Monday, October 14, 2019


October 14, 2019

Students, Are you interested in a career in Education?  A representative from the Salem Keizer School District will be presenting opportunities in employment for Sprague students on Tuesday, October 23rd at 11:30 in the ASPIRE Room.  Students are encouraged to sign up for this event through the College Visit link on the website.  10/18

AP STUDENTS: AP Registration is now open from October 1st through to Monday November 4th. The cost is $75 per exam. If you are a Free and Reduced Lunch recipient, please stop by the main office. Students should also check with their coaches and/or music teachers to see if they will be involved in any activities that will create a conflict during an exam they intend to take. They need to bring Mr. Harris a note from the coach or teacher stating that they will need to take a late test. Students you must first join your AP Classroom before any payment will be accepted. Don't miss the opportunity to take your AP exam. Registration closes – November 4th, no exceptions. 11/4

There will be a field trip to the Salem Area College Fair at Chemeketa Community College on Monday, October 28th.  Students can sign up through the College Visit link on the Sprague HS website. 10/18

Is the cold weather making you think about summer plans? If you are interested in travel there is ONE MORE OPPORTUNITY to get all of your questions answered about the educational tour to Paris, Barcelona and Madrid next year. Come to a meeting at 6:30 pm on Wednesday, October 16th in room 124 and learn all about educational travel to France and Spain in the summer of 2020! 10/15

This a reminder to all students that this Wednesday is our PSAT day.  Please remember to bring a #2 pencil, photo ID and a calculator (refer to manual for acceptable calculators).  Student testing manuals will be delivered to 7th period classes today.  Room assignments will be posted outside of the main office Tuesday morning.  Food and drinks are not allowed in testing rooms.  Please be sure to store all electronic devices including head phones and ear buds phones, smart watches, ipods, etc. in your car or your locker before reporting to your assigned testing room These items MAY NOT BE USED during breaks. 10/15


Wednesday, October 9, 2019


October 9, 2019

Attention Students:  On Wednesday, October 16th we will operate using an abbreviated schedule to accommodate PSAT and ASVAB testing as well as senior graduation prep work. Juniors may elect to take the PSAT as well for a charge of $16 if paid by October 9th.  Interested students must sign up and pay their fee to the Bookkeeper in the main office.  The cost will increase to $20 starting October 10th.  Signing up to take the PSAT on the day of the test is not permitted.  10/9

Homecoming dance is just around the corner, on Friday October 11th from 8pm to 10:30pm. Homecoming Dance forms and Guest forms are now available in the main office. If you are bringing a guest, you and your guest must complete a guest dance form. All Sprague students must complete a dance form.  All the forms must be completely filled out and returned to the main office no later than Wednesday October 9th, prior to purchasing tickets. The tickets are on sell for $8 or $5 with ASB card through the bookkeeper. Tickets will not be sold at the door.  We want everyone to have a fun, enjoyable, safe time at the dance and so appropriate dancing must be adhered to throughout the evening. Any further questions, please visit the main office.  Last day to buy tickets is today! 10/9
AP STUDENTS: AP Registration is now open from October 1st through to Monday November 4th. The cost is $75 per exam. If you are a Free and Reduced Lunch recipient, please stop by the main office. Students should also check with their coaches and/or music teachers to see if they will be involved in any activities that will create a conflict during an exam they intend to take. They need to bring Mr. Harris a note from the coach or teacher stating that they will need to take a late test. Students you must first join your AP Classroom before any payment will be accepted. Don't miss the opportunity to take your AP exam. Registration closes – November 4th, no exceptions. 11/4

Please release the JV Football team today during 8th period at 1:20 for their game at Tualatin.

Please release the Xcountry team at 2:05 today for their meet at Minto Brown Park.




Tuesday, October 8, 2019


October 8, 2019

Congratulations to our homecoming court! Senior princes are: Elias Polanski, Ian Strawn , Max Hansen and Camden White. Senior princesses are:  Sidney Walton, Sarah Linder, Genevieve Hughes, and Ainsley Martin. Junior prince is Brayan Quevedo and princess is Kryztine Menez. Sophomore Princess is Hang Trann and prince is Portis Maun. And freshmen princess is Ally Baxter and prince is Isaac Yoakum. Congratulations! Voting for homecoming king and queen will be available online through a Google form which will be closing at 11:59pm tonight.  10/8

Attention Students:  On Wednesday, October 16th we will operate using an abbreviated schedule to accommodate PSAT and ASVAB testing as well as senior graduation prep work. Juniors may elect to take the PSAT as well for a charge of $16 if paid by October 9th.  Interested students must sign up and pay their fee to the Bookkeeper in the main office.  The cost will increase to $20 starting October 10th.  Signing up to take the PSAT on the day of the test is not permitted.  10/9

Homecoming dance is just around the corner, on Friday October 11th from 8pm to 10:30pm. Homecoming Dance forms and Guest forms are now available in the main office. If you are bringing a guest, you and your guest must complete a guest dance form. All Sprague students must complete a dance form.  All the forms must be completely filled out and returned to the main office no later than Wednesday October 9th, prior to purchasing tickets. The tickets are on sell for $8 or $5 with ASB card through the bookkeeper. Tickets will not be sold at the door.  We want everyone to have a fun, enjoyable, safe time at the dance and so appropriate dancing must be adhered to throughout the evening. Any further questions, please visit the main office.  Last day to buy tickets is tomorrow! 10/9 
Hey everyone! This week is spirit week, and that means we have dress up days to announce! Tomorrow is color day, so freshmen wear grey, sophomores wear orange, juniors wear black and seniors wear white.  10/8

Students planning to attend the University of Oregon Field Trip on Thursday, October 17th will need to turn in Signed Permission Slips to Ms. Dunn today.  There is a waiting list and students can get permission slips from Ms. Dunn or from the main office. 10/8

Students planning to participate in the Chemeketa Placement Test Field Trip on Wednesday, October 16th will need to submit their signed permission slip,  Chemeketa ID number, and SBAC scores today to Ms. Dunn.     Students will not be able to sign up later.  If you need any information or have questions, please see Ms. Dunn. 10/8

AP STUDENTS: AP Registration is now open from October 1st through to Monday November 4th. The cost is $75 per exam. If you are a Free and Reduced Lunch recipient, please stop by the main office. Students should also check with their coaches and/or music teachers to see if they will be involved in any activities that will create a conflict during an exam they intend to take. They need to bring Mr. Harris a note from the coach or teacher stating that they will need to take a late test. Students you must first join your AP Classroom before any payment will be accepted. Don't miss the opportunity to take your AP exam. Registration closes – November 4th, no exceptions. 11/4

Attention Swim Team, don't forget..Lunch meeting TODAY in the Oly Forum and dry land practice after school at 3pm in the weight room!

Monday, October 7, 2019


October 7, 2019

Congratulations to our homecoming court! Senior princes are: Elias Polanski, Ian Strawn , Max Hansen and Camden White. Senior princesses are:  Sidney Walton, Sarah Linder, Genevieve Hughes, and Ainsley Martin. Junior prince is Brayan Quevedo and princess is Kryztine Menez. Sophomore Princess is Hang Trann and prince is Portis Maun. And freshmen princess is Ally Baxter and prince is Isaac Yoakum. Congratulations! Voting for homecoming king and queen will be available online through a Google form, opening tomorrow, Friday, October 4th and closing at 11:59pm on Tuesday night, October 8th.  10/8

Attention Students:  On Wednesday, October 16th we will operate using an abbreviated schedule to accommodate PSAT and ASVAB testing as well as senior graduation prep work. Juniors may elect to take the PSAT as well for a charge of $16 if paid by October 9th.  Interested students must sign up and pay their fee to the Bookkeeper in the main office.  The cost will increase to $20 starting October 10th.  Signing up to take the PSAT on the day of the test is not permitted.  10/9
Homecoming dance is just around the corner, on Friday October 11th from 8pm to 10:30pm. Homecoming Dance forms and Guest forms are now available in the main office. If you are bringing a guest, you and your guest must complete a guest dance form. All Sprague students must complete a dance form.  All the forms must be completely filled out and returned to the main office no later than Wednesday October 9th, prior to purchasing tickets. The tickets are on sell for $8 or $5 with ASB card through the bookkeeper. Tickets will not be sold at the door.  We want everyone to have a fun, enjoyable, safe time at the dance and so appropriate dancing must be adhered to throughout the evening. Any further questions, please visit the main office.  Last day to buy tickets is Wednesday. 10/9 
Hey everyone! Next week is spirit week, and that means we have dress up days to announce! Tomorrow is decades day – so wear some tie dye, neon, scrunchies, leather & denim, or your most dopest vintage jersey! Wednesday is color day, so freshmen wear grey, sophomores wear orange, juniors wear black and seniors wear white.  10/8

Students planning to attend the University of Oregon Field Trip on Thursday, October 17th will need to turn in Signed Permission Slips to Ms. Dunn by Tuesday, October 8th.  There is a waiting list and students can get permission slips from Ms. Dunn or from the main office. 10/8


Students planning to participate in the Chemeketa Placement Test Field Trip on Wednesday, October 16th will need to submit their signed permission slip,  Chemeketa ID number, and SBAC scores by Tuesday, October 8th to Ms. Dunn.     Students will not be able to sign up later.  If you need any information or have questions, please see Ms. Dunn. 10/8

AP STUDENTS: AP Registration is now open from October 1st through to Monday November 4th. The cost is $75 per exam. If you are a Free and Reduced Lunch recipient, please stop by the main office. Students should also check with their coaches and/or music teachers to see if they will be involved in any activities that will create a conflict during an exam they intend to take. They need to bring Mr. Harris a note from the coach or teacher stating that they will need to take a late test. Students you must first join your AP Classroom before any payment will be accepted. Don't miss the opportunity to take your AP exam. Registration closes – November 4th, no exceptions. 11/4

Attention Swim Team Athletes, there will be a short meeting tomorrow/Tuesday during lunch in the Oly Forum, bring your lunch! See you there!

To be read by Admin:

Students of the Month
Each month Sprague recognizes students who are excelling at leaving an OLY Legacy by following our school-wide behavior expectations: Own Your Actions, Live a Life you are Proud Of, and Yes to Success.

For our October Student of the Month recognition, we focused on students who excelled in any of the three areas. Congratulations to the following students who have been identified as our October Students of the Month by the Sprague staff:
9th grade:
Ryan Jeffers
Theresa Wunderlich
10th grade:
Kendall Hahn
Chris Rogers
11th grade:
Hannah Daves
Tabitha Russon
12th grade:
Abbie Kessloff
Elijah Harrington

Be sure to check out the display case outside of the main office where we will feature our winners each month. Keep up the great work in Owning your Actions, Living a Life you are Proud of, and Saying Yes to Success!


Friday, October 4, 2019


October 4, 2019

Congratulations to our homecoming court! Senior princes are: Elias Polanski, Ian Strawn , Max Hansen and Camden White. Senior princesses are:  Sidney Walton, Sarah Linder, Genevieve Hughes, and Ainsley Martin. Junior prince is Brayan Quevedo and princess is Kryztine Menez. Sophomore Princess is Hang Trann and prince is Portis Maun. And freshmen princess is Ally Baxter and prince is Isaac Yoakum. Congratulations! Voting for homecoming king and queen will be available online through a Google form, opening tomorrow, Friday, October 4th and closing at 11:59pm on Tuesday night, October 8th.  10/8

Do you know someone who is deaf?  Are you interested in deaf culture?  And last question, did you know that last week was Deaf Awareness Week?  Well, we did…we’re the ASL Club and we’d like to invite everyone who is interested in ASL to start coming to the American Sign Language Club meetings!  They are held the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at lunch in Ms. Hatfield’s room, that’s room 119.  The next meeting will be on Wednesday, October 9th at lunch.  Bring your lunch, friends and any questions you ever wanted to know about deaf culture.  See you then! 10/4

Leadership is holding a Halloween decoration drive to help us spruce up our look for the Fall Festival and for our halls during the Halloween season. if you have any decorations you are willing to donate, there will be a box in Mr. Schuellers room in 142. Thanks! 10/4

Attention Students:  On Wednesday, October 16th we will operate using an abbreviated schedule to accommodate PSAT and ASVAB testing as well as senior graduation prep work. Juniors may elect to take the PSAT as well for a charge of $16 if paid by October 9th.  Interested students must sign up and pay their fee to the Bookkeeper in the main office.  The cost will increase to $20 starting October 10th.  Signing up to take the PSAT on the day of the test is not permitted.  10/9

On Saturday, October 5th – The ASPIRE Room will be open from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. for any student needing assistance with their FAFSA.  

Attention Swim Team, dry land practices will begin next week! Tuesday and Thursday from 3 to 3:45pm in the weight room, wear good shoes! E-mail Coach Harrison with questions, ask Mrs. Goranson in the office for his email if you do not have it. 10/4

Homecoming dance is just around the corner, on Friday October 11th from 8pm to 10:30pm. Homecoming Dance forms and Guest forms are now available in the main office. If you are bringing a guest, you and your guest must complete a guest dance form. All Sprague students must complete a dance form.  All the forms must be completely filled out and returned to the main office no later than Wednesday October 9th, prior to purchasing tickets. The tickets are on sell for $8 or $5 with ASB card through the bookkeeper. Tickets will not be sold at the door.  We want everyone to have a fun, enjoyable, safe time at the dance and so appropriate dancing must be adhered to throughout the evening. Any further questions, please visit the main office. 10/9 
Hey everyone! Next week is spirit week, and that means we have dress up days to announce! Monday will be pajama day. Tuesday is decades day – so wear some tie dye, neon, scrunchies, leather & denim, or your most dopest vintage jersey! Wednesday is color day, so freshmen wear grey, sophomores wear orange, juniors wear black and seniors wear white.  10/8

AP STUDENTS: AP Registration is now open from October 1st through to Monday November 4th. The cost is $75 per exam. If you are a Free and Reduced Lunch recipient, please stop by the main office. Students should also check with their coaches and/or music teachers to see if they will be involved in any activities that will create a conflict during an exam they intend to take. They need to bring Mr. Harris a note from the coach or teacher stating that they will need to take a late test. Students you must first join your AP Classroom before any payment will be accepted. Don't miss the opportunity to take your AP exam. Registration closes – November 4th, no exceptions. 11/4

Students planning to participate in the Chemeketa Placement Test Field Trip on Wednesday, October 16th will need to submit their signed permission slip,  Chemeketa ID number, and SBAC scores by Tuesday, October 8th to Ms. Dunn.     Students will not be able to sign up later.  If you need any information or have questions, please see Ms. Dunn. 10/8

Students planning to attend the University of Oregon Field Trip on Thursday, October 17th will need to turn in Signed Permission Slips to Ms. Dunn by Tuesday, October 8th.  There is a waiting list and students can get permission slips from Ms. Dunn or from the main office. 10/8

Please excuse the Boys Soccer team today at noon for their game at Mt. View High School in Bend. Bus leaves at 12:15 sharp. Go Olys!!!

The Sprague Fr/So. Football team had a dominant win last night versus Lincoln.  In a total team effort, the Olys controlled the game from start to finish, shutting out the visiting Cardinals. The team will now begin a tough 3 game road trip and will be back in Olympian Stadium on 10/31 vs. Ridgeview.

Reminder to the team that there is film at lunch in Coach Charles' Room.



Thursday, October 3, 2019


October 3, 2019

Congratulations to our homecoming court! Senior princes are: Elias Polanski, Ian Strawn , Max Hansen and Camden White. Senior princesses are:  Sidney Walton, Sarah Linder, Alexis Barnwell, and Ainsley Martin. Junior prince is Brayan Quevedo and princess is Kryztine Menez. Sophomore Princess is Hang Trann and prince is Portis Maun. And freshmen princess is Ally Baxter and prince is Isaac Yoakum. Congratulations! Voting for homecoming king and queen will be available online through a Google form, opening tomorrow, Friday, October 4th and closing at 11:59pm on Tuesday night, October 8th.  10/8

SFA and spirit club! We will have a lunch meeting to talk about homecoming festivities today, at lunch in Mr. Trammell’s room # 132. See you there!

Any girls interested in playing basketball.  Open gym starts today.  Bring a friend.  If you are not in a Sprague Fall Sport – we would love to see you there.  Open gym is today – 3:00 to 4:30.  Stop by and see Coach Rodin in room 128 if you have questions. 10/3

Do you know someone who is deaf?  Are you interested in deaf culture?  And last question, did you know that last week was Deaf Awareness Week?  Well, we did…we’re the ASL Club and we’d like to invite everyone who is interested in ASL to start coming to the American Sign Language Club meetings!  They are held the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at lunch in Ms. Hatfield’s room, that’s room 119.  The next meeting will be on Wednesday, October 9th at lunch.  Bring your lunch, friends and any questions you ever wanted to know about deaf culture.  See you then! 10/4

Leadership is holding a Halloween decoration drive to help us spruce up our look for the Fall Festival and for our halls during the Halloween season. if you have any decorations you are willing to donate, there will be a box in Mr. Schuellers room in 142. Thanks! 10/4

Attention Students:  On Wednesday, October 16th we will operate using an abbreviated schedule to accommodate PSAT and ASVAB testing as well as senior graduation prep work. Juniors may elect to take the PSAT as well for a charge of $16 if paid by October 9th.  Interested students must sign up and pay their fee to the Bookkeeper in the main office.  The cost will increase to $20 starting October 10th.  Signing up to take the PSAT on the day of the test is not permitted.  10/9

On Saturday, October 5th – The ASPIRE Room will be open from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. for any student needing assistance with their FAFSA.  

AP STUDENTS: AP Registration is now open from October 1st through to Monday November 4th. The cost is $75 per exam. If you are a Free and Reduced Lunch recipient, please stop by the main office. Students should also check with their coaches and/or music teachers to see if they will be involved in any activities that will create a conflict during an exam they intend to take. They need to bring Mr. Harris a note from the coach or teacher stating that they will need to take a late test. Students you must first join your AP Classroom before any payment will be accepted. Don't miss the opportunity to take your AP exam. Registration closes – November 4th, no exceptions. 11/4

Homecoming dance is just around the corner, on Friday October 11th from 8pm to 10:30pm. Homecoming Dance forms and Guest forms are now available in the main office. If you are bringing a guest, you and your guest must complete a guest dance form. All Sprague students must complete a dance form.  All the forms must be completely filled out and returned to the main office no later than Wednesday October 9th, prior to purchasing tickets. The tickets are on sell for $8 or $5 with ASB card through the bookkeeper. Tickets will not be sold at the door.  We want everyone to have a fun, enjoyable, safe time at the dance and so appropriate dancing must be adhered to throughout the evening. Any further questions, please visit the main office. 10/9 
Hey everyone! Next week is spirit week, and that means we have dress up days to announce! Monday will be pajama day. Tuesday is decades day – so wear some tie dye, neon, scrunchies, leather & denim, or your most dopest vintage jersey! Wednesday is color day, so freshmen wear grey, sophomores wear orange, juniors wear black and seniors wear white.  10/8

Attention Swim Team, dry land practices will begin next week! Tuesday and Thursday from 3 to 3:45pm in the weight room, wear good shoes! E-mail Coach Harrison with questions, ask Mrs. Goranson in the office for his email if you do not have it. 10/4


Wednesday, October 2, 2019


October 2, 2019

SFA and spirit club! We will have a lunch meeting to talk about homecoming festivities THIS THURSDAY, 10/3, at lunch in Mr. Trammell’s room # 132. See you there!

Any girls interested in playing basketball.  Open gym starts on Thursday.  Bring a friend.  If you are not in a Sprague Fall Sport – we would love to see you there.  Open gym is Thursday – Oct 3rd – 3:00 to 4:30.  Stop by and see Coach Rodin in room 128 if you have questions. 10/3

Do you know someone who is deaf?  Are you interested in deaf culture?  And last question, did you know that last week was Deaf Awareness Week?  Well, we did…we’re the ASL Club and we’d like to invite everyone who is interested in ASL to start coming to the American Sign Language Club meetings!  They are held the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays of the month at lunch in Ms. Hatfield’s room, that’s room 119.  The next meeting will be on Wednesday, October 9th at lunch.  Bring your lunch, friends and any questions you ever wanted to know about deaf culture.  See you then! 10/4

Leadership is holding a Halloween decoration drive to help us spruce up our look for the Fall Festival and for our halls during the Halloween season. if you have any decorations you are willing to donate, there will be a box in Mr. Schuellers room in 142. Thanks! 10/4

Attention Students:  On Wednesday, October 16th we will operate using an abbreviated schedule to accommodate PSAT and ASVAB testing as well as senior graduation prep work. Juniors may elect to take the PSAT as well for a charge of $16 if paid by October 9th.  Interested students must sign up and pay their fee to the Bookkeeper in the main office.  The cost will increase to $20 starting October 10th.  Signing up to take the PSAT on the day of the test is not permitted.  10/9

Starting Tuesday, October 1st – The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) opens !  Students must complete the FAFSA each year they wish to receive financial aid for college.    Students and their parents will need the following information for 2020-2021 application:
1.   Social Security Card
2.   Driver License Number
3.   2018 Federal Tax Returns
If you have any questions, please see Ms.Dunn. 10/2

AP STUDENTS: AP Registration is now open from October 1st through to Monday November 4th. Cost is $1 for Free and Reduced lunch recipients and $75 for all others. If you do not already have a Free and Reduced Lunch application on file, stop by the Main Office to pick up the form. If students want a fee reduction, they will need to get the paperwork from the main office before finishing the registration process. Students should also check with their coaches and/or music teachers to see if they will be involved in any activities that will create a conflict during an exam they intend to take. They need to bring Mr. Harris a note from the coach or teacher stating that they will need to take a late test. Students you must first join your AP Classroom before any payment will be accepted. Don't miss the opportunity to take your AP exam. Registration closes – November 4th, no exceptions. 11/4

Attention Swim Team, dry land practices will begin next week! Tuesday and Thursday from 3 to 3:45pm in the weight room, wear good shoes! E-mail Coach Harrison with questions, ask Mrs. Goranson in the office for his email if you do not have it. 10/4

Homecoming dance is just around the corner, on Friday October 11th from 8pm to 10:30pm. Homecoming Dance forms and Guest forms are now available in the main office. Sprague students must complete the Dance Form, while Guests must complete the Dance Form and Guest Form. All the forms must be completely filled out and returned to the main office no later than Wednesday October 9th, prior to purchasing tickets. The tickets are on sell for $8 or $5 with ASB card through the bookkeeper. Sales start today at lunch.  Tickets will not be sold at the door.  We want everyone to have a fun, enjoyable, safe time at the dance and so appropriate dancing must be adhered to throughout the evening. Any further questions, please visit the main office. 10/9