SMS Weekly Update

April 14, 2023

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Dear Archers,

Spring is upon us and the building is a buzz with its energy! As an integral piece of student success, attendance matters now just as much as ever. Please help us finish the year off strong by supporting regular attendance. Thank you!

Upcoming Events

April 19

  • Early Release, dismissal at 2:20 pm

April 21

  • Spring Staff vs. Student Volleyball Game & Activity

  • Outdoor School Forms Deadline

April 22

  • NAMI Community Presentation, 9:00 am - 1:00 pm, District Office

  • OMEA District 14 Solo Ensemble

April 25-28

  • ELA Testing

April 26

  • Early Release, dismissal at 2:20 pm

  • Student Services Parent Partnership Meeting, 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm, District Office

April 28

  • Pentagames Competition

  • Progress Reporting Period 3 Ends

May 3

  • Early Release, dismissal at 2:20 pm

May 9-12

  • Math Testing

May 9

  • Chehalem Valley Band Festival

May 10

  • Early Release, dismissal at 2:20 pm

Additional events may be viewed on the Sherwood Middle School Calendar

and the Revised 2022-2023 District Calendar.

Clipart - 2023 Calendar


SMS Needs Disinfecting Wipes & Tissues

Help SMS staff and students finish off the year feeling clean and healthy! If you are able to donate, please bring disinfecting wipes and facial tissues to the front office. Thank you!


Parking Lot Update

In order to increase efficiency during student pick up and drop off, the small parking lot (as shown below marked with an X) will be closed from 7:30 am - 9:00 am, and 2:00 pm - 3:45 pm.

Thank you for your understanding and partnership in making our parking lots as safe and effective as possible!

Please note the map below.

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NAMI Community Presentation

The SHARE Center is happy to partner with NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) to host a morning of mental health education, support, and resources for parents of school-age youth.

Join us at the District Office on April 22nd at 9am-1pm for a day of learning and community with NAMI. NAMI has presented in neighboring school districts and is a non-profit organization that works to educate the community on Mental Health awareness.

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Student Services Parent Partnership

Student Services will be hosting a Parent Partnership meeting on Wednesday, April 26, 2023 - 4:00pm-5:30pm at the District Office located at 21920 SW Sherwood Blvd. These meetings provide an opportunity to learn more about school-based disability services and network with professionals and parents who have a passion for supporting students with disabilities. Our April meeting will be focused on Section 504. Please RSVP via email to Angela Thiemann


Pentagames - Math Competition

April 28, 2023

This is a math competition for 7th and 8th graders, composed of both individual and team events. If you're interested in representing SMS in this competition please see Ms. Grimm for more information.


Bowmen Cheer Tryouts

Incoming Freshmen, your love and support of Sherwood is needed! Join Bowmen Cheer next year! 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 tryout and see if cheer is for you.

Tryout Clinics are May 10, 11, and 12, 5:30-8:00 PM at SHS

Tryout Day is one of: May 16, 17, or 18 5:00-8:00 PM at SHS

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 Tryout Interest Form


2023 Proposed Education Levy Information

Are you looking for more information about the proposed education levy for our school district? Visit for information and updates about Measure #34-323 on the May 16, 2023 ballot.

There will also be two more Town Hall meetings on the topic of the levy; community members are encouraged to attend these meetings to learn more about the levy and ask questions:

  • Tuesday, April 18 – 5:30-7:00pm at the Archer Glen Elementary Cafeteria
  • Friday, May 12 – 9:00-10:30am at the Sherwood Police Department Community Room


Outdoor School

May 23 - 26, 2023

For those of you who missed the Outdoor School Family Information Night, please view these slides for more information.

Questions? Contact Associate Principal Nick Sidlin

(503) 825 - 5506


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 more information.


Pre-Kindergarten Registration for 2023-24

Pre-Kindergarten applications are open at Hawks View, Middleton, and Ridges! Our programs provide high quality early learning opportunities for typically developing children and children with developmental delays and disabilities.

There are 20 slots available at each site. The registration form can be found here. For more information or questions contact Alyssa Thompson at


Family Connection Center

Do you have or a child age birth-to-6 years old and live in the Sherwood Community? Come join us on Tuesdays from 10am to 12pm for our drop-in community time in the Family Connection Center, Portable 42 at Hawks View. This is a chance for you and your child to come together with other children and parents of similar ages to play, build connections and community. Please email Alyssa Thompson at for more information.



Thank you for reading and have a wonderful weekend!