February 7, 2018

South Portland High School Daily Announcements

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

White A Day

No Detention Today

Early Release at 11:25

Paths Student released at 9:50




During the month of February, students and staff are encouraged to read a book by an African-American author as part of the African-American Read-In. Please visit the Learning Commons to see a display of titles and to sign up with what book you are reading!


Mr. Hughes has sent emails to a small group of students regarding your Senior Privilege.

Please check your email as soon as possible.


Attention Riot Nation!   Valentine o’ Grams are on sale this week and next through Feb13th. For only one dollar, send a heart with chocolates to someone you care about- a friend, a teacher, a sibling, or yourself!  Send it anonymously or use your name!   On sale before and  after school in front of the Learning Commons!   No limit to the amount of happiness you can give!  Delivered  on Valentine’s Day.

Attention Seniors

If you are interested in a career in law enforcement, you are eligible to take the Introduction to a Career in Law Enforcement class at South Portland Adult Education. The class runs Tuesday nights from 5:00-7:00 p.m. starting March 20. There are only 12 seats in the class. See Mr. Brenner in Room 130 if you are interested.



If you signed up to visit PATHS, please pick up your permission slip in the Guidance Office as soon as possible.

Chris Ike will be at SPHS on Thursday, February 8th to meet with 2018 Early College for ME candidates. Please stop by the Guidance Office to schedule a 15-20 minute appointment at your earliest convenience.


Several new scholarships have been added to the SPHS Scholarship Box:

Abbott & Fenner Scholarship – $1,000

American Society of Civil Engineers Maine Section- $2,000

Aspiring Nurse Scholarship – $1,000

  1. Davis Scholarship – $1,000

Mainely Character Scholarship – $2,500-$5,000

Maine Chapter of the Ruffed Group Society – George V. Soule Scholarship

Maine Innkeepers Association

Student-View Scholarship Program

Richard H. Pierce Memorial Scholarship – $5,000 (renewable for four years)

South Portland Teachers’ Association – $750 (4 scholarships available)

Mitchell Institute Scholarship – $38,000 ($9,500 x 4 years)

South Portland High School Girls Soccer Booster Scholarship


Maine Youth Wilderness Leadership Program

Current Maine high school sophomores and juniors are eligible to apply for a nine-day backpacking trip in Baxter State Park in early August. This is an opportunity to study the wilderness through science, history, literature, and more. Applications are available at www.friendsofbaxterorg by the deadline of February 8.

Maine Clean Water Poster Contest

First Prize:  $100.00

Who can enter?  Maine Students Grades 1-12

What?  A Poster no larger than 22”X28” illustrating what clean water means to you or why clean water is important to the State of Maine.  Use Crayons, markers, paints or other format.  (colorful posters are the judges favorites)

When?  The poster is due by April 2.

Where:  Send or deliver to MEWEA Clean Water Week Contest 2018

Maine Municipal Association

60 Community Drive

Augusta Maine, 04330


The South Portland Athletic Department is raffling off a brand new Chevrolet Colorado.  The winning ticket will be drawn at the final home lacrosse game of the year in May.  Tickets are $20 each and can be purchased in the athletic office.

Clubs, Teams, and Intramurals

The Spanish Club supper at Margarita’s for tonight has been CANCELLED as the Superintendent has cancelled all after school activities today.  We will re-schedule.  Stay tuned for our fundraiser at Bird Dog Roadhouse!


The Teen Center at the Redbank Community Center will be re-opening next week on a limited basis. The schedule for the month of February, beginning TODAY will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 3-5pm

The center will be closed over February Break