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.
  4:45pm Volleyball @ Carson
  4:45pm Badminton @ Home
  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.
Tuesday October 31 4:45pm Boys Volleyball @ Home
  4:45pm Badminton @ Summit
Wednesday November 1 Professional development - junior high and high school late start, elementary early release
  10:40am 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.
  11:05am Extra Late Start
Thursday November 2 10:40am 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.
  4:45pm 7th Baseball @ Home
  4:45pm 8th Baseball @ Rhodes
  4:45pm 7th Softball @ Home
  4:45pm 8th Softball @ Rhodes
  4:45pm Badminton @ Home
Friday November 3 10:40am 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 10:40am 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 10:40am 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 10:40am 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 10:40am 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.
  4:45pm 7th Baseball @ Home
  4:45pm 7th Softball @ Home
  4:45pm Badminton @ Smith
Wednesday November 8 10:40am 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 9:00am Assembly Bell Schedule
  10:40am 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
  4:45pm Boys Volleyball @ Home
  4:45pm 7th Baseball @ Home
  4:45pm 7th Softball @ Home
  4:45pm 8th Softball @ Franklin
  4:45pm Badminton @ Franklin
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.
  4:45pm Volleyball @ Stapley
  4:45pm 7th Baseball @ Stapley
  4:45pm 8th Baseball @ Home
  4:45pm 7th Softball @ Stapley
  4:45pm 8th Softball @ Home
  4:45pm Badminton @ Home
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.
  4:00pm Chipotle Night - Why not take the night off from cooking and join us at Chipotle?  Shepherd PTO will receive 50% of the proceeds– just show the flyer to the cashier or tell them you’re supporting Shepherd!  Chipotle @ 2849 N Power Road #101, Mesa, AZ 85215
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.
  4:45pm Volleyball @ Fremont
  4:45pm 7th Baseball @ Fremont
  4:45pm 8th Baseball @ Home
  4:45pm 7th Softball @ Fremont
  4:45pm 8th Softball @ Home
  4:45pm Badminton @ Home
  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 2:00pm The Little Mermaid, Jr. - Shepherd musical theater presents "The Little Mermaid, Jr." $5 - Advance sale tickets in the bookstore $7 -  Tickets at the door  
  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  
Monday Nov 20 - Dec 1 9:00am "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
  November 20 4:45pm 7th Baseball @ Home
  4:45pm 7th Softball @ Home
Tuesday November 21 9:00am "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
  4:45pm Boys Volleyball @ Home
  4:45pm 8th Baseball @ Home
  4:45pm 8th Softball @ Home
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.
  9:00am "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
Thursday November 23-24 Thanksgiving Break - Schools and district offices closed
  November 23 9:00am "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
Friday November 24 9:00am "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
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
  4:45pm Volleyball @ Smith
  4:45pm 8th Baseball @ Home
  4:45pm 8th Softball @ Home
  4:45pm Badminton @ Home
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
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 "Harkins" PTO Fundraiser
Tuesday December 5 8:00am NJHS
  8:30am Book Fair - Media Center
  7:00pm Dance Concert
Wednesday December 6 9:00am Book Fair - Media Center
  4:00pm Spelling Bee - In the Cafeteria
Thursday December 7 8:30am Book Fair - Media Center
Friday December 8 8:30am Book Fair - Media Center
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
Friday December 15 3:00pm Harkins Delivery Day - Harkins Theater products are scheduled to be delivered during 7th hour today
Tuesday December 19 9:00am Final Exam Schedule
Wednesday December 20 9:00am Candy Gram Delivery Day
  9:00am Final Exam Schedule
Thursday December 21 Early release for high school students only
  9:00am Final Exam Schedule
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
  January 16 6:00pm Bullying Presentation/Parents - The Not MY Kid organization will present a workshop specifically for parents on bullying. not MY kid - inspiring positive life choices!
Thursday January 18 6:00pm Elementary & 7th Grade Orchestra Concert
Friday January 19 4:00pm Winter Dance - In the Cafeteria.
Wednesday January 24 4:00pm SIAC - All are welcome.
Thursday January 25 4:00pm AVID Club
Friday January 26 9:00am Assembly Bell Schedule - Pep Assembly
Monday January 29 Kindergarten registration begins
  9:00am Binder Check Week
Tuesday January 30 Kindergarten evening registration
  9:00am Binder Check Week
Wednesday January 31 9:00am Binder Check Week
Thursday February 1 9:00am Binder Check Week
  9:30am 6th Grade Step Up Day - Welcome 6th grade students to an exciting morning at Shepherd Junior High!  
  5:30pm Show Off Shepherd! - Please join us for Shepherd's annual Open House.  Let us show you why Shepherd has earned distinction as an A+ School of Excellence and an Arizona Civic Engagement School of Excellence!  Shepherd offers something for everybody and we hope you'll drop by for a visit!
Friday February 2 9:00am Binder Check Week
  9:00am "Super Bowl" Spirit Day - Sport your favorite NFL apparel for either of the two Superbowl teams and earn Spirit Points for your class.  Remember dress code applies.
Tuesday February 6 8:00am NJHS - Media Center
Wednesday February 7 5:00pm Freshman Preview Night - FRESHMAN PREVIEW NIGHT @ Red Mountain High School Please join us at 5:00 pm in the RMHS Auditorium for a brief introduction before exploring our campus and unique programs.   - AP Capstone Diploma   - Advanced STEM Designation   - STEM Programs of Study:  Biomedical Sciences, Engineering, Biotechnology   - Meet all directors, coaches and sponsors   - Interact with current students and experience what makes Red Mountain special   - Learn about high school academic planning and college admissions requirements   Food Will Be Available For Purchase sponsored by The Red Mountain Way
Thursday February 8 4:00pm PTO - All Shepherd parents are welcome Conference Room
Tuesday February 13 8:45am FMSC Field Trip
Wednesday February 14 Professional development - junior high and high school late start, elementary early release
  11:00am 11:05 Start Time
  3:00pm Valentine Gram Delivery Day
Thursday February 15 7:00pm Talent Show
Friday February 16 7:00pm Talent Show
Monday February 19 Presidents Day - Schools and district offices closed
  9:00am No School
Thursday February 22 4:00pm AVID Club
Friday February 23 9:00am 7th AVID ASU Field Trip
Monday February 26 9:00am Binder Check Week
Tuesday February 27 9:00am Binder Check Week
Wednesday February 28 9:00am Binder Check Week
  4:00pm SIAC
Thursday March 1 9:00am Binder Check Week
  6:30pm Band Concert
  7:30pm Orchestra Concert
Friday March 2 8:30am "Green Eggs & Ham" Breakfast - Come celebrate the beloved children’s author, Dr. Seuss, with a special “green eggs & ham” breakfast in the cafeteria!
  9:00am Binder Check Week
  9:00am "Mismatched" Spirit Day
Monday March 5 11:30am Club Photo Day - Wear your club T-Shirt!
Tuesday March 6 8:00am NJHS
  4:00pm Dance Team Auditions - Try out for the 2018-2019 Dance Team Dance Room March 6 & 7 4 PM
  7:00pm Choir Concert
Wednesday March 7 8:45am Luau Breakfast -   Come early to breakfast on Wednesday, March 7th, beginning at 8:45 AM for the LUAU BREAKFAST event !  All students eating breakfast will have a chance of winning a bicycle!   There will also be super fun activities, such as a Hula Hoop contest, a beach ball or coconut toss, and other fun exercise stations!  Enjoy yummy waffles with all the toppings, tropical fruits, and lots of just plain fun!  
  4:00pm Dance Team Auditions - Try out for the 2018-2019 Dance Team Dance Room March 6 & 7 4 PM
Thursday March 8 4:00pm PTO
Friday March 9 End of third quarter grading period; early release
  1:50pm 1:50 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
Tuesday March 20 9:00am Project MESA - Mesa Sexual Awareness class taught through science for 7th grade students.
  4:00pm 4th Qtr Sports Parent Meeting -   4th Quarter Sports   -   Mandatory Parent Meeting, March 20, 4 PM, Gym Girls Basketball, Boys Soccer   Tryouts   -   Wednesday, Thursday, & Friday ·          Need parent-signed permission slip ·          Tryouts run all three days
Wednesday March 21 9:00am Project MESA - Mesa Sexual Awareness class taught through science for 7th grade students.
Thursday March 22 9:00am Project MESA - Mesa Sexual Awareness class taught through science for 7th grade students.
Friday March 23 9:00am Project MESA - Mesa Sexual Awareness class taught through science for 7th grade students.
Monday March 26 9:00am Binder Check Week
Tuesday March 27 9:00am Binder Check Week
Wednesday March 28 9:00am Binder Check Week
  9:00am Spring Pictures
  4:00pm SIAC
Thursday March 29 9:00am Binder Check Week
  4:00pm AVID Club
Friday March 30 Spring Holiday - Schools and district offices closed
  9:00am No School
Tuesday April 3 8:00am NJHS Meeting - Media Center
Thursday April 5 9:00am AIMS Science Test - 8th grade only
Friday April 6 9:00am Tie Dye Spirit Day
Tuesday April 10 9:00am AzMERIT Testing
Wednesday April 11 Professional development - junior high and high school late start, elementary early release
  11:05am 11:05 Start Time
Thursday April 12 4:00pm PTO Board Elections -   2018-19 PTO Board Members – Nominations Accepted Thru April 12 Please consider joining Shepherd PTO Board for the 2018-19 school year.   All board member positions are open.   Commitment levels vary depending on the board position.   Questions – Email:shepherdpto@gmail.com
Monday April 16 12:38pm RMHS Cheer @ 8th Lunch
Tuesday April 17 9:00am AzMERIT Testing
Thursday April 19 6:00pm NJHS Induction
Friday April 20 11:45am Kona Ice @ Lunch, $3
  4:00pm Drop the Pin - Fun after school event sponsored by PTO.
Tuesday April 24 9:00am AzMERIT Testing
  4:00pm Advanced Choir Auditions - Bel Canto
Wednesday April 25 9:30am AzMERIT Testing
  4:00pm SIAC
Thursday April 26 4:00pm AVID Club - Room 164
Friday April 27 3:00pm Spring Dance
Wednesday May 2 9:30am AVID 8 RMHS Shadow Day
Friday May 4 9:00am Star Wars Spirit Day!
Monday May 7 8:30am Teacher Appreciation Week
Tuesday May 8 8:00am NJHS Meeting
  8:30am Teacher Appreciation Week
  7:00pm Dance Concert
Wednesday May 9 8:30am Teacher Appreciation Week
Thursday May 10 8:30am Teacher Appreciation Week
  4:00pm PTO
  6:30pm Band Concert
  7:30pm Orchestra Concert
Friday May 11 8:30am Teacher Appreciation Week
  12:00pm Kona Ice @ Lunch, $3
Monday May 14 6:00pm AVID Promotion
Tuesday May 15 7:00pm Choir Concert
Wednesday May 16 6:00pm Guitar Concert - In the Media Center
Thursday May 17 6:00pm Awards Night
Tuesday May 22 9:00am Final Exams - Odds
Wednesday May 23 Early release for high school students only
  9:00am Final Exams - Evens
  3:50pm Release Time
  4:00pm SIAC
  5:00pm 7th Grade Stratum Laser Tag - For "Spirit Wars" winning class.
Thursday May 24 Last day of school and high school graduation
  9:00am Last Day
Monday May 28 Memorial Day — Schools and district offices closed
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