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Happy Who Holidays

Posted by Chevonne Dumke on December 17, 2017  /   Posted in Drama Club, Featured, School Events

Our Holiday Program this year featured musical performances by primary and kindergarten as well as an amazing production of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas. It was a fabulous show! We are so proud of our students! Check out the gallery below. Thank you to our paparazzi, Adam Hribek and Jennifer Fisher, for taking wonderful photos!

Walking to success

Posted by Chevonne Dumke on October 01, 2017  /   Posted in Featured, School Events, Uncategorized

Backward walking, forward walking, hopping, skipping, dancing… these are some of what we saw last Thursday as students, staff, and parents circled around the parking lot for the 3rd annual PTO Walk-A-Thon! We are fortunate to have a PTO that is so dedicated to our students and staff. Thank you those who made this happen

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Kosair Appreciation Day

Posted by Chevonne Dumke on May 14, 2017  /   Posted in Development, Featured, School News

We recently welcomed representatives from Kosair Charities to our school for a Kosair Appreciation Luncheon. They toured the school and got a glimpse of the things that go on at Summit Academy every day. We are extraordinarily grateful to Kosair Charities for their continued support over the years and especially for their recent surprise gift of one million

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Happily Ever After Laughter

Posted by Chevonne Dumke on May 14, 2017  /   Posted in Drama Club, School Events, Uncategorized

Our drama club students really nailed it this time with their hilarious performance of Wooing Wed Widing Hood. In this tale, three princes must pass several “tasks” in competition to see who will get to “woo wed widing hood.” See more from the performance below. Meet Mr. & Mrs. Hood, Little Red’s couch potato parents, who never

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A World of Thanks

Posted by Chevonne Dumke on April 20, 2017  /   Posted in Development, Featured, School News

Summit Academy is here today due to the generosity of many different individuals and organizations. With their support, we have changed the lives of  hundreds of students that others have been unable to reach and teach. We have been able to give them the academic, social, and emotional tools necessary to make their dreams possible. Among these

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Traditions

Posted by Chevonne Dumke on May 08, 2016  /   Posted in Featured, School Days

We have many traditions here at Summit – one being the Annual Chick Derby. This year’s was the best I’ve witnessed! … And they’re off! The Chick Derby got off to an excellent start. All chicks were focused and ready to hit the track. But what’s going on here?!…. Luckily our “trainers” are also excellent referees.

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What We’ve Been Up To

Posted by Chevonne Dumke on March 11, 2016  /   Posted in Development, Featured, School Days

Much has happened since our last post!  We’ve had so much going on in fact that it would be impossible to try to fit into a single post – so instead, I will catch you up on a sampling of some of the interesting goings-on here at Summit in 2016. January brought the 100th Day of

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New Experiences

Posted by Chevonne Dumke on September 21, 2015  /   Posted in Featured, High School

Recently, our Freshmen went on a two day trip to Camp Nuhop in Ohio. From ropes courses and zip-lining to canoes and campfires, the students participated in a range of activities that tested their abilities and challenged them to try new things. What makes this particular retreat especially unique is that our 9th graders were

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Rain or Shine

Posted by Chevonne Dumke on September 18, 2015  /   Posted in Featured, School Events

Parade day was a bit soggy this year but we didn’t let that get our spirits down for very long. The enthusiasm shown by our group far overshadowed the untimely rain drops. Ms. Payne and Mr. Harris had the right attitude. Why let a little precipitation rain on our parade? Mrs. Mathews and the cheerleaders helped keep spirits high with help from

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A Great Start

Posted by Chevonne Dumke on August 18, 2015  /   Posted in Featured, School Days

So much goes into the start of a new school year. Classrooms are switched up and rearranged and curriculum materials are distributed. New students are reviewed so that teachers fully understand their strengths and weaknesses and how they can effectively address their social, emotional, physical, and academic needs in the classroom. Students are carefully grouped

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