Tuesday, November 13, 2018


Tuesday, November 13, 2018

The Sprague Olyannes dance team attended their second competition of the fall season at Wilsonville High school on November 10. The team placed second in the novelty and pom divisions and third in the hip hop category. Their high scores over the past two weeks have qualified all three of their routines for the fall championships in December.  In addition, freshman Ayiesha Chang and sophomore Sonya Frontino placed in the top 10 of their individual drill down competitions. Congratulations to all of the Olyannes!

Today starts College Application Week at Sprague High School.   The ASPIRE Room will be open for any student graduating early in December 2018 or June 2019 if you need any assistance with FAFSA, OSAC Scholarships, or Oregon Promise.  Here is a College/Career Fact of the Day:  Did you know that there are 77 jobs with an annual salary of $45,000 or higher in the state of Oregon that requires less than 2 years of college .  If you are interested in finding out more information, stop by the ASPIRE Room today.

Attention all BASEBALL players: There will be an important meeting this Thursday during lunch starting at 10:45 in the weight room. If you plan on trying out this Spring you will be there on time and ready to listen. See you there! 



Friday, November 9, 2018


Friday, November 9, 2018

Freshmen and sophomores: Are you wanting to get more involved at school? Want to help plan school activities like dances and assemblies? Leadership is looking for freshmen and sophomores who want to get more involved during second semester. Applications are in Mr. Schueller’s room, #142, or the front office. Applications are due November 30th , so don’t wait!  11/9

Beginning Tuesday, November 13th – Sprague High School will be celebrating College Application Week.  Students and Staff will be encouraged to wear their favorite College Gear throughout the week.  Take a photo via Instagram and tag #Sprague CAW 2018 and you may win a prize at the end of the week.  11/9

Sprague Popcorn Lovers! Every Friday starting, today you can now find your favorite popcorn at the new popcorn window in Room 127 (Ms. Anderson’s room). This buttery goodness is still 50 cents a bag. Pop on over to Room 127, bring a friend, and treat your taste buds!

Congratulations to 123 graduating seniors who have completed their FAFSA.  Next Week is College Application Week,  any student planning to graduate in December or June needing assistance—please stop in the ASPIRE Center. 

As a reminder, the Sprague Band Members are starting their annual Butter Braid Fundraiser November 9th.  The fundraiser is timed with the upcoming holidays in mind and will run through November 26th.  All Butter Braid orders will be delivered to the school on December 12th.  To place your order, please see any participating band students between now and November 26th.  Don’t miss out and spread the word. Go Olympians!

AVID Students will be hosting a Flapjack Fundraiser tomorrow morning at the South Applebee’s, located on the corner of Kuebler and Commercial. We will be serving a pancake breakfast from 8am until 10am. Tickets are $10 per meal and include pancakes, scrambled eggs, sausage, and beverage. If you are interested, you can purchase tickets through any AVID student, or at the door (cash or check only). This is a fun opportunity to gather and support our Oly students for a good cause!

Attention winter athletes: Monday November 12th is the first official day of the winter sport season. If you are planning to participate in a winter sport, you will need to turn your athletic participation packet in to the athletic office before the end of the day today! Please keep in mind, that Monday is a holiday and all offices are closed, you will not be able to participate if you have not been cleared.

Monday is Veteran’s Day. November 11th is the day that World War I ended in 1918. This Day of Remembrance was set aside by Congress to honor all veterans of the armed services.
What will you do on Monday?  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.
But, while you do this, take a moment to remember those who gave their lives for the freedom you enjoy today. 
You will be watching a special video in your classroom now.  Teachers, please follow the link on the message sent to you yesterday.


Thursday, November 8, 2018


Thursday, November 8, 2018

Hello Class of 2019! We have started the Graduation Countdown Board in Senior Hallway.  Currently there are 121 school days until graduation!  The countdown board serves as a reminder of the timeline ahead of us to complete all graduation requirements.  Our vision is All Students Graduate and are Prepared for a Successful Life.  Please do whatever is necessary to work with your teachers, counselors and administration to assure that you will earn your diploma for the 2019 Commencement on June 7th!

Nov. 8th at 6pm in the library a meeting will be held to introduce Chelsea Qualls as the new softball coach.  All interested students who want to play softball are invited to meet our new coach and hear about the upcoming season.11/8

Freshmen and sophomores: Are you wanting to get more involved at school? Want to help plan school activities like dances and assemblies? Leadership is looking for freshmen and sophomores who want to get more involved during second semester. Applications are in Mr. Schueller’s room, #142, or the front office. Applications are due November 30th , so don’t wait!  11/9

Beginning Tuesday, November 13th – Sprague High School will be celebrating College Application Week.  Students and Staff will be encouraged to wear their favorite College Gear throughout the week.  Take a photo via Instagram and tag #Sprague CAW 2018 and you may win a prize at the end of the week.  11/9

Attention winter athletes: Monday November 12th is the first official day of the winter sport season. If you are planning to participate in a winter sport, you will need to turn your athletic participation packet in to the athletic office before the end of the day today! Please keep in mind, that Monday is a holiday and all offices are closed, you will not be able to participate if you have not been cleared.

Hey Olys, would you like to learn about cosplay for comic cons? If the answer is yes, come to Manga Club’s lunch meeting today in the Library! We will teach you all you need to know to get started as well as some awesome tips and tricks of the trade. See you there! 11/8

Sprague Popcorn Lovers! Every Friday you can now find your favorite popcorn at the new popcorn window in Room 127 (Ms. Anderson’s room). This buttery goodness is still 50 cents a bag. Pop on over to Room 127, bring a friend, and treat your taste buds!




Wednesday, November 7, 2018


Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Hello Class of 2019! We have started the Graduation Countdown Board in Senior Hallway.  Currently there are 122 school days until graduation!  The countdown board serves as a reminder of the timeline ahead of us to complete all graduation requirements.  Our vision is All Students Graduate and are Prepared for a Successful Life.  Please do whatever is necessary to work with your teachers, counselors and administration to assure that you will earn your diploma for the 2019 Commencement on June 7th!

Nov. 8th at 6pm in the library a meeting will be held to introduce Chelsea Qualls as the new softball coach.  All interested students who want to play softball are invited to meet our new coach and hear about the upcoming season.11/8

Freshmen and sophomores: Are you wanting to get more involved at school? Want to help plan school activities like dances and assemblies? Leadership is looking for freshmen and sophomores who want to get more involved during second semester. Applications are in Mr. Schueller’s room, #142, or the front office. Applications are due November 30th , so don’t wait!  11/9

Attention winter athletes: Monday November 12th is the first official day of the winter sport season. If you are planning to participate in a winter sport, you will need to turn your athletic participation packet in to the athletic office before the end of the day this THURSDAY! Please keep in mind, that Monday is a holiday and all offices are closed, you will not be able to participate if you have not been cleared.

Environmental club will be meeting today at lunch in Mr. Dey’s room (room # 149). Make sure to stop by and be green!

Beginning Tuesday, November 13th – Sprague High School will be celebrating College Application Week.  Students and Staff will be encouraged to wear their favorite College Gear throughout the week.  Take a photo via Instagram and tag #Sprague CAW 2018 and you may win a prize at the end of the week.  11/9

Key Club is a volunteer organization focused on bettering our community.  If that sounds like a good idea to you, come to our meeting on Thursday.  Or, even better, join Key Club for our first annual leaf rake this afternoon!  If you have arms and legs and would like to join us in beautifying our campus, or if you just want to come and goof around for a bit whilst we rake leaves, please come!  We’ll meet in room 116 at 2:45 today.




Tuesday, November 6, 2018


Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Nov. 8th at 6pm in the library a meeting will be held to introduce Chelsea Qualls as the new softball coach.  All interested students who want to play softball are invited to meet our new coach and hear about the upcoming season.11/8

Freshmen and sophomores: Are you wanting to get more involved at school? Want to help plan school activities like dances and assemblies? Leadership is looking for freshmen and sophomores who want to get more involved during second semester. Applications are in Mr. Schueller’s room, #142, or the front office. Applications are due November 30th , so don’t wait!  11/9

Reminder Students:  You must always check in and out through the Attendance Office. No matter what time of day it is.  In addition, if you are feeling ill in class – please do NOT use your cell phone to contact home.  Come to the Attendance Office and we will assist you.  Thank you! 11/6

There will be a DECA meeting this Tuesday, Nov. 6th, after school 2:30 – 3:15. We will be going over competitive events. See you tomorrow in room 142! 11/6

Attention winter athletes: Monday November 12th is the first official day of the winter sport season. If you are planning to participate in a winter sport, you will need to turn your athletic participation packet in to the athletic office before the end of the day this THURSDAY! Please keep in mind, that Monday is a holiday and all offices are closed, you will not be able to participate if you have not been cleared.

Environmental club will be meeting this Wednesday at lunch in Mr. Dey’s room (room # 149). Make sure to stop by and be green!

Beginning Tuesday, November 13th – Sprague High School will be celebrating College Application Week.  Students and Staff will be encouraged to wear their favorite College Gear throughout the week.  Take a photo via Instagram and tag #Sprague CAW 2018 and you may win a prize at the end of the week.  11/9

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 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 November Students of the Month by the Sprague staff:

9th grade:
Olivia Hughes
Elliot Fay
10th grade:
Tyeson Thomas
Hurricane Mata
11th grade:
Bradley Filley
Daeshawna Rodrigues
James Tiscornia
12th grade:
Elizabeth Andrews
Floyd Davidson

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!


Monday, November 5, 2018


Monday, November 5, 2018

Nov. 8th at 6pm in the library a meeting will be held to introduce Chelsea Qualls as the new softball coach.  All interested students who want to play softball are invited to meet our new coach and hear about the upcoming season.11/8

Freshmen and sophomores: Are you wanting to get more involved at school? Want to help plan school activities like dances and assemblies? Leadership is looking for freshmen and sophomores who want to get more involved during second semester. Applications are in Mr. Schueller’s room, #142, or the front office. Applications are due November 30th , so don’t wait!  11/9

Reminder Students:  You must always check in and out through the Attendance Office. No matter what time of day it is.  In addition, if you are feeling ill in class – please do NOT use your cell phone to contact home.  Come to the Attendance Office and we will assist you.  Thank you!

The environmental club is meeting in Mr. Dey's room at lunch today. Make sure to stop by to catch our guest speakers and be green!

The Sprague Olyannes dance team attended their first competition of the fall season at Gladstone High school on November 3. The team placed second in the pom and hip hop divisions and third in the novelty category. Their high scores qualified their pom and hip hop routines for the fall championships in December.  In addition, junior Amanda Lutz placed in the top 10 of the advanced individual drill down competition. Congratulations to all of the Olyannes!

There will be a DECA meeting this Tuesday, Nov. 6th, after school 2:30 – 3:15. We will be going over competitive events. See you tomorrow in room 142! 11/6

Congratulations to Elise Abbott for competing in the Cross Country State Meet this past Saturday.  The race took place at Lane Community College in Eugene.  In a field of 155 athletes Elise placed 33rd in a time of 19 min 16 sec.  The final meet of the season had teams from every district represented, racing 5km on a fast and challenging course.  Congratulations to Elise for your hard work and effort throughout the entire season.  Go Olys.

Friday, November 2, 2018


Friday, November 2, 2018

Freshmen and sophomores: Are you wanting to get more involved at school? Want to help plan school activities like dances and assemblies? Leadership is looking for freshmen and sophomores who want to get more involved during second semester. Applications are in Mr. Schueller’s room, #142, or the front office. Applications are due November 30th , so don’t wait!  11/9

Our lost and found table is overflowing! Please look on the lost and found table in the commons as soon as possible for any items that may belong to you.  All items still left will be donated November 20th.  11/19

Bonjour Sprague! Today after school, at 2:35, French National Honor Society will be hosting a movie night. We will be watching Ratatouille in French, but with subtitles too-- so if you are interested in watching, feel free to join us! All are welcome! Come down to room 123, Madame Downs' French room. 11/2

Nov. 8th at 6pm in the library a meeting will be held to introduce Chelsea Qualls as the new softball coach.  All interested students who want to play softball are invited to meet our new coach and hear about the upcoming season.

Sprague Popcorn Lovers! Every Friday you can now find your favorite popcorn at the new popcorn window in Room 127 (Ms. Anderson’s room). This buttery goodness is still 50 cents a bag. Pop on over to Room 127, bring a friend, and treat your taste buds!

Attention all wrestlers and those interested in wrestling. There will be a short informational meeting today at the beginning of lunch in Coach Harris’s room—room 117. Be there to get the schedule for the upcoming season. All wrestlers be there TODAY at lunch in room 117.

Thursday, November 1, 2018


Thursday, November 1, 2018

Buenos Dias Sprague! The Spanish National Honor Society is hosting the DAY of the DEAD Spanish Club meeting today at lunch in room 124. Everyone is welcome to learn about this celebration of life, decorate a cookie and participate in other activities. Nos vemos! 10/31

Freshmen and sophomores: Are you wanting to get more involved at school? Want to help plan school activities like dances and assemblies? Leadership is looking for freshmen and sophomores who want to get more involved during second semester. Applications are in Mr. Schueller’s room, #142, or the front office. Applications are due November 30th , so don’t wait!  11/9

Our lost and found table is overflowing! Please look on the lost and found table in the commons as soon as possible for any items that may belong to you.  All items still left will be donated November 20th.  11/19

Attention: Swimmers, Wrestlers and Basketball players, athletic participation packets are now available for pickup in the athletic office. You must be enrolled in and passing five classes to participate as well as having a current sport physical on file. Packets can be turned in starting today.  11/1

Bonjour Sprague! This Friday after school, at 2:35, French National Honor Society will be hosting a movie night. We will be watching Ratatouille in French, but with subtitles too-- so if you are interested in watching, feel free to join us! All are welcome! Come down to room 123, Madame Downs' French room. 11/2

Thank you to everyone who voted for our staff pumpkin decorating contest.  We guarantee there was no cheating, only creativity at its best.  Our winners:  1st place goes to Mr. Kramer with the Darth Vader pumpkin—booyah Kramer—that pumpkin rocked the holiday.  2nd place goes to Ms. Downs, our lovely French teacher with the pumpkin saying, CARVED, nice job Ms. Downs, and finally 3rd place goes to Miss Atkinson, representing Oly Nation with her awesome Sprague pumpkin, super cool pumpkin Miss Atkinson.  We do have one honorable mention, this goes to Ms. Andersen’s niece, Jaycee, by far the most authentic scary pumpkin in the contest, red eyes, toothpick teeth.  Excellent job everyone.  Look for our next contest for Thanksgiving!!