Youngstown Secondary School Community Advocates for Nonviolence

Holding signs displaying  Martin Luther King Jr.’s six principles of nonviolence, roughly a dozen Summit Academy Secondary School – Youngstown students, along with parents and some school alumni joined School Culture Coordinator Greta Glenellen in the 12th Annual Ohio Nonviolence Week Parade and Rally. Held on October 2 in downtown Youngstown, the parade has become … Continued

Vision is Everything at Summit Academy Secondary School -Youngstown

Kierra Williams, an aspiring entrepreneur and passionate baker, is starting the school year off by setting ambitious goals for her future: to attend college and open a bakery. Williams is a student at Summit Academy Secondary School – Youngstown. She and her classmates in teacher Brock Schaller’s social studies class got a jumpstart on the … 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.  

Youngstown Secondary Students Advocate Nonviolence

Summit Academy Secondary School – Youngstown students, families and staff members came out in full force for the 11th Annual Nonviolence Parade and Rally in downtown Youngstown last weekend. Advocating for nonviolence at both events, students in the school’s flag line and GLOW (Girls Leading Our World) mentoring group embraced the opportunity to promote safety … Continued

Hoodies for the Holidays — Summit Academy Secondary School – Youngstown Delivers a Sensible, Sporty Gift to Every Student

A rainbow of hoodies in hues of grey, navy, orange, forest green, black, pink and purple are going to Summit Academy Secondary School – Youngstown students this week. The 101 early holiday gifts – sporting athletic names like Nike, Under Armour, Champion and Adidas – represent about $2,000 in donations from school staff and community … Continued

Spirit of Giving

The floodgates opened after Youngstown Secondary School Administrative Assistant Audrianna Phillips reached out to potential donors through Facebook. She simply wanted to raise about $350, enough to purchase Thanksgiving Day meals for the school’s families most in need. Instead, thousands of dollars rolled in almost immediately. Parent Molly White was so moved by the school’s … Continued

Outpouring of Generosity Gives Way to Thanksgiving Meals for Youngstown Secondary Families

Baskets brimming with turkey, veggies, gravy, stuffing, cranberry sauce, rolls, butter and pumpkin pie will go to the homes of all Summit Academy Secondary School – Youngstown students as well as to many families from Summit Academy – Youngstown Elementary. The Thanksgiving holiday  goodness comes from generous school employees, community members and local businesses and … Continued

Youngstown Valedictorian, Singer-Songwriter Defines Her Moment in Time

“I feel like it’s my time, I’m gonna make it. My gut is very strong and I can’t shake it. I feel like it’s my time and I won’t waste it.” When Youngstown singer-songwriter Ashanti Harris wrote these lyrics to her song “My Time” in April, she had just received the news that she was … Continued