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Ms. Joyner and her class - 100 Days Smarter
Mrs. King's Master Teacher for a Day

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Summer Reading Program

Shepherd Primary
Summer Reading Program
8:30 - 2:00 Primary School Library


June
5th -- Learn about Animals
12th -- Dr. Seuss Day with a craft
19th -- Dinosaur Day
26th -- Science Day

July

10th -- Reading and make bookmarks
17th -- Lego Day
24th -- End of Summer Celebration

Students who complete the following requirements will receive a pass to the new water park in New Caney, The Big Rivers Water Park.
Summer Reading log with at least 40 entries
Attend a minimum of 3 library events
Return your reading log to the Primary School Campus by August 15, 2018

Public Comments on Proposed Rulemaking

Texas Education Agency (TEA) would like Public Comments on Proposed Rulemaking. We encourage boards of trustees/governing boards, administrators, teachers, and parents to participate in the process for adopting rules that affect public education in Texas. It will also assist in complying with the requirements of Texas Education Code (TEC), §39.001, which requires the commissioner of education to solicit input from stakeholders who may be affected by proposed rules adopted under TEC, Chapter 39, Public School System Accountability.

Samaritan's Feet - Shoes for Students Program

Dolen Baptist, in cooperation with Samaritan’s Feet is offering new tennis shoes for Back To School at no cost. These shoes are for anyone from toddler to adult. However, you must register on our website to reserve a pair of shoes. Registration must be done by June 9th and the pick-up day will be Saturday July 28th, 2018. Please view the link attached for further details.

School Calendar Change - Superintendent Letter

Parents and Community Members,

We have experienced (and endured) many extreme weather events this year. To date we have lost eight days of school. For the safety of our students, the cancellations were necessary. Though many neighborhoods were safe today, not all were as lucky. Five of our subdivisions were affected by the flooding making it unsafe to attempt to transport them, impacting 400 to 500 students.

A major side effect of these closures is our students will not have received the State required minimum time of instruction. For upcoming years, we will create more flexible school calendars to greatly reduce the likelihood of this happening again. For our current situation, however, we had to find a viable solution.

We have 57 school days left this year to make up the lost time. I sought input about our options from parents, administrators, and Board members. Based on their feedback, we are making the following changes to our school calendar:

March 19th: Was listed as a staff workday/student holiday. It is now a regular school day.

May 24th (last day of school): Was listed as an early release day. It is now a full day with dismissal at the regular time.

Though hope is not a strategy, let’s hope and pray anyway that we do not have any more inclement weather days this year!

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Upcoming Events

Talent Show
Date: 5/24/2018, 9 AM 10 AM
End of Year Class Parties - PreK, 1st and 2nd Grade
Date: 5/24/2018, 11 AM 12 PM
Kindergarten Graduation
Date: 5/23/2018
1st and 2nd Grade Awards
Date: 5/22/2018
Field Day
Date: 5/18/2018, 9 AM 1:30 PM