on both lunch shifts! NO EXTRA shirts are ordered, this is your only chance to purchase this year's city tourney shirts!

Class of 2010 is selling Tacos Today at lunch for $1. Remember Tacos, Tacos, Tacos, Today, Today, Today!

All High Pride members wearing red today, stop by and sign up in Coach Reed's room for the gift certificate drawing!

Best Buddies holiday party is rescheduled for today and tomorrow during lunch. Stop by room 124, Ms. Maloney's room to see your buddy and make an ornament to share. Stop by room 124 Lunch A or B Thursday and Friday.

Last night at the Nelson Center, your Senator's hockey team defeated Rochester 9 to 1. Scoring for the Senators was Adam Cheung with 4 goals and one assist, Tomas Fulka with 2 goals and 3 assists, Adam Minder with 1 goal and 1 assist, Nick Cameron with 1 goal and 1 assist, Austin Franklin with 1 goal, Zack Lowman with 2 assists, and Pat Hildebrand, Andrew Hoyle, and ian Turner picking up an assist. Walker Nelson recorded 16 saves.

The word for this week is myriad (MERE iad) a word that as both noun and adjective refers to an extraordinarily large number of persons or things. Here are some examples of how this word is used:
"I am always fascinated by the myriad of people bustling up and down Michigan Avenue in Chicago."
"The myriad ideas, drawings and inventions of Leonardo daVinci are testaments to the man's genius."