Tuesday, May 25, 2010

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: - Endeavor (pronounced -en-dev-er) E N D E A V O R – A conscientious or concerted effort toward a given end; an earnest attempt.
The Jr. Sr. Prom Committee endeavored to create a perfect prom for the school.(5/25)

Thursday, June 3rd is Sprague's FIRST Olys Weightlifting contest. The competition is open for all 9th through 12th grade boys and girls. See coach Hadden, Hill, Cash, or Giza. T shirts for all participants, and medals for the top 3 in each weight division.(5/28)

Yearbooks are being sold for $60.00 but prices will be going up so order now to make sure to get a good price. See Mr. Montgomery 8th period in room 115 for questions. (6/10)

Environmental Club and Science Club members: There will be a combined end of the year party in Room 155 Wednesday, May 26th right after school. See you there! (5/26)

Talent Show tickets will be on sale during both lunches on the commons stage until Wednesday. The cost is $5. Get a ticket and come out and watch some very talented Sprague students.(5/26)

Congratulations to the Sprague Robotics students who dominated the ROBOFEST 2010 competition last Wednesday. Special recognition goes to Luke Hansen, Ethan Eiter, Andrew Jackson, Devon Shipman, Leif Tsang and Mark Bereza who took first in their competitions. Way to go Robolympians! (5/25)

Attention all students interested in Waterpolo. There will be a important informational meeting on Wednesday, May 26th at 6:30pm in the Library. All students and parents interested must attend. (5/26)

All library books and materials are to be turned in by Friday, May 28. Avoid paying fines by cleaning out your car, under your bed, your closet and other mysterious places your library books may be hiding!! Also note that beginning, Tuesday, June 1, Library books will no longer be available for checkout. (5/28)

Attention Link Leaders! There is a mandatory training session after school today for new and returning members. Meet in the commons. Also, current members, there is a meeting in Ms. Connolly’s room during both lunches on Wednesday. Please talk to her if you cannot make it. (5/25)

Attention all Manga Club members, the end-of-the year party celebrating a fantastic year and honoring our graduating seniors after school on Thursday until 4:00 p.m. Be sure to cosplay and be ready for participating in a variety of activities!(5/26)












Monday, May 24, 2010

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: - Endeavor (pronounced -en-dev-er) E N D E A V O R – A conscientious or concerted effort toward a given end; an earnest attempt.
The seniors are endeavoring to finish the school year with style.(5/24)

CONGRATULATIONS to Baseball Coach Brian Champion, Central Valley League Coach of the Year!!!

Thursday, June 3rd is Sprague's FIRST Olys Weightlifting contest. The competition is open for all 9th through 12th grade boys and girls. See coach Hadden, Hill, Cash, or Giza. T shirts for all participants, and medals for the top 3 in each weight division.

Yearbooks are being sold for $60.00 but prices will be going up so order now to make sure to get a good price. See Mr. Montgomery 8th period in room 115 for questions. (6/10)

Environmental Club and Science Club members: There will be a combined end of the year party in Room 155 Wednesday, May 26th right after school. See you there! (5/26)

Talent Show tickets will be on sale during both lunches on the commons stage until Wednesday. The cost is $5. Get a ticket and come out and watch some very talented Sprague students.

Congratulations to the Sprague Robotics students who dominated the ROBOFEST 2010 competition last Wednesday. Special recognition goes to Luke Hansen, Ethan Eiter, Andrew Jackson, Devon Shipman, Leif Tsang and Mark Bereza who took first in their competitions. Way to go Robolympians!

Attention all students interested in Waterpolo. There will be a important informational meeting on Wednesday, May 26th at 6:30pm in the Library. All students and parents interested must attend. (5/26)








Friday, May 21, 2010

B Day Advisory Schedule

Word of the Week: - Jovial- (pronounced -jo-vee-al) J O V I A L –
Despite her jovial appearance, she was a really mean person. (5/21)

CONGRATULATIONS to Baseball Coach Brian Champion, Central Valley League Coach of the Year!!!

Attention all DECA Members: Anyone interested in applying to become a Chapter Officer next year needs to stop by Mr. Purnell's room for an application. Applications are due today, May 21st! (5/21)

Interested in going to New York? Next Christmas, DECA will be taking a trip to the Big Apple and experiencing all that New York has to offer, including Broadway shows, tours of the UN, Madison Square Garden, and the Statue of Liberty. Also included are several opportunities to meet with top business executives, including Tommy Hilfiger, Sports Illustrated, and Macy's. Stop by Mr. Purnell's room for more information. (5/21)

Thursday, June 3rd is Sprague's FIRST Olys Weightlifting contest. The competition is open for all 9th through 12th grade boys and girls. See coach Hadden, Hill, Cash, or Giza. T shirts for all participants, and medals for the top 3 in each weight division.

Yearbooks are being sold for $60.00 but prices will be going up so order now to make sure to get a good price. See Mr. Montgomery 8th period in room 115 for questions. (6/10)

Environmental Club and Science Club members: There will be a combined end of the year party in Room 155 Wednesday, May 26th right after school. See you there! (5/26)

Talent Show tickets will be on sale during both lunches on the commons stage until next Wednesday. The cost is $5. Get a ticket and come out and watch some very talented Sprague students.

Tonight there will be a dance for Frida in the Commons 8:00-10:00pm. The cost is $5.00 and all the proceeds go to help Frida and her family. Hope to see you there!(5/21)

Congratulations to the Sprague Robotics students who dominated the ROBOFEST 2010 competition last Wednesday. Special recognition goes to Luke Hansen, Ethan Eiter, Andrew Jackson, Devon Shipman, Leif Tsang and Mark Bereza who took first in their competitions. Way to go Robolympians!

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: - Jovial- (pronounced -jo-vee-al) J O V I A L - Merry and joyous; characterized by mirth or jollity. Most teachers are feeling pretty jovial since the end of the year is nearing. (5/19)

Dance team auditions for the 2010-11 school year, will be held this Friday, May 21. Pick up your audition packet in the athletic office, and come to the evening practice sessions today, tomorrow and Friday in the auxiliary gym. Join the dance team to represent your school! (5/20)

CONGRATULATIONS to Baseball Coach Brian Champion, Central Valley League Coach of the Year!!!

Attention all DECA Members: Anyone interested in applying to become a Chapter Officer next year needs to stop by Mr. Purnell's room for an application. Applications are due this Friday, May 21st! (5/21)

Interested in going to New York? Next Christmas, DECA will be taking a trip to the Big Apple and experiencing all that New York has to offer, including Broadway shows, tours of the UN, Madison Square Garden, and the Statue of Liberty. Also included are several opportunities to meet with top business executives, including Tommy Hilfiger, Sports Illustrated, and Macy's. Stop by Mr. Purnell's room for more information.

Have you ever thought of earth as a prison? Author Clifford Scovell will be reading from his book Prison Earth Wednesday after school in the library. Buy a signed book for $18.00. (5/19)

Everest College will be @ Sprague on Thursday, May 20, during both lunches. Everest College is located in Tigard, come and visit their table during lunches. (5/20)

Thursday, June 3rd is Sprague's FIRST Olys Weightlifting contest. The competition is open for all 9th through 12th grade boys and girls. See coach Hadden, Hill, Cash, or Giza. T shirts for all participants, and medals for the top 3 in each weight division.

Sprague Lacrosse will be hosting a playoff game with Harney County May 19th at 8:00pm. Winner will advance to next game @ Jesuit. (5/19)

Yearbooks are being sold for $60.00 but prices will be going up so order now to make sure to get a good price. See Mr. Montgomery 8th period in room 115 for questions. (6/10)

Fundraisers for Frida~
5/22 Les Schwab Car Wash - West Salem, 5/23 Panda Express - West Salem, 5/29 Les Schwab Car Wash - Commercial location, and 5/30-6/1 Las Palomas -Lancaster in the Winco parking lot and mention Frida and 25 % of the proceeds will go to Frida’s Cause.

CONGRATULATIONS to the Sprague Baseball team for finishing 1st and winning the Central Valley Conference title! Congrats also to the following team members earning All-Conference honors:
1st Team: Jamie Hoffman, Kyle Ward, Jeff Kidd, Chad Coburn and Michael DeSouza.
2nd Team: Mason Obray-Hernandez and Jordan Giza. Honorable Mention: Ross Rusconi , Alex Black, and Parker Miles.(5/20)

Environmental Club and Science Club members: There will be a combined end of the year party in Room 155 Wednesday, May 26th right after school. See you there! (5/26)










Monday, May 17, 2010

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Endeavor (pronounced -en-dev-er) E N D E A V O R – A conscientious or concerted effort toward a given end; an earnest attempt.
The seniors are endeavoring to finish the school year with style. (5/17)

Dance team auditions for the 2010-11 school year, will be held on Friday, May 21. Audition packets are in the athletic office. An informational meeting will be held in the library at 7:00 pm on Monday, May 17. Practice sessions for auditions will be in the auxiliary gym on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, May 18 to 20. Consider joining the dance team for an opportunity to represent your school through dance performance!

Environmental Club: Our last Liberty Street cleanup is tomorrow, May 18th after school. Please meet in Room 155 ASAP on Tuesday. (5/18)

Attention all DECA Members: Anyone interested in applying to become a Chapter Officer next year needs to stop by Mr. Purnell's room for an application. Applications need to be submitted by Friday, May 21st!

Interested in going to New York? Next Christmas, DECA will be taking a trip to the Big Apple and experiencing all that New York has to offer, including Broadway shows, tours of the UN, Madison Square Garden, and Statue of Liberty. Also included are several opportunities to meet with several top business executives, including Tommy Hilfiger, Sports Illustrated, and Macy's. Stop by Mr. Purnell's room for more information.

Get excited for crepe day Tuesday, May 18th! Order yours in Ms. Bruey’s room 123. Be sure to sign up or there might not be enough! (5/18)

*ATTENTION SENIORS*: Looking for summer work? Vector is accepting applications for customer sales and service positions with above average starting pay and flexible schedules. Scholarships are available and college credit is possible. Apply on campus during lunches on Tuesday, May 25, 2010.

Attention All Actors:
Your Charlie Awards RSVP’s and ballots are due today. No RSVP= no spot waiting for you, don’t miss out , see Lee today with your RSVP! (5/17)

Have you ever thought of earth as a prison? Author Clifford Scovell will be reading from his book Prison Earth Wednesday after school in the library. Buy a signed book for $18.00.(5/19)

Friday, May 14, 2010

A Day Assembly Schedule

Word of the Week: - ruse (pronounced - rooz) noun - a trick, stratagem, or artifice
As a ruse, snake oil salesmen promised cures for any ailment.(5/14)

Athletes, remember, you must pass six classes this term to be eligible for fall and winter sports next year. You must also have earned at least four credits at the end of your freshman year, nine credits at the end of your sophomore year, and sixteen at the end of your junior year to be eligible for participation the following school year. If you have struggled this term or need to make up credits you may want go to summer school. If you have eligibility or summer school questions, please come by the athletics office. (5/14)

Boys interested in summer basketball there will be a meeting after school today in the weight room. (5/14)

Dance team auditions for the 2010-11 school year, will be held on Friday, May 21. Audition packets are in the athletic office. An informational meeting will be held in the library at 7:00 pm on Monday, May 17. Practice sessions for auditions will be in the auxiliary gym on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, May 18 to 20. Consider joining the dance team for an opportunity to represent your school through dance performance!

Check out the Lost and Found today if you are missing a shirt or sweatshirt. The pile is going away after today!!! (5/14)

Environmental Club: Our last Liberty Street cleanup is next Tuesday, May 18th after school. Please meet in Room 155 ASAP on Tuesday. (5/18)

Late AP Testing? You can still sign up for this through today, May 14th. See the Bookkeeper.

Link Leader applications are due to Miss Connolly today, May 14th. If you are a sophomore or junior and interested in being a Link Leader next year stop by room 132 and pick up an application. (5/14)

Attention all DECA Members: Anyone interested in applying to become a Chapter Officer next year needs to stop by Mr. Purnell's room for an application. Applications need to be submitted by Friday, May 21st!

Interested in going to New York? Next Christmas, DECA will be taking a trip to the Big Apple and experiencing all that New York has to offer, including Broadway shows, tours of the UN, Madison Square Garden, and Statue of Liberty. Also included are several opportunities to meet with several top business executives, including Tommy Hilfiger, Sports Illustrated, and Macy's. Stop by Mr. Purnell's room for more information.

Get excited for crepe day next Tuesday, May 18th! Order yours in Ms. Bruey’s room 123. Be sure to sign up or there might not be enough! (5/18)

Seniors please turn in your Senior Awards ballots and pictures for the slideshow ASAP. The due dates have been extended to Wednesday, May 19th so turn them in now!(5/14)



Wednesday, May 12, 2010

A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: - ruse (pronounced - rooz) noun - a trick, stratagem, or artifice
Under the ruse that she was royalty, she lived in high society. (5/12)

Athletes, remember, you must pass six classes this term to be eligible for fall and winter sports next year. You must also have earned at least four credits at the end of your freshman year, nine credits at the end of your sophomore year, and sixteen at the end of your junior year to be eligible for participation the following school year. If you have struggled this term or need to make up credits you may want go to summer school. If you have eligibility or summer school questions, please come by the athletics office.(5/14)

Today is Rocket Day! We’ll be meeting at 2:45 in room 147 for a brief overview, then head outside to shoot off rockets. Everyone will enjoy this fun activity. We’ll plan on being done by 4:00 at the latest.(5/12)

Boys interested in summer basketball there will be a meeting after school Friday in the weight room. (5/14)

Dance team auditions for the 2010-11 school year, will be held on Friday, May 21. Audition packets are in the athletic office. An informational meeting will be held in the library at 7:00 pm on Monday, May 17. Practice sessions for auditions will be in the auxiliary gym on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, May 18 to 20. Consider joining the dance team for an opportunity to represent your school through dance performance!

Check out the Lost and Found today if you are missing a shirt or sweatshirt. The pile is growing bigger.

Environmental Club: Our last Liberty Street cleanup is Tuesday, May 18th after school. Please meet in Room 155 ASAP on Tuesday. (5/18)

Costco muffins! Come and get some during both lunches today in front of the school. Bring $1.25 and choose from double chocolate, poppyseed or blueberry. Muffins will change your life. (5/12)

Late AP Testing? You can still sign up for this until May 14th. See the Bookkeeper.

Track athletes, you are released at 1:00, bus leaves at 1:15 today. Remember to stop by the athletic office today and sign our team picture.(5/11)

Attention all Manga Club members...there will be a Manga meeting in the library tomorrow, Thursday, May 13 from 2:45-4:00 p.m. Andy will be here once again to share Japanese culture and language. We will also be planning our end of the year activities! See you there!(5/13)

Link Leader applications are due to Miss Connolly this Friday, May 14th. If you are a sophomore or junior and interested in being a Link Leader next year stop by room 132 and pick up an application.(5/14)

Attention all DECA Members: Anyone interested in applying to become a Chapter Officer next year needs to stop by Mr. Purnell's room for an application. Applications need to be submitted by Friday, May 21st!

Interested in going to New York? Next Christmas, DECA will be taking a trip to the Big Apple and experiencing all that New York has to offer, including broadway shows, tours of the UN, Madison Square Garden, and Statue of Liberty. Also included are several opportunities to meet with several top business executives, including Tommy Hilfiger, Sports Illustrated, and Macy's. Stop by Mr. Purnell's room for more information.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: - ruse (pronounced - rooz) noun - a trick, stratagem, or artifice
He fell for the ruse, believing she loved him passionately. (5/11)

Seniors mark your calendar for May 18th and 19th to pick up your cap and gown. Remember, fees need to be paid in order to pick it up. Check the list on the business office window to see if you owe. (5/10)

Safety Town and Cautious Kids are accepting applications for teen volunteers. The business office has the contact name and phone number if you are interested.(5/11)

Athletes, remember, you must pass six classes this term to be eligible for fall and winter sports next year. You must also have earned at least four credits at the end of your freshman year, nine credits at the end of your sophomore year, and sixteen at the end of your junior year to be eligible for participation the following school year. If you have struggled this term or need to make up credits you may want go to summer school. If you have eligibility or summer school questions, please come by the athletics office.(5/14)

Come Wednesday to Rocket Day! We’ll be meeting at 2:45 in room 147 for a brief overview, then head outside to shoot off rockets. Everyone will enjoy this fun activity. We’ll plan on being done at 4:00 at the latest.(5/12)

Boys interested in summer basketball there will be a meeting after school Friday in the weight room. (5/14)

Dance team auditions for the 2010-11 school year, will be held on Friday, May 21. Audition packets are in the athletic office. An informational meeting will be held in the library at 7:00 pm on Monday, May 17. Practice sessions for auditions will be in the auxiliary gym on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings, May 18 to 20. Consider joining the dance team for an opportunity to represent your school through dance performance!

Check out the Lost and Found today if you are missing a shirt or sweatshirt. The pile is growing bigger.

Environmental Club: Our last Liberty Street cleanup is Tuesday, May 18th after school. Please meet in Room 155 ASAP that Tuesday. (5/18)

Costco muffins! Come and get some before school and during both lunches tomorrow in front of the school. Bring $1.25 and choose from double chocolate, poppyseed or blueberry. Muffins will change your life. (5/12)


Friday, May 7, 2010

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Disparate (pronounced -dis-puh-rit)- D I S PA R A T E - fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind.
Yesterday’s sun and today’s blizzard are quite disparate.(5/7)

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

Attention seniors: if you are interested in speaking at graduation, the senior awards ceremony, the senior banquet, or Baccalaureate, now is the time to act. Applications are due by May 7th and tryouts will be after school on May 12th, 13th, and 14th. For an application form and more information, see Mr. Curry in room 109 or go to the Sprague website. Take an active role in your graduation.

Seniors mark your calendar for May 18th and 19th to pick up your cap and gown. Remember, fees need to be paid in order to pick it up. Check the list on the business office window to see if you owe. (5/7)

Safety Town and Cautious Kids are accepting applications for teen volunteers. The business office has the contact name and phone number if you are interested.(5/10)

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. For questions, contact Mr. Masten or any Global Relief Club member. (5/7)


Athletes, remember, you must pass six classes this term to be eligible for fall and winter sports next year. You must also have earned at least four credits at the end of your freshman year, nine credits at the end of your sophomore year, and sixteen at the end of your junior year to be eligible for participation the following school year. If you have struggled this term or need to make up credits you may want go to summer school. If you have eligibility or summer school questions, please come by the athletics office.(5/14)

The FIGHT FOR FRIDA hits the road this Saturday and arrives at Skyline Ford on Commercial. From 9am-5pm, an adult member of your household can "Drive a Ford for Frida". By taking that ten minute test drive, Skyline Ford will donate $20 to Frida's Fight! So get the word out, swing by Skyline Ford on Saturday, and help Frida win her fight!(5/7)

Come next Wednesday to outside Rocket Day! We’ll be meeting at 2:45 in room 147 for a brief overview, then head outside to shoot off rockets. Everyone will enjoy this fun activity. We’ll plan on being out at 4:00 at the latest.(5/12)

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Sprague High School
Daily Announcements
Tuesday, May 4, 2010
A Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Disparate (pronounced -dis-puh-rit)- D I S PA R A T E - fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind.
Although we are related, my cousin and I are certainly disparate. (5/4)

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

A Volleyball COED Tournament at Blanchet is coming May 29th. Cost is $5.00 per person and you must register by May 22nd. Teams of 3 Boys and 3 Girls with 2 alternates allowed. The money goes to a little boy, Clayson, who has cancer. 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 act. Applications are due by May 7th and tryouts will be after school on May 12th, 13th, and 14th. For an application form and more information, see Mr. Curry in room 109 or go to the Sprague website. Take an active role in your graduation.

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. For questions, contact Mr. Masten or any Global Relief Club member. (5/7)

Environmental Club: There will be a meeting today, May 4th in Room 155 after school. We will discuss a time for our last Liberty Rd cleanup and end -of- year party. (5/4)

Seniors mark your calendar for May 18th and 19th to pick up your cap and gown. Remember fees need to be paid in order to pick it up. (5/7)

Students taking AP Statistics exam today need to take 1st lunch and then report to the Library at 11:30.

Happy French Spirit day! Did you know that French is the most widely spoken 2nd language in the world after English. There are 57 countries and territories that include French as a native language or as an important part of their culture. Find out what some of them are by collecting flags from French club members today! (5/4)

Students attending Homework Club today, report to portable 25 and not the Library. (5/4)

Are you interested in being a Link Leader next year? If so attend one of the informational meetings to learn more. The meetings are Wednesday at 2:45 or Thursday during both lunches in room 132. If you have questions see Miss Connolly in room 132.(5/6)

Attention all students, new standings for the Change for Change Drive are in. In 1st place is Ms. Bruey’s class with $186.65, in 2nd Mr. Tomlin’s class with $80.07, in 3rd Mr. Juengling’s class with $66.72 and in 4th Mr Nickel’s class with $49.62. Don’t forget Sprague that Thursday is the last day to donate. 1st place gets Jamba juice 2nd and 3rd will receive doughnuts. SO DON’T WAIT TO DONATE!!!(5/4)

Monday, May 3, 2010

B Day Regular Schedule

Word of the Week: Disparate (pronounced -dis-puh-rit)- D I S PA R A T E - fundamentally different or distinct in quality or kind.
The disparate qualities between the two candidates made voting easier.(5/3)

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

A Volleyball COED Tournament at Blanchet is coming May 29th. Cost is $5.00 per person and you must register by May 22nd. Teams of 3 Boys and 3 Girls with 2 alternates allowed. The money goes to a little boy, Clayson, who has cancer. 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 act. Applications are due by May 7th and tryouts will be after school on May 12th, 13th, and 14th. For an application form and more information, see Mr. Curry in room 109 or go to the Sprague website. Take an active role in your graduation.

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. For questions, contact Mr. Masten or any Global Relief Club member. (5/7)

Environmental Club: There will be a meeting Tuesday, May 4th in Room 155 after school. We will discuss a time for our last Liberty Rd cleanup and end -of- year party. (5/4)

Seniors mark your calendar for May 18th and 19th to pick up your cap and gown. Remember fees need to be paid in order to pick it up. (5/7)

Get pumped for French Spirit Day! May 4th is French Spirit Day! Dress up in any French speaking country attire or colors. There will be a meeting Tuesday after school.(5/3)