Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Regular B Day Schedule


Word of the Week: Facile (pronounced -fas-uhl) adjective: easily done or performed; not difficult
People who have never played water polo think it is very facile; those who have know differently. (4/28)

ATTENTION: Prom tickets will not be sold at the door. They need to be purchased ahead of time on the commons stage during both lunches.

Attention: Freshmen and Sophomores… Counselors will be in the Commons today to sign up kids for our Chinese language course offering for next year. Be there!!! (4/27)

Attention all seniors!!! Senior Award Ballots will be given out during one of your classes this week. Please fill it out, and return to the office and place it in the box. In addition, voting did not start earlier; anything that you were told was false information, and please vote the way you want and not the way someone told you to vote. Return by the 15th of May.

Do you want to win an Ipod? Here’s your chance! All you need to do is purchase a 2010 Yearbook by today and you will automatically be entered into a raffle. If you have already purchased a yearbook you are still eligible for the raffle, just bring your receipt by during lunch. Other prizes include candy and Oly Lounge coupons. (4/28)

Volleyball COED Tournament at Blanchet is coming May 29th. Cost is $5.00 per person and you must register by May 22nd. The money goes to a little boy, Clayson, who has cancer. Teams of 3 Boys and 3 Girls with 2 alternates allowed. Contact Taylor Ford at Blanchet. (5/7)

Attention seniors: if you are interested in speaking at graduation, the senior awards ceremony, the senior banquet, or Baccalaureate, now is the time to see Mr. Curry in room 109 for an application form. Forms need to be returned by May 7th, and if we get lots of students with speeches, tryouts will be after school May 12th, 13th, and 14th. Come see Mr. Curry if you have questions or want an application. Or you can go to the school's website to download a copy. Take an active role in your graduation, come see Mr. Curry in rm 109 for a senior speech application form now.

The Talent Show is Coming! The Talent Show is coming!
If you'd like to try out for the talent show, stop by the business office and fill out an entry form and place it in the box. Questions? Contact Mr. Masten or any Global Relief Club member. (5/7)

There will be a brief Global Relief Club meeting today after school in Mr. Masten's room. We will be discussing the Talent Show. (4/28)

Attention all students: Standings for the Change 4 Change drive are: First place is Madam Bruey’s class with $104.06. Second place is Mr. Nickel’s class with $40.02. Third place is Mr Juengling’s class with $27.07, and in fourth place, Mrs. Lorenz class with $25.15. Remember Sprague, the top three classes will receive a doughnut party, and tomorrow is the last day, so don’t wait to donate!!!

Attention wrestlers!!
Very important meeting after school today in Coach Giza's room! Very important please be there right after school! The meeting should only take about 5 minutes!

Track Athletes, you are excused at 2:00. Be dressed and ready for warm-up at 2:15 in the stadium.

Dismiss Girls Golf today at 11:30, Boys Golf at 11:45 and Track at 2:00.




Friday, April 23, 2010

A Day Advisory-Senior Assembly Schedule

Word of the Week: Encumbrance (pronounced -en-kum- brens) noun: a burden, impediment or hindrance.
The CRLS paper is a terrible encumbrance for all the poor seniors who have not completed it.(4/23)

Save the date! Prom is May 1st from 8:00-11:00pm at Columbia Hall at the Fairgrounds. Tickets are $20.00 per person. Tickets are being sold during both lunches. Guest pass forms are in the Attendance Office and are due now. (4/23)

Do you want to win an Ipod? Here’s your chance! All you need to do is purchase a 2010 Yearbook between April 21st to April 28th and you will automatically be entered into a raffle. If you have already purchased a yearbook you are still eligible for the raffle, just bring your receipt by during lunch. Other prizes include candy and Oly Lounge coupons. (4/28)

In the library and textbooks we currently have over 12,000 books checked out at this point in time and would love to get the books you are done with back in before the end of the year and the big crunch of returns! If you would clean out your locker, under your bed, in your car, check for your friend's books at your house and bring back those lonely, unused and forgotten books, we'll be happy to check them in and let them join their friends on the shelves! You can also just ask one of us to check your account and see what you have, what book number or any other information you may need to get them back in so you won't get billed.

Attention all students: The standings for the Change 4 Change are in. In first place is Madam Bruey’s class with $38.87 Second place is Ms. McLean’s class with $26.18. And in third place is Mr. Juengling’s class with $16.02. Remember Sprague, the drive doesn’t end until April 29th and the top 3 classes get a doughnut party. So don’t wait to donate!!

Thursday, April 22, 2010

Regular B Day Schedule

Word of the Week: Encumbrance (pronounced -en-kum- brens) noun: a burden, impediment or hindrance.
That tree in the middle of the road is an annoying encumbrance to my traveling. (4/22)

Save the date! Prom is May 1st from 8:00-11:00pm at Columbia Hall at the Fairgrounds. Tickets are $20.00 per person. Tickets are being sold during both lunches. Guest pass forms are in the Attendance Office and are due a week before Prom. (4/23)

Who wants a cleaner school? Who wants some extra credit to boost up a grade?? Campus cleanup is fast approaching, coming up on Earth Day, April 22nd. It will be from 3-5 and jobs include raking leaves and clearing debris. Teachers that will be offering extra credit for your hard work include: West, Burleson, Plumeau, Lorenz, Allen and K.G. So lets get together to help our school! See you there. (4/22)

Do you want to win an Ipod? Here’s your chance! All you need to do is purchase a 2010 Yearbook between April 21st to April 28th and you will automatically be entered into a raffle. If you have already purchased a yearbook you are still eligible for the raffle, just bring your receipt by during lunch. Other prizes include candy and Oly Lounge coupons. (4/28)

In the library and textbooks we currently have over 12,000 books checked out at this point in time and would love to get the books you are done with back in before the end of the year and the big crunch of returns! If you would clean out your locker, under your bed, in your car, check for your friend's books at your house and bring back those lonely, unused and forgotten books, we'll be happy to check them in and let them join their friends on the shelves! You can also just ask one of us to check your account and see what you have, what book number or any other information you may need to get them back in so you won't get billed.

Friday will be an Advisory A Day Schedule. Seniors will be having an important informational meeting.

The Global Relief Club will be meeting today after school in Mr. Masten's room (portable 30). We will be discussing plans for the Talent Show. Everyone is welcome.(4/22)

Attention: Sophomores and Juniors. We have a great opportunity to offer you a Chinese course next year. If you are interested – please come to the “Hanban-Confucius Classroom Road Show Assembly” today, April 22 @ 1:10pm in the Pantheon. (4/22)

Attention all students: All 3rd period classes will be competing to raise the most money in the 2nd annual Change 4 Change drive. This year the money goes to an organization called Farmers Ending Hunger. For the price of $500.00 they allow an entire acre of land to be adopted, and 1,000 pounds of food to be grown on it. All the food is given to the food bank, and your money helps feed hungry families. There will be a party for the 3 classes with the most donations. (4/23)

Team Sprague Track and Field had a great day on the track yesterday at West Salem.
The Varsity Girls defeated West Salem and Redmond with a great team effort.
The Varsity Boys defeated West Salem and lost a close decision to Redmond.
This was a team effort with many contributions on the track and in field events.

Please dismiss Girls Varsity Tennis at 11:00 today. (4/22)


Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Regular B Day Schedule

Word of the Week: Encumbrance (pronounced -en-kum- brens) noun: a burden, impediment or hindrance.
Lugging around an enormous art history book is quite an encumbrance. (4/20)

Save the date! Prom is May 1st from 8:00-11:00pm at Columbia Hall at the Fairgrounds. Tickets are $20.00 per person. Tickets are being sold during both lunches. Guest pass forms are in the Attendance Office and are due a week before Prom. (4/23)

The 2010-2011 cheer season is coming soon. We are looking for interested, talented and enthusiastic cheerleaders.
Cheer try-out packets are in the athletic office. The first day of tryouts will be April 22, 6:00pm.-9:00pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday. All cheerleaders must attend all days of tryouts. (4/23)

Any senior student athletes wanting to participate in a signing ceremony to sign their national letter of intent please come by the Athletics office by today, April 20th, for more information and to enter your name.(4/20)

Who wants a cleaner school? Who wants some extra credit to boost up a grade?? Well another campus cleanup is fast approaching, coming up on Earth Day, April 22nd. It will be from 3-5 and jobs include raking leaves and clearing debris. Teachers that will be offering extra credit for your hard work include: West, Burleson, Plumeau, Lorenz, Allen and K.G. So lets get together to help our school! See you there. (4/22)

Environmental Club: Plan on meeting today, April 20th in Room 155 right after school. We will be visiting Biosequential, please dress appropriately. NO flip-flops. (4/20)

Attention all Frenchies! Today, April 20th is our second French club meeting in room 123 after school until 3:00pm. Please remember to turn in your signed permission forms. (4/20)

Don't forget to vote for ASB and class officers for next year. Go to the Sprague website and follow the link. The polls will close at 11:59 p.m. today the 20th. Show your Oly spirit and VOTE!!(4/20)

Do you want to win an Ipod? Here’s your chance! All you need to do is purchase a 2010 Yearbook between April 21st to April 28th and you will automatically be entered into a raffle. If you have already purchased a yearbook you are still eligible for the raffle, just bring your receipt by during lunch. Other prizes include candy and Oly Lounge coupons. (4/28)

Last Friday Devon Cardoza won all his debates in this years Youth Leadership Competition with a 5-0 record. He will debate tonight, April 20th in front of the Oregon Supreme Court. He invites you to the final round today at Willamette University’s law school from 6:00pm-8:00pm. After this final round, Devon will represent the United States in international debate in Amsterdam. (4/20)

A representative from the Art Institute of Portland will be at Sprague today, April 20, during both lunches in the Commons. The Art Institute of Portland is located in the heart of Portland.(4/20)

Boys Varsity and JV Baseball game has been canceled rescheduled for Wednesday. There will be practice after school.(4/20)

Monday, April 19, 2010

Regular A Day Schedule

Word of the Week: Encumbrance (pronounced -en-kum- brens) noun: a burden, impediment or hindrance.
A lot of homework before finals is a terrible encumbrance for all the poor seniors.(4/19)

Save the date! Prom is May 1st from 8:00-11:00pm at Columbia Hall at the Fairgrounds. Tickets are $20.00 per person. Tickets will be sold beginning today, April 19th during both lunches. Guest pass forms are in the Attendance Office and are due a week before Prom. (4/23)

Attention: All students who completed First Aide/CPR Training from Mr. Giza last semester:
Please stop by the Business office today and pick up your first aide cards. (4/19)

Seniors are selling Senior Banquet tickets in the Commons during both lunches this week. Tickets will cost $10.00 and will go to $15.00 so get yours NOW.(4/19)

The 2010-2011 cheer season is coming soon. We are looking for interested, talented and enthusiastic cheerleaders.
Cheer try-out packets are in the athletic office. The first day of tryouts will be April 22, 6:00pm.-9:00pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday. All cheerleaders must attend all days of tryouts. (4/23)

Any senior student athletes wanting to participate in a signing ceremony to sign their national letter of intent please come by the Athletics office by Tuesday, April 20th, for more information and to enter your name.(4/20)

Who wants a cleaner school? Who wants some extra credit to boost up a grade?? Well another campus cleanup is fast approaching, coming up on Earth Day, April 22nd. It will be from 3-5 and jobs include raking leaves and clearing debris. Teachers that will be offering extra credit for your hard work include: West, Burleson, Plumeau, Lorenz, Allen and K.G. So lets get together to help our school! See you there. (4/22)

Environmental Club: Plan on meeting Tuesday, April 20th in Room 155 right after school. We will be visiting Biosequential, please dress appropriately. NO flip-flops. (4/20)

Attention all Frenchies! Tuesday, April 20th is our second French club meeting in room 123 after school until 3:00pm. Please remember to turn in your signed permission forms. (4/20)

Don't forget to vote for ASB and class officers for next year. Go to the Sprague website and follow the link. The polls will be open till 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday the 20th. Show your Oly spirit and VOTE!!(4/20)

Do you want to win an Ipod? Here’s your chance! All you need to do is purchase a 2010 Yearbook during the week of April 21st-April 28th and you will automatically be entered into a raffle. If you have already purchased a yearbook you are still eligible for the raffle, just bring your receipt by during lunch. Other prizes include candy and Oly Lounge coupons. (4/28)

Last Friday Devon Cardoza won all his debates in this years Youth Leadership Competition with a 5-0 record. He will debate tomorrow night, April 20th in front of the Oregon Supreme Court. He invites you to the final round on Tuesday at Willamette University’s law school from 6:00pm-8:00pm. After this final round, Devon will represent the United States in international debate in Amsterdam. (4.20)

Sprague Varsity Lacrosse advanced their record to 9-1 with their win over South Salem 9-7 on Friday night. JV was defeated in their game with South Salem 2-6. Next home game is scheduled for April 26th against Tualatin. JV start @ 6:00pm and Varsity @ 8:00pm.(4/19)

Congratulations to Alex Funk for finishing 2nd in the Greco State Wrestling tournament this past weekend in Oregon City. This qualifies Alex for the national tournament this summer in Fargo, ND. Great job Alex!!(4/19)

A representative from the Art Institute of Portland will be at Sprague on Tuesday, April 20, during both lunches in the Commons. The Art Institute of Portland is located in the heart of Portland.(4/20)

Please dismiss JV Boys Golf at 12:00 today.(4/19)

Friday, April 16, 2010

Regular B Day Schedule

Word of the Week: Turgid (pronounced -tur-jid) adjective: swollen, bloated or puffed up
The turgid mass that filled the sewer stank.(4/16)

Save the date! Prom is May 1st from 8:00-11:00pm at Columbia Hall at the Fairgrounds. Tickets are $20.00 per person. Tickets will be sold beginning April 19th during both lunches. Guest pass forms are in the Attendance Office and are due a week before Prom. (4/16))

Oly Pageant is tomorrow, April 17th. Come watch Camela Lapray, Carliee ODonnell, Carliee Provancha, Kelsey Popovich, Sarah McComish, Brandon Chinn, Zach Johnston, Jeff Kidd, Parker Miles and Jordan Cook at 7:00pm at the Elsinore Theatre. Tickets are $12.00 and can be bought at the door or on the Elsinore website. Hope to see you there.(4/16)

Attention all students! The 2nd annual Change 4 Change drive will start next Monday. This is a competition between all 3rd period classes to raise the most money. Each classroom will have a container where students can donate any amount of money they wish. After 2 weeks the top 3 classes will receive a doughnut party, for their contributions. Don’t forget – donate Sprague! (4/16)

Students interested in attending the 9th Annual African American Youth Leadership Conference on Wednesday, April 21st from 8:30- 1:00 at Willamette University need to contact Mr. Crystal immediately.

Attention: All students who completed First Aide/CPR Training from Mr. Giza last semester:
Please stop by the Business office today and pick up your first aide cards. (4/16)

Seniors are selling Senior Banquet tickets in the Commons during both lunches this week.Tickets will cost $10.00 and will go to $15.00 so get yours NOW.(4/16)

The 2010-2011 cheer season is coming soon. We are looking for interested, talented and enthusiastic cheerleaders.
Cheer try-out packets are in the athletic office. The first day of tryouts will be April 22, 6:00pm.-9:00pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday. All cheerleaders must attend all days of tryouts. (4/16)


Any senior student athletes wanting to participate in a signing ceremony to sign their national letter of intent please come by the Athletics office by Tuesday, April 20th, for more information and to enter your name.(4/16)

Who wants a cleaner school? Who wants some extra credit to boost up a grade?? Well another campus cleanup is fast approaching, coming up on Earth Day, April 22nd. It will be from 3-5 and jobs include raking leaves and clearing debris. Teachers that will be offering extra credit for your hard work include: West, Burleson, Plumeau, Lorenz, Allen and K.G. So lets get together to help our school! See you there. (4/22)

Ever thought about being an exchange student?
The local Rotary District 5100 is one of the most active in the world, hosting over 50 students each year. Countries involved in the exchange with the local district this past year are: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, England, Finland, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Thailand, and Taiwan.

With over 30 years of participation our district has had over 1,000 exchange students. Rotary is looking for students who will be “ambassadors” during their junior year.
Applicants should be in their freshman year so they will have their sophomore year as a year of preparation and orientation.
Interested students should contact Carlotta in the CRIC.

Environmental Club: Plan on meeting Tuesday, April 20th in Room 155 right after school. We will be visiting Biosequential, please dress appropriately. NO flip-flops. (4/20)

Attention all Frenchies! Tuesday, April 20th is our second French club meeting in room 123 after school until 3:00pm. Please remember to turn in your signed permission forms. (4/20)

Don't forget to vote for ASB and class officers for next year. Go to the Sprague website and follow the link. The polls will be open starting at 11am today and close at 11:59 p.m. on Tuesday the 20th. Show your Oly spirit and VOTE!!(4/20)

Please dismiss Girls Varsity Tennis at 2:00 today.

Thursday, April 15, 2010

8 Period Schedule

Word of the Week: Turgid (pronounced -tur-jid) adjective: swollen, bloated or puffed up
I developed a turgid lip after being hit in the face with a speeding Frisbee. (4.15)

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 and are due a week before Prom. (4/16))

Oly Pageant is Saturday, April 17th. Come watch Camela Lapray, Carliee ODonnell, Carliee Provancha, Kelsey Popovich, Sarah McComish, Brandon Chinn, Zach Johnston, Jeff Kidd, Parker Miles and Jordan Cook at 7:00pm at the Elsinore Theatre. Tickets are $12.00 and can be bought at the door or on the Elsinore website. Hope to see you there.(4/16)

Attention all students! Starting next Monday will be the 2nd annual Change 4 Change drive. This is a competition between all 3rd period classes to raise the most money. Each classroom will have a container where students can donate any amount of money they wish. After 2 weeks the top 3 classes will receive a doughnut party, for their contributions. Don’t forget – donate Sprague! (4/16)

A Teacher of the Month voting box will be up in the library for the rest of April. Stop by and give a deserving teacher your vote! (4/16)

Students interested in attending the 9th Annual African American Youth Leadership Conference on Wednesday, April 21st from 8:30- 1:00 at Willamette University need to contact Mr. Crystal immediately.

Attention: All students who completed First Aide/CPR Training from Mr. Giza last semester:
Please stop by the Business office today and pick up your first aide cards. (4/16)

Seniors are selling Senior Banquet tickets in the Commons during both lunches this week, today and Friday. Tickets will cost $10.00 now and will go to $15.00 so get yours NOW.(4/16)

The 2010-2011 cheer season is coming soon. We are looking for interested, talented and enthusiastic cheerleaders.
Cheer try-out packets are in the athletic office. The first day of tryouts will be April 22, 6:00pm.-9:00pm Thursday, Friday and Saturday. All cheerleaders must attend all days of tryouts. (4/16)

All girls interested playing basketball there is a brief meeting in room 105 today from 2:35 - 2:45. All girls come even if you are playing a spring sport. (4/15)

Any senior student athletes wanting to participate in a signing ceremony to sign their national letter of intent please come by the Athletics office by Tuesday, April 20th, for more information and to enter your name.(4/16)

Who wants a cleaner school? Who wants some extra credit to boost up a grade?? Well another campus cleanup is fast approaching, coming up on Earth Day, April 22nd. It will be from 3-5 and jobs include raking leaves and clearing debris. Teachers that will be offering extra credit for your hard work include: West, Burleson, Plumeau, Lorenz, Allen and K.G. So lets get together to help our school! See you there. (4/22)

Ever thought about being an exchange student?
The local Rotary District 5100 is one of the most active in the world, hosting over 50 students each year. Countries involved in the exchange with the local district this past year are: Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, England, Finland, France, Germany, Guatemala, Hungary, India, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Philippines, Russia, Thailand, and Taiwan.

Over 30 years of participation our district has had over 1,000 exchange students. Rotary is looking for students who will be “ambassadors” during their junior year.
Applicants should be in their freshman year so they will have their sophomore year as a year of preparation and orientation.
Interested students should contact Carlotta in the CRIC.

Please dismiss Girls Varsity Tennis today at 10:50.

Friday is a Regular B Day Schedule

Wednesday, April 14, 2010

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Turgid (pronounced -tur-jid) adjective: swollen, bloated or puffed up
When all the snow melted and it started raining, all of the rivers grew very turgid.(4/14)

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)

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 and are due a week before Prom. (4/16))

Oly Pageant is April 17th. Come watch Camela Lapray, Carliee ODonnell, Carliee Provancha, Kelsey Popovich, Sarah McComish, Brandon Chinn, Zach Johnston, Jeff Kidd, Parker Miles and Jordan Cook at 7:00pm at the Elsinore Theatre. Tickets are $12.00 and can be bought at the door or on the Elsinore website. Hope to see you there.(4/16)

Have you lost clothing.. a sweatshirt.. a coat.. or something lately? Check out the items piling up in the Attendance Office.(4/14)

Attention all students! Starting next Monday will be the 2nd annual Change 4 Change drive. This is a competition between all 3rd period classes to raise the most money. Each classroom will have a container where students can donate any amount of money they wish. After 2 weeks the top 3 classes will receive a doughnut party, for their contributions. Don’t forget – donate Sprague! (4/16)

A Teacher of the Month voting box will be up in the library for the rest of April. Stop by and give a deserving teacher your vote! (4/16)

Students interested in attending the 9th Annual African American Youth Leadership Conference on Wednesday, April 21st from 8:30- 1:00 at Willamette University need to contact Mr. Crystal immediately.

Attention all Manga Club members. Today will be a cosplay day with a meeting in the library after school until 4:00 p.m.(4/14)

Attention: All students who completed First Aide/CPR Training from Mr. Giza last semester:
Please stop by the Business office today and pick up your first aide cards. (4/16)

Seniors are selling Senior Banquet tickets in the Commons during both lunches this week, today through Friday. Tickets will cost $10.00 now and will go to $15.00 so get yours NOW.(4/16)

Congratulations to Sprague’s Destination Imagination team who placed 3rd in the State Tournament last Saturday in their Improv Challenge, Do or DI Team participants were Trevor Ferris , Ryan Gail, Devon O’Donnell and Abi Olsen!(4/14)

The 2010-2011 cheer season is coming soon. We are looking for interested, talented and enthusiastic cheerleaders.
Cheer try-out packets are in the athletic office. The first day of tryouts will be April 22-24 Thursday, Friday and Saturday. All cheerleaders must attend all days of tryouts. (4/16)

Please dismiss Track members today at 2:00.(4/14)

Sprague Varsity Lacrosse won their game against West Salem 9-6 improving their record to 8-1. JV Lacrosse lost to West 1-2.
Next game is at home on Friday 4-16-10. Varsity start @ 8:00 and JV start @ 6:00.(4/14)


Tuesday, April 13, 2010

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Turgid (pronounced -tur-jid) adjective: swollen, bloated or puffed up
Turgidity overcomes me after eating an entire gallon of ice cream.(4/13)

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)

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 and are due a week before Prom. (4/16))

Attention Students, there is a new process to request to see your counselor. Please come to the Business Office/counseling office and fill out the purple request form and place your form in the drop box located on the front desk.(4/13)

Attention all Frenchies! The first French Club meeting will be today, April 13th in Madame Bruey’s room – room 123. Please bring your permission forms or you can get one at the meeting. A bientot! (ah bee-n-toe)!(4/13)

Oly Pageant is April 17th. Come watch Camela Lapray, Carliee ODonnell, Carliee Provancha, Kelsey Popovich, Sarah McComish, Brandon Chinn, Zach Johnston, Jeff Kidd, Parker Miles and Jordan Cook at 7:00pm at the Elsinore Theatre. Tickets are $12.00 and can be bought at the door or on the Elsinore website. Hope to see you there.(4/16)

Have you lost clothing.. a sweatshirt.. a coat.. or something lately? Check out the items piling up in the Attendance Office.(4/13)

Attention all students! Starting next Monday will be th 2nd annual Change 4 Change drive. This is a competition between all 3rd period classes to raise the most money. Each classroom will have a container where students can donate any amount of money they wish. After 2 weeks the top 3 classes will receive a doughnut party, for their contributions. Don’t forget – donate Sprague! (4/16)

A Teacher of the Month voting box will be up in the library for the rest of April. Stop by and give a deserving teacher your vote! (4/16)

Students interested in attending the 9th Annual African American Youth Leadership Conference on Wednesday, April 21st from 8:30- 1:00 at Willamette University need to contact Mr. Crystal immediately.

Sprague's JV softball team beat West Salem last night 19-1. This was a team effort of hitting and defense along with good pitching.(4/13)

Sprague's Varsity softball team beat West Salem 2-0 behind the strong pitching performance of Emily Leach who had 9 strike outs. Whitney Murphy had one RBI and Tiffany Medley had the other "run batted in" along with an awesome catch in left field late in the game. Congratulations TEAM on an intensely played softball game that did not allow an opponent to reach third base.(4/13)

Sprague varsity lacrosse improved their record to 7-1 with a win over Canby 12-7. Sprague lacrosse JV tied their game with Canby at 4-4 to improve their record to 5-0-2. Next game is today 4-13-10 with West Salem at home. JV starts @ 6:00 and varsity @ 8:00.(4/13)

Attention all Manga Club members. Wednesday will be a cosplay day with a meeting in the library after school until 4:00 p.m.(4/14)

Please dismiss Girls Varsity Tennis today at 2:00. (4.13)


Monday, April 12, 2010

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Turgid (pronounced -tur-jid) adjective: swollen, bloated or puffed up
When the football player tripped over the other guy’s head, his ankle became extremely turgid.(4/12)

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)

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 and are due a week before Prom. (4/16))

More new scholarships have been posted on the scholarship board in the CRIC. Check soon as some have early deadline dates.(4/12)

Attention Students, there is a new process to request to see your counselor. Please come to the Business Office/counseling office and fill out the purple request form and place your form in the drop box located on the front desk.(4/13)

Attention all Frenchies! The first French Club meeting will be Tuesday, April 13th in Madame Bruey’s room – room 123. Please bring your permission forms or you can get one at the meeting. A bientot! (ah bee-n-toe)!(4/13)

Oly Pageant is April 17th. Come watch Camela Lapray, Carliee ODonnell, Carliee Provancha, Kelsey Popovich, Sarah McComish, Brandon Chinn, Zach Johnston, Jeff Kidd, Parker Miles and Jordan Cook at 7:00pm at the Elsinore Theatre. Tickets are $12.00 and can be bought at the door or on the Elsinore website. Hope to see you there.(4/16)

Have you lost clothing.. a sweatshirt.. a coat.. or something lately? Check out the items piling up in the Attendance Office.

Attention all students! Starting next Monday will be th 2nd annual Change 4 Change drive. This is a competition between all 3rd period classes to raise the most money. Each classroom will have a container where students can donate any amount of money they wish. After 2 weeks the top 3 classes will receive a doughnut part, for their contributions. Don’t forget – donate Sprague! (4/16)

A Teacher of the Month voting box will be up in the library for the rest of April. Stop by and give a deserving teacher your vote! (4/16)

Please dismiss JV Baseball at 11:15 today.

Friday, April 9, 2010

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: roil (pronounced - roil) verb 1) to render turbid by stirring up sediment 2) to disturb or disquiet; irritate
The string of bad refereeing left the crowd roiling. (4/9)

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)

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22. In honor of Mother Earth, consider the following: By replacing 6 light bulbs with energy – efficient compact fluorescent bulbs, you save 566 lbs. of co2/year. By running your dishwasher only when it is full, you save 100 lbs of co2/year. (4/6 – 4/9)

AP AP AP Test fees are now due. Bring your $86.00 fee to the bookkeeper today. A $50.00 late fee is added after TODAY April 9th. (4/16)

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 and are due a week before Prom. (4/9)

Guys and Dolls: The Music Fable of Broadway “Guys and Dolls” runs tonight and tomorrow. Show time is 7:30pm April 9, and 10, the cost is $8.00 or $6.00 for senior citizens and children. (4/9)

More new scholarships have been posted on the scholarship board in the CRIC. Check soon as some have early deadline dates.(4/12)

Jessica Sloan from Nordstrom’s will be at Sprague on Monday, April 12, during both lunches for recruiting for a fashion board so students can learn the industry.
Stop by her table and check in out…

Senior parents will be next to Jostens selling t-shirts today at both lunches for the all night grad party. T-shirts are $10.00 and all money goes to the all night grad party after graduation. (4/9)

Attention Students, there is a new process to request to see your counselor. Please come to the Business Office/counseling office and fill out the purple request form and place your form in the drop box located on the front desk.

Attention all Frenchies! The first French Club meeting will be next Tuesday, April 13th in Madame Bruey’s room – room 123. Please bring your permission forms or you can get one at the meeting. A bientot! (ah bee-n-toe)!(4/13)

Oly Pageant is April 17th. Come watch Camela Lapray, Carliee ODonnell, Carliee Provancha, Kelsey Popovich, Sarah McComish, Brandon Chinn, Zach Johnston, Jeff Kidd, Parker Miles and Jordan Cook at 7:00pm at the Elsinore Theatre. Tickets are $12.00 and can be bought at the door or on the Elsinore website. Hope to see you there.(4/16)

A gentle reminder to all Wind Percussion and String Orchestra members: Rehearsal today is from 3:00 to 4:30. (4/9)

Thursday, April 8, 2010

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: roil (pronounced - roil) verb 1) to render turbid by stirring up sediment 2) to disturb or disquiet; irritate
After what happened yesterday, the class certainly did not want to roil their teacher for a second day.(4/8)

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)

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22. In honor of Mother Earth, consider the following: By replacing 6 light bulbs with energy – efficient compact fluorescent bulbs, you save 566 lbs. of co2/year. By running your dishwasher only when it is full, you save 100 lbs of co2/year. (4/6 – 4/9)

It’s AP Testing Time!! AP Test fees are now due. Bring your $86.00 fee to the bookkeeper today. A $50.00 late fee is added after April 9th. (4/16)

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 and are due a week before Prom. (4/9)

SAT-ACT Seminars: ZAPS Educational Seminars are available to assist students to attain higher scores on the SAT or ACT.
The SAT workshop will be held on: Thursday, April 8 2010 from 2:45 – 5:15 pm at the Sprague High School library.
*Students should bring two pencils and a calculator to the seminar.
*Study guide and practice tests
*The cost is $89.00. If you need a scholarship come and see Carlotta in the CRIC.
*See Carlotta in the CRIC for more information

Homework Club will be in Portable 25 today after school, not in the Library.(4/8)

The Music Fable of Broadway “Guys and Dolls” is this week. Show time is 7:30pm April 6,7,8,9, and 10, the cost is $8.00 or $6.00 for senior citizens and children. (4/9)

Sprague Varsity Lacrosse remain undefeated at 5-0 with win against Corvallis. Score Sprague 8 Corvallis 4. JV Score Sprague 6 Corvallis 4. Next home game this Friday 4/9/10 against Clackamas. JV start at 6:00 pm and Varsity start at 8:00 pm.

Sprague students and athletes:
Jason Miller is nominated as Statesman Journal athlete of the week. Be sure to vote online for Jason.

More new scholarships have been posted on the scholarship board in the CRIC. Check soon as some have early deadline dates.(4/12)

Jessica Sloan from Nordstrom’s will be at Sprague on Monday, April 12, during both lunches for recruiting for a fashion board so students can learn the industry.
Stop by her table and check in out…

Senior parents will be next to Jostens selling t-shirts today and tomorrow at both lunches for the all night grad party. T-shirts are $10.00 and all money goes to the all night grad party after graduation. (4/9)

Wednesday, April 7, 2010

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: roil (pronounced - roil) verb 1) to render turbid by stirring up sediment 2) to disturb or disquiet; irritate
As the hurricane drew closer the waves began to roil.(4/7)

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)

Girls State... Girls State... for Girls who have completed their junior year
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.
June 20 to 26, 2010 at Willamette University
Please talk with Carlotta in the Career Center if you are interested in participating in Girls State. Applications are due by today, April 7, 2010.

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22. In honor of Mother Earth, consider the following: By replacing 6 light bulbs with energy – efficient compact fluorescent bulbs, you save 566 lbs. of co2/year. By running your dishwasher only when it is full, you save 100 lbs of co2/year. (4/6 – 4/9)

It’s AP Testing Time!! AP Test fees are now due. Bring your $86.00 fee to the bookkeeper today. A $50.00 late fee is added after April 9th. (4/16)

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 and are due a week before Prom. (4/9)

SAT-ACT Seminars: ZAPS Educational Seminars are available to assist students to attain higher scores on the SAT or ACT.
The SAT workshop will be held on: Wednesday, April 7, and Thursday, April 8 2010 from 2:45 – 5:15 pm at the Sprague High School library.
*Students should bring two pencils and a calculator to the seminar.
*Study guide and practice tests
*The cost is $89.00. If you need a scholarship come and see Carlotta in the CRIC.
*See Carlotta in the CRIC for more information

Homework Club will be in Portable 25 today and Thursday after school, not in the Library.(4/8)

The Music Fable of Broadway “Guys and Dolls” is this week. Show time is 7:30pm April 6,7,8,9, and 10, the cost is $8.00 or $6.00 for senior citizens and children. (4/9)

Sprague Varsity Lacrosse remain undefeated at 5-0 with win against Corvallis. Score Sprague 8 Corvallis 4. JV Score Sprague 6 Corvallis 4. Next home game this Friday 4/9/10 against Clackamas. JV start at 6:00 pm and Varsity start at 8:00 pm.

Please dismiss Track today at 1:30.

Tuesday, April 6, 2010

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: roil (pronounced - roil) verb 1) to render turbid by stirring up sediment 2) to disturb or disquiet; irritate
As the angry speaker continued to lecture, the crowd became visibly roiled. (4/6)

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)

Girls State... Girls State... for Girls who have completed their junior year
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.
June 20 to 26, 2010 at Willamette University
Please talk with Carlotta in the Career Center if you are interested in participating in Girls State. Applications are due by Wednesday, April 7, 2010.

Earth Day is Thursday, April 22. In honor of Mother Earth, consider the following: By replacing 6 light bulbs with energy – efficient compact fluorescent bulbs, you save 566 lbs. of co2/year. By running your dishwasher only when it is full, you save 100 lbs of co2/year. (4/6 – 4/9)

It’s AP Testing Time!! AP Test fees are now due. Bring your $86.00 fee to the bookkeeper today. A $50.00 late fee is added after April 9th. (4/16)

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

Attention Seniors! Nominations for prom court will be occurring in English classes through today. If you do not have an English class or did not have the chance to vote, turn in nominations to Ms. Connolly in room 132. (4/6)

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 and are due a week before Prom. (4/9)

SAT-ACT Seminars: ZAPS Educational Seminars are available to assist students to attain higher scores on the SAT or ACT.
The SAT workshop will be held on: Wednesday, April 7, and Thursday, April 8 2010 from 2:45 – 5:15 pm at the Sprague High School library.
*Students should bring two pencils and a calculator to the seminar.
*Study guide and practice tests
*The cost is $89.00. If you need a scholarship come and see Carlotta in the CRIC.
*See Carlotta in the CRIC for more information

Homework Club will be in Portable 25 Wednesday and Thursday, not in the Library.(4/8)

The Music Fable of Broadway “Guys and Dolls” is this week. Show time is 7:30pm April 6,7,8,9, and 10, the cost is $8.00 or $6.00 for senior citizens and children. (4/9)

Dismiss Varsity Boys Tennis today at 2:00, unless it is cancelled before then. (4/6)

Friday, April 2, 2010

A 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;
Oliver Twist complained about the meager nature of his dinner. (4/2)

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 Saturday morning April 3rd from 8:00-10:00am. (4/2)

Girls State... Girls State... for Girls who have completed their junior year
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.
June 20 to 26, 2010 at Willamette University
Please talk with Carlotta in the Career Center if you are interested in participating in Girls State. Applications are due by Wednesday, April 7, 2010.

It’s AP Testing Time!! AP Test fees are now due. Bring your $86.00 fee to the bookkeeper today. A $50.00 late fee is added after April 9th. (4/2)

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 tomorrow, April 2nd , during both lunches. Buy yourself a strawberry lemonade for $1.50 in front of the offices. Your purchase also gives you a chance to win a Jamba Juice gift card! (4/2)

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 and are due a week before Prom. (4/9)

SAT-ACT Seminars: ZAPS Educational Seminars are available to assist students to attain higher scores on the SAT or ACT. Students gain valuable insight into the SAT/ACT through a close examination of each type of questions. The seminar teaches students those strategies necessary for answering specific question types and general test taking tips.
Motivational instruction and hands on practice allows the student to understand their strengths and weaknesses and offers suggestions for post workshop test preparation.
*Students should bring two pencils and a calculator to the seminar.
*Study guide and practice tests
*The cost is $89.00. If you need a scholarship come and see Carlotta in the CRIC.
*See Carlotta in the CRIC for more information
The SAT workshop will be held on:
Wednesday, April 7, and Thursday, April 8, 2010
Time: 2:45 to 5:15 PM
Location: Sprague High School Library

If you are interested in running for an ASB or class officer position for next year all application materials are due TODAY by 3:30 p.m. to Miss Connolly in room 132.

Lacrosse JV game tonight at 6:00pm and Varsity at 8:00 in the Sprague stadium.

Dismiss Varsity Boys Golf at 10:30 and Boys Tennis at 2:00. JV Boys Golf is cancelled.

Thursday, April 1, 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;
Because of the poor economy most of the employees received meager wages.(4/1)

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 Saturday morning April 3rd from 8:00-10:00am. (4/2)

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... for Girls who have completed their junior year
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.
June 20 to 26, 2010 at Willamette University
Please talk with Carlotta in the Career Center if you are interested in participating in Girls State. Applications are due by Wednesday, April 7, 2010.

It’s AP Testing Time!! AP Test fees are now due. Bring your $86.00 fee to the bookkeeper today. A $50.00 late fee is added after April 9th. (4/2)

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 tomorrow, April 2nd , during both lunches. Buy yourself a strawberry lemonade for $1.50 in front of the offices. Your purchase also gives you a chance to win a Jamba Juice gift card! (4/2)