Thursday, November 16, 2017

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Bonjour Sprague! Come join the French Club for a fun meeting where you can learn all about language and culture in Belgium. You'll be able to indulge in some Belgian waffles and have a great time with your friends. The meeting today, during lunch, in room 123. We hope to see you there! 11/16
The 64th Annual SnoBall is Saturday December 2nd.  This year’s theme is “Passport to Paris” and promises to be an exciting evening.  SnoBall tickets are on sale now at www.SnoBallSalem.com or at Mr. Formal, Bridal Gallery or Lollypops & Roses.  Be sure to check the website if you have any questions.  Let’s have Sprague HS well represented this year! 12/1

CELEBRATE COLLEGE APPLICATION WEEK!   Today is 11th Grade College Day.   11th graders are encourage to text their favorite college gear photos with #CAW SPRAGUE2019 to @SpragueOlys.  Congratulations  to Ms. Claric’s, Mr. Justin Trammell’s, Ms. McElliott’s and Ms. Ammon’s classes have been selected to participate in College Day Activities.

Attention sophomores and juniors! Information is coming your way regarding the CTEC program! Please plan to attend the assembly for all sophomores and interested juniors on November 29th at 11:30am in the Pantheon. Come and learn more about the exciting opportunities CTEC has to offer to help prepare you for the lifestyle you want after high school. Don’t forget to bring a pen or pencil! 11/29


Key Club is meeting today at lunch in Mrs. Harris’s room, 116.  Feel free to bring your lunch if you’d like.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The 64th Annual SnoBall is Saturday December 2nd.  This year’s theme is “Passport to Paris” and promises to be an exciting evening.  SnoBall tickets are on sale now at www.SnoBallSalem.com or at Mr. Formal, Bridal Gallery or Lollypops & Roses.  Be sure to check the website if you have any questions.  Let’s have Sprague HS well represented this year!

CELEBRATE COLLEGE APPLICATION WEEK!   Today is 10th Grade College Day.   10th graders are encourage to text their favorite college gear photos with #CAW SPRAGUE2020 to @SpragueOlys. Congratulations to Ms. Atkinson’s 10th Grade students for being selected to participate in College Day Activities. 11/15

The thanksgiving food drive is currently underway! Don’t forget to bring canned food into your 7th period class! Remember, the highest scoring class will get out of class for an ice cream party. 11/15

Bonjour Sprague! Come join the French Club for a fun meeting where you can learn all about language and culture in Belgium. You'll be able to indulge in some Belgian waffles and have a great time with your friends. The meeting is this Thursday the 16th, during lunch, in room 123. We hope to see you there! 11/16

Attention sophomores and juniors! Information is coming your way regarding the CTEC program! Please plan to attend the assembly for all sophomores and interested juniors on November 29th at 11:30am in the Pantheon to learn more about the exciting opportunities CTEC has to offer to help prepare you for the lifestyle you want after high school. Don’t forget to bring a pen or pencil! 11/29

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

CELEBRATE COLLEGE APPLICATION WEEK!   Today is 9th Grade College Day.   9th graders are encourage to text their favorite college gear photos with #CAW SPRAGUE2021 to @SpragueOlys. 9th Grade Students in Ms. Atkinsons’ class have been selected to participate in College Day Activities. Today the ASPIRE Center will be hosting drop in times for graduating seniors in Ms. Simmons and Ms. Andersen’s classes throughout the day. 

The thanksgiving food drive is currently underway! Don’t forget to bring canned food into your 7th period class! Remember, the highest scoring class will get out of class for an ice cream party. 11/15

JV football players please meet in the team room Tuesday after school. 11/14

Congratulations to Sprague’s Speech and Debate team for their awesome work last Saturday at Sprague and West Salem’s Speech and Debate Invitational. 400 students from 35 schools competed and the following Olys won individual awards. Francesa Thompson placed first in Poetry and also Prose Interpretation. Deepak Illango and Geovanny Tolentino placed 3rd in Varsity Parliamentary Debate. Emma Michaux placed 3rd and Jake Martin placed second in Big Question Debate. And extra special congratulations goes out to Lindsey Williams who won first place in Varsity Lincoln-Douglas Debate at the Central Valley Bear Crawl tournament. Lindsey has now qualified for the prestigious Tournament of Champions which is held in May at the University of Kentucky. Lindsey is just the fourth Olympian to have earned a bid to this tournament, and only the second student to actually qualify. Way to go Lindsey! 11/14

Bonjour Sprague! Come join the French Club for a fun meeting where you can learn all about language and culture in Belgium. You'll be able to indulge in some Belgian waffles and have a great time with your friends. The meeting is this Thursday the 16th, during lunch, in room 123. We hope to see you there! 11/16


Monday, November 13, 2017

Monday, November 13, 2017

Hello Oly Nation! Today we are celebrating National Kindness Day.  Chain Reaction will be doing our part to spread kindness throughout the school and we want to challenge all of you to reach out in kindness as well. “Be the reason someone smiles today. 11/13

Attention Sprague High School Community:  Beginning today through November 17th,  Sprague will be participating in Oregon GEAR UP’s College Application Week.  This week will consist of college going activities to assist all students with making their after graduation plans.  The entire Sprague Community is encouraged to participate by wearing their college gear the entire week. 11/13

Boys basketball tryouts begin today through Wednesday the 15th.  Make sure your winter sports packets are completed and turned in to Mrs. Goranson in the athletic office.  Freshman tryouts will be in the upper gym at 2:45-5.  Sophomore, Junior, and Seniors will tryout in the lower gym from 5-7.  See Mrs. Goranson if you need a sports packet or have other questions. 11/13

The next Sprague Medical Society meeting will be held today during lunch in room 18. Please join us to learn about some upcoming opportunities we are planning. 11/13

The thanksgiving food drive is currently underway! Don’t forget to bring canned food into your 7th period class! Remember, the highest scoring class will get out of class for an ice cream party. 11/15

CELEBRATE COLLEGE APPLICATION WEEK!  Today, we will have guest speakers from Warner Pacific College and Linn-Benton Community College visiting our campus. In the Library during 4th Period, Portland State University presents “BE A VIKING DAY”.   Graduating Seniors who have completed their applications will be get admission decisions. 11/13

The Sprague Dance Team competed at Wilsonville high school last Saturday. The team placed second in the novelty division and third in both the contemporary and pom divisions. In addition, 6 dancers placed in the top 10 of the drill down competition. The winners were freshman Marisa Bradley, Sonya Frontino, Arella Rodriguez-Lentz, Natalie Venegas, Amanda Lutz and sophomore Hanna Li. Congratulations to all of the Olyannes! 11/13

There will be a brief meeting right after school for football players playing basketball this year.  Please meet with coach Masten in the upper gym at 2:30.  Important information will be discussed. Please be prompt. 11/13

JV football players please meet in the team room Tuesday after school. 11/14



Thursday, November 9, 2017

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Attention: Swimmers, wrestlers and basketball players:  We are now accepting athletic packets for winter sports. You can turn these in at lunch or after school.  If you have not done so already, pick up a packet in the athletic office.  In order to participate, you must have a current physical on file, be enrolled in at least five classes and be on track to graduate! Sport packets must be turned in no later than next Thursday the 9th to be eligible for tryouts. 11/9

Attention Sprague High School Community:  Beginning Monday, November 13th through November 17th,  Sprague will be participating in Oregon GEAR UP’s College Application Week.  This week will consist of college going activities to assist all students with making their after graduation plans.  The entire Sprague Community is encouraged to participate by wearing their college gear the entire week.

On Monday, November 13th – Representatives from the Warner Pacific University and Portland State University will be visiting our campus.  11/13

Boys basketball tryouts begin next week on Monday the 13th through Wednesday the 15th.  Make sure your winter sports packets are completed and turned in to Mrs. Goranson in the athletic office.  Freshman tryouts will be in the upper gym at 2:45-5.  Sophomore, Junior, and Seniors will tryout in the lower gym from 5-7.  See Mrs. Goranson if you need a sports packet or have other questions. 11/9

The next Sprague Medical Society meeting will be held on Monday, Nov 13th during lunch in room 18. Please join us to learn about some upcoming opportunities we are planning. 11/13

The thanksgiving food drive is currently underway! Don’t forget to bring canned food into your 7th period class! Remember, the highest scoring class will get out of class for an ice cream party. 11/15

There is a meeting for DECA after school today in room 142 where we will work on written events. Remember that membership forms and payments are due on November 13th! Pick up a membership form in Mr. Schueller’s room if you haven’t already.


Saturday is Veteran’s Day. November 11th is the day that World War I ended in 1918.  Britain, France, Belgium, Israel, Poland, and Canada and a dozen other countries will honor their veterans and remember the end of the war, pray for peace and an end to war. What will you do on your day off tomorrow?  You may sleep in, you may go to a movie, or you may catch up on your homework.  Some of you may attend a veteran’s day ceremony or parade on Saturday. But, while you do this, take a moment to remember those gave their lives for the freedom you enjoy today. Thank you, veterans past and present. Thank you for living and dying for us.  We will never forget.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Attention: Swimmers, wrestlers and basketball players:  We are now accepting athletic packets for winter sports. You can turn these in at lunch or after school.  If you have not done so already, pick up a packet in the athletic office.  In order to participate, you must have a current physical on file, be enrolled in at least five classes and be on track to graduate! Sport packets must be turned in no later than next Thursday the 9th to be eligible for tryouts.

Attention Sprague High School Community:  Beginning Monday, November 13th through November 17th,  Sprague will be participating in Oregon GEAR UP’s College Application Week.  This week will consist of college going activities to assist all students with making their after graduation plans.  The entire Sprague Community is encouraged to participate by wearing their college gear the entire week.

On Monday, November 13th – Representatives from the Warner Pacific University and Portland State University will be visiting our campus. 

Boys basketball tryouts begin next week on Monday the 13th through Wednesday the 15th.  Make sure your winter sports packets are completed and turned in to Mrs. Goranson in the athletic office.  Freshman tryouts will be in the upper gym at 2:45-5.  Sophomore, Junior, and Seniors will tryout in the lower gym from 5-7.  See Mrs. Goranson if you need a sports packet or have other questions. 11/9

The next Sprague Medical Society meeting will be held on Monday, Nov 13th during lunch in room 18. Please join us to learn about some upcoming opportunities we are planning.

This is an announcement for all students invited to Freshman Focus today after school.  Please don’t forget that we are meeting in the library from 2:30-3:30. See you there!


Students, this is Veteran’s day week. The highest military honor is the medal of honor.  Oregon has 13 medal of honor holders, of whom the last seven died in the act of courage that won them the medal.   They are honored in a special part of the park near our Capitol building.  
Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Attention: Swimmers, wrestlers and basketball players:  We are now accepting athletic packets for winter sports. You can turn these in at lunch or after school.  If you have not done so already, pick up a packet in the athletic office.  In order to participate, you must have a current physical on file, be enrolled in at least five classes and be on track to graduate! Sport packets must be turned in no later than next Thursday the 9th to be eligible for tryouts.

Key Club is coming to Sprague!  Key Club’s mission is to develop leadership skills through service to the school and community.  Our first informational meeting is at lunchtime, Tuesday, November 7th, in Mrs. Harris’ room, 116.  11/7

There will be a mandatory meeting for any girl interested in trying out for the Girls Basketball Program today at lunch in Mr. Williams’ room, room 20, at lunch. We will talk about the requirements and expectations for try-outs and the season.  11/7

Bonjour Sprague! National French Week is this week! To celebrate and raise awareness of studying French, the French National Honor Society has decorated the school. This year’s theme is social media in the francophone world, so you’ll find a variety of French tweets and memes around the school. If you need help understanding one of the tweets or memes, ask a French student or come see Madame Downs in Room 123! Merci beaucoup et Joyeuse Semaine National du Fran├žais! 11/7

Attention Sprague High School Community:  Beginning Monday, November 13th through November 17th,  Sprague will be participating in Oregon GEAR UP’s College Application Week.  This week will consist of college going activities to assist all students with making their after graduation plans.  The entire Sprague Community is encouraged to participate by wearing their college gear the entire week.

On Monday, November 13th – Representatives from the Warner Pacific University and Portland State University will be visiting our campus. 
Boys basketball tryouts begin next week on Monday the 13th through Wednesday the 15th.  Make sure your winter sports packets are completed and turned in to Mrs. Goranson in the athletic office.  Freshman tryouts will be in the upper gym at 2:45-5.  Sophomore, Junior, and Seniors will tryout in the lower gym from 5-7.  See Mrs. Goranson if you need a sports packet or have other questions. 11/9

The next Sprague Medical Society meeting will be held on Monday, Nov 13th during lunch in room 18. Please join us to learn about some upcoming opportunities we are planning.

Today Chain reaction will be meeting in rm 103 during lunch.

Students this is Veteran’s day week.  Over 1.2 million American lives have been lost in conflicts since our founding in 1776.  Our deadliest war in combat remains World War II, with over 400,000 lives given to defeat the axis powers.





Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday, November 6, 2017

Attention: Swimmers, wrestlers and basketball players:  We are now accepting athletic packets for winter sports. You can turn these in at lunch or after school.  If you have not done so already, pick up a packet in the athletic office.  In order to participate, you must have a current physical on file, be enrolled in at least five classes and be on track to graduate! Sport packets must be turned in no later than next Thursday the 9th to be eligible for tryouts.

Key Club is coming to Sprague!  Key Club’s mission is to develop leadership skills through service to the school and community.  If you think globally and want to act locally, this is the club for you.  If you want to make friends while making your community a better place to live, Key Club is the place.  If you’re thinking of applying for scholarships or competitive university programs, community service through Key Club is a good way to make your application more appealing.  Or, if you just want to do good things with a group of other good kids who also like doing good things, then join Key Club.  Our first informational meeting is at lunchtime, Tuesday, November 7th, in Mrs. Harris’ room, 116.  11/7

There will be a mandatory meeting for any girl interested in trying out for the Girls Basketball Program on Tuesday at lunch in Mr. Williams’ room, room 20, at lunch. We will talk about the requirements and expectations for try-outs and the season.  11/7

Lacrosse registrations will be held Monday, November 6 @ 7:00 pm in the library. No experience necessary. Come check us out.
Bonjour Sprague! National French Week is this week! To celebrate and raise awareness of studying French, the French National Honor Society has decorated the school. This year’s theme is social media in the francophone world, so you’ll find a variety of French tweets and memes around the school. If you need help understanding one of the tweets or memes, ask a French student or come see Madame Downs in Room 123! Merci beaucoup et Joyeuse Semaine National du Fran├žais!

Attention Sprague High School Community:  Beginning Monday, November 13th through November 17th,  Sprague will be participating in Oregon GEAR UP’s College Application Week.  This week will consist of college going activities to assist all students with making their after graduation plans.  The entire Sprague Community is encouraged to participate by wearing their college gear the entire week.

On Monday, November 13th – Representatives from the Warner Pacific University and Portland State University will be visiting our campus. 
Congratulations to Sprague Speech and Debate team for their great work last Saturday at the First Saints Invitational held at Mt. Hood Community College. The following students earned individual awards. Lucas Schnell placed fifth in Impromptu Speaking. And Francesca Thompson placed second in poetry interpretation. Nice work Oly Speecies!

The Sprague Olyannes Dance Team competed at their first competition of the fall season at David Douglas high school in Portland last Saturday. The dance team placed second in both the pom and novelty divisions and third in hip hop.  Their high scores qualified their pom and novelty routines for the fall championships in December.  In addition, 5 dancers placed in the top 10 of the individual drill down competition. In the novice division the winners were freshman Marisa Bradley, Sonya Frontino, Amanda Lutz and Emily Pierson. In the advanced division the winner was sophomore Hanna Li. Congratulations to all of the Olyannes!

Boys basketball tryouts begin next week on Monday the 13th through Wednesday the 15th.  Make sure your winter sports packets are completed and turned in to Mrs. Goranson in the athletic office.  Freshman tryouts will be in the upper gym at 2:45-5.  Sophomore, Junior, and Seniors will tryout in the lower gym from 5-7.  See Mrs. Goranson if you need a sports packet or have other questions.




Friday, November 3, 2017

Friday, November 3, 2017

The Scholarship Applications for the Sprague Family Foundation and Ford Family Scholars Program will open starting Wednesday November 1st through the Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) Portal.  The Sprague Family Foundation awards three scholarship to graduating Sprague students.   While the Ford Family Scholars Program is sponsored by the Ford Family Foundation and will commit funds to an Oregon resident to complete both undergraduate and graduate work while attending any Oregon college or university. For more information, visit the OSAC website at www.oregonstudentaid.gov/scholarships.aspx. 11/3

Ready to boogie? There is a Dance for Doernbecher this Saturday, November 4th, at Physiq Fitness from 5-6:30. It is Club Dance style, and all of the proceeds go directly to Doernbecher. Everyone is welcome, so make sure to bring your friends, family, and everyone else you know to Physiq this Saturday! - this is not a Salem Keizer School district endorsed activity. 11/3

Sprague’s Got Talent! You know it. This Saturday @ 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:15. Cost is $5.00. There will be a silent auction before so bring your money. 11/3

Attention: Swimmers, wrestlers and basketball players:  We are now accepting athletic packets for winter sports. You can turn these in at lunch or after school.  If you have not done so already, pick up a packet in the athletic office.  In order to participate, you must have a current physical on file, be enrolled in at least five classes and be on track to graduate! Sport packets must be turned in no later than next Thursday the 9th to be eligible for tryouts.

Key Club is coming to Sprague!  Key Club’s mission is to develop leadership skills through service to the school and community.  If you think globally and want to act locally, this is the club for you.  If you want to make friends while making your community a better place to live, Key Club is the place.  If you’re thinking of applying for scholarships or competitive university programs, community service through Key Club is a good way to make your application more appealing.  Or, if you just want to do good things with a group of other good kids who also like doing good things, then join Key Club.  Our first informational meeting is at lunchtime, Tuesday, November 7th, in Mrs. Harris’ room, 116.  11/7

There will be a mandatory meeting for any girl interested in trying out for the Girls Basketball Program on Tuesday at lunch in Mr. Williams’ room, room 20, at lunch. We will talk about the requirements and expectations for try-outs and the season.  11/7

Amazing Sprague Community,
Our stellar Sprague athletics has a packed weekend ahead of them. Please be aware of the events and come cheer on our Olympians in their state games, tournaments, and events. 
•        Girls Cross Country will be at Lane Community College this Saturday November 4th for the State Meet.
•        Sprague Volleyball will be playing Sheldon in the State Tournament at 10am on November 3rd at Liberty High School.
•        Our Football team is hosting Southridge on Friday November 3rd at 7pm in the first round of State Playoffs. We are opening pre-ticket sales at Sprague High School Friday the 3rd from 8am-3pm at the front office. We are predicting a large volume of fans at this game, get your tickets before game time. ASB cards for students do not work tonight.  Students will pay $4.00 and Adults $6.00.


Thursday, November 2, 2017

Thursday, November 2, 2017

The Scholarship Applications for the Sprague Family Foundation and Ford Family Scholars Program will open starting Wednesday November 1st through the Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) Portal.  The Sprague Family Foundation awards three scholarship to graduating Sprague students.   While the Ford Family Scholars Program is sponsored by the Ford Family Foundation and will commit funds to an Oregon resident to complete both undergraduate and graduate work while attending any Oregon college or university. For more information, visit the OSAC website at www.oregonstudentaid.gov/scholarships.aspx. 11/3

Attention Youth and Government! We will have a meeting on Thursday, November 2nd at lunch in Mr. Nickel’s room #102. 11/2

Ready to boogie? There is a Dance for Doernbecher this Saturday, November 4th, at Physiq Fitness from 5-6:30. It is Club Dance style, and all of the proceeds go directly to Doernbecher. Everyone is welcome, so make sure to bring your friends, family, and everyone else you know to Physiq this Saturday! - this is not a Salem Keizer School district endorsed activity. 11/3

Sprague’s Got Talent! You know it. This Saturday @ 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:15. Cost is $5.00. There will be a silent auction before so bring your money. 11/3

Attention: Swimmers, wrestlers and basketball players:  We are now accepting athletic packets for winter sports. You can turn these in at lunch or after school.  If you have not done so already, pick up a packet in the athletic office.  In order to participate, you must have a current physical on file, be enrolled in at least five classes and be on track to graduate! Sport packets must be turned in no later than next Thursday the 9th to be eligible for tryouts.

Key Club is coming to Sprague!  Key Club’s mission is to develop leadership skills through service to the school and community.  If you think globally and want to act locally, this is the club for you.  If you want to make friends while making your community a better place to live, Key Club is the place.  If you’re thinking of applying for scholarships or competitive university programs, community service through Key Club is a good way to make your application more appealing.  Or, if you just want to do good things with a group of other good kids who also like doing good things, then join Key Club.  Our first informational meeting is Tuesday, November 7th, in Mrs. Harris’ room, 116. 

The Cross Country Awards night scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 2nd has been rescheduled for Wed. Nov. 8th at 5:30p. Cross Country athletes will receive details by email.


Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

The Spanish Club is hosting a Day of the Dead themed meeting today during lunch. Stop by to learn about the Latin American traditional celebration, participate in an activity, and sample a treat. See you in room 124 at lunch!

The Scholarship Applications for the Sprague Family Foundation and Ford Family Scholars Program will open starting Wednesday November 1st through the Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) Portal.  The Sprague Family Foundation awards three scholarship to graduating Sprague students.   While the Ford Family Scholars Program is sponsored by the Ford Family Foundation and will commit funds to an Oregon resident to complete both undergraduate and graduate work while attending any Oregon college or university. For more information, visit the OSAC website at www.oregonstudentaid.gov/scholarships.aspx. 11/3

Attention Youth and Government! We will have a meeting on Thursday, November 2nd at lunch in Mr. Nickel’s room #102. 11/2

Ready to boogie? There is a Dance for Doernbecher this Saturday, November 4th, at Physiq Fitness from 5-6:30. It is Club Dance style, and all of the proceeds go directly to Doernbecher. Everyone is welcome, so make sure to bring your friends, family, and everyone else you know to Physiq this Saturday! - this is not a Salem Keizer School district endorsed activity. 11/3

Sprague’s Got Talent! You know it. This Saturday @ 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:15. Cost is $5.00. There will be a silent auction before so bring your money. 11/3

Attention Olys, we are taking a rooter bus to the state volleyball championship this Friday. The cost is $10.00 to cheer on your championship Volleyball team. Permission slips need to be turned in by today and signed by your parents. The rooter bus leaves Friday at 7:30am and gets back at 2pm. You will be excused from class. Hurry because seats are limited. Go OLYs!!

In addition to Volleyball our football team is hosting Southridge this Friday night here at Sprague for the first round of state playoffs, see you Friday night!

Attention: Swimmers, wrestlers and basketball players, today is the first day to sign up for winter sports. If you have not done so already, pick up an athletic packet in the athletic office.  In order to participate, you must have a current physical on file, be enrolled in at least five classes and be on track to graduate! Sport packets must be turned in no later than next Thursday the 9th to be eligible for tryouts. 
  


Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Spanish Club is hosting a Day of the Dead themed meeting Wednesday during lunch. Stop by to learn about the Latin American traditional celebration, participate in an activity and sample a treat. See you in room 124 at lunch! 10/31

The Scholarship Applications for the Sprague Family Foundation and Ford Family Scholars Program will open starting Wednesday November 1st through the Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) Portal.  The Sprague Family Foundation awards three scholarship to graduating Sprague students.   While the Ford Family Scholars Program is sponsored by the Ford Family Foundation and will commit funds to an Oregon resident to complete both undergraduate and graduate work while attending any Oregon college or university. For more information, visit the OSAC website at www.oregonstudentaid.gov/scholarships.aspx. 11/3

Today, during lunch, Chain Reaction will meet in Mr. Helms room, 103.  Come join us after you get your lunch. 10/31

Attention Youth and Government! We will have a meeting on Thursday, November 2nd at lunch in Mr. Nickel’s room #102. 11/2

Ready to boogie? There is a Dance for Doernbecher this Saturday, November 4th, at Physiq Fitness from 5-6:30. It is Club Dance style, and all of the proceeds go directly to Doernbecher. Everyone is welcome, so make sure to bring your friends, family, and everyone else you know to Physiq this Saturday! - this is not a Salem Keizer School district endorsed activity. 11/3

A representative from Whitman College will be visiting our campus this afternoon starting at 1 p.m.  Sign up through the Counseling link on the Sprague website. 10/31

Sprague’s Got Talent! You know it. This Saturday @ 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:15. Cost is $5.00. There is a silent auction before so bring your $1 bills to enter for some great prizes. 11/3

Attention Olys, we are taking a rooter bus to the state volleyball championship this Friday. The cost is $10.00 to cheer on your championship Volleyball team. Permission slips need to be turned in by tomorrow and signed by your parents. Get your slips at the athletics office and get them signed and turned in by Tomorrow. The rooter bus leaves Friday at 7:30am and gets back at 2pm. You will be excused from class. There are limited seats so get your permission slips signed and turned in!!!! Cost is $10.00.  You can find the permission slips at the athletic office!! Hurry because seats are limited. Go OLYs!!”

In addition to Volleyball our football team is hosting Southridge this Friday night here at Sprague for the first round of state playoffs, see you Friday night!



Friday, October 27, 2017

Friday, October 27, 2017

Oly Pageant lanyards are being sold this week during lunch in the Commons for $5. Please come help support Doernbecher Children's Hospital! 10/27

Sprague’s Medical Society next meeting is today at lunch in room 18. 10/27

Starting on Monday, Leadership and Oly Pageant will be leading a school-wide canned food drive. The drive goes from October 30th until November 17th and collection boxes will be held in your 7th period classes. The class who earns the most points will win an ice cream party. Bring your non-perishable donations to your 7th period class!

Congratulations to our Cross Country team for an amazing season. Sprague girls for the first time since 1980 dominated the course and came away with the district title of GVC Champion! Well done Cross Country team and thank you for your hard work”

Boys basketball open gyms will be held Monday and Wednesday next week from 2:45-4:15. 10/30

Today is the last day for students to sign up for the field trip to the Salem Area College Fair at Chemeketa College.  This bus will leave at 4:45 p.m. and return to the school by 8 p.m.   Students will need to return a signed permission slip.  All grades are encouraged to attend this event.   Refreshments will be provided. 

The girls and boys waterpolo teams had playoff games last night. The girls defeated Willamette 14-9 while the boys lost to Sheldon 22-10

Goal Leaders for the girls were:  Andrea Boman – 4, Izzy Altman – 4, Kelsey Olson – 3
Goal Leaders for the boys were:  Lucas Murphy – 2, Trey Sherwood – 2,
Theo Lassen – 2, Michael Bowman – 2

The girls have playoff seeding games this Saturday at South Albany High school – first game will be at 9:00 AM with the second game to follow.  After the tournament seed games, they will then play in the state playoffs starting next Friday, November 3rd (time TBA).

Sprague student body and fans – Our champion volleyball team has made it to the sweet 16! They face West Albany here at Sprague tomorrow at 6:30pm  - Come cheer on our Volleyball team in the second round of state playoffs Tomorrow, Saturday, at 6:30pm.



Thursday, October 26, 2017

Thursday, October 26, 2017

This week, representatives from Oregon State University, University of Oregon, Eastern Oregon University will be available to discuss your college application.  Students and parents can sign up thru the College Visit link on the Sprague website. 10/27

All members and interested members for Youth Legislature: Please attend our first meeting in Mr. Nickel’s room # 102 at lunch today. 10/26

Oly Pageant lanyards are being sold this week during lunch in the Commons for $5. Please come help support Doernbecher Children's Hospital! 10/27

Sprague’s Medical Society next meeting is this Friday at lunch in room 18. 10/27

Attention all BASEBALL PLAYERS: Attention all BASEBALL PLAYERS: There will be an important baseball meeting today at 10:45 in the weight room during lunch. Please be there and ready to listen. Coach Buchheit 10/26
The boys basketball open gym has been changed. It will start at 4 and end at 5:30. Please meet in the upstairs gym.


Starting on Monday, Leadership and Oly Pageant will be leading a school-wide canned food drive. The drive goes from October 30th until November 17th and collection boxes will be held in your 7th period classes. The class who earns the most points will win an ice cream party. Bring your non-perishable donations to your 7th period class!

Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
This week, representatives from Oregon State University, University of Oregon, Eastern Oregon University will be available to discuss your college application.  Students and parents can sign up thru the College Visit link on the Sprague website. 10/27

All members and interested members for Youth Legislature: Please attend our first meeting in Mr. Nickel’s room # 102 at lunch on Thursday. 10/26

Oly Pageant lanyards are being sold this week during lunch in the Commons for $5. Please come help support Doernbecher Children's Hospital! 10/27
Sprague’s Medical Society next meeting is this Friday at lunch in room 18. 10/27

Sprague Olympians don’t forget about our state and district events today: Cross Country district is at Bush Park starting at 3pm – go cheer on your Olys as they dominate the course.  Volleyball first round is here tonight at 7pm. Come cheer on our District Champions as they face Tualatin high school in the first round of state playoffs.  Boys Soccer finished their amazing year last night and we want to congratulate them for a great season.

Today, Chain Reaction invites you to recognize Unity Day. By wearing orange, you symbolize a stand against bullying and recognizing the importance of kindness and acceptance.


Attention all BASEBALL PLAYERS: Attention all BASEBALL PLAYERS: There will be an important baseball meeting TOMORROW at 10:45 in the weight room during lunch. Please be there and ready to listen. Coach Buchheit

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

This week, representatives from Oregon State University, University of Oregon, Eastern Oregon University will be available to discuss your college application.  In addition, a U.S. Navy Recruiter will be conducting a Q&A session on Thursday.  Students and parents can sign up thru the College Visit link on the Sprague website. 10/27

All members and interested members for Youth Legislature: Please attend our first meeting in Mr. Nickel’s room # 102 at lunch on Thursday. 10/26

Today Chain Reaction will meet in 103, Mr. Helms room.  Remember, just grab your lunch and come over.  It does not matter if you have been there before or not, we want you to be a part of our group.

Attention Sprague! On Wednesday Oct 25th, we will be honoring Unity Day.  This is in recognition of kindness, acceptance, and anti-bullying. Please join us by wearing orange to show your support.

Congratulations to all of our Fall sports at Sprague for an amazing start of the year. Please join Boys Soccer tonight for their Play In game versus Wilson at 7pm – this is make or break it for the Oly’s. Please join our district champion volleyball team for their game tomorrow the 25th here at Sprague versus Tualatin at 7pm for the first round of state playoffs. We are at the stage of OSAA playoffs for volleyball and soccer, therefore no ASB discounts available and single elimination. Go Olys

The boys basketball open gym has been changed. It will start at 4 and end at 5:30. Please meet in the upstairs gym.


Oly Pageant lanyards are being sold this week during lunch in the Commons for $5. Please come help support Doernbecher Children's Hospital! 

Monday, October 23, 2017

Monday, October 23, 2017

Hey Olys! DECA will have their first chapter meeting today from 2:30 to 3:15 in Room 142. Come join us to go over events for the state competition and pick up membership forms.  Hope to see you there! 10/23

This week, representatives from Oregon State University, University of Oregon, Eastern Oregon University will be available to discuss your college application.  In addition, a U.S. Navy Recruiter will be conducting a Q&A session on Thursday.  Students and parents can sign up thru the College Visit link on the Sprague website. 10/27

XC practice starts at 3:30p on Monday, Oct. 23rd. Thank you.

Congratulations to Sprague Speech and Debate team for their outstanding work this month at the squad’s first two competitions: the Wilson High School Invitational on the 14th, and the Jerry Hudson Invitation this last weekend at Willamette University. Sprague’s returning state champions have picked up where they left off last spring and continue to dominate their competition. Olivia Pereyra tied for 4th in both After Dinner Speaking and also Prose Interpretation. Chauncey Koulibali placed 3rd in Prose Interpretation and 2nd in Program Oral Interpretation. Francesca Thompson has placed 3rd in Program Oral Interpretation as well as bringing home two tournament championships in Poetry Interpretation and Prose Interpretation. And Lindsey Williams has won tournament champion honors in extemporaneous speaking, impromptu speaking, and Lincoln-Douglas debate, bringing home top speaking honors last Saturday from Willamette University. Fantastic job Sprague Speechies!



Friday, October 20, 2017

Friday, October 20, 2017

Hey Olys! DECA will have their first chapter meeting Monday, October 23rd from 2:30 to 3:15 in Room 142. Come join us to go over events for the state competition and pick up membership forms.  Hope to see you there! 10/23

Seniors! Tonight is the Senior Potluck Dinner. All seniors are invited to participate. We will be eating from 5-6pm. Look for your assigned eatery course on the posters going up around school.  10/20

Attention: Swimmers, wrestlers and basketball players, first day to sign up for winter sports will be November 1st. Make sure you pick up an athletic packet in the athletic office. You will need a current sports physical and must be enrolled in at least five classes to participate. 10/20

The ASPIRE Center will be hosting several college visits this week including University of Portland and Columbia University.  You can sign up for any college visit the counseling website. Admission Representatives from Oregon State will be visiting our campus on Monday, October 23rd to assist prospective students with their application. An Admissions Representative from the University of Oregon will be visiting our campus on Tuesday, October 24th starting at 1:00 p.m  to assist students with their application process.   Sign ups for both events are in the ASPIRE Center. 10/20

The HOSA meeting has been changed to this Friday at lunch in room #17.  See you there! 10/20

September Students of the Month

This year, Sprague will be recognizing students who are excelling at leaving an OLY Legacy by following our school-wide behavior expectations: Own Your Actions, Live a Life you are Proud Of, and Yes to Success. Each month, Sprague staff will nominate and vote on students for our Student of the Month award. The top two nominees from each grade level will be chosen as our Students of the Month.
For our very first Student of the Month recognition, we focused on students who excelled in the area of Owning their Actions. Congratulations to the following students who have been identified as our September Students of the Month by the Sprague staff:
9th grade:
Trey Martin & Hannah Meyer
10th Grade:
Avery Davidson & Jacob Martin
11th Grade:
Kennedy Merzenich & Allyson Smith
12th Grade:
Andrew Johnson & Ashley Phillips

Be sure to check out the display case outside of the main office where we will feature our winners each month. Keep up the great work in Owning your Actions, Living a Life you are Proud of, and Saying Yes to Success!


Thursday, October 19, 2017

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Hey Olys! DECA will have their first chapter meeting Monday, October 23rd from 2:30 to 3:15 in Room 142. Come join us to go over events for the state competition and pick up membership forms.  Hope to see you there! 10/23

Seniors! Friday, October 20th, is the Senior Potluck Dinner. All seniors are invited to participate. We will be eating from 5-6pm. Look for your assigned eatery course on the posters going up around school.  The date again is: Friday, October 20th. 10/20

Attention: Swimmers, wrestlers and basketball players, first day to sign up for winter sports will be November 1st. Make sure you pick up an athletic packet in the athletic office. You will need a current sports physical and must be enrolled in at least five classes to participate. 10/20

Japanese Culture Club will be meeting today after school in the Library from 2:30 till 3:30. We look forward to seeing you there! 10/19

Attention all those interested in joining the #2 ranked Sprague Wrestling Team: there will be an important meeting today at lunch in room 135. Come learn about the schedule, paperwork, and important dates for the 2017-2018 wrestling season. See Coach Harris in room 135 for questions. Go Sprague Winter Warriors! 10/19

The ASPIRE Center will be hosting several college visits this week including University of Portland and Columbia University.  You can sign up for any college visit the counseling website. Admission Representatives from Oregon State will be visiting our campus on Monday, October 23rd to assist prospective students with their application. An Admissions Representative from the University of Oregon will be visiting our campus on Tuesday, October 24th starting at 1:00 p.m  to assist students with their application process.   Sign ups for both events are in the ASPIRE Center. 10/20

The HOSA meeting has been changed to this Friday at lunch in room #17.  See you there! 10/20

Hey Sprague students! Are you interested in learning about the French language and Francophone culture? Come join us for our monthly French club meeting today at lunch in the French room #123 to learn about the Canadian, French speaking city of Quebec. Food will be offered. Hope to see you there! 10/19



Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Hey Olys! DECA will have their first chapter meeting Monday, October 23rd from 2:30 to 3:15 in Room 142. Come join us to go over events for the state competition and pick up membership forms.  Hope to see you there! 10/23

Seniors! Friday, October 20th, is the Senior Potluck Dinner. All seniors are invited to participate. We will be eating from 5-6pm. Look for your assigned eatery course on the posters going up around school.  The date again is: Friday, October 20th. 10/20

If you are interested in being part of the annual 2018 Sprague’s Got Talent Show this year, sign ups will be outside Mr. Schueller’s room, the DECA/leadership room #142.  Signups for the talent show are up today.  If you have any questions, contact Usach Nelson or Mrs. Kleinman in Rm 3.  10/18

Attention: Swimmers, wrestlers and basketball players, first day to sign up for winter sports will be November 1st. Make sure you pick up an athletic packet in the athletic office. You will need a current sports physical and must be enrolled in at least five classes to participate.10/19

Japanese Culture Club will be meeting Thursday after school in the Library from 2:30 till 3:30. We look forward to seeing you there! 10/19

Attention all those interested in joining the #2 ranked Sprague Wrestling Team: there will be an important meeting this Thursday at lunch in room 135. Come learn about the schedule, paperwork, and important dates for the 2017-2018 wrestling season. See Coach Harris in room 135 for questions. Go Sprague Winter Warriors! 10/19

The ASPIRE Center will be hosting several college visits this week including University of Portland and Columbia University.  You can sign up for any college visit the counseling website. Admission Representatives from Oregon State will be visiting our campus on Monday, October 23rd to assist prospective students with their application. An Admissions Representative from the University of Oregon will be visiting our campus on Tuesday, October 24th starting at 1:00 p.m  to assist students with their application process.   Sign ups for both events are in the ASPIRE Center. 10/20

The HOSA meeting on Wednesday the 16th has been changed to this Friday the 18th.  See you there! 10/18


Hey Sprague students! Are you interested in learning about the French language and Francophone culture? Come join us for our monthly French club meeting this Thursday at lunch in the French room to learn about the Canadian, French speaking city of Quebec. Food will be offered. Hope to see you there! 10/19