Ready for Blastoff: Powerhouse Summit H.S. Speech and Debate Team Preps for New Campaign

August 25, 2017

SUMMIT, NJ - One of Summit High School's most successful competitive units, the Hilltopper Speech and Debate Team -- 'silverware' machines in the way they collect hardware for the Kent Place Boulevard campus' trophy cases -- has been busy prepping for another success-laden season by participating in several workshops held during the month of August.

Thirty-five ...

Three Oak Knoll Students From Summit Part of School Group That Constructs Guatemalan Classrooms

SUMMIT, NJ - Five students from Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child, three of whom are Summit residents, spent part of their summer building classrooms and a playground for children in Guatemala. For two of the students, the trip was an opportunity to build on their own foundation. 

Rising seniors Isabelle Kenny ’18 and Christina (Nina) ...

Summit's Sydney and Samantha Pearson Among Group of Oak Knoll Students, Alumnae Participating in Home-Building Service Project

SUMMIT, NJ -Hilltop City resident Sydney Pearson -- Class of 2020 -- was part of a group of current and former Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child students that kicked off their summer by building homes and raising spirits in a village near Tijuana, Mexico. 

In addition to Pearson, Lindley Hall ’18, of New Providence; Asher Marie Coates ’18, of New ...

Summit's Grace Johnson, Margery Keenan Among Oak Knoll School Upper School 2017 Graduating Class

SUMMIT, NJ - Hilltop City residents Grace Johnson and Margery Keenan were among Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child's Upper School Class of 2017. The pair were part of a group of 67 graduates celebrated at the school's 89th commencement ceremony and -- in keeping with tradition -- donned white gowns and gloves, and carried peach roses. 

Johnson, who will attend ...

Summit High Speech Contingent Named 'School of Honor' at National Tourney

BIRMINGHAM, AL - Summit High School was named a 'School of Honor' and 15 Hilltoppers competed with distinction at the recent National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) National Tournament in Birmingham, AL. The 'School of Honor' designation was awarded to Summit High School for ranking in the top 40 schools in the speech competition.

Summit qualified its largest group ...

Summit Middle School Students Migrate to Village Green, Study Public Art

SUMMIT, NJ - Prior to summer recess, students in Mallory Mortillaro’s sixth grade class took a field trip to The Village Green where they studied 'Shadow Migration', the steel sculptures of Wendy Klemperer.

The Lawton C Johnson Summit Middle School language arts students, 100 in all, viewed the 'Shadow Migration' pieces representing animals that were once ...

Flamingo-Funded Summit High 'Project Graduation' Enables New Grads to Safely Celebrate

SUMMIT, NJ - In a tradition that began near three decades ago, the Summit High School Class of 2017 took part in the Project Graduation party, a post-ceremony event designed to allow graduates a safe, drug- and alcohol-free atmosphere where all can celebrate together.

Held at Lifetime Athletics in Berkeley Heights, the Class of '17 enjoyed the use of the facility's outdoor swimming ...

Summit High PTO Awards Scholarships to Four Graduating Seniors

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School’s Parent Teacher Organization (PTO) has awarded $11,500 in college merit-based scholarships to four graduating seniors -- Jean Carlos Carvajal, Valerie Guzman, Keurin Giron, and Emma Osborne -- that are planning further study and, through their involvement in the Summit High School community, have demonstrated a positive ...

Showing 'Verve' Summit High Periodical and its Student Purveyors Honored with Awards

SUMMIT, NJ - Verve, the Summit High School’s student-run newspaper and several members of its staff have been honored with a series of press association awards.

The publication itself, which recently released its final issue of the 2016-17 school year, was recognized by the Columbia Scholastic Press Association (CSPA) in September, and awarded with a silver medal ...

SPARC Awards Scholarships to 17 Summit High School Seniors

SUMMIT, NJ - The The Summit Performing Arts Resource Committee (SPARC), a non-profit volunteer organization with a mission to promote the performing arts in the Summit Public Schools, has awarded scholarships to 17 seniors, recognizing those students who contributed significantly to the performing arts at Summit High School, primarily through their participation in theater, speech and debate, ...

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