Monday, May 7, 2018

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 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