Do you know what to do in an Emergency?
Do you know the process for “Family Reunification” in the event of a major disaster at school or within the community? Family Reunification is the procedure to reunite parents and their student after an emergency. See the full details here and stay tuned for more Emergency Preparation Information ... read full article
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Kitchen Assistant Job Opening
Sherwood Forest Job Opening!  Kitchen Assistant - 2.5 hours/day M, T, Th, F   11:10-1:40 pm Wed  10:30-1:00 pm $15.30/hour; $16.50 after probation period    Interested applicants may contact Kathy Dumas or Wendy Weyer with Nutrition Services at  425-456-4507 .   ... read full article
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Nurse's Note - NovemberNurse Lynn10/30/201711/30/2017
Nurse's Note - November
Hello Sherwood Forest Community!  The Health Office in cooperation with the safety committee would like to remind parents that students taking prescription daily medications at home should consider keeping a 3 day supply at school in case of an extended emergency.  This prescription medication needs to be in a labeled medication container with an expiration date through the school year accompanied by a medication authorization form signed by the student’s pediatrician.  The medication authorization form can be picked up in the health office or it can be emailed to you.  With cold and flu season here, I would like to ... read full article
Stay Informed!Sherwood Forest PTA8/14/20179/29/2017
Stay Informed!
?How to Get Connected & Stay Informed About Important Updates from Your School & PTA? Most of our PTA communication will be via a weekly email called the Puma Press ! It usually goes out Tuesday morning and includes updates on school functions, community activities, upcoming deadlines, and volunteer opportunities. THIS IS NEWS YOU WANT TO SCAN AND READ as it has all the reminders you'll need for upcoming events so you won't miss a thing! Sign up here and after, make sure you add the email address to your address book to make sure it doesn't go to ... read full article
Who Pays for Public School Education in Bellevue?Sherwood Forest PTA10/30/201711/21/2017
Who Pays for Public School Education in Bellevue?
Who Pays for Public School Education in Bellevue?    Taxes, Bonds & Levies, Bellevue Schools Foundation & Our PTSAs   Join us for a special presentation and learn about the ins and outs of funding education in Bellevue from Melissa deVita, District Deputy Superintendent Financial Services & Operations.    Melissa will break down the roles played by the state and local taxes such as levies & bonds, as well as where support organizations such as Bellevue Schools Foundation and Bellevue's PTSAs fit into the funding puzzle and how this is changing in light of the recent legislative actions. Join us for this event, co-hosted by ... read full article
Do you know what to do in an Emergency?Sherwood Forest PTA2/10/20184/28/2018
Do you know what to do in an Emergency?
Do you know the process for “Family Reunification” in the event of a major disaster at school or within the community? Family Reunification is the procedure to reunite parents and their student after an emergency. See the full details here and stay tuned for more Emergency Preparation Information ... read full article
Bellevue Schools Foundation Volunteer OpportunitySherwood Forest PTA1/25/20182/1/2018
Bellevue Schools Foundation Volunteer Opportunity
It is tax reporting time! Like many organizations, BSF sends out letters to all its donors itemizing their donations for the 2017 tax year. We have about 1,800 letters that need to be folded in half and inserted into pre-addressed envelopes. We would love for you to drop in, fold for an hour or two, and enjoy some snacks. If this is something that you are able to do, please email to let me know what date and time you are able to join us and if you will be bringing students with you. Or, just drop by spur of ... read full article
BSD LeviesSherwood Forest PTA1/9/20182/14/2018
BSD Levies
BSD LEVIES On February 13, 2018, The Bellevue School District will be asking our community to renew three levies.  Please vote YES on the levies and encourage your neighbors to do so!!  These levies support the education of our 20,000+ students. The levies are renewals and support current programs so they should not increase our tax assessments by the District. The money raised in the levies is what sets BSD apart from other districts in the state. For more information and FAQ, visit Bellevue Quality Schools at . Education and Operations Levy  This levy funds programs our students and ... read full article
Free Movie Screening - Most Likely to SucceedSherwood Forest PTA1/4/20181/18/2018
Free Movie Screening - Most Likely to Succeed
Most Likely to Succeed Screening and Panel Discussion   Are conventional education methods still working in today's innovative world? As part of its Education Connections series, Bellevue Schools Foundation is proud to partner with Big Picture Bellevue and the PTSA Council to present  Most Likely to Succeed.  This thought provoking documentary explores compelling new approaches that aim to revolutionize education as we know it. Panel discussion follows the screening. Let's ignite the conversation:  Join us to learn from Panelists and from the Bellevue Big Picture Middle and High Schools  on how you can activate change now. Date: January 10, 2017 ... read full article
Kitchen Assistant Job OpeningSherwood Forest PTA1/1/20182/28/2018
Kitchen Assistant Job Opening
Sherwood Forest Job Opening!  Kitchen Assistant - 2.5 hours/day M, T, Th, F   11:10-1:40 pm Wed  10:30-1:00 pm $15.30/hour; $16.50 after probation period    Interested applicants may contact Kathy Dumas or Wendy Weyer with Nutrition Services at  425-456-4507 .   ... read full article
Bellevue Little LeagueSherwood Forest PTA12/31/20172/14/2018
Bellevue Little League
  Bellevue East Little League - 2017 Spring Registration is now Open! Bellevue East Little League is happy to announce that registration for the 2017 Spring seasons of Tee Ball, Baseball & Softball is now open! Bellevue East Little League offers Tee Ball, Baseball and Softball programs for boys and girls ages 4-14. Register and pay online before Sunday, January 15, 2017 and SAVE $20 - $25 during our special early-bird registration period! Online registration is quick & easy! Register today, as some divisions may have limited registrations. We also have need-based scholarships available. Register Online at: ... read full article
Camp Kindness Counts Midwinter Break CampSherwood Forest PTA12/4/20172/16/2018
Camp Kindness Counts Midwinter Break Camp
Mid-Winter Break Camp Art Explorations in Spreading Kindness to Animals  Problem Solve, Collaborate and Learn what it takes to be a Kindness Super Hero! Feb. 20th -23rd 9am-3pm Highland Community Center (Bellevue) We will be learning all about kindness towards and by animals! We'll complete fun and creative art projects on our journey of exploration and kindness as we focus on different groups of animals: pets in our homes and neighborhoods, native wildlife in our backyards and parks, and endangered species around the globe! Learn from organizations who make a big impact on our communities, and individuals who work with ... read full article
11th Annual Poison Prevention Poster ContestSherwood Forest PTA12/4/20171/4/2018
11th Annual Poison Prevention Poster Contest
Washington Poison Center (WAPC) is calling for artists in 1st-5th grade to enter their poison prevention poster contest. The WAPC is looking for a poster that will let people know they can be safe from poisonings. Deadline to mail entries is  January 3, 2018 .   One talented child in grades 1-5 will be chosen as the Mr. Yuk Poster Contest winner. Their winning design will be used as our State's official Poison Prevention Week poster. The winner will also receive a monetary prize and a visit with their lawmakers, their family, and Mr. Yuk at our state capitol.   ... read full article
Free Lacrosse ClinicSherwood Forest PTA12/1/201712/17/2017
Free Lacrosse Clinic
FREE LACROSSE CLINIC For Boys Grades K-8  Date: Saturday, Dec. 16th Time: 2-3 pm Where: Bellevue Tennis Academy: Indoor Turf Field 13203 NE Spring Blvd, Bellevue, WA 98005 No Gear required - we provide gear. This is a sticks only no contact event. Trying to find a sport your child will like? Something he can be a part of throughout elementary, middle school and high school? Try the sport of lacrosse! Register now at Registration helps us determine attendance for the event. Even though we are a boys lacrosse club, girls are invited too. Sponsored by Sammamish Interlake Boys ... read full article
Bellevue Magic SeasonSherwood Forest PTA11/23/20171/16/2018
Bellevue Magic Season
Bellevue Magic Season has begun!      The Bellevue Downtown Association is providing a fun fundraising opportunity for Sherwood Forest at the 2017-2018 Bellevue Magic Season Ice Arena . The ice arena is a production of the Bellevue Downtown Association (BDA), a 501(c)(6) non-profit organization. The ice rink is a temporary structure at the Bellevue Downtown Park in Downtown Bellevue, just south of Bellevue Square. It features the region's largest covered open-air ice (real frozen water) skating experience, a tent covers the rink surface for those days when it is raining. In addition, there is a heated tent adjacent to ... read full article
Bellevue Ski SchoolSherwood Forest PTA11/17/201712/16/2017
Bellevue Ski School
SKI AND BOARD Saturdays/support your PTSA! Registration is Open. Join the Saturday Bellevue Ski School Community.  Give your student a full day of skiing or snowboarding.  All levels welcome - 2nd through 12th grade. Transportation provided by BSD and Coach buses.  Discount pricing until Nov. 30th .  Support your school.  5% of every enrollment goes to your schools PTSA.  What a great way to fund extra school activities.  We have been Partnering w/Bellevue School District since 1958.  Info and Registration: Registration ends 12/15  Also, we are looking for parents/friends who love to Ski and Board, or just sit and chat in ... read full article
Free Vision Event for BSD StudentsSherwood Forest PTA11/2/201711/13/2017
Free Vision Event for BSD Students
  Greater Bellevue Lions Club  & Sears Optical are sponsoring  a FREE Vision event for STUDENTS. Does your child need help getting an eye exam and glasses? FREE* EYE EXAMINATION BY OPTOMETRIST AND ONE PAIR OF GLASSES FREE! FOR BELLEVUE SCHOOL STUDENTS* *PLEASE - FREE AND REDUCED LUNCH QUALIFYING ONLY   SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12TH - 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM LOCATION: SEARS OPTICAL (Overlake Sears Store) 2200 148th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052 FIRST COME – FIRST SERVED BASIS FOR EXAMINATION.     ¿Necesita su hijo ayuda para realizarse un examen de la vista y anteojos? EXAMEN DE OJO GRATIS ... read full article
Introduction from New Assistant PrincipalSherwood Forest PTA8/21/20179/30/2017
Introduction from New Assistant Principal
Dear Sherwood Staff, Students, and Families: Estimados empleados, alumnos y familias de Sherwood:   It is with great honor and excitement that I introduce myself as the new Assistant Principal at Sherwood Forest Elementary School. This school has a special place in my heart- it was my first home when I came to the Bellevue School District in 2011 as an ELL Facilitator. I am blessed to be working with the community that taught me the value of strong relationships between kids, families, students and staff. Es un honor para mí poder presentarme ante ustedes como la nueva directora asistente ... read full article
iCal Calendars are Awesome!Sherwood Forest PTA8/16/20179/30/2017
iCal Calendars are Awesome!
  Did you know that you can easily add the Sherwood Forest PTA Calendar to your smartphone's calendar?  We've included all the BSD days off on our calendar, so you'll always know when those are, too.  It works with Google Calendar, iOS, Outlook, and Cozi -- and any other app that accepts iCal calendars.  Instructions for Outlook 2010 and Google Calendar are here .  For other apps, search "add iCal to [app of choice]."   Our iCal address is: Save ... read full article
Summer MealsSherwood Forest PTA7/27/20178/28/2017
Summer Meals
There are several sources for Free Summer Meals for students around our school. See below: And also: Learning does not end when school lets out, neither does a child's need for good nutrition. The summer meal program provides free, nutritious meals to help children get the nutrition they need to learn, play, and grow, throughout the summer months when they are out of school. Dates & Times July 10 – Aug 4, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Aug 7 – Aug 25, 2017 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Location Lake Hills ... read full article
Online PTA Membership DirectorySherwood Forest PTA7/10/20179/30/2017
Online PTA Membership Directory
Online PTA Membership Directory   Access is only available for paid PTA Members! As a  new benefit  of having a  paid PTA Membership,  the Sherwood Forest PTA is providing a brand new benefit! A new online PTA Membership Directory !  This directory contains parent contact information, student names, and class lists making it easier to get to know your classmates earlier in the school year.  We will be updating the PTA Membership directory throughout the year as new families join the Sherwood Forest community.  The PTA Membership Directory is the only directory available with street address information.  This is a great resource for play dates, ... read full article
Jubilee Reach Day of ServiceSherwood Forest PTA7/1/20178/27/2017
Jubilee Reach Day of Service
    Register Here  and select Sherwood Forest to help get our school ready for the new year!   Find out more about Jubilee Service Day below!   Save ... read full article
Longer Lunch for 2017-18 = new Bell timesSherwood Forest PTA7/1/20179/29/2017
Longer Lunch for 2017-18 = new Bell times
Next school year Sherwood Forest will start at 8:00 am every day. On Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays school will end at 2:30 pm. On Wednesdays school will end at 12:10 pm. The school day will be lengthened by 5 minutes to add more time to eat lunch .   Visit the  District website to see additional details on the two-pronged lunch study process this year. One includes a small group of stakeholders representing parents and district staff, the other is our MOU based Elementary Study Team, where there is a sub-committee working on drafting a proposal for Meet and ... read full article
Summer OpportunitiesSherwood Forest PTA6/13/20178/12/2017
Summer Opportunities
No sponsorship or endorsement of these activities is made or implied by the Sherwood Forest PTA.  Bellevue Parks & Community Services Department:  Summer Cheer Camp Flyer  HERE Summer Reading Skills Programs:  Information Flyer  HERE Stroum Jewish Community Center:  Summer Camp 2017 Flyer  HERE MusicWorks NW:  Summer Flyers  HERE  and  HERE Bellevue Girl & Boy Choirs:  2017-2018 Season Flyer  HERE Advantage Basketball Camps:  Summer Camp Flyer  HERE Asia Pacific Language School:  2017 Summer Camp Flyer  HERE Boys & Girls Club Spring/Summer Programs:  Flyer  HERE City of Bellevue/Kelsey Creek Farm:  Kelsey Creek Summer Program 2017 Flyer  HERE City of Bellevue Tae Kwon ... read full article
New Turf Fields at Sherwood ForestSherwood Forest PTA5/12/20176/30/2017
New Turf Fields at Sherwood Forest
Did you know: The district will be upgrading our soccer and baseball field from the current sand field to a new artificial turf field. This activity is currently slated for Summer 2017.  See more information here  and  here .     If you have concerns about this, there are a group of parents petitioning for change  here .   ... read full article
Sammamish Interlake Boys LacrosseSherwood Forest PTA10/21/201711/4/2017
Sammamish Interlake Boys Lacrosse
Sammamish Interlake Lacrosse  promotes youth physical fitness through the game of boy’s lacrosse. There are a number of benefits to playing the sport that can make a world of difference for the average youngster. From improved mental acuity, increased fitness, socialization and team building, lacrosse is the perfect sport for kids to play – and it is fun to watch for parents as well. COME, TRY IT, SEE IF YOU LIKE IT. WHO:  Youth Boys grades K-12 PROGRAMS: Free 1hr Clinics – See website for dates and locations. Spring Field Lacrosse – Registration opens November Fall Indoor Lacrosse After School ... read full article
Panther Youth RugbySherwood Forest PTA10/17/201711/2/2017
Panther Youth Rugby
   Panthers Youth Rugby Oct -  5 PM  (Tues/Thurs) and 11:  00 AM  (Sat) Highland Middle School Join the Panthers this Fall for FREE Rugby sessions.  Discover if Youth Rugby is for you!  It's gonna be fun! It's gonna be FREE! Try and love the sport. Panthers Youth Rugby Club offers an academic year-round rugby program. We invite all youth and parents to join us at Highland Middle School on Tue and Thu at 5:00 PM and on Saturdays at 11:0 0 AM . Meet at the lower grass field behind the tennis courts this month of October. Email us  and join us on the ... read full article
Winter Basketball @ Boys and Girls ClubSherwood Forest PTA10/11/201711/18/2017
Winter Basketball @ Boys and Girls Club
Winter Basketball Enrollment is open at the Boys and Girl Club for grades 2-12. Cost : Early Registration: $95, After November 1st: $105 Dates : Practices Start Week of Dec 4th Games Start First Week of January and run through the end of February,   See  here for full details ... read full article
Sherwood Forest Math Olympiad ClubSherwood Forest PTA9/25/201710/31/2017
Sherwood Forest Math Olympiad Club
Sherwood Forest Math Olympiad Club Sherwood Forest Math Olympiad Club is for students who are interested in Math Competitions which cover advanced math topics for 4 th and 5 th graders. The focus will be on preparing kids for math competitions around the State, and developing advanced problem solving skills. The topics will include geometry, algebra, probability, rates/ratios/proportions, counting problems, logics, and number theory. This program is supported by Sherwood Forest parents and will accommodate up to 20 students/per class due to space availability for in-class sessions .   It is open to all Sherwood Forest 4 th and 5 th ... read full article
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