Tuesday, March 30, 2010

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: meager (pronounced -mee ger) adjective 1) deficient in quantity or quality; lacking fullness or richness; poor; scanty 2) having little flesh; lean; thin;
The new diet consisted of meager quantities of meat and cheese. (3/30)

Oly Luau is coming up fast! If you would like to participate in Powder Puff, Senior vs Staff Basketball or V-Oly Ball come pick up a commitment form in the business office. All commitment forms are due Friday, April 23rd to Miss Connolly in Room 132. (4/23)

Help support the band on their way to San Francisco by purchasing a ticket for a pancake breakfast at Applebee’s. Get your tickets from a band student for $7.00 so you can eat up on April 3rd from 8:00-10:00am. (3/29)

Seniors…Seniors…Seniors
Any senior who is interested in the Chemeketa Scholars Program needs to complete the application on line by March 31, 2010. You also need to complete the placement test. More information is available in the CRIC. Remember March 31 is the deadline!!!!

All 9th, 10th and 11th graders: If you have not turned in your Forecasting forms for next year, turn them into the business office as soon as possible! You will be meeting with your counselor about these beginning April 1st. (4/2)

Girls State... Girls State...
What is Girl State? Girls State offers training in the practical processes of self
government and good citizenship as practiced in a democratic
society. Activities include legislative sessions, campaigning,
party rallies, debating and voting. Girls will also receive
special instruction in parliamentary procedure.
Please let Carlotta in the Career Center, know if you are interested in participating in Girls State.
WHO: Girls who have completed their junior year
WHEN: June 20 to 26, 2010
WHERE: Willamette University
APPLICATIONS: Available in the Career Center
DEADLINE: Wednesday, April 7, 2010, return to the Career Center by 3:00 PM

Congratulations to Sprague’s very own Kayla Garrison for being Miss Marion Polk Outstanding Teen 2010!

Attention Sprague Football Players: All players planning on playing next year need to see Coach Cash in Portable 24, Coach Hill in the PE Office, or Coach Tomlin in Room 107 ASAP for important information.

It’s AP Testing Time!! AP Test fees are now due. Bring your $86.00 fee to the bookkeeper by tomorrow, March 31st. A $50.00 late fee is added after April 9th. (3/31)

Save the date! Prom is May 1st from 8:00-11:00pm at Columbia Hall at the Fairgrounds Tickets are $20.00 per ticket. Tickets will be sold beginning April 19th during both lunches. Guest pass forms are in the attendance office, due a week before prom. (3/30)

Environmental Club:
There will be a meeting Tuesday, April 6th in Room 155 right after school. We will discuss our upcoming trip to
Bio Sequential. (4/6)

A twist of summer is coming to Sprague this Friday, April 2nd during both lunches. We will be selling strawberry lemonade for $1.50. Purchase yours in the front of the school next to the offices for your chance to win a Jamba Juice gift card! (4/2)

JV and Varsity Baseball is canceled today.

Friday, March 19, 2010

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: imminent (pronounced -im ah nent) adjective 2) likely to occur at any moment; impending 2) threatening or menacingly near or at hand.
Spring break is imminent. (3/19)

Oly Luau is coming up fast! If you would like to participate in Powder Puff, Senior vs Staff Basketball or V-Oly Ball come pick up a commitment form in the business office. All commitment forms are due Friday, April 23rd to Miss Connolly in Room 132. (4/23)

Help support the band on their way to San Francisco by purchasing a ticket for a pancake breakfast at Applebee’s. Get your tickets from a band student for $7.00 so you can eat up on April 3rd from 8:00-10:00am. (3/29)

Please check the lost and found in the Attendance Office this week if you have lost clothing lately. (3/19)

More scholarships have been posted on the scholarship board in the CRIC. Check soon as some have early deadline dates.(3/19)

Seniors…Seniors…Seniors
Any senior who is interested in the Chemeketa Scholars Program needs to complete the application on line by March 31, 2010. You also need to complete the placement test. More information is available in the CRIC. Remember March 31 is the deadline!!!!

Hey Sprague students! Support Doernbecher Children’s Hospital on March 23rd at 7:00pm at the Reed Opera House. Come check out the hot new fashions during a live fashion show. (3/19)

All 9th, 10th and 11th graders: If you have not turned in your Forecasting forms for next year, turn then into the business office as soon as possible! You will be meeting with your counselor about these beginning April 1st. (4/2)

It’s AP Testing Time!! AP Test fees are now due. Bring your $86.00 fee to the bookkeeper by March 31st. A $50.00 late fee is added after April 9th. (3/31)

The Sprague Equestrian Team has their 2nd meet next weekend! March 26th to the 28th at the State Fairgrounds. We need you there on the 27th at 8:00pm.

Dismiss Boys JV Golf at 12:40 today.

Have a safe and restful Spring Break!

Thursday, March 18, 2010

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: imminent (pronounced -im ah nent) adjective 2) likely to occur at any moment; impending 2) threatening or menacingly near or at hand.
The weeks of rain made the possibility of flooding imminent.n(3/18)

Oly Luau is coming up fast! If you would like to participate in Powder Puff, Senior vs Staff Basketball or V-Oly Ball come pick up a commitment form in the business office. All commitment forms are due Friday, April 23rd to Miss Connolly in Room 132. (4/23)

Help support the band on their way to San Francisco by purchasing a ticket for a pancake breakfast at Applebee’s. Get your tickets from a band student for $7.00 so you can eat up on April 3rd from 8:00-10:00am. (3/29)

Please check the lost and found in the Attendance Office this week if you have lost clothing lately. (3/19)

More scholarships have been posted on the scholarship board in the CRIC. Check soon as some have early deadline dates.(3/19)

Seniors…Seniors…Seniors
Any seniorwho is interested in the Chemeketa Scholars Program-needs to complete the application on line by March 31, 2010. You also need to complete the placement test. More information is available in the CRIC. Remember March 31 is the deadline!!!!

The Outreach Club will meet after school in room 110 with Mrs. Dowell.(3/18)

Hey Sprague students! Support Doernbecher Children’s Hospital on March 23rd at 7:00pm at the Reed Opera House. Come check out the hot new fashions during a live fashion show. (3/19)

All 9th, 10th and 11th graders: If you have not turned in your Forecasting forms for next year, turn then into the business office as soon as possible! You will be meeting with your counselor about these beginning April 1st. (4/2)

It’s AP Testing Time!! AP Test fees are now due. Bring your $86.00 fee to the bookkeeper by March 31st. A $50.00 late fee is added after April 9th. (3/31)

Track athletes: You are dismissed at 12:30 today. Coach Charles instructions are get dressed and get to the bus as quickly as possible and put all bags in the storage under the bus. Coach Charles.

JV Softball dismiss at 1:15 and Boys Tennis at 2:00. (3/18)


Tuesday, March 16, 2010

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: imminent (pronounced -im ah nent) adjective 2) likely to occur at any moment; impending 2) threatening or menacingly near or at hand
As the baby grew more distressed she knew screaming was imminent.(3/16)

Earn extra credit in math. The last math league of the year is today, March 16th in a math room near you.(3/16)

Oly Luau is coming up fast! If you would like to participate in Powder Puff, Senior vs Staff Basketball or V-Oly Ball come pick up a commitment form in the business office. All commitment forms are due Friday, April 23rd to Miss Connolly in Room 132. (4/23)

Help support the band on their way to San Francisco by purchasing a ticket for a pancake breakfast at Applebee’s. Get your tickets from a band student for $7.00 so you can eat up on April 3rd from 8:00-10:00am. (3/29)

Environmental Club: We will be planting today, March 16th after school. Wear appropriate clothing and meet in Room 155 after school. (3/16)

Please check the lost and found in the Attendance Office this week if you have lost clothing lately. (3/15)

Sprague Varsity Lacrosse kicks off their season tonight at 6:00 in the stadium. Come on out, admission is free!(3/16)

Please dismiss Varsity Boys Tennis today at 11:30.

Friday, March 12, 2010

No School



Earn extra credit in math. The last math league of the year is next Tuesday, March 16th in a math room near you.(3/16)

If you are interested in donating your hair to Locks of Love at Oly Pageant, please sign up to receive more information in the Library. (3/15)

Oly Luau is coming up fast! If you would like to participate in Powder Puff, Senior vs Staff Basketball or V-Oly Ball come pick up a commitment form in the business office. All commitment forms are due Friday, April 23rd to Miss Connolly in Room 132. (4/23)

Monday will be a B Day Advisory Schedule. Be sure to return your registration papers along with transcripts.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: - buffo (pronounced -boo fo ) noun - music 1) in opera a comedy part, usually bass 2) a male opera singer who specializes in comic roles
The young singer is making a career specialty of buffo roles, but his strong musically sensitive baritone would be welcome in any part.(3/9)

Trainings for new Outdoor School counselors are taking place between March 1 and March 13 at various schools. Students who wish to volunteer need to attend ONE training. Please see Miss Connolly in room 132 for information about signing up.(3/9)

Career Exploration Night-Engineering, Surveying, Drafting at Chemeketa Community College is tonight, March 9, 2010, from 5:30 to 8:30 PM at the Salem campus. It will be in building 6, in the auditorium. More information is available in the CRIC.(3/9)

Environmental Club: There will be a very brief meeting today, March 9th in Room 155. Everyone is welcome. (3/9)

Interested in developing your leadership skills? Then consider taking Dynamics of Leadership next year. Applications are available from Miss Connolly in room 132 and are due by March 11th.(3/11)

Attention all Manga Club Members! There will be a Manga Club meeting in the library after school this Thursday, March 11. Be ready to discuss your favorite books, try your hand at art, exchanging books with friends...see you there!(3/10)

Warhammer 40,000 Demo. Stop in and see the Warhammer 40K Demo on Thursday, March 11 after school in the library. Be prepared for a fun time full of strategy and carnage!(3/10)

Earn extra credit in math. The last math league of the year is next Tuesday, March 16th in a math room near you.(3/16)

The math department will be celebrating Pi day this Thursday. There will be a 3.14 lap run at 6:14 in the morning on the track and don't forget to wear your own creative Pi day shirt! (3/10)

If you are interested in donating your hair to Locks of Love at Oly Pageant, please sign up to receive more information in the Library. (3/15)

All students who were absent for the Registration advisory last Friday need to pick up their registration materials on the Commons stage during lunch today. Counselors will also be available to answer questions about registration forms during this time.
All registration forms are due back in Advisory this Thursday March 11th!
Make sure to have parent sign and return Credit Check and Registration forms and transcripts.






Monday, March 8, 2010

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: - buffo (pronounced -boo fo ) noun - music 1) in opera a comedy part, usually bass 2) a male opera singer who specializes in comic roles
Rossini's The Barber of Seville is a great example of opera buffo.(3/8)

Trainings for new Outdoor School counselors are taking place between March 1 and March 13 at various schools. Students who wish to volunteer need to attend ONE training. Please see Miss Connolly in room 132 for information about signing up.(3/9)

Career Exploration Night-Engineering, Surveying, Drafting at Chemeketa Community College, will be on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, from 5:30 to 8:30 PM at the Salem campus. It will be in building 6, in the auditorium. More information is available in the CRIC.(3/9)

All seniors! Graduation party shirts are now available in the Oly Lounge. Come buy a shirt to make this grad party the best ever!(3/5)

Environmental Club: There will be a very brief meeting Tuesday, March 9th in Room 155. Everyone is welcome. (3/9)

Interested in developing your leadership skills? Then consider taking Dynamics of Leadership next year. Applications are available from Miss Connolly in room 132 and are due by March 11th.(3/11)

Attention all Manga Club Members! There will be a Manga Club meeting in the library after school this Thursday, March 11. Be ready to discuss your favorite books, try your hand at art, exchanging books with friends...see you there!(3/10)

Warhammer 40,000 Demo. Stop in and see the Warhammer 40K Demo on Thursday, March 11 after school in the library. Be prepared for a fun time full of strategy and carnage!(3/10)

Earn extra credit in math. The last math league of the year is next Tuesday, March 16th in a math room near you.(3/16)

The math department will be celebrating Pi day this Thursday. There will be a 3.14 lap run at 6:14 in the morning on the track and don't forget to wear your own creative Pi day shirt! (3/10)

On behalf of the Red Cross, Thank you Sprague for your cooperation during the blood drive last week. We are sorry we did not get to call all of you that had appointments down. The turn out was terrific. We collected 158 units of blood. These can be used to save up to 450 lives. This is a record number for Sprague.
Thank you from all those that need the help.

All students who were absent for the Registration advisory last Friday need to pick up their registration materials on the Commons stage during lunch today or tomorrow.
Counselors will also be available to answer questions about registration forms during this time.
All registration forms are due back in Advisory on Thursday March 11th!






Thursday, March 4, 2010

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: compensate (pronounced - Kom pen sate) verb 1) to counterbalance; offset; be equivalent to. 2) to recompense for something.
It took tremendous effort to compensate for the loss of their star player.(3/4)

Attention all students and staff! South Salem High School will be visiting Sprague tomorrow @ 7:00 p.m. Watch Sprague take on South in Dodgeball in the gymnasium. Cost is $3.00. Please attend and support Doernbechers Childrens’ Hospital. (3/5)

Reminder for all 9th thru 11th graders: We will be having a forecasting advisory tomorrow March 5th. Students will receive the Registration Bulletin and Registration form to pick their classes for next year. (3/5)

Interested in being part of Sprague's student government? Applications and job descriptions are available in the Commons or see Miss Connolly in room 132 for more information. ASB and class president applications are due today. (3/4)

Trainings for new Outdoor School counselors are taking place between March 1 and March 13 at various schools. Students who wish to volunteer need to attend ONE training. Please see Miss Connolly in room 132 for information about signing up.(3/9)

Career Exploration Night-Engineering, Surveying, Drafting at Chemeketa Community College, will be on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, from 5:30 to 8:30 PM at the Salem campus. It will be in building 6, in the auditorium. More information is available in the CRIC.(3/9)

All seniors! Graduation party shirts are now available in the Oly Lounge. Come buy a shirt to make this grad party the best ever!(3/5)

If you are interested in donating your hair to Locks of Love at Oly Pageant, please sign up to receive more information in the Library. (3/5)

Environmental Club: There will be a very brief meeting Tuesday, March 9th in Room 155. Everyone is welcome. (3/9)

Interested in developing your leadership skills? Then consider taking Dynamics of Leadership next year. Applications are available from Miss Connolly in room 132 and are due by March 11th.

Hey all you Blood donors. Don’t forget to bring your picture ID as well as your green appointment slip to the gym with you. There are a few openings left so see Mrs. Lorenz in the gym during lunch if you want to be added to the list. (3/4)

All Boys Varsity Basketball players please meet after school in the locker room today. (3/4)

Attention wrestlers! Don't forget about tonight’s awards banquet. We'll meet in the Library at 6:00 PM.(3/4)


Wednesday, March 3, 2010

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: compensate (pronounced - Kom pen sate) verb 1) to counterbalance; offset; be equivalent to. 2) to recompense for something
It is not easy to compensate for a lack of skill.(3/3)

Sprague’s first Boys Basketball playoff game will be against David Douglas tonight, March 3rd at 7pm at Sprague. This is an OSAA state playoff game so all fans will have to pay admission. Family passes will not work. Students are $4.00 and Adults $6.00 (3/4)

Attention all students and staff! South Salem will be visiting Sprague on Friday March 5th @ 7:00 p.m. Watch Sprague take on South in Dodgeball in the gymnasium. Cost is $3.00. Please attend and support Doernbechers Childrens’ Hospital. (3/5)

Reminder for all 9th thru 11th graders: We will be having a forecasting advisory this Friday March 5th. Students will receive the Registration Bulletin and Registration form to pick their classes for next year (3/5)

Interested in being part of Sprague's student government? Applications and job descriptions are available in the Commons or see Miss Connolly in room 132 for more information. ASB and class president applications are due Thursday March 4th. (3/4)

Matchmakers sale will be extended through today. (3/4)

Trainings for new Outdoor School counselors are taking place between March 1 and March 13 at various schools. Students who wish to volunteer need to attend ONE training. Please see Miss Connolly in room 132 for information about signing up.(3/9)

The 4th place state wrestlers will be recognized today during half time at the Boys play-off basketball game. Freshman Zach Zehner, Sophomore Chris Cardenas - placed 5th, Sophomore Alex Funk, Sophomore Brennan Ridling, Senior Yulerik Sorensen - placed 2nd, Senior Joe Lugo - placed 6th, Junior Jordan Giza - placed 4th, Junior - Jacob Aimonetti, Sophomore Max Hollis, and Senior Josh Gaskin - placed 5th, and 2 x State Champion Sophomore Brandon Griffin. Hope to see you all there!(3/3)

Students and Staff: Responsible recycling keeps toxics out of our landfills and incinerators. Electronics contain hazardous substances like lead, cadmium and mercury. Consider recycling your electronics at Garten Services in North Salem. For more information see Mrs. Allen in Room 155.(3/5)

Career Exploration Night-Engineering, Surveying, Drafting…
Chemeketa Community College, will be hosting a Career Exploration Night on Tuesday, March 9, 2010, from 5:30 to 8:30 PM at the Salem campus. It will be in building 6, in the auditorium. There will be information about careers, salaries, outlook, academic programs, refreshments, and a drawing for an iPod Touch and other prizes. More information is available in the CRIC.(3/9)

All seniors, graduation party shirts are now available in the Oly Lounge. Come buy a shirt to make this grad party the best ever!(3/5)

If you are interested in donating your hair to Locks of Love at Oly Pageant, please sign up to receive more information in the Library. (3/5)






Tuesday, March 2, 2010

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: compensate (pronounced - Kom pen sate) verb 1) to counterbalance; offset; be equivalent to. 2) to recompense for something
The group compensated for its lack of funds with a great amount of imagination.(3/2)

Sprague’s first Basketball playoff game will be against David Douglas on Wed. March 3rd at 7pm at Sprague. This is an OSAA state playoff game so all fans will have to pay admission. Family passes will not work. (3/4)

Attention all students and staff! South Salem will be visiting Sprague on Friday March 5th @ 7:00 p.m. Watch Sprague take on South in Dodgeball in the gymnasium. Cost is $3.00. Please attend and support Doernbechers Childrens’ Hospital. (3/5)

Reminder for all 9th thru 11th graders: We will be having a forecasting advisory this Friday March 5th. Students will receive the Registration Bulletin and Registration form to pick their classes for next year (3/5)

Interested in being part of Sprague's student government? Applications and job descriptions are available in the Commons or see Miss Connolly in room 132 for more information. ASB and class president applications are due Thursday March 4th. (3/2)

Check out our LUNCH CRUNCH menu packed with a variety of hunger busting entrée salads created to satisfy your cravings for healthy lunchtime choices. These super salad creations are packed with fresh vegetables and toppings to keep you munching all month long!!(3/2)

Matchmakers sale will be extended through Wednesday of this week. (3/4)

Trainings for new Outdoor School counselors are taking place between March 1 and March 13 at various schools. Students who wish to volunteer need to attend ONE training. Please see Miss Connolly in room 132 for information about signing up.(3/9)

The 4th place state wrestlers will be recognized Wednesday during half time at the Boys play-off basketball game. Freshman Zach Zehner, Sophomore Chris Cardenas - placed 5th, Sophomore Alex Funk, Sophomore Brennan Ridling, Senior Yulerik Sorensen - placed 2nd, Senior Joe Lugo - placed 6th, Junior Jordan Giza - placed 4th, Junior - Jacob Aimonetti, Sophomore Max Hollis, and Senior Josh Gaskin - placed 5th, and 2 x State Champion Sophomore Brandon Griffin. Hope to see you all there!(3/3)

Students and Staff: Responsible recycling keeps toxics out of our landfills and incinerators. Electronics contain hazardous substances like lead, cadmium and mercury. Consider recycling your electronics at Garten Services in North Salem. For more information see Mrs. Allen in Room 155.(3/5)