Saturday, February 13, 2016
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Mrs. Trude Heller Speaks at Summit Drive
Please join us Thursday, February 4th at 9:30 in the cafeteria to listen to a piece of living history!  Mrs. Trude Heller, a survivor of the concentration camps during World War II, will be honoring us as she shares her experiences with the fifth graders at Summit Drive.  Mrs. Heller was married to our longtime mayor, Max Heller, and her own children attended Summit Drive!  Students in fifth grade are currently studying WWII in Social Studies as well as how to be a productive global citizen through our STEAM project this year.   Mrs. Heller wants to share her story and message of love with as many people as she can touch, and so we invite you to come join us and bring your friends and family!  

Girls on the Run Will Be Offered This Semester!

Girls on the Run is a curriculum based afterschool program that teaches girls in grades 3-5 about self-esteem, problem solving, healthy decision making and standing up for herself and her values. The program concludes with a community 5K race that all the girls participate in.

Every season Girls on the Run provides scholarships to families that cannot afford the $199 participation fee. Last fall they awarded over $9,000 to 70 girls across Greenville and Pickens County.

Summit Drive is proud to announce that we plan to host this program from Feb 17 - May 10 Mondays and Thursdays from 2:45 - 4:15 p.m.‚Äč

If you are interested in having your child participate, please click the following link for more information and registration:



Kindergarten and First Grade Registration For Next Year

Registration for kindergarten and first grade for the 2016-17 school year in Greenville County Schools will be held Monday - Thursday, January 11-14, 2016. Children who will be five years old on or before September 1, 2016, must enroll in public or private kindergarten, unless the parent or legal guardian signs a waiver. Any child who will be six years old on or before September 1, 2016, must enroll in first grade, unless the parent or legal guardian signs a waiver. Visit your Greenville County public school on January 11-14 to register.

For your child's school assignment and other information, visit the kindergarten registration section of the GCS website or call INFOLine at 355-3100.

Battle of the Books Practice
Optional practices for 4th and 5th graders participating in Battle of the Books will begin on Monday, December 14. Practices will be held Monday and Tuesday mornings and afternoons. Morning practices will be 7:30-7:55am in the media center. Afternoon practices will be from 2:30-3:00pm in the computer lab. Due to a district level rule, students may only attend 1 hour (2 practices) of practice each week. Students attending afternoon practice must be picked up by a parent. Please call Mrs. Aucoin at 355-8805 if you have any questions. Good luck to all of our Battle of the Books teams!

Summit Drive Spirit Rock

Introducing the new Summit Drive Spirit Rock, a fun and creative way to send a special message to your child, teacher or the entire school. Just out front, next to the flag pole, we have installed a Spirit Rock that you can paint for just $10 per day. Families must CLICK HERE to access the sign-up list (you WILL be required to register for Sign-Up Genius, a website that we use for all Volunteer opportunities). You may also contact the PTA to request a certain date.