Shepherd Calendar

2017 - 2018
Today Day Week Month Year Agenda
       
Tuesday July 4 Independence Day - Schools and district offices closed
Wednesday August 9 First day of school - Welcome back!
Monday September 4 Labor Day - Schools and district offices closed
Wednesday September 13 Professional development - junior high and high school late start, elementary early release
Friday October 6 End of first quarter grading period, early release
  1:50pm Extra Early Release - End of 1st quarter grading period.
Monday October 9-13 October Break - Schools closed; limited district services available
Monday October 16 School resumes
  October 16-20 Elementary parent teacher conferences - early release for elementary students only
Tuesday October 17 8:30am Yearbook Club - Room 145
  9:00am Performing Arts Picture Day - Remember to bring concert attire and instrument.
  4:00pm 2nd Qtr Sports Parent Meeting - Girls Badminton & Softball, Boys Volleyball & Baseball Meet in the Gym
Wednesday October 18 4:00pm 2nd Qtr Sports Tryouts - Girls Badminton & Softball, Boys Volleyball & Baseball Come all three days
  4:00pm Project 7 Club - Come on out to the first meeting of the year for Project 7 Club, formerly Won by One Christian Club. Room 266
Thursday October 19 2:00pm Student Flu Shot Clinic - Must have turned in the consent form prior to October Break.
  4:00pm 2nd Qtr Sports Tryouts - Girls Badminton & Softball, Boys Volleyball & Baseball Come all three days
  4:00pm PTO - All Shepherd parents are welcome Conference Room
Friday October 20 4:00pm 2nd Qtr Sports Tryouts - Girls Badminton & Softball, Boys Volleyball & Baseball Come all three days
  5:00pm Halloween Dance - Halloween Dance   -  Fridy, 5 - 7 PM, Cafeteria   Grab your friends and come have a spooky fun time at the Halloween Dance!   Costumes are optional - n o masks and all costumes must be school appropriate including accessories. Advance purchase tickets are just $5 and include a drink or candy, or pay $6 at the door.  Photos and concessions will be available for $1 each.  Remember to bring your socks & student ID. 
Monday October 23 College Fair at Dobson High School
  9:00am Binder Checks - Make sure backpacks are cleaned out, organized, and restocked with school supplies for binder check week.
Tuesday October 24 9:00am Binder Checks - Make sure backpacks are cleaned out, organized, and restocked with school supplies for binder check week.
Wednesday October 25 8:50am PSAT 8/9 & Benchmark Testing - All Shepherd students will be testing: 8th grade - PSAT 8/9 7th grade - Benchmark
  4:00pm SIAC - All Shepherd parents are welcome to attend SIAC - School Improvement & Advisory Committee Media Center
Thursday October 26 9:00am Binder Checks - Make sure backpacks are cleaned out, organized, and restocked with school supplies for binder check week.
  5:00pm Spooktacular STEAM & College Night - Spooktacular STEAM & College Night  -  Thursday, Oct 26 , 5 – 8 PM  Save the date for the Spooktacular STEAM & College Night!!  Hands-on activities, shows, presentations, displays, & plenty of good fun for all ages!   Look for Stuntmaster’s BMX Physics Show, Phoenix Herpetological Society, STAR Lab Planetarium Show, Rock & Gem Club, Save the Cord, Plasma Robotics, EVIT Nursing & Health Sciences, & EVIT Future Engineers, Arizona State, Grand Canyon University, ASU Poly, MCC, and so much more!   Make Ice Cream in a Bag, Slime, & Marshmallow Shooters.  Enjoy Shepherd Orchestra, NAL “Spooky” Trivia, “Spaghetti Noodle Structures”, the “Little Mermaid, Jr.” Musical Theater Teaser, and loads more!    Indulge in tasty treats from Waffle Crush, Mustache Pretzels, & Jimbo’s Wing’n It! 
Friday October 27 9:00am Binder Checks - Make sure backpacks are cleaned out, organized, and restocked with school supplies for binder check week.
  9:00am Assembly Bell Schedule
Wednesday November 1 Professional development - junior high and high school late start, elementary early release
  8:30am Canned Food Drive - Shepherd Families “Can” Make a Difference!   Shepherd Jr High canned food drive runs November 1 st -17 th .  Bring non-perishable food items to the bookstore hallway before school.  All donated food will benefit those in need within the Shepherd community through St. Vincent de Paul.
  November 1- 2 11:50pm Extra Late Start
Thursday November 2 8:30am Canned Food Drive - Shepherd Families “Can” Make a Difference!   Shepherd Jr High canned food drive runs November 1 st -17 th .  Bring non-perishable food items to the bookstore hallway before school.  All donated food will benefit those in need within the Shepherd community through St. Vincent de Paul.
Friday November 3 8:30am Canned Food Drive - Shepherd Families “Can” Make a Difference!   Shepherd Jr High canned food drive runs November 1 st -17 th .  Bring non-perishable food items to the bookstore hallway before school.  All donated food will benefit those in need within the Shepherd community through St. Vincent de Paul.
  3:00pm Popcornopolis Delivery Day
Saturday November 4 8:30am Canned Food Drive - Shepherd Families “Can” Make a Difference!   Shepherd Jr High canned food drive runs November 1 st -17 th .  Bring non-perishable food items to the bookstore hallway before school.  All donated food will benefit those in need within the Shepherd community through St. Vincent de Paul.
Sunday November 5 8:30am Canned Food Drive - Shepherd Families “Can” Make a Difference!   Shepherd Jr High canned food drive runs November 1 st -17 th .  Bring non-perishable food items to the bookstore hallway before school.  All donated food will benefit those in need within the Shepherd community through St. Vincent de Paul.
Monday November 6 8:30am Canned Food Drive - Shepherd Families “Can” Make a Difference!   Shepherd Jr High canned food drive runs November 1 st -17 th .  Bring non-perishable food items to the bookstore hallway before school.  All donated food will benefit those in need within the Shepherd community through St. Vincent de Paul.
Tuesday November 7 8:30am Canned Food Drive - Shepherd Families “Can” Make a Difference!   Shepherd Jr High canned food drive runs November 1 st -17 th .  Bring non-perishable food items to the bookstore hallway before school.  All donated food will benefit those in need within the Shepherd community through St. Vincent de Paul.
Wednesday November 8 8:30am Canned Food Drive - Shepherd Families “Can” Make a Difference!   Shepherd Jr High canned food drive runs November 1 st -17 th .  Bring non-perishable food items to the bookstore hallway before school.  All donated food will benefit those in need within the Shepherd community through St. Vincent de Paul.
Thursday November 9 8:30am Canned Food Drive - Shepherd Families “Can” Make a Difference!   Shepherd Jr High canned food drive runs November 1 st -17 th .  Bring non-perishable food items to the bookstore hallway before school.  All donated food will benefit those in need within the Shepherd community through St. Vincent de Paul.
  4:00pm PTO - All Shepherd parents are welcome Conference Room
Friday November 10 Veterans Day (observed) - Schools and district offices closed
Monday November 13 8:30am Canned Food Drive - Shepherd Families “Can” Make a Difference!   Shepherd Jr High canned food drive runs November 1 st -17 th .  Bring non-perishable food items to the bookstore hallway before school.  All donated food will benefit those in need within the Shepherd community through St. Vincent de Paul.
Tuesday November 14 8:30am Canned Food Drive - Shepherd Families “Can” Make a Difference!   Shepherd Jr High canned food drive runs November 1 st -17 th .  Bring non-perishable food items to the bookstore hallway before school.  All donated food will benefit those in need within the Shepherd community through St. Vincent de Paul.
Wednesday November 15 8:30am Canned Food Drive - Shepherd Families “Can” Make a Difference!   Shepherd Jr High canned food drive runs November 1 st -17 th .  Bring non-perishable food items to the bookstore hallway before school.  All donated food will benefit those in need within the Shepherd community through St. Vincent de Paul.
Thursday November 16 8:30am Canned Food Drive - Shepherd Families “Can” Make a Difference!   Shepherd Jr High canned food drive runs November 1 st -17 th .  Bring non-perishable food items to the bookstore hallway before school.  All donated food will benefit those in need within the Shepherd community through St. Vincent de Paul.
  7:00pm The Little Mermaid, Jr. - Shepherd musical theater presents "The Little Mermaid, Jr." $5 - Advance sale tickets in the bookstore $7 -  Tickets at the door  
Friday November 17 8:30am Canned Food Drive - Shepherd Families “Can” Make a Difference!   Shepherd Jr High canned food drive runs November 1 st -17 th .  Bring non-perishable food items to the bookstore hallway before school.  All donated food will benefit those in need within the Shepherd community through St. Vincent de Paul.
  7:00pm The Little Mermaid, Jr. - Shepherd musical theater presents "The Little Mermaid, Jr." $5 - Advance sale tickets in the bookstore $7 -  Tickets at the door  
Saturday November 18 7:00pm The Little Mermaid, Jr. - Shepherd musical theater presents "The Little Mermaid, Jr." $5 - Advance sale tickets in the bookstore $7 -  Tickets at the door  
Wednesday November 22 9:00am "ASU vs UofA" Spirit Day - Wear either ASU or UofA school appropriate attire and earn Spirit Points for your class.
Thursday November 23-24 Thanksgiving Break - Schools and district offices closed
Monday November 27 9:00am Binder Checks - Make sure backpacks are cleaned out, organized, and restocked with school supplies for binder check week.
  9:00am "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
Tuesday November 28 9:00am Binder Checks - Make sure backpacks are cleaned out, organized, and restocked with school supplies for binder check week.
  9:00am "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
Wednesday November 29 9:00am Binder Checks - Make sure backpacks are cleaned out, organized, and restocked with school supplies for binder check week.
  9:00am "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
Thursday November 30 9:00am Binder Checks - Make sure backpacks are cleaned out, organized, and restocked with school supplies for binder check week.
  9:00am "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
  4:00pm AVID Club - Room 164
Friday December 1 9:00am Binder Checks - Make sure backpacks are cleaned out, organized, and restocked with school supplies for binder check week.
  9:00am "Sweats" Spirit Day - Wear school appropriate "Sweats" and earn Spirit Points for your class.
  9:00am Assembly Bell Schedule
  9:00am "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
  2:00pm Poetry Slam
Saturday December 2 9:00am "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
Sunday December 3 9:00am "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
Monday December 4 8:30am Book Fair! - Media Center
  9:00am "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
Tuesday December 5 8:00am NJHS
  8:30am Book Fair! - Media Center
  9:00am "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
  7:00pm Dance Concert
Wednesday December 6 8:30am Book Fair! - Media Center
  9:00am "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
  4:00pm Spelling Bee - Media Center
Thursday December 7 9:00am "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
Friday December 8 9:00am "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
Monday December 11 8:30am Candy Grams on Sale
  7:00pm Choir Concert - Auditorium
Wednesday December 13 6:00pm Guitar Concert - Media Center
Thursday December 14 4:00pm PTO - All Shepherd parents are welcome Conference Room
  6:30pm Band Concert - Auditorium
  7:30pm Orchestra Concert - Auditorium
Monday December 18 9:00am Final Exam Schedule
Tuesday December 19 9:00am Final Exam Schedule
Wednesday December 20 9:00am Candy Gram Delivery Day
Thursday December 21 Early release for high school students only
  9:00am Regular School Day
Friday December 22 End of second quarter grading period and first semester; early release
  1:50pm Extra Early Release - End of semester 1
Monday Dec 25 - Jan 5 Winter Break - Schools closed
  Dec 25 - Jan 2 Winter Break - District offices closed
Wednesday January 3- 5 Winter Break - Limited district services available
Monday January 8 School resumes - Second semester begins
Tuesday January 9 8:00am NJHS - Media Center
  4:00pm 3rd Qtr Sports Parent Meeting - Cross Country, Flag Football, & Girls Volleyball
Wednesday January 10 4:00pm 3rd Qtr Sports Tryouts - Cross Country, Flag Football, & Girls Volleyball Bring parent signed permission slip Come to all three days
Thursday January 11 4:00pm 3rd Qtr Sports Tryouts - Cross Country, Flag Football, & Girls Volleyball Bring parent signed permission slip Come to all three days
  4:00pm PTO - All Shepherd parents are welcome Conference Room
Friday January 12 9:00am "Twins" Spirit Day - Choose a friend and come to school dressed as "Twins" and earn Spirit Points for your class.
  9:00am Assembly Bell Schedule
  4:00pm 3rd Qtr Sports Tryouts - Cross Country, Flag Football, & Girls Volleyball Bring parent signed permission slip Come to all three days
Monday January 15 Martin Luther King Jr./Civil Rights Day - Schools and district offices closed
Tuesday January 16-19 Elementary parent teacher conferences - early release for elementary students only
Monday January 29 Kindergarten registration begins
Tuesday January 30 Kindergarten evening registration
Wednesday February 14 Professional development - junior high and high school late start, elementary early release
Monday February 19 Presidents Day - Schools and district offices closed
Friday March 9 End of third quarter grading period; early release
Monday March 12-16 Spring Break - Schools closed
  March 12-14 Spring Break - Limited district services available
Thursday March 15-16 Spring Break - District offices closed
Monday March 19 School resumes
Friday March 30 Spring Holiday - Schools and district offices closed
Wednesday April 11 Professional development - junior high and high school late start, elementary early release
Wednesday May 23 Early release for high school students only
Thursday May 24 Last day of school and high school graduation
Monday May 28 Memorial Day — Schools and district offices closed
Current Calendar: Shepherd Calendar iCal | Outlook
Shared Calendars: MPS District Calendar iCal | Outlook

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