Sunday, April 26, 2015
424 Summit Dr • Greenville, S.C. 29609 • 864-355-8800 • FAX 864-355-8817

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Skate Night

The next Skate Night is Thursday, April 30th from 6:00-8:00pm.

$3.00 to Skate / $1.00 Glow Necklace  
328 West Main Street, Taylors, SC 29687

Field Day

Field Day is Wednesday, May 27th! Rain date is Thursday, May 28th.

Come have fun on Field Day!
Volunteers are needed to help with games and outdoor activities.
Click here to sign up for a shift - 7:30-11 for 5K-2nd Grades or 11:45-2 for 3rd-5th Grades.

Also, t-shirts in this year's "Mr. Peabody and Sherman" theme will be sold April 10th through April 23rd. Cost is $12 per shirt up to size XL; $14 for XXL and up. 

Return the order form to Mr. Shea with the correct amount of cash or a check made payable to Summit Drive.

Monitors Needed
WE NEED MONITORS! Please help support our students and teachers! We are in need of monitors for the ACT Aspire and the PASS test. Please consider helping out for an hour or two! 
ACT Aspire:
Tuesday, April 28th, Wednesday, April 29th, and Thursday, April 30th.
Thursday, May 7th and Friday, May 8th
Contact Jenni Risell at or call 355-8859.

Course Catalogs for Rising 6th Graders

Rising 6th graders use this link to access the course catalogs for Middle Schools in Greenville County. 

Spring Testing Dates Announced

Spring testing dates are as follows:
ACT Aspire
English and Writing- Tuesday, April 28th (3rd, 4th and 5th grade)
Reading- Wednesday, April 29th (3rd, 4th and 5th grade)
Math- Thursday, April 30th (3rd, 4th, and 5th grade)

Science- Thursday, May 7th (4th and 5th grade only)
Social Studies- Friday, May 8th (4th and 5th grade only).

To help testing run smoothly, please make sure your child is in school and on time for testing.


 Our School Report Card was recently released by the State Department of Education.   For 2013-14, Summit Drive Elementary achieved an Absolute Rating of Excellent and a Growth Rating of Excellent. The Report Cards are posted on our school district website at  We are so proud of the hard work of our staff and students!


We are proud to announce that Amy Newton has been selected as our 2015-2016 TEACHER OF THE YEAR for Summit Drive!  Our current TEACHER OF THE YEAR is Kelly Burgette

Congratulations to both of these fantastic teachers!! We are so proud to have them represent our school! 

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.

BI-LO Hometown Educational Rewards Program

BI-LO would like to invite our school to participate in the Hometown Educational Rewards program and earn free equipment and supplies!

Shoppers that wish to support Summit Drive simply need to link their personal BI-LO BONUSCARD® in one of two ways:

Throughout the year, these points will be deposited into the school’s account and can be redeemed for free equipment and supplies from the program catalog. Click Here to register your card. You will need our school code (54474).