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Springfield, IL 62704

Morning Announcements 11/15/17

November 15, 2017

Good morning Springfield High! Today is wednesday, November 15, 2017


1. All 9, 10, 11 students will participate in a practice standardized test setting on Nov. 15. 

2. Please bring calculators and pencils to the testing room.

4. Look at the signs posted around the building for what room you are to report to.

5. Testing begins promptly at 8:24. Students will report to 5, 6, 7 hours after lunch.

6. Phones, smartwatches, and all electronic devices will be collected. We advise all students to leave it in their lockers.

7. Freshman and Sophomore students should bring a book to read for the conclusion of the tests.

8. Water bottles are allowed in the test rooms. 


Congratulations to the Scholastic Bowl team for last night’s excellent competition with U-High, Decatur Eisenhower and MacArthur! The Varsity swept all 3 matches with Aidan Fein contributing 15 toss ups, Followed by Jack Sandstrom with 8, Maggie Sturm with 6. Jack Allen and Ben Yoder each had 4 toss ups.

The Junior Varsity lost by one question to U-High but triumphed over Decatur Eisenhower and MacArthur with scores of 390-20 and 590-30! Drew Borland led the JV with 13 toss ups, Molly Harms had 7, Avery Pound had 4. Miles Ralph, Mostafa Moussad, and Will Yepsen each had 3 toss ups for the night.

The season is off to a great start! Reminder to players that there is not practice after school today. Practice until 5 on Friday. Bus leaves for Quincy at 6:15am on Saturday!



“¡Atención SHS! Spanish Club members will be selling delicious cookie dough until Friday, November 17th. Get your cookie dough before it’s too late! Spanish Club members, keep selling that cookie dough! For any questions, please speak to Mr. Reichert in room 260.”


 “Atención Spanish Club! We will be watching the movie ‘Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets’ in Spanish after school on Thursday, November 16th in room 260. All members are welcome. There will also be plenty of food, so come with an appetite.  Hope to see you there!”


Attention students interested in cosmetology: Paul Mitchell Cosmetology school in Normal, IL will be at SHS during both lunch shifts on Tuesday, November 21st. There is no need to sign up, simply visit the representatives during your lunch shift in the commons! See Mrs. Lauer in the post secondary office for details. 


"Are you interested in business and investing? The Springfield Legacy Investment Club is meeting this Wednesday, November 15th, from 7-8:30 pm in room 216. Anyone is welcome!"


Attention seniors: The Illinois Society of Professional Engineers Capital Chapter Scholarship has been added to the scholarship database. It is a scholarship specific for those planning on majoring in engineering. Applicants must have a  Minimum 3.0 GPA and meet minimum requirements for SAT or ACT math & English. See the scholarship database or Mrs. Lauer in the post secondary office for questions and details! 


Class of 2019 is selling Skyzone tickets for an hour of bouncalicious  fun, only $10 dollars a discount from the usual price. Order tickets from Zoe Nielson, Sasha McDonald, Erin Gheen, and Jack Gremer . You have until December 1 and we only have 100 tickets



Attention seniors: Please make sure you are checking the November college visit calendar online or outside the post secondary office. If you plan to attend school in town, University of Illinois at Springfield, will be at SHS next Thursday, November 9th and Lincoln Land will be here on Wednesday, November 29th. Sign up outside the post secondary office or see Mrs. Lauer for details! 


Attention SHS! Counting down the days until Christmas? Let German Club help you and sweeten up the long days of waiting. We are selling German Advent calendars filled with fine German chocolate for $4 each. If you would like to purchase one or more for you, your family or friends, please talk to a German Club student or to Herrn Koeppel in room 250. But hurry, there is only a limited number of calendars available.


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!


"Attention SHS, the time has come for this years city t-shirt ideas! Send all sketches to a student council officer, Troike, or Kramer by November 20th!"



                                              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.