There are many ways you can contribute to our school’s success, and make a difference for our school and our students. In our school, this can include providing in-kind donations, contributing cash and lending expertise and technical knowledge. Connect with our principal on what may be appropriate. For more information on ways to give to CBE, visit Donate ​on the CBE website.​​​

Fundraisers & Donations

Performing Arts Camp Fundraising

Hello Performing Arts Families!

Students will soon receive their forms for our Performing Arts Camp at Camp Kindle in May. To help support the cost of this field trip, we will be fundraising as much as possible! Here are the fundraisers on the go at the moment:

Coco Brooks March 20 Deadline (Pickup will be April 6 at Sherwood School)

Please visit the following website to purchase for our Coco Brooks fundraiser. Once you have opened this link, you will need to sign up in order to place an order. Please also share this with your friends and family! The more orders we get, the more we will make to support our students!
If you use the invitation code it is: surah-ganch

Marlkan Bottle Depot (Ongoing)

Please bring your bottles to the Marklan Bottle Depot and request to donate them to the Sherwood Performing Arts Camp. We will also have a large bottle drive in April (TBD). Please also share this information with friends and family in case they also have bottles to donate.

Here is the address for the Marklan Bottle Depot: 3150 Glenmore Ct SE, Calgary, AB T2C 2E6

There will be more to come! Thank you so much for your ongoing support of our program and students! Please let me know if you have any questions.


Ms. Amanda Hillestad

Sherwood School Fundraising Initiatives

Our Fundraising initiatives are very important and allow us to offer significant program enhancements; student fundraising brings money directly back to the school to ensure that we can (and have) offer(ed) programs such as:

  • Grade 9 Farewell Celebrations
      We are very proud to be celebrating another Sherwood school grade 9 farewell with the class of 2019. As part of the celebration and ceremony, the grade 9 students are collecting funds this year by selling Purdy’s chocolates! A portion of the proceeds collected will be donated to the graduation to offset costs. We are hoping for the support of our Sherwood families with this initiative. If you are interested in placing an order for our fundraiser, please contact your local grade 9 student and they will be happy to take your order just in time for EASTER!
    • Bake sales
    • Bottle drive
  • Student Recognition/Awards
  • Fieldtrips
  • Technology initiatives
  • PE Equipment
  • Athletic uniforms
  • New equipment and supplies for complementary programs
  • Picnic Tables
  • New books for the library
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​Donating to Our School

Ways to give to our school include:

Monetary (cash) donation

  • I wish to receive a tax receipt for my donation. Tax receipts will be issued for donations of $20 or more.
    • Visit the EducationMatters online donation webpage to make a donation. (Preferred donation method)
    • Write a cheque payable to EducationMatters  (all one word) and include the name of our school and the specific program, activity or item you want your donation to support in the 'memo' section. Give the cheque to the school or mail it to: EducationMatters, 1221 8 Street SW Calgary, AB T2R 0L4
  • I do not wish to receive a tax receipt for my donation
    • ​Write a cheque made payable to Calgary Board of Education  and include the name of our school and the specific program, activity or item you want your donation to support in the 'memo' section. Give the cheque to the school.

In-kind donations of school supplies or equipment 

  • ​Contact our principal to ensure these supplies or equipment  are needed and can be used by the school.  ​

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RT @DHarkness_CBE: Holistic Lifelong Learning Framework reflections in action @yyCBEdu

RT @WillowParkCBE: 💦 8-3 had an amazing day on the banks of the Elbow River with the Elbow River Watershed Partnership! 🧪 Students did water quality testing and investigated the impacts of land use in the area. 🔬 Science in action! #LearningThroughDoing #STEM #LoveScience #WaterScience

RT @NickleCBE: Grade 9 students and Mr. Flaman wearing moose hide to spread awareness and show their support for the Moose Hide Campaign. #WeAreCBE #MooseHideCampaign @NickleParents

RT @CBELanguages: Daniel Richer dit LaFlèche @OttawaCrier is a Métis storyteller narrating stories from his Dakota and Abenaki heritage. In collaboration with @CPFAlberta students @banftrailschool discovered legends and lessons for Mother Nature, through the Marvel Bag. @yyCBEdu