SMS Announcements-Friday, Oct. 7th-B Day




The Summit GSA (Gay Straight Alliance) first club meeting will be on Thursday, October 13th from 3-3:30 pm in Room 136 (Expedition Community). If you are interested in joining the Summit GSA please submit the following google form prior to next Thursday…

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.


A chess club is starting here at Summit!! Come play chess against your friends and classmates on Tuesdays from 2:50 to 4 PM, starting on November 8th.

Interested in the game but don’t know how to play? The Summit Chess Club welcomes all sixth and seventh graders! Mr. O’Brien and Mr. Meyer will teach you and get you challenging your friends in no time. Our expert student leaders can even give you strategies to dominate the board.

PLEASE NOTE: YOU MUST HAVE A RIDE HOME! The school and sponsors will not be providing transportation.

If you want to join, ask your parents and fill out the required form here:

Any questions about chess club? Email Mr. O’Brien at


WHAT? 7th Grade Johnston Wrestling Team


WHEN DOES IT START? Season starts Mon., October 17 and ends mid-December.

 WHO CAN PARTICPATE?  ANY Summit student, boy or girl can sign up. *FREE!

*QUESTIONS?- See Coach Tecklenburg in room 229 in Voyage, if you have questions or email him at:

**PRACTICES WILL HAPPEN AT JMS, and a shuttle bus will take Summit students to JMS after school. 


Don’t forget to sign up for Fusion Show Choir!! Emails with the link to sign up were sent out! Rehearsals start in mid-October. We want you there!! Email Mrs. Hendrickson or Mr. Shivers if you have any questions.


Johnston volleyball club (JVBC) tryouts will take place in October. JVBC is affiliated with the Johnston school volleyball program and is a great way to learn/improve on the sport before school ball begins in 8th grade!

All information can be found on the website:


Come join the MATHCOUNTS CLUB!!!

The MATHCOUNTS Foundation is a non-profit organization that reaches students in grades 6-8 in all US states and territories with 3 extra-curricular math programs. More than a quarter million students participate in MATHCOUNTS programs or use their resources each year. At Summit, students meet to solve problems and build problem solving skills. They will meet after school every-other week, on Mondays, starting the first week of October in Ms. Lewis’s room in Mission.

In January, students will begin meeting every week on Monday’s after school to get ready for 4 levels of competition. This is open to any student who enjoys problem solving with others in a competitive environment. Our school competition will be in January, a local competition in February, state in March, and then the National Competition.

The coaches are Mr. Steve Skinner and Ms. Linda Lewis. Anyone is welcome to join and there are links on the Activities and Clubs Moodle page under MATHCOUNTS.


Meets Thursdays after school until 3:30 in Mrs. Barlow’s room.

Questions?!  Please email


October Contest

Come take a look at the jar of creepy rings and try to guess how many rings are in the jar!  You can guess using this link or there is a QR code next to the jar!  Good luck!

Book Club

The next book club will be Tuesday, October 18th in the library from 2:50 – 3:30.  Come join us!

Featured Book of the Week

Portico Reeve’s secret identity as Stuntboy keeps him busy in his “castle” as he tries to keep everyone around him safe and super.  But can Stuntboy pull off the greatest stunt of all and keep his parents from fighting?  At times, super funny and at other times, heartwarming, you will enjoy reading Stuntboy, in the Meantime by Jason Reynolds.