Three 7th grade students from SJHS have earned state recognition for their scores on the ACT that they took in February as part of the Duke University Talent Search. They were invited to an awards luncheon and academic program at UALR this month. Joshua Harvison (not pictured) Cade Reed (left) Peyton Varnell (right)
We have rescheduled the SHS choir concert for next Tuesday, May 14th, at First Methodist Church of Sheridan. The concert will begin at 7:00 PM.
SSD Families: School has been canceled today, May 9, due to flooding and road closures. We will use AMI Day 2 to make up this missed school day.
The 2nd grade students at EEE enjoyed learning about science through hands-on experiences. Classes rotated through six different stations learning how scientists use the scientific method to observe, hypothesize and analyze data. Each activity reinforced their learning about properties of matter, weather, force and energy. As you can see, the students and teachers love Science Day!
If you’re interested in signing up for the Grant Co. 150th Day celebration, you can sign up here: https://runsignup.com/Race/AR/Sheridan/Sheridan
SSD Families: Due to the inclement weather/AMI day on Thursday, April 18, Interim Report Cards will be sent home no later than Wednesday, April 24.
SSD Families: Our missed school day on April 18 will be made up using Alternative Methods of Instruction (AMI). Please click on the following link to a letter describing AMI and what this means for your student. http://bit.ly/2vdssoe
SSD Families: Many families have asked whether we will have school tomorrow. We will have NO SCHOOL tomorrow, April 19, as planned.
SSD Families: Due to last minute extensive flooding, school has been cancelled for today, April 18. Buses will stop running. Students who have already been picked up will be taken to their campus to be picked up. We apologize for this inconvenience.
They won! They won! Team Sheridan won the 2019 Girls of Promise Tech for Good Competition for their “Arkansas College Calculator.” This computer program helps students find specific scholarships they are eligible for in Arkansas based on their GPA and ACT score. Lara Parker, Mya Souvanna, Emery Talbert, and Kacie Wyrick are shown below with their new MacBook Air laptops they received for winning the competition. #TeamJones
Mr. Rasnick, the new Sheridan Middle School principal, had a great 1st day thanks to all the Yellowjackets who gave him a warm welcome. He is working alongside Mrs. Gray, the current SJHS principal, for the remainder of the school year to help ensure a smooth transition into the 2019-20 school year when the junior high will split into two middle schools. We are grateful to have him in #YJNation, and we look forward to welcoming, the new East End Middle School principal, Mrs. Lupe, on May 1. To learn more about our new middle school principals, click on the following link: http://bit.ly/2YIOfRZ.
Congratulations to Coach Mike Moore and the Yellowjacket Baseball team! Their win over Malvern 9-1 last night marked Coach Moore's 600th career varsity baseball win. He has been coaching the Sheridan High School Yellowjackets for 33 seasons and has had many great players and assistant coaches over the years who were a huge part of this great accomplishment! #YJNation
Good News! We still have some available spots for our PreK program at both Sheridan Elementary and East End Elementary. Find out how to apply here: http://bit.ly/2NUZT7C
Can't believe it's almost time to welcome our new precious kindergarteners! Kindergarten Registration will be held April 2 and 4, 10 AM - 6 PM for both SES and EEE. Contact the campus offices to make an appointment to reduce wait times. SES - 870.942.3131 EEE - 501.888.4264 http://bit.ly/2IpsnHh
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2019 SJHS BETA CLUB INDUCTEES! View student names here: http://www.sheridanschools.org/article/89223?org=sjhs
It's almost time for Pre-K Registration! Pre-K Registration for the 2019-2020 school year will be March 12, 9 AM - 2:30 PM. We have limited slots available, so early registration is encouraged. For more info and for a copy of the Pre-K Packet, go to: http://bit.ly/2HqggFi
Senior and SHS Choir President Anna Holiman won first place in the Arkansas Chamber Singers Vocal Scholarship competition held Jan. 26 in Little Rock. Holiman was awarded a $1,000 scholarship for winning the competition. She plans to study music at Ouachita Baptist University next fall. Congratulations Anna! We are so proud of you!
SSD Families: Red Street, south of Skyline, is closed to southbound thru traffic today for repairs. Red Street, north of Vine, is closed to northbound thru traffic. Use alternate route. SHS field house parking will only be able to turn left (south) out of parking lot. SHS students parked on Home side of lot should use Doc Irwin exit only. SIS car line parents will only be able to exit parking lot during afternoon pick up by turning north onto Red (no right turns).
The Arkansas Department of Information Systems has informed us that the Teacher Access Center (TAC) and the Home Access Center (HAC) will be down from 12/22/18 - 12/28/18 for maintenance.
SSD Families: Winter is just around the corner. Click on the link below to learn how we will make up canceled school days this school year should we have inclement weather or other exceptional circumstances. http://bit.ly/2Plajws
SSD Families: Sheridan Schools will have a 2-hour delayed start Thursday, Nov. 15, due to inclement weather. Classes will begin at 10 a.m.
Today, Sheriff Ray Vance presented an Arkansas Sheriffs' Association Red Ribbon Grant in the amount of $1,996 to the counselors at Sheridan High School. Sheridan High School will use the funds to support a Drug-Free campaign including literature that promotes a drug-free lifestyle and information on how to fight addiction. From left are SHS Counselor Lindsey Fortin, Superintendent Jerrod Williams, Sheriff Ray Vance, SHS Counselor Wendy Sites, and SHS Counselor Vicki Strong.
SSD Families: REMINDER We will have no school tomorrow, Oct. 5, 2018. Tomorrow is a scheduled day off.
We have an exciting new partnership in the making! SSD representatives today toured the West Fraser mill in Leola to learn more about the industry and their workforce needs. With more than 45 manufacturing facilities in Western Canada and the southern United States, West Fraser is the largest lumber producer in North America. We are in the early stages of this partnership but look forward to connecting our students to this great local business through our Career and Technical Education program! Stay tuned for more information as this partnership develops.
SSD Families: We have updated our policy regarding Food Service Prepayment. We sent detailed letters home with students today (9-20-18). View a copy of the letter here: http://bit.ly/2MSzJjw
SSD Families: We have updated our policy regarding Food Service Prepayment. We sent letters home with students with details. View a copy of the letter here: http://bit.ly/2MSzJjw
Today is Remy's first official day! School Resource Officer Saundra McCool is taking him to the campuses to meet the students ... and the students LOVE him! Remy is a black lab who has been trained to detect drugs and gunpowder. We are thankful to Peoples Bank, Lybrand Animal Clinic, the City of Sheridan and the Sheridan Police Department for making this happen!
The Little Jackettes Annual Dance clinic is just around the corner. These flyers will start going home with students today! Click on the link for printable version of the flyer: http://bit.ly/2x6xi85
SES/SIS Families: These Hallway Heroes fliers will be going home soon! Click on the link for a printable version: http://bit.ly/2w46ogB
The first day of school is right around the corner! We can't wait to see all of our Yellowjackets! Parents of kindergarteners: Kindergarteners at both SES and EEE will begin school at 9 a.m. on the first day of school. The first day of kindergarten is such a special day for families, and we want you and your kindergartener to have a great start to the school year. The later start time also helps with traffic and allows parents plenty of time to walk their children into school. Also, make sure to visit your campus cafeteria after you take your child to his/her classroom. SES and EEE will be serving a Boohoo Breakfast for parents/guardians of kindergarteners. Parents of PreK students: The first day of PreK is Monday, August 20.
We know it seems too soon, but the School Supply Lists for the 2018-19 school year are now available on our website. Go to: http://bit.ly/2L5yh0k
SHS parking permits are available for purchase ($10) for the 18-19 school year. Pick them up at SHS office, M- F, 7:30am - 3:30pm. Bring a valid driver's license and your current vehicle registration (for the vehicle you will be driving to school).
Interested in becoming a substitute teacher? There will be a SubTeach workshop on July 12 at 9 a.m. http://bit.ly/2yoxa79
The Summer Feeding Program begins June 4! Click on the following link for details: http://bit.ly/2IBzifs
A planned School Bus Evacuation Drill will be conducted this afternoon (4/18). School buses could run about 15 minutes late.
Our students had a blast yesterday at Curbside Couture, Arkansas' largest "green" #fashion show! Kaylee Arnold and Gannyn Murphy tied for 1st place in the Elementary Division for their designs. Baylor Williams won an "If the Shoe Fits" award, a new award for materials used that haven't been seen before in Curbside.
SSD Alert: Due to extreme flooding in areas throughout our district, Sheridan Schools will be closed today, March 1. This will be AMI Day 2. Students will receive AMI packets when they return to school.
We are looking forward to meeting our new kindergarteners and their parents. Kindergarten registration for the 2018-19 school year will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on March 26 and March 29 at both SES and EEE. Download the Kindergarten Registration Packet: http://bit.ly/2Gu8DMR
SSD Alert: Today, Feb. 23, will be an AMI Day. Under our plan, students will receive their packets when they return to school. Refer to the following link for more info: http://bit.ly/2naoaJV
Since school is canceled today, Feb. 23, all extra-curricular activities scheduled for today will be canceled as well.
Due to extreme flooding in several areas throughout our district, Sheridan School District will be closed today, Feb. 23.
SSD Alert: Please click on the following link for more information about the social media rumors and safety precautions: http://bit.ly/2oguZuL
SSD Alert: There is a rumor circulating on snapchat about a hit list being found at SJHS. This is not true. Although, there was not a list found by staff, the Sheridan School District and law enforcement are investigating the situation just to be safe. The safety of our students and staff is our number one priority.
Preschool Registration for the 2018-19 School Year will be March 13, from 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. for both EEE and SES. For more information, contact EEE at 501.888.4264 or SES at 870.942.3131. DOWNLOAD THE 2018-19 PRESCHOOL REGISTRATION PACKET HERE: http://bit.ly/2HqggFi
SSD Alert: Sheridan bus routes and East End secondary bus routes will be running about 20 minutes later than usual this afternoon (Feb. 19) due to a mechanical issue.
SSD Alert: Reminder - School will be in session tomorrow, Feb. 19.
Pre-K Registration originally scheduled for Feb. 26 has been postponed. The new date and the registration packet will be released next week.
Congrats to the EEI team and two SIS teams that competed in the annual Youth Entrepreneur Showcase (Y.E.S.) for Arkansas Business Plan Competition! The three teams were invited to sell their products at Park Plaza Mall today because they were among the top 25 teams in the state. At Park Plaza today, the "Fun Fizzers" team from EEI won 3rd place in Marketing, while the "Fun Frames" team from SIS placed 3rd in Best Business Plan and 4th in Best Innovation. Also, congrats to their GT facilitators: Jessica Brown (EEI) and Sherri DeSoto (SIS)!
East End Parents: We are aware of the water issue in East End. We still plan on our East End schools being open tomorrow. Please send bottled waters with your children. We also will have bottled waters available for our students. The kitchen is prepared for these types of situations. Breakfast and lunch will be served. We will be monitoring the situation and will let you know if something changes. At this time, we do not think school will need to be canceled in East End, but if that changes, we will send out an SSD Alert.
Sheridan schools WILL BE OPEN tomorrow (1/19/18) with a 2-hour delay. Classes will begin at 10 a.m. Bus routes may take longer than usual. 7 bus routes have been adjusted to ensure safety. Click on the following link for details of these adjustments: http://bit.ly/2FTQkBo Please be safe and take your time tomorrow.
SSD Alert: The Sheridan School District will be closed tomorrow, Jan. 18, due to hazardous road conditions on multiple bus routes throughout the district.
SSD Alert: Sheridan School District will be closed tomorrow, Jan. 17, due to inclement weather. Stay warm, be safe and enjoy another snow day!
SSD Alert: Sheridan School District will be closed tomorrow, Jan. 16, due to inclement weather. Stay warm, be safe and enjoy your snow day!
SSD Alert: No school today, Jan. 12, due to inclement weather.
The wrestling meet in Jonesboro for tonight 1/11/18 has been canceled.
SJHS Cheer Squads will host a mini cheer camp on 1/25. Campers will perform @ the Sheridan/White Hall game on 1/29! Get flyer here: http://bit.ly/2Cy99YU
SHS National Honor Society is sponsoring a book drive for the Little Free Libraries project, a community initiative developed to get more books in the hands of children outside of school. Books for all ages are needed. More information about this initiative is available at http://bit.ly/2Ay2oWE.
SSD Alert: Internet connectivity has been restored. Phone system is working.
SSD Alert: DIS has informed us a fiber has been cut causing Internet outages in Central AR. Our Internet & phone system are not working at this time; will send an update when connectivity is restored
A Planned School Bus Evacuation Drill will be conducted this afternoon (Oct. 18). School buses will run about 15 minutes late.
It's National School Bus Safety Week! Remember to #StopOnRed! Check out safety tips here: http://bit.ly/2yOaa0y
Advanced 11th grade students may now apply for the 2018 session of AR Governor's School, a 6-week summer college experience held annually at Hendrix in Conway. For more info, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Here is a video to brighten up your day! Little Jackettes perform at football game. Click on this link: https://youtu.be/B4cmCbOjvqY
SSD Alert: It's not too late to apply for Free & Reduced Breakfasts/Lunches for your child. Applications are available at your child's school or you can apply online at http://bit.ly/2huPhfL
Our Annual Band Night Event is coming up on Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017. It will take place at Yellowjacket Stadium beginning at 6:30 pm. It will be followed by the 2017 Beginner Band Premiere Concert which will feature all of our beginning band students from SIS, EEI, and SJHS on the stage of McKenzie Auditorium. Both events are free and open to the public. Bob Robbins will be the emcee for the event. The home side concession stand will be open selling refreshments as well.
Buffy Teague, SJHS Café Manager, participated in the Arkansas Hospitality Association Culinary Classic last night at the Statehouse Convention Center. At the event, she competed against some of the best chefs in the state and came out with a second place finish for her modern take on the traditional pumpkin tartlets! Her competition included chefs from The Clinton Presidential Center, The Capital Hotel, Country Club of Little Rock, So Restaurant and Bar, and more.
LITTLE JACKETTES PERFORMANCE: On Sept. 22, the Little Jackettes will meet at the SHS gym at 5:45 PM to practice the routine before performing. They will be escorted to the football field for their performance at 6:20 PM. Little Jackettes will get in free to the ballgame, but their guests will pay gate admission. Parents should arrive early to ensure great seats. There will be an organized pick up by the score board end zone after the performance is over.
It's time to register for the Little Jackette Dance Clinic. For grades 3-6, the clinic will be held Sept. 19, 3:45-6 p.m. in the SES gym. For Kindergarten through 2nd grade, the clinic will be held Sept. 20, 3:45-6 p.m. in the SES gym. The Little Jackettes will perform a dance on Friday, Sept. 22 during the pregame of the SHS football game. Registration is $30. Forms and money must be submitted by Sept. 8 to your school office. This price includes a T-shirt.
SSD Alert: Parents, please join us for Parent Night Aug 31, from 6 - 7 PM, at SES. This will be a district-wide meeting about social issues facing today's youth. More info: http://bit.ly/2wN7jEj
It's been a great summer, but we can't wait to see you at our Open House Events! See more events: http://bit.ly/2v8pPlF
Want to get an early start on back-to-school shopping? School supply lists for 2017-18 are on the website. http://bit.ly/2t0NIvq
SHS Jackettes brought home a 3rd place trophy from ASU Dance Camp for their Home Routine! They also brought home the Leadership Award, which was voted on by all staff members and other teams attending camp. Other awards included the Team Full Out Award, numerous superior blue ribbons and the MEGA Spirit Stick! 💙💛
Congratulations Chance Wallingsford, Tyler Cleveland, and Maggie Hicks for making the All Arkansas All Preps teams!
"Teachers like Chris [Jones] and Jackie have led Arkansas to the forefront of computer science education in the nation. As our reputation spreads, and businesses look more and more to move to Arkansas, we can offer them a well-educated work force." -- Gov. Asa Hutchinson Check out this week's radio column where he talks about our great teacher Chris Jones: bit.ly/2rs0Z2e #ArKidsCanCode #YJNation
SHS is ranked among the best high schools in Arkansas by US News & World Report. We are ranked #15! Go Sheridan! We are #YJNation http://bit.ly/2q3LKLA
We are now accepting School Choice applications. For more information, contact Doug West at 870-942-3135 or go to: http://bit.ly/2nA9KRx
Reminder: CAP Conferences will be held March 30, 2017, from 12 - 7 p.m., for students going into grades 9 - 12 next school year.
School Bus 29 was involved in an accident this afternoon (3/27/17). The bus driver and the two students who were riding the bus are NOT injured. Parents of the students were contacted immediately.
Arkansas Department of Education is conducting a Parent Survey to gather information about how parents currently receive and would prefer to receive information from the school district. Click on the following link to participate: http://svy.mk/2mTgpt0
There's still time to register for Pre-K. Get your spot before they are filled! For more information, go to http://bit.ly/2k9lybL
SHS/SJHS students interested in cheer or dance tryouts, there is a mandatory parent/student meeting Tuesday, Feb. 28. 6:30pm, in the SHS Gym
Girls and boys both won today. Girls are number 1 seed. Boys are 5th. Way to go basketball teams!!
It's almost time for Preschool Registration. For more information and to download the registration packet, go to http://bit.ly/2k9lybL
In case you missed it this morning, here is teh clip of our EEI students on THV11: http://bit.ly/2jVKzaH
The instructional time lost on Jan. 6, 2017, due to inclement weather, will be made up Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.
Pee-wee basketball and the 8th grade Jamboree for Saturday January 6 have been canceled.
Sr. Basketball games vs Pine Bluff for tonight have been canceled and will be rescheduled.
SSD Alert: Sheridan Schools are closed today, 1/6/17, due to inclement weather. Please stay warm and safe!
SSD Alert: Sheridan Schools are closed today, 1/6/17, due to inclement weather. Please stay warm and safe!
Dec. 17 @ 2:18 PM, SHS Cheer will defend their state title @ the Bank of the Ozarks Arena. Fans may also watch live at http://bit.ly/2hpe5aA
We are currently hiring for Custodian, Special Education Teacher, 2nd Grade Teacher and more. Apply here: http://bit.ly/2bResWY
Due to the power outage this morning at EEE/EEI, the flu clinics scheduled at these campuses have been rescheduled for next Thursday (10/20)
SSD Alert: Due to storms in Saline Co. area, power is out at EEE & EEI; estimated to be restored by 11:30; staff & students are all okay; school is in session; lunch is being served; rest room facilities working thru emergency generator.
Direct links to the RFQs for Architect and Construction Management can be found on the Main Menu. Click on Explore SSD for the Main Menu.
Reminder: No school tomorrow (9/23).
Reminder: Parent/Teacher Conferences are today (9/19) and Thursday (9/22).
SSD is currently accepting applications for maintenance, custodian & more. Apply here: http://bit.ly/2bResWY
Thanks to ACE and COTO, SHS will soon have a Career Coach! COTO has posted this opening on their website: http://bit.ly/2bIjd3E Please share
SHS Open House is tomorrow 8/18 at 6:30 p.m. We look forward to seeing you there!
Due to weather conditions, the Blue and Gold Scrimmage Games scheduled for tonight (8/16) have been cancelled.
Alternative Learning Environment (ALE) Open House will be held Aug. 18, 5:30 - 7:30 PM
Lifetouch Senior Pictures will be taken next week, July 11-14, at the old SFA cafeteria.
7th grade boys basketball tryouts will be July 13 & 14, 12 - 2 p.m., at SHS gym.
High Point Girls Basketball Camp May 31-June 2, 8:30am - 12:30pm @ the SHS Gym. Grades K-7 are welcome. See form: http://bit.ly/1WOvLLk
Be sure to come out to Yellowjacket Stadium tomorrow at 12:30 to support our baseball and softball teams! Go Jackets!
Due to recent storms, the SDD Central Office phone system is currently down, and the office has limited internet connectivity. For immediate assistance, please contact your child's school.
SHS seniors greeting students, opening doors at EEE this morning!
Reminder: Kindergarten Registration is today (4/19) and Thursday (4/21) at SES/EEE from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
We want you to be a YELLOWJACKET! We are accepting SCHOOL CHOICE APPLICATIONS through May 1st. For more: http://bit.ly/1qlkpBt
Pre-K registration will be Apr 14, 9 AM - 2:30 PM at SES/EEE. For packets, go to the website's Documents section: http://bit.ly/1Xd3wTG
Congrats to SHS English Teacher Kara Washington! One of her video entries for National Board Certification was selected for inclusion in ATLAS, a resource for new and aspiring teachers.
Congrats to Phil Wesson, SHS math teacher! He was selected to become a Southern Regional Educational Board (SERB) math readiness trainer.
Congratulations SHS Teacher Justin Turner for being selected to be an instructor at George Mason University's Washington Journalism/Media Conference this summer!
Congrats to the 42 teachers who earned 90+ hrs of prof. development and qualified for the district's 1st prof. development stipend!
Congratulations to Zach Adams, SJHS, 8th grade, tied for 10th place at the Arkansas Spelling Bee last Saturday in Conway.
The School Board Meeting scheduled for Monday, March 14, 2016, has been cancelled and rescheduled for Monday, March 28, 2016.
Reminder: Sheridan School District will be coming to Leola tomorrow to register kindergartners. Learn more: http://bit.ly/1RABwow
All athletic events scheduled for tonight, 3/8/16, are cancelled due to weather conditions. Rescheduling TBA.
Remember to study during March & April to finalize preparations for the AP Exams May 2-13. Earning college credit in HS will save you $$$!
@SheridanSD37 students interested in ordering extra AP exams should contact RoyWilson@sheridanschools.org by Thursday, March 10
All JUNIORS will take the ACT the morning of March 1st. Check out these tips for taking the ACT: http://bit.ly/NKAa0O
Reminder: The instructional time lost on Jan. 22, due to inclement weather, will be made up tomorrow, Feb. 19, 2016.
Save the Date: SSD student athletes will be able to get pre-participation physicals at the SHS gym May 17 at 5:30. Stay tuned for more info.
The way you access school dining menus just got better! View and print menus from our website here: http://bit.ly/20WyjKk
Curious about the calendar for 2016-17 school year? View the calendar in our Documents section of the District page http://bit.ly/1KexHIC
Tonight is senior night for the wrestling team. Their meet will be at the Jr. High gym at 5:00.
The instructional time lost on Jan. 22, due to inclement weather, will be made up Friday, Feb. 19, 2016.
Sheridan School District will be closed Friday, January, 22, 2016, due to inclement weather.
The region band clinic scheduled for this weekend has been rescheduled for next weekend and the Jazz Clinic has been moved to Feb. 26-27.
All athletic-related activities, including pee wee basketball, have been cancelled this evening due to the threat of inclement weather.
Jr. High Basketball - 7th, 8th, and 9th grade basketball games at Maumelle have been cancelled for tonight (1/21/16). Rescheduling TBA.
For the latest info on SSD closings/delays, opt to get push notifications on our App or sign up for texts & emails at http://bit.ly/1PisUYt
January is School Board Appreciation Month! THANK YOU to the Sheridan School Board Members! The Sheridan School District staff and students salute Jody Spann, Michael Mosley, Jeff Lisenbey, Byron Hicks, Bryce Lunday, Gart Pitts, and Beverly Wells for your service and dedication to our school.
Time to apply for the next AR Governor's School, open to 11th graders. If accepted, students attend a 6-week experience at Hendrix College.