Navigating new phases after high school – Easing transitions for students with autism

Graduating from high school can be an inspiring yet daunting rite of passage for most teens, particularly those with autism. Determining which post-graduation option is the best fit should be a step-by-step process for young adults with autism, say Summit Academy Schools educators, dedicated to teaching students who learn differently. They share their top seven … Continued


Request for Proposal – (Psychological Testing and Related Services)

January 31, 2022 Re: Summit Academy School – RFP / Psychological Testing and Related Services Summit Academy Management invites your company to submit a proposal based on the attached Request for Proposal for Psychological Testing and Related Services. Summit Academy Management is a non-profit operator of public community (also known as “charter”) schools for alternative … Continued


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Robert Bilott Sheds Light on the “Dark Waters” Movie

Attorney Robert Bilott delivered a powerful lesson in environmental contamination to Summit Academy Transition High School – Cincinnati students when he spoke with them recently. But that was just for starters. The Cincinnati attorney, whose compelling battle against DuPont inspired the 2019 Hollywood movie “Dark Waters,” shared equally profound messages about advocacy and justice. Senior … Continued


Ambition Set to Music

The beat goes on for the 4Hands program at Summit Academy Transition High School – Cincinnati thanks to musical instrument donations, such as that of a djembe drum by Beth Powers. 4Hands, the brainchild of music teacher Christopher Smith, awards refurbished donated rock band instruments to deserving student-musicians. Powers of Glendale passed on her drum … Continued


Rock On – 4Hands program puts rock band instruments in the hands of promising young Cincinnati musicians

Ten years ago, on the streets of New Orleans, 5-year-old Hassan Patin danced to a drummer’s beat. The street musician’s da-dum-da-dum-da-dum moved Patin, body and soul, he says. “I felt the rhythm of the drum under my feet,” recalls Louisiana native Patin, now a sophomore at Summit Academy Transition High School – Cincinnati. Today, Patin’s … Continued


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