Announcements-Thursday, April 15th-A Day



PC Build Groups – Resume as planned.  You can use the shop to work on remaining pieces.

Programming – Every Tuesday/Thursday.  Still room for more!  Show up if you’d like to join.


Summit will be starting a new GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) group. If you are interested in participating in this group please fill out the following Google Form: GSA Interest Form . This group will meet after school, once a week from 3-3:30. The meeting is still yet be determined. Please contact Mrs. Heston or Mrs. Brock if you have any questions.


Looking for strength training opportunities 

The Johnston High School weight room is open on Tuesdays for any interested 6-8th graders to start strength training.  Students should enter the west side fitness center (lower level doors), that face the football field.  Warm up will start promptly at 6 AM, the work out will be over by 6:45-6:50.  

These workouts are free, open to any Johnston 6-8th graders, and will be coached by JHS coaching staff members.  Students should arrive by six, and have rides to take them home no later than 6:55.  These sessions will run on Tuesdays and Thursdays until further notice.  Masks are required at these workouts.

We are excited to start offering strength instruction to our middle school students!  Any questions can be directed to Coach Aaron Tecklenburg at   OR  Coach Brian Lutter at:


Summit Middle School is now collecting donations for the Food Bank of Iowa! There are boxes outside of every community that you can put your donations in. Examples of donations include toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, conditioner, soap, band-aids, hand sanitizer, first aid supplies, and canned foods. If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at and

Community Fill Up Challenge

If your community donates a total of 35 items by April 23, you will win a 15-minute extra recess! Details will be provided after it is earned.

Thank you for helping those in need!


National School Library Month – Help us celebrate our school library this month!  See the table display in the library to enter the April contest.  Just fill out an entry form with your name and why you like the Summit Library – it’s that easy!  Prizes at the end of the month!

Featured Book of the Month –  This year’s Newbery Award winner, When You Trap a Tiger, is a beautifully written book that combines Korean folktales with main character, Lily’s, quest to help her sick grandma.  Part realistic fiction and part magical realism, Tae Keller tells a vivid story about family and the stories that keep our loved ones with us for generations.