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Sumner Contact: Ms. Sherlice Wesson, 913-627-7212.

Math Tutoring

Here is the math tutoring schedule for all students.  If you need help with your math class, please download the this PDF and see when and where you can receive this help.  

Choir Fundraiser
Choir Fundraiser
2019 Kansas Horizon Award Nominee

Each year the Kansas State Department of Education accepts nominations for the 2019 Kansas Horizon Award Program. Each building selects one person to receive this nomination. The district will then select one elementary and one secondary classroom teacher for the 2019 Kansas Horizon Award Program

This award is intended to recognize exemplary first-year teachers in the elementary and secondary classrooms of the state who perform in a way that distinguishes them as outstanding. This provides the opportunity to encourage, recognize, and reward new members of the profession. 

Please join me in congratulating our building nominee Mr. Myles Hartman. He joined the Science department last year and has become an asset in his department and respected by students here at Sumner Academy. He dove in head first teaching the Biology IB curriculum. He sets high expectations and builds relationships with students to ensure an environment is created in his classroom that is conducive for teaching and learning. Congratulations!Picture of Myles Hartman

Schedule This Week and Next

Monday 10/15 - Friday Schedule (Crunch Day)

Tuesday 10/16 - Thursday Schedule (2,4,6,8,AEP)

Wednesday 10/17 - Wednesday Schedule - FAD 3:30-6:30

Thursday 10/18 - FAD 9:00 - 5:00 Lunch 12:30 - 1:30)

Friday 10/19 - No School

Family Advocacy Day

Please make arrangements to attend Sumner’s Family Advocacy Day, Wednesday, October 17th from 3:30pm – 6:30pm or Thursday October 18th from 9:00am–5:00pm  
  
**The building will be closed Thursday from 12:30pm – 1:30pm for lunch** 
  
Parents should start their conference time by visiting their child’s AEP (8th hour) teacher FIRST.  Information regarding student schedules will be available in the counseling office and interpreters will be available throughout the day. 

Favor de hacer planes para asistir al día de conferencias de padres y maestros “Family Advocacy Day” miércoles, 17 de octubre  de 3:30 a 6:30 o jueves, 18 de octubre de 9am a 5 pm. 

**la escuela estará cerrada el jueves de 12:30 a 1:30 para la hora de 
almuerzo** 

 

Padres deben empezar el tiempo de conferencia visitando el maestro/a de AEP (8va hora) de su alumno/a PRIMERO. El horario de su estudiante podrá ser adquirido en la oficina de consejería, también habrá interpretes disponible durante el día.

Postcard about family advocacy
 

UMKC Saturday Academy

UMKC Saturday Academy (Interested in Health Careers)

Applications opens Oct.12th. Below is the link to the direct website. Please click on this link

What is Saturday Academy?
Saturday Academy is designed to help students interested in health careers strengthen their math and science skills. Through this enrichment program, students will recognize and 
develop skills that enable them to excel in mathematics, science, 
reading and test taking.

This free educational program is open to motivated middle and high school students in the Kansas City area.

The curriculum includes the following subject areas:
Chemistry
Mathematics
Biology
Anatomy and Physiology
Medical Terminology
Test Taking Skills

Saturday Academy is offered concurrently with the school year.  Information about the 2018-2019 school year will be posted in soon. Check back for the application link on October 12, 2018.

Health Career Exploration
Saturday Academy provides an outlet for 
students to interact with health care professionals from various 
specialties. Professionals from medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy, 
allied health and mental health provide networking opportunities for 
students to gain resources that will assist them in preparing for a 
career in health care.

Tutoring
Saturday Academy participants are 
provided free tutoring sessions in math and science every Saturday. This
tutoring is provided by UMKC medical students.

Mentorship Opportunities
Relationships with mentors are designed 
to build a support system in the field of health care and are an avenue 
for middle and high school students to gain a network of UMKC medical 
and nursing students. This affiliation will supply students with the 
tools necessary to accomplish their goals.

Parent Support Group
Saturday Academy also offers a parent 
support group that will meet periodically throughout the year to discuss
the progress of their students, their concerns and strategies for 
motivating their students for success. There is also a college coach who
will assist parents on topics such as college readiness, academic 
resume building and how to apply for scholarships.

History of Saturday Academy
Saturday Academy was a core program of 
the Greater Kansas City Health Professions Pipeway Initiative 
(GKC-HPPI), which originated as an outgrowth of the Association of 
American Medical College’s “Project 3000 by 2000” initiative to address a
continuing under representation of minority students in medical 
schools.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and 
the W.K. Kellogg Foundation funded this initiative from 1998 to 2003 
with matching funds coming from a local foundation. When the funding 
expired in 2003, the UMKC School of Medicine committed to providing the 
resources to continue the Saturday Academy program.

Saturday Academy is geared toward 
students belonging to groups traditionally underrepresented in 
scientific careers including African-Americans, Native Americans and 
Latino students. However, the program is open to any student who is 
motivated and interested in attending.

Eligibility and Application Process

Students interested in Saturday Academy must meet the following requirements:

Must be a student in grades 6 – 12
Must be motivated with an interest in math, science or health care careers
Must be able to provide own transportation to and from the UMKC School of Medicine

More information regarding the program, as well as any required applications or documents, will be posted in September.

Before You Apply:
To learn more and determine whether the Saturday Academy program is the right fit, read this important information:

Please click on this link

Up Coming Events

Infinite Campus Portal

What is the Campus Portal?

Campus Portal is our tool for parents and students to access instant, online, timely and secure student information: class schedule, assignments, attendance, discipline, course registrations for next year, report cards and transcripts.  Campus Portal is a means to further promote educational excellence by enhancing our program of communication with parents and students.
Who is eligible to have a Campus Portal account?

Parents of current students are eligible to activate a Parent Portal account, after agreeing to the terms and conditions of use.

How much does the Campus Portal cost?

Nothing. It is a free service to parents, and actually saves the district money by reducing paperwork and labor costs.  Parents can register for Infinite Campus Portal at this link.

Student Attendance

Attendance: 913.627.7233  Office: 913.627.7200

It is imperative to call ahead of time for early dismissals, as students may be in lunch or P.E.

Our lines are open 24/7 you may leave a message. Please allow one hour in advance to request passes to leave early.

Students MUST see attendance clerk before leaving Campus. Students may not be released after 2:45 p.m (12:30 on Wednesday)

Asistencia: 913.627.7233  Officina: 913-627-7200

Es de mucha importancia que nos llame de ante mano para recoger a su estudiante temprano, ya que él o la alumno/a puede estar en hora de lonche o en física. Líneas telefónicas están abiertas las 24 horas, puede dejar su mensaje. Favor permita una hora de anticipación cuando su estudiante necesita salir temprano. Los estudiantes no podrán salir de la escuela después de las 2:45 pm. (12:30 los miércoles)

Scholarships for Students

Below you will find a link to the updated scholarship document produced our AWESOME College Adviser Ms. Stone. The link is a GoogleDoc so it will be updated as more information becomes available. Also, please take your time and look at all links as several of the links are to sites that have many more scholarships then we have listed here.

Access David Program All the info can be found in this link including what the program is, how to apply, and when the deadlines are.

QuestBridge Flyer 

QuestCast QuestCast is a webinar that has tips and advice for students filling out the QuestBridge scholarship. Students need to register for each section if they are interested!

Please feel free to drop by and see Mr. Collins or Ms. Stone if you have any question.