“View from the Top” October, 2015 Newsletter No. 25 4002 N Franklin Road, Indianapolis, IN 46128 www.tindleysummit.org 317.777.6830 Co-Principals: Brooke Beavers & Shy-Quon Ely II Upcoming Events October 2nd Non-Student Day October 6th Awesome Autumn! Learning & Hispanic Heritage Art Party 5:30-7:30pm October 23rd Say “Cheese!” Tindley Summit Academy will host picture day on Tuesday, October 13th. Information from Lifetouch Studios is forthcoming. If you have additional questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to administration or your scholar’s teacher. We are very excited about our upcoming Learning Party, “Fun with Reading!” Join the Summit staff for some pizza, games and ways to practice additional reading skills in the home. All scholars will have the opportunity to create a make-and-take project! You won’t want to miss out on all the fun! The event will be held on Tuesday, October 6th from 5:30-7:30pm. We hope to see you there! Parent Teacher Conferences will be held on Friday, October 23rd. Be on the lookout for conference information to be sent home soon. Please make sure you schedule a time to meet with your scholar’s teacher so you can discuss academic progress and review your scholar’s Midterm Report Card. No School for Scholars Parent/Teacher Conferences First Day of Fall Break October 27th No School for Scholars Last Day of Fall Break Important Announcement If you want to give your friends and family a real “Treat” this year, then tell them the Tindley Accelerated Schools open enrollment for the 2016 – 2017 school year officially started Thursday, 1 October 2015. They are welcome to start the enrollment process online at www.tindley.org/enrollment or contact enrollment at 317.777.6677 Academic Excellence, climbing to the top…Motivated, educated and we’ll never stop! Staff Spotlight on: Ms. Johnson Office Manager LaKenya Johnson is the new face of Tindley Summit Academy. She has a background in community relations, and has worked with families and children for over 15 years. She is excited to meet and greet each TSA family each day. Ms. Johnson loves children and has a passion for supporting parents and guardians as they provide safe, nurturing environments for their families. Her role as Office Manager will allow her, among other things, to be a liaison helping to ensure that each family receives the resources needed to help each child to be successful in life and education. Ms. Johnson is a life-long student and is currently teaching herself photography and artistic painting. Among her favorite things are the beautiful color combinations of nature and the intricate details of any flower. This is her fourth year as a Tindley parent. It was a BUSY week at the Summit, as we planted our Community Garden and hosted the Scholastic Bookfair! Thank you to ALL of our wonderful families and volunteers who took time out of their busy schedules to help us out! Teamwork makes the dream work!!! We love you!!!