Sparkman High Capitol News

Volume 18/19, Issue 20, February 2019

SPARKMAN HIGH SCHOOL

2616 Jeff Rd., Harvest, AL 35749

Telephone: (256) 837-0331


Visit our website at: https://sparkmanhigh.mcssk12.org/

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Please join us for a curriculum and AP parent night February 12th at 6pm in Gym 1 of Sparkman High school.There will be information about 2019-2020 registration, AP classes, and electives. Please RSVP at the link below:

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Progress Reports went home this past Tuesday, February 5th.

Congratulations to our featured students this week who entered our ACT Club 30!!

We recognized our January Students of the Month who exemplify the characteristic of dependable.

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We honored our students with Perfect Attendance this morning with a special breakfast. We recognized over 180 students and Mrs. Pam Anderson-Carter was our guest speaker.

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Congratulations to our Senator Learning Community Basketball team who won their game this week against Buckhorn HS!! Final Score SHS 48 BHS 15. Way to go Senators!!!

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Last week, eligible members of the sophomore and junior classes met in the cafeteria to receive their applications for National Honor Society. These are all the 10th and 11th graders with a cumulative GPA of 3.800 or higher that were eligible! Way to go Senators!!

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Congratulations to #Sparkman High School faculty #Dodgeball champions! They won the tournament that raised money for the #MakeaWish Foundation!

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Sparkman parents and athletes, mark your calendars. Athletic Physicals will be given on May 6th, 2019, 5:30pm-7:00pm. Please make plans to attend. Click the link below for more details

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PARKING INFORMATION

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 student

https://secure2.myschoolfees.com/guest_home.aspx?sid=261


Parking Application-

https://4.files.edl.io/ab3b/07/11/18/205702-dbcb3533-c88f-4ac8-a234-977c40e2cee5.pdf

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

Directions for accessing and paying on MySchool 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
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This week is National School Counselor Week. We want to thank our wonderful counselors, Mrs. Kasmai, Mrs. Kalathas, Mrs. Bassie and Mrs. Muhammad! They do a wonderful job working with our students!

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College & Career Calendar


February 6, 2019

1:00-2:00 p.m.

ACT Math Support for Juniors

SHS College and Career Center (CCC-Room 117)

By Appointment Only. Students must have a Teacher Pre-Approved Pass to attend


February 7, 2019

1st, 2nd, 4th Periods for PARENTS

College and Scholarship Workshops

SHS College and Career Center (CCC-Room 117)

By Appointment Only. Students must have a Teacher Pre-Approved Pass to attend


February 12, 2019

1:00-2:00 p.m.

ACT Math Support for Juniors

SHS College and Career Center (CCC-Room 117)

By Appointment Only. Students must have a Teacher Pre-Approved Pass to attend


February 13, 2019

1st, 2nd, 4th Periods; 4-6 p.m.

FAFSA Assistance for Students and Parents

By Appointment Only. Students must have a Teacher Pre-Approved Pass to attend.


February 14, 2019

1:00 -2:00 p.m.

Beef Quality Assurance Certification Class

Lab 137

Students must have a Teacher Pre-Approved Pass to attend


February 19, 2019

1:00 -2:00 p.m.

Beef Quality Assurance Certification Class

Lab 137

Students must have a Teacher Pre-Approved Pass to attend


February 28, 2019

1st, 2nd, 4th Periods

Job Shadowing Information

Students must have a Teacher Pre-Approved Pass to attend.


March 6, 2019

1:00 -2:00 p.m.

University of South Alabama

SHS College and Career Center (CCC-Room 117)

Students must have a Teacher Pre-Approved Pass to attend


March 8, 2019

1st, 2nd, and 4th Periods

Kuder as a Collegiate and Scholarship Tool

SHS College and Career Center (CCC-Room 117)

Students must have a Teacher Pre-Approved Pass to attend


March 12, 2019

1st, 2nd, 4th Periods

Scholarship Roundup (Last minute scholarships with late deadlines)

Students must have a Teacher Pre-Approved Pass to attend.


March 27, 2019

1st, 2nd, and 4th Periods

Kuder as a Collegiate and Scholarship Tool

SHS College and Career Center (CCC-Room 117)

Students must have a Teacher Pre-Approved Pass to attend


April 2, 2019

1st, 2nd, and 4th Periods

Kuder as a Collegiate and Scholarship Tool

SHS College and Career Center (CCC-Room 117)

Students must have a Teacher Pre-Approved Pass to attend


May 8, 2019

2:00 p.m.

Senior Awards Day

TBA

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LIBRARY WISHLIST

Mrs. Hodgens, our librarian, has worked hard in trying to bring in new books for the students to read this school year. We would love if you would consider making a donation to our library. You can make a donation via the button below.
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Upcoming Dates for Sparkman High

December

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

December 24 - Jan 2: Sparkman Offices closed

January

Jan 3 - Final Exam Make-up day for 1st Semester Exams

Jan 17 - Club Photo Day

Jan 21 - No School - Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jan 23 - Herff Jones Cap/Gown and Class Ring payment day - Cafeteria - 11:30 am to 2:00 pm

Jan 29 - Perfect Attendance Breakfast - Cafeteria - 9:30 am to 10:00 am

Jan 30 - JROTC Award Ceremony - 9:00 am to 11:00 AM - Cafeteria

February

Feb 2 - AP Chemistry Saturday Study Session - 8am -12pm - Cafeteria and Media Center

Feb 5 - Progress Reports sent home

Feb 10 - Harlem Wizards Game - 2pm to 4pm - Gym 1

Feb 13 - Herff Jones Payment Day for Cap/Gown & Class ring - Cafeteria - 11:30 am to 2:00 pm

Feb 18 - No School - President's Day

Feb 20 - ACT Exam for 11th graders

March

Mar 2 - AP Biology Saturday Study Session - Buckhorn HS

Mar 9 - AP Physics 1 & 2 Study session - 7:45am - 12:30 pm - Media Center

Mar 14 - Report Cards sent home

Mar 18 - Mar 22 - Spring Break - No School

Mar 27 - FINAL payment day for Herff Jones Cap/Gown/Class Ring - Cafeteria - 11:30 am - 2 pm

April

Apr 18 - Progress reports sent home

Apr 20 - Easter Egg Drop - Senator Stadium

Apr 27 - AP Physics 1 Saturday Study Session - 7:45am to 12:30 pm - Hazel Green HS

Apr 27 - AP Physics 2 Saturday Study Session - 7:45 am to 12:30 pm - Media Center

May

May 4 - AP Biology Saturday Study Session - Media Center

May 8 - Senior Awards Program - 2:00 p.m. Gym 1

May 11 - Prom

May 14 - Senator Learning Community Graduation - 1:00 p.m. - Gym 1

May 21 - Graduation - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm - Von Braun Center

May 22 - Last Day for Students

May 29 - Report Cards

Sparkman Football

‪Yesterday was signing day at Sparkman! We want to congratulate the following student athletes:‬ ‪Dell Pettus - Troy University Kereon Coney - University of the Cumberlands. Zeb Sanders - Centre College ‬

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Sparkman Basketball

Congratulations to the Sparkman High Varsity Boys for defeating Grissom 68-52! They will play Huntsville High for the area championship Saturday night! GO SENATORS!

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Congratulations to the Sparkman High Varsity Girls team for defeating Gadsden High 49-29! Girls will play in the area finals this Saturday! GO SENATORS!

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Congrats to Deyana Dodd for reaching the 1,000 point mark!

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Congratulations to Malik Tyson. Malik scored his 1000th point as a Senator on Dec.22.

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Sparkman Softball

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Thursday nights are Sparkman Spirit Night at Texas Roadhouse!

Visit Texas Roadhouse at the the corner of Jeff Road and Hwy 72 on Thursday nights and mention Sparkman High School and 10% of your check total will go to our Athletic Department!
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