Sparkman High Capitol News
Volume 18/19, Issue 13, December 2018
We are beyond excited to accept the Blue Ribbon School award this past week on behalf of our outstanding students, faculty and staff!
We want to congratulate, Sparkman English Teacher, Ashley Fitch on becoming a Nationally Board Certified Teacher! This is a huge accomplishment and we are very proud of her!
Mrs. Kimbrell’s AP Biology and CP chemistry classes got to tour HudsonAlpha as well as complete a lab where students were able to detect genetically modified foods. Students were able to use science technologies such as micro-pipettes, centrifuges, PCRs, and gel electrophoresis.
December 5th - Class Ring Orders during 3rd block in the cafeteria
December 13th - Makeup time for Cap/Gown Orders during 3rd block in the cafeteria
Parking decals are available to purchase for all Juniors and Seniors for $20. You may pay for your decal using MySchool fees or you can pay with cash or check.
Sophomores may turn in required paperwork and will be placed on the waiting list.
Paperwork you will need to bring:
- a copy of your receipt
- a copy of your Driver’s license
- a copy of your proof of insurance
- a completed parking application
Myschool fees - Please make sure you enter your student’s name in the space when checking out. If you are purchasing decals for more than one student please to complete a separate transaction for each studenthttps://secure2.myschoolfees.com/guest_home.aspx?sid=261
Decals will be assigned and distributed after the first week of school. Decals cannot be transferred to another student or vehicle.
Remember, you will not be issued a decal if you have any outstanding fees (course fees, textbook fines, etc).
MySchool Fees - Online Payment System to pay for Fees
- Go to https://sparkmanhigh.mcssk12.org/
- Select “Resources”
- Select “MySchoolFees”
- Select “Category”
- Pick “Course” and add to Cart (Repeat as needed)
- Once all categories have been selected, hit “Checkout” button and follow instructions for payment. (Do not check use billing information to create a MySchoolFees.com account)
- Click on who will “own Public Fees” and designate if the funds are for the same recipient or several recipients
- If funds are for the same recipient, identify the recipient by typing in the recipient’s name.
- If funds are for several recipients, identify the recipient by typing in the recipient’s name for each category.
- Submit and continue.
- Follow instructions to checkout
Upcoming Dates for Sparkman High
August 1 - First Day of School
August 6 - Swim Team Meeting at 5:30 p.m. in Media Center
August 8 - Mississippi State College Recruiter 12:30 p.m. in College & Career Center
August 9 - Open House 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
August 9 - Sparkman Band Preview Show at 7:30 p.m.
August 10 - Last Day to make Schedule Requests
August 14 - JROTC Booster Meeting 6:30 p.m. in Cafeteria
August 15 - School and Badge Picture Day 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.
August 20 - Super Citizen Kickoff 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Gym 1
August 21 - Band Boosters Meeting at 7:00 p.m Cafeteria
August 23 - Medical Academy Intern Parent meeting 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Room 221
August 24 - Football: Sparkman at Athens (Jamboree) at 7:00 P.M.
August 30 - Progress Reports go home
August 30 - Madison County College and Career Fair - UAH
August 31 - Football: Sparkman at Hazel Green High School at 7:00 P.M.
September 3 - No School - Labor Day
September 4 - No School - Staff Development Day for teachers
September 7 - Football: Sparkman at Gadsden City High School at 7:00 P.M.
September 11 - JROTC Booster Meeting 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Cafeteria
September 14 - Football: Sparkman vs. Grissom - Home game at 7:00 P.M.
September 19 - Make Day for School and Badge Picture Day
September 21 - Football: Sparkman at Huntsville High School at 7:00 P.M.
September 24 -28 - Homecoming Week
September 28 - Pep Rally
September 28 - Sparkman vs. Buckhorn (Homecoming) 7:00 P.M.
October 2 - Pre-ACT for 10th grade
October 2 - WorkKeys for 12th grade
October 2 - E-Learning Day for 11th grade
October 5 - Football: Sparkman at Austin High School at 7:00 P.M.
October 8 - 12: Fall Break
October 12 - Football: Sparkman vs. Bob Jones - Home Game at 7:00 P.M.
October 16 - Makeup Day for WorkKeys and PreACT
October 18 - Report Cards for 1st nine weeks go home
October 19 - Pep Rally
October 19 - Football: Sparkman vs. James Clemens at Madison City Stadium at 7:00 P.M.
October 24 - PSAT - 10th & 11th graders that registered to take it
October 26 - Football: Sparkman vs. Florence - Home game at 7:00 P.M. SENIOR NIGHT
October 29: Cap/Gown Information Meeting - Seniors (Gym 1 - 9:15 am)
November 2 - Senior Group photo - 8:30 am - Gym 1
November 2: Cap/Gown Orders - Seniors (During Lunch)
November 12 - Veteran's Day - School Closed
November 15 - AB Honor Roll program 9:00 am Seniors 10:30 am Juniors in Gym 1
November 13 - Progress Reports go Home
November 19-23: Thanksgiving Break
November 28: Class ring Information Meeting - Juniors (Gym 1 - 9:15 am)November 28: Make-up Cap/Gown Orders - Seniors (During Lunch)
December 5: Class ring Orders - 3rd Block in cafeteria
December 6: Calhoun Community College - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm - College and Career Center
December 13: Cap/Gown Orders makeup time - 3rd block in cafeteria
December 14 (Students-Full Day): 3B and 4B Midterm Exams
December 17 (Students-Full Day): 1A and 2A Midterm Exams
December 18 (Students-Half Day): 1B and 2B Midterm Exams
1st and 2nd Block Final Exams
December 19 (Students-Half Day): 3A and 4A Midterm Exams
3rd and 4th Block Final Exams
December 20 - Jan 4: Winter Break