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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. Let...

Alumni Spotlight: Cindy Hwang

This month's Alumni Spotlight is Cindy Hwang. This 26-year-old graduate student has gone on to do amazing things in the world of art and design. We're proud to have such robust arts programs at Summit where students can really explore their interests as well as...

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 your...

Taking Rigor “Deeper”

Over the summer, I wrestled with this question: if schools exist to prepare students for the outside world, why do most schools look so different from it? At Summit we are continuing to connect school to the world in order to deepen students' capacity for learning and...

Meet Summit’s New Preschool Teachers

We know that a quality early education is an important part of a student's long term academic, social, and emotional success in the classroom and out. We're so proud of all of our preschool teachers who are dedicated to making sure Summit's youngest learners are set...

Alumni Spotlight: Monika Patel

A Summit School education prepares the next generation of students for success. We love hearing stories about how Summit Alumni are doing since they’ve left the our campus and how they feel that Summit helped them along the way. In this month’s Alumni spotlight, we...

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

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 Instagram...

Alumni Spotlight: Krystal Corrette

A Summit School education prepares the next generation of students for success. We love hearing stories about how Summit Alumni are doing since they’ve left the our campus and how they feel that Summit helped them along the way. In this month’s Alumni spotlight, we...

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

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

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...

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