Shepton High School
Dr. Tyler Yarbrough
Melissa Jenkins-Thatcher Alpha (A-Das)
Dennis Phillips Alpha (Dav-Ji)
Kerri Keith Alpha (Jo-Ne)
Paul Sanford Alpha (Ng-Sm)
Kristin Decker Alpha (Sn-Z)
School Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 4:25 p.m.
School Colors: Silver and Black
Motto: It’s a GREAT day to be a STALLION
Year Opened: 1984
Phone: (469) 752-7600
Fax: (469) 752-7601
5505 Plano Parkway
Plano, TX 75093
Plano ISD district-wide Excellence in Teaching Award winner – Elizabeth Barth (2020). Superintendent’s Service Award – Christine Platt (2017). Plano ISD district-wide Teacher of the Year winner – Kevin Moore (2016); TMEA honor choir - (2011); Rapaport Rising Star - Kristin Rosi (2011);Texas honor choir (2011); TASSP Region X Principal of the Year - Burt Smith (2011); Texas Exes award for Outstanding Teaching – Craig McKinney (2010); Just for the Kids Higher Performing school (2007-10); Dallas County and The City of Plano's Recycling awards (1998-09); March for Respect Highest Participation award (2004-09); Meadows Foundation awards (1997-09); Destination ImagiNation Global Qualifying Team (2008); First place One-Act Play (2003-04, 2007-08); Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year – Linda Booth (2007); Texas Business and Educator Coalition Honor Roll school (2007); Plano ISD Excellence in Teaching recipient – Kristin Anderson (2007); Named to the list of Texas Monthly magazine Outstanding High Schools in Texas (2006-07); Whiz Quiz District Champions (2005-06) and qualified for Nationals (2006); 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); PTSA Membership and Historian award (2004-05); Internet Innovator award – Linda Havins, Cheryl Ballou (1998-99); Plano ISD regional and state finalist Teacher of the Year – Craig McKinney (1997). Other activity awards: Plano ISD Holiday Greeting Card winner and finalist; Plano ISD Diversity Leadership award; Regional, State, and International science fair winners; Plano ISD Exemplary Writing award; Athletic Championships; 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; and MANY MORE…
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination); PALS (Peer Assistance and Leadership); StuCo (Student Congress): Robotics and Engineering; Key Club; Journeys and KEYSS; Communities in Schools (CIS); HOSA (Health Occupations Students of America); Speech and Debate; Marching Band; Orchestra; Choir; Theatre and Technical Theatre; Computer Science and AP Computer Science; Whiz Quiz; Plano Academic Creative Education (PACE) - Humanities; Yearbook; BRAVO - drama club; Habitat for Humanity; LASER (Learning about Science and Engineering Research); BIP – Business Professionals of America; FFA – Agriculture Sciences; Whiz Quiz; student senate; pre-advanced placement art I and II ; vertical and horizontal teaming; National Honor Society; National Junior Honor Society; French Society; Spanish Honor society; Art club; Generation Success; Environmental Club; Girls in STEM, Cash Club – investing, Jewish Student Union, Asian Culture Club, AP Human Geography, World History, European History, Computer Science ; Partners PE ; Key club; International club – Multicultural Assembly; ESOL Newcomers program; athletics; Fine arts; Cheerleading; Drill team; JROTC; parent education programs; and over 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; and LPAC.
Kroger, Tom Thumb, Market Street, Amazon Smile and World Wear Bin
History of Shepton
Shepton commemorates what had used to be an old farming community (once-located near Preston Road on the J.W. Shepard ranch).
Shepton High School was built during the mid-1980s as a high school, but district officials realized that a middle school was of greater necessity during the time. Thus, Renner Middle School was moved into the area.
A second Shepton High was completed in 1990 at a cost of $12.5 million, though the school moved back to its original setting after a new school was built in order to house Renner.