Sherwood Schools: District Updates

Announcements and information from the SSD District Office

September 26,2019

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Sherwood Schools to Conduct Lockdown Drills

All Sherwood schools will be conducting safety protocol training and lockdown drills between September 30 and October 11. Schools will be conducting their drills at different days and times. Parents - please be aware that if you visit a school during a drill, you will be asked to comply with the drill protocols of staying outside the building until the drill is concluded. These drills are held three times per year, and help to ensure that students and staff are clear on what to do in an emergency situation.

2016 Capital Improvement Bond - Updates

Fun fact: Did you know that the courtyard at our new high school campus (pictured below) will be larger than Pioneer Square when it is completed?


For ongoing updates on all of our bond projects, please visit the 2016 Capital Bond website at https://sites.google.com/a/sherwood.k12.or.us/2016-capital-bond-information/

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Elementary Boundary Adjustment Process

Sherwood School District has begun a process to adjust our elementary school boundaries for the 2020-2021 school year. The opening of the new high school, which will be followed by the shifting of school buildings through our Transformations projects, will create a need to adjust boundaries to ensure that enrollment is balanced across the District, while also accounting for capacity needed for future enrollment growth.


An eight person committee, made up of two parents from each elementary school, has begun meeting to look at potential adjustments. The committee will be holding public forums to solicit community feedback on November 4 and December 16. A recommendation will be made to the school board in January.


For more information, please visit the Boundary Adjustment Website at:

http://www.sherwood.k12.or.us/information/boundary-adjustment-2019

School Start Time Survey

Earlier this week, an email was sent to all staff, parents, and middle/high school students with a survey soliciting feedback on school start times. The District is considering changes to school start times for the 2020-2021 school year, and this survey is your opportunity to share your feedback on our current start times. To access the survey, please click here. The survey will close at the end-of-day on Monday, September 30.

Latino Family Community Forum

Our first Latino Family Community Forum of the 2019-20 school year will take place on Tuesday, October 22. Please click flyer below for more info.

Free and Reduced Meal Program

If your family is currently receiving benefits from the free and reduced meal program, please submit a new application before October 14, 2019, in order to continue these benefits for the 2019-20 school year. If we have not received your new application by October 14, 2019, these benefits will be discontinued for your student until the application is submitted.


Students not on the FARM program will need to have funds available in their account to cover the cost of their meals. Here is a link to our online program -- PayForIt.Net -- where you can add funds to your student’s lunch account: http://www.sherwood.k12.or.us/payforit


If you are interested in applying for the free and reduced meal program, there are three ways to apply:

  1. Visit the ODE website: https://www.ode.state.or.us/apps/frlapp

  2. Visit the Sherwood School District website, under the Nutrition Services page, at: http://www.sherwood.k12.or.us/departments/nutrition-services/free-reduced-lunch

  3. Stop by any school office to pick up a paper copy of the application

If you should have any questions regarding the Free and Reduced Meal program, please contact Kelly Rood at krood@sherwood.k12.or.us. or 503-825-5027.

Health Services Department Updates:

FREE HEALTH SCREENINGS FOR SSD STUDENTS IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS AND SHS:

SSD offers these free health screenings for specific grades: Vision/Hearing/Dental/Scoliosis (Posture)/and PlaySmart Heart Screening. To find out the screening schedule for your school, Click here/haga clic aqui. These screenings fulfill State mandates. You may “opt-out” of the screening(s) by contacting your school office.

For more information call Health Services at 503-825-5485.


A friendly reminder from your District Nurses to help you and your family stay healthy…

HAND WASHING (Lavado de Manos):

Please see this important information about hand washing and disease prevention from the CDC:

"Clean Hands Save Lives" Click here

A video on hand washing: Click here

"El lavado de las manos: Las manos limpias salvan vidas" Haga clic aqui

Un video/el lavado de las manos: Haga clic aqui



COMPASSION TUALATIN is offering free services for people in need on

Saturday, September 28, 2019

8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Tualatin Elementary School (20405 SW 95th Ave., Tualatin).

Medical/Dental/Social Services -- Please see the links attached, which describe services available.

Overview: http://compassiontualatin.com/

Services: http://compassiontualatin.com/guests

Translation Services

If you need translation services please contact 503-825-5480

إذا كنتم بحاجة إلى خدمات الترجمة للغة العربية ، فالرجاء ترك بريد صوتي على الرقم 6486-825-503 وسنعاود الاتصال بك لاحقاً.

如果您需要中文翻译服务,请留言到503-825-6484,我们将回复您的电话。

Kung kailangan ninyo ng tagapagsalin sa wikang Filipino, magiwan lang po kayo ng mensahe sa 503-825-6483 at sasagutin namin ang inyong tawag.

만약에 한국어 통역 서비스가 필요하시다면, 503-825-6482로 전화하셔서 메세지를 남겨 주시면 저희가 전화를 드리겠습니다.

اگرشما به مترجم زبان فارسی احتیاج دارید، لطفا با شماره تلفن ۶۴۸۵-۸۲۵-۵۰۳ با ما تماس بگیرید، یک پیام بگذارید و ما با شما تماس خواهیم گرفت.

Если вам нужны услуги по переводу на русский язык, оставьте голосовое сообщение по номеру телефона 503-825-6487, и мы вам перезвоним.

Si usted necesita servicios de interpretación en Español, por favor deje un mensaje de voz al 503-825-6480 y le regresaremos la llamada..

Nếu quý vị cần dịch vụ thông dịch cho người Việt, xin vui lòng để lại thư thoại tại số 503-825-6481 và chúng tôi sẽ gọi lại cho quý vị.