Sherwood Education Foundation

Kids Connect with Kindles

The Sherwood Education Foundation (SEF) funded a classroom full of Kindles (e-readers) for Maria Grant, a fourth grade teacher at Archer Glen Elementary, and the kids are crazy about them. Grant applied to SEF


February 2013 Sherwood Gazette article: Calling for Kids, 1/3/13

It’s Time for “Calling for Kids” All tapped out from Christmas giving? Had it with end-of-year charitable appeals? Please, for the sake of our schools, take one more call. On February 5-7, the Sherwood Education


Calling For Kids – Thank you Sherwood

Calling For Kids – Thank you Sherwood

Every year, the Sherwood Education Foundation holds its Calling for Kids phone-a-thon to raise money for Sherwood Schools. This year you can donate with your credit card from this wehsite, just click donate menu. Calling


SEF Brings Michael Allen Harrison to Schools

Hopkins Elementary and Archer Glen Elementary recently hosted renown pianist and composer Michael Allen Harrison to work with students on songwriting. SEF sponsored the workshops as part of its Artist in Residence program, which


SEF grants support technical skills: R2D2 Ignites Passion for Engineering

 John Niebergall has recruited a lovable little robot to get students interested in science, math, and engineering. Niebergall, Engineering and Architecture teacher at Sherwood High School, received two Sherwood Education Foundation (SEF) grants to help


Sherwood Education Foundation: Meet Our Board

(originally published in the October 2012 Sherwood Gazette) If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a whole community of volunteers to support a school district. The Sherwood School District is blessed


Sherwood Education Foundation: We’re Everywhere

(originally published in the September 2012 Sherwood Gazette) Another school year is upon us—new clothes, backpacks, teachers, friends. But our kids are streaming back through the doors of schools that continue to face deep budget


SEF Helps Laurel and Edy Ridge Schools Offer Science Fair

(originally published in the July 2012 Sherwood Gazette) This past April, students at Laurel Ridge Middle School (LRMS) and Edy Ridge Elementary School were able to strut their science stuff in a school-wide science fair,


SEF Gives Out Nearly $25,000 in Teacher Grants in 2012

(originally published in the June 2012 Sherwood Gazette) Drum roll, please. The Sherwood Education Foundation just handed out nearly $25,000 worth of grants to Sherwood teachers. Needless to say, we are very pleased and oh


SEF Funds iPod Shuffle Reading Program

Sherwood Education Foundation funded an iPod Shuffle reading program that both helps and encourages kids to read.