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We need YOUR pictures for the yearbook!  
Please upload your photos all year long! Please label with GRADE, name and activity when possible.
We encourage photos with multiple Sherwood students and photos taken AT Sherwood or Sherwood events. 

CLICK THIS LINK to Upload Your Photos

Mrs. Filippi's Virtual Backpack of PANDA PRINTS

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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!

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Send a special treat this Valentine's Day with our Bestie Boxes!!  They are $10 each and include toys and nut free candy--perfect for your friends, neighbors, or teachers!!  Bestie Boxes will be delivered for you to the address that you provide.  A perfect way to support your Sherwood PTO AND make someone's day! 
When filling out the text box (especially for multiple recipients), please make sure to include the recipient's namerecipient's address, and, if you would like, a special message for the recipient.  If ordering multiple Bestie Boxes, please make sure to use a separate text box for each recipient. 
Order your Bestie Boxes here today!!! 



If you have children entering Kindergarten or have neighbors who may be entering Kindergarten next year please share information about the Dual Language program. There is an information night on January 25th

Kindergarten enrollment begins 2/1


Brrrr it is COLD out there!!!  

Stay warm with some cozy Sherwood hats and sweatshirts  
Order deadline is January 26th and all orders will be delivered to classrooms. Please make sure to put your child's grade and teacher in the notes section at checkout for easy distribution. 
*Note: everything is available in adult sizes too!  
Don't forget! Angel Fund is also available!  Please contact Nataly in the front office for more information. 
 Have questions about which types of plastic can be recycled at Sherwood?  Click HERE for more info. Thank you for choosing to be GREEN!

iREAD 2022
Hey Pandas!  iRead is going so well this year and we want you to keep reading and logging your time daily--remember every minute counts!  The district-wide competition concludes on Wednesday, February 2nd, so make sure to get all of your minutes turned in by then!  Happy Reading!!! 




Thank you to all of our volunteers so far this school year!  The second half of the year is now open, so if you are interested in volunteering please sign up on the Lunch Solutions site - Sherwood Food Days Lunch Solutions LinkAll volunteers must be vaccinated.
Go to the Volunteer tab> Sign me up to Volunteer.
To select volunteer dates, you need to do the following:
Select the Name of the parent who will be volunteering
Select the volunteer dates by clicking on the checkbox(es) on the rightmost column
Press Save My Selections to commit to your dates requested (nothing is recorded until you
press this button)
As a reminder lunch volunteers now need to be at school no later than 11 am and must remain in the lunch rooms, whether passing out food or supervising, for the duration of the three lunch periods.
Point of contact for any questions regarding volunteers is Ally Kirshenbaum.  Ally can be reached via email at ally.kirshenbaum@gmail.com.  
For questions regarding Lunch Solutions and their services, please reach out to lunchsolutions4sherwood@gmail.com.
In addition- we need families to indicate seat assignments after their student’s last name on the Lunch Solution site. This will make passing out lunches so much easier for Food Days volunteers. To make changes, simply log in to your Lunch Solutions account and click your email on the top right corner- then click on Profile. Once you see your student’s name on the bottom left you can double click the last name and add the number. It will save automatically.
Don’t know the seat assignments? Contact Nataly in the office or ask your student’s teacher. 

Join the 112 Foundation FUNd Run Leadership Team for 2022!

Join the FUNd! The annual FUNd Run is in search of an additional co-chair for the 2022 event. The FUNd Run 5K and Family Walk, which unites the entire D112 community to raise funds for need-based scholarships, is in search of a volunteer to serve as a co-chair for the 2022 race. The new co-chair will partner with two experienced co-chairs and a professional race director, along with the 112 Education Foundation, to organize the race. No experience with 5K events is required. To learn more about the position, please contact Susan Kaden at 112educationfoundation@gmail.com. To learn more about the FUNd Run visit our website.

District 112 Substitute Teaching Opportunities

Parents and Community Members,

Are you looking for a flexible job where you can choose your own schedule, make a difference in students' lives, network with other teachers, expand your skills, and help the community? Being a substitute/guest teacher in D112 could be for you! Guest teachers are an essential component of our day-to-day instruction. They help us sustain instructional excellence during the absence of our regular staff. 

If you are interested in guest teaching, we do need you to have an Illinois Professional Educator License or an Illinois Substitute Teaching License to qualify to be a guest teacher.

Click here to apply online to be considered for a guest teacher position. Click "start an application" and complete the form, indicating your interest in a guest/substitute position. We periodically review candidates' online credentials/applications to make additions to our guest teacher pool.  If you are being considered as an addition to our guest teacher pool, you will be contacted for an interview.

If you have any questions, please contact Patty Samuelian, Guest Teacher Coordinator at 224-765-3042, or Jessica DuBois, Executive Assistant in the Personnel Department at 224-765-3041.


112 Foundation Annual Appeal

The 112 Education Foundation is kicking off its Annual Appeal. Be part of our community of supporters to help fund enrichment programming in all D112 schools. The Foundation provides perennial programming across the district. Signature programs include the Robot Revolution robotics program and competition, the Reel 112 Film Festival and the Foundation Grant program, bringing innovative educational opportunities to students in every D112 school. Your donation allows us to continue our work and fulfill our mission. To donate online, visit 112foundation.org/donate. Our Annual Appeal replaces the former Highland Park and Highwood vehicle sticker upgrade program, Drive for Education.



Thank you for your support of the 

2021-2022 PTO Memberships are now available! Your donation of $30 allows you to download and access our PaperlessPTO directory app on 2 personal devices, and also helps to directly support our Sherwood kids, teachers & staff, and our entire Sherwood school. It improves and enhances the Sherwood experience for our growing pandas. Your PTO donation keeps things running and really supports our Sherwood Elementary community.

THANK YOU for your donation!

*We want PTO memberships to be available to everyone. Angel Fund is available to purchase a PTO Membership.  Please see Principal Filippi for details.

Our PTO is made up of hard-working parent volunteers who pool their talents and time to provide support for our school. With more volunteers, ideas, and resources, we can do even more! Please consider volunteering to help - there are small and large roles throughout the year and someting for everyone! 

If you have any questions or are interested in helping, please reach out to PTO Co-Presidents: Jennifer Rubenstein JLHOOS@yahoo.com or Dana Weiss danajweiss@gmail.com.



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No School (President's Day)
Mon, Feb 21, 2022
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No Student Attendance
Tue, Feb 22, 2022
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Early Release
Thu, Mar 17, 2022
Start: 1:36 PM

Sherwood Early Release is 1:36 PM

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Parent/Teacher Conferences
Thu, Mar 17, 2022
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Spring Break
Mon, Mar 21, 2022
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School Resumes
Mon, Mar 28, 2022
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Last Day of School
Thu, Jun 02, 2022
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Welcome to Sherwood 
Ms. Nataly Garcia Campos! 

Ms. Nataly is coming to Sherwood to serve as our new secretary and front desk ambassador! We are excited to welcome her to Sherwood Elementary!

 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


THANK YOU Sherwood sponsors! Please click on their links to help support them too!





Order your Panda Party Birthday Signs Here!
We request that you please order one full month in advance.   


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

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