Shark Bites

Stopher Newsletter, June 7th

Students not returning to Stopher for 2021-22 will be removed from this mailing list effective 6/15/2021.

Summer Office Schedule

Please note that the Stopher office will be closed June 16th thru July 11th. If you have an emergency, you can email for assistance. District offices are open year round.

School Calendar for 2021/2022

The calendar for next school year is now available. Click here for a printable copy.

2021-22 Orientations

Kindergarten Students ... August 4th ... 9:00am - 10:00am

First thru Fifth Grade Students ... August 9th ... 1:30pm - 3:30pm

KINDER KAMP ... Register Now

Stopher is hosting a three day mini camp for our incoming kindergarten students.

Click here for information and the link to register.

Stopher 2021-22 Site Based Decision Making (SBDM) Council

We would like to thank our volunteers for sitting on the Stopher 2021-22 SBDM Council. Congratulatoins to Zainab Wiseman and Brent Porter on being elected to these positions.

Stopher 2021-22 Parent Teacher Association (PTA) Board

Our PTA Board and its members play a large part in the success of Stopher. We want to thank these volunteers for all of the hard work and dedication they give our school and our students!

  • President ... Jyll Hearn
  • Secretary ... Kristin McAllister
  • Board Advisor ... Avani Goodloe
  • Co VPs of Programs ... Caitlin Carter, Emily MacKinney
  • VP of Membership ... Tim French
  • Co VPs of Ways and Means ... Jaclyn Kelch, Brandy Clark
  • VP of Volunteers ... Erin Rowland
  • VP of Communication ... Catie Walz
  • VP of Yearbook ... Emily Becker
  • Treasurer ... Dana Guild

April/May Issue of The Shark Scene (Student Newspaper)


Annual "Welcome Back" Bulletin Board

It has become a tradition, at Stopher, to post photos in our lobby of our students to showcase how they spent their summer. The photos can be of a trip they have taken, a visit to a relative, swimming in their pool ... whatever they would like to post!

This year, our theme will be "Love Your Selfie". I am attaching an image of a cell phone. If you would like to participate in the board, please print and cut out the image then trim and paste your favorite summer photo where the phone screen is. Bring your "Selfie" to orientation and add it to our board! (They can also be dropped off to the office sooner if you prefer.)

**If you are having difficulty opening and printing the page, copies are available in the Stopher office.

Go have summer fun .... and share your photo with us later!

Journeys Hard Cover Text Book Return

Please return any Journeys Textbooks to Stopher at this time. A box has been set up in the vestibule to deposit them in. The main entrance doors are open weekdays, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. until the end of June.

It's the second week of summer break and they are already bored!?!

APEX has put together list of activities that children can do ... and they do not involve electronics! Their list is below and many of these activities do not cost anything! Be sure to browse the entire list. Submit your checked off list to APEX at the end of summer, and your child will be entered for a chance to win prizes?


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Crosby Swim Team

Please see the file below for information regarding Crosby Middle School's Swim Team.


Drama By George

Drama by George has multiple camps (both in person or online) for students. Visit the website to register. Details can be found in the flyer below.