Kent Place Stages Inaugural High School Production of 'Gadzooks!' Nov. 17-18

November 12, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - The Kent Place School Upper School Theater Department will be he first high school to stage Gadzooks! -- a British pantomime written by Maplewood-based playwrights Chrissy and Ridley McIntyre -- November 17 and 18, at 8 p.m. each evening, in the school's Hyde and Watson Theatre. Admission is free and open to the public of all ages.

When King Arthur's ...

Model Tennent: Summit H.S. Speech and Debate Team Delivers Another First-Place Performance

WARMINSTER, PA - Another weekend, another state, and yet another triumphant performance from the the Summit High School Speech and Debate Team.

The Hilltoppers claimed the First Place Sweepstakes in Speech, First Place Sweepstakes in Debate, and First Place Overall at the William Tennent High School Tournament.

Individual finalists included:

Varsity Public Forum ...

Seventy-Thousand LEGO's Later, Oak Knoll Students Replicate French Village That Served as Holocaust Sanctuary

SUMMIT, NJ - LEGOs are fun. Learning about history, kindness and compassion is important. Combining both of those dynamics creates a truly meaningful educational experience, one which Oak Knoll co-ed elementary school fifth and sixth graders immersed themselves in when they used 70,000 LEGO blocks to build a replica of a village in France which saved 3,500 Jews during the ...

Money Talks: Author Lieber to Discuss How Parents Can Best Engage Kids in Financial Matters Nov. 13

SUMMIT, NJ - In what's been called a 'taboo-shattering manifesto' New York Times "Your Money" columnist Ron Lieber forwards the blueprint for how, when and why parents should talk to their children about money.

"The Opposite of Spoiled: Raising Kids Who Are Grounded, Generous and Smart About Money" is written in a warm, accessible voice, based in ...

Bioethics Trailblazer Speaks at Kent Place School

SUMMIT, NJ - Judge Paul W. Armstrong, widely acknowledged as being one of the most influential persons in the field of bioethics, recently spoke to a group of Kent Place School (KPS) Upper School students, KPS bioethics scholars, parents and community members, presenting thought-provoking and bioethics-driven questions to the audience for the purpose of analysis and ...

Summit H.S. Speech and Debate Team Storms Phillipsburg, Brings Home Sweepstakes Title

PHILLIPSBURG, NJ - In 1851, John Babsone Lane Soule told young folks to "Go West...," a statement that was later immortalized by Horace Greeley and woven into the concept of Manifest Destiny.

The Summit High School Speech and Debate Team, which knows a few things about manifesting their talents when traveling, headed west on I-78 and, when they returned, brought back with ...

KPS Ethics Institute Teams Up with Lincoln-Hubbard Elementary During 'NJ Respect Week'

SUMMIT, NJ - The Ethics Institute at Kent Place School (EIKPS) recently presented Lincoln-Hubbard Elementary School students a series of assemblies entitled 'Ethics 101', with a goal of promoting the values of respect and grit through the use of video prompts, discussion groups, engaging stories, role-plays and reenacted case studies.

In a developmentally-sensitive ...

Instrumental to Their Programs: Summit Public Schools Music Students Venture into Community for 'Pledge Day' Nov. 5

SUMMIT, NJ - Marching into the community, Summit High School music students will canvas the City of Summit on Sunday, November 5 -- between 12 - 4 p.m. -- as participants in the Summit Music Parents Association’s (SMPA) 'Pledge Day'.

The annual fundraising tradition sees the band, orchestra and chorus students asking the community for ...

'SPARC'ling Evening' Set for Nov. 4; Summit H.S. to Stage Shakespearean Comedy Nov. 16-18

SUMMIT, NJ - The musical talents of Summit High School performing arts alumni will take center stage when the Summit Performing Arts Resource Committee (SPARC) hosts its eighth annual 'SPARC'ling Evening 2017' -- the organization's largest fundraiser of the year -- November 4, from 7:30 - 10:30 p.m., at Historic Twin Maples.

In addition to the performances, ...

Summit High School Honors 2018 Hilltopper National Merit Scholars

SUMMIT, NJ - Thirty-nine Summit High School students have been recognized -- five Semifinalists, 32 Commended Students, and four selected for the National Hispanic Recognition Program -- have been recognized by the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program.

Semifinalists in the 2018 National Merit Scholarship Program:

James Cho
Alyssa Gao
Rachel Kantor
Emily Pommier
Matthew ...

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