May 16, 2024

Thursday, May 16th, 2024 Today is an A Day

Happy Birthday to: Donald Gray & Adriana Rangel

Congratulations to this month’s 7/8 Student of the Month nominees. Cole Gochenour, BriannaPratt, Brady Cornwell,Eva Hunt, Payton May, Grayson Iler, Natalea Burrett, Audrina Nelson, Carlee Hammond, Amy Alday, Emma Willi, Hayden Culver, Megan Cook, Madelyn Gallagher, Jenna Carr, Zoey West.

The Girls' Track and Field team finished an undefeated season last night by winning the I-8 league track meet. The girls scored 167 total points and out scoring second place by 76 points. 

 The girls dominated the relays, winning all four events. The team of Bristol Latimer, Olivia Hensell, Kendall Latimer and Maddy Gallagher won the 4 x 100. Maddy Gallagher, Aubrie Stuart, Bristol Latimer, and Naitalia Hoyt won the 4 x 200. The 4 x 400 was won by Audrina Nelson, MiaJolie Kent, Carsen Bunker, and Ella Brannen. The winning 4 x 800 team of Alaina Kirkpatrick, Carsen Bunker, Rylee Zumer, and Anna Loritz set a new school record with a time of 11:05.  

The sprinters also dominated the meet. Bristol Latimer finished first in the 70-meter dash. Kendall Latimer finished 2nd, and Olivia Hensell finished 6th in the 100-meter dash. Alaina Kirkpatrick won the 400-meter dash, with Audrina Nelson finishing 7th. In the 200-meter dash, Ella Brannen finished second, and Niatalia Hoyt finished first, setting a new school record of 28.11 seconds..

The Hurdlers also had a good night. Aubrie Stuart finished 3rd in the 55-meter hurdles and the 200-meter hurdles. Kendall Latimer finished 5th in the 200-meter hurdles. 

The distance runners also fared well. Rylee Zumer and Anna Loritz finished 5th and 6th, in the 800-meter run. Anna Loritz also finished 2nd in the mile followed by Alaina Kirkpatrick in 4th and Rylee Zumer in 5th. In the 2-mile run, Marissa Demorest finished 3rd and Abby Cook finished 4th.

The Harper girls also did well in the field events. Stella Madison took 4th place in the shot put. MiaJolie Kent finished 4th in the pole vault. In the long jump, Olivia Hensell finished 2nd and Naitalia Hoyt finished 6th. Three Harper girls scored points in the high jump. Ella Brannen finished 2nd, Maddy Gallagher finished 3rd, and Carsen Fields finished 6th.  

Winning the conference championship was a great way to end a fantastic season. Congratulations girls. Your coaches are proud of you.

The boys and girls Track and Field teams both dominated the League Championships last night and brought home the trophy.  

For the boys, Sean Johnson set the tone for the meet, throwing a school record-setting 50 feet, 3 and ½ inches, stepping out of the ring a league champion in the shot put.

Other league champions from the night included:

  • Gavin Chapman in the 70 and long jump
  • Isaac Torres in the 400
  • Logyn Katsarsky in the 800


  • Josh Ilgenfritz in the 200 hurdles

The 4 by 800 team crushed the school record, with the team of Jackson Hunt, Zach Krebs, Cooper Monroe, and Logyn Katsarsky.To close out the night in the 4 by 400, the team of Chapman, Edwards, Randol, and Torres brought home the gold for the Beavers!

Overall the whole team stepped.  Congratulations to the 2024  I-8 League Champions!

Students-Sonoma Elementary is hosting a Carnival on Friday, May 17th from 5-7.  We're looking for volunteers to help.   Middle school & high school students looking for volunteer hours are welcome to volunteer!  FREE PIZZA AND DRINK for any volunteer! Sign up to help at this link: - or check out the Sonoma Elementary PTA's Facebook page for more information.  

Students- Blue recycle bins are not for paper trash. They are for plastic and cans only.

 8th graders interested in Highschool Sideline Cheer: Tryouts are next week May 21st 3:30-5:30pm and 23rd 3:30-6pm. Please head to the main office to sign up and grab a packet if you are interested. There will be a very quick info meeting this FRIDAY in the cafeteria directly after announcements for anyone who is interested in Trying out. 

Students-With 11 days of school left please check the lost and found. Anything left after the 31st will be donated.

Jazz band members-we will have practice today after school-if you can make it please come to the band room.

Congratulations to all of our choir members on a wonderful concert last night. We are very proud of you.  The results of  your hard work this year was on display last night! A special congratulations to our soloists Cooper Zirkel, Lucy Schwartz, Emma Samsel, Isabelle Forrester, and Grace Clark-thank you for sharing your talents and for your flexibility while we fixed the technical issues.