Sowing Scholastic Success

An outdoor classroom is about to bloom at Summit Academy Community School – Cincinnati thanks to $2,300 in grants, including $1,300 from the City of Cincinnati and $1,000 from the Greater Cincinnati Foundation. The funding makes way for two 4- x 8-foot raised garden beds along the back side of the Sternblock Lane school. There, … Continued



8 Tips for Special Education Success During Remote Learning

When the COVID-19 pandemic closed schools abruptly last March, Kelly Addessi admits that the fast-unfolding remote learning environment was an adjustment for her son, Evan.  At the time Evan was a fourth-grader at Summit Academy Community School for Alternative Learners – Canton Elementary. There, he thrived in an engaging environment, learning alongside classmates as well … Continued


Summit Academy Names Four New Principals

Summit Academy Schools welcome new principals Lisa Brown, Michelle Brunner, Kristen McClanahan-Parkes and Keegan Schoen. Respectively, they will serve the students, families and staff of Summit Academy Transition High School- Dayton, Summit Academy Community School – Cincinnati Elementary, Summit Academy Community School for Alternative Learners – Middletown Elementary, and Summit Academy Community School for Alternative … Continued


Social Media Links

Each school has created a private Facebook group to collaborate with our enrolled families. We will be sharing news, up-coming events and best of all… photos of your kiddos! Please click on the Facebook group for your school below and join.


Aiming High – Summit Academy Community School – Cincinnati basketball team wins state champ title

The gymnasium at Summit Academy Community School – Cincinnati captures a scene worthy of a silver screen. Picture nine basketball players moving in synchronized harmony, performing customized plays, swishing balls through baskets and winning, a lot. The Rev. Thomas Hargis, a member of the school board, established the team to give students an opportunity to … Continued


Cooking up good eating habits in Cincinnati

Did you say sunflower seed butter, oats and honey rolled into delightful energy bites?  Chicken-and-vegetable fried rice? Skillet lasagna? Banana nice cream? Yes, please. That’s the sentiment of a dozen or so Summit Academy Community School – Cincinnati families that signed up for nutrition classes, during which they’ll make recipes like these. The Expanded Food and … Continued


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