March 16, 2017

South Portland High School

Daily Announcements

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

White B Day

Detention with Ms. Robbie/222

 RIOT NATION HEADLINES

 Spring Fling is Friday the 24th!

Tickets will be on sale next week before and after school. All students must sign a safety contract in order to purchase a ticket. Guest forms can be picked up in the main office and must be completed and returned by next Tuesday, the 21st.

 Job Opportunities

There are opportunities to assist community members with snow shoveling.  They are small jobs and you will be paid for them.  FMI, please see Mrs. Helmke in the Assistant Principals Office.

 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.

are lovingly requested to attend

The Civil Rights Team will meet after school on Monday 03/20 in room 325 for our last full Diversity Week planning session. Anyone running or participating in a Diversity Week is asked to attend, and members of the Culture Club and Student Senate are encouraged to join us as well! Civil Rights Team members are encouraged to join the Culture Club at their Thursday meeting (03/16) to discuss Diversity Week events.

Culture Club will be meeting TODAY 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.