Dear Shepherds Community, As the implications of the virus pandemic become more immediate, it’s our sense that the connections that underpin the Shepherds partnership of student-parent-school-mentor-staff are even more relevant. First, and foremost, we hope and pray that you and your families are well. Second, the Shepherds staff is on duty […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has caused uncertainty for me, my family and the world around us. As Shepherds Executive Director, I believe I have a better understanding of what Shepherds students experience each day. Without guidance, they are unsure how to navigate the educational challenges they face. Our students are both economically and educationally disadvantaged. Most […]
This Annual Report presents the intersection of the numbers, events, and the people that define Shepherds’ mission in action. We are proud of the accomplishments of our students and the role Shepherds plays in supporting them. We invite you to read our Annual Report and hope it inspires you to support our mission by becoming […]
Shepherds student Maicol applied and was accepted into Notre Dame West Haven’s National Honor Society. Election for membership is based on outstanding scholarship, demonstrated character, leadership, and service. We are exceptionally proud of Maicol’s hard work in achieving this distinction.
Shepherds students (pictured here with Timex CEO Tobias Reiss-Schmidt and Timex staff) enjoyed a great day at Timex headquarters in Middlebury, CT. Employees from numerous departments presented their career paths. Timex generously sponsored our Career Day, with supplemental funding from the Near & Far Aid Association in Fairfield, CT. Thank you to Timex staff for providing Shepherd Students […]
Shepherds is best known for providing a non-public, college preparatory education and a personal mentor for each inner-city youth in our program. We do so much more. One of the tools we give our students is additional preparation for SAT/ACT tests. Kolbe Cathedral High School students in our program are currently preparing for the October […]
Shepherds and Notre Dame West Haven High School held their annual Back to School evening on Tuesday, September 18th. Students, new and old, joined their mentors, families and staff from both organizations to celebrate the beginning of a new school year. Six young men make up our Shepherds Class of 2022. The group is particularly […]
Shepherds students started their college admission process by visiting several area colleges and universities including the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London.
January is National Mentoring Month. Bridgeport-based Shepherds is looking for 20 new mentors for high school students this fall.