In The Schools

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Three Summit residents -- Megan Brennan, Kayleigh Massengill and Carmen Van Volkenburgh -- are among the 23 members of Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child Class of 2019 seniors who have earned AP Scholar Awards for their performance on Advanced Placement tests. In addition, several ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Encouraging students to keep an open mind and let their passions drive their paths relative to their futures, FOX News anchor Martha MacCallum spoke to Oak Knoll students and their parents in two presentations at the school. Presented as part of the school's Parents Association ...

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NEW HAVEN, CT - A 40-student strong contingent -- including several freshman -- competed against counterparts representing more than 200 schools from throughout the country at te Yale Invitational Tournament. Hilltoppers advancing to the elimination rounds included: Junior Varsity Public ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A $1.5 million project to replace and update certain athletic field surfaces on Oak Knoll School's Summit and Chatham Township campuses with artificial turf -- -- which began at the conclusion of the 2017-18 school year -- is nearing completion, with work at the Chatham Township ...

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  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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Seven Summit Summit High School students, each considering the visual arts as a career path, were an integral part of a Summit Public Art-driven program that brought collaborative new installations to the Hilltop City The 'Ramp Up' program saw seniors Megan Abate, Amaury Rosario ...

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LAWRENCEVILLE, NJ - Four Summit High School students -- Cooper Daley, Conor Fagan, Emmet McNamara, and Danylo Mirin -- are part of of a group of 838 rising seniors representing 325 communities attending the the 73rd session of the American Legion Jersey Boys State (ALJBS) conference this week at ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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