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Union County High Schools Eligible for New 'UC Night at the Theatre' Grants

December 6, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is launching a new 'UC Night at the Theatre' grant program for high schools, an initiative to help cover the costs of high school theatre productions and provide arts enrichment for the community at large.

“High school students have an incredible depth of talent to share, and high school theatre provides ...

Summit High School Students Gain Inspiration, Explore Career Opportunities at Novartis 'Disability Mentoring Day'

EAT HANOVER, NJ - An estimated 100 students from 14 New Jersey schools -- including a group from Summit High School -- recently participated in Novartis' 11th annual 'Disability Mentoring Day'. The “I CAN” theme was incorporated into onsite activities, designed to increase confidence and help inspire the students for their future career ...

Hold That Tiger: Summit Speech and Debate Team Claws Its Way Onto Princeton Podium

PRINCETON, NJ - The Summit High School Speech and Debate Team -- competing against an impressive and massive field comprised of 117 schools -- took the second place sweepstakes trophy at the Princeton University Tournament.

The team advanced 20 students to the elimination rounds and seven to the finals.

Individual highlights included:

Public Forum ...

Summit H.S. Speech and Debate Pulls Successful Double Duty, Reigning in Randolph and Delivering Fine Philly Finish

SUMMIT, NJ - Demonstrating depth and geographic diversity, the Summit High School Speech and Debate Team -- despite having several of its Varsity team members participating in the fall play -- successfully competed in two separate tournaments more than 108 miles apart.

At the St. Joseph's Villiger National Circuit Tournament. Nick Clements and Angela Li placed second in the ...

Summit's Nicole Lee Named Recipient of 2019 NJ Governor's Award in Arts Education

SUMMIT, NJ - Summit High School senior Nicole Lee has been selected to receive a New Jersey Governor's Award in Arts Education. She is being recognized for her violin performance in the New Jersey All-State Orchestra and upcoming performance in All National Honor's Orchestra.

Lee has attained the highest performing opportunities in the state and the nation, and ...

SPARC Shopping Fundraiser Set for Dec. 4

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Performing Arts Resource Committee (SPARC), the private nonprofit that provides essential funding for Summit Public Schools' theatre and performing arts programs, Speech and Debate teams, TEDx, STEP team and other initiatives, will host a holiday shopping fundraiser at Quartet December 4, from 6:30 - ...

Summit High School's Caroline Griffith, Jane DiSibio and Jack Quinn Honored at 'Complete Athlete Showcase'

LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ - Caroline Griffith and Jane DiSibio -- both Summit High School senior scholar athletes -- were among a group of Class of 2019 members celebrated at the 5th annual 'Complete Athlete Showcase' at Rider University.

Griffith (gymnastics) and DiSibio (lacrosse) were joined by Jack Quinn (sailing) honored as one ...

College Tours Part of Next Step for Summit PEP Students

SUMMIT, NJ -  Summit High School junior and senior class participants in the Providing Educational Possibilities (PEP) program, a Summit-based nonprofit that offers academic support, college and career readiness to Summit public middle and high school students with demonstrated financial need, have been touring colleges recently, as part of ...

Joint State Resolution Honors National Title-Winning Kent Place 'Ethics Bowl' Team

SUMMIT, NJ - The State of New Jersey, via a Joint Legislative Resolution, has honored the national title-winning Kent Place School 'Ethics Bowl' Team, which captured the crown this past April.

New Jersey State Senator Thomas Kean recently visited Kent Place School to present the Resolution, which stated:

“[t]he Senate and General Assembly of the State ...

'Vaping and Marijuana' Topic at Next Parent Wellness Event Nov. 13

SUMMIT, NJ - The second Parent Wellness Series Event for 2018-19 is entitled 'Vaping and Marijuana: What You Need to Know', and will be held November 13, beginning at 7 p.m., in the Governor Livingston High School Auditorium.

The session will be presented by Michael DeLeon, the founder of Vineland, NJ-based Steered Straight, a nonprofit ...

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