• January Newsletter 2021


    With 2021 now upon us, we at North Summit School District are proud of the many good things happening, and we are more determined than ever to fulfill our commitment to the students in each of our schools. We have learned a lot of things in the past year with COVID-19 as our major challenge. We have found that we can do a good job of remote teaching, but we have learned that it takes the students and the parents to make it work properly. When students join our Google classrooms and rid themselves of all the distractions, they can be successful. For most students, this is a difficult thing to do. We are convinced more than ever of the value of in person learning, and we are proud of all those who have taken advantage of the efforts made to open our buildings. For those who are unable to attend, we encourage you to stay focused on your teachers as they provide instruction. We also admonish you to stay caught up with your homework.

    We see the potential in all of our kids and want them to reach as far as they can. We have a great staff of adults who genuinely care for students. I admire our teachers and support staff for their efforts and their dedication to their professions. We also have supportive parents and grandparents who understand the importance of the educational experience, and we are appreciative of their support. Our school board is also a great team of people who make decisions based on doing the best for kids. They are truly representing their precincts well, and they are in it for the right reason. I am proud and honored to work for them and for all of you, the patrons of North Summit School District.

    Several of our patrons volunteer on various committees in each of the schools and contribute a great deal to our progress. Our faithful PTO volunteers are strong and provide great support to the staffs in each building. This is a great organization that we all should support. We also have a Trust Land program driven by a community council, which consists of parents and teachers. Each school has a council, and these councils are responsible for the disbursement of approximately $90,000 to $110,000 per year. This money is directed to academic programs for the benefit of students. They are diligent in using the money in the most effective and efficient ways possible.


    We are excited that our students are able to participate in after school activities. A lot of work has gone into making that happen. We are sad that our student body and our grandparents and other family members do not get to attend our high school games. We are happy that parents do get to see their kids play.  As we continue to provide opportunities for our kids to participate in various activities, please help us maintain these programs by abiding by the protocols put in place. It isn’t easy, but it is worth every effort to have our students doing what they deserve to do. 


    Happy New Year,


    Jerre Holmes





    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.
    “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

Contact Page

  • Superintendent- Jerre Holmes- 435-336-5654

    Business Administrator- Julie Black- 435-336-5654

    District Administrative Assistant- Marci Sargent-  435-336-5654

    North Summit High School Principal- Wade Murdock- 435-336-5656

    North Summit High Assist. Principal/ Athletic Director- Devin Smith- 435-336-5656

    North Summit Middle School Principal- Brett Richins- 435-336-5678

    North Summit Elementray School Principal- Russell Hendry- 435-336-2101

    IT Director- Kelly Richins- 435-336-5656

    Special Education Director-Kelly Paskett-

    Transportation Director- Lisa Richins- 435-336-2198

    Food Service Director- Colleen Pace- 435-336-5678

    Maintenance- Dalton Ross-


  • What's Up NSHS This Week


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  • Any person that has taken a COVID- 19 test, and is still awaiting results need to stay home and quaratine until you recieve a negative test result. All tests should be treated as if they are positive until the actual negative test result comes back. 


    Return-to-School Health Guidelines

    Students need to be symptom free for 24 hours (without medication) from any symptoms before returning to school:

    Fever (100.4 or higher)

    Sore Throat

    Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing

    Muscle aches and pains, body aches

    Decrease in sense of smell or taste



    Moderate to Severe stuffy nose, congestion

    New or worsening cough (lingering cough as only symptom, student may return to school after school has been notified)

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  • North Summit Educator Information 

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    North Summit offers Adult Education for High School Completion and English Language classes.

    For more information please call Lanae Ritzman at North Summit High School 435-336-5656 ext. 4017

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