Newsletter from the Summit Denali Parent Org for 5/3/2017
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In the 05/03/2017 edition:
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Thanks to the 8th Grade Parents for the Teacher Appreciation Dinner on 4/27!

The teachers had a great meal last Thursday (4/27) hosted by the 8th grade families! Thanks for the donations! Our teachers really appreciated it! p.s 9th grade families will host a meal for the teachers later in May (Date TBA)
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This week is teacher appreciation week at Summit Denali!

Since we have been appreciating the teachers by providing monthly meals throughout the year, Teacher’s Appreciation Week is more simple and interactive between the students and Mentors. No need for donations. So far our faculty team is feeling very loved and supported! Here’s the schedule of events for this week: Monday- Coffee and Pastries for Faculty…
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Middle School Spring Dance – Fri, May 12 5-7pm

On Friday, May 12 from 5-7pm, we will be hosting a middle school spring dance! The theme is “Neon Luau” and there will be an official DJ (who also happens to be a Denali parent) for the night. Our 7th grade mentor group led by Ms. Zaldana, Ms. Nicholson, and Mr. Brown will be selling…
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4th Annual Denali Spring Carnival – Sat. May 13 10am-2pm

The 4th annual Spring Carnival is coming soon! There will be fun carnival games, food from Esmerelda’s taco truck, music, bouncy house, an inflatable obstacle courses, jousting, a dunk tank, and booths hosted by our mentor groups. All of our Denali families are encouraged to come, and we are welcoming anyone in the local community…
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Parent Ed Night: Book Discussion – “How to Raise An Adult” – Tues. May 16 @ 6:30pm

For our final parent education night of the year, we are having a discussion about the book, How to Raise an Adult by Julie Lythcott-Haims, the former Dean of Freshmen at Stanford University. To prepare for this session, we are offering you a PLAYLIST of content resources to come ready for a lively and engaging…
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Upcoming Study Trips Need Lots of Volunteer Drivers!

Spring Study Trips are coming! Spring study trips are a Summit and Denali tradition! Each spring our students take a trip connected to their academic studies and/or learning about college! Look out for permission slips and details from your child within the next week or two. As usual, we will be asking for support from…
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Order your tickets for Denali’s first theatre production: The New Emperor Clothes – Fri, 5/19 & Sat, 5/20

Please join us at Summit Denali Production’s premiere production, The New Emperor Clothes, Friday, May 19th and Saturday, May 20th, at 7pm, for a classic tale, turned on end. Tickets are now available for purchase, online at https://summitdenaliparents.wordpress.com/clubs/theatre/, or at the door on the eve of performance. General admission is $10. Students and Seniors tickets…
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The Summit Denali Annual Sports Banquest is coming on May 24th @ 6:00PM

The Leaders and Distinguished Coaches of Summit Denali cordially invite you to our upcoming Sports Banquet. All coaches and student-athletes will be honored on this night. All family members are also invited. Please mark your calendar for the following: Summit Denali Annual Sports Banquet May 24, 2017 @ 6pm 539 E Weddell Drive, Sunnyvale…
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8th Grade Promotion & Half Day of School – Tues June 6th!

Mark your calendars!! Our 8th grade promotion ceremony and celebration is on Tuesday, June 6th at 4pm at Baylands Park, just up the road from Summit Denali. All students will be dismissed at lunch time that day (please pick up all students between 11:45 and 12:30pm) so that our 8th graders and faculty can prepare…
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The 2017-18 Calendar has arrived!

The 2017-2018 Summit Denali Calendar has been published! It is available here. Calendar Highlights: New student orientation — required for all new students in all grades — is Monday, August 14th The first day of school for all students is Tuesday, August 15th Our winter break is aligned with other Summit schools; our spring break…
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Recent Items:
Parent Org Meeting – Thurs. 4/27 @ 7pm
8th Grade is Hosting Teacher’s Appreciation Dinner on Thurs, 4/27
Middle School Spring Dance – Fri, May 12 5-7pm
4th Annual Denali Spring Carnival – Sat. 5/13 10am-2pm
Parent Ed Night: Book Discussion – “How to Raise An Adult” – Tues. May 16 @ 6:30pm
7th Grade Study Trip Drivers Needed on Wed, 5/17
9th Grade Overnight Study Trip Drivers Needed Thurs, 5/18 – Fri, 5/19
8th Grade Study Trip Drivers Needed on Fri, 5/19
6th Grade Study Trip Drivers Needed on Fri, 5/19
Order your tickets for Denali’s first theatre production: The New Emperor Clothes – Fri, 5/19 & Sat, 5/20
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