What's Happening at Sparkman HS/S9

February 1-6, 2016

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Monday, February 1

  • Takedown Club Meeting- 6 PM S9 Auditorium

Tuesday, February 2

  • SHS First Priority
  • Mandatory Football Meeting- 6:30 PM SHS Football Field House- for anyone(new and returning)wanting to play Senator football for 2016 season. All students must be accompanied by a parent/guardian.
  • SHS Basketball at Columbia
  • Quarterback Club Meeting- 6:30 PM

Wednesday, February 3

  • JROTC Awards- 8:30 AM Gym 2
  • Crusaders for Cancer Awareness will meet before and after school in Mrs. McKinney's room 116

Thursday, February 4

  • SHS Basketball vs Huntsville
  • Outdoor Track Booster Meeting- 6PM SHS Cafeteria

Friday, February 5

Happy Friday!!

Saturday, February 6

  • ACT
  • Wrestling TN Valley Duals Varsity
  • Winter Guard in Competition
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Valentine's Cookie Cakes

Sparkman's Lit Mag staff is selling individual cookie cakes for Valentine's Day! Order yours until Feb 8. Delivery on Feb 11-after school. More info on the order form below. Order from any staff member or Mrs. Quaife(Rm 406)
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Due to ALL after-school activities being cancelled for Feb. 2nd, the MANDATORY football meeting has been RESCHEDULED for Tuesday, February 9th, 6:30pm in the Sparkman Senators field house.
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Register to VOTE

Sparkman students who are 18 years and older: Are you registered to vote? Voter registration may be done online, via postal mail, or in person. Registration for voting in the March 1 Primary must be done in person by Feb 12, be postmarked by Feb 13, or completed online through electronic application by February 15.

Follow this link to register and for more information:

The front office will have the mail-out forms.


  • February 8-10- FASFA Presentation 8:30 AM Library
  • February 8- Candidate Forum- MCBOE Candidates S9 Gym 6-8 PM
  • February 9- FAFSA Presentation 4 PM Library
  • February 9- SHS First Priority
  • February 9- JROTC Booster Meeting
  • February 9- Progress Reports- SHS/S9
  • February 10- Girls Basketball Area Tournament
  • February 11- Boys Basketball Area Tournament
  • February 12- Half Day- Staff Professional Development
  • February 12- SHS Wrestling Sectionals
  • February 12- Girls Basketball Area Tournament
  • February 12- Sparkman Boys Tennis @ Buckhorn
  • February 12- Sparkman Soccer Boys Varsity at Lakeshore Shoot
  • February 12- Sparkman Soccer Girls JV Bob Jones JV Invitational
  • February 12- Sparkman Soccer Girls Varsity at Southern Shootout
  • February 13- Sparkman Soccer Boys Varsity at Lakeshore Shoot
  • February 13- Sparkman Soccer Girls JV Bob Jones JV Invitational
  • February 13- Sparkman Soccer Girls Varsity at Southern Shootout
  • February 15- President's Day- No School
  • February 16- Sparkman Tennis @ Buckhorn
  • February 16- Sparkman Soccer Girls JV vs Vestavia Hills
  • February 13- SHS Wrestling Sectionals
  • February 13- Boys Basketball Area Tournament
  • February 16- SHS First Priority
  • February 16- Sparkman Girls Tennis @ Buckhorn
  • February 18- Wrestling State
  • February 18- Sparkman Boys and Girls Tennis @ Austin
  • February 18- SHS SGA Meeting- 8AM or 3:30 PM
  • February 18- Sparkman Soccer Boys JV at Bob Jones
  • February 18- Sparkman Soccer Boys V at Bob Jones
  • February 19- Basketball Regionals
  • February 19- Wrestling State
  • February 19- FBLA Meeting- 8 AM
  • February 19- Sparkman Soccer Girls JV/V at Grissom
  • February 20- Wrestling State
  • February 22- Sparkman Tennis Girls V at James Clemens
  • February 23- Basketball Regionals
  • February 23- Sparkman Golf vs Hazel Green
  • February 23- Sparkman Tennis at Decatur
  • February 23-First Priority
  • February 23- Sparkman Soccer at Huntsville
  • February 25- Sparkman Tennis vs Bob Jones
  • February 25- Sparkman Soccer at Decatur
  • February 27- Sparkman Soccer Girls V at Hoover
  • February 27- Sparkman Soccer Girls v/JV at Hewitt-Trussville
  • February 29- Varsity and JV Cheer Tryouts
  • February 29- Sparkman Tennis JV vs Bob Jones
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Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) College Fair
Saturday, February 20, 2016 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Financial Aid Workshop @ 10:30 a.m.
Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church
Family Life Center
315 Winchester Road
Huntsville, AL 35811

ACT and SAT Information

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HS students interested in business and entrepreneurship should check out this opportunity!

Do you have what it takes? Fantastic opportunity for our innovative and entrepreneurial high school students Check it: http://www.generatorhsv.org/application

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Sparkman Basketball

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Key Club

Key Club is collecting new and gently used jeans for the Teens for Jeans drive. Our school can earn money if we collect the most jeans. So clean out your closet and bring in those old jeans. The collection will take place the entire month of February. Donate in the boxes in the lunchroom or take them to Mrs. Graves room 209.

Spanish Club

Spanish Club is taking new members until Feb. 8. Dues are $25 and includes at-shirt. Stop by Mr. Limon's room 130 for an application.

Sparkman Theatre

Mark your Calendar!!

Sparkman Theatre presents SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at the VBC Playhouse March 10-13.

Thursday 3/10 & Friday, 3/11 at 9:00 AM, 11:15 AM, and 7:00 PM
Saturday, March 12 at 2:00 and 7:00 PM
Sunday, March 13 at 2:00 PM
Tickets will be on sale soon.

Sparkman Winter Guard

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Sparkman JROTC

Upcoming Events

Booster and JROTC Events

  • February 27, 2015 - Military Ball - VBC
  • April 30, 2016 - SHS JROTC Hosts Drill Competition

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

  • April 2, 2016: Army Nationals - Drill Team, Kentucky
  • April 14-17: Rifle Team, Camp Perry, OH

Dates of Upcoming Booster Club Meetings

  • Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday, March 8, 2016 at 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at 6:30 PM

For more information, go to www.sparkmanjrotc.org

Sparkman Silhouette

Sparkman's literary magazine, Silhouette, is now accepting submissions of original poetry, short stories, art, and photography. See Mrs. Quaife for more information. Email submissions to sparkmansilhouette@yahoo.com by Feb. 16.

Sparkman Service Organization

Sparkman Service Organization is selling black history t-shirts. See Mrs. Maxtion or a club member to purchase.
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Girls Bowling Wins State Championship! GO SENATORS!!

In case you missed it! Sparkman's Girls Bowling team won the inaugural State Championship in Bowling this past weekend. Sending a Big Shout Out to Coach Coffell for her outstanding work, taking both Boys and Girls Teams to State! Way to go Senators!!!
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Sparkman Wrestling-Way to go Senators!!

Sparkman Wrestling Pelham Invitational Update:
-Stone Clark 2nd in 140 lb division
-Chris Leatherman 2nd in 162 lb division
-Josh Kuykendall 1st in the 122 lb division
-Branden Moore 1st in 222 lb division

Sparkman Wrestling North Alabama Championship at Bob Jones:
-Ethan Gomez 4th in 167 lb division
-Cordell Ellison 3rd in 105 lb division
-Jimmy Moore 3rd in 77 lb division
-Nick Jarrett 2nd in 195 lb division
-Zach Cangelosi 2nd in the Heavy Weight division
-Ben Speed 3rd in 162 lb division
-Ricky Hall 4th in 141 lb division
-Chris Evans 3rd in 141 lb division

Check it out! Sparkman Grad, Michael Sieja, will be representing Mississippi State on college Jeopardy the week of February 1st. His quarterfinal match will air Wednesday February 3rd. Locally, it airs on ABC at 6 pm. Way to go! #SparkmanPride

Photo courtesy of Jeopardy Productions
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Sparkman PROM

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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!