Southwood school hosts family summit

Southwood Elementary School, 4200 S. Fir St., will host a family summit — Don’t Drop the Ball: Communicating with Your Child’s Teacher — beginning at noon Friday in the school’s gymnasium.

The speaker will be Kimberly Hunt, a certified family life educator family engagement specialist. Topics will include:

• Staying on top of your child’s progress at school

• Helping your child with homework

• Staying involved with your child’s success.

The summit is open to the public and will include student entertainment and a reception recognizing students who scored Advance or Proficient on the last Benchmark Exam and students that are currently on the Principal’s List.