Back to School!
August 14, 2018/ Week One at Shepard Elementary
A Message from Mrs. Bishop
We have had a GREAT first two days of school! Your kids are excited and happy, and our teachers are enjoying their new students. I hope that you will join us for our parent information nights coming soon!
A few reminders for the beginning of the year. Students can be dropped off as early as 7:00 am at Shepard. The cafeteria serves breakfast and children are supervised in the gym or cafeteria starting at 7:00. School starts at 7:45 am. Students are considered tardy if they arrive after 7:45. I always tell parents that targeting 7:30 as a drop off time is great because it gives kids just enough time to walk to class, empty their backpacks, and take their seats before announcements begin.
Lastly, we email out this newsletter- The Patriot Post- every Tuesday that school is in session. (Sometimes it is on Wednesdays if I get really busy...) The Patriot Post is a service of the Shepard PTA. I'm only able to send out the newsletter the PTA members do all the hard work of drafting and compiling the newsletter. Nicole Bowman is our newsletter editor this year and she has done a great job of getting us up and running. Each week the newsletter will contain information about upcoming school events and often contains information to help build a school to home connection for our families. I hope you will take a few minutes each week to look it over.
It's going to be a great year at Shepard Elementary!
Flex Your Volunteer Muscle with Tuesday Packets
We are a finely tuned machine at Shepard Elementary! We are looking for 4 AWESOME parent helpers to assist Kathy Sanavong in distributing Tuesday Packets each week.
Helpers will meet each Tuesday at 7:45 AM in the PTA room or Library to count, collate and staple packets to then be delivered to each classroom. If you are interested, please email Kathy at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3rd Grade Parent Info Night
Thursday, Aug. 16th, 6-7pm
Shepard Elementary Gym
4th Grade Parent Info Night
Thursday, Aug. 16th, 7-8pm
Shepard Elementary Gym
PTA General Meeting
Friday, Aug. 17th, 7:45-8:15am
Shepard Elementary Cafeteria
Join your 2018-2019 PTA to learn about the great things we have planned for Shepard this school year!
Donuts and coffee will be provided.