SMS Announcements-Wednesday, Oct. 5th-A Day



*7th grade GIRLS and BOYS have 3 options to participate in school sanctioned sports at Summit in 7th grade.

Fall- Girl’s Cross Country  &  Boy’s Cross Country (coming to close in the next few weeks).

Late Fall/Winter- Girl’s Wrestling and Boy’s Wrestling (this will start October 17th and run through mid December).

Spring- Girl’s and Boy’s Swimming

All 7th graders are welcomed and encouraged to participate in any of these activities, and NO EXPERIENCE or FEES are required in any of these programs.  All three do a great job with introducing the sport, as well as providing competitive opportunities to everyone, at all levels of skill and development. 

If you have a seventh grader wanting to get involved, sign them up at the link below and the coaches of those programs will help get you rolling!



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 last week! 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. First meeting is Oct. 3.

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


Overdue Books 

Please return any overdue books (you will get an e-mail on Mondays and Thursdays if they are overdue).  Need more time?  E-mail Mrs. McAlister to ask for a renewal!

September Contest Results       

There were 15 students who correctly guessed The Hunger Games as the Book in the Jar!  After a drawing, our winner is Mathias Anderson!  Stop by the library, Mathias, to collect your prize!  Stay tuned next week for the October Contest!

Book Club

Our first meeting of the Summit Book Club starts on Tuesday, October 4th from 2:50-3:30!  Meet in the Library!

Featured Book of the Week

 Addy is haunted by a tragic fire that killed both her parents, and then she finds herself in the middle of a wildfire while at a wilderness camp in California.  Can Addy rely on her skills to not only save herself but others in her group as well?  Read Paradise on Fire by Jewell Parker Rhodes to find out!