NORTH SUMMIT SCHOOL DISTRICT

WE BELIEVE PEOPLE ACCOMPLISH MORE WHEN THEY ARE INVOLVED AND INFORMED

Welcome

  • In the month of November, we joined Americans across the country to celebrate Veterans’ Day. Our schools held assemblies to honor the men and women of our community, who willingly and courageously defended our freedom. It is one of my favorite assemblies of the year. It is great to watch our students learn and show appreciation for what has been done for them in the past. Thanks again to our veterans.

     

    We also joined with the U.S Department of Education, the National PTA, the National School Board Association, and teacher and administrator associations across the county to observe American Education Week, November 13-19. This week encourages districts across the country to share their vision for students, highlight the great things happening in their schools and classrooms, and highlight the importance of community involvement and support in public education. Here in the North Summit School District, we find it fitting that we point out the District mission, vision, and values that were approved by the Board of Education a couple of years ago. 

     

    OUR MISSION

    North Summit School District stands united in the pursuit of educational excellence because our students deserve a challenging, inspirational and safe learning environment that empowers each of them to grow and prepare for the future.

     

    WE VALUE . . .

    1. A Safe and Positive Learning Climate
    2. Excellence in Teaching and Learning
    3. Opportunities for Growth
    4. Personal and Social Responsibility
    5. Fiscal Responsibility
    6. Community Engagement
    7. Mutual Respect and Commitment
    8.    Open Communication and Transparency

    WE BELIEVE THAT . . .

    1. The STUDENT should be our #1 priority. (Whatever it takes)
    2.             The Growth of each Individual Student should be celebrated.
    3.             Our Intervention Plan should be based on data and should lead to well-planned instruction.
    4. Helping students prepare for the rigor and competition of college and/or careers is our duty.
    5. Our EMPLOYEES are a crucial key to the success of our children. (We value them by maintaining competitive salaries/benefits)
    6.            We should teach the Utah State Standards with fidelity.
    7.            Professional Development is valuable and essential. (Focus on improvement)
    8. Our 1:1 Technology Initiative is a benefit to students’ education, but it does not replace the necessity and value of a good teacher.
    9. Teachers who use technology in their classrooms are able to provide more opportunity and variety to their students’ learning experience, and they are able to make more informed decisions when using data to differentiate instruction.
    10. Collaborative Teams are most efficient when focused discussions lead to instruction that is founded on data from formative and summative assessments, and when thoughtful discussions lead to meeting the emotional and behavioral needs of individual kids.
    11. Learning is achieved more readily when school is exciting and interesting for our students.
    12. Open Communication from top to bottom using proper chain of command is the best and most efficient mode of operation.

     

    OUR VISION

    Our District will be one that provides an innovative and quality education that fosters achievement and success for everyone.

    • All Students will master essential learning skills, demonstrate civic responsibility, feel empowered to prepare for post-secondary education and/or careers, and engage in positive personal development.
    • All Teachers, Administrators and Staff will recognize the value of their positions and contributions and commit to daily excellence.
    • All Parents will be positively invested in their students’ education.  
    • The Community will recognize and value the quality of our district and will support the educational process.

    Jerre Holmes

    Superintendent

     

News

  • District Wide School Closures and Emergencies

    We at North Summit School District are committed to providing parents and students with accurate and prompt information in the event of school closures or other urgent matters impacting our schools and community. Depending on the type of emergency situation, the district utilizes the following methods of communication: direct telephoning, information placed on the district's website at www.nsummit.org, emailing, cell phones, emergency radios- between schools and the district office. Keeping parents informed helps to assure student safety and provides peace of mind. In an effort to improve communications with our families, we are requesting that all parents Like our Facebook page, North Summit School District, and friend North Summit. Facebook is a very great tool for getting information out quickly. We also suggest that you update your personal information including address, email, home and cell phone numbers for anyone you would want contacted in the event of a school closure or emergency. Sometimes this information is updated at one school for one child, but does not always get changed on all students in the same family. Please help us by contacting the schools or district office if you feel your information may be out of date.

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Non-Discrimination  
 
The North Summit School District does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, or sexual orientation in its programs and activities, except where appropriate and allowed by law. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries and complaints regarding prohibited discrimination, harassment, and retaliation: Jerre Holmes, Superintendent, 65 South Main, Coalville, Utah 84017, (435) 336-5654. You may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, Denver, CO, (303) 844-5695.
 
Attention:
 
“School districts and charter schools are required by Utah law, 53A1a-704(10), to inform parents of students with IEPs enrolled in public schools, of the availability of a scholarship to attend a private school through the Carson Smith Scholarship Program”. The address of the Internet website maintained by the USOE that provides prospective applicants and their parents with program information and application forms for the CSS Program 
http://www.schools.utah.gov/sars/default.aspx
 
 

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