Office help needed
Do you have an hour to spare during the week? We are looking for a parent volunteer who can answer the phones and take messages in the office from 9-10 am every Monday. This enables the office team to have the weekly meeting that helps Summitt run smoothly. Please contact Shana in the office – (512) 414-4484 – if you can take on this volunteer opportunity. Thank you!!

Sign up for WatchDOGS
Attention all fathers & father-figures of Summitt students: Want to be your child’s Hallway Hero? Sign up for WatchDOGS! For more information email [email protected].

And watch your child’s Monday folder soon for sign-up sheet for the Annual Dad & Kids Pizza Party on Wednesday, Sept. 21 in the Summitt cafeteria.

Marker Recycling in the Library
Students of Summit Elementary, please recycle your dried out markers (any color, any brand) in the plastic marker recycle can in the library. Your markers help the brand Crayola make more colorful markers for you and other kids. When you have used markers put them in a ziploc bag and bring them to school. Ask your teacher if you can go to the library and drop them off.  Thanks – Girl Scout Troop 1446, 5th Grade

Girl Scouts at Summitt
Is your daughter interested in learning about Girl Scouts? Girl Scouts are open to girls in Kindergarten through grade 12. Come to our information session on Thursday evening September 1 from 6:30-7:30pm at Covenant United Methodist Church (4410 Duval Rd). If you have questions, contact us at [email protected].

Cub Scouts at Summitt
Is your son in first- through fifth- grade and interested in camping and hiking outdoors, pinewood derbies, and doing fun activities? If so, please attend our Cub Scout Rally Night on Thursday, September 8th from 6:30- 7:45pm at the Summitt Elementary Cafeteria. If you have any questions, contact us at [email protected]

Join the PTA
It’s never too late to join the PTA!  It is $12.50 and will help our school maintain a strong PTA presence. Stop by the Community Information table on your way to the office and pick up a PTA Membership form. Fill it out. Turn it in with your membership fee at the office. Easy peasy. Questions? Contact Editt Law at [email protected]

Introducing the Summitt Eagle Family Sponsorship
New for the 2016-17 school year, the Summitt PTA invites your family to become an “Eagle Family” Sponsor by donating $100 to help underwrite our PTA fundraising programs. Eagle Families will receive sponsorship recognition at both Eagle Fest & Spring Fling and receive an exclusive Eagle Family Sponsor tote bag. Sponsorships will be available for purchase online at

Library blog
Keep up with all the exciting events at the library! Please visit our library website for updates on library info at

Girls on the Run
Summitt’s Girls on the Run Season will start in late September. Look for registration info after Labor Day. Open to Grades 3-5. Limited space available. Training will take place Mondays and Wednesdays after school until 4:15 pm. Feel free to browse at

Save the Date for Eagle Fest 2016
This year’s fall carnival, Eagle Fest, will be held on Saturday, October 22 from 3-6pm. Volunteers are needed to help coordinate this year’s event. If you are interested in volunteering (large and small roles are available) please contact Lisa Fischer at [email protected].



Milwood Neighborhood News
Help shape the future of Balcones Park by taking a survey. This will enable park planners know what our community wants to do with Balcones Park. Take the Online Survey or go to the Milwood Branch Library for a hard copy version.

Anderson Spirit Fest
All students in schools that feed into the Anderson Vertical Team (that includes Summitt) are invited to the annual Spirit Fest on Saturday, Sept. 17, from 4-7 p.m. There will be booths, food and games.