The Senator Spill

S9 Edition

Announcements & Reminders

  • The library will be CLOSED April 16-17
  • Progress Reports will go out April 15
  • Ms. Deason's Poetry Project will be DUE on April 14 &15
  • Beta Club will meet April 14
  • SGA meet on April 16 & 17
  • Jr. Civitan will meet April 18
  • A/A&B Honor Roll Field Trip to the Huntsville Stars Game will be on April 23. Permission slips and money due April 14!

Lunch Menu


11th- Pizza or Turkey on Croissant, Fresh Romaine Salad, Steamed Corn, Applesauce or Fruit, and Milk.

14th- Chicken Fajitas or B'Que Pork Roast, Shredded Romaine/ Tomatoes, Refried Beans, Coleslaw, Salsa, Banana or Chilled Peaches, Hush Puppies, Milk.

15th- Turkey Deli Sandwich or Chili, Shredded Romaine/ Tomatoes Carrot Sticks, Baked Potato, Apple or Strawberries, Crackers, Milk

16th- Country Steak or Yogurt/Fruit Plate/Brownie, Whipped Potatoes, Fresh Broccoli, Tangerine or Fruit Cocktail, Whole Wheat Roll, Chocolate Chip Cookie, Milk

17th- Chicken Tenders or Pasta, Bake Steamed Broccoli w Cheese, Sweet Potato Fries, Kiwi or Mandarin Oranges, Parker House Roll, Milk.

18th- Pizza or Hot Dog with Bun, Fresh Romain Salad, Steamed Corn, Gala Apple or Pineapple, Milk.

Special Olympics!!!

The Special Olympics was held in Milton Frank Stadium on April 6 and April 11. It started with the opening ceremony where the kids sang the national anthem and did the pledge. There were many volunteers offering such activities as face painting, nail painting, balloons, singing and dancing, therapy dogs, and more. All ages could compete in the Special Olympic Track events.


SGA hosted their annual Walk-A-Thon this Friday, April 11. Students payed a dollar per class to walk and play on the field for half of the block. The SGA members sold pizza, snow cones, and donuts for two dollars. The money was raised for Mana House and a Sparkman family in need.

Indoor Drumline

The Sparkman drumline left for the WGI percussion World Championships in Dayton, Ohio April 9. The WGI is the only percussion circuit in the world. They will compete against about 52 other groups nation wide. The drumline currently holds the following title/record:

- 3 time Alabama State Champions (2011- 13)

- 3 time southeastern U.S. Champions (2011- 13).

Da Vinci on Display

On February 27, 37 ninth graders and 3 SHS students visited the Leonardo da Vinci Exhibit displayed at the Space and Rocket Center. Students from Ms. Ruffing's Art Club and Mr. Williams' Pre-AP World History class immersed themselves into numerous pieces of art and inventions and even discovered the secrets behind the Mona Lisa.

Freshman NIght

Incoming 9th graders were welcomed Thursday night, April 10, for S9 Freshman night. Students were given information on choir, drama club, yearbook, JROTC, and dance team. SGA President AJ Brien opened the floor to Mr. Hester, who welcomed students and parents, and introduced the expectations for S9.