Shepherd Middle School

Open House/Supply Drop Off Night
August 21st
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Please have your child bring schedules to Open House/Supply Drop Off Night because Locker numbers and combinations are listed on their paper. 
Office staff will be available to show PE uniform samples, collect payments for registration, lunches, PE uniforms, and graduation gown. Please have your student bring his or her schedule to the Open House. We look forward to seeing you and your student. 
New Sports Physical Policy 

Current physicals and insurance forms need to be turned in to the Shepherd office or the main office on Main Street between the times of 8:00 a.m and 1:00 p.m. one week prior to the tryout date. If we do not have your physical and insurance sheet, you may not be able to tryout.

Upcoming Events

August 18
Pomerettes Tryout 
5:00 p.m. Shepherd Gym 
August 21
Supply Drop Off  Night
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Hope to see you there! 
Washington D.C. Trip Meeting
7:00 p.m. Shepherd Cafeteria 
August 22
Cheerleading Informational Meeting
6:00 p.m.  Shepherd Cafeteria 
August 23
First Day Of School
Half  Day -  Dismissal 8:50-12:10 pm 
Breakfast will be served 8:30 a.m. 
August 24-September 5
School Hours - 8:50 a.m - 3:10 p.m. 


Ram Pride

SMS Admin

Gary Windy

Email | Principal's Message

Melanie Conley

 Email | Assistant Principal's Message

Contact Information

Shepherd Middle School
701 East McKinley Road
Ottawa, IL 61350
Fax 815-433-9447
Lori Sanders Secretary
815-434-7925 ext. 5003
[email protected] 
Kimberly Kammerer Secretary
815-434-7925 ext 5004