Summit Schools Host Second of Three Social / Emotional Workshops for District Parents Jan. 25

January 23, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - The second of three workshops centering on social and emotional issues affecting Summit Public School students and their families will be held January 25, beginning at 7 p.m., at Brayton Elementary School.

Led by Helena Branco, Board Certified Behavioral Analyst and Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School Special Education teacher, the latest workshop is entitled ...

Summit Board of Education Details Pending Budget Process, Issues Draft Focus Areas

SUMMIT, NJ - Summit School Superintendent June Chang and Assistant Superintendent for Business Lou Pepe presented a budget overview, which sets the stage for budget presentations to follow in the coming months, as the Summit Board of Education held its first Board of Education meeting of the calendar year.

In doing so, Chang and Pepe drew a correlation between the ...

Allen Selected as Summit Schools' Supervisor of Special Education

SUMMIT, NJ - Nicole Allen who, since 2013, has worked as a Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant within the Summit Public School District, has been named Supervisor of Special Education for the District. The appointment of Allen is expected to be formally approved by the Summit Board of Education January 18.

She will replace Mary Beth Reardon, who retired from the District and the ...

Summit School District, Food Service Vendor Provide Nutritional Information Online

SUMMIT, NJ- The Summit Public Schools, in conjunction with their food service partner Pomptonian, is now detailing nutritional information for student food selections online at  

The new, interactive menus are designed to make access to daily nutritional information quick and easy for parents, school nurses, and students themselves. The ...

Further Inspection: Hilltop City Residents Object to 'Wildly Inappropriate' Content of Summit Middle School Play; Request Made to Reinstate H.S. Girls Freshman Volleyball Team

SUMMIT, NJ - Parents questioned the decision to have Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School (LCJSMS) students present the satirical play “The Government Inspector” at the December 14 meeting of the Summit Board of Education. 

The play, which was published in 1836 by Russian and Ukrainian writer Nikolai Gogol, “sealed Gogol’s reputation as a ...

Summit Educational Foundation Fall 2017 Grants Total More Than $91,000

SUMMIT, NJ – The Summit Educational Foundation (SEF) presented Fall 2017 grants totaling $91,051 to the Summit Board of Education on December 14.

Speaking on behalf of the SEF, Susan Thatch, the SEF Grants Chair acknowledged and thanked the “teachers, parents and administrators who took the time to submit many thoughtful and exciting grant applications ...

KPS' Girls' Leadership Institute Holds Open House Jan. 20

SUMMIT, NJ - The Kent Place School Girls’ Leadership Institute will hold its 2018 Open House for prospective participants January 20, from 9 - 10:30 a.m., on the Kent Place School campus. The event will afford parents and their children to learn about GLI's new summer offerings and to participate in free parent-daughter leadership workshops.

Now in its ...

Summit PEP Program Information Session Set for Jan. 11

SUMMIT, NJ - An information session for the PEP Program, a college-access initiative that offers academic support, social-emotional support, and college tuition assistance to select, motivated students from Summit Public Schools in grades 7 to 12, is set for January 11, from 6 - 7 p.m., at 43 Franklin Place.

The PEP program includes subject-based tutoring, study skills ...

Former Chatham H.S. AD Cohen Tabbed to Helm Summit Athletics During Search Process

SUMMIT, NJ - Harvey Cohen, the Athletics Director at Chatham High School for 18 years until his retirement in 2012, will be recommended by Superintendent June Chang -- at the December 14 Summit Board of Education meeting -- to serve as Interim Athletics Director for the Summit Public Schools.

During the near totality of his tenure in Chatham, Cohen was also the head ...

Summit's Zimmerman Elected to NJ Council of County Colleges Executive Committee

CRANFORD, NJ - Summit resident Mary M. Zimmermann, former Chair of the Union County College Foundation Board and member of the College’s Board of Trustees and Board of Governors, was elected to the Executive Committee of the New Jersey Council of County Colleges.

The members of the Executive Committee represent the New Jersey Council of County Colleges in meetings with the ...

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