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October Book Recommendations

October Book Recommendations

It's time for another month of book recommendations. This list of books from former Summit teacher Ashley Hare is perfect for cuddling up inside as the weather starts to cool down. There are tons of great options for each reading level so there is something for...

Student Health Through a Different Lens

Student Health Through a Different Lens

“A state of well-being in which the individual realizes their own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to their community.”  Any educator or parent would want this for a child....

Approaching Math with Creativity, Courage, and a Sense of Play

Approaching Math with Creativity, Courage, and a Sense of Play

At Preschool-Second Grade Math Night last night, Summit’s Math Specialist, Molly Danforth, encouraged parents to have their children approach math with creativity, courage, and a sense of play. Giving kids both the opportunity and reason to love math is a cornerstone...

Alumni Spotlight: Kelly Andrew

Alumni Spotlight: Kelly Andrew

We're so excited to introduce you to Kelly Andrew for this month's Alumni spotlight. The 22-year-old is currently an Environmental Policy and Advocacy Intern at the Conservancy of Southwest Florida and is on her way to a bright future. We're so honored to have been a...

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. Let...

Alumni Spotlight: Cindy Hwang

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

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”

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

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

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

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 Instagram...

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