SMS Weekly Update

January 13, 2023

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Dear Archers,

At SMS this week, we have been reminded of how invested our community is in our public schools. The support our Sherwood community provides is truly unprecedented. We are grateful for each of our families and your continued partnership. Your dedication and commitment is essential to our success and the future of our students.

Upcoming Events

January 16

  • Martin Luther King Jr Day, NO SCHOOL

January 18

  • Early Release, dismissal at 2:20pm

January 25

  • Early Release, dismissal at 2:20pm

January 27

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

February 1

  • Early Release, dismissal at 2:20pm

February 6-10

  • Staff Appreciation Week

February 8

  • Early Release, dismissal at 2:20pm

Additional events may be viewed on the Sherwood Middle School Calendar

and the Revised 2022-2023 District Calendar.

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News from our Student Event Planners:

Winter Movie Night - UPDATE

When? January 27th

Time? 4:30 to 6:30

Where? In the SMS Commons

Who? SMS Students only

*REDUCED* Ticket Price:

$3 for Entry

$7 for Entry, Popcorn and Hot Chocolate

In addition, students who purchase a ticket will be entered into a raffle. Our raffle basket includes a gift card to Crumbl, a gift card to Dutch Bros, and some winter cozy items like a blanket and a mug.

Purchase your ticket on Tuesday, January 17th in the morning or during lunch!


SMS Flex Newsletter - 2nd Edition

Please click here for information regarding SMS Flex Time.


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: 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.


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!


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!
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Community-Based Events and Announcements

Please click here for additional community information.


Thank you for reading and enjoy your three-day weekend!