Newsletter from the Summit Denali Parent Org for 10/4/2017
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In the 10/04/2017 edition:

No School for Middle School Grades 6-8 – Oct 9-10

Middle School Teachers’ Professional Development Days. As indicated on our school calendar, there is no school for middle school students on Monday and Tuesday, October 9th and 10th for professional development for middle school students. High school classes will be held on their normal schedule.
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PSAT Practice Test (9th and 10th grades) – Wed, Oct 11

On Wednesday, October 11th, all 9th and 10th grade students will engage in our College Readiness Day! 9th grade students will complete a PSAT 8/9practice test and 10th graders will take the PSAT 10. Both of these tests give students a preview of and practice with one of the major college admissions tests. They’ll practice again each…
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Cultural Potluck @ Weddell – Thurs, Oct 12

We will have a school-wide Cultural Potluck at the Weddell Campus on Thurs., Oct 12th (still discussing start time): Please bring 4-6 servings of a dish to share, preferably one that represents your heritage. Please provide a list of ingredients and post it next to your dish. Denali will provide plates, napkins and utensils. No drinks. Please…
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Makeup Picture Day – Fri, Oct 13

This makeup picture day is scheduled for students who were absent for our picture day last month. However, if you are planning to order pictures and you would like your student to re-take their picture, please write a note and send it in with your student on October 13th. Pictures can be ordered online at
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6th Grade Family Social – Sat, Oct 15 @ 2:30pm

A 6th Grade Family Social will be held at Live Oak Park in Santa Clara on Sunday, Oct 15 2:30pm – 5:00pm Get to know other 6th grade families. Bring a snack to share.
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Need help hauling a donated ping pong table from Los Altos to Denali’s Linda Vista Campus

A Denali family’s place of business has generously donated a ping pong table for our Linda Vista site and we need some help with pick up/delivery (from Los Altos on a weekday between 9am – 6pm to the Linda Vista campus) If you can help, please contact Mr. Bock (
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Teacher Appreciation Dinner (hosted by 6th grade families) – Donations needed

The 6th graders are hosting dinner for the teachers and staff on Thursday, 10/26. We are organizing one nice meal a month for the teachers instead of overwhelming them during Teacher’s Appreciation Week. Each grade will take a month. The theme of this dinner is BBQ. If you are a 6th grade family and you…
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Sports Update

Here are the sports updates from the past week: Swim Team The team has had a few meets already and has another meet coming up on Friday 10/6 at 5:15 (warm-ups are at 4:30) at Killarney Farms. MS Cross Country The team competed in the Westmoor Invitational in Daly City and a Mini-Meet with Girls Middle School (group of 5…
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Front Desk Volunteers Needed @ Both Campuses

Volunteer help is needed at the front desk. If you can help, please follow the link and fill out the form.  
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Recent Posts in Konstella Social Groups – Classes, Jobs, Scholarships, etc

Here are some of the recent posts in Konstella social groups: Learning Opportunities: Design Code Build for Middle Schoolers at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. Saturday, October 7 – Level 1, introductory Sunday, October 8 – Level 2, intermediate Registration is required:! There is a $15.00 non-refundable registration fee per student participating…
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Denali Needs Your Support to Renew Summit Denali’s Charter!

This fall we will submit our petition to the Santa Clara County Office of Education (SCCOE) for the renewal of Summit Denali’s charter. We are required to go through the charter renewal process every 5 years in order to continue operating Summit Denali as a free public charter school. We need strong family support in…
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Recent Items:
Parent Org Meeting – Thurs, 9/28 @ 7pm
Coffee with the Directors – Tues, 10/3 @ 8:30am
Recruitment Open House for Denali Applicants – Tues, 10/3 @ 6:30pm
It’s not too late – Donate to help victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
Denali Marketplace is Open!
Recent Posts in Konstella Social Groups – Parenting
Current Mentor Liaisons
Sports Update – Volleyball and Cross Country
Cafecito para la Comunidad – Thurs, 9/21 @ 6:30pm
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