Message from Principal Brawley

Shepherd ElementaryPrincipal Newsletters

Principal's Newsletter

Shepherd Science Fair

All third through fifth grade students should have a received an information packet, including a timeline, for their science fair projects. The science fair will take place on January 31st at the NOAA building in downtown Silver Spring.

Make-Up Picture Day

Make-up pictures will be taken on Tuesday, November 27th. Students should wear their uniform or Shepherd swag.

Pizza Hut Book It! Pizza Coupon K-5 and Beanstack (October 2018 – March 2019)

All K-5 Shepherd Students are also eligible to receive a free Pizza Hut Book It! coupon for a personal pan pizza during the months of October-March. Please support your student by assisting them with using Beanstack to log in a minimum of four grade-level appropriate books to receive their free Pizza Hut Book It! coupon. Students can access Beanstack using this link: Their login in credentials are their Student ID# and birthday.

Six Flags Reading Ticket Program

All Kindergarten through fifth grade students are eligible to participate in the Six Flags Reading Ticket Program by logging at least 6 hours of reading time on their Six Flags Reading Log Sheet. All students should have received reading logs from their teacher, which requires a parent’s signature. All logs should be given to Ms. Anderson. The deadline to submit the reading logs is December 19, 2018.

Staff Spotlight of the Week – Mrs. McIntyre

Born in Montego Bay, Jamaica, Mrs. McIntyre was raised in Brooklyn, New York. Her hobbies include traveling, gardening, teaching ballet classes and attending ballet performances. In fact, Mrs. McIntyre just finished Misty Copeland’s memoir, Life in Motion: An Unlikely Ballerina.

Nov 26 – 2nd graders to bring in Monthly Teacher and Staff breakfast – 7:30-8:30 am

Nov 27 – Make-up Picture Day

Dec 3 – Bake Sale to raise $$ for Shepherd Park Citizen Association (SPCA) gift giving program for homeless and shelter children – 3:15-6:00 pm in the Atrium

Dec 7 – Parents Night Out@Shepherd – details to come

Dec 12 – DCPS Budget Hearing/Forum – details to come

Dec 17 – Monthly Teacher and Staff Breakfast (brought in by ALL grades)

Dec 19 – Teacher Appreciation party/PTA meeting at 6:30 pm

Dec 19 – Six Flags Reading Logs due