Special Board Meeting (Virtual) on Monday night at 7:00 p.m., click on new for details on time/link. Click on website, explore and board of education for agenda.
The roads have not improved to make it safe enough for our buses. We will be forced to close today.
We will be forced to delay the start of school today due to a heavy snowfall last night. There will be a two hour delay this morning. Our hope is that the county will clear the back roads, to provide our buses safe access.
We, Shepherd Public Schools will need to remain closed tomorrow, Friday, due to our inability to cover our classrooms and food service department. This is the result of the negative reactions to the staff members second vaccine. This will be considered a snow day. We can not ask, require our teachers to work at home, if they are to ill to work on site. Again, we apologize for this inconvenience.
Unfortunately we will need to call a snow day for tomorrow, Thursday, due to the district’s staff experiencing symptoms from their second dose of the Covid vaccine. Their will will be no online instruction. Just for your information, we were unable to select the days for either of our vaccines, thus this has occurred. We apologize for this inconvenience. Mr. McMillan
Shepherd Schools will be closing today due to a heavy snow fall last night. Please be safe.
Regular Board Meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at 7 PM. See the news section of the website for meeting link.
Shepherd Public Schools will be closed tomorrow, Friday due to the severe winter weather occurring tonight. There will also be no extra-curricular activities.
Shepherd Public Schools will be delaying school today for two hours due to icy back roads.
The superintendent job posting is live and on the school's website under Employment.
Below is the link for all community members to participate in. It is a survey on what they would like to see in a superintendent. You can also access this on the school's website under News or Explore then Board of Education. Please share. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/shepherdsearch
Committee of the Whole Board meeting is at 5:45 p.m. tonight, January 11, 2021.
Google services are coming back online and appear to be working. They expect a resolution for all users in the near future. Please note this time frame is an estimate and may change.
The board meeting (committee of the whole) has been moved to a virtual meeting. For information, please go to the news on the school's website.
The last school of choice window opens November 12th and ends on November 25th at 4:00 p.m. If you would like to see the seats available for each grade please go to the News Feed on the school website. Forms are available on November 12th at Central Office, 258 W Wright Avenue.
There is a board meeting tonight at the HS/MS Media Center at 5:45 pm. The agenda is listed under the Board of Education heading. MASKS AND SOCIAL DISTANCING RULES WILL BE FOLLOWED. Thank you.
The Committee of the Whole meeting for tonight has been moved from the Little Salt River Park pavilion to the MS/HS media center. It will start at 5:45 p.m.
Committee of the Whole Board Meeting Tuesday, September 8, 2020 5:45 p.m. @ Little Salt River Park Shepherd, MI
Regular Board Meeting Little Salt River Park Tuesday, August 18, 2020, @ 7:00 p.m.
The June 16, 2020 School Board meeting will be held at 7:00 pm at: https://us04web.zoom.us/j/79297178164?pwd=Wlp0cGV4QkRNU29KVDU1TWRwcjN5UT09
Mask giveaway will be held at Shepherd High School Thursday, May 28, 2020 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The April school board meeting will be held Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 7:00 PM. The virtual meeting will be held at: https://zoom.us/j/93260304048
Shepherd Public Schools will remain closed until at least April 13, 2020.
This is a reminder that tonight's sports boosters fundraiser is postponed til a later date. Please share this message on your social media pages. Thank you!
Shepherd Public Schools will be closed to the public beginning at 4:00 pm, Friday, March 13, 2020.
Shepherd Public Schools will be closed from Monday, March 16, 2020 until Monday, April 6, 2020 per orders from the State of Michigan.
Kindergarten Information Night is Wednesday, March 11 at 6:30 at Shepherd Elementary School
Parent-Teacher Conferences for grades 6-12 will be held January 30, 2020 from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. There will be a full day of school for students that day.
Congratulations to the boys and girls cross country teams for claiming Jack Pine conference championships tonight! Proud to be a bluejay!
Know of someone between the ages of 16 and 22 wanting to finish their HS Diploma? Odyssey's Extended Day Program might be the answer. The program operates Monday through Thursday 3:30PM - 8:30PM. We can be flexible to meet your needs! Call (989)773-9473 for more information.
Today's soccer match scheduled at Midland Calvary Baptist is canceled and will not be made up. Monday's soccer match versus Ithaca will now be played this Thursday at 7:00. We will honor the senior soccer players at 6:45 this Thursday prior to the match.
The boys soccer team begins state tournament action on Wednesday, October 9th at 7:00 at Hemlock versus Hemlock. Go Blue!
Congratulations to the boys soccer team for their 8-0. victory over Chippewa Hills tonight. They are back in action Tuesday when they travel to Clare for a 7 o’clock contest. Go Blue!
Still in need of a physical for the upcoming school year? Sweetwater medical facility is offering two more opportunities to get a sports physical for an extremely reasonable price. They have partnered with Mitchell's Deli to offer a great package deal. Dates: Tuesday, July 30 and Tuesday, August 13 from 10am to 3pm. Call 989-828-4614 to schedule an appointment.
It is my pleasure to announce the Odyssey Graduating class of 2019! Our graduation ceremony will be held on May 30, 2019 at the SHS Auditorium at 6:00 PM. Feel free to join us after the ceremony for refreshments and an opportunity to congratulate our 19 outstanding graduates.
Congratulations to the Class of 2019 Shepherd Early College Graduates. Tonight's graduation is in conjunction with Mid Michigan College (MID). President Hammond (MID) spoke eloquently about our Early College program . She highlighted the strengths in our partnership. Congratulations to our graduates. #WeAreBLUEJAYStrong
The last day of school for the 2018-2019 school year will be Friday, June 7th. This is due to the state forgiving days that were declared a state of emergency by the Governor in January.
Important Dates for the 2019-2020 school year: 1st Day of School for students: August 26 Winter Break: Dec. 23 - Jan. 3 Spring Break: March 30 - April 3
The Shepherd High School Band performed beautifully today at the MSBOA state band festival @ Bay City Central HS. Mrs. Gross and the HS Band were IMPRESSIVE! Once they finished performing, they were fortunate to get very specific & timely feedback from the Michigan State University Band Director David Thornton. #WeAreBLUEJAYStrong
Reminder: There is a half-day of school for students Monday, April 29. Dismissal will be at 11:00 a.m.
The boys golf team will makeup the TVC jamboree at Hemlock on Monday, May 13th at 2:00. Go Blue!
The varsity baseball team took two games from Coleman tonight. The Bluejays won the first game by a score of 11-0 and finished the night with a 10-5 victory. The boys are back in action on Tuesday when the travel to Standish-Sterling for a 4:00 doubleheader.
Reminder- There is a half-day of school tomorrow, Friday, April 19, 2019. Students will be dismissed at 11:00 a.m.
Reminder- Parent Teacher Conferences are tonight from 5pm-8pm at Shepherd High School and Shepherd Middle School. Go Jays!!
The boys golf team had a good opening of TVC competition, shooting a 171 for 1st place by 9 strokes at the 6-team meet. Players who scored were Max Skeel with an even-par 36, Zach Bendele 41, Korrbin Gluch 46, and a PR 48 from Owen Morey.
Bluejay Fans, Fridays' girls soccer match versus Clare's jv team is cancelled but will be rescheduled for a later date.
Bluejay Fans, Please disregard the message from earlier today regarding jv baseball for tomorrow (Wednesday) here in Shepherd. That doubleheader is cancelled. The varsity games will go on as scheduled at Frankenmuth tomorrow (Wednesday) at 4:00. Go Blue!
Shepherd Public Schools Smartphone App IOS Users: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/shepherd-bluejays/id1450387928?ls=1&mt=8 Android Users: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.apptegy.shepherd
Congratulations to Julie Prout for being named “Teacher of the Week” by WMLM radio!
Have a safe, relaxing Spring Break!