Shepherd PTO Bulletin – 09/28/2022

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The full bulletin can be found here. Please note the date in the header is incorrect, but this is the 09/28/22 edition. In this week’s PTO Bulletin… – Teacher Appreciation Program (TAP) – Shepherd Survey on Diversity & Inclusion Celebrations – September PTO Meeting – Upcoming Events 1st All School Morning Meeting Family Photo Fundraiser  – Ways to Give Back Book Fair Volunteers Needed! Room Parent needed for Ms. Brown’s 4th Grade Classroom – Community Offerings  Shepherd Tutoring at Tifereth Israel Girls on the Rise/Boys on the Rise – Shepherd 180 Fund – Other Important Dates     – Book Fair: October 3rd – 7th     – No School: October 6th – 7th     – Fall Fest: October 23rd  

Shepherd PTO Bulletin 09/21/22

Shepherd PTOPTO Bulletins

A copy of the full bulletin can be found here. In this week’s PTO Bulletin… – Shepherd Survey on Diversity & Inclusion Celebrations – Teacher Appreciation Program (TAP) – Upcoming Events 1st PTO Meeting – TONIGHT  Pre-K 4 Conversation with Principal Russell 1st All School Morning Meeting Family Photo Fundraiser  – Ways to Give Back Room Parent needed for Ms. Brown’s 4th Grade Classroom Committee Volunteers & Event Coordinators Box Tops for Education Amazon Smile – Shepherd 180 Fund – Other Important Dates     – Book Fair: October 3rd – 7th     – Fall Fest: October 23rd  

Shepherd PTO Bulletin 09/14/2022

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The full bulletin can be found here In this week’s PTO Bulletin… – “Bring the Books to the People” Free Library – Dr. Brown’s Corner – Teacher Appreciation Program (TAP) – Shepherd Pride Fridays – Upcoming Events Back to School Night  1st PTO Meeting Family Photo Fundraiser  – Ways to Give Back 1 Room Parent Still Needed Committee Volunteers & Event Coordinators Box Tops for Education Amazon Smile – Shepherd 180 Fund – Other Important Dates     – Book Fair: October 3rd – 7th     – Fall Fest: October 23rd  

Shepherd PTO Bulletin 09/07/22

Shepherd PTOPTO Bulletins

The full bulletin can be found here In this week’s PTO Bulletin… – Keeping our Neighborhood Clean – Shepherd Pride Fridays – Upcoming Events Back to School Night  1st PTO Meeting Family Photo Fundraiser  – Volunteer Opportunities 2 Room Parents Still Needed Committee Volunteers & Event Coordinators – Shepherd 180 Fund – Other Important Dates     – Book Fair: October 3rd – 7th     – Fall Fest: October 23rd  

Shepherd PTO Bulletin 08/31/22

Shepherd PTOPTO Bulletins

You can find the full content of this week’s bulletin here. Welcome Back to School! In this week’s PTO Bulletin… – Pre-K 3/4 Back to School Photos – Community Classroom Supplies – Upcoming Events “Boo-hoo” Breakfast for Pre-K 3/4 Families Uniform Swap Shepherd Gear Sale  1st PTO Meeting Family Photo Fundraiser  – Volunteer Opportunities Room Parents Needed Committee Volunteers & Event Coordinators – Shepherd 180 Fund – Other Important Dates     – 1st Day of School (PreK-3 & 4):  Thurs September 1st     – Labor Day Holiday:  Mon September 5th     – Back to School Night:  Thur September 15th

Shepherd PTO Bulletin 08/24/22

Shepherd PTOPTO Bulletins

Please find the full bulletin here In this week’s PTO Bulletin… – Back to School Supplies – COVID Testing  – Star Achievers Service Temporarily Suspended – Shepherd Gear – Upcoming Events Shepherd Elementary Open House – August 25th PTO Welcome Playdate & Uniform Swap – August 28th – Volunteer Opportunities Room Parents Needed Committee Volunteers & Event Coordinators – Shepherd 180 Fund – Other Important Dates     – 1st Day of School (K – 5th grade):  Mon August 29th     – 1st Day of School (PreK-3 & 4):  Thurs September 1st     – Labor Day Holiday:  Mon September 5th

Shepherd PTO Bulletin 08/17/22

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Please access this week’s PTO Bulletin here. In this week’s PTO Bulletin… – Welcome Assistant Principal Coles – Back to School Supplies – COVID Testing  – Back to School Supplies – COVID Testing  – Visitor Parking Passes Needed – Upcoming Events Beautification Day – August 20th PTO Welcome Playdates & Uniform Swap – August 21st & 28th Shepherd Elementary Open House – August 25th – Volunteer Opportunities Room Parents Needed Ambassadors for New Families Committee Volunteers & Event Coordinators – Shepherd 180 Fund – Other Important Dates     – 1st Day of School (K – 5th grade):  Mon August 29th     – 1st Day of School (PreK-3 & 4):  Thurs September 1st     – Labor Day Holiday:  Mon September 5th Welcome to Assistant Principal Coles! Ms. Shamayne Coles is joining the Shepherd Community as Assistant Principal. Ms. Coles is a native Washingtonian, now residing in Southern Maryland and formerly served at Myrtilla Miner Elementary School. With over seventeen years in education, Ms. Coles served as a classroom teacher in DCPS for thirteen years, an Academic Coordinator for one year, and most recently, Math Instructional Coach for five years. Beginning her teaching career in 2005, at Savoy Elementary … Read More

Welcome Assistant Principal Coles!

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Ms. Shamayne Coles is joining the Shepherd Community as Assistant Principal. Ms. Coles is a native Washingtonian, now residing in Southern Maryland and formerly served at Myrtilla Miner Elementary School. With over seventeen years in education, Ms. Coles served as a classroom teacher in DCPS for thirteen years, an Academic Coordinator for one year, and most recently, Math Instructional Coach for five years. Beginning her teaching career in 2005, at Savoy Elementary School in Southeast, Ms. Coles has taught second grade through fifth grade within Wards 5, 7, and 8. As a student athlete, Ms. Coles received her bachelor’s degree at the University of the District of Columbia in Elementary Education, her master’s degree from Trinity Washington University in Curriculum and Instruction, and she is currently completing her Doctoral degree in Educational Leadership and Management with an emphasis in Higher Education at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA. A member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., Ms. Coles currently serves the Washington, DC community as the Chair of Omicron Phi Zeta Chapter’s nonprofit, The Women of the Dove Foundation.

Shepherd Bulletin 08/10/2022

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A link to the bulletin can be found here In this week’s PTO Bulletin… – Welcome to New Families – Back to School Supplies – Upcoming Events Beautification Day – August 20th PTO Welcome Playdates & Uniform Swap – August 21st & 28th Shepherd Elementary Open House – August 25th – Volunteer Opportunities Ambassadors for New Families Committee Volunteers & Event Coordinators – Shepherd 180 Fund – Other Important Dates     – 1st Day of School (K – 5th grade):  Mon August 29th     – 1st Day of School (PreK-3 & 4):  Thurs September 1st     – Labor Day Holiday:  Mon September 5th Welcome New Shepherd Families We want to extend a warm welcome to all new Shepherd Elementary Families and of course a Welcome Back to those currently in our community! These Shepherd Bulletins are released weekly during the school year as a way for the PTO community to remain informed on news, correspondence and events.   Please encourage any new Shepherd Families to register for A to Z connect so they can receive these weekly bulletins and stay connected to the PTO. Back to School SuppliesIt’s Back to School season! Principal Russell recently released the list of … Read More

Shepherd Bulletin 08-03-22

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Happy Summer! Please find the PDF of this week’s Bulletin here. Welcome Interim Principal Russell On July 21st, Ms. Tyra Russell was named Interim Principal for Shepherd Elementary.  Ms. Russell began her teaching career in 2007 working with beginning readers and early childhood education students. In 2009, she began teaching at The Academy Charter School in New York as a founding kindergarten teacher. In 2016, Ms. Russell moved to DC to accept the Assistant Principal position at Savoy Elementary School within DCPS. During her time there, she had the opportunity to work closely with the principal on responsibilities including balancing the school budget, recruiting, and maintaining talent, coaching regarding English Language Arts (ELA) and Math curriculum, and providing teachers with productive observations and feedback to continue student success at Savoy.  Please join us in welcoming Principal Russell to the Shepherd Community! Welcome New Shepherd Families We want to extend a warm welcome to all new Shepherd Elementary Families and of course a Welcome Back to those currently in our community! These Shepherd Bulletins are released weekly during the school year as a way for the PTO community to remain informed on news, correspondence and events.   Please encourage any new Shepherd Families … Read More