PTO Bulletin

Shepherd PTOPTO Bulletins

Good evening, Mustang Parents!
A few reminders as we hit the home stretch before the February break…

  • Tomorrow (Feb 14) is class picture day! A reminder to send in your child’s form with payment
  • Friday, Feb 15 is the Valentine’s Day Dance from 3:30-5:00 in the Multipurpose Room
  • Mon, Feb 18-22 – NO SCHOOL
    And when we return from break…it’s “Read Across America” Week with Dr. Seuss…
    Mon, Feb 25 – Wear Silly Socks (Fox in Socks)
    Tues, Feb 26 – Wear your Favorite Hat (Cat in the Hat)
    Wed, Feb 27 – Crazy Hair Day (Who’ville)
    Thurs, Feb 28 – Dress for Your Future Job (Oh, The Places You’ll Go)
    Fri, March 1 – Pajama Day
    Upcoming Events:
    Tuesday, February 19 at 6pm to 8:30pm at the Juanita Thornton Library – Introduction and Community Conversation with Ward 4 SBOE Frazier O’Leary about the State of DCPS Secondary Education Options
    Come out from 6-6:30pm to meet and greet Ward 4’s SBOE representative Frazier O’Leary, who will explain the role of a SBOE representative in DC, describe the current state of DCPS secondary education options for Shepherd Park, Colonial Village, and North Portal Estates, provide some information on the proposed Ward 3 DCPS Feeder options and what tools are available to our community, and last but not least of all Q&A.
    Note: As this was coordinated and scheduled during the DCPS Feb break, we are going to ask Mr. O’Leary to come to a future PTA meeting to talk more with us.
    Fri, March 1 at 6:30 pm – Jazz Night
    Mark your calendars now! Thanks to the direction of Dr. Michael Wallace, we’ll be hosting our 30th Annual Jazz Night at Shepherd Elementary!
    Please sign up to contribute a food or drink item and bring enough for about 10 people: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/30E0F49AEA82FABFF2-jazz.
    Come enjoy awesome jazz music with the family, bring a potluck dish to share, and meet new families and friends.