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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements Thursday, October 12

October 12, 2017

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Thursday, October 12, 2017 where successful Senators follow the classroom and school wide expectations and allow for learning all throughout the building. Thank you for Being A Senator!

Attention those interested in nursing: St. John’s College of Nursing will be hosting an open house on Monday, October 16th. There are two sessions available. See the special programs page on the guidance webpage or Mrs. Lauer for details!


Attention seniors !!! — See Mr. Schurman / Mrs. Lauer if you are interested in writing an essay for the DAR Good Citizen Program and Scholarship . Two national winners will be awarded $5,000.00 and invited to Washington DC to read the essay.


Attention seniors: Anyone planning on majoring in education should see Mrs. Lauer in the post secondary office for a scholarship opportunity.

21st Century will begin October 16th. If you need an application, pick one up in the guidance office. 21st Century meets Monday though Thursday after school from 3:30 to 5:30 and is free and open to all students

Pizza, Pizza, Pizza!! Thursday, Thursday, Thursday!!


Attention Seniors: Mrs. Lauer and Victoria Jones from the Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) will be hosting a “College Changes Everything” Application Completion Day on Tuesday, October 31st in the Ghandi room. Student will have the opportunity to complete their college application with assistance available to ensure everything is done correctly! To sign up, see Mrs. Laurer in the post secondary office.


The capital area career center CACC will have an open house Thursday, October 19 from 5-7.  Students who are interested in attending CACC next year are encouraged to attend.


Attention juniors and seniors: Sign ups for college representatives currently scheduled to speak at SHS in October are hanging outside Mrs. Lauer’s office. Make sure you have checked for any schools you are interested in. Representatives will be here from ISU, SEMO, MIZZOU, BRADLEY, SIU-C, EASTERN, WESTERN, TRUMAN STATE, HARRIS STOWE STATE and more!! Any questions, see Mrs. Lauer in the post secondary office


Are you interested in pursuing a law degree and would like to experience a mock trial in a courtroom?  The Illinois State Bar Association is going to host a mock trial competition for area high school students.  Students gain experience by portraying an attorney, defendant, plaintiff, or witness.  Please see Mrs. Gordy in the guidance office for more information if you are interested in participating in this event.  


Mrs. Lauer will be taking 30 students to tour Illinois State University and hear an admissions presentation on Tuesday, November 14th. If you are interested in attending, you must sign up IN PERSON 4th-7th hours, while she is in the post secondary office. You cannot sign up for your friends. The deadline for seniors to sign up is Thursday, November 9th. Students must be passing all classes to attend. 


Vamos Spanish Club: Join your amigos to watch the movie”The Book of Life” after school on Thursday, October 19th in Room 116. Snacks and a good time are guaranteed. Nos vemos! (nose vaymose).


Congratulations to Alex Rothschild for being recognized in the State Journal Register today for his outstanding artwork.

"Hey hey hey JSA! Are you interested in debate? If so, then JSA is the perfect place for you! Our first meeting is this Thursday (October 5) in the library after school, and its $5 for anyone who wants to join. This weeks topic is: should there be pineapple on pizza? Come to defend your side, and bring your friends! Everyone is welcome, and there will be snacks provided! Contact Ellie Thomson or Olivia Santos for more information."


                                              Would you please now rise for the Pledge of Allegiance!

                                                                                        Pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America.      

                                                                                         And to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God,

                Indivisible with liberty and justice for all.


                                                                                   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~MOMENT OF SILENCE ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~