Sumner Hill Junior High


Welcome to Sumner Hill Junior High School, the Clinton Public School District's ninth-grade school. Sumner Hill is an A School, the highest possible academic ranking a Mississippi school can attain. For more information or to schedule a tour, call 601-924-5510.
Our office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Wednesday, August 24 from 5:00 to 6:00- SH auditorium
Get2College speaker will be here to discuss high school and college requirements, scholarships, and free services for high school students 
Back to School Night
Wednesday, August 24 at 6;00 -SH  auditorium
Parents will be allowed to follow their child's schedule, meet their teachers and  learn of all the great things happening in our classrooms. 
Come out and meet the 2016-2017 Arrow Football team and Cheerleaders while enjoying some ice cream and fellowship

On the Canvas page (, there is now a place for parents to sign up to become an observer. This will link you to tyour student in Canvas. The only information they will need is:
-student login
-student password
-parent's personal e-mail address 
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Congratulations  to our counselor Mrs. Norton for receiving her RAMP certification. Only 73 school counselors nationwide received the ASCA RAMP award this year. And only two of those are in MS, one of which is Mrs Norton! We're very proud of her accomplishments & commitment to our students, faculty, & school!




Returning students are students who finished the 2015-2016 school year in Clinton Schools and will return to the district in 2016-2017. Please click the Returning Student Pre-Registration 2016-17 button to begin the pre-registration process.


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    Students who did not attend Clinton Public Schools in 2015-16 but will attend in 2016-17.

    New Student Registration will be Wednesday, August 3 from 8 am until 3 pm at Sumner Hill


    ___ Withdrawal Form

    ___ Copy of grades from a transcript

    ___ Long Birth Certificate (Parent name the same as the ID)

    ___ TWO proofs of residency (utility bills have to be current, not past 3   months) Phone and cable bills not accepted, Apt. Lease must have parent/child names listed

    ___ Copy of parent’s drivers’ license

    ___ Social Security Card

    ___ MS Immunization Form (121 Form from the Health Department)

    ___ Custody papers?  All Guardianship Papers must be approved by Dr. Burchfield first before enrolling

Thank you to Entergy Mississippi for donating $1,500 to Sumner Hill! This money will be used to provide students with incentives for positive behavior and academics. Each term the students are awarded for not receiving a detention, as well as those who made the honor roll. Sumner Hill also uses the funds towards other programs such as our end of the year awards day ceremony, character trait recognition, counseling program, etc.

Sumner Hill will host an Open House for upcoming freshmen parents and students on Tuesday, May 3rd at 6pm. The Open House will begin in the SHJHS auditorium and conclude with a brief tour of the school building.

State Testing
Algebra May 5 & 6
Biology May 10
Testing will begin each morning at 9:00

 Congrats to March's Teacher of the Month, Kathryn Evans
VIP 3rd Nine weeks  
 Congratulations to our 3rd Nine Weeks VIP students: Jade Bland & Kaylee Parks and STAR Teachers: Lynda Collins & Susane Cameron!

MIS 3rd Nine Weeks
Congratulations to our 3rd Nine Weeks Most Improved Students: Megan Causey and Jonisha Washington. Both ladies showed great improvements in Mrs. Megan Geter's class! Way to go Arrows!

  March Character Traits
March Character Traits recipients.  The character trait for March was TRUTHFULNESS. 

 February TOM
Congrats to Dr. Cheri Anglin for being February's Teacher of the Month!

Sumner Hill students and alumni celebrate Black History.  The theme for the program was "A Time to Learn and Remember"
SH Black History


 Thanks to all of our Reality Fair sponsors and volunteers
     RF2                RF3              
RF2                  RF10

 Congratulations to Coach Ruth Buck January Teacher of the Month
January TOM  

Sumner Hill JHS was one of 47 schools from across the state to compete at the Mississippi College Science and Math Tournament on Friday, February 5, 2016. Each of the twelve students took a written exam in Math and Biology. The ninth graders competed against other students in grades 9-12, many who have completed Advanced Placement courses. Students that excel on the tests are awarded scholarship money to MC. Those placing in the top 20% on a test receive $1000 a year, while those placing in the top 10% receive $2000 a year, renewable for four years

The following four students placed on the Biology test:

Top 10% - Clark Hensley

Top 20% - Makayla Cole, Cameron Humphries, Nicole Ingram

Quiz Bowl

Sumner Hill's Educators Rising members attended the state conference in Jackson. While there, the group won the following awards:

Children Literature K-3 (Team Competition)
Kayden Chistov and Kaylee Parks, 2nd Place

Lesson Planning:Humanities (Individual)
Jamie Collins, 5th place

Ethical Dilemma (Team Competition)
Brianna Bolton, Kelsey Caston, Breonna Jones; 5th place


Please see the following important dates concerning cheerleader tryouts:
February 11 - Information Packets available
February 25 - Deadline to turn in application
March 1 - Mandatory Parent Meeting
March 14 - Instructor Clinic
March 15 & 16 - Tryout Clinic
March 22 - CJHS Cheer Tryouts
March 24 - CHS/SHJHS Cheer Tryouts
**All other information will be published on 2/11
Sumner Hill's Ninth Annual Reality Fair is February 11 and 12th Our purpose of the fair is to allow our students to realize the connection between high school performance, career potential, and lifestyle expectations. Businesses participating are:
Century 21 David Stephens
Fowler Buick & GMC
C-Spire Wireless
Blue Cross/Blue Shield
Please click the the link below for  more information.

 The Sumner Hill Beauty and Beau Pageant will be held on Saturday, February 6th at 7 pm in the auditorium.  Tickets will be sold in the front office beginning on Wednesday, February 3rd for $5.  Tickets will also be sold at the door the night of the pageant.

Experience an Evening of Dessert Tasting, Silent Auction, and the Ambassadors 2016 Competition Show!



Tickets may be purchased from any Ambassador member or at the the door on the evening of the event. $6.00 per ticket.

Below is a survey for all students to complete at Sumner Hill Jr. High School for instructors who have taught you in the fall of 2015. You will be offering constructive feedback to your teachers which will be confidential. Your feedback will remain anonymous. The purpose is to give teachers insight into their classroom practice with the aim of course improvement. From Tuesday, December 15 until Thursday, December 17, you will follow the following schedule for each of your courses:
School counselor end of the semester newsletter for all students.  Please click the link below
 December Character Trait Recipients.  December's Character Trait was Generosity

Fall 2015 Most Improved Students
 Davon Washington, Mrs. Jennifer Ard, Tobias Privette
 Second Nine Weeks VIP Students and Teachers
 Mrs. Kathryn Evans, Rashali Shah, Cameron Humphries, Mrs. Roxanna Arcement
Congratulations to Mr. Young, December Teacher of the Month
Congratulations to Mrs. Jennifer Ard, November Teacher of the Month
TOM Nov  
Congratulation to Clark Hensley  for a perfect score on last year's PARCC Algebra assessment.  Clark's last year's Algebra teacher, Mr. Justin Odom presented the award

 November character trait recipients.  November's trait was gratefulness
Sumner Hill Junior High is proud to sponsor its 3rd Annual Fleece Blanket Christmas Giveaway! Fleece blankets will be donated to the residents of the Clinton Health Care Retirement Home, and we are asking all students to donate at least one fleece blanket.
Mrs. Boone, in room E2 will be accepting donations every day until December16th.  Thanks in advance for your support.
Our 2015 Christmas Choral Concert will be on Tuesday, December 8th at 7.00 p.m. in the Sumner Hill auditorium 
 Congratulation Mrs Jordan Brasher Sumner Hill October Teacher of the Month
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 Congratulations to Ms. Crystal Robinson
Sumner Hill Jr. High
Teacher of the Year  2015-2016
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Congratulations to the Sumner Hill Concert Choir on a job well done at the Riverland Choral Festival at Pearl High School this past weekend.  Three out of the four choirs received a Superior rating from the judges.  The Girl's choir 1, Girl's choir 2 and the Boys choir received Superior while the Mixed choir received an Excellent.
We look forward to watching this group continue to grow in their musical ability with anticipation of their continued success this year.
 Congratulations to our October Character trait recipients. October's character trait was sincerity
Congratulation Mr. Ethan Eubanks Sumner Hill September Teacher of the Month
Sept TOM  
Please click on the the link below to download the permission form for students that do not attend Sumner Hill.

Sumner Hill Junior High School Administration and Faculty would like to invite all parents and guardians of the Class of 2019 to our

“Commitment to Graduate Ceremony”

Wednesday, October 14, at 8:20 in the Sumner Hill Junior High School Auditorium. 

Guest Speaker:

CJ Stewart

Congratulations Ms. Carolyn Johnson, CPSD DOVE Customer Service Award Recipient 
Congratulations to Mrs. Megan Geter, Sumner Hill August Teacher of the Month
August TOM
Sumner Hill honored students for August's Character Trait of Orderliness. They will receive a free lunch from our school sponsor Chick-Fil-A in Clinton.
R1: Zeinab Hamden, Kennedy Smith, Rushali Shah, Sara Beth Hellums, 
R2: Simaran Kaur, Fallon Stephens, Abby Bellis, Abbi Hulsey
R3: Cornelius Cannady, Baxter Evans, Joshua Wright, 
R4: Nathan Thomas, Regina Yen, Brianna Bodkins, DeLawrence Butler, Glen Bass
Not pIctured: Malorie Steen
August Character Traits

DOVE Award
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Do you know a CPSD employee who really "gets it" when it comes to customer service? Please share your experience by nominating him/her for a DOVE Customer Service Award and help us honor the Dedication of Our Valued Employees.

Meal Prices
Effective this fall, meal prices will increase slightly in CPSD cafeterias. The increase is necessary to keep us in line with federal guidelines.

* Student lunch - increase from $2.50 to $2.65  

* Student breakfast - increase from $1.75 to $1.90  

* Adult/teacher lunch - increase from $3.25 to $3.40 

* Adult/teacher breakfast - increase from $2 to $2.15 

For more information or to apply for free or reduced price meals, click the "School Meals" link on  

Parents: Please make plans to attend our Parent Night/Open House
Parent Night will be Thursday, September 10, from 5:00 to 6:00 in our school’s auditorium.  This is the same date as Sumner Hill’s Open House, which starts at 6:00. Get2College will speak to our parents regarding high school and college requirements, scholarships and the free services they provide for high school students.  Please do not miss out on this great opportunity to learn about how your child can get the most out of their high school experience.