NewsBytes  | March 10, 2019
You'll want to read this!!! There's a lot of info in here
Coming Up at Sherwood:

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!

Students receive a FREE carnival ticket 
for EVERY item they donate!!!

All Things Carnival...

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

Please help us celebrate...
The Best Teachers in the World!

Teacher Appreciation Week
March 25th-29th

We think the world of our Sherwood teachers! The PTA will be celebrating our wonderful Sherwood staff throughout the week of March 25th. We need your help! Please use the link below to donate items for treats throughout the week and gift cards for the daily teacher raffles. We are so grateful for such a supportive community to help make this week a success as teachers "travel the world" to be celebrated.

Monday (America): American munchies
Tuesday (England): English breakfast
Wednesday (France): surprise treats
Thursday (Mexico): Mexican fiesta
Friday (Sweden): massages

More detailed info to come of how your child can help celebrate his/her teachers throughout Teacher Appreciation Week. Thank you!

Spring Picture Day -  Wednesday March 27th

Spring picture Day has been moved from April 3 to March 27th.  Class pictures will be taken in addition to individual photos.  Purchasing a class picture only IS an option!!
Order Forms will be coming home with your child soon, so keep an eye out.  
Orders can also be placed online at:
Enter Picture Day ID: JC018640Q0

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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!

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
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! 

Forest Hills Athletic Club 

Volunteers Needed
    We are looking for a few volunteers to help promote FHAC at Sherwood Elementary Carnival on March 16th from 11:00-3:00 and Mercer Elementary Carnival on March 30th from 10:30-2:30.  If you are able to offer assistance or know of other school events that we could attend please contact us at .
Early Registration
     Register by March 31st to save $20 per child!   We will have two in person registration dates at the Cherry Grove Skyline on March 17th & 31st from 11-3!
           Registration is always open at . Your first payment can be as low as $55.
Invite your friends to join us this season!
Fundraising Opportunity
 We will once again we will be selling cookie dough.  Forms will be available at all in person registration events.  The percentage FHAC makes back depends on the amount sold. If, as a club, we sell 500 or more items you will receive 40% of your sales back.  This will go toward any fees owed, anything made over the fee amount will go towards next year's fees. If you are a Renegade, money made over your fees due will go toward your senior team fund.  All forms and payments must be received by May 31st. Orders WILL NOT be accepted after that date. Orders received without payment will not be placed. Registration fee must be paid in order to participate.
AJ Green/Joe Mixon Youth Football ProCamp
FHAC families have been invited to register for AJ Green/ Joe Mixon's football camp.  It is for boys and girls between the ages of 6-15 (grades 1-8). Use the code FHAC at checkout and save 10%! Tell your friends, neighbors and relatives they can join too!   More information can be found at

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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.

Nagel SOAR Campaign

Thank you for investing in the efforts of Nagel Middle School PTO. We are proud to be a part of helping our students grow academically, socially, and emotionally during the all important "middle school years" and to provide support to our amazing and dedicated staff. Our current goal is to raise $50,000 that will allow us to add video/presentation technology to our Cafetorium (an area used by many in our community), updates to our Activity Lobby and Cafetorium that will allow us to better celebrate and showcase our students accomplishments and to increase culture, diversity and mental health programs/presentations for Nagel students, staff and families.

Your donation in any amount is great appreciated.

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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

Spring Picture/Class Photo Day
PTA District Nagel at Night- 6th grade only
PTA Parents' Mix & Mingle
Grades 6-7 Transition Meeting
Student-Led Innovation Conference
Spring Break- NO SCHOOL
Fine Arts Night

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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School Office Fax
(513)852-9084 (513)231-7565 (513)231-3666