Sunday, September 22, 2019

Sparta High School

Photo of Agnes Sawyer Ferguson, as published in a June 1936 issue of the La Crosse Tribune.
Monday, August 19, 2019 - 11:07am
 [In the summer of 1936, an 86-year-old widow in Missouri named Agnes Julia Ferguson sat down to write her memoir. The result was a document just over ten pages long, though it contained a multitude of incredible stories and memories. Even more incredible was the reason for her writing:  70 years...
Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 10:37am
At Tuesday night’s meeting, the Sparta Area School District’s Curriculum/Instruction, Co-Curriculars & Personnel Committee had a discussion regarding Sparta High School’s closed campus policy. Several parents, including Brad Treu, were at the meeting to voice their concerns about their high-...
Sparta High School’s production of Cinderella won two Jerry Awards. Spirit Award recipient Michael Krpan, who played Prince Topher, will perform during the awards show this coming Sunday. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Thursday, June 6, 2019 - 9:56am
The Overture Center in Madison recently announced a list of The Jerry Awards recipients for the 2018-19 season. Within the 98 productions around the state in 92 communities of varying sizes and theater programs with varying budgets, Sparta High School’s production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s...
Pictured from left are Kiwanian Bill Nussdorfer; Kim Smith; SHS student Emma Smith; and SHS English teacher Julie Ender. Contributed photo
Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 10:18am
By her own admission, Kiwanis Sparta High School Student for the month of May, ended her basketball season with a bang—breaking her ankle on the court.    But that didn’t diminish Emma Smith’s enthusiasm for sports—she went on to letter in cheerleading, filling the coveted Sparta Man character.  ...
Philip Wenzel, pictured with his mother Joan Wenzel and daughter Dana, has retired from the Boeing Company after 33 years as a Weight and Balance Engineer. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, May 13, 2019 - 9:47am
Most people plan retirement a year or two in advance, giving themselves plenty of time to take care of all of the loose strings that accompany retirement. Philip Wenzel however, dove into retirement headfirst with a two-week notice. Wenzel, a Sparta native, recently retired from the Boeing Company...
Norwegian exchange student Martin Bratset. Herald photo by Pat Mulvaney
Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 10:54am
In his nine months in Sparta, Norwegian foreign exchange student Martin Bratset has left quite an impression on the community. A three-sport athlete, who took up American football for the fist time last fall, he set a record for most extra points kicked in one season, 30. He's taken advantage of...
From left, Austin Erickson, Nate Hellman and David Betts are pictured in front of the Spartan Stoppe, the school store the trio manages for the Sparta DECA Chapter. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 10:08am
DECA advertises that it prepares students for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality and management, which has been proven in the success of the Sparta DECA Chapter this year. Six of DECA Advisor Jamie Adams’ students recently qualified to compete at the International Career Development...
The HOSA Club members headed to the state competition are front row, from left, Olivia Schulz, Hailey Leis, Angelina Talsky, Cora Johnson, Myra Ramirez. Back row, from left, Harly Filter, Ethan Anderson, Ryan Mohr, Antonia Boltik, Grace Hockersmith, Abigail Hone and Emalee Schwarz. Contributed photo.
Monday, March 25, 2019 - 9:48am
The Sparta Chapter of Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) recently had 13 students compete at the Regional Leadership Conference who also qualified to compete at the State Leadership Conference. “It was kind of exciting because all of the kids that competed at regionals qualified for...
Pictured, from left, are SHS Science Teacher Jacob Anderson, dad Philip Schultz, SHS Kiwanis Student of the Month Olivia Schultz, mom Stephanie Greenwell and Kiwanian Luther Larson. Contributed photo.
Thursday, March 21, 2019 - 10:17am
Sparta High School Science teacher Jacob Anderson is confident that SHS student Olivia Schulz, his nominee for the Sparta Kiwanis Club Student of the Month, is on track for other honors that will support her anticipated nursing career.    If she excels in her Chemistry AP exam at the end of the...
Pictured, from left, Nils Linder, Germany; Kiwanian Bill Herrman; SHS International Club Advisor and German Teacher Lori Hagen; Martin Bratset, Norway. Contributed photo
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 9:38am
Sparta High School international students Martin Bratset  and Nils Linder were guest speakers Tuesday, Feb. 26, at the Sparta Kiwanis Club meeting at Jake’s Northwoods.    Seventeen-year-old Bratset, from Norway, where he sometimes uses cross country skis to get to school, compared Norwegian...


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