In The Schools

Head of S.T.E.A.M.: OKS Holds Expo for Kids Pre-K Through Fifth Grade May 6

Credits: Oak Knoll School

SUMMIT, NJ - Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child’s coeducational elementary school will host an inaugural S.T.E.A.M. Expo May 6, at 10 a.m., for prospective students in pre-kindergarten through fifth grade.

The Expo, which is free and open to the public, will allow students to explore the world of science, technology, engineering, art and math (S.T.E.A.M.) while meeting and learning from Oak Knoll School faculty. The event is an extension of the school’s annual S.T.E.A.M. event first held in 2015 for Oak Knoll’s current families.

Activities will include:

Sign Up for E-News

  • Students in pre-K through second grade will combine tasty sweets and engineering skills to build bridges out of candy and other fun materials.
  • Students in grades 3-5 will achieve each individual S.T.E.A.M. subject in a fun-filled constellation activity where students will choose a constellation, graph them on paper, utilize a tablet to locate them in the sky, as well as use art and engineering skills to create a model of the constellation to bring home.
  • Students will also use Oak Knoll’s Dash robots and tablets to maneuver the bots through a maze and attempt to shoot a miniature basketball through a hoop. Like the constellation activity, this workshop also incorporates multiple S.T.E.A.M. disciplines.

Oak Knoll further enhanced their commitment to S.T.E.A.M. studies this year through the opening of a brand new 'makerspace lab' to encourage students in grades K-6 to design and create computer and engineering projects in a way that allows for more experimentation, exploration and self-direction.

To register, visit Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child is located at 44 Blackburn Road.


TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News


Upcoming Events


Tue, March 20, 1:30 PM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Age 3-K: Programs with Mrs. Wheeless

Arts & Entertainment Education


Wed, March 21, 7:00 PM

Summit Free Public Library, Summit

Networking and Interviewing 'IQ' Workshop

Arts & Entertainment Business & Finance Education Other

Thu, March 22, 12:00 PM

SAGE Eldercare, Summit

FREE Tax Assistance

Community Calendar

Summit Fire Department Blotter

01/01/2018 9:26 am     FD dispatched to a motor vehicle accident, car vs. pole in front of 196 GLENSIDE AVENUE.  On arrival occupant was out of the vehicle.  Summit EMS assumed patient contact. FD made notification to the power company to make repairs.  Summit PD remained on scene for traffic control and road closure until repairs were made.

01/02/2018 7:36 pm ...

Summit Police Blotter

March 12, 2018

3/3 - Daniel T. Lipkin, 20, of Millington was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana, possession of paraphernalia and possession of an alcoholic beverage under legal age. Mr. Lipkin was processed and released with a pending court date.

3/3 - Taurino Alday-Benitez, 28, of Summit was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated. Mr. Alday-Benitez was processed and released with ...

Summit Area YMCA's Next LIVESTRONG Program Session Begins Mar. 20

March 18, 2018

A new spring session for The LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program, a 12-week cancer recovery program, will begin at the Berkeley Heights YMCA on March 20. The program is a research-based physical and wellness program in which certified Summit Area YMCA trainers work with participants to achieve their goals. LIVESTRONG  at the YMCA helps cancer survivors who find themselves in the ...

OLP Presents 'Screenagers' a Documentary on Growning Up in the Digital Age

Our Lady of Peace Church and Academy in New Providence will be hosting a special screening of the movie "Screenagers" regarding a very important topic for families and youth – “Growing up in the Digital Age.” The movie delves into the important and current topic of children and teenagers and their use of social media and digital devices. The movie is appropriate for ...

Profit from Recent Volatility with Stock Market Bargains

Markets retreated in February, the worst down month in two years. A record surge in volatility caused several ETFs designed as leveraged bets on low volatility to plunge, with at least one being forced to liquidate and hand its investors a near total loss.

The Causes of February’s Market Retreat

The initial catalyst for the sell off was inflation. The January jobs report showed ...


AtlantiCast: Episode 13

On this episode of AtlantiCast, new clinical studies in the fields of cardiology and immunotherapy, national and statewide recognitions for Atlantic Health System medical centers and the inaugural AtlantiCast Collab Challenge!


Coffee, Tea or Fleas?

Two ducks are on a flight to Miami.  The first duck says to the second, “you flying south for the winter?”  The second duck replies, “Oh wow, a talking emotional support duck!”


Pa rum pum.


There have been a lot of news stories lately about animals traveling on airplanes.  Some are humorous, like the woman who recently tried to bring ...

Learn a Language @ Your Library

Anyone can learn a language at the Summit Free Public Library!

Did you know that the Summit Library has a subscription to Muzzy Club? Funded by a grant from the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Muzzy Club is an online resource that allows Summit Library cardholders of all ages to learn a new language. Languages in Muzzy Club include British and American English, Spanish, ...