The Spartan Sentinel

Late Start Days

Late Start Days

Bentley Hansen, Writer

January 7, 2019


Filed under News

Late start day at Murray High School creates such a buzz throughout the hallways that one just has to wonder: Do the students actually benefit from this extra time in the morning? Professionals say that late starting for students is beneficial for the sleeping habits and the grades needed to graduat...

Behind the Scenes of Annie

Behind the Scenes of Annie

Merrick Webb, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under News

For this year's musical production, the theater department put on the classic story "Annie" on November 8th, 9th, 10th, and 12th at 7:00 pm in the auditorium of Murray High School.  They put hours of work into the production and  prepared for this performance for months.  Do you know what it takes to put on a music...

Sounds of the Season

Sounds of the Season

Madi Lowe, Editor

December 11, 2018


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Murray is holding an Instrumental Music Winter Concert on December 11 at 7:00. They will be playing common Christmas or winter songs for the people who are lovers of the holiday season. Also, on Monday, December 17 at 7:00, the MHS choir will be holding a concert and singing holiday songs to get us even...

And The Winners Are……

And The Winners Are……

Rianna Thacker, Editor

December 11, 2018


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The drawing for the autographed copies of  Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini book was on December 5th on Spartan Vision. There were three winners: Joey Horne (he won two copies), Alyssa Otto, and Daniel Almeida.   Congratulations to the lucky winners of this book giveaway. Make sure to watch...

Dance Company’s Winter Night

Dance Company’s Winter Night

Brienna Haro, Co-Publisher

December 3, 2018


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The floor is set, the lights are ready, and so is Murray High School’s Dance Company.  This year Dance Company will be holding a dance concert called “A Winter’s Night”. The performance will be held at Murray High’s auditorium at 7:00 pm on the 6th and 7th of December.  You can purcha...

Seniors Win Spirit Bowl…AGAIN

Seniors Win Spirit Bowl…AGAIN

Kyler Simmons, Co-Publisher

November 30, 2018


Filed under Assemblies, News

Spirit Week drew to an end with the annual Spirit Bowl held in the large gym. After an epic week of games and Spartan Spirit, the Spirit Bowl is always something to look forward to. “We never get this many people,” said head of Student Government Jessica Garrett, commenting on the attendance of...

MHS Book Giveaway

MHS Book Giveaway

Rianna Thacker, Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under News

Since March, our librarian, Mrs. Fidel, has been working with Barnes and Noble to get three autographed copies of the book Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner. All four copies are part of a giveaway that ends Friday November 30th.   All you need to do to enter, i...

Calling All Spirit-Filled Spartans

Calling All Spirit-Filled Spartans

Helen Sullivan, Editor

November 29, 2018


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The charitable season is just around the corner and Murray High's Peer Leadership Team is partnering with Utah Health and Human Rights, and YOU can contribute to this great cause! Instead of only being a month long, the giving will extend all year and, in addition to knowing you are helping your community,...

Prop 4-2-0

Taysia Chea, Editor

November 28, 2018


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A Big Step In Utah’s Medical History! November 6th, 2018, a seemingly normal day in Utah; yet just beneath the surface people were impatiently awaiting the results of the ongoing voting. Voting is a big event all throughout the country, and can be proven by the amount of advertising and promotion there...

Graduation: What to Expect When You’re Expecting (to Graduate)

Graduation: What to Expect When You’re Expecting (to Graduate)

Karrie Norton, Editor

November 13, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

  Class of 2019! The time to order your graduation cap and gown is quickly approaching. Though graduation seems far off, preparations are already in motion and all graduating seniors need to be getting ready and make some decisions regarding your graduation gear. This year not only are the gowns black, but ...

“Flex” your drawing muscles with Flex Time mini-meeting

Caleb Black, Writer

November 12, 2018


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The Spartan Book Club is hosting a new mini-meeting during Flex time for those who love to read and draw. It will be held on Thursday November 15th in the library. Anyone interested needs to pick up a flex pass during the week before. Sign ups are mandatory. The motivation from this event came...

A Week Meant for Showing off How Much You Love Your School: Spirit Week

A Week Meant for Showing off How Much You Love Your School: Spirit Week

Kyler Simmons, Co-Publisher, Feature Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life

Do you like wearing hats to school and not getting yelled at? How about dressing the same as your friends? Well, then you’re in luck. Murray High's annual Spirit Week this week. Starting on Monday, November 12th, and going till Friday, November 16th. Here is a list of what the different days a...