February 9, 2018

South Portland High School Daily Announcements

Friday, February 9, 2018

White B Day

No Detention/No Late Bus



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!



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.



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.



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 this week  will be Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 3-5pm

The center will be closed over February break.


Boys Swimming/Diving

The boys swimming & diving team placed 5th at the Southwesterns meet on Thursday evening.  Scoring individually were Connor Hau, Viktor Maksimov, Luke Turner, Logan Kavanagh, Jesse Pearlman, Brayden Gilbert, and Sam Goodine-Doane.  Sam and Jesse were t-shirt winners, placing in the top 3.  Jesse was runner-up in the 1-meter diving event, and Sam was runner-up in the 100 backstroke and 3rd in the 100 freestyle.  The 400 freestyle relay team of Brayden, Logan, Luke, and Sam were also t-shirt winners, placing 2nd.



The First Team boys’ basketball team defeated Cheverus Thursday to cap off an undefeated 18-0 season.

 Team members were 

Mekhi Bitjoka

Ruben Monteiro

Alex Bambile

Armel Maloji

Noah Dreifus

Paul Zechman

Nicolas Borelli

Van Ishimwe

 Thomas Vose

Walter Clay

Anthony Nixon

Dan Shaka

Damir Brkic

Luca Desjardins