Sherrod Facts and CuriositiesDid you know...~ that Sherrod Elementary is named after Max Sherrod, an original Colonist?~ that Max Sherrod was one of the best known farmers in Palmer, and he was also a nurse?~ that there is only one other Sherrod Elementary in the whole United States? (It's in Arlington, Texas!)~ that Sherrod Elementary first opened in 1971?~ that the original location is now the current Mat-Su Borough School District Administration building located behind the current school?~ that the "new" Sherrod Elementary opened in 2004?~ that Mark Hoffman was the longest-serving Sherrod principal to date?~ that Palmer has a sister city -- Saroma, Japan?~ that Palmer was started as a government project in 1935, which sent 203 families here as Colonists?~ that Sherrod's mascot is the Glacier Bear?~ that the original mascot was the Panther?~ that there are no panthers in Alaska, and that only cougars have been sighted in our state?
Last Modified on June 19, 2020
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