The Pirate Pulse
August 20, 2021
In this week's edition:

Shepherd I.S.D. Spotlight

"Mr. Stein works diligently and with close attention to detail as he makes sure all of our deliveries are received in full and delivered to the correct departments and campuses. At times he will take on additional duties to support our Motto: Every Student, Every Minute Every Day! He ensures our flags fly each day in front of the Administration building."- D.C.
Thomas Stein

"Mr. Stein keeps our warehouse running smoothly. He always comes in with a great attitude and is willing to go the extra mile to make our district the best that it can be." -K.B.

The Shepherd ISD Transportation Department would like to extend a big thank you to the Texas Department of Public Safety State Troopers, as well as Corporal Chris Koonce CVE Nacogdoches county and Trooper Linley Clark San Jacinto County. These Troopers take great pride in their work, public safety and the betterment of all communities! The TxDPS, Troopers are always there to lend a hand and help us grow into something better! Thank you Chris, Linley and TxDPS for your time and knowledge in helping us grow and further our goals not only in our careers but in providing better transportation for our students.
Staff & Students across the District
Students at Shepherd Intermediate participate in Anchor Time where students extend their thinking and practice essential skills for academic success.
SISD Board Meeting 8.19.21

Special THANKS to:
SHS JROTC, our Pirate Partner- Peoples State Bank, Mark Hamilton
SHS summer work program students
We would like to invite you to attend the next regularly scheduled SISD board meeting on Thursday, September 16, 6pm in the SISD Anchor Room
Upcoming Events
Support the kids and
The Friends of the Shepherd FFA will be hosting their annual cake auction virtually this year! It will be held on Friday, August 20, 2021 from 9 am - 10 pm on the Shepherd FFA Facebook Page. 

The purpose of this auction is to help raise money for scholarships, and FFA members travel costs for the National FFA Convention. If you are able to, we would appreciate it if you could be a buyer during this annual auction! 

SISD Pirateer Program is BACK!
We would like to invite ALL of our little Pirates (ages 0-4) to join us at the SPS Library on the following days from 8:45- 10:00

September 17
October 29
November 19
December 10

Each session of Pirateers Reading Program will include books read aloud, hands on activities, a snack, and lots of fun.

SISD needs YOU to help us show the world how awesome we are. Don't forget to tag us in all of your campus pictures. We want to see SISD EVERYWHERE!
#piratenation #vision2025 #takethewheel
The Shepherd FFA will be hosting their first blood drive of the year on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 from 8am- 2pm in the high school gym foyer. If you would like to sign up, please send an email to Mrs. Parmar. You may contact her at the following:

Kalyn Parmar
Agriculture Science Teacher
Shepherd High School

Thank you in advance for helping us save lives! 

We have time available from 8am- 1:45pm. Reservation times will be available every 15 minutes. Reservations will be scheduled on a first come, first serve basis.
Are you showing your school spirit?
You can purchase a #PIRATENATION shirt for $20 or buy all three for $50! On sale TODAY at central office, come and see us for some new threads.

Purchase your SISD #PIRATENATION flag, TODAY!

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Every Student, Every Minute, Every Day
Proud to be a Pirate!

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