Tuesday, May 22, 2018


Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Calling all Seniors!  Senior Banquet is Wednesday, Jun 6th, 2018, the last day of class for you. It will be at Mission Mill at 6 pm. The cost is $20 for a fun, catered evening with your Senior friends. We will be awarding the Class of 2018 superlative awards, voted on earlier this year. Tickets can be bought from the bookkeeper. Seating is limited so get your tickets now to save your seat.

Attention! Sprague Students, help us prevent debris from entering our waterways and hurting ocean animals by not littering on school property, especially at lunch.  Thank you for keeping our campus and water clean!

Students!  Have you lost your keys?  There are several sets of keys in the lost and found in the Main Office.  Also there is a couple of nice hydro flasks in the lost and found as well – come and describe if you have lost your water bottle.

GRAD PARTY TICKETS WILL BE FOR SALE AT SENIOR AWARDS ASSEMBLY, CASH OR CHECK ONLY.  TICKETS ARE $25 OR FOR $50 YOU GET EXTRA CASINO CASH AND AN ADDITIONAL RAFFLE TICKET. FLIERS ARE IN THE OFFICE FOR TICKET SALES. TICKETS CAN ALSO BE PURCHASED ONLINE NOW AT tinyurl.com/SHS2018GradParty.  TICKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR BUT THE COST WILL GO UP TO $35 PER TICKET. 5/31

The following students who were selected to attend this year’s AALYC event. Congratulations to :
Real Frazier-Mitchell
Savien I Johnson
Noah Mellen
Amyah DeRosia –Neal
Ezekiel Yamoah
Jordan Young
Hawa Dem
Unique Mcgirt
Pearl Pecson
They will be traveling to Corban University to participate in a Youth Leadership Conference on Thursday, May 24th.  Reminder to all participants, the bus will be leaving at 7:35 a.m. in the front of the building.  For more information please contact Ms Dunn.   5/24

On Wednesday, May 30th, there will be a parent/student workshop on scholarships & grants.  The workshop will be begin at 5:30 p.m. in the ASPIRE Center.  Students can pre-register online if necessary. 5/29

Come support Doernbechers this Saturday May 26th at Riverfront Park at 12pm for the first annual Capes and Crowns for Doernbechers Fun Run! Sign up Online at RunSignup.com today! See you there!


Monday, May 21, 2018


Monday, May 21, 2018

Calling all Seniors!  Senior Banquet is Wednesday, Jun 6th, 2018, the last day of class for you. It will be at Mission Mill at 6 pm. The cost is $20 for a fun, catered evening with your Senior friends. We will be awarding the Class of 2018 superlative awards, voted on earlier this year. Tickets can be bought from the bookkeeper. Seating is limited so get your tickets now to save your seat.

Attention! Sprague Students, help us prevent debris from entering our waterways and hurting ocean animals by not littering on school property, especially at lunch.  Thank you for keeping our campus and water clean!

Students!  Have you lost your keys?  There are several sets of keys in the lost and found in the Main Office.  Also there is a couple of nice hydro flasks in the lost and found as well – come and describe if you have lost your water bottle.

Congratulations to Boys Tennis for a 4th place finish at the State Tournament. Notable finishes included Sebastian Hammond as Consolation Champion, Judson Blair as a Quarterfinalist, and Anthony Martinez and Ben Whitson advancing to the Round of 16.

Attention Sprague students and staff!  The baseball program would like to invite all those interested in working on your suntan while watching the OLY Baseball Team take on Tigard today at 5:00 for the first round of the OSAA Baseball play-offs. Bring a friend and a loud voice. Hope to see you all at the ballpark. Go Oly’s! 



Friday, May 18, 2018

Seniors! The numerical ‘18 senior class photo will be taken today after the assembly. We are asking all Seniors to wear a white shirt that day for the photo. 5/18

GRAD PARTY TICKETS FOR SALE AT OLY LUAU, CASH OR CHECK ONLY.  TICKETS ARE $25 OR $50 GETS YOU EXTRA CASINO CASH AND RAFFLE TICKET. TICKETS WILL ALSO BE ON SALE AT THE SENIOR AWARDS ASSEMBLY.  FLIERS AVAILABLE IN THE OFFICE FOR TICKET SALES.  TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR BUT WILL GO UP TO $35 PER TICKET. 5/18

This week is Oly Luau! We will be hosting the staff vs. student basketball game, V- Oly ball, and Powderpuff Friday Afternoon! Festivities begin at 3:15 in the gym. Tickets will be on sale during lunch and at the doors of each event. Come support your favorite teachers and classmates!  Hope to see ya there! 5/18

Calling all Seniors!  Senior Banquet is Wednesday, Jun 6th, 2018, the last day of class for you. It will be at Mission Mill at 6 pm. The cost is $20 for a fun, catered evening with your Senior friends. We will be awarding the Class of 2018 superlative awards, voted on earlier this year. Tickets can be bought from the bookkeeper. Seating is limited so get your tickets now to save your seat.

Attention! Sprague Students, help us prevent debris from entering our waterways and hurting ocean animals by not littering on school property, especially at lunch.  Thank you for keeping our campus and water clean!

We have the results from yesterday’s class elections. Next year, your senior class president will be Kenzie Sessums, vice president will be Morgan Doll, and secretary will be Lauren McMann.  Junior class president will be Hannah Li, vice president Tyler Carp, Secretary Toree Eller, treasurer Katie Bohannan.   Sophomore class president will be Katelyn Zemanek, Vice president Kate Robertson, and Treasurer Mindy Altschul.

Students!  Have you lost your keys?  There are several sets of keys in the lost and found in the Main Office.  Also there is a couple of nice hydro flasks in the lost and found as well – come and describe if you have lost your water bottle.


Thursday, May 17, 2018


Thursday, May 17, 2018

Seniors! The numerical ‘18 senior class photo will be taken after the assembly next Friday, May 18th. We are asking all Seniors to wear a white shirt that day for the photo. 5/18

GRAD PARTY TICKETS FOR SALE AT OLY LUAU, CASH OR CHECK ONLY.  TICKETS ARE $25 OR $50 GETS YOU EXTRA CASINO CASH AND RAFFLE TICKET. TICKETS WILL ALSO BE ON SALE AT THE SENIOR AWARDS ASSEMBLY.  FLIERS AVAILABLE IN THE OFFICE FOR TICKET SALES.  TICKETS AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR BUT WILL GO UP TO $35 PER TICKET. 5/18

This week is Oly Luau! We will be hosting the staff vs. student basketball game, V- Oly ball, and Powderpuff Friday Afternoon! Festivities begin at 3:15 in the gym. Tickets will be on sale during lunch and at the doors of each event. Come support your favorite teachers and classmates!  Hope to see ya there! 5/18


Wednesday, May 16, 2018


Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Are you interested in training to become an EMT, Fireman, or Police Officer? Did you know that Chemeketa Community College will have an Open House tonight for interested persons.  Contact Chemeketa Community College at 503.399.2661 for more information.  5/16

Seniors! The numerical ‘18 senior class photo will be taken after the assembly next Friday, May 18th. We are asking all Seniors to wear a white shirt that day for the photo. 5/18

Seniors – Reminder Jostens will be handing out your Cap and Gown during the Senior Advisory Assembly in the Commons on May 17th.  5/17

Attention Seniors – the Senior Banquet is the last day of class for Seniors, Wednesday, June 6th. We will be at Willamette Heritage Center, at 6 pm. The cost for this fun evening is $20, which includes the senior superlative awards and a catered dinner. Plan to attend with your friends for an evening of laughter and entertainment. Tickets on sale now, through the Sprague bookkeeper. All fines and fees must be cleared before you can purchase a ticket.  5/8

Dance team auditions for next school year are this week! Rehearsals are tonight from 7 to 9 pm in the auxiliary gym. Auditions will be held on Thursday evening, May 17.  Registration paperwork is available in the athletic office. All students must be cleared by the athletic office before participating in rehearsals or auditions. 5/16

This week is Oly Luau! We will be hosting the staff vs. student basketball game, V- Oly ball, and Powderpuff Friday Afternoon! Festivities begin at 3:15 in the gym. Tickets will be on sale during lunch and at the doors of each event. Come support your favorite teachers and classmates!  Hope to see ya there! 5/18

The Sprague Girls Golf team finished the season with their best team score of the year, which earned a 7th place finish at the OSAA State Championships yesterday.  Quincy Beyrouty finished tied for 8th place and earned a place on the all tournament team after finishing 1 under on the back nine and recording a 78-73 in the two day event.  Reese Sherwood had one of two eagles in the tournament and shot 88-83 earning her a 35th place individual finish.  Natalie Bock had a career best round of 87 on the first day of play.  Taylor Monismith recorded her lowest round on the final day of play with a 99.  Chloe Elmore had her best round of the season and career with a 101 and turned around and did it again on the second day of play!  Great season Olys!!

Tuesday, May 15, 2018


Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Are you interested in training to become an EMT, Fireman, or Police Officer? Did you know that Chemeketa Community College will have an Open House on Wednesday May 16th for interested persons.  Contact Chemeketa Community College at 503.399.2661 for more information.  5/16

Seniors! The numerical ‘18 senior class photo will be taken after the assembly next Friday, May 18th. We are asking all Seniors to wear a white shirt that day for the photo. 5/18

Seniors – Reminder Jostens will be handing out your Cap and Gown during the Senior Advisory Assembly in the Commons on May 17th.  5/17

Attention all boys basketball players. We are excited to introduce the new head boys basketball coach today at lunch time. If you have played or want to play attend this meeting tomorrow at lunch for all boys basketball players. Meet in Chris Trammel’s room 132 at lunchtime.  5/15

Attention Seniors – the Senior Banquet is the last day of class for Seniors, Wednesday, June 6th. We will be at Willamette Heritage Center, at 6 pm. The cost for this fun evening is $20, which includes the senior superlative awards and a catered dinner. Plan to attend with your friends for an evening of laughter and entertainment. Tickets on sale now, through the Sprague bookkeeper. All fines and fees must be cleared before you can purchase a ticket.  5/8

Dance team auditions for next school year are this week! Rehearsals are today and Wednesday from 7 to 9 pm in the auxiliary gym. Auditions will be held on Thursday evening, May 17.  Registration paperwork is available in the athletic office. All students must be cleared by the athletic office before participating in rehearsals or auditions. 5/16

This week is Oly Luau! We will be hosting the staff vs. student basketball game, V- Oly ball, and Powderpuff Friday Afternoon! Festivities begin at 3:15 in the gym. Tickets will be on sale during lunch and at the doors of each event. Come support your favorite teachers and classmates!  Hope to see ya there! 5/18

After the first round of the OSAA State Golf Championships the Sprague girls are in 7th place. Today is the final round as the Olys try to move up a spot and continue as one of the top teams in the State.

Monday, May 14, 2018


Monday, May 14, 2018

Are you interested in training to become an EMT, Fireman, or Police Officer? Did you know that Chemeketa Community College will have an Open House on Wednesday May 16th for interested persons.  Contact Chemeketa Community College at 503.399.2661 for more information.  5/15

Seniors! The numerical ‘18 senior class photo will be taken after the assembly next Friday, May 18th. We are asking all Seniors to wear a white shirt that day for the photo. 5/18

Good luck to the Girls Golf Team today as they play in the first day of the OSAA State Golf Championship at Trysting Tree Golf Club! Go Olys!

Attention all boys basketball players. We are excited to introduce the new head boys basketball coach tomorrow at lunch time. If you have played or want to play attend this meeting tomorrow at lunch for all boys basketball players. Meet in Chris Trammel’s room 132 at lunch time.  5/15

Friday, May 11, 2018


Friday, May 11, 2018

Are you interested in training to become an EMT, Fireman, or Police Officer? Did you know that Chemeketa Community College will have an Open House on Wednesday May 16th for interested persons.  Contact Chemeketa Community College at 503.399.2661 for more information.  5/15

Congratulations to the Team Sprague Track and Field State Qualifiers:
400M--Jarod Smith
300M Hurdles--Lucas Schnell (District Champion)
4x400 Relay--Lucas Schnell, Colby Evenson, Jarod Smith, Connor Davidson with Alternates
Zach Bartel and Wiley Roberts
1500M --Elise Abbott
These members of the Team will be competing at Historic Hayward Field in TrackTown, U.S.A. next Friday and Saturday 5/18 &19.  Great Job Olys!

Seniors! The numerical ‘18 senior class photo will be taken after the assembly next Friday, May 18th. We are asking all Seniors to wear a white shirt that day for the photo. 5/18


Thursday, May 10, 2018

Are you interested in training to become an EMT, Fireman, or Police Officer? Did you know that Chemeketa Community College will have an Open House on Wednesday May 16th for interested persons.  Contact Chemeketa Community College at 503.399.2661 for more information.  5/15

Teachers, please release the Varsity Track Team for the Final Day of the conference meet at 1:45.

Seniors! The numerical ‘18 senior class photo will be taken after the assembly next Friday, May 18th. We are asking all Seniors to wear a white shirt that day for the photo. 5/18

Congratulations to the girls varsity tennis team going 7-1 in season and tying for GVC first place. Please excuse them today at 9:00 as they head to McMinnville for their district tournament. Good luck ladies!


Wednesday, May 9, 2018


Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Are you interested in training to become an EMT, Fireman, or Police Officer? Did you know that Chemeketa Community College will have an Open House on Wednesday May 16th for interested persons.  Contact Chemeketa Community College at 503.399.2661 for more information.  5/15

Please excuse the varsity baseball team today at 1:30 for their game at Beaverton. Good luck Oly’s! 

Tuesday, May 8, 2018


Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Are you interested in training to become an EMT, Fireman, or Police Officer? Did you know that Chemeketa Community College will have an Open House on Wednesday May 16th for interested persons.  Contact Chemeketa Community College at 503.399.2661 for more information.  5/15

Attention Seniors – the Senior Banquet is the last day of class for Seniors, Wednesday, June 6th. We will be at Willamette Heritage Center, at 6 pm. The cost for this fun evening is $20, which includes the senior superlative awards and a catered dinner. Plan to attend with your friends for an evening of laughter and entertainment. Tickets will be on sale beginning May 9th, through the Sprague bookkeeper. All fines and fees must be cleared before you can purchase a ticket.  5/8

Hey Olys, are you excited about this warm weather we’re having? Why not ride your bike to school to get the most out of this sunshine? There is an upcoming Bike to School day on May 9th, but first there will be an informational “Bike Rodeo” this Saturday, May 5th, at North Salem High School from 1-3 pm.  We’d love to have Sprague students representing our school, so please attend to learn about biking laws and safety, and the benefits of biking to school! Look for fliers about this event around school, or email Mr. Dey for more information.  5/8

TEDxYouth@Salem is an event that puts the spotlight on innovative teens who want to give talks in a TED-like fashion. This event not only features youth but it is run entirely by high school students. If you are interested in applying to be one of the leaders who help put together the second year of this event, please fill out an application at tinyurl.com/tedxyouthapp. Feel free to check out our Instagram @tedxyouthsalem and website tedxyouthsalem.com for more information! The application closes on May 26th. 5/8

Congratulations to Sawyer Beyrouty who qualified for the state golf tournament which will be held next Monday and Tuesday at Emerald Valley Golf Course in Eugene.

Please Excuse Team Sprague Track and Field Varsity Athletes for their District Meet at West Salem at 12:30 today.


Monday, May 7, 2018


Monday, May 7, 2018

Are you interested in training to become an EMT, Fireman, or Police Officer? Did you know that Chemeketa Community College will have an Open House on Wednesday May 16th for interested persons.  Contact Chemeketa Community College at 503.399.2661 for more information.  5/15

Attention Seniors – the Senior Banquet is the last day of class for Seniors, Wednesday, June 6th. We will be at Willamette Heritage Center, at 6 pm. The cost for this fun evening is $20, which includes the senior superlative awards and a catered dinner. Plan to attend with your friends for an evening of laughter and entertainment. Tickets will be on sale beginning May 9th, through the Sprague bookkeeper. All fines and fees must be cleared before you can purchase a ticket.  5/8

The Salem Public Library Foundation is partnering with the Salem Public Library to support a paid summer internship in the Teen Scene. The internship is funded by an Inclusive Internship Initiative grant from the Public Library Association, a division of the American Library Association. The internship includes 10-12 weeks of paid work in the Teen Scene for 25-30 hours per week, as well as two all-expense paid training trips: to Washington DC from June 14-17; and to Chicago from September 28-30. (Both are mandatory)  Application packets are available in the College and Career Center starting today.  The deadline is May 8th. 5/7

Mandatory Sprague Boys Soccer Player Meeting today in the OLY Forum by the Office 2:30 PM right after school.

Hey Olys, are you excited about this warm weather we’re having? Why not ride your bike to school to get the most out of this sunshine? There is an upcoming Bike to School day on May 9th, but first there will be an informational “Bike Rodeo” this Saturday, May 5th, at North Salem High School from 1-3 pm.  We’d love to have Sprague students representing our school, so please attend to learn about biking laws and safety, and the benefits of biking to school! Look for fliers about this event around school, or email Mr. Dey for more information.  5/8

TEDxYouth@Salem is an event that puts the spotlight on innovative teens who want to give talks in a TED-like fashion. This event not only features youth but it is run entirely by high school students. If you are interested in applying to be one of the leaders who help put together the second year of this event, please fill out an application at tinyurl.com/tedxyouthapp. Feel free to check out our Instagram @tedxyouthsalem and website tedxyouthsalem.com for more information! The application closes on May 26th. 5/8


Friday, May 4, 2018

Are you interested in training to become an EMT, Fireman, or Police Officer? Did you know that Chemeketa Community College will have an Open House on Wednesday May 16th for interested persons.  Contact Chemeketa Community College at 503.399.2661 for more information.  5/15

Are you looking for a fun, interactive summer volunteer opportunity?  Do you want to help build the Sprague community into a more spirited, high achieving group of students that has fun both inside and outside of the classroom?  Then volunteer during our Amazing Race Summer Transition Program right here at Sprague High School!  This program is for incoming freshman to help with transition skills from middle school to high school.  You survived your freshman year, why not help others through your experience!  See Mrs. W. in Room 156 for an application or more information. 5/4

In this week’s Scholarship spotlight is specific to students planning to attend Chemeketa Community College.   Chemeketa Community College is offering 25, scholarships to graduating seniors who are from underrepresented populations and who have overcome adversity.  Students will need to write a one-page essay “Why I’m Going to College”, and provide an unofficial transcript.  Students who are selected to receive a scholarship must have a minimum 2.0 GPA, and attend a Summer Bridge session, which is described in the scholarship application.  Students may submit their essays starting Monday through Wednesday May 16th at Sprague@skeducationfoundation.org. 5/4

Buenos dias Sprague! Today the Spanish Club will be hosting the 5th annual Cinco de Mayo celebration with food and music! Everyone is welcome to stop by room 124 after school. As usual, it will be potluck style, so please bring your favorite Mexican dish to share! Nos vemos Friday after school in room 124! 5/4

The Salem Public Library Foundation is partnering with the Salem Public Library to support a paid summer internship in the Teen Scene. The internship is funded by an Inclusive Internship Initiative grant from the Public Library Association, a division of the American Library Association. The internship includes 10-12 weeks of paid work in the Teen Scene for 25-30 hours per week, as well as two all-expense paid training trips: to Washington DC from June 14-17; and to Chicago from September 28-30. (Both are mandatory)  Application packets are available in the College and Career Center starting today.  The deadline is May 8th. 5/7

Attention Seniors – the Senior Banquet is the last day of class for Seniors, Wednesday, June 6th. We will be at Willamette Heritage Center, at 6 pm. The cost for this fun evening is $20, which includes the senior superlative awards and a catered dinner. Plan to attend with your friends for an evening of laughter and entertainment. Tickets will be on sale beginning May 9th, through the Sprague bookkeeper. All fines and fees must be cleared before you can purchase a ticket.  5/8

Attention! Sprague Students, help us prevent debris from entering our waterways and hurting ocean animals by not littering on school property, especially at lunch.  Thank you for keeping our campus and water clean! 5/4

Mandatory Sprague Boys Soccer Player Meeting Monday 5/7/18 in the OLY Forum by the Office 2:30 PM right after school.

Hey Olys, are you excited about this warm weather we’re having? Why not ride your bike to school to get the most out of this sunshine? There is an upcoming Bike to School day on May 9th, but first there will be an informational “Bike Rodeo” this Saturday, May 5th, at North Salem High School from 1-3 pm.  We’d love to have Sprague students representing our school, so please attend to learn about biking laws and safety, and the benefits of biking to school! Look for fliers about this event around school, or email Mr. Dey for more information.  5/5

Graduating Olys! Today is the deadline for turning in application forms for speaking in this June’s graduation ceremonies! Please return forms to Mr. Curry in room 133 today. Many forms have gone out, but few have returned. Don’t pass on this opportunity to add your voice to this June’s celebrations. Forms are still available to fill out and return as well. Please have these in to Mr. Curry, room 133, by 3:15 today. 5/4

Congratulations to Chauncey Koulibali on her outstanding work this last weekend at the prestigious Tournament of Champions held at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky. Chauncey competed in two events against tournament champions from across the nation and earned a quarter finalist award in Oral Interpretation. She finished 13th overall and is Sprague’s first entry to the tournament to compete beyond preliminary rounds of competition. Excellent job Chauncey! 5/4

Hey Olys, remember that next week is teacher appreciation week and we want to make sure all our teachers know how grateful we are for everything they do. Make sure you do your part to recognize them.  Plus we are having a special lunch on Tuesday for the teachers and so their rooms will be closed for lunch that day. 5/8


Attention all Softball Players: game time for today has been changed; Varsity will now play at 4:30 and JV at 6pm. Both games at McKay. Go Olys! 5/4

Please Excuse the Sprague Track and Field JV Team for their conference meet at McNary at 10:15am. 5/4




Thursday, May 3, 2018


Thursday, May 3, 2018

ATTN:  ALL FOOTBALL PLAYERS:  There is an important football meeting today at 10:45 in the weight room.  If you plan on playing next year you need to be at this meeting.  Coach Minyard will start at 10:45 sharp so DO NOT BE LATE!!! 5/3

Are you interested in training to become an EMT, Fireman, or Police Officer? Did you know that Chemeketa Community College will have an Open House on Wednesday May 16th for interested persons.  Contact Chemeketa Community College at 503.399.2661 for more information.  5/15

Are you looking for a fun, interactive summer volunteer opportunity?  Do you want to help build the Sprague community into a more spirited, high achieving group of students that has fun both inside and outside of the classroom?  Then volunteer during our Amazing Race Summer Transition Program right here at Sprague High School!  This program is for incoming freshman to help with transition skills from middle school to high school.  You survived your freshman year, why not help others through your experience!  See Mrs. W. in Room 156 for an application or more information. 5/4

In this week’s Scholarship spotlight is specific to students planning to attend Chemeketa Community College.   Chemeketa Community College is offering 25, scholarships to graduating seniors who are from underrepresented populations and who have overcome adversity.  Students will need to write a one-page essay “Why I’m Going to College”, and provide an unofficial transcript.  Students who are selected to receive a scholarship must have a minimum 2.0 GPA, and attend a Summer Bridge session, which is described in the scholarship application.  Students may submit their essays starting Monday through Wednesday May 16th at Sprague@skeducationfoundation.org. 5/4

Congratulations to Sprague Wrestler Santos Cantu who recently qualified to represent the United States at 92 kilograms in the Pan Am Championships. The Pan Ams are held in Guatemala at the end of this month. Good luck Santos as you represent Sprague and the United States! 5/2

Buenos dias Sprague! This Friday the Spanish Club will be hosting the 5th annual Cinco de Mayo celebration with food and music! Everyone is welcome to stop by room 124 after school. As usual, it will be potluck style, so please bring your favorite Mexican dish to share! Nos vemos Friday after school in room 124! 5/4

Attention Seniors – the Senior Banquet is the last day of class for Seniors, Wednesday, June 6th. We will be at Willamette Heritage Center, at 6 pm. The cost for this fun evening is $20, which includes the senior superlative awards and a catered dinner. Plan to attend with your friends for an evening of laughter and entertainment. Tickets will be on sale beginning May 9th, through the Sprague bookkeeper. All fines and fees must be cleared before you can purchase a ticket.  5/8

The Salem Public Library Foundation is partnering with the Salem Public Library to support a paid summer internship in the Teen Scene. The internship is funded by an Inclusive Internship Initiative grant from the Public Library Association, a division of the American Library Association. The internship includes 10-12 weeks of paid work in the Teen Scene for 25-30 hours per week, as well as two all-expense paid training trips: to Washington DC from June 14-17; and to Chicago from September 28-30. (Both are mandatory)  Application packets are available in the College and Career Center starting today.  The deadline is May 8th. 5/7

Anyone interested in running cross country in the fall there will be a meeting today, after school in room 12 with Mr. Kramer.  Please stop in for a brief informational meeting to see what it’s all about. 5/3

Attention! Sprague Students, help us prevent debris from entering our waterways and hurting ocean animals by not littering on school property, especially at lunch.  Thank you for keeping our campus and water clean! 5/4

Please release the Varsity Boys Tennis Team at 1:45 for our match against Forrest Grove.

Wednesday, May 2, 2018


Wednesday, May 2, 2018

ATTN:  ALL FOOTBALL PLAYERS:  There is an important football meeting this Thursday at 10:45 in the weight room.  If you plan on playing next year you need to be at this meeting.  Coach Minyard will start at 10:45 sharp so DO NOT BE LATE!!! 5/3

Are you interested in training to become an EMT, Fireman, or Police Officer? Did you know that Chemeketa Community College will have an Open House on Wednesday May 16th for interested persons.  Contact Chemeketa Community College at 503.399.2661 for more information.  5/15

Twenty teams of high school students across the state created videos for the Oregon Youth Employment Safety Video contest.  Seven were selected as finalists.  On Saturday, at an event at Northern Lights Theater, Eden McCall was awarded First place and some prizes for her amazing work.  Her video was shown on the big screen in front of a theater packed with other finalists.  Most of the videos were created by large teams, it was even more impressive that she created this video completely on her own.  A link to Eden’s video can be found on the Sprague Website.  Way to Go Eden!!! 5/2

In this week’s Scholarship spotlight is specific to students planning to attend Chemeketa Community College.   Chemeketa Community College is offering 25, scholarships to graduating seniors who are from underrepresented populations and who have overcome adversity.  Students will need to write a one-page essay “Why I’m Going to College”, and provide an unofficial transcript.  Students who are selected to receive a scholarship must have a minimum 2.0 GPA, and attend a Summer Bridge session, which is described in the scholarship application.  Students may submit their essays starting Monday through Wednesday May 16th at Sprague@skeducationfoundation.org. 5/4

Are you looking for a fun, interactive summer volunteer opportunity?  Do you want to help build the Sprague community into a more spirited, high achieving group of students that has fun both inside and outside of the classroom?  Then volunteer during our Amazing Race Summer Transition Program right here at Sprague High School!  This program is for incoming freshman to help with transition skills from middle school to high school.  You survived your freshman year, why not help others through your experience!  See Mrs. W. in Room 156 for an application or more information. 5/4

Buenos dias Sprague! This Friday the Spanish Club will be hosting the 5th annual Cinco de Mayo celebration with food and music! Everyone is welcome to stop by room 124 after school. As usual, it will be potluck style, so please bring your favorite Mexican dish to share! Nos vemos Friday after school in room 124! 5/4

Congratulations to Sprague Wrestler Santos Cantu who recently qualified to represent the United States at 92 kilograms in the Pan Am Championships. The Pan Ams are held in Guatemala at the end of this month. Good luck Santos as you represent Sprague and the United States! 5/2

The Salem Public Library Foundation is partnering with the Salem Public Library to support a paid summer internship in the Teen Scene. The internship is funded by an Inclusive Internship Initiative grant from the Public Library Association, a division of the American Library Association. The internship includes 10-12 weeks of paid work in the Teen Scene for 25-30 hours per week, as well as two all-expense paid training trips: to Washington DC from June 14-17; and to Chicago from September 28-30. (Both are mandatory)  Application packets are available in the College and Career Center starting today.  The deadline is May 8th. 5/7

Anyone interested in running cross country in the fall there will be a meeting this Thursday, May 3, after school in room 12 with Mr. Kramer.  Please stop in for a brief informational meeting to see what it’s all about. 5/3

Attention! Sprague Students, help us prevent debris from entering our waterways and hurting ocean animals by not littering on school property, especially at lunch.  Thank you for keeping our campus and water clean! 5/4

Teachers, please excuse Team Sprague Track and Field Varsity Athletes for their meet at McNary at 1:30, during 8th period.

Attention Seniors – the Senior Banquet is the last day of class for Seniors, Wednesday, June 6th. We will be at Willamette Heritage Center, at 6 pm. The cost for this fun evening is $20, which includes the senior superlative awards and a catered dinner. Plan to attend with your friends for an evening of laughter and entertainment. Tickets will be on sale beginning May 9th, through the Sprague bookkeeper. All fines and fees have to be cleared before you can purchase a ticket. 

The boys district golf match concluded yesterday at Trysting Tree Golf Club. The Oly's finished fifth, but shot their best team score of the year. Sawyer Beyrouty and Bentley Cook led the way. Congratulations to Sawyer Beyrouty, Ian Strawn and Seth Rebiejo who qualified for regionals at Tokatee Golf Club Next Monday

The Sprague Girls Golf Team finished the regular season undefeated in the Greater Valley Conference and won the GVC Tournament yesterday! The lead quickly rose to 62 strokes on day two at Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis as Quincy, Natalie, Reese, Taylor, and Chloe crushed the competition!

Junior Quincy Beyrouty finished in 2nd place.
Sophomore Reese Sherwood finished 3rd after making a 30-foot birdie putt on the 18th hole to finish with a career best of 83!
Senior Natalie Bock finished in 5th place.
Senior Taylor Monismith finished 13th.

The State Championships are May 14-15 back at Trysting Tree Golf Club where the Sprague Girls take on the best in the State of Oregon!

Do you like pizza? Are you interested in health, science, and medicine? Come join the HOSA Future health profession chapter's pizza party and meeting during lunch today in room 17. We are holding elections for next year's officers, and anyone is welcome to show up!

Tuesday, May 1, 2018


Tuesday, May 1, 2018

ATTN:  ALL FOOTBALL PLAYERS:  There is an important football meeting this Thursday at 10:45 in the weight room.  If you plan on playing next year you need to be at this meeting.  Coach Minyard will start at 10:45 sharp so DO NOT BE LATE!!! 5/3

Are you interested in training to become an EMT, Fireman, or Police Officer? Did you know that Chemeketa Community College will have an Open House on Wednesday May 16th for interested persons.  Contact Chemeketa Community College at 503.399.2661 for more information.  5/15

May 1st is an important deadline for seniors to decide which college they will be attending this fall.  Please make sure to contact the colleges you are planning on attending this fall.   Also Seniors are reminded to submit their Post High School Plans using the link under ‘News’ tab at the Sprague website.  5/4

In this week’s Scholarship spotlight is specific to students planning to attend Chemeketa Community College.   Chemeketa Community College is offering 25, scholarships to graduating seniors who are from underrepresented populations and who have overcome adversity.  Students will need to write a one-page essay “Why I’m Going to College”, and provide an unofficial transcript.  Students who are selected to receive a scholarship must have a minimum 2.0 GPA, and attend a Summer Bridge session, which is described in the scholarship application.  Students may submit their essays starting Monday through Wednesday May 16th at Sprague@skeducationfoundation.org. 5/4

Twenty teams of high school students across the state created videos for the Oregon Youth Employment Safety Video contest.  Seven were selected as finalists.  On Saturday, at an event at Northern Lights Theater, Eden McCall was awarded First place and some prizes for her amazing work.  Her video was shown on the big screen in front of a theater packed with other finalists.  Most of the videos were created by large teams, it was even more impressive that she created this video completely on her own.  A link to Eden’s video can be found on the Sprague Website.  Way to Go Eden!!! 5/2

Buenos dias Sprague! This Friday the Spanish Club will be hosting the 5th annual Cinco de Mayo celebration with food and music! Everyone is welcome to stop by room 124 after school. As usual, it will be potluck style, so please bring your favorite Mexican dish to share! Nos vemos Friday after school in room 124! 5/4

Are you looking for a fun, interactive summer volunteer opportunity?  Do you want to help build the Sprague community into a more spirited, high achieving group of students that has fun both inside and outside of the classroom?  Then volunteer during our Amazing Race Summer Transition Program right here at Sprague High School!  This program is for incoming freshman to help with transition skills from middle school to high school.  You survived your freshman year, why not help others through your experience!  See Mrs. W. in Room 156 for an application or more information. 5/4

The Salem Public Library Foundation is partnering with the Salem Public Library to support a paid summer internship in the Teen Scene. The internship is funded by an Inclusive Internship Initiative grant from the Public Library Association, a division of the American Library Association. The internship includes 10-12 weeks of paid work in the Teen Scene for 25-30 hours per week, as well as two all-expense paid training trips: to Washington DC from June 14-17; and to Chicago from September 28-30. (Both are mandatory)  Application packets are available in the College and Career Center starting today.  The deadline is May 8th. 5/7

Please excuse the Varsity Girls Tennis team at 12:00 for a match against McKay High School.

After the first day of GVC Districts at Trysting Tree Golf Course in Corvallis, the Girls Golf Team is 27 shots ahead of the competition. Taylor Monismith had a personal best round, while Quincy Beyrouty leads the field by 1 stroke after shooting a 2 over par 74. Natalie Bock is going into the final round tied for 5th and Reese Sherwood is in 7th.

Chain Reaction will meet for lunch in the Oly Forum today to celebrate our seniors.

Anyone interested in running cross country in the fall there will be a meeting this Thursday, May 3, after school in room 12 with Mr. Kramer.  Please stop in for a brief informational meeting to see what it’s all about. 5/3

Congratulations to Sprague Wrestler Santos Cantu who recently qualified to represent the United States at 92 kilograms in the Pan Am Championships. The Pan Ams are held in Guatemala at the end of this month. Good luck Santos as you represent Sprague and the United States! 5/2


April Students of the Month
For the month of April, we focused on students who demonstrated any of our school-wide expectations: Own Your Actions, Live a Life You are Proud of, and Yes to Success.  Congratulations to these students who were selected by Sprague staff for leaving a positive OLY legacy.  
9th Grade:
Kyleigh Watson Tallman
Devin Jeanes
10th Grade:
Santos Cantu
Madison Hansen
11th Grade:
Ariel Coker
Jordan Witcraft
12th Grade:
Magwyer Grimes
Ellie Warner

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!