NewsBytes  | March 03, 2019

Coming Up at Sherwood:
Attention all parents, family and friends attending 101 Dalmatians!

"Candygrams" will be available to purchase prior to each bring your dollar bills!  
With 2 casts, purchases will only be available before each show and will be handed out to the cast members following Saturday's performance. 
We still need volunteers to help sell candygrams, so reach out to one of the chairs if you are interested in helping!! 

Friday, March 8. Shows at Sherwood Elementary gymnasium 
   Patch Cast: 6 p.m. 
   Freckles Cast: 7:30 p.m. 
Saturday, March 9. Shows - Sherwood Elementary gymnasium 
   Patch Cast: 7 p.m. 
   Freckles Cast: 5 p.m 
Thanks everyone!  It's going to be a great show! 
Jill Kwiatkowski
Rachelle Richardson 
Laura Sallee 

All Things Carnival...
Carnival Volunteers!!!

Come be a part of the 2019 Sherwood Carnival.
Volunteer at your favorite game, help out with concessions, signup with a friend or with your kids.

Can't volunteer Saturday? Come help with setup Friday evening. 

The carnival is an awesome event that is a lot of fun for everyone involved!

(Time slots are in 1 hour increments. Please sign up for more than one if you are available)

Hey Sixth Graders,

We are looking for students to help work the games at carnival this year.  
We would love your help.  

Check out the sign up genius and see what shift would work for you.  

If you can sign up for more than one shift that would be great.  
You can even take some breaks between your shifts and enjoy the awesome Sherwood Carnival.  

Hope to see you there!!
Date:  03/16/2019 (Sat.)
Time:  11:00am - 3:00pm EST

to hurry and get your 2019 Sherwood Carnival Tshirts before they're all gone!!! 

Order tshirts for the whole family and sport them at this year's Carnival! Place your order online or in person at U Sports (formerly Sports Connection) by Wednesday, 3/13/19, to get them in time for Carnival!
Link to order Carnival tshirts online:

Once orders are ready, U Sports will contact you by phone and/or email to let you know your order is ready for pick up at their store at 
7751 Five Mile Rd (between Petco and the BMV).
Please let me know if you have any questions. 

Kim Noe, Spirit Wear Chairperson

It's time to order your yearbook!  

Flyers were passed out a few weeks ago. Deadline to order has been extended but please don't wait until the last minute!    

Order deadline: March 8, 2019
How to order:
All orders must be placed online at
Sherwood Elementary School code (1834719)
Cost: $15.00
Upgrades available including hardcover for $5.00 additional. 
Special thanks to those who continue to upload photos through the drop box link. 
We have a few areas we need more photos including band, orchestra, chorus, and donuts with dudes!  If you have any pictures of these, please share!!  

The PTA is catering dinner for the Sherwood staff the evening of conferences on Thursday, March 7.  However, drinks, sides and desserts are not included in the catering menu.  Use the link below to sign up to bring an item of your choice.  

Please make sure that whatever you have signed up for is dropped off in the office by Thursday, March 7 at 3:30 pm.  

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Christina Beilfuss at or Melissa Snyder at  

Thank you!

Sherwood is once again offering the Kids Flying Pig Marathon Program! 

Your child can choose between the flying pig 5k or the flying pig final mile. The incremental marathon offered through the Cincinnati Flying Pig Marathon allows students to log a mile at a time toward their goal of 26.2 miles! They will use a "Hog Log" to record their miles. 

T he last mile of the marathon will take place on Saturday, May 4th at noon on the actual Marathon Course during Marathon Weekend. The students will cross the same finish line as all participants for the weekend's events.
Here's how to register:
Final Mile- Kid's Incremental Marathon
Flying Pig 5k
*select registration tab
*Select "Cincinnati Children's 26th Mile"
*Fill out form for the Cincinnati Children's 26th mile event
*Be sure to select Sherwood under the group name, even if you are not a student
*Select your shirt size
*Your whole order will be in the packet pick up
*Grab a flying pig paper to decorate and track your progress in the cafeteria from Mrs. Byrd or Mrs. Griffith.
*Use your hog log to record your miles. Bring them in to Mr. Taylor when you have reached 13 miles for a special prize!
*Select "Flying Pig 5k presented by Tri-State Running
*Fill out form completely, including school/group name (Sherwood)
*Use this discount code for your child(ren) 21FPM5KKIDS, it will be taken off before the final screen
*Any adults or other parts of the group are welcome to sign up!
*If you are in 4th-6th grade, join the running club in March at Sherwood to train with us on Mondays and Wednesdays!
Flying Pig Goodies - Every child who registers receives a Flying Pig t-shirt, a poster and a medal. They also receive a free Reds ticket to a game(Pig Night at the Ballpark) in which they have the FP participants parade around the field before the game.
Contact Anne Marie Byrd at or Erin Griffith at

Annual HCESC Parents of Gifted Resource Fair
Where: Nagel Middle School
When: March 9, 2019
Time: 9am-1pm

Parents will be able to choose which sessions they would like to attend. 
*Parents of children with any gifted identification welcome
**Parents of all ages welcome

Registration is now open for girls' softball 6U-High School. 
The season runs from mid-March to mid-June, ending with a final tournament for 8U and 10U. 

For boys born 2000-2014. 
No tryouts, beginners welcome in all groups, all games in Anderson Township. 

Register at Cost $35. Southeast Cincinnati Soccer Association (SCSA) is Anderson Township's biggest, oldest soccer organization for boys, and we've got the longest name, too. 
We are a non-profit, volunteer-run organization serving our community since the 1970s. 

See our web site, or contact Chris Hovde, (513 624 9345) for more information. Registrations are due March 15; practice starts in early April, five games, mostly on Sunday afternoons, starting April 28. 
Bonus: for boys born 2011-2013, registration includes (at no extra charge) participation in the SCSA Academy, run by professional trainers from Cincinnati United Select Soccer.


Spring Ohio State Testing for 2019 will be occurring on the following dates:
  • April 1 & 2- 3rd English Language Arts only
  • April 3 & 4- 4, 5, 6 grades EnlglishLanguage Arts
  • April 24 & 25- 5th Science only
  • April 29 & 30- 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th grades Math
Please encourage your child to do their best, knowing that we already believe your child is the best!
Did you take pictures at a Sherwood event? 

Please share them with the Sherwood Yearbook Team. Your pictures could end up in the 2018-2019 Yearbook!  

We kindly ask that you: 
1. Please put what event you're sending in the subject. 
2. Send pictures as "actual size". They will get blurry and we won't be able to use them if they are not actual size. 
3. Limit the number of photos you send. We want your best shots! 

Lorax Club Meetings:  

3:50 - 4:45 p.m.

March 19
April 11
May 16 k
NEW! Volunteering at Sherwood- PLEASE READ

If you plan on volunteering at Sherwood, a background check will be required- period.There will be no exceptions to this requirement. 

You can complete your background check by visiting our Central Office (7946 Beechmont Ave.) 
Tuesdays or Thursdays from 7:30-3:00.  

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to call our Central Office at 231-3600
EASY Ways to Support the Sherwood PTA!!
Link your Kroger card to Sherwood and a portion of what you spend will be donated to our school! 
Click  HERE  to enroll! Text Link
Do you shop Amazon? When you shop
they will donate a percentage of your amount spent to Sherwood.
Click  HERE  to sign up and shop AmazonSmile. xt Link
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Box Tops
Don't forget to collect Box Tops! 
Box Tops can be turned in at anytime. 
Each box top is worth 10 cents!
Contact Person:  Shawna Myers ink


District 6th Grade Orchestra Rehearsal for FHIMA Spaghetti Dinner

District 6th Grade Band Rehearsal for FHIMA Spaghetti Dinner

District 5th Grade Orchestra  Rehearsal for FHIMA Spaghetti Dinner

District 5th Grade Band Rehearsal for FHIMA Spaghetti Dinner

Parent-Teacher Conferences

PTA Play Performance (K-3 grades only)

PTA Play Performance (K-3 grades only)

District FHIMA Spaghetti Dinner

PTA Carnival

PTA Social

2018 - 2019 PTA Board

P reside nt: Tracy Huebner

1st Vice President: Amy Overbey

2nd Vice President: Stacy Roe

3rd Vice President: Dallas Huang

4th Vice President: Jaime Lay

5th Vice President: Stacy Gillard

Julie Von Hertsenberg

Assistant Treasurer: 
Claire Furbay

Recording Secretary:
Ryann Lewis

Corresponding Secretary: 
Christina Beilfuss

Forest Hill Council Delegate: Debbie Welker

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