School News

December 14, 2018

Friday Folders
We apologize, but with the end of the day rehearsal for the Christmas program, we did not get them to the classrooms before the students left. They will be coming home on Monday, December 17. Please note that in the folder is the JANUARY Pizza Order Form. Because of Christmas Break the due date is Friday, DECEMBER 21! Just in case the order form does not make it home, click HERE to get your copy. 
Christmas Programs
K-8 Christmas program is  Monday, December 17, 6:30 pm.  If you are not sure about your child's attire for the evening, please reach out to Mrs. Barreras, DBarreras@sothfamily.org. The kids are working hard on preparing for the Christmas Program. Please have them arrive 15-20 minutes early before the performance and meet in their classroom.

Hope to see you there!
Break-the-Dress Code Dates
This is a fundraiser for two groups (listed below). Bring $1 on the following dates to break the dress code. Proceeds will go toward the 7th-8th Gr Washington DC trip next spring! 

ONE left for 2018:  December  20. 
Need a Quick Gift?
Left over scrip from our on-hand scrip inventory available in the officeone Land's End-$25. Cash or check.
PTL News

Specials Teacher Gifts - PTL is collecting for the specials teachers ONLY this year. Families can give money to the main office. Families can gift their classroom teacher directly and personally (if they desire), but it is not required.


Christmas Parties will take place on the morning of Friday, December 21.

Street Smarts at Streets of SouthGlenn
Help Shepherd when you shop at The Streets of SouthGlenn to receive a prize of $250-$2500! Simply shop and submit receipts from purchases made between August 15, 2018, and April 30, 2019. Drop your receipts off at the mall's concierge office, use the link below to submit your receipts online, or use the box in Shepherd's entry hallway near the office. Each month, Street Smarts has special opportunities to earn BONUS points. They are listed below. 

Schools will earn  TRIPLE POINTS  for all SouthGlenn receipts dated and submitted November 16 through January 15  (Whole Foods receipts will earn regular points).
Click  HERE  to read more details about this easy fundraiser for the school and the opportunity for BONUS points.
Looking Ahead
Are these on your calendar?
  • December 17: K-8th Grade Christmas Program, 6:30 pm
  • December 20 - Break-the-Dress Code, $1
  • December 21: class parties and early dismiss 11:30 am
  • December 22-January 7: Christmas Break
  • January 8: School Resumes
Did you know that Musikgarten classes are available for our preschool students? Musikgarten is one of the leaders in early childhood music instruction. It offers a carefully researched and sequenced curriculum that lays a wonderful foundation for young children.
Enrollment is now open for the (15-classes) 2nd semester. The class is 45 minutes on Thursday morning and will begin January 24. Class size is limited to 10 students. Early Bird Registration is due by December 20.
For more information, you may pick up the registration form in preschool office or you may email the teacher, Nancy.Duensing@gmail.com.