Awards & Graduation Ceremony

Awards and Graduation Ceremony May 30, 2018 Good Shepherd held its annual Awards and 8th Grade Graduation Ceremony on May 30. Among the awards given were Most Improved recognition and subject awards for Art, Music, and Physical Education. Eight students received Academic Achievement Medals and nine received Citizenship Medals. Special…

Dissecting Frogs

With gloves and aprons on, the middle school students dissected frogs today.

K-1 & Middle School Students Working Together

The middle school students joined the kindergarten and 1st grade students in a fun-filled afternoon of games.  

Truly Nolan Teaches About Bugs

A representative from Truly Nolan visited the school to give a lesson about bugs. Thank you, Mrs. Kopp, for arranging this cool presentation.

Waterslides in the Classroom

Mr. Ingham’s students did a lab where they had to design and build their own waterslides in class.

Giving Challenge 2018

Good Shepherd had a very successful Giving Challenge this year.  We will be netting about $22,630!  We had 143 donors, the same number as in the previous Giving Challenge in 2016.   The generosity of our friends is a testament to the strength of our community.  The momentum we receive…

K-3 Field Trip

Tuesday, May 1st Good Shepherd’s kindergarten through 3rd grade students attended a performance of Clementine at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in Sarasota.  They had a wonderful time.  Thanks to the students for exemplary behavior, and thanks to the parents and teachers who served as chaperones.

PGPD Visit

The Punta Gorda Police Department visited on April 16th to teach about safety. They will return to discuss bicycle safety with some of our students at a future date. Thank you Mrs. Kopp for arranging this visit.

A Special Visit from Buttercup

Mr. and Mrs. DeHart brought one of their goats to demonstrate how to milk and care for goats. This is part of Mrs. Kopp’s community exploration series. Thank you Mr. & Mrs. DeHart for taking the time to bring Buttercup and speak with our students.

Special Visitors

Members from the Peace Rive Wildlife Center brought in three very special guests to GSES on Monday, March 12th, including Luna screech owl, Bella the great horned owl, and Blossom the opossum. Thank you very much for arranging a wonderful presentation, Mrs. Kopp.