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Springfield, IL 62704

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January 17, 2020

Good morning Springfield High! Today is January 17, 2020

Student Parking - Any junior or senior interested in a SHS parking space may sign up in the main office until end of the day on Wednesday, January 22nd.  Names will be put in a lottery and drawn on Thursday, January 23rd.  The cost will be $35.  Remember that there is a limited number of spaces available.

Spirit Days for City Tournament:  Tuesday - 50 states day (dress as a symbol or thing from your favorite state!); Wednesday - musical genre day (dress to represent your favorite genre); Thursday - Solon plus (or white shirt); Friday- Samurai (or black shirt); Saturday- why so serious?? (Dress as wacky as possible if you’re a senior! Wear your red shirt if you’re an underclassmen).  Everyone come out to every day of city and get wild! Bring home that spirit award!

In honor of upcoming Black History Month, SHS is sponsoring a writing contest titled “The Legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.” The winning prize is $100. All essays are due to Mrs. Eaton by February 14th, 2020.  There is no word minimum or limit, so submit an essay and win $100!!

The District and African American History Museum is hosting a Black History Trivia Bowl in celebration of Black History month. Any and all interested students who would like to compete for our SHS team on January 28th, please see Mr. Kramer in 326 or 153A or Mr. Robinson in the Guidance Office by the end of the week.

Anyone interested in Poetry Out Loud please see Mrs. Eaton this week.

Hey Everybody!!  “Want to win a pack of gift cards or coupons? Enter your name into Pen In A Box Clubs drawing at lunch Wed. and Fri. every week at lunch by donating just a $1! The 3 winners will be announced at the boys basketball game Feb 28th so be there!”

The Lady Senator basketball team jumped out to a commanding lead and beat Decatur Eisenhower 65 to 31. SHS was led in scoring by Kenzey Decker with 21 points, Chloe Byrd added 12 and Shay Doty chipped in 10. Next up for SHS is a home game on Saturday starting at 12:30 against Rochester.

There will be a Scrub Club Meeting Tuesday in room 510 at 3:30. We will have a presentation from a Nurse Manager with HSHS Medical Group. If you have any questions, please see Jaelyn Logan or Mr. Covey.

Blood Drive - The next blood drive is Tuesday, see Mr. Covey in room 510 to sign up.

Boys and Girls track practice begins on January 27th for all athletes not involved in a winter sport. If you plan on coming out for the track team, you must sign up with Coach Cotner (Boys) or Coach Hale(Girls) and get an informational sheet.

Urgent, last chance, $5 off, online yearbook sale.  Coupon code “LASTCHANCE” (all caps, no space).  Students who want to order a yearbook, must do so by January 24th. Purchase at www.yearbookforever.com , OR stop by Ms. Moon’s room 364 if paying with check or cash!   Do not wait and miss the fresh new look of our yearbook.  New layout. More inclusion.  Don’t regret not buying one.  They are gonna be awesome.

Attention Juniors: Applications for next year’s Sangamon County CEO program are now open. Go to www.sangamonceo.com to apply. Any questions, see Mrs. Lauer in guidance, deadline for applications is April 15th!

Dungeons and Dragons has been cancelled for tonight.

Softball open gym will be at noon on Sunday.

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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