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Mary Patricia Colicchio, Longtime Summit High School Teacher, Passes Away at Age 56

August 6, 2018

MILLBURN, NJ - Mary Patricia Colicchio, who taught history and film studies at Summit High School since 2003, passed away August 4 at the age of 56. She had been battling pancreatic cancer since being diagnosed in August of 2017.

Since her diagnosis, Colicchio had offered an honest and courageous, first-person account of her fight at ...

Summit Area YMCA Receives Resolution Of Recognition from Summit Board of Education

The Summit Area YMCA recently received a Resolution of Recognition from The Summit Board of Education in recognition for its work in providing special needs students with customized education plans to transition into their home communities.

The Summit Area YMCA works with the Summit School district job coach and Special Needs Teachers in providing certain students with skills ...

Summit Public Schools to Bank State Funding Surplus Until 2019-20; Additional Aid Will Be Used to Mitigate Tax Burden

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Public School found itself with a good 'problem' on its hands -- specifically, having to meet off-schedule and in mid-summer to figure out what to do with an unexpected $300,000-plus windfall from the state government. In a special Board of Education meeting called specifically to address the development, the Board has opted to ...

Open House Week at Lightbridge Academy

It's Open House week at the Lightbridge Academy of Millburn! Stop by for a tour of our center and learn about our Infant, Toddler, Pre-K, and Back-up Care Programs from 6:30AM-6:30PM. Visit LightbridgeAcademy.com or call 973-218-1800 for more information!

Damen Cooper Resigns Role as Summit Middle School Principal; Search for Replacement Begins

SUMMIT, NJ - Damen Cooper, who began his tenure as Principal of Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School in January of 2016, has resigned his position. According to a Summit Public Schools spokesperson, Cooper is leaving to accept the position of Principal at Hackensack Middle School.

in a letter from Cooper sent electronically to LCJSMS parents today, Cooper wrote, "It is with ...

UCC Foundation’s Third Annual 'Close the Gap' Campaign Surpasses Goal, Raises More Than $50,000

CRANFORD, NJ - Union County College Foundation's annual 'Close The Gap' campaign has surpassed its fundraising goal after generating nearly $55,000 via the campaign cocktail reception held July 11 in the Richel Student Commons at the College’s Cranford campus.

Developed by a small group of dedicated community volunteers to support the College’s strategic ...

Challenge Your Children with the Summit YMCA's Fun-Size Development Program!

“The future belongs to those who prepare for it today” - Malcolm X

The Summit Area YMCA recognizes the potential in every child. We strive to provide the environment and resources for all youth to learn, grow, and thrive. With nurturing and supportive staff, enriching curriculum and programs, and a strong built-in value system, children are able to not only reach ...

Summit Board of Education Reviews 2017-18 School Year, Details High School Class of '18 Performance and College Plans

SUMMIT, NJ - It may be summer break, but the Summit Board of Education continues to work through the season, hearing four presentations at their July 12 meeting. The Board also made a second reference to future school calendars with a pre-Labor Day first day of school.

The Class of 2018--What’s Next?

The Summit High School Guidance Department gave a detailed report ...

Barrezueta Named Union County College Dean of Social Sciences/Business/History

CRANFORD, NJ - Dr. Carlos Barrezueta has been hired as the new Union County College Dean of Social Sciences/Business/History. Barrezueta joined Union in the spring of 2013, originally serving as the College’s Ombudsman and Affirmative Action Officer. In the summer of 2015, he was named the Assistant Dean for Social Sciences/Business/History Division.

As the Dean of ...

Get Ahead Over the Summer with Free SAT Prep Classes at the Summit Y

Our Teen programs are designed to give teens many opportunities to hang out in a safe space with their peers, discuss their concerns, find solutions, learn leadership skills, prepare for college, and more!  This July, teens can prepare for their SATs at no cost with a new bi-weekly course led by ACTual Solutions and sponsored by the Summit Area YMCA.  Join other teens at the Summit ...

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Summit Area YMCA Receives Resolution Of Recognition from Summit Board of Education

August 13, 2018

The Summit Area YMCA recently received a Resolution of Recognition from The Summit Board of Education in recognition for its work in providing special needs students with customized education plans to transition into their home communities.

The Summit Area YMCA works with the Summit School district job coach and Special Needs Teachers in providing certain students with skills ...