** UPDATE: All students will be virtual on Monday, Feb 1 due to inclement weather
This week we will welcome more students back to Shepherd Elementary, and we are so excited to see them. There have been a lot of grade level meetings with families this past week and communication shared, but please see the chart below to see grade-by-grade shifts that are being made to accommodate in-person learning.
Please note that we made two hires this week. Our new instructional aide who will work with Ms. Johnson in PK 3 is Ms. Scott who is an experienced early childhood educator who has experience in conducting in-person learning during the pandemic. In addition, we hired another experienced educator, Ms. Russell, as a long-term substitute for Mr. Mack who will be out until April 1st. Also, the good news is Mr. Garner’s condition continues to improve.
Please reach out with any questions, and we will be checking in throughout the transition to see how things are going. Your feedback will be invaluable.
Black History Month Planning – Feb 3 at 4 pm
We met last Wednesday, but would love to have more people involved. Our theme is A Celebration of Black History in the District. Join us on Wednesday, February 3rd at 4 pm:
Topic: Black History Month Committee
Time: Feb 3, 2021 04:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 819 9503 6561
TERM 3 Updates
|PK 3||PK 3 CARE delayed until Ms. Scott is onboarded||No changes|
|PK 4||Ms. Conte and Ms. Taylor will support PK 4 CARE||Aides moving to support in person classrooms or increased virtual classrooms|
|K||Ms. Rajwani and Mr. Spriggs teach in person and simulcast to 11 studentsCARE students assigned to Ms. Trotter’s classroom to allow Mr. V to provide greater support||Mr. Morris moves to 2nd gradeMs. Person moves to support Ms. Trotter’s homeroom|
|1||Ms. Saxton will teach in person||Ms. Freeman and Ms. Moorefield will support Ms. Lewal’s homeroom|
|2||Ms. Murali will teach in person||Mr. Morris will move to support Ms. McIntyre’s classroom|
|3||CARE becomes in person learning with Ms. Gladney||Ms. Montgomery and Ms. Russell teach virtually once Ms. Russell is onboardedMs. Hagan, Ms. Mack, Ms. Freeman and Ms. Moorefield support until Ms. Russell is onboarded|
|5||Mr. Clayborn will teach in person||Homeroom shifts but no staffing changes|