Raven Report: February 10, 2021
Camp Raven registration is now open!

Read more below and check out www.thesummitprep.org/summer to sign up!
To Do List
Questions? Contact the Front Desk.
Pre-Order Hot Lunch
Lunch orders need to be placed by 4:00 p.m. on Thursday the week before to receive the $4.50 pre-order price.

All lunch menus and pre-order forms are available at thesummitprep.org/lunch.
Register for Fun Zone
Morning Fun Zone drop off begins at 7:30 a.m.

Afternoon Fun Zone pick up ends at 5:30 p.m.
Order Girl Scout Cookies
Cookies are $5 per box, and delivery starts this Saturday 2/13!

Meet the Cookies and contact Shelley Beall, Girl Scout Troop Leader, to order yours today!
Order Summit Face Masks
The cost of each face mask is $15.

Payment will be processed through your Summit family account.
Pre-Order 2020-2021 Yearbook
Yearbooks will be available in May 2021.
Reporting COVID-19 Exposure Procedure
If you or someone in your household is notified, or if you suspect, that you have been exposed to COVID-19, please email administration at frontdesk@thesummitprep.org. An administrator will contact you during school hours to discuss necessary precautions to follow before returning to the classroom and/or transitioning to Hybrid Learning.

Please stay home.

Administration will maintain communication with your family and notify the appropriate personnel and families if someone in your household tests positive for COVID-19. This information is considered confidential, and your privacy will be maintained in all such communications.

Please contact your primary care provider or the Springfield-Greene County Health Department for more information on COVID-19 and for recommendations on testing and quarantine.

Questions? Contact Front Desk for an administrator.
Upcoming Events
February 2021
11: $2 Uniform Buyout Day - Valentines Theme
11: POSTPONED: Parent Education Presentation with Dr. Klepper
12: NO SCHOOL - Teacher Work Day
12: Kindergarten Screening, 9am - 11am
15: NO SCHOOL - Presidents’ Day
17: Late Start at 9:30am
22: Board of Trustees meeting, 5:30pm
23: Panera Dine-Out Fundraiser, 4-8pm
25: SPO meeting, 9am

March 2021
4: NO SCHOOL - Student Led Conferences
7-11: Summit Spirit Week
14-18: NO SCHOOL - Spring Break
21: NO SCHOOL - Teacher Work Day
24: Give Ozarks Day (more information coming soon!)
25: SPO meeting, 9am
No School on 2/15 & Late Start on 2/17
There will be NO SCHOOL next Monday, February 15th in observance of Presidents' Day. We look forward to welcoming students back to class on Tuesday morning!

Also, don't forget Late Start next Wednesday, February 17th!
Fun Zone will be extended at no charge from 8:30-9:15 a.m.

Classes will begin at 9:30 a.m.

$2 Uniform Buyout Day Tomorrow 2/11
Tomorrow, Thursday, February 11th is a $2 Uniform Buyout Day. Our Annual Campaign theme this year is Small School, Big Heart, so this buyout day will be a “big heart” Valentine’s Day theme! Students may also choose to dress in their Summit uniform at no cost.

All proceeds will go toward added recess equipment for students. 
Camp Raven Registration Now Open!
Spend your summer at The Summit with Camp Raven! These weekly camps provide a fun, safe, and stimulating way to continue learning over the summer break. Each camp, led by talented and enthusiastic instructors, focuses on a central theme from explorations in STEM and art to music and movement. Campers will have fun while learning and making new friends! 

NEW in Summer 2021! Introducing Raven Days!
These half and single day camp sessions pack a ton of fun into a single day to break up the summer slump! 

Camps are available for students in PreK through high school. To learn more about our 2021 camp offerings, morning and afternoon schedules, and pricing, please visit our website at www.thesummitprep.org/summer.

Space is limited, so don’t delay! Register today! 

P.S. Don’t forget to invite your friends! We love welcoming new friends to join us for Camp Raven at The Summit each summer. Share the registration form with your friends and family or direct them to our website for more information on signing up.
ISACS Virtual Parent Education Series - UPDATE
Join other independent school parents for 4 evening sessions to help you support your children in these challenging circumstances. Hear from leading experts about your child’s social/emotional, executive function and other learning needs while also learning how to speak with your children about race. 

The first webinar in the series will be held on Wednesday, February 17th from 6:30-7:30 p.m.

The Importance of Executive Function: Helping Them Show What They Know
with Steven Guy, Psychologist & William Benninger, Psychologist 

Parents and teachers are all struggling with ways to support learning and maintain productivity while learning from home. This live and interactive session will focus on understanding the executive/regulatory system, and more importantly, ways to enhance executive functioning to ensure kids learn at their potential while learning from home.

To register for this live webinar, please CLICK HERE.

**A recorded version (password protected) of each Parent Series webinar will be available to view until May 31, 2021. You do NOT need to pre-register to view the recorded webinar. A link of the recording will be shared with families when available.
Join Our Annual Campaign!
Thank you to everyone who has donated to this year's Annual Campaign for the Raven Fund. Every donation, no matter what size, means so much to our Summit community and supports our students and teachers every day.

As you know, every year we strive for 100% family participation in this most important campaign for our school. So far, we are at 37% Family Participation. We know together, we can get to 100%! If you have not yet made your pledge to the Raven Fund, please do so today by clicking on the link below. Giving is super easy - we can even bill your family's school account!

Thank you again for everything you do to support our Small School, Big Heart Annual Campaign. 

For any questions on annual giving, please contact Vince Currao, Development Officer.
Summit Parent Organization
Subscribe to the SPO Blog!
SPO has a new blog! Subscribe today to see all the fun happenings in SPO, including classroom celebrations, teacher appreciation, and more information on fundraisers that help support our Summit students every day!

To Subscribe:
1) Click here and enter your email address in the "subscribe" box. This can be found on the right side of the screen (desktop) or at the bottom of the blog post (mobile).
2) Check your email and click the "confirm follow" button to start getting email notifications with new posts.

For questions, please contact spo@thesummitprep.org.
Ravens Read-A-Thon
Get ready to read, Ravens! SPO is hosting a Read-A-Thon the whole month of February to gear up for Read Across America on March 2nd. Each student will gather pledges for the amount of time spent reading or being read to (Early Learners and Kindergarteners), and whichever class reads the most* will win an extra recess and have the traveling trophy in their classroom!

Download the Pledge Form Here, and start reading!

*Time spent reading per class will be adjusted for fairness based on class size. 

For questions, please contact spo@thesummitprep.org.
Around Campus
Student Athlete Heading to State!
BREAKING NEWS! The Summit/NCA 200 Free Relay Team is heading to STATE! The team, including Summit Freshman Maren B., competed at the SWMO Swimming and Diving Championship finals at the John Foster Natatorium in Springfield, MO last Saturday. The relay team finished 5th with a time of 1:44.4, their personal record.

Congratulations, Maren! Three cheers for Maren as she prepares for the state championship in St. Peters, MO on Saturday, February 20th!
Now Accepting Applications!
The Summit is now accepting applications for the 2021-2022 school year! We have virtual admissions options and screenings flexible for a variety of family schedules. If you know someone who would love to learn at The Summit, please contact Amy Maas, Admissions & Communications Officer.

Don't forget Family Referral Bonuses! Current Summit families who refer a new student to The Summit could receive up to $500 in Growth Fund credit! Email Amy for more details.
Family Business Directory
The Summit's Family Business Directory is a resource to build relationships within The Summit community by offering families with businesses the opportunity to list their business information. This directory allows our families to support one another through referrals and patronage. 

For additional questions or to be listed in the Family Business Directory, please contact Vince Currao, Development Officer.
Support The Summit
Shop with Scrip

ThankScriping Days are coming! Mark your calendar for February 18-19th with a sneak preview on the 17th. These are special bonus days for E-cards and reloadable cards to earn up to 19% with some retailers.

In other news, if you are looking for a fairly easy volunteer opportunity, I am looking for a replacement as the Scrip Coordinator. I would like to have someone work with me next year to learn the system. Let me know if you have any questions about the position.

As always, feel free to reach out to Phil Isley, Summit Parent and Scrip Coordinator, with any questions.
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Mabel's Labels
Mabel's Labels are great, adhesive labels for everything: uniform shirts, water bottles, lunch boxes, pencil cases, laptops, etc. They stick and won't come off in the wash!