News & Notes Posts

Day of Service Gratitude

Thank you to everyone who turned out yesterday for our annual MLK Day of Service activity and/or donated food items in advance. Together, we made more than 600 lunches for Central Union Mission that include a sandwich, fruit, a bar and a special note from a Sheridan student. Our students also made 60+ mugs for … Read more

Family Movie Day at the Avalon, February 18th

It may be cold outside, but we have a good way to warm your heart. Join Sheridan families for a special screening of STEP on Monday, February 18th at 10:00 AM (it’s President’s Day and we don’t have school). Brought to you by the Parents Association’s  Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (DEIC), the screening will be held at … Read more

Love Notes from Grandparents & Special Friends

On March 9, 2019, Sheridan School will hold a party and auction to celebrate and support our school. This year the net proceeds from the auction will go toward improvements at our Mountain Campus in Luray, Virginia, and to our outdoor education program. A beloved part of Sheridan since 1971, our Mountain Campus is ready for some love … Read more

Hidden Bias Exploration at Sheridan

by Head of School Jessica Donovan  It’s well documented that we all have hidden biases that influence our decision making and our relationships. As a species, we have evolved to categorize what we see so that we can keep ourselves safe. Now, we try to be aware of stereotyping and to avoid it, but hidden … Read more

Donate Items for MLK Day of Service Activity

Everyone can make a difference through our MLK Day of Service event, including those who can’t attend the activity. All you need to do is sign up to bring an item to school to ensure we have enough supplies.    

Auction Donation Ideas

Wondering what to contribute to the 2019 Sheridan Auction? Consider some of these creative ways to make your family donation: Donate gift certificates to local restaurants! Have a favorite restaurant for date night? Know a great place to hold a dinner for eight? Share the fun by contributing a gift certificate to a local restaurant. Donate time at … Read more

Love Notes from Grandparents & Special Friends

We are inviting Sheridan grandparents and special friends to support our investment in Mountain Campus and Outdoor education by sending their love and best wishes to their favorite Sheridan students through a Love Note in the Auction program. The program is distributed to all Sheridan families prior to the Auction and becomes a cherished keepsake. Over the weekend, we … Read more

Implicit Bias Parent Education Night, Wed, 2/6

Join us on Wednesday, February 6th, at 6:30 pm for a conversation about implicit bias and the role it plays in our lives and the lives of our children. Led by Toni Graves Williamson, a nationally-recognized diversity practitioner and the Assistant Head of School for Equity and Inclusion at Abington Friends School in suburban Philadelphia, the evening will … Read more

New Sheridan Website Launches!

Beginning today, if you visit us at Sheridan School, you will find a website that matches our new look and our new owl. While we still have a little more work to do to make the styling consistent, we want everyone to be able to start using it now. Over the coming weeks, we will be … Read more

Middle School Parent Coffee, 1/15/19, 8:30am

On Tuesday, January 15th, Middle School Head Jay Briar will be hosting a Middle School Parent Coffee at 8:30 am in the Library, the second in a three-coffee series. Open to any parent with a child in Middle School or simply an interest in learning more about our current and future Middle School program, the coffee is … Read more