Tuesday’s are BEST September 22, 2015


The purpose of BEST is to enrich the educational experiences and opportunities for the Summit School of Ahwatukee community through a close partnership among families, administrators and teachers.

In this Issue…

  • Activities Calendar
  • Book Fair This Week!
  • Sabrecat Volleyball
  • And the Winners Are…Sabrecat Spirit Trophy Winners
  • Masquerade Casino Night
  • 7th & 8th Grade Families – H.S. Presentations
  • Stay Connected

BEST Activities Calendar

SEPT
21-25 ~ Fall Book Fair and Picnics at school
24 Thurs ~ 4th Grade Picnic, 11:30 am – 12:02 pm│1st Grade Picnic, 12:20 pm – 12:50 pm
25 Fri ~ MS Picnic, 11:55 am – 12:27 pm│1st Grade Picnic, 12:20 pm – 12:50 pmPhoto Retakes
26 Sat ~Masquerade Casino Night at Summit, 6pm – 9pm

OCT
16 Fri ~ BEST Executive Board Meeting – all are welcome, 8:30am – 9:30am
21 Wed ~ Family Fun Night at Fired Pie in Ahwatukee
27 Tue ~ High School Information Day at Summit, 1:15 pm – 2:00 pm and 2:05 pm – 2:50 pm
30 Fri ~ Middle School Dance in MPR, 7pm – 9pm

NOV
7 Sat ~ Global Awareness Day (Community Event at Summit)
13 Fri ~ BEST Executive Board Meeting – all are welcome, 8:30am – 9:30am
20 Fri ~ Photo Retakes

Book Fair This Week!

Don’t miss Summit’s 2015 Fall Book Fair!

This year’s theme is “Monsters” and you won’t believe the transformation when you enter the Knowledge Center!

Stop by the KC anytime this week during morning drop off, lunch hour or after school and peruse our vast selection of “Books with devouring!” Don’t forget Donuts @ DropOff on Tuesday morning and Pick Your Picnic throughout the week!

All proceeds support the KC!!Boof Fair_image

Book Fair Hours:

  • Morning 7:30 am – 9:00 am
  • Lunch 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
  • After School 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Book Fair will close at 1:00 pm on Friday!

Gratefully your Book Fair Chairs,
Jennifer, Heather & Stephanie

Sabrecat Volleyball

Hey Sabrecats,

Join us this Friday and Saturday to cheer on our 7th/8th grade girls volleyball team! We’ll be taking on the Horizon Honors volleyball team in a double header on Friday starting at 4pm, and on Saturday don’t miss out on an awesome opportunity to catch the girls playing in the Fall Volleyball Invitational tournament put on by PCPS.

And the Winners Are… Sabrecat Spirit Trophy Winners

Well done, Sabre Cats! There was lots of school spirit on campus last Friday for our first Ice Cream Friday Sabrecat Spirit Day! The kids looked great in their Summit t-shirts, and the winners of the Sabrecat Spirit Trophies are…

Elementary School Sabrecat Spirit Award: 2A Mrs. Anderson

Middle School Sabrecat Spirit Award: 7th Grade with Mrs. France

Masquerade Casino Night

Summit School’s Casino Night is coming up on Sept. 26th, 6pm – 9pm.
RSVP to Jessica Suzuki.

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Private High School Presentations, October 27th

Public high schools will present at Summit later this year.

All Summit Parents are invited – It is never too early to learn about high school choices.
All 7th and 8th grade students will attend.

Private High schools presenting on October 27th include:

  • Brophy College Preparatory: all boys, Catholic
  • Phoenix Country Day School: coed, private
  • Seton Catholic Preparatory: coed, Catholic
  • Valley Christian High School: coed, Christian
  • Xavier College Preparatory: all girls Catholic

Presentation times:

  • Presentation One: 1:15 – 2:00 PM
  • Presentation Two: 2:05 to 2:50 PM

Parents: If for any reason you do not want your child to attend these presentations, you may pick them up early that day. Please let teachers know of your plans in advance. We will not have an alternative class for 7th and 8th grade students to attend.

Please contact Kathy Konrad with any questions.

Stay Connected

For questions or comments related to this newsletter, please email Neil Buckley.

To put your name on a committee, please email our Volunteer Coordinator or
speak with the Chairperson directly.

GO SABRECATS!