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Buddy Bench for Summit

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We would like to thank Lowe’s for the donation of materials to build a Buddy Bench for our playground.  We would also like to thank Sean Kirk for donating his time to build the bench for our students!  We are excited about getting it outside for the kids to use. One Fish Flying to Lowes!  One Fish Flying to Sean!

Halloween pic

Summit Elementary held its Second Annual Fall Fling. THANK YOU to everyone who helped make it a huge success! The Summit team appreciates all the community support and we look forward to TEAMING up with you again next year.

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Global Read Aloud

Global Read Aloud1Once again, Mrs. Fletcher's class is participating in The Global Read Aloud. This year, the class is reading "The BFG" with Mrs. Keller's fourth grade class in New Hall, California. They get together every week via FaceTime to discuss the book. In the chapter titled "The Bloodbottler", Sophie told the BFG that she would come up with a plan to get rid of the mean giants. The students in both classes came up with their own plan for getting rid of the giants, and shared it with each other today.  They were amazed at how similar their plans were! They look forward to their book talks every week, and are making some great friends, too! 

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Test Taking Skills - Almost There

examSummit Elementary is excited this year to be using new reading and math materials.  These materials are based on 21st century skills and expectations.  The increased rigor of these materials has become apparent, which was expected. J   Most students have not been exposed to this type of challenge. They may or have already experienced some “productive struggles.”  It is especially important that students get a lot of encouragement as they grow into the new expectations.  The confidence that develops in taking on a challenge and succeeding with hard work is a life lesson that we want all of our students to experience.  Click here for more information. (English)  Click here for more information.  (Spanish)

Read Past Articles

archiveHave you ever wanted to look back at an article that was posted and now is gone?  Now you can! Click here to see the previously posted articles on the Summit Elementary webpage.

Summit Elementary

200 10th Avenue West
Jerome, Idaho 83338
P 208-324-3396
F 208-324-3399

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