Friday, December 17, 2010

Advisory B day Schedule


Word of the week: Remote (ri mōte) (spelled r-e-m-o-t-e) adjective; distant, far away.
As they watched through the binoculars the remote object proved to be a horse.

December 13th-17th is National tell a secret week! Submit an anonymous secret about yourself to one of the boxes throughout the school. These boxes will be labeled "post-secret" and will be near teacher’s classrooms, so that we can maintain your privacy! We will be using these secrets to create a Sprague secrets website. We are all in this together-and no one is ever really alone. Everyone has a secret- what's yours? (12/17)

The PSAT results are in the CRIC--room 136. Please come by and pick yours up. (12/17)

Team Sprague Track and Field will start preseason workouts when we get back from break. Workouts will be on Tuesday & Thursday from 2:45-4:00. All students interested in Track and not involved in a Winter Sport are welcome. Come Join Team Sprague! (12/17)

The Sprague Manga Club will be celebrating the holidays after school on Friday, Dec. 17 from 2:45-4:00. Please bring a white elephant gift to exchange, holiday anime, books to swap, and a snack to share. Cosplay is optional. We look forward to seeing you! (12/17)

Reminder: staff and students. Friday is an advisory day. (12/17)





Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Word of the week: Remote (ri mōte) (spelled r-e-m-o-t-e) adjective; distant, far away.
As they watched through the binoculars the remote object proved to be a horse.

December 13th-17th is National tell a secret week! Submit an anonymous secret about yourself to one of the boxes throughout the school. These boxes will be labeled "post-secret" and will be near teacher’s classrooms, so that we can maintain your privacy! We will be using these secrets to create a Sprague secrets website. We are all in this together-and no one is ever really alone. Everyone has a secret- what's yours? (12/17)

Attention: All Football players not involved in a winter sport. There will be a short informational meeting in coach Cash's room (6 in the Pit) on Thursday Dec. 16th to go over the off-season workout plans. Attendance is mandatory for all non-winter sport football players. If you cannot make it, you MUST see coach Cash on your own time. (12/15)

The PSAT results are in the CRIC--room 136. Please come by and pick yours up. (12/17)

Team Sprague Track and Field will start preseason workouts when we get back from break. Workouts will be on Tuesday & Thursday from 2:45-4:00. All students interested in Track and not involved in a Winter Sport are welcome. Come Join Team Sprague! (12/17)

"Help Sprague DECA aid Family Building Blocks this holiday season by donating new diapers to the main office. This organization helps babies affected by poverty and drugs have happier healthier lives. The diaper drive will run though December 15th; contact Julia Silver or Mallory Davis with any questions." (12/15)

Interested in owning your own business in the future? Want lots of free food and prizes? Come to the library after school on Thursday, December 16th! There will be free information on what it takes to start your own business as well as a fun lemonade stand game competition and raffle for all who participate. (12/16)

The Sprague Manga Club will be celebrating the holidays after school on Friday, Dec. 17 from 2:45-4:00. Please bring a white elephant gift to exchange, holiday anime, books to swap, and a snack to share. Cosplay is optional. We look forward to seeing you! (12/17)

Do you love to READ? Like to discuss interesting books? Here is your chance to get your fix! Join Sprague Book Club in the library today from 2:45-3:30. We will choose a book to read over the holidays and set up meetings for the new year! (12/15)

Reminder: staff and students. Friday is an advisory day. (12/17)

Please excuse the Swim Team at 2:00pm today to get to their bus. (12/15)


Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Word of the week: Remote (ri mōte) (spelled r-e-m-o-t-e) adjective; distant, far away.
Sam wanted to build a cabin in a remote area of Montana and raise sheep.

December 13th-17th is National tell a secret week! Submit an anonymous secret about yourself to one of the boxes throughout the school. These boxes will be labeled "post-secret" and will be near teacher’s classrooms, so that we can maintain your privacy! We will be using these secrets to create a Sprague secrets website. We are all in this together-and no one is ever really alone. Everyone has a secret- what's yours? (12/17)

Attention: All Football players not involved in a winter sport. There will be a short informational meeting in coach Cash's room (6 in the Pit) on Thursday Dec. 16 to go over the off-season workout plans. Attendance is mandatory for all non-winter sport football players. If you cannot make it, you MUST see coach Cash on your own time. (12/15)

The PSAT results are in the CRIC--room 136. Please come by and pick yours up. (12/17)

Team Sprague Track and Field will start preseason workouts when we get back from break. Workouts will be on Tuesday & Thursday from 2:45-4:00. All students interested in Track and not involved in a Winter Sport are welcome. Come Join Team Sprague! (12/17)

"Help Sprague DECA aid Family Building Blocks this holiday season by donating new diapers to the main office. This organization helps babies affected by poverty and drugs have happier healthier lives. The diaper drive will run though December 15th; contact Julia Silver or Mallory Davis with any questions." (12/15)

Interested in owning your own business in the future? Want lots of free food and prizes? Come to the library after school on Thursday, December 16th! There will be free information on what it takes to start your own business as well as a fun lemonade stand game competition and raffle for all who participate. (12/16)

The Sprague Manga Club will be celebrating the holidays after school on Friday, Dec. 17 from 2:45-4:00. Please bring a white elephant gift to exchange, holiday anime, books to swap, and a snack to share. Cosplay is optional. We look forward to seeing you! (12/17)

Do you love to READ? Like to discuss interesting books? Here is your chance to get your fix! Join Sprague Book Club in the library on Wednesday from 2:45-3:30. We will choose a book to read over the holidays and set up meetings for the new year! (12/15)





Monday, December 13, 2010

Word of the week: Remote (ri mōte) (spelled r-e-m-o-t-e) adjective; distant, far away.
The Forest Rangers chose to release the wolves in a remote mountain location.

December 13th-17th is National tell a secret week! Submit an anonymous secret about yourself to one of the boxes throughout the school. These boxes will be labeled "post-secret" and will be near teacher’s classrooms, so that we can maintain your privacy! We will be using these secrets to create a Sprague secrets website. We are all in this together-and no one is ever really alone. Everyone has a secret- what's yours? (12/17)

Attention: All Football players not involved in a winter sport. There will be a short informational meeting in coach Cash's room (6 in the Pit) on Wednesday Dec. 15th to go over the off-season workout plans. Attendance is mandatory for all non-winter sport football players. If you cannot make it, you MUST see coach Cash on your own time. (12/15)

The PSAT results are in the CRIC--room 136. Please come by and pick yours up. (12/17)

Team Sprague Track and Field will start preseason workouts when we get back from break. Workouts will be on Tuesday & Thursday from 2:45-4:00. All students interested in Track and not involved in a Winter Sport are welcome. Come Join Team Sprague! (12/17)

"Help Sprague DECA aid Family Building Blocks this holiday season by donating new diapers to the main office. This organization helps babies affected by poverty and drugs have happier healthier lives. The diaper drive will run though December 15th; contact Julia Silver or Mallory Davis with any questions." (12/15)

Attention: All Football players not involved in a winter sport. There will be a short informational meeting in coach Cash's room (rm. 6 in the Pit) on Thursday to go over the off-season workout plans. Attendance is mandatory for all non-winter sport football players. If you cannot make it, you MUST see coach Cash on your own time (12/16)

Interested in owning your own business in the future? Want lots of free food and prizes? Come to the library after school on Thursday, December 16th! There will be free information on what it takes to start your own business as well as a fun lemonade stand game competition and raffle for all who participate. (12/16)

December 13th-17th is National Tell a Secret week! Submit an anonymous secret about yourself to one of the boxes throughout the school. These boxes will be labeled "post-secret" and will be near teacher’s classrooms, so that we can maintain your privacy! We will be using these secrets to create a Sprague secrets website. We are all in this together-and no one is ever really alone. Everyone has a secret- what's yours? (12/17)






Friday, December 10, 2010

Regular A day Schedule


Word of the week: Revelry (rev’Əl rē) (spelled r-e-v-e-l-r-y) noun: festivities, fun.
The new mall opened with much revelry.

Jostens will be here today during both lunches for senior orders. (12/10)

A representative from the Univ. of Oregon will be at Sprague on Friday, December 10, at 11:00 AM in the CRIC. U of O is located about 50 south of Salem, in Eugene, OR. This is your chance to turn in your application to the UN of Oregon-it is due on Friday, December 10. Sign up in the CRIC. (12/10)
In case you missed the posters, Manther is hosting a live concert tonight to celebrate the launching of their album. The concert will be at the Grand Theater. Cost to attend is 5.00. You can buy them from the ASB store or in room 132 before or after school and during both lunches! (12/10)

December 13th-17th is National tell a secret week! Submit an anonymous secret about yourself to one of the boxes throughout the school. These boxes will be labeled "post-secret" and will be near teacher’s classrooms, so that we can maintain your privacy! We will be using these secrets to create a Sprague secrets website. We are all in this together-and no one is ever really alone. Everyone has a secret- what's yours? (12/17)

Teachers, please excuse the JV Wrestling Team at 12:30 today to go to their Meet in Jefferson.

The Girls Basketball Team hosts Woodburn girls tonight in our gyms starting at 5:15 with the Freshmen Game.

The Boys Basketball Team plays at West Linn tonight. Game times are 5:30 for freshmen and Junior Varsity, and 7:15 for Varsity.

The Varsity Wrestling Team is at Cascade High tomorrow morning at 8:00am for a meet.

Good luck to all our competing teams! Olympian fans - support our teams by going to their events! (12/10)

Attention: All Football players not involved in a winter sport. There will be a short informational meeting in coach Cash's room (6 in the Pit) on Wednesday Dec. 15th to go over the off-season workout plans. Attendance is mandatory for all non-winter sport football players. If you cannot make it, you MUST see coach Cash on your own time. (12/15)

The PSAT results are in the CRIC--room 136. Please come by and pick yours up. (12/17)








Thursday, December 9, 2010

Regular B day Schedule


Word of the week: Revelry (rev’Əl rē) (spelled r-e-v-e-l-r-y) noun: festivities, fun.
She invited the exchange students to enjoy the revelries at the State Fair.

Jostens will return Dec 10th during both lunches for senior orders. (12/10)

Hey Girls! Lacrosse isn't just for boys! If you are interested in playing Girl's High School Lacrosse or would just like to find out more about the sport please come to an information meeting tonight, at 7:00 p.m. in the library at South Salem High School. No experience is necessary to play and it's open to girls in grades 9-12. Information packets are available in the Sprague attendance office. Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S. because it's fun and exciting - come and be a part of Girls Lacrosse! (12/9)

A representative from the Univ. of Oregon will be at Sprague on Friday, December 10, at 11:00 AM in the CRIC. U of O is located about 50 south of Salem, in Eugene, OR. This is your chance to turn in your application to the UN of Oregon-it is due on Friday, December 10. Sign up in the CRIC. (12/10)

Attention Manga Club members. There will be a Manga Club meeting in the library at 2:45-3:30 p.m. today. We will be discussing our Manga of the month, t-shirts, planning our holiday party, and more! Hope to see you there! (12/9)

Attention All Science Club Members - we will have our annual "Holiday party" in room 147 after school today. We will be etching metal ornaments to take home and hopefully we'll have some cookies as well. Bring a friend and a few dollars. Any questions please see Mrs. Koepl in room 147 or 150. Thanks; we hope you come! (12/9)
In case you missed the posters, Manther is hosting a live concert on Friday, December 10th to celebrate the launching of their album. The concert will be at the Grand Theater. Cost to attend is 5.00. You can buy them from the ASB store or in room 132 before or after school and during both lunches! Mather is also going to come to both lunches on Thursday! (12/9)

December 13th-17th is National tell a secret week! Submit an anonymous secret about yourself to one of the boxes throughout the school. These boxes will be labeled "post-secret" and will be near teacher’s classrooms, so that we can maintain your privacy! We will be using these secrets to create a Sprague secrets website. We are all in this together-and no one is ever really alone. Everyone has a secret- what's yours? (12/17)






Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Word of the week: Revelry (rev’Əl rē) (spelled r-e-v-e-l-r-y) noun: festivities, fun.
At Marti Gras the police always hope the revelry is confined to harmless fun.

Jostens will return Dec 10th during both lunches for senior orders. (12/10)

Hey Girls! Lacrosse isn't just for boys! If you are interested in playing Girl's High School Lacrosse or would just like to find out more about the sport please come to an information meeting on Thursday, December 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the library at South Salem High School. No experience is necessary to play and it's open to girls in grades 9-12. Information packets are available in the Sprague office. Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S. because it's fun and exciting - come and be a part of Girls Lacrosse! (12/9)

A representative from the Univ. of Oregon will be at Sprague on Friday, December 10, at 11:00 AM in the CRIC. U of O is located about 50 south of Salem, in Eugene, OR. This is your chance to turn in your application to the UN of Oregon-it is due on Friday, December 10. Sign up in the CRIC. (12/10)

Attention Manga Club members. There will be a Manga Club meeting in the library at 2:45-3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9. We will be discussing our Manga of the month, t-shirts, planning our holiday party, and more! Hope to see you there! (12/9)

Attention All Science Club Members - we will have our annual "Holiday party" in room 147 after school on Thursday, Dec. 9. We will be etching metal ornaments to take home and hopefully we'll have some cookies as well. Bring a friend and a few dollars. Any questions, please see Mrs. Koepl in room 147 or 150. Thanks; we hope you come! (12/9)


Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Word of the week: Revelry (rev’Əl rē) (spelled r-e-v-e-l-r-y) noun: festivities, fun.
As soon as the team won the game the vevelries began in earnest.

Attention Environmental Club: There will be a meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7th right after school. We will do our annual waste audit and finish our posters. Bring your friends!! (12/7)

The day Snowrider trip is scheduled and going to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday December 11. $69 for bus and lift. See Mr. Hatz in room 15A for applications and information as soon as possible. Deadline for money is Tuesday December 7th. Beginners are always very welcome. That’s Saturday December 11th for the snowriders trip. Applications and information are in Room 15A (12/7)

Jostens will return Dec 10th during both lunches for senior orders. (12/10)

Hey Girls! Lacrosse isn't just for boys! If you are interested in playing Girl's High School Lacrosse or would just like to find out more about the sport please come to an information meeting on Thursday, December 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the library at South Salem High School. No experience is necessary to play and it's open to girls in grades 9-12. Information packets are available in the Sprague office. Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S. because it's fun and exciting - come and be a part of Girls Lacrosse! (12/9)

A representative from the Univ. of Oregon will be at Sprague on Friday, December 10, at 11:00 AM in the CRIC. U of O is located about 50 south of Salem, in Eugene, OR. This is your chance to turn in your application to the UN of Oregon-it is due on Friday, December 10. Sign up in the CRIC. (12/10)

Attention Manga Club members. There will be a Manga Club meeting in the library at 2:45-3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 9. We will be discussing our Manga of the month, t-shirts, planning our holiday party, and more! Hope to see you there! (12/9)

There will be a Science Club meeting this Thursday in Room 147. We will be etching metal ornaments. (12/9)


Monday, December 6, 2010

Civil War at Sprague: Which donation jar collected the most money; the Duck jar or the Beaver jar? Which teachers will dress up as Ducks or Beavers? Find out at the Dorenbecher Toy Drive Party today at lunch.

Attention Environmental Club: There will be a meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7th right after school. We will do our annual waste audit and finish our posters. Bring your friends!! (12/7)

The day Snowrider trip is scheduled and going to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday December 11. $69 for bus and lift. See Mr. Hatz in room 15A for applications and information as soon as possible. Deadline for money is Tuesday December 7th. Beginners are always very welcome. That’s Saturday December 11th for the snowriders trip. Applications and information are in Room 15A (12/7)

Jostens will return Dec 10th during both lunches for senior orders. (12/10)

Hey Girls! Lacrosse isn't just for boys! If you are interested in playing Girl's High School Lacrosse or would just like to find out more about the sport please come to an information meeting on Thursday, December 9 at 7:00 p.m. in the library at South Salem High School. No experience is necessary to play and it's open to girls in grades 9-12. Information packets are available in the Sprague office. Lacrosse is one of the fastest growing sports in the U.S. because it's fun and exciting - come and be a part of Girls Lacrosse! (12/9)

Congratulations to the Olyannes Dance Team! The team placed second at the Santiam Competition on Saturday and qualified for Fall Championships on December 11. And, five dancers received individual awards: Paige Murphy, Mady Montgomery, Alicia Burns, Ellen Reece and Matti Menser. (12/6)




Friday, December 3, 2010

Regular B day Schedule

Word of the week: Saunter (sôn tƏr) (spelled s-a-u-n-t-e-r) verb: walk leisurely, stroll
Did you ever notice that when you are in a hurry you always get behind people who saunter in the halls?

Civil War at Sprague: Want to see Burleson and Masten dress up as Ducks? Want to see Tomlin and West dress up as Beavers? Donate money to the money jar that represents your team all this week at both lunches! If the Duck jar wins then Burleson and Masten will dress up as Ducks. If the Beaver jar wins Tomin and West will dress like Beavers! This will happen at our Dorenbecher Toy Drive Party at lunch on Monday, December 6th! (12/6)

Help us raise money for Hoover by battling Mr. Crystal in a Ping Pong Match! It costs 1.00 to play per round. If you win against Crystal you keep your money! This happens at both lunches every day this week! (12/3)

Attention Environmental Club: There will be a meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7th right after school. We will do our annual waste audit and finish our posters. Bring your friends!! (12/7)

The day Snowrider trip is scheduled and going to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday December 11. $69 for bus and lift. See Mr. Hatz in room 15A for applications and information as soon as possible. Deadline for money is Tuesday December 7th. Beginners are always very welcome. That’s Saturday December 11th for the snowriders trip. Applications and information are in Room 15A (12/7)

Jostens will return Dec 10th during both lunches for senior orders. (12/10)

Attention boy’s basketball team: You are excused at 11:00 today to take 1st lunch, eat and be at the bus at 11:20. Good luck at Marshfield!






Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Word of the week: Saunter (sôn tƏr) (spelled s-a-u-n-t-e-r) verb: walk leisurely, stroll


Craving some sweets? Root beer floats will be sold this Thursday during both lunches for one day only by the front doors. Cost is $1.50. (12/2)

Auditions for the spring show Rumors start today and run through Wednesday. Call-backs on Friday. Be prepared with a monologue and for cold reads. See Ms. Lee in room 162 with questions. (12/1)

All return players and anyone interested in playing Lacrosse, meet in the Commons stage area 1st and 2nd lunch on Wednesday, Dec. 1st. (12/1)

Civil War at Sprague: Want to see Burleson and Masten dress up as Ducks? Want to see Tomlin and West dress up as Beavers? Donate money to the money jar that represents your team all this week at both lunches! If the Duck jar wins then Burleson and Masten will dress up as Ducks. If the Beaver jar wins Tomin and West will dress like Beavers! This will happen at our Dorenbecher Toy Drive Party at lunch on Monday, December 6th! (12/6)

Help us raise money for Hoover by battling Mr. Crystal in a Ping Pong Match! It costs 1.00 to play per round. If you win against Crystal you keep your money! This happens at both lunches every day this week! (12/3

There will be a meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7th right after school. We will do our annual waste audit and finish our posters. Bring your friends!! (12/7)

The day Snowrider trip is scheduled and going to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday December 11. $69 for bus and lift. See Mr. Hatz in room 15A for applications and information as soon as possible. Deadline for money is Tuesday December 7th. Beginners are always very welcome. That’s Saturday December 11th for the snowriders trip. Applications and information are in Room 15A (12/7)

SFA Meeting Wednesday in Mrs. Fishers Room (132) right after school. Anyone is welcome! (12/1)

Today is the first game day for Sprague Boys and Girls Basketball Teams! The Boys are playing at Parkrose High in Portland. The girls are hosting Dallas here with Freshman girls playing at 5:15 in the Upper Gym, JV playing at 5:30 in the main gym, and V at 7:00. Good Luck Olys !!

A representative from OIT will be at Sprague on Thursday, December 2 at 1:00 PM 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.



Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Word of the week: Saunter (sôn tƏr) (spelled s-a-u-n-t-e-r) verb: walk leisurely, stroll
The day was so sunny and warm that everyone sauntered through the park.

Craving some sweets? Root beer floats will be sold this Thursday during both lunches for one day only by the front doors. Cost is $1.50. (12/2)

Auditions for the spring show Rumors start today and run through Wednesday. Call-backs on Friday. Be prepared with a monologue and for cold reads. See Ms. Lee in room 162 with questions. (12/1)

All return players and anyone interested in playing Lacrosse, meet in the Commons stage area 1st and 2nd lunch on Wednesday, Dec. 1st. (12/1)

A representative from Southern Oregon University will be at Sprague on Wednesday, December 1, at 8:00am in the CRIC. S.O.U. is a contemporary public liberal arts and sciences university, located in Ashland, 250-miles south of Salem. Sign up in the CRIC.(11/30)

Civil War at Sprague: Want to see Burleson and Masten dress up as Ducks? Want to see Tomlin and West dress up as Beavers? Donate money to the money jar that represents your team all this week at both lunches! If the Duck jar wins then Burleson and Masten will dress up as Ducks. If the Beaver jar wins Tomin and West will dress like Beavers! This will happen at our Dorenbecher Toy Drive Party at lunch on Monday, December 6th! (12/6)

Help us raise money for Hoover by battling Mr. Crystal in a Ping Pong Match! It costs 1.00 to play per round. If you win against Crystal you keep your money! This happens at both lunches every day this week! (12/3

There will be a meeting Tuesday, Dec. 7th right after school. We will do our annual waste audit and finish our posters. Bring your friends!! (12/7)

The day Snowrider trip is scheduled and going to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday December 11. $69 for bus and lift. See Mr. Hatz in room 15A for applications and information as soon as possible. Deadline for money is Tuesday December 7th. Beginners are always very welcome. That’s Saturday December 11th for the snowriders trip. Applications and information are in Room 15A (12/7)

SFA Meeting Wednesday in Mrs. Fishers Room (132) right after school. Anyone is welcome! (12/1)



Monday, November 29, 2010

Word of the week: Saunter (sôn tƏr) (spelled s-a-u-n-t-e-r) verb: walk leisurely, stroll
The day was so sunny and warm that everyone sauntered through the park.

Craving some sweets? Root beer floats will be sold this Thursday during both lunches for one day only by the front doors. Cost is $1.50. (12/2)

Auditions for the spring show Rumors start today and run through Wednesday. Call-backs on Friday. Be prepared with a monologue and for cold reads. See Ms. Lee in room 162 with questions. (12/1)



Friday, November 19, 2010

Assembly A day Schedule

Word of the week: solidarity (sol’i’dar’ i’ tē) (spelled s-o-l-i-d-a-r-i-t-y) noun: unity, sticking together.
The battle was won because of the solidarity of the soldiers on the front line.



Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Word of the week: solidarity (sol’i’dar’ i’ tē) (spelled s-o-l-i-d-a-r-i-t-y) noun: unity, sticking together.
The Smith family made it through the troubled times because of their solidarity.


A representative from the UN of Portland will be at Sprague today, November 17, at 11:30 am in the CRIC. The UN of Portland is a large urban Roman Catholic campus located in Portland, Oregon. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/17)





Tuesday, November 16, 2010

Word of the week: solidarity (sol’i’dar’ i’ tē) (spelled s-o-l-i-d-a-r-i-t-y) noun: unity, sticking together.
What made the drum line so effective was its solidarity.

Environmental Club: There will a meeting today, Nov. 16th in room 155 after school. We will make posters....so bring your creativity and some friends. (11/16)

A representative from the UN of Portland will be at Sprague on Wednesday, November 17, at 11:30 am in the CRIC. The UN of Portland is a large urban Roman Catholic campus located in Portland, Oregon. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/17)

Attention Cross Country Team: Today’s End of Season event will be in Room 9, not in the Library. (11/16)

Congratulations to the girls bowling team for 1st place and the boys for 2nd place finish on Sunday. Also a huge congratulations to Andrew and Katie Zwicker for 1st in all-star ranking. (11/16)





Monday, November 15, 2010

Word of the week: solidarity (sol’i’dar’ i’ tē) (spelled s-o-l-i-d-a-r-i-t-y) noun: unity, sticking together.
The solidarity of the football team was well known.

Environmental Club: There will a meeting next Tuesday, Nov. 16th in room 155 after school. We will make posters....so bring your creativity and some friends. (11/16)

This is a reminder that the Salem-Keizer College and Career Fair is this today, November 15, 2010, from 6 to 8 PM at Chemeketa Community College, in building 7.
We hope you can join us. There will be 4 scholarship drawings--you must be present to win! (11/15)

Environmental Club, there will a meeting Tuesday, Nov. 16th in room 155 after school. We will make posters....so bring your creativity and some friends. (11/16)

The Junior Class will be selling Hot Chocolate and Candy Canes this week! You can get your candy cane and hot chocolate before school starting at 7:15am. The cost is 1.50 for hot chocolate and 2.00 for both! If you want to have your candy cane delivered, you can write a note for 1.00! See Tristin Sornson or Mrs. Fisher for any questions!!!! (11/15)

A representative from the UN of Portland will be at Sprague on Wednesday, November 17, at 11:30 am in the CRIC. The UN of Portland is a large urban Roman Catholic campus located in Portland, Oregon. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/17)

Requests for early graduation are due to your counselor today, November 15th. (11/15)

Attention Cross Country Team: Tomorrow's End of Season Event will be in Room 9, not in the Library. (11/16)

Attention Swim Team: The bus for today's practice will depart Sprague at 2:35 sharp - be on time! (11/15)

Contratulations to the Sprague Varsity Football Team on a great season! Their play-off run ended Friday night at Tualatin.

The Girls Soccer Team has their Awards Event in the Library tonight at 6:00. (11/15)





Friday, November 12, 2010

Advisory B day Schedule

Word of the week: Squalid (sk wol’ id) (spelled s-q-u-a-l-i-d) adjective: filthy, run-down.
Because the puppies were living in squalid conditions the Humane Society volunteers took them to the shelter.

Attention all Manga Club members! Today there will be a cosplay day and a Manga Club meeting in the library after school until 4:00. We will be celebrating National Gaming Day! See you there! (11/12)

Attention juniors and seniors wanting to graduate early, please have your paperwork in by Monday November 15. See your counselor to arrange this. (11/12)

The ASVAB scores are in the CRIC stop by and pick yours up. (11/12)

ATTENTION FALL SPORTS ATHLETES: please turn in your uniforms to your coaches. (11/12)

Environmental Club: There will a meeting next Tuesday, Nov. 16th in room 155 after school. We will make posters....so bring your creativity and some friends. (11/16)

This is a reminder that the Salem-Keizer College and Career Fair is this Monday, November 15, 2010, from 6 to 8 PM at Chemeketa Community College, in building 7.
We hope you can join us? There will be 4 scholarship drawings--you must be present to win! (11/12)

Environmental Club, there will a meeting Tuesday, Nov. 16th in room 155 after school. We will make posters....so bring your creativity and some friends. (11/16)

The Junior Class will be selling Hot Chocolate and Candy Canes next week! You can get your candy cane and hot chocolate before school starting at 7:15am. The cost is 1.50 for hot chocolate and 2.00 for both! If you want to have your candy cane delivered, you can write a note for 1.00! See Tristin Sornson or Mrs. Fisher for any questions!!!! (11/15)

YWCA Salem Gives Away Formal Wear to Teens for SnoBall
What: FREE Formal Wear Giveaway for teens to attend YWCA Salem’s SnoBall

Date: Saturday, November 13

Time: 6:00pm-10:00pm, First come, first serve

Where: Hosted by YWCA Salem at The Bridal Gallery at 180 Liberty Street NE, on the corner of Liberty and Trade

The 57th Annual SnoBall Benefit Dance raises funds annually for YWCA Salem. It is a formal dance for all high school aged teens, and has been a tradition in Salem as a girl-ask-boy dance.

YWCA Salem has partnered this year with The Bridal Gallery and Abby’s Closet (Portland) to give away over 400 FREE gently used formal gowns for SnoBall. We will also give away 100 designer gowns and 100 pairs of shoes, courtesy of The Bridal Gallery.

Teens will have an opportunity to “shop” for the formal wear of their choice and try them on in luxury dressing rooms.

At the event, YWCA Salem will be giving away few sets of free SnoBall tickets, Bronze Planet will offer some free products and services, Stalnaker’s Photo Studio is giving away a few free

photo packages, and Melissa Myers of Mary Kay will be on hand to provide professional make-up tips and free make-up samples.

Z100 Portland 100.3 FM and Wild 107.5 FM will make a special radio appearance from 6:00-8:00pm and also provide giveaways. (11/12)









Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Regular A day Schedule

Word of the week: Squalid (sk wol’ id) (spelled s-q-u-a-l-i-d) adjective: filthy, run-down.
My mother said my bedroom was squalid.


Today is the final day for winter sports sign ups. Students interested in wrestling, swimming, or playing basketball can pick up forms and get information in the Athletics Office. Hurry, this is your last chance to sign up. (11/10)

The art, drama and music hall will now be off limits for students during both lunches, the restrooms in this hall will also be off-limits during this time. (11/10)

Bonjour!!! National French Week continues through today; Express your inner Frenchie by helping French Club and Sprague French Students celebrate in the following ways:
Wednesday, Nov 10: Pardon my French day: Use as much French as possible all day! (11/10)

Support French Club by buying a Sprague French t-shirt for 10$! Pre-order in room 123. Merci! (11/10)

Attention all Manga Club members! This Friday Nov. 12 will be a cosplay day and a Manga Club meeting in the library after school until 4:00. We will be celebrating National Gaming Day! See you there! (11/12)

Attention Juniors and Seniors wanting to graduate early, please have your paperwork in by November 15. See your counselor to arrange this. (11/12)

The ASVAB scores are in the CRIC stop by and pick yours up. (11/12)

ATTENTION FALL SPORTS ATHLETES: please turn in your uniforms to your coaches. (11/12)

Environmental Club: There will a meeting next Tuesday, Nov. 16th in room 155 after school. We will make posters....so bring your creativity and some friends. (11/16)

Winterguard tryouts are today, from 6pm to 8pm in the Commons. All students are welcome to attend. No previous experience necessary. (11/10)

This is a reminder that the Salem-Keizer College and Career Fair is this Monday, November 15, 2010, from 6 to 8 PM at Chemeketa Community College, in building 7.
We hope you can join us? There will be 4 scholarship drawings--you must be present to win! (11/12)

Environmental Club, there will a meeting Tuesday, Nov. 16th in room 155 after school. We will make posters....so bring your creativity and some friends. (11/16)

The Junior Class will be selling Hot Chocolate and Candy Canes next week! You can get your candy cane and hot chocolate before school starting at 7:15am. The cost is 1.50 for hot chocolate and 2.00 for both! If you want to have your candy cane delivered, you can write a note for 1.00! See Tristin Sornson or Mrs. Fisher for any questions!!!! (11/15)


YWCA Salem Gives Away Formal Wear to Teens for SnoBall






What: FREE Formal Wear Giveaway for teens to attend YWCA Salem’s SnoBall

Date: Saturday, November 13

Time: 6:00pm-10:00pm, First come, first serve

Where: Hosted by YWCA Salem at The Bridal Gallery at 180 Liberty Street NE, on the corner of Liberty and Trade

The 57th Annual SnoBall Benefit Dance raises funds annually for YWCA Salem. It is a formal dance for all high school aged teens, and has been a tradition in Salem as a girl-ask-boy dance.

YWCA Salem has partnered this year with The Bridal Gallery and Abby’s Closet (Portland) to give away over 400 FREE gently used formal gowns for SnoBall. We will also give away 100 designer gowns and 100 pairs of shoes, courtesy of The Bridal Gallery.

Teens will have an opportunity to “shop” for the formal wear of their choice and try them on in luxury dressing rooms.

At the event, YWCA Salem will be giving away few sets of free SnoBall tickets, Bronze Planet will offer some free products and services, Stalnaker’s Photo Studio is giving away a few free photo packages, and Melissa Myers of Mary Kay will be on hand to provide professional make-up tips and free make-up samples.

Z100 Portland 100.3 FM and Wild 107.5 FM will make a special radio appearance from 6:00-8:00pm and also provide giveaways. (11/12)







Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Word of the week: Squalid (sk wol’ id) (spelled s-q-u-a-l-i-d) adjective: filthy, run-down.
The department of human services quickly removed the children from the squalid meth house.

Winter sports sign-ups have started. Students interested in wrestling, swimming, or playing basketball can pick up forms and get information in the Athletics Office. Hurry because sign-ups end Wednesday, November 10th. (11/10)

The art, drama and music hall will now be off limits for students during both lunches, the restrooms in this hall will also be off-limits during this time. (11/10)

Bonjour!!! National French Week continues through Wednesday, November 10th. Express your inner Frenchie by helping French Club and Sprague French Students celebrate in the following ways:

Tuesday, Nov 9: Famous French Speaker Dress-up Day: Dress like a famous French-speaking historical or contemporary figure. (11/9)
Wednesday, Nov 10: Pardon my French day: Use as much French as possible all day! (11/10)

Support French Club by buying a Sprague French t-shirt for 10$! Pre-order in room 123. Merci! (11/10)

A representative from Corban University will be a Sprague today at 9:30 am in the CRIC. Corban is located here in Salem on a 107-acre suburban campus. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/9)

Attention all Manga Club members! This Friday Nov. 12 will be a cosplay day and a Manga Club meeting in the library after school until 4:00. We will be celebrating National Gaming Day! See you there! (11/10)

Attention Juniors and Seniors wanting to graduate early, please have your paperwork in by November 15. See your counselor to arrange this. (11/9)

Attention JV Football Players. We will be having our awards banquet tonight (Tuesday) at 6pm in the commons. All players need to stop by Coach Cash's room today to vote on awards. (11/9)

The ASVAB scores are in the CRIC stop by and pick yours up. (11/12)

ATTENTION FALL SPORTS ATHLETES: please turn in your uniforms to your coaches. (11/12)

On Saturday, at their first competition of the fall season, The Sprague Olyanne Dance Team placed an outstanding second in their lyrical division. Special recognition goes to freshman Ellen Reece who placed 2nd out of 150 in the novice drill down competition. Congratulations to the Olyannes! (11/9)

Congratulations to Rachael Nelson, Jacob Atkinson and Nathaniel Roberts for their great performances at the State Cross Country Championships last Saturday.
The Girls Soccer Team ended their exciting season on Saturday night with a loss to Tualatin in their 1st round Play Off game. Great job getting to the 1st Round! (11/9)

Congratulations to the Olympian Football Team who beat Century on Friday night! They continue their playoff run this Friday night against Tualatin at Tualatin. (11/9)

Environmental Club: There will a meeting next Tuesday, Nov. 16th in room 155 after school. We will make posters....so bring your creativity and some friends..(11/16)

Winterguard tryouts are Wed., Nov. 10th from 6pm to 8pm in the Commons. All students are welcome to attend. No previous experience necessary.


Monday, November 8, 2010

Word of the week: Squalid (sk wol’ id) (spelled s-q-u-a-l-i-d) adjective: filthy, run-down.
Patients were upset about the squalid conditions of parts of the hospital.

All girls interested in playing basketball this year. There is a mandatory parent and player meeting today, November 8 at 6:00 in the library. Be there! (11/8)

Winter sports sign-ups have started. Students interested in wrestling, swimming, or playing basketball can pick up forms and get information in the Athletics Office. Hurry because sign-ups end November 10th. (11/10)

The art, drama and music hall will now be off limits for students during both lunches, the restrooms in this hall will also be off-limits during this time. (11/10)

Bonjour!!! National French Week continues through Wednesday, November 10th. Express your inner Frenchie by helping French Club and Sprague French Students celebrate in the following ways:

Monday, Nov 8: Petanque (Pay-Tahnk) Tournament after school (like Bocce Ball only French!). Sign up your team in room 123 (11/8)
Tuesday, Nov 9: Famous French Speaker Dress-up Day: Dress like a famous French-speaking historical or contemporary figure. (11/9)
Wednesday, Nov 10: Pardon my French day: Use as much French as possible all day! (11/10)

Support French Club by buying a Sprague French t-shirt for 10$! Pre-order in room 123. Merci! (11/10)

A representative from Corban University will be a Sprague on Tuesday, November 9, at 9:30 am in the CRIC. Corban is located here in Salem on a 107-acre suburban campus. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/9)

Attention all Manga Club members! This Friday Nov. 12 will be a cosplay day and a Manga Club meeting in the library after school until 4:00. We will be celebrating National Gaming Day! See you there! (11/10)

Attention Juniors and Seniors wanting to graduate early, please have your paperwork in by November 15. See your counselor to arrange this. (11/9)

Attention JV Football Players. We will be having our awards banquet tomorrow night (Tuesday) at 6pm in the commons. All players need to stop by Coach Cash's room today to vote on awards. (11/11)

The ASVAB scores are in the CRIC stop by and pick yours up. (11/12)


Friday, November 5, 2010

Sprague High School
Daily Announcements
Friday November 5, 2010
Regular B day Schedule

Word of the week: Suppress (sƏ’ press) (spelled s u p r e s s) verb: to hold back.
Helen resolved to suppress her desire for more chocolate, at least for now.

Attention seniors: Your senior Yearbook pictures need to be submitted today to avoid a $25 late fee. All pictures must be received by Nov. 19 to be included in the book. If no other picture is submitted, your ID card photo will be used. Photos should be submitted by disk or email in digital format. Any questions see Mr. Montgomery in room 118. (11/5)

Seniors, if you applied for the Comcast Scholarship--it is due today to Carlotta. (11/5)

All girls interested in playing basketball this year. There is a mandatory parent and player meeting next Monday, November 8 at 6:00 in the library. Be there! (11/8)

Winter sports sign-ups have started. Students interested in wrestling, swimming, or playing basketball can pick up forms and get information in the Athletics Office. Hurry because sign-ups end November 10th. (11/10)

The Sprague Olympian Varsity football team will be hosting the Jaguars from Century High School tonight at 7pm in a “Play In” game. Since this is a Play In game ASB cards and passes are not accepted with the cost $4 for students and $6 for adults to attend the game. (11/5)

Good luck to Sprague Cross Country for qualifying three runners into the OSAA state cross country championships. Your Olys take the course at 2pm Saturday afternoon at Lane Community College with admission $4 for students and $6 for adults. (11/5)

Halloween may be over, but it’s not too late to Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF! If you see a little orange box, you’re strongly encouraged to leave some change. Proceeds go towards providing education opportunities to children in Uruguay. No matter how big or how small, every donation counts! (11/5)

Join us for our first ever "Spirit Party" today after school. We will have express lanes for people who need to take the bus. Grab a piece of pizza, enjoy time with friends, and honor the sports teams that made it to playoffs! Thanks for being a great school Sprague! (11/5)

Tis the season to give- We are doing a toy drive for the kids at Dorenbechers this Holiday season. PLEASE bring in BRAND new toys to room 132. (11/5)

All JV Football players that need to turn in gear need to see coach Cash after school today and Thursday to hand in gear. If gear is not returned by Friday, you will be billed for the missing gear. (11/5)

A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the students responsible for the recent thefts in the boy’s locker room. To claim the reward, please see Mr. Risen. (11/5)

The art, drama and music hall will now be off limits for students during both lunches, the restrooms in this hall will also be off-limits during this time. (11/10)

The Varsity Girls Soccer Team faces Tualatin in the first Play-off Game at Tualatin on Saturday night at 7:00pm. (11/5)

Bonjour!!! National French Week is Thursday November 4th through Wednesday, November 10th. Express your inner Frenchie by helping French Club and Sprague French Students celebrate in the following ways:

Friday, Nov 5: Haiti Awareness Day: look for French students to find out more about the current humanitarian situation in Haiti.
Monday, Nov 8: Petanque (Pay-Tahnk) Tournament after school (like Bocce Ball only French!). Sign up your team in room 123
Tuesday, Nov 9: Famous French Speaker Dress-up Day: Dress like a famous French-speaking historical or contemporary figure
Wednesday, Nov 10: Pardon my French day: Use as much French as possible all day!

Support French Club by buying a Sprague French t-shirt for 10$! Pre-order in room 123. Merci!

A representative from Corban University will be a Sprague on Tuesday, November 9, at 9:30 am in the CRIC. Corban is located here in Salem on a 107-acre suburban campus. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/8)

The Sprague Boys Water Polo team has its first State Playoff game today. Teachers, please dismiss the boy’s team at 10:30 this morning. Good Luck Water Polo Team! (11/5)





Thursday, November 4, 2010

Word of the week: Suppress (sƏ’ press) (spelled s u p r e s s) verb: to hold back.
The police moved in to suppress the violence in the crowd before it became a riot.

Attention seniors: Your senior Yearbook pictures need to be submitted by November 5th to avoid a $25 late fee. All pictures must be received by Nov. 19 to be included in the book. If no other picture is submitted, your ID card photo will be used. Photos should be submitted by disk or email in digital format. Any questions see Mr. Montgomery in room 118. (11/5)

Seniors, if you applied for the Comcast Scholarship--it is due on Friday, November 5, to Carlotta. (11/5)

All girls interested in playing basketball this year. There is a mandatory parent and player meeting next Monday, November 8 at 6:00 in the library. Be there! (11/8)

Winter sports sign-ups have started. Students interested in wrestling, swimming, or playing basketball can pick up forms and get information in the Athletics Office. Hurry because sign-ups end November 10th. (11/10)

Science Club: There is a meeting this Thurs. in room 147. (11/4)

The Sprague Olympian Varsity football team will be hosting the Jaguars from Century High School this Friday at 7pm in a “Play In” game. Since this is a Play In game ASB cards and passes are not accepted with the cost $4 for students and $6 for adults to attend the game. (11/5)

Good luck to Sprague Cross Country for qualifying three runners into the OSAA state cross country championships. Your Olys take the course at 2pm Saturday afternoon at Lane Community College with admission $4 for students and $6 for adults. (11/5)

Halloween may be over, but it’s not too late to Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF! If you see a little orange box, you’re strongly encouraged to leave some change. Proceeds go towards providing education opportunities to children in Uruguay. No matter how big or how small, every donation counts! (11/5)

Join us for our first ever "Spirit Party" this Friday after school. We will have express lanes for people who need to take the bus. Grab a piece of pizza, enjoy time with friends, and honor the sports teams that made it to playoffs! Thanks for being a great school Sprague! (11/5)

Tis the season to give- We are doing a toy drive for the kids at Dorenbechers this Holiday season. PLEASE bring in BRAND new toys to room 132. (11/5)

All JV Football players that need to turn in gear need to see coach Cash after school today and Thursday to hand in gear. If gear is not returned by Friday, you will be billed for the missing gear. (11/5)

A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the students responsible for the recent thefts in the boy’s locker room. To claim the reward, please see Mr. Risen. (11/5)

The art, drama and music hall will now be off limits for students during both lunches, the restrooms in this hall will also be off-limits during this time. (11/9)




Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Word of the week: Suppress (sƏ’ press) (spelled s u p r e s s) verb: to hold back.
As the wdding continued it was obviously impossible for the bride to suppress her joy.

Attention Seniors: Your senior Yearbook pictures need to be submitted by November 5th to avoid a $25 late fee. All pictures must be received by Nov. 19 to be included in the book. If no other picture is submitted, your ID card photo will be used. Photos should be submitted by disk or email in digital format. Any questions, see Mr. Montgomery in room 118. (11/5)

Seniors--Seniors
If you applied for the ComCast Scholarship--it is due on Friday, November 5, to Carlotta. (11/5)

All girls interested in playing basketball this year. There is a mandatory parent and player meeting next Monday, November 8 at 6:00 in the library. Be there! (11/8)

Winter sports sign-ups have started. Students interested in wrestling, swimming, or playing basketball can pick up forms and get information in the Athletics Office. Hurry because sign-ups end November 10th. (11/10)

Science Club: There is a meeting this Thurs. in room 147. (11/4)

The Sprague Olympian Varsity football team will be hosting the Jaguars from Century High School this Friday at 7pm in a “Play In” game. Since this is a Play In game ASB cards and passes are not accepted with the cost $4 for students and $6 for adults to attend the game. (11/5)

Good luck to Sprague Cross Country for qualifying three runners into the OSAA state cross country championships. Your Olys take the course at 2pm Saturday afternoon at Lane Community College with admission $4 for students and $6 for adults. (11/5)

A representative from Pacific Lutheran UN. on Wednesday, November 3, at 9:30 am in the CRIC. Pacific Lutheran UN has a 126-acre suburban campus, located in Tacoma, Washington. Sign up in the CRIC. (11/3)

Halloween may be over, but it’s not too late to Trick-or-Treat for UNICEF! If you see a little orange box, you’re strongly encouraged to leave some change. Proceeds go towards providing education opportunities to children in Uruguay. No matter how big or how small, every donation counts! (11/5)

Join us for our first ever "Spirit Party" this Friday after school. We will have express lanes for people who need to take the bus. Grab a piece of pizza, enjoy time with friends, and honor the sports teams that made it to playoffs! Thanks for being a great school Sprague! (11/5)



Tis the season to give- We are doing a toy drive for the kids at Dorenbechers this Holiday season. PLEASE bring in BRAND new toys to room 132. (11/5)


The Volleyball Lady Olympians will play the West Linn Lions tonight at 6:30 in their first play off game at West Linn High School. Volleyball Lady Olympians, your Team Bus will leave Sprague at 4:45pm . (11/3)

There will be Swim Team Information Meetings TODAY at the beginning of both lunch periods, 11:00am and 12:30pm. Come meet the coach, ask questions, and find out practice and meet times. Swim Olys!!!! (11/3)

All JV Football players that need to turn in gear need to see coach Cash after school today and thursday to hand in gear. If gear is not returned by Friday, you will be billed for the missing gear. (11/5)

A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the students responsible for the recent thefts in the boys locker room. To claim the reward please see Mr. Risen. (11/8)

Attention Freshman Football players: There is an awards banquet tonight at 5pm in the Commons. Bring your appetites! (11/3)


Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Word of the week: Suppress (sƏ’ press) (spelled s u p r e s s) verb: to hold back.
The efforts to suppress the rumor about a snow storm failed miserably.

Attention Seniors: Your senior Yearbook pictures need to be submitted by November 5th to avoid a $25 late fee. All pictures must be received by Nov. 19 to be included in the book. If no other picture is submitted, your ID card photo will be used. Photos should be submitted by disk or email in digital format. Any questions, see Mr. Montgomery in room 118. (11/5)

Environmental Club: There will be a meeting today, November 2nd in rm. 155 after school. Weather permitting, we will do some planting. (11/2)

Boys Bowling Team now forming. Informational meeting today, Nov 2nd in the commons at 2:40pm. For more information contact Andrew Zwicker or call Silver Creek Lanes @ 503-873-5316. (11/2)

Seniors--Seniors
If you applied for the ComCast Scholarship--it is due on Friday, November 5, to Carlotta. (11/5)

All girls interested in playing basketball this year. There is a mandatory parent and player meeting next Monday, November 8 at 6:30 in the library. Be there! (11/8)

Attention: Juniors and Seniors wanting to graduate early. Please have your paperwork in by November 15. See you counselor to arrange this.

Winter sports sign-ups have started. Students interested in wrestling, swimming, or playing basketball can pick up forms and get information in the Athletics Office. Hurry because sign-ups end November 10th. (11/10)

Science Club: There is a meeting this Thurs. in room 147. (11/4)

The Sprague Olympian Varsity football team will be hosting the Jaguars from Century High School this Friday at 7pm in a “Play In” game. Since this is a Play In game ASB cards and passes are not accepted with the cost $4 for students and $6 for adults to attend the game. (11/5)

Good luck to Sprague Cross Country for qualifying three runners into the OSAA state cross country championships. Your Olys take the course at 2pm Saturday afternoon at Lane Community College with admission $4 for students and $6 for adults. (11/5)

Congratulations to the following soccer players for being selected to the Central Valley
Conference all-league soccer teams:
Boys
2nd team, sophomore, forward, Stephen Kim
Honorable mention, junior, midfielder, Chris Bridges
Honorable mention, sophomore, goalkeeper, Chris Burrows

Girls
1st team, junior, forward, Bethany Johnson
1st team, junior, midfielder, Michela Turner
2nd team, sophomore, midfielder, Nikia Evans
2nd team, sophomore, forward, Kelsey Martin
Honorable mention, senior, forward, Katrina Graven
Honorable mention, senior, defender, Emily Jaeger (11/2)

Volleyball Lady Olympians will play the West Linn Lions Wednesday night at 6:30 in their first play off game. The game will be at West Linn High School. (11/3)



Monday, November 1, 2010

Word of the week: Suppress (sƏ’ press) (spelled s u p r e s s) verb: to hold back.
The crowd attempted to suppress their disappointment at the team’s loss.

Attention Seniors: Your senior Yearbook pictures need to be submitted by November 5th to avoid a $25 late fee. All pictures must be received by Nov. 19 to be included in the book. If no other picture is submitted, your ID card photo will be used. Photos should be submitted by disk or email in digital format. Any questions, see Mr. Montgomery in room 118. (11/5)

Environmental Club: There will be a meeting Tuesday, November 2nd in rm. 155 after school. Weather permitting, we will do some planting. (11/2)

Boys Bowling Team now forming. Informational meeting Tuesday Nov 2nd in the commons at 2:40pm. For more information contact Andrew Zwicker or call Silver Creek Lanes @ 503-873-5316. (11/2)

Congrats to Brandon Griffin on winning the 171 lb weight class at the prestigious Super 32 wrestling tournament over the weekend in Greensboro North Carolina!!! (11/1)

Seniors--Seniors
If you applied for the ComCast Scholarship--it is due on Friday, November 5, to Carlotta. (11/5)

All girls interested in playing basketball this year. There is a mandatory parent and player meeting next Monday, November 8 at 6:30 in the library. Be there! (11/1)

Attention: Juniors and Seniors wanting to graduate early. Please have your paperwork in by November 15. See you counselor to arrange this.

Winter sports sign-ups start today. Students interested in wrestling, swimming, or playing basketball can pick up forms and get information in the Athletics Office. Sign-ups end November 10th. (11/10)

Science Club: There is a meeting this Thurs. in room 147. (11/4)

Friday, October 29, 2010

Word of the week: Surplus (sur’ plus) (spelled s u r p l u s) noun: excess
The only candidate to have a surplus of funds was the millionaire.

Hey Sprague students. Did you know you can purchase 08, 09, and 2010 yearbooks in packages? The packages are as follows:
Buy one yearbook for $45.00
Buy two yearbooks for $80.00
Buy three yearbooks for $120.00
Take your money to the bookkeeper, then bring the receipt to room 105 and pick up your old yearbooks. (10/29)

All boys interested in trying out and playing basketball this season there will be a meeting this Friday October 29th in the weight room beginning immediately at 2:45pm. If you have any questions please see Coach Dobrkovsky in room 161. (10/29)

Attention Seniors: Your senior Yearbook pictures need to be submitted by November 5th to avoid a $25 late fee. All pictures must be received by Nov. 19 to be included in the book. If no other picture is submitted, your ID card photo will be used. Photos should be submitted by disk or email in digital format. Any questions see Mr. Montgomery in room 118. (11/2)

If you are a current Sprague wrestler or a student interested in wrestling in Sprague's highly recognized wrestling program, please come to a short meeting the first five minutes of lunch on Friday in Coach Temple's room, portable 31. Go Olys! (10/29)

Environmental Club: There will be a meeting Tuesday, November 2nd in rm. 155 after school. Weather permitting, we will do some planting. (11/2)

A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible for the recent thefts in the Boys Locker Room area. If you have information about these crimes please see Mr. Risen. (10/29)

A representative from George Fox UN will be at Sprague High School on Monday, November 1, at 8:00 am in the CRIC, to visit with interested students. George Fox UN offers bachelor, master, doctoral, and first professional degrees to further your education. George Fox is located in Newburg, with a 73-area campus with easy access to Portland. Sign up in the CRIC. (10/29)

Winter Sports Sign-ups start Monday! Students interested in wrestling, swimming, or playing basketball can pick up forms and get information in the Athletics Office. (11/1)

Congratulations to the freshman football team finishing their season with a record of 6 and 3 with a convincing win last night over the Titans of West Salem 51 to 34. Outstanding performances by Quarterback Caleb Burris and Offensive lineman Coleman Crocker.
Freshman football players important meeting after school!! (10/29)

The JV Football team capped off a great year with a 28-24 win over rival West Salem last night. Quarterback Jon Schuab led the Olys with 2 touchdown passes and 1 touchdown run. Nick Moran caught a 60 yard touchdown pass and ran for another 25 yard score. John Marshall caught the winning touchdown late in the game. None of it could have been done without a dominating performance by the Offensive Line and tough defense throughout the game. With the win, the Olys are the 2010 Central Valley Conference Champions! Great job Olys! (10/29)

All girls interested in playing basketball this year. There is a mandatory parent and player meeting on Monday, November 8 at 6:30 in the library. Be there! (10/8)




Thursday, October 28, 2010

Word of the week: Surplus (sur’ plus) (spelled s u r p l u s) noun: excess
The teacher always seemed to have a surplus of essays to grade.

Hey Sprague students. Did you know you can purchase 08, 09, and 2010 yearbooks in packages? The packages are as follows:
Buy one yearbook for $45.00
Buy two yearbooks for $80.00
Buy three yearbooks for $120.00
Take your money to the bookkeeper, then bring the receipt to room 105 and pick up your old yearbooks. (10/29)

On Tuesday November 2nd, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the New York Times, David Rohde, will share his story of being kidnapped and held by the Taliban for seven months. This event will take place at Willamette University. Tickets are $20.00. Please call Willamette University to purchase your tickets, hurry, they will go fast! (10/29)

All boys interested in trying out and playing basketball this season there will be a meeting this Friday October 29th in the weight room beginning immediately at 2:45pm. If you have any questions please see Coach Dobrkovsky in room 161. (10/29)

Attention Seniors: Your senior Yearbook pictures need to be submitted by November 5th to avoid a $25 late fee. All pictures must be received by Nov. 19 to be included in the book. If no other picture is submitted, your ID card photo will be used. Photos should be submitted by disk or email in digital format. Any questions see Mr. Montgomery in room 118. (10/29)

This Thursday Costco Muffins will be sold at both lunches for $2 a piece or 2
for $3.50 by the front doors in front of the office. They will also be sold in
the Oly Lounge, and by the office before school. (10/28)

***Do you need help with scholarships? Come to Scholarship 101 Night!!***
An informational event designed to help you fund your education. What are scholarships? Where can you find them? How do they work? Tips to improve the chances of receiving scholarship awards. Where: West Salem High School on Thursday, October 28, 2010, in their auditorium. (10/28)

The Sprague Manga Club will meet in the library today after school, from 2:45-3:30pm. We will be planning Friday’s cosplay and movie night as well as voting on the new T-shirt design! See you there! (10/28)

If you are a current Sprague wrestler or a student interested in wrestling in Sprague's highly recognized wrestling program, please come to a short meeting the first five minutes of lunch on Friday in Coach Temple's room, portable 31. Go Olys! (10/29)

Attention seniors: Josten’s will be back during both lunches to accept your last minute graduation orders. (10/28)



Environmental Club: There will be a meeting Tuesday, November 2nd in rm. 155 after school. Weather permitting, we will do some planting. (11/2)

A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible for the recent thefts in the Boys Locker Room area. If you have information about these crimes please see Mr. Risen. (10/29)

A representative from Whitman College will be at Sprague High School on Friday, October 29, at 9:30 am in the CRIC. A small-town, 117 acre campus, located in Walla Walla, Washington. Sign up in the CRIC. (10/29)

A representative from George Fox UN will be at Sprague High School on Monday, November 1, at 8:00 am in the CRIC, to visit with interested students. George Fox UN offers bachelor, master, doctoral, and first professional degrees to further your education. George Fox is located in Newburg, with a 73-area campus with easy access to Portland. Sign up in the CRIC. (10/29)

Winter Sports Sign-ups start Monday! Students interested in wrestling, swimming, or playing basketball can pick up forms and get information in the Athletics Office.

The Sprague Cross Country team placed fourth in the CVC Championships on Wednesday at Bush Park. Alyssia Kuenzi, Jacob Atkinson, and Nathaniel Roberts qualified to run in the State Meet. Jacob Atkinson was chosen for the first team All-CVC. Nathaniel Roberts set a new Sprague Cross Country record for freshmen. Aden Petersen won the JV Boys race. Eighteen out of twenty-five participants recorded new best times.GREAT JOB, OLYS! And a big thanks to Mr. Risen for helping at the meet. Congratulations to all.









Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Word of the week: Surplus (sur’ plus) (spelled s u r p l u s) noun: excess
The surplus of cookies soon disappeared from the table.

Hey Sprague students. Did you know you can purchase 08, 09, and 2010 yearbooks in packages? The packages are as follows:
Buy one yearbook for $45.00
Buy two yearbooks for $80.00
Buy three yearbooks for $120.00
Take your money to the bookkeeper, then bring the receipt to room 105 and pick up your old yearbooks. (10/29)

On Tuesday November 2nd, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the New York Times, David Rohde, will share his story of being kidnapped and held by the Taliban for seven months. This event will take place at Willamette University. Tickets are $20.00, however, if you are one of the lucky first 2 students to see Mrs. White she will give you a free ticket. Please call Willamette University to purchase your tickets, hurry, they will go fast! (10/27)

All boys interested in trying out and playing basketball this season there will be a meeting this Friday October 29th in the weight room beginning immediately at 2:45pm. If you have any questions please see Coach Dobrkovsky in room 161. (10/29)

Attention Seniors: Your senior Yearbook pictures need to be submitted by November 5th to avoid a $25 late fee. All pictures must be received by Nov. 19 to be included in the book. If no other picture is submitted, your ID card photo will be used. Photos should be submitted by disk or email in digital format. Any questions, see Mr. Montgomery in room 118. (10/29)

This Thursday Costco Muffins will be sold at both lunches for $2 a piece or 2
for $3.50 by the front doors in front of the office. They will also be sold in
the Oly Lounge, and by the office before school. (10/28)

***Do you need help with scholarships? Come to Scholarship 101 Night!!***
An informational event designed to help you fund your education. What are scholarships? Where can you find them? How do they work? Tips to improve the chances of receiving scholarship awards. Where: West Salem High School on Thursday, October 28, 2010, in their auditorium. (10/28)

The Sprague Manga Club will meet in the library after school on Thursday, October 28 from 2:45-3:30pm. We will be planning Friday’s cosplay and movie night as well as voting on the new T-shirt design! See you there! (10/27)

If you are a current Sprague wrestler or a student interested in wrestling in Sprague's highly recognized wrestling program, please come to a short meeting the first five minutes of lunch on Friday in Coach Temple's room, portable 31. Go Olys! (10/29)

Attention Seniors: Josten’s will be back on Thursday October 28th during both lunches to accept your last minute graduation orders. (10/28)

A representative from Colorado State UN will be at Sprague High School on Thursday, October 28, at 8:00 am in the CRIC, to visit with interested students.
CSU is a 579-acre urban campus in Fort Collins. Sign up in the CRIC. (10/28)

Environmental Club: There will be a meeting Tuesday, November 2nd in rm. 155 after school. Weather permitting, we will do some planting. (11/2)

Teachers, please dismiss the Cross Country team at 12:00 for the District Meet.

A reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever is responsible for the recent thefts in the Boys Locker Room area. If you have information about these crimes please see Mr. Risen. (10/29)


Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Word of the week: Surplus (sur’ plus) (spelled s u r p l u s) noun: excess
When the tests were distributed there was a surplus of whining among the students.

Hey Sprague students. Did you know you can purchase 08, 09, and 2010 yearbooks in packages? The packages are as follows:
Buy one yearbook for $45.00
Buy two yearbooks for $80.00
Buy three yearbooks for $120.00
Take your money to the bookkeeper, then bring the receipt to room 105 and pick up your old yearbooks. (10/29)

On Tuesday November 2nd, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the New York Times, David Rohde, will share his story of being kidnapped and held by the Taliban for seven months. This event will take place at Willamette University and tickets will go on sale October 25th for $20.00, however, if you are one of the lucky first 2 students to see Mrs. White she will give you a free ticket. Please call Willamette University to purchase your tickets, hurry, they will go fast! (10/27)

All boys interested in trying out and playing basketball this season there will be a meeting this Friday October 29th in the weight room beginning immediately at 2:45pm. If you have any questions please see Coach Dobrkovsky in room 161. (10/29)

Attention Seniors: Your senior Yearbook pictures need to be submitted by November 5th to avoid a $25 late fee. All pictures must be received by Nov. 19 to be included in the book. If no other picture is submitted, your ID card photo will be used. Photos should be submitted by disk or email in digital format. Any questions, see Mr. Montgomery in room 118. (11/5)

This Thursday Costco Muffins will be sold at both lunches for $2 a piece or 2
for $3.50 by the front doors in front of the office. They will also be sold in
the Oly Lounge, and by the office before school. (10/28)

***Do you need help with scholarships? Come to Scholarship 101 Night!!***
An informational event designed to help you fund your education. What are scholarships? Where can you find them? How do they work? Tips to improve the chances of receiving scholarship awards. Where: West Salem High School on Thursday, October 28, 2010, in the auditorium. (10/28)

A representative from Northwest Christian College will be at Sprague High School tomorrow, October 27, at 8:00 am in the CRIC, to visit with interested students.
Northwest Christian is a small 8-area college located in Eugene, about 40 miles south of Salem. Sign up in the CRIC. (10/26)

The Sprague Manga Club will meet in the library after school on Thursday, October 28 from 2:45-3:30pm. We will be planning Friday’s cosplay and movie night as well as voting on the new T-shirt design! See you there! (10/27)

ATTENTION SPRAGUE WRESTLERS AND THOSE WHO WANT TO WRESTLE! Come to Portable 31 on Friday, for the first 5 minutes of both lunches, to find out more about Sprague's outstanding, legendary program, and winning team wrestlers. (10/29)



Monday, October 25, 2010

Word of the week: Surplus (sur’ plus) (spelled s u r p l u s) noun: excess
We never seem to have a surplus of time for lunch.

Hey Sprague students. Did you know you can purchase 08, 09, and 2010 yearbooks in packages? The packages are as follows:
Buy one yearbook for $45.00
Buy two yearbooks for $80.00
Buy three yearbooks for $120.00
Take your money to the bookkeeper, then bring the receipt to room 105 and pick up your old yearbooks. (10/29)

A representative from Linfield College will be at Sprage today, October 25, at 11:00am 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 (10/25)

On Tuesday November 2nd, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the New York Times, David Rohde, will share his story of being kidnapped and held by the Taliban for seven months. This event will take place at Willamette University and tickets will go on sale October 25th for $20.00, however, if you are one of the lucky first 2 students to see Mrs. White she will give you a free ticket. Please call Willamette University to purchase your tickets, hurry, they will go fast! (10/27)

All boys interested in trying out and playing basketball this season there will be a meeting this Friday October 29th in the weight room beginning immediately at 2:45pm. If you have any questions please see Coach Dobrkovsky in room 161. (10/29)

Attention Seniors: Your senior Yearbook pictures need to be submitted by November 5th to avoid a $25 late fee. All pictures must be received by Nov. 19 to be included in the book. If no other picture is submitted, your ID card photo will be used. Photos should be submitted by disk or email in digital format. Any questions, see Mr. Montgomery in room 118. (11/5)

This Thursday Costco Muffins will be sold at both lunches for $2 a piece or 2
for $3.50 by the front doors in front of the office. They will also be sold in
the Oly Lounge, and by the office before school. (10/8)



Friday, October 22, 2010

Word of the week: Tentatively (pronounce tent’ tƏ tiv lee) (spelled t e n t a t I v e l y) advert: hesitantly.
Despite the encouragement of her audience she began the dance tentatively.

This week is Homecoming Spirit Week!
Today, Friday, October 22nd- Oly Day! Wear your school pride by wearing Oly Gear. The class that wears the most Homecoming Shirts gets double points! (10/22)

Homecoming Tickets are now on sale. ALL students are required to show their school I.D to get into the dance. If you are bringing a guest, make sure you have your approved guest pass with you; this is also a requirement for entrance. (10/22)

Join us for the dance on Saturday, October 23rd from 7-11pm. DJ Rhino of RSquared Rhythms from Lights Out will play the music. Photo booth by Erich McVey Photography. It is free to take pictures the night of the dance, if you want to order prints you will need to order through Eric, Packages and pricing will be available the night of the dance. Refreshments will be catered by Oly Catering! $10 for individuals $15 for couples. Get tickets at both lunches on the stage in the Commons or before or after school from Mrs. Fisher in room 132. (10/22)

Join us for the Homecoming Parade and Post-Parade Wild Rumpus Festival on Friday, October 22nd. The Parade starts at 4:30. The Festival Doors Open to the public at 5pm. We will have discounted Love-Love Teriyaki this includes a drink for $4.50, $1 eye black, and other festivities at the Wild Rumpus Festival (10/22)

Attention seniors: Jostens will be here today during both lunches. Come and pick up a graduation packet. If you forgot to bring in your packet today, Jostens will be back next Thursday, October 22, during both lunches. (10/25)

Hey Sprague students. Did you know you can purchase 08, 09, and 2010 yearbooks in packages? The packages are as follows:
Buy one yearbook for $45.00
Buy two yearbooks for $80.00
Buy three yearbooks for $120.00
Take your money to the bookkeeper, then bring the receipt to room 105 and pick up your old yearbooks. (11/5)

A representative from Linfield College will be at Sprague on Monday, October 25, 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. (10/25)






Thursday, October 21, 2010

Word of the week: Tentatively (pronounce tent’ tƏ tiv lee) (spelled t e n t a t I v e l y) advert: hesitantly.
The witness looked tentatively at the judge before answering the question.

Attention all past and present American Sign Language students! The trip of your high school years is about to happen! Next June the ASL students will again head to Washington, DC, and then visit Gallaudet University, the world's only deaf university! For 6 days we will explore our nation's capitol, and then go down to Williamsburg and Jamestown, Virginia, where the towns are recreated to look as they looked in the 17-and 1800's. This is a trip you will NOT want to miss!
For more information, please come to Ms. Hatfield's room, #119. She has a full itinerary and enrollment information. Remember: asking your parents about the trip is the only way you'll get to go on the trip! (10/21)

This week is Homecoming Spirit Week! Dress up days are as follows:
Today,Thursday, October 21st- MTV day- Want to walk down the red carpet like they do at the VMAs? Love a particular pop star? Dress like them! (10/21)
Friday, October 22nd- Oly Day! Wear your school pride by wearing Oly Gear. The class that wears the most Homecoming Shirts gets double points! (10/22)

Homecoming Tickets are now on sale. Join us for the dance on Saturday, October 23rd from 7-11pm. DJ Rhino of RSquared Rhythms from Lights Out wll play the music. Photobooth by Erich McVey Photography....and refreshments will be catered by Oly Catering! $10 for individuals $15 for couples. Get tickets at both lunches on the stage in the Commons or before or after school from Mrs. Fisher in room 132. (10/22)

Join us for the Homecoming Parade and Post-Parade Wild Rumpus Festival on Friday, October 22nd. The Parade starts at 4:30. The Festival Doors Open to the public at 5pm. We will have discounted Love-LoveTeriyaki, $1 eye black, and other festivities at the Wild Rumpus Festival (10/22)

Attention Seniors: Jostens will be back this week, on Thursday and Friday during both lunches. Come and pick up a graduation packet. (10/22)

Hey Sprague students. Did you know you can purchase 08, 09, and 2010 yearbooks in packages? The packages are as follows:
Buy one yearbook for $45.00
Buy two yearbooks for $80.00
Buy three yearbooks for $120.00
Take your money to the bookkeeper, then bring the receipt to room 105 and pick up your old yearbooks. (11/5)

There will be a QUICK Manga Club meeting on Thursday, Oct. 21 to turn in t-shirt designs and discuss the Homecoming Parade information. We will meet in the library from 2:45-3:00 p.m. See you there!! (10/21)

Homecoming dance guest passes are due today by 2:30 in the attendance office. (10/21)




Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Word of the week: Tentatively (pronounce tent’ tƏ tiv lee) (spelled t e n t a t I v e l y) advert: hesitantly.
She approached the microphone tentatively.

Congratulations to Miranda Crowell on her second place finish at last night's South Albany Student Congress competition. Also, speech team members attending Friday's Willamette University tournament please come to Mr. Curry's room today to pick up the tournament information sheet. (10/20)

Guest passes are available in the office for the Homecoming dance so pick one up if you plan to bring a guest. You must have prior approval. (10/21)

Attention all past and present American Sign Language students! The trip of your high school years is about to happen! Next June the ASL students will again head to Washington, DC, then visit Gallaudet University, the world's only deaf university! For 6 days we will explore our nation's capitol, and then go down to Williamsburg and Jamestown, Virginia, where the towns are recreated to look as they looked in the 17-and 1800's. This is a trip you will NOT want to miss!
For more information, please come to Ms. Hatfield's room, #119. She has a full itinerary and enrollment information. Remember: asking your parents about the trip is the only way you'll get to go on the trip! (10/21)

This week is Homecoming Spirit Week! Dress up days are as follows:
Today, October 20th- Nerd day- represent the inner nerd in all of us! (10/20)
Thursday, October 21st- MTV day- Want to walk down the red carpet like they do at the VMAs? Love a particular pop star? Dress like them! (10/21)
Friday, October 22nd- Oly Day! Wear your school pride by wearing Oly Gear. The class that wears the most Homecoming Shirts gets double points! (10/22)

Homecoming Tickets are now on sale. Join us for the dance on Saturday, October 23rd from 7-11pm. DJ Rhino of RSquared Rhythms from Lights Out wll play the music. Photobooth by Erich McVey Photography....and refreshments will be catered by Oly Catering! $10 for individuals $15 for couples. Get tickets at both lunches on the stage in the Commons or before or after school from Mrs. Fisher in room 132. (10/22)

Join us for the Homecoming Parade and Post-Parade Wild Rumpus Festival on Friday, October 22nd. The Parade starts at 4:30. The Festival Doors Open to the public at 5pm. We will have discounted Love-LoveTeriyaki, $1 eye black, and other festivities at the Wild Rumpus Festival (10/22)

Attention Seniors: Jostens will be back this week, on Thursday and Friday during both lunches. Come and pick up a graduation packet. (10/22)

Hey Sprague students. Did you know you can purchase old yearbooks in packages? The packages are as follows:
Buy one yearbook for $45.00
Buy two yearbooks for $80.00
Buy Three yearbooks for $120.00
Take your money to the bookkeeper, then bring the receipt to room 105 and pick up your old yearbooks. (11/5)

There will be a QUICK Manga Club meeting on Thursday, Oct. 21 to turn in t-shirt designs and discuss the Homecoming Parade information. We will meet in the library from 2:45-3:00 p.m. See you there!! (10/21)



Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Word of the week: Tentatively (pronounce tent’ tƏ tiv lee) (spelled t e n t a t I v e l y) advert: hesitantly.
When called upon the shy girl tentatively answered her teacher’s question.

The Sprague Boys and Girls Cross Country teams defeated McNary in their dual meet on Monday. The boys were led by Justus Mac George and Jacob Atkinson who placed first and second overall. The girls were led by Rachael Nelson, Hannah Kuizenga and Ashleigh Davis who placed 1, 2, 3 in their race. (10/19)

Picture retake day is today, during both lunches. This will be the last chance for students who wish to be photographed for the yearbook and to purchase picture packages at picture day pricing. (10/19)

Guest passes are available in the office for the Homecoming dance so pick one up if you plan to bring a guest. You must have prior approval. (10/22)

Attention all past and present American Sign Language students! The trip of your high school years is about to happen! Next June the ASL students will again head to Washington, DC, then visit Gallaudet University, the world's only deaf university! For 6 days we will explore our nation's capitol, and then go down to Williamsburg and Jamestown, Virginia, where the towns are recreated to look as they looked in the 17-and 1800's. This is a trip you will NOT want to miss!
For more information, please come to Ms. Hatfield's room, #119. She has a full itinerary and enrollment information. Remember: asking your parents about the trip is the only way you'll get to go on the trip! (10/21)

This week is Homecoming Spirit Week! Dress up days are as follows:
Today, October 19th- Wear your wild side by dressing in Neon! (10/18)
Wednesday, October 20th- Nerd day- represent the inner nerd in all of us! (10/19)
Thursday, October 21st- MTV day- Want to walk down the red carpet like they do at the VMAs? Love a particular pop star? Dress like them! (10/20)
Friday, October 22nd- Oly Day! Wear your school pride by wearing Oly Gear. The class that wears the most Homecoming Shirts gets double points! (10/21)

Homecoming Tickets are now on sale. Join us for the dance on Saturday, October 23rd from 7-11pm. DJ Rhino of RSquared Rhythms from Lights Out with play the music. Photobooth by Erich McVey Photography....and refreshments will be catered by Oly Catering! $10 for individuals $15 for couples. Get them at both lunches on the stage in the Commons or before or after school from Mrs. Fisher in room 132. (10/22)

Join us for the Homecoming Parade and Post-Parade Wild Rumpus Festival on Friday, October 22nd. The Parade starts at 4:30. The Festival Doors Open to the public at 5pm. We will have discounted Love-Love, $1 eye black, and other festivities at the Wild Rumpus Festival (10/22)

Attention Seniors: Jostens will be back this week, on Thursday and Friday during both lunches. Come and pick up a graduation packet. (10/22)

Juniors and Seniors wanting to graduate early: Have your paperwork in by November 15th. See your counselor to arrange this. (10/19)

Attention: Girls who signed up for Sprague Bowling Team. First practice is today at 3:30pm at Firebird Lanes. (10/19)


Monday, October 18, 2010

Word of the week: Tentatively (pronounce tent’ tƏ tiv lee) (spelled t e n t a t I v e l y) advert: hesitantly.
The squirrel tentatively approached the hand holding the peanut.

Picture retake day is tomorrow, October 19th during both lunches. This will be the last chance for students who wish to be photographed for the yearbook and to purchase picture packages at picture day pricing. (10/19)

Guest passes are available in the office for the Homecoming dance so pick one up if you plan to bring a guest. You must have prior approval. (10/22)

Attn: Environmental Club. Tomorrow, Oct. 19th is our visit to an organic farm – See Mrs. Allen in either room 155 or 149 for a permission slip. Also, please bring boots. Afterwards, we will take a hayride to pick pumpkins...please bring $4.00 or see Mrs. Allen. (10/19)

Attention all past and present American Sign Language students! The trip of your high school years is about to happen! Next June the ASL students will again head to Washington, DC, then visit Gallaudet University, the world's only deaf university! For 6 days we will explore our nation's capitol, and then go down to Williamsburg and Jamestown, Virginia, where the towns are recreated to look as they looked in the 17-and 1800's. This is a trip you will NOT want to miss!
For more information, please come to Ms. Hatfield's room, #119. She has a full itinerary and enrollment information. Remember: asking your parents about the trip is the only way you'll get to go on the trip! (10/21)

This week is Homecoming Spirit Week! Dress up days are as follows:

Monday, October 18th represent your inner “Wild Thing” by wearing animal print! (1015)
Tuesday, October 19th- Wear your wild side by dressing in Neon! (10/18)
Wednesday, October 20th- Nerd day- represent the inner nerd in all of us! (10/19)
Thursday, October 21st- MTV day- Want to walk down the red carpet like they do at the VMAs? Love a particular pop star? Dress like them! (10/20)
Friday, October 22nd- Oly Day! Wear your school pride by wearing Oly Gear. The class that wears the most Homecoming Shirts gets double points! (10/21)

Kick off Spirit Week with a Spirit Concert. Frameworks, Band, and Orchestra will lead the school. Show your Oly Pride and Spirit by attending on Monday, October 18th at 7pm in the Pantheon. Tickets are on sale now for 3.00 each at both lunches in the commons and before and after school in room 132! Bring your friends and family! (10/18)

Homecoming Tickets are now on sale. Join us for the dance on Saturday, October 23rd from 7-11pm. DJ Rhino of RSquared Rhythms from Lights Out with play the music. Photobooth by Erich McVey Photography....and refreshments will be catered by Oly Catering! $10 for individuals $15 for couples. Get them at both lunches on the stage in the Commons or before or after school from Mrs. Fisher in room 132. South had 850 people attend their Homecoming Dance. Our goal is to get 851 people to come! Show that Oly Love!!! (10/22)

Join us for the Homecoming Parade and Post-Parade Wild Rumpus Festival on Friday, October 22nd. The Parade starts at 4:30. The Festival Doors Open to the public at 5pm. We will have discounted Love-Love, $1 eye black, and other festivities at the Wild Rumpus Festival. You can purchase discounted Love Love Teriyaki Chicken Bowl and a drink for $3.50 October 11th-14th. After that, the price goes up to $4.50! (10/22)


Any girl’s interested in joining the girl’s bowling team come sign up in the Business Office by today, October 18th. (10/18)

Attention Seniors: Jostens will be back this week, on Thursday and Friday during both lunches. Come and pick up a graduation packet. (10/22)

Juniors and Seniors wanting to graduate early: Have your paperwork in by November 15th. See your counselor to arrange this. (10/19)




Thursday, October 14, 2010

Sprague High School
Daily Announcements
Thursday, October 14, 2010
A Day Schedule

Word of the week: Trivial (pronounced triv’ ial) (spelled t r i v i a l) adjective: unimportant.
The meeting was very drawn out because the chairperson seemed to love the trivial items the most.

Picture retake day is October 19th during both lunches. This will be the last chance for students who wish to be photographed for the yearbook and to purchase picture packages at picture day pricing. (10/18)

Guest passes are available in the office for the Homecoming dance so pick one up if you plan to bring a guest. You must have prior approval. (10/22)

Attn: Environmental Club. Next Tuesday, Oct. 19th is our visit to an organic farm – See Mrs. Allen in either room 155 or 149 for a permission slip. Also, please bring boots. Afterwards, we will take a hayride to pick pumpkins...please bring $4.00 or see Mrs. Allen. (10/19)

Attention all past and present American Sign Language students! The trip of your high school years is about to happen! Next June the ASL students will again head to Washington, DC, then visit Gallaudet University, the world's only deaf university! For 6 days we will explore our nation's capitol, and then go down to Williamsburg and Jamestown, Virginia, where the towns are recreated to look as they looked in the 17-and 1800's. This is a trip you will NOT want to miss!
For more information, please come to Ms. Hatfield's room, #119. She has a full itinerary and enrollment information. Remember: asking your parents about the trip is the only way you'll get to go on the trip! (10/21)

Attention seniors: Your senior Yearbook picture needs to be submitted by Nov. 5th to avoid a $25 late fee. All pictures must be received by Nov. 19 to be included in the Yearbook. If no other picture is submitted, your ID card photo will be used. Photos should be submitted by disk or email in digital format. Any questions see Mr. Montgomery in room 118. (10/11 thru 10/15 and 10/25 thru 11/5)

Monday October 18th thru Friday October 22nd is Homecoming Spirit Week! Dresses up days are as follows:

Monday, October 18th represent your inner “Wild Thing” by wearing animal print! (1015)
Tuesday, October 19th- Wear your wild side by dressing in Neon! (10/18)
Wednesday, October 20th- Nerd day- represent the inner nerd in all of us! (10/19)
Thursday, October 21st- MTV day- Want to walk down the red carpet like they do at the VMAs? Love a particular pop star? Dress like them! (10/20)
Friday, October 22nd- Oly Day! Wear your school pride by wearing Oly Gear. The class that wears the most Homecoming Shirts gets double points! (10/21)

Kick off Spirit Week with a Spirit Concert. Frameworks, Band, and Orchestra will lead the school. Show your Oly Pride and Spirit by attending on Monday, October 18th at 7pm in the Pantheon. Tickets are on sale now for 3.00 each at both lunches in the commons and before and after school in room 132! Bring your friends and family! (10/15)

Homecoming Tickets are now on sale. Join us for the dance on Saturday, October 23rd from 7-11pm. DJ Rhino of RSquared Rhythms from Lights Out with play the music. Photo booth by Erich McVey Photography....and refreshments will be catered by Oly Catering! $10 for individuals $15 for couples. Get them at both lunches on the stage in the Commons or before or after school from Mrs. Fisher in room 132. South had 850 people attend their Homecoming Dance. Our goal is to get 851 people to come! Show that Oly Love!!! (10/22)

Join us for the Homecoming Parade and Post-Parade Wild Rumpus Festival on Friday, October 22nd. The Parade starts at 4:30. The Festival Doors Open to the public at 5pm. We will have discounted Love-Love, $1 eye black, and other festivities at the Wild Rumpus Festival. You can purchase discounted Love Love Teriyaki Chicken Bowl and a drink for $3.50 October 11th-14th. After that, the price goes up to $4.50! (10/22)

Order your Homecoming T-Shirt! They arrive on Monday, October 18th and are $7.00! Get them before they sell out! (10/22)

The annual Oregon State System of Higher Education visit will be on Thursday, October 14, 2010. Seven public four-year colleges and universities and Chemeketa Community College will have admissions personnel here to visit with our juniors and those seniors. In order to attend the event, which begins at 9:23am, students must have a permission slip signed by their second period teacher. The general sessions will run from 9:23 to 9:55am. 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. (10/14)

Any girl’s interested in joining the girl’s bowling team, come sign up in the Business Office by Monday, October 18th. (10/18)

A representative from Azusa Pacific UN will be at Sprague on Thursday, October 14, at 1:00 PM in the CRIC. Moderately difficult, setting is a 60-acre small-town campus, located in Azusa, California. Sign up in the CRIC. (10/14)

Reminder to all Sprague Mange Club members! There will be a Manga Club meeting on Thursday, Oct. 14 from 2:45-3:30 p.m. in the library! We can't wait to see you! (10/14)

We will have an after school drop-in session for you! At 2:45 to 3:30 in the CRIC we will meet every Thursday. We will cover resumes, scholarship, applications, ACT/SAT colleges and careers. Drop in anytime!!! (10/14)