SHS Weekly Newsletter #32

4/28/22

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Principal's Message

It was wonderful to welcome our WORLD CHAMPION Percussion team back to our school this week! We are so proud of them, as well as all of the accomplishments of all of our students in activities and athletics!


As many of you heard, we had a "secure" event at the school today. Thankfully, everyone is safe and additional information was sent to the SHS community earlier today. We appreciate everyone's patience and cooperation as we resolved the situation.


Finally, we have an ask from our Sherwood School District community to everyone who drives on Sunset to and from the high school. The crossing guards near Middleton have noticed an increase lately in the number of people speeding and not acknowledging the safety precautions that need to be taken through that area. If your student drives on Sunset in the morning or afternoon, please talk with them about driving slowly and cautiously so that the younger students in town may cross the roads safely. Thank you for your help.


Have a great weekend, and Go Bowmen!

Mr. Mitchell

Important Upcoming Dates

4/29 - No School, Wellness Day

5/30 - Memorial Day, No School

6/3 - Senior's Last Day

6/10 - Graduation

6/17 - Last Day of School

High School Musical tickets on Sale

Disney Channel's smash hit movie musical comes to life on your stage! Basketball team captain, Troy, discovers that the brainy Gabriella has just enrolled at East High. They cause an upheaval when they decide to audition for the high school musical. Although many students resent the threat posed to the "status quo," Troy and Gabriella's alliance might just open the door for others to shine as well. Performances are at Sherwood High School April 28-30 at 7pm. Buy in person tickets or the option to watch it on demand here at bowmentheatre.com/tickets.


High School Musical Poster

AP testing begins Monday 5/2

AP Parents: please check your emails for details about the upcoming exams. All exams (except Art) are being held at the District Offices. This week's exams are:

AP Gov't - Mon, May 2nd, arriving @ 7:30

AP Chem - Mon, May 2nd, arriving @ 11:40

AP Art packing event - Tues, May 3rd @ 9:00 (SHS commons rooms)

AP English - Wed, May 4th, arriving @ 7:40

AP Comp Sci A - Wed, May 4th, arriving @ 11:45

AP Euro - Fri, May 6th, arriving @ 7:30 - North side by the gym.

APUSH - Fri, May 6th, arriving @ 7:30 - South side by the cafeteria.

Sherwood High School Plant Sale

The Sherwood High School Plant Sale will be happening for the first time in our new greenhouse just in time for Mother's Day! Come pickup your vegetable starts, bedding plants, patio pots, succulents, and hanging baskets at 18800 SW Haide Rd. Enter in the Visitor/Student parking lot and drive toward the greenhouse - we have 10 spots available just in front of our CTE wing! We accept Cash, Check, and Card payments.


Plant Sale Dates: May 5-7, open from 9am-6pm.

Senior Meal Account Refunds

The majority of parents of a senior student are due a refund from their student’s lunch account. The average refund is $30-$40. Nutrition Services will continue to offer meals until the end of the school year at no cost. To request a refund, please contact Kelly Rood at krood@sherwood.k12.or.us or Vicki Montgomery at vmontgomery@sherwood.k12.or.us We will be happy to start your refund or transfer funds to a younger sibling.


Sherwood Spring Fest

Hello Sherwood community members! Sherwood High School is very excited to announce our first annual Spring Fest! Spring Fest is a carnival-style event happening at the Sherwood High School main stadium field on May 13th from 6-8:30 pm. There will be games, food, a talent show, raffle baskets, and attractions. All event booths will be set up on the turf field, not the track itself. All Sherwood community members are invited to attend this event. While admission is free, game tickets and food will be available for purchase. More information will be released soon, and a presale for game tickets will be available for sale online starting next week. Spring fest is a fundraising event; all the money raised will go towards SHS clubs, sports, and Sherwood organizations.


We want to give back to our community and be as inclusive as possible by having free admission, but we need your help! If you are able to support, below is a PayPal link to donate directly. Your generous donations will go towards event vendors, prizes, decorations, and more! This is our first year hosting Spring Fest, and your generosity will help us kick start a new community tradition!


Thank you for your generosity and support, as this event is made possible through Sherwood community members like you!

- Sherwood High School Student Council

Sherwood Spring Fest Donation Link: https://www.paypal.com/donate/?hosted_button_id=7HB75CE9MKHNY

Junior/Senior Prom

The class of 2022 presents “The Enchanted Garden” on Saturday, May 7th, from 7:00 to 10:00 pm, at the Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Avenue, Portland, Oregon.


Important Information

New this year: The fee for prom will be added to all eligible juniors and seniors accounts (Eligibility based on all fees being paid and Career Credit up to date). If a student chooses not to attend prom the fee will be removed after the dance.

  • Tickets are on sale for $45 per person from April 11th to April 20th, online or may be purchased in person with cash or check only at the Business Office window.

  • Starting Thursday, April 21st, ticket prices will increase to $55 per person and will be sold through 3:30pm on Friday, May 6th.

  • No tickets will be sold after 3:30pm on Friday, May 6th. NO EXCEPTIONS!

  • Students must purchase tickets in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door!

  • For students to purchase a prom ticket, they must have their:

    • All student fees paid.

    • Career Credit up to date by Thursday, April 27th. If it is not up to date by this date, they will not be able to purchase a ticket.

Guests

Students wishing to bring any guest (including SHS freshmen or sophomore guests) must fill out a Prom Guest Approval Form. Prom Guest Approval Forms are available in the Main Office or downloadable here. Forms are due to the Main Office for approval no later than Friday, April 29th. NO EXCEPTIONS!


After a form is submitted, you and your guest will meet with your administrator. If approved, ticket fees will be added to your account and will need to be paid.


All students must present photo ID or a current student body card at the door. Students will not be allowed into the dance without photo ID!

Counseling Center

Current seniors with a cumulative, unweighted GPA = or > 3.5 were sent an email on Wednesday, April 27 with links to google forms to apply for either the Honors or Advanced Honors Diplomas. Applications must be submitted by Monday, May 16. See Mrs. Giles in the Counseling Center if you have questions.


College and Career Center

Please see the Career Center's May Newsletter for information on local scholarships and upcoming events including College Planning Night for Juniors.

newsletter link: May Newsletter


Upcoming local scholarship deadlines: (application links can be found in May newsletter)

Sherwood Robin Hood Association Scholarship - May 2nd

Sherwood Key Club Scholarship - May 2nd

Winona Grange Scholarship - May 2nd

Bowmen Family Foundation, Sergeant Goodding & Marine Captain Contreras Memorial Scholarship - May 6th

Sherwood Education Association Scholarship - May 10th

Troy Ruff Memorial Scholarship - May 13th

Sherwood Arrows Dance Team

Arrows Dance Team Tryouts will be held May 18 & 19 from 6-9 PM in the SHS Main Gym. If you want to be a part of a competitive dance program, but also dance for your school community come join us! Register at the link by May 15th! Registration

Bowmen Cheer Tryouts

Join Bowmen Cheer! Bowmen Cheer Tryouts are scheduled and we are looking for athletes to join us! Our cheerleaders are sideline and competitive athletes who embody school spirit for SHS and our community. Regardless of prior experience levels, you can try out and see if cheer is for you. Tryout Clinics are May 3rd,4th, & 5th and Tryouts are May 10th and 11th. Complete this interest form and additional information and a Tryout Packet will be emailed to you. We look forward to seeing you. Go Bowmen!

Bowmen Cheer Form

Equestrian Team State Qualifiers and Fall Recruitment

Congratulations to the following members of the Equestrian Team who qualified for state and will be competing in Redmond, OR in May.

Caroline Comer - bronze medal in hunt seat equitation and state qualifier

Haylei Hull - gold medal in individual flags and state qualifier

In Hand Obstacle Relay - bronze medal and state qualifier Elissa Brown, Annika Larson, Emma Brenner, Caroline Comer (Sammy Martin - alternate)


Do you know a Sherwood High School student who would like to be an equestrian athlete? Sherwood OHSET is wrapping up our 2021-2022 season with the State meet in May, and we’re ready to start recruiting new athletes for the 22-23 season. Any skill level of high school horseman is welcome to join the team. There are so many competition options, from English and Western classes, Reining, Jumping, Driving, In-Hand, cattle work, team events, and speed events/gaming. You must have consistent access to a horse and a reliable mode of transportation for your horse, but everything else you can learn as you go! Please contact Paula Brown at 503-925-4378 for all the information you will need to plan for next year‘s OHSET season.


Sherwood Snowboard Team

Now is the time to buy your Meadows season pass if you're thinking about the Sherwood Snowboard Club for next year. Go to SKIHOOD.COM to purchase your pass before May 31.

14 year old $259 + $130 = $389 (Value pass with all access)

15-24 yr old $349 + $180 = $539 (Value pass with all access)

SHS Booster Club

1) Attention Athlete Seniors! The Boosters Annual Scholarship opportunity is now open. To be considered for a Scholarship, please see attached or contact Katie, Booster Club Scholarship Coordinator at ka.moua@me.com or Hannah Beverage, Career Center Specialist at (hbeverage@sherwood.k12.or.us) for the Application Packet which includes deadlines and requirements.

2) 2022 Virtual Auction: Our Annual Auction is November 3, 2022. Mark your calendar now for this great event. You can register now for the latest information at: https://fundraiser.bid/2022SherwoodBoosterClubAuction

3) The Booster Board needs you! Open positions include Vice President and Secretary. For more information or to attend a meeting, please contact our President Josh Munger at: president@sherwoodboosterclub.com

SHS Grad Night 2022

Senior parents, we need your help to put on this amazing night, celebrating our 2022 seniors! Attached below is the signup sheet for needed volunteers for the Grad Night Party. There are several ways you can volunteer, pick and choose how you would like to help! This night would not be possible without all of you, so we appreciate your willingness to help!

GRAD NIGHT 2022 sign up

SHS Junior Class (2023) Grad Night

See attached Flyer for ongoing fundraising activities.

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