School News

November 30, 2018

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! 

Two dates left for 2018:  December  6  and  20. 
Need a Quick Gift?
Left over scrip from our on-hand scrip inventory available in the office, cash or check. There is one Land's End-$25 and one Little Caesar's $20.
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.
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

K-8 Christmas program is Monday, December 17, 6:30 pm. 
Hope to see you there!
Shepherd T-shirts
There hasn't been much interest in ordering a second batch of t-shirts. If you think you would like a t-shirt, please respond to Tammy, TGlandon@sothfamily.org, this next week. We will then get an estimate of the price of what the t-shirts will cost and notify those interested.  

Click HERE to see styles available. 
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 7: K-8th grade early dismiss 1:00 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
LuHi Christmas Music
Thursday, December 6
Friday, December 7
Lutheran High School Music Department invites you to "Behold, Your Lord Comes to You - A LuHi Christmas," an evening filled with Christmas music from the Men's Choir, Bel Canto, Wind Ensemble, and Jubilate Choir. The evening will feature performances from these groups and opportunities for you to sing along on favorite Christmas hymns, including a candlelight version of "Silent Night". The evening also shares the Christmas story through scripture readings and meditations. It is a great opportunity to hear the greatest story ever told and to take the opportunity to share this spectacular story with someone in your life that needs to hear it. The concert begins at 7:00 pm at Parker Bible Church, is free and open to the public.  We hope to see you there!
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.
Field Trip & Events Sponsorship
If you have a business, or would like to provide a corporate sponsorship, for field trips or activities at Shepherd, please let us know by emailing Mrs. Jennings, LJennings@sothfamily.org.