SMS Weekly Update

January 20, 2023

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Dear Archers,

Another great week has come to an end, but we continue to have much to look forward to.

Please view the following information, also . . .

Clipart - "Happy Friday" Banner

Upcoming Events


January 18

  • Early Release, dismissal at 2:20pm

January 18 - 30th

  • SMS Sparrow Club Supply Drive (see details below)

January 25

  • Early Release, dismissal at 2:20pm

January 27

  • Winter Movie Night, 4:30pm - 6:30pm

January 28

  • SSD Early Learning Fair (see details below)

February 1

  • Early Release, dismissal at 2:20pm

February 6-10

  • Staff Appreciation Week

February 8

  • Early Release, dismissal at 2:20pm

February 14

  • Valentine’s Day

February 15

  • Early Release, dismissal at 2:20pm

February 20

  • Presidents Day - No School (possible inclement weather make-up day)


Additional events may be viewed on the Sherwood Middle School Calendar

and the revised 2022-2023 District Calendar.

Clipart - 2023 Calendar

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SMS Sparrow Club Supply Drive

Sherwood Middle School Sparrow Club is hosting a Cat Adoption Team supply drive in honor of our Sparrow, COOPER! Please join us in supporting our local organization to provide the shelter needed supplies for homeless cats and kittens. Donations can be dropped off at the front office at SMS from January 18-January 30th.


Needed supplies:

-7 lb. bags of dry cat food

-cat toys (all types but need to be new/unused)

-pet carriers

-blankets/cat beds

-Gerber Baby Foods 2nd Foods Meat, Chicken & Gravy, Mealtime for Baby, 2.5 Ounce Jar

-bowls/dishes for meals (slow feeders and regular)

Amazon Wish List for the Cat Adoption Team

Click here to donate through Amazon.

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Staff Appreciation Week is Almost Here!

February 6 -10


Help PSO spoil the staff here at SMS.

We are asking for donations of school supplies that they are in great need of. You can shop from our Amazon wish list or grab items while you’re out and about. Some of the greatest needs mentioned were Post-it notes, batteries, tape of every kind, markers (dry erase or sharpie), Kleenex, and disinfecting wipes.


There will be a bin in the office to drop off donations from January 23rd-February 3rd. Thank you so much for your support.

Amazon Wish List for the PSO's Staff Supply Drive

Click here to donate through Amazon.

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Immunization Review Reminders


2/1/23 Exclusion letters from the state will be mailed to students who are still out of compliance.


2/15/23 Exclusion Day - All students out of compliance are not able to attend school until their required Immunizations are up to date or the exemptions have been completed.


Medical and nonmedical exemptions are also allowed.

  • To request a medical exemption from vaccine requirements, submit a signed statement from your child's physician.
  • To request a nonmedical exemption from vaccine requirements, you must do one of the following: (1) Talk to your healthcare provider and get a signed Vaccine Education Certificate, fill out the nonmedical exemption section of the Certificate of Immunization Status, and turn in both forms to your child's school; or (2) Watch the Vaccine Education Module for parents at: https://www.oregon.gov/OHA/PH/PreventionWellness/VaccinesImmunization/GettingImmunized/Pages/non-medical-exemption.aspx and print out the Vaccine Education Certificate at the end of the module, fill out the nonmedical exemption section of the Certificate of Immunization Status, and turn in both forms to your child's school.

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Order your 2022-2023 SMS Yearbook now. You can begin personalizing your yearbook right away with back to school photos, fall sports/activities, summer vacation memories etc. Click here for or more information.

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Resources for Parents of Early Learners

Are you the parent of a child age 0-5? If so, please see the flyers below for more information on upcoming events specifically for parents of early learners!

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School Board Recognition Month

The Sherwood School District is joining Oregon's other 196 school districts in celebrating January as "School Board Recognition Month." As volunteers, our school board members spend countless hours year-round working to serve the students, staff, parents, and community members of Sherwood, with a focus on providing the best possible education opportunities for K-12 learners in our district. Please join us in thanking our Board of Directors for their dedication and service to our schools!
School Board Recognition Month Graphic

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Community-Based Events and Announcements

Please click here for additional community information.

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Thank you for reading and have a wonderful weekend!

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