In The Schools

May 5, 2021

SUMMIT, NJ - Former City of Summit Chief of Police Robert Weck has been named Head of Security at Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child (OKS). Weck succeeds current OKS Director of Security Tony Iazzetti who is retiring next month after more than seven years in the role. “Robert comes to Oak Knoll ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit High School Performing Arts Department's fall play Radium Girls has earned nine Montclair State Theatre Night Award nominations in the 'Unmasked Play' category. Performed in late October outdoors at the high school, Radium Girls is based on the true story of young female ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Applications for the Beverly Jeanne Welsh Scholarship Fund are now available through the guidance offices at Kent Place School, Oak Knoll School and Summit High School. The Welsh Scholarship is open to young women who demonstrate financial need, who are permanent residents of Summit, ...

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WASHINGTON, DC - Summit High School Class of 2021 member William Cho has been named one of more than 4,500 candidates in the 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program. Candidates were selected from nearly 3.6 million students expected to graduate from high schools in the U.S. in 2021. Cho was also ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Twenty-five Class of 2021 Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child seniors -- including Claire Shurmur and Jodie De Jesus of Summit -- have earned AP Scholar and AP Scholar with Honor awards, respectively, for their performance on Advanced Placement tests, the College Board has ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Tweaking its traditional twice-yearly grant cycle calendar to allow for grant applications at any time on an emergency basis, the Summit Educational Foundation has provided a series of grants specifically funded to assist the Summit Public Schools with online learning during the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Daniella Ospina and Daniel Kohaut -- each a graduating senior of Summit High School -- have been awarded the 2020 Christ Child Society of Summit Scholarship. The $2,500 Scholarship is awarded to students "who have displayed academic achievement, worked or volunteered with children, and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - It takes a certain driving ambition to earn the title of 'high school graduate' and, for the Summit High School Class of 2020 and seniors everywhere, the COVID-19 pandemic has made the final months of the journey to that goal a very bumpy road indeed. However, for one afternoon ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Washington Elementary School second grade teacher Laura Madden has been named the recipient of the 2020 Nora Radest Award for Excellence in Education by the Summit Educational Foundation (SEF). Established in 2013, the Award is annually presented to a teacher or administrator who ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Empowering Kids Organization (EKO) celebrated its first anniversary by receiving a $24,000 grant from Summit’s Central Presbyterian Church (CPC), funds that will be used to expand EKO’s English-as-a-second-language afterschool program for Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Students interested in being part of the uber-successful Summit High School Speech next year are invited to 'attend' a Zoom information session on May 26, beginning at 6 p.m., an event that will provide information about the team, competitions, summer workshops, and various ...

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MONTCLAIR, NJ - The cast, crew and production team of Summit High Schools fall 2019 production of 'Clue, On Stage' has been honored with the Overall Outstanding Production of a Comedic Adaptation of a Literary Work Award at the Montclair State Theatre Awards. The honor marks the second year in a ...

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