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Shepton High School

Shepton High School
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5505 Plano Parkway
Plano, TX 75093
Phone: (469) 752-7600
Fax: (469) 752-7601

Principal William McLaughlin
Assistant Principal Matt Conrad
Assistant Principal Nataushe Sibbaluca
Assistant Principal Valerie Vanwinkle
Assistant Principal Ellie Murphy
Administrative Intern Aquil Bayyan
Counselors

Jane Clanahan –  A, AVID
Angie Novak – B-Gn
Christy Maples – Go-L
Mai Cai Boxrz –M-R
Sarah Lastor – S-Z

School Hours 9:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m.
Enrollment 1,482
School Colors Silver and black
Mascot Stallion
Motto Teamwork for excellence in a caring atmosphere.

Directions to School

From Dallas North Tollway: Plano Parkway Exit – east to the school.
From Central Expressway: Plano Parkway Exit –- west to the school.
Shepton is located between the Dallas North Tollway and Preston Road.

Achievements

2011 TMEA Honor Choir; 2011 Rapoport Rising Star - Kristin Rosi; 2011 TASSP Region X Principal of the Year - Burt Smith; Just for the Kids Higher Performing School 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007; Texas Exes Award for Outstanding Teaching – Craig McKinney (2010); Texas Honor Choir (2011); Texas Business and Educator Coalition Honor Roll School (2007); Named to the list of Texas Monthly magazine Outstanding High Schools in Texas (2006, 2007); Plano ISD, Regional, and State Finalist Teacher of the Year – Craig McKinney (1997); Internet Innovator Award – Linda Havins, Cheryl Ballou (l998-l999); Sam's Club Teacher of the Year – Kelly Beckwith (2005); ATPE Associate Teacher of the Year – Ken Eckler (2005); Mary Claire Phipps Award for Excellence in Education – Ted McKown (2005); March for Respect Highest Participation award (2004 – 2009); Plano ISD Exemplary Writing Award; Meadows Foundation awards (1997-2009); Dallas County and The City of Plano's Recycling Awards (1998-2009); Plano ISD Holiday Greeting Card winner and finalist; Plano ISD Diversity Leadership Award; PTSA Membership and Historian Award (2004-2005); Regional, State and International Science Fair winners; 1st Place One-Act Play (2003,2004, 2007, 2008); Athletic Championships; 92% 3's and 4's on AP Human Geography and 85% AP World History exams; Whiz Quiz District Champions (2005-2006) and qualified for Nationals (2006); Band UIL Sweepstakes award (Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble); Orchestra Sweepstakes award (Sinfonia and Full Orchestra); Choir UIL Sweepstakes award (Treble Choir and Mixed Choir); Speech/Debate qualified two students to the National Forensic League National Tournament; JROTC Honor Unit With Distinction (top 10% in the nation); Net Day "SPEAK UP 100" award (top 100 schools for technology in the U.S.); Pan American Student Forum State Spanish contest participants; students selected to All-State swimming and diving team; Collin County Children Advocacy Center Art Contest winners (9th and 10th grade); Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year – Linda Booth (2007); Plano ISD Excellence in Teaching recipient – Kristin Anderson; Destination ImagiNation Global Qualifying Team (2008).

Campus Programs

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination); PALS (Peer Assistance and Leadership); Boys and Girls Club, HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America); S.T.A.N.D. STARS; learning lab for all students; Plano Academic Creative Education (PACE) for identified gifted and talented students; PASP; yearbook; crimestoppers; drama club; LASER (Learning about Science and Engineering Research); FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America); FFA, Destination ImagiNation; Whiz Quiz; student senate; pre-advanced placement art I and II; Student Status program; Safe and Drug Free School program; vertical and horizontal teaming; National Honor Society; National Junior Honor Society; French Society; art club; club Generation Success; YES / recycle club; advanced placement human geography; advanced placement world history; partners; key club; peer mediation; international club; ESOL Newcomers program; athletics; fine arts; cheerleading; drill team; JROTC; parent education programs; 50 student clubs and organizations.

Parent Involvement Opportunities

A very active PTSA which provides volunteer and financial support for our campus; School Based Improvement Committee (SBIC); Stallion club; booster clubs; guest speakers; LPAC.

Community/Business Partnerships

Abuelos; Albertsons; Central Market; First Choice ER; Kroger; Office Depot; Sam's; Share Plus Federal; Target and Tom Thumb.

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