Field Day Thursday, 8:45-11:30 a.m.
Raven Report: May 15, 2019
Summit Field Day: Raven Games 2019
The 2018-2019 school year will once again conclude with The Summit's annual Raven Games (aka Field Day). This year we will use the festivities to celebrate and bid farewell to Mr. Gronniger who will begin his next adventure as Head of School at Kansas City Academy.
  • Where: The Summit Prep's Backyard (if it's raining, we'll still have Field Day and just move our activities inside).
  • When: Thursday, May 16th from 8:45 to 11:30 a.m. (Note, there is NO before or after school Fun Zone). Students may be dropped off between 8:30-8:45 a.m. and picked up by 11:30 a.m. If this is an issue, please contact Amy Maas immediately.
  • What: All Summit students will be divided into seven different, multi-age group, teams from Beginners through High Schoolers. Each team will have designated Summit Employee team leaders. Teams will compete in activities reminiscent of Mr. G and his time at The Summit!
  • Attire: Summit Spirit wear and any shorts/pants (jeans, khaki, athletic). Tennis/running shoes required - we will be moving a lot.
  • Spectators: Parents, grandparents, etc. are encouraged to attend, especially our early learner and younger elementary student parents.
  • Things to bring: Labeled water bottle and a snack (disposable, easy to transport, and non-refrigerated).
  • Picnic Lunch: SPO Class Reps are organizing lunches for after Field Day. Please check your class email for more information.
  • Ice Cream Truck: We will have a visit from the ice cream truck around 11:45 a.m. on Field Day. Treats will cost between $1-4. Students should have cash if they would like to purchase a frozen treat.
Yearbooks 2018-2019
This year we're doing something a little different with The Summit Yearbook. W e are going to include pictures from our end of the year events (Field Day, Culture Day, PE Bowling Field Trip, etc). Therefore, yearbooks will not be available on the last day of school, but they will be here at the end of the month. Once they arrive, we will send out a notification that yearbooks are ready for pick up. If your family is no longer in the Ozarks, we can also mail your yearbook to you.

We did order extra yearbooks, so if you didn't make the yearbook order deadline let Amy Maas know, and she will add you to the extra list.
To Do List
Complete Parent Satisfaction Survey
Questions? Contact Mark Sharp.

The Board of Trustees asks that all Summit parents take the time to complete our annual  Summit Parent Satisfaction Survey . We ask that each family complete the survey. Both parents/guardians are welcome to complete the survey, or one per household.  This anonymous survey should take only 3 minutes  and will help guide our current initiative to create a new strategic plan for the next two to three years.
Camp Raven 2019
Questions? Contact Amy Maas.

Spend your summer at The Summit with Camp Raven. Camps are only $115 per weekly session and include a Camp Raven t-shirt. Camp space is limited, so sign up today!
Camp Raven: Summer at The Summit
June 3-7 Afternoons, 12:30 - 3:30 p.m.
Master Chef Junior - Latin American Edition
1st - 5th Graders 2019-2020

Join Señorita Jolley for a week of traditional latin american food and desserts. We will create our own recipe books as we explore the different flavors of Latino America, learning the history of the cultures along the way.
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
Save the Date: Gala 2019
Please mark your calendars for Friday, October 18th for the 2019 Annual Summit Gala.

This year's theme will be glamorous and exciting Las Vegas! Be ready for the Rat Pack, Elvis, Lady Gaga, lots of gaming tables, entertainment, and much much more. 

Thanks to so many Summit community members who have already signed up to help. There are still volunteer opportunities available. Contact Vince Currao if you are interested in helping with the gala.
Summit School Calendar 

May 2019
15 : Yearbook Signing Party
16: Field Day/Last Day of School & Mr. G's Farewell Celebration  (End of LS: 3rd Trimester & US: 2nd Semester)
16: EARLY RELEASE at 11:30 a.m.
27: Memorial Day - Offices Closed

June 2019
3-7: First week of Camp Raven, Summer Camp at The Summit

July 2019
4: Fourth of July - Offices Closed

August 2019
7: Early Learners Playground Meet-Up
12-13: Parent Teacher Conferences
12: Meet Your Teacher, 3 pm
14: First Day of School, 2019-2020
In the Classroom
All School Culture Day: The Regions of Spain

The Summit's 2019 Culture Day was a success! This year, students traveled around various regions of Spain:  Castilla y León, Islas Canarias, Andalucía, Valencia, Aragón, Cataluña,  and  Madrid Each different region offered an authentic experience that one may encounter when traveling around Spain. Students sampled various  tapas,  learned to dance the  flamenco , completed art projects inspired by  Salvador Dali  and  Pablo Picasso , went on a scavenger hunt in search of animals native to Spain, learned about Spain's annual  Tomatina  festival, and played a favorite childhood game for children who grow up in Spain,  Chapas.  

This event was organized and carried out by our Summit upper school students. They did a tremendous job of facilitating the stations and engaging every student.
1st Grade at Andy Bs for their PE Bowling Trip. Pictured above with Ms. Pulliam.

PE Field Trip to Andy Bs

Summit kindergarten through eighth grade students took their annual PE field trip to Andy Bs with Mrs. Teed last week! 
Things to Know
Track & Field Team Headed to State Meet
The Summit-NCA track team is sending six athletes to the State Meet! The following athletes are headed to the State Meet in Jefferson City this weekend! 

Alexis Workman (800, 1600, 3200)
Paige Cummings (pole vault)
Olivia Lynch (1600, 3200)
Delaney Weimer (100)
Trevor Talley (3200)
Tanner Talley (800)
SPO's Summit Swag Sale at Field Day
Check out the Summit Swag available at SPO's table during Field Day. There are limited quantities of each item! Cash, check, or card accepted.

Chenille Blanket - $25
Large Utility Tote - $20
Tumbler - $10
Pop-Socket - $5
Lost and Found: Are You Missing Anything?

All the remaining lost and found items will be on display during Field Day. Be sure to check to see if your jacket, water bottle, sweater, sweatshirt, t-shirt, pants, or any other missing items are among the piles.
Summit Family Business Directory: Available to View Family Businesses

Use the link at the right, or visit .

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
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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.
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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:
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!

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