Ram Pride

Hey students, do you love to move around, act silly, and enjoy making others laugh? Then Shepherd Drama is for you! If you want to audition, sign up to attend the workshops AND get your permission slip turned in to Mrs. Lindig by October 31st! Trust me you do not want to miss this year's hilarious production, Brother's Grimm... OUT OF ORDER! An informational handout and permission slip may be picked up on the table located outside of Room 2.
Contact Mrs. Lindig at if you have questions.
Shepherd S.A.D.D. (Students Against Destructive Decisions) is hosting a movie night fundraiser for ALL Shepherd students! This event will take place on Friday, October 27, 2017 from 5:30p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Shepherd Middle School in room 9B. The cost is $2.00 per student. Students will each get a bag of popcorn and a bottle of water. Candy will be available to be purchased at this event. Hope to see you there!

Upcoming Events

October 23
Stem Lab Dedication
6:00 p.m. 
Shepherd Cafeteria 
October 26
Picture Retakes 
October 27
SADD Movie Night
5:30-7:30 p.m. 
Cost $2.00 
October 30
Shepherd Culver's Night
5:00-8:00 p.m. 
October 31
Teachers Institute
Dismissal 12:10 p.m.
Happy Halloween!! 
November 5
Set Clocks Back 1 Hour 
November 10
No School
Teacher Institute 
November 13-16
Shepherd Book Fair 
November 15
Fall Band Concert
SMS & Cyclone Bands
Time: 7:00 p.m.  
Location : Central 
November 16
Dismissal 2:40 p.m. 
November 16
P/T Conferences
Shepherd Time 4:00-7:00 p.m. 
November 17
Report Card Issued 
November 20
Dismissal 2:40 p.m. 
November 20
P/T Conferences
Time: 4:00-6:30 p.m. 
November 21
Board Meeting
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Jefferson School 
November 22-26
Thanksgiving Break 


Lip Sync Contest


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Board of Education Honorees

SMS Admin

Gary Windy

Email | Principal's Message

Melanie Conley

 Email | Assistant Principal's Message
Congratulations to Raigan H. our Volunteer of the Week. Raigan volunteers at OSF Hospital, St Francis Church and signs up to work many of your Purple Cord opportunities. Nice job Raigan!

Contact Information

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