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Our Mission 

  • All students will be prepared for productive post secondary options upon graduation 

We Believe 

  • Students must be engaged in order to learn.
  • Students who participate in extra-curricular activities, sports, and clubs are more engaged in school.
  • Parents are essential partners in their children's education.
  • Classroom instruction must be differentiated in order to meet the needs of all learners.
  • The school structure must provide support for all learners.
  • Working together, we can prepare students for productive post-secondary options.

Our Motto

  • Success through Scholarship, Honor, and Spirit.



Th e "Roar"

  • View our school newspaper by clicking the image below; Don't miss the parent newsletter on the back page.
Volume VIII Issue III

About Us

  • With one of the largest building floor plans in our school district, we are thrilled to have 14 science labs (6 biology, 2 chemistry, 1 physics and 5 general science rooms), 5 computer labs, an extraordinary vocational/occupational facility complete with an auto, welding, woodworking, and CAD drafting labs, a state of the art Business and "Company" center, a well designed and equipped culinary arts center and child development lab, an extensive Fine Arts wing which houses the visual arts, music, drama and publications programs with a 500 seat performing arts theatre, a well designed and highly functional library and career center, and a 3,000 seat regional gymnasium.

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Monday, December 15, 2014

1. AP Students: All AP Exam fees are due by January 31st. Payments can be made in the main office with cash or check, or online through the school website. Each exam is $91. Please contact your counselor if financial circumstances make it challenging for you to pay your fees. (Houghton 11/25-1/31)

2. A Driver Education Class will be offered at Spanish Springs during winter break, January 5-8. This 30-hour class fulfills the classroom requirement for a driver's license in Nevada if you are under 18. The cost is $94. Please call 829-9010 for more information and to register. (Office 12/3-12/18)

3. Students: Need free money for school??? We have 11 scholarships currently posted that will be due by December 31st! Check out our scholarship board, or go to the College and Career Center website to apply. Need more info...see Mrs. Taveira in the College and Career Center. (Taveira 12/4-12/18)

4. Hey Cougars! Prom is closer than you think!!! Mark your calendars because it's March 7th...which means...when we get back from winter break, prom is only 2 months away!!! Our presale ticket events are over, but just for holiday cheer will be doing ONE LAST presale ticket day on Monday, December 15th after 4th period finals in room 115. Remember only Juniors and Seniors are allowed to attend prom this year, and any guests must be a Junior or Senior from another school OR between the ages of 18-20. Because Prom is early this year, there will be NO SPRING FLING DANCE...I REPEAT...THERE IS NOT GOING TO BE A SPRING FLING DANCE THIS YEAR! So don't miss your chance at attending the last dance of the year and the ultimate event of 2014-2015! To get information on all things prom, follow us on Twitter @ SSHS_Prom. (Calonico 12/4-12/18)
5. Hey all Junior and Senior Boys! If you want to be the next Captain Cougarlicious make sure to pick up your packet in room 201. They're due before winter break! (Faker 12/5-12/15)

6. This week is the Last Chance to order yearbooks at a discounted rate of $80. They will go up to $90 after winter break! Pre-purchase is the only way to guarantee that you will receive one in the spring. Purchase one on the webstore or in the front office. (Marvin 12/12-12/18)


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