Fall mum orders are due today (Wed. 9/12)!
Raven Report: Sept. 12, 2018
You are invited to...

The Summit Preparatory School of Southwest Missouri
Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting and Community Open House
Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Come and go from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
4:00 p.m. Grand Opening Remarks & Ribbon Cutting
Guided Tours and Reception to follow

We are pleased to announce that The Summit Prep will be hosting a Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting and Community Open House on Wednesday, October 3rd from 4:00-6:00 p.m. All are welcome to attend this exciting event!

More information, postcards, electronic invitations, and a Facebook event will be available soon for you to invite your friends, family, co-workers, and neighbors to see our new building!

Questions? Contact Amy Maas.
Run for The Summit: T-Shirt Registration Due Monday

The Summit Parent Organization (SPO) will be hosting our 12th annual Run for The Summit on  Saturday, September 22, 2018. This year we are hosting a Far Out 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run at the Missouri Institute of Natural Science. Participants are encouraged to dress in their grooviest running gear for our 1960s inspired event!

You need to register by Monday, September 17th to receive a run shirt! Summit Run shirts are considered spirit wear and may be worn on Fridays!

The one mile fun run is stroller and kid friendly! All are welcome to participate.

For more information visit the website: www.thesummitprep.org/run.

Raven Partners in Learning
Thank you to our 2018-2019 Raven Partners in Learning. For more information  contact  Vince Currao, Summit Development Officer .
To Do List
Pre-Order Hot Lunch
Questions? Contact Kristin Walker .

Remember, you need to order lunches by the end of the day the THURSDAY before to receive the $4 pre-order price.
Order School Photos
Picture day was Monday 9/10. Still need to order pictures? No problem. Just use the link on the right to order photos online.

Questions? Contact Amy Maas .
Complete Spanish Trip Survey

The Spanish department sent out a survey last week to gauge interest from The Summit community on travel abroad opportunities. Feedback will be considered when determining a target region and age group for the first trip.

Questions? Contact Sarah Leighninger.

Order Fall Mums: Due TODAY!
Turn in your order forms and payments (checks made out to "The Summit") by Wednesday, September 12th.

Questions? Contact Veronica Richardson .
Register for the Run for The Summit
Registration and payment must be received by  11:59 p.m. on  Sept. 17th to receive a race t-shirt. The race shirt counts as Summit Spirit Wear to wear on Fridays.

Questions? Contact Veronica Richardson, SPO President .

Pre-Order 18-19 Yearbook & Save!
Everyone who pre-orders their yearbook before September 30th will save 15%! Click the link on the right and use the school's passcode: 1014120028714957. Yearbooks are regularly priced at $24.99 and will be delivered in May 2019.

Click here to view the flyer.

Questions? Contact Amy Maas .
Sign Up for 18/19 SPO Volunteering
We ask each Summit family to volunteer at a minimum of four Summit events per year.  

Questions? Contact Veronica Richardson .
Things to Know
Middle School Boys Basketball Team: Champions!
The Summit/NCA boys middle school basketball team finished in first place this weekend at the Mark Twain Conference. The team won their game Thursday night with the score of 53-8 and went on to win both games Friday and Saturday. Reid Breckner, #23 and Summit 7th grader, was a major contributor during the games.
Happy Thank-Scrip-ing Day: Monday, Sept. 17th
Due to "Thank-Scrip-ing Day" on  Monday, September 17th, the Scrip order will be placed on next week on  Tuesday, September 18th.

What is "Thank-Scrip-ing Day" you ask? It is a one-day sale where rebates will be larger than normal on some products. For more information check out  www.shopwithscrip.com, and earn rebates for your Summit Growth Fund. Click here to view the "Thank-Scrip-ing Day" flyer.

As always, if you have any questions feel free to reach out to Phil Isley, Summit Prep Scrip Coordinator.
Plan to Cheer on the Cross Country Team: Sept. 25th
We've got spirit, yes we do! We've got spirit, how about you? Join us as we cheer on the Summit/NCA Cross Country team at the Republic Meet on Tuesday, September 25th. This is a great chance to support our team at a local event.

Republic Cross Country Meet
Location: Republic High School
Date: Tuesday, September 25th
 - Girls Varsity at 3:30 p.m. featuring Summit sophomore Alexis 
 - Boys Varsity at  4:15 p.m.
 - 7th grade girls at  5:00 p.m.
 - 8th grade girls at 5:20 p.m. featuring Summit 8th grader Grace
 - 7th grade boys at  5:40 p.m.
 - 8th grade boys at  6:00 p.m.
Upper School Spanish Competitions 2018-2019
Summit Upper School students will once again participate in the Ozark Hispanic League Studies this year. These competitions are held three times a year at various area schools and allow students to showcase Spanish skills in vocabulary, poetry, dancing, singing, and culture bowl. The first competition is in Bolivar on Saturday, November 3rd.

Questions about The Summit's Spanish Program? Contact Señora Leighninger or Señora Raven.
Save the Date for The Summit Gala: Friday, October 26th
The Summit's 14th Annual Gala will be held at the Darr Agricultural Center (same great location as last year). 

This year's Annual Auction & Gala is a 1990s style party complete with games, music, appetizers, raffles, and silent and live auctions. Guests can show off their fly moves while gettin' jiggy with it, enjoy free wine and beer, or try their luck at the gaming tables. This party is going be all that and a bag of chips!

Tickets for this great event are only $100/person (just like last year).  Mr. Vince Currao, Summit's Development Officer, will be in contact regarding event sponsorship opportunities.

More information coming soon!
Summit School Calendar 

September 2018
17 : Board of Trustees Meeting, 5:30 p.m.
21 : NO SCHOOL - Teacher Work Day
22: Run for The Summit
25: Cross Country Meet at Republic High School
27: SPO Meeting, 9 a.m.

October 2018
3: Ribbon Cutting & Community Open House, 4-6 p.m.
5: Donuts with Dad, 8-8:45 a.m.
11-15: NO SCHOOL - Fall Break
15 : NO SCHOOL - Teacher Work Day
22: Board of Trustees Meeting, 5:30 p.m.
25 : SPO Meeting, 9 a.m.
26: Gala - "Come as You Are" 1990s Theme

November 2018
2 : Lower School - End of 1st Trimester
5-9 : Fall Scholastic Book Fair
9 : NO SCHOOL - Parent/Teacher Conferences
13 : Fall Concert @ the Gillioz, 6:30 p.m.
14 : Late Start @ 9:30 a.m.
15 : Board Meeting, 5:30 p.m.
19-23 : NO SCHOOL - Thanksgiving Break
29 : SPO Meeting, 9:00 a.m.
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
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!

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.

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