Summit Academy celebrates Mother's Day
Summit Academy celebrated Mothers’ Day with not only a tribute to all mothers but also to Mary, our Blessed Mother.  On Friday, May 6th parents and grandparents were invited to come to school to attend Summit Academy’s annual May Crowning.  
The Blessed Mother statue was center stage with the student chairs in a huge circle surrounding her and guest chairs outside the circle.  At 1:30, the procession of students entered singing “On This Day, Oh Beautiful Mother.”   They formed a tunnel to Mary through which the kindergarten students, carrying candles walked through.  
Makayla Rose, the chosen kindergarten student, carried up the Blessed Mother’s crown and placed it on her head while all watched.   The afternoon continued, with the students participating in a living rosary.  Each student, 12th – kindergarten, placed a flower by Mary after saying their particular prayer.  Between decades, marian hymns were sung.  Our two Seniors, Jamie Chmelik and Rachel Wemhoff then each read a poem in honor of mothers and grandmothers.  Mothers Day gifts were given out along with flowers for grandmothers.  The event concluded with refreshments.   We want to thank all those who made this event a beautiful event.

Lane Schumacher and Lyndsie Krogh put their flowers in the vases before Mary. Photo provided by Summit Academy.

Preschool/Kindergarten open house set
Mark your calendars!  Summit Academy would like to invite your child to come experience a day at kindergarten or preschool with us.
An open preschool day for anyone interested in finding out more about Summit Academy’s preschool is this Tuesday, May 17th.  Children are welcome to come and participate from 10:00 – 11:30.  During this time there will be music, activities and games prepared by Miss Donohue waiting for all the children.  Information regarding the preschool will also be available.  Please call Summit Academy at 962-5650 if you are interested in sending your child. 
On Wednesday, May 18th, Summit Academy’s kindergarten will also be hosting an open kindergarten day from 1:30-3:10.  Mrs. Rehder would like to invite all interested children to come and share in the carnival of activities and fun that will be happening on this special afternoon.  Kindergarten screening will also be available during this time.  If you are interested in sending your child, please call Summit Academy at 962-5650.

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503 King St.
P.O. Box 157
Cottonwood, ID 83522-0157
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