School Colors: Green and White
School Mascot: Panthers
School Motto: "Where Success Begins"
Sherwood Acres Elementary Magnet School will partner with home and community to empower students to achieve academic excellence and to become responsible, life-long learners and productive citizens. We will provide a challenging and diverse educational foundation through innovative teaching in a safe and nurturing environment.
DCSS Students Fare Well at State Social Studies Fair
Of the 125 students participating, four Westover High students earned recognition for their projects.
Early Readers log more than 14.6 million minutes Reading
The two top schools will have a reading rally with a UGA star later this spring.
Sherwood's Doughnuts with Dads a Big Success
The event helps to keep dads involved in their student's education.
Students Advance Following Social Studies Fair
Students from all grade bands participated in the fair.
About Sherwood Acres Elementary:
- The education of the young child is the foundation for future learning
- Good choices produce positive results
- Students can be made aware of their inherent self-worth which is critical for life-long learning
- Dignity and respect for self and others are important elements for success
- Maintaining an aesthetically rich environment stimulates learning
- Self-discipline fosters social development as well as emotional growth
- A parent’s active involvement at home and school is crucial to a child’s education
- Children need to experience success
- Students have a responsibility to actively participate in the learning process
- Self-motivation is important for change and growth
- The school and community share responsibility for the emotional and physical safety of their children
- Educators share in the responsibility for nurturing the development of skills to work cooperatively and productively within society
- Teachers are professionals who merit respect and support
Partners in Excellence:
- Dunkin Donuts
- Law Office of James Finkelstein
- Boys and Girls Club of Albany
- Domino's Pizza
- First Freewill Baptist Church
- Heritage Bank
- McCall, Williams, Wilmont & Powell, LLC
- Sherwood Baptist Church
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