Frontline Observations

November 18, 2017

Jill LaZare, who recently was defeated in her bid for New Jersey State Senate, was the guest speaker at The Fortnightly Club of Summit's November general meeting. LaZare shared her experience running for office in a lively nonpartisan discussion at Twin Maples' Clubhouse, explaining that many 'non-political people' decide to run for office after a ...

Sack Race

The answer to the question 'how many bags of groceries can five Girl Scouts and a group of approximately 25 other volunteers bag in two hours?' was answered with gusto on the evening of November 16, as Fifth Grade Girl Scout Troop 40385 from Summit's Jefferson Elementary School visited St. Teresa of Avila Church's Loaves and Fishes ...

Labour of Love

Caliegh Pan-Kita, in the role of Moth, offers love advice to Michael Polivko, playing Don Armado, as the Summit High School cast and crew puts the finishing touches on rehearsals for their presentation of William Shakespeare's "Love’s Labour’s Lost."


The comedy tells the story of four young men falling in love against their individual ...

Groups Hug

After a strong, third-place finish at the NJSIAA Sectionals last weekend at Greystone Park, the Summit High School Girls Varsity Cross Country Team is set to race in the Group Championship November 11.

Under the direction of Head Coach Dave Field, the squad has pushed each other to reach their best all throughout their meet season, an attribute they will need when they take to ...

Kicking Up The Spirit

The third annual Summit High School Cheer Team's 'Youth Cheer Clinic' culminated in a halftime performance during the Hilltopper football game versus Somerville at Investors Bank Field.

A three-day event open to all Third through Eighth Graders interested in Cheer, participants are taught different skills to be able to perform a halftime dance and cheer for ...

Bake Sale Strong

Students from Oak Knoll’s coed elementary school -- members in 'Club 4 Change' -- along with other student volunteers and their families raised $725 for those recently impacted by hurricanes in Florida, Texas and portions of the Caribbean through a bake sale benefiting All Hands Volunteers’ U.S. Hurricane Fund.

All of the Lower School’s nearly 200 students ...

Mural, Mural on The Wall

Two years in the making, the Franklin Elementary School's 'community mosaic' is now complete, with the wall on the school's main entrance now featuring three ships -- dubbed the 'Citizenship', 'Leadership' and 'Scholarship' -- navigating open-water waves.

With fundraising spearheaded by Franklin PTO member and parent Amalia Gomez and materials costs ...

Peer Posse

A Summit Educational Foundation (SEF) grant provided Summit High School Peer Leader students the opportunity to spend a full day at Camp Nyoda Hills in Oak Ridge, where they participated in team-building and problem-solving activities to build trust, unity, and enhance their leadership skills.

The training retreat, organized by advisors Laura Gibson, Amy ...

On Any Given Saturday

Summit Youth Football and Summit High School players and coaches came out in numbers to tackle the task of  volunteering for the Jefferson Elementary School 'Fall Festival'.

The 'gridiron gang' manned the hoop shoot, football toss, dunk tank and other games and sold snacks to help raise money for the Jefferson School PTO.

Summit Snaps captures images ...

Pink Tops in The Hilltop

Summit Fire Department Firefighters Lonn Mullen, Matthew Lemons, Thomas Murray III, Dwight Nichols, and Battalion Chief David Guida -- all 'rocking' pink polo shirts -- along with Deputy Fire Chief Donald Nelson together strike a pose as the SFD joined fire departments across the country wearing pink during the month of October in support ...

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