Seven steps to mental health care

Summit Academy principals share their ideas Mental health, like any other medical condition, requires care and attention. However, unlike most other medical conditions, mental health carries stigma and misunderstanding, which can lead to the neglect of conditions and pain prevalent among many. Consider the numbers … According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), … Continued

Navigating new phases after high school – Easing transitions for students with autism

Graduating from high school can be an inspiring yet daunting rite of passage for most teens, particularly those with autism. Determining which post-graduation option is the best fit should be a step-by-step process for young adults with autism, say Summit Academy Schools educators, dedicated to teaching students who learn differently. They share their top seven … Continued

Artwork by 4 Summit Academy Secondary School – Akron students selected for international art show

Norrel Henderson holds up bold and colorful self-portrait bursting with Andy Warhol vibes. Think of Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe canvases, only edgier. The ink-and-watercolor piece by Henderson, a ninth-grade student at Summit Academy Secondary School – Akron, will be part of the Milestones Art Show, held virtually June 15 to August 15. Henderson’s artwork, along with … Continued

Request for Proposal – (Psychological Testing and Related Services)

January 31, 2022 Re: Summit Academy School – RFP / Psychological Testing and Related Services Summit Academy Management invites your company to submit a proposal based on the attached Request for Proposal for Psychological Testing and Related Services. Summit Academy Management is a non-profit operator of public community (also known as “charter”) schools for alternative … Continued


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Summit Academy and Two-Time University Graduate Writes His Storyline in Real Time

Fresh out of his cap and gown, newly minted University of Akron baccalaureate graduate and Summit Academy alumnus Samuel Kerr keeps it real about his college journey. “College isn’t for the faint of heart,” says the 2016 Summit Academy Secondary School – Akron graduate who is also now a two-time UA graduate. Kerr received his … Continued

Akron Secondary School Makes Good Moves With New Chess Club

“You can’t leave the queen for me to take.” “That was nice! Good job!” “Never accept your fate until the last move of the game.” Welcome to chess practice at Summit Academy Secondary School – Akron.  In a classroom just outside the school’s main office, students in the first-year Chess Club exchange cheers, friendly critiques … Continued

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