Cultural Events & Activities
2012 / 2013
- Friday, April 19: Annual Miss Sherman Pageant held in the auditorium. 6:00pm
- Saturday, April 20: Annual Powwow held on the football field. 10:00am – 12:00am
- Friday, May 03: Indian Flower Day, Decorating Sherman Indian School Cemetery 4:00pm
On going – Talking circle, traditional teachings, Sacred Voices speaker series, Powwow workshops, arts/craft workshops, sweatlodge, community outreach, Inter-tribal dance group performances. Clarke Culture Center, Native Traditions Classroom and Museum are open after school hours for students, check posted flyers for times and activities. Note: Elders Potlucks are held monthly at Bennett hall usually on the 2nd Saturday of the month from 4:00pm – 8:00pm, the Inland Empire Cherokee Nation holds their monthly meeting/potluck there usually on the 3rd Saturday of each month from 12:00pm to 4:00pm. (Students may attend of school staff are present)
August - Southern California Indian Basketweavers’ Gathering/Campout at The Haramokngna American Indian Cultural Center - Angeles Crest Highway and Mt. Wilson Rd above La Canada off the 210. Workshops, showcase, tour of developing gathering areas within National Forest.
Starts: August 4, 2012 @ 10:00 am
Ends: August 4, 2012 @ 4:00 pm http://www.haramokngna.org/event/annual-basketweavers-gathering
High School News
Mr. Doepner accepted a position as English teacher at Sherman Indian High School in September 1992. He taught English, computer applications, and an intervention class he started with other department chairs and Mr. Dan Kenley (former assistant principal at SIHS and later founding principal at Desert Hot Springs High School).
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Sherman Indian School valedictorian chooses medical career
More on Unique Darrell's career path →
Sherman Indian High School Culture and Outreach Programs
Sherman Indian High School Inter-tribal Dance Groups
Lectures and Workshops offered by Lorene Sisquoc
MUSEUM CURATOR Lorene
Sisquoc was born and raised in Riverside,
California. She is a member of the Fort Sill Apache Tribe and a descendant
Mountain Cahuilla of Southern California. She is direct descendant
of Mangas Coloradas read more →
Interested in learning more about Native Americans and their culture? Visit our Curator's Choice Links, sites on the World Wide Web recommended by Lorene Sisquoc.
Culture Sharing with Sherman Indian High School Students and Culture Traditions staff.
for Spring 2012-2013
Sherman Indian High School, located in Riverside, CA, is currently accepting student applications (grades 9-12) for the Spring 2012 Semester.
Classes will begin in early January 2012. Sherman Indian High School enjoys the advantages of being located in metropolitan zone in Southern California. I hope that you will be able to share this information with students and parents who might be interested in a free boarding school option. Please call us at (951) 276-6325 ext 200 if you have any questions. The Registrar’s Office fax number is (951) 276-6055.
At a glance:
Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) Grades 9~12
Theater, Recreation Facility, Cultural Center, Museum, and more all located throughout our expansive and well kept grounds.
Our Career Pathways Program was a big success last year and is expected to grow this year. Please don’t let your child miss out on this exceptional opportunity!
We have certificate or college prep courses in these fields:
Health Science & Careers ~ Public Service & First Responders
Hospitality/Tourism & Recreation ~ Alternative Energy & Utilities and Natural Resource Management ~ Bio-Agriculture Science
Located in Southern California and boasting a hospitable climate while providing access to diverse climates such as Beaches, Mountains, Deserts and Wetlands.
(All less than an hour away)
To request an Application you may call, fax or mail your request to:
Phone: (951) 276-6325 ext 390 or 382 Fax (951) 276-6055
Mail: 9010 Magnolia Ave., Riverside, CA. 92503
Download application at: www.sihs.bie.edu
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For listings of future events, please visit the calendar page.