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Shepherdstown Elementary School
662 South Church Street
Shepherdstown, WV 25443
Phone: 304-876-6270
Fax: 304-876-6850
 
Dr. Suzanne Offutt, Principal

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    Zoe Bailey and board vice president, Mark Osbourn honor Zoe’s Certificate of Excellence for advancing as a semifinalist to the National Geographic State Bee. 

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  • ROTARY CLUB AWARDS $250 GRANT

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    The Shepherdstown Rotary Club has awarded a $250 "Rotary Reads" grant to the Shepherdstown Elementary School.
     
    The funds will be used to help support the school's "Rise and Shine" Summer Camp. The camp, which has served the community for more than two decades, enrolls 30-40 elementary-school-age children each summer. Reading is an important part of the Camp's curriculum.
     
    The Rotary Club presented the grant at its March 24 weekly breakfast meeting at the Bavarian Inn in Shepherdstown
     
    Present to receive it were Shepherdstown Elementary School Principal Suzanne Offutt and teachers Michelle Webb and Nancy Cline.
     
    The accompanying photo shows, from left to right: Rotary Club President Tom Miller, Suzanne, Michelle, and Nancy.
     
    The Shepherdstown Rotary Club's "Rotary Reads" grant program is one of several Club activities aimed at enhancing literacy among local children. It consists of cash grants, awarded each year during March, to worthy institutions for projects or programs that promote reading.
     
    Enhancing literacy has been a major priority of Rotarians since their organization's founding in 1905, and the month of March is recognized as "Literacy Month" on the Rotary calendar.

     
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  • SPRING BOOK FAIR

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    Can’t make it to the Book Fair?  Don’t worry because you can shop online!  Just click on the book below to get to Shepherdstown’s Book Fair site.  The site will be open from March 16th to March 25th. 

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  • Kindergarten Registration-Thursday March 26, 2015 915a-230p
    Students entering Shepherdstown Elementary School must live in our School District to enroll for school.  Students must enroll at their home school.

     

    1.  Please bring your child on enrollment day.   Speech, Language and hearing screenings will be conducted at this registration. 

     

    2.  A child must be 5 years old before September 1 in order to enter kindergarten. 
     
     

    3.  Please bring an original State Certified Birth Certificate with the State Seal, as per requirement of WV state law.  Information for acquiring a West Virginia State Certified Birth Certificate can be obtained at your county court house or the school office, but you cannot get a State Certified Birth Certificate at the Court House.

     

    4.  Proof of the required Immunization Records (listed below)

    ·         DPT –(four doses required - one dose must be given on or after the fourth birthday)

    ·         Polio –(three doses required - one dose must be given  on or after the fourth birthday)

    ·         MMR = Measles –(two doses before kindergarten admission) (1st. dose must be after 1st. birthday)

                      Rubella –(two doses before kindergarten admission)  (1st. dose must be after 1st. birthday)

                      Mumps-(two doses before kindergarten admission)    (1st. dose must be after 1st. birthday)

    ·         Varicella (Chickenpox)-(two doses before kindergarten admission-first dose must be after first birthday)

    ·         Hepatitis B-(3 doses required - last dose must be after the age of 6 months)

    ·         Once school has started and a student transfers to a WV School from Out of State, a TB Skin Test is required before entering school.

    To find out how to get immunization records contact your family physician.
     
    *To find out how to get immunization records, contact your family physician or contact the Jefferson County Health Department at 304-728-8416.  The Health Department holds clinics the 3rd Thursday of the month from 9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

     

    5.  Physical -  Every kindergarten student will need a Physical completed by a Physician before entering kindergarten.  Forms for a Physical are available at the School Office or a local Doctor’s Office.

     

    6.  Schools are also required to ask for Your child’s Social Security Number.  Please bring it with you on registration day.

     

    7.   Proof of residency  Please bring a utility bill such as an electric bill that has your Name and your 911 physical address not just your mailing address.
     
    8.  EVERY CHILD ENROLLING MUST HAVE A COMPREHENSIVE HEALTH SCREENING AS WELL AS PROOF OF A DENTAL EXAMINATION COMPLETED
    Health Check Forms are available at local physicians' offices, the Jefferson County Board of Education office and the Pupil Services webpage, under Medical Forms.  There is no specific form for the dental exam - at a minimum, proof of exam should show the date of the exam (must be within the previous 12 months) and have the dentist's signature.
     

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  • "Spring Fling"
    Sock Hop
     
    When: Friday, March 27, 2015 from 6:30-8:15 P.M.
    Where: Shepherdstown Elementary School Gym
    Who: ONLY students in Grade 4 & 5 from Shepherdstown Elementary are invited
    Admission: $5.00 (please bring correct change)
     
    *There will be music, dancing, snacks, and door prizes!
    *All proceeds will be donated to the Caring Cupboard.
    *Bring an item for the Caring Cupboard from the list below and get an extra door prize ticket!
    Items needed: plastic jars of peanut butter, granola bars, cans of soup, plastic jars of jelly, cereal bars
     

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  • It's Readathon Time
    Monday, March 2 kicks off our annual Readathon, during which we celebrate the amazing reading going on at SES.  Our multicultural theme this spring centers on the country of India, so students' reading will be tracked in our hallways by the movement of hundreds of personalized Indian elephants. 
    * For K and 1st  graders, this means, each week, turning in a list of titles each student has read (alone or with someone), along with the student's name, class and an adult signature.  (Parents, they need your help.)  Click here to download a Read a Thon form to sign and return!
    *2nd-5th graders will accumulate kilometers for their elephants with AR quiz points.  We know we'll see a grand parade of pachyderms from March 2 thru May 29!

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  • Glory Days Dining for Dollars Fundraiser

    February 10, 2015 thru May 29, 20154  

    Shepherdstown Elementary has partnered with Glory Days restaurant on a "Dining for Dollars" fundraiser.  Guest copy receipts (NOT credit card receipts) from ANY Glory Days location turned in will earn our school 10% of each receipt, less tax. Receipts can be given to your child to turn in or dropped off at the office. We will have a box at the front desk. Thank you for your support.  

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  • canmera PICTURE DAY
       
    Wednesday   April 1 @ 9a
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    Due to a 4th Grade fieldtrip on April 1
      
    4th Grade ONLY
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    Thursday April 23 @ 9a
     

     
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  • Keys for Reading
    Promo Weekend
     
     
    Friday, April 24th Game Time:7p
    Pre-game Parade-6:30pm
    Going Green Night Bag Giveaway *first 1,000 fans
    post-game Fireworks
     
    Saturday, April 25th Game Time:2pm
    Pre-game Parade-1:30pm
    Star Wars Day *Meet Star Wars Characters!
     
    Sunday, April 26th Game Time:2pm
    Pre-game Parade-1:30pm
    Post-game Candy Drop *We are dropping over 150 pounds into the outfield!

     
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  • Congratulations to our Free Throw Winners!
     
    9year old winners-Keleigh Chrisman &
    Wyatt Shively
     
    10 year old winner-William Shively
     
    11 year old winner-Samuel Wabnitz 

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