Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Attention all football players! There will be a mandatory team meeting today at 11:10 in the weight room.  Do not miss, and do not be late! No excuses! (3/19)
Attention all seniors! This is a reminder that submissions and payment for a baby ad in the yearbook must be turned in by Friday April 4th. Detailed information is on the Sprague Yearbook web page. (3/19)
Sip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah!! Today Oly Pageant contestants will be holding a Jamba Juice fundraiser for Doernbecher Children's Hospital! Jamba Juice will be for sale during lunch in front of the attendance office. Come get your Jamba On, and support Doernbecher! (3/19)

Hey guys!  Last chance to order t-shirts from the ASL Club, the t-shirt says, "Keep deaf and sign language".  They are $20 each.  The deadline to order is today.  Come to room 105 or 119 to get your order form. (3/19)

"The Oly Lounge is now selling iphone 5 cases in orange or black with cross-stitch kits to stitch your own Oly logo onto the case, for $15. Stop by the Oly Lounge to see a sample! (3/19)

A big thank you to all of the teachers and students who participated this week in the coin competition during 7th period! The winning prize for the competition, provided by Sadie Verville, will be doughnuts for the winning class! After carefully counting each class' total, we are happy to announce that the winning class is Mr. Swartwout's 7th period class. Thanks again and congratulations. (3/19)


Attention Olys! We had an amazing turnout last night of students and parents interested in the trip to Italy and Greece that is being put together for the summer of 2015 by Ms. Johnson! If you are interested in this trip and experience, please note that there is only limited space available! The limit for the trip is 42 students total, so if you are interested, please sign up ASAP!! To sign up, please visit Ms. Johnson the English teacher's webpage, accessible from the Sprague website, and follow the appropriate links. If you have any questions, please see Ms. Johnson. (3/19)

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Attention Students!  Idaho State College will be coming to visit us tomorrow at 9:30.   Sign up in the Business Office if you would like to attend. (3/19)

Do you want donuts during seventh period? Then bring spare change for the donut drive! Look for jars in your seventh period class to fill with change. The class that fills their jar the most will get donuts tomorrow! All the proceeds go toward Dorenbechers children's hospital through Oly pageant! (3/18)
Attention all football players! There will be a mandatory team meeting tomorrow at 11:10 in the weight room.  Do not miss, and do not be late! No excuses! Coach Minyard (3/19)
Attention all seniors! This is a reminder that submissions and payment for a baby ad in the yearbook must be turned in by Friday April 4th. Detailed information is on the Sprague Yearbook web page. (3/19)
Sip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah!! This week, Oly Pageant contestants will be holding a Jamba Juice fundraiser for Doernbecher Children's Hospital! Today and Wednesday, Jamba Juice will be for sale during lunch in front of the attendance office. Come get your Jamba On, and support Doernbecher! (3/19)

Hey guys!  Last chance to order t-shirts from the ASL Club, the t-shirt says, "Keep deaf and sign language".  They are $20 each.  The deadline to order is tomorrow.  Come to room 105 or 119 to get your order form. (3/19)

"The Oly Lounge is now selling iphone 5 cases in orange or black with cross-stitch kits to stitch your own Oly logo onto the case, for $15. Stop by the Oly Lounge to see a sample! (3/19)

Congratulations to the girl’s golf team for there 2nd place finish in the SAY Golf Invitational Tournament at Santiam Golf Club. Team members Deanna Salvatori, Heather Eiter, Jordan Hagedorn, Amanda Ivie and Morgan Morley did a great job. Also Deanna Salvatori medaled in the event by placing 1st overall with a score of 75. (3/18)

Monday, March 17, 2014

Attention Students!  Idaho State College will be coming to visit us this Wednesday at 9:30.   Sign up soon in the Business Office if you would like to attend this visit.

Applications for the African American Youth Leadership Conference are available from Mr. Crystal. The Conference is April 18th this year at the University of Oregon. The application deadline is today. (3/17)

 Hey Guys!   ASL Club is still selling t-shirts.  If you are interested in ordering one, please find us during lunch. The t-shirts say, "Keep deaf and sign language" and cost $20 each. The deadline to buy a shirt is March 19th. Come support us.  Thanks! (3/18)

Do you want donuts during seventh period? Then bring spare change for the donut drive! Look for jars in your seventh period class to fill with change. The class that fills their jar the most will get donuts on Wednesday! All the proceeds go toward Dorenbechers children's hospital through Oly pageant! (3/18)
Attention all football players! There will be a mandatory team meeting this Wednesday March 19th at 11:10 in the weight room.  Do not miss, and do not be late! No excuses! Coach Minyard (3/19)
Attention all seniors! This is a reminder that submissions and payment for a baby ad in the yearbook must be turned in by Friday April 4th. Detailed information is on the Sprague Yearbook web page. (3/19)
Sip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah!! This week, Oly Pageant contestants will be holding a Jamba Juice fundraiser for Doernbecher Children's Hospital! On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, Jamba Juice will be for sale during lunch in front of the attendance office. Come get your Jamba On, and support Doernbecher! (3/19)

Top o' the morning to ya Olys, one lucky customer will win a free Shamrock Shake today in the Oly Lounge during lunch, think it will be you?!!  (3/17)
Congratulations to Maggie Redford, Sammy Hendren, Freya Ruehr, Cassandra Frutos, and Anna Redford for their winning performance over the weekend at the Oregon Battle of the Books Regional Competition! The girls will represent Sprague at the District Competition at Chemeketa Community College on April 12.  Way to go OLYS! (3/17)

All members of Concert Choir have a mandatory rehearsal today at 11:15 in the choir room.  Please be prompt. (3/17)

Friday, March 14, 2014

The SAT and ACT is a required college entrance exam.  If you are planning or thinking about going to college, you will be taking one or both of these tests in the spring of your junior year. Do you know which test you will do better on the SAT or the ACT?  This Saturday, March 15th Sprague will be hosting a HYBRID SAT/ACT TEST from 8:30-1:00 PMAll freshman, sophomores, and juniors are highly encouraged to take this test because the results of this test will tell if you will be more successful on the SAT or ACT.  The test only costs $10 and will give you an idea of what the real testing scenario feels like.  If you have any questions, please stop by the business office or look on the Sprague website. (3/14)
Attention Students!  Next week Idaho State College will be coming to visit us on Wednesday, March 19th at 9:30.   Sign up soon in the Business Office if you would like to attend this visit.

Want to win 50% off on Oly Lounge drinks for the rest of the year? If so, join the Oly Lounge March Madness bracket for a chance to win. The most accurate bracket will be the winner. For more information, contact Matt Gaviola, Dylan Norris, Zack Sielicky, or Ms. Pollard in room 142. (3/14)

Applications for the African American Youth Leadership Conference are available from Mr. Crystal. The Conference is April 18th this year at the University of Oregon. The application deadline is March 17th. (3/17)

 Hey Guys!   ASL Club is still selling t-shirts.  If you are interested in ordering one, please find us during lunch. The t-shirts say, "Keep deaf and sign language" and cost $20 each. The deadline to buy a shirt is March 19th. Come support us.  Thanks! (3/18)

Do you want donuts during seventh period? Then bring spare change for the donut drive! Look for jars in your seventh period class to fill with change. The class that fills their jar the most will get donuts next Wednesday! All the proceeds go toward Dorenbechers children's hospital through Oly pageant! (3/18)
Attention all football players! There will be a mandatory team meeting on Wednesday March 19th at 11:10 in the weight room.  Do not miss, and do not be late! No excuses! Coach Minyard (3/19)
Hey Oly Nation! Are you ready to rock out? This Friday, March 14th the 21 and Under Club is back with the Pi Day- Something Sweet show number 9. Doors open at 6:45, the show runs from 7-10pm and is all ages. Admission is five dollars, cash or card, and will be a dollar off if you show up in a Pi Day related t-shirt or gear. The concert is at 241 State St- the Nest here in Salem, a block east of the Riverfront Carousel. This week's line up features Sprague bands Silver & Mold featuring Jake Hammer and Sterling Sachs, and Fluorescent Lies featuring Ben Bradley and Austin Brooks. This is a great chance to come out and support local music and a concert run entirely by Salem Youth. Advanced tickets will be on sale tomorrow via Miranda Crowell. More information is available at facebook.com/21ClubSalem, or check the Sprague Website. Hope to see you there! (3/14)
Congratulations to Freya Ruehr for placing first in the district Spelling Bee! Great job to our other contestants Shawnti Basu, and Kelsey Lee. They all did a great job!

  Attention all seniors! This is a reminder that submissions and payment for a baby ad in the yearbook must be turned in by Friday April 4th. Detailed information is on the Sprague Yearbook web page. (3/19)

Sip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah!! Next week, Oly Pageant contestants will be holding a Jamba Juice fundraiser for Doernbecher Children's Hospital! On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday of next week, Jamba Juice will be for sale during lunch in front of the attendance office. Come get your Jamba On, and support Doernbecher!

Thursday, March 13, 2014

The SAT and ACT is a required college entrance exam.  If you are planning or thinking about going to college, you will be taking one or both of these tests in the spring of your junior year. Do you know which test you will do better on the SAT or the ACT?  This Saturday, March 15th Sprague will be hosting a HYBRID SAT/ACT TEST from 8:30-1:00 PMAll freshman, sophomores, and juniors are highly encouraged to take this test because the results of this test will tell if you will be more successful on the SAT or ACT.  The test only costs $10 and will give you an idea of what the real testing scenario feels like.  If you have any questions, please stop by the business office or look on the Sprague website. (3/14)

Attention Students!  Linfield College will be back for another visit this week!  If you are interested in meeting with Linfield again, or just would like to find out more about this great college, please sign up in the business office.  They will be here today at 11:45am.   Next week Idaho State College will be coming to visit us on Wednesday, March 19th at 9:30.   Sign up soon if you would like to visit with either one of these great colleges.

Want to win 50% off on Oly Lounge drinks for the rest of the year? If so, join the Oly Lounge March Madness bracket for a chance to win. The most accurate bracket will be the winner. For more information, contact Matt Gaviola, Dylan Norris, Zack Sielicky, or Ms. Pollard in room 142. (3/14)

Applications for the African American Youth Leadership Conference are available from Mr. Crystal. The Conference is April 18th this year at the University of Oregon. The application deadline is March 17th. (3/17)

There will be Outdoor School training tonight at 6 PM at South Salem HS for students wishing to be Outdoor School counselors.  Earn college credit as an Outdoor School counselor!  For more information or sign-up cards, call 503-614-1403 or visit the Main Office. (3/11)

 Hey Guys!   ASL Club is still selling t-shirts.  If you are interested in ordering one, please find us during lunch. The t-shirts say, "Keep deaf and sign language" and cost $20 each. The deadline to buy a shirt is March 19th. Come support us.  Thanks! (3/18)

Attention all baseball players. We will be having a program wide player, parent, coaches meeting this evening in the library at 5:30 directly following practice!!! Thanks and remember its great day to be an OLY!  (3/13)

Do you like pi?  This Friday, 3-14, is Pi Day.  Please join the math department in celebrating this
Math-tacular day!  Wear you best pi shirt and join us for the 5th annual pi day run at 6:00 am in the stadium!  (3/13)

Do you want donuts during seventh period? Then bring spare change for the donut drive! Look for jars in your seventh period class to fill with change. The class that fills their jar the most will get donuts next Wednesday! All the proceeds go toward Dorenbechers children's hospital through Oly pageant! (3/18)
Attention Spanish Club! The answer is: Practice Spanish skills while having fun. The question: What is play JEOPARDY in room 118 at lunch today? Hope to see you there! (3/13)

  Attention all football players! There will be a mandatory team meeting on Wednesday March 19th at 11:10 in the weight room.  Do not miss, and do not be late! No excuses! Coach Minyard (3/19)


Hey Oly Nation! Are you ready to rock out? This Friday, March 14th the 21 and Under Club is back with the Pi Day- Something Sweet show number 9. Doors open at 6:45, the show runs from 7-10pm and is all ages. Admission is five dollars, cash or card, and will be a dollar off if you show up in a Pi Day related t-shirt or gear. The concert is at 241 State St- the Nest here in Salem, a block east of the Riverfront Carousel. This week's line up features Sprague bands Silver & Mold featuring Jake Hammer and Sterling Sachs, and Fluorescent Lies featuring Ben Bradley and Austin Brooks. This is a great chance to come out and support local music and a concert run entirely by Salem Youth. Advanced tickets will be on sale tomorrow via Miranda Crowell. More information is available at facebook.com/21ClubSalem, or check the Sprague Website. Hope to see you there! (3/14)

Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The SAT and ACT is a required college entrance exam.  If you are planning or thinking about going to college, you will be taking one or both of these tests in the spring of your junior year. Do you know which test you will do better on the SAT or the ACT?  This Saturday, March 15th Sprague will be hosting a HYBRID SAT/ACT TEST from 8:30-1:00 PMAll freshman, sophomores, and juniors are highly encouraged to take this test because the results of this test will tell if you will be more successful on the SAT or ACT.  The test only costs $10 and will give you an idea of what the real testing scenario feels like.  If you have any questions, please stop by the business office or look on the Sprague website. (3/14)
Hello French Club members! It's time for this month's French club meeting! This month we'll be celebrating and learning the history behind Mardi Gras. We will also be eating delicious crepes. Don't forget - come celebrate Mardi Gras with French club today during lunch in room 123! (3/12)
Attention Students!  Linfield College will be back for another visit this week!  If you are interested in meeting with Linfield again, or just would like to find out more about this great college, please come sign up in the business office.  They will be here tomorrow at 11:45am.   Next week Idaho State College will be coming to visit us on Wednesday, March 19th at 9:30.   Sign up soon if you would like to visit with either one of these great colleges.
Spanish Club will be meeting tomorrow. Be in room 118 by 11:10 to show off your knowledge of Spanish and culture by participating in JEOPARDY. (3/13)
Want to win 50% off on Oly Lounge drinks for the rest of the year? If so, join the Oly Lounge March Madness bracket for a chance to win. The most accurate bracket will be the winner. For more information, contact Matt Gaviola, Dylan Norris, Zack Sielicky, or Ms. Pollard in room 142. (3/14)

Applications for the African American Youth Leadership Conference are available from Mr. Crystal. The Conference is April 18th this year at the University of Oregon. The application deadline is March 17th. (3/17)

There will be Outdoor School training tomorrow at 6 PM at South Salem HS for students wishing to be Outdoor School counselors.  Earn college credit as an Outdoor School counselor!  For more information or sign-up cards, call 503-614-1403 or visit the Main Office.

Hey Guys!   ASL is still selling t-shirts.  If you are interested in ordering one, please find us during lunch. The t-shirts say, "Keep deaf and sign language" and cost $20 each. The deadline to buy a shirt is March 19th. Come support us.  Thanks!
Attention all baseball players. We will be having a program wide player, parent, coaches meeting tomorrow evening in the library at 5:30 directly following practice!!! Thanks and remember its great day to be an OLY!  
Do you like pi?  This Friday, 3-14, is Pi Day.  Please join the math department in celebrating this
Math-tacular day!  Wear you best pi shirt and join us for the 5th annual pi day run at 6:00 am in the stadium!  

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

The SAT and ACT is a required college entrance exam.  If you are planning or thinking about going to college, you will be taking one or both of these tests in the spring of your junior year. Do you know which test you will do better on the SAT or the ACT?  This Saturday, March 15th Sprague will be hosting a HYBRID SAT/ACT TEST from 8:30-1:00 PMAll freshman, sophomores, and juniors are highly encouraged to take this test because the results of this test will tell if you will be more successful on the SAT or ACT.  The test only costs $10 and will give you an idea of what the real testing scenario feels like.  If you have any questions, please stop by the business office or look on the Sprague website. (3/14)
Hello French Club members! It's time for this month's French club meeting! This month we'll be celebrating and learning the history behind Mardi Gras. We will also be eating delicious crepes. Don't forget - come celebrate Mardi Gras with French club tomorrow during lunch in room 123! (3/12)
Attention Students!  Linfield College will be back for another visit this week!  If you are interested in meeting with Linfield again, or just would like to find out more about this great college, please come sign up in the business office.  They will be here Thursday, March 13 at 11:45am.   Next week Idaho State College will be coming to visit us on Wednesday, March 19th at 9:30.   Sign up soon if you would like to visit with either one of these great colleges.
Spanish Club will be meeting this Thursday the 13th. Be in room 118 by 11:10 to show off your knowledge of Spanish and culture by participating in JEOPARDY. (3/13)
Want to win 50% off on Oly Lounge drinks for the rest of the year? If so, join the Oly Lounge March Madness bracket for a chance to win. The most accurate bracket will be the winner. For more information, contact Matt Gaviola, Dylan Norris, Zack Sielicky, or Ms. Pollard in room 142. (3/14)

Applications for the African American Youth Leadership Conference are available from Mr. Crystal. The Conference is April 18th this year at the University of Oregon. The application deadline is March 17th. (3/17)
Karley Coady, a 9th grader and a promising young artist, won the Merit Award at the Salem Art Association's Young Artists' Showcase. Her acrylic painting of a pear on a table will be on display at the Bush Barn Gallery from March 8th through April 25th. Karley is also one of our Sprague student artists who was accepted to the Salem Art Association's Art Internship program this year. She is a rising star!
There will be an Outdoor School training this Thursday at 6 PM at South Salem HS for students wishing to be Outdoor School counselors.  Earn college credit as an Outdoor School counselor!  For more information or sign-up cards, call 503-614-1403 or visit the Main Office.
Attention wrestlers!! Tonight wrestling awards starts at 5:30 in the Commons!  Don't be late!  Please turn in all wrestling gear!  CVC Champions shirts will be given out to wrestlers who have turned in all there gear!! Any questions or concerns please see Coach Hadden

Attention mathletes!!  Today is the last math league of the year.  After school at 2:25 in room 2 or 6. 

Monday, March 10, 2014


Skiers and snowboarders: The Snowriders trip is scheduled to go to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday, March 15th for a Night trip. It’s $45 for bus and lift ticket.  The Deadline is tomorrow, March 11th for money.  See Mr. Hatz in room 15 or See hall posters for website location.  Applications and information are available on the website and in room 15. Beginners are encouraged to go! That’s $45 for bus and lift on Saturday Night March 15 for the snowriders Night trip. (3/10)

 The SAT and ACT is a required college entrance exam.  If you are planning or thinking about going to college, you will be taking one or both of these tests in the spring of your junior year. Do you know which test you will do better on the SAT or the ACT?  On Saturday, March 15th Sprague will be hosting a HYBRID SAT/ACT TEST from 8:30-1:00 PMAll freshman, sophomores, and juniors are highly encouraged to take this test because the results of this test will tell if you will be more successful on the SAT or ACT.  The test only costs $10 and will give you an idea of what the real testing scenario feels like.  If you have any questions, please stop by the business office or look on the Sprague website. (3/14)
Hello French Club members! It's time for this month's French club meeting! This month we'll be celebrating and learning the history behind Mardi Gras. We will also be eating delicious crepes. Don't forget - come celebrate Mardi Gras with French club this Wednesday the 12th during lunch in room 123! (3/12)

Attention Students!  Linfield College will be back for another visit this week!  If you are interested in meeting with Linfield again, or just would like to find out more about this great college, please sign up in the business office.  They will be here Thursday, March 13 at 11:45am. (3/13)

The winners of the 15th Annual Oregon Garden Earth Day Fair poster contest have been selected by a local panel of judges and two of our outstanding Sprague artists are among them!  The designs are in conjunction with the upcoming Earth Day event that will take place on April 19th, from 10 am to 4 pm, at the Oregon Garden in Silverton. This year’s theme—protecting and preserving our planet—drew over 100 entries from students throughout the area.
 Grace Hanich, a 12th grade student at Sprague High School won first place for high school entries with her watercolor painting entitled "Gaia."  She will receive a certificate and a $50 gift card from Fred Meyers.
 Grace's winning art work and honorable mention winners will be on display in the Grand Hall on the day of the Earth Day Fair. The Honorable Mention winners include:  Pat Pataranutaporn grade 12, Sprague High School The Marion County Board of Commissioners will present each of the winners their certificates and gift cards during a board meeting on April 2nd at 9:00 a.m. (3/10)

Attention wrestlers!  Tomorrow Tuesday March 11th at 5:30 we'll be our awards banquet in the commons!!  Make sure you turn in all you wrestling gear! (3/10)
Spanish Club will be meeting this Thursday the 13th. Be in room 118 by 11:10 to show off your knowledge of Spanish and culture by participating in JEOPARDY. (3/13)

Want to win 50% off on Oly Lounge drinks for the rest of the year? If so, join the Oly Lounge March Madness bracket for a chance to win. The most accurate bracket will be the winner. For more information, contact Matt Gaviola, Dylan Norris, Zack Sielicky, or Ms. Pollard in room 142. (3/14)


Applications for the African American Youth Leadership Conference are available from Mr. Crystal. The Conference is April 18th this year at the University of Oregon. The application deadline is March 17th. (3/17)

Wednesday, March 5, 2014


AP Registration is now under way. You will need to register at totalregistration.net.  More information will be coming.

Skiers and snowboarders: The Snowriders trip is scheduled to go to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday, March 15th for a Night trip. It’s $45 for bus and lift ticket.  The Deadline is Tuesday, March 11th for money.  See Mr. Hatz in room 15 or See hall posters for website location.  Applications and information are available on the website and in room 15. Beginners are encouraged to go! That’s $45 for bus and lift on Saturday Night March 15 for the snowriders Night trip. (3/6)
 The SAT and ACT is a required college entrance exam.  If you are planning or thinking about going to college, you will be taking one or both of these tests in the spring of your junior year.Do you know which test you will do better on the SAT or the ACT?  On Saturday, March 15th Sprague will be hosting a HYBRID SAT/ACT TEST from 8:30-1:00 PMAll freshman, sophomores, and juniors are highly encouraged to take this test because the results of this test will tell if you will be more successful on the SAT or ACT.  The test only costs $10 and will give you an idea of what the real testing scenario feels like.  If you have any questions, please stop by the business office or look on the Sprague website. (3/14)
Manga Club Members! There will be Manga Club meeting this Thursday in the library from 2:30-3:30.  Please join us for our Manga of the Month discussion and help us arrange activities for the rest of the year! (3/6)
Do you love to read, eat snacks, and play games? If so, please join the Sprague Book Club today from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the library.  We will begin discussing Inside the Shadow City by Kirsten Miller.  Do not have the book? No problem.  Check one out!  (3/5)
Attention wrestlers!! Important meeting in portable 25 during lunch today! Don't be late! Pizza and drinks will be served!!
Next week March 10th - 14th, the Sophomore AVID class is collecting Jars of Peanut Butter and Jelly at lunch time for the Marion Polk County Food Share.  The jars will go to families of children that are not able to provide lunch during the school year.  If you have any questions please see Sophomore Allie Tracy or contact Mr. Dobrkovsky in room 4. (3/6)
Attention all seniors:
The countdown board in Senior Hall is under 100 days left until graduation.  Sprague staff would like to encourage you all to finish strong so we are able to celebrate your academic successes together on June 6.
What have you done today to prepare yourself for College and your Career? (3/6)

Attention Boys Soccer Players:

Please attend a brief meeting in the Library on Thursday, March 6 at 2:30 p.m. The new boy’s soccer head coach will be announced. Parents are welcome to attend as well. (3/6)

Tuesday, March 4, 2014


AP Registration is now under way. You will need to register at totalregistration.net.  More information will be coming.

Skiers and snowboarders: The Snowriders trip is scheduled to go to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday, March 15th for a Night trip. It’s $45 for bus and lift ticket.  The Deadline is Tuesday, March 11th for money.  See Mr. Hatz in room 15 or See hall posters for website location.  Applications and information are available on the website and in room 15. Beginners are encouraged to go! That’s $45 for bus and lift on Saturday Night March 15 for the snowriders Night trip. (3/6)
Just a reminder, parking spaces with numbers are staff parking only; if you park in one of these spaces, you will be ticketed. This includes before school activities. Students parking in visitor spaces will also be ticketed. (3/4)
 The SAT and ACT is a required college entrance exam.  If you are planning or thinking about going to college, you will be taking one or both of these tests in the spring of your junior year.Do you know which test you will do better on the SAT or the ACT?  On Saturday, March 15th Sprague will be hosting a HYBRID SAT/ACT TEST from 8:30-1:00 PMAll freshman, sophomores, and juniors are highly encouraged to take this test because the results of this test will tell if you will be more successful on the SAT or ACT.  The test only costs $10 and will give you an idea of what the real testing scenario feels like.  If you have any questions, please stop by the business office or look on the Sprague website. (3/14)
Can you spell gubernatorial?  Prospicience?  Smaragdine?
Sprague High School has three winners from our school spelling bee attending the district championships at Crossler Middle School, Wednesday, March 12th at 3pm.
They are Kelsey Lee, Shanti Basu and Freya Ruhr. Wish them luck next week! (3/4)
Manga Club Members! There will be Manga Club meeting this Thursday in the library from 2:30-3:30.  Please join us for our Manga of the Month discussion and help us arrange activities for the rest of the year! (3/6)
Do you love to read, eat snacks, and play games? If so, please join the Sprague Book Club on Wednesday from 2:30-3:30 p.m. in the library.  We will begin discussing Inside the Shadow City by Kirsten Miller.  Do not have the book? No problem.  Check one out!  (3/5)
Hey Spanish students! Come and watch the exciting ending of Napoleon Dynamite today at lunch in Mr. Cox's room- Room 121! See you there!
Attention wrestlers! There will be a meeting during lunch Wednesday March 5th in portable 25. Pizza and drinks will be served!!! If you have not turned in your uniform please do so!
Congratulations to Yasyf Sorensen for qualifying for National wrestling tournament next month.  Yasyf just finished 3rd this past weekend at the state tournament.  Making him a 3 x state placer!! Congratulations to Corson Davis for being invited to wrestle on the Central Valley League All star team against the National Russians team this Saturday in Stayton! Good luck Sprague Wrestlers!
 Attention Symphony Members: Tonight’s practice will be at 6:30 to 8pm with guest Director Dr. Jacobs from the University of Oregon. Don’t be late. (3/4)

Monday, March 3, 2014

AP Registration is now under way. You will need to register at totalregistration.net.  More information will be coming.

Skiers and snowboarders: The Snowriders trip is scheduled to go to Mt. Hood Meadows on Saturday, March 15th for a Night trip. It’s $45 for bus and lift ticket.  The Deadline is Tuesday, March 11th for money.  See Mr. Hatz in room 15 or See hall posters for website location.  Applications and information are available on the website and in room 15. Beginners are encouraged to go! That’s $45 for bus and lift on Saturday Night March 15 for the snowriders Night trip. 
Just a reminder, parking spaces with numbers are staff parking only; if you park in one of these spaces, you will be ticketed. This includes before school activities. Students parking in visitor spaces will also be ticketed.
Attention all baseball players: Baseball tryouts will start today at 2:45 sharp in the hitting barn. Be prepared to practice inside and outside. See you there! Coach Buchheit  
Congratulations to the Sprague wrestlers for finishing 12th at the state tournament this past weekend.  The CVC champs were lead by senior Yasyf Sorensen who finished 3rd.  Placing 5th for the Olys were juniors Logan Holmquist Jake Vaughn.  Juniors Corson Davis and Trenton Martinez made it to the final 8 before being eliminated. 
 Attention wrestlers there will be an important meeting this Wednesday in portable 25 during lunch!  Pizza and drinks will be served!!
 Wrestlers please turn in all wrestling gear!!
ATTENTION SPRING ATHLETES!!!  OFFICIAL PRACTICES BEGIN TODAY AFTER SCHOOL!!  
TIMES AND LOCATIONS OF PRACTICES OR TRYOUTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED AT THE END OF THE DAY - LISTEN THEN FOR YOUR TEAM'S INFORMATION.
The SAT and ACT is a required college entrance exam.  If you are planning or thinking about going to college, you will be taking one or both of these tests in the spring of your junior year.
Do you know which test you will do better on the SAT or the ACT?  On Saturday, March 15th Sprague will be hosting a HYBRID SAT/ACT TEST from 8:30-1:00 PMAll freshman, sophomores, and juniors are highly encouraged to take this test because the results of this test will tell if you will be more successful on the SAT or ACT.  The test only costs $10 and will give you an idea of what the real testing scenario feels like.  If you have any questions, please stop by the business office or look on the Sprague website. 
 Congratulations to Sprague’s Speech and Debate team for their outstanding performances last Saturday at the Oregon City Invitational. 35 schools from across the state attended, and Sprague’s team placed second overall. The following students won individual awards. Aujalee Fisher finaled in Oratory Speaking. Kate Goldsworthy finaled in Impromptu Speaking. Blake Gesik finaled in Extemporaneous speaking. Brandon Roth placed second in Extemporaneous speaking. Jake Ruger placed first in Humorous Interpretation. Danica Wilbanks placed third and Quentin Michael placed second in Public Forum speaker points. Brandon Roth placed first in Lincoln-Douglas speaker points. Quentin Michael and Olivia Wall placed third in Public Forum debate, and Brandon Roth placed first in Lincoln-Douglas debate. Great job Oly Speechies!