Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Nims’ Class at Shepard says “Hip Hip Hooray For Bourbonnais P.T.A.!. We love our new supplies!”
4 days ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Miss Kowaleski’s class at Shepard thanks the PTA for their new wobble cushions, wobble stools, and rocking chair as flexible seating! These help us stay focused throughout the day. They have been a wonderful addition.
4 days ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Shepard Teachers Are Rocking Their Socks for World Down Syndrome Day!
5 days ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Bertrand's kindergarten class at Shepard did their first Breakout Box. They solved the clues and helped find Mr. Fox's socks!
20 days ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Nims’ first grade class at Shepard has been studying the life of artist Jean-Michel Basquiat. They created their own amazing works of art and learned that coloring outside the lines can be awesome!
27 days ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Shepard School is having a spirit day and a "You've Got Character" assembly next Wednesday, Feb. 27th (11:30 dismissal day). Be a SUPER FRIEND and come dressed as a superhero or your favorite character!
about 1 month ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Shepard students participated in a random acts of kindness challenge. Third grade students were in first place with 101 hearts! Thank you to all students for participating and for always choosing kindness!
about 1 month ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Plese's 3rd grade class at Shepard got in the Valentine's Day spirit and used candy hearts to complete a data collecting and graphing activity.
about 1 month ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. McDowell’s first grade class at Shepard reviewed author’s purpose and then rewarded their learning with a game of Pie Face!
about 1 month ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Alan Shepard Firsties celebrated the 101st Day of School! #DalamationStyle #PrideofthePack
about 1 month ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Moulton came to Mrs. Lamie’s 4th grade class at Shepard to do a breakout! They managed to work together and use their problem solving skills to finish the task with over 6 minutes to spare!
about 1 month ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Students in Mrs. DuCharme's 3rd grade class at Alan Shepard are studying identifying, ordering and equivalent fractions. They enjoyed playing the game "Fraction Top It" to practice these concepts together.
about 1 month ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Just a friendly reminder Shepard Families that all yearbook orders are due Friday, February 15th. Late orders cannot be taken. Thank you!
about 1 month ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Nims’ class at Shepard loved coding with Cubetto!
about 1 month ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
More fun learning about forces in Mrs. Mosier's class!
about 1 month ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Kindergartners in Mrs. Mosier's class at Shepard were having fun with forces this week! From push/pull cars to mini bowling, this learning was right up our "alley"!
about 1 month ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
More Stem Challenge Snowmen from Mrs. Sykes’ class!
2 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
After reading the story the Biggest Snowman Ever, Mrs. Sykes’ first grade class at Shepard worked in groups to do a stem challenge. They had to see who could construct the tallest snowman out of 6 inch white bulletin board paper.
2 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Ducharme's class at Shepard School earned the ”Rocket Reward” for displaying exemplary behavior for the month of December.
2 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
It was surgery day in Mrs. McDowell’s first grade class at Shepard. The students were surgeons of contractions, mixed up sentences, and crazy equations! All the patients were put together correctly and are recovering well!
2 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Shepard School is having a "Caps for Caring Day" TOMORROW as we kickoff our Kids Heart Challenge fundraising assembly. Please have your child participate by wearing a hat of his/her choice!
2 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. McDowell’s first graders at Shepard practiced two digit addition using candy for tens and ones. Sweet work!
2 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Students in Mrs. Sykes’ first grade class at Shepard are all “wrapped up” for the holidays!
3 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Students in Mrs. DuCharme's 3rd grade classroom at Shepard are learning about polygons and their attributes. They enjoyed playing a polygon matching game as a fun conclusion to the lesson!
3 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Students from BUGC came to Mrs. Sykes’ first grade class this week at Shepard for Random Acts of Kindness Day. They helped students play math games and read stories to them. It was a lot of fun!
4 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Lamie and Mrs. Allen’s classes at Alan Shepard are buddying up again to make gingerbread men! They are creating unique gingerbread men with their own creative stories to tell. They have so much fun together!!
4 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Nims’ and Mrs. Sykes’ classes at Alan Shepard came together to feast after learning about manners, friendship and being thankful!
4 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Students in Mrs. DuCharme's 3rd grade class at Shepard are learning about the various literary genres. A legend is a folktale that is based on a real person or event. Students learned about the legend of the dreamcatcher and made one for art.
4 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Bretveld's class at Alan Shepard enjoyed their reward that they earned for having the most monthly rocket tickets!
4 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Shepard’s “Random Acts of Kindness” Tree is starting to bloom!! #choosekindness
5 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Bertrand's kindergarten class at Shepard is learning about citizenship. Yesterday, they voted for a class mascot and were super excited to get the results today! The winner is....OWLETTE!
5 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Students in Mrs. DuCharme's 3rd grade class at Shepard used Halloween as an opportunity to learn about pounds and ounces. They each estimated the weight of a pumpkin. Ms. Padera won with her estimate of 16 lbs. 4 oz. She gladly gave the prize of the pumpkin to Anthony who guessed 15 lbs. 8 oz. The pumpkin weighed 16 lbs. 8 oz. Just a little math fun!!
5 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Students in Ms. Doig's second grade class at Shepard are having a blast playing a Halloween math game called Boo Bump!
5 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
During this full moon week, Mrs. McDowell’s first graders from Shepard learned about the phases of the moon. Students showed their knowledge using cookies!
5 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Shirley Padera
The winners for Shepard reading night prizes were: Kindle Fires, Lilly from Mrs. Huggins' class and Ryan from Mrs. Nim's class, Google Minis, Mason from Mrs. Frazier's class and Bithiah from Mrs. McDowell's class. Congratulations!
5 months ago, Shirley Padera
Keri LaVoie
Thank you to Shepard‘s AMAZING Staff for putting together such a great night!
5 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
What an AWESOME turnout for Shepard’s Family Reading Night!
5 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
What a SPOOK-TACULAR Family Reading Night at Shepard School!!
5 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Bertrand's kindergartners from Shepard had a lot of fun with pumpkin S.T.E.A.M. centers!
5 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Moulton worked with Mrs. Sykes' first graders from Alan Shepard on their chrome books. Students learned to copy and paste funny eyes, mouths, arms, feet and hats on their pumpkins.
5 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Shepard 4th graders had a blast with their kindergarten buddies in the spooky obstacle course. Thank you Ms. Colclasure!!
5 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. McDowell’s first grade class at Shepard has been preparing for their zoo field trip by learning about animal habitats and adaptations. Today, they experimented with how the Arctic feels with and without blubber by using bags filled with Crisco and a bag without. Brrrrrr!
5 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Guided Math FUN in Mrs. McDowell's first grade classroom at Shepard. Adding with eyeballs, 3 digit addition bump, and prodigy on the chrome book!
6 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Bertrand and Mrs. Bretveld paired up their kindergarten and fourth grade classes for a Columbus Day STEM challenge. They created boats out of foil and tested them to see how many passengers they would hold. Shepard students ROCK!
6 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
A big thank you to Maurices in Bradley for choosing Alan Shepard School to be part of their Adopt a School program. Today they presented us with a donation check of $100.
6 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Shepard School picture day is tomorrow! If you are ordering photos, remember to send in the picture packet with payment. Online ordering is available until the end of day tomorrow through Image Group.
7 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of Shepard’s summer reading program, and great job to ALL students who participated!
7 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Shepard students are excited about a chance to win a cool prize for completing their summer reading logs. Winners will be announced tomorrow!
7 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
What a FANTASTIC and FUN first week of school at Alan Shepard!
7 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
We are looking forward to seeing everyone at Shepard's Open House tonight from 5:30-7:00! Sweet Street will be here selling shaved ice and popcorn for our school fundraiser. As a reminder, please bring your child's school supplies.
7 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Shirley Padera
Tri-Star students, join the Shepard and Liberty staff at the club house for a meet and greet today 5:30-7:00. Refreshments and prizes!
8 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Tri-Star residents, don't miss the last story time of the summer at the Club House. Mrs. Nims will be reading today at 2:00 p.m.
8 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Alan Shepard Open House will be on August 21st 5:30-7:00 pm. Bring your school supplies to drop off. This is the evening before school starts!
8 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Reminder for Shepard students who live in Tri-Star Estates. Mrs. Doig will be reading a story at the club house today at 2:00 pm
10 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Dr. Jim Duggan, Director of Instruction, is representing BESD 53 on the panel at the Trauma & Resiliency Summit at ONU today.
11 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Shepard kindergarten spring program, May 25th Allen - 9:00 Bertrand - 9:30 Mosier - 10:00 Fletcher - 10:30 If you need handicap access please contact the school. The performance is downstairs.
11 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Bus 15 left Alan Shepard/Shabbona about 15 minutes late today! They are now en route
11 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Don't for get the Shepard spring concert tomorrow April 20th. 1st grade performs at 9:30. 2nd grade performs at 2:00. There will only be one performance per grade level.
11 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Tomorrow February 28th is "Be a Super Hero" day at Shepard. Students may dress as a super hero. No masks or weapons please. It's also an 11:30 early dismissal day!
about 1 year ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
The winners of the Shepard Reading Night raffle are: Echo Dot- Lora Scheller and Kevin Genotte Kindle - Luke Powers and Lydia Hammond. We had a great turn out for a fun night!
over 1 year ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
It's not too late to send in a picture of your family members to be put up on the Shepard Wall of Honor. We'd love to include them on our wall.
over 1 year ago, Shirley Padera