Every year in CUSD 10 elementary schools, graduating seniors are invited back for a “Clap Out” send-off. Current students and teachers – and some sentimental parents – line the halls and sidewalks at the school to clap and cheer for the graduates. “Graduating” 4th graders are honored, too, as they head to 5th grade at […]
During the last full week of the 2018-19 school year, Twin Echo and Summit Elementary third graders were inspired by the book The Lemonade War to sell lemonade for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. The students hosted lemonade stands during lunch hours for two days and raised $424.51 to help children with cancer. Teacher Lauren Schumacher said, “It […]
On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, Summit Elementary opened its new playground for use. Ten students each raised $100 or more for the school’s Playground Read-a-thon, earning a pizza lunch with Principal Dr. Julie Haake and the privilege of being the first students to use the playground. The VIP Playground Preview Winners were: Kindergarten: Hudson Jones […]
Congratulations to the CUSD 10 kindergarten graduates! Classes from Caseyville Elementary School, Jefferson Elementary, Unit 10 Webster Elementary and Summit Elementary School shared images from kindergarten graduations. Thank you to Mrs. Rennie, Mrs. Lewis, Mrs. Freeman, Mrs. Sullivan, Ms. Epperson and Mrs. Hammond-Rimar for contributing photos.
Summit Elementary students received a shipment of new musical instruments for their classroom thanks to their teacher’s request filled through Donor’s Choose. “We added two xylophones, three glockenspiels, mallets and a bass xylophone stand to our Summit music room,” said music teacher Emily Thoman. Her appeal for musical instruments netted $937 to underwrite the cost of […]