Thursday, September 21, 2017

Thursday, September 21, 2017
On Wednesday, September 27th an information session on Financial Aid will be held for parents and students in the Library starting at 6 pm, and on Friday, September 29th the ASPIRE center will host a drop in session for parents to discuss FAFSA and Financial Aid tips.   You can register for these events by going to the College and Career Planning link on the Sprague Counseling webpage.  You can also sign up for upcoming college visits on this page. 9/27

Guest forms for Homecoming dance can be picked up in the main office. The form must be completed and returned by October 2nd.  10/2

October 11th is PSAT day at Sprague High School.  If you are wanting to sign up for the PSAT test to qualify for National Merit Scholarship, see the bookkeeper and pay your $16.00 dollars before October 4th.  The cost will increase to $20 dollars if you wait until after October 4th to register.  As a reminder, all Sophomores are given this assessment free of charge.  This year all Freshman will also be given the 8/9 PSAT test and will not need to pay for this assessment either. If you have questions please contact Assistant Principal Jesse Clayton at 503-399-3261 9/29

This week, Admission Counselors from the following schools will be visiting our campus:
Today: Portland State University
Friday:  University of Oregon
Please sign up through the Sprague Website.

Attention Seniors:  Are you looking for scholarships to apply for and seeking a website ?  You can always visit Oregon CIS or Oregon Gear Up website for scholarship information.   For example, Coca-Cola Scholars Application is open to any current high school senior.  Interested?  Check out Coca-Cola Scholars.

Do you need a homecoming dress? Chain Reaction can help! During the week of September 25th through the 29th, Chain Reaction will be holding a homecoming dress giveaway during lunch in the girls locker room.  They will also be doing the giveaway after school on the 28th and 29th from 2:30-3:30. 9/29
  
There will be a GIRLS BASKETBALL meeting on Thursday at lunch in Mr. Williams’ room, room 20. We will discuss the open gym schedule as well as information on the upcoming season. See you there, GO OLYS!! 9/21

Please come to Rm 166 to glaze and/or pick up your pottery pieces from last year. Pieces that needed re-firing last year, have been re-fired and are ready to go home!  So, please come get your amazing pieces in the next two weeks. Thank you, Ms. Lowery! 9/29

Bonjour Sprague! This Friday the 22nd, the French club will be hosting a blind cheese tasting! You could have the possibility of tasting various cheeses from camembert to chevre so be there! It will be held in room 123 and we are bound to have fun. We hope to see you there! 9/22

Do you love Anime? Manga? Cosplays? Art? Please join the Sprague Manga Club for our first meeting on Thursday, September 21 from 2:30-3:15 p.m. in the library.  We look forward to meeting new members and planning a fantastic year!  See you there! 9/21

Sprague students, we are approaching homecoming and we currently have student elections in progress. Please do not hang signs campaigning for homecoming. If you want to hang signs for any club or activity they have to be approved by club advisor, otherwise they will be removed. Thank you! 9/22


Do you want to go to a blazers game and a fun business trip? Come to an informational meeting on Monday at lunch to learn more about DECA in room 142, across from the Oly Lounge. Hope to see you there! 9/22

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
On Wednesday, September 27th an information session on Financial Aid will be held for parents and students in the Library starting at 6 pm, and on Friday, September 29th the ASPIRE center will host a drop in session for parents to discuss FAFSA and Financial Aid tips.   You can register for these events by going to the College and Career Planning link on the Sprague Counseling webpage.  You can also sign up for upcoming college visits on this page. 9/27

Attention all freshman! Freshman class elections are coming up very soon. If you are interested in running for student government and being a part of our leadership program, get an application to run in the office or from Mr. Schueller in room 142. This is a good opportunity to get involved and have fun! 9/20

Guest forms for Homecoming dance can be picked up in the main office. The form must be completed and returned by October 2nd

October 11th is PSAT day at Sprague High School.  If you are wanting to sign up for the PSAT test to qualify for National Merit Scholarship, see the bookkeeper and pay your $16.00 dollars before October 4th.  The cost will increase to $20 dollars if you wait until after October 4th to register.  As a reminder, all Sophomores are given this assessment free of charge.  This year all Freshman will also be given the 8/9 PSAT test and will not need to pay for this assessment either. If you have questions please contact Assistant Principal Jesse Clayton at 503-399-3261

This week, Admission Counselors from the following schools will be visiting our campus:
Thursday: Portland State University
Friday:  University of Oregon
Please sign up through the Sprague Website.

Attention Seniors:  Are you looking for scholarships to apply for and seeking a website ?  You can always visit Oregon CIS or Oregon Gear Up website for scholarship information.   For example, Coca-Cola Scholars Application is open to any current high school senior.  Interested?  Check out Coca-Cola Scholars.

Students who have release periods please go to the Main Office and sign up to receive a release card.

Do you need a homecoming dress? Chain Reaction can help! During the week of September 25th through the 29th, Chain Reaction will be holding a homecoming dress giveaway during lunch in the girls locker room.  They will also be doing the giveaway after school on the 28th and 29th from 2:30-3:30.

The Freshman Football Team went on the road again on Monday night and routed the McNary Celtics in a score of 47-7.In a total team victory in which everyone contributed; the Olys were dominant on both sides of the ball.  Special Recognition is given to Trey Martin who led the Olys to 40 points in 3 quarters behind the strong blocking of Josh Bell, Hayden Nofziger, Jacob Bos, Albert Phillips, Bryson Kievit, Sylvio Moore and Brett Hassoun, and the strong running and catching of Jack Muth, Carson Van Kempen, Tyeson Thomas, Ethan Bullock and Adam Ferguson.  The Defense did an excellent job in a team effort of shutting down the speedy running backs of McNary and scored a Defensive Touchdown on a Pick Six by Jacob Robbins. The Olys play in front of the home crowd for the first time while school is in session next Monday night at 6pm.  Please come and cheer on your 3-0 Freshman Football Team!

There will be a GIRLS BASKETBALL meeting on Thursday at lunch in Mr. Williams’ room, room 20. We will discuss the open gym schedule as well as information on the upcoming season. See you there, GO OLYS!! 9/21

Please come to Rm 166 to glaze and/or pick up your pottery pieces from last year. Pieces that needed re-firing last year, have been re-fired and are ready to go home!  So, please come get your amazing pieces in the next two weeks. Thank you, Ms. Lowery! 9/29

Bonjour Sprague! This Friday the 22nd, the French club will be hosting a blind cheese tasting! You could have the possibility of tasting various cheeses from camembert to chevre so be there! It will be held in room 123 and we are bound to have fun. We hope to see you there!

Do you love Anime? Manga? Cosplays? Art? Please join the Sprague Manga Club for our first meeting on Thursday, September 21 from 2:30-3:15 p.m. in the library.  We look forward to meeting new members and planning a fantastic year!  See you there! 9/21


Both boys and girls water polo teams defeated Willamette on Tuesday with the boys winning 20-9 while the girls won in Overtime 5-3.Michael Boman led the Olys with 5 goals for the boys and his sister Andrea led the girls with 2 goals with Kelsey Olson also scoring two goals. Great job Olys!

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
On Wednesday, September 27th an information session on Financial Aid will be held for parents and students in the Library starting at 6 pm, and on Friday, September 29th the ASPIRE center will host a drop in session for parents to discuss FAFSA and Financial Aid tips.   You can register for these events by going to the College and Career Planning link on the Sprague Counseling webpage.  You can also sign up for upcoming college visits on this page. 9/27

Attention all freshman! Freshman class elections are coming up very soon. If you are interested in running for student government and being a part of our leadership program, get an application to run in the office or from Mr. Schueller in room 142. This is a good opportunity to get involved and have fun! 9/20

Basketball Athletes, Open Gym will start next week, if you are planning on participating, you must have your athletic packets and current physical turned in to the office prior to attending. Forms are available in the athletic office. Open gyms are for athletes not participating in a fall sport. 9/21

Guest forms for Homecoming dance can be picked up in the main office. The form must be completed and returned by October 2nd

October 11th is PSAT day at Sprague High School.  If you are wanting to sign up for the PSAT test to qualify for National Merit Scholarship, see the bookkeeper will begin taking orders on Monday, September 18th.  The cost is 16.00 dollars.  Please stop by before October 4th to let us know you will be taking the PSAT test.  The cost will increase to 20 dollars if you wait until after October 4th to register.  As a reminder, all Sophomores are given this assessment free of charge.  This year all Freshman will also be given the 8/9 PSAT test and will not need to pay for this assessment either. If you have questions please contact Assistant Principal Jesse Clayton at 503-399-3261

This week, Admission Counselors from the following schools will be visiting our campus:
Thursday: Portland State University
Friday:  University of Oregon
Please sign up through the Sprague Website.

Attention Seniors:  Are you looking for scholarships to apply for and seeking a website ?  You can always visit Oregon CIS or Oregon Gear Up website for scholarship information.   For example, Coca-Cola Scholars Application is open to any current high school senior.  Interested?  Check out Coca-Cola Scholars.

Students who have release periods please go to the Main Office and sign up to receive a release card.

The Oly JV football team came away with a tough fought 50-35 victory over the McNary Celtics Monday night. Battling through the cold and driving rain Sprague managed to grind out the tough yards in a wet slugfest. The Olys move to 3-0 on the season and next play at McMinnville Monday night.


Do you need a homecoming dress? Chain Reaction can help! During the week of September 25th through the 29th, Chain Reaction will be holding a homecoming dress giveaway during lunch in the girls locker room.  They will also be doing the giveaway after school on the 28th and 29th from 2:30-3:30. 

Monday, September 18, 2017

Monday, September 18, 2017
On Wednesday, September 27th an information session on Financial Aid will be held for parents and students in the Library starting at 6 pm, and on Friday, September 29th the ASPIRE center will host a drop in session for parents to discuss FAFSA and Financial Aid tips.   You can register for these events by going to the College and Career Planning link on the Sprague Counseling webpage.  You can also sign up for upcoming college visits on this page. 9/27

Attention all freshman! Freshman class elections are coming up very soon. If you are interested in running for student government and being a part of our leadership program, get an application to run in the office or from Mr. Schueller in room 142. This is a good opportunity to get involved and have fun! 9/20

Boys interested in basketball open gyms and are not out for a fall sport, need to pick up a sports package in the office from Tracy Goranson.  Open gyms for boys basketball begin the week of September 25th.  Don't wait, pick up your sports packet today! 9/25

Guest forms for Homecoming dance can be picked up in the main office. The form must be completed and returned by October 2nd

Attention all students- if you do not have a locker and want one, please come to the main office. 

October 11th is PSAT day at Sprague High School.  If you are wanting to sign up for the PSAT test to qualify for National Merit Scholarship, the bookkeeper will begin taking orders on Monday, September 18th.  The cost is 16.00 dollars.  Please stop by before October 4th to let us know you will be taking the PSAT test.  The cost will increase to 20 dollars if you wait until after October 4th to register.  As a reminder, all Sophomores are given this assessment free of charge.  This year all Freshman will also be given the 8/9 PSAT test and will not need to pay for this assessment either. If you have questions please contact Assistant Principal Jesse Clayton at 503-399-3261

This week, Admission Counselors from the following schools will be visiting our campus:
Thursday: Portland State University
Friday:  University of Oregon
Please sign up through the Sprague Website.

Attention Seniors:  Are you looking for scholarships to apply for and seeking a website ?  You can always visit Oregon CIS or Oregon Gear Up website for scholarship information.   For example, Coca-Cola Scholars Application is open to any current high school senior.  Interested?  Check out Coca-Cola Scholars.

Jostens will be here for Seniors at 8:40 and Juniors at 9:15 in the pantheon. Announcements will be made at dismissal times. 

Students, yesterday was September 17th, Constitution day, the day the constitution of the United States was signed on September 17th, 1787.  Our legislature in the State of Oregon has passed a law that this important document is acknowledged by our schools on this historic day.

Here is the preamble to this important document: 
We the people of the United States,
in order to form a more perfect union,
 establish justice,
insure domestic tranquility,
provide for the common defense,
 promote the general welfare,
 and secure the blessings
 of liberty to ourselves and our posterity,
do ordain and establish
 this Constitution for the United States of America.



Friday, September 15, 2017

Friday, September 15, 2017
An Admissions Counselor from the University of Alabama will be visiting Sprague today during first period.  Please sign up in the College And Career Center or see Ms. Dunn more information. 9/15

On Wednesday, September 27th an information session on Financial Aid will be held for parents and students in the Library starting at 6 pm, and on Friday, September 29th the ASPIRE center will host a drop in session for parents to discuss FAFSA and Financial Aid tips.   You can register for these events by going to the College and Career Planning link on the Sprague Counseling webpage.  You can also sign up for upcoming college visits on this page. 9/27

Attention all freshman! Freshman class elections are coming up very soon. If you are interested in running for student government and being a part of our leadership program, get an application to run in the office or from Mr. Schueller in room 142. This is a good opportunity to get involved and have fun! 9/20

Boys interested in basketball open gyms and are not out for a fall sport, need to pick up a sports package in the office from Tracy Goranson.  Open gyms for boys basketball begin the week of September 25th.  Don't wait, pick up your sports packet today! 9/25

Guest forms for Homecoming dance can be picked up in the main office. The form must be completed and returned by October 2nd

Attention all students- if you do not have a locker and want one, please come to the main office. 


Thursday, September 14, 2017

 Thursday, September 14, 2017
An Admissions Counselor from the University of Alabama will be visiting Sprague on Friday Sept. 15th during first period.  Please sign up in the College And Career Center or see Ms. Dunn more information. 9/15

On Wednesday, September 27th an information session on Financial Aid will be held for parents and students in the Library starting at 6 pm, and on Friday, September 29th the ASPIRE center will host a drop in session for parents to discuss FAFSA and Financial Aid tips.   You can register for these events by going to the College and Career Planning link on the Sprague Counseling webpage.  You can also sign up for upcoming college visits on this page. 9/27

Attention all freshman! Freshman class elections are coming up very soon. If you are interested in running for student government and being a part of our leadership program, get an application to run in the office or from Mr. Schueller in room 142. This is a good opportunity to get involved and have fun! 9/20

Boys interested in basketball open gyms and are not out for a fall sport, need to pick up a sports package in the office from Tracy Goranson.  Open gyms for boys basketball begin the week of September 25th.  Don't wait, pick up your sports packet today! 9/25


Please dismiss the girls’ soccer teams today at 2pm for their games in Newberg. Good luck girls and go Olys!

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday, September 13, 2017
An Admissions Counselor from the University of Alabama will be visiting Sprague on Friday Sept. 15th during first period.  Please sign up in the College And Career Center or see Ms. Dunn more information. 9/15

Spanish Club is having their first meeting of the year today at lunch in room 124. Everybody is welcome to attend and find out what we have in store for you this year. See you at lunch in room 124. 9/13

On Wednesday, September 27th an information session on Financial Aid will be held for parents and students in the Library starting at 6 pm, and on Friday, September 29th the ASPIRE center will host a drop in session for parents to discuss FAFSA and Financial Aid tips.   You can register for these events by going to the College and Career Planning link on the Sprague Counseling webpage.  You can also sign up for upcoming college visits on this page. 9/27

The Freshman Football came up with a big win 26-15 on Monday night on the road versus West Salem.  The Olys started hot with a strong team effort to take at a 20-0 halftime lead.  The offense used a strong ground attack to wear out the West Team in the second half and the Defense used a strong team effort overall to shut down the Titans on all but a few plays.  Overall it was a great night for the Olys as all team members contributed to our win. Next week on Monday night the Olys travel again to take on a good McNary team. Please come out and support us for our next home game on 9/25 vs. McMinnville in Olympic Stadium at 6pm.

Attention all freshman! Freshman class elections are coming up very soon. If you are interested in running for student government and being a part of our leadership program, get an application to run in the office or from Mr. Schueller in room 142. This is a good opportunity to get involved and have fun! 9/20

Boys interested in basketball open gyms and are not out for a fall sport, need to pick up a sports package in the office from Tracy Goranson.  Open gyms for boys basketball begin the week of September 25th.  Don't wait, pick up your sports packet today!


Do you like to talk? Do you like to argue? Do you like to travel and meet people from across the West Coast? If so, Sprague has an activity for you! Sprague Speech and Debate is looking for students looking to challenge themselves in the field of competitive speaking and debate. Just how does one go about joining Sprague's Speech and Debate team? Come to Mr. Curry's room, Room 133 TODAY at lunch for an informational meeting. We'll go over what the team is, practice schedule, and answer your questions about Salem's best speech program. Want to know more now? Swing by 133 and hit up Curry for more details.