Sprague High School

Emotional Growth Center

Promoting success through EFFORT, GROWTH and COOPERATION.

About


The Salem-Keizer School District and Sprague High School are committed to providing students with valuable life and relationship skills that will help youth both during and after high school. For students served by the Emotional Growth Center at Sprague High School this includes behavioral disabilities that often can be a barrier to academic and social success while in high school and a gateway precursor to other issues that may prevent youth from achieving a successful transition to adult post secondary endeavors.

To learn more about this including strategies for success., please click the link below.

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Virtual Classroom


Google Classroom

Each class offered by the EGC will also have an attached Google Classroom page that students can visit for classroom study resources and information about current assignments.

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Introduction to Social Skills

Students will learn the fundamental aspects of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and what may be required of them in high school and beyond. Students will follow curriculum from Keith Matheny and "School Connect" a 3 part curriculum teaching students to not only survive, but thrive in their high school experience.

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Social Skills - Transition Level

Students will use skills learned in the introductory class and apply them to discussions and classroom activities using Overcoming Obstacles curriculum. Students will follow specific classroom routines and participate in discussions that demonstrate an understanding of skills that will be a crucial element of success after high schools.

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Student Run Business - Careers class

Students will learn foundational career skills and discover career interests they will pursue after high school. Students will also learn to operate and produce signs, posters and decals using our Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) sign cutter.

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Oregon History - The Corp of Discovery (Extended Diploma)

This Oregon History class will focus on the journals and the expedition of Lewis and Clark and their search for an overland route across America to the Pacific in the early 1800's.

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Literature Workshop

Literature Workshop class will serve as a support class to enhance reading and writing skills as a student progresses towards showing mastery of essential skills progress in graduation or general equivalency (GED) requirements. Students will learn skills provided in workbooks and guided reading activities and assignments.

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Parent/Teacher Blog

Using Google Classroom we will post important reminders and articles that will keep parents up to date with current articles about innovations in behavior science and preparing teens with our fast paced society.

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Social Skills - Basic Introduction


Social Skills - Basic Introduction

Students will learn the fundamental aspects of Social Emotional Learning (SEL) and what may be required of them in high school and beyond.   Students will follow curriculum from Keith Matheny and "School Connect" a 3 part curriculum teaching students to not only survive, but thrive in their high school experience.


CNC sign company - Career research


CNC sign company - Career research
The Sprague EGC offers a careers class that works with students to discover possible career paths they may pursue after high school as well as operate a sign manufacturing student run business.   The sign business uses CNC computer aided sign cutting to produce banners,  decals, signs and posters for use at sporting events and postings around the school building and district. This student run enterprise will provide students transferable skills that will be valuable when applying for jobs around the Salem area.

Literature Workshop


Literature Workshop
Literature Workshop class will serve as a support class to enhance reading and writing skills as a student progresses towards showing mastery of essential skills progress in graduation or general equivalency (GED) requirements.  Students will learn skills provided in workbooks and guided reading activities and assignments.

Social Skills - Transition level


Social Skills - Transition level Social Skills - Transition level
Transition Level Social Skills class takes the fundamentals learned in basic social skills and puts them to work in a specific situation for each student.  Student input and discussion will be used when looking at controversial topics that people often disagree about.  Basic classroom routines and independent study will be a keynote part of this class as we look at each students specific needs and how we can best support them as they prepare to graduate high school and plan post secondary life goals. Overcoming Obstacles curriculum will be used for learning weekly specific transition goals.

Oregon History - Corp of Discovery


Oregon History - Corp of Discovery
This term Oregon History will focus primarily on the Lewis and Clark Expedition.  In 1803 Thomas Jefferson appointed Meriwether Lewis to form up a group of men to identify an overland route to reach the west coast.  In this class we will focus on the journal entries of the expedition and the steps taken along the journey to reach the Pacific.

Team


David Mihm

Teacher/Case Manager

Mr. Mihm holds a Master's Degree in Learning and Technology as well as a Bachelor's Degree in Special Education. He has more than 20 years of experience working with youth from his time at St. Mary's Home for Boys and Sherwood High School.

Gayle Boaz

Instructional Assistant

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Suzette Alexander

Instructional Assistant

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Jeff Bennett

Instructional Assistant one to one

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Contact


  • Kuebler Blvd, Salem, OR, USA
  • Sprague high school

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