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SHS Weekly Newsletter #26

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Weekly Newsletter #26

March 19, 2021

Dear Bowmen Community,

The message today is a little bit longer than normal (my apologies), but does contain some important information about our return to in-person instruction, spectators at athletic events and an acknowledgement of our community and we have navigated a challenging situation.  Please take a few minutes to watch:

Principal’s Message 3/19/2021

I hope you have a restful Spring Break!  

Sincerely,

Melissa Baran

Principal

Weekly activities for March 22nd 

High School Return to In-Person Instruction Information and FAQ and Survey Link

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

High School Return to In-Person Instruction Survey Link (Closes at midnight tonight 03/19)

Spectators at Athletic Competitions- March 19th Update

After yet another shift in OSAA/OHA guidance, we are moving forward with again expanding our spectator capacity at athletic events.  This will include the addition of more tickets per athlete/participant at all events as well as welcoming a limited number of student spectators to each outdoor competition.  Please note, we are still unable to accommodate spectators from visiting teams and community members at this time. 

If you have additional questions, please feel free to reach out to our Athletic Director, Randy Ramp, or Principal Melissa Baran.  We look forward to seeing you soon!  Go Bowmen!

  • Beginning on Friday, March 19th, the following is our plan for spectators:
  • Each athlete/participant will be allowed four spectators per competition/performance
  • Families do not need to sign-up/register in advance in order to attend a competition
  • Upon arrival, please check in with the event monitor at either the Main Entrance (for volleyball) or the Lower Ticket Gate (for soccer, cross country, and football).  Also, in order to expedite the check-in process, please make sure that all four spectators arrive at the same time.
  • Please adhere to all protocols including only attending a competition/performance if you are symptom free, wearing a face-covering and practicing social distancing guidelines.

*For our home football game next week (3/26), we can only accommodate 250 student spectators.  If you are a student interested in attending the game, please complete this Football Ticket Lottery Form  by 12pm on Thursday, March 25th.  

AP Testing

We have decided on our calendar of exams.  This calendar was decided based on student input, teacher input, AP requirements, and additional graduation requirements.  We have the space available for safe, in person exams – following all Oregon COVID protocols.  Those are still changing so we cannot give you specific information on the location just yet.

Every exam (except Spanish) has a digital, at home option – this is called the 3rd administration.  Any student not comfortable with an in person exam can opt for the 3rd administration.  I need to be contacted directly if that is their choice.  Also, any student who chooses Cloud Campus also has the option to take the exam in person if they would like.  I will be sending out a bulk email to parents and students with more detailed information.

Please contact me if you have any questions – bfarwell@sherwood.k12.or.us

In person:

AP Calc AB/BC – Tues, May 4 @ 8am

AP English – Wed, May 5 @ 8am

AP Comp Sci A – Thur, May 6 @ 12noon

AP Chem – Fri, May 7 @ 8am

AP Euro – Fri, May 7 @ 12noon

AP Bio – Fri, May 14 @ 8am

AP Comp Sci Prin – Mon, May 17 @ 8am

AP US Hist – Wed, May 19 @ 1pm (this is digital – but we are offering it in person)

AP Spanish – Fri, May 21 @ 8am

AP Physics 1 – Mon, May 24 @ 12noon

AP Physics 2 – Tues, May 25 @ 12noon

AP Art/AP CSP – digital submissions due – Thur, May 20 @ 9pm

3rd Administration – All Digital, at home

AP English – Tues, June 1 @ 9am

AP Comp Sci A – Tues, June 1 @ 1pm

AP Euro – Wed, June 2 @ 9am

AP US Hist – Wed, June 2 @ 1pm

AP Comp Sci Prin – Mon, June 7 @ 1pm

AP Calc AB/BC – Wed, June 9 @ 9am

AP Physics 1 – Wed, June 9 @ 1pm

AP Chem – Thur, June 10, @ 9am

AP Physics 2 – Thur, June 10 @ 1pm

AP Bio – Fri, June 11 @ 9am

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.

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).  

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

Sherwood Athletic Booster Club

Please see the attached newsletter to learn more about how you can support Sherwood High School Athletes.

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.

Bowmen Cheer

Red Berry Barn Flower Fundraiser

Red Berry Barn’s flower baskets are a beautiful addition to your house and/or fantastic Mother’s Day Gift! Bowmen Cheer is selling cards for $38 (same price as in-person purchase) and we would love your support! Please contact a Bowmen Athlete or contact us at bowmencheer@gmail.com to purchase and support. Thanks!

Seniors – Grad Night 2021

Get your Grad Night Tickets

Swag bags, prizes, fabulous food, games, other fun surprises! Games, music, photo booths and so much more!  Purchase your tickets now – two options to choose from, special discount if purchased by April 1. Checks and Venmo accepted!   

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

Information – Check out our Website for information regarding Grad Night. Updated frequently!

As always if you need information, have an idea to share, or need to get in touch, please contact us at SHSGradnight2021@gmail.com. The Grad Night 2021 Committee is committed to following Oregon’s guidelines regarding COVID precautions. As you know those guidelines can and will change between now and June. Currently we are making plans, along with contingencies, and will modify as needed for current guidelines come June.

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

April Can and Bottle Drive

Our next monthly Grad Night Can and Bottle Drive will be SATURDAY, APRIL 3RD.

If you have cans and bottles that you would like to donate please click on the link and we will add you to the pickup schedule https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdzXLiruI1SSBa7WyZtPrB4jbmTTYoaKnAU-GSdBeuQeILlBw/viewform

We will also be needing volunteers for the Can and Bottle Drive. If you would like to help please click on the signup genius link here.

Newly Updated Website

Here is the new link to our Grad Night 2022 Website.

You will find all the latest information on up coming fundraisers, monthly announcements, volunteer opportunities, etc! A lot of helpful information please go check it out!

Mo’s Clam Chowder Base

We will be selling yummy Mo’s Clam Chowder Base. The cost will be $12 per quart. Our fundraiser will run from March 29th – April 7th. We will be posting a purchase link on our FB page, Instagram and our website. Please click on the flyer for all the details.

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