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PTA and LSAT Elections

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We anticipate holding Shepherd PTA and LSAT elections virtually in September. If you’re interested in running for a position, please take a look at the PTA and the Local School Advisory Team (LSAT) information. Email info@shepherd-elementary.org if you’d like to learn more or are interested in running.

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Shepherd PTA Bulletin – August 14, 2020

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Hi Shepherd friends and family, It’s now mid-August and that means school will be starting (virtually!) soon…on MON, AUG 31! You’ll start to see more updates coming from the PTA and Dr. Hedlund soon…here are a few quick ones to share. Enjoy those last few days of summer! Liz Bradley Shepherd PTA President SHEPHERD COMMUNITY […]

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August 15, 2020, Message from Principal Hedlund

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Good afternoon Shepherd families, It has been a real treat to see so many of you pick up student belongings. Everyone is bursting with ideas on how to make things better, especially our students. I have been collecting some terrific ideas that we will start sorting through next week. I also want to give you […]

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August 5, 2020, Message from Principal Hedlund

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Hi Shepherd families, I hope this finds you well. We are attending School Leadership Institute this week to prepare for the opening of school and are learning a lot more detailed information on the systems and structures that will be in place. Please look for more communication from me at the end of this week, […]

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July 30, 2020, Message from Principal Hedlund

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Good afternoon Shepherd families, Today, in consideration of guidance from DC Health, Mayor Bowser announced that we will start School Year 2020-2021 virtually with all students learning at home. This will apply for all grades — Pre-K through 12 — and last at least through Term 1 from August 31 to November 6. Summer Bridge […]

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July 16, 2020, Message from Principal Hedlund

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Dear families, I know we are all frustrated and want more details about school year 2020-21. I am sorry that I do not have additional information to provide at this time, but Ms. Rottman, the custodians and I are preparing the building and ordering supplies for the start of school. Please know that I am […]

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June 20, 2020, Message from Principal Hedlund

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Hello Mustang families. On Thursday, we marched and drove as a community to speak out against racism and call for justice. For many of our students, it was an event they will never forget. I know I won’t. I have had many powerful and moving moments as an educator, but our walk was the most […]

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June 9, 2020, Message from Principal Hedlund

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Good morning everyone, Across the world, people are horrified by the murder of George Floyd, a murder once again demonstrating the cruelty, injustice and indignity that Black Americans suffer. I am sickened and outraged. It is impossible to wrap your mind about what happened during that video. That someone meant to protect would kill. That […]