Sowing Squash and Self-esteem

When students at Summit Academy School for Alternative Learners – Middletown arrived back to classes last week and inspected their school gardens, little did they expect to find a giant pumpkin named Judy. Weighing in at nearly 120 pounds and counting, Judy, along with watermelons, flowers and other assorted crops crown the school’s eight gardens. … 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.  

Middletown Student Lands Coveted Spot in Juried Art Show

Not long after Allison “Alley” Harrison started doodling with ink and markers at home in Middletown last month, a green-haired girl sporting a blindfold emerged on her canvas. The animated figure, inspired by a video game character, is now part of the Tomorrow’s Artist Today exhibit at the Middletown Arts Center. Alley, a 10th grade … Continued

Middletown Secondary Student Artists’ Work Showcased at Juried Art Show

The creativity of Summit Academy Secondary-Middletown senior Austin Vickers, junior Charlie Whitehead, and freshmen Ian Dawson and Avia Neff  are on display at the “2021 Tomorrow’s Artist Today” show, which runs Feb. 2 to March 4. The juried show, hosted by the Middletown Arts Center, showcases the talents of local middle and high school students.  … Continued