February 10, 2017

South Portland High School

Daily Announcements

Friday, February 10, 2017

White B Day

No Detention Today

RIOT NATION HEADLINES

ART WOW

For some eye candy, cruise by the Art Department and check out Flynn Keithly’s “One Man Show”on the bulletin board.

 IT’S TIME FOR THE PROJECT GRAD

FASHION SHOW!

Project Graduation Class of 2017 Fashion Show

It is the time of year again- The Project Graduation Fashion Show! Seniors can pick up participation forms in the main office or in room 303 from Ms. Major. Completed forms need to be in the main office by Friday, February 10th. The show will be on Sunday, March 26th.

GUIDANCE

EARLY COLLEGE FOR ME CANDIDATES

Please see Mrs. King to schedule your appointment to meet with Susan Adams on Tuesday (2/14) or Wednesday (2/15) of next week.

MILITARY VISIT

The US Marines will be in the Guidance Office to meet with interested students on Thursday, February 16 at 10:30AM.  Please sign-up in advance.

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Camp Ketcha is hiring summer camp counselors, program staff and lifeguards for their Summer Day Camp in Scarborough. Paid internships are also available. More information is available at http://campketcha.org/employment/.

NEW SCHOLARSHIPS

Several new scholarships have been added recently. Please check the online Scholarship Box often as it is updated regularly. Go to the SPHS website, http://highschool.spsd.org/, click on the Guidance tab and then click on the Scholarship Box.

Lamey-Wellehan’s The Maine Difference Scholarship – due May 30, 2017

GRWC Maine and Maine Council for Elder Abuse Prevention Scholarship– due April 1, 2017

Maine Chapter of the Ruffed Group Society – George V. Soule Scholarship – due April 3, 2017

Steve Parker Memorial Scholarship Northern New England Chapter, SWANA – due March 8, 2017

Maine Society of Professional Engineers – due March 1

Maine Chiefs of Police Association Scholarship – due April 14

SPHS Boys Boosters Soccer Scholarship – due May 19

CLUBS, TEAMS, MEETINGS AND INTRAMURALS

GSTA meeting on Monday, 2/13, in Mrs. Siviski’s room, 304.

Code Club & Film Club: Anime Club: 2/15 2pm 159.

The Spanish Club will be having a San Valentín’s fiesta on Wed., Feb. 15, after school.  Members please come to Room 355 to sign up

STAR WARS CLUB:  Are you interested in Star Wars?  A new club is forming where we will  be talking about Star Wars and Watching Star Episodes.  It is a chance to share a common interest and meet new people. Come join us. WE WILL NOT MEET TODAY DUE TO EARLY RELASE.  NEXT MEETING DATE WILL BE ANNOUNCED SOON

HIGH SCHOOL POSTER CONTEST

Open to High School Students in Maine grades 9-12.   Create a poster with a positive awareness message for organ and tissue donation.  Flyers and More information available in Guidance, from our Art Teachers and the School Nurse.   AMAZING Prizes. All Submissions due by March 3, 2017

Yearbook

This Friday is the final day for students to order a 2017 yearbook.   A copy of the blank order form has been mailed home to your parents a few days ago and is also available on the counter in the main office.   Order forms with payment should be dropped off in the main office before 2:30 PM on February 10.  Questions relating to yearbook orders should be directed to Mrs. Gay.

 Selfie and best friend photos are still needed to complete our most recent deadline.   Photos including names of individuals in the photo(s) should be emailed to Mr. Hunter by the end of school today.  hunterje@spsd.org

ATHLETICS

The National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association Scholar/Essay

 Deadline is Wednesday, March 1st.  Applications are available in the athletic office.  One female and one male winner from Maine will receive a $250 scholarship from the Maine Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association.  State winners are then eligible for a $1500 section scholarship with a chance for a $2500 national scholarship.  Completed applications should be returned to Mr. Livingston for submittal to the MIAAA. For more information please see Ms. Smith or Mr. Livingston in the athletic office.

Criteria for eligibility:

  1. Applicant must be a senior
  2. Applicant must have achieved at least two (2) of the following:

(A) minimum of B+ average;

(B) Ranked in the top 25% of class

(C) ACT score of 24 or an SAT score of 1100 (Math and Reading)

  1. Applicant must have participated in two sports for at least two years in each sport
  2. Applicant must have earned at least one varsity letter in each of two sports
  3. Applicant must complete attached scholar/essay application
  4. Applicant must have a letter of recommendation from the high school athletic administrator/director
  5. School athletic director must be an NIAAA member and a member of their respective state athletic

Administrators association

  1. The principal or athletic director must sign the application to insure that the academic information

submitted is accurate

  1. All hard copy materials must be postmarked or electronic materials sent to the NIAAA State Liaison in

your respective state by your states deadline. (March 1st)