Monday, August 10, 2020

Sparta High School

Kelten Pfaff (right) is pictured with Mike Seichter of Market & Johnson after signing with the company as a carpenter apprentice. Contributed photo.
Monday, July 6, 2020 - 9:33am
These days it can be quite uncommon for young adults to want to work in the skilled trades and in that regard, Kelten Pfaff, a 2020 graduate of Sparta High School, is a rarity.  Pfaff recently completed Market & Johnson’s youth carpenter apprenticeship program and signed with the company as a...
Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 10:15am
The Sparta Police Department will be honoring the Sparta High School Class of 2020 on Saturday with a parade through the city. Sparta Police Chief Emilee Nottestad said the idea came from some of the seniors’ parents after seeing similar events in other communities. “SPD got involved because it was...
Jenna Kroeger
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 9:04am
Last week, the Sparta Area School District held a virtual graduation ceremony on its Facebook page for the Class of 2020. While a live commencement ceremony is still tentatively scheduled for July 22, the virtual event honored the graduates while still keeping them and their families safe during...
The postponed graduation ceremony is scheduled to take place on July 22 at Memorial Field in Sparta.Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 10:05am
There are so many things the Class of 2020 missed out on this spring; sports, various music concerts and plenty of other activities as well as their final days with their peers as seniors and saying goodbye to the place they have spent the last four years.  SASD’s May 22 commencement ceremony...
From left are Toni Robertson, March Kiwanis SHS Student of the Month Tanner Robertson, Darrell Robertson.
Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 9:47am
COVID-19 delayed awarding the Kiwanis Student of the Month on March 17 but did not lessen the well-deserved honor for Sparta High School Senior Tanner Robertson. His nominating SHS Social Studies Teacher Katlyn Buika described Robertson as a leader in her classroom, with a passion for education...
With a little help from his dad, Henry Jerome successfully built an aquaponics system inside his family’s greenhouse. Herald photo by Nicole Vik.
Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 9:51am
So many people are stuck at home these days, allowing them time to complete some of those overdue projects. Others are using this time to get creative and put some of their ingenuity to work.   With the help of his dad, Sparta High School freshman Henry Jerome has built an entire aquaponics system...
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 9:35am
It is common knowledge now that school is out for the remainder of the school year and so many students have been deprived of all of the spring activities they enjoy. Even students enrolled in Sparta High School’s Intro to Business Class have missed the opportunity to run their own businesses,...
Lily Wiegand
Monday, April 20, 2020 - 9:01am
This week’s featured interviewee is Lily Wiegand, a sophomore attending Sparta High School. It has been 28 days since the cancellation of school, and online schooling is kicking into gear. Wiegand’s life hasn’t changed too drastically since Gov. Evers’s stay at home order, however, change is still...
The baseball scoreboard in Sparta Memorial Park was lit up to recognize Sparta’s Class of 2020 during Friday night’s Be The Light Wisconsin drive-through event. Herald photo by J.P. Schaller.
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 11:01am
More than 200 cars drove through Sparta Memorial Park Friday night to show support for the Class of 2020. The event, which was held as part of Be The Light Wisconsin, took place in more than 200 school districts across the state, including those in Sparta, Cashton, Brookwood and Bangor. Communities...
Adam McKee
Thursday, April 9, 2020 - 11:01am
After 20 days without school being in session (April 6), Sparta High School senior Adam McKee has been keeping busy and preparing for a future in a health career. In general, McKee said his daily life has been affected most by the abrupt change in education, but on the bright side, he enjoys the...


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