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Morning Announcements for Wednesday, October 8

October 8, 2008

Morning Announcements for Wednesday, October 8

Attention all Juniors who plan to attend a four year college: The district has a grant to pay for all sophomores to take the PSAT. If you are a junior who wishes to take the PSAT for scholarship purposes, please bring $15 check made out to Springfield High School. The PSAT test will be given on Wednesday, October 15th, at 8:30 AM in the commons. Sign up in the Guidance office to receive your test booklet.

It is time to board the bus and head for college. Sophomores, but particurlarly juniors and undecided seniors, the first 3 of our college bus trips are scheduled. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Oct. 29, Blackburn College, Carlinville on Nov. 6th and Western Illinois University, Macomb on Nov. 21. Seating is done, first come, first served. Permission slips are available from Mrs. Povse in Guidance. Grades will be checked. These trips do not count against Be a Senator incentive.
This is a great opportunity for you to tour a college campus, hear about admissions requirements, visit a residence hall and have lunch on campus.

Attention all NHS members. If you are interested in getting service hours volunteering at the Early Learning Center's Fall Festival on October 21st or by helping provide childcare for PTO meetings, sign up on the NHS board or talk to Mr. Lightfoot.

There will be a chess team meeting tomorrow. However, you can also come any day after school, if you cannot attend tomorrow. Coach Szabo, make your move.

Hey, hey - what do you say? '09 is selling Popeye's on Thursday! Scrumptious chicken sandwiches for $1.50 and biscuits for 50 cents. Support '09 - ya dig?

Attention, Attention Class of 2012: Freshmen class t-shirts will be sold during lunch today, Thursday, Friday of this week. The cost is $10 and payment is expected at the time of order. Be Fresh"man and order a t-shirt!

We are in need of pictures for the junior section in the yearbook. If you have any pictures of you or your friends and want to be in the yearbook, then bring them to Mrs, Devlin's mailbox as soon as possible.

The yearbook staff is looking for candid pictures of freshman, sophomores, juniors and seniors. The senior section of the yearbook is also in need of pictures of seniors when you are young. Please put pictures in Mrs. Devlin's mailbox in the main office.

Yearbook Surveys that were distributed during homeroom last week are due Fri, Oct. 10. Please submit completed surveys to Mrs. Devlin's mailbox in the main office.

Attention all students! Make your voice heard! Are you interested in being the District 186 Student School Board member, or being a part of the Superintendent's Roundtable? If so, applications are due today to your principal. Still interested but have not submitted an application? It's not too late! See your principal for more information about how to apply.

Yesterday in Moweaqua, on a day better suited for goulashes than golf shoes, the boys golf team battled a driving rain and high winds to come in with a team score of 336 and tie for second in the regional tournament. Robby Hill was one of only three golfers to break 80, sloshing in with a 79 to place third individually. Troy Klunick and George Tate both waded in with 85's, while Kurt Southworth squished in with an 87. Saturday, the Senators will travel to the Elks in Lincoln for the sectional tournament starting at 9:00.

The Cross Country team competed in the City Meet yesterday afternoon at Lincoln Park. Michael Simon finished 1st in the Freshmen Boys Race. The Varsity Girls finished 2nd with SHG finishing 1st. Kirby Hale was the top finished 1st with 19 points. Brad Walwer, Matt Havey, Tyler Pence, and Connor Brown went 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th place for SHS

The word for this week is partisan, which refers to supporters or proponents of a particular party, cause, or idea. Related words include bipartisan and nonpartisan.