Middleton Update

Middleton Elementary | March 10, 2023

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Upcoming Dates


March 6 - 10 | Food Drive

March 10 | Horseshoe Hop @ 6:00 - 7:30 pm, Middleton Cafeteria/Gym

March 13 | Teacher Work Day / No School

March 15 | Early Release @ 1:15 pm

March 22 | Early Release @ 1:15 pm

March 22| Talent Show Auditions @ 1:15

March 23 | Talent Show Auditions @ 2:15

March 24 | Furlough Day / No School

March 27 - 31 | Spring Break


April 3 | State Testing Begins

April 5 | Early Release @ 1:15 pm

April 6 | PAC Meeting @ 8:30 am

April 12 | Early Release @ 1:15 pm

April 14 | Talent Show (PreK-2nd Grade Assembly @ 9:00 am, 3rd-5th Grade Assembly @ 1:00, Evening Performance @ 6:00 pm

April 19 | Early Release @ 1:15 pm

April 26 | Early Release @ 1:15 pm

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Horseshoe Hop

Tonight is our annual Horseshoe Hop from 6:00-7:30 pm! It will be a fun night of fun and dancing. Thanks to the overwhelming support you showed for the Fun Run, this will be a FREE event. There will be pizza available to purchase for $1 per slice. All students, regardless of age, need to be accompanied by an adult. You are welcome to bring any final donations for the Food Drive as well.

Middleton's Got Talent

Middleton's in person talent show is back!

  • When: Friday April 14
  • We will have three performances (two assemblies and one evening show for families)
  • Auditions: Wednesday March 22 & Thursday March 23, directly after school for 30-60 minutes! (Parents will need to pick up after auditions)
  • Applications will be available in classrooms or on the day of auditions.
  • All types of acts are welcome! (Magic, Dance, Sing, Instruments, Skits, Poems, Martial Arts, Jokes, etc.)
  • Prepare to show off your amazing talent within a 1-3 minute time frame.
  • Please contact Farrah Burke, farrahburke@gmail.com, with questions.

Middleton Carnival

We are excited to bring back our annual Middleton Carnival this spring on May 19th! If you are interested in serving on the carnival planning committee, please join up at the PAC Meeting/Open House on Thursday, March 9th at 6:00 pm in the Middleton Cafeteria.

Health Reminders

We wanted to send some health and wellness reminders. Please be sure to keep your student home if they are ill or have a fever of 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit or higher. In addition, we suggest that you check your child's hair regularly for lice. Please notify the front office of any known cases so that we may take precautionary measures at school. All information will be kept confidential.

2023-2024 PAC Volunteers

Are you interested in getting more involved at Middleton? Joining the Middleton PAC board is an excellent way to stay connected to the school and give back to our students, staff and community! We are looking for several volunteers to fill open seats for next year! If you are interested or would like more information, please join us at our PAC MEETING/OPEN HOUSE on Thursday March 9th at 6:00 pm in the Middleton Cafeteria. You can also email Monica at middletonpacpres@gmail.com.

Open Positions Include:

President: Supervises and coordinates all PAC activities.

Secretary: Takes and distributes monthly meeting minutes.

Treasurer: Handles all money associated with PAC. Balances books, handles reimbursements, and taxes.

Activities: Finds coordinators for all activities throughout the year and follows up to ensure activities are completed.

Fundraising: Coordinates small fundraising efforts such as Fun Run apparel, apparel sales, dining out events, etc.

Hospitality: Coordinates Staff Appreciation as well as organizing catering and support for other activities throughout the school year.

Volunteers: Recruits and organizes volunteers for various activities throughout the school year in addition to managing all of the volunteers and activities via the Help Counter computer program.

Co-chairing is possible in all of the positions. PAC Board Meetings are held once a month and are very informal- feel free to arrive late or leave early. Younger siblings are always welcome to tag along, too!

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Kindergarten Registration

Registration for our incoming Kindergarten class is available online using the link below. Incoming Kindergarten students must turn 5 prior to September 1. Registering early helps the school and district start planning for the fall.

Online Kindergarten Registration

During online registration, new families will create a Sherwood ParentVUE account. Parents of current and former Sherwood students will log in with their existing ParentVUE account. Please call the Middleton front office at 503-825-5300 if you have any questions.

Paper Registration

Families are also welcome to register using paper registration. Paper registration packets can be picked up from the Middleton front office.

Welcome Kindergarten Newsletter

The Welcome New Kindergarten Families newsletter is a special edition newsletter for any families with an incoming Kindergarten student that will be joining us next year. This newsletter provides the information and links needed to successfully register, make plans, and start getting involved with the school. Please feel free to share the Kinder newsletter with any families with a Kindergarten age child who may not have heard about Kindergarten registration.

Character Trait of the Month: Courage

March's Character Trait of the Month is courage. Courage is being afraid and doing it anyway. It takes a lot of courage these days for students to learn to be bold and be brave. Let’s find ways to teach our kids to be Courageous, they learn by example. If you need resources please reach out to PAC Volunteer Coordinator Melissa Horton at gmpschorton@gmail.com.


There are many opportunities to volunteer at Middleton. All volunteers will need to a) complete a background check and b) submit a proof of vaccination or receive approval for a vaccination exception.

Community-Based Events and Announcements

The Sherwood School District has a Community-Based webpage on the Sherwood School District website with information and links for all Sherwood area sports and events. Please click on Community for a direct link to the webpage.