In The Schools

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 ...

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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 - 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 ...

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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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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, ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Hidden and separated from her sisters for years in an effort to survive the Holocaust, Maud Dahme -- one of countless 'hidden children' rescued -- implored fifth- and sixth-grade students at Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child to be respectful of one another. “It shouldn’t matter ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - Summit High School's Erin Manion and Mitchell Sink have captured the Best Actress / Classical and Best Actor / Classical honors at the Montclair Theatre Night Awards for their roles in the Kent Place Place Boulevard campus' fall production of William Shakespeare's "Love's Labour's ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A petting zoo, bounce houses, a variety of indoor / outdoor games, and the return of the dunk tank will all be part of a springtime Summit favorite -- The Washington Elementary School Country Fair-- set for May 19, from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., rain or shine. Members of the Summit ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Oak Knoll sophomore and Hilltop City resident Mary Margaret Schroeder was part of the team that claimed first place in the Catholic Math League (CML) geometry division, as two Royals placed nationally against hundreds of schools across the United States in the recent CML ...

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LEXINGTON, KY - A week before the ponies made their Run for the Roses, 14 Summit High School School Speech and Debate Team members traveled to the Bluegrass State for their own elite Derby, joining more than 150 schools from 31 states at the Tournament of Champions. In order to qualify for the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ -  More than sixty 5th Grade students from Summit's Lincoln-Hubbard Elementary School spent three afternoons participating in a sensitivity training program at SAGE Eldercare as part of the ninth annual intergenerational program connecting the school and organization. Students ...

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"Hey now you're an All Star, get your game on, go play" All Star - Smash Mouth, 1999 SUMMIT, NJ - Featuring the theme of 'All-Stars', the 2018 edition of the Franklin Elementary School Fair will take place Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. All proceeds from the event benefit the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Encouraging learning and experimentation for students in grades K-6, Oak Knoll School hosted its fourth annual Super Science Saturday S.T.E.A.M. Expos, where inquisitive minds learned about weights and measures, buoyancy, propulsion and other subjects on the S.T.E.A.M. (science, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - A multi-family 'tag sale' fundraiser, featuring clothing, books and many other household items, will be hosted by the Kent Place Middle School on Saturday, April 28, from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the school’s Dining Hall.   This year the sale will benefit Summit-based national ...

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