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Sparta Chamber Member Meeting April 6th

Sparta Chamber Member Meeting April 6th
From the Sparta Chamber of Commerce: Join us every 1st Wednesday of the month at 8:00 am for a Chamber Member meeting to discuss ways to benefit your business!  Learn about what programs and promotions are available for your business as a member of the Sparta Chamber of Commerce!

Bring brochures, business cards, and promotional items to pass around to other local business owners!

The next meeting is April 6, 2011 from from 08:00 AM - 09:00 AM.

Click here for more information.

Dr. Mykee visits Sparta

Dr. Mykee visits Sparta

By Karyll Russell, SMS Counselor
From http://www.spartaschools.org

Relay for Life in Sparta Kick Off

Relay for Life in Sparta Kick Off

The public is invited to attend the “Kick Off” for the 2011 Sparta Relay For Life, on Tuesday, February 22nd, from 7 to 8pm, at the Sparta Church of the Nazarene, 665 13 Mile NE, Sparta.    The theme of the June 10-11   5th  event is “Around The World”.  Refreshments, entertainment and information will be available on the 22nd.  

All returning teams, new teams, and anyone interested in finding out more about Sparta's Relay for Life are encouraged to attend this “Kick Off” event and learn more about celebrating the lives of family and friends who have battled cancer, remember love ones lost, pay tribute to care givers, and fight back against the disease.  For more information contact Lynn Schaner at 887-7293.

Video recap of Sparta holiday festivities

Video recap of Sparta holiday festivities

SPARTA, Mich. -  A short video recap of some Sparta holiday festivities has been posted to Facebook by Dan Salas of Positively Michigan. To watch the video, Click Here.

Spartan Staff Spotlight: Mr. Weiss

By: Chelsi Knop
From:
http://www.spartaschools.org

Mr. Weiss' life can get hectic sometimes. He has 3 jobs and other responsibilities that students hear a lot about in his open and friendly classes. Lately, though, students have wanted to hear much about his dramatic pieeating contest victory at homecoming that secured fi rst place for the senior class. Mr. Weiss enjoys teaching Advanced Placement Statistics and Algebra at Sparta, while being a father to 2 little girls and being a husband to his sweetheart Julie. "My family is everything to me. I'm 100% dad and 100% husband when I get home," Weiss said. The biking enthusiast has been teaching in Sparta for 11 years, but he's been teaching high school for 16 years. He earned his bachelor's degree at Michigan State University. While on campus in East Lansing, Weiss competed in Mixed Martial Arts.

Sparta Band Boosters welcome new High School Band Director

From: http://www.spartabands.org/

The Sparta Band Boosters are pleased to welcome our new High School Band Director, Kayla Mroczek! Kayla is an outstanding Band Director formerly teaching at White Cloud, MI. She has a reputation as a stand-out among her peers, and will provide the very challenge to our students that they have come to expect from their director -- the challenge to be their very best in all aspects of their lives, including as musicians.

The following announcement was made this morning:

"Spartans,
I am excited to announce Kayla Mroczek as our next band director. Kayla hopes to begin at Sparta on Monday, September 27, 2010; those details will soon be finalized (White Cloud deserves some consideration). Dave Wells will fulfill both middle school and high school obligations during this transition.

... The true need for support is now: as Kayla becomes a Spartan.

New flag pole erected in honor of Bill Bloom

This summer a group of Sparta residents and patriots worked together to replace the flag pole at the north end of the Spartans football field to honor the memory of Bill Bloom, a long time school district employee and community supporter. The long list of contributors, Troop 704 & several community businesses participated in this project, demonstrating the spirit of cooperation and community involvement. This is what makes Sparta a great place to live.