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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Monday, November 17

November 17, 2008

Morning Announcements for Monday, November 17

ATTENTION!! ATTENTION!! That would be Junior and Senior Students
Today Lunch LLCC & 1:30 Midwest College of Cosmetology
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!

Monday, November 24th Jostens will be in the building for meetings with all graduates to discuss ordering caps and gowns and any graduation extras you might like. The meetings will be 2nd and 5th hours and you will be called out of class when to attend.

SENIORS: If you are looking for scholarships, check out the SHS website under Guidance and click on scholarships. Every scholarship that comes to the school will be listed as we receive them. See if you are a qualifier for any of them and get your applications from Mr. Lawson or Mrs. Povse.

The Odd Fellows have a scholarship based on need and ability. See Mr. Lawson for the website.

Interested in going to the most historic inauguration of all time? The Springfield Urban League and the Boys & Girls Club invite you to Inauguration 2009! Come explore Washington DC and see our 44th President Barack Obama sworn in. Information packets are available in the Guidance Office and the Main Office. Please see Ms. Johnson in room 160 after school with any questions.

There will be an Environmental Club meeting in Ms. Vander Leest's room today after school. Everyone is welcome.

Blood Drive on Tuesday, November 25th, 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 3:30 pm on Monday, November 24th. If there are questions, please see Mr. Williams.

Be A Senator is hosting a t-shirt design contest. We are asking you to design a one-sided shirt promoting Be A Senator'! All artwork must be submitted to Ms. Greco in room 256 by Friday, December 5th. The winner will receive a free t-shirt and $25.

The word for this week is resilient. According to Dictionary.com, resilient is an adjective meaning "springing back, rebounding from adversity." An athletic team that wins big by playing aggressively in the next game following a big loss could be described as resilient.