Mask Guidelines for Fall 2020

Wearing a face covering during the coronavirus pandemic helps prevent the spread of germs, in addition to social distancing, hand washing, and staying home when sick. Masks will be an important part of our “stay healthy” protocols this fall, and now is the perfect time to begin looking for masks that will fit and be … Read more

Cohort Survey: Share Your Thoughts By 7/27

Over the coming weeks, our division heads, classroom teachers, members of the student support team and admissions committees will be working closely together to form the two cohorts for each grade that will be used when school begins in the fall. Cohorts will be based on equity in all areas: social and academic needs, friendships, … Read more

Flu Shots & Other Immunizations

(Posted 7/16/20) We have two important notes about vaccinations for this year:  Flu shots To help reduce the illness in our community this year, we are strongly encouraging every member of the Sheridan community to obtain a flu shot. The Centers for Disease Control indicates that September and October are optimal months for receiving the … Read more

Family Photos Needed by 7/31

(Posted 7/16/20) We might not be able to see each other much in person yet, but we can still connect names and faces, and learn a little bit about about each other through an online photo gallery. To help make this possible, please email a recent family photo (with everyone, not just the kids!) to ... Read more

Register for CASA ONline — Session 4

(Posted 7/16/2020) Registration for CASA ONline for Session IV, running from August 3-14, is open! To join the fun in Session IV, review the classes and register for your favorites here. You can also check out the CASA Blog to see what is happening inside CASA ONline this summer. The deadline for Session IV registration … Read more

Student Health Forms — Time to Submit! 

(Posted 7/16/20) You should be receiving emails from Magnus Health with reminders and instructions for completing your child’s health forms for 2020-2021. Amidst the pandemic, the DC Department of Health is increasing its attention on student health records and immunizations so it’s very, very important that you submit your forms prior to the August 15th deadline. If you … Read more

Priority Admissions for 2021-2022

(Posted 7/16/20) Do you have a younger child who will be ready to start K in September 2021? Or perhaps a child at another school who is interested in joining a sibling at Sheridan? The Sheridan Admissions Office accepts early applications for students who have standing connections to our school. Priority consideration is given to … Read more

Return to School FAQs + Timeline

July 15, 2020 Dear Sheridan Families, Earlier this morning, I looked at the calendar and counted the days until September 8th, our first day of school. There are 55 days between now and then, and I looked at that number with both delight and resolve. I can’t wait for school to begin, but I also … Read more

Sheridan Doctor Alum Answers K Class COVID-19 Questions

(Posted 5/18/20) This spring, Kindergarten students recorded themselves asking questions about COVID-19 and sent the recordings to Sheridan alum Dr. Erik Blutinger ’01, an emergency room doctor at Mount Sinai Hospital Queens in New York City. In this video compilation, you'll see the kindergartners ask their questions and hear Dr. Erik's answers. Thank you to ... Read more