Rebecca Skinner, Assistant Principal

I hope your summer break is off to a great start! I am excited to announce Mrs. Rebecca Skinner will be joining our team as an assistant principal. She is coming to us from Eisenhower Middle School as an instructional coach. We will miss Mrs. Shelton and know she has left an impactful legacy at Sumner Academy and we know Quindaro Elementary is in good hands and we are excited to see the first cohort of Mrs. Shelton’s students enter Sumner Academy. Mrs. Skinner joins us with a wealth of knowledge from the instructional side of things supporting math, science,…
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Band Director Meet and Greet 06/02/20

Sumner Academy Students and Families,  Please join us for our virtual meet and greet of Sumner Academy’s new band director, Dr. Daniel Kirk. Dr. Kirk is excited to meet the Sumner band family. This will be a great opportunity for Dr. Kirk to share his vision as well as carve out some time for questions you may have. We will use a zoom meeting format, feel free to log in from a computer or your phone, just access the link below. See you there!   Dr. Daniel Kirk Virtual Meet and Greet Tuesday, June 2nd from 6-7PM https://tinyurl.com/SabreBand   Thanks,…
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May Principal Letter

Please see the attached letter from Sumner Academy Principal, Mr. Rick Malone Thank you to everyone that helped make this unique year a great year! We will continue to update on athletics, summer camps, back to school events, as well as schedules and the opening of schools in August. I would encourage students and families to continue to check their email regularly as well as our social media accounts and website for the most up to date information. To get a better reflection on this work during this continuous learning plan I would invite students and parents to take a…
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Student Locker Clean-Out

Dear Sumner Students and Families, I am excited to release our plan for student item return and locker clean out. It will be imperative that you follow the guidelines indicated below and follow the attached schedule. For 8th-11th grade students, there is NO need to return laptops or instruments. We WILL be collecting any library books, classroom text, calculators, or any athletic uniform/gear you may have been checked out during the year. Seniors WILL be required to turn in any loaned instruments, laptop, as well as library books, classroom text, calculators, or any athletic uniform/gear you have been checked out…
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New Staff to Sumner Academy SY 2020-2021

Kimberly Service will transition to our Building Instructional Coach for the SY 2020-2021. She will still be a support for students and lead learning and support for all staff in the building. As the 2020 Secondary Teacher of the year for the district we are glad she is transitioning into a leadership position to support her colleagues.   Martha DeVries (pronounced de-freeze), Lead College and Career Coordinator "I am joining Sumner Academy as I enter my 26th year in education. I started as an English teacher in Florida, moved to North Kansas City and worked as an ELL teacher and…
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Sumner Academy is the #1 School in Kansas 2020

Sumner Academy of Arts & Science has been ranked #1 school in Kansas and #50 in the nation by the US News and World Report This is the second year in a row Sumner Academy has been ranked the top school in Kansas. We are fortunate to have moved up in our national rankings and the Kansas City Star, indicated Sumner Academy of Arts & Science received the highest national ranking than any other school in Kansas or Missouri. Congratulations Sabres!  
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Sumner Academy Continuous Learning Plan

Sumner will begin their continuous learning plan on Monday, April 6th for all students. Please access the Sumner CLP document for up to date information regarding our continuous learning. The Sumner CLP document is available when clicking the title above.
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Enrollment Updates for New Sumner Students

Due to the recent school closings and restrictions on large gatherings,  All Open Enrollment Evenings at Sumner Academy have been cancelled.  In the next few days, we will be working closely with our district officials to identify various alternatives to enrolling new students at Sumner Academy.  Communication on specifics will be coming out in the next week or two.  We are sad not to meet our new families but also understand the necessity to be safe during this time.  If you have any questions, please feel free to email Brian Dolezal, 8th Grade Assistant Principal at Sumner Academy.
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