February 15, 2017

South Portland High School

Daily Announcements

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Red A Day

Detention with Barbosa/201

RIOT NATION HEADLINES

Project Grad Fashion Show

Today is the final call for all forms for the Project Graduation show on March 26th. Forms can be picked up in the main office or with Ms. Major

VERY IMPORTANT FOR THE GUYS SIGNED UP. Today you will need to get fitted at lunch time for your tuxes in the satellite kitchen in the cafeteria. It will only take a few minutes but needs to get down today. See Ms. Major with questions.

ATTENTION WIND ENSEMBLE MEMBERS

Attention all members of the wind ensemble – the combined wind ensemble concert with Westbrook Wednesday night has been cancelled due to bad weather.    As of now there is no makeup – our next event as a wind ensemble will be the concert with Casco Bay on March 27th here at SPHS.   See Mr. Skeffington with questions.

GUIDANCE

EARLY COLLEGE FOR ME CANDIDATES

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

Yearbook

The yearbook staff still needs Selfie and Best Friend photos to complete our January deadline.   Students should email photos to hunterje@spsd.org and be sure to include the name(s) of anyone in the photos.   Photos must be sent actual size or full resolution so that they may be considered to be used by our publisher.

 

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

Maine Sports Hall of Fame 2017 – due March 1

George Coleman Scholarship – due March 15

Rotary Club of South Portland-Cape Elizabeth “Service Above Self” – due April 7, 2017

CLUBS, TEAMS, MEETINGS AND INTRAMURALS

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

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

Amnesty will meet on Wednesday 2/15 @2PM in Room 168

Sustainability Committee There will be a sustainability team meeting Thursday at 2:00 in room 171 to plan sustainability week.

French Club: Due to weather conditions this afternoon, FRENCH CLUB is cancelled. 

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

ATHLETICS

Boys Indoor Track – Meet for the team picture right after school today in the gym.

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)

South Portland High School

Daily Announcements

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Red A Day

Detention with Barbosa/201

RIOT NATION HEADLINES

Project Grad Fashion Show

Today is the final call for all forms for the Project Graduation show on March 26th. Forms can be picked up in the main office or with Ms. Major

VERY IMPORTANT FOR THE GUYS SIGNED UP. Today you will need to get fitted at lunch time for your tuxes in the satellite kitchen in the cafeteria. It will only take a few minutes but needs to get down today. See Ms. Major with questions.

ATTENTION WIND ENSEMBLE MEMBERS

Attention all members of the wind ensemble – the combined wind ensemble concert with Westbrook Wednesday night has been cancelled due to bad weather.    As of now there is no makeup – our next event as a wind ensemble will be the concert with Casco Bay on March 27th here at SPHS.   See Mr. Skeffington with questions.

GUIDANCE

EARLY COLLEGE FOR ME CANDIDATES

Please see Mrs. King to schedule your appointment to meet with Susan Adams on 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

Maine Sports Hall of Fame 2017 – due March 1

George Coleman Scholarship – due March 15

Rotary Club of South Portland-Cape Elizabeth “Service Above Self” – due April 7, 2017

CLUBS, TEAMS, MEETINGS AND INTRAMURALS

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

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

Amnesty will meet on Wednesday 2/15 @2PM in Room 168

Sustainability Committee There will be a sustainability team meeting Thursday at 2:00 in room 171 to plan sustainability week.

French Club: Due to weather conditions this afternoon, FRENCH CLUB is cancelled. 

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

ATHLETICS

Boys Indoor Track – Meet for the team picture right after school today in the gym.

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)