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Important Dates

April 27th
Literacy Night
5:30-6:30 p.m.

May 2,3,4th
Fine Arts Festival
Centra Intermediate School

May 12th
Half Day of School
Dismissal 12:10 p.m

May 29
Memorial Day
No School

June 6th
8th Grade Graduation
Central School
7:00 p.m.
Must have ticket to attend

June 8th
7th grade last day 
Dismissal 12:10 p.m.

Shepherd Rams Facebook Feed

Please click on below link

Kroger Rewards Enrollment

Shepherd Middle School is eligible to earn cash-back bonuses from the Kroger Rewards Program just from you using your Kroger Plus card anytime you shop. Please help our school by enrolling in this program; all you have to do is go online and link your Kroger card to our school. Enrolling in this program DOES NOT take away from your gas fuel points or other discounts you already receive. 

Shepherd’s NPO number : VA242

How to enroll:

  • Log in or register at

  • Scroll down to bottom and under community; click Kroger Community Rewards

  • Scroll down to the box that says “link your shoppers card”. Click get started

  • You will then be able to search your organization; type in Shepherd’s NPO number VA242 or type Shepherd Middle School

  • Once Shepherd Middle School shows up, click on it.  This will then link the school to your Kroger card

  • You're all set up. Thank you and please share with family and friends!




 Ms. Madden
 Interim Principal

Mr. Bialon
Assistant Principal

Contact Information

Shepherd Middle School
701 East McKinley Road
Ottawa, IL 61350
Fax 815-433-9447
Phone 815-434-7925

Lori Sanders Secretary

Kimberly Kammerer Secretary

Office hours: 7:30a - 4:30p
School Hours: M,W, Th, F     
School Hours: Tuesday        
 8:50a - 3:10p


Andi Conrad
815-434-7925 ext. 5005