Suicide Prevention Week:
2nd leading cause of death for 15-24 year old Americans
Know the Signs of Suicide (SOS)
• Withdrawing from activities
• Isolating from family and friends
• Sleeping too much or too little
• Talking or writing about wanting to die
• Looking for ways and/or searching online
Take every statement seriously!
National Suicide Prevetion Lifeline 1-800-273-TALK
Plan ahead for the following picture days:
Harvesters Distribution 2015-2016
Fitness & Conditioning
Throwing Like a Quarterback
8th Grade Cross Country
8th Grade Volleyball
8th Grade Football
Sumner Academy of Arts and Science
Social Studies Department Rocks
Homecoming tickets can be purchased before school at the end of Senior Hall or during lunch in the lunch room. Tickets are $10 an individual M-W or $15 an individual Thursday or at the door. No couple tickets are being sold. Guest forms are available in Ms. Tompkins and Ms. Zebell’s rooms and they will also be available at ticket purchasing time. The guest form must be turned in to either Ms. Tompkins or Ms. Zebell (not a Stuco member), before next Thursday, Oct. 8th. No forms will be accepted at the dance. All people attending the dance MUST have a photo ID and their ticket to enter. No exceptions.
Family Advocacy Day
If you want to earn some community service, please download and the the letter, then complete one of the following applications based on your grade.
Next week is Homecoming Week, and it is a four-day week. Remember that Monday and Tuesday are Odd Days and Wednesday and Thursday are Even Days.
PTA is on the Way
Please plan to attend Sumner’s PTA meeting in the library on Tuesday evening, October 6th, from 6:00pm-7:00pm. Highlights include a presentation from the English department and the Sumner robotics team. Immediately following the PTA meeting will be a Grad Night meeting.
Sumner and Washington at UCM for Junior Day
StuCo Regional Conference
The Sumner Academy Vocal Music Department will present its first concert of the year, Thursday, Oct. 1 at 7:00PM in the Sumner Auditorium. All of the choirs will be featured including the Chorale, Women's Ensemble, and Mixed Chorus. Admission is free and open to the public.
KCK Choral Festival
On Saturday, October 3, students from all of the KCK high schools and middle schools will join together to present a festival concert at 12:00 noon at Washington High School located at 7340 Leavenworth Road, Kansas City, KS 66109. The Middle Level Festival Choir conductor is Mr. Stephen Rew, MCDA Elementary and Boys Choir R&S Chairman from Raymore/Peculiar. The High School Festival Choir conductor is Mr. Dustin Cates, KCDA President and conductor of the Hearltand Men's Chorus. Also featured on the concert will be the KCK All-City Children's Chorus, Voices of Change, and the KCKCC Chamber Singers. Admission is $2.00 in advance and $3.00 at the door. Advanced tickets may be purchased from the choral director, Mrs. Becky Thomas.
For a chance to win some free Chipotle, click on this link.
Tutoring for Science and Math
Check out all the new stuff on the College and Career page under resources. Here is the link. Scholarships, college visits, information about graduation, and Mrs. Parra can be found on this page.
Winnie Ayers on KCPT
Gunter Blessing an IB History Student
8th Grade Band Practice
Juniors Attend Tech Week
Art Field Trip to Kemper