SMS Announcements-Friday, Dec. 9th-B Day



For fans of the Warriors book series! We meet every other Tuesday.  Our next meeting is December 13th in Mr. Hiatt’s room, Team Mission, from 3:00 to 3:30 PM.  Please make sure your ride is at Summit at 3:30.

At our club, we will roleplay, write books, and more! To join, fill out the form on one of our posters hung around the school. Our most easily accessible form is on the pole outside the library, please sign up there!  For more information, please contact Mr. Hiatt at


The vending machine is open daily from

8:55-9:40 mornings

1:30-2:15 afternoons

Meets Tuesday AND Thursday next week from 2:50 – 3:45 pm. Please complete the form below if you have any interest in joining our Hyperstream club at Summit sponsored by Mr. Motz.   Students will need to have their own way to get home promptly as they will need to leave the building when we are done.  If you have any interest in coding, computers, or gaming, this club would be right up your alley. Please email for any other questions.

Click here to let Mr. Motz know you are interested:


The Summit GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) next club meeting will be on Thursday, December 22 from 3-3:30 pm in Room 136 (Expedition Community).

GSA club members MUST have transportation home from Summit after the meeting. Please reach out to the GSA staff sponsors, Mrs. Heston or Mrs. Brock with any questions.


Garden Club will meet in Mrs. Barlow’s Room on Thursdays until 3:30.

Garden Club is holding a birthday cake kit drive for the Johnston Partnership.  Items needed include 9×13 aluminum cake pans with lids, cake mixes (any flavor), frosting (any flavor), cans of Sprite (substitute for oil and eggs), and birthday candles.  Students can drop off donations in a box near the front of their community.  The Garden Club will assemble and deliver the birthday cake kits in December.  Please if you have any questions!

Introducing the Summit 7th Grade Spring Play:

By Alexi Alfieri – Produced with special arrangement by Pioneer Drama Service, Inc. Denver, Colorado

Performances will be on Saturday, March 4th at 3pm and 6pm.
Auditions on Thursday, January 5th Expedition Room 132
Audition Sign-Up 
Crew Sign Up- No Audition Needed


The JHS Golf Programs are holding a fundraiser with the Iowa PGA.  The 2023 Iowa PGA Golf Pass can be purchased through and by putting in johnstongolf for the coupon code, you will get a discounted price for the pass and a portion of the sale will go to the golf programs.  This is a great deal and way to support the programs.  Thanks for considering and for passing this information on to others that may be interested.


Reading Pets Contest

Back by popular demand!!  Send a picture of your pet reading, and we’ll have a school-wide vote for our favorite reading pet!  Be sure to include your pet’s name in your e-mail!  Please submit photos by Thursday, December 15th.

December Library Contest

Stop by the library and record your guess of how many candy canes are in the jar!

Book Club

Our next meeting will be Tuesday, December 20th from 2:50 – 3:30 (you must have a ride home at 3:30).   Join us for our last meeting of 2022 for our end of year celebration!

Featured Book of the Week

I was obsessed with this series when I was a kid!  Now the Sweet Valley Twins are updated and back in graphic novel form, and I was so excited to get the first one!  I read it in one sitting!  Check it out on the New Arrivals wall!