2nd Annual Patriot Dads' Farmstead Campout - May 12
Calling all Shepard Patriot Dads & Children of Shepard Elementary!

Are you ready to sleep out under the stars? Enjoy an enclosed 4.5 acre historical museum landmark that is within walking distance of Shepard Elementary? Eat popcorn? Give Mom a night out? Pull out your camping gear and come join us for the 2nd annual campout!

 

Campout starts Friday, May 12 at 5 pm, and ends on Saturday morning by 10 am.

 

Are you ready to sleep out under the stars? Enjoy an enclosed 4.5 acre historical museum landmark that is within walking distance of Shepard Elementary? Eat popcorn? Give Mom a night out? Pull out your camping gear and come join us for the 2nd annual campout! Campout starts Friday, May 12 at 5 pm, and ends on Saturday morning by 10 am.

 

Heritage Farmstead Museum

$55 per Father/child attendee

Click here for details and to register.

 

 


 

Volunteers - We Need You for Field Day!

Shepard Elementary Field Day 2017 is May 19!

 

Volunteers are needed to help set up, run the games, serve snacks and cheer on the kids. It's the best day to come and play with your kids. Please fill out this form and indicate which shift(s) you would like to work.

 

All parents with approved criminal background check are encouraged to help with this event. To apply for approval, go here.

 


 

Order 2017-2018 School Supplies Now!

Save up to 40% on supplies and support the PTA!

 

To order online with a credit card please go to Log-In Or Register Here (top nav, far right) > login or create a new login > 2017-2018 School Supply Packs under New Forms. The site/link may not be fully functional by phone. But it is by old-school computer!

 

Or order with cash or check by returning this form along with your payment by Thursday, June 1, 2017.

 

Make checks payable to: Shepard PTA

 


Collect Box Tops for the Spring Popcorn Contest - Due May 5

Start collecting your Box Tops again for the Spring Popcorn contest!
This semester, we will also have an Individual Contest, with the prize being a gift card (yet to be determined).
Place your Box Tops in a ziplock baggie with your child's name and grade on it.

 

Thank you for always supporting Shepard and our PTA!

 


                                         

Shepard Fifth Grade Senior - College Scholarship Application - Due May 12

In honor of Becky Washington, for the many years she devoted to Shepard Elementary students, the Shepard PTA has established a college scholarship in her name in the amount of $500 to be awarded each spring.

 

Please read the scholarship requirements, rules and limitations and complete the application.

 

All applications must be turned into the Shepard Front Desk by Friday, May 12 at noon.

 


 

Tom Thumb's Good Neighbor Program: Another Way to Give Back!

Tom Thumb will pay 1% of our members' total grocery purchases to Shepard Elementary. The amount of the check depends on the amount of our supporters' total purchases.
Click here to sign up give back to Shepard Elementary. Use Shepard Elementary School PTA vendor #: 228023

 


At smile.amazon.com, you'll find the exact same low prices as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to Shepard Elementary.


Login to Amazon via this link https://smile.amazon.com
And then choose PTA Texas Congress 7434 Shepard Elementary PTA

 


 

  

Please consider donating to Shepard's STREAM Lab

Shepard has been working towards creating, improving and granting access to Shepard Students for our STREAM Lab located in the Library. We have made amazing strides to provide students with many hands on learning activities and opportunities but there is so much more we'd like to do! Please consider donating to help us reach our goals of providing Shepard Students nothing but the best in STREAM education.

Donate here: https://shepardpta.membershiptoolkit.com/shepardgenius

 


  Benefits available for PTA Members!

 


Upcoming Events

May
4 Choir Performance
4 PTA Earthsavers (3rd - 5th)
5 Choir Performance
11 PTA Earthsavers (K - 2nd)
12 Shepard Patriot Dads' Campout
19 PTA Field Day
22 Senior Reception
25 PTA Family Picnic
29 Student Holiday

June
1 Pride Rally
1 Fifth Grade Graduation Party
2 Kindergarden Graduation and Recption
2 Last Day of School / Student Early Release

 


  

 

Please update your child's information from last year.  Log into your account and update this information or remove your student from the directory if they have moved on to middle school. The directory is only available to PTA members, so join today!!!


     Click the picture to:

      - Join PTA

      - Sign-up to volunteer

      - Purchase spirit wear

      - Make a donation

 

 


Meal Assistance

PISD's Free and Reduced Priced Federal Meal Application will be available online at https://fans.pisd.edu/fma


 

Shepard Elementary School

Principal:  Tricia Lancaster

School Hours:  7:45 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Motto:  "We put our children first"

Mission Statement:  To create a welcoming and nurturing environment where parents and school staff partner together with the community to ensure student success and enjoyment of learning.

Mascot:  Patriots

School Colors:  Red, White & Blue

State Accountability Rating:  Recognized as a Blue Ribbon School in 2008