Sherwood School was built in 1956, and was renovated in 1980 after a fire spread through part of the original building. Sherwood serves grade 4 through grade 9 students from the Lynnwood, Millican, Ogden and Riverbend communities. We also are the feeder junior high school for Mahogany students.
The school contains 32 rooms including a large gymnasium, a Learning Commons with four Mac computers, three PC computer labs, a construction shop, and specialized rooms for Foods, Fashion, Art and Drama. Each classroom has class computers and a Smart Board. Students enjoy a large lunchroom program and have access to the Breakfast store in the morning. Options that students can take are: Foods, Envoe, Fashion, Power Up Your Learning, Dance, Creative Problem Solving, Military History, Leadership, Band, Choir, Comm Tech, Design Studies, Art, Film Studies, and Accelerated English. Core classes are Math, Language Arts, Science, Social Studies, and Physical Education. Students and parents say that the teachers at Sherwood are devoted to their students, caring, and understanding of teaching middle school students.
Sherwood is well-known within Calgary for its extensive program choices.