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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...

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...

Summit PreSchoolers Send Care Packages

Recently the Smart Cookies preschool class at Summit compared two books, A Smokey Night and A Chair for My Mother.  Both books included community members who helped others in need. The children observed how the service made others feel and they wanted to do something...

Alumni Spotlight: Taylor Moorman

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...

Out of the Classroom: Field Trips at Summit

Not all lessons are best taught from inside the four walls of a classroom. Sometimes, students learn best when they're piled into a school bus and taken off site where they can engage in experiences for themselves. According to an interview in Education Next,...

Summit 5th Graders Create Audio Tour of Wesley Bolin Plaza

  Summit 5th graders have been hard at work trying to make public art spaces more accessible to visitors. Through her project based learning initiative, teacher Kelly Makay encourages students to identify a need in the community and work together to execute a...

The Scholastic DINO-MITE Book Fair: Stomp, Chomp, and Read

Have you heard? The Scholastic DINO-MITE Book Fair: Stomp, Chomp, and Read is coming to Summit School April 1-5th. Join in the fun to support Summit's Knowledge Center! Hours are: Monday-Thursday, 8 - 9 a.m.; 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.; and 3 - 6 p.m. Friday hours are 8...

Community Connections – February 19, 2019

Praise and Potholes on the Road to SuccessWe all know that productive praise is essential to our students’ academic success.  Research shows that the most effective praise focuses on students’ effort and perseverance on a particular challenge, rather than overall...

Community Connections – November 20, 2018

At Thanksgiving, we pause to think about how fortunate we all are to have all that we do, and to celebrate with the people we love.  There’s also football.When it comes to past pro football greats, Tony Richardson isn’t exactly a household name. That is because Tony...

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