Henry D. Sheldon High School
This year Sheldon High School will be going through an accreditation process that occurs every five years for schools. The process involves a school wide self-assessment in preparation for a visit by the AdvancEd external review team in the spring. We look forward to having a wide range of input from staff, students, and parents as we gather information about SHS programs and processes that lead to continuous school improvement. (more…)
Come see what our schools offer!
In Eugene School District 4J, every school offers an excellent education for our students. Students may enroll in their neighborhood school at any time, or request enrollment in a different 4J school, provided there is a place available. (more…)
Attention Seniors and Parents! Have you finished your FAFSA application? If not, come to the drop in FAFSA completion lab Wednesday February 5th 3:30-5:30 in the Library. Get help with your financial aid and scholarships. Please have your SSN and 2012 tax documents handy.
Make-up days added, grading and training days moved
4J schools were closed due to snow and ice for four days in December. The school calendar has been adjusted so that students will not lose any school days as a result of the weather and the three trimesters will be balanced in length.
The snow days will be made up on days previously scheduled to be furlough days: March 31, April 17 and 18, and May 23. The end of the second trimester and the no-school days for grading, professional development and planning have been postponed by one week. (more…)
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This is a reminder that on this Wednesday, October 15, Sheldon is having an all school testing day. Sophomores and Juniors will take the PLAN and PSAT tests respectively and seniors will be in a workshop from 8:30-10:30 in the auditorium. 9th grade students will be in workshops all morning. For seniors who have not completed their Career Related Learning standards, you are required to meet with Kim in the band room at 10:30-11:30.
School on Wednesday starts at 8:30am for all students in 9th -12th grade, even if a student does not normally have a first period class. Locations of testing rooms are posted in the career center and in the main hallway. Students will be testing by advisor groups but some classrooms have been changed. Please double check. Students should bring two number 2 pencils with them to the test. It is better not to use a mechanical pencil.
Lunch will be available in our cafeteria after the tests are over. There will be no afternoon classes but teachers who work full time will be available to help students in a “common time” from 1:00p to 3:20p.
For students who normally take school transportation to and from school, busses will be scheduled to leave Sheldon at the usual departure time.
Parents and students of all ages are invited to Sheldon’s Post High School Planning Night on Monday October 20th starting at 6:30 pm. and going until 8:00 pm. There will be college representatives from UO, LCC, Willamette University, ACT/SAT Prep, and hopefully Bureau of Labor and Statistics! There will also be workshops on Naviance and Scholarships. We will begin the evening in the auditorium. See you there!
This page will provide valuable information and resources thar are used during the SHS advisory program. If you have questions, please contact Angela Barley: Barley@4j.lane.edu
Looking for something to do this summer? Lane Community College is looking you! The African American Rites of Passage Academy will be held at LCC July 7th – July 25th. Gain leadership skills, learn African American history, culture and folklore, get high school credit, and have fun. Pick up an application in the front office or see your counselor for more information!
College Knowledge Night is next Thursday, May 8th at Willamette High School from 6-8:30. GREAT COLLEGE FAIR! More than 30 in-state and out-of-state colleges, universities, and college-access programs. There will be opening remarks in the auditorium, followed by break-out sessions with private and public college/university admissions reps, and open-air information tables. Participants will be able to learn about individual colleges, as well as hear presentations on topics ranging from How to Choose a Best Match College to Where to Find the Money.
Attention Juniors and parents! The Oregon University System visitation night will be held on Thursday, April 3rd at 7 PM at Sheldon. This is an excellent opportunity to come learn with the Oregon University System schools have to offer you! Admission counselors from University of Oregon, Oregon State University, Portland State University, Western Oregon University, Southern Oregon University, Oregon Institute of Technology and Eastern Oregon University will all be there to provide information and to answer your questions. Don’t miss out!!! This event is especially helpful for juniors, but all ages are welcome to attend!
Don’t forget that if you want to perform a poem, song, speech, dance, etc for the assembly you should definitely talk to Jose in the multi-cultural center during lunch!! Also if you want to contribute to artwork that will be displayed during the assembly stop by the art room in the F-hall to pick up a patch that you can illustrate! Let’s make this assembly amazing!!
Attention Students and Parents! It’s FAFSA time. Have you finished your FAFSA application? If not, there are still two more FAFSA labs Wednesday, Jan. 15th from 3:30-5:30 in A-2 and Wednesday, Feb. 5th from 3:30-5:30 in the Library. Get help with your financial aid and scholarships. Please bring a copy of your SSN and 2013 tax documents.
Due to inclement weather, the SAT testing for December 7th at Sheldon High School in Eugene Oregon has been postponed. Students, please check your e-mail from Collegeboard with instructions for a later testing date.