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We are accepting registration applications for grades 6, 7, and 8 for the 2018-2019 school year.
Melanie Kunz » "Whale"-come to first grade!

"Whale"-come to first grade!

I am excited to "set sail" and explore and make new discoveries this year. I have been teaching for 25 years and love it. I have taught for Challenger School, Jordan School District, and have owned my own preschool. This is my fifth year teaching first grade for Summit Academy. In my free time I love to read books while sitting by my backyard pond. I also love shopping and can out shop anyone I know. I have four children: three girls and one boy: My oldest daughter just started her second year of college. I have a son in 10th grade, a daughter in 7th, and my youngest daughter is in 5th grade. I also have 10 pet fish that live in my backyard pond. My passion is teaching children to read!


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spelling bee 1

We will have a class spelling bee and a whole first grade spelling bee In Feb. We will select the top 6 spellers from first grade and they will go on to compete with the top 6 second graders. If your child is moving on to compete with second grade I will send you an email. All students will participate in the class spelling bee.  If you need a new list you can print the pdf but you will need spelling bee 1 and 2 to have the complete list. 

speech festival

Please bring in your child's poem anytime between now and Oct. 30th for approval. We will have our class/first grade speech festival Nov. 16th. The 1st and 2nd grade class winners will compete on Nov. 27th from 2:00-3:00. Parents are invited to the competition if your child makes it that far. You will be notified if your child will be in the speech competition.