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Springfield High School

101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements for Thursday, November 10, 2016

November 10, 2016

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Thursday, November 10, 2016 where successful Senators follow the classroom and school wide expectations and allow for learning all throughout the building. Thank you for Being A Senator!
Also, just as a reminder, there is no school tomorrow, November 11, 2016.

FREE T-SHIRTS FOR BLOOD DONORS!! Staff & Students 16 or older can donate blood to the Central Illinois Community Blood Center on Tue., Nov 22, from 8:30am-2:00pm, in the Auditorium. Students aged 16 must have a signed parental consent form. You must sign up during lunch-in the Commons, before school or after school-in the Guidance Office by 3:30 pm on Monday, Nov 21. Teachers & Staff do not need to sign up, you can report to the Auditorium at your convenience. Blood donations SAVE LIVES! Any questions-please see Mr. Williams.

Seniors interested in applying to LLCC- scholarships are now available. Please see Mr. Kyes as soon as possible! These scholarships will be due soon!

Dodgeball Teams need to check-in tonight in the Annex no later than 6:30 for team pictures, teams wishing to join at the door must be registered by 6:30, all registration packets are due today at 3:30 in the office - complete with signatures and payment. Team names must be appropriate or will require changes as well as team costumes admission for spectators is FREE. Tournament begins at 7pm. See you there and good luck!!

Seniors - it is YOUR responsibility to check your attendance with regards to 1st semester exam exemptions. Remember, you may exempt up to 3 exams first semester. You must have an A or B both quarters to initially qualify. You may have only 4 excused absences in a class you are hoping to exempt; in-house counts as an excused absence. You may have 2 college visits (forms must be completed, signed and turned into Ms. Greco). If you have ANY unexcused absences at all, you will be taking ALL of your semester exams.

The following college will be visiting SHS TODAY- St. Mary’s College (Notre Dame, Indiana) during 5th hour.
Please see Ms. Hurley or Mrs. Kontio in the guidance office or Mr. Kyes in room 153A for a pass.

Bonjour everyone and Happy National French Week! To help celebrate, French Club will be selling bon-bons for $1. We appreciate everyone’s support! Also, the t-shirt order form for French Club members is ready and can be found in Room 268. Any questions…See Madame Boltz

Attention SHS: 2018 class shirts are now on sale to everyone (incluing parents) for $10 each. Sale ends November 16th . Get an order form in Guidance. Don’t miss out, you’re only a junior once.

All girls interested in participating in Track and Field, there will be a girl’s track and field meeting after school Tues. Nov. 15th, in room 326. If you are unable to make meeting, please contact Coach Bunch so that you can receive information.

High Pride order forms can be picked up in Mr. Kramer’s room (326) or Ms. Troike’s room (258).

Freshmen and Sophomore JV Scholastic Bowl team members, there is practice Thursday. Saturday the bus leaves for Jacksonville at 7am for the CS8 JV Tournament from the commons.

Showchoir will have rehearsal on Thursday night.

For All players interested in playing football in 2017 bonus lifting will begin on Monday. There will be two options for bonus lifting you may come from 6:45 AM to 7:45 AM before school or you may come from 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM after school. Regular lifting does not start until after Thanksgiving. Coach Gully will hold a meeting for all players interested in playing football in 2017 before Thanksgiving break. Also, please remember to respect the equipment; the weight room is essential for all of our athletes.