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SHS Weekly Newsletter #25

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Dear Bowmen Community,

I hope you are able to enjoy this beautiful weather!  Below is an important update with information about our return to in-person instruction survey as well as spectators at athletic events moving forward.  As always, if you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to us.  Have a great week!

Sincerely,

Melissa Baran
Principal

Principal’s Update 3/12/2021


High School Return to In-Person Instruction Survey

We are excited to take the next steps in our planning for returning to in-person instruction!  Below is a message explaining our survey and the need for accurate information from each family:

Return to In-Person Instruction Survey Message 3/21/2021

Prior to March 19, 2021, please take some time to complete this short survey.  Thank you in advance!

High School Return to In-Person Instruction Survey


High School Return to In-Person Instruction Information and FAQ

We are excited to share information about our return to in-person instruction plans.  Below is a link to a website with as much information as we currently have.  If there are additional questions, please feel free to contact us!

High School Return to In-Person Instruction Information and FAQ

The following two questions have been added to the FAQ:

Q: What is happening with “hands-on” courses for students enrolled in the Sherwood Cloud Campus?

A: Students enrolled in the Cloud Campus may find that meaningful participation in some of our hands-on courses is significantly challenging. 

We strongly encourage students who are enrolled in the Cloud Campus and have these courses in their Q4 schedule to talk with their counselor about whether other elective offerings might be a better fit this Spring. 

Cloud campus students who were enrolled in these courses and choose to postpone taking them will have priority for registration for 2021-22.

These Elective Courses are:

  • Advanced Wood Projects
  • Ceramics 1
  • Ceramics 2
  • Engineering 2
  • Engineering 4
  • Furniture & Cabinetry
  • Graphic Design
  • Interior Design
  • Jewelry Making
  • Metal Fabrication 
  • Small Engine Repair
  • Textiles
  • Welding 1
  • Welding 2
  • Woods 1

Q: What will PE look like in a hybrid instructional model?

A: Locker rooms will not be available for student use during hybrid. Students participating in PE classes should plan to come to class wearing clothes appropriate for athletic activities, and expect to remain in those clothes for the rest of the day. Students are encouraged to bring a towel to wipe off with.


February Students of the Month! 

The following students are recognized for their academic excellence as well as demonstrating kindness during the month of February:

  • Emily Klapp
  • Kaylee Charley 
  • Kieran Tran 
  • Ben Smith 
  • Kathleen Mehta 
  • Vania Marques 
  • Alaina Flores
  • Kelsey Longmire 
  • Nhi Nguyen

Career Center on Social Media

We’re on social media! Follow us on YouTube, Instagram, and Twitter for regular updates and information from our Career Center! Our YouTube channel will house recordings of previous workshops, as well as instructions on navigating tools within Naviance. 

Instagram: @shs_careercenter
Twitter: @sherwood_career
Facebook: @sherwoodcareercenter
YouTube: SHS Career Center


Season 3 Athletic Registration

Season 3 Athletic Registration is due Friday, April 2, 2021!  Season 3 sports include Baseball, Softball, Track, Tennis, Golf, and Lacrosse.  Register at: https://shs.sherwood.k12.or.us/athletics-activities/athletic-resources/athletic-registration/


Sherwood HS Track and Field 2021

 “Stay ready so you don’t have to get ready”. 

  • The OSAA spring track and field season will start on April 5th. All athletes will need to be registered and cleared before Friday, April 2nd.
  • All athletes will have to have a current physical. Physicals are good for two years. Here is a link to the physical form the doctor will need to fill out. The form needs to be turned in to or emailed to Connie Pollock (cpollock@sherwood.k12.or.us ).
  • The season fee is $100 and will need to be paid by April 12th.
  • Meets will be on Wednesdays and Saturdays starting April 14th with a district meet in late May. Schedules are not available at this point.

If you have questions, email Terrel Smith –  tsmith@sherwood.k12.or.us.


Try Tennis!

Looking to try a new sport? Tennis is a great option! Check out our website for information (www.sherwoodtennis.net). The fun begins on Monday, April 5th so get registered soon.


FCA In-Person Event

Hellooooo Bowmen!  The Fellowship of Christian Athletes is very excited to have the opportunity to host our first live event in a year.  Please join us on Wednesday, March 18th from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Countryside Church (across the street from the High School). We would love to see you for a chance to connect, play some games, share some snacks and dig into some great conversation.  If you have any questions please contact Mr. Kilian (dkilian@sherwood.k12.or.us)


Sherwood Athletic Booster Club

The Sherwood Athletic Booster Club’s mission is to promote athletic excellence, a positive community image, and competitive programs by providing financial assistance and support to our student-athletes, coaching staff and athletic department through our fundraising and community donation programs.

To be successful in our mission, it takes our community’s support and we have a variety of initiatives you might be interested in. Please contact us if you have questions: info@sherwoodboosterclub.com

  • Athlete Yard Signs: These are for all sports and high school classes. Imagine driving through Sherwood and seeing all of the houses bragging about our athletes. Order yours today at: https://www.adams-screenprint.com/phone/shs-athlete-sign.html
  • Bowmen Merchandise: While our booth isn’t open, you can still buy your Bowmen apparel and merchandise online: https://sherwoodboosterclub.com/product-category/apparel/
  • Amazon Smile: For everyone who shops through Amazon, sign up for our Amazon Smile to support our athletes in return. Simply go to https://smile.amazon.com/ and choose “Sherwood High School Athletic Booster Club”. Be sure to checkout through Amazon Smile for a portion to be returned to our athletes. 
  • Golf! We are hosting a golf tournament on Friday, June 25th. More details to come. 
  • Our 2020 Virtual Auction was a huge success. Thank you to all the coaches, teams, parents and staff that supported us. Mark your calendar for this year’s auction Thursday, November 4th, 2021. 
  • Board Positions: We are accepting nominations for the 2021-2022 Booster Board now. Open positions offer a variety of skill sets and hour commitment, they include: Concessions, Webmaster, Stadium Seats and Drive for School. Contact a Board Member or info@sherwoodboosterclub.com to learn more. 

To learn more about the Boosters, visit us at: https://sherwoodboosterclub.com/

Follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sherwoodboosterclub/


SHS Baseball Online Auction

SHS Baseball Team is having its Annual Crab Feed Auction Online this year!  There are some cool things to bid on including some SHS Alumni and current Baltimore Orioles player Adley Rutschman autographed items!  We are also selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a $500 Amazon gift card. Only 100 tickets will be sold!  There are also items that the team needs that you can purchase to donate to the team. Check it out: charityauction.bid/bowmenbaseball


SSD Updated Outdoor Athletics Guidance and Home Football Games

March 10th the Sherwood School District  received news that the spectator guidance for outdoor athletic events has been adjusted by the Oregon Health Authority. Please find the current statement here.


In-Person Office Hours

We are excited to offer In-Person Office Hours!  This in-person opportunity is open to any student who would like to come on campus to work with teachers in specific content areas. 

In-person office hours will be Monday – Thursday, 3:00 – 3:45pm.

Here is the link for to sign-up:  In-Person Office Hours Sign-Up Link 

If you have any questions about In-Person Office Hours, please contact your student’s Associate Principal (Adam Mitchell: 9th grade, Scott Hadden: 10th-12th Grade A-K, Katie Voss: 10th-12th Grade L-Z).  


ACT Information – 3/12

Sherwood High School will be hosting the ACT test in person for any interested junior students. The test will be offered from 8:00am-2:00pm on Tuesday, March 30th, Wednesday, March 31st and Thursday, April 1st.  *Students will only sign up for one date. 

Interested students will sign up for the test on signup.com for their preferred date. The test will be administered in an on-line format. The deadline to register for the test is Friday, March 12th at midnight.


Student Council Applications – 3/19

Are you interested in running for 2021-2022 Student Council?!

Applications are due on Friday, March 19th.

Keep in mind, while being elected to Student Council is an exciting and rewarding experience, it requires an immense time commitment. Your full dedication and effort will be vital to your success. The responsibility of making a difference at Sherwood High School is in your hands. Good luck with the election process and remember to have fun!

Please read through the Code of Conduct and Requirements

Please reference the calendar with deadlines and important dates:

Apply for Student Council here starting Monday! 


Yearbook School Photos – 3/19

Grades 9-11 

Yearbook needs all students, grades 9-11, to submit their school portrait. This is a fun opportunity for students to submit a school photo of their own to appear in the yearbook. We hope you and your student will select a photo that helps them look their best, shows their unique personality, and meets our guidelines. 

Check out the yearbook page for more details. Photo submissions are due Friday, March 19th.

Yearbook Senior Tributes

There is still space in the yearbook for parents to purchase Senior Tributes for their graduating seniors. These messages and photos are a fun way to recognize your student. 

Questions? Email Adviser Amy Jack: ajack@sherwood.k12.or.us


Band Boosters Host Annual Swingin’ the Green Event – 4/1 & 4/8

The Sherwood Band Boosters will be hosting our Annual Swingin’ the Green fundraising auction and event virtually on April 8th.

Our silent auction will open for bidding on Thursday, April 1st, with the full event on Thursday, April 8th at 7:00pm, including live auctions, paddle raises, and student performances. Visit our auction website at charityauction.bid/SWINGIN2021 to register for the auction, get a preview of our items, and purchase raffle tickets.

If you or someone you know, including businesses, are interested in donating goods, services or funds, please contact our Swingin’ the Green Chair, Liz Busby, at swingin.sherwoodbands@gmail.com

Watch this newsletter and the Sherwood Band Booster Facebook page for another announcement, closer to the event date, for more information. The event is free and open to all, and is our largest fundraiser of the year.


Seniors – Grad Night 2021

Grad Night Tickets are available for sale now! Get ready for Grad Night, an evening of swag bags, prizes, fabulous food and beverages games, music, photo booths and so much more!  Purchase your tickets at a discounted price until April 1st. Checks and Venmo accepted.

Volunteer opportunities are still available through May 1st!  Remember we have a $1000 scholarship up for grabs for the kiddos that share their time to help with Grad Night. We will announce the winner on June 1st, live on FB and Instagram! 

Raffle prizes and gift cards are still needed. A full list and the sign up can be found here.  All items are tax-deductible. If you need a receipt, please contact us at shsgradnight2021@gmail.com

Today is the last day that you can purchase SENIOR YARD SIGNS.  Don’t miss out on showing that special senior how proud you are of them.  Simply click on the link to order your sign. 

https://shsgradsigns2021.itemorder.com/sale

As always if you need information, have an idea to share, or need to get in touch, please don’t hesitate to reach out. 

Follow us on Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook 
Check out our website, update frequently! : SHS Grad Night 2021
Amazon Smile Donations
Contact us at: SHSGradnight2021@gmail.com


Juniors – Grad Night 2022

Tuesday March 16th at 6:00pm is our monthly Grad Night 2022 meeting.  A zoom link will be posted a day before the meeting on our Facebook and Instagram pages.  We really hope you can attend!

We still need volunteers. This is a great way for your junior to earn volunteer hours, and remember for every hour they volunteer it’s an entry for a chance to win a $1000 scholarship.  Parents, if you or your student is interested in helping please click the signup genius link

Follow us on Instagram and Facebook 
Contact us at: shsgradnight2022@gmail.com


Resources

Attendance Information – 503-825-6010
Canvas
Career Center Newsletter
Community Information
Covid Resources Sheet
Distance Learning Daily Schedule
Parent Support Organization
ParentVue
Revised District Calendar 2020-2021
SSD Technology Hub
Technology Services
Weekly Activities