Sparkman High Capitol News

Volume 18/19, Issue 24, March 2019


2616 Jeff Rd., Harvest, AL 35749

Telephone: (256) 837-0331

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See below the Registration Timeline for the 2019-2020 School year

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The Senior Awards Ceremony is May 8th at 2:00 p.m. in Gym 1. Seniors, please turn in all scholarship offers you have received to the College and Career Center as soon as possible.

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We have implemented the Raptor system at Sparkman High School. This new sign in system will scan your drivers license or other acceptable identification and provide the visitor with a printed badge to wear while on campus. Please make sure to have your ID ready the next time you visit. Thank you Madison County Schools for providing this service to insure our students and staff are safe!

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We want to congratulate our ACT Club 30 Students that were featured this week! Our ACT Club 30 is students who scored 30 or above on the ACT.

The list below is our Newest ACT Club 30 Members! They will be featured soon! They will be notified after Spring Break when their pictures will be taken. Way to go Senators!

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Basketball Cheer Tryouts are March 26th - March 28th. Any student interested in trying out should pick up a tryout packet from Coach Graves in room 209.

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Sparkman Engineering is currently taking applications for the 2019-2020 FIRST robotics team 7446. Current available positions are 3D designers, electrical techs, programmers, drivers, mechanics, and computer animationists. Please see Ms. Hawkins or Mrs. Hodge for more information.

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AP fees are due by Friday, March 15th. Please pay on

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MySchool Fees - Online Payment System to pay for Fees

Directions for accessing and paying on MySchool Fees:
  • Go to
  • 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 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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College & Career Calendar

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 13-15

WorkKeys Makeup Test

This list has been posted in College and Career Center

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

9:30 - 11:30: 1:30 3:00

Mini Fair for Undecided Seniors

SHS College and Career Center (CCC-Room 117)

Students must have a Teacher Pre-Approved Pass to attend

April 18th

Senior Information Meeting

To Be Announced

April 25,2019

1st, 2nd and 4th periods

Kuder as a College and Scholarship Tool

SHS College and Career Center (Room 117)

Students must have a Teacher Pre-Approved Pass to attend

May 8, 2019

2:00 p.m.

Senior Awards Day


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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


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


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


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


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 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 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

Sparkman Baseball

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Sparkman Softball

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Sparkman Boys Soccer

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Sparkman Girls Soccer

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Sparkman Track and Field

Congratulations to the Sparkman JV 4x100 girls for their 1st place finish!!!

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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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