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Pasta Dinner Fundraiser Set Sept. 5 to Support Akron Family

The public is invited to Pasta for a Purpose, Thursday, Sept. 5, 4-9 p.m. at Summit Academy Akron Middle School, 464 S. Hawkins Ave. in Akron. The event will support the family of the late Jesse Smith, a student of the school who passed on August 17 unexpectedly.   Tickets ($5 for adults, $3 for … Continued


Warren Elementary school swings into start with a soldier’s visit, sidewalk sentiments, snow cone tickets and smiles

Summit Academy Community School – Warren Elementary students were greeted with chalked sidewalk sentiments, snow cone tickets, handshakes from U.S. Army Sergeant Scott Soltis, and supportive smiles from school staff members this morning, for their first day of classes. Yesterday, Principal Allison Glass and roughly 20 teachers gathered to decorate the sidewalks surrounding the school … Continued


Akron fourth-graders discover a kindred spirit in teacher who faced learning obstacles as a child

When Amy Norris’ fourth-grade students arrive to her Summit Academy – Akron Elementary School classroom for the first day of classes next Thursday, you might guess she’s met them before. Her students, many with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, autism and other challenges, find a kindred spirit in Norris, once a struggling student herself. “I missed … Continued


Teachers, intervention specialists and other educators get the first lesson of the school year

New academic staff members at Summit Academy Schools made the grade during a lesson at their August 9 orientation. Pictured from left to right, Summit Academy – Toledo teachers Marquita Murphy, Rebecca Sheldrick, Megan Gorman and Michelle work on a poster that represents Summit Academy Schools’ mission statement. The mission statement underscores that every child … Continued


6 tips for easing into the new school year

As summer slips by, anxiety tends to sneak up on children and parents as they wonder – and worry – about what lies ahead in the new school year. What’s more, the novelty of a new school year may never fully wear off, says Megan Fagan, a regional director for Summit Academy Schools. Going to … Continued


Summit Academies of Lorain, Painesville and Parma to Host Career Fair, August 5

Open to qualified teachers, intervention specialists and instructional aides, Summit Academies of Lorain, Painesville and Parma will host a career fair on Monday, Aug. 5 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event will take place at Summit Academy Community School, 5868 Stumph Road, Parma. Summit Academy principals and leadership team members will be on … Continued



Thank you, OMNOVA Solutions Foundations!

Summit Academy Schools greatly appreciates the support and the generous contribution from OMNOVA Solutions Foundation. Thank you, OMNOVA Solutions Foundation for recently providing funding for enVision 2.0. EnVision 2.0, a math program, offers an embedded intervention program, which is imperative for our students who face learning challenges.


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