Calling All 2014-15 Summit Hill Kindergarteners!
We invite all children who are eligible to attend Summit Hill Elementary Kindergarten next year to our Kindergarten Husky Huddle! This annual program is designed specifically for Summit Hill parents and their incoming kindergarten children.
Husky Huddle for 2014-15 Summit Hill Kindergarteners
Wednesday, March 12, 2014
Summit Hill Cafeteria
During this hour-long program, Husky parents huddle in the cafeteria to receive important curriculum and registration information as well as experience a "virtual" tour of a typical kindergarten day. Simultaneously, incoming kindergarten students huddle in small groups to experience a specially designed "V.I.P." tour of Summit Hill, including visiting a kindergarten classroom, listening to a read-aloud book in the Media Center, and even boarding a stationary school bus in the parking lot! Afterward, prospective Husky students return to the cafeteria to enjoy a snack of juice and cookies and reunite with parents!
If you know a family with a student all set to attend Summit Hill Kindergarten next year, please share this news about the March 12th Husky Huddle. Visit the Summit Hill website to check for additional information in the coming weeks. Registration for all K-5 students new to Summit Hill in 2014-15 is scheduled for Wednesday, April 30th and Thursday, May 1st. Please click FCS Spring Registration 2014-2015.pdf for additional information.
We look forward to meeting our newest Huskies!
Curriculum Support Teacher
New Student Registration!
All Families with Students New to Summit Hill in August 2014!
Fulton County has established the following dates for registering new students: April 30 and May 1, 2014. If you are eligible to enroll a child (Kindergarten-Grade 5) to attend Summit Hill in August, please plan to register on those dates. Families who move after May 1 should register as soon as possible; call the school if you have questions. More information is available by clickingFCS Spring Registration 2014-2015.pdf.
Information on Make Up Days from Inclement Weather School Closings
At its Thursday, February 20 meeting, the Fulton County School Board approved a plan for making up the instructional time missed due to recent inclement weather days.
March 14 is now an instructional day for students instead of a teacher workday; schools will be in session as usual.
We are aware that parents have expressed concern regarding testing. The makeup plan therefore includes five additional days for CRCT preparation. The CRCT testing window for elementary and middle school students now begins April 22. Additionally, district leaders are exploring ways for schools to provide students with additional academic support after school, and digital resources aligned to the curriculum are also being developed for students. Updates will be provided to parents as plans are finalized.
Spring break remains unchanged and is scheduled for April 7-11. High school graduation dates are not impacted and the last day of school will be May 23.
Thank you for your partnership as we work together to support our students.
Order Your Yearbooks!
It isn't too late to order your yearbook for the 2013-14 school year!
Any questions about ordering your yearbook? email Lisa Fazzari at firstname.lastname@example.org Want to reserve a yearbook on line? Reserve yours today! Before its too late!
- Go to www.Balfour.com, and type our school name. Purchase a yearbook on-line using a credit card or debit card.
- Or, print out this order form, fill it out, and send it in with a check to your child's teacher.
Career Day is Coming!
And we need your help! A wonderful opportunity awaits you on Tuesday, May 6th when you volunteer to speak to our students about your career. See the attached document for more information and don't forget to turn in your commitment form to our counselor, Ruth Bowen!
Please click Career Day is Coming.pdf for more information.
Strong4Life Program Coming to Summit Hill!!
Last year, 19 FCS Elementary Schools piloted the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta's
Strong4Life program, and due to the successful impact, the Fulton County School
Nutrition Program is extending the opportunity to 10 additional elementary schools
this school year. I'm excited to share with you that Summit Hill Elementary School
has been selected as one of the ten schools to benefit from the Strong4Life Program
in School Year 13-14!
Georgia has a high rate of childhood obesity, and parents, families, communities, schools,
and food manufacturers all play a role in stopping this epidemic. While all Fulton County
School menus meet tough new federal nutrition guidelines to ensure healthy and
well-balanced meals for students, the Strong4Life Program gives us a unique
opportunity to further impact children by improving the environment and generating
excitement in the school cafeteria.
The Strong4Life program includes the events listed below:
- Students will receive take-home materials such as a water bottle, t-shirt,
and information pack on the program.
- Students and staff will participate in a Pep Rally: two 40-minute live and
interactive health education lesson next Wednesday afternoon.
- The Strong 4Life Staff will return to SHE during PE classes and throughout
lunch times to reinforce the 4 healthy habits Thursday December 19, 2013
and Tuesday February 18, 2014.
- Students and staff will participate in the "Be Active" Main Event on Wednesday
April 30, 2014 (when students and staff wear their t-shirts!!) from 8-11am.
Stay tuned for more information about this day when parents will be invited
to join us!
This program mirrors some of the events and enthusiasm and spirit of an event
from years ago. However, students are not collecting pledges, raising funds, or
We as a community, in partnership with Children's Healthcare of Atlanta and Fulton
County Schools Food Services Program, will be modeling and encouraging students
to Be Active in our day-to-day lives!
Please click the link below for more information:
VOLUNTEER TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR SUMMIT HILL ES
Please note, the volunteer training requirements must be met prior to
volunteering for Summit Hill.
As of July 1, 2012, Georgia law states that all school volunteers are now
MANDATED REPORTERS and are required to report any suspected child
abuse or neglect.
Please find the link for the REQUIRED video for all parent volunteers below: Parent Volunteer Video
1. Please click here for the Volunteer Abuse Verification Form
2. Volunteer Information Form 2013.pdf
CHANGES IN TRANSPORTATION
If there is a change in the manner in which a child is to leave school,
the teacher must receive a note from the parent stating the change;
otherwise, the child will be sent home in the usual manner. Do not rely
on email to notify the teacher of any changes. Please do not call the school
with changes unless it is an emergency. Please note that children may
not ride any bus other than their assigned bus. In the event of an
emergency, please contact the Transportation Department at 770-667-2970