Friday, December 18, 2009

A Day Advisory Schedule

Word of the Week: - intangible (pronounced - in tan jah bul) - adjective incapable of being perceived by the sense of touch - not definite or clear
I am tired of intangible rewards; I want money. (12/18)

Athletes interested in being part of Team Sprague Track and Field this season. We will begin preseason workouts on Tuesday Jan. 5th in the stadium at 2:45. Pick up a slip with the information you need from Coaches Charles, Shannon, or Kleinman today. (12/18)

Attention all students! The Anything and Everything drive needs your help. Donate anything you think will help a person in need. Bring donations to the Commons stage during lunch.

Attention all Sprague Manga Club members! Don't forget today is the holiday cosplay. There will be a meeting and fun holiday activities after school in the library until 4:00 p.m.

Get your picture today with Santa for $1.00 on the commons stage during both lunches.
Ho Ho Ho!

BOOK CLUB! Read a classic book you have not read before! We will have a round robin share on Wednesday, January 13th 2010.

Dismiss girl’s basketball today at 11:45.

Have a safe and restful Winter Break. We will see you back here on January 4th for “Regular B Day Schedule.”

Thursday, December 17, 2009

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: - intangible (pronounced - in tan jah bul) - adjective incapable of being perceived by the sense of touch - not definite or clear
The nursing profession offers many intangible pleasures.(12/17)

Athletes interested in being part of Team Sprague Track and Field this season. We will begin preseason workouts on Tuesday Jan. 5th in the stadium at 2:45. Pick up a slip with the information you need from Coaches Charles, Shannon, or Kleinman this week.(12/18)

Attention all students! The Anything and Everything drive needs your help. Donate anything you think will help a person in need. Bring donations to the Commons stage during lunch. The drive will continue until Christmas break, but don’t wait to donate! (12/18)

Please attend a SHORT 15 minute book club meeting Thursday after school in the library. Bring your idea for what to read over winter break. (12/17)

Students there will be a youth legislature meeting today, December 17th before and after school in room 118. If you want to join youth legislature or are already involved please come to the meeting. Hope to see you there! (12/17)

Attention all Sprague Manga Club members! Don't forget that tomorrow (FRIDAY!) is the holiday cosplay. There will be a meeting and fun holiday activities after school in the library until 4:00 p.m.

There will be a short Global Relief Club meeting today after school in Mr. Masten's room portable 30. If you can't make it, drop by some time today for some important information.

Congratulations to the Olys wrestlers for winning 3 leagues duals last night in Redmond. Sprague defeated South Salem 81 to 0, North Salem 75 to 3, and Redmond 41 to 24. The Olys had outstanding performances by Alex Funk, Robert Barton, Alex Funk and Josh Gaskin. The JV's also finished with 3 wins! Great job Olys!!

Dismiss the Swim Team at 12:15 today. (12/17)

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: - intangible (pronounced - in tan jah bul) - adjective incapable of being perceived by the sense of touch - not definite or clear
Staying in school and getting good grades offers benefits that sometimes seem intangible.(12/16)

Attention students, are you interested in going to Europe next summer? London, Paris and Normandy are just a few places we will be visiting. Today, December 16 after school at 2:45 pm in Mr. Cash's portable, #24 there will be an informational meeting about the trip. All students currently signed up and any students who are interested in going need to attend. We will discuss cost, itinerary, future meetings and group expectations. Don't miss out on this opportunity. See Mr. Cash if you cannot attend.(12/16)

All Baseball Players, not in a winter sport, there will be a brief meeting after school (2:35), in the weight room. Be there promptly in order to pick up some important information. Thank you - Coach Champion. (12/16)

The Night Snowrider trip is rescheduled and going to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday Dec.19. $35 for bus and lift. See Mr. Hatz in room 15A for applications and information as soon as possible. Deadline for Money is today. The snow is getting deep, grab a friend and make the leap. That’s Saturday Night Dec.19 for the snowrider trip. Bring your night vision goggles.

Attention all students interested in playing softball who are not involved in a winter sport. There will be a short meeting today, Dec. 16th to discuss open gym and weights times. Please meet in room 19 at 2:45. See you there!(12/16)

More scholarships have been posted on the scholarship board in the CRIC--room 136. Check soon as some have early deadline dates.(12/16)

Attention all students! The Anything and Everything drive needs your help. Donate anything you think will help a person in need. Bring donations to the Commons stage during lunch. The drive will continue until Christmas break, but don’t wait to donate! (12/18)

Please attend a SHORT 15 minute book club meeting Thursday after school in the library. Bring your idea for what to read over winter break. (12/16)

Students there will be a youth legislature meeting this Thursday, December 17th before and after school. If you want to join youth legislature or are already involved please come to the meeting. Hope to see you there! (12/17)

Please dismiss Varsity Wrestlers at 10:30.

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: - intangible (pronounced - in tan jah bul) - adjective incapable of being perceived by the sense of touch - not definite or clear
It is really difficult for a four year old to understand that patience brings intangible rewards.(12/15)

Jostens will be here today, December 15th during both lunches to deliver class rings.(12/15)

Need extra credit in Math? Come to math league today, December 15th, from 2:35 - 3:05 pm. See your math teacher or flyers for specific rooms.

Attention students, are you interested in going to Europe next summer? London, Paris and Normandy are just a few places we will be visiting. Tomorrow, December 16 after school at 2:45 pm in Mr. Cash's portable, #24 there will be an informational meeting about the trip. All students currently signed up and any students who are interested in going need to attend. We will discuss cost, itinerary, future meetings and group expectations. Don't miss out on this opportunity. See Mr. Cash if you cannot attend.(12/16)

Environmental Club members: There will be a meeting today, December 15th in Room 155 after school. Everyone is welcome! (12/15)

All Baseball Players, not in a winter sport, there will be a brief meeting tomorrow, after school (2:35), in the weight room. Be there promptly in order to pick up some important information. Thank you - Coach Champion. (12/16)

The Night Snowrider trip is rescheduled and going to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday Dec.19. $35 for bus and lift. See Mr. Hatz in room 15A for applications and information as soon as possible. Deadline for Money is tomorrow, Dec. 16. The snow is getting deep, grab a friend and make the leap. That’s Saturday Night Dec.19 for the snowrider trip. Bring your night vision goggles.

Attention all students interested in playing softball who are not involved in a winter sport. There will be a short meeting tomorrow, Dec. 16th to discuss open gym and weights times. Please meet in room 19 at 2:45 on Wednesday. See you there!(12/16)

More scholarships have been posted on the scholarship board in the CRIC--room 136. Check soon as some have early deadline dates.(12/16)

Attention all students! The Anything and Everything drive needs your help. Donate anything you think will help a person in need. Bring donations to the Commons stage during lunch. The drive will continue until Christmas break, but don’t wait to donate! (12/18)

Monday, December 14, 2009

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: - intangible (pronounced - in tan jah bul) - adjective incapable of being perceived by the sense of touch - not definite or clear
The rewards for doing a good deed are frequently intangible (12/14)

Jostens will be here on December 15th during both lunches to deliver class rings.(12/15)

Need extra credit in Math? Come to math league this Tuesday, December 15th, from 2:35 - 3:05 pm. See your math teacher or flyers for specific rooms.

Attention students, are you interested in going to Europe next summer? London, Paris and Normandy are just a few places we will be visiting. On Wednesday December 16 after school at 2:45 pm in Mr. Cash's portable, #24 there will be an informational meeting about the trip. All students currently signed up and any students who are interested in going need to attend. We will discuss cost, itinerary, future meetings and group expectations. Don't miss out on this opportunity. See Mr. Cash if you cannot attend.(12/16)

Environmental Club members: There will be a meeting Tuesday, December 15th in Room 155 after school. Everyone is welcome! (12/15)

All Baseball Players, not in a winter sport, there will be a brief meeting on Wednesday, after school (2:35), in the weight room. Be there promptly in order to pick up some important information. Thank you - Coach Champion. (12/16)

The Night Snowrider trip is rescheduled and going to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday Dec.19. $35 for bus and lift. See Mr. Hatz in room 15A for applications and information as soon as possible. Deadline for Money is Wednesday Dec. 16. The snow is getting deep, grab a friend and make the leap. That’s Saturday Night Dec.19 for the snowrider trip. Bring your night vision goggles.

Attention all students interested in playing softball who are not involved in a winter sport. There will be a short meeting this Wed. Dec. 16th to discuss open gym and weights times. Please meet in room 19 at 2:45 on Wednesday. See you there!(12/16)



Friday, December 11, 2009

B Day Assembly Schedule

Word of the Week: Askew – (ah skew) adverb and adjective – To one side
The score of the 4 A Semifinal Football game was askew toward the OLYS! (12/11)

Jostens will be here on December 15th during both lunches to deliver class rings.(12/15)

Need extra credit in Math? Come to math league Tuesday, December 15th, from 2:35 - 3:05 pm. See your math teacher or flyers for specific rooms.

Attention students, are you interested in going to Europe next summer? London, Paris and Normandy are just a few places we will be visiting. On Wednesday December 16 after school at 2:45 pm in Mr. Cash's portable, #24 there will be an informational meeting about the trip. All students currently signed up and any students who are interested in going need to attend. We will discuss cost, itinerary, future meetings and group expectations. Don't miss out on this opportunity. See Mr. Cash if you cannot attend.(12/16)

Wanna help a child? Then DONATE! The Outreach Club is having an Anything and Everything Drive this week. You will help kids and homeless adults have a happy holiday.
You can bring in any canned goods, toys, or clothing this week. For more information contact Mr Lake in Room 6.(12/11)

Environmental Club members: There will be a meeting Tuesday, December 15th in Room 155 after school. Everyone is welcome! (12/15)



Thursday, December 10, 2009

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Askew – (ah skew) adverb and adjective – To one side
The debate between the candidates was somewhat askew toward the incumbent.(12/10)

Students and Staff : The Grand Theatre will present a feature documentary called “Garbage – The Revolution Starts at Home” tomorrow, December 10th at 7:00pm, $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for students. For more information contact Mrs. Allen in Room 155.(12/10)

Jostens will be here on December 15th during both lunches to deliver class rings.(12/15)

Need extra credit in Math? Come to math league today, December 15th, from 2:35 - 3:05 pm. See your math teacher or flyers for specific rooms.

The junior class is selling $1 candy bars to help raise money for Prom and other activities. Any junior class officer will have them for sale as well as room 3 and room 127. This is an easy, delicious way to support your junior class.

Attention students, are you interested in going to Europe next summer? London, Paris and Normandy are just a few places we will be visiting. On Wednesday December 16 after school at 2:45 pm in Mr. Cash's portable, #24 there will be an informational meeting about the trip. All students currently signed up and any students who are interested in going need to attend. We will discuss cost, itinerary, future meetings and group expectations. Don't miss out on this opportunity. See Mr. Cash if you cannot attend.(12/16)

Wanna help a child? Then DONATE! The Outreach Club is having an Anything and Everything Drive this week. You will help kids and homeless adults have a happy holiday.
You can bring in any canned goods, toys, or clothing this week. For more information contact Mr Lake in Room 6.(12/11)

A representative from Oregon State University will be at Sprague today, December 10, 9:20 am in the CRIC. OSU has more than 200 academic programs and a global element can be added to your education through study abroad programs. OSU is also located in the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley, about 30 minutes south of Salem. Sign up in the CRIC.(12/10)

The Sprague Manga Club will meet today, Dec. 10 after school in the library from 2:45-4:00. We will have a guest speaker who will be sharing about the Japanese language and culture. This is an event you won't want to miss! (12/10)

The Global Relief Club will be meeting today after school in Mr. Masten's room, Portable 30. See you there!(12/10)

National Honor Society members please meet on the Commons stage at 2:37, right after school today for a yearbook picture. (12/10)

Congratulations to Freshman Ricky Julian and Sophomore Michael Lewis for finishing undefeated (3-0) last night at the Titan Wrestling meet.(12/10)

Attention all wrestlers, be sure to bring travel cards today to practice!!(12/10)

The “Christmas Around the World Cultural Evening” was a huge success. The students who came and participated are amazing and talented. The foreign language teachers would like to thank everyone who came out last night. We would also like to thank Mr. Adkins Video Production students who streamlined the program live to the Commons and onto the internet. Another thank you goes to Dani Potter who did an amazing job of running the sound and lights. If you would like to purchase a DVD of last night’s performance, just ask either Mr. Adkins, Mr. McBride, Ms. Gingrich, Mr. Juengling or Ms. Hatfield for one. The cost is $6.00. (12/10)


Wednesday, December 9, 2009

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Askew – (ah skew) adverb and adjective – To one side
Emily Dickinson’s meter is somewhat askew.(12/9)

Students and Staff : The Grand Theatre will present a feature documentary called “Garbage – The Revolution Starts at Home” tomorrow, December 10th at 7:00pm, $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for students. For more information contact Mrs. Allen in Room 155.

Jostens will be here on December 15th during both lunches to deliver class rings.

Need extra credit in Math? Come to math league today, December 15th, from 2:35 - 3:05 pm. See your math teacher or flyers for specific rooms.

The junior class is selling $1 candy bars to help raise money for Prom and other activities. Any junior class officer will have them for sale as well as room 3 and room 127. This is an easy, delicious way to support your junior class.

Attention students, are you interested in going to Europe next summer? London, Paris and Normandy are just a few places we will be visiting. On Wednesday December 16 after school at 2:45 pm in Mr. Cash's portable, #24 there will be an informational meeting about the trip. All students currently signed up and any students who are interested in going need to attend. We will discuss cost, itinerary, future meetings and group expectations. Don't miss out on this opportunity. See Mr. Cash if you cannot attend.(12/16)

Wanna help a child? Then DONATE! The Outreach Club is having an Anything and Everything Drive this week. You will help kids and homeless adults have a happy holiday.
You can bring in any canned goods, toys, or clothing this week. For more information contact Mr Lake in Room 6.(12/11)

There is a new GPA CALCULATOR NOW AVAILABLE ON THE SPRAGUE WEB SITE, through the Counseling or the Academics link. It's easy to use - so take a look.

A representative from Oregon State University will be at Sprague on Thursday, December 10, 9:20 am in the CRIC. OSU has more than 200 academic programs and a global element can be added to your education through study abroad programs. OSU is also located in the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley, about 30 minutes south of Salem. Sign up in the CRIC.(12/10)

The Sprague Book Club will meet after school today in the library from 2:45-3:30. We will be discussing The Perks of Being a Wallflower. Hope to see you there! (12/9)

The Sprague Manga Club will meet on Thursday, Dec. 10 after school in the library from 2:45-4:00. We will have guest speaker who will be sharing about the Japanese language and culture. This is an event you won't want to miss! (12/10)

The Global Relief Club will be meeting Thursday after school in Mr. Masten's room, Portable 30. See you there!(12/10)

National Honor Society members please meet on the Commons stage at 2:37, right after school on Thursday for a yearbook picture. (12/10)




Tuesday, December 8, 2009

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Askew – (ah skew) adverb and adjective – To one side
The students responded when the teacher glanced at them askew. (12/8)

The Night Snowrider trip is going to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday Dec.12. $35 for bus and lift. See Mr. Hatz in room 15A for applications and information as soon as possible. Deadline for Money is extended to Wednesday Dec. 9. That’s Saturday Night Dec.12 for the snowrider trip. Bring your night vision goggles.(12/9)

Students and Staff : The Grand Theatre will present a feature documentary called “Garbage – The Revolution Starts at Home” Thursday, December 10th at 7:00pm, $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for students. For more information contact Mrs. Allen in Room 155.

Jostens will be here on December 15th during both lunches to deliver class rings.

Need extra credit in Math? Come to math league today, December 15th, from 2:35 - 3:05 pm. See your math teacher or fliers for specific rooms.

The junior class is selling $1 candy bars to help raise money for Prom and other activities. Any junior class officer will have them for sale as well as room 3 and room 127. This is an easy, delicious way to support your junior class.

Seniors-Seniors: If you need any help with scholarships, applications, or college information-the Beyond Sprague mentors will be in the CRIC-room 136 on Tuesday, December 8, during the lunch to help any interested students.(12/8)

Attention students, are you interested in going to Europe next summer? London, Paris and Normandy are just a few places we will be visiting. On Wednesday December 16 after school at 2:45 pm in Mr. Cash's portable, #24 there will be an informational meeting about the trip. All students currently signed up and any students who are interested in going need to attend. We will discuss cost, itinerary, future meetings and group expectations. Don't miss out on this opportunity. See Mr. Cash if you cannot attend.

Wanna help a child? Then DONATE! The Outreach Club is having an Anything and Everything Drive this week. You will help kids and homeless adults have a happy holiday.
You can bring in any canned goods, toys, or clothing this week. For more information contact Mr Lake in Room 6.(12/11)

Attention wrestlers! Pictures today right after school in the wrestling room - be sure to have all your warm up gear with you - orange shorts, hooded sweatshirt, dri-fits!
Any questions or concerns see Coach Hadden

There is a new GPA CALCULATOR NOW AVAILABLE ON THE SPRAGUE WEB SITE, through the Counseling or the Academics link. It's easy to use - so take a look.


Monday, December 7, 2009

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Askew – (ah skew) adverb and adjective – To one side
The rug was lying askew on the floor.(12/7)

The Night Snowrider trip is going to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday Dec.12. $35.00 for the bus and lift. See Mr. Hatz in room 15A for applications and information as soon as possible. Deadline for money is Tuesday Dec. 8. The snow is getting deep, grab a friend and make the leap. That’s Saturday Night Dec.12 for the snowrider trip. Bring your night vision goggles.

Students and Staff : The Grand Theatre will present a feature documentary called “Garbage – The Revolution Starts at Home” Thursday, December 10th at 7:00pm, $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for students. For more information contact Mrs. Allen in Room 155.

The football awards for JV and Varsity players will be tonight 12/7 in the Commons. Dessert at 6:30 and awards starting at 7pm. Questions see Coach Hill. (12/7)

Jostens will be here on December 15th during both lunches to deliver class rings.

Need extra credit in Math? Come to math league on Tuesday, December 15th, from 2:35 - 3:05 pm. See your math teacher or fliers for specific rooms.

The junior class is selling $1 candy bars to help raise money for Prom and other activities. Any junior class officer will have them for sale as well as room 3 and room 127. This is an easy, delicious way to support your junior class.

Seniors-Seniors: If you need any help with scholarships, applications, or college information-the Beyond Sprague mentors will be in the CRIC-room 136 on Tuesday, December 8, during the lunch to help any interested students.(12/8)

Attention students, are you interested in going to Europe next summer? London, Paris and Normandy are just a few places we will be visiting. On Wednesday December 16 after school at 2:45 pm in Mr. Cash's portable, #24 there will be an informational meeting about the trip. All students currently signed up and any students who are interested in going need to attend. We will discuss cost, itinerary, future meetings and group expectations. Don't miss out on this opportunity. See Mr. Cash if you cannot attend.

Wanna help a child? Then DONATE! The Outreach Club is having an Anything and Everything Drive this week. You will help kids and homeless adults have a happy holiday.
You can bring in any canned goods, toys, or clothing this week. For more information contact Mr Lake in Room 6.(12/11)

Congratulations to the Sprague Olyanne varsity dance team for placing first in both their lyrical and novelty divisions at the West Albany dance competition on December 5. Their novelty score was the highest score received by any team at the competition! These placements qualify the Olyannes for the fall State Dance Team Category Championships on December 19th in Portland. Great job dancers!

Congratulations to the Sprague Wrestlers for finishing 2nd this past weekend at the 8 team tournament at West Salem. The Olys were lead by champions Zach Zehner, Bryce Landolt, and Josh Gaskin. Good job Olys!!



Friday, December 4, 2009

A Day Advisory Schedule

Word of the Week: Assent (pronounced - ah sent) (intransitive verb) - To agree, as to a proposal; concur
The assenting voices cheered the adoption of a new constitution. (12/4)

The Night Snowrider trip is going to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday Dec.12. $35.00 for the bus and lift. See Mr. Hatz in room 15A for applications and information as soon as possible. Deadline for money is Tuesday Dec. 8. The snow is getting deep, grab a friend and make the leap. That’s Saturday Night Dec.12 for the snowrider trip. Bring your night vision goggles.

Students and Staff : The Grand Theatre will present a feature documentary called “Garbage – The Revolution Starts at Home” Thursday, December 10th at 7:00pm, $3.00 for adults and $2.00 for students. For more information contact Mrs. Allen in Room 155.

The football awards for JV and Varsity players will be Monday 12/7 in the Commons. Dessert at 6:30 and awards starting at 7pm. Questions see Coach Hill. (12/7)

Please dismiss Wrestlers at 1:00 and Freshmen Basketball at 2:00 today.

Dance Team good luck at West Albany competition tomorrow.
Cheer competition is at 7:00am at Sprague. Go Cheer!



Wednesday, December 2, 2009

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Assent (pronounced - ah sent) (intransitive verb) - To agree, as to a proposal; concur
The students were delighted when Ms. Burleson assented to chaperone the dance. (12/2)

Sprague Lacrosse informational meeting is Thursday, Dec 3 at 7:00pm in the Commons. (12/3)

The Night Snowrider trip is going to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday Dec.12. $35.00 for the bus and lift. See Mr. Hatz in room 15A for applications and information as soon as possible. Deadline for money is Tuesday Dec. 8. The snow is getting deep, grab a friend and make the leap. That’s Saturday Night Dec.12 for the snowrider trip. Bring your night vision goggles.

The PSAT results are available in the CRIC--room 136. Stop by and pick yours up. (12/2)

A representative from Cornish College of the Arts will be at Sprague on Thursday, December 3, at 9:30am in the CRIC. Cornish offers: arts, dance, design, performance production, theater, and music. Cornish College is located in Seattle, Washington. Sign up in the CRIC. (12/3)

National Honor Society members: We will meet this Friday during 2nd lunch or before school at 7:10 in room 146. See you there NHS members.






Tuesday, December 1, 2009

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Assent (pronounced - ah sent) (intransitive verb) - To agree, as to a proposal; concur
Governing board assented to the annual Gift Bag drive.(12/1)

Environmental Club members: Don’t forget our trip to Garten Services today, December 1st be sure to get your permission slip in to Ms. Allen. Meet ASAP in Room 150 after school. (12/1)

Sprague Lacrosse informational meeting Thursday Dec 3 at 7:00pm in the Commons.(12/3)

The Night Snowrider trip is going to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday Dec.12. $35 for bus and lift. See Mr. Hatz in room 15A for applications and information as soon as possible. Deadline for Money is Tuesday Dec. 8. The snow is getting deep, grab a friend and make the leap. That’s Saturday Night Dec.12 for the snowrider trip. Bring your night vision goggles.

The PSAT results are available in the CRIC--room 136. Stop by and pick yours up.(12/2)

Please dismiss Swim Team today at 1:45. (12/1)




Monday, November 23, 2009

Parent Conferences
November 23 & 24

Monday, November 23, 2009 (No school for students):
• 7:30 am – 11:30 am Half-day grading
• 11:30 am – 12:30 pm 60 minute lunch
• 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm Inservice
• 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm 60 minute dinner
• 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm CONFERENCES

Friday, November 20, 2009

B Day Advisory Schedule

Word of the Week: Shoddy (pronounced: shod ee) adjective: Made of or containing inferior material, imitative, dishonest, or shabby.
The textbook’s tattered appearance revealed the shoddy quality of the binding used to make it. (11/20)

The YWCA SnoBall is coming soon! December 5th from 8:00-midnight at the Oregon State Pavillion. Tickets are on sale at Mr. Formal stores this year for $50.00 per couple and will be $60.00 at the door. Scholarship tickets are available, for $20.00 per couple. You may fill out an application with your counselor. (11/20)

Attend the fall show of “The Diviners”, is tonight and tomorrow at 7:30pm. Sprague Theater Department will present the Diviners, a moving tale of friendship and how much we impact and change one another’s world. (11/20)

ACT Preparation Course for juniors and seniors.
Through December 9, 2009, Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday evenings 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Willamette UN-Eaton Hall, room 106 course taught by Matthew Isom, South Salem High School Teacher 503-541-9372. (11/20)

Tonight the Olympian Varsity Football Team will host the Canby Cougars in an OSAA 2nd round playoff game here at Oly Stadium. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for students and please note, ASB cards are NOT accepted for OSAA playoffs! Kickoff is scheduled for 7pm and Friday is definitely an ORANGE OUT DAY! Go Olys! (11/20)

Have you lost something lately? Come by the Attendance Office and see if it may be there. After tomorrow it will be gone. (11/20)

The Scholastic Book Fair has arrived in the library. The fair will continue through the end of the week and during conferences. Stop in and browse. Purchase a book or two for yourself or as wonderful holiday gift. In addition, Scholastic will donate books to Toys for Tots for every dollar we raise during the fair. Please support your library and this awesome charity! (11/20)

Attention all Empowerment Club members: the first meeting will be held November 30th (the first day back from Thanksgiving Break). The meeting will be from 2:45-3:15 in Mrs. Burleson's room, room 143. See you there! (11/20)

The snowrider trip is going to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday Dec.12. See hall poster for prices. See Mr. Hatz in room 15A for applications and information as soon as possible. Deadline for Money is Tuesday Dec. 8. The snow is getting deep, grab a friend and make the leap. That’s Saturday Dec.12 for the snowrider trip. (11/20)


Thursday, November 19, 2009

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Shoddy (pronounced: shod ee) adjective: Made of or containing inferior material, imitative, dishonest, or shabby.
The volunteers soon cleared out the rubble and repaired the shoddy structure.(11/19)

The YWCA SnoBall is coming soon! December 5th from 8:00-midnight at the Oregon State Pavillion. Tickets are on sale at Mr. Formal stores this year for $50.00 per couple and will be $60.00 at the door. Scholarship tickets are available, for $20.00 per couple. You may fill out an application with your counselor.(11/20)

Attend the fall show of “The Diviners”, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm. Sprague Theater Department will present the Diviners, a moving tale of friendship and how much we impact and change one another’s world. (11/20)

ACT Preparation Course for juniors and seniors.
Through December 9, 2009, Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday evenings 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Willamette UN-Eaton Hall, room 106 course taught by Matthew Isom, South Salem High School Teacher 503-541-9372. (11/20)

A representative from Southern Oregon University will be at Sprague on Thursday, November 19, at 1:00 PM in the CRIC. SOU is a contemporary public liberal arts and sciences university, located in Ashland, 250-miles south of Salem. Sign up in the CRIC.(11/19)

Friday the Olympian Varsity Football Team will host the Canby Cougars in an OSAA 2nd round playoff game here at Oly Stadium. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for students and please note, ASB cards are NOT accepted for OSAA playoffs! Kickoff is scheduled for 7pm and Friday is definitely an ORANGE OUT DAY! Go Olys! (11/20)

Sophomores who have sophomore economics this semester---remember your job shadow is due December 1st or 2nd. Make sure to get them done!!!!! (11/19)

Have you lost something lately? Come by the Attendance Office and see if it may be there. After tomorrow it will be gone. (11/20)

The Scholastic Book Fair has arrived in the library. The fair will continue through the end of the week and during conferences. Stop in and browse. Purchase a book or two for yourself or as wonderful holiday gift. In addition, Scholastic will donate books to Toys for Tots for every dollar we raise during the fair. Please support your library and this awesome charity! (11/19)

Sophomores: Friday is Career Speaker Day. Please report to your normal advisory classroom first for more instruction. Except if you are in portable 24 with Mr. Cash -- go to room 136, portable 33 with Brent Charles --- go to room 108 and portable 30 with Mr. Masten --- go to room 135, do not go to the portables. (11/19)

Students, Staff and Administrators … consider bringing a “waste – free lunch”. Seal sandwiches in reusable containers, rather than paper bags… use a reusable lunch bag. (11/19)

Attention all Empowerment Club members: the first meeting will be held November 30th (the first day back from Thanksgiving Break). The meeting will be from 2:45-3:15 in Mrs. Burleson's room, room 143. See you there! (11/20)

The snowrider trip is going to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday Dec.12. See hall poster for prices. See Mr. Hatz in room 15A for applications and information as soon as possible. Deadline for Money is Tuesday Dec. 8. The snow is getting deep, grab a friend and make the leap. That’s Saturday Dec.12 for the snowrider trip. (11/20)


Wednesday, November 18, 2009

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Shoddy (pronounced: shod ee) adjective: Made of or containing inferior material, imitative, dishonest, or shabby.
The shoddy appearance of the house soon frightened away any potential home buyers.(11/18)

The YWCA SnoBall is coming soon! December 5th from 8:00-midnight at the Oregon State Pavillion. Tickets are on sale at Mr. Formal stores this year for $50.00 per couple and will be $60.00 at the door. Scholarship tickets are available, for $20.00 per couple. You may fill out an application with your counselor.

Attend the fall show of “The Diviners”, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm. Sprague Theater Department will present the Diviners, a moving tale of friendship and how much we impact and change one another’s world. (11/20)

ACT Preparation Course for juniors and seniors.
Through December 9, 2009, Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday evenings 6:30 to 8:30 PM at Willamette UN-Eaton Hall, room 106 course taught by Matthew Isom, South Salem High School Teacher 503-541-9372

A representative from the Univ. of Portland will be at Sprague today, November 18, at 11:30 am in the CRIC. The Univ. of Portland is a large urban Roman Catholic college located in Portland, Oregon. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/18)

A representative from the Univ. of Oregon will be at Sprague today, November 18, at 1:00 PM in the CRIC. U of O is located about 50 south of Salem, in Eugene, OR. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/18)

A representative from Southern Oregon University will be at Sprague on Thursday, November 19, at 1:00 PM in the CRIC. SOU is a contemporary public liberal arts and sciences university, located in Ashland, 250-miles south of Salem. Sign up in the CRIC.

This Friday the Olympian Varsity Football Team will host the Canby Cougars in an OSAA 2nd round playoff game here at Oly Stadium. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for students and please note, ASB cards are NOT accepted for OSAA playoffs! Kickoff is scheduled for 7pm and Friday is definitely an ORANGE OUT DAY! Go Olys!

Sophomores who have sophomore economics this semester---remember your job shadow is due December 1st or 2nd. Make sure to get them done!!!!!

More new scholarships have been posted on the scholarship board. Check soon as some have early deadline dates.

Lost and Found is piling up, if you have lost something lately come check it. (11/20)

The Scholastic Book Fair has arrived in the library. The fair opens TODAY and will continue through the end of the week and during conferences. Stop in and browse. Purchase a book or two for yourself or as wonderful holiday gift. In addition, Scholastic will donate books to Toys for Tots for every dollar we raise during the fair. Please support your library and this awesome charity! (11/19)

Sophomores: Friday is Career Speaker Day. Please report to your normal advisory classroom first for more instruction.

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Shoddy (pronounced: shod ee) adjective: Made of or containing inferior material, imitative, dishonest, or shabby.
Teachers do not appreciate shoddy work. (11/17)

The YWCA SnoBall is only a month away! December 5th from 8:00-midnight at the Oregon State Pavillion. Tickets are on sale at Mr. Formal stores this year for $50.00 per couple and will be $60.00 at the door. Scholarship tickets are available, for $20.00 per couple. You may fill out an application with your counselor.

Attend the fall show of “The Diviners”, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm. Sprague Theater Department will present the Diviners, a moving tale of friendship and how much we impact and change one another’s world. (11/20)

ACT Preparation Course for juniors and seniors.
Through December 9, 2009. Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday evenings
6:30 to 8:30 PM at Willamette UN-Eaton Hall, room 106 course taught by Matthew Isom, South Salem High School Teacher 503-541-9372

College & Career Beyond Sprague Presentation tonight, November 17, at 7:00 to 9:00 PM in the school library.

The Scholastic Book Fair will be open in the library on Thursday, Friday, and during conferences. Stop in a take a look at all of the fabulous books! It's not only a great time to buy a book or two for yourself, but books make excellent gifts for friends, teachers, and family members. Also, Scholastic will match funds and donate books to Toys for Tots for the holidays. Please help us reach our $3000 goal!

A representative from the Univ. of Portland will be at Sprague on Wednesday, November 18, at 11:30 am in the CRIC. The Univ. of Portland is a large urban Roman Catholic college located in Portland, Oregon. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/18)

A representative from the Univ. of Oregon will be at Sprague on Wednesday, November 18, at 1:00 PM in the CRIC. U of O is located about 50 south of Salem, in Eugene, OR. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/18)

This Friday the Olympian Varsity Football Team will host the Canby Cougars in an OSAA 2nd round playoff game here at Oly Stadium. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for students and please note, ASB cards are NOT accepted for OSAA playoffs! Kickoff is scheduled for 7pm and Friday is definitely an ORANGE OUT DAY! Go Olys!

Environmental Club: Please attend our meeting after school in Room 155 today. We will discuss an upcoming field trip. (11/17)

Students and Staff: Over 10 billion yogurt cups and 3.6 billion drink pouches end up in the landfill every year. Yogurt cups are recyclable, just rinse them out first. Drink pouches are not recyclable, so do not buy them! (11/16)

Sophomores who have sophomore economics this semester---remember your job shadow is due December 1st or 2nd. Make sure to get them done!!!!!

More new scholarships have been posted on the scholarship board. Check soon as some have early deadline dates.


Monday, November 16, 2009

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Shoddy (pronounced: shod ee) adjective: Made of or containing inferior material, imitative, dishonest, or shabby.
The customers carefully avoided the shoddy merchandise sold at the flea market. (11/16)

The YWCA SnoBall is only a month away! December 5th from 8:00-midnight at the Oregon State Pavillion. Tickets are on sale at Mr. Formal stores this year for $50.00 per couple and will be $60.00 at the door. Scholarship tickets are available, for $20.00 per couple. You may fill out an application with your counselor.

Now is the time to plan which day you will attend the fall show of “The Diviners”, Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm. Sprague Theater Department will present the Diviners, a moving tale of friendship and how much we impact and change one another’s world.
Come out and see Macklin Kelly, Brandon Warren, Danielle Potter, Thomas Hoffman, Reese O’Connell, Jon Unrein, Max Gutfreund, Lauren Branch, Alana Archibald, Katrina France, Caroline Kramer and Cassandra Gonzalez take the stage. Don’t miss your chance, make your plans NOW!

ACT Preparation Course for juniors and seniors.
November 16, through December 9, 2009. Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday evenings
6:30 to 8:30 PM at Willamette UN-Eaton Hall, room 106 course taught by Matthew Isom, South Salem High School Teacher 503-541-9372

College & Career Beyond Sprague Presentation Tuesday, November 17, at 7:00 to 9:00 PM in the school library.

The Scholastic Book Fair will be arriving in the library this week! Stop and shop for books on Thursday and Friday throughout the school day and during conferences on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 23-24. The book fair is a great place to pick out books for yourself and for holiday gifts! See you there! (11/13)

A representative from the Univ. of Portland will be at Sprague on Wednesday, November 18, at 11:30 am in the CRIC. The Univ. of Portland is a large urban Roman Catholic college located in Portland, Oregon. Sign up in the CRIC.(11/18)

A representative from the Univ. of Oregon will be at Sprague on Wednesday, November 18, at 1:00 PM in the CRIC. U of O is located about 50 south of Salem, in Eugene, OR. Sign up in the CRIC.(11/18)

Congratulations to the Sprague Olyannes dance team for successful completion of their first competition this season at Wilsonville High School last Saturday. The Olyannes placed third against strong competition in both the lyrical and jazz divisions. Special recognition goes to Kelsy Maggi and Matti Menser for their top five placements in the novice drill down competition. This achievement qualifies Kelsey and Matti to compete in the fall drill down state championships in December. (11/16)

This Friday the Olympian Varsity Football Team will host the Canby Cougars in an OSAA 2nd round playoff game here at Oly Stadium. Admission is $6 for adults and $4 for students and please note, ASB cards are NOT accepted for OSAA playoffs! Kickoff is scheduled for 7pm and Friday is definitely an ORANGE OUT DAY! Go Olys!

Environmental Club: Please attend our Tuesday, November 17th meeting after school in Room 155. We will discuss an upcoming field trip. (11/17)

Students and Staff: Over 10 billion yogurt cups and 3.6 billion drink pouches end up in the landfill every year. Yogurt cups are recyclable, just rinse them out first. Drink pouches are not recyclable, so do not buy them! (11/16)


Friday, November 13, 2009

A Day Assembly Schedule

Word of the Week: Juxtapose (pronounced: juks ta poze) (verb) To place side by side.
The night sky revealed the Moon and Venus in juxtaposition.(11/13)

The YWCA SnoBall is only a month away! December 5th from 8:00-midnight at the Oregon State Pavillion.
Tickets are on sale at Mr. Formal stores this year for $50.00 per couple and will be $60.00 at the door. Scholarship tickets are available, for $20.00 per couple you may fill out an application with your counselor.
Dress Event… Free Dresses…and more…November 14th from 4:00-6:00pm at YWCA. See signs for information or come to the office.

Now is the time to plan which day you will attend the fall show of “The Diviners”, tonight or tomorrow, and again next Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm. Sprague Theater Department will present the Diviners, a moving tale of friendship and how much we impact and change one another’s world.
Come out and see Macklin Kelly, Brandon Warren, Danielle Potter, Thomas Hoffman, Reese O’Connell, Jon Unrein, Max Gutfreund, Lauren Branch, Alana Archibald, Katrina France, Caroline Kramer and Cassandra Gonzalez take the stage. Don’t miss your chance, make your plans NOW!

The Varsity Football team will play its first round playoff game at Lincoln High School tonight at 7pm. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students.

Come cheer the football team to victory against Lincoln tonight. There will be a rooter bus available. The cost is $8 which includes admission to the game. Pay the book keeper in the office and pick up a permission slip. See you on the bus!
Support the football team by buying a foam finger to take to the playoffs. Pick yours up on the commons stage for $5.00. Go Olys!

ACT Preparation Course

WHEN: November 16, through December 9, 2009
Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday evenings

TIME: 6:30 to 8:30 PM

WHERE: Willamette UN-Eaton Hall, room 106

WHO: Juniors and seniors

TEACHER: Matthew Isom, South Salem High School Teacher
503-5451-9372

WHAT: College & Career
Beyond Sprague Presentation
WHEN: Tuesday, November 17
TIME: 7 to 9 PM
WHERE: In the school library

The Scholastic Book Fair will be arriving in the library next week! Stop and shop for books on Thursday and Friday throughout the school day and during conferences on Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 23-24. The book fair is a great place to pick out books for yourself and for holiday gifts! See you there! (11/13)



Thursday, November 12, 2009

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Juxtapose (pronounced: juks ta poze) (verb) To place side by side.
When the two arguments were juxtaposed it became obvious who won the debate. (11/12)

The YWCA SnoBall is only a month away! December 5th from 8:00-midnight at the Oregon State Pavillion.
Tickets are on sale at Mr. Formal stores this year for $50.00 per couple and will be $60.00 at the door. Scholarship tickets are available, for $20.00 per couple you may fill out an application with your counselor.
Dress Event… Free Dresses…and more…November 14th from 4:00-6:00pm at YWCA. See signs for information or come to the office.

Now is the time to plan which day you will attend the fall show of “The Diviners”, November 12, 13,14,19,20 and 21st at 7:30pm. Sprague Theater Department will present the Diviners, a moving tale of friendship and how much we impact and change one another’s world.
Come out and see Macklin Kelly, Brandon Warren, Danielle Potter, Thomas Hoffman, Reese O’Connell, Jon Unrein, Max Gutfreund, Lauren Branch, Alana Archibald, Katrina France, Caroline Kramer and Cassandra Gonzalez take the stage. Don’t miss your chance, make your plans NOW!

The Varsity Football team will play its first round playoff game at Lincoln High School this Friday night at 7pm. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students.

A representative from Grand Canyon University will be at Sprague on Thursday, November 12, at 9:20am in the CRIC. Grand Canyon is a Christian university located in Phoenix, AZ. GCU offers degrees from the College of Business, College of Education, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, and the College of Humanities & Social Sciences. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/12)

Come cheer the football team to victory against Lincoln this Friday. There will be a rooter bus available. The cost is $8 which includes admission to the game. Pay the book keeper in the office and pick up a permission slip. See you on the bus Friday!
Support the football team by buying a foam finger to take to the playoffs. Pick yours up today or tomorrow on the commons stage for $5.00. Go Olys!

ACT Preparation Course

WHEN: November 16, through December 9, 2009
Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday evenings

TIME: 6:30 to 8:30 PM

WHERE: Willamette UN-Eaton Hall, room 106

WHO: Juniors and seniors

TEACHER: Matthew Isom, South Salem High School Teacher
503-5451-9372


Congratulations to you and the Sprague HS Marching Band on receiving 1st place in the "A" Division of the NW Marching Band Finals at OSU last Saturday evening.(11/12)

Tomorrow will be a A Day Assembly Schedule.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Juxtapose (pronounced: juks ta poze) (verb) To place side by side.
The pictures of the athletes of the month were juxtaposed on the front page of the sports section.(11/10)

Attention freshman football players: Our Ice cream awards night is tonight (Tuesday Nov. 10th) in the Commons. We'll start at 6:00 PM.

The YWCA SnoBall is only a month away! December 5th from 8:00-midnight at the Oregon State Pavillion.
Tickets are on sale at Mr. Formal stores this year for $50.00 per couple and will be $60.00 at the door. Scholarship tickets are available, for $20.00 per couple you may fill out an application with your counselor.
Dress Event… Free Dresses…and more…November 14th from 4:00-6:00pm at YWCA. See signs for information or come to the office.

Now is the time to plan which day you will attend the fall show of “The Diviners”, November 12, 13,14,19,20 and 21st at 7:30pm. Sprague Theater Department will present the Diviners, a moving tale of friendship and just how much we impact and change one another’s world.
Come out and see Macklin Kelly, Brandon Warren, Danielle Potter, Thomas Hoffman, Reese O’Connell, Jon Unrein, Max Gutfreund, Lauren Branch, Alana Archibald, Katrina France, Caroline Kramer and Cassandra Gonzalez take the stage. Don’t miss your chance, make your plans NOW!

Remember that tomorrow, November 11th is Veterans Day and there will be no school. (11/9)

Sprague!! Mr. T pities the fool who doesn’t recycle. “33% of your trash is recyclable. So put it in the bins and make the Mohawk happy! (11/9)

The Varsity Football team will play its first round playoff game at Lincoln High School this Friday night at 7pm. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students.

A representative from Corban College will be a Sprague on Thursday, November 12, at 8:00 am in the CRIC. Corban is located here in Salem on a 107-acre suburban campus. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/10)

A representative from Grand Canyon University will be at Sprague on Thursday, November 12, at 9:20am in the CRIC. Grand Canyon is a Christian university located in Phoenix, AZ. GCU offers degrees from the College of Business, College of Education, College of Nursing & Health Sciences, and the College of Humanities & Social Sciences. Sign up in the CRIC.

Sprague Olys : Over “1/3” of your trash could have been recycled! Duh Duh Duh the bins are there… so recycle!




Monday, November 9, 2009

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Juxtapose (pronounced: juks ta poze) (verb) To place side by side.
At Sprague it is not unusual to have classroom 109 juxtaposed to room 131. (11/9)

Attention freshman football players: Our Ice cream awards night is tomorrow (Tuesday Nov. 10th) in the Commons. We'll start at 6:00 PM.

The YWCA SnoBall is only a month away! December 5th from 8:00-midnight at the Oregon State Pavillion.
Tickets are on sale at Mr. Formal stores this year for $50.00 per couple and will be $60.00 at the door. Scholarship tickets are available, for $20.00 per couple you may fill out an application with your counselor.
Dress Event… Free Dresses…and more…November 14th from 4:00-6:00pm at YWCA. See signs for information or come to the office.

Now is the time to plan which day you will attend the fall show of “The Diviners”, November 12, 13,14,19,20 and 21st at 7:30pm. Sprague Theater Department will present the Diviners, a moving tale of friendship and just how much we impact and change one another’s world.
Come out and see Macklin Kelly, Brandon Warren, Danielle Potter, Thomas Hoffman, Reese O’Connell, Jon Unrein, Max Gutfreund, Lauren Branch, Alana Archibald, Katrina France, Caroline Kramer and Cassandra Gonzalez take the stage. Don’t miss your chance, make your plans NOW!

Remember that Wednesday, November 11th is Veterans Day and there will be no school that day.(11/9)

Sprague!! Mr. T pities the fool who doesn’t recycle. “33% of your trash is recyclable. So put it in the bins and make the Mohawk happy!(11/9)

Friday, November 6, 2009

A Day Advisory Schedule

Word of the Week: Transgress (pronounced: tranz gres) verb: To go beyond or over (a limit or boundary) To act in violation of a law or commandment.
It is a scary when cars randomly transgress the centerline on the freeway. (11/6)

On Saturday, Nov. 7 at 3pm, the Olys host the Southridge Jayhawks in an OSAA girls soccer first round playoff game. Admission to the match is $6 for adults, $4 for students, and ASB cards/Conference passes are not accepted.

On Saturday, Nov. 7 at 2:35pm, Hannah Cohen and Josue Rodriguez challenge for their respective OSAA State Cross Country titles at Lane Community College. Admission to the meet is $6 for adults, $4 for students, and ASB cards/Conference passes are not accepted.

There will be an Outreach Club meeting after school in Mr Lake’s room. Please come since we have to talk about the Food Walk and the Christmas caroling. (11/5)

Attention all Seniors! Yearbook Pictures are due today, November 6th. You may email them to Mr. Montgomery or bring in a CD. Head and Shoulder shots please! Remember there is a late fee after today. (11/6)

Seniors: CRLS paper is due today. Turn your completed paper into your advisor. Remember this is a graduation requirement. (11/6)

I can taste it, can you! We can win the 1st place trophy by making healthy choices such as Classic Chef-Salad, Made- to- Order Burritos or oatmeal. Let’s do it! Join me at Cross Roads Café all month long!!(11/6)

Sprague --- The only things in our garbage… SHOULD BE GARBAGE!! Recycle the rest! (11/6)

The YWCA SnoBall is only a month away! December 5th from 8:00-midnight at the Oregon State Pavillion.
Tickets are on sale at Mr. Formal stores this year for $50.00 per couple and will be $60.00 at the door. Scholarship tickets are available, for $20.00 per couple you may fill out an application with your counselor.
Dress Event… Free Dresses…and more… November 14th from 4:00-6:00pm at YWCA. See signs for information or come to the office.

Now is the time to plan which day you will attend the fall show of “ The Diviners”. November 12, 13,14,19,20 and 21st at 7:30pm. Sprague Theater Department will present the Diviners, a moving tale of friendship and just how much we impact and change one another’s world.
Mackin Kelly, Brandon Warren, Danielle Potter, Thomas Hoffman, Reese O’Connell, Jon Unrein, Max Gutfreund, Lauren Branch, Alana Archibald, Katrina France, Caroline Kramer and Cassandra Gonzalez take the stage. Don’t miss your chance, make your plans NOW!

Please dismiss Varsity Football at 1:00 today.

Thursday, November 5, 2009

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Transgress (pronounced: tranz gres) verb: To go beyond or over (a limit or boundary) To act in violation of a law or commandment.
In The Scarlet Letter the minister transgresses against his communities norms. (11/5)

On Saturday, Nov. 7 at 3pm, the Olys host the Jayhawks of Southridge in an OSAA girls soccer first round playoff game. Admission to the match is $6 for adults, $4 for students, and ASB cards/Conference passes are not accepted.

On Saturday, Nov. 7 at 2:35pm, Hannah Cohen and Josue Rodriguez challenge for their respective OSAA State Cross Country titles at Lane Community College. Admission to the meet is $6 for adults, $4 for students, and ASB cards/Conference passes are not accepted.

There will be an Outreach Club meeting after school in Mr Lake’s room. Please come since we have to talk about the Food Walk and the Christmas caroling. (11/5)

Attention all Seniors! Yearbook Pictures are due this Friday, November 6th. You may email them to Mr. Montgomery or bring a CD in. Head and Shoulder shots please! Remember there is a late fee after this Friday. (11/6)

All girls interested in playing basketball this year: There is a mandatory player meeting tonight, November 5th at 7:00pm in the Library. See you then! (11/5)

Seniors: If a senior does not turn a CRLS paper in this Friday, Homework Club will be assigned. If the student does not attend Homework Club, your name will be sent to the administration for further discipline. All seniors should have a CRLS paper finished by November 20.

A representative from Seattle UN will be at Sprague High School on Thursday, November 5, at 9:20 am in the CRIC. Seattle is a Jesuit university located in the center of one of the most diverse and progressive cities in the northwest. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/5)

A representative from Pacific University will be at Sprague High School on Thursday, November 5, at 1:00 PM in the CRIC, to visit with interested students. Pacific UN is a private frontier institution in liberal arts and sciences and innovative in its rapidly changing health-care professions. The university is located in Forest Grove, about 35 miles northwest of Salem. Sign up in the CRIC.(11/5)

There will be a brief Global Relief Club meeting after school today in Portable 30. (11/5)

Our Cafeteria is encouraging you to take part in the Oregon Healthy High School Challenge. Fifty points for eating breakfast at Cross Roads café during the Oregon Healthy High School Challenge which is the month of November. We can earn 20 bonus points for our school by selecting super foods like oatmeal.(11/5)

Hey Olys! Only 2/3 of your garbage was actually garbage! Don’t forget to recycle!!

Seniors: If you did not turn in your Josten’s order yet, you have a second chance today. Jostens will be in the Commons during both lunches. (11/5)

Please excuse Freshmen football players today at 11:00 AM for their game in Redmond. (11/5)

Friday is an Advisory Schedule.


Wednesday, November 4, 2009

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Transgress (pronounced: tranz gres) verb: To go beyond or over (a limit or boundary) To act in violation of a law or commandment
The theft of the valuable painting was a transgression against the art world.(11/4)

OSAA Playoffs Are Here!!!

Today, Nov. 4 at 7pm, the Olys host the South Eugene Axemen in an OSAA volleyball first round playoff match. Admission to the match is $6 for adults, $4 for students, and ASB cards/Conference passes are not accepted. (11/4)

On Saturday, Nov. 7 at 3pm, the Olys host the Jayhawks of Southridge in an OSAA girls soccer first round playoff game. Admission to the match is $6 for adults, $4 for students, and ASB cards/Conference passes are not accepted.

On Saturday, Nov. 7 at 2:35pm, Hannah Cohen and Josue Rodriguez challenge for their respective OSAA State Cross Country titles at Lane Community College. Admission to the meet is $6 for adults, $4 for students, and ASB cards/Conference passes are not accepted.

Congratulations to Central Valley Conference Volleyball Player of the Year Kaleigh Nelson. Congratulations also to outstanding team members named to these All-Conference Teams: First Team - Emlie Oslie, Alexa Brown and Kaleigh Nelson. Second Team - Kyianna Sorensen. Honorable Mention - Lindsey Verboort and Morgan Provance. Great work Ladies. (11/4)

Wrestlers make sure you turn in all paper work before Monday. You can pick up the paper work in the attendance office.

There will be an Outreach Club meeting this Thursday after school, in Mr Lake’s room. Please come since we have to talk about the Food Walk and the Christmas caroling. (11/5)

Attention all Youth Leg members. There is a meeting today November 4th, in the morning or the afternoon, please come to one. If you were not able to come to a Youth Leg meeting last week, and still want to join, come to get information and important papers. Other members: please come with bill ideas and group ideas. (11/4)

Today, November 4th there will be a Swim Team Parent meeting at 6:30pm in the Library.(11/4)

Attention all Seniors! Yearbook Pictures are due this Friday, November 6th. You may email them to Mr. Montgomery or bring a CD in. Head and Shoulder shots please! Remember there is a late fee after this Friday. (11/6)

All girls interested in playing basketball this year: There is a mandatory player meeting on Thursday, November 5th at 7:00pm in the Library. See you then! (11/5)

Are you a book lover? Do you want to discuss some amazing books with an awesome group of people? Please join the Sprague Book Club today after school in the library! (11/4)

Did you hear about the Oregon healthy High School Challenge that 43 schools are participating in? We can win by
Selecting healthy breakfast, lunch and snack choices at Cross Roads Café. Join me by checking out qualifying items such as Aquafina Water, Tropicana 100% Juice or Baked Chips at Cross Roads Café. (11/4)

Over the weekend the Boys Water Polo Team played in Eugene for the District Playoffs. They beat S. Salem 12 to 10, with Conner Plant being the top scorer with 4 goals. The team now moves on to the State Qualifiers this coming Saturday. The All Conference water polo teams were recently announced with the following Sprague Boys making teams:
1st Team: Eric Hance and Nathan Smith-Tripp
2nd Team: Conner Plant & Alex Bernardo, with Ezri Martinez as goalie
Honorable Mention: Blake Ashford, Grant Lemons, and Morgan Gower


Tuesday, November 3, 2009

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Transgress (pronounced: tranz gres) verb: To go beyond or over (a limit or boundary) To act in violation of a law or commandment
Parents attempt to teach their small children not to transgress social rules.(11/3)

There will be an Environmental Club meeting today, November 3rd in Room 150 right after school. Everyone is welcome! (10/3)

A representative from OIT will be at Sprague on today, November 3, at 9:20 am in the CRIC. At OIT you will find accounting to robotics to dental hygiene, you’ll have amazing opportunities to get your hands-not just your mind-around a principle, concept or theory. OIT is located in Klamath Falls, a southern Oregon city. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/3)

A representative from Western Oregon University will be at Sprague today, November 3, at 1:00 pm in the CRIC. Western is steadily emerging as a leading comprehensive public liberal arts institution, committed to strengthening communities and transforming our world. WOU is located in the small town of Monmouth, the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley, and about 20 minutes West of Salem. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/3)

For the second year in a row, forty-three high schools are competing against one another by eating healthy during the month of November. We can win by selecting healthy breakfast, lunch and snack choices at Cross Roads Café. Join me by checking out qualifying items such as Dasani Water, Dole 100% Juice, or Made-to-Order Sub Sandwich at Cross Roads Café.

OSAA Playoffs Are Here!!!

On Wednesday, Nov. 4 at 7pm, the Olys host the South Eugene Axemen in an OSAA volleyball first round playoff match. Admission to the match is $6 for adults, $4 for students, and ASB cards/Conference passes are not accepted.

On Saturday, Nov. 7 at 3pm, the Olys host the Jayhawks of Southridge in an OSAA girls soccer first round playoff game. Admission to the match is $6 for adults, $4 for students, and ASB cards/Conference passes are not accepted.

On Saturday, Nov. 7 at 2:35pm, Hannah Cohen and Josue Rodriguez challenge for their respective OSAA State Cross Country titles at Lane Community College. Admission to the meet is $6 for adults, $4 for students, and ASB cards/Conference passes are not accepted.

Just a reminder that the blue computer lab in the library is open every school day afternoon until 4 pm for National Novel Writing Month - come on in and work on your word count! (11/3)

Wrestlers make sure you turn in all paper work before Monday. You can pick up the paper work in the attendance office.

Do you love to read? Discuss books? Want a sneak peak at new books? Then the Sprague Book Club is just for you! Please attend our first meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 4 in the library from 2:45-3:30 p.m. (11/3)

There will be an Outreach Club meeting this Thursday after school, in Mr Lake’s room. Please come since we have to talk about the Food Walk and the Christmas caroling. (11/5)

Attention all Youth Leg members. There is a meeting on November 4th, in the morning or the afternoon, please come to one. If you were not able to come to a Youth Leg meeting last week, and still want to join, come to get information and important papers. Other members: please come with bill ideas and group ideas. (11/4)

Wednesday, November 4th there will be a Swim Team Parent meeting at 6:30pm in the Library.(11/4)

Monday, November 2, 2009

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Transgress (pronounced: tranz gres) verb: To go beyond or over (a limit or boundary) To act in violation of a law or commandment
The ball player’s willingness to transgress finally led to a suspension from the team. (11/2)

There will be an Environmental Club meeting Tuesday, November 3rd in Room 150 right after school. Everyone is welcome! (10/3)

A representative from UN of Puget Sound will be at Sprague on Tuesday, November 3, at 7:50 am in the CRIC, to visit with interested students. Puget Sound a small campus of 97 acres, and 2,564 undergraduate students, but located in a large city of Tacoma, Washington. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/3)

A representative from OIT will be at Sprague on Tuesday, November 3, at 9:20 am in the CRIC. At OIT you will find accounting to robotics to dental hygiene, you’ll have amazing opportunities to get your hands-not just your mind-around a principle, concept or theory. OIT is located in Klamath Falls, a southern Oregon city. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/3)

A representative from Western Oregon University will be at Sprague on Tuesday, November 3, at 1:00 pm in the CRIC. Western is steadily emerging as a leading comprehensive public liberal arts institution, committed to strengthening communities and transforming our world. WOU is located in the small town of Monmouth, the heart of Oregon’s lush Willamette Valley, and about 20 minutes west of Salem. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/3)




Friday, October 30, 2009

Word of the Week: Relinquish (pronounced: re lingk wish) verb: To retire from, leave; abandon. To put aside. To surrender or renounce. To release.
The Olys will never relinquish their struggle for excellence. (10/30)

All past and present American Sign Language students: if you are interested in traveling to New York and Connecticut next June for a 6-day trip, sign up now with Ms. Hatfield in room 119. The cost will be approximately $1,600 and that includes everything! Deadline for this low price is this Saturday, October 31st. (10/30)

Attention all Manga Club Members! There will be a cosplay and a fun activity after school on Friday, October 30 in the library from 2:45-4:00 pm. For further details, please see Mrs. Hardey. (10/29)

Lets get ready to rumble!!
Attention wrestlers, today there will be a meeting right after school for 15-20 minutes in coach Giza's room (Room 20)
There will be an Environmental Club meeting Tuesday, November 3rd in Room 150 right after school. Everyone is welcome! (10/3)

Please dismiss Varsity Boys Soccer today at 2:15. Varsity Football game tonight is cancelled.


Thursday, October 29, 2009

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Relinquish (pronounced: re lingk wish) verb: To retire from, leave; abandon. To put aside. To surrender or renounce. To release.
The New York Yankees relinquished their dominance over the Boston Red Socks during the playoffs. (10/29)

Support Breast Cancer Awareness tomorrow by wearing pink! Wear your "Fight Like a Girl" t-shirts.

All past and present American Sign Language students: if you are interested in traveling to New York and Connecticut next June for a 6-day trip, sign up now with Ms. Hatfield in room 119. The cost will be approximately $1,600 and that includes everything! Deadline for this low price is this Saturday, October 31st. (10/30)

Entertainment Books are now ON SALE in the Oly Lounge. Only $20 for the entire book that will save you hundreds! Entertainment books make GREAT holiday gifts.

A representative from the UN of Chicago will be at Sprague High School today, October 29, at 9:20 am in the CRIC. The UN of Chicago is located in Chicago, Illinois, on a 211-acre urban campus. Sign up in the CRIC.

A representative from Skidmore College will be at Sprague also today, October 29, at 11:00 am in the CRIC. Skidmore entrance is very difficult, located on an 800-acre small -town campus, in Saratoga Springs, New York. Sign up in the CRIC.

Attention all Manga Club Members! There will be a cosplay and a fun activity after school on Friday, October 30 in the library from 2:45-4:00 pm. For further details, please see Mrs. Hardey. (10/29)

Lets get ready to rumble!!
Attention wrestlers, tomorrow there will be a meeting right after school for 15-20 minutes in coach Giza's room (Room 20)

All girls interested in trying out for basketball this year. There is a short informational meeting about tryouts today, October 29 at 2:45 in the upper gym. Be there to get the necessary information. (10/29)

Any girls interested in joining the girls bowling team sign up in the business office and come to the meeting today in the commons right after school. Hope to see you there.(10/29)

Congratulations to the following varsity teams for their recognition as an OSAA Academic All State Team by maintaining a team 3.0 or higher GPA: Football 3.06 team GPA, Boys Soccer 3.10 team GPA, Boys Cross Country 3.16 team GPA, Volleyball 3.33 team GPA, Girls Cross Country 3.86 team GPA (8th in the state) and Girls Soccer 3.80 team GPA (2nd in the state). Way to continue your great work in the classroom! (10/29)

There will be an Environmental Club meeting Tuesday, November 3rd in Room 150 right after school. Everyone is welcome! (10/3)

Please dismiss Freshmen Football at 1:00 and
JV2 Girls Soccer at 1:45
JV2 and JV Boys Soccer at 2:15.
JV Football game is cancelled today.

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Relinquish (pronounced: re lingk wish) verb: To retire from, leave; abandon. To put aside. To surrender or renounce. To release.
It is sometimes difficult for parents to relinquish control over their teenagers. (10/28)

All past and present American Sign Language students: if you are interested in traveling to New York and Connecticut next June for a 6-day trip, sign up now with Ms. Hatfield in room 119. The cost will be approximately $1,600 and that includes everything! Deadline for this low price is this Saturday, October 31st. (10/30)

Entertainment Books are now ON SALE in the Oly Lounge. Only $20 for the entire book that will save you hundreds! Entertainment books make GREAT holiday gifts.

A representative from Bard College will be at Sprague today, October 28, at 11:00 am in the CRIC. Bard is an independent college, with a 600-acre rural campus, located in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. Sign up in the CRIC. (10/28)

A representative from the UN of Chicago will be at Sprague High School on Thursday, October 29, at 9:20 am in the CRIC. The UN of Chicago is located in Chicago, Illinois, on a 211-acre urban campus. Sign up in the CRIC.

A representative from Skidmore College will be at Sprague on Thursday, October 29, at 11:00 am in the CRIC. Skidmore entrance is very difficult, located on an 800-acre small -town campus, in Saratoga Springs, New York. Sign up in the CRIC.


Attention all Manga Club Members! There will be a cosplay and a fun activity after school on Friday, October 30 in the library from 2:45-4:00 pm. For further details, please see Mrs. Hardey. (10/29)

Attention all students. Today is the German Trading Card release party. Come to Herr J's room by 2:50. Enjoy a cookie, fun with friends, and pick up a couple packs of cards. It will be a lot of fun.

There is a Swim Team meeting today in the Oly Forum across from the business office during both lunches.

All students interested in playing softball who are NOT participating in a fall sport: There will be a short but important meeting today, October 28th at 7:00 pm in room 19. If you have any questions, please see Coach Smith in room 19. See you there! (10/28)

Sprague's Boys and Girls Varsity Water Polo teams had the classic match up last night against S. Salem at the Kroc Center.
The Girls lost 7 to 14, with Morgan Collum leading the scoring with 4 goals. The Boys won 11 to 9, with Conner Plant leading the scoring with 5 goals. (10/28)

Lets get ready to rumble!!
Attention wrestlers this Friday we'll have a meeting right after school for 15-20 minutes in coach Giza's room (Room 20)

All girls interested in trying out for basketball this year. There is a short informational meeting about tryouts on Thursday, October 29 at 2:45 in the upper gym. Be there to get the necessary information. (10/29)

New or old Lady Olympian bowlers, sign up in the Business Office for the new bowling season. There will be a brief meeting on Thursday, October 29th after school in the commons. (10/29)

Winter Sports Sign ups: Be sure to pick up your packet in the Athletic Office. The first practice is November 9th. (10/28)

Please dismiss Cross Country today at 12:00 and Boys JV2 Soccer at 1:45.

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Relinquish (pronounced: re lingk wish) verb: To retire from, leave; abandon. To put aside. To surrender or renounce. To release.
Although a strong leader, he had trouble relinquishing control over minor details. (10/27)

All students interested in playing softball who are NOT participating in a fall sport: There will be a short but important meeting on Wednesday, October 28th at 7:00 pm in room 19. If you have any questions, please see Coach Smith in room 19. See you there! (10/28)

Have you ever thought "One day I'd like to write a novel?" Starting November 1, you get 30 days to complete a novel of 50,000 or more words. Interested? Come to the short meeting at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, October 27th, in the library. Starting November 2, from 2:45 to 4pm every school day afternoon, you can work on your novel in the blue computer lab. Contact Mrs. Willer at the textbook window with any questions!

All past and present American Sign Language students: if you are interested in traveling to New York and Connecticut next June for 6 days to see things such as the Statue of Liberty; a Broadway play; Times Square; and the first school for the Deaf (in Hartford), then you need to sign up now. The cost will be approximately $1,600--that includes everything! Deadline for that low price is October 31st. Please contact Ms. Hatfield in room 119 for more information. (10/31)

New or old Lady Olympian bowlers, sign up in the Business Office for the new bowling season. There will be a brief meeting on Thursday, October 29th after school in the commons. (10/29)

Salem Area College and Career Fair: This event provides information on post high school educational and career opportunities for students and their families. School representatives will provide information on universities, professional technical schools, community colleges, military, and financial aid. There will also be six $500.00 scholarships given away-and you must be present to win. More information is available in the CRIC.

Winter Sports Sign ups: Be sure to pick up your packet in the Athletic Office. The first practice is November 9th. (10/27)

Attention wrestlers,
Practice begins Nov. 9th. Please make sure all your paper work is turned in! There is an important meeting Friday after school in coach Giza's room. (10/30)

Entertainment Books are now ON SALE in the Oly Lounge. Only $20 for the entire book that will save you hundreds! Entertainment books make GREAT holiday gifts.

There is a brief meeting tonight at 7 pm in the library for students and parents about National Novel Writing Month. Hope to see you there!

All girls interested in trying out for basketball this year. There is a short informational meeting about tryouts on Thursday, October 27 at 2:45 in the upper gym. Be there to get the necessary information. (10/27)

A representative from Bard College will be at Sprague on Wednesday, October 28, at 11:00 am in the CRIC. Bard is an independent college, with a 600-acre rural campus, located in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. Sign up in the CRIC. (10/28)

Oly Catering had a cook off yesterday at Kelly’s Home Furnishings. 2 Olympian Groups competed against 5 other Salem-Keizer Schools. The first group – Brittney Chamberlain, Tara Kuhlman, Olivia Dornon and Allie Rickaby scored an average of 55 with their chicken entrée. And group 2 with Matthew Cuellar, Amanda Owen and Taylor Kayman scored an average of 61 with their pork entrée.

Lets get ready to rumble!!
Attention wrestlers this Friday we'll have a meeting right after school for 15-20 minutes in coach Giza's room (Room 20)

Congratulations to Max Gutfreund and Tiffany Pagel Moya--they each won a $500.00 scholarship at the College and Career Fair at Chemeketa Community College last night. (10/27)

Please dismiss Freshmen, JV and Varsity Volleyball today at 12:30 for Redmond.
JV Boys Soccer has been canceled.

Monday, October 26, 2009

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Relinquish (pronounced: re lingk wish) verb: To retire from, leave; abandon. To put aside. To surrender or renounce. To release.
After a heated discussion neither candidates were willing to relinquish the argument. (10/26)

All students interested in playing softball who are NOT participating in a fall sport: There will be a short but important meeting on Wednesday, October 28th at 7:00 pm in room 19. If you have any questions, please see Coach Smith in room 19. See you there! (10/28)

Have you ever thought "One day I'd like to write a novel?" Starting November 1, you get 30 days to complete a novel of 50,000 or more words. Interested? Come to the short meeting at 7:00 pm on Tuesday, October 27th, in the library. Starting November 2, from 2:45 to 4pm every school day afternoon, you can work on your novel in the blue computer lab. Contact Mrs. Willer at the textbook window with any questions!

All past and present American Sign Language students: if you are interested in traveling to New York and Connecticut next June for 6 days to see things such as the Statue of Liberty; a Broadway play; Times Square; and the first school for the Deaf (in Hartford), then you need to sign up now. The cost will be approximately $1,600--that includes everything! Deadline for that low price is October 31st. Please contact Ms. Hatfield in room 119 for more information. (10/31)

New scholarships are posted on the scholarship board in the CRIC--- check soon as some have early deadline dates.

New or old Lady Olympian bowlers, sign up in the Business Office for the new bowling season. There will be a brief meeting on Thursday, October 29th after school in the commons. (10/29)

Salem Area College and Career Fair: This event provides information on post high school educational and career opportunities for students and their families. School representatives will provide information on universities, professional technical schools, community colleges, military, and financial aid. There will also be six $500.00 scholarships given away-and you must be present to win. More information is available in the CRIC.

Winter Sports Sign ups: Be sure to pick up your packet in the Athletic Office. The first practice is November 4th. (10/26)

Attention wrestlers,
Practice begins Nov. 9th. Please make sure all your paper work is turned in! There is an important meeting Friday after school in coach Giza's room. (10/30)

Entertainment Books are now ON SALE in the Oly Lounge. Only $20 for the entire book that will save you hundreds! Entertainment books make GREAT holiday gifts.



Monday, October 19, 2009

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week:Terse (pronounced: turs) adjective - Brief and to the point; concise. She addressed the audience tersely and clearly. (10/19)

Earn Extra Credit in math - come to Math League on Tuesday, October 20th, from 2:35 - 3:05. See posters for participating math rooms. (10/20)

Environmental Club: There will be a short meeting followed by an annual waste audit Tuesday, October 20th. Please meet in room 155 after school.(10/20)

More new scholarships have been posted on the scholarship board in the CRIC----check soon as some have early deadline dates.

All Boys interested in trying out for basketball this year, there will be an informational meeting on Friday October 23rd after school beginning at 2:45 in the gym. The meeting will get over at 3:00. Any questions see Coach Dobrkovsky. (10/23)

A representative from Linfield College will be at Sprague today, October 19, at 11:00 am in the CRIC. Linfield is recognized for its strong teaching faculty, outstanding science programs and extensive study-abroad opportunities. Linfield is located in McMinnville, Oregon. Sign up in the CRIC. (10/19)

A representative from Evergreen State College will be at Sprague today, October 19, at 1:00 pm in the CRIC. Evergreen State is a small-town 1000-acre campus, located in Olympia, Washington. Sign up in the CRIC.(10/19)

Attention Sprague! This week is homecoming week. Check the Commons stage for dress up days, and attend the homecoming parade and game on Friday. Also, get ready to break it down at the dance on Saturday the 24th from 8:00pm to 10:30pm. (10/23)

This week is Food for Fines week! Come bring in canned food to the library to get rid of any lost or damaged book fines. All proceeds will go to help Family Building Blocks in their fight to aid low-income and homeless families! Please donate food even if you don’t have library fines. (10/23)

Lady Olympian’s new or old members sign up in the Business Office for the new bowling season. Thursday, October 29th after school in the commons there will be a brief meeting. (10/29)

Sprague boys that are interested in joining the bowling team come bowl October 22nd at 4:00 at Silvercreek Lanes. At 5:30 following bowling there will be a sign up meeting. If you have questions contact Corbin Morgan or Andrew Zwicker. (10/22)

Picture Retake Day is tomorrow, October 20th during lunches. If you have not taken a photo please get a packet and return with it on Tuesday. If you had photos taken and are unhappy with your photo, bring your packet Tuesday to see about retakes with the photographer. (10/19)

My Fellow Olympians,
The first annual Sprague versus South Chipotle Burrito Bowl is about to begin with the winning school announced at this Friday's varsity football game! To win, we must eat, consume, and/or digest more Chipotle burritos than the Saxons between the hours of 4 and 7pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday nights of this week. To score points for your beloved Olympians, just go to Chipotle Mexican Grill on Lancaster between 4 and 7pm, show your Sprague ID card (whether staff or student), and for every $5 you spend we receive one point toward our "Burrito Bowl" homecoming victory over the Saxons! Go get those burritos, Olys!(10/22)

Hey Freshmen ~ Ya, we’re talking to you! Stop by Room 7 Tuesday morning for a quick freshmen meeting and treat 7:35-7:45am **Freshmen- be there – Tuesday, Room 7.
Hey, its Homecoming – Get in the Oly Spirit! (10/19)

On 10/21 Performing and Visual Arts Fair will be held at Portland State University in the Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom from 7 to 9 pm. This free event offers a unique opportunity to get a head start on planning for college for students who are interested in pursuing a college degree in music, theater, art, dance, and other related disciplines. Be sure to visit for helpful tips. (10/21)

Winter Sports Sign-ups begin next Monday. The first practice is Nov 9th so get your paperwork in.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week:
Insatiable (Pronounced: in say sha ble) - adjective - Incapable of being satiated; never satisfied.
The insatiability of the teenagers compelled the cafeteria to order more pizza. (10/15)

Homecoming is coming up and that means its time to start thinking about the Homecoming Parade. This year we’re encouraging everyone to be involved, so if you have any interest in having a float come pick up the info in room 132. (10/15)
Be sure to get a guest pass in the Attendance office if you plan to bring a guest to the Homecoming dance. These must be completed and returned to the office ASAP.

The annual Oregon State System of Higher Education visit is today. Seven public four-year colleges and universities and Chemeketa Community College will have admissions personnel here to visit with our juniors and seniors. In order to attend the event, which begins at 9:23 a.m., students must have a permission slip signed by their sixth period teacher. The general sessions will run from 9:23 to 9:55 a.m. Session 1 will run from 10:00 to 10:25 a.m. and Session 2 from 10:30 to 10:56 a.m..

All current and past chemistry students are invited to be part of the "Molar Express" Train in the Homecoming parade & half-time parade on Friday, Oct. 23rd. If you are not participating in another float, please join us.
There will be work parties on Tuesday and Wednesday next week if you wish to work on your float car at school. See Mrs. Koepl in rm. 150 or your current chemistry teacher if you wish to participate. You will need a box to join in the Train. (10/15)

Do you have your Oly Gear for the homecoming game? This Friday, Oct 16th Sprague Governing Board will be hosting the 2009 Oly Round Up! Come buy retro gear, pom poms, beads and more. Dinner will also be provided for $5.00. If your family is interested in reserving a table, sign up in room 132. For more information go to the Oly webpage. (10/15)

Earn Extra Credit in math - come to Math League on Tuesday, October 20th, from 2:35 - 3:05. See posters for participating math rooms. (10/20)

A representative from Northwest Christian College will be at Sprague High School today, at 11:00 am in the CRIC, to visit with interested students. Northwest Christian is a small 8-acre college located in Eugene, about 40 minutes south of Salem. Sign up in the CRIC.(10/15)

Coming to the cafeteria today is the Grilled Panini. You can choose Tomato Basil, Turkey Florentine or Turkey Club. All paninis are served with mozzarella cheese on whole wheat bread. (10/15)

Attention juniors and seniors who are interested in graduating early this year. The deadline for early graduation applications is October 23rd. Please make an appointment with your counselor to get the application paperwork started.

Please check the lost and found today in the Attendance office if you are missing something. These items will be moved out soon so check it today.

All student and staff reminder: Please remember that we can not have latex balloons in the school. If you see someone with them please direct them to take them out of the building immediately.

Environmental Club: There will be a short meeting followed by an annual waste audit next Tuesday, October 20th. Please meet in room 155 after school.(10/15)

More new scholarships have been posted on the scholarship board in the CRIC----check soon as some have early deadline dates.

All Boys interested in trying out for basketball this year, there will be a informational meeting on Friday October 23rd after school beginning at 2:45 in the gym. The meeting will get over at 3:00. Any questions see Coach Dobrkovsky. (10/23)

Please release varsity girl’s soccer today at 2:00.

Last night the Boys Water Polo Team traveled to S. Albany and beat them 12 to 6. Conner Plant and Blake Ashford scored
3 goals each; and Nathan Smith-Tripp, Grant Lemons, and Anthony Martinez each scored 2 goals. The boys team record is now 12-1



Wednesday, October 14, 2009

1/2 Day Schedule

Word of the Week:
Insatiable (Pronounced: in say sha ble) - adjective - Incapable of being satiated; never satisfied.
Some people have an insatiable desire for sweets. (10/14)

Homecoming is coming up and that means its time to start thinking about the Homecoming Parade. This year we’re encouraging everyone to be involved, so if you have any interest in having a float come pick up the info in room 132. (10/15)
Be sure to get a guest pass in the Attendance office if you plan to bring a guest to the Homecoming dance. These must be completed and returned to the office ASAP.

The annual Oregon State System of Higher Education visit will be on Thursday, October 15, 2009. Seven public four-year colleges and universities and Chemeketa Community College will have admissions personnel here to visit with our juniors and seniors. In order to attend the event, which begins at 9:23 a.m., students must have a permission slip signed by their sixth period teacher. The general sessions will run from 9:23 to 9:55 a.m. Session 1 will run from 10:00 to 10:25 a.m. and Session 2 from 10:30 to 10:56 a.m. You can pick-up the forms in the CRIC this week.

All current and past chemistry students are invited to be part of the "Molar Express" Train in the Homecoming parade & half-time parade on Friday, Oct. 23rd. If you are not participating in another float, please join us.
There will be work parties on Tuesday and Wednesday this week and next week if you wish to work on your float car at school. See Mrs. Koepl in rm. 150 or your current chemistry teacher if you wish to participate. You will need a box to join in the Train. (10/15)

Do you have your Oly Gear for the homecoming game? This Friday, Oct 16th Sprague Governing Board will be hosting the 2009 Oly Round Up! Come buy retro gear, pom poms, beads and more. Dinner will also be provided for $5.00. If your family is interested in reserving a table, sign up in room 132. For more information go to the Oly webpage. (10/15)

Earn Extra Credit in math - come to Math League on Tuesday, October 20th, from 2:35 - 3:05. See posters for participating math rooms. (10/20)

A representative from Northwest Christian College will be at Sprague High School on Thursday, October 15, at 11:00 am in the CRIC, to visit with interested students. Northwest Christian is a small 8-acre college located in Eugene, about 40 minutes south of Salem. Sign up in the CRIC.(10/12)

Students - both Judson and Crossler Middle Schools are in session on Wednesday afternoon. Sprague students may not visit these schools during their school hours. Thank you for your cooperation.

Coming to the cafeteria Thursday, October 15th is the Grilled Panini. You can choose Tomato Basil, Turkey Florentine or Turkey Club. All paninis are served with mozzarella cheese on whole wheat bread. (10/15)

Attention juniors and seniors who are interested in graduating early this year. The deadline for early graduation applications is October 23rd. Please make an appointment with your counselor to get the application paperwork started.

Please check the lost and found today in the Attendance office if you are missing something. These items will be moved out soon so check it today.

All student and staff reminder: Please remember that we can not have latex balloons in the school. If you see someone with them please direct them to take them out of the building immediately.

Environmental Club: There will be a short meeting followed by an annual waste audit next Tuesday, October 20th. Please meet in room 155 after school.(10/15)

Last night the Boys and Girls Varsity Water Polo teams played W. Albany at Sprague. The girls suffered a disappointing loss at 8 to 14.
The boys won 6 to 4, with Nathan Smith-Tripp, Conner Plant, and Grant Lemons all scoring. Goalie, Ezri Martinez had 7 saves.(10/14)