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Year in Review

FCCLA Goes To State Capital


Springfield FCCLA visited the State Capital in Denver, CO. Mrs. Self and the FCCLA group are accompanied on the left by former Springfield student, Elizabeth Walker.

Science Fair News
SCIENCE FAIR WINNERS: Congratulations to the Springfield Junior and Senior High School students who participated in the Southeast Colorado Regional Science Fair.
Brakelle Westphal and Peyton Oswald
were awarded reserve grand champion;
Jaycee Delarosa and David Crane were
awarded first place;
Darian Schaller, Kyler Crane and Ella Swanson
were awarded 3rd place.

These students will represent Springfield High School at the Colorado Science and Engineering Fair at Colorado State University in April. Additional awards included:
Honorable mention for Lily Viner; a $250 Lamar Community College scholarship for Peyton; and forensic science recognition from the Baca County Coroner’s Office for Darian and David.
Elementary Students did well, too.
Wyatt Cahoon was awarded 2nd place and
Gunner Mackey was awarded a 3rd place.



State Representative Kimmi Lewis with Stormi Quick, Zoe Alberti, Acadia Smith, Abigail Garcia, and Representative Janet Buckner, Dist. 40 Speaker Pro Tempore.
The Springfield FBLA Chapter attended District 7 FBLA Conference on Tuesday, February 5, 2019.

Rebekah Heath, Stormi Quick, Addie Miranda, Acadia Smith, Hayli Sue Mackey, Benisa Ellis, Brinlyn Dukes, and Payton Arbuthnot. Not Pictured: Zoe Alberti

State Representative Kimmi Lewis with 2015 SHS graduate Elizabeth Walker. Elizabeth is currently working as a Legislative Aide to Representative Lewis.
Good Citizen Award

Congratulations to Beau Dukes!
Beau was selected as Springfield High School's "Good Citizen" and was recognized in Lamar on Saturday. He demonstrates these qualities: Dependability, Service, Leadership, and Patriotism. Great job Beau!
Adams State sociology students present at annual conference - Featuring Emily Sharpe, a former SHS student!

Pictured, left to right, Matt Brock, Emily Sharpe, Marissa Trujillo, and Alejandro Trovar, Adams State sociology majors presented their research at the 13th Annual Undergraduate Sociology Conference in Grand Junction.

Wendy's High School Heisman

Photo Courtesy of Bob Schechter
The 2018 Wendy's High School Heisman Award for the state of Colorado was awarded to Springfield's Beau Dukes and Cheyenne Wells' Kaci Chadwick. Eastern and Southeastern Colorado is proud of these student-athletes. To be eligible applicants must maintain a 3.0 GPA, be proven leaders and role models, and perform in at least 1 of 47 school sponsored sports. The Heisman Award is named after John Heisman, a former college football player and coach. The Heisman Scholarship was created by Wendy's founder, Dave Thomas in 1994.
ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP

Colorado FBLA

L to R: Stormi Quick, Zoe Alberti, Acadia Smith, Benisa Ellis, Hayli Mackey, Brinlyn Dukes, Payton Arbuthnot, and Becky Heath.

The Springfield FBLA had a blast attending the 2019 State Leadership Conference at the Gaylord Resort in Aurora, Colorado. They competed in their events and gained a lot of knowledge. Payton Arbuthnot got in the top 10 for Intro to Business and Becky Heath took home a 4th place plaque. Becky will have the opportunity to compete at National FBLA in San Antonio, Texas this summer. Congratulations to everyone who attended the conference and a special thank you to Mrs.Self for keeping the organization alive.


CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to the following student athletes for being selected to the Arkansas valley League All-Conference Basketball Team.

1st Team – Beau Dukes, Alexis Crane and Julia Mondragon; 2nd Team – Alex Suarez, Darian Schaller and Kylie Parks.

ALL-STATE HONORS

Congratulations to Beau Dukes for being selected as All-State Honorable Mention in Basketball.


Baca County Spelling Bee

These are the competitors who made it to the Baca County Spelling Bee.

1st Grade: Satchel Knight & Raelyn Smith

2nd Grade: Samuel Gomboc & Caliya Paquin

3rd Grade: Kelly Burdick & Braelyn Rosengrants

4th Grade: Parker Arbuthnot & Madison Crane

5th Grade: Thomas Schmidt & Laurel Viney

6th Grade: Brody Rosengrants & Diego Santoyo

7th Grade: Bryann Forrest & Lilly Viney

8th Grade: Jaycee DeLaRosa & Brakelle Westphal

The champions of the SHS Spelling Bee will compete once again at 5:30pm on March 5th in the Springfield High School Gym. 

Lions Club Donates Cricut Cutter

Springfield School District welcomed the addition of a Cricut Cutter. This popular die cutter was generously donated by the Springfield Lions Club. Springfield Schools thank you!

Junior High League Tournament

Congratulations to the JH Girls for getting 2nd at the Junior High League Tournament and JH Boys for getting 3rd.

THANK YOU!!

THANK YOU to all community members, faculty and students who worked to make Friday’s Knowledge Bowl a successful event. Without your help, such an event would not be possible.

CONGRATULATIONS!!!

To the High School Boys Basketball team for placing 2nd and the Girls team for placing 5th at the Lamar Holiday Basketball Tournament.

Congrats to Beau Dukes for making 2nd Team All-State Football Honors!


Congratulations to the 2018 Gingerbread House Winners!

1st Place: Jason Campbell

2nd Place: Alayah Meltabarger

3rd Place: Benisa Ellis

Kid's Choice: Jessica Jones

Congratulations to the 2018 Science Fair Winners!

All students except the best board and best interviewers will attend the regional science fair at LCC on February 27, 2019!

5th Grade Winners:

1st Place: Wyatt Cohoon

2nd Place: Gunner Mackey

3rd Place: Laurel Viney

Honorable Mention: Morgan Anderson

6th Grade Winners:

Grand Champion: David Crane

Reserve Grand Champion: Bay Ellis

1st Place: Rayne Thomas

2nd Place: Brody Rosengrants

3rd Place: Jaxton Mackey

Best Display: David Crane

Best Interview: Bay Ellis

Junior High Winners:

Grand Champion: Ella Swanson

Reserve Grand Champion: Brakelle Westphal

1st Place: Kyler Crane

2nd Place: Heather Hancock

3rd Place: Lily Viney

Honorable Mention: Jaycee DeLaRosa

Best Display: Jaycee DeLaRosa

Best Interview: Brakelle Westphal

High School Winners:

Grand Champion: Peyton Oswald

Reserve Grand Champion: Darian Schaller

1st Place: Braydon Hancock

2nd Place: Jason Campbell

3rd Place: Melanie Woller

Honorable Mention: Hayden Lasley

Best Display: Payton Arbuthnot

Best Interview: Melanie Woller

Good Luck Rhett!

Rhett Bray, a 3rd grader in Mrs. Hinds' class, will be traveling to Las Vegas, Nevada this week to compete in the Junior National Finals Rodeo. Rhett will be competing in the PeeWee division of Saddle Bronc. All of us here at Springfield Schools wish Rhett the best!

Wendy's High School Heisman

Photo Courtesy of Bob Schechter

The 2018 Wendy's High School Heisman Award for the state of Colorado was awarded to Springfield's Beau Dukes and Cheyenne Wells' Kaci Chadwick. Eastern and Southeastern Colorado is proud of these student-athletes. To be eligible applicants must maintain a 3.0 GPA, be proven leaders and role models, and perform in at least 1 of 47 school sponsored sports. The Heisman Award is named after John Heisman, a former college football player and coach. The Heisman Scholarship was created by Wendy's founder, Dave Thomas in 1994.

ABOUT THE SCHOLARSHIP