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Springfield High School

101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Announcements 10/21

October 21, 2020

Good morning Springfield High! Today is October 21, 2020

Notable Numbers

Attendance Office - (217) 525-3111
Main Office Phone - (217) 525-3100; Fax - (217) 525-3122 
Guidance Office - (217) 525-3106; Fax - (217) 525-3129
Special Education Office - (217) 525-3109

Because members of the CACC learning community are under quarantine due to COVID-19 exposure the school will be closed for in-person learning until November 4th. All CACC students will be expected to participate in online learning. Assignments, activities and assessments will be required and will count for grades. If you need to pick up books and other items, you will be able to do so from 8:00-2:00 through Thursday. Any student or staff member that was exposed and needs to quarantine has been notified.

The deadline to sign up and pay for an AP exam is Friday, November 6th.  Students need to login to their MyAp.Collegeboard.org account and select the tests they want to take.  Each test is $94, payment is also due on November 6th. Cash or checks can be dropped to the Guidance Office or a check can be mailed to the school.  Checks should be made out to SHS.  Please include the student name and which AP test(s) they want to take.  Any questions?  Contact Mrs. Adeniji in the Guidance Office or at kadeniji@sps186.org

Hey Senators! Did you notice the new class in your Canvas dashboard? It’s lunchtime tutoring, or the Academic Center! If you need help with any assignment or don’t understand something, click on the Academic Center for directions on how to meet with Mr. Hull during your lunch hour. 

LLCC is sponsoring online FAFSA events for our high school seniors. Step by step presentations by LLCC’s Financial Aid Office on how to complete the FAFSA with opportunities to meet with Financial Aid representatives and Q/A at the conclusion of the presentation.  This presentation is recommended for High School Seniors/parents new to completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). You can use this link:  https://forms.gle/CHMqzTVDoNhru2aU8

The SHS Booster Club is hosting an online trivia night on Friday, November 13th! Students, friends, and families can form teams to play and have some remote fun! Click on the banner on the SHS web site for more information.

Come connect with other SHS students and share common experiences by attending a weekly Support Group. These will take place on Mondays and will be led by Mrs. AbuSaba and Mrs. Troppa via Zoom at 1:30 & 2:30.  If you are interested, please click on the right hand side box on the SHS home page, or go to the Feeling Stressed? banner sign up.

The Girls City Swim Meet was last night. Fortunately, we were able to live-stream it to families and friends!  While we had 20 best times! Last night, we lost to SHG.  From the many standout swims here are the highlights: Cora Franklin dropped 6 seconds in her 200 IM to swim a season best. Americus Berg broke through the 29 second barrier in her 50 free, swimming a 28.96. Mia Moreno dropped 1.4 seconds in the 50. Sarah Cavanagh swam PRs in the 50 free (27.5) and 100 fly (1:06.61) and 100 Back (1:12.38). Allison Tohme, Abby Ward, and Lauren Wilson all at least 1 second time drops in the 100 free. Americus dropped 7 seconds in her 500 free for an all time best. And Alexandra Bradley swam a PR in the 100 breast. Sectionals are in Edwardsville this weekend.

Any girl interested in playing basketball this year, open gyms are being held every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30-5:30. Tryouts will be Nov. 16th from 3:30-5:45.  A Covid-19 waiver needs to be filled out to participate in the open gyms.

Students interested in playing Boys Basketball, there are a few open gyms remaining. The next one is Thursday night. Freshmen and Sophomores from 5:45-7:00 and Junior and Seniors 7:00-8:30. A COVID form must be signed by a parent. Forms are available on boys basketball webpage or the front right side of the SHS website.

And now 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.