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Springfield High School

101 South Lewis Street
Springfield, IL 62704

Announcements 3/31

March 31, 2021

Good morning Springfield High! Today is March 31, 2021

Reminder - No school Friday and April 5th.

Schedule Changes that will begin Tuesday, April 6th:

Hybrid Students will be in-person for 4 days a week, Tuesday through Friday.
Remote Students will be remote for 4 days a week, Tuesday through Friday.
Mondays will remain asynchronous learning days

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

Hey Juniors and Seniors - you will have the option to take the SAT here at SHS on April 13th. Your parents already received an email about it. You do not have to take the SAT, but we will be sending you sign up info soon so we have the correct numbers and tests on that day. Talk to Kramer, Lauer, Robinson or Leardi with any questions - or ask any teacher how that’s going to work. We will be using the whole building that day so no-one but testers will come to school on that Tuesday and Wednesday. Ask any of your teachers what I mean, or talk to your parents.

All SHS Students: You received an email announcement about watching a bus safety video. Your Canvas has the Youtube link to view the video. Even if you don’t ride a yellow school bus, please view it in the name of safety and preparation. Your 5th hour teacher will give you reminders and time in the next two weeks. Thank you!!

After School Tutoring is available from 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays.   Students can access tutoring by clicking on the Academic Center located in Canvas.

The Mu Delta Lambda Charitable foundation and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity have a scholarship available for graduating seniors who will attend a two or four year university next year. Applicants are recommended to have a 2.75 GPA or higher and must submit two letters of recommendation and a one page essay answering the prompt “Discuss an event in your life that you had to overcome to become successful?” Application and essay are due by May 1st. Anyone interested, contact Mr. Kramer or Mrs. Lauer. 

Boys and Girls track and field season begins on Monday April 5th.  Please email Coach Cotner or Coach Hale if you have not attended any pre-season workouts, but plan to come out for the team on April 5th.  You must have an athletic permit card on file and an up to date physical to participate. If you have any questions, email Coach Cotner or Coach Hale.

From Franklin Middle School: Mrs. Meghan Anselm (formerly Mrs. Withers), was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML). Please join the Franklin Falcons in showing our support for Meghan. Team Anselm bundles are available for $25.00 and include a t-shirt, wristband, and vinyl sticker. T-shirts and wristband are also available for individual purchase. All proceeds will go directly to Meghan and her family to help alleviate financial stress and allow them to focus on Meghan’s healing.  Team Anselm link on FMS webpage  https://www.sps186.org/schools/franklin/?p=119&i=858787

For those interested in boys tennis, there will be a mandatory meeting at the Washington Park tennis courts today at 4:30pm.  If you are unable to make the meeting, you must contact Coach Ingebrigtsen.

Any girl planning to try out for softball should find Coach Koger in 169 or go to the main office and grab the information sheet about try-outs beginning April 5th

The final drive-thru Booster fundraiser with Nelson's Catering and The Painted Tin Bin will be April 21, 4:30-6:30 pm, in Commons lot.  

Here are the 2 active links.

Nelson's 2 meal choices are: 

1/2 Grilled Chicken with green beans, mashed potatoes with gravy, roll and butter
Pulled pork sandwich with green beans, mashed potatoes
Orders are due April 16 at noon.  Meals are $10 each.  -   https://nelsonscatering.com/springfield-high-boosters

The Painted Tin Bin kit choices are:

USA with Star - red/white/blue/yellow

Flip-flops - pink/lime green

Flower - purple/yellow

Springfield High "S" - red/black/white

Orders are due April 12 at 11:59 pm.  Kits are $35 each. -  https://www.paintedtinbin.com/.../springfield-high-school


Springfield High School participated in the annual Black History Trivia Bowl this past weekend.  Congratulations to Dallis Anderson, Makaela Lindsay, Jakayla Young, Janaisia Young, EJ Pruitt, and Peyton Webster on their first place victory.

Congratulations to SHS’s novice Scholastic Bowl players Arnav Negrecha, Srihari Gurugubelli , Faizaan Shaikh, Aliyah Harishmi, and Arya Sreedhar on their national 9-0 win over the weekend on the TRAILS novice tournament.
The varsity volleyball team lost in a tough fought battle with Rochester., ending a 6 game road trip. Senators are now 4-4. JV & freshmen lost in close matches too. Looking forward to a 5 game home game stretch.

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.

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