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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements 11/1/2017

November 1, 2017

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Wednesday, November 1, 2017


Senior Superlative forms are due no later than Nov 15th.  Bring them to room 254 or give them to either Paige Woods, McKenzie Lehmann, T'Mya Dumas or Natalie Berendt


Attention students interested in nursing: On Monday November 13th, Dr. Charlene Aaron, Chancellor of St. John’s College of Nursing, will be at SHS to present the different pathways and licensure to becoming a nurse during A and B lunches in room 150. Students can eat their lunch while she presents. See Mrs. Lauer in the post secondary office for details! 


See Mr. Kramer in Room 326 if you ordered a High Pride shirt, they are finally in!


Please bring your new gently used coats, hats, or gloves to donate to the students in need at Dubois Elementary School.  There will be a bin in front of the main office labeled "coat drive."  All donations are appreciated and will be accepted through November 17.  If you have any questions, please ask Will Reiser.  Thank you!



Turn in your Senior Superlative forms in to Paige Woods, Mckenzie Lehmann, Natalie Berendt or T'Mya Dumas by November 14th.


Would you survive a Zombie Apocalypse? Find out and test your survival skills at Sangamon CEO's Zombie Apocalypse 5k Run/Walk on November 4th! Too scared to go alone? Invite your friends and sign up as a team! Join us afterwards for more food, fun, and games! Find out more information about signing up at sangamonceo.com or contact one of the seniors in CEO. This is the last week to sign up and still get a shirt! BE PREPARED TO BE SCARED!! Today and tomorrow CEO students will be registering students for the run - come to the table on A or B lunch and sign up to run and have fun.  Bring your $20.




Be A Senator will be selling delicious Papa John's Pizza this Thursday during both lunch shifts in the commons for only $2 per slice!! What a deal!


Weight Lifting has been cancelled for tonight.


Thanks for supporting Be a Senator!


Please come meet our new swim coach, Jonah Macke, on Thursday at 3:30 in the auditorium.  Boys - come if you are interested in swimming for SHS this season, learning about the schedule and being part of the team, come out for the information on 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.



SENIORS- November 15th will be a senior service day (the 9th - 11th grade will be doing a practice SAT test).  Seniors can volunteer, job shadow or visit colleges.  The permission forms will be in guidance, room 104, and must be signed and returned by November 9th in order for the senior day to count as activity.  Get your form, get it in!


Join in the fun at the Annual Dodgeball Tournament Thursday, November 9th at 7:00 p.m. in the gym.  Get your 6-8 person team together and sign up next week at lunch on Monday or Wednesday. The Booster’s representatives will be in the commons with the sign ups and they are also in the main office.  All team shirts and outfits must be approved by Mr. Connolley or Dr. Leardi. It’s $30 per team to sign up and if you win there are cash prizes!  


Come by room 254 with your i.d. to pick up your Spring Supplement for the 2016-2017 Capitoline Yearbook.


Bring your check, money order or cash to room 254 to order the 2017-2018 yearbook.


Seniors, Call  Grussenmeyer Photography. at 787-6688 to schedule to have your portraits taken.  Bring your baby picture and the $10 fee to room 254, if you want it in this year's yearbook


9th, 10th and 11th graders need to bring a calculator and pencils for the practice tests on November 15th. 9th and 10th graders should bring a book to read on that day as well.


Students who missed the wrestling meeting should see Coach Berger in the hallway or classroom. You will need to get the athletic packet from h


Attention seniors: The Skelton scholarship has been added to the scholarship database. This is an annual award where applications will be accepted each year for a renewable opportunity. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, academic achievement, and involvement. Scholarships due by March 1st. See Mrs. Lauer for details! 



Turn in your Senior Superlative forms in to Paige Woods, Mckenzie Lehmann, Natalie Berendt or T'Mya Dumas by November 14th.


CACC will have Parent Teacher Conferences November 8 from 4 - 8  p.m.  and November 9  from 8 - 11 a.m.



                                              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 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~