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Springfield High School

101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Announcements 9/30

September 30, 2019

Good morning Springfield High! Today is September 30, 2019

There are three ways to access the SHS athletic schedules and information.  On the SHS page located on the right hand side there is a blurb titled Athletic Schedules and Information click on this and it will take your there; you may also go to the athletic page and click on the sentence titled Athletic Schedules and Information; or your may go the following link  https://springfieldhighschoolil.bigteams.com

PIZZA, PIZZA, PIZZA!!! THURSDAY, THURSDAY, THURSDAY!!! Be A Senator will be selling hot, delicious Papa John's Pizza this Thursday in the Commons during both lunch shifts. For only $2 a slice, you can enjoy a slice of pepperoni, sausage or cheese pizza. You can also redeem 4 Senator Bucks for a slice of pizza!! Come and get it before its gone!! Thanks for supporting Be A Senator!!

If you are thinking about taking the October Saturday SAT, and you might be eligible for a fee waiver, please sign up ASAP with Mr. Kramer.

Your 2019-2020 yearbooks are on sale now!  Go to yearbookforever.com to purchase one!  Do so now as prices will increase throughout the semester!  Past yearbooks are still for sale in Moon’s room, 364. 

SENIORS!!! VERY IMPORTANT! LISTEN UP! Only 75 of you have signed up to have your pictures taken by Kari Bedford Photography. If you would like a unique senior photo in the yearbook, book your session now at www.schoolhousepics.com.  There is a link on the SHS website, posters around the school, and an SHS yearbook Facebook page for your parents.

Juniors and Seniors - Wednesday is the College Fair in the Orr Building at the Illinois State Fairgrounds. Permission slips are in the Guidance Office and are due NO LATER than today by 3:30 to the Guidance Office. Students must be passing all of their afternoon classes and provide their own transportation. Juniors and Seniors who qualify will be allowed to leave after the end of 4th hour. 

The Springfield Urban League's 21st Century program is an afterschool tutoring and enrichment program that services all students free of charge at SHS. Students will enjoy enrichment fieldtrips, college and career readiness tools, and many more fun educational activities. The program meets Monday-Thursday directly after school in the cafeteria and ends at 5:30 pm. Students are asked to bring homework and a positive attitude to the program daily. Applications for this program can be found in the guidance office or on the 21st Century office door. Parents can contact me Tia Mahr by email at tiamahr@springfieldul.org for further information.

The boys golf team lost the cup on Thursday.  It came down to the last putt for SHG to seal a 3.5 to 2.5 victory over the senators.  They also placed 3rd in the county tournament with Peyton Woods placing 10th overall with an 85.  The senators are looking forward to Thursday in Decatur for the CS8 tournament.

The cross country team competed in their on invite on Saturday at Lincoln Park.  The varsity team finished 6th out of 14 teams. Varsha Iyer was the top placer for SHS.  Anna Kropid was the top finisher in the girls junior varsity race.  The boys varsity team finished 3rd out 17 teams. Kyle Boughter was the top placer for SHS.  The boys F/S team finished 1st out of 11 teams. Matthew Johnson, Jack Casey and Arnav Earve went 1st, 2nd and 3rd for SHS.  In the boys JV race, JP Moore was the top finisher for SHS.

Juniors and Seniors two visits will take place today, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign will visit 5th hour and Columbia from New York will be here 7th hour. U of I is a competitive school that requires over a 1300 SAT and a 26 and up ACT. Columbia has a 6.1% acceptance rate, and have admissions standards that require a 32 or 1450 and up. Sign ups are outside Mr. Kramer's office. 

Tomorrow will be Saint Louis University will be here 7th hour on Tuesday. You will need to have a 1250 and up or a 28 and up to attend the presentation.

Scholastic Bowl will have try-outs for new players on Tuesday in Mr. Covey’s room 510 directly after school.

Boys basketball open gym for tonight has been cancelled.

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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