Newsletter from the Summit Denali Parent Org for 1/17/2018
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In the 01/17/2018 edition:
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Facility Work Day – Sat. 1/20 from 9am-noon

Come to the Denali Weddell campus to help spruce up the school! Light cleaning and maintenance will be on the agenda. Students and Parents are welcome! And if you have time afterwards, consider staying for the Open House to answer prospective student/family questions.
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Open House for Prospective Students – Sat. 1/20 @ 12pm

Please spread the word to any friends or family members who might be interested in sending their 6th-10th graders to Denali next year! We have an open houses Saturday 1/20 at our Weddell campus. Volunteers are welcome!
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Cafecito para la Comunidad, Tues, 1/23 @ 6:30pm

Please join us for a Spanish-language gathering and potluck dinner. Please bring a dish to share and help us to celebrate Denali’s Spanish-speaking community. This event is open to all Denali families, regardless of language and background!
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Parent Org Meeting – Tues, 1/23 @ 7pm

The next parent org meeting is Tuesday 1/23 @ 7pm at the Weddell campus. It is on the same night as the Cafecito para la Comunidad. Once the agenda is ready, it will be added here.
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Parent Ed – High School Info and College Info Night – Thurs. 1/25 @ 6:30pm

We hope you can join us on Thursday, January 25th, from 6:30pm to 8pm at the Weddell campus for Summit Denali’s College Info Night. Kristin Hannon, Summit’s Director of College Readiness, will join us as well as others from Denali’s college team to give an overview of the college process and explain how Summit and parents work together to...
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7th Grade Hosts Teacher Appreciation Dinner – Thurs, 1/25

The 7th grade families are hosting dinner for the teachers and staff on Thurs., 1/25. We decided to give the Teachers one nice meal a month instead of overwhelming them during Teacher’s Appreciation Week. Each grade takes turns hosting a meal for the faculty every few months. The theme is Italian, we need your help...
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After School Classes/Clubs – Signups Open Now (Coding, Chess, MS Yearbook)

The following clubs/classes are starting new sessions in the coming weeks (please note the correction for coding club. It is on Mondays, not Tuesdays): Coding – Mondays, starting 1/22 Registration and more info: https://summitdenaliparents.wordpress.com/clubs/coding-class/ Chess – Wednesdays, starting 1/24 Registration and more info: https://summitdenaliparents.wordpress.com/clubs/chess-club/ Middle School Yearbook Club – Thursdays, starting 1/18 Registration and more info:https://summitdenaliparents.wordpress.com/clubs/yearbookclub/ Other before/after...
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Teacher Wishlist Requests (3D Doodlers and Art Cart)

Our middle school electives teachers are seeking some new equipment and would appreciate your help. We understand that many families have already given generously to the Denali capital campaign and so may not be able to give at this time. That’s ok. But if you can give, please consider helping out: Ms. Rajpal – 3D...
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Need Drivers for After School Clubs!

We are in desperate need of drivers between Linda Vista and Weddell for after school carpool on Mondays and Wednesdays! One of our drivers was a mom who didn’t even have kids at Linda Vista but she can no longer drive for us. If you are someone who drives between the campuses on Mondays and...
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Save the Date – Middle School Parent Night Out – 2/9

Save the date, Friday, 2/9, from 6:30-9:00pm. Denali’s first MS Parent Night Out will be held at https://www.thefoster.org/visit/ We’ll have dinner and a chance to enjoy some really good art. Most importantly, it is a great opportunity to connect with other MS parents and continue to build our wonderful community. $25 per person will cover a...
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Updates in Konstella Social Groups – Marketplace, Weekend Activities, Learning Opportunities

Learning Opportunities: Girls Who Code Summer Immersion Programs: are FREE 7 week programs for rising junior and senior girls to learn coding and get exposure to tech jobs. Students will learn about tech companies such as AT&T, Viacom, and Amazon from female engineers at those companies. In addition, they will engage in project-based learning, and...
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10th Grade Spring Study Trip – Seeking Parent Inputs

This spring the 10th grade class will be traveling to Sacramento and visiting colleges along the way. We are hoping to find parents who have connections at the schools in question so that they might get a more in depth tour than the usual. If you have a connection to any of the following schools...
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Recent Items:
Expanding Our Horizons – High School Student-Run Clubs
After School Clubs/Classes – Signups Open Now
Denali Theatre Lab Improv-apolooza Showcase – Thurs, 1/11 @ 7pm
No School – Martin Luther King Day – Mon, 1/15
7th Grade Movie Night “The Princess Bride” – Wed, 1/17 @ 5pm
Latest Posts from Konstella Groups – Learning Opportunities, Weekend Events, etc.
Proof of Residency Forms Still Needed from Many Families
7th-8th Grade Celebration of Learning – Thurs, 12/21 8:25-11:45am
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