March 15, 2017

South Portland High School

Daily Announcements

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Red B Day

Detention with Ms. Davies/Learning Commons

Late Night with Anderson/324

 

RIOT NATION HEADLINES

HARLEM SUPERSTARS UPDATE

The Harlem Superstars Basketball game is postponed for tonight.  We will now play on Sunday, April 2nd. More details and ticket information will be updated soon.

 

Project Graduation Fashion Show

There will be a meeting during homebase TODAY in the Lecture Hall for all students in this year’s Project Graduation Fashion Show. All participants should attend.

GUIDANCE

Early College for ME

Due to snow cancellations, Ms. Adams will meet with EC for ME Candidates (seniors only) on March 13 and 14. Please see Mrs. King to schedule your appointment.

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.

NEW SCHOLARSHIP

Maine Legislative Memorial Scholarship Fund

This $1,000 scholarship is available to a Maine resident who plans to attend a two- or four-year degree granting Maine college or technical school. Additional information is available in the Guidance Office. Application deadline is May 1, 2017.

SOUTH PORTLAND TEACHERS’ ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIPS

  1. For a SPHS student planning to major in the field of Education (Value = $750)
  2. For the son or daughter of an SPTA member – regardless of their college major (Value = $750)
  3. For the son or daughter of an SPTA member planning to major in the field of Education (Value = $750)
  4. For a SPHS student who has attended grades K-12 consecutively in South Portland. (Value = $750)

NEW SCHOLARSHIP

Sharon French Scholarship (formerly Skillin Elementary School PTA Scholarship) – due May 12

Boys and Girls Clubs of Southern Maine Alumni Association – due April 1

SUMMER OPPORTUNITY

Applications for the University of Maine Consider Engineering 2017 Summer Program are available at www.mainepulpaper.org. This free program is sponsored the UMaine Pulp and Paper Foundation and is a great way for high school juniors who excel at math and science to learn more about engineering, career options, and college life. Application is due May 1st.

NEW SCHOLARSHIPS!

The SPHS Local Scholarship is now available on the Scholarship Box website. All seniors are strongly encouraged to complete this simple application. Deadline is April 24, 2017.

Fistal Family Nursing Scholarship – due April 28

SPHS Girls Soccer Boosters – due May 19

CLUBS, TEAMS, MEETINGS AND INTRAMURALS

Intramurals:  Badminton Intramurals will be held on Wednesday & Friday after school from 2-3:30.  Strength & Conditioning will be held Thursday after school from 2-3 p.m.  Come on out and have some fun.

Film Club Wed 3/15 room 159

are lovingly requested to attend

Interact Any students who missed last week’s Interact meeting need to see Ms. Major ASAP. Volunteers are also needed Wednesday, March 15th right after school to help make decorations for the Project Graduation Fashion Show. Sign up in Ms. Major’s room.

Culture Club will be meeting this Thursday, March 16th at 2:00 PM. Please come for important Diversity Week planning!

ATHLETICS

The following students need to see Ms. Smith in the Athletic Office:

Kaya Backman, Bela Cloutier, Max Holmes, Maeve Kelley, Jacob Milton, Anthony Perron, Ben Sivik, Kaleisha Towle

SPRING SPORT SIGN UP MEETINGS:

With the possibility of a storm this week the date of our Football sign up meeting is now Thursday March 16th at 2:00 PM in Room 105B.

We put the fun in Fundraising

Please join the South Portland Robotics team at Elsmere BBQ for a fundraiser on Tuesday, March 21st, from 4-9pm. 8% of all sales will be donated to the team in preparation for our upcoming competitions, and we will be selling tickets for our yearly calendar raffle.