Sumner Alumni, we are selling old yearbooks for discounted prices!
Smoothie King Is Here
We will offer Smoothie King for sale EVERY Friday for $3.00 during lunch in the cafeteria
PTA meeting on MONDAY, February 2 in the Sumner Academy Library from 6- 7 p.m. sharp.
Fancy Spoof Yearbook
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Project Safe Celebrate
Sumner Academy Theater and International Thespian Society Facebook Page
Sumner Academy Theater and International Thespian Society Facebook Page!
Best High School in Kansas
4A DEBATE Champs
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SUMNER ACADEMY DEBATE TEAM!
The 4-Speaker team of LaTara Demery, Dasia Graves, Mylan Gray, Alex Trobough, Camree Mills-Gladney and Sondra Radcliff won the 2015 KSHSAA 4A 4-Speaker Debate Championship Tournament.
The sophomore team of Michael Franklin and Aliyah Shaw placed 3rd in the 2-Speaker division of the tournament!
The state tournament was January 16-17 in El Dorado, KS.
January 13; Sumner Boys Basketball Alumni Night 5:30 (jv)/7:00 (v) – BE BLUE, be loud, and be proud!
January 16; The Sound of Music, presented by the Sumner Theatre and Music departments 7pm – Alumni reception at 6:00 to meet cast, crew, and light refreshments. Ticket information available from Sumner Academy office (627-7200)
February 3; Sumner Girls Basketball Alumni Night & PINK OUT Night 5:30 (jv)/7:00 (v) – join us as we SLAM CANCER! WEAR BLUE & PINK!
February 17; SPARTAN Night with Girls & Boys Basketball 5:30 (g)/7:00 (b) – join us as we THROWBACK to the days and wear our AWESOME ORANGE and recognize Spartans past.
We need your HELP & EXPERTIESE!
Do you have a talent? Are you interested in giving back? Would you like to share your experiences with our current students? Contact Mrs. Hornback to see how to get “plugged in” to the ELECTRIC things happening around campus!
FEBRUARY IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH
If you are interested in visiting with our students throughout the week of February 9 – 13, please contact Mrs. Hornback or Granvile O’Neal by January 9, 2015. We will be conducting tours of the facility, alumni room, and creating small group setting for the Sumner story/legacy/tradition to be remembered for years to come!
Our Sumner HS alumnus, Dorothy Hodge Davis-Johnson has been selected as an Awardee of UMKC's Inaugural Class of the Bloch Business School's "Women's Hall of Fame". The event is scheduled for March 13, 2015. Dorothy Johnson is the daughter of John Hodge, Sumner's first -and 35-year principal. (This honor is being awarded to Dorothy posthumously.)
Greetings from GPACAC! The scholarship committe would like to announce that applications for 2015 are now available for your students at gpacac.net. Please click the link in the scholarship window on the home page for more information on each scholarship.
In 2014,GPACAC awarded $7,000 to deserving college-bound high school seniors in our region (click here to see the recipients), and we look forward to another successful year in 2015.
High School counselors, there is a counselor-nominated scholarship available, as well -- this is an opportunity for you to (quickly) nominate one of your students for a GPACAC scholarship.
Please let us know if you have any questions about GPACAC scholarships, and we'll be happy to help any questions you have.
Thank you for your continued support of the Great Plains Association for College Admission Counseling!
The Acacia Leadership Scholarship
The Acacia Leadership Scholarship is a one-time scholarship awarded to incoming male freshmen at the Manhattan Campus of Kansas State University who display excellence in academics, motivation for personal success, and an interest in studying the principles of leadership. One $1000 scholarship and two $500 scholarships are awarded each year. The priority deadline for applications for this scholarship is December 19th, 2014. Applications will be taken until January 9th, 2015 at 5pm. In order to receive the scholarship, the recipient must provide proof of enrollment at Kansas State University in Manhattan, KS by September 1, 2015. Applications turned in by the priority deadline will be given preference. If selected, applicants will be given the opportunity to participate in a final interview round at the chapter house in Manhattan, KS. Please apply online at http://kstateacacia.org/page.php?pageid=11.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact myself or Zev Allen at the contact information below. Thank you!
Ryan Haefke Zev Allen
Undergraduate Chairman Undergraduate Chairman
Scholarship Committee Scholarship Committee
KCKPS KC BizFest Schools,
We are pleased to announce the 11th Anniversary of KC BizFest 2015, Feb. 11-14th at Shawnee Mission School District’s Indian Creek Technology Center, 4401 W. 103rd Street, Overland Park, KS 66207.
For 11 years, KC BizFest has been developing Kansas City's future leaders. Through a 4 day entrepreneurial boot camp, students will learn how to develop a feasible business plan, present their plan, and develop themselves professionally. Each year KC BizFest selects 100 students to be a part of this experience. After KC BizFest, students are encouraged to become a part of Latinos of Tomorrow (LOTS), where they continue to develop themselves academically and socially and guided through the college planning process. This is a great opportunity for your students!
The school must help with the following (3 items) to be part of this opportunity:
1. Recruit students to apply for KC BizFest:
*KC BizFest Fast Facts English: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1L2l33VTB1c_6OCPnmlNUbhGcSevx0qRJSLhY2TaQzVU/edit?usp=sharing
*KC BizFest Fast Facts Spanish: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1KcjKW_CJdiWD6mLaLvTXnzFzB_Kt7tqHRk9kUHzQek8/edit?usp=sharing
2. Work with students to apply for KC BizFest: https://adobeformscentral.com/?f=Ct51Ib3cchX%2AbRW9TTj2FQ
*On-line applications are due Nov. 25th.
*Please note that 2 letters of recommendation must be uploaded into the application.
3. Ensure your selected students are aware of the transportation schedule, provided by the district.
Thank you for supporting the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and the Hispanic Collaborative for the KC BizFest 2015. Please let us know if you have questions.
Effective December 11, 2014, all visitors to Sumner Academy must pass through the metal detector. In an effort to expedite this process, everyone is required to remove all outerwear. This includes, but is not limited to jackets, coats, and hats.
Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
The Administrative Staff
I've Been Accepted
Spring 2015 Family Advocacy Day
Wednesday, February 5, 1:30-3:50 p.m.
Thursday, February 6, 10:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m. (no meetings from 2-3 for lunch)
KU Leadership Summit