Sheridan Named 2017 DC School of Character by Character.org

Sheridan is thrilled to announce that Character.org, a national advocate and leader for the character education movement, has named Sheridan a 2017 DC School of Character. The program recognizes Sheridan as a school that uses character development to drive a positive impact on academics, student…

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Ghana, Laura and Sheridan: Connected Forever

Laura García de Mendoza has always been passionate about traditional African music and culture. Last summer, she attended an Orff-Afrique Master Class Summer Course in Dzodze, Ghana. The Sheridan community was privileged to witness the fruits of that work in the 2016 Holiday Concert. Below…

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Design Thinking in Middle School

Middle School Head Brad Bernstein explains how Design Thinking will help as we assess our students’ Middle School experience. The Middle School has started an exciting process to redefine its identity as part of implementing the school’s new strategic plan. Based on prior experience, Head…

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Improving Literacy Through The Fundations Program

When Sheridan faculty member Jennifer Oliva made the switch from 1st grade teacher to literacy specialist, she brought with her more than just her extensive education and experience improving children’s reading. She also introduced Fundations, a research-based reading program that lays the foundation for lifelong…

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Sheridan Classrooms: Learning and Community by Design

Walk into any classroom at Sheridan School and you will notice two things instantly: the joy and engagement of our students and teachers, and the comfort and appeal of our learning spaces. Both of these conditions arise directly from our guiding principles rooted in Progressive…

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Head of School – Welcome Back Letter

Dear Sheridan Families, Welcome to the new school year! I hope your summer was filled with family and fun. I was grateful to have the time this summer to get some work done for the school and to get to kayak with my boys and…

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A Note from Sheridan’s New Counselor

Dear Sheridan families, I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself. I am the new school counselor, and I am thrilled to be a part of this wonderful community. Please don’t hesitate to reach out to me at any time. I also write a…

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Summer Updates #2

August 19, 2016 Hello Sheridan Families, As we dream of the cooler weather that comes with September and our return to school, we are back with another summer update. Below you’ll find items that require action and others that are for your information only. Please…

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