School News

December 7, 2018

Parents Night Out
Sunday, December 9, 2:00-6:00 pm
Need a chance to get away to shop for Christmas or enjoy a holiday show? SHYP kids are offering their services for you to bring your children to church and we will have food, games, crafts, and more. 

Click  HERE to sign up.
Christmas Programs
ELC's program is  Thursday, December 13, 6:00 pm. Please have them arrive at 5:40 pm and meet in their classroom.

K-8 Christmas program is Monday, December 17, 6:30 pm. 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

Teacher Gifts Reminder- PTL will organize a collection 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.


Thanks to all for Butter Braid sales! The PTL made about $1,600 and will use it for Teacher Appreciation Week, Moms and Muffins, Dads and Donuts, etc. as well as for special school assemblies


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

Friday Teacher Snacks
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.  Just a few openings left. Click HERE to sign up and more information.
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 9: Parents Night Out 2:00 pm
  • December 13: ELC Christmas Program, 6:00 pm
  • December 17: K-8th Grade Christmas Program, 6:30 pm
  • December 21: 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.
Jack's Corner
QUESTION : Is there a place for punishment in Christian parenting?
ANSWER:  Punishment* is arguably the most difficult task of parenting.  The problem is not with punishment itself, but with the...
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