Author Archives Chevonne Dumke

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 School and our primary students celebrated by counting. They teamed up with High School students to count to 100 in a variety 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 also learning about what goes on behind the scenes at Camp Nuhop. As part of our School-to-Work program, High School

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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 Mattie, a Summit alum. Our middle school teachers knew how to stay in the spirit of things. The lego theme for

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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 and potentially re-grouped to ensure the best placement for math and literacy based on their current level of achievement and rate of

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In With The New

Posted by Chevonne Dumke on August 07, 2015  /   Posted in Development, Featured

As we usher in another school year, the word “new” gets used a lot. New students, new groupings, new curriculum, new school supplies and so forth. And of course the BIG new thing here at Summit is the new High School – a much talked about and anticipated program. However, among all of the new things going on, there have been several other new developments happening behind the scenes that should not be overlooked. This is our new

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