Eagle NEWSletter

January 2017

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BOND ISSUE 2017...FEBRUARY 14TH

EPS Superintendent Bret Towne will be at Summit to speak to our Parent Club at 9:45am to discuss the upcoming Bond Issue 2017. We welcome you to join us and look forward to seeing you.


The link below provides additional information regarding the bond and provides links to the Bond Brochure, Powerpoint, and Frequently Asked Question.


http://edmondschools.net/district/2017-bond-issue/

Winter Concerts & Performances...SUCCESS!

CHORUS

The Summit 7th and 8th grade choirs had our Winter Concert on Tuesday, December 13. It was a great concert and we very much appreciate all the family, friends, teachers, and staff who came to listen and support us! I was very proud of the students for the job they did. The students were determined to perform “African Noel” without piano accompaniment, and they worked hard to make sure that they knew it well enough to sing with confidence and performed it very well at the concert. The girls also took on a slightly more challenging than usual piece in “A La Nanita Nana,” fell in love with it as they learned it, and performed it beautifully. I told them it gave me goosebumps, which is a great thing! We are now looking ahead to contest and using the skills we learned in 1st semester to get us ready to sing for judges. Thank you all for your participation and support!


ORCHESTRA

The Summit orchestras culminated a semester of hard work, fun, and fabulous music on December 15th in the Santa Fe HS auditorium. The beginning sixth grade orchestra made their debut on stage with bright smiles and familiar tunes to the audience concluded by a rendition of "Jingle Bells". Our second-year seventh grade orchestra continued spreading holiday cheer and smiles with "Frosty the Snow Man". The eighth grade orchestra was not to be outdone as they took the stage and closed the show with an exciting "Swashbucklers Saga". There were many proud moments for students in the Fall semester and we look forward to the challenges and learning opportunities that 2017 will bring...


BAND

We cherish the experience of putting together the Winter Program. For the 6th graders, it is the beginning of a life long love. For the 7th and 8th graders, it is a constant reminder of how important music can be in communicating the feelings that bring us together. We work hard every year to create a little bit of magic for our community and this year was very special! Thank you all for your support!


DRAMA & MUSICAL PRODUCTIONS

7th and 8th grade performed their end of semester plays, "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," and "The Nightmare Before Christmas," and "A Christmas Carol." 7th grade musical production's 54 students performed a medley of scenes from Broadway musicals.

FCCLA Wins BIG!

FCCLA members competed in Star Events and went there to WIN! Campbell Christensen did an amazing job and received 2nd place in the category Illustrated Talk, Micah Olguin and Kylie Kajioka placed 1st in Life Event Planning, Alyson Perez placed 1st in Creed Speaking, Paige Secnicka placed 1st in Recycle Redesign, and Abiana Miraku placed 1st in Children's Literature! Great Job ladies! #WEARESUMMIT #SUMMITPROUD

Summarization & Generalization"I'm Loving It!"

Summit National Junior Honor Society Officers Elected

Our counselor and NJHS Sponsor, April Arthur has done exactly what I asked of her, take NJHS to a higher level...go from GOOD TO GREAT! As the principal, I am ecstatic to announce these Leaders of Leaders! I look forward to the initiative they dream up and implement as they demonstrate the 5 Pillars of NJHS.


Way to go! #WEARESUMMIT

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Mark Your Calendars

http://summit.edmondschools.net/calendar/


January 5th

Classes Begin


9th

Board of Education Meeting


13th

Friends & Family Day during lunch


16th

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (NO CLASSES)


19th

Parent Club Meeting 9:45am & BOND TALK


20th

Parent Club Donut Day


26TH

Parent Info Night at Santa Fe

Friends & Family and Eagle's Nest Make-up & Combo

Due to the Snow Day on January 13th, we will reschedule this month's Eagle's Nest to next month and combine it with the February recipients and festivities.


The date scheduled for our Friends & Family and Eagle's Nest for February is Tuesday, February 14th during the regularly scheduled lunch for your student.


We will have double the number of students receiving Eagle's Nest in February. Very exciting!