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 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.