Sunday, May 24, 2015
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Announcements

Kindergarten Orientation
Kindergarten Orentation is Wednesday, May 27th at 6:00. This is event is for rising kindergarten students and their parents.


Field Day Volunteers
Field Day 2015 is Wednesday, May 27th! Volunteers are still needed in the morning and afternoon. Volunteers for Kindergarten-2nd grade will work from 7:30-11:00. Volunteers for 3rd-5th grade will work 11:45-2:00. Click here to volunteer.


Greenville County Schools Progress Report
Greenville county Schools Progress Report click here.


Media Center Receives Arbordale Ebook Grant
Summit Drive has been selected to receive an Arbordale Publishing ebook grant. Three schools from each state will receive free access to Arbordale's ebook library for the next two years. The ebooks are available at school and at home.

Children develop a love for reading and learning through interaction with parents, educators and books. Arbordale incorporates activities and resources to dive deep into any of the ebook's topics.

Please watch for information coming home concerning Arbordale ebooks and Summit Drive's special site code to access the ebook library.

Fun eReader Login

Fun eReader iPad and Android Apps




Making Summer Count Campaign from Public Education Partners
All Summit Drive students will be choosing 10-12 free books to read over the summer. Expect them to come home the week of May 11th. Reading well at a young age is the most important building block for later success in school and life.  Reading is especially important during the summer when children are out of school. Reading during the summer ensures that children practice their reading and don’t fall behind.  Public Education Partners, United Way of Greenville, Greenville County Schools, Greenville Library System, and the Hispanic Alliance have joined forces to create Make Summer Count – a summer reading campaign focused on encouraging families to read all summer long. During the month of  May, PEP is sponsoring 18 school book fairs where 10,000 children select 10-12 free books each from more than 120,000 available options. Summit Drive Elementary is fortunate to be part of this campaign. We ask your support in ensuring your child read his/her books over the summer. There will be a reading sheet to record summer reading in the bag of books that will come home in May. Please have your child return the reading sheets when he/she returns to school in August 2015.
 
As your child gets new books, we would love for you to send in older books your child no longer reads. We can use those books in our classrooms.  Have your child bring them in and give them to his/her teacher. This is optional and we ask for these donations only if they are no  longer read at home. The deadline is June 5th.  Thank you for your support of the Making Summer Count campaign.


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.


Course Catalogs for Rising 6th Graders

Rising 6th graders use this link http://www.greenville.k12.sc.us/Parents/main2.asp?titleid=catalogs to access the course catalogs for Middle Schools in Greenville County. 


SUMMIT DRIVE RECEIVES AN EXCELLENT STATE REPORT CARD RATING!

 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 www.greenville.k12.sc.us.  We are so proud of the hard work of our staff and students!


TEACHER OF THE YEAR

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 viasummitdriveelementary@gmail.com 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).