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Springfield, IL 62704
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Announcements 2/11

February 11, 2020
Good morning Springfield High! Today is February 11, 2020
 
Tomorrow Jostens will give a presentation to the Sophomores during first hour in the Auditorium. Teachers who have sophomore classes during first hour should accompany their students to the auditorium.
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 Friday.  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!”
Last couple days to get your Valentine Flowers. You can purchase before school and during both lunch shifts in the commons. Hurry before we sell out.
 
Join us at Chipotle on Saturday from 4:00-8:00 pm!! Shrek, the SHS Spring Musical, is sponsoring a fundraiser and hopes to see everyone there. Get a burrito and support Shrek!
 
How about a nice warm and yummy breakfast enjoying it with your family or friends.  Join us at a Flapjack Fundraiser Saturday, February 22, 8-10 am at the Applebee's, 3335 S. Veterans Pkwy.  Enjoy pancakes, bacon and a drink for only $5.  Get your tickets now from any GAPP (German American Partnership Program) student.  All proceeds go towards the GAPP exchange to Ingolstadt, Germany, this June.
 
Attention current juniors, there will be an informational presentation about next year’s Sangamon CEO class on Tuesday, February 18th at 2:00 pm in the library. If you are interested in learning more about the class, please sign up in the guidance office. Passes will be written for those interested in attending. Any questions, see Mrs. Lauer in guidance.
 
Be A Senator will be sponsoring a Chick Fil-A Night tomorrow from 4:30-7:30. Please see Mr. Kyes for a paper or digital copy of the flyer which you will need to present when ordering. The proceeds will go towards the Senator Cash cart and Quarterly Acknowledgments. Thank you for supporting Be A Senator!!
 
Atención, Spanish Club members! We will be watching the movie “Coco” after school Thursday in room 260. Please join us!
 
Thursday at 4:00 the Springfield Arts Council is hosting the regional Poetry Out Loud competition at the Hoagland. Come show your support for Joy Brown and Katie George and listen to some awesome poetry.
 
Attention JUNIORS and SENIORS- If you are interested in serving as a poll worker for the upcoming March 17th Primary Election.Students must meet certain criteria to be eligible. Please see Mr. Kyes in the guidance office for an application and information. Students who are accepted will be paid $200. 

The Sister Cities Association of Springfield (SCAS) is hosting two public information sessions for Springfield Area high school students interested in applying for a student exchange in Ashikaga, Japan. The next Public Information Session for will be held February 19th. The sessions will be at 7:00 PM in the Board Room of the Springfield District 186 Administrative Center, 1900 West Monroe Street, Springfield, IL 62704 (next to Grant Middle School, across from Fairhills Mall).

 
There is a mobile health clinic available today, and every Tuesday, for any student that may have a medical need.  Please let your Nurse Kim know if you would like to be seen in the mobile clinic today.  All visits are confidential.
 
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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