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Friday, August 9, 2019

Principal's Note: Connect With Sherwood

Would you like to see all of the learning that is happening at Sherwood? Please connect with us via various social media outlets!


Search for @SherwoodES to find our page.







Hashtags to follow: #112Leads & #WeAreSherwood



Sherwood New Staff

We would like to welcome Rebecca Waxman. Ms. Waxman will be one of our Speech & Language Pathologists.

First Day of School - August 19th

Please review where your child's teacher will be located on the first day of school. All classroom teachers will be holding name signs as well. If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to any staff member!

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Sherwood Open House 8/22/19

We are looking forward to welcoming all parents/guardians to Sherwood's Open House! We have created a "choose your own adventure" schedule. Please read over the options carefully.

OPTIONAL Chromebook Orientation 3rd Grade - 5th Grade Parents/Guardians

6:00pm - 6:30pm Sherwood Library

Principal Filippi & Associate Principal Rode Presentation (MPR)

6:15pm - 6:25pm Admin Presentation

7:00pm - 7:10pm Admin Presentation

7:30pm - 7:40pm Admin Presentation

K - 5th Grade Teacher Presentations

6:30pm - 6:55pm Teacher Presentation

7:00pm - 7:25pm Teacher Presentation

Specials Team & Special Education Team will be located in the library if you have any questions for them.

Innovation Learning Before/After School Program

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Upgrade Your Highland Park Vehicle Sticker

Remember to upgrade your Highland Park vehicle sticker! Thanks to the support and cooperation of the City of Highland Park, you can help fund Foundation Grants to enrich and enhance programs for our students by simply checking the box on your annual vehicle sticker registration. The $30 upgrade amount on each vehicle supports innovative educational programs for the students in District 112, including competitive robotics, STEM and STEAM experiences, enhanced music opportunities, and outdoor, experiential learning. To learn more about upgrading your sticker, visit or you may purchase your upgraded vehicle sticker online at the City of Highland’s website (click here).
If your child arrives to school after the 8:40am bell, please make sure to come to the front office to sign him/her in.

Upcoming Dates


Teacher Assignments Available @4pm


Meet the Teacher @2:30-3:15pm


First Day of School - Early Release @1:36pm


First FULL Day of School


Sherwood Open House @6:30pm (NEW TIME)


Early Release @1:36pm


No School - Labor Day

2nd Posting: Meet The Teacher 8/16/19

On Friday, August 16 from 2:30-3:15, students and parents have the opportunity to come to Sherwood to meet their teacher for the coming school year. You may drop off school supplies at this time as well. If you ordered supplies through the PTO they will be given to your child's classroom teacher prior to the event.

The PTO will also be providing popsicles on the playground! Please join us!

2nd Posting: Teacher Assignments Posted August 9th

Class lists will not be publicly posted on the school websites as in previous years. Parents may check Infinite Campus beginning Friday, August 9th at 4:00 p.m. to find out who their child’s teacher will be for the 2019-2020 school year. As a reminder, students whose parents have not completed the online registration may not have access to their child's teacher for the 2019-2020 school year. CLICK HERE for instructions for accessing the site.

2nd Posting: Sherwood New Staff

  • 4th Grade - Jessica Langer

  • 5th Grade - Ashley Imyak

  • Learning Behavior Specialist - Rebecca Fooden

  • Learning Behavior Specialist - Chris Volpe

  • Speech and Language Pathologist - TBD

2nd Posting: Familiar Faces In New Places

  • Diane Nekritz - Speech & Language Pathologist and Learning Behavior Specialist

  • Larry Patrick - 5th Grade

  • Meredith Rossman - 4th Grade

  • Jackie Schneider - Learning Behavior Specialist