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Springfield, IL 62704

Announcements 4/30

April 30, 2021

Good morning Springfield High! Today is April 30, 2021

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 Board of Education invites interested incoming high school seniors to apply to become the 2021-2022 Student Board Member. One incoming senior will be chosen to serve during the upcoming school year. Applications and additional information can be found by visiting www.sps186.org/about/boe
and clicking on the “Student Board of Education Member Application Information” tab on the left hand side of the page. Applications are being accepted through 4:30 p.m. on Friday, May 7, 2021. 

Any junior interested in participating in the Work Program next year should contact Mrs. Devlin as soon as possible at kdevlin@sps186.org.

Tryouts for the 2021-2022 SHS Cheerleading squads are approaching. Tryout packets can be picked up from the main office or from Coach Johnson in room 168. The tryout process will begin with a mandatory tryout meeting Wednesday, May 5th at 6:00 pm in the SHS Commons. This is a MANDATORY informational meeting for parents and candidates. Any questions please see Coach Johnson. The information is also available on the SHS cheerleading website. 

Mrs. Devlin has had several businesses contact her wanting to hire SHS students. A flyer with business names is posted on the job board across from room 120, stop and pick one up if you are looking for a job.

Attention Solon readers, do you like talking books with your friends without the pressure of an essay or test or just love a good story, check out Mrs. Eaton’ teacher page for info and book choices for this summer's  LIFT book club and interest survey or stop by room 366 to chat. All grade levels welcome .

More travel spots have become available for the England, Ireland, and Scotland tour in the summer of 2022. If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, have your parents RSVP to attend the informational Zoom meeting on Monday, May 3, at 6:30 p..m. using this link:  https://bit.ly/3ggcYbI. If you have any questions, please contact Mrs. Emery at emerye@sps186.org.

Hey Seniors- it’s our favorite time of the year— the newspaper senior survey!  Check the newspaper social media or Kramer’s senior group for the link. Please submit your responses on the google form by today. Think about this as a way to capture your senior year… foreverrrrr! If you have any questions, ask Ms Negele or your senior staffers. 

Sangamon CEO Applications are due today.  If you have any questions please contact Mr. Robinson.

Seniors who were nominated for a superlative, please send a school appropriate photo with your fellow nominee to Ms. Moon or send to our Instagram. You can also stop in at lunch and let yearbook staff take your photo. (if you aren’t sure, see the following list….
Most Artistic
Parker Tate and Maggie Allen

Most Likely to Win the Voice
Grace Hoppe and Brennan Boyer

Most Likely to become a Pro Athlete
Sarah Byrd and Shane Miller

Biggest Gossips (boys tied) 
Elise Huff, Sean Nichols, Joseph Crum

Most likely to become President
Avery Pound and Emma Cox

Most likely to win an Oscar
Maddie Sievers and Ben Parker

Biggest Glow ups
Isaac Rennison and Annelise Abate

Most Likely to Win an Argument
Maggie Sturm and David Jiang

Best Couple
Tori Harmony and Luke Flesner 

Best Laugh
Emily Powers and Frankie Kulavic

Best Besties
Kate Norris and Anna Alexander

Spirit Award
Avery Pound and Grace Batterman

Best Hair
Ben Parker and Willa Daniels

Best Car
Henry Kling and Sophie Gebhardt

Worst Car
Grace Batterman and Isaac Rennison

Most Theatrical
Maddie Sievers and Brennan Boyer

Most Likely To Put Others First
Larissa Breneman and Mason Dilbatis

Shane Miller and Tori Harmony

Most Likely To Show Up Late For Graduation
Grace Batterman and Brian Becker

Best Dressed
Aydin Lane and Kate Norris

Also, seniors, you will be getting a Google form soon to submit your senior quote.  Picture RETAKES are FINALLY IN!  Swing by Moon’s room (364) to pick them up.  TODAY is the last day to guarantee you get a yearbook.  We order VERY FEW extra, so if you want one, order TODAY!  www.yearbookforever.com You do have another week to get those personal ads in. 

The SHS boys track and Field team competed at new street field against Taylorville and Glenwood last night.  Event Champions for SHS were: Bryson Thomas in the 200, Henry Kling in the high jump, Braden White in the pole vault, and EJ Pruitt in the long jump.  The boys next compete on Saturday at the prestigious Belleville West Invitational. 

The Senator softball team lost a hard fought game to Chatham last night, 5-0. Malia Bender led the way with two hits. Skyler Wantland chipped in with a hit. The girls take on Lanphier tonight at 4:30 at Lawless Park. Good luck, ladies! 

Congratulations to the Springfield High School Boys Tennis Team who claimed their second straight victory with a 6-3 win against Rochester yesterday.  Noah Williams, David Lu, Peter Mokhoff and Bryce Pound brought home victories at singles while the doubles teams of Brian Becker/David Jiang and Zeke Cross/Ethan Stott cruised to wins on the court.  In Junior Varsity action, the doubles teams of Danny First/Joe Brudnak, Kai Brudnak/Sam Yoder, Oliver Rauscher/CLayton Kurmann, Sam Kuforiji/Carter Lyddon, Will Leamon/Will Sandtrom and JT First/Luke Elston claimed victories.  Everyone faced tough competition and played well.

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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