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Weekly Newsletter #16


January 8, 2021

Dear Bowmen Community,

Happy New Year…I think 🙂  This has been such a week and, as always, I am grateful to be able to be here with each of you in this.  Please take care of yourselves and each other. 

Melissa Baran

Principal’s Message 1/8/2021

Winter Conferences: January 21, 2021

If you would like to be contacted during conferences, please use this form to request a conference with your student(s)’ teacher(s).  *If you have more than one high school student for whom you would like to schedule a conference, please complete the form for each student.

SHS January 21st Conference Request Form 

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.

Red Cross Emergency Preparedness Kit Fundraiser

Our very own Red Cross Club is hosting a Preparedness Item Drive! It’ll start on Monday the 11th and run until Friday the 15th, and they’ll be accepting a long list of first aid & sanitary items, such as: Hand Sanitizer Disposable or cloth masks Gloves Batteries Matches Soap Wet wipes Diapers Feminine products, such as pads and tampons Bandaids, gauze dressing, and antiseptic solution Drop off your items in front of Sherwood High School to show your support for our club and for the families of Sherwood who need it most.

Students of the Month

Our Character Trait for December was Positivity. The following students were nominated and recognized for both their academic excellence and demonstration of positivity:

Olivia Wilson 
Selah Telfer 
Jacob Pollock 
Brayden Evans
Kaylee Charley 
Ezra Syska 
Grace Travnicek
Jacob Robbins 
Mya Scanlon
Cynthia “Diana” Gonzalez-Orellana

2021 Sparrow Launch Next Week!

This upcoming week we will be launching our 2021 Sparrow, Vivian! 

Here is a little bit about Vivi! Stay tuned for more information next week!


Attention Seniors! The Career Center will be offering multiple workshops on the FAFSA/ORSAA process at different times to ensure that everybody can find a time that works for them. Each session will be with a local representative and expert in FAFSA/ORSAA. Whether you’ve already filed your FAFSA/ORSAA or not, this is a great chance to come learn more about the in’s and out’s, and answer any questions you may have. Keep an eye out for an upcoming email with Zoom links.

Tuesday, January 19th @ 2:30 – 3:30pm 
Debora Perrault, Financial Aid Coordinator at Clackamas Community College 

Tuesday, January 19th @ 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Anel Venegas Trujillo, Scholarship/Financial Aid Counselor (Bilingual) 

This session will be conducted in Spanish.

Por favor unete con nosotros para aprender más sobre el proceso de la FAFSA/ORSAA con Anel Venegas Trujillo, Consejera BilingĂĽe de Ayuda Financiera y Becas de la Universidad de Western Oregon. Sin importar si ya has sometido tu FAFSA/ORSAA o no, esta junta te dará la oportunidad de aprender más sobre el camino de ayuda financiera universitaria y contestar cualquier pregunta que tengas sobre cĂłmo fundir tu futuro. 

Wednesday, January 20th @ 6:00pm – 7:00pm
Jennifer Satalino, The College Place Director 

Thursday, January 21st @ 11:30-12:30pm
Jennifer Satalino, The College Place Director 

Hillsboro School to Career Workshop

Come learn about the Hillsboro School to Career program from their director, Heather Ferrin-Myers. Wednesday, January 13th from 2:30pm – 3:15pm we will be covering all of the great career exploration programs they have to offer our students, how to get involved, and answer any lingering questions you may have.

Click Here for Zoom Meeting: 


Passcode: 265261

Blood Drive

BOWMEN, WE NEED YOU! Sherwood High School is partnering with the American Red Cross to save lives!  Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. It is essential for surgeries, cancer treatment, chronic illnesses, and traumatic injuries. You can potentially save 3 lives with your generous blood donation. Be a Hero on Tuesday, February 23rd and donate blood!

Covid-19 Protocols:

CDC, FDA, Surgeon General & Governor Brown encourage people, who are well, to donate blood.  Strict COVID-19 Protocols have been implemented to keep everyone safe. Temperature pre-screen, masks, social distancing, additional sanitizing throughout the blood drive. In addition, all donations are tested for COVID-19 antibodies.

Sherwood High School Red Cross Blood Drive
When?  Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Where?  Sherwood Center for the Arts
Time?  10:00am – 3:00pm

How Do I Sign Up?  Click to follow link:  https://rcblood.org/2JRwy0f.  Or, go to redcrossblood.org and enter Sponsor Code:  SherwoodOR.

Athletics Updates – 1/11

Per the updated guidance from OSAA, we will begin our next phase of athletics and conditioning on Monday, January 11th.  Click here for information about registering for participation and to find contact information for each sport. 

Yearbook – 2/15

Seniors wanting to submit a Senior portrait to the yearbook, the deadline is Monday, February 15th, 2021. Please see the yearbook page on the SHS website for instructions

Seniors – Grad Night 2021

Happy New Year! 

We are continuing to gather raffle prizes for Grad Night. Prizes and Gift cards needed, a full list and sign up can be found here. Thank you for those who have already donated. All items are tax-deductible. If you need a receipt, please contact us at shsgradnight2021@gmail.com

Our Amazon Smile account is still active.  Simply link your Prime account and 0.5% will be donated back to our organization. Get your shop on and donate directly to SHS Grad Night 2021!

As always if you need information, have an idea to share, or need to get in touch, please contact us at SHSGradnight2021@gmail.com.  

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Check out our website: SHS Grad Night 2021
Contact us at: SHSGradnight2021@gmail.com

Juniors – Grad Night 2022

Our next Can and Bottle Drive will be Sunday, February 7th.  If you would like to donate please email us at Shsgradnight2022@gmail.com and we will add you to the pickup list.  We appreciate the donations that we have received so far and hope that you continue to donate… Thank You!

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, January 19th. A zoom link will be posted on our Facebook page SHSGRADNIGHT2022 and on our Instagram @shsgradnight2022. We are looking for creative ways to raise money during this pandemic and would love to hear from you, we hope you can join the meeting! 

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