Newsletter from the Summit Denali Parent Org for 09/08/2018
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In the 09/08/2018 edition:

You will Receive a Text Message from Summit on Sept 11 Asking you to Opt-In to School Messenger Alerts

On Tuesday 9/11 at 2pm, families will receive a text message asking them to Opt-In to School Messenger alerts. This is an automated SMS text messaging service to keep you informed about your child’s academic coursework and progress in the Summit Learning Platform. Its purpose is to communicate more with you about your students’ school experience...
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English Learners Advisory Committee (ELAC) Meeting – Wed. Sept 12 @ 5pm

Committee of parents who focus on supporting our Denali English Language Learners. Please reach out if you are interested in joining!
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Parent Ed Night: “Discipline and Restorative Justice” Thurs, Sept 13 @ 6:00pm – Weddell Campus

How does discipline work at Summit Denali? What is expected of each person in our community? What are the “circles” all about? Learn how Summit manages and develops student behavior; what to expect for your child and yourself; and how Summit views restorative growth. This is an event for parents/caregivers of students in all grades....
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Denali Middle School Camping Trip Volunteer and On-Site Cooking/Other Signups

The Summit Denali Middle School camping trip is Monday 9/24/2018 – Tuesday 9/25/2018. We need parent volunteer drivers to get the students both there and back as well as volunteers to plan for and run the food service for the students. Please consider signing up to help with this fun event! We are currently about...
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Team Denali Shines in AI/IOT Contest Cupertino 2018

On August 19, 2018, Summit Denali team participated in Artificial Intelligence (AI) innovation contest held at Cupertino community Hall in Cupertino. The contest was organized by MindXmaker and had total 19 international teams participating. Team Summit Denali (The Smart-House Keepers) had 4 students – Aaruni Gupta (8th), Suparn Posina (8th), former Denali student Hursh Mehta...
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Athletics paperwork for 2018-19 is available now! It can be completed and turned in to the front desk at Weddell anytime. It is valid for all Denali MS and HS sports during the 2018-19 school year, and only needs to be completed once. We STRONGLY RECOMMEND completing it early! A doctor-signed physical exam is required...
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Quick Note: Denali’s Phone Number

New this year! There’s a single phone number for Denali. When you call our main line at 669-721-2646, you will have the option of reaching either the High School or Middle School front desk! Just calling to report a student’s absence – you can leave a message. Instructions are available in the phone menu. Listen...
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Space for transfer enrollment, 2018-19 school year

We have some additional space available for enrollment in grades 6 – 11! We want to be sure that every family who wants a rigorous, college-prep education for their students has an opportunity to attend Denali. Having full grade levels builds a strong Denali community, maximizes Denali’s funding and provides the Summit opportunity to a...
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Denali Gives

We are excited to kick off our 2018-19 annual donation campaign, Denali Gives! Our fundraising goal this year is to raise $200,000 to support all of the individual activities that you might normally donate to support, like the annual camping trips, spring study trips or 8th grade promotion as well classroom materials for our teachers, scholarships for extracurricular...
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Community Engagement & Recruitment Manager

We are hiring a part-time Community Engagement Manager for Denali to help us recruit new families both for this school year and next. Ideally, we are looking for someone who is a Sunnyvale local and Spanish-speaker — perhaps even a current Denali parent! Know anyone who might be interested? Please help us spread the word!...
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Recent Items:
No School – Labor Day – Monday 9/3
No School for Grades 6-8 – Middle School Professional Dev Day Tuesday 9/4
Still need at least 10 more drivers for the High School camping trip!
High School Camping Trip Packing Info
Middle School Picture Day is Wednesday 9/5
Come to the First Parent Org Meeting – Thurs 9/6
Volunteers Needed for Middle School Back to School Dance on Friday 9/7
Swim Team Sign-ups Ready!
Pre-Order Pictures for Monday 8/27 High School Picture Day
Denali High School Camping Trip Volunteer Signups (Driving, Kitchen Help, and Nurse/Doctor)
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