Shepard Elementary Patriot Post
May 10th, 2016
From Our Principal
We have been working hard on the Learning Commons and the STREAM Lab. The Learning Commons has been painted and we are working on re-arranging the space for a student centered environment. It is an exciting time at Shepard. Mrs. Seward is planning a STREAM week in October to highlight the curriculum areas we will focus on in the Lab.
We need your help. The PTA is campaigning to raise funds to contribute to the STREAM Lab. It is our hope that you can share this link on your Social Media outlets. We want the word out about the amazing things happening at Shepard.
We appreciate your support!
Shepard Genius- Donate to Shepard's STREAM Lab NOW!
Click the link to donate!------->DONATE HERE<---------
Author Visit to Shepard Library
Wednesday, May 18th, 12am
1000 Wilson Drive
On Wednesday, May 18th, we have award winning author Tammi Sauer coming to visit Shepard. If you would like to order an autographed copy of one of her books, please fill out the attached form and return to Mrs. Seward in the library by Friday, April 29th.
A Friendly Reminder From Mrs. Seward
Amazon Smile Account for Shepard Elementary
You can also find us by going to smile.amazon.com and searching us on the “Or pick your own charitable organization: Shepard Elementary PTA”.
Amazon will donate .5% of the purchase price for all eligible items to Shepard Elementary PTA.
Field Day is Coming!
Also, a reminder from Coach Spangler that April 29th is the last day to turn in job logs!
Choir Concert NEXT Week!
Please join the Shepard Chorus for their end of the year performance on Thursday, May 19th at 6:30pm. The students have worked tirelessly and are sure to put on an amazing show!
Patriot Dad's Campout- You know you wanna go...LAST Chance to Buy Tickets is NOW!
ONLY $50 per family [dad w/ current Shepard student(s)]
May 13th, 5:30pm - 8am
Activities to include:
Big screen Movie
Hot Dog cook out
FUN with classmates!
Questions, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Click HERE to Register for the Campout!
School Supply Sale for 2016-2017
REMINDER: In order to purchase school supply packs, you must login to your account on Shepardpta.org. Click the new link to order school supplies on the main page and it should pull up each child's name you have registered at Shepard. Click each name and order the grade level they will need next year.
Calendar of Events
10 STAAR Testing Gr 3/4 Reading
11 STAAR Testing Gr 5 Science
19 Choir Concert
20 Field Day
23 Pacesetters EOY Party
25 PeeWee Patriots; PTA Family Picnic
26 Library Volunteer Breakfast
27 Student Holiday
30 School Holiday- Memorial Day
A Look at Next Year...
18 Kindergarten Parent Info Night; Children Receive Phone Calls for Class Placement
19 Meet the Teacher 8-9am
22 First Day of School
Sustainable Tip -
How can you become a “Green Shopper?” There is no definitive answer to whether shopping online or in person is better. Whenever you shop, though either online or in person, consolidate your purchases so as to use less packaging and fuel (for shipping or driving). If you can, shop locally so you benefit the local economy. Bring reusable bags with you – they aren’t just for the grocery store!
Thank You From 2nd Grade
Spiritwear Available Online!
Visit Shepardpta.org to purchase Spirit Wear and it will be delivered to your child's classroom! We have two fantastic t-shirt designs and 2 sweatshirts in stock. Check it out!
Change in Routine Pick Up?
Parents, Mrs. B would like to remind everyone that if a change occurs in the way your child will be picked up from school on any given day, please call the office by 2:15 pm so the message can be relayed. We know emergencies happen but it makes for less confusion for both your child and the staff if everyone has advanced notice if there is a change in the normal routine.
Correction- Child Safe # is 469-752-3100 option #3