Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Bonjour Sprague! Come join the French Club for a fun meeting where you can learn all about language and culture in Belgium. You'll be able to indulge in some Belgian waffles and have a great time with your friends. The meeting today, during lunch, in room 123. We hope to see you there! 11/16
The 64th Annual SnoBall is Saturday December 2nd.  This year’s theme is “Passport to Paris” and promises to be an exciting evening.  SnoBall tickets are on sale now at www.SnoBallSalem.com or at Mr. Formal, Bridal Gallery or Lollypops & Roses.  Be sure to check the website if you have any questions.  Let’s have Sprague HS well represented this year! 12/1

CELEBRATE COLLEGE APPLICATION WEEK!   Today is 11th Grade College Day.   11th graders are encourage to text their favorite college gear photos with #CAW SPRAGUE2019 to @SpragueOlys.  Congratulations  to Ms. Claric’s, Mr. Justin Trammell’s, Ms. McElliott’s and Ms. Ammon’s classes have been selected to participate in College Day Activities.

Attention sophomores and juniors! Information is coming your way regarding the CTEC program! Please plan to attend the assembly for all sophomores and interested juniors on November 29th at 11:30am in the Pantheon. Come and learn more about the exciting opportunities CTEC has to offer to help prepare you for the lifestyle you want after high school. Don’t forget to bring a pen or pencil! 11/29


Key Club is meeting today at lunch in Mrs. Harris’s room, 116.  Feel free to bring your lunch if you’d like.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The 64th Annual SnoBall is Saturday December 2nd.  This year’s theme is “Passport to Paris” and promises to be an exciting evening.  SnoBall tickets are on sale now at www.SnoBallSalem.com or at Mr. Formal, Bridal Gallery or Lollypops & Roses.  Be sure to check the website if you have any questions.  Let’s have Sprague HS well represented this year!

CELEBRATE COLLEGE APPLICATION WEEK!   Today is 10th Grade College Day.   10th graders are encourage to text their favorite college gear photos with #CAW SPRAGUE2020 to @SpragueOlys. Congratulations to Ms. Atkinson’s 10th Grade students for being selected to participate in College Day Activities. 11/15

The thanksgiving food drive is currently underway! Don’t forget to bring canned food into your 7th period class! Remember, the highest scoring class will get out of class for an ice cream party. 11/15

Bonjour Sprague! Come join the French Club for a fun meeting where you can learn all about language and culture in Belgium. You'll be able to indulge in some Belgian waffles and have a great time with your friends. The meeting is this Thursday the 16th, during lunch, in room 123. We hope to see you there! 11/16

Attention sophomores and juniors! Information is coming your way regarding the CTEC program! Please plan to attend the assembly for all sophomores and interested juniors on November 29th at 11:30am in the Pantheon to learn more about the exciting opportunities CTEC has to offer to help prepare you for the lifestyle you want after high school. Don’t forget to bring a pen or pencil! 11/29

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

CELEBRATE COLLEGE APPLICATION WEEK!   Today is 9th Grade College Day.   9th graders are encourage to text their favorite college gear photos with #CAW SPRAGUE2021 to @SpragueOlys. 9th Grade Students in Ms. Atkinsons’ class have been selected to participate in College Day Activities. Today the ASPIRE Center will be hosting drop in times for graduating seniors in Ms. Simmons and Ms. Andersen’s classes throughout the day. 

The thanksgiving food drive is currently underway! Don’t forget to bring canned food into your 7th period class! Remember, the highest scoring class will get out of class for an ice cream party. 11/15

JV football players please meet in the team room Tuesday after school. 11/14

Congratulations to Sprague’s Speech and Debate team for their awesome work last Saturday at Sprague and West Salem’s Speech and Debate Invitational. 400 students from 35 schools competed and the following Olys won individual awards. Francesa Thompson placed first in Poetry and also Prose Interpretation. Deepak Illango and Geovanny Tolentino placed 3rd in Varsity Parliamentary Debate. Emma Michaux placed 3rd and Jake Martin placed second in Big Question Debate. And extra special congratulations goes out to Lindsey Williams who won first place in Varsity Lincoln-Douglas Debate at the Central Valley Bear Crawl tournament. Lindsey has now qualified for the prestigious Tournament of Champions which is held in May at the University of Kentucky. Lindsey is just the fourth Olympian to have earned a bid to this tournament, and only the second student to actually qualify. Way to go Lindsey! 11/14

Bonjour Sprague! Come join the French Club for a fun meeting where you can learn all about language and culture in Belgium. You'll be able to indulge in some Belgian waffles and have a great time with your friends. The meeting is this Thursday the 16th, during lunch, in room 123. We hope to see you there! 11/16


Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Hello Oly Nation! Today we are celebrating National Kindness Day.  Chain Reaction will be doing our part to spread kindness throughout the school and we want to challenge all of you to reach out in kindness as well. “Be the reason someone smiles today. 11/13

Attention Sprague High School Community:  Beginning today through November 17th,  Sprague will be participating in Oregon GEAR UP’s College Application Week.  This week will consist of college going activities to assist all students with making their after graduation plans.  The entire Sprague Community is encouraged to participate by wearing their college gear the entire week. 11/13

Boys basketball tryouts begin today through Wednesday the 15th.  Make sure your winter sports packets are completed and turned in to Mrs. Goranson in the athletic office.  Freshman tryouts will be in the upper gym at 2:45-5.  Sophomore, Junior, and Seniors will tryout in the lower gym from 5-7.  See Mrs. Goranson if you need a sports packet or have other questions. 11/13

The next Sprague Medical Society meeting will be held today during lunch in room 18. Please join us to learn about some upcoming opportunities we are planning. 11/13

The thanksgiving food drive is currently underway! Don’t forget to bring canned food into your 7th period class! Remember, the highest scoring class will get out of class for an ice cream party. 11/15

CELEBRATE COLLEGE APPLICATION WEEK!  Today, we will have guest speakers from Warner Pacific College and Linn-Benton Community College visiting our campus. In the Library during 4th Period, Portland State University presents “BE A VIKING DAY”.   Graduating Seniors who have completed their applications will be get admission decisions. 11/13

The Sprague Dance Team competed at Wilsonville high school last Saturday. The team placed second in the novelty division and third in both the contemporary and pom divisions. In addition, 6 dancers placed in the top 10 of the drill down competition. The winners were freshman Marisa Bradley, Sonya Frontino, Arella Rodriguez-Lentz, Natalie Venegas, Amanda Lutz and sophomore Hanna Li. Congratulations to all of the Olyannes! 11/13

There will be a brief meeting right after school for football players playing basketball this year.  Please meet with coach Masten in the upper gym at 2:30.  Important information will be discussed. Please be prompt. 11/13

JV football players please meet in the team room Tuesday after school. 11/14



Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Attention: Swimmers, wrestlers and basketball players:  We are now accepting athletic packets for winter sports. You can turn these in at lunch or after school.  If you have not done so already, pick up a packet in the athletic office.  In order to participate, you must have a current physical on file, be enrolled in at least five classes and be on track to graduate! Sport packets must be turned in no later than next Thursday the 9th to be eligible for tryouts. 11/9

Attention Sprague High School Community:  Beginning Monday, November 13th through November 17th,  Sprague will be participating in Oregon GEAR UP’s College Application Week.  This week will consist of college going activities to assist all students with making their after graduation plans.  The entire Sprague Community is encouraged to participate by wearing their college gear the entire week.

On Monday, November 13th – Representatives from the Warner Pacific University and Portland State University will be visiting our campus.  11/13

Boys basketball tryouts begin next week on Monday the 13th through Wednesday the 15th.  Make sure your winter sports packets are completed and turned in to Mrs. Goranson in the athletic office.  Freshman tryouts will be in the upper gym at 2:45-5.  Sophomore, Junior, and Seniors will tryout in the lower gym from 5-7.  See Mrs. Goranson if you need a sports packet or have other questions. 11/9

The next Sprague Medical Society meeting will be held on Monday, Nov 13th during lunch in room 18. Please join us to learn about some upcoming opportunities we are planning. 11/13

The thanksgiving food drive is currently underway! Don’t forget to bring canned food into your 7th period class! Remember, the highest scoring class will get out of class for an ice cream party. 11/15

There is a meeting for DECA after school today in room 142 where we will work on written events. Remember that membership forms and payments are due on November 13th! Pick up a membership form in Mr. Schueller’s room if you haven’t already.


Saturday is Veteran’s Day. November 11th is the day that World War I ended in 1918.  Britain, France, Belgium, Israel, Poland, and Canada and a dozen other countries will honor their veterans and remember the end of the war, pray for peace and an end to war. What will you do on your day off tomorrow?  You may sleep in, you may go to a movie, or you may catch up on your homework.  Some of you may attend a veteran’s day ceremony or parade on Saturday. But, while you do this, take a moment to remember those gave their lives for the freedom you enjoy today. Thank you, veterans past and present. Thank you for living and dying for us.  We will never forget.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Attention: Swimmers, wrestlers and basketball players:  We are now accepting athletic packets for winter sports. You can turn these in at lunch or after school.  If you have not done so already, pick up a packet in the athletic office.  In order to participate, you must have a current physical on file, be enrolled in at least five classes and be on track to graduate! Sport packets must be turned in no later than next Thursday the 9th to be eligible for tryouts.

Attention Sprague High School Community:  Beginning Monday, November 13th through November 17th,  Sprague will be participating in Oregon GEAR UP’s College Application Week.  This week will consist of college going activities to assist all students with making their after graduation plans.  The entire Sprague Community is encouraged to participate by wearing their college gear the entire week.

On Monday, November 13th – Representatives from the Warner Pacific University and Portland State University will be visiting our campus. 

Boys basketball tryouts begin next week on Monday the 13th through Wednesday the 15th.  Make sure your winter sports packets are completed and turned in to Mrs. Goranson in the athletic office.  Freshman tryouts will be in the upper gym at 2:45-5.  Sophomore, Junior, and Seniors will tryout in the lower gym from 5-7.  See Mrs. Goranson if you need a sports packet or have other questions. 11/9

The next Sprague Medical Society meeting will be held on Monday, Nov 13th during lunch in room 18. Please join us to learn about some upcoming opportunities we are planning.

This is an announcement for all students invited to Freshman Focus today after school.  Please don’t forget that we are meeting in the library from 2:30-3:30. See you there!


Students, this is Veteran’s day week. The highest military honor is the medal of honor.  Oregon has 13 medal of honor holders, of whom the last seven died in the act of courage that won them the medal.   They are honored in a special part of the park near our Capitol building.  
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Attention: Swimmers, wrestlers and basketball players:  We are now accepting athletic packets for winter sports. You can turn these in at lunch or after school.  If you have not done so already, pick up a packet in the athletic office.  In order to participate, you must have a current physical on file, be enrolled in at least five classes and be on track to graduate! Sport packets must be turned in no later than next Thursday the 9th to be eligible for tryouts.

Key Club is coming to Sprague!  Key Club’s mission is to develop leadership skills through service to the school and community.  Our first informational meeting is at lunchtime, Tuesday, November 7th, in Mrs. Harris’ room, 116.  11/7

There will be a mandatory meeting for any girl interested in trying out for the Girls Basketball Program today at lunch in Mr. Williams’ room, room 20, at lunch. We will talk about the requirements and expectations for try-outs and the season.  11/7

Bonjour Sprague! National French Week is this week! To celebrate and raise awareness of studying French, the French National Honor Society has decorated the school. This year’s theme is social media in the francophone world, so you’ll find a variety of French tweets and memes around the school. If you need help understanding one of the tweets or memes, ask a French student or come see Madame Downs in Room 123! Merci beaucoup et Joyeuse Semaine National du Fran├žais! 11/7

Attention Sprague High School Community:  Beginning Monday, November 13th through November 17th,  Sprague will be participating in Oregon GEAR UP’s College Application Week.  This week will consist of college going activities to assist all students with making their after graduation plans.  The entire Sprague Community is encouraged to participate by wearing their college gear the entire week.

On Monday, November 13th – Representatives from the Warner Pacific University and Portland State University will be visiting our campus. 
Boys basketball tryouts begin next week on Monday the 13th through Wednesday the 15th.  Make sure your winter sports packets are completed and turned in to Mrs. Goranson in the athletic office.  Freshman tryouts will be in the upper gym at 2:45-5.  Sophomore, Junior, and Seniors will tryout in the lower gym from 5-7.  See Mrs. Goranson if you need a sports packet or have other questions. 11/9

The next Sprague Medical Society meeting will be held on Monday, Nov 13th during lunch in room 18. Please join us to learn about some upcoming opportunities we are planning.

Today Chain reaction will be meeting in rm 103 during lunch.

Students this is Veteran’s day week.  Over 1.2 million American lives have been lost in conflicts since our founding in 1776.  Our deadliest war in combat remains World War II, with over 400,000 lives given to defeat the axis powers.