School News
February 15, 2019

Principal's Message
Happy Friday! I hope you all enjoy your long weekend coming up! Our auction is in 14 days! We want each of you there!! It is a fun-filled evening of laughter, relationships AND sweet deals!!! Buy your ticket today!! Prices go up tomorrow!! The auction is our main source of fundraising to make improvements in our school. We want to continue to have your children as our biggest mission and we need your support. Shepherd is such a nurturing, safe environment where your children are being strengthened academically, spiritually, and socially. Let's all join together to make Shepherd the best it can be! I am excited to see your name on the dinner list! There may even be a special surprise for families who attend! I have babysitter names and numbers if you need assistance with childcare. Just let me know! 

Lisa Jennings
Save $5 -Last Chance
Event Tickets
Today is the last day to buy auction tickets for $45 or a table of 10 for $400. Price goes up on Saturday, February 16 to $50 each and $450 for a table of 10.
Next Friday, February 22, is the LAST DAY to make donations and buy tickets. 
Click  HERE  to buy your tickets. 
Raffle Tickets
Don't forget to sell raffle tickets. Stop by the office and get yours! 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: 
$5 each 
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   
LuHi Needs a Nurse
Lutheran High School's Nurse Aide program is in need of another Registered Nurse to be the coordinator of the program. The position is flexible but will be responsible for overseeing the instructor. The position requires a current Colorado nursing license along with one-year experience (minimum) as an RN in a long-term care facility. 
If you qualify, or know someone who is interested, please email Mrs. Rogness, savanna.rogness@lhsparker.org.
Thank you,
Mrs. Rogness
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!
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. 
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 28
March 14 (students going to LuHi's  Beauty and the Beast  can wear 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.
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 18; NO SCHOOL, President's Day
  • February 25-28; Day School ITBS Testing (Date Change!)
  • February 26; DALS Spelling Bee Contest
  • February 27-28; Talent show auditions for ELC-8th grade, 3:15-4:30 pm in the lunchroom
  • February 28; Break the Dress Code day
  • March 1; Annual Auction
  • March 6; Ash Wednesday, beginning of Lent
  • March 8; Talent show at 10am and 6pm
  • March 14; Break the Dress Code day
  • March 18-22; NO SCHOOL, Spring Break
Jack's Corner   
QUESTION: I find myself getting so angry at my 4-year-old son. I have always struggled with my temper. I don't want to be that kind of dad...
Click HERE to continue reading.