Summit Academy of Greater Louisville


The Monday Update                                                                                   

September 9, 2013


Upcoming Dates


  Parent "Walk in My Shoes"  


Back to School Night


Coffee Talk - PreK-3rd grade parents  


Picture Make-Up Day


NO SCHOOL STUDENTS  Conference Prep Day






September 13

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Dear Chevonne,


Hope everyone enjoyed their weekend! We hope to see you at this week's parent "Walk In My Shoes"!


Another New Face at Summit Academy would like to welcome our new Director of Development, Teri Hardman. Teri comes to us with an impressive background in the non-profit arena. Stop in and introduce yourself.


Walk In My Shoes


Join us on Tuesday and find out what it feels like to have a learning difference. Tuesday, September 10, at 7:00 pm. 


Learning differences will be explained and "experienced" through demonstration and hands-on activities.


To attend, RSVP to Debi Longfellow via email or call 502-244-7090.


Groups for Children with ADHD


The Noble H. Kelly PSC at University of Louisville is running two groups for children this fall that may be of benefit to some of our students: 

  • Managing Frustration for Children (MFC) group for ages 8-11 
  • Parenting group for parents of children with ADHD


After School Activities


The Throws Club session will run September 26 - November 7. 

CLICK HERE for an informational flyer. CLICK HERE to register online.
The Basketball Team will begin on Monday, September 23. If your child wants to participate please register before Monday. CLICK HERE to register online.     

WE ARE IN NEED OF A SPONSOR FOR CHEERLEADING! you have an interest or know someone who might be interested, please contact Rebecca Hoffmann via email or call 502-244-7090.


High Temperatures and High Spirits!


Thank you to those of you who joined us for the Middletown Parade and Summit Family Picnic this past Saturday. We all enjoyed ourselves in spite of the heat and made a big impression with our giant mountain!


Special thanks to those of you who volunteered your time to help construct the mountain, decorate the float, pull the float & carry kids, walk with us in the parade, and serve food at the picnic. We could not do these things without you!!


FCA Meeting of Christian Athletes will meet                  Wednesday, September 18, at 7:30 am in the gym.


Contact: Kim Clough 552-6146


Bright Stars Speech Therapy Blog Cronin and Ashley Havens have updated their Bright Stars Speech Therapy blog and given it a new look! Click here to check it out.


Bring in Your Gently Worn Shoes


Our intermediate classes are collecting shoes for WaterStep. This organization helps to provide clean water all over the world. The shoes will be distributed to the women and children who, most often times, walk many miles to collect their water.

Shoes of all sizes and styles will be accepted until Friday, September 27. Deliver them to any member of the Intermediate Team: Mrs. Strong, Mrs. Mathews, Mrs. Gallison, Mrs. Gaddie, and Mrs. Hill.


High School Visits High School and Mercy Academy will be doing their annual sales pitches to our 7th and 8th grade students on Friday, September 13 at 9:45 a.m. 


Boys will meet in the auditorium and girls in the conference room.


Audition for Seussical the Musical Academy will be holding auditions on Wednesday, September 11, from 3:30-6:30 and Thursday, September 12 from 2:30-5:30. Please attend only one day.

CLICK HERE to contact the producer with any questions.


Eagle Spirit Wear Hoodie


eagle spiritFor a limited time, Shaheen's is offering our Eagle logo zip-up hoodie. The hoodie is pre-order only and must be ordered by Friday, September 27. They will be available for pick-up around mid October.


CLICK HERE to order online.


Hitting the Street for FEAT


The Outrunning Autism 5K Run/Walk will be through Graymoor-Devondale and the 1 Mile Fun Walk winds through the shops in Westport Village. There will be food and drinks as well as plenty of activities for the kids.

Join team Summit! To connect with other participating Summit Academy families, contact Lu Russo

Visit for more information about FEAT.


Do you have information for The Monday Update?  Send it to Chevonne at or just reply to this email.