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November 11th, 2019, Message from Principal Hedlund

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It was a short week, but a productive one for faculty and staff at Shepherd. On Monday, we participated in a Responsive Classroom training on logical consequences and spent time completing some important tasks, including grading. The majority of us spent Tuesday in professional development with the rest of the schools in our cluster and […]

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November 1st, 2019, Message from Principal Hedlund

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Yesterday was the best Halloween I have had in years! Thank you to all of you who cheered us on along the parade route. There was a lot of joy at Shepherd yesterday! Thank you all for your patience with Monday’s evacuation. Construction is supposed to begin on 11/4, and I have not received any […]

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October 25th, 2019, Message from Principal Hedlund

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Last week’s Fall Fest was a tremendous success. Families and staff enjoyed the food, fun and perfect weather, and the Shepherd PTA raised more money than they ever have at this event. A huge thank you to all who attended and volunteered. A special shout goes to Ayana McIntosh who coordinated this year’s Fall Fest […]

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October 14th, 2019, Message from Principal Hedlund

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This coming week is Bullying Prevention Spirit Week at Shepherd, and you will see the fun daily activities we have planned. During Morning Meeting, Ms. Browne and Dr. Brown have been visiting each homeroom to discuss bullying with students and teach them what it is and what to do if they are being bullied or […]

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PTA/LSAT and Principal Selection Elections TONIGHT!

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Below are all of the nominations we’ll be voting on at tonight’s PTA meeting. The meeting will be at 6:30 pm in the Multipurpose room and you must be present to vote. Childcare will be provided in the cafeteria by Star Achievers. PTA Exec Board Nominations President: Liz Bradley I’m Liz Bradley and am running […]

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LAST CALL for Gala Tickets!

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Sales of ticketed VIP Sponsorships end TODAY, May 1st, at midnight…this is your last chance to join the fun at our VIP cocktail hour on May 4th! General Admission ticket prices will continue to be sold, but the price will increase to $75 per person starting tomorrow at NOON. Don’t miss your chance to join […]

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Get Your Gala Updates HERE!

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Hey Shepherd Families – 5 weeks until Gala time where we have a ton of fun at an adults-only night out at Bobby Vans on Sat, May 4th and raise some serious money for the PTA to support our students, teachers and staff next school year! What Does the Auction and Gala Support? The Shepherd […]

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BLUE 44 Restaurant Night!

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Have Dinner and Support Shepherd Elementary School PTA! Bring a copy of this flyer to BLUE44 at 5507 Connecticut Ave NW, Wash, DC from 5PM – 10PM on TUESDAY, MARCH 19th BLUE44 will donate 20% of all orders placed with presentation of this flyer. We encourage you to make advance reservations by calling 202-362-BLUE or […]

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15th Annual Shepherd Gala and Auction!

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The Official Weekly Newsletter of the 15th Annual Shepherd Annual Gala Committee We are just beginning the massive effort of planning and preparation for Shepherd’s 15th Annual Spring Gala and Auction. This year’s Gala will be held on May 4th, 2019, at The Atrium at Bobby Van’s Grill in Washington, DC. Historically, the Spring Gala […]