Newsletter from the Summit Denali Parent Org for 5/17/2018
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Denali Parent Org Election Results for 2018/2019

Thank you to all our community members who took action and voted in our, first ever, Denali Parent Org Core Team Election. The DPO Core Team Election was a valuable first step in solidifying the DPO as a solid organization, dedicated to representing our community, with opportunities for everyone, and anyone, to become involved at...
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Crazytown and Zombies a Huge Hit!

On May 4th and 5th, Summit Denali Theatre Productions presented its second full production to packed houses and enthusiastic audience members. Crazytown and Ten Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse were a mash-up idea spawned from the creative mind of Ms. Amber Steele, Summit Denali’s Middle School Arts Expedition teacher. Two independent plays, loosely tied...
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6th Grade Study Trip – Mon, 5/21

6th grade will be visiting San Jose State University on Monday, May 21st, 2018. This will be a wonderful opportunity for students to experience a little snapshot into the life of a college student and build a stronger community. 6th College Trip Agenda 8:15-9:45am PLT at Denali 9:45-10:00am Brunch 10:00-11:00am PLT at Denali 11:00-11:15am College...
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High School Expeditions Celebration of Learning – Thurs, 5/24, 5-7 pm

Celebrations of Learning happen across all Summit Schools in Expedition Courses to celebrate ALL student work in a public way! All families and community members are invited to see students shine in their public demonstrations. 8th-grade students are also encouraged to attend to get a preview of high school expeditions. Please join us for this...
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Memorial Day (No School) – Mon, 5/28


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8th Grade Study Trip – Fri, 6/1

Hello 8th Grade Denali Parents, The 8th-grade mentors have planned an all-new study trip for our students this year, which will take place on Friday, June 1. Please note that this is an extended day trip, and we won’t be back until approximately 9pm. The students will visit San Francisco State University, explore the San Francisco...
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Volunteer Appreciation Breakfast – Sun, 6/3, 9-11 am

From Mr. Bock and Ms. Bilisoly… We are incredibly grateful for every member of our Denali community who has volunteered for our school and for our students this year. You have taken time out of your busy work weeks to drive our students on study trips and have given up your Saturday mornings to help make our...
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End of Year Celebration – Thurs, 6/7 8:30-11 am

Celebrate Denali will take place from 8:30-11: 45 am. The programming will include selected freshman speeches, an opportunity for our students to show off their work from the year, and time for mentor groups to reflect on the year, share academic work and celebrate each other. Parents are invited to join for all parts! We hope...
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8th Grade Promotion – Thurs, 6/7 4-7 PM

8th Grade Promotion Information Where: Baylands Park – 999 E Caribbean Dr, Sunnyvale, CA When: Thursday, June 7 from 4:00-7:00 PM 8th Grade Promotion is an opportunity for us to come together as a Denali community to celebrate the hard work of our rising 9th graders. On this special day, we will formally honor the...
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Last Day of School – Thurs, 6/7 (Half Day)

All students will be dismissed at lunchtime on June 7th (please pick up all students between 11:45 and 12:30pm) so that our 8th graders and faculty can prepare for the 8th-grade promotion celebration at Baylands Park at 4pm).
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Teachers Appreciation Week – Thank You!

Dear Denali Community, Thank you so much for all your donations and support during Teacher Appreciation. The faculty loved the Starbucks coffee and pastries on Wed., the Italian dinner hosted by the 8th grade families on Thurs, the sandwiches and salad lunch hosted by the 9th grade families, the beautiful handmade signs and banners, not to mention...
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Volunteers/Potluck Items needed for 8th Grade Promotion on June 7th

We are looking for several volunteers to help with the 8th Grade promotion ceremony on Thursday, June 7th, which is the last day of school and will be held at Baylands Park in Sunnyvale. We are especially requesting help from 6th and 7th-grade families to help out during the ceremony so that 8th-grade families can relax...
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Photos of YOUR Eighth-Grader Needed

Please send one baby photo and one current photo to shaunamcguiness@yahoo.com ASAP. These images will be used to make a poster for eighth-grade promotion. It’s so much fun for students and guests to see how much our kids have grown! Thank you, Shauna McGuiness (Mom to Ian, 8th grd and Emmett, 10th grd) Questions: Shaunamcguiness@yahoo.com...
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Parent Education Survey: Due May 18th

Please share with us your feedback on the Survey for the 2017-18 Parent Education Series at Summit Public Schools: Denali. We offered eight sessions and are gearing up to design the calendar for our middle and high schools for next year. Your feedback on both topics, interests and logistics helps us to continue improving the program. Please...
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Recent Posts in Konstella Social Groups

Weekend Activities: Freemont Pool: Open weekend swimming pool for as low as $3.40 for 2 hours Every year Fremont High school has this open swimming pool session.This year it is from May to June 10th http://www.calsportscenter.com/activities/dropin/open-swim/ Google/VEX Robotics Workshop for girls: No experience needed and kids can sign up as individuals. $50 pp On the...
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Recent Items:
Teacher Appreciation this Week!
Denali Annual Sports Banquet & Potluck – Thurs, May 10, 6:30 – 8 pm
High School Year-End Dance – Fri, May 11, 7 – 9 pm
Denali’s New Laser Cutter – Fundraising request
Spring Carnival Photos
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