Congratulations to the cast and crew of Little Shop of Horrors. A full house got to see the first musical at Sanford High School in many years. In case you missed it, there is another performance tonight beginning at 7:00 pm in the performing arts center. Also, check out the art show at Sanford High School before the show. Doors open at 6:00 pm. So proud of our students and their wonderful talents!
Little Shop of Horrors opens tomorrow night! Get your tickets here: www.sanfordpac.org. Our students have worked very hard on this and they need our support. This corresponds with the opening of the Art show at SHS. Show time for Friday and Saturday is 7pm in the SPAC.
Jenna Daniels and Jed Russell are running a book group for Junior High and High School Math teachers. Visible Learning by John Hattie. The book used research that involved millions of students to identify the strategies that support student growth. The book study will continue throughout the spring.
This past Tuesday, some JMG students had the opportunity to visit the State House for a ceremony at the Hall of Flags where new data was announced supporting the success of JMG in schools across Maine. The Speaker of the House gave a presentation along with JMG President, Craig Larrabee, and other members of the House and Senate. Sanford students received extra attention that day but getting a personal tour of the House of Representatives and Senate with Representative Hymanson. She also tried to get us in to meet the Governor but she was in a meeting (we did get a wave from her). Later in the day, students got a chance to sit in on a committee meeting with Representatives Mastraccio, getting to hear a bill being proposed and voted on. The students said they felt "inspired" being there and really enjoyed. A very successful day overall!
Softball Signups!!! Informational meeting on Tuesday 2/26 at 2:30 in Room F121. Please bring a pen/pencil
Today at the New England qualifier, Sol Demers defeated his opponents and will be representing the state of Maine at 220 pounds next weekend at the New England Championships! Congrats Sol!!!
Sol Demers will be wrestling in the State finals match shortly. One more win!!! Go get it Sol!
Both Isaac Plante and Sol Demers made it through their first round matches at Cony High School in Augusta! Their State wrestling semifinals will start in about 30 minutes. Let’s go Spartans!
The Boy's Varsity Basketball game will be played tonight at 7:30 at South Portland High School! Go Spartans!!
The boys’ & girls’ playoff basketball games for today, Feb. 12th have been postponed. The boys’ game is rescheduled to Wed, Feb. 13th at S. Portland HS for 7:30 p.m. The girls’ game is rescheduled for 6 p.m. on Thursday Feb. 14th at Gorham HS. The Legends (102.3 FM) will be broadcasting the games.
Due to anticipated weather tomorrow evening the girls playoff basketball game at Gorham has been moved up to a 5:30 start time tomorrow. Boys game remains at 7pm.
Isaac Plante and Sol Demers both make it to the finals at regionals. Both pinned their opponents in the semifinals.
Girls varsity basketball falls to the Kennebunk Rams 43-40 at Kennebunk
Ms. West’s anatomy and physiology classes are learning about nutrition and metabolism as they finish up their digestive unit. Her students are eating blue dyed cupcakes in order to identify the difference diet, exercise and gender has on metabolism. Updates on data collected will be shared tomorrow.
Mr. Petermann is talking to our juniors about the importance of our state assessments. For 11th grade it is the SATs on April 9th. They will begin SAT prep in Spartan Time on Fridays this week. Some of our math and English teachers will be helping them understand how to take the test, work through the questions and practice working under time constraints.
Mike Deshais and Louis Trott were honored with Friends of the the Backpack award this year. Our custodians are the best!
The wrestling meet scheduled for tonight is still on. It is Senior Night and Seniors will be recognized with their parents before wrestling starts at 6. The order of matches for tonight will be: Sanford vs. Portland Portland vs. Kennebunk Sanford vs. Kennebunk Sanford wrestlers need to report to the high school at 3:30 to set up.
My mistake. It’s after 3 quarters!!
The basketball games for today have been changed to the following: The freshmen boys game has been postponed. The JV Boys game has been moved to 4 p.m. The Varsity Boys Game will be at 5:30. The Girls Games at Massabesic will be JV at 4 p.m. and the Varsity at 5:30 p.m.
Semester 2 begins tomorrow (1/28) at Sanford High School! Add/Drop will begin Monday (1/28) and end Wednesday (1/30).
Today’s 2pm swim meet has been postponed today due to an issue at the pool. We will update you when a makeup date is set.
We have a barn burner here! 48-48 with 3:45 to go in the 4th
Sanford girls varsity basketball wins 48-45 at Biddeford. #SpartanPride
Boys basketball up 17-9 at the end of one.
Girls Varsity basketball loses on the road at Bonny Eagle 52-39.
At the end of 3, 48-34 Scots have the lead.
Music Booster's January meeting is tomorrow night 1/17 at 6:30 on the High school Agora Stairs. We will be planning the district 1 jazz festival, that will be held at the high school February 26. Also winter guard events, future concerts and the musical.
Boys are down 12-24 after one quarter at SHS.
Boys are down by 1, 13-14 to Bonny Eagle after 1 quarter.
In Kelly Tibbetts’ class students are presenting their research your life capstone projects in which they share their high school experiences, examples of citizenship, post secondary plans, and future to a panel of outside visitors as a way to prepare for real life job interviews and panel presentations that they will be doing after high school.
Scott Sheppard visited the JMG classroom to talk about the importance of community service and his role as a Sanford School Committee member. Mr. Sheppard, a SHS alumni, shared his life experiences and career choices with students and encouraged them to do job shadows. In addition, Mr. Sheppard discussed the newly implemented cell phone policy and how it applies to the real world workforce.
Sanford Boys Varsity Basketball falls to the Biddeford Tigers 47-59 at Biddeford High School in action Saturday afternoon.
Boys freshman basketball wins at Biddeford High School 53-47. They are 7-2 on the season.
Boys fall to Windham 30-48.
Boys varsity basketball falls to Portland Bulldogs 49-47.
Sanford girl’s varsity basketball beats the Portland Bulldogs 45-40 at the Expo in Portland! #SpartanPride
Boys Basketball wins by 4 and Girls Basketball loses by 11 in a doubleheader at Marshwood High School
Wrestlers Sol Demers and Isaac Plante are Noble Invitational Champions! #SpartanPride
Coach Rivard reports Adam Genereux, Isaac Plante, and Sol Demers have all moved on to the semi-finals. We have 4 wrestlers in the consolation bracket as well. If you get a chance swing by Noble to support our student-athletes Saturday!
Sanford Girl's Varsity Basketball falls to Gorham Rams 57-26.
Varsity girl’s basketball down 47-46 at the start of the 3rd quarter
Girls JV basketball falls to Massabesic 43-21
Sanford varsity girl’s basketball wins at Thornton Academy 51-32. The girls are now 2-2 on the season!
T-minus 35 minutes until the first ever concert in the Sanford Performing Arts Center!
Sanford boys varsity basketball down by 9 going into quarter 4 at Cheverus High. First team won and JV lost earlier today.
Sanford girls basketball loses a heartbreaker at home to Cheverus 46-52
18-7 Spartans up after 1 quarter of play! Go Spartans!!
Marching Band Awards night is postponed due to the weather. Info will be posted as soon as a new date is lined up. Stay safe and enjoy the snow.
Learn more about the free and reduced lunch program - Click this link: http://sanfordme.apptegy.us/o/sanford-school-department/page/free-reduced-meal-program--2