Friday, February 27, 2015

(A) - Effingham HS-bus 4:15 p.m.
(A) - Effingham HS-bus 4:15 p.m.

Mexican Lasagna
Buffalo Chicken Sandwich
Sausage Pizza
Ham/Provolone Wrap
Spicy Soft Taco

Congratulations to Jack Paisley for being selected as this year’s graduation class speaker!

Attention THS:  The inaugural season of the Purple Reign is wrapping up and with every ending, there is a new beginning.  With the first year in the books, we have learned a lot and have some changes in mind for next year that will improve and grow this great addition to our school.  One of those changes is concerning the Executive Board.  In order to have a much broader representation amongst all grades in the High School we are looking for nominations for the following positions:

1)     President
2)     Vice President
3)     Public Relations/Social Media
4)     Senior Representative
5)     Junior Representative
6)     Sophomore Representative
7)     Freshman Representative
8)     Master of Ceremonies

We will take nominations until March 6th and will vote on the positions during lunch the following week.  If you have any nominations and/or questions, please see Coach Mateer.

Spring Athletes
All spring sport athletes in Baseball, Softball and Track must be registered for their sport on the 8to18 website before practice begins next week.  Also, your physical must be valid for Monday March 2 in order for you to practice.  See Mr. Held if you have questions.

Student Council
The Sadie Hawkins dance has been rescheduled to March 7, 2015, from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Please note the time change.  If the new date does not work for you, please see Mrs. Sorrill during advisory TODAY.  Tickets will be sold again next week if you would like to go and did not purchase tickets last week.

Counseling Center
Attention Students:  Sophomores with lockers on 3rd floor will need to take all books and materials with them after school on Monday, March 2 due to testing on March 3 & 4. 
You will not be able to access your lockers on the morning of testing days.  Please plan accordingly.

Attention Juniors:  You will be taking the ACT and WorkKeys standardized tests on March 3 & 4.  Testing room assignments are posted on 3rd floor, on the main lobby bulletin board and are available from your classroom teachers.  Please know your assignment in advance.  You will need to report to 3rd floor at 8:00 a.m. on both days.  Use the center staircase.  Please bring two #2 wood pencils, a calculator and a photo ID.  No cell phones or other materials are allowed.   After ACT testing on March 3 you will be dismissed for the remainder of the day.  On March 4 you will report to classes after WorkKeys testing is completed. 

Attention Seniors:  An updated scholarship bulletin is now available in Student Services or online on the counseling link of the high school web page.

Attention Seniors:  The following scholarships are available online on the counseling link of the high school web page:  Alice Benton Memorial Scholarship presented by the Community Women’s Association and the Thelma N Peel Scholarship for business majors.

Attention Students:  The following colleges and universities will be here to visit with students.  If interested in attending, please register in Student Services
and get a pass from a counselor.

Southeast Missouri State University on Tuesday, March 24 at 9:00 a.m.
Lincoln Land Community College on Tuesday, March 31 at 1:00 p.m.

Employment Opportunity
The Taylorville Park District has job openings for Lifeguards for Manners Park Pool.  Interested candidates must have reached the age of 16 and live in the park district.  The park will train all lifeguards.  Applications must be turned in by the end of the day on Monday, March 2nd to the Manners Park Office. Applications are available at the High School in the Main Office.