Sensei Mitchell Ellis Promoted as Grandmaster in Taekwondo with 9th Degree Black Belt

Mitchell Ellis, Dean of Students and therapeutic martial arts instructor for Summit Academy – Columbus, was promoted as a Grandmaster in Taekwondo with a 9th Degree Black Belt through the Dragon Taekwondo Association on June 3 in Columbus, Ohio. There are fewer than 300 taekwondo grandmasters worldwide, according to Cheongnyong-yu Taekwondo, which archives books, blog … Continued

Cause for Celebration in Columbus

From spa day to game day, prom to graduation, shark teeth to tacos and much more in between, Summit Academy Transition High School – Columbus’ May calendar is filled to capacity. Principal Tina Geygan shares the celebratory events the school community will enjoy through the end of the school year. Food, dancing, photos by Jonathon … Continued

Summit Academy Schools Welcome New Directors

Kelly Cunningham, Rebecca Ellis, Tina Geygan, Jasmine Rengh and Amy Smialek have been named directors, respectively, of Summit Academy Community School – Painesville, Summit Academy – Youngstown, Summit Academy Transition High School – Columbus, Summit Academy Community School for Alternative Learners – Lorain and Summit Academy School – Lorain. The newly installed directors collectively expressed … Continued

Summer Food Program Notice

Summit Academy Schools will not be offering the summer food program to the following cities: Akron Canton Cincinnati Columbus Dayton Lorain Middletown Painesville Parma Toledo Xenia   Warren and Youngstown will offer the summer food program.  

Beloved School Director Trina Moore to Begin New Career Chapter

After 21 years at Summit Academy, beloved educator Trina Moore will turn the page to a new chapter in her impactful career. Called to teach at an early age, Moore says she has always felt at home in the classroom. She describes her childhood days playing teacher to her cousins. “I would ask them to … Continued

Columbus Transition High School Celebrates Black History with Passion and Conviction

At Summit Academy Transition High School – Columbus, Black History Month has clearly captured the spotlight. Vibrant,  thought-provoking lessons and projects are engaging students deeply across academic subjects. “This is a time when, as students of history, we should reflect upon and appreciate the achievements and progress made by individuals of African descent,” says Intervention … Continued