Summit School Newsletter


January 20, 2023

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From the Head of School...

Hello Summit Community,

Let's make it TWO! It is that time of year again, the "Best of Ahwatukee 2022" voting has begun and we are asking for your help. Please take a moment to go to the link below and vote for us. You can simply scroll to #53, #55, #84, #86, and #88 to choose Summit School and our awesome teachers, or you can work through each category and pick your favorites. It only takes a couple of minutes and you can vote daily with each email address you have. Woohoo! Every vote counts. Thank you so much for your ongoing support!

Innovative teaching. Expert educators. Thriving students. Thank you for all you do.


Dr. Stephanie Nardi

Head of School

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Earn a Referral Credit for Tuition!

Yes, we are offering a $1,000.00 referral tuition credit for each new student (non-sibling of current student) who is referred to Summit for the 2023-24 school year. The credit will be applied to your FACTS account after 2 months. We greatly appreciate your referrals!

Attn: Families Looking Ahead to K-2

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A Request from Our Yearbook Supervisor...


Do you have any photos you could share for the school yearbook? We need as many pictures as we can get, and contributing photos is the best way to make sure your child is well-represented in the yearbook. Please email pictures to Mrs. Harris (

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Save the Date! STEAM Night 2023

Wednesday, March 8th, 5-7pm

4515 East Muirwood Drive

Phoenix, AZ

Join the Summit Community for STEAM Night 2023! Participate in STEAM activities, enjoy Rube Goldberg Machines competing in the STEAM Team Competition, Check out our NASA HUNCH projects, art displays, and more! Pita Jungle will be on-campus for dinner.

Get your STEAM Team together!

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Summit School 2023-24 Calendar

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Help Support Our Service Projects

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Student Council Diaper Drive Announcement

Super Kids- Super Sharing

Our Middle School NJHS chapter is doing their annual service project beginning January 10 through January 24. The event is called Super Kids- Super Sharing and it is organized by the NFL Super Bowl committee.

Our chapter will be collecting new or gently used books, sports equipment, school supplies, and games. Students and teachers may bring donations after winter break and place them in the decorated box in the office.

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NJHS Video

Seeking Career Speakers for March 8

Summit School will be dedicating one of our Enrichment Wednesdays to exploring careers. We are seeking interested female community members to speak to students on March 8 from 8:15 to 9am. As March is Women's History Month, we would like to highlight professional women. Please reach out to Dr. Nardi if you are interested.

Wednesday Enrichment Offerings for January 25

Students in grades 1-8 will be assigned to one of the following offerings this week.

  1. Dance 1-2
  2. Marble Runs grades
  3. Critical Thinking Games grades 3-5
  4. STEM Projects grades 1-3
  5. Spanish Arts & Crafts grades 2-5
  6. American Sign Language grades 4-5
  7. Valley Youth Theater grades 1-2
  8. Coding grades 6-8
  9. Spanish Support/Review grades 6-8
  10. Culinary grades 1-2
  11. Music Enrichment grades 4-8
  12. Math Activities grades 1-2
  13. Art Madness grades 1-3
  14. Preschool Buddies grades 5-8
  15. Yearbook grades 6-8
  16. Lego Challenge grades 1-3
  17. Poetry grades 5-8
  18. Origami grades 3-6
  19. Reading Support grades 6-8
  20. Reading Enrichment grades 6-8
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NEW Gear at Our New Store


Jump into January with 15% OFF orders of $100 or more at your SUMMIT SCHOOL Sideline Store. Stock up for yourself or for a fellow SUMMIT SCHOOL fan who's had their eye on that special hoodie, hat or tumbler. Best of all, this awesome sale is on for the ENTIRE month! So head over to Sideline Store now and save on all your faves with code JAN23 today.

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Summit School Community Partnerships

Do you own or have a connection to a local business? Please share.

Dear Community Member,

Summit School is pleased to announce that we are starting a community partner program with businesses in our local community. We know that connections in the community are invaluable to the success of our school and our local businesses.

We would like to invite you to become a Summit Community Partner. This partnership requires no donations or financial support. Instead, we ask for mutual participation. Here is how it works.

  • You agree to be a Summit Community Partner by posting our Summit School Community Partner flyer, poster, or our Summit School brochures in your business.

  • We add your logo to our Summit Community Partners website page and our weekly school digital newsletter.

  • We will reach out to you when we have campus events that you may be interested in for the purpose of sponsorship, table displays, or other connections.

  • We offer you the opportunity to add items or information to our new family welcome bags.

To get started, please complete this form or reach out to Kyle Allen, Director of Admissions and Marketing at In addition, please send your business logo as a .png or .jpg file to the email address above.

Want to know more about Summit School? We would be happy to give you a tour of our campus. If you would like a tour or have any questions, please email Kyle Allen or call 480-403-9506. Thank you for your consideration.

In Partnership,

Dr. Stephanie Nardi

Head of School

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