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Attention 10th Graders

Kansas City, Kansas Public Library –Main Library

PRACTICE ACT

High School students are invited to register for a free full length practice ACT test.  Student will experience the testing environment as well as the types of questions they’ll find on the ACT test

  • Exam Will take approximately 3 ½ hours.
  • Bring a photo ID, # 2 pencils and a calculator (four functions, scientific or graphing)
  • Location: Main Library; 625 Minnesota Ave. KCK 66101
  • Registration Required: 913-279-2010

Test Dates:

Sat, Feb 28, 2015

Sat, April 25, 2015

Sat June 20, 2015

*All tests will be held in Main Library’s 1st floor Computer Training Lab from 9am-12:30 on test day

Sumner Yearbooks

Sumner Alumni, we are selling old yearbooks for discounted prices!
• Current 2014-2015 = $50 
• 2014 = $45

• 2013-2004 = $30

• 2003-1974 = $20
If you did not get to buy a yearbook when you were in school and wanting to reminisce, here is a great chance. We have sold a bunch of yearbooks already. Here are the years we have left: 1974-1978, 1980-1982, 1984, 1986-1987, 1989, 1991-1997, 1999, 2000-2008, 2010-2014.

Smoothie King Is Here

We will offer Smoothie King for sale EVERY Friday for $3.00  during lunch in the cafeteria

Fancy Spoof Yearbook

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News

Forensics Home Tournament & Poetry Slam

   Eveyone in the Poetry Slam and ALL forensicators planning to attend NCFL Nationals, are required to sell at least 10 Poetry Slam Tickets.  Tickets are $3 each.  You may check out tickets from Faith Davis or Mrs. Brown beginning Wed... Continue
Posted by: Jamelle Brown
Published: 2/24/15

Congratulations Sumner Academy Forensics!!!
Congratulations to the Sumner Academy Forensics Team! The varsity team competed February 20 – 21 in the Salina Central Tournament of Champions TOC-bid tournament in Salina, KS. The following Forensicators placed and brought home a medal:

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Posted by: Jamelle Brown
Published: 2/23/15

Sumner Academy Theater and International Thespian Society Facebook Page
Sumner Academy Theater and International Thespian Society Facebook Page!

 

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Posted by: Sara McMahon
Published: 10/6/14

Best High School in Kansas

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ACT Workshop

On Saturday, February 28th, we will be conducting an ACT Workshop.  We have hired a special consultant to come to Kansas City and work with students.  The event will take place at the El Centro Building, 650 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS 66102.  Registration begins at 8:30am, and the event will be from 9:00am-2:00pm (A light breakfast and a full lunch will be provided).  We have partitioned this private consultant for 20 students to attend on our expense.  This is a $50.00 value that guarantees to improve ACT preparation, free of charge.  We will offer each of the USD 500 high schools four seats at this workshop for free.  We ask that you identify four juniors at Sumner Academy who you believe will take advantage of this opportunity.

 

We will also have a parent section at the ACT workshop that will cover financial aid, scholarships, admissions processes, campus resources, etc.  We ask that while identifying students, that you inform them about the parent workshops.  These workshops will cost the family $15.00 per parent. In addition, we have capacity for 10 more students at the workshop.  If you have other students who may be interested and would be willing to pay the $50.00, please allow them to register with you.

See Mrs. Parra for additonal information

College Access and Readiness

College Access & Readiness Event

Saturday, March 7, 2015

University of Missouri School of Dentistry

650 E 25th St, Kansas City, MO 64108, by Children Mercy Hospital Registration opens Friday, Feb.13 on-line at latinosoftomorrow.com

What is College Access and Readiness Workshops? Formerly known as Scholarship Fest, this program is for students interested in preparing for college who are 8th-11th graders. College Access introduces the elements for planning and preparing for college while you are in junior high or high school. In these day-long events, sessions will cover such topics as:

·       College and Scholarship applications timelines and deadlines

·       Social and Communications skills for professional environments;

·       Plan your high school academic classes for college entrance;

·       Information to foreign-born parents about the US secondary education system.

What time does it start? Check-in starts at 8:30 am, we’ll begin promptly at 9:00am with the sessions through 2 pm on Saturday, March 7, 2015. We encourage parents to attend to find out how the Pathway to Future can help your student to prepare for college.

Where will College Access be held? It will be held at the University of Missouri Kansas City’s School of Dentistry, 650 E 25th St, Kansas City, MO 64108.  The UMKC School of Dentistry is between Gillham Rd and Cherry St, by Children Mercy Hospital and Truman Medical Center. Parking is available across on Charlotte Street. Maps available at: http://www.umkc.edu/maps/documents/hospital maps/UMKC-HH-campus.pdf Who can participate? The College Access and Readiness Sessions are open and free to any students in the 8th through 11th grades who live and attend schools in the Kansas City metro area, Kansas and Missouri. You must register in advance to participate at www.latinosoftomorrow.com> Snacks and lunch will be provided. We encourage parents to attend the March 7th event.  Registration is FREE.

Why should I participate? If your current goal is to attend college and want to know what skills and tools you will need to successfully achieve that goal, The Latinos of Tomorrow’s “Pathway to the Future” curriculum will help you prepare for college while you are in high school. We also provide support after you have entered college.

Eighth graders, freshman, sophomores and juniors can register on line at the same time for all three events:=

·     College Access on March 7th

·     The Writing and Essay Workshops on March 21st

·     The ACT Practice Test & Prep Seminar on April 4th

Where do I register?

First step- Go to www.latinosoftomorrow.com> and fill out the registration form with your parents.

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.



GPACAC Scholarship

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.  

The first deadlines is February 1, 2015, so the sooner these are made available to your students, the better.

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!
 
Shane
GPACAC President

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

rhaefke@ksu.edu                         zevallen@ksu.edu

785.851.0332                                785.817.1772

 

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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

PTA

The Sumner Academy PTA meeting will be held on Monday, March 2, 2015. We will meet in the library from 6 - 7 p.m.

English Department will present

El Sumner Academy reunión DE PTA se celebrará el lunes 2 de marzo de 2015. Nos reuniremos en la biblioteca de 6 - 7 horas.