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Hate Symbol Incidents Prompt Summit High School to Alter Bathroom Usage Rules

December 13, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - In an announcement made during school hours on December 12 and, later that day, e-mailed directly to students and their parents, Summit High School Principal Stacy Grimaldi has detailed new bathroom usage rules at the Kent Place Boulevard campus.

Citing "the recent hate symbols and language that have been found in several bathrooms in the ...

Community Members Engage Summit Superintendent About District's Response, Communications in Wake of Third Hate Symbol Incident

SUMMIT, NJ - Less than 24 hours after the third separate incident of hate symbols being found on a Summit School District campus, Summit Superintendent of Schools June Chang, along with Summit Board of Education President Debra McCann, met with community members at another in series of the District's 'Coffee & Conversation' events.

Scheduled prior to the onset and continuance ...

'Additional Hateful Symbols and Words' Found in Summit High School Bathroom Stalls; District's Students to Participate in 'Day of Unity and Kindness' Dec. 13

SUMMIT, NJ - In separate letters to Summit High School parents sent on December 10, Summit High School Principal Stacy Grimaldi and Superintendent of Schools June Chang have notified the community that new images, described by Chang as "hateful writing and symbols" and Grimaldi as "hateful symbols and words" were found December 10 in bathrooms on the ...

Summit Public Schools' FDK Lottery Deadline Approaching; Preschool Applications Now Available

SUMMIT, NJ - Having passed a resolution to continue the lottery program of tuition based Full Day Kindergarten for the 2019-20 school year, the Summit Board of Education is reminding the community that the deadline to submit a lottery application for Full Day Kindergarten is December 11, with the Lottery drawing taking place December 12, at 10 a.m., at the Board of Education ...

Summit Superintendent Details Steps District Has Taken Since Swastikas Appeared

SUMMIT, NJ - In a letter e-mailed to the parents and guardians of Summit Public School students, Superintendent of School June Chang has outlined steps the District has taken since swastikas were found -- within days of each other -- at both Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School and Summit High School.

The message began by stating that, "It is important to touch base with our ...

Next Summit Board of Education 'Coffee & Conversation' Event Set for Dec. 11

SUMMIT, NJ - Summit Public Schools Board of Education President Debra McCann and Superintendent of Schools June Chang will host the next installment of the District's 'Coffee & Conversation' event December 11, beginning at 8:30 a.m., at the Board of Education offices.

All are welcome to attend and no RSVP is necessary.

The Summit Board of ...

As Community Rallies Against Hate, Swastikas Appear at Summit High School

SUMMIT, NJ - Days after swastikas were found on the walls of Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School, Summit High School Principal Stacy Grimaldi has notified both students and parents that the images have also been found carved into the stalls in a boys bathroom in the Kent Place Boulevard campus.

Like the incident at LCJSMS, Grimaldi notes in her e-mail that the incident has been ...

KPS Hosts 'Tips for Preschool Readiness' Event Series Dec. 5 and 12

SUMMIT, NJ - Kent Place School (KPS) will present a 'Tips for Preschool Readiness' event series on December 5 and December 12 on the school’s campus, will information from teachers and early childhood experts on separation, social interaction, academic readiness, potty training and more.

Parents can bring their little one for some play time in one of the ...

Swastikas Found on Bathroom Walls at Summit Middle School

SUMMIT, NJ - In a letter e-mailed to Summit School District parents, Superintendent of Schools June Chang has disclosed that Swastikas were found on a bathroom wall at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School "immediately before the extended Thanksgiving weekend."

Further, Chang details that "additional offensive drawings ...

FDK Inches Forward as Summit School Board's Education Committee Gives Program Thumbs Up

SUMMIT, NJ - Universal, free Full-Day Kindergarten (FDK) moved one step closer toward reality at the November Summit Board of Education meeting, as the Board outlined the steps that need to be taken for it to be approved as part of the 2019-20 budget.

The plan was for a “straw poll” to be taken so that the Board could take the temperature of each member to see where they stand ...


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Breakfast and Photos with Santa at Millburn's Lightbridge Academy

December 5, 2018

Bring your children out to Lightbridge Academy in Millburn on Saturday, December 15th from 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. to have breakfast with Santa. Children will also have the opportunity to have their photos taken with Santa!

Learn more here.

Lightbridge Academy is located at 27 Bleeker Street in Millburn.