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Summit H.S. to Stage 'Peter and the Starcatcher' Nov. 15-17

October 16, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Theatre Department will present 'Peter and the Starcatcher', a swashbuckling adventure that upends the age-old story of how a miserable orphan comes to be Peter Pan -- the boy would not grow up. The play, adapted for the stage by Rick Elice based on the book 'Peter and the Starcatchers' by authors Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, will be ...

'College Night' at Summit High School Set for Oct. 24

SUMMIT, NJ -  More than 150 colleges / universities, the Armed Forces, gap years, and technical schools will be in attendance when the Summit High School Counseling Department hosts its annual 'College Night' October 24, beginning at 7 - 8:30 p.m.

Representatives from the post-secondary institutions will be on hand to provide admissions information to ...

Summit High School Speech and Debate Team Earns Podium Spot in The Bronx

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Speech and Debate team, getting myriad top performances, grabbed third place at the highly-competitive Bronx Science High School national circuit tournament.

Individual student awards and highlights ncluded:

Public Forum Debate

Nick Clements and Anthony Yu - Double Octofinalist 

Original Oratory 

Ethan Zucker - Second ...

Flaunting Their Differences: Jefferson School Project Embodies Summit Nonprofit's Credo, Mission

SUMMIT, NJ - Inspired by Summit-based nonprofit 'Don't Hide It, Flaunt It', two Hilltop City parents initiated a project with Jefferson Elementary School 4th and 5th graders designed to promote positive self-image and celebrate the students' unique qualities.

‘The Best Part of Me’ is a photo exhibit now on display at the Summit Free Public ...

Summit's Michaela Markels Among Contingent of Kent Place Students Earning National Scholastic Accolades

SUMMIT, NJ - Summit's Michaela Markels and Isabella Racioppi of Morristown -- both members of Kent Place School's Class of 2019 -- have been named National Hispanic Recognition Program Scholars, eligible for the recognition by scoring in the top 2.5% among Hispanic and Latino PSAT/NMSQT test takers in the region.

Approximately 1.5 ...

Oompah Party: 'SPARCtoberfest' Fundraiser Benefits Summit Public Schools Performing Arts Programming Oct. 20

SUMMIT, NJ - Traditional Bavarian food and music will highlight the Summit Performing Arts Resource Committee's twist to it its biggest fundraiser when the organization hosts 'SPARCtoberfest' October 20, from 7:30 - 11 p.m., at The Grand Summit Hotel. 'SPARCtoberfest' will also feature a silent auction, a key raffle, and additional fun ways to support Hilltop ...

Jefferson Elementary School's 'Fall Festival' Set for Oct. 13

SUMMIT, NJ - Food, Friends, Games and Fun will all be in season when Jefferson Elementary School hosts its 'Fall Festival' October 13, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.

A cornucopia of interactive delights await attendees, including pumpkin decorating, pony rides, photo booth, bounce house, dunk tank, and petting zoo. Music a bake sale, and an international café mean there is ...

Broadway Tunes the Soundtrack as Summit H.S. Hosts 'Cabaret' Oct. 5

SUMMIT, NJ - Broadway songs performed by Summit High School musical theatre students -- along with a few special guests -- will be served up as the Kent Place Boulevard school hosts 'Cabaret' on October 5, beginning at 7:30 p.m., in the Summit High School cafeteria.

Tickets, priced at $20 each or $185 for a table of the ten, are on sale now and available by ...

Drama Queen: Local Teen Creates Summit Summer Theater Program for Kids

SUMMIT, NJ - Some folks are just born to create drama -- like teenager Anna Jeffries.

Now, before one thinks this is a stereotypical case of that kind of teen drama, guess again. Jeffries, an Oak Knoll School junior, spent her summer in Summit creating a drama program for the Central Arts Academy at Central Presbyterian Church in Summit. Part of her Gold Award for the Girls ...

Well, Well Now: School Districts Again Partner for Series Addressing Challenges Facing Teens, Families

SUMMIT, NJ - For the fourth consecutive year, the Public School Districts of Berkeley Heights, Chatham, Millburn, New Providence and Summit -- led by their superintendents and school assistance counselors -- have joined to host a series of programs focusing on the challenges and needs of students and their families. Each participating District will host an event scheduled ...


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