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.
The first Summit Elementary "Bee of the Month" was selected for February 2019. Congratulations to 4th grade student Hailey Frobe!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Butler Area School District elementary schools celebrated the National Education Association’s Read Across America week from February 25 – March 1.
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>
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.
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 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.
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:
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