Shirley Padera
Shepard Families, Please remember to register your child for the upcoming school year through your Family Access account. Our office will re-open on July 20th.
26 days ago, Shirley Padera
BESD 53
Food distribution continues at Shepard School 10 am-12 pm, until June 30th, for all children living with the district boundaries. You may pick-up 3 days worth of meals on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday and then 2 different meals on Thursday.
2 months ago, BESD 53
Shirley Padera
Shepard parade starting at 9. Car rider parking lot!!
2 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Shepard families: We still have many students who have not picked up their personal items. Today is the last day. We are here 8am-7pm.
2 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Shepard families: You must turn your school owned Chromebooks in today by 6 pm. A $200 fee will be assessed to accounts of students who have not turned them in. Please bring them to BUGC
2 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Shepard student supply pick up is happening now, Wednesday and Thursday, on the playground side of the building.
2 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Shepard School is open until 12:00 pm today serving 2 days worth of meals for children ages 0-18 years who live within district boundaries.
2 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
End of the year parade for Shepard families at Shepard School! See details attached.
2 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Shepard School is distributing 3 days worth of meals today for all children ages 0-18 living within district boundaries. The hours are 10 a.m. -12 p.m. Thursday we will distribute 2 new meals.
3 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Shepard families: This week is DROP-OFF only. Next week will be for picking up items.
3 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Shepard families, please see the attached information for dropping off and picking up student materials.
3 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Shepard families, if anything looks familiar in these Lost and Found photos, please stop by Shepard between 8am-3pm any weekday to pick it up.
3 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Shepard families, don't forget to pick up the last packet of work today. You can drop finished packets off as well as library books or any other materials that belong to the school. We have the Lost and Found out. Please check to see if anything belongs to your child.
3 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Hey Alan B. Shepard School friends! Mrs. Butterfield is here at school in the office until 7:00pm so your mom, dad, grandma , or whoever can come pick up your school packets if they need to. 💖 Can’t make it tonight? Come during the day 8-11 am or from 5-7pm again tomorrow!
4 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Shepard's 1st and 2nd grade spring concert scheduled for April 8th is postponed until further notice.
4 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Meal pick-up continues at Shepard today until 12:00 p.m. You may pick-up 3 days worth of meals!
4 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
4 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Abby (Mrs. Lamie) and Lucas (Mrs. Nims) from Shepard get an economics lesson about supply and demand. There is learning everywhere! #besd53
4 months ago, Shirley Padera
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Mosier from Alan Shepard made a You Tube channel for her kindergarten students to follow! #ilSchoolsStepUp #BESD53 https://m.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLuv_mBToYdSMvS8SxWNCqdxEDdb_fady4
5 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Shirley Padera
Last day for food pick up until March 30th. Pick up is at Shepard School. Enter by the playground directly off of Convent Street. #besd53
5 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Breakfast/lunch pick up is 8-11:00 a.m.
5 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Shepard is open for breakfast/lunch pick up! Enter through the MPR off the playground. Drive all the back as far as the shed. #besd53
5 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
It's getting lonely here! Send me some pics of the learning going on at home and I'll post as many as I can. Include names please! paderas@besd53.org
5 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Mr. Steve and Mr. Daryl are taking care of Shepard while you're gone!
5 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Aramark is ready at Shepard. Pizza kits for lunch today!
5 months ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Remember that you can pickup breakfast and lunch for your children at Shepard School 8:00-11:00. Enter by the MPR. This is for any child 18 and under living in the district.
5 months ago, Shirley Padera
Keri LaVoie
100th Day FUN with Mrs. Mikuce at Alan Shepard! 100 cups stacked in a pyramid. Way to go! #awesome #alanshepardrocks
6 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Happy Lunar New Year! At Shepard, Mrs. Bertrand's kindergarten classroom was tranformed to China. They were learning about the Chinese New Year, playing with tangrams, and trying out chopsticks. #awesome #alanshepardrocks
6 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Bertrand’s kindergarten class at Alan Shepard wrapped up their animal unit today by making creative masks! #awesome #shepardrocks
7 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Shirley Padera
Shepard families, please take some time to complete the survey for Shepard. Our participation is way behind the other schools in the district! You must complete a survey for each building you have a child attending. Thank you for your support!! https://survey.5-essentials.org/Illinois/
7 months ago, Shirley Padera
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Lamie’s class at Shepard is preparing their treats for their Winn Dixie Party!  Friendship and teamwork make for a great start to the holiday season!! #awesome
8 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. McDowell’s first grade class at Alan Shepard studied states of matter and physical and chemical changes this week. Students were able to observe and identify both changes by mixing cookie dough and baking the cookies. Of course, the cookies were tasted as well! #awesome
8 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Mosier's class from Alan Shepard School 'traveled' to Sweden to celebrate St. Lucia day with cinnamon rolls and hot chocolate on Friday! #alanshepardschool #awesome
8 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Mikuce & Mrs. Kuypers' class at Alan Shepard crafted their Polar Express book together. They painted the silver bell and "punched" out their "I Believe" tickets while listening to holiday music this morning! #alanshepardrocks #awesome
8 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. McDowell’s first graders at Alan Shepard spent parent teacher conferences taking charge of their learning by leading their parents through a conference. They all did a great job! #awesome
8 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Shepard First Graders had a fabulous FEAST last week. Thank you to everyone who helped make this such a fun event. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!
8 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Alan Shepard is having a Spirit Day tomorrow. “Be a TEAM Player” and wear your favorite sport’s team shirt!
9 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Happy Veterans Day from Alan Shepard staff and students!!
9 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Alan Shepard students enjoyed their harvest parties today. Thank you to everyone who volunteered to help in the classrooms!
9 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Shirley Padera
The Shepard 3rd grade trip to Buckley Homestead scheduled for tomorrow, October 30th has again been cancelled due to the anticipated cold and rainy weather. We will try to reschedule in the spring. Chaperones will be reimbursed their fee. Sorry!
9 months ago, Shirley Padera
Keri LaVoie
Shepard Staff is looking forward to seeing everyone at Family Reading Night tonight from 5:30-7:00! Here is a preview of our awesome pumpkins for the free raffle! See you soon!
9 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
A BIG thank you to our Bourbonnais Fire Department for coming to Shepard School for fire safety presentations last week!
10 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom! Mrs. Bertrand's class at Alan Shepard had fun putting the letters from A-Z on their teacher and with their STEM challenge!
10 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
On Friday, Mrs. Allen’s kindergarten students at Shepard hosted their fourth grade buddies from Mrs. Lamie’s class to celebrate Johnny Appleseed. They made hats and enjoyed a yummy apple treat!
10 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Anderson’s second grade book club at Alan Shepard is excited to begin their new book, "George’s Marvelous Medicine", on loan to them from the Bourbonnais Public LIbrary. We love our community partnerships!
10 months ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Alan Shepard students had a BLAST at our "Reader Are Leaders" assembly today!
11 months 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.
over 1 year ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
More fun learning about forces in Mrs. Mosier's class!
over 1 year 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"!
over 1 year ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
More Stem Challenge Snowmen from Mrs. Sykes’ class!
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. McDowell’s first graders at Shepard practiced two digit addition using candy for tens and ones. Sweet work!
over 1 year ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Students in Mrs. Sykes’ first grade class at Shepard are all “wrapped up” for the holidays!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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!!
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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.
over 1 year ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Shepard’s “Random Acts of Kindness” Tree is starting to bloom!! #choosekindness
over 1 year 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!
over 1 year 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!
almost 2 years 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!
almost 2 years ago, Shirley Padera
Keri LaVoie
Thank you to Shepard‘s AMAZING Staff for putting together such a great night!
almost 2 years ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
What a SPOOK-TACULAR Family Reading Night at Shepard School!!
almost 2 years ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Mrs. Bertrand's kindergartners from Shepard had a lot of fun with pumpkin S.T.E.A.M. centers!
almost 2 years 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.
almost 2 years ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
Shepard 4th graders had a blast with their kindergarten buddies in the spooky obstacle course. Thank you Ms. Colclasure!!
almost 2 years 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!
almost 2 years 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!
almost 2 years 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!
almost 2 years 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.
almost 2 years 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.
almost 2 years ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
CONGRATULATIONS to the winners of Shepard’s summer reading program, and great job to ALL students who participated!
almost 2 years 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!
almost 2 years ago, Keri LaVoie
Keri LaVoie
What a FANTASTIC and FUN first week of school at Alan Shepard!
almost 2 years 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.
almost 2 years 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!
almost 2 years 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.
almost 2 years 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!
about 2 years 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
about 2 years 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.
about 2 years 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.
about 2 years ago, Shirley Padera
Shirley Padera
Bus 15 left Alan Shepard/Shabbona about 15 minutes late today! They are now en route
over 2 years 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.
over 2 years 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!
over 2 years 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 2 years 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 2 years ago, Shirley Padera