Sherwood High School (Oregon)

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Sherwood High School
Sherwood High School Oregon.JPG
Address
16956 Meinecke Road
Sherwood, Oregon, (Washington County) 97140
United States
Coordinates 45°21′24″N 122°51′01″W / 45.356739°N 122.850323°W / 45.356739; -122.850323Coordinates: 45°21′24″N 122°51′01″W / 45.356739°N 122.850323°W / 45.356739; -122.850323
Information
Type Public
Opened 1970
School district Sherwood School District
Principal Ken Bell[1]
Grades 9–12
Enrolment 1582[2] (2014–2015)
Color(s) Crimson, black, and white    [3]
Athletics conference OSAA Three Rivers League 6A-2[3]
Mascot Bowman[3]
Newspaper The Arrow
Website

Sherwood High School is a public high school in Sherwood, Oregon, United States. As of 2014, the school competes in the 6A Oregon School Activities Association Three Rivers League.

Academics[edit]

In 2015–2016, the school's four-year graduation rate was 89.82% and its five-year graduation rate was 95.17%. The state of Oregon's average graduation rates for that year were 74.83% (four-year) and 77.82 (five-year).[4]

Additions[edit]

Sherwood High School underwent major renovations beginning in 2007. Additions include remodeling, new classrooms, new baseball and soccer fields, as well as the Aaron J. Contreras Memorial Stadium, which is dedicated to Sherwood High Alumni Marine Capt. Aaron J. Contreras who died serving in the Iraq War. Projects were completed in 2009.[citation needed]

Activities[edit]

Sherwood's chess club won the state title in 2008.[citation needed]

Aaron J. Contreras stadium[edit]

In 2004, the Sherwood High School stadium was renamed the Aaron J. Contreras Memorial Stadium. Contreras played football, basketball and baseball at Sherwood High School and later graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Prescott, Arizona, before joining the Marines. Captain Contreras died in 2003 while serving as a helicopter pilot on military duty in Iraq.[citation needed]

Athletics[edit]

Sherwood High School's athletic teams are known as the Bowmen. Sherwood was reclassified as an OSAA 5A team as of the 2006-2007 school year after being in 3A for several years. The Sherwood Bowmen had a large rivalry with Wilsonville before moving to 6A in 2014.

State championships[edit]

Fall sports[edit]

  • Football: 2010, 2012[5]
  • Girls' soccer: 2007, 2011, 2016[6]
  • Volleyball: 2010[7]

Winter sports[edit]

  • Boys' swimming: 2005, 2006[8]
  • Dance: 1994, 1998, 2006[9]
  • Girls' swimming: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006[10]
  • Cheerleading: 1999[11]

Spring sports[edit]

  • Baseball: 1959, 1969, 2011, 2013[12]

Alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.sherwood.k12.or.us/schools/sherwood-high-school
  2. ^ "Sherwood High School". School Directory Information. National Center for Education Statistics. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 
  3. ^ a b c http://www.osaa.org/schools.aspx/Sherwood/
  4. ^ "Cohort Graduation Rate 2015-2016". Cohort Graduation Rate. Oregon Department of Education. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 
  5. ^ "OSAA Football Championships" (PDF). OSAA Records & Archives. Oregon School Activities Association. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 
  6. ^ "OSAA Girls Soccer Championships" (PDF). OSAA Records & Archives. Oregon School Activities Association. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 
  7. ^ "OSAA Volleyball Championships" (PDF). OSAA Records & Archives. Oregon School Activities Association. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 
  8. ^ "OSAA Boys Swimming Championships" (PDF). OSAA Records & Archives. Oregon School Activities Association. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 
  9. ^ "OSAA Dance/Drill Championships" (PDF). OSAA Records & Archives. Oregon School Activities Association. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 
  10. ^ "OSAA Girls Swimming Championships" (PDF). OSAA Records & Archives. Oregon School Activities Association. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 
  11. ^ "OSAA Cheerleading Championships" (PDF). OSAA Records & Archives. Oregon School Activities Association. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 
  12. ^ "OSAA Baseball Championships" (PDF). OSAA Records & Archives. Oregon School Activities Association. Retrieved 16 March 2017. 

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