Shepard PTA was issued a $41.25 donation from the AmazonSmile Foundation for activity between July 1 and September 30, 2016. This holiday season, we can blow that number off the charts!

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

 


  

 

PTA Annual Online Silent Auction closes Sunday, November 13 at 10 pm

Go to the Online Auction Website

The PTA provides unique experiences and support to the teachers and staff of Shepard. You can help by purchasing items in the Shepard Auction. All of the money will directly benefit the students and teachers of Shepard. 

We have some fantastic items and will highlight them throughout the week.  We have Group Events this year.  These events are created in an effort to support our school through community activities like Ladies Night Out, Authentic Mexican Cooking Class, and more!

November 6-13 - Auction; November 16 (5-7 pm) - Auction pick-up

Go Bid, Bid, Bid!

 


 Express Your Artistic Talent with PTA Reflections

Theme: WHAT IS YOUR STORY

Create an original work in visual arts, dance, photography, film, music or literature.

Entries are due Thursday, November, 17th before school at a table in front of office.

  • Guidelines can be picked up in Mrs. Peter's room or online at www.pta.org/reflections
  • Be sure to have an attached entry form completed that came home in the Tuesday folder
  • At least one parent/guardian must be a member of the Shepard PTA. Join now.

If you have any questions, email Roxanne Wright.

 


Save-the-Date:  Holiday Spirit Night at Chick-fil-a 

On Tuesday, December 6th, from 5-8 pm Santa, Mrs. Claus and the Chick-fil-a cow will all make guest appearances to meet and greet and take photos with the kids. Chick-fil-a will donate 15% of all sales to Shepard families back to our school. 

 


 

Brainopolis "Invention-Creation" Starts November 3

Register your Budding Genius for Invention-Creation, the second of the Brainopolis - STEAM after-school programs starting soon. All grades are encouraged to participate.

More information

And, while you're at it...

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


 

Shepard Elementary PTA is proud to sponsor the 2016-2017 Earthsavers Program. This program is open to Kindergarten through 5th grade students who want to learn more about the earth and how to be responsible citizens of our environment.

More information

 


 Benefits available for PTA Members!

 


Upcoming Events

November

16 PTA after-school Chess

16 PTA Auction Pick-up (5-7 pm)

21-25 Thanksgiving Break

December

1 PTA Earthsavers (3rd - 5th)

6 PTA Chick-Fil-A Spirit Night with Santa and the Cow (5-8 pm)

8 PTA Earthsavers (K - 2nd)

8 PTA Story Night - 6:00 pm

15 Winter Holiday Party

15 Choir Concert

16 Student Early Release

19-30 Winter Break

 


  

 

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


2015-16 Voluntary Student Accident Insurance

The enrollment method parents can use to enroll students for voluntary accident insurance has changed.  Parents can enroll online utilizing the internet instead of submitting a paper application.  The company (Markel) has dedicated a secure enrollment website.  The website address is http://markel.sevencorners.com.


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