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  • Congratulations Rifle Team for your back to back state championships!


Summerlin Academy Rifle Team Wins Back to Back State Championships!

The Summerlin Academy Rifle Team won the Army JROTC Florida State Marksmanship Championship at the State Rifle Match held at Island Coast High School, Cape Coral, Florida Saturday, April 22, 2017.  The meet is hosted annually by the US Army Cadet Command, 6th Brigade, ROTC headquartered at Hunter Army Airfield in Savannah, Georgia and the Florida American Legion.

The competition hosted 28 champion teams from around the state in a head to head 3 position competition.  The teams consist of four persons firing .177 caliber compressed air rifles at two inch Olympic targets on a ten meter range.  The cadets shoot ten targets in three positions under timed limits.  The positions are prone (lying flat), standing, and kneeling. Each target carries a value of ten points with the bull’s-eye slightly larger than a pin point.  The teams strive to achieve a total of 1200 possible points.  Summerlin’s winning cumulative score was 1052/1200. Competition was extremely close between the top five teams with Summerlin taking top honors by one point!!

Senior Medallion Ceremony May 17

Senior Medallion Ceremony – May 17th, 7pm @ Branscomb Auditorium at Florida Southern College in Lakeland.

Slide Show – turn in before May 1 to SMAMedalCeremony@gmail.com

Pictures – 5(baby, kindergarten, end elementary, middle, early high)

After School – Where are you going?  What is your major/MOS?


Speech Contest – Written essay due by May 10 to Major Crandall

3 areas – Teacher Influence, Parent Recognition, Friendships & Memories


Any questions please email me:  Kimberly.crandall@polk-fl.net

CHIP Committee and Fund

CHIP Committee and Fund

Mission Statement:

Jackie Rivera      Student project supplies contact

Kim Crandall       CPT liaison

Ann McCarty      Coordinator

Jen Barthel         Supplies Procurement/Warehouse and  12th grade contact

Justin Martin      10th grade contact

Lisa Durham       9th grade contact

Derek Keating   Sports/extracurricular contact

Zac Smith             Guest member/Intern

Sue Kearns         11th grade contact

The CHIP Committee/Fund was established August 2016 and named after the first donor to the fund Richard Ritz.  The fund takes donations of any kind to help students with school based needs.  Cash/Check funds are held in the CPT banking account, and reviewed monthly at the CPT meeting held at SA Media Center.  These funds will be used on a as needed basis for cadets in need of items to help with schooling and education.

There will be a box in the media center and small forms for anyone to fill-out that is aware of a needy cadet, the form will ask for the cadet’s name and the need that the cadet has.  These will be anonymously put in the box.

Items can be anything from personal health products (deodorant, soap, shampoo, etc.) to project items for class projects, to clothing, etc.

Funds/items will be released with completed request form with at least two signatures other than the one than the referral one.  These forms will be made available to anyone who would like to see them and a copy will be left on school premises.

Grade Recovery Tutoring at Summerlin

Grade recovery tutoring is offered at Summerlin.  For more information see flyer.



No Storm Make up Days

Parents and Students,

We are happy to report that we will not be required to make up the two school days missed due to Hurricane Matthew.

Please see the attachment for an important letter from our Superintendent of Schools, Ms. Jacqueline Byrd.


Maeda Sensie recognized in the Ledger

Click here to read the article.

Bartow High School, IB and Summerlin Academy to be featured on 10News This Morning

Bartow High School, IB and Summerlin Academy has been selected as 10News’ School of the Week powered by Duke Energy Florida. We will be featured in the morning newscast beginning at 5:30 a.m. this Friday September 23. Throughout the 6 a.m. hour, 10News will have a reporter live at our school focusing on what’s great about being a Yellow Jacket! The new 10News’ School of the Week powered by Duke Energy Florida segment showcases the great things students, teachers and staff are involved in and we’re excited to show off what makes Bartow High School as one of the best.

In addition to the stories that will air in the morning newscast on Friday, a 10News anchor will visit the campus to meet with our students. Photos of their visit can be found on these social media accounts: 10News Facebook | 10News Twitter. If you’re not on social media, you can find it on their website www.wtsp.com

We’re excited to be featured as 10News’ School of the Week powered by Duke Energy Florida, so make sure to tell your friends and family to watch 10News – WTSP on Friday, September 23 at 5:30 a.m. as the rest of Tampa Bay learns what we already know- how great Bartow High School, IB and Summerlin Academy truly is.

Do you need additional Summerlin clothing items?

If you need to order additional uniform items from Captain’s Council.  Please send your cadet with a check or exact cash in an envelope with their name and the order (with sizes) written on the outside.  Have them drop it off to Major (Hon) Crandall (rm 95-121, back of the quad) do not disturb her class.  It will be put together and given to them within 48-72 hours (hopefully).


Price List:

Sport Polo – $30 (sizes XS – XL)
T-shirts- 1 for $15, 2 for $22.50 (sizes sm – 4xl)

PT Shorts $10 (sizes sm – 2xl) (out of XS)

Package bundle: 1 polo, 2 t-shirts, 1 shorts $55

Black Hoodie: $25

Tervis Cups with either orange or blue lid : $25

Tervis water Bottle:  $30

Summerlin Backpack:  $25 (limited quantities)

Summerlin Magnet or Car Decal:  $5

Schedule your Senior Portraits

Click here to schedule your senior portraits.

Summerlin Academy App Now Available for Iphone and Andriod devices

The app will provide you with another source of information about our school like the daily uniform. Just go to either Google play for android or the apple store for Iphone to download the app.