News & Notes Posts

Family Satisfaction Survey Now Open!

Our annual family survey is our way of checking in on how our school met the needs of our families this year. We would love to hear about the aspects of our program that worked well for you, what we should celebrate, and how we might move forward in supporting your family and your child(ren) … Read more

2019-2020 Faculty and Staff Assignments

Below Head of School Jessica Donovan provides an overview of our faculty and staff assignment for 2019-2020. Can you believe we are almost done with the school year? We can feel the excitement in the air as summer vacation nears. At this time of year, we are looking toward planning for next year, and most … Read more

Field Day Rosters

It’s one of our favorite days of the year and it’s taking place this coming Friday, May 24th! The link below will take you to the team rosters and show you which team your child will be on. Today, we distributed new Sheridan t-shirts to each student in their Field Day color. Please check their backpacks … Read more

Mountain Campus Trips — 1st and 7th Grades

Last week’s adventures at Mountain Campus continued this week with 1st grade and 7th grade! The first graders explored who lives at Mountain Campus, hunting for bugs, investigating skulls and tracks, and learning about animals native to the area. They played games to explore adaptations and enjoyed some hands-on time with creatures big and small. … Read more

Scratch DC

A number of Sheridan students joined Sheridan Director of Technology Derek Morton for a day of coding as part of ScratchDC. Keep an eye out next year for what’s become an annual event.

Invent the Future Challenge

On Saturday, May 11, 2019, Sheridan Middle Schoolers participated in the Invent the Future Challenge at the KID Museum. Asked to develop a prototype to solve an environmental problem, they tackled pollution in Rock Creek, designing a filter that mimics the work of oysters in cleaning the water.

Makerapalooza at the Kid Museum, 5/30/19

From Sheridan Maker/Librarian Elaina Wells:  Do you have a student who loves tinkering and making things? Then visit the KID Museum in Bethesda on May 30 for MAKERPALOOZA! Registration is required. REGISTER HERE

8th Grade 2019 Action Projects & How You Can Help

A capstone experience for our eighth-grade students each year is conceiving, designing and carrying out social justice action projects. The students each choose a contemporary social justice issue in need of attention and work either alone or with peers in small groups to support their cause. They are asked to create campaigns with a specific … Read more