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Saturday, January 18, 2014

PAC Budget 2013/14 School Year

PAC Sherwood Charter School
At the January 2014 PAC Meeting the PAC budget for the 2013/14 school year was approved.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Panda Express Fundraiser January 23rd

PAC Sherwood Charter School
Our next Panda Express fundraiser night will be Thursday, January 23rd. 

There will be a prize drawing this month for the supporters who come to the store. The homeroom with the highest turn out gets a prize.  Just write your grade (or house for middle school) on the flyer. If you are showing the flyer on your phone, there will be paper to write down your grade or house and a container near the register to drop it in.
 Please be sure to bring a copy of the flier, either paper of mobile when you order.

FYI Panda Express gift cards are now available to purchase via scrip orders.  They come in $15 denominations and earn an 8% return!

Here is the link for more information. 

Lunch Order Guidelines

PAC Sherwood Charter School
Here are some very helpful guidelines for ordering Baja Fresh and Subway lunches. Thanks to Brenda Carlson for being willing to be in charge of this!

#1-PLEASE always take your order forms and payments directly to the office.  You can either hand them directly to Cindy or leave them on her desk.  The #1 cause of missed lunches is students giving orders to teachers or putting them on teacher desks.   The teachers are so busy when kids come into the classroom and they just don't have the time to keep track of lunch orders and due dates. Orders get lost in the paperwork shuffle for several days or weeks and kids end up with no lunch.

#2-Please do not call the store at the last minute and ask them to send a lunch for your child.  This happened with Panda Express recently and the store was nice enough to send a lunch, but we have no paper trail regarding who ordered and no payment has been received, though we still got billed for the lunch.  

#3-Please pay attention to due dates on order forms.  Baja Fresh is due by 10:00 am the Thursday PRIOR to the lunch week.  Panda Express has a due date on the bottom of the order form. Subway forms need to be turned in by Thursday at carline, the week prior to the lunch week. If you miss a due date but would still like to order, please contact me.

#4-Payments for Subway and Panda Express can be cash or check made out to Sherwood Charter School PAC, Baja Fresh payments are made directly to Baja Fresh.

#5-Each lunch program is a fundraiser for our PAC.  Subway gives us .50 for each sandwich ordered.  This year so far, we have earned over $200 from Subway lunches alone.  Baja Fresh gives us 7% back on what we order and Panda Express gives us .50 for each order, plus an additional 7% by letting us pay with scrip!!

#6-If at any time, you have questions regarding any lunch program please feel free to e-mail, text or call me.  Please do not call the stores directly.  If I can't fix something on my end, I will give you contact information for the person at the store who runs the program for us. 503-267-5168

Thank you,
Brenda Carlson


PAC Sherwood Charter School
After the PAC meeting on Thursday, January 9th, there were some areas where help is needed.

1.  Volunteers needed for the "Calling for Kids Campaign".  This is a great opportunity to support our school district.  Here is the website for more information: 
                  ~  When: February 4-6th from 5:30pm-8:00pm
                  ~  Where: Sherwood School District Office
                  ~  Please email Catherine Christensen at if you are available to help out and at what time. 

2.   Social Media Help;   We are looking for a volunteer to coordinate social media using Facebook to promote the PAC and PAC activities.  Please contact Catherine Christensen at if interested.

3.  April Book Fair:  We are looking for volunteers to head up a book fair sometime in April.  Please contact Kim Young or Cris Gnehm at if interested.

Thank you for all that you do for the school! Many hands make light work!

Auction Update

PAC Sherwood Charter School

The date and venue have been changed for the auction in order to allow more time for the auction committee to prepare.  Please note the new Auction date is:
                  May 10, 2014 at Living Savior in Tualatin
               ~ Auction Planning Meeting will be January 27th @ 4:30pm in Ms. Obrien's room.  Everyone is welcome to come and participate.

               ~ Procurement HELP!  Please contact Autumn Bunch at if you would like to procure or can help collecting donations.

               ~  We still need volunteers to help make this auction a success.  Please see the sign-Up sheet below:

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