NewsBytes  | March 17, 2019

Coming Up at Sherwood:
Student Council raising money for JDRF
Sherwood has 4 students living with Type 1 Diabetes. So, during lunches, Student Council is holding a fundraiser for JDRF and finding a cure for Type 1 Diabetes.
To build excitement for the week, Student Council is having a Spirit Week!  
Monday, March 18 - Grade level Sherwood shirt
Tuesday, March 19 - Pajama Day
Wednesday, March 20 - Red Carpet Day (dress fancy)
Thursday, March 21 - Future Career (dress like your future profession would)
Friday, March 22 - Blue/JDRF Shirt (blue is the color for both Type 1 Diabetes and JDRF)
Students can bring their money to lunch, starting on Tuesday. They can buy raffle tickets and place them in the bin for the prize they hope to win (see flier for prize options). Grades will also be competing to win an outside lunch with music and a treat. Students can help their grade by purchasing paper JDRF sneakers, which will hang around the cafeteria. JDRF Bracelets cost $1 and JDRF t-shirts will be handed out randomly.

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

Please encourage your child to participate in the daily tokens of appreciation to show gratitude to his/her teacher. 
Please see below:
Monday (America): bring in a flower for your teacher
Tuesday (England): bring a thank you note to your teacher
Wednesday (France): donate a book to the classroom library
Thursday (Mexico): dress like your teacher (favorite team, favorite color, etc)
Friday(Sweden): donate a school supply item (tissues, pens, dry erase markers...) 

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

Text Link

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 Parents' Mix & Mingle
Saturday, April 6
6 -9 p.m.
O'Neal's Tavern
Tickets = $15 per person
Cornhole Teams = $30 for a team (made up of two people)
The main purpose of this event is for Sherwood parents to socialize, get to know each other better, and enjoy a night free from the kids.
Parents' Mix & Mingle is a new event this year. The PTA will be providing heavy appetizers and desserts, while guests purchase their drinks from the bar. There will be live & silent raffles, entertainment (including a cornhole tournament) and of course some good laughs!
Funds raised from the evening will be used to enhance the appearance of the front of the school building. Beautification will be completed by the start of the 2019-20 school year.
How to Purchase Tickets:
                If you are unable to log in to your My School Anywhere account or don't have one, use this email to enter the MSA store:
Option 2: Log in to your My School Anywhere App.  In the top left corner, click on Store.
Please donate bottles of wine or beer for a raffle.  
Alcohol can be dropped off at:
Lisa McCoy's front porch - 1719 Robinway
or Kelli Cook's front porch - 7121 Grantham Way
Questions or suggestions, contact Tracy Huebner.

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! 

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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