September Book Recommendations

September Book Recommendations

Now that we’re getting into the normal routine of school, hopefully our students have settled into a rhythm with their reading. We asked our own school librarian to offer up another round of book recommendations to keep your to read lists fresh with new options....
Back to School Book Recommendations

Back to School Book Recommendations

Since school is back in session, we thought it would be the perfect time to get you a new set of book recommendations to start the new year off right. Plus, these are coming directly from Summit’s own school librarian, so you know these are solid choices for...
Five Moonshots for Students

Five Moonshots for Students

Many of us will look up at the moon tomorrow (July 20th) and be amazed all over again that 50 years ago men first set foot there.  Mankind’s greatest achievement has many lessons for today’s children. Here are five takeaways from the Apollo program that launched Neil...
Mid Summer Book Recommendations

Mid Summer Book Recommendations

Summit School’s very own Ashley Hare traded her title of 4th grade teacher to that of Admissions Director, but that doesn’t mean she has lost her knack for picking out and recommending books. In fact, she loves reviewing books for middle readers on her...
Making “UnSelfies” Stick

Making “UnSelfies” Stick

It’s been five years since Oxford Dictionaries chose “selfie” as its annual word of the year. While there’s nothing wrong with snapping selfies, today’s adolescents demonstrate a greater degree of self-absorption (focusing only on “I”, “me”, and “mine” instead of...
Top Summer Reads for Parents

Top Summer Reads for Parents

Every magazine has a list of beach reads that are perfect for that summer vacation, time by the pool, or a sunny afternoon in the air conditioner on the couch. Staying cool is the theme here. Most of these lists are full of romance titles and easy reading for...

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