Big Spring High School News
Saylor's Supermarket Sweep
Saylor’s Supermarket is hosting a raffle to support Big Spring’s 2020 graduating class. Tickets for the raffle are $20. The raffle drawing will take place at 6:30 pm at the Big Spring High School Commons (100 Mount Rock Road, Newville, PA 17241) on December 16. The grand prize is a chance to collect a maximum of $1,500 worth a Saylor’s goods in 8 minutes. Other prizes include a $500 Saylor’s gift card to first place, a $250 Saylor’s gift card to second place, and a $100 Saylor’s gift card to third place. The Supermarket Sweep takes place at Saylor’s on December 22 at 7:00 pm. Students and community members are encouraged to come and cheer on the person participating in the sweep. All proceeds go to the Post Grad Celebration for the 2020 Big Spring Seniors.
Homecoming Pep Rally
Homecoming Football Game
This year’s homecoming football game took place October 4th and was against Greencastle. This football game welcomed back Big Spring alumni to the game. Former Big Spring cheerleaders were also invited and performed their own routine and routines with the current cheerleading team. Big Spring won the game with a 35 point difference, the points being 41 to 6. During half time the homecoming representatives walked on the football field and homecoming king and queen were announced. Photo done by Lifetouch
Big Spring’s homecoming took place on October 5th. The representatives included Conor Black and Faith Warner for the freshman, Cody Jones and Emilee Sullivan for the sophomores, and Colton Bistline and Aleya Eisenberg for the juniors. Homecoming court included David Parson and Olivia Weibley, Jacob Gardner and Emma Monismith, Memphis Elliot and Alexis Fearnbaugh, Adam DeGregorio and Regan Donato, Garrett Russell and Sara Crouse, and Gavin Pritchard and Alicia Canaday. Gavin Pritchard and Regan Donato were crowned this years homecoming King and Queen. This year’s homecoming had a great turn out, with over 450 students in attendance.
Every year the yearbook club summits Big Spring’s yearbook to Pennsylvania Schools Press Association and Columbia Scholastic Press Association. The yearbook team took gold from Pennsylvania Schools and silver from Columbia Scholastic. Big Spring scored 784 out of 1000 from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association. Both press associations look at photography, coverage, writing, reporting, and editing, layout, graphics, and the elements of the design of the yearbook.
Fifth Grade Career Day
On October 18th all three Big Spring elementary schools brought their fifth grade students to the high school for career day. Career day is an opportunity for the fifth graders to learn about careers that relate to their interests. The students were assigned three colors based on what they want their future career to be and their interests. These colors were represented by career speakers who volunteered to spend the day speaking to the 2027 class. Club C.A.R.E helped organize the event and escort the fifth-grade groups to the different speakers.
Big Spring's Band & Cantabile
The Big Spring band and cantabile were invited to Hershey Lodge to perform. On October 16th the band performed a welcoming opened for the board members and administrators attending the meeting. Cantabile was able to perform the national anthem at the meeting. The band members and cantabile members were ecstatic to be able to perform at such a formal event.
Between October 10th and October 18th Big Spring’s field hockey, girls and boys soccer, volleyball, football, cheerleading, golf, marching band, and color guard team had their senior nights. At each senior night the players walked the field with their parents. The athletes biggest accomplishments, plans after high school and advice for underclassmen were read as they walked. Flowers were given for each of the athletes families as a thank you.