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...
Four Ways to Make Summer a Springboard to Success

Four Ways to Make Summer a Springboard to Success

We may not have hit triple digits just yet, but summer is here! In addition to being a time for vacation, family, friends, and camps, summer is also an important time for growth. Research tells us that a summer without academic stimulation can result in as much as two...
Top Summer Reads

Top Summer Reads

Summer is officially here and while picnics at the park and long days in the pool are inevitable, summer is also a great time to pack in some reading. We asked our favorite librarian Ms. Lee to share her top recommendations for every age group. Picture Book: Flight...

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