Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Today’s Trivia question comes from Arts & Literature: What Simpsonian expression made it into the New Oxford Dictionary of English in 1998?  Stay tuned to the end of the announcements for the answer.

Attention JV and Freshman baseball players!  There will be an informative meeting today in the weight room at 11:15 sharp!  See you there, Coach Buchheit.

Concordia University will be hosting the Asian American Youth Leadership Conference on Friday, May 15th.  The conference will provide opportunities to gain personal development and knowledge, learn and share your cultural/ethnic heritage, meet new friends and network with others, experience new ideas and possibilities, and participate in a variety of scholarship competitions.  Applications are available in the business office and will be due on April 3rd.  For more information about the conference and the scholarship applications, please see Mrs. Langeliers in the business office. 4/10

Olys, It’s Minty March Madness in the Oly Lounge. Come try our version of a Shamrock Shake all month long for $3. 4/6

Would you like a free lunch? The lunch room is looking for students to help out, please contact Sherri Rhoton if you are interested.

After School Tutoring is today in Mr. Harris’ Math Room 12, from 3:00 to 4:30.

Any girls interested in playing volleyball in the fall need to attend an informational meeting this Wednesday, April 1st at 6:30pm at the Sprague Gym.  You will get information regarding upcoming fundraisers, open gyms, and tryouts.  We will see you there! 4/1

It is that time of year again, time for the Olympian Pageant! Oly Pageant is approaching fast, thus the program has made T-shirts to advertise their cause. These T-shirts will be sold at lunch until the actual Pageant (April 18th). You may also buy one by getting in contact with Tyson Johnson or Mr. Mirsepassi. The shirts are each $10, and all proceeds go directly to Doernbecher children's hospital. So treat yo-self and buy a nice, comfy, cozy, doernbecher-benefitting T-shirt while supplies last! 4/17

Congratulations to the Sprague Olyanne dance team for their participation in the OSAA Dance Team State Championships in Portland on March 18 and 19! In addition to presenting a strong performance, the team was also honored to have Britt Hudson, Ashley Dankenbring and Madelyn Hanes selected to sing the national anthem prior to the final round. The Olyannes were also excited to have Vernita Reyna, their head coach, announced as the 6A Dance Team Coach of the Year for 2015 by the Dance and Drill Coaches Association. The championships topped off a great winter season for the dance team...way to go Olyannes! 4/1


Today’s Answer:  The Simpsonian expression, “D’oh” made it into the New Oxford Dictionary of English in 1998.  Homer’s catchword is defined as, “used to comment on an action perceived as foolish or stupid.”

Monday, March 30, 2015

Monday, March 30, 2015

Today's trivia comes from history:  In 1910, about what percentage of Americans aged 25 or older had college degrees--3, 10, or 16 percent?  Stay tuned to the end of the announcements for the answer.

Concordia University will be hosting the Asian American Youth Leadership Conference on Friday, May 15th.  The conference will provide opportunities to gain personal development and knowledge, learn and share your cultural/ethnic heritage, meet new friends and network with others, experience new ideas and possibilities, and participate in a variety of scholarship competitions.  Applications are available in the business office and will be due on April 3rd.  For more information about the conference and the scholarship applications, please see Mrs. Langeliers in the business office. 4/10

Olys, It’s Minty March Madness in the Oly Lounge. Come try our version of a Shamrock Shake all month long for $3. 4/6

The cafeteria is in need of student workers.  If you are interested, please contact Sheri Rhoten.
After School Tutoring is today in Ms Lilly Davison’s Room 114, from 3:00 to 4:30

Any girls interested in playing volleyball in the fall need to attend an informational meeting this Wednesday, April 1st at 6:30pm at the Sprague Gym.  You will get information regarding upcoming fundraisers, open gyms, and tryouts.  We will see you there! 4/1

Olys! Due to your kindness, effort and dedication - we gathered a total of 130 pairs of shoe laces for our Lace-Race against South Salem, and we WON! Congratulations!

Congrats to the Sprague baseball team starting off their season right with two crazy upsets. They defeated Central Catholic and Lake Oswego behind two dominant pitching performances by Ben Tinnel, who pitched a two-hitter against Central, and Tyrell Whiting. Tonight they look to continue their winning streak against Lake ridge. Ball it up tonight Olys!"

It is that time of year again, time for the Olympian Pageant! Oly Pageant is approaching fast, thus the program has made T-shirts to advertise their cause. These T-shirts will be sold at lunch until the actual Pageant (April 18th). You may also buy one by getting in contact with Tyson Johnson or Mr. Mirsepassi. The shirts are each $10, and all proceeds go directly to Doernbecher children's hospital. So treat yo-self and buy a nice, comfy, cozy, doernbecher-benefitting T-shirt while supplies last!


Today's answer:  in 1910 about 3 percent of Americans aged 25 or older had a college degree--By March 2007, this figure had risen to 29 percent. 

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Today’s Trivia Question comes from Sports & Leisure:  What culinary school dropout made the 2008 Forbes list of Top Celebrity Chefs?  Listen to the end of the announcements for the answer. 

Yesterday’s Answer:  Giant pandas Hua Mei and Mei Sheng were born at The San Diego Zoo.

It is time to register for AP Exams.  The link is on the Sprague home page. Submit a copy of your confirmation page with payment to the bookkeeper before you leave for Spring Break.  See Ms. White if you need more information. 3/18

Concordia University will be hosting the Asian American Youth Leadership Conference on Friday, May 15th.  The conference will provide opportunities to gain personal development and knowledge, learn and share your cultural/ethnic heritage, meet new friends and network with others, experience new ideas and possibilities, and participate in a variety of scholarship competitions.  Applications are available in the business office and will be due on April 3rd.  For more information about the conference and the scholarship applications, please see Mrs. Langeliers in the business office. 4/10

Olys, It’s Minty March Madness in the Oly Lounge. Come try our version of a Shamrock Shake all month long for $3. 4/6

The cafeteria is in need of student workers.  If you are interested, please contact Sheri Rhoten.

Are you interested in joining leadership? If so, applications are now available in Mr. Mirsepassi's room. Please pick up an application today. All applications are due by Spring Break. 3/18

OLYS THIS IS THE LAST WEEK TO BRING IN SHOE LACES FOR THE LACE RACE! Please turn them into the office, your 5th period teacher, or Ms. Pope - let's beat South Salem in the lace race! 

After School Tutoring is today in Ms Lilly Davison’s Room 114, from 3:00 to 4:30

Sprague students, please be sure to check the lost and found for items you may be missing. 

The CRIC will be open today during lunch so stop on by and get some information on your College and Career planning.


Today’s Answer:  Culinary school dropout, Mario Batali made the 2008 Forbes list of Top Celebrity Chefs

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Today’s Trivia Question comes from Science and Nature:  Giant pandas Hua Mei and Mei Sheng were born at what zoo?  Tune in tomorrow for the answer.

Yesterday’s Answer:  Frank Gehry designed the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Guggenheim Bilbao, and Experience Music Project. 

It is time to register for AP Exams.  The link is on the Sprague home page. Submit a copy of your confirmation page with payment to the bookkeeper before you leave for Spring Break.  See Ms. White if you need more information. 3/18

Concordia University will be hosting the Asian American Youth Leadership Conference on Friday, May 15th.  The conference will provide opportunities to gain personal development and knowledge, learn and share your cultural/ethnic heritage, meet new friends and network with others, experience new ideas and possibilities, and participate in a variety of scholarship competitions.  Applications are available in the business office and will be due on April 3rd.  For more information about the conference and the scholarship applications, please see Mrs. Langeliers in the business office. 4/10

Olys, It’s Minty March Madness in the Oly Lounge. Come try our version of a Shamrock Shake all month long for $3. 4/6

The cafeteria is in need of student workers.  If you are interested, please contact Sheri Rhoten.

Are you interested in joining leadership? If so, applications are now available in Mr. Mirsepassi's room. Please pick up an application today. All applications are due by Spring Break. 3/18

OLYS THIS IS THE LAST WEEK TO BRING IN SHOE LACES FOR THE LACE RACE! Please turn them into the office, your 5th period teacher, or Ms. Pope - let's beat South Salem in the lace race! 

Attention Olys! Today at lunch, the candidates for ASB positions will be giving campaign speeches in the commons. Come to hear who they are and what their plans are for Sprague next year. Make sure you are informed before voting next week!

After School Tutoring is today in Mr. Harris’ Math Room 12, from 3:00 to 4:30.

Sprague students, please be sure to check the lost and found for items you may be missing. 

 It's spring and it is our awards time in the visual arts. Here are some more winners to share in the 2015 World Beat Festival Art Contest. This year’s focus was on the history and culture of the Drum with many exciting performances and demonstrations planned for the Festival this June 27th & 28th. The work of our artists will also be on display.  For the 4th year in a row, Sprague won first place in the high school class division!  Individual winners this year, both Honorable Mention, include: Acacia Bailey, senior & Elizabeth Russon, senior. So proud of our Oly artists!

Monday, March 16, 2015

Monday, March 16, 2015

Today’s Trivia question comes from Arts & Literature:  What architect designed the Walt Disney Concert Hall, Guggenheim Bilbao, and Experience Music Project?  Tune in tomorrow for the answer.

Friday’s answer:  The Goa’uld was not a Star Trek enemy—They were evil parasitic creatures in the Stargate series. 

It is time to register for AP Exams.  The link is on the Sprague home page. Submit a copy of your confirmation page with payment to the bookkeeper before you leave for Spring Break.  See Ms. White if you need more information. 3/18

Concordia University will be hosting the Asian American Youth Leadership Conference on Friday, May 15th.  The conference will provide opportunities to gain personal development and knowledge, learn and share your cultural/ethnic heritage, meet new friends and network with others, experience new ideas and possibilities, and participate in a variety of scholarship competitions.  Applications are available in the business office and will be due on April 3rd.  For more information about the conference and the scholarship applications, please see Mrs. Langeliers in the business office. 4/10

Olys, It’s Minty March Madness in the Oly Lounge. Come try our version of a Shamrock Shake all month long for $3. 4/6

The cafeteria is in need of student workers.  If you are interested, please contact Sheri Rhoten.

Are you interested in joining leadership? If so, applications are now available in Mr. Mirsepassi's room. Please pick up an application today. All applications are due by Spring Break. 3/18

After School Tutoring is today in Ms Lilly Davison’s Room 114, from 3:00 to 4:30

OLYS THIS IS THE LAST WEEK TO BRING IN SHOE LACES FOR THE LACE RACE! Please turn them into the office, your 5th period teacher, or Ms. Pope - let's beat South Salem in the lace race! 

Attention Olys! Today at lunch, the candidates for ASB positions will be giving campaign speeches in the commons. Come to hear who they are and what their plans are for Sprague next year. Make sure you are informed before voting next week!


Friday, March 13, 2015

Friday, March 13, 2015

Today’s trivia question comes from Entertainment:  Which of these was not an enemy of the Enterprise on Star Trek—the salt vampire, the Goa’uld, or tribbles?  Tune in Monday for the answer.

Yesterday’s answer:  In the Lord of the Rings movies, New Zealand stands in for Middle Earth.

This week Oly Pageant is collecting money in an attempt to bring Irish luck to our staff.  Bring your loose change to school and donate to Doernbecher.  If we raise enough money, teacher will dye their hair green for St Patrick's day!  At  $150 Mr. Rasca, $300 Mr. Nickel, $450 Dr Brown, $600 Mr. Chandler, and at $800.....Mrs McElliott!  Let's get our Irish jig on! 3/13

It is time to register for AP Exams.  The link is on the Sprague home page. Submit a copy of your confirmation page with payment to the bookkeeper before you leave for Spring Break.  See Ms. White if you need more information. 3/13

Concordia University will be hosting the Asian American Youth Leadership Conference on Friday, May 15th.  The conference will provide opportunities to gain personal development and knowledge, learn and share your cultural/ethnic heritage, meet new friends and network with others, experience new ideas and possibilities, and participate in a variety of scholarship competitions.  Applications are available in the business office and will be due on April 3rd.  For more information about the conference and the scholarship applications, please see Mrs. Langeliers in the business office. 4/10

Olys, It’s Minty March Madness in the Oly Lounge. Come try our version of a Shamrock Shake all month long for $3. 4/6

The Library is having a "Name your Dr. Seuss" contest.  Please stop by the library and guess what Dr. Seuss character goes with your favorite Dr. Seuss book.  Ask one of the library staff for a form, and fill it out.  Turn your answers into the library, and have your name entered into a drawing.  We will announce the winner on Friday March 13th. 3/13

Where o' where is your student ID? O where o' where can it be?  Just a friendly reminder that you must carry your student ID with you.  You will definitively need it to check out library materials.  So clean out your closet, chase the dust bunnies from under your bed, and tackle the piles in the car.  Find the your ID and enjoy SPRING!

The cafeteria is in need of student workers.  If you are interested, please contact Sheri Rhoten.

Attention Olys! The Lace Race is still going we are up to 90 laces! Remember, our goal is 500! Bring in your shoe laces this week and let's beat South Salem! 3/13

Attention Oly Nation, your water bottles have finally arrived! You can pick up your pre-orders or buy them for $12 on the stage at lunch this week. 3/13

A message about the field trip to the new CTEC High School.  Students - Please turn in your permission slips to the business office by the end of the day today.    The field trip is Monday, March 16th from 11:00-12:00.  We will notify students when it is time to board the bus. 

More good news today. Senior Aryah Hurst's Oregon Garden Earth Day poster design received Honorable Mention! So along with Sarah Sliger's first place, the Oly winning tradition continues.

Attention Olys! Today at lunch, the candidates for ASB and class presidential positions will be giving campaign speeches in the commons. Come to hear who they are and what their plans are for Sprague next year. Make sure you are informed before voting next week!

Are you interested in joining leadership? If so, applications are now available in Mr. Mirsepassi's room. Please pick up an application today. All applications are due by Spring Break.


Thursday, March 12, 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Today’s trivia question comes from Geography:  In the Lord of the Rings movies, what country stands in for Middle Earth?  Tune in tomorrow for the answer.

Yesterday’s Answer:  The Super Soaker was first introduced as the Power Drencher.

This week Oly Pageant is collecting money in an attempt to bring Irish luck to our staff.  Bring your loose change to school and donate to Doernbecher.  If we raise enough money, teacher will dye their hair green for St Patrick's day!  At  $150 Mr. Rasca, $300 Mr. Nickel, $450 Dr Brown, $600 Mr. Chandler, and at $800.....Mrs McElliott!  Let's get our Irish jig on! 3/13

It is time to register for AP Exams.  The link is on the Sprague home page. Submit a copy of your confirmation page with payment to the bookkeeper before you leave for Spring Break.  See Ms. White if you need more information. 3/13

Concordia University will be hosting the Asian American Youth Leadership Conference on Friday, May 15th.  The conference will provide opportunities to gain personal development and knowledge, learn and share your cultural/ethnic heritage, meet new friends and network with others, experience new ideas and possibilities, and participate in a variety of scholarship competitions.  Applications are available in the business office and will be due on April 3rd.  For more information about the conference and the scholarship applications, please see Mrs. Langeliers in the business office. 4/10

Olys, It’s Minty March Madness in the Oly Lounge. Come try our version of a Shamrock Shake all month long for $3. 4/6

The Library is having a "Name your Dr. Seuss" contest.  Please stop by the library and guess what Dr. Seuss character goes with your favorite Dr. Seuss book.  Ask one of the library staff for a form, and fill it out.  Turn your answers into the library, and have your name entered into a drawing.  We will announce the winner on Friday March 13th. 3/13

Are you a JUNIOR?  Would you like to go to COLLEGE?  Do you have at least a 2.4 GPA?
Are you available July 13 – 23rd ?  We can help!  Join the WOU Project.  Apply today, see Mr. Rodin in Rm 128 or look for information on the Sprague Website.  Applications due by Mar 13th 3/12

Where o' where is your student ID? O where o' where can it be?  Just a friendly reminder that you must carry your student ID with you.  You will definitively need it to check out library materials.  So clean out your closet, chase the dust bunnies from under your bed, and tackle the piles in the car.  Find the your ID and enjoy SPRING! 3/12

The cafeteria is in need of student workers.  If you are interested, please contact Sheri Rhoten.

Attention Olys! The Lace Race is still going we are up to 90 laces! Remember, our goal is 500! Bring in your shoe laces this week and let's beat South Salem! 3/13

Attention Oly Nation, your water bottles have finally arrived! You can pick up your pre-orders or buy them for $12 on the stage at lunch this week. 3/13


After School Tutoring is today in Mr. Harris’ Math Room 12, from 3:00 to 4:30.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Today’s Question comes from Sports & Leisure:  What popular toy was first introduced as the Power Drencher?  Tune in tomorrow for the answer. 

Yesterday’s answer:  The computer mouse was patented in 1970—The first computer designed to use a mouse came out in 1973. 

This week Oly Pageant is collecting money in an attempt to bring Irish luck to our staff.  Bring your loose change to school and donate to Doernbecher.  If we raise enough money, teacher will dye their hair green for St Patrick's day!  At  $150 Mr. Rasca, $300 Mr. Nickel, $450 Dr Brown, $600 Mr. Chandler, and at $800.....Mrs McElliott!  Let's get our Irish jig on! 4/13

It is time to register for AP Exams.  The link is on the Sprague home page. Submit a copy of your confirmation page with payment to the bookkeeper before you leave for Spring Break.  See Ms. White if you need more information. 3/13

On Friday, April 10th Chemeketa Community College will be hosting the African American Youth Leadership Conference for middle school and high school students.  If you are interested in attending this conference please sign up and pickup an application in the business office.  Applications are due today to the business office. 3/11

Concordia University will be hosting the Asian American Youth Leadership Conference on Friday, May 15th.  The conference will provide opportunities to gain personal development and knowledge, learn and share your cultural/ethnic heritage, meet new friends and network with others, experience new ideas and possibilities, and participate in a variety of scholarship competitions.  Applications are available in the business office and will be due on April 3rd.  For more information about the conference and the scholarship applications, please see Mrs. Langeliers in the business office. 4/10

Olys, It’s Minty March Madness in the Oly Lounge. Come try our version of a Shamrock Shake all month long for $3. 4/6

The Library is having a "Name your Dr. Seuss" contest.  Please stop by the library and guess what Dr. Seuss character goes with your favorite Dr. Seuss book.  Ask one of the library staff for a form, and fill it out.  Turn your answers into the library, and have your name entered into a drawing.  We will announce the winner on Friday March 13th. 3/13

Are you a JUNIOR?  Would you like to go to COLLEGE?  Do you have at least a 2.4 GPA?
Are you available July 13 – 23rd ?  We can help!  Join the WOU Project.  Apply today, see Mr. Rodin in Rm 128 or look for information on the Sprague Website.  Applications due by Mar 13th 3/12

Attention Spanish students and anyone interested in Spanish culture-  You are invited to come and socialize with the Spanish Club today at lunch. We will be making quesadillas (kay-suh-dee-yuhs)  and playing BASTA. Don't forget: today in room 118: Hot Quesadillas and Cool Conversation!  3/11

Where o' where is your student ID? O where o' where can it be?  Just a friendly reminder that you must carry your student ID with you.  You will definitively need it to check out library materials.  So clean out your closet, chase the dust bunnies from under your bed, and tackle the piles in the car.  Find the your ID and enjoy SPRING! 3/12

The cafeteria is in need of student workers.  If you are interested, please contact Sheri Rhoten.

Students: there has been some changes in the cafeteria.  You will now find the Grill line in the commons area. 

Attention wrestlers! Tonight  is our Awards night!  The night begins at 5:30 in the commons! Bring an appetite!

Attention Olys! The Lace Race is still going we are up to 90 laces! Remember, our goal is 500! Bring in your shoe laces this week and let's beat South Salem! 3/13

Attention Oly Nation, your water bottles have finally arrived! You can pick up your pre-orders or buy them for $12 on the stage at lunch this week. 3/13


Good news! Junior Sarah Sliger won the 8th through 12th grade 2015 Oregon Garden Earth Day poster contest! She will win a framed certificate and a $50 gift card from Fred Meyer. These will be presented to her at a meeting of the Marion County Board of Commissioners at Courthouse Square on April 1st. Congratulations to this fine young Sprague artist!

Tuesday, March 10, 2015


 Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Today’s Trivia question comes from Science and Nature:  When was the computer mouse patented—1970, 1978, or 1984?  Tune in tomorrow for the answer. 

Yesterday’s Answer:  In 1929 the Chrysler building surpassed the Eiffel Tower as the tallest building in the world.  

This week Oly Pageant is collecting money in an attempt to bring Irish luck to our staff.  Bring your loose change to school and donate to Doernbecher.  If we raise enough money, teacher will dye their hair green for St Patrick's day!  At  $150 Mr. Rasca, $300 Mr. Nickel, $450 Dr Brown, $600 Mr. Chandler, and at $800.....Mrs McElliott!  Let's get our Irish jig on! 4/13

It is time to register for AP Exams.  The link is on the Sprague home page. Submit a copy of your confirmation page with payment to the bookkeeper before you leave for Spring Break.  See Ms. White if you need more information.

On Friday, April 10th Chemeketa Community College will be hosting the African American Youth Leadership Conference for middle school and high school students.  If you are interested in attending this conference please sign up and pickup an application in the business office.  Applications are due on Wednesday, March 11th to the business office. 3/11

Concordia University will be hosting the Asian American Youth Leadership Conference on Friday, May 15th.  The conference will provide opportunities to gain personal development and knowledge, learn and share your cultural/ethnic heritage, meet new friends and network with others, experience new ideas and possibilities, and participate in a variety of scholarship competitions.  Applications are available in the business office and will be due on April 3rd.  For more information about the conference and the scholarship applications, please see Mrs. Langeliers in the business office. 4/10

Olys, It’s Minty March Madness in the Oly Lounge. Come try our version of a Shamrock Shake all month long for $3. 4/6

The Library is having a "Name your Dr. Seuss" contest.  Please stop by the library and guess what Dr. Seuss character goes with your favorite Dr. Seuss book.  Ask one of the library staff for a form, and fill it out.  Turn your answers into the library, and have your name entered into a drawing.  We will announce the winner on Friday March 13th. 3/13

Are you a JUNIOR?  Would you like to go to COLLEGE?  Do you have at least a 2.4 GPA?
Are you available July 13 – 23rd ?  We can help!  Join the WOU Project.  Apply today, see Mr. Rodin in Rm 128 or look for information on the Sprague Website.  Applications due by Mar 13th 3/12

Attention Spanish students and anyone interested in Spanish culture-  You are invited to come and socialize with the Spanish Club next WEDNESDAY, March 11th at lunch. We will be making quesadillas (kay-suh-dee-yuhs)  and playing BASTA. Don't forget: Wednesday, March 11th in room 118: Hot Quesadillas and Cool Conversation!  3/11
  
After School Tutoring is today in Mr. Harris’ Math Room 12, from 3:00 to 4:30.
Where o' where is your student ID? O where o' where can it be?  Just a friendly reminder that you must carry your student ID with you.  You will definitively need it to check out library materials.  So clean out your closet, chase the dust bunnies from under your bed, and tackle the piles in the car.  Find the your ID and enjoy SPRING! 3/12

The cafeteria is in need of student workers.  If you are interested, please contact Sheri Rhoten.
Students: there has been some changes in the cafeteria.  You will now find the Grill line in the commons area. 

Attention wrestlers! Tomorrow Wednesday March 11 is our Awards night!  The night begins at 5:30 in the commons! Bring an appetite!

Attention Olys! The Lace Race is still going we are up to 90 laces! Remember, our goal is 500! Bring in your shoe laces this week and let's beat South Salem! 3/13

Attention Oly Nation, your water bottles have finally arrived! You can pick up your pre-orders or buy them for $12 on the stage at lunch this week. 

Monday, March 9, 2015

Monday, March 9, 2015

Today’s Question comes from Arts & Literature:  What Structure did the Chrysler Building surpass in 1929 as the tallest building in the world?  Tune in tomorrow for the answer. 

Thursday’s Answer:  The Jonas Brothers are Kevin, Joe, and Nick

This week Oly Pageant is collecting money in an attempt to bring Irish luck to our staff.  Bring your loose change to school and donate to Doernbecher.  If we raise enough money, teacher will dye their hair green for St Patrick's day!  At  $150 Mr. Rasca, $300 Mr. Nickel, $450 Dr Brown, $600 Mr. Chandler, and at $800.....Mrs McElliott!  Let's get our Irish jig on! 4/13

On Friday, April 10th Chemeketa Community College will be hosting the African American Youth Leadership Conference for middle school and high school students.  If you are interested in attending this conference please sign up and pickup an application in the business office.  Applications are due on Wednesday, March 11th to the business office. 3/11

Concordia University will be hosting the Asian American Youth Leadership Conference on Friday, May 15th.  The conference will provide opportunities to gain personal development and knowledge, learn and share your cultural/ethnic heritage, meet new friends and network with others, experience new ideas and possibilities, and participate in a variety of scholarship competitions.  Applications are available in the business office and will be due on April 3rd.  For more information about the conference and the scholarship applications, please see Mrs. Langeliers in the business office. 4/10

Olys, It’s Minty March Madness in the Oly Lounge. Come try our version of a Shamrock Shake all month long for $3. 4/6

The Library is having a "Name your Dr. Seuss" contest.  Please stop by the library and guess what Dr. Seuss character goes with your favorite Dr. Seuss book.  Ask one of the library staff for a form, and fill it out.  Turn your answers into the library, and have your name entered into a drawing.  We will announce the winner on Friday March 13th. 3/13

Are you a JUNIOR?  Would you like to go to COLLEGE?  Do you have at least a 2.4 GPA?
Are you available July 13 – 23rd ?  We can help!  Join the WOU Project.  Apply today, see Mr. Rodin in Rm 128 or look for information on the Sprague Website.  Applications due by Mar 13th 3/12

Attention Spanish students and anyone interested in Spanish culture-  You are invited to come and socialize with the Spanish Club next WEDNESDAY, March 11th at lunch. We will be making quesadillas (kay-suh-dee-yuhs)  and playing BASTA. Don't forget: Wednesday, March 11th in room 118: Hot Quesadillas and Cool Conversation!  3/11

Attention Girls Tennis Players:
Varsity Girls tennis practice is from 2:45 to 4:00 Monday - Friday this week and JV Girls will practice Wednesday and Friday from 5:30 to 7:00. See you there!


After School Tutoring is today in Ms Lilly Davison’s Room 114, from 3:00 to 4:30

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Today's trivia question comes from entertainment:  Name two of the three Jonas Brothers. Tune in Monday for the answer. 

Yesterday's answer:  In tennis, winning a Grand Slam and an Olympic gold medal in the same year is called a Golden Slam- Steffi Graf did it in 1988 at age 19. 
On Friday, April 10th Chemeketa Community College will be hosting the African American Youth Leadership Conference for middle school and high school students.  If you are interested in attending this conference please sign up and pickup an application in the business office.  Applications are due on Wednesday, March 11th to the business office. 3/11

Concordia University will be hosting the Asian American Youth Leadership Conference on Friday, May 15th.  The conference will provide opportunities to gain personal development and knowledge, learn and share your cultural/ethnic heritage, meet new friends and network with others, experience new ideas and possibilities, and participate in a variety of scholarship competitions.  Applications are available in the business office and will be due on April 3rd.  For more information about the conference and the scholarship applications, please see Mrs. Langeliers in the business office. 4/10

Olys, It’s Minty March Madness in the Oly Lounge. Come try our version of a Shamrock Shake all month long for $3. 4/6

There will be one final info session for parents and students wishing to learn more about traveling to the Dominican Republic next year over Spring Break this Thursday night at 6:30pm in room 142. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to travel and serve abroad, accumulate 20 volunteer hours, and earn high school and college credit! 3/5

The Library is having a "Name your Dr. Seuss" contest.  Please stop by the library and guess what Dr. Seuss character goes with your favorite Dr. Seuss book.  Ask one of the library staff for a form, and fill it out.  Turn your answers into the library, and have your name entered into a drawing.  We will announce the winner on Friday March 13th. 3/13

The Lace Race against South Salem High School has begun! Bring in your shoelaces to the office, your 5th period teacher, or AVID students. Let’s Beat South! Go OLYS! 3/6
Attention Manga Club Members or all students interested in reading Manga!  There is a Manga Club meeting on Thursday, March 5 in the library after school from 2:30-3:30!  This will be our only March meeting so please be there!  We look forward to see you! 3/5

After School Tutoring is today in Mr. Harris’ Math Room 12, from 3:00 to 4:30.

Are you a JUNIOR?  Would you like to go to COLLEGE?  Do you have at least a 2.4 GPA?
Are you available July 13 – 23rd ?  We can help!  Join the WOU Project.  Apply today, see Mr. Rodin in Rm 128 or look for information on the Sprague Website.  Applications due by Mar 13th 3/12

Attention Spanish students and anyone interested in Spanish culture-  You are invited to come and socialize with the Spanish Club next WEDNESDAY, March 11th at lunch. We will be making quesadillas (kay-suh-dee-yuhs)  and playing BASTA. Don't forget: Wendnesday, March 11th in room 118: Hot Quesadillas and Cool Conversation!  3/11

SENIORS:  Friday, March 6th is the last day to apply for the Chemeketa Scholars Program.  If you are applying, don’t forget that you need to turn in your application in person at Chemeketa.  You cannot send a parent or e-mail it. 3/6

Attention all French National Honor Society members - we have our meeting TODAY at lunch in room 123. Please be on time, the meeting will begin promptly at 11:10. If you have any questions, see Ms. Downs.


OLY NATION!!!  The ultimate sumo wrestling contest is happening today at lunch in the gym.  Coach Cash vs Coach Buchheit!  Only $3 to get in and watch the action. All proceeds go to Dornboechers.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Today’s question is from sports and leisure:  In tennis, what is winning the Grand Slam and the Olympic gold medal in the same year called?  Tune in tomorrow for the answer. 

Yesterday’s answer:  The hippocampus is in your brain—It is an area of the brain associated with memory.  

Attention Juniors and Sophomores -
The assembly scheduled today is for Juniors and Sophomores only.  CTEC stands for Career and Technical Education Center and is a program designed for the student who wants to experience a different kind of high school education.  One that teaches you skills you can use NOW and potentially get a job right out of high school or apply to college with credits already earned.  You will continue to be a member of your home high school and able to participate in all activities at the school you are currently.  Please take a few minutes to find out more about CTEC.  All Juniors and Sophomores who would like to attend the CTEC assembly please report to the auditorium @ the beginning of 5th period today. 

On Friday, April 10th Chemeketa Community College will be hosting the African American Youth Leadership Conference for middle school and high school students.  If you are interested in attending this conference please sign up and pickup an application in the business office.  Applications are due on Wednesday, March 11th to the business office. 3/11

Concordia University will be hosting the Asian American Youth Leadership Conference on Friday, May 15th.  The conference will provide opportunities to gain personal development and knowledge, learn and share your cultural/ethnic heritage, meet new friends and network with others, experience new ideas and possibilities, and participate in a variety of scholarship competitions.  Applications are available in the business office and will be due on April 3rd.  For more information about the conference and the scholarship applications, please see Mrs. Langeliers in the business office. 4/10

Come to French club on Wednesday March 4th at lunch in room 123. We will be tasting French cheeses and watching the movie Le Petit Nicholas (pronunciation - "Le pe-ti Nich-o-las"). 3/4
Olys, It’s Minty March Madness in the Oly Lounge. Come try our version of a Shamrock Shake all month long for $3. 4/6

There will be one final info session for parents and students wishing to learn more about traveling to the Dominican Republic next year over Spring Break this Thursday night at 6:30pm in room 142. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to travel and serve abroad, accumulate 20 volunteer hours, and earn high school and college credit! 3/5

The Library is having a "Name your Dr. Seuss" contest.  Please stop by the library and guess what Dr. Seuss character goes with your favorite Dr. Seuss book.  Ask one of the library staff for a form, and fill it out.  Turn your answers into the library, and have your name entered into a drawing.  We will announce the winner on Friday March 13th. 3/13

The Lace Race against South Salem High School has begun! Bring in your shoelaces to the office, your 5th period teacher, or AVID students. Let’s Beat South! Go OLYS! 3/6

Attention Manga Club Members or all students interested in reading Manga!  There is a Manga Club meeting on Thursday, March 5 in the library after school from 2:30-3:30!  This will be our only March meeting so please be there!  We look forward to see you! 3/5

Hey Olys! Wanna relax and have some fun? Join game club every Wednesday after school in Room 14 until 4:00. Bring any board games, card games or even video game(school appropriate please).  Please come and try something new!

After School Tutoring is today in Ms Lilly Davison’s Room 114, from 3:00 to 4:30

Are you a JUNIOR?  Would you like to go to COLLEGE?  Do you have at least a 2.4 GPA?
Are you available July 13 – 23rd ?  We can help!  Join the WOU Project.  Apply today, see Mr. Rodin in Rm 128 or look for information on the Sprague Website.  Applications due by Mar 13th 3/12


Attention Spanish students and anyone interested in Spanish culture-  You are invited to come and socialize with the Spanish Club next WEDNESDAY, March 11th at lunch. We will be making quesadillas (kay-suh-dee-yuhs)  and playing BASTA. Don't forget: Wendnesday, March 11th in room 118: Hot Quesadillas and Cool Conversation!  3/11

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Today's trivia question comes from science and nature: Where in your body would you find your hippocampus?  Tune in tomorrow for the answer. 

Yesterday's answer:  the novel that features a first mate who shares a name with a coffee company is Moby-Dick--Starbuck is the first mate of the Pequod, Captain Ahab's ship. 

On Friday, April 10th Chemeketa Community College will be hosting the African American Youth Leadership Conference for middle school and high school students.  If you are interested in attending this conference please sign up and pickup an application in the business office.  Applications are due on Wednesday, March 11th to the business office. 3/11

Concordia University will be hosting the Asian American Youth Leadership Conference on Friday, May 15th.  The conference will provide opportunities to gain personal development and knowledge, learn and share your cultural/ethnic heritage, meet new friends and network with others, experience new ideas and possibilities, and participate in a variety of scholarship competitions.  Applications are available in the business office and will be due on April 3rd.  For more information about the conference and the scholarship applications, please see Mrs. Langeliers in the business office. 4/10

Come to French club on Wednesday March 4th at lunch in room 123. We will be tasting French cheeses and watching the movie Le Petit Nicholas (pronunciation - "Le pe-ti Nich-o-las"). 3/4
Olys, It’s Minty March Madness in the Oly Lounge. Come try our version of a Shamrock Shake all month long for $3. 4/6

After School Tutoring is today in Mr. Harris’ Math Room 12, from 3:00 to 4:30.

DECA members planning to attend Nationals in Orlando – your permission slips and deposit is due on Tuesday by 3pm to Ms. Pollard. No late submissions will be accepted. 3/3

There will be one final info session for parents and students wishing to learn more about traveling to the Dominican Republic next year over Spring Break this Thursday night at 6:30pm in room 142. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to travel and serve abroad, accumulate 20 volunteer hours, and earn high school and college credit! 3/5

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SOPHOMORES! 
On March 4th  in the auditorium at the beginning of 5th period you are invited to attend a BRIEF assembly to learn more about the new Career and Technical Education Center, CTEC, that is opening this coming fall for next year’s  11th and 12th graders.  This is truly an exciting and cutting edge program for Salem Keizer students.  If you like to work with your hands, solve complex problems with a team, and create something tangible you have made, come spend 20 minutes learning about CTEC.  You can attend CTEC and still be a part of all of your high school’s activities.  You will attend CTEC only part time.  You can earn both high school credit and college credit.  Transportation is free.  It’s worth 20 minutes of your time to find out more about the program.  Come join us! 3/3

The Library is having a "Name your Dr. Seuss" contest.  Please stop by the library and guess what Dr. Seuss character goes with your favorite Dr. Seuss book.  Ask one of the library staff for a form, and fill it out.  Turn your answers into the library, and have your name entered into a drawing.  We will announce the winner on Friday March 13th. 3/13

Attention wrestlers: Important meeting today after school in the team room.  Please bring in all wrestling gear! We'll be voting and talking about the awards banquet!!
 
The Lace Race against South Salem High School has begun! Bring in your shoelaces to the office, your 5th period teacher, or AVID students. Let’s Beat South! Go OLYS! 3/6

Congratulations to the following Blind-Date-With-A Book Winners: Christina Flinn, Timothy Sliger, Luke Jery, Kaylee Ruffner, and Sarah Sliger.  Please stop by the library to claim your prizes.  Thank you to all who participated.  Looking for another challenge?  Stop in the library and identify the 16 Dr. Seuss characters on display!


Monday, March 2, 2015

Monday, March 2, 2015

Today’s Trivia Question comes from Arts and Literature:  What novel features a first mate who shares a name with a coffee company?  Tune in tomorrow for the answer.

Friday’s answer:  Grover Cleveland was the only U.S. president to serve nonconsecutive terms—He was the both the 22nd and 24th president.   

On Friday, April 10th Chemeketa Community College will be hosting the African American Youth Leadership Conference for middle school and high school students.  If you are interested in attending this conference please sign up and pickup an application in the business office.  Applications are due on Wednesday, March 11th to the business office. 3/11

Concordia University will be hosting the Asian American Youth Leadership Conference on Friday, May 15th.  The conference will provide opportunities to gain personal development and knowledge, learn and share your cultural/ethnic heritage, meet new friends and network with others, experience new ideas and possibilities, and participate in a variety of scholarship competitions.  Applications are available in the business office and will be due on April 3rd.  For more information about the conference and the scholarship applications, please see Mrs. Langeliers in the business office. 4/10

Come to French club on Wednesday March 4th at lunch in room 123. We will be tasting French cheeses and watching the movie Le Petit Nicholas (pronunciation - "Le pe-ti Nich-o-las"). 4/4
Team Sprague Track and Field begins it's 2015 campaign today.  Track and Field Athletes need to have their yellow receipt of all paperwork turned in to the athletic office and to be in the stadium by 2:45 on Monday.  We'll see you there! 3/2

Olys, It’s Minty March Madness in the Oly Lounge. Come try our version of a Shamrock Shake all month long for $3. 4/6

After School Tutoring is today in Ms Lilly Davison’s Room 114, from 3:00 to 4:30

DECA members planning to attend Nationals in Orlando – your permission slips and deposit is due on Tuesday by 3pm to Ms. Pollard. No late submissions will be accepted. 3/3

There will be one final info session for parents and students wishing to learn more about traveling to the Dominican Republic next year over Spring Break this Thursday night at 6:30pm in room 142. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to travel and serve abroad, accumulate 20 volunteer hours, and earn high school and college credit! 3/5

Attention all baseball players: All registered baseball players are to report to the hitting barn at 3:15 sharp for tryouts. Be dressed and ready to go. See you there!

ATTENTION JUNIORS AND SOPHOMORES! 
On March 4th  in the auditorium at the beginning of 5th period you are invited to attend a BRIEF assembly to learn more about the new Career and Technical Education Center, CTEC, that is opening this coming fall for next year’s  11th and 12th graders.  This is truly an exciting and cutting edge program for Salem Keizer students.  If you like to work with your hands, solve complex problems with a team, and create something tangible you have made, come spend 20 minutes learning about CTEC.  You can attend CTEC and still be a part of all of your high school’s activities.  You will attend CTEC only part time.  You can earn both high school credit and college credit.  Transportation is free.  It’s worth 20 minutes of your time to find out more about the program.  Come join us! 3/3

The Library is having a "Name your Dr. Seuss" contest.  Please stop by the library and guess what Dr. Seuss character goes with your favorite Dr. Seuss book.  Ask one of the library staff for a form, and fill it out.  Turn your answers into the library, and have your name entered into a drawing.  We will announce the winner on Friday March 13th. 3/13

Congratulations to the Sprague wrestlers for finishing 7th at the state tournament this past weekend.  The Olys were lead by senior Corson Davis who finished 2nd at the 170 lbs. weight class.  Other place winners were Logan Holmquist 3rd, Sergei Poliavko 4th, Jake Short 5th, Jake Vaughn 5th.  Also congratulations to Michael Murphy, Spencer Nofziger for making it to the final 16! Great job Olys!!


Attention wrestlers: Important meeting tomorrow after school in the team room.  Please bring in all wrestling gear! We'll be voting and talking about the awards banquet!!