SHS Weekly Newsletter #10

October 29, 2021

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Principal's Message

We hope that everyone has a safe and fun Halloween weekend! We have a number of competitions happening this weekend; Boys soccer playoff game at Mountainside at 4:30pm today, football at Liberty at 7pm tonight, girls soccer playoff game at Sherwood Middle School at 4:30pm tomorrow, volleyball playoff game at SMS at 7pm tomorrow, and a large marching band competition at SHS tomorrow from 12-5pm. Please come support our students!

Have a great weekend, and Go Bowmen!

Mr. Mitchell

Important Upcoming Dates

11/3 - Picture retakes

11/11- Veteran's Day, NO SCHOOL

11/22-11/26 - Thanksgiving Break

Picture Retakes

Dorian will be here on Wednesday, November 3rd for picture retakes. This will be an opportunity for your student(s) to have their photo taken for the first time or have their photo retaken. All students need to have their photo taken for the yearbook and for their school ID. This includes seniors who are also having senior portraits taken. Photos can be ordered online at or using an envelope available now in the main office. If your student has paid the ASB fee, the sticker will be printed on their ID card. If they pay it later, the bookkeeper will have a sticker available to attach to their ID card.

Cancer Awareness Week

Monday, November 1st through Friday, November 5 is Cancer Awareness Week. Please see the attached flyers for the money drive and dress up days. All money raised will be donated to the Children's Cancer Association.

Money Drive

Spirit Week

Nutrition Services

Sherwood School District Nutrition Services is proud to offer tamales from local business Tortilleria Y Tienda De Leon in Portland. This minority owned business creates delicious tamale flavors like chicken in red sauce, chicken in green sauce, bean and cheese and a unique breakfast tamale with bacon and eggs. Students may choose a tamale during lunch service.

Youth Transition Program at SHS

Sherwood High School has a Youth Transition Program (YTP) that helps students with barriers to employment (as outlined in an IEP or 504 plan). The YTP program provides one-on-one training for students on employment skills, job interviewing, resume building, filling out college and trade school applications, and more. Please contact Meghan Jackson at for more information!

SHS Fall Athletic Playoff Games

As we approach our playoff games, we want to keep you informed of the OSAA requirements:

* Tickets can be purchased digitally through Hometown Ticketing, as we are moving towards a cashless system. Ticket purchase will be available as soon as the brackets are determined.

* General admission ticket prices for 1st Round thru Quarter finals: students $5, adults $8

* Senior citizens are required to purchase a general admission ticket.

* Students are required to purchase a general admission ticket. Students with ASB will not get into the playoffs for free.

If you have any questions, please call Connie @ 503.825.6008 or email at

SHS Winter Sports Registration

Winter sports (basketball, wrestling, swimming) registration is open! The deadline for registering is Friday, November 12, 2021.

All athletes must have a current physical on file in order to participate. If you are unsure about the physical expiration, please email Connie at Physicals must be on the OSAA form and submitted to the Athletic Office.

Registration and physical link can be found HERE

MEChA Club

SHS MEChA Club invites you to join us for a Día de los Muertos celebration in the high school commons from 7:00-8:30pm on Monday, November 1. We'll have activities for all ages and a chance to remember our loved ones. Come share a bit of Mexican culture with us! Club advisors are Jared Jones and Jen Lehl.

College and Career Center

This is a friendly reminder from the Career Center that early decision deadlines are quickly approaching. Early decision and priority deadlines are typically in the first two weeks of November.

All official transcripts are sent through Naviance. Even if you have already applied and been accepted to a school, you must add the school and request transcripts through Naviance.

Click here for a more detailed list of important college application reminders.

Naviance Reminders

Check out the Career Center's November Newsletter for updates and events!

College and Career Center November Events

Sherwood Athletic Booster Club

Our Bowmen are making their way back to the fields and courts and we cannot wait to cheer them on! With our kids going back to practices and games...the needs for equipment and uniforms are becoming obvious. Thanks to your support of our 2020 Auction, we are in a good position to assist the teams with their needs.

Here at the Booster Club, we are focused on gearing up for our 2021 Auction and we hope you will join us! It could not be easier as we have embraced the virtual format for all of its benefits.

Auction week will be October 28 - November 4!

Once again, our event will include online bidding and donating culminating with a one-hour livestream on November 4 showcasing our student athletes and their accomplishments as we come together to FUEL THE TRADITION of BOWMEN ATHLETICS!


Senior Submissions for Yearbook

Yearbook is now accepting submissions for the 2022 yearbook.

Senior Photos due February 11, 2022

Senior Tributes due March 11, 2022

Please see the yearbook webpage for requirements and submission forms.

SHS Grad Night 2022

SHS Grad Night 2022

Our next planning meeting for Grad Night 2022 is Tuesday, November 16th at 6pm in the backroom at Generations. These next few meetings are crucial in making sure we get sub-committees established, so we are hoping a lot of you senior parents can attend. We want to make grad night amazing for our seniors and we can’t do that without your help! Hope to see you there!

Please continue to follow our Facebook and Instagram pages @SHSGRADNIGHT2022 and visit our webpage HERE for all the latest updates.

Clubs and Activities at SHS

Get excited and get involved with a club at Sherwood High School! Please contact the club advisor with any questions or see Mrs. Rarick in M209. A list of current clubs can be found here.

Interested in Becoming a Substitute?

ESS is always looking for additional substitute teachers, instructional assistants, custodians, and kitchen staff. For more information see