SMS Announcements-Monday, May 1st-A Day


*** All student iPads and accessories will be collected on May 31st. ***

This document explains how to transfer documents/photos off your iPad, as well as reset the iPad for turn in.

Students will turn in the following equipment:

  • School-issued iPad ($299)

  • School-issued Apple power adapter and cord ($19 each)

  • Protective case and stand ($25)

Students will reset their iPads back to its original settings.  Be sure to transfer all wanted documents/photos/videos off the iPad.

Collection Time: Wednesday, May 31st, (location and directions will be communicated at a later time)

If you are planning to exit before May 31st, please turn in your iPad to iPad HQ prior to leaving for the school year.

If the device is NOT turned in or any equipment is missing or damaged, students will be charged a replacement fee. Charges can be viewed and paid via Infinite Campus portal.


Minecraft Club is in Mr. Buchan’s room (above the LMC) from 3-4 on Mondays.  Students are responsible for their ride home following club.  Let Ms. Ites know if you have any questions.


Garden Club meets Thursdays after school until 3:30.  Please make sure you wear clothes that can get dirty.  Anyone can join at any time, so if you would like to join us please do!  Students need to have transportation or the ability to walk home.


Summit Chess Club is on Tuesdays from 2:50 – 3:30 in the Voyage Community room. Make sure you have a ride home.


WHEN: Every other Monday, next meeting May 8th

TIME:   2:55 – 3:25 pm

WHERE: Room 135 in Expedition


Rubik’s Cube club meets from 3:00-3:30 starting this week.  Here is the schedule for the rest of the year!

April 27 – 3:00-3:30

May 4 – 3:00-3:30

May 11 – 3:00-3:30

May 18 – LAST DAY OF RUBIK’S CUBE CLUB 3:00-3:30!


Meets first and third Tuesdays of the month from 3 until 3:45. May 2 will be our next meeting.


The Summit GSA meets second and fourth Thursdays. The next meeting will be today, Thursday, April 27 from 3-3:30 pm in Room 136 (Expedition Community). You 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.


School Library Month Winners

Thank you to everyone that participated in the April contest by telling us why you like the Summit Library!  We drew winners from all the entries.  The winners are: Tiger Heikes, Mallory Giddings, Julia Neighbors, Wesley Freml, Dylan Smith, and Brinley Shearon.  Please stop by the library to get your prize!

End of Year Reminders

Please start looking for your library books!  All books are due May 18th, and we will start limiting your checkouts to one or two books at a time in May.

May is Asian American/Pacific Islanders Month

Stop by and check out the display on the circulation desk of books that are written by and feature characters who are Asian American.  Lots of great options there!

Featured Book of the Week

The Lion of Mars is a fun book that gives you insight on what it would be like to live on Mars!  This book is on next year’s Iowa Children’s Choice list.



JMS Cheerleading Tryouts

Current 7th and 8th Grade Students

May 6 Starting at 8:00am at JMS Multipurpose Room – Enter Door 15

Tryout Sign Up Link JMS:



Who wants a clean vehicle?  Need a gift for a birthday, anniversary, teacher gift, or just because?  Dragon Scholarship Fund is offering an ultimate car wash card that can be used at any Kwik Star location.  The card is $40 and you get 5 car washes.  That is a $10 savings for you!  Buy 4 washes and get 1 free.  Go to to purchase cards.


The weather is warming up and the golf clubs are starting to come out!  The Annual Dragon Scholarship Fund golf outing registration is live.  The 18 hole outing will be held at Jester Park on Monday, June 19th.  Visit for more information and to register your twosome or foursome.  Registration deadline is June 5th.