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All the Right Moves

Summit Academy Students Realize Growth Through Therapeutic Martial Arts As 19 Summit Academy Middle School sixth graders demonstrated a series of choreographed martial arts moves, their family members watched in awe. The event, the school’s twice-yearly Therapeutic Martial Arts promotion ceremony, showcased the children’s fine-tuned martial arts skills, which most of them have been honing … Continued

Summit Academy Akron Senior Paul Pemberton Earns Coveted Black Belt

Paul Pemberton, a senior at Summit Academy Secondary School – Akron, earned his black belt in martial arts today. It’s an achievement 12 years in the making. “It’s like a miracle,” Pemberton says. Pemberton’s martial arts expedition began in 2011, when he was in the first grade. His instructor, Sensei Chuck Rickard, Coordinator of Therapeutic … Continued

Senior Sendoff

Summit Academy Schools Plan Graduation Ceremonies With more than 110 seniors set to graduate in the coming weeks,  the Summit Academy community is uniting to celebrate its Class of 2023 graduates. “Their milestone achievement of earning a high school diploma calls for celebration,” says Summit Academy Management CEO John Guyer. Inspirational speakers, recollections of amusing … Continued

Summit Academy Sensei Johanna Norris Earns 4th Degree Black Belt

If Summit Academy’s Therapeutic Martial Arts program had a pitch woman, it would be Sensei Johanna Norris. Newly minted with a Yodan 4th Degree Black Belt, To-Shin Do (ninjutsu), Sensei Norris has trained in martial arts for nearly two decades. She has taught at Summit Academy Schools for eight years, including the past three years … Continued

Cause for Celebration in Columbus

From spa day to game day, prom to graduation, shark teeth to tacos and much more in between, Summit Academy Transition High School – Columbus’ May calendar is filled to capacity. Principal Tina Geygan shares the celebratory events the school community will enjoy through the end of the school year. Food, dancing, photos by Jonathon … Continued

Motivation Meets Manicures

Summit Academy – Toledo Teen Girls to be Showered with Messages of Self-Worth and Empowerment Plus Plenty of Pampering Self-worth, empowerment and inspiration: These are the takeaways girls in grades 8-12 can expect from tomorrow’s “I Am Enough” empowerment program at their school, Summit Academy – Toledo. Principal Marquita Murphy and Community Resource Coordinator Shevella … Continued

Akron Secondary Teacher Keytsa Bishop Named Head of the Class by Cleveland Cavs

Teaching wasn’t part of Keytsa Bishop’s original plan as an artist. She envisioned herself selling art and working as a graphic artist. Then she had a revelation. “I started to learn how powerful art is by sharing it and seeing how I can make a difference in other people’s lives,” says the Summit Academy Secondary … Continued

Request for Proposal and Contract for Multifunctional Device and Service

Summit Academy Management intends to enter a multi-year year contract with a qualified Vendor to deliver MFP devices and services. The bidder is asked to submit pricing for both three (3) and five (5) year contracts. The purpose and intent of this request for proposal is to solicit cost per copy services, and to establish … Continued

Astronomy, Autism and Altruism

Summit Academy Secondary School – Akron Senior Shares His Story Jaden Garvey has a passion for photography. He can often be found outdoors, taking pictures of setting suns, rural landscapes and star-filled nighttime skies. He’s also an astronomy buff, hooked ever since he was a little boy by a Blue’s Clues episode on stargazing. Now … Continued

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