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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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September 27th, 2019, Message from Principal Hedlund

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Last night’s community meeting was well attended. Questions were sensible yet urgent. We have outstanding parent advocates working on our students’ behalf. The community center was the focus of the meeting, but time was also spent on lead contamination on DC playgrounds. You can find DPR’s presentation here. Construction will start in mid-October, and there […]

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International Baccalaureate Parent Academy!

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Join Shepherd’s new IB coordinator, Avani Mack, at IB Parent Academy! Ms. Mack will provide an overview of the IB Primary Years Program at three sessions on Friday, October 11th (Parent-Teacher Conference Day): Session 1: 9-9:30AM Session 2: 11-11:30AM Session 3: 1-1:30PM All sessions will be held in room A205 (second floor) at Shepherd. And […]

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Fall Fest is Fast Approaching!

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During Fall Fest 2018 we raised more than $18,000! To be successful again this year, we need your help! Your dollars go toward classroom materials and supplies for teachers, IB training for new teachers, IB materials for our students, a field trip for every grade level, the music book and materials for this year’s Spring Musical, […]

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THE MUSTANG – OCTOBER 2nd, 2019

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Walk to School Day! Join Shepherd’s PTO and the Health and Wellness Committee along with students, parents, and staff for this “before school” event. Either walk from home along your customary route or meet us at one of the three meet-up locations to join a “walking school bus” led by volunteers. The meet-up locations are: […]

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THE MUSTANG – SEPTEMBER 25th, 2019

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MOVIE NIGHT – SECRET LIVES of PETS 2 Join us Friday, September 27th at 6:30 pm for a screening of The Secret Lives of Pets 2! Bring your blankets; come in your pajamas! There will be snacks and drinks for sale. Most importantly, a good time will be had by all. BEFORE & AFTER SCHOOL […]