School News
February 8, 2019

Thinking About Summer Camps?
How about a week at 
Camp Timberlines' "Outward Bounds"? 
Camp runs June 24-28 and is held at Shepherd for current  K-6th grade students. Cost for the week is $250. From high quality sports instruction, wild camp games, parties, and wacky skits and songs, your child is sure to have a week they will never forget and feel Known and loved for exactly who God created them to be. Diane Dalm, day camp director, will be in the gym between services Sunday, Feb. 10, to share more about the program. Consider a Christian Day Camp unlike any other in Colorado---Camp Timberline's Outta Bounds!
Parents Night Out 
  & Xtreme Mystery Dinner
Sunday, February 10, 2:00-6:00 pm
ed a chance to get away or enjoy an afternoon out? SHYP kids (high school) are off ering their services for you to bring your children to church/school and we will have food, games, crafts, and more. Click   HERE   to  sign up !

Qdoba for a Kiss
On February 14, score a free entrée when you purchase an entrée and share a kiss with anyone or anything. You can also help us kiss childhood hunger good-bye! Donate in-restaurant or use #QDOBAFORAKISS. For every hashtag shared, we will donate $1 to No Kid Hungry. 

Remember drop-off your receipts in the at SouthGlenn's coneirge office or bring them to the office at Shepherd for Street Smarts point  (see article below for more information.)
We Love to Read
Literacy Day is an event when we celebrate our love for reading, and practice reading and writing skills. This year it will take place during the school day on Thursday, February 14, in the afternoon for all K-3 students. Be on the lookout for a Literacy Day packet in your K-3 student's homework folders. It contains fun and interactive reading activities to incorporate at home, as well as some helpful information for parents on how to support your growing reader.   
Be a Reading Superstar!
The AR reading challenge is on! Shepherd students, get reading! Our school is competing against other Lutheran schools by grade level to see who will read the most between now and March 8th. Parents, you can be involved. You can read to your student and then he or she can take the AR test the next day at school. So, put your reading caps on and READ!
Auction Time!
Event Tickets
There is only one week to buy tickets at the reduced rate of $45 or a table of 10 for $400. New prices will be $50 per ticket or a table of 10 for $450. This a great way to support your school and have a fun adult evening.  We need your attendance to make the auction a success and raise money. This will ensure the improvements are made to our technology this summer.
Raffle Tickets
Don't forget to sell raffle tickets.  This is a fun easy way to get friends and family involved with your family's school. NEW - If your family sells 12 raffle tickets, your student will be invited to a Green Eggs & Ham Breakfast Celebration with Mrs. Jennings on March 8.

Tickets prices are: 
one for $5 
5 for $20
12 for $40. 

Prizes are:
1st place prize is a $500 VISA Gift Card
2nd place receives a $250 VISA Gift Card 
3rd place receives a $100 VISA Gift Card 

(You do not have to be present to win - but you'll really want to be there!)

The Auction items will be up on the website on February 22. Please consider bidding on your teacher's Experience. It's a great adventure for your child.
Thanks for all your support thus farD'Wayn Stone   
Vote for Family Favorites
Let's tell the Denver Metro area about our school. You can help by voting for our Day School, Preschool, and after-school care. Click HERE to learn about this opportunity and to vote.

by voting you are entered into a sweepstakes to win a 
Kids City Camper Experience at The Ritz-Carlton.
Friday Teacher Snacks
Let's show our awesome teachers some love and appreciation on Fridays! Sign up for one or more Fridays and bring a favorite snack to the teacher's workroom in the morning so that they can enjoy a treat after a long week of work. Only 10 FRIDAYS left!
Break the Dress Code Days 
This is a fundraiser for the 7th-8th Gr Washington DC Trip in March. Bring $1 on the  following dates to break the dress code. 

February 14
February 28
March 14 (students going to LuHi's  Beauty and the Beast , jeans and school shirt)
Street Smarts at SouthGlenn
Street Smarts runs August 15 - April 30
Shop, dine, enjoy services or see a movie at The Streets at SouthGlenn, then submit your receipts online at shopandlog.com/southglenn. If you don't need your receipts, use the convenient collection box located in the Guest Services lobby. Your school earns at least five points per dollar spent for receipts dated between Aug. 15, 2018 and April 30, 2019. Each participating school wins $350 to $2,500.
EARN TRIPLE POINTS  on receipts dated Jan. 16-Feb. 28
Valentine's Day is Thursday, February 14! Shop The Streets at SouthGlenn to find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Plus, you can plan that perfect dinner and a movie date night to celebrate! Earn triple points for shopping at:
Andrews Jewelers
Apricot Lane
Charming Charlie
Trice Jewelers
Victoria's Secret
Woodhouse Day Spa
Click HERE to learn more about the Street Smarts program.
And the Results Are...
God has blessed Shepherd over the past few years by allowing us to participate in several programs to give us third source funding.  Specifically, on the average, Box Tops proceeds are $1,000 and Street Smarts $425, per school year. Keep on turning in Box Tops to the office or into the classroom boxes to win a party! Also, when deciding where to shop, consider The Streets of SouthGlenn for Street Smarts points. You can also submit SouthGlenn receipts dated back to August 15, 2018. Let's make this year the best yet to help our school budget!
Looking Forward
Are these on your calendar?
Click HERE to view the school year calendar for more important dates. 
  • Wednesdays, thru Feb 28; Open House, 9:00-2:00
  • February 10; Parents Night Out
  • February 14; Break the Dress Code Day, $1
  • February 14; Literacy Day
  • February 18; NO SCHOOL, President's Day
  • February 26; DALS Spelling Bee Contest
  • February 25-28; Day School ITBS Testing (Date Change!)
  • March 1; Annual Auction
  • March 6; Ash Wednesday, beginning of Lent
  • March 18-22; NO SCHOOL, Spring Break