The reviews are in and “13” is a hit!

“This is really funny and edgy and full of great music! Good job Jill Plumb and Stacy Swartout-McKee in preparing this fantastic ensemble of actors and singers. The kids are PERfect for their roles. … opening night and the kids are spot on and they will get even better in the next two weeks–come to SHS and see “13”!” –J. Wells
Seats are limited and reservations are recommended. Please call 541.914.8095 for tickets. Remaining shows are on May 12,13, 14, at 7:30 in the SHS Studio.

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Musical Comedy Coming Up!

Springfield Fine Arts presents the hilarious musical comedy, 13.

Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are the labels that can last a lifetime. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, (Parade, The Last Five Years, Bridges Of Madison County) 13 is a musical about fitting in – and standing out!

Evan Goldman is plucked from his fast paced, preteen New York City life and plopped into a sleepy Indiana town following his parents divorce. Surrounded by an array of simpleminded middle school students, he needs to establish his place in the popularity pecking order. Can he situate himself on a comfortable link of the food chain or will he dangle at the end with the outcasts?!

May 5, 6, 7*, 12, 13, 14 at 7:30pm in the Springfield Studio Theatre. *additional matinee at 2pm on the 7th.  Tickets are limited and reservations highly recommended. 541.914.8095

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Attention Sophomore Families!

You and your 10th grader are invited to Future Junior Parent Night – an informational event featuring guests from the University of Oregon, Lane Community College, and various staff from Springfield High School – on June 1st from 6:00-8:00pm in the Springfield High School library. Topics to be covered include:

– Preparing for admission to 4-year college

– Preparing for admission to community college

– Understanding financial aid

– Summer Academy to Inspire Learning (SAIL) at UO

– ASPIRE Mentoring Program at SHS

– Smarter Balanced state tests / Essential Skills

– Taking the ACT

– Graduation requirements

– And more!

Please register if you plan to attend by clicking on the link below. Seats are limited and registering will help us plan accordingly.

Click here to access the link to register

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Seniors Speaking at Graduation

Attention Seniors! If you would like to speak at graduation, listen up!  There will be auditions on May 13th so have a speech written out and ready to be presented by then!  If you have any questions, see Ms. Bottimore for more details.

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SHS Athletic Auction

Do you have your tickets? The annual SHS Athletic Auction takes place Friday, April 29, 5:30 at Willamalane. Contact Audrea Shelley or the SHS front office for tickets and more information.

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Upcoming Events

April 20: Junior Parent Night-7:00 in the library.  Information for juniors and their parents to help them prepare for senior year.

April 22: CMN Benefit.  Plethora of Springfield/Eugene Talent-7:30 pm.

April 23: Prom 8:00-11:00 pm

April 29: Athletic Auction, Regional Sports Center 5:30 pm

May 3:  Police/Fire Career Day.  Sign up in the career center.

May 5-7 & 12-14: Musical Comedy Theater, “13” 7:30 in the auditorium.

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ACE Awards

We have wonderful people working at SHS and Kevin Rowan, Gladys Campbell, Lisa Dillon, Audrea Shelley, Candy Harshbarger, and Kristin Larsen have been nominated for the ACE Award. The event will be held on Tuesday, April 19, at the Hult Center. The reception and light refreshments will be at 5:00 pm and the awards ceremony will be from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. Please congratulate these folks for their hard work and dedication to our school!

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Spring Week is Coming!

 

Next week is Spring Week.  Below is a list of the activities that are going on.  Please encourage your students to dress up, listen to the concerts at lunch, and hang around Friday at lunch.  The more people that participate, the more fun we will all have!

Monday: Hippie Day

Cast of “13” will perform in the courtyard at lunch

Tuesday: Twin Day

Jazz Band and Pep Band will perform in the courtyard at lunch

Wednesday: Super Hero Day

Mariachi will perform in the courtyard at lunch

Thursday: Tacky Tourist Day

Choir will perform in the courtyard at lunch

Friday: Spirit Day (Blue and White)

Hour long lunch with a street fair in the courtyard with food, games, music, etc.

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Prom is Coming!

The 2016 SHS Prom is just around the corner! Tickets are on sale in the attendance foyer and cost $25 for a single and $40 for a couple. This year’s prom will be held at the UO Ford Alumni Center (1720 E. 13th Avenue) from 8:00-11:00 and has a masquerade theme!

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Forecasting for Next Year

We are in the process of sharing information with students and getting them ready to forecast their course choices for next year. Counselors are going out to all the middle schools this week to present about the great options here at SHS.                                           Current SHS students will do a transcript review and then make course choices the week of April 11. Please talk with your student about their course options and how this fits into their long-term educational plan. The 2016-17 Curriculum Guide is also available on our website.

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