SSF News

SHS Receives National Academic Recognition!
SHS has once again been named as one of the best high schools in the country!

SSF Featured in Sauk Valley Media Magazine Article
The Sterling Schools Foundation was recently featured in a magazine article published by Sauk Valley Media.  The article focuses on SSF history, Centennial Auditorium, and current fundraising efforts.

SHS Group Interp & Contest Play Headed to State!
Both squads captured IHSA Sectional titles March 22. GI qualifies for state for the 19th consecutive year.

SHS Class Reunion Information
Click to read the latest SHS class reunion information.  The classes of 1950, 1954, 1957, 1964, 1969, 1974, 1984, 1989, 1994, 2004, and 2009  have already set dates for 2014 reunions!  The classes of 1945, 1947, 1950, 1952, 1956, 1965, and 1975 have dates set as well.

Faculty Focus: Steve Johnson
Learn more about long-time SHS science teacher Steve Johnson in this Faculty Focus Q & A!

Class of 2014 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees
The 2014 SHS Athletic Hall of Fame induction ceremony took place Saturday, February 1st at Centennial Auditorium.  Click to read more about the class of 2014!

Sterling Works!
Click to learn about current professional job opportunities in the Sterling area!

2014 Distinguished Alumni Induction Ceremony
Learn more about the 9 new members of the SHS Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame!  The 2014 induction ceremony is coming up Saturday, May 10.

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Upcoming Events

Centennial Auditorium Spring Concerts
The following Sterling Public Schools spring concerts will be held at Centennial Auditorium during May: Beginning-CMS Band (May 1); CMS Choir (May 6); Beginning-CMS Orchestra (May 8); and SHS Music (May 20). Watch all the concerts live at!

Distinguished Alumni Induction Ceremony
5/10/2014 4:30 PM
The following SHS graduates will be honored as Distinguished Alumni during a ceremony on May 10, 2014, in the SHS Library: Lyle Shannon ’38, Lois Hacker Anderson-Rowzee ’56, Joe Myers ’58, John Hawkins ’62, Phil Smith ’67, Carol Fitzgerald ’68, David Schrader ’69, Ruth Cooperrider ’70, and Amy Eshleman ’80.  Festivities begin with tours of the high school and social hour at 4:30 p.m., followed by dinner and the ceremony at 6:00 p.m.  Cost is $20/person to attend. Click here to register today!

2014 SSF Golf Outing
6/6/2014 12:00 PM
Do you have what it takes to earn the coveted "Gold Jackets"?  Find out, by joining us at the 2014 SSF Golf Outing, Friday, June 6 at Emerald Hill Golf Course in Sterling! Click here to register.