Leading with Innovation, KPS' Ethics Institute Hosts Entrepreneurship Program

August 7, 2018


MONTCLAIR, NJ - Nineteen high school students from New Jersey and New York spent five days engaged in learning the process for ethical innovation as part of the Ethics Institute at Kent Place School’s Ethical Leadership and Entrepreneurship program, held at -- and in partnership with -- the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship at Montclair State University.

The ...

Bin There, Done That: County Provides Free Recycling Containers for Summit, Area Schools

ELIZABETH, NJ - Hilltop City students and their counterparts throughout Union County will be tossing their recyclables into new recycling bins this fall, courtesy of a free distribution program administered by Union County and funded by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.

In all, 56 schools in nine municipalities received the bins.

The nine municipalities ...

Registration Open for Kent Place's 'Girls Day 5K'

SUMMIT, NJ - Kent Place School’s second annual Girls Day 5K: run, walk, and learn event  -- open to the public and held on the school's campus and surrounding Summit streets -- will take place on Saturday, October 13.

Registration is now open for the event, which features a timed 5K run hosted by Kent Place School and followed by a student-led educational ...

Taking Care 0f Business: Summit Schools Issue Custodial Staff Honors, Prep for New School Year Ahead

SUMMIT, NJ - Upon the conclusion of the 2017-18 school year, the Summit Public Schools held -- to kick-off preparations for the 2018-19 school session -- its annual Custodial / Maintenance Kick-Off event. Approximately 50 staff members joined together for a breakfast and presentations.

Facilities Director Angelo Palumbo outlined numerous District projects, ...

SPARC Awards Total $52,000 During Award-Winning Year Capped by National Championship Performance

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Performing Arts Resource Committee (SPARC) awarded more than $52,000 to Summit Public Schools performing arts programs during the 2017-18 school year, programs that shined a light on 759 students.

Formed in 1996 by Summit parents who recognized the gap between District funding and the ability to stage successful productions, SPARC promotes the ...

Summit High School's Kimberly Lee Crowned National Speech and Debate Champion

FT. LAUDERDALE, FL - Summit High School senior Kimberly Lee has become the school's first-ever forensics national champion, finishing first overall in the Dramatic Interpretation competition of the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) Tournament in Ft.Lauderdale,

The tournament is the largest academic competition in the world, featuring more ...

PEP Program Celebrates Graduating, College-Bound Summit High School Seniors

SUMMIT, NJ -  Five graduating Summit High Schools seniors -- Nkozi Abdur-Rahman, Saniya Jones, Steve Molina, Daniel Campos, and Icisys Sadler -- each of whom participated in the Pride in Educational Pursuits (PEP) Program were celebrated at a dinner attended by students, parents, Summit High School Principal Stacy Grimaldi along with PEP staff and Board Members.

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Topping Off Their Hilltopper Careers, Summit H.S. Class of 2018 Graduates in Style

SUMMIT, NJ - In addition to their own feeling of self-accomplishment, the plaudits and congratulatory wishes bestowed on them by their families, friends, teachers and administrators, and the support they received from the community via myriad scholarship opportunities, the Summit High School Class of 2018 -- a group that has achieved much in the classroom, when taking the stage, ...

Five Summit H.S. Seniors Recipients as Summit PAL Awards $25,000 in Scholarships

SUMMIT, NJ - Five Summit High School seniors -- Julie-Anna Brown, Akea Poticano, Kesley Souza, Hamail Iqbal and Kamilah Torrillo -- have been awarded a total of $25,000 in scholarship awards by the Summit Police Athletic League (PAL).

Each spring, the Summit Police Athletic League awards academic scholarships to Hilltoppers, who are ...

Gray Skies, Bright Future: Summit Middle School Celebrates its 2018 Graduates

SUMMIT, NJ - Shorter, but just as sweet.

Overcast skies and a stray, misty sprinkle resulted in an adjusted, 'kids first' format as Summit's Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School held its 2018 commencement ceremonies before a big crowd at Investors Bank Field.

After the Seventh Grade Band greeted the 307 soon-to-be-graduates with the traditional "Pomp and ...

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