SHS Weekly Newsletter #19


School Board Recognition Month


January is School Board Recognition Month!  Eric Campbell, Pat Allen, Jessica Adamson, Sue Hekker, and Michael Hiland make up the Sherwood School District’s Board of Directors.  These parents and community members volunteer countless hours each month guiding the direction and policies of our District, helping to ensure it is a great place for all kids.  If you see a School Board member this month, please take a moment to thank them for their service.


No School - 01/21/19


Sherwood High School will be closed on Monday, January 21st, in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.


Unity Week


Unity Week promotes a positive and accepting environment for all students.  Each day this week at Sherwood High School we’ll be celebrating our differences and coming together through activities and presentations.

Tuesday:  Mental Health Awareness Day

Wednesday:  Cultural Appreciation Day
Thursday:  Acceptance Day
Friday:  Unity Day

Parent/Teacher Conferences - 01/28/19


Sherwood High School's second trimester Parent/Teacher Conferences will be on Monday, January 28th, from 4:30 to 7:30 pm, in the Commons and the Media Center Lobby (the area in front of the Media Center where Math & Spanish teachers will be stationed).

These conferences are designed to be a quick check-in (less than 3 minutes) between teachers and parents.  If more time is needed, an appointment should be made with the teacher for a later date to follow-up in more depth.


Food and Item Drop-Off


With the upcoming Valentine’s Day holiday, we want to remind parents of our delivery policy.  Sherwood High School does not accept food, beverages, balloons, or flowers in the Main Office, this includes homemade lunches.  Parents may meet their student at the front of the school during their student’s assigned lunch and hand-deliver items directly to their student.  The Main Office will not sign for deliveries or hold pre-paid orders.


Spring Sports Registration - 02/22/19


If your student plans on participating in baseball, softball, track, tennis, golf or lacrosse this spring, it’s time to register!  The registration deadline is Friday, February 22nd, and tryouts/practices start Monday, February 25th. Athletes must have a current physical on file in order to participate in tryouts or practices.  Click here for registration links and additional information.


2019 Track and Field - 02/22/19


The first practice is Monday, February 25th, at 3:10 pm.  Athletes must have a current physical on file in the athletic office at the high school in order to participate in practice.  Physicals are good for two years and must be done on the OSAA Physical form. The deadline for physicals and registration for all track athletes is Friday, February 22nd.  Below are useful links to the season and program information:


SHS Track and Field Site

Athletic Registration

OSAA Physical Forms

Track Athletes Already Registered

Season Schedule

www.sherwoodtrack.com


Broadway Bits


Broadway Bits is an exciting show of Broadway songs performed by Sherwood High Choir students.  Vote for your favorite acts and help the students raise money for the choir. Due to popular demand, this year the show will have TWO performances:  Thursday, January 31st, and Friday, February 1st, at 7:00 pm, in the Performing Arts Center of Sherwood High School.


Each show ticket comes with 5 vote tickets.  Additional vote tickets will be sold at the show for $1 each.  While an Audience Choice award will be presented both nights, awards from our judges will only be presented at Friday night's performance.


Due to the popularity of this show, we expect to sell out.  Get your tickets now! Adult tickets are $10 each, senior and student tickets are $7 each.  Tickets can be purchased at the high school from Debi Bear or online at http://bowmentheatre.com/tickets/.


Career & Technical Education Showcase Night - 01/23/19


It’s never too early to start thinking about the future!  Come explore career and college options available through Sherwood High School’s Career & Technical Education program.  Sherwood High School CTE is hosting a Showcase Night on Wednesday, January 23rd, from 6:30 to 8:00 pm, to profile the many outstanding programs available to Sherwood students.  This year’s event will explore career and college options, tour facilities and classrooms, and promises to engage in interactive hands-on activities. Come explore the great things happening here at SHS.


PCC Enrollment Event - 01/23/19


Do you have a senior planning to enroll at PCC next fall?  Please plan to attend an important PCC enrollment event on Wednesday, January 23rd, in the College and Career Center from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.  Students and their families are welcome to attend. Enrollment and financial aid staff from PCC will be there to help students and families through enrollment, FAFSA and Oregon Promise applications, PCC scholarships and more.  Spanish translation will be available. Students should bring their Chromebook to the event. Flyer


Band Booster’s Restaurant Night Out - 01/29/19


Please mark your calendars for our next Restaurant Night Out!  Support the Band Boosters and visit LA’ SEN Vietnamese Grill on Tuesday, January 29th, from 4:00 to 9:00 pm.  50% of the night’s profits, including to go orders, will go back to the bands! Click here for the required flyer.


Senior Portraits - 02/01/19


Senior portraits are due Friday, February 1st.  Click here for photo requirements and NEW digital photo submission instructions.


ACT Prep Class - Registration Deadline 02/15/19


The ACT Prep Class focuses on study tips and test taking techniques to help maximize ACT scores.  Sign up for the class with Debi Bear by Friday, February 15th. The cost is $175 and partial scholarships are available.  The class meets on Mondays beginning February 25th, from 3:30 to 5:30 pm, in Room E7. Click here for the flyer.


Senior Recognition Grad Ads - 02/15/19


Senior Recognition Grad Ad payments need to be made by Friday, February 15th, in order to guarantee your ad is printed in the yearbook.  Click here for more information.


Sherwood Jazz Bands Swingin’ the Green - 03/02/19


Join us for the biggest fundraiser of the year and support our very own award winning Sherwood Band Program on Saturday, March 2nd.  Enjoy an evening of dinner, cocktails, silent auction, and amazing entertainment at The Oregon Golf Club. Click here for the event flyer.


SHS Softball


Winter workouts start this week!


  • Tuesdays - Pitchers and Catchers

  • Wednesdays - Hitting

  • Thursdays - Throwing and Conditioning


If you missed the parent/player meeting last week, please contact Coach Mikal at mmorris@sherwood.k12.or.us to receive the information and paperwork.  We want everyone who is interested in playing to know what's going on this winter.

If your daughter is interested in playing softball this spring at the high school, PLEASE click here and register as soon as possible.

Career Exploration Opportunities


Sherwood High School participates in a program with the Hillsboro Chambers called School to Career.  This program gives students the opportunity to attend field trips that explore several career options.  Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors are eligible to participate in these events.

Each event has approx. 30 spots available on a first come, first serve basis.  We recommend students register on the day registration opens for the best opportunity to get a spot.  Students that register will need to complete a Pre-Arranged Absence Form and provide their own transportation to and from the event.  Lunch is usually not provided for these field trips.

Click here for a list of opportunities and registration information.


Yearbook Orders


Buy your 2019 yearbook today for $65 through ParentVue or the Bookkeeper.  Purchasing early guarantees your student will receive a yearbook.


PAC


We are looking for 3 volunteers who can help at CTE Night on Wednesday, January 23rd, from 4:45 to 6:00 pm.  If you’re interested, click here for details.

Senior Parents - 2019 Grad Night


Registration for 2019 Grad Night is now OPEN!  Follow the link for details.


We are still looking for donations of NEW and FUN boxers and socks for our popular Boxer Bingo game.  A donation bin is located in the Main Office and donations can be dropped off anytime.

Do you have a creative student?  We are looking for help designing this year's Grad Night t-shirt!  All designs are due by the senior meeting on February 20th. The student whose design is chosen will win a prize!  Click here for contest rules.


Junior Parent - 2020 Grad Night


Sign up to sell concessions for the youth girls tournament on January 19th and 20th.  Click here to sign up for two-hour shifts at local schools, it’s a big help to our organization!


Valentine's Day is coming up!  Support the 2020 Grad Night by purchasing See's Candy.  Orders are due Friday, January 25th, and will be delivered before Valentine's Day.  Click here for the order form or pick one up in the Main Office.  You can also email Angi Muckey for forms or with questions at anmuckey@sherwood.k12.or.us.


District Nurses


Here’s a note from your Sherwood School District Nurses.  English  Spanish


District Newsletter


View current and past issues of the monthly District Newsletter by clicking the link provided here:  Monthly District Newsletter Archives.  The newsletter is distributed monthly by the Superintendent’s Office and is your “go-to” source for the latest information about what’s happening in the Sherwood School District.


District Job Openings


Click here for job openings with Sherwood School District.


Community Link


Please click here for more details and to review the listing of current events and registrations for your student.


Upcoming Events


Please click here to see the upcoming events.

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