Polar Express Day Delivers Holiday Cheer to Lorain Students

“I believe.” Students at Summit Academy – Lorain embraced those two words as they enjoyed a magical Polar Express Day filled with holiday delight. The surprise December 19 event was the last of 11 themed special days the school hosted between Thanksgiving and winter break. The students, many dressed in pajamas, shared a school-wide lunch … Continued

Stuff the Summit Stockings Project Gets $2,000 Boost from American Legion Post 30

Fundraiser aimed to make holidays brighter for Summit Academy Lorain students American Legion Post 30 of Lorain donated $2,000 to Summit Academy Community School for Alternative Learners – Lorain. The contribution went toward the school’s Stuff the Summit Stockings project, which aims to provide every student with a Summit Academy sweatshirt, board game, self-care items, … Continued

Summit Academy – Lorain Elementary is Rockin’ School Spirit

“My teachers” “The gym” “Math” “All of the staff’s hard work”  “Everything!” These are just a few of the answers students at Summit Academy Community School for Alternative Learners – Lorain shared when they were asked what they like most about their school. Combined in a video montage, the students’ praises are part of the … Continued

Lorain Elementary Students Celebrated at Therapeutic Martial Arts Promotion Ceremony

The entire student body at Summit Academy – Lorain Elementary participated in a January 11 therapeutic martial arts promotion ceremony. The event provided an opportunity for staff, students and family members to celebrate students’ achievements in meeting martial arts standards for their next belt levels as well as in reaching their academic and behavioral goals. … 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.  

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

Lorain Elementary school food drive feeds community, fuels compassion

Perched in front of a playful collection box nearly packed full with canned food, Summit Academy – Lorain Elementary student Chad sets a few more cans neatly in place inside the bin. No doubt he has satisfied the plea of the construction paper-crafted pup on the box that reads “Feed me, please.” The school is … Continued