What's Happening at Sparkman HS/S9

April 11-16, 2016

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Monday, April 11

  • Golf Varsity Boys/Girls at Huntsville Invitational
  • Tennis Varsity Girls vs Whitesburg
  • Baseball JV vs JPII Catholic
  • Softball vs Scottsboro

Tuesday, April 12

  • Sophomores will take the ACT Aspire(English and Math) today.
  • Juniors will be completing ACT demographics for next week's ACT
  • AP Mock Exam- Calculus and Statistics- Seniors
  • Sparkman Indoor Percussion and Winter Guard present: Dinner and a Show with Silent Auction! More info in flyer below.
  • Sparkman Soccer hosts "Kicking 4 a Cure" games vs Bob Jones.
  • Outdoor Track at Athens Invitational
  • Tennis Varsity Boys/Girls vs Huntsville
  • Softball at Bob Jones
  • Baseball V at Florence
  • JROTC Booster Meeting 6:30 PM
  • Bowling Interest Meeting 6 PM S9 Auditorium
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Wednesday, April 13

  • Golf at Madison County Tournament
  • FCCLA Blood Drive
  • Baseball JV vs Hazel Green
  • SHS Agriscience Greenhouse Plant Sale starts! 8:30-2:30 M-F. See flyer for more information
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Thursday, April 14

  • Baseball JV Metro Tournament
  • Golf vs James Clemens
  • Track JV North Alabama Jr High Championships
  • Tennis vs Madison Academy
  • Soccer at Buckhorn
  • Softball at Buckhorn
  • Sparkman PROM Court Nominations during lunch.
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Prom Court nominations will be taken Thursday, April 14 during lunches. Juniors will nominate for prince and princess; seniors for king and queen. SEE students are encouraged to vote before leaving school.

Friday, April 15

  • Half-day of school for all MCSS students
  • e-Learning Day for Sparkman 9 and Sparkman HS students. You must log on to Canvas and complete assignments to be counted present. Students may also attend school and complete assignments. Please see teachers with questions.

  • Baseball JV Metro Tournament
  • Soccer Boys JV at Over the Mountain Tournament
  • Softball at Florence Tournament
  • Baseball V vs Hazel Green

Saturday, April 16

  • Baseball JV Metro Tournament
  • Soccer Boys JV at Over the Mountain Tournament
  • Baseball V at Hazel Green
  • Sparkman Senators Gridiron Golf Classic
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Attention Seniors: Nominate Graduation Speaker!

Seniors: Nominations for the faculty graduation speaker will be accepted from Tuesday, April 12 through Thursday, April 14. Vote in Mrs. Fitch's room 407. Only the top three will be placed on the final ballot.

Senior Picnic

Sparkman's Senior Picnic will be Friday, April 29 1-3 PM at SHS. Tickets for the event are $5 and can be purchased from Mrs. Fitch(407) April 11-22. Admission includes, Zaxby's, soft drinks, water, chips, cookies, water slide, and other activities.

Make your plans to attend Seniors!

Parents of Seniors: We need your help providing soft drinks, water, chips, etc... please sign up at: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/409044baaa623a20-senior

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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.

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  • April 18- Baseball JV Metro Tournament
  • April 18- Tennis Girls Varsity Section
  • April 18- FBLA Banquet
  • April 18- Basketball- Girls Tryouts 3:30- 5PM Gym 1
  • April 18- Baseball at Cullman
  • April 18- Softball Varsity at Louisville-Male HS
  • April 19- ACT Aspire for ALL Sophomores(Reading, Writing, Science)
  • April 19- ACT Plus Writing for ALL Juniors at SPARKMAN NINTH GRADE SCHOOL. More information below!
  • April 19- Baseball JV Metro Tournament
  • April 19- Tennis Boys Varsity Section
  • April 19- SHS First Priority
  • April 19- Soccer at Randolph
  • April 20- Tennis Girls/Boys Section
  • April 20- Basketball- Girls Tryouts 3:30- 5PM Gym 1
  • April 21- Golf at Hazel Green
  • April 21- SHS SGA Meeting 8 AM and 3:30 PM
  • April 21- Softball at Hartselle
  • April 21- Baseball V at Bob Jones
  • April 22- Baseball V vs Bob Jones
  • April 22- Soccer at Madison County
  • April 23- Track at Florence Invitational
  • April 23- JROTC- Raider Competition at UNA
  • April 25- Golf at Sectionals
  • April 25- Basketball- Girls Tryouts 3:30- 5PM Gym 1
  • April 26- Golf- Boys Sectionals
  • April 26- SHS First Priority
  • April 26- Softball vs Florence
  • April 26- Soccer Girls JV vs Huntsville
  • April 26- Sparkman Volleyball Tryouts
  • April 27- Basketball- Girls Tryouts 3:30- 5PM Gym 1
  • April 28- Stomp the Violence
  • April 28- Sparkman Volleyball Tryouts
  • April 28- Sparkman PTO hosts Teacher/Staff Appreciation Lunch at SHS
  • April 29- Baseball Varsity 1st Round of Playoffs
  • April 29- Softball at Cullman Tournament
  • April 29- Senior Picnic at SHS 1-3 PM
  • April 29- Sparkman PTO hosts Teacher/Staff Appreciation Lunch at S9
  • April 30- Baseball Varsity 1st Round of Playoffs
  • April 30- Softball at Cullman Tournment
  • April 30- SHS JROTC Hosts Drill Competition


  • May 2- AP Exams
  • May 2- Golf Varsity Sub State
  • May 2- Basketball Boys and Girls Tryouts
  • May 2- Takedown Club Meeting
  • May 2- Sparkman Community Meeting- 5:30 at SHS
  • May 3- ACT Plus Writing Make-up day
  • May 3- AP Exams
  • May 3- Soccer at Sub state
  • May 3- SHS First Priority
  • May 3- Basketball Boys Tryouts
  • May 3- Quarterback Club Meeting
  • May 4- AP Exams
  • May 4- JROTC Senior Awards Day
  • May 4- Basketball Girls Tryouts
  • May 5- AP Exams
  • May 5- Softball Varsity Area
  • May 5- Track State Meet
  • May 5- Basketball Boys Tryouts
  • May 5- Sports Physicals for Sparkman Cluster Athletes
  • May 6- AP Exams
  • May 6- Baseball Round 2 State Playoffs
  • May 6- Softball Area
  • May 6- Track State
  • May 7- PROM
  • May 7- Baseball Round 2 Playoffs
  • May 7- Soccer Sub State
  • May 7- Track State
  • May 9- AP Exams
  • May 9- Golf State
  • May 9- Basketball Boys Tryouts
  • May 9-13- Sparkman Photography Show
  • 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 12- AP Exams
  • May 12- Soccer State
  • May 12- Basketball Boys Tryouts
  • May 12- Band Spring Concert
  • May 13- AP Exams
  • May 13- Baseball Final Four
  • May 13- Soccer State
  • May 13- Softball Regional
  • 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 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 18- Senior Finals
  • May 18- Softball at State
  • May 19- Senior Finals
  • May 19- Softball at State
  • May 19- Final Exams
  • 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
  • May 24- Finals
  • May 24- Sparkman Graduation 3 PM
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ALL JUNIORS WILL TAKE ACT on APRIL 19! Please see important information below!

Dear 11th Grade Students and Parents:

On April 19th junior students will participate in the weekday administration of the ACT, a college admissions test accepted by all 4-year colleges and universities in the United States. The test will be at Sparkman 9 starting at 8:30 a.m. This test is free of charge.

Students do not need to sign up in advance. However, there will be a mandatory pretest activity portion on April 12 during the regular school day.

In order to receive continued information and updates about this test, please Subscribe to the Junior Class Remind 101 like this: text @dmuha to 81010

  • No cell phones will be allowed in the testing rooms.
  • Photo identification is required.

Students, your transition from high school to college or the workforce is crucial not only for you, but also to Alabama’s future and that of our nation. ACT staff and Alabama educators encourage you to do your best on the ACT, as well as on your remaining high school coursework.

ACT and SAT Information

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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 Website

Click this button for Sparkman Softball Information!

Sparkman Baseball

Sparkman Baseball Website

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Sparkman Golf

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Sparkman Tennis

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Sparkman Track

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Sparkman Soccer

Sparkman Soccer

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Sparkman Bowling

Bowling Team Info meeting on April 12. If you are interested in trying out for Sparkman Bowling, please make plans to attend.
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Sparkman Cheer

Sparkman Ninth Grade Cheerleaders are selling Sparkman car magnets for $5. If you would like one, see Mrs. Deiss in room 230. Please bring exact change.

Sparkman Basketball

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Sparkman National Honor Society inducted more than 190 scholars today. Congratulations and WAY TO GO SENATORS!!!
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Environmental Club

Earth day t-shirts are now on sale for $10. Monday, April 11 is the LAST DAY! See Mrs. Maxtion or an Environmental Club member to purchase.

Earth day activities will be held Friday, April 22 in the courtyard during lunch. Earth day t-shirts should be worn that day.

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Sparkman JROTC

Sparkman High School JROTC

Upcoming Events

Booster and JROTC Events

  • SHS JROTC Hosts Drill Competition – April 30, 2016
  • 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.

Special Teams (Color Guard/Drill/Raider/Rifle) and all JROTC Cadets

  • April 23, 2016: Raider Competition, UNA

Dates of Upcoming Booster Club Meetings

  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 6:30 PM – New Board to be voted in
  • Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 6:30 PM

For more information, go to www.sparkmanjrotc.org

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The Greater Good Shop at SHS

What a great way to serve our students and community! ‪#‎SparkmanFamily‬ Rocks!!

Anyone interested in donating items or learning more about the Greater Goods shops can contact Jennifer Walker at jwalker@mcssk12.org.


The Perfect Prom Project

If you are doing some spring closet clean-out this weekend, we know just the place for those formal dresses, suits, and shoes! The Perfect Prom Project needs donations of prom gowns, shoes, and jewelry for a "free" prom dress shop to be set up at House of Harvest. Also needed are new or very gently used suits, blazers, ties, dress shirts, bow ties, and dress shoes. Contact Jennifer Whitt for more info: jwalker@madison.k12.al.us
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Students(Female or Male) who need assistance with Prom attire, etc. should complete a checklist(below) and see Mrs. Stanley.

Sparkman PROM- May 7 at 8 PM

Those who do not attend SHS can only go to prom as the GUEST of an SHS student. Prices are the same. Guest tickets are put in the invitation of the SHS student who purchased the ticket, and the guest may only enter prom with that student. A first and last name is required when purchasing a guest ticket.

Please note: April 22nd is the last day to purchase a ticket.
Tickets will NOT be sold the two weeks before prom!!
PROM is May 7, 2016 at VBC

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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!

Sports Physicals @ SHS

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-