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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Tuesday, December 9

December 9, 2008

Morning Announcements for Tuesday, December 9

Any Senior who would like to be a Senate Page during the second semester should see Mr. Lawson, Mr. Williams, or Mr. VanDiver ASAP.

Any High School student who would like to enter the Martin Luther King Jr essay contest should see Mr. Lawson.

The National Defense Transportation Association of St Louis is offering scholarships to a senior who plans to study business, transportation logistics, and physical distribution please see Mr. Lawson.

Scholarships for Seniors who plan to attend LincolnLand next Fall are now available from Mr. Lawson.

ATTENTION!! ATTENTION!! That would be Junior and Senior Students
Today 1:30 WIU
Check the Senior Senator Bulletin Board...These schools are scheduled to visit our school this month: Don't forget: Passes are not required for lunch visits but...You must have a pass from the guidance office to attend the college sessions. The calendar and the posters are on the Senior bulletin board located outside the Guidance office. Listed are dates and times 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!

An organizational meeting for all students interested in forming a Rally for St. Jude will be held on Monday, December 15 in Room 150 at 3:15 pm. Activities will be planned for the week of Feb. 2-6 to raise funds to fight childhood cancer. Join this effort to show that Springfield High School students know how to pay it forward.

Are you interested in a unique travel opportunity to Ashikaga, Japan June 12-22, 2009? An informational meeting will be at Lincoln Library Tonight at 7 PM or Wednesday, January 21 at 7 PM. Sister Cities Association of Springfield is now accepting applications for the 2009 student delegation. If you are interested in this trip and will be 14 years old by September 1, 2009, Applications are available in the Main office or contact Lisa Groesch for further information: lisar@aol.com or 498-7923. Application deadline is February 28, 2009.

The yearbook staff will be selling yearbooks during both lunch shifts in the commons on Dec. 15, 16, 17. We will have a list of who already bought a yearbook at this time too. This is your last chance to pre order a yearbook. The cost is $50.00.

The yearbook staff will have the senior signature page available to seniors during lunch in the commons Dec. 15, 16, 17.

All this week and next, City Tournament t-shirt packages can be ordered at lunch in the commons. We will be accepting orders until next Thursday. Packages are $25 and include a white, red, and black shirt and a special surprise gift! Please don't forget to order your shirts so you can come and show off your great Senator Pride at City Tourney in January!

Lit Club meeting today in room 362.

Attention students: If you are currently parking in the designated Be A Senator parking spots you will be towed!

German Club is showing the movie "Schultze gets the Blues" today right after school in room 262. Please see Herr Koeppel for the parent permission form.

Attention German Club: We will have our annual Christmas Party with Caroling on Friday, December 12. Please come to room 262 for more information and to sign up. We hope to see you on Friday.

The cookie-do is arriving this Thursday, December 11. You must come to the commons after school on Thursday to pick up your order!

JV Scholastic Bowl practice will be on Thursday this week.

Hey JSA, come to our meeting on Thursday!! We will be recapping Fall State, looking ahead to our next convention, and having a debate. There will be snacks as well! Remember JSA on Thursday, after school, in Mr. Lightfoot's room. See you then!

Last night at the Nelson Center, the Senator Hockey team beat Glenwood 4-3. Goals were made by Austin Franklin, Zac Lowman, Patrick Hidebrand, and Adam Minder.

Attention Springfield High: The Class of 09 will be selling tickets to the faculty city basketball tournament at lunch all this week. The game is Monday, December 15th, at 6 PM at Springfield High. Tickets are $3 in advance and $5 at the door.

The word for this week is dogma (DOG ma), a noun that means "an authoritative principle, belief or statement of doctrine." It comes from Latin and Greek roots meaning "to seem, think, or seem good." It first appeared in English around the beginning of the 17th century.