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## Jazz Night!

### Friday, February 27, 2015 – 6:30 p.m.

#### Shepherd Elementary School Gymnasium

Come one, come all.  Join us for Shepherd’s 26th annual Jazz Night and Potluck Dinner.  Everyone is invited to this family-friendly event; where Shepherd students are introduced to jazz music in the comfort of their school surroundings and everyone can enjoy food, entertainment, and good company.

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## Music for Mustangs!

#### Can you support our music program?

Thank You!

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## Save the Date:

### Spring Gala and Auction

Saturday, May 16, 2015
Ready to volunteer?  Send us an e-mail with your name, number and special talents.
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## Shepherd/TI Tutoring Program

For 17 years, the Shepherd/TI Tutoring Program has provided free weekly tutoring for Shepherd Elementary students.  This year’s program is now open for tutees! The program meets every Sunday (except holiday weekends) from 5 to 6 pm at Tifereth Israel, a synagogue at the corner of 16th and Juniper Streets.

If you would like your child to participate, please email Susan Catler, liaison for the program, at shepherdtutoringprogram@gmail.com. Include your name and contact information (email and phone), child’s name, grade and teacher. For more information, visit Tutoring on the Shepherd Elementary website.

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The NW Saturday Academy is a new math, computer science and robotics program for DC youth and we are happy to announce that it will be hosted at our own Shepherd Elementary School beginning in February. Third, fourth and fifth grade students will learn computer coding by creating alterations, or “mods”, for the popular game Minecraft, boost their math acumen through study in a blended learning model class and get an introduction to the creativity and fun of engineering by building Lego robots. For more information about the program, please visit us at www.nwsadc.com.

–Christopher Alexander, parent of 2 Shepherd ES students.

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## The PTA’s “180 Fund”

##### We just made giving easier with PayPal!

Could you give a dollar a day to help Shepherd Elementary School reach its full potential?

(Or give what you can!  Our goal is participation by 100% of all Shepherd families, regardless of amount.)

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## Renovations Continue!

⇒ SEE renovation pictures from the summer of 2013. ⇒ SEE the PowerPoint presentation from the June 2013 community meeting. ⇒ VIEW a slide show of the first set of architect drawings.  ⇒ MORE Info.

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## Thank you to everyone who attended our winter holiday concert!  Congratulations Students and Mr. Gonzalez on a wonderful performance.

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# For Your Support of our School!

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## Join the effort to get Paul Robeson included in music textbooks

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