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Raven Report: July 31, 2019
Welcome to Whitney Wiese
Please join us as we welcome the newest member of our Summit Community, Whitney Wiese. Ms. Whitney is joining The Summit as our Administrative Assistant. You'll see her smiling face at the front desk, so be sure to say hello! Please join us in welcoming her to The Summit community!

Whitney is excited to join The Summit community as the school's Administrative Assistant after four years in public library service. She graduated from College of the Ozarks with a Bachelors in English. 

In her spare time, Whitney enjoys cooking with her husband, reading a good book, watching true crime documentaries, and winning at UNO. She and her husband, Eric, live in Ozark with their five cats and two Corgis.
Volunteer Training: Thursday 8/8
The Summit Prep values our community volunteers: parents, grandparents, and other family members! In order to volunteer with our Summit students, all adults must complete Volunteer Training with our Summit staff every two years.

The next volunteer training session of 2019-2020 will be on Thursday, August 8th at 10 a.m. at The Summit Prep. The event will be led by Becky Breckner, Summit Guidance Counselor. All potential volunteers are encouraged to attend this hour long session.

If you have questions about volunteering at The Summit, or need to check the status of your volunteer training, please contact either  Becky Breckner or  Vince Currao.
To Do List
Register for Run for The Summit

Register online, or use this link to download a PDF of the registration form. Registration and payment must be received by 11:59 p.m. on 9/17/19 to receive a race t-shirt.
Mabel's Labels: School Sale!
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! 

And right now, their school labels are on sale through the end of the month.

 
Purchase Mabel's Labels Sale 
Items
Donate to the Annual Campaign
Questions? Contact Vince Currao.

Each year, The Raven Fund helps underwrite The Summit's operating budget. That's money that will be spent this academic year, in support of students who are here now and the learning activities they enjoy today. All members of The Summit community - present and past - are encouraged to give their "best gift" to The Raven Fund each year.
Raven Partners in Learning
Thank you to our 2018-2019 Raven Partners in Learning. For more information  contact  Vince Currao, Summit Development Officer .
Upcoming Events
Summit Run 2019: Save the Date for 9/28

Mark your calendars! The Summit's 13th annual 5K and fun run will be held on September 28th, 2019 at The Missouri Institute of Natural Science, 2327 W. Farm Road 190.

This year we will be celebrating SCIENCE! Many professionals use science everyday. From Nurses, Anthropologists and Botanists to Cosmetologists, Veterinarians and Chefs. The possibilities are endless!

We encourage you to get creative and dress up as your favorite science related professional. We hope to see a few mad scientists out there!

Sponsorship opportunities, will be available soon.
Summit Gala 2019: Save the Date for 10/18

The 2019 Annual Gala will be held on Friday, October 18th at the Darr Agriculture Center.

The theme will be Classic Las Vegas: Rat Pack, elegance, music, magic, and all that glitters like the Vegas strip!  More information will be coming soon. In the meantime, please mark your calendars!

For more info, contact Development Officer Vince Currao.
Summit School Calendar 

August 2019
7: Early Learners Playground Meet-Up
8: Volunteer Training, 10 a.m.
12-13: Parent Teacher Conferences
12: Meet Your Teacher, 3 p.m.
14: First Day of School, 2019-2020

September 2019
2: NO SCHOOL - Labor Day
9: Official School Picture Day
11: Late Start at 9:30 a.m.
20: NO SCHOOL - Teacher Work Day
28: Run for The Summit
Around Campus
Summit Student Wins 1st Place in State Art Contest

Summit 4th grader, Lucas Reed, was recently recognized as an official 1st place winner in the 2019 Wildlife Forever State-Fish Art Contest, presented by Bass Pro Shops. The "distiguished panel of judges selected [Lucas'] art as the most outstanding in the state."

Lucas' art will be on displace in Hot Springs, Arkansas for the FLW World Championship of Bass Fishing August 9-11th. If you happen to be in Hot Springs that weekend, stop by the free public event and vote for Lucas' art in the People's Choice Awards. 

To see Lucas's artwork (pictured on the right) and other winners, use this link. His art piece is under Missouri 1st place winners.
Board Member Honored
The Summit Board of Trustees recognized long-time board member, Anne Mason, for her many years of service to The Summit at their recent Board Retreat. Anne served on The Summit's Board of Trustees from 2012-2019. Her tenure included terms as the Vice President and President of the Board. Anne is also a current Summit parent. Her son Evan will be a senior this year. She has also served The Summit as SPO President, High School Tennis Coach, Gala Co-Chair, and in numerous other capacities. Thank you Anne for your service and continued support of our school!
Seeking CDL Shuttle Drivers
Do you or someone you know have a CDL certification? Would you/they be interested in driving for a variety of Summit field trips throughout the year? If so, please contact Kristin Walker for more information about this opportunity.
Summit School Supply Lists Emailed 7/22
Please check your emails and make sure you've received the 2019-2020 Classroom Welcome Letters and School Supply Lists from your classroom teacher. If you did not receive that email, please contact Amy Maas

On August 1st, classroom teachers will be emailing a sign up link for Before School Conferences.
Summit Family Business Directory: Available to View Family Businesses

Use the link at the right, or visit
 
http://www.thesummitprep.org/family/ .

If you are interested in being listed in the Business Directory, please use this link to submit your information .

Support The Summit

Earn Rebates on Your Growth Fund with Scrip
Check out  www.shopwithscrip.com  to see what they have to offer.  

The next order for physical cards will not be placed until August 2019 for the new school year. The electronic cards can be ordered throughout the summer on the app. We have a variety of physical cards in the binder at school if you need one or two during the break. As always, if you have any questions feel free to contact  Phil Isley, Summit Scrip Coordinator.
AmazonSmile
AmazonSmile is a website operated by Amazon with the same products, prices, and shopping features as Amazon.com. The difference is that when you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice, ie: The Summit Prep.You must go through smile.amazon.com (not amazon.com) to log into your amazon account for the benefits to work.

Box Tops, Labels for Education, & Tyson Project A+   
Don't forget to keep collecting all your box tops, labels, and Tyson product codes! We have a clear bucket in the lobby to collect these labels all year long. Please be sure to ask your family and friends to collect theirs as well. The Summit gets credit for every label turned in! 

Click on the links below for more information on each program:
The Summit Preparatory School | 417.869.8077 | Fax: 417.986.3777
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