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Roses are Red, Violets are Blue
Buy a Valentine's Day Bestie Box for your Bestie and your Bestie can send one to YOU!
 
Box is $10 and includes nut free candy and fun Valentine's day toys!
 
Deadline is Wednesday Feb 10th and deliveries will be made 11th-14th

 

New this year...
Sherwood Birthday Lawn Signs!

Throw a Panda Party on your lawn!

Click here for more details.

Click here to order!

 

Please join us for the next PTO MEETING!
Virtual, of course!
Thursday, February 4th at 7 PM

Use the link below, at 7 PM, to join us.

Join Zoom Meeting
 
Meeting ID: 312 371 0365
Passcode: 123456



Click HERE to order your student a BIRTHDAY BOOK
!

 

Thank you for your support of the 
SHERWOOD ELEMENTARY PTO!

Our PTO Membeships are available for sale all year long this year.  Your donation of $30 allows you to dowlonad and access our school directory app (PaperlessPTO), and also helps to directly support our Sherwood kids, teachers & staff, and our entire Sherwood school. Your PTO donation keeps things running and really supports our Sherwood Elementary community.

THANK YOU for your donation!

 

Join us for iRead 2021!
iRead runs through 
Wednesday, February 3!

 

A StoryWalk will be available, weather dependent, on Saturdays during iRead (11 AM to 4 PM) at the Highland Park Library.
 
There are other activities posted on the website under the "iRead Activities" tab.
 
Sign up for the Foundation Flash monthly newsletter here.
 
 
GO SHERWOOD PANDAS! READ READ READ!

Calling all authors! We have something special to share with you! Griffin's Tale is coming back in action this spring...virtually
 
This year, all stories will be considered for Griffin's Tale's series of virtual shows. These will be posted on their YouTube channel throughout April and May 2021. Griffin's Tale is planning on posting 7 filmed and edited 30-minute shows, each including 4-5 children's stories. Stories may be adapted into songs, skits, raps, whatever our ensemble thinks best honors and expresses the story! All content will be filmed in a way that prioritizes the ensemble's safety in this time.
 
All stories will be submitted directly to Griffin Tales using this form. (Please also access the Story Identification Form located in the form, too.) The deadline has been extended and submissions are due by Monday, February 1st. 
 
So, what are you waiting for...grab a pencil, or Chromebook, & start spinning your own creative story! Let’s laugh with literature at Sherwood School! Please feel free to reach out to Valerie Kilen (vlariviere@nssd112.org) with any questions you may have. For more information about Northwestern's Griffin Tale program, visit https://northwestern.campuslabs.com/engage/organization/griffinstale.

 

Save the Date: Sherwood Dine & Donate (Pick-Up) Fundraiser @ Highwood's Washington Gardens on Tuesday, February 2 from 4:30 - 8 PM.

Mention SHERWOOD when ordering, and 20% goes back to Sherwood!


 

Tuesday, February 23rd, please join us at Michael's in Highland Park from 4 - 7 PM. Please mention SHERWOOD when placing your order!  


A Safe Place, is an organiztion that is committed to transforming lives after domestic violence and human trafficking. They have scheduled a parent presentation event for Friday, February 5th @ 10:00 AM. Please feel free to join, or pass this information along to someone you know.

 

You are invited to a Zoom webinar. 
When: Feb 5, 2021 10:00 AM Central Time (US and Canada) 
Topic: A Safe Place

Register in advance for this webinar:
https://nssd112.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_AwAojlPLR3ioE42tvUJXlQ


While the Book Fair is over, you can still shop online using this link and Sherwood will receive 2% on every purchase all year long!

Click HERE for more info!

 

Having Chromebook, email or other technical issues? Don't stress!

Reach out to the D112 Technology Support Services.

Click HERE to reach out for help!


Upcoming Dates

                                                        

Washington Gardens Dine & Donate
Tue, Feb 02, 2021
Start: 4:30 PM - End: 8:00 PM
ONLINE

Save the Date: Sherwood Dine & Donate (Pick-Up) Fundraiser @ Highwood's Washington Gardens from 4:30 - 8 PM.

Mention SHERWOOD when ordering, and 20% goes back to Sherwood.

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PTO General Meeting
Thu, Feb 04, 2021
Start: 7:00 PM
ONLINE

Please join us on a Zoom call for a Virtual General PTO Meeting

Use the link below, to join us.

Join Zoom Meeting
 
Meeting ID: 312 371 0365
Passcode: 123456
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President's Day- No School
Mon, Feb 15, 2021
ONLINE
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Michael's Dine & Donate
Tue, Feb 23, 2021
Start: 4:00 PM - End: 7:00 PM
ONLINE

Please join us at Michael's in Highland Park from 4-7 PM and mention SHERWOOD.  10% of your meal will do directly to the Sherwood PTO.  Thank you for your support.

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Parent/Teacher Conferences
Thu, Mar 18, 2021
ONLINE
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No Student Attendance
Fri, Mar 19, 2021
ONLINE
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Spring Break
Mon, Mar 22, 2021
ONLINE
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School Resumes
Mon, Mar 29, 2021
ONLINE
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No Student Attendance (Good Friday)
Fri, Apr 02, 2021
ONLINE
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Greeting Card Sale
Sun, Apr 18, 2021
ONLINE

Every year the fifth grade raises funds to buy a parting gift for the school.  We are working with the administration to identify something the school needs and will use going forward.  Stay tuned for more information.

In the meantime, you can support our efforts now by buying premium greeting cards at a discount.  Selection is primarily Christmas, Hannukah (stock up for next year.), Mother's Day and Father's Day.  We also have a few Season's Greetings, general greetings, thank you, etc...and some Hannukah gift bags.

Items are $3 each or 2/$5.  Covid-friendly local pickup.

  
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Memorial Day- No School
Mon, May 31, 2021
ONLINE
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Last Day of School
Fri, Jun 11, 2021
ONLINE
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Welcome to Sherwood 
Mr. Saunders! 

Mr. Kevin Saunders will be Sherwood’s new Associate Principal! Mr. Saunders comes to us from Manheim School District 83. He has been with District 83 since 2011, and has served as a 4th and 5th grade teacher at Westdale School.


 Math Fun!  

Did your child tell you about the day, Mike Byster - "the Math Guy" - visited Sherwood?  He is a really smart "math guy" and makes math fun by teachng kids math "tricks"! He has graciously offered to make daily videos to help teach our kids, and keep them learning and having fun!  Click the image to link to his video page. Happy Mathing! 

* If your child gets stuck and has a question, Mike has offered to help through his personal email: mikebyster@cs.com

 

 

Upload Your Pics!!

We need YOUR pictures for the yearbook!  
Please upload your photos all year long! We want to see your students
virtual learning, playing, PE or music time, activities, creative social distancing activities...

CLICK THIS LINK to Upload Your Photos


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AMAZON DONATES TO SHERWOOD WHEN YOU SHOP AT AMAZON.com!!
 

When you use this link #StartWithaSmile, Amazon donates 0.5% of the purchase price to Sherwood Elementary School P T O. Bookmark this link  and support us every time you shop. There is NO cost to you!


Box Tops for Education

No more clipping.
Scan your receipt!
CLICK HERE to learn more and download the App to start earning $ for Sherwood!


 

Mrs Filippi's
Virtual Backpack of PANDA PRINTS

 


Click HERE to see a list of school supplies by grade.

 


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Working with Principal Filippi and Sherwood teachers and staff, the PTO supports programs to enhance students’ education across a wide variety of areas. We thank you for your support of our fundraisers!