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Springfield, IL 62704

Announcements 12/10

December 10, 2018

Good morning Springfield High! Today is Monday, December 10, 2018

SEEN-YARS:  exemption sign off papers are in guidance - pick one up and get teacher and parent signatures if you are eligible.  The completed form is due in the guidance office at 3:45 p.m. on Friday, December 14.  No exceptions to the turn in date. Remember, you must maintain eligibility up through the final exam - this includes all criteria required of grades, attendance and behavior.

The Capitoline Yearbook is on sale now at $60 a copy.  Bring your check, money order or cash to room 254.  In January, the cost is $70 a copy.

Seniors - Baby pics should be turned in by winter break, and senior portraits should be done by winter break.  Grussenmeyer will be at SHS December 12th from 2:30-5:00 to take senior portraits or you can call Grussenmeyer Photography at 787-6688 to set up a time to take senior portraits.

If you have not already done so, pick up your student id's in room 254.

Are you a junior or senior interested in enrolling in a solar panel class second semester?  Sign up in the guidance office.  

Feminist Club meeting will be held in Ms. Moon’s room, 364, after school Thursday.  All are welcome!

Hey Springfield High students! Are you looking for an easy SHS gift for the Holidays? See Mrs Troike, Mrs Eaton, Mrs Johnson or any of the class of 2019 officers to get a phone wallet or car magnet! $5 a piece!

Pick up a DVD order form to get your copy of the Fall Play, Ask Any Girl.  They are available in the Main Office, or from Mrs. Eaton in Rm 366 or Mrs. Gerdes in Rm 363. The deadline for placing an order is end of Wednesday.  The cost of the DVD is $10 each.  This would make a great stocking stuffer!

Reminder - Senate Page applications are due to Mrs. Devlin by today. Please put them in her mailbox in the main office.

All students interested in the Academic Challenge need to come by for a  5 minute meeting after school tomorrow in room 510. If you did not attend the first meeting you are still welcome to join us.

Attention all FCA members, our next meeting will be tomorrow from 6-7 in the cafeteria. If you have any questions talk to Mr. Lightfoot or Mr. Dyer.

Mrs. Bitner in room 156 is looking for old Springfield High School shirts for a sewing project for her Introduction classes.  They can have holes, paint or defects. 

The holidays will be here soon, you have an opportunity to buy friends and faculty a candy cane gram. Candy cane grams will be on sale during both lunch shifts in the commons today through Friday, December 14th. The cost is $1 per gram. Stop to buy some candy & support your SHS cheerleaders! 

Are you interested in business and learning how to invest in the stock market? The Springfield Legacy Investment Club is meeting on Wednesday right after school from 2:30-3:30. Anyone is welcome! Snacks will be provided! We will let you know the room number on Monday.

Congratulations to SHS Scholastic Bowl for an undefeated CS8 Conference season! Saturday was the Varsity Tournament, Aidan Fein led the team with 520 points, second highest scorer for the day. Drew Borland had 230 points, followed by captain, Jack Allen with 170. Maggie Sturm had 130 points and Freshman Jack Casey scored 60 points.  The team winning the varsity tournament keeps the Barron Robinson Memorial trophy for the year.  The varsity team travel to New Trier in Winnetka on Friday for a competitive tournament. Regular season play for the entire team continues after break.  Great job, Senators!!!

The boys basketball team won two games this weekend. On Friday, they won a hard fought thriller over Decatur MacArthur 69-67. Leading the way was Bennie Slater with 19 points, Shane Miller had 16, Caleb Small 13 and Zaire Harris 12. On Saturday the team also knocked off Calvary. Zaire led the team with 14 while Shane Miller added 11. The Senators are now 5 and 3 on the season and are now tied for second place in the Central State 8. Their next game will be Friday at Chatham Glenwood. 

The boys swimmers and divers finished second at their meet on Saturday, losing to Glenwood but beating Lincoln, Jacksonville and Rout.  Michael Patton won both the 100 butterfly and 100 backstroke.  Josh Morton finished first in both the 200 IM and 100 breaststroke. Michael and Josh combined with Alex Rivera and Jerry Freetly to win both their relays.  Drew Harmon also won the diving competition.

Would you please now rise for the Pledge of Allegiance!  

I 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.

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