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Summer Academy @ Shepherd JH

May 31 – June 23, 8:45 – 12:45, Monday - Thursday

Save the date for Shepherd Summer Academy.  It's FREE & you can expect lots of fun classes to take like STEAM, Cooking, PE, Ancient Cultures & some awesome reading classes. To sign up contact Kayanne Andersen 480-472-1809 or

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Enrolling NOW for the 2022-2023 school year!

Calling all Stallions!  Fall 2022 enrollment is under way thru the parent portal.  Select Shepherd Junior High whether we are your home school or you would like to open enroll - application form no longer needed.  Be sure to save your spot now for fall 2022!

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Mrs. Tidwell “Tancer Arts in Education Award” winner!

Taryn Tidwell, Shepherd’s Choir and Musical Theatre teacher, is the inaugural winner of the Tancer Award by Act One! Mrs. Tidwell is a powerful and passionate voice across the state for the importance and impact the arts have on the overall learning and social emotional well-being of students. Her mission as an educator is to provide meaningful and memorable musical experiences and opportunities to students in order to empower them to gain confidence, create lasting friendships, and become active members in their future ensembles, careers, and communities

Mrs. Tidwell, Top 5 Teacher of the Year

Mrs. Tidwell, Top 5 Teacher of the Year & Ambassador of Excellence October 2019 At this past week’s Teacher of the Year awards luncheon, Mrs. Tidwell was honored among her peers as a Top 5 finisher for Teacher of the Year and an Ambassador for Excellence by the Arizona Educational Foundation. Arizona Superintendent of Public Instruction, Mesa Public Schools Superintendence, and other state dignitaries were all in attendance for this HUGE honor. Congratulations to Mrs. Tidwell!

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