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Summit Sports Podcast #1

Summit Sports Podcast #1

Summit Community - we are starting a Summit Sports Podcast! We recorded our first episode right before fall break. My first guest is the legendary Mr. Moreno. If you have some time to listen, we would appreciate it. We talk about the history of sports here at Summit,...

First Grade Foster Pets

First Grade Foster Pets

First graders at Summit School are fostering stuffed pets this year. They completed a pet fostering application to be matched with the perfect pet. They agreed to love and read to their pet every day. It's such a big responsibility and important service. [gallery...

First Day Smiles 2021

First Day Smiles 2021

First Day Smiles Summit School had an amazing first day of the 2021-22 school year. Enjoy the smiles! #BackToSummit

SUMMIT SELECTS NEXT DYNAMIC HEAD OF SCHOOL

SUMMIT SELECTS NEXT DYNAMIC HEAD OF SCHOOL

Summit School is proud to announce that Dr. Stephanie Nardi has been appointed as the next Head of School, effective July 1, 2021. Summit is a leading, private, independent school in Phoenix, Arizona, that is committed to promoting academic excellence and developing...

Middle School Community Service Project

Middle School Community Service Project

  As part of Summit Middle School’s community service program, SERVE, Middle School students spent an afternoon making 45 blankets for Phoenix Branching Out Family Services.  

Summit Students Spread Cheer This Holiday Season

Summit Students Spread Cheer This Holiday Season

Summit students “draw” on the compassion they feel for others to spread joy this holiday season. Students in Summit’s Preschool, Kindergarten, 2nd, and 4th-grade classes created cards for hospital patients who were unable to see family members during the Thanksgiving...

First Grade’s (Virtual) Field Trip Fridays

First Grade’s (Virtual) Field Trip Fridays

First grade has carved out time on Fridays that they refer to as “Field Trip Fridays.” This past week, Mrs. Odenkirk’s class made paper airplanes in order to “travel” to Washington DC.  They even took a few test flights before embarking on their journey.  Just look at...

17-Year-Old Summit Alum Authors a Physics Book

17-Year-Old Summit Alum Authors a Physics Book

What is it like to be a published author?  Sahil Khan, a 17-year-old Summit Alum, can answer that question. Sahil began attending Summit when he was three, and he graduated with the 8th grade class of 2017. He is now a student at Desert Vista High School and is the...

Missions and Projects

Missions and Projects

At the start of my first year as a principal in California, I heard a lot about the fourth grade California mission projects. It lasted a full nine weeks, and there were plenty of stories about staying up past midnight to finish the California mission dioramas.  When...

The NAEYC Annual Conference Recap

The NAEYC Annual Conference Recap

The week before Thanksgiving several of our preschool staff attended the NAEYC Annual Conference. Our preschool program has been accredited by NAEYC since 2005 and we are proud to represent an organization that is truly the Gold Standard in early childhood education....

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