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PSSA Letter to Parents -- Spring 2019 Mar 20, 2019

Dear Parent(s) or Guardian(s):

Beginning next month, all school districts throughout the State of Pennsylvania will participate in the Pennsylvania System of School Assessments (PSSA).  At Summit Township Elementary School, we will follow the assessment schedule listed below. 

February "Bee of the Month" Mar 19, 2019 February Bee of the Month

The first Summit Elementary "Bee of the Month" was selected for February 2019. Congratulations to 4th grade student Hailey Frobe!

Camp Read A Lot Mar 18, 2019 Camp Read A Lot

Summit Elementary School completed a reading challenge during Read Across America week. The students read  22, 513 minutes for the entire week! Each grade had a reading goal and the students read every night to reach the school's goal of 20,000 minutes. 

Technical Difficulties with SchoolCafe Mar 14, 2019

Unfortunately, we experienced technical difficulties with the company that supports “SchoolCafe” today. Some students were unable to log in to the school lunch system, while others had inaccurate information in their account. Despite the difficulty, all students were offered food. 

4th Graders Visit the Carnegie Science Center Mar 14, 2019 Science Center

Fourth grade students at Summit Elementary School attended Sci-Tech Days at the Carnegie Science Center in March. During their visit, students learned how their brains process information. They also had the opportunity to explore VR and Nano technology while viewing displays throughout the Science Center. 

Creative Teaching Grants Mar 8, 2019 Summit Makerspace

The Golden Tornado Scholastic Foundation, Inc. recently awarded over $20,000 to support Creative Teaching Grants. According to the GTSF, these grants fund teachers who go the extra mile to incorporate creative and innovative projects in the classroom.

Read Across America / Dr. Seuss Week Mar 5, 2019 Center Township Reading Cafe

Butler Area School District elementary schools celebrated the National Education Association’s Read Across America week from February 25 – March 1. 

Kids Heart Challenge Mar 4, 2019 Kids Heart Challenge

February was American Heart Month and all Butler Area School District elementary schools, including the middle school, took part in the Kids Heart Challenge for the 12th year in a row! Learn more>

A Message from the Superintendent -- Feb. 27 Feb 27, 2019

I’m sure many of you are wondering how the school cancelation on Wednesday, Feb. 20 will impact our school calendar. Our plan is to make up the day at the end of the year. This means that Thursday, June 6 will now be the last day for students.

School Organization Community Forum Executive Summary Feb 12, 2019 School Organization Community Forum

Dr. White presented an Executive Summary of the School Organization Community Forums that were helpd this fall at the February 11, 2019 school board meeting.

Summit School-Wide Positive Behavior Intervention & Support Kickoff Event Jan 21, 2019 Summit Kickoff Event

Summit Elementary students sang songs, danced and learned about their school’s 3B theme at the School-Wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Support (SWPBIS) kickoff event.

Make Up Days Jan 10, 2019

Due to the power outages earlier this year, we submitted an emergency waiver request to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. However, at this time, we have not heard back from the state. Thus, it is necessary to schedule two make up days.

The make up dates will be:

  • Monday, February 18, 2019
  • Tuesday, April 23, 2019

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