In The Schools Top Stories

April 7, 2019

SUMMIT, NJ -  In preparation for the new school year, Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child will host a Kindergarten Skills Parent Workshop on Friday, April 12, enabling parents to learn how to prepare their child for school with simple, daily practice-at-home activities. Topics will ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Jefferson Actors’ Guild and a host of fourth- and fifth- graders from the Jefferson Elementary School's drama program are set to present 'Haphazardly Ever After', with performances set for April 4 and April 5 at 7 p.m. each evening in the school's gymnasium. 'Haphazardly Ever ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Applications for the Beverly Jeanne Welsh Scholarship -- open to young women who demonstrate financial need, are permanent residents of Summit and who currently attend, or have have graduated from, either Kent Place, Summit High or Oak Knoll High Schools -- will be available through ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Capping off a recent concert tour of the Czech Republic and Germany, the Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child's Ensemble earned a second-place finish among Women’s Choirs at Prague’s Young Bohemia 2019 International Festival of Choirs and Orchestras. “It was an amazing honor given the ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Nine members of the Summit High School Speech and Debate Team have qualified for the National Speech and Debate Association (NSDA) National Tournament by virtue of their performances at the New Jersey District Tournament held at the Delbarton School. The NSDA National ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The registration deadline for the next installment of the Arthur C. McCann Speakers Series -- which will feature author, scientist and journalist Dr. Ken Kremer's presentation entitled 'Exploring Mars and the Search for Life -- 3D' -- has been extended to March 27. The event will ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - It won't be long until they are actually in the high school, but the student cast and crew at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School will be getting a head start when the campus' performing arts department stages 'Disney's High School Musical' March 22 and 23, at 7:30 p.m. each ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child’s fifth- and sixth-grade boys basketball teams won their respective CYO division championships Saturday, marking the second championship for the sixth-grade squad – who previously won as fourth graders. The championship game triumph against ...

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FLEMINGTON, NJ - The Summit Speech and Debate Team took second place in Team Sweepstakes, second place in Speech Sweepstakes  and sixth place in Debate Sweepstakes while three Hilltoppers - Annie Milsten, Iain Alvidrez and Tim Erday -- earned scholarships and will be recognized at the Governor's ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Five Summit High School Class of 2019 students  -- Alexander McDonald, Yulia Kuzniar, Kelsey Lee, Sabrina Li and William Lusty -- have been named National Merit Scholarship finalists. During the 2017-18 school year, Summit High School juniors took the PSATs. Twenty-seven (27) were ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Members of the trophy machine better known as the Summit High School Speech and Debate Team will participate in a showcase event on March 18, beginning at 7:30 p.m., offering a preview of the speech and debate events the squad will be taking to the New Jersey District Tournament -- ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The fourth Parent Wellness Series event, entitled 'Helping Your Child Develop Healthy Coping Skills for Life Essential Tips & Tools for Modern Parents', will be presented by Lauren Muriello, MA LPC, and Founder of Well Being Therapy Center on March 13, beginning at 7 p.m., at New ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Their final dress rehearsal in the books and opening night finally here, the award-winning Summit High School Performing Arts Department is set to stage 'Pippin', the iconic musical story of a young prince's quest for a lifetime filled with true happiness and ...

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MONTVILLE, NJ - Due to technical rehearsals for the Summit High School Performing Arts Department's upcoming production of 'Pippin' -- which begins February 27 -- the Hilltopper Speech and Debate team entered a relatively small group at the Montville High School Tournament. What the Hilltoppers ...

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ELiZABETH, NJ - Summit High School junior Scott Cohen was among a group of students in the Union County Student Training and Enrichment (UC STEP) youth development program presented with resolutions by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders, congratulating them on winning the 2019 UC Step ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The award-winning Summit High School Performing Arts Department will perform 'Pippin', the iconic musical story of a young prince's quest for a lifetime filled with true happiness and fulfillment, beginning February 27 through March 2 in the Auditorium at Summit High ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - The Summit High School Speech and Debate Team earned its second tourney title in as many weeks, taking the first place sweepstakes crown at the Borelli Memorial Tournament. The triumph at Elizabeth High School comes a week after the Hilltoppers grabbed the top spot at the Ridge ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Three individual first-place finishes highlighted another super-successful weekend for the the Summit High School Speech and Debate Team, as the squad took the overall top spot -- out of 56 schools competing -- at the Ridge High School Invitational. Hilltoppers advancing to ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Partnership for a Drug-Free New Jersey (PDFNJ is inviting high school students throughout the Garden State to develop their own original musical substance use prevention messages as part of the 2019 New Jersey 'Shout Down Drugs' contest. Through February 1, students interested ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Limited tickets remain for the Summit Performing Arts Resource Committee's (SPARC) second 'Murder Mystery' fundraiser on Friday, January 25, at The Columbian Club in Summit. Featuring a masquerade theme and taking place at the fictional 'Annual Millionaire's Club Masquerade Ball', the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Led by the all-student run 'Operation Smile' Club and its co-presidents -- seniors Claire Murdock and Kailey McGinn -- Summit High School will host its 13th annual 'Styles for Smiles' fashion show February 5, beginning at 7 p.m., at the Summit High School Cafeteria. All proceeds ...

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