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Show your Summit Spirit!

Summit's online store is open through Thursday, October 8. Be sure you place your order by then for a new T-shirt, sweatshirt, pullover or hat. There are three shirt designs this year (including a special 2020 edition with our logo's spyglass student wearing a mask!). Perfect gifts for the holidays, too. Orders will be delivered to Summit

2020-10-06T13:06:32-05:00October 6th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Show your Summit Spirit!

Summit Town Hall and First Day Reminders

Thank you to all the families who joined us for Summit's Town Hall last night which featured updates on the first day of school and a Q&A about the return of school. If you missed the Town Hall, you can watch it here. We are so excited to welcome students back to school tomorrow, September 3. Our first two days

2020-09-02T13:09:14-05:00September 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Summit Town Hall and First Day Reminders

Summit Town Hall is September 1

Dear Summit Schools families, We are making daily progress in our preparations for a return to school on September 3. While our playground is still in need of repair, we feel confident in our ability to deliver our schooling experience in a safe and purposeful manner. Summit's Board of Trustees has approved the revised 2020-21 school calendar. Students

2020-09-01T12:19:10-05:00September 1st, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Summit Town Hall is September 1

Summit’s First Day of School is September 3.

Dear Summit Schools families, I am happy to report that substantial progress was made this week in our attempt to prepare the campus for a return to school. Both power and internet were restored, a high majority of our damaged trees were removed, and work was done to repair our HVAC, roof and classrooms. With

2020-08-22T14:39:00-05:00August 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Summit’s First Day of School is September 3.

Important Update from Summit Schools!

Dear Summit Schools families, As we start the process of repair in our Cedar Rapids community, we'd like to say thank you for your continued patience and support. The work by our families, our faculty, and our staff in the aftermath of the August 10th storm has been inspiring. As you know, our facilities sustained

2020-08-17T13:48:47-05:00August 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Important Update from Summit Schools!

Thank you to our volunteers! Summit remains closed until further notice.

Thank you to the volunteers who helped clean up Summit grounds yesterday! We always appreciate the help from our amazing and supportive Summit community. We have cleaned up as much as we can outside around Summit so we are no longer meeting daily with staff and volunteers at 8 a.m. We are now looking for

2020-08-13T10:15:27-05:00August 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Thank you to our volunteers! Summit remains closed until further notice.

Summit Schools is closed until further notice! The Return to Learn Academy is cancelled!

Summit Schools sustained serious damage to the building and grounds during the storm on August 10. We are so thankful that all the staff that was in the school doing back-to-school prep were safe and unharmed. Unfortunately, there is currently no power at Summit and there is limited building access so Summit is closed until further

2020-08-11T14:08:39-05:00August 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Summit Schools is closed until further notice! The Return to Learn Academy is cancelled!

Approved: Summit’s Return to Learn Plan and Aug. 12 start date

Summit Families, Thank you for your attendance at this week's Town Hall Meeting. I was encouraged by the healthy conversation and we look forward to meeting the challenges that are before us. If you missed the Town Hall you can catch it here. (Please note: Meeting begins around the 11 minute mark.). Updates on our Return

2020-07-02T22:33:10-05:00July 3rd, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Approved: Summit’s Return to Learn Plan and Aug. 12 start date

Safely reopening our school this fall is our No. 1 priority.

Summit Families, On Thursday, June 25th the Iowa Department of Education (DOE) released its Reopening Guidance for Schools. I have evaluated this guidance and shared it with Summit's Board of Trustees to determine its alignment with our Return-to-Learn Plan (RLP). My research and additional information gathered in my attendance at webinars with the Iowa Department of Public Health

2020-06-27T21:53:57-05:00June 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Safely reopening our school this fall is our No. 1 priority.