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PTA Meeting

Join us at the next PTA meeting: Tuesday, November 4th. This meeting’s focus: What you can do NOW to get your child ready for college. Join us from 6pm-7pm in the Sumner library.


Sumner PTA

Parents & Family members,


Join us every FIRST TUESDAY for SUMNER PTA. We will present ways how you can help to make Sumner Academy a better place for your student. In addition, each month will feature a special group that will provide important information for making your child’s experience at Sumner the very best it can be. Meetings and information are available in Spanish!


October 7 – What every parent should know about the Sumner English Department! (Click here)

November 11 – Senior Night by Mallory Parra

December 9 – What every parent should know about the Sumner Math Department!


To senior Ramon Murguia!

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Ramon has been recognized as the 2014-2015 National Hispanic Recognition Program award recipient from Sumner Academy!  Ramon’s high PSAT score qualified him for this award.  Your Sumner family is proud of you!


Sabre Spirit Challenge


CONGRATULATIONS to this week's class challenge contestants, Mr. Oland & Mrs. Behrman! Both classes were true blue, yet Mrs. Behrman's class edged out a victory as they went all out head to toe - faces too!

Best High School in Kansas


To graduate, Kansas high school students must earn at least 21 credits in English language arts, history and government, science, mathematics, physical education, fine arts, and electives. High school students also take state assessments in math, science, reading, writing, and history and government, according to the Kansas State Department of Education.


The NCWIT Award

The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing application season is in full swing! Applications close November 2, 2014 at 11:59 PM, EST, so please encourage all the young women in your classes and school who are technically-minded computer coders, programmers, hackers and web designers to apply<http://www.aspirations.org>.


An educator endorsement is required for each application and must be completed by November 7, 2014 at 11:59 PM EST. Encouraging students to apply and endorsing their applications not only supports young women and their interest in computing and technology, it offers you the chance to win the NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Educator Award! Apply<http://www.aspirations.org/participate/educators> through November 7, 2014 for a chance to win $1,000 in technical professional development activities, trophies and other prizes.


And there's more!

Each educator who endorses a student's application receives a Sphero robot as a heartfelt Thank You!


We look forward to reading about the young women and their computing aspirations!


Questions? Contact us as aspirations@ncwit.org<mailto:aspirations@ncwit.org

I've Been Accepted

KC BizFest

KCKPS KC BizFest Schools,


We are pleased to announce the 11th Anniversary of KC BizFest 2015, Feb. 11-14th at Shawnee Mission School District’s Indian Creek Technology Center, 4401 W. 103rd Street, Overland Park, KS 66207.


For 11 years, KC BizFest has been developing Kansas City's future leaders. Through a 4 day entrepreneurial boot camp, students will learn how to develop a feasible business plan, present their plan, and develop themselves professionally. Each year KC BizFest selects 100 students to be a part of this experience. After KC BizFest, students are encouraged to become a part of Latinos of Tomorrow (LOTS), where they continue to develop themselves academically and socially and guided through the college planning process. This is a great opportunity for your students!



The school must help with the following (3 items) to be part of this opportunity:


1. Recruit students to apply for KC BizFest:

    *KC BizFest Fast Facts English:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1L2l33VTB1c_6OCPnmlNUbhGcSevx0qRJSLhY2TaQzVU/edit?usp=sharing


    *KC BizFest Fast Facts Spanish:  https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KcjKW_CJdiWD6mLaLvTXnzFzB_Kt7tqHRk9kUHzQek8/edit?usp=sharing



2. Work with students to apply for KC BizFest: https://adobeformscentral.com/?f=Ct51Ib3cchX%2AbRW9TTj2FQ

    *On-line applications are due Nov. 25th.

    *Please note that 2 letters of recommendation must be uploaded into the application.


3. Ensure your selected students are aware of the transportation schedule, provided by the district.

Thank you for supporting the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanic Collaborative for the KC BizFest 2015. Please let us know if you have questions.


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November Picture

November 7 - Undergrad picture retakes

November 14 - Senior Last Chance and Class Photo

November 21 - Groups and Clubs pictures



Project Safe Celebrate



Movie Night
The Lady Sabres Basketball team would like to invite everyone out to our family and friends movie night.

Date: November 10, 2014

Time: 7:00 p. m.

Location: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Address:1400 Main Street Kansas City, MO 64105

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Posted by: Torrence Allen
Published: 10/29/14

Sumner Academy Theater and International Thespian Society Facebook Page
Sumner Academy Theater and International Thespian Society Facebook Page!


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Posted by: Sara McMahon
Published: 10/6/14

Travel, travel, TRAVEL! :)
Sumner students AND staff, listen up! If you traveled anywhere this summer, preferably out of Kansas :), please email me pictures of your trip and a description of where you went and what you did! Also, maybe what you liked most about th... Continue
Posted by: Sara McMahon
Published: 8/21/14


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