Wednesday, March 20, 2019


 March 20, 2019

Seniors – Don’t forget to turn in your Senior superlatives awards before you leave for spring break. They can be turned in to the attendance office or Mrs. Kleinman’s room, #3. 3/20

Sprague’s 2nd Annual Formalwear drive is on until March 21st. The athletics office will be accepting formal dresses, formal shoes, makeup, and accessories for Abby’s Closet. Each donation will be worth 1 raffle ticket. Monetary donations or plus size dresses will count as double raffle tickets for a Dutch Brothers Gift Card. Please bring donations to help local teens in need!   3/21

Attention Graduating Seniors! Are you planning to attend Chemeketa Community College in the Fall 2019.  Do you need to take a placement test?  There will be a field trip on Friday, April 5th to take any Sprague student to Chemeketa for the Placement Test.  Please see Ms. Dunn to sign up.  You must have a K number.  4/1

Chemeketa Community College is hosting a ‘Get Ready for Chemeketa Event’  on Friday, April 12th.   Space is limited to 25 students per school.  If you are interested in attending – please see Ms. Dunn and sign up in the College & Career Center.  4/4

ATTENTION SPRAGUE JUNIORS AND SENIORS! Prom season is upon us! Prom this year is Great Gatsby themed, and tickets are on sale now! You can get an early bird special, $5 off an individual ticket or $10 off a couples tickets up through Thursday, March 21st! Be sure to visit the bookkeeper in the main office to make sure you don't have any fines and bring your 'Dance Agreement Form' to buy your ticket for a roarin' good time! You will not be able to purchase a ticket if you do not have a completed dance form. Forms can be picked up in the main office. Tickets will not be sold during Spring Break. Don’t delay, get your prom ticket now to make sure you are at one of the best nights of the year!

Sprague Track and Field started their season with a meet yesterday vs. West Salem and Monroe.  Congratulations to the team as a whole for competing hard against good competition.  Individual winners were Elise Abbott in the 800 and 1500 meters, Jacob Luna in the Discus and Carter Cook in the High Jump.  A special Thank you to all of the volunteers who came and helped us run the meet like Coach Minyard, Ms. Atkinson, Ms. Barthel, Mr. Rodin, Mrs. Kleinman, Mr. Putnam, Ms. Sorensen and the numerous parents. Please join us for our next home meet on April 10th.  


Tuesday, March 19, 2019


 March 19, 2019

Seniors – Don’t forget to turn in your Senior superlatives awards before you leave for spring break. They can be turned in to the attendance office or Mrs. Kleinman’s room, #3. 3/20

Sprague’s 2nd Annual Formalwear drive is on until March 21st. The athletics office will be accepting formal dresses, formal shoes, makeup, and accessories for Abby’s Closet. Each donation will be worth 1 raffle ticket. Monetary donations or plus size dresses will count as double raffle tickets for a Dutch Brothers Gift Card. Please bring donations to help local teens in need!   3/21

Attention Graduating Seniors! Are you planning to attend Chemeketa Community College in the Fall 2019.  Do you need to take a placement test?  There will be a field trip on Friday, April 5th to take any Sprague student to Chemeketa for the Placement Test.  Please see Ms. Dunn to sign up.  You must have a K number.  4/1

Chemeketa Community College is hosting a ‘Get Ready for Chemeketa Event’  on Friday, April 12th.   Space is limited to 25 students per school.  If you are interested in attending – please see Ms. Dunn and sign up in the College & Career Center.  4/4

ATTENTION SPRAGUE JUNIORS AND SENIORS! Prom season is upon us! Prom this year is Great Gatsby themed, and tickets are on sale now! You can get an early bird special, $5 off an individual ticket or $10 off a couples tickets up through Thursday, March 21st! Be sure to visit the bookkeeper in the main office to make sure you don't have any fines and bring your 'Dance Agreement Form' to buy your ticket for a roarin' good time! You will not be able to purchase a ticket if you do not have a completed dance form. Forms can be picked up in the main office. Don’t delay, get your prom ticket now to make sure you are at one of the best nights of the year!


Monday, March 18, 2019


 March 18, 2019

The environmental club wil be meeting today, in Mr. Dey’s room at lunch! Be sure to come by to hear about the new volunteer opportunities we have planned. 3/18

Seniors – Don’t forget to turn in your Senior superlatives awards before you leave for spring break. They can be turned in to the attendance office or Mrs. Kleinman’s room, #3. 3/20

Sprague’s 2nd Annual Formalwear drive is on until March 21st. The athletics office will be accepting formal dresses, formal shoes, makeup, and accessories for Abby’s Closet. Each donation will be worth 1 raffle ticket and monetary and plus size dresses will count as double raffle tickets for a Dutch Brothers Gift Card. Please bring donations to help local teens in need!   3/21

Congratulations to the three finalists for Salem Exchange Club ACE Award.  The finalist are Bethany Pierce, Emelia James  and Jessica James. 3/18

The 18th Annual You Lead Oregon African American Youth Conference will be Friday, April 12th at Western Oregon University.  The AAYLC is geared toward middle and high school students, especially those with African or African-American heritage. Everyone is welcome!  Permission forms can be found in the College & Career Center.  Please see Ms. Dunn or Mr. Harris If you have any questions.   Signed Permission forms are due on Monday, March 18th. 3/18

Attention Graduating Seniors! Are you planning to attend Chemeketa Community College in the Fall 2019.  Do you need to take a placement test?  There will be a field trip on Friday, April 5th to take any Sprague student to Chemeketa for the Placement Test.  Please see Ms. Dunn to sign up.  You must have a K number.  4/1

Chemeketa Community College is hosting a ‘Get Ready for Chemeketa Event’  on Friday, April 12th.   Space is limited to 25 students per school.  If you are interested in attending – please see Ms. Dunn and sign up in the College & Career Center.  4/4

Are you interested in international travel? Do you enjoy learning about other cultures? Would you like to visit Paris, Barcelona and Madrid? If the answer is YES, there is an informational meeting at lunch today in room 124. Stop by to find out about an exciting opportunity! 3/18

Please release the Girls Varsity and JV golfers at 9:50 today for our match at Illahe, good luck!

ATTENTION SPRAGUE JUNIORS AND SENIORS! Prom season is upon us! Prom this year is Great Gatsby themed, and tickets are on sale now! You can get an early bird special, $5 off an individual ticket or $10 off a couples tickets up through Thursday, March 21st! Be sure to visit the bookkeeper in the main office to make sure you don't have any fines and bring your 'Dance Agreement Form' to buy your ticket for a roarin' good time! You will not be able to purchase a ticket if you do not have a completed dance form. Forms can be picked up in the main office. Don’t delay and sure to get your prom ticket now to make sure you are at one of the best nights of the year!


Friday, March 15, 2019


 March 15, 2019

The environmental club meeting will be next Monday, the 18th, in Mr. Dey’s room at lunch! Be sure to come by to hear about the new volunteer opportunities we have planned. 3/18

There are several local scholarships available for members of graduating class of 2019.   For example, the LKS Educational Scholarship is open to any student planning to attend a 2 year, 4 year or trade school. The scholarship is valued at $20,000.  Paper copies will be available starting Monday, March 18th.  For more information, please see Ms. Dunn.

Seniors – Don’t forget to turn in your Senior superlatives awards before you leave for spring break. They can be turned in to the attendance office or Mrs. Kleinman’s room, #3.

The Career Connections Fair is an opportunity for students to practice job interviewing skills, interact with volunteers from the business community, have their résumés critiqued, and learn about options after graduation; some students even come away from the event with job offers.  Students will need to have a resume and dress professionally while participating in this event on Tuesday, April 2nd.  This is event is open to any Sprague student in grades 10 thru 12.   Please see Ms. Dunn to sign up.  The deadline is Monday, March 18th. 3/15

Sprague’s 2nd Annual Formalwear drive will be starting on March 11th and will go until March 22nd. The athletics office will be accepting formal dresses, formal shoes, makeup, and accessories for Abby’s Closet. Each donation will be worth 1 raffle ticket and monetary and plus size dresses will count as double raffle tickets for a Dutch Brothers Gift Card. Please bring donations to help local teens in need!   3/22

Congratulations to the three finalists for Salem Exchange Club ACE Award.  The finalist are Bethany Pierce, Emelia James  and Jessica James. 3/18
  
The 18th Annual You Lead Oregon African American Youth Conference will be Friday, April 12th at Western Oregon University.  The AAYLC is geared toward middle and high school students, especially those with African or African-American heritage. Everyone is welcome!  Permission forms can be found in the College & Career Center.  Please see Ms. Dunn or Mr. Harris If you have any questions.   Signed Permission forms are due on Monday, March 18th. 3/18

Attention Graduating Seniors! Are you planning to attend Chemeketa Community College in the Fall 2019.  Do you need to take a placement test?  There will be a field trip on Friday, April 5th to take any Sprague student to Chemeketa for the Placement Test.  Please see Ms. Dunn to sign up.  You must have a K number.  4/1

Chemeketa Community College is hosting a ‘Get Ready for Chemeketa Event’  on Friday, April 12th.   Space is limited to 25 students per school.  If you are interested in attending – please see Ms. Dunn and sign up in the College & Career Center.  4/4

Congratulations to the girls tennis team for their tie against Grant High School. Sprague wins were Eva Hammond at 1st singles, Alexis Murphy at 3rd singles, Caitlyn Joyce and Rachel Bufalino at 2nd doubles, and Olivia Decker and Paige Schmelling at 3rd doubles.

ATTENTION SPRAGUE JUNIORS AND SENIORS! Prom season is upon us! Prom this year is Great Gatsby themed, and tickets are on sale now! You can get an early bird special, $5 off an individual ticket or $10 off a couples tickets up through Thursday, March 21st! Be sure to visit the bookkeeper in the main office to make sure you don't have any fines and bring your 'Dance Agreement Form' to buy your ticket for a roarin' good time! You will not be able to purchase a ticket if you do not have a completed dance form. Forms can be picked up in the main office. Don’t delay and sure to get your prom ticket now to make sure you are at one of the best nights of the year!

Please excuse the dance team today at 9:45 for the State Dance Team Championships.

Thursday, March 14, 2019


March 14, 2019

Congratulations to the girls tennis team for their win over Wilsonville 5-3 yesterday. Eva Hammond won 1st singles, Alexis Murphy won 2nd singles, Olivia Decker won 3rd singles, Paige Schmelling won 4th singles, and Izzy Altman and Eillie Horn won 1st doubles.

The environmental club meeting will be next Monday, the 18th, in Mr. Dey’s room at lunch! Be sure to come by to hear about the new volunteer opportunities we have planned. 3/18

Prom Tickets are now on sale! Prom is April 26, 2019 at Zenith Vineyard, 8:00-11:00 pm. To buy a ticket: student must be a Junior or Senior, have no outstanding fines and you must turn in a completed SKSD Dance agreement at the time of purchase for each student attending.  Guests have to be approved so get your guest pass form in the main office. Tickets are $35 Single and $60 for Couple. If you buy your ticket in the month of March it is $30 Single and $50 Couple. Tickets can be purchased from the Bookkeeper during lunch and after school. 

There are several local scholarships available for members of graduating class of 2019.   For example, the LKS Educational Scholarship is open to any student planning to attend a 2 year, 4 year or trade school. The scholarship is valued at $20,000.  Paper copies will be available starting Monday, March 18th.  For more information, please see Ms. Dunn.

Seniors – Don’t forget to turn in your Senior superlatives awards before you leave for spring break. They can be turned in to the attendance office or Mrs. Kleinman’s room, #3.

The Career Connections Fair is an opportunity for students to practice job interviewing skills, interact with volunteers from the business community, have their résumés critiqued, and learn about options after graduation; some students even come away from the event with job offers.  Students will need to have a resume and dress professionally while participating in this event on Tuesday, April 2nd.  This is event is open to any Sprague student in grades 10 thru 12.   Please see Ms. Dunn to sign up.  The deadline is Monday, March 18th. 3/15
    
Sprague’s 2nd Annual Formalwear drive will be starting on March 11th and will go until March 22nd. The athletics office will be accepting formal dresses, formal shoes, makeup, and accessories for Abby’s Closet. Each donation will be worth 1 raffle ticket and monetary and plus size dresses will count as double raffle tickets for a Dutch Brothers Gift Card. Please bring donations to help local teens in need!   3/22

Please excuse the girls’ tennis team today at 1:45 for a match against Grant High School.

Please excuse the freshman baseball team today at 1:30 for their game at Barlow High School.




 March 13, 2019

Sprague’s 2nd Annual Formalwear drive will be starting on March 11th and will go until March 22nd. The athletics office will be accepting formal dresses, formal shoes, makeup, and accessories for Abby’s Closet. Each donation will be worth 1 raffle ticket and monetary and plus size dresses will count as double raffle tickets for a Dutch Brothers Gift Card. Please bring donations to help local teens in need!   3/22

Sprague, do you want to know the difference between a brown tree creeper and a spotted towhee?  To find the answer join the Sprague Birders today after school in room 149 for our monthly bird walk.  See you then! 3/13

The environmental club meeting will be next Monday, the 18th, in Mr. Dey’s room at lunch! Be sure to come by to hear about the new volunteer opportunities we have planned. 3/18

Prom Tickets are now on sale! Prom is April 26, 2019 at Zenith Vineyard, 8:00-11:00 pm. To buy a ticket: student must be a Junior or Senior, have no outstanding fines and you must turn in a completed SKSD Dance agreement at the time of purchase for each student attending.  Guests have to be approved so get your guest pass form in the main office. Tickets are $35 Single and $60 for Couple. If you buy your ticket in the month of March it is $30 Single and $50 Couple. Tickets can be purchased from the Bookkeeper during lunch and after school. 

There will be a BSU meeting during lunch today in the ASPIRE Room. 3/13

The Career Connections Fair is an opportunity for students to practice job interviewing skills, interact with volunteers from the business community, have their résumés critiqued, and learn about options after graduation; some students even come away from the event with job offers.  Students will need to have a resume and dress professionally while participating in this event on Tuesday, April 2nd.  This is event is open to any Sprague student in grades 10 thru 12.   Please see Ms. Dunn to sign up.  The deadline is Monday, March 18th. 3/15

There are several local scholarships available for members of graduating class of 2019.   For example, the LKS Educational Scholarship is open to any student planning to attend a 2 year, 4 year or trade school. The scholarship is valued at $20,000.  Paper copies will be available starting Monday, March 18th.  For more information, please see Ms. Dunn

Seniors – Don’t forget to turn in your Senior superlatives awards before you leave for spring break. They can be turned in to the attendance office or Mrs. Kleinman’s room, #3.


Tuesday, March 12, 2019


 March 12, 2019

Sprague’s 2nd Annual Formalwear drive will be starting on March 11th and will go until March 22nd. The athletics office will be accepting formal dresses, formal shoes, makeup, and accessories for Abby’s Closet. Each donation will be worth 1 raffle ticket and monetary and plus size dresses will count as double raffle tickets for a Dutch Brothers Gift Card. Please bring donations to help local teens in need!   3/22

Sprague, do you want to know the difference between a brown tree creeper and a spotted towhee?  To find the answer join the Sprague Birders tomorrow after school in room 149 for our monthly bird walk.  See you then! 3/13

The environmental club meeting will be next Monday, the 18th, in Mr. Dey’s room at lunch! Be sure to come by to hear about the new volunteer opportunities we have planned. 3/18

The Sprague girls’ golf team started the season yesterday at Santiam Golf Course. Quincy Beyrouty finished 2nd and Reese Sherwood was close behind in 3rd. Jasmin Gimmer was tied for 8th and Chloe Elmore tied for 11th. Way to start the season strong!

Prom Tickets are now on sale! Prom is April 26, 2019 at Zenith Vineyard, 8:00-11:00 pm. To buy a ticket: student must be a Junior or Senior, have no outstanding fines and you must turn in a completed SKSD Dance agreement at the time of purchase for each student attending.  Guests have to be approved so get your guest pass form from the main office. Tickets are $35 Single and $60 for Couple. If you buy your ticket in the month of March it is $30 Single and $50 Couple. Tickets can be purchased from the Bookkeeper during lunch and after school. 



 March 11, 2019

Sprague’s 2nd Annual Formalwear drive will be starting on March 11th and will go until March 22nd. The athletics office will be accepting formal dresses, formal shoes, makeup, and accessories for Abby’s Closet. Each donation will be worth 1 raffle ticket and monetary and plus size dresses will count as double raffle tickets for a Dutch Brothers Gift Card. Please bring donations to help local teens in need!   3/22

Sprague, do you want to know the difference between a brown tree creeper and a spotted towhee?  To find the answer join the Sprague Birders this Wednesday after school in room 149 for our monthly bird walk.  See you then! 3/13

The environmental club meeting will be next Monday, the 18th, in Mr. Dey’s room at lunch! Be sure to come by to hear about the new volunteer opportunities we have planned. 3/18


Monday, March 11, 2019


 March 7, 2019

Sprague’s 2nd Annual Formalwear drive will be starting on March 11th and will go until March 22nd. The athletics office will be accepting formal dresses, formal shoes, makeup, and accessories for Abby’s Closet. Each donation will be worth 1 raffle ticket and monetary and plus size dresses will count as double raffle tickets for a Dutch Brothers Gift Card. Please bring donations to help local teens in need!   3/22

Students registering for any AP tests must do so today – today is the deadline, NO exceptions.

This week, the Chemeketa Scholars Application is due for graduating seniors planning to attend Chemeketa Fall 2019 with a GPA 3.50.  Please make sure to have your Chemeketa K number,  SBAC scores, high school transcript, and completed application to present to Chemeketa this week.   Please visit the College & Career Center if you have any questions. 3/8

Congratulations to Kendall Hahn for winning the National Cheerleaders Association Battle in the Arena Tumbling National Championship!   The competition was held in Dallas, Texas and this is her second year in a row for being a national champion!  Congratulations Kendall!

Sprague artists dominate once again. In the 2019 Cherriots Poster Contest, out of six possible winners, we have five! Placements will be announced at an official presentation by Cherriots that will take place at an upcoming assembly. This year’s theme was “world car-free day.” The winning artists are: Samantha Breen, Ayla Brown, Raquel Coburn, Chloe Elmore, Mei Tate. 3/7

Good Morning Sprague!  Manga club is meeting after school today in the Library. Hope to see you there!

Students of the Month
Each month Sprague recognizes 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.

For our March Student of the Month recognition, we focused on students who excelled in any of the three areas. Congratulations to the following students who have been identified as our March Students of the Month by the Sprague staff:
9th grade:
Dominick Wolf
Christopher Rogers

10th grade:
Faith Hewitt
Jared Blanchard

11th grade:
Skyler Goodwin-Lowell
Savanah Cullen

12th grade:
Savien Johnson
Bethany Pierce


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!



Wednesday, March 6, 2019


 March 6, 2019

Sprague’s 2nd Annual Formalwear drive will be starting on March 11th and will go until March 22nd. The athletics office will be accepting formal dresses, formal shoes, makeup, and accessories for Abby’s Closet. Each donation will be worth 1 raffle ticket and monetary and plus size dresses will count as double raffle tickets for a Dutch Brothers Gift Card. Please bring donations to help local teens in need!   3/22

Students registering for any AP tests must do so by March 7th - the deadline is tomorrow, March 7th  NO exceptions.

This week, the Chemeketa Scholars Application is due for graduating seniors planning to attend Chemeketa Fall 2019 with a GPA 3.50.  Please make sure to have your Chemeketa K number,  SBAC scores, high school transcript, and completed application to present to Chemeketa this week.   Please visit the College & Career Center if you have any questions. 3/8

Congratulations to Kendall Hahn for winning the National Cheerleaders Association Battle in the Arena Tumbling National Championship!   The competition was held in Dallas, Texas and this is her second year in a row for being a national champion!  Congratulations Kendall!

Sprague artists dominate once again. In the 2019 Cherriots Poster Contest, out of six possible winners, we have five! Placements will be announced at an official presentation by Cherriots that will take place at an upcoming assembly. This year’s theme was “world car-free day.” The winning artists are: Samantha Breen, Ayla Brown, Raquel Coburn, Chloe Elmore, Mei Tate. 3/7

The library will be hosting a delicious book tasting at lunch today.  All are welcome to browse the offerings and check out a great read!



Tuesday, March 5, 2019


 March 5, 2019

Sprague’s 2nd Annual Formalwear drive will be starting on March 11th and will go until March 22nd. The athletics office will be accepting formal dresses, formal shoes, makeup, and accessories for Abby’s Closet. Each donation will be worth 1 raffle ticket and monetary and plus size dresses will count as double raffle tickets for a Dutch Brothers Gift Card. Please bring donations to help local teens in need!   3/22

The Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) Scholarship Application has been extended to today.  You still have time to complete your application. 3/5

Bonjour Sprague! French Club invites you to celebrate Mardi Gras - Pronunciation: Mar – dee  Grah  today in Madame Higgins room (123) at lunch! Everyone is welcome. We will be making small parade floats and learning about the holiday. We hope to see you there! 3/5

Students registering for any AP tests must do so by March 7th - the deadline is this Thursday, March 7th  NO exceptions.

This week, the Chemeketa Scholars Application is due for graduating seniors planning to attend Chemeketa Fall 2019 with a GPA 3.50.  Please make sure to have your Chemeketa K number,  SBAC scores, high school transcript, and completed application to present to the Chemeketa this week.   Please visit the College & Career Center if you have any questions. 3/8




Monday, March 4, 2019


 March 4, 2019

The Oregon Office of Student Access and Completion (OSAC) Scholarship Application has been extended to Tuesday, March 5th.  You still have time to complete your application. 3/5

Bonjour Sprague! French Club invites you to celebrate Mardi Gras - Pronunciation: Mar – dee  Grah  Tuesday March 5 in Madame Higgins room (123) at lunch! Everyone is welcome. We will be making small parade floats and learning about the holiday. We hope to see you there! 3/5

Congratulations to the Sprague Olyannes Dance Team! They successfully competed at Liberty High School in Hillsboro on Saturday, March 2 by placing third out of seven teams in a very competitive Show division. Their next competition will be the OSAA State Dance Team Championships on Saturday, March 16 at the Memorial Coliseum in Portland. 

This week, the Chemeketa Scholars Application is due for graduating seniors planning to attend Chemeketa Fall 2019 with a GPA 3.50.  Please make sure to have your Chemeketa K number,  SBAC scores, high school transcript, and completed application to present to the Chemeketa this week.   Please visit the College & Career Center if you have any questions. 3/8


Friday, March 1, 2019


March 1, 2019

It’s time for the winter comedy and Sprague’s Theater department is presenting Lend Me a Tenor. This Rom-Com is filled with laughs and will entertain one and all. Come see the show this week, March 1st and 2nd! 3/1

ATTENTION SENIORS! TODAY IS THE LAST DAY for you to PROOF your PORTRAIT and QUOTE for the YEARBOOK. Go to room #141 after school to make sure everything is perfect before that section of the yearbook is published. Once it is published we CAN NOT make any changes. If you fail to proof, the yearbook can’t be held responsible for errors. SENIORS, PLEEEEEEEASE PROOOOOOOF!  2/28

Bonjour Sprague! French Club invites you to celebrate Mardi Gras - Pronunciation: Mar – dee  Grah  Tuesday March 5 in Madame Higgins room (123) at lunch! Everyone is welcome. We will be making small parade floats and learning about the holiday. We hope to see you there! 3/5

Author Lily Brook-Dalton is speaking in the Pantheon during period 6.  Students, classrooms, and staff that signed up to attend, please come to the Pantheon at this time.  Thank you!



Thursday, February 28, 2019


 February 28, 2019

Key Club is doing the 1000 soles shoe collection from the February 14th-28.th
Show some love. Share your soles.  Look for our collection bins.  We accept all athletic shoes, sports cleats, and boots that keep feet warm & dry. No high heels or dress shoes needed. All shoes are donated to 1000 Soles that serves Salem and Keizer's children and teens facing homelessness & poverty. Consider your shoes one of the best Valentines you'll ever give! 2/28

It’s time for the winter comedy and Sprague’s Theater department is presenting Lend Me a Tenor. This Rom-Com is filled with laughs and will entertain one and all. Come see the show this week February 28th, and March 1st and 2nd! 3/1

ATTENTION SENIORS!  This is THE LAST DAY for you to PROOF your PORTRAIT and QUOTE for the YEARBOOK. Go to room #141 after school to make sure everything is perfect before that section of the yearbook is published. Once it is published we CAN NOT make any changes. If you fail to proof, the yearbook can’t be held responsible for errors. SENIORS, PLEEEEEEEASE PROOOOOOOF!  2/28

On Friday, March 1 Sprague will host the Salem Reads author Lily Brook-Dalton in the Pantheon during period 6.  She will be speaking about her life as a writer and discussing the book Good Morning, Midnight.  If you would like to attend, please sign up with Mrs. Hardey in the Library.  All are welcome!

Congratulations to your Sprague Wrestlers who earned a 3rd place trophy at the State Championships this past weekend in Portland. The Olympians had 7 state placers and were led by State champions Landon Davis and Santos Cantu. Davis scored a 5-4 decision in the finals to earn his first state title. Cantu had a 13-4 major decision to earn his 3rd state title. Other state placers included senior Daniel McClung capped off a stellar career with a 2nd place finish, and senior Aaron Joklur wrestled a great tournament by finishing 6th place. Juniors Colby Hemmert and Noah Worthington both finished 4th, and freshman Brayden Boyd finished 3rd.  This is the 3rd state trophy in a row for the wrestlers. Congrats Sprague Wrestling on the state trophy, MVC title, and an undefeated conference dual meet season! 2/28



Tuesday, February 26, 2019


 February 26, 2019

Hey Olys! Sprague's second blood drive is coming up on March 6th. Donating a single pint of your blood will save up to 3 lives, so if you can, please do so! To sign up for the blood drive you must be at least 16 years old and donors who are 16 years of age must sign a parent-permission slip and turn in to Ms. West or the office by next Wednesday, February 27th, or you will not be signed up to donate. You can find the permission forms in the Office or in Ms. West's room 18. ONLY 16 year olds must have a parent-permission slip. If you are over 16 you do not need one. You can find information, sign up sheets, and parent permission forms in the Attendance office or with Ms. West in room 18. 2/26

Key Club is doing the 1000 soles shoe collection from the February 14th-28.th
Show some love. Share your soles.  Look for our collection bins.  We accept all athletic shoes, sports cleats, and boots that keep feet warm & dry. No high heels or dress shoes needed. All shoes are donated to 1000 Soles that serves Salem and Keizer's children and teens facing homelessness & poverty. Consider your shoes one of the best Valentines you'll ever give! 2/28

It’s time for the winter comedy and Sprague’s Theater department is presenting Lend Me a Tenor. This Rom-Com is filled with laughs and will entertain one and all. Come see the show this week February 28th, and March 1st and 2nd! 3/1

ATTENTION SENIORS! It is absolutely vital for you to PROOF your PORTRAIT and QUOTE for the YEARBOOK. Go to room #141 after school to make sure everything is perfect before that section of the yearbook is published. Once it is published we CAN NOT make any changes. If you fail to proof, the yearbook can’t be held responsible for errors. SENIORS, PLEEEEEEEASE PROOOOOOOF!  2/27

The Sprague Olyannes dance team won First place in the Show division at the competition they hosted on Saturday, February 23 here at Sprague.  In addition, they successfully supported 398 dancers and 86 coaches from 23 teams with 38 performances in front of 1072 audience members.  Congratulations to the dance team!

Attention all baseball players: There will be an important meeting today for all baseball players after school at 2:35 in th weightroom. Bring all baseball equipment and see you there.

On Friday, March 1 Sprague will host the Salem Reads author Lily Brook-Dalton in the Pantheon during period 6.  She will be speaking about her life as a writer and discussing the book Good Morning, Midnight.  If you would like to attend, please sign up with Mrs. Hardey in the Library.  All are welcome!

Track Practice today at 3pm in the stadium.  Dress Warm.  Skis may be needed but not required. If you have any questions see Coach Charles in P-33.  

Congratulations to your Sprague Wrestlers who earned a 3rd place trophy at the State Championships this past weekend in Portland. The Olympians had 7 state placers and were led by State champions Landon Davis and Santos Cantu. Davis scored a 5-4 decision in the finals to earn his first state title. Cantu had a 13-4 major decision to earn his 3rd state title. Other state placers included senior Daniel McClung capped off a stellar career with a 2nd place finish, and senior Aaron Joklur wrestled a great tournament by finishing 6th place. Juniors Colby Hemmert and Noah Worthington both finished 4th, and freshman Brayden Boyd finished 3rd.  This is the 3rd state trophy in a row for the wrestlers. Congrats Sprague Wrestling on the state trophy, MVC title, and an undefeated conference dual meet season! 2/28




 February 22, 2019
The Sprague Olyannes Dance team will be hosting a dance team competition at Sprague High School on Saturday, February 23rd.  Over 350 dancers from 21 teams will be competing. These teams will be representing schools from Salem, Stayton, Albany, Dallas, Silverton, Amity , Astoria, Woodburn, Eugene and Lebanon. The rounds start at 11 am and 3 pm and the entry fee is $10 for the day. Sprague students are invited to come and enjoy the entertainment!

Attention all students interested in playing softball:  The last day to sign-up for softball is today.  Get your paperwork in to the athletic office ASAP and we will see you at tryouts on Monday!  2/22

Students, please note the following.  All posters, wall hangings, announcements or displays need to be approved by the main office.  We do not post items to the walls without administrative approval. 2/22

Hey Olys! Sprague's second blood drive is coming up on March 6th. Donating a single pint of your blood will save up to 3 lives, so if you can, please do so! To sign up for the blood drive you must be at least 16 years old and donors who are 16 years of age must sign a parent-permission slip and turn in to Ms. West or the office by next Wednesday, February 27th, or you will not be signed up to donate. You can find the permission forms in the Office or in Ms. West's room 18. ONLY 16 year olds must have a parent-permission slip. If you are over 16 you do not need one. You can find information, sign up sheets, and parent permission forms in the Attendance office or with Ms. West in room 18. 2/26

Spring Athletes, Don’t forget to sign up for your spring sport, to register you now must go to the Sprague website and fill out your registration on-line!
Deadline to sign—up is today. First official day of tryouts is Monday, February 25th. 2/22

Head on down to the Oly Lounge to check out our new Sprague gear in stock. Nike hoodies and t-shirts of all sizes. Stop in during lunch to see our selection! 2/22

Any student who has signed up to play golf this year, there will be an informational meeting today in the Aspire room from 10:50 to 11:08.  Please attend for important information.  2/22

Key Club is doing the 1000 soles shoe collection from the February 14th-28.th
Show some love. Share your soles.  Look for our collection bins.  We accept all athletic shoes, sports cleats, and boots that keep feet warm & dry. No high heels or dress shoes needed. All shoes are donated to 1000 Soles that serves Salem and Keizer's children and teens facing homelessness & poverty. Consider your shoes one of the best Valentines you'll ever give! 2/28

On Saturday, Feb 23rd.  The ASPIRE Center will be open at 8 a.m. for any student needing assistance with the OSAC Scholarship Application, FAFSA, or any financial aid information. 

It’s time for the winter comedy and this week Sprague’s Theater department opens Lend Me a Tenor. This Rom-Com is filled with laughs and will entertain one and all. Come see the show today and Saturday and again next week February 28th, and March 1st and 2nd! 3/1

Attention: All Boy Soccer players, there will be a player meeting today after school in the library at 2:30 pm. Topics include 4H summer league, team building, and important dates.

ATTENTION SENIORS! It is absolutely vital for you to PROOF your PORTRAIT and QUOTE for the YEARBOOK. Go to room #141 after school to make sure everything is perfect before that section of the yearbook is published. Once it is published we CAN NOT make any changes. If you fail to proof, the yearbook can’t be held responsible for errors. SENIORS, PLEEEEEEEASE PROOOOOOOF!  2/27


Thursday, February 21, 2019


February 21, 2019

Attention all students interested in playing softball:  The last day to sign-up for softball is this Friday, February 22nd.  Get your paperwork in to the athletic office ASAP and we will see you at tryouts on Monday!  2/22

Students, please note the following.  All posters, wall hangings, announcements or displays need to be approved by the main office.  We do not post items to the walls without administrative approval. 2/22

Hey Olys! Sprague's second blood drive is coming up on March 6th. Donating a single pint of your blood will save up to 3 lives, so if you can, please do so! To sign up for the blood drive you must be at least 16 years old and donors who are 16 years of age must sign a parent-permission slip and turn in to Ms. West or the office by next Wednesday, February 27th, or you will not be signed up to donate. You can find the permission forms in the Office or in Ms. West's room 18. ONLY 16 year olds must have a parent-permission slip. If you are over 16 you do not need one. You can find information, sign up sheets, and parent permission forms in the Attendance office or with Ms. West in room 18. 2/26

Spring Athletes, Don’t forget to sign up for your spring sport this weekend, to register you now must go to the Sprague website and fill out your registration on-line!
Deadline to sign—up is February 22. First official day of tryouts is February 25th. 2/22

Head on down to the Oly Lounge to check out our new Sprague gear in stock. Nike hoodies and t-shirts of all sizes. Stop in during lunch to see our selection! 2/22

Any student  who has signed up to play golf this year, there will be an informational meeting this Friday, February 22nd in the Aspire room from 10:50 to 11:08.  Please attend for important information.  2/22

Key Club is doing the 1000 soles shoe collection from the February 14th-28.th
Show some love. Share your soles.  Look for our collection bins.  We accept all athletic shoes, sports cleats, and boots that keep feet warm & dry. No high heels or dress shoes needed. All shoes are donated to 1000 Soles that serves Salem and Keizer's children and teens facing homelessness & poverty. Consider your shoes one of the best Valentines you'll ever give! 2/28

Students, a Tardy Sweep is coming.  We will be handing out lunch detention slips for all students who return from lunch late tomorrow.  Please be on time to all classes, your punctual attendance matters. 2/21

ATTENTION SENIORS! It is absolutely vital for you to PROOF your PORTRAIT and QUOTE for the YEARBOOK. Go to room #141 after school to make sure everything is perfect before that section of the yearbook is published. Once it is published we CAN NOT make any changes. If you fail to proof, the yearbook can’t be held responsible for errors. SENIORS, PLEEEEEEEASE PROOOOOOOF!  2/27

Did you know that the number one reason people don’t buy mangos is because they don’t know how to select a ripe one? We at mango club are here to help! Stop by today afterschool in room 9 to try some preserved mangos and learn interesting mango facts! 2/21

It’s time for the winter comedy and this week Sprague’s Theater department opens Lend Me a Tenor. This Rom-Com is filled with laughs and will entertain one and all. Come see the show Thursday, Friday, and Saturday and again next week February 28th, and March 1st and 2nd! 3/1

On Saturday, Feb 23rd.  The ASPIRE Center will be open at 8 a.m. for any student needing assistance with the OSAC Scholarship Application, FAFSA, or any financial aid information. 

Attention: All Boy Soccer players,  there will be a player meeting tomorrow, Feb 22 after school in the library at 2:30 pm. Topics include 4H summer league, team building, and important dates.


Wednesday, February 20, 2019


 February 20, 2019

Hey Olys! Sprague's second blood drive is coming up on March 6th. Donating a single pint of your blood will save up to 3 lives, so if you can, please do so! To sign up for the blood drive you must be at least 16 years old and donors who are 16 years of age must sign a parent-permission slip and turn in to Ms. West or the office by next Wednesday, February 27th, or you will not be signed up to donate. You can find the permission forms in the Office or in Ms. West's room 18. ONLY 16 year olds must have a parent-permission slip. If you are over 16 you do not need one. You can find information, sign up sheets, and parent permission forms in the Attendance office or with Ms. West in room 18. 2/26

Spring Athletes, Don’t forget to sign up for your spring sport this weekend, to register you now must go to the Sprague website and fill out your registration on-line!  Deadline to sign—up is February 22. First official day of tryouts is February 25th. 2/22

Head on down to the Oly Lounge to check out our new Sprague gear in stock. Nike hoodies and t-shirts of all sizes. Stop in during lunch to see our selection! 2/22

Students, please note the following.  All posters, wall hangings, announcements or displays need to be approved by the main office.  We do not post items to the walls without administrative approval. 2/22

Hello Sprague birders it is time once again to go searching for our feathered friends here at Sprague.  Meet in room 149 today after school this week to do so and don't forget a jacket!  2/20

Any student  who has signed up to play golf this year, there will be an informational meeting this Friday, February 22nd in the Aspire room from 10:50 to 11:08.  Please attend for important information.  2/22

Key Club is doing the 1000 soles shoe collection from the February 14th-28.th
Show some love. Share your soles.  Look for our collection bins.  We accept all athletic shoes, sports cleats, and boots that keep feet warm & dry. No high heels or dress shoes needed. All shoes are donated to 1000 Soles that serves Salem and Keizer's children and teens facing homelessness & poverty. Consider your shoes one of the best Valentines you'll ever give! 2/28

Students, a Tardy Sweep is coming this week.  We will be handing out lunch detention slips for all students who return from lunch late on Feb. 21st.  Please be on time to all classes, your punctual attendance matters. 2/21

Mandatory Parent Track Meeting in the Library on Wednesday 2/20 starting at 5:30.  All students interested in participating in the Greatest Co-Ed Sport at Sprague need to attend with their parents. If you have any questions, direct them to Coach Charles in P-33.

On Friday, March 1 Sprague will host the Salem Reads author Lily Brook-Dalton in the Pantheon during period 6.  She will be speaking about her life as a writer and discussing the book Good Morning, Midnight.  If you would like to attend, please sign up with Mrs. Hardey in the Library.  All are welcome! 2/20

Congratulations to your #4 ranked wrestling team that won their 7th consecutive conference title this past weekend. The wrestlers qualified 16 for the state tournament and set school records with 24 conference placers and 8 conference champions. Taking home titles for the Olympians were Brayden Boyd, Aaron Joklur, Noah Worthington, Colby Hemmert, Brock McMullen, Daniel McClung, Santos Cantu, and Jacob Luna. Great job wrestlers and good luck at state this weekend! 2/20

Attention all students interested in playing softball:  The last day to sign-up for softball is this Friday, February 22nd.  Get your paperwork in to the athletic office ASAP and we will see you at tryouts on Monday!  2/22

ATTENTION SENIORS! It is absolutely vital for you to PROOF your PORTRAIT and QUOTE for the YEARBOOK. Go to room #141 after school to make sure everything is perfect before that section of the yearbook is published. Once it is published we CAN NOT make any changes. If you fail to proof, the yearbook can’t be held responsible for errors. SENIORS, PLEEEEEEEASE PROOOOOOOF!  2/27

Did you know that the number one reason people don’t buy mangos is because they don’t know how to select a ripe one? We at mango club are here to help! Stop by this Thursday afterschool in room 9 to try some preserved mangos and learn interesting mango facts! 2/21

It’s time for the winter comedy and this week Sprague’s Theater department opens Lend Me a Tenor. This Rom-Com is filled with laughs and will entertain one and all. Come see the show Thursday, Friday, and Saturday and again next week February 28th, and March 1st and 2nd! 3/1

On Saturday, Feb 23rd.  The ASPIRE Center will be open at 8 a.m. for any student needing assistance with the OSAC Scholarship Application, FAFSA, or any financial aid information. 


Tuesday, February 19, 2019


 February 19, 2019

Spring Athletes, Don’t forget to sign up for your spring sport this weekend, to register you now must go to the Sprague website and fill out your registration on-line!  Deadline to sign—up is February 22. First official day of tryouts is February 25th. 2/22

Head on down to the Oly Lounge to check out our new Sprague gear in stock. Nike hoodies and t-shirts of all sizes. Stop in during lunch to see our selection! 2/22

Students, please note the following.  All posters, wall hangings, announcements or displays need to be approved by the main office.  We do not post items to the walls without administrative approval. 2/22

Hello Sprague birders it is time once again to go searching for our feathered friends here at Sprague.  Meet in room 149 on Wednesday after school this week to do so and don't forget a jacket!  2/20

Any student  who has signed up to play golf this year, there will be an informational meeting this Friday, February 22nd in the Aspire room from 10:50 to 11:08.  Please attend for important information.  2/22

Key Club is doing the 1000 soles shoe collection from the February 14th-28.th
Show some love. Share your soles.  Look for our collection bins.  We accept all athletic shoes, sports cleats, and boots that keep feet warm & dry. No high heels or dress shoes needed. All shoes are donated to 1000 Soles that serves Salem and Keizer's children and teens facing homelessness & poverty. Consider your shoes one of the best Valentines you'll ever give! 2/28

Students, a Tardy Sweep is coming this week.  We will be handing out lunch detention slips for all students who return from lunch late on Feb. 21st.  Please be on time to all classes, your punctual attendance matters. 2/21

Attention: All boys interested in playing tennis, bring your lunch to the Oly Forum today and meet Coach Wheeler for a quick overview of the season.
Mandatory Parent Track Meeting in the Library on Wednesday 2/20 starting at 5:30.  All students interested in participating in the Greatest Co-Ed Sport at Sprague need to attend with their parents. If you have any questions, direct them to Coach Charles in P-33.


The Sprague Olyannes Dance Team competed at Parkrose High school on Saturday, February 16. The team placed third out of seven teams in the show division. In addition, freshmen Ayiesha (I-ee-sha) Chang placed in the top 10 of the novice drill down competition. Sophomore Sonya Frontino and junior Cassidy Sedore placed in the top 10 of the advanced drill down competition. Congratulations to all of the Olyannes!

On Friday, March 1 Sprague will host the Salem Reads author Lily Brook-Dalton in the Pantheon during period 6.  She will be speaking about her life as a writer and discussing the book Good Morning, Midnight.  If you would like to attend, please sign up with Mrs. Hardey in the Library.  All are welcome! 2/20

Congratulations to your #4 ranked wrestling team that won their 7th consecutive conference title this past weekend. The wrestlers qualified 16 for the state tournament and set school records with 24 conference placers and 8 conference champions. Taking home titles for the Olympians were Brayden Boyd, Aaron Joklur, Noah Worthington, Colby Hemmert, Brock McMullen, Daniel McClung, Santos Cantu, and Jacob Luna. Great job wrestlers and good luck at state this weekend! 2/20

Congratulations to Sprague’s Speech and Debate team for their outstanding performances at both the University of Oregon as well as the Cal Invitational in Berkeley, California. 10 Olys competed in Eugene and the following students earned individual awards: Paige Schmelling placed 5th in JV Prose Interpretation, and Ramon Martinez placed 4th in Varsity Division After Dinner Speaking. 5 Olys were also in competition at the prestigious Cal Invitational, the largest high school debate tournament on the West Coast. 3,000 students from across the nation were in attendance, and the following Olys earned individual awards: While missing advancing to playoff rounds, Eden McCall and Arianna Martin earned a winning record in Varsity Public Forum. And Francesca Thompson and Megan Baus placed 7th in Duo Interpretation out of a total field of 79 entries. It’s the highest finish yet for an Olympian in the speech events category. Francesca and Megan also have earned a bid to the Tournament of Champions held at the University of Kentucky in late April. Well done Oly Speechies!!