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Congratulations 2018 grads!

Posted by Chevonne Dumke on May 30, 2018  /   Posted in Featured, School Events, Uncategorized

We recently watched on as our 8th graders celebrated the completion of their middle school years and the beginning of their high school journey. Many of our 8th grade students will continue on at Summit for high school, while a few will be spreading their wings elsewhere. We are so proud of all of these

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2018 Music and Awards

Posted by Chevonne Dumke on May 20, 2018  /   Posted in School Events, Uncategorized

Per tradition, we began closing out the school year with our Music and Awards program. We loved seeing our students perform and accept their awards! See photos from the event in the gallery below.

Superheroes are just like us

Posted by Chevonne Dumke on May 20, 2018  /   Posted in Drama Club, School Events, Uncategorized

For superheroes, saving the world is tough, but everyday life is tougher. The Hulk files taxes, Spiderman signs autographs, and Batman picks up his dry cleaning in our Drama Club’s performance of Superheroes: With Great Power Comes Ordinary Responsibility.  Hawkeye struggles with the ups and downs of superhero life – disengaging a bomb one minute,

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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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