The Spartan Sentinel

Upcoming Library Contests

Upcoming Library Contests

Rianna Thacker, Editor

March 22, 2019


Filed under Student Life, Uncategorized

In spirit of national poetry month, our school library had a contest for students to write a piece of page poetry.  The winners are Isis Beh, Tea Chappell, Emily Eborn, Lauren Haroldsen, Daniel Hart, and Cooper Henricksen. Next month there will be a contest called “Read Across Murray”, it is b...

Dance Company Spring Concert

Dance Company Spring Concert

Rianna Thacker, Editor

March 19, 2019


Filed under News, Student Life

Come support our school’s Dance Company on April 18th and 19th. The concert will be from 7:00 to 9:30 pm. Tickets are $5 and will be sold at lunch during the week of the concert, but you can ask any dancer for tickets now. Be sure to come show your support.

Parents & Teachers

Parents & Teachers

Karrie Norton, Editor

March 7, 2019


Filed under Student Life

This article will keep the identity of teachers quoted anonymous. Murray High's parent-teacher conferences were held February 26th & 27th. We’ve done this tradition for years, and for some teachers, like Mr. Wood, decades even. We all gather in the school Commons after hours and talk to the...

“You Are The Reason”

“You Are The Reason”

Madi Lowe and Rianna Thacker

February 19, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Junior Prom was held on Saturday, January 26th at the Utah State Capitol. The theme was “You Are the Reason,” a song by Calum Scott. The stunning Prom Queen was Selenay Flanigan and the handsome Prom King was Riley Shelton.   The night was full of good songs and hopefully good dance moves...

Gender Neutral Bathrooms: A New Edition to Murray High

Gender Neutral Bathrooms: A New Edition to Murray High

Bailey Williams and Joey Stuttsman

February 4, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Schools are evolving and progressing. Gender related issues are becoming more and more of an issue in front of the media, schools are now making gender neutral bathrooms which students, and teachers alike, think it’s a good idea. “It’s a fantastic idea for everyone to just be themselves an...

Sterling Scholar Award

Sterling Scholar Award

Rianna Thacker, Editor

February 3, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Recently our school announced the winners of the Sterling Scholar Award: Business and Marketing: Brekke Pattison Computer Technology: Cole Lutkin Dance: Symbria Lewis English: Mariner Merrill Family and Consumer Science: Anna Taylor Instrumental Music Erika Rosen Mathematics Julianne Solomon Scie...

Once Upon a Prince Charming

Once Upon a Prince Charming

Karrie Norton, Editor

January 17, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

A long held Murray High tradition of reversing the roles that is still loved by the student body

The Battle Between Grades: Penny Wars

The Battle Between Grades: Penny Wars

Akiko Ishikawa, Writer

January 9, 2019


Filed under Student Life

PLT has paired up with UHHR, Utah Health and Human Rights, to raise money for their cause. This money goes to people who need help with “ health, dignity, self-sufficiency of refugees, asylees, and immigrants who have endured severe human rights abuses, including torture.” The school wide goal...

Tis the Season…for Work, Work, and More Work

Tis the Season…for Work, Work, and More Work

Jacey Brown, Writer

December 20, 2018


Filed under Student Life

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas, and that means it’s also beginning to look like a blizzard of work, school, and festivities for students at Murray High School. Senior Renee Harper works at Chuck-A-Rama, juggling classes like AP English and Yearbook (for which she is an editor) in h...

Haunted Woods

Haunted Woods

KelliAnn Holloway, Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Student Life

The Haunted Woods was an experience both friends and family could enjoy. It was one to remember when walked through. There were many great things about it from buying the tickets, standing in line, walking through the actual woods, to getting hot chocolate and doughnuts. The best part was that the mone...

A New Meaning to ‘Let’s Get This Bread’

A New Meaning to ‘Let’s Get This Bread’

Karrie Norton, Editor

December 13, 2018


Filed under Features, MHS Clubs, Student Life

In our very own Murray High, we have a group of students who have a passion for food and want to learn what the food industry is really like. For those students, there is such a place to learn these skills: Prostart. Taught by Chef KC Gray, it’s a small class focused on building skill and chara...

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 ...