What's Happening at Sparkman HS/S9

April 4-9, 2016

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Monday, April 4

  • Golf Boys/Girls at Hogan Vaughn Invitational
  • Track at All Metro Championships
  • Softball vs Huntsville
  • Takedown Booster Club Meeting- 6 PM
  • Sparkman HS/S9 PTO Meeting 5:30 PM SHS Media Center
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On Tuesday, April 5 a network update for telephones and internet at SHS will cause service to be intermittent. Telephone service will be restored as quickly as possible, but internet will take longer. Please make note of this interruption in service at SHS and plan accordingly.

Tuesday, April 5

  • Track JV at Deshler Tigers Jr High Meet
  • Track V at All Metro Championships
  • Tennis Girls vs Westminster
  • SHS First Priority
  • Social Media Bullying Presentation at 9:30 AM
  • Soccer JV/V Boys/Girls at Hazel Green
  • Softball vs Hazel Green
  • Baseball at JPII Catholic
  • Quarterback Club Meeting- 6:30 PM

Wednesday, April 6

  • Tennis Varsity Girls at James Clemens

Thursday, April 7

  • S9 First priority and FCA at 7:50 in the S9 auditorium
  • Golf V Boys/Girls at Athens Invitational
  • Soccer V/JV Boys vs Thompson
  • Soccer V/JV Girls at James Clemens
  • Baseball JV vs James Clemens
  • National Honor Society Induction Ceremony

Friday, April 8

  • Softball JV at Pisgah Tournament
  • Tennis Varsity Boys/Girls vs Buckhorn
  • Night of Gamers- 4 PM

Saturday, April 9

  • ACT
  • Softball JV at Pisgah Tournament
  • AP Social Studies Prep Session
  • Baseball V at James Clemens
  • Deadline to register for Sparkman Senators Gridiron Golf Classic
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Sparkman PTO(representing SHS & S9) Meeting- Monday, April 4 at 5:30 PM in the SHS Media Center. Parents of upcoming freshmen and 9-11th graders are encouraged to attend. Learn more about Sparkman and our PTO.
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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 11- Golf Varsity Boys/Girls at Huntsville Invitational
  • April 11- Tennis Varsity Girls vs Whitesburg
  • April 11- Baseball JV vs JPII Catholic
  • April 11- Softball vs Scottsboro
  • April 12- ACT Aspire for ALL Sophomores(English and Math)
  • April 12- ACT Plus Writing for ALL Juniors(Pre-Test)
  • April 12- SIP Dinner and Show along with Silent Auction
  • April 12- Outdoor Track at Athens Invitational
  • April 12- Tennis Varsity Boys/Girls vs Huntsville
  • April 12- SHS First Priority
  • April 12- Softball at Bob Jones
  • April 12- Baseball V at Florence
  • April 12- Soccer JV/V Boys/Girls vs Bob Jones Kicking for the Cure games
  • April 12- JROTC Booster Meeting 6:30 PM
  • April 12- Bowling Interest Meeting
  • April 13- Golf at Madison County Tournament
  • April 13- FCCLA Blood Drive
  • April 13- Baseball JV vs Hazel Green
  • April 14- Baseball JV Metro Tournament
  • April 14- Golf vs James Clemens
  • April 14- Track JV North Alabama Jr High Championships
  • April 14- Tennis vs Madison Academy
  • April 14- Soccer at Buckhorn
  • April 14- Softball at Buckhorn
  • April 15- Baseball JV Metro Tournament
  • April 15- Soccer Boys JV at Over the Mountain Tournament
  • April 15- Softball at Florence Tournament
  • April 15- Baseball V vs Hazel Green
  • April 16- Baseball JV Metro Tournament
  • April 16- Soccer Boys JV at Over the Mountain Tournament
  • April 16- Baseball V at Hazel Green
  • 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 Pullman
  • 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
  • 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 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


  • May 2- AP Exams
  • May 2- Golf Varsity Sub State
  • May 2- Basketball Boys and Girls Tryouts
  • May 2- Takedown Club Meeting
  • 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- 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- 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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ACT and SAT Information

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Summer Reading

Summer Reading for upcoming Freshmen is already available at this link. Requirements for grades 10-12 will be available soon.

Check out our Senators!

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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-

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Sparkman Softball Website

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Sparkman Baseball

Sparkman Baseball Website

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Sparkman Golf


Congratulations! Sparkman Varsity Girls Golf team placed 2nd out of 13 teams at the 2016 Hogan Vaughn Invitational. Mara Pastores made All Tournament Team and Stephanie Whitman tied for 5th place. Way to go Senators!!! ‪#‎SparkmanPride‬

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Sparkman Tennis

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Sparkman Track

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Sparkman Soccer

Sparkman Soccer

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Boys Soccer Medal Division Champions this weekend!

Sparkman Girls Soccer volunteered at the NCAC Superheroes Run on Sunday!

Way to go Senators!!

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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.
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Environmental Club

Earth day t-shirts are now on sale for $10. See Mrs. Maxtion or an Environmental Club member to purchase.
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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 2: Drill Team AA&M – AA&M
  • April 2: Rifle Team Championship, Anniston, AL – See website for more details
  • April 7-10, 2016: Army Nationals - Drill Team, Kentucky – See website for more details (Hotel information on website)
  • 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!