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Summit Girls Celebrated at KPS' 124th Commencement Ceremony

June 15, 2018

SUMMIT, NJ - Eight Hilltop City residents -- Ayana Leelasena, Sofi Faris, Julia Chandonnet, Mary Woodall, Sarah Bonnet, Polly McCumber, Hannah O’Loughlin, and Jacqueline Pothier -- were among the 67 members of the Class of 2018 celebrated at the 124th Kent Place School Commencement.

During the ceremony, Faris received the Drama Prize, and Pothier received ...

SEF Grant Brings Gaga Keyboardist and Hilltopper Alum Brockett Parsons Back to Campus

SUMMIT, NJ - Brockett Parsons, Summit High School alum and keyboard player for Lady Gaga, returned to the Kent Place Boulevard campus through a Summit Educational Foundation (SEF) grant via its Arthur C. McCann Speaker Series. Parsons spent two days with musicians at Summit High School, visiting and jamming with many students across musical disciplines -- ...

Seventeen Summit Youth Graduate from Oak Knoll's Lower School

SUMMIT, NJ - Seventeen Summit girls and boys graduated from Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child's Lower School on June 7.

The graduates include:

Michael Fialcowitz, Lucy Duttenhofer, Sofia Diczok, Julia Cornforth, Danielle Delano, Emma Moran, Alexandria Lopez, Jaden Leonard, Ava Geibel, Bridget Rose Grennon, Talia Grace ...

Summit High School Science Research/Design Physics Projects Forum Set for June 13

SUMMIT, NJ - Showcasing how Summit High School students are putting their science and engineering knowledge to work, the Kent Place Boulevard campus will host a late-morning 'Science Research & Design Projects in Physics Forum' June 13, from 10:39 -  11:45 a.m.,  in the school's atrium.

The event is open to the Summit Public Schools community - ...

SPARC Turns 21, Hosts 'Meet the Performing Arts Coaches' Event June 12

SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Performing Arts Resource Committee will host a 'Meet the Performing Arts Coaches' event at Summit High School June 12, providing the opportunity for rising students in grades 6-9 and their families to learn more about the Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School and Summit High School performing arts programs.

The event, featuring panel discussions incorporating ...

Senior Class Students Lauded at Summit H.S. 'Awards of Excellence'

SUMMIT, NJ - Seventeen Summit High School senior scholars, each of whom has demonstrated "superior performance and contributed to the school through their various talents," were honored at the 'Awards of Excellence."

Superintendent of Schools June Chang said of the students, individually and collectively, "I am confident they will navigate a global ...

Bravo, Bravo: Awards and Scholarships Presented to Music, Performing Arts Seniors at Summit H.S. 'Senior Salute'

SUMMIT, NJ - Honoring members of the Hilltopper Class of 2018 who participated in Performing Arts and Music programs, the Summit High School 'Senior Salute' featured musical entertainment by the schcol's Jazz Combo, tributes to numerous Summit High School teachers for their guidance and support, kudos to Master of Ceremonies Tom Maliszewski, and expressions of ...

Oak Knoll Students Raise $14,000 to Fight Homelessness Through 'Sleep Out'

SUMMIT, NJ - Normally hosting athletic competitions or gym class, Oak Knoll School’s Tisdall Hall Gymnasium recently became the destination for nine slumbering students who raised $14,000 to combat homelessness through their participation in Covenant House's 2018 'Sleep Out: Student Edition'.

Meghan Schlageter ’18, of Summit; Grace Sanders ’18, of ...

KPS Set to Host 'TREP$ Marketplace' Student-Run Vendor Fair May 31

SUMMIT, NJ - Kent Place School (KPS) Sixth Graders will host their student-run vendor fair -- the 'TREP$ Marketplace' -- on May 31, from 3 - 4:30 p.m. in the KPS Field House. The annual events sees the sixth-graders selling goods that they designed and created themselves.

The Marketplace, open to the public and accepting cash only, is the culmination of the ...

Fabulous Forensics: Hiltopper Speech and Debate Team Members Host Info Sessions May 23, 29

SUMMIT, NJ - Students interested in learning more about Summit High School Forensics, including the trophy tsunami that is The Summit High School Speech and Debate Team, can attend one of two information workshops hosted by current team members on May 23 and 29.

In the casual sessions, hosted in the Summit High School Drama Room, #228, students can rotate among the nine  main ...

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