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101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

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January 22, 2020

Good morning Springfield High! Today is January 22, 2020

PIZZA, PIZZA, PIZZA!! THURSDAY, THURSDAY, THURSDAY!! Be A Senator will be selling hot, delicious Papa John's Pizza this Thursday during City Tournament Week during both lunch shifts in the Commons! Come and get it before we sell out!! Only $2 a slice!! Thank you for supporting Be A Senator!

Student Parking - Any junior or senior interested in a SHS parking space may sign up in the main office until end of the today.  Names will be put in a lottery and drawn tomorrow.  The cost will be $35.  Remember that there is a limited number of spaces available.

Spirit Days for City Tournament:  Tomorrow 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!

City Tournament Tickets are on sale.  If ticket are purchased at school the cost will be $5 each; if tickets are purchased at BOS Center the cost will be $6 each.  Tickets will be on sale in the Main Office of SHS before school, after school or at lunch on the following dates and times:  Today until 3:45 pm; tomorrow 8:00 am–12:30 pm for Thursday game only and 8:00 am–3:45 pm for Friday and Saturday’s game;  Friday 8:00 am–12:30 pm.  No tickets will be sold after 12:30 pm on Friday.  Tickets must be paid for in cash.

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!!

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!”

Boys and Girls track practice begins on Monday 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.

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!

Drama Club will be meeting Monday after school in Mrs. Eaton’s room.

All Poetry Out Loud performers need to stop by Mrs. Eaton’s room to sign up for a performance time on 1/31.

The Southeast Wellness Team would like to invite everyone to visit our Wellness Table at this years city tournament. We will have both mental and physical health information along with pamphlets and guest speakers. We are really excited about this opportunity to shine light on the importance of mental and physical health. We look forward to seeing at this years city tournament Saturday, January 25th from 5:30-9:00.

Do you need easy volunteer hours? Do you like art or working with kids? Come join Painted Hands Club, where you can help teach art to middle school students! Our first informational meeting is Thursday after school in room 233 See Astha Nimavat or Mrs. Pianezza if you have any questions?

The Lady Senator basketball team won a hard fought road win 56 to 53 last night against Normal West. SHS was led in scoring by Kenzey Decker with 26 points and Virtuous Komolafe added 16. Next up for SHS is a home game tomorrow against Decatur MacArthur.

All Academic challenge team members, there will be a  meeting in room 510 tomorrow after school.  See Mr. Covey if you can't make it.

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching and what better way to show that special someone you care by giving them a flower. Carnations will be sold before school and during both lunch shifts in the Commons. Cost is only $1.00. Flowers will be delivered on Friday, Feb 14 during 3rd hour.

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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