What's Happening at Sparkman HS/S9

May 2-7, 2016

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We appreciate our Sparkman faculty and staff!

Monday, May 2

  • AP Exams
  • Golf Varsity Sub State
  • Basketball Boys Tryouts- More info on flyer below
  • Sparkman Community Meeting- 5:30 at SHS GYM 1 (NOTE LOCATION CHANGE)
  • Color Guard Tryouts- More info on flyer below

Tuesday, May 3

  • ACT Plus Writing Make-up day
  • AP Exams
  • Soccer at Sub state
  • SHS First Priority
  • Quarterback Club Meeting

Wednesday, May 4

  • AP Exams
  • JROTC Senior Day
  • Basketball Boys Tryouts

Thursday, May 5

  • AP Exams
  • Softball Varsity Area
  • Track State Meet
  • Basketball Boys Tryouts
  • Sports Physicals for Sparkman Cluster Athletes

Friday, May 6

  • AP Exams
  • Baseball Round 2 State Playoffs
  • Softball Area
  • Track State
  • Last day to register for June ACT without a late fee!

Saturday, May 7

  • PROM
  • Baseball Round 2 Playoffs
  • Soccer Sub State
  • Track State
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Senior Awards Day

SENIORS: If you have been awarded a scholarship from an organization or college please pick up a recognition form in the main office or guidance office. Senior Awards/Honors Day is May 16 at 9 AM at SHS. Please contact Ms. Haynes with any questions.

LINK to FORM: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B4jRfOtRe5SacjJVQWlsVmtIN2M

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Sparkman Agriscience Plant Sale

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Sports Physicals

Sports Physical Day with TOC is on May 5th, at 5:30 in the SHS gym.

The cost will be $10. All athletes/potential athletes are encouraged to come and get their athletic physical on this day. The $10 fee can be paid online through this link. https://secure2.myschoolfees.com/guest_home.aspx?sid=261

SHS would really like to get all athletes in our feeder pattern on the same cycle with physicals to prevent physicals from lapsing during the school year. If you have questions please email Jason Watts, jwatts@mcssk12.org.

Physical Form-

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2016 Distracted Driving Program for Madison County students.

For registration please see SRO or visit:

Scroll to bottom of page for required forms.


  • May 9- AP Exams
  • May 9- Golf State
  • May 9- Basketball Boys Tryouts
  • May 9-13- Sparkman Photography Show
  • May 9- Takedown Club Meeting
  • May 10- AP Exams
  • May 10- Golf State
  • May 10- SHS First Priority
  • May 10- Basketball Boys Tryouts
  • May 10- JROTC Booster Meeting
  • May 11- AP Exams
  • May 11- Basketball Boys Tryouts
  • May 12- AP Exams
  • May 12- Soccer State
  • May 12- Basketball Boys Tryouts
  • May 12- Band Spring Concert- 6:30 PM SHS Gym 1
  • May 12- Journalism Banquet- SHS Cafeteria
  • May 12- Golf Banquet
  • May 13- AP Exams
  • May 13- Baseball Final Four
  • May 13- Soccer State
  • May 13- Softball Regional
  • May 13- Swim Team Banquet
  • May 14- Baseball Final four
  • May 14- JROTC Car Wash at Kroger
  • May 14- Soccer State
  • May 14- Softball Regional
  • May 14- Band F-3 Day
  • May 16- Senior Honors Day 9 AM
  • May 16- Cap and Gown/Ticket Pickup at Gym 1 11:50 AM- 1:50 PM
  • May 16- Track Banquet
  • May 16- Silhouette Showcase- 6 PM SHS Media Center
  • May 17- Cap and Gown/Ticket Pickup at Gym 1 11:50 AM- 1:50 PM
  • May 17- SHS First Priority
  • May 17- Senior Finals
  • May 17- Golf Tryouts at Huntsville Country Club- More info below
  • May 18- Senior Finals
  • May 18- Softball at State
  • May 19- Senior Finals
  • May 19- Softball at State
  • May 19- Final Exams
  • May 19- Cross Country Meeting 5 PM SHS Cafeteria
  • May 20- Senior Finals
  • May 20- Baseball State
  • May 20- Softball State
  • May 20- Finals
  • May 21- Baseball State
  • May 21- Softball State
  • May 23- Half Day of School
  • May 23- Finals
  • May 23- Senior Graduation Practice at SHS
  • May 24- Half Day of School- LAST DAY!! Happy Summer Break :)
  • May 24- Finals
  • May 24- Sparkman Graduation 3 PM
  • May 31- Report Cards



  • June 3- Distracted Driving Program at Sparkman
  • June 11- ACT
  • June 14- Distracted Driving Program at Sparkman
  • June 21- Freshman F-3 Day for Band
  • June 30- Distracted Driving Program at Sparkman


  • July 6-8- Spark Industry Robotics STEM Camp - Middle School
  • July 11-12- Spark Industry Robotics STEM Camp- Grades 3-5
  • July 18- Distracted Driving Program at Sparkman
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Congratulations to Sparkman Wrestler, Chris Leatherman, who signed to wrestle for University of Mary! Way to go Senator!

Sparkman Basketball player, Karimah Brown, was recently named Huntsville Hospital's Sports Center Athlete of the Week. Congratulations Karimah! ‪#‎SparkmanPride‬

Congrats to Sparkman's Cody Kirkland, a Precision Machining student at Career Tech Center, who placed first in the State at the 2016 Alabama SkillsUSA Computer Numerical Control Turning Contest. Cody won a $2000.00 scholarship and a $100.00 prepaid credit card. Cody will represent Alabama in the National SkillsUSA CNC Turning Programming contest this June. Way to go Senator!!
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Sparkman Seniors who attended Madison Cross Roads!!

Sparkman Seniors who attended Madison Cross Roads! Here's a scholarship opportunity for you! Thanks for supporting our students Madison Cross Roads Elementary School! ‪#‎SparkmanFamily‬


ACT and SAT Information

ACT Test Date: June 11, 2016

Registration Deadline: May 6

Late Registration: May 7- 20 (Late Fee)

More info: act.org

SAT: sat.collegeboard.org

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Sparkman Senators (9-12) - Summer Reading 2016

Click this button to see Summer Reading Assignments

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Sparkman Softball

  • May 2- vs Athens at 5:30 PM
  • May 5-6: Area Tournament
  • May 13-14: Regional Tournament
  • May 18-21: State Tournament
Sparkman Softball plays 6 games, going undefeated on Saturday, to bring home championship from Cullman Tournament! Awesome! Go Senators!! ‪#‎Relentless‬
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Sparkman Softball Website

Click this button for Sparkman Softball Information!

Sparkman Baseball

Sparkman wins Round 1 vs Grissom in 2 games.

Recap of games: http://highschoolsports.al.com/news/article/-1913832856707716223/sparkman-2-11-grissom-0-0-no-1-ranked-senators-cruise-into-2nd-round/

Game photos here:


  • May 6-7: Playoffs- Round 2
  • May 13-14: Playoffs Final Four
  • May 20-21: State Championship
Sparkman Baseball Website

Click this button for Sparkman Baseball Information!

Sparkman Golf

Congratulations to SHS Girls Golf Team. They qualified for sub state by shooting a 246 at sectionals. Congrats to Stephanie Whitman, Mara Pastores, and Brittni Simms!!

May 2- 7A Girls Sub-state

May 9-10- State

Golf Tryouts

Sparkman Golf Tryouts will be May 17, 4 PM at Huntsville Country Club. Students intending to tryout should sign up and receive information in Coach Telega's room. S9 students should sign up in Coach Gibson's room and SMS and MMS students may sign up and receive information in their school offices.

Sparkman Track

May 5-7- State Championship Meet

Results at State Qualification Meet:

  • Jake Russell- 2nd in 800m
  • Shafi Muhammad- 4th in 800m
  • Bailey Herfurth- 1st in 800m, 5th in 400m
  • Charles Lewis- 1st in 200m and 400m
  • Carlos Burwell- 4th in 100m
  • Seth Graham- 2nd in 1600m
  • John Keiser- 5th in Pole Vault
  • Chase Parker- 6th in 100m
  • Justin Walker- 8th in 300m Hurdles
  • Harrison Miller- 7th in 3200m
  • Boys 4 x 400- 1st Place: Seth Graham, Milan Wall, Charles Lewis, Shafi Muhammad
  • Boys 4 x 800- 1st Place- Seth Graham, Bailey Herfurth, Shafi Muhammad, Jake Russell
  • Boys 4 x 100- 2nd Place

  • Lauryn Hall- 1st in 100m and 200m
  • Alessia Rice- 2nd in 100m, 3rd 200m
  • Katelyn Elliff- 2nd in Javelin
  • Gabrielle Griner- 1st in Pole Vault
  • Girls 4 x 400- 5th Place- Diamond Fitcheard, Milan Hunt, Chandler Robinson, Emani Smith-Jordan
  • Girls 4 x 100- 1st Place
  • Girls 4 x 400- 6th Place- Hailey Brown, Dreon Johnson, Makayla Tomaino

Sparkman Soccer

Sparkman Boys Soccer, ranked #4 in the state, advances to playoffs which start May 3 vs Huntsville. Go Senators!!!!


Varsity Boys:

  • May 3: Substate
  • May 7: Substate
  • May 12-14: State

Varsity Girls:
  • May 3: Substate
  • May 7: Substate
  • May 12-14: State
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Sparkman Soccer

Click this button for Sparkman Soccer Information

Sparkman Wrestling

SHS Wrestling Interest Meeting- May 9 at 6 pm in the S9 Auditorium

Sparkman Basketball

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Sparkman Basketball Summer Camps

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Sparkman Crusaders for Cancer Awareness- RELAY FOR LIFE TEAM

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Sparkman Journalism students and their adviser, Mrs. Coggins, attended the showing of their 3 PSAs which will be showing in the near future on WHNT. You did a great job Senators!!

Sparkman JROTC

Sparkman High School JROTC

Upcoming Events

Booster and JROTC Events

  • Senior Award Day – May 4, 2016, SHS Cafeteria
  • Rebuild of PT Course – May 7, 2016
  • Org Day – May 13, 2016
  • Car Wash – May 14th, 8am-1pm - Kroger Gas Station, Hwy 72 and Jeff Rd.

Dates of Upcoming Booster Club Meetings

  • Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 6:30 PM

For more information, go to www.sparkmanjrotc.org

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Teacher Appreciation Lunches at SHS and S9

Stomp the Violence Forum

S9 Walk-a-thon to support Lunches of Love!

Sparkman Students in the news...

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Summer Credit Opportunity!

Check it out! Many times students have a difficult time finding the right combination to take Drivers Ed and/or Health during the typical school year. While Drivers Ed is not required, Health is a requirement for graduation. Please click the link below for more information about Drivers Ed and Health options.

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Sign Up to Round Up!

Your pocket change can add up for students in Madison County!! It might be a penny, it might be 25 cents, it might be 99 cents, but it will be no more than $11.88 a year. Sign Up to Round Up!

By rounding up your utility bill to the nearest dollar each month, you help invest in the future of students in Huntsville City, Madison County and Madison City school systems. The Round Up Program was started by The Schools Foundation and Huntsville Utilities to support local public school systems.

Visit this link to sign up and then tell your friends! Talk about an easy way to support education!!

MCSS Calendars

2015-16 Madison County Schools Calendar

Click on the link for the CURRENT SCHOOL YEAR Calendar

2016-17 Madison County Schools Calendar

Click on the link for 2016-17 School Calendar

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PTO Leaders Wanted!

Want to get involved at SHS and S9? Here are a few reasons why it's a great idea!

  • Meet teachers, admins, students, and other parents. Get to know our Sparkman Family!
  • Help plan PTO events at SHS and S9 such as receptions, lunches, meetings, etc.
  • Help build communication and Sparkman Spirit in the schools and community.
  • Learn about the daily workings of SHS, S9, and the Madison Co School System.
  • Support our students and teachers.


See daily updates, photos, announcements, and much more on the Sparkman High School Facebook Page!