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October 17, 2019

Shepard Volleyball Hosts Students with Special Needs

When Shepard High School varsity girls volleyball head coach Brian Zofkie learned of the opportunity to host the Special Olympics athletes from the Oak Lawn Park District, he didn’t hesitate.  

He recognized a great opportunity for them and his players.

“This was the first time we have worked with the Oak Lawn Park District but it is definitely something we would like to make an annual event,” he said.

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October 10, 2019

Shepard Students Qualify for National Honor Society

Shepard High School recently hosted an induction ceremony for students who qualified for National Honor Society.  

Criteria for membership include a grade point average of at least 3.6/4.0 and participation in at least four extracurricular activities (five if the student is a senior).

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Shepherd JROTC Closes Year With Awards Ceremony

The U.S. Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Shepard High School concluded its academic year recently with an awards ceremony honoring cadets who distinguished themselves. Many national organizations presented awards to students for scholastic excellence. JROTC leadership and involvement, conduct, and military hearing.