Order Your Yearbook Online!
Great News! If you are like me and forgot to order your yearbook, you can still order online for the discounted $13 rate! Our school code is 13157318   After 3/23/18 the cost of the yearbook will increase to $15 each. ... read full article
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Math in Action Challenge
Our new Math in Action Challenge Program is off to a great start this year! It's easy and fun to participate. Full details are found here and the schedule is below! ... read full article
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10/1/2017-4/25/2018

PTA Men's Essay Contest - Men Making a Difference
  PTA Men's Essay Contest - Men Making a Difference This statewide essay contest explores the important and varied contributions that men make in the lives and education of children – from the children’s perspective. All men involved in a child’s life – fathers, uncles, grandfathers, brothers, step-fathers, mentors, neighbors, pastors, coaches, and friends – impact the children they care ab out. Research clearly shows that male involvement positively influences academic success at all levels of schooling – preschool through college. When male figures are involved with students’ schooling, they enjoy school more and perform better in and out of ... read full article
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Box Tops ContestSherwood Forest PTA2/1/20182/16/2018
Box Tops Contest
Return one dollar worth of unexpired Box Tops with your child's name and receive a prize! You should have received a  flyer in your Kid Mail or you can print more if needed. You can also send baggies of BoxTops and they count. Make sure your child's name and Teacher's name are on the bag or paper and drop them in the PTA Mailbox!   Contest ends 2/13 ... read full article
Simply Fun GamesSherwood Forest PTA1/18/20182/2/2018
Simply Fun Games
If you missed our Game Night or even if you attended and realized you should have bought that game you loved playing, you are in luck. You can still purchase games online through February 1st at our  school portal .  Our teachers have made wishlists for their classrooms of games they think would benefit our kids. Those can be found  here . If you purchase one, please make sure you reserve it so we don't duplicate orders.  If your child's teacher did not make a wishlist or if you're looking for recommendations of the best selling games, see this list ... read full article
Reflections Winners AnnouncedSherwood Forest PTA1/15/20182/5/2018
Reflections Winners Announced
Four Sherwood Forest students entered and received awards for the Reflections Art competition in various areas. The theme was "Reaching Out".    Aolani (K) Art: "The Happiness of Children" -  Award of Merit   Gwenyth (5th) Poem: Happy the Way I Am - Outstanding Interpretation Award , forwarded onto State Level! Artwork: Slowly but Surely -  Award of Merit Photo: Under the Sun -  Award of Excellence       Irish (5th) Art: Rain Forest - Award of Merit Jorge (2nd) Art: Find Diamonds Within Reach Working"  Award of Merit   Congratulations to these talented Artists! ... read full article
Game Night and General Membership MeetingSherwood Forest PTA1/8/20181/19/2018
Game Night and General Membership Meeting
Game Night at Sherwood Forest!   Join the PTA and Simply Fun Games for an night of family fun! We will have several different table games to play, so come with your family and meet up with other friends to play together!   There will be games for all levels of fun! (Games will also be available to order if there is one you'd like to add to your family game cabinet)   The SimplyFun mission is to build smarter kids and stronger families through the amazing power of play. Their games are developed to build academic and life skills ... read full article
Register to VoteSherwood Forest PTA1/1/20181/16/2018
Register to Vote
Our February 2018 operations levy pays for teachers, nurses, security, transportation staff. Make sure you are registered to vote in time for Feb. 13 levies election. Every vote counts! Online/Mail in deadline registration is January 15th and person registration deadline is February 5th according to the King County Election Calendar ... read full article
Safe Students / Safe Schools Community Advisory GroupSherwood Forest PTA1/1/20181/16/2018
Safe Students / Safe Schools Community Advisory Group
We need your input! As a reminder, the district is holding its first Safe Students / Safe Schools Community Advisory Group session this week on Thursday, Jan. 4 at 7:30 a.m. at Medina Elementary. This session’s goal is to bring parents, community partners, and district staff together to share ideas on how our schools can further create a more positive climate and culture, free from harassment, intimidation and bullying.  Childcare, interpreters, and food will be provided. There will be four identical meetings held at various locations throughout the month of January. Information on each session is below. January 4, 2018 ... read full article
Info Nights for Incoming Kindergartners & 6th GradersSherwood Forest PTA1/1/20182/3/2018
Info Nights for Incoming Kindergartners & 6th Graders
To help families transition to their next step in the 2018-19 school year, every neighborhood school offers a parent information session for incoming Kindergartners and incoming 6th graders. Additionally, each choice school hosts an information night for families who may be interested in applying. Applications for Big Picture, International, and  Spanish Dual Language will be accepted between Jan. 8 and Feb. 9. Information Night at Sherwood Forest for incoming Kindergartners is January 31st at 5:00pm Information Night at Highland Middle School for incoming 6th graders is January 9th and 16th at 6:00pm Other school information can be found here . ... read full article
2017-18 Teacher Grants AwardedSherwood Forest PTA1/1/20181/31/2018
2017-18 Teacher Grants Awarded
The Grant Committee recently recommended approval of 8 grants submitted by Sherwood Forest Staff. We were happy to approve the grants for funding at our January Executive Board Meeting. This is where just some of the funds we have raised this year are going to:   Grant Description Submitter Amount 1 Pete the Cat Performance at Meydenbauer Center Chavez, Galanti, Redemann, James $1188 2 Supplies for Sherwood Forest Safety Team Corneilison $995 3 Rapunzel Performance at Kirkland Performance Center Lizano, Donaldson, Brooks, James $845 4 NOISE for Kids Assembly Chibazakura $100 5 Rick Jr. & Ranger Rick magazine subscriptions Metzger, ... read full article
Order Your Yearbook Online!Sherwood Forest PTA12/19/20173/22/2018
Order Your Yearbook Online!
Great News! If you are like me and forgot to order your yearbook, you can still order online for the discounted $13 rate! Our school code is 13157318   After 3/23/18 the cost of the yearbook will increase to $15 each. ... read full article
Hour Of CodeSherwood Forest PTA12/3/201712/10/2017
Hour Of Code
Happy  # CSEdWeek ! Sherwood Forest will be participating in  # HourOfCode  this week and your help is needed! No coding experience is needed.  Sign up to help your child's class and come and get involved!    # CSforAll ... read full article
Book Fair Online Extended!Sherwood Forest PTA12/1/201712/8/2017
Book Fair Online Extended!
Our Book Fair has been extended online until December 7! All orders will ship direct to school for FREE when the Online Fair has ended. IMPORTANT HOLIDAY SHIPPING NOTE: Orders are estimated to arrive at school within 5-10 business days after the Online Book Fair ends on 12/07/2017. Please keep this in mind when shopping for the Holidays. Thank you so much for your support!  http://www.scholastic.com/bf/sherwoodforestbookfair ... read full article
Puma Family FridaySherwood Forest PTA12/1/201712/9/2017
Puma Family Friday
Puma   Family   Friday  is Friday , December 8 th  from 7:30 – 8:40 am. Coffee with the principals will start at 8:40 in the library. During the Principal Coffee, we will gather  family  input and Ms. Katie Klug, the principal of Highland Middle School, will share information with 5 th  grade families. ... read full article
Note from Nurse Lynn - Cold or Flu?Nurse Lynn12/1/20171/1/2018
Note from Nurse Lynn - Cold or Flu?
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Enrichment Advisors NeededSherwood Forest PTA11/28/201712/29/2017
Enrichment Advisors Needed
Looking for the following Volunteers for our After School Enrichment:   Volunteers Found!  Thank You! Chess Club Assistant - Work with 3-4 Interlake High School Chess Team volunteers to keep kids focused during Chess Club. Ability to play chess not required. 1 hr per week, Tuesdays 1/9- 3/6, 2:35-3:30 Free tuition for student of volunteer (grades 1 st -5 th )   Craft Club Assistant - Work with other PTA volunteers to help students stay on task, help with gluing/cutting/glittering as needed! 1hr per week, Wednesdays 1/10- 3/7, 12:15- 1:15 Free tuition for student of volunteer (grades K-1st)   Email volunteer@sherwoodforestelementary.org ... read full article
Book FairSherwood Forest PTA11/14/201712/2/2017
Book Fair
Howdy ya’ll! It’s time to saddle up for our Wild West Book Fair! We will be open before school starts and after school ends for kids to shop and during school hours for parents. We will have extended Wild West hours on the night of our second  General Membership PTA meeting and Movie Night - December 1. Get a head start on your Holiday Shopping!     AM PM MON 7:30  - 9:00am 2:30 - 3:30pm TUE 7:30  - 9:00am 2:30 - 3:30pm WED 7:30  - 9:00am 11:30  - 1:00pm THU 7:30  - 9:00am 2:30 - 3:30pm FRI 7:30  - 9:00am 2:30 - 3:30, 6-8pm     Be ... read full article
General Membership Meeting and Movie NIghtSherwood Forest PTA11/13/201712/4/2017
General Membership Meeting and Movie NIght
  All students received a Voting Ballot in their Kid Mail to be returned to the PTA Mailbox by Wednesday 11/29. The choices are (all adapted from a book to a movie): The Polar Express Box Trolls Diary of a Wimpy Kid Home BFG The Jungle Book The winner will be announced Thursday on our Facebook Page.   Doors to the Movie open at 5:45. Movie begins at 6:00pm. During the movie, the General Membership Meeting will be held in the hallway to allow for discussion. Please meet us there to elect a Grant Committee to decide how to best ... read full article
Yearbook Cover ContestSherwood Forest PTA11/6/201712/16/2017
Yearbook Cover Contest
Would you like a chance to design this year's yearbook cover? If so, enter the Yearbook Cover Contest!   Guidelines: Artwork must be on white, unlined 8.5x11" paper Use the vertical orientation of the paper Artwork must be bright and colorful; you can use markers, crayons, colored pencils (use strong dark lines), or paints Include the name: Sherwood Forest Elementary and the year 2017-2018 Student's name and teacher's name must be on the back in pencil Be original, neat and do your best All artwork considered for the contest MUST be submitted to the office by FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2017 ... read full article
WANTED: Yearbook Advisor!Sherwood Forest PTA10/19/201712/2/2017
WANTED: Yearbook Advisor!
 Interested in a fun volunteer opportunity? We’re looking for a parent volunteer to head the 5th Grade Yearbook Club . This person will need to coordinate with the school on when the club will meet (most likely after school), learn and teach the Lifetouch yearbook planning web app. The deadline for the final draft is around the end of April so this is a long-term commitment.  Email us if you are interested! ... read full article
Picture DaySherwood Forest PTA10/10/201710/19/2017
Picture Day
Picture Day - 10/19/2017 Buy Online to save time, money and hassle! ... read full article
Big Kahuna Fundraiser EndsSherwood Forest PTA10/3/201710/6/2017
Big Kahuna Fundraiser Ends
Today, October 3, is the last day of the Big Kahuna Fundraiser. We are jumping up and down, celebrating all that our families have done to help our school! Please turn your order form and money in your collection envelope into your teacher right away. Thank you again for being Fundraising Superstars!  ... read full article
Box Tops / Coke Gives CompetitionSherwood Forest PTA10/2/201711/18/2017
Box Tops / Coke Gives Competition
Start raiding the pantry and ask your neighbors and relatives to send you their  " Box   Tops "  for our twice-annual contest! Make sure they are  not expired and neatly clipped  to earn credit.  Bring them into your classroom in a bag with your Teacher's Name written on it. The top two classrooms (K-2nd and 3rd-5th) will win a prize!  Box   Tops  can be found on many  products  like cereal and ziplock bags.  Coke Gives  codes are found on bottle caps, fridge packs and shrink wrap. More information can be found on our  website  or  email us !  ... read full article
Math in Action ChallengeSherwood Forest PTA10/1/20174/25/2018
Math in Action Challenge
Our new Math in Action Challenge Program is off to a great start this year! It's easy and fun to participate. Full details are found here and the schedule is below! ... read full article
COMING SOON . . . SHERWOOD FOREST'S FALL FUNDRAISERSherwood Forest PTA9/6/201710/6/2017
COMING SOON . . . SHERWOOD FOREST'S FALL FUNDRAISER
We need your help!!! We are raising money for  technology, curriculum, classroom enrichment, school improvement and field trips .  EVERY   student at our school will benefit from this fundraiser!   Fundraiser Kickoff –  Friday, 9/15 Fundraiser Turn-In – Tuesday , 10/3   Products students are selling :   Items from our brand new Holiday Classics brochure featuring kitchen items, cookie dough, wrapping paper and more!   Thank you in advance for helping your student with this fundraiser and look for more information coming home on  Friday, 9/15 . ... read full article
Movie Night and General Membership MeetingSherwood Forest PTA9/1/20179/16/2017
Movie Night and General Membership Meeting
Join us for our General Membership Meeting on Friday, September 15 at 5:30 p.m . in the gym. You’ll learn about upcoming events, programs and issues. If you are a current PTA member, you can vote on how PTA funds should be spent and other issues. It's a great way to become involved in your child's education! After the meeting, enjoy our showing of the movie Moana , to kick off our Big Kahuna Fundraiser! Bring a blanket and pillows to camp out on the floor with friends. And as always ADMISSION IS FREE!!  Concessions are available for purchase. Doors open at ... read full article
General Membership MeetingSherwood Forest PTA9/1/20179/1/2017
General Membership Meeting
Join us for our general membership meeting on Friday, September 15 at 5:30 p.m. in the gym. You’ll learn about upcoming events, programs and issues. If you are a current PTA member, you can vote on how PTA funds should be spent and other issues. It's a great way to become involved in your child's education!   If you are not a member, you can sign up at the meeting! Come see what the PTA is all about! ... read full article
Back to School PlaydateSherwood Forest PTA8/27/20179/11/2017
Back to School Playdate
Saturday September 9th from 10-12 AM on the Sherwood Forest Playground.   Join us for a Back to School Playdate! Meet new and old families and friends on the Playground for a few hours of playtime.   Hosted by the Sherwood Forest PTA. Welcome Back to School! ... read full article
Get Involved!Sherwood Forest PTA8/1/20179/15/2017
Get Involved!
  “Volunteers are not paid, not because they are worthless, but because they are priceless!” The success of our PTA — all the community events we host and programs we provide — is dependent on the time and dedication of our volunteers.  Parents, guardians, grandparents, and other adult role models are critical to our ability to perform and deliver for our children. Over the past few years, our PTA has been faced with decreasing volunteer involvement.  Some feedback suggests that it is volunteer fatigue (the same person(s) leading the charge and/or carrying the workload burden with little support).  Other feedback indicates ... read full article
Become a MemberSherwood Forest PTA8/1/20179/30/2017
Become a Member
In order to remain a member in good standing, your Sherwood Forest PTA membership must be re-purchased every school year.  PTA Memberships are now available for purchase.  Simply  use this handy link or click the Join PTA Online link under Membership on the left-hand side of our website.   There is more information about the benefits of PTA Membership in our Membership 101 Article . Save ... read full article
Purchase SpiritwearSherwood Forest PTA8/1/201710/7/2017
Purchase Spiritwear
Purchase Spiritwear! See here for full Details! Click here to Purchase! Save ... read full article
Back to School Staff LuncheonSherwood Forest PTA7/21/20177/30/2017
Back to School Staff Luncheon
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Back to School Staff LunchSherwood Forest PTA7/21/20178/29/2017
Back to School Staff Lunch
Help us welcome back the Staff and Teachers to Sherwood Forest. We need help with Salads, Desserts, Setup and Clean up for a lunch for the Staff on August 28. Bring any food by 11:00am to the Parent Room. Sign up  here ... read full article
School Supply List for 2017-18 Sherwood Forest PTA7/1/20179/5/2017
School Supply List for 2017-18
The School Supply List for the fall has been released and can be found on our website ! Plan ahead and shop those sales!  ... read full article
Kindergarten OrientationStacy Thornsberry7/1/20179/3/2017
Kindergarten Orientation
We invite all incoming kindergarten families to Kindergarten orientation 8/29 from 3:30 -4:30pm. This event will provide an opportunity to tour the school, meet the Kindergarten teachers and even ride in a school bus.    RSVP on our Facebook Page  and tell your friends!   ... read full article
Taking Care of Business DaySherwood Forest PTA6/30/20179/1/2017
Taking Care of Business Day
Tuesday August 29th  4:00 - 6:00 pm Come pick-up a packet of important information and find out who your child's teacher will be. Many teachers will be there to meet their new students and families! RSVP for this and let your friends know on our Facebook Page !   Save ... read full article
Box Tops Collection DriveSherwood Forest PTA10/10/201610/29/2016
Box Tops Collection Drive
Fall Box Tops Collection Drive October 17-28   Each Box Tops earns our school 10 Cents! Ask Family and Friends to help save Box Tops. Over 200 Products carry Box Tops Labels like: General Mills, Ziploc®, Pillsbury®, Kleenex®, Betty Crocker®, Hefty® (For a complete list visit www.bfte.com ) Please make sure Box Tops are clean, cut, and not expired. Place Box Tops in a ziplock bag and send to your child’s classroom. The top Classrooms (K-2 and 3-5) will receive prizes! Collection drive will run October 17-28 th so start saving NOW ! Imagine what: One Child Can Do:                        1 ... read full article
Yearbook Cover Entries and Winner AnnouncedSherwood Forest PTA1/19/20182/5/2018
Yearbook Cover Entries and Winner Announced
The winner for the Yearbook Cover Contest was announced! Artwork by Isabella A (3rd grade) was  selected to be on the cover for this year's Yearbook! It's not too late to purchase a yearbook  if you haven't yet!  16 other students entered artwork as well:                                            We have some amazing talent at our school! Thank you to all our entrants!   ... read full article
PTA Men's Essay Contest - Men Making a DifferenceSherwood Forest PTA1/1/20183/2/2018
PTA Men's Essay Contest - Men Making a Difference
  PTA Men's Essay Contest - Men Making a Difference This statewide essay contest explores the important and varied contributions that men make in the lives and education of children – from the children’s perspective. All men involved in a child’s life – fathers, uncles, grandfathers, brothers, step-fathers, mentors, neighbors, pastors, coaches, and friends – impact the children they care ab out. Research clearly shows that male involvement positively influences academic success at all levels of schooling – preschool through college. When male figures are involved with students’ schooling, they enjoy school more and perform better in and out of ... read full article