The SHS junior varsity boys' basketball game at Pine Bluff originally scheduled for tonight has been canceled. The varsity games will still be played. Varsity girls will begin at 5:00 p.m., and the varsity boys' game will follow. The Pine Bluff School District has a policy that requires all people attending games to wear a mask. Please be aware that masks must be worn at all times inside their facility.
Congratulations to the Sheridan Intermediate School Golden Girls team for their first place regional win in the Fall Stock Market Game. Pictured are fourth grade gifted/talented students Bella Bickford, Payten Spann and Roanee Kate Harper with Mrs. Sherri DeSoto, GT facilitator.
Two Sheridan High School Advanced Placement courses were recently awarded materials grants from the Arkansas Department of Education. Karen Burnett's AP Environmental Science class will receive funding to build a classroom hydroponic garden, and Hunter Broadaway's AP Physics class will use funds to replace acceleration sensors that are compatible with students' Chromebooks. Congratulations to both these teachers and their students! Pictured are Karen Burnett and Hunter Broadaway with Summer Williams, gifted and talented/advanced placement coordinator for the district.
The January regular board meeting for the Sheridan School District, originally scheduled for today, has been postponed. It has been rescheduled for Thursday, Jan. 13. The general session will be held at the Sheridan Middle School Cafeteria at 7:30 p.m.
Seven SHS athletes representing four sports will officially sign letters of intent to participate in college athletics on Friday at 10 a.m. Please join us via livestream at the following link to celebrate these athletes and their accomplishments. https://youtu.be/SBAMVPo6Daw
We wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
The Sheridan High School JROTC participated in Wreaths Across America at the Little Rock National Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 18. Twenty-two cadets took part in the event. They helped unload and stage more than 18,000 wreaths that were placed at the headstones of veterans who are buried at the Little Rock National Cemetery. The Yellowjacket Battalion also provided the Color Guard and presented the colors for the event. The mission for Wreaths Across America is "Remember, Honor and Teach."
Sheridan School District GT facilitators Sherri DeSoto and Angie Walters were recently awarded the annual Arkansas Securities Department Grant, which is given to foster economic literacy in schools across the state. The grant, totaling more than $4,500, will be used to purchase Chromebook accessories and finance-focused literature that supports 5th grade GT classes' focus on economics and entrepreneurship. Grant monies will also fund teams' participation in the Stock Market Game.
The Sheridan girls' and boys' high school teams each took big wins over Monticello last night at Yellowjacket Arena. The SHS girls won by 28, and the boys won by 15. Both teams will be in action again on Friday, Dec. 17 at Episcopal. The first game starts at 6 p.m.
Two Sheridan High School students won awards for bowling at the state Special Olympics competition at Professor Bowl in Little Rock on Thursday. Junior Mandi Trickel (left) placed third and was awarded a bronze medal. Sophomore Leah D’Mitruchina placed second and was awarded a silver medal.
The Sheridan JROTC will provide the Color Guard and participate in the "Wreaths Across America" wreath laying ceremony at the Little Rock National Cemetery on Saturday, Dec. 18. Approximately 16,000 wreaths will be placed on headstones of veterans. The event begins at 11 a.m.
The Sheridan School District is seeking substitute teachers. You can apply at this link: https://jobs.willsubplus.com/jobs?districtIds=108
Congratulations to Sheridan Intermediate School students who participated in the school's spelling bee yesterday. Winners were: 1st place, Alexander Russ, 3rd grade; 2nd place, Lorelai Keen, 3rd grade; 3rd place, Megan Rogers, 4th grade. These students and the next nine who placed will move forward to the Grant County Spelling Bee which will be held at the Sheridan High School Arena on Jan. 28.
Sheridan Intermediate School's GT students earned the 2nd runner-up trophy at the Regional Quiz Bowl Tournament held Dec. 2 at the Arkansas River Educational Service Cooperative. The students are coached by Mrs. Sherri DeSoto, Gifted and Talented facilitator at SES and SIS.
The Sheridan band had a successful Saturday in Crossett at the ASBOA All-Region Junior High Concert Band auditions. These students won chairs in the All-Region Concert Band. (See attached graphic that includes the student's school and grade.) They will travel to Monticello this weekend to work with a guest clinician and students from other area schools. Concerts will begin at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 11 at the Drew Central Auditorium in Monticello. Concerts are free and open to the public.
The Sheridan High School, Sheridan Middle School and East End Middle School choirs will each have public performances in early December. On Thursday, Dec. 2, the combined SMS and EEM choirs will perform their concert in the EEM cafeteria at 6:30 p.m. On Thursday, Dec. 9, the SHS choir concert will be held at 5:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.
The Sheridan School District wishes everyone a very happy Thanksgiving!
The Sheridan High School Student Council and National Honor Society would like to thank each person who donated cans to SHS's annual canned food drive. The final count for SHS was 3,935 cans, with Ms. Vaccaro's class finishing as the first place winner with 1,044 cans. Mrs. Williams' class was the second place winner with 638 cans, and Mrs. Rich's class finished in third place with 378 cans. This year’s canned food drive was a competition between Sheridan and White Hall High Schools. White Hall collected approximately 1,000 cans. All donations were given to Kathy’s Closet Food Pantry as well as three local church food banks.
Three Sheridan students were among the 14 statewide whose ornament designs were selected to hang on the Arkansas Christmas tree at President’s Park in Washington D.C. this year. Sheridan students with winning designs were Ashton Mangrum (10th grade), Fallyn Mangrum (ninth grade), and Keeley Wilkerson (12th grade).
The Sheridan School District is seeking substitute teachers for all its campuses. To apply, go to: https://jobs.willsubplus.com/jobs?districtIds=108