Cincinnati Community school readies for spring virtual auction, May 1-7

Summit Academy Community School – Cincinnati will present a week-long online charitable auction beginning Sunday, May 1 to Saturday, May 7. Open to the public, the event is hosted by the school’s Parents Teachers Students Together association to raise funds to support students and families in need. “All proceeds from this event will be used … Continued

Rob Stohlman joins Summit Academy as Director of Facilities

Summit Academy Management welcomes Robert “Rob” Stohlman as the Director of Facilities. Rob brings experience in both the K-12 education sector as well as private industry. Prior to joining Summit Academy, Rob served as the Strategic Relations and Partnerships Manager for the Willoughby-Eastlake City School District. In this capacity he was a member of the … Continued

Teamwork and generosity make Youngstown Community Closet a grand success

Dozens of shoes, clothing items, household goods, hygiene products and furniture pieces went to Youngstown residents in need thanks to the Summit Academy – Youngstown Elementary Community Closet held April 2. “We had an amazing turnout. Families of Summit Academy and members of the community enjoyed themselves and they are all looking forward to our … Continued

OSU athletes share story time with Summit Academy Community School – Columbus elementary students

Athletes from The Ohio State University’s 2nd & 7 Foundation stopped by Summit Academy Community School – Columbus to read to students in grades K-3 on April 1.  Clustered in small groups around individual athletes, the children listened attentively and enthusiastically as the athletes flipped through the pages of “The Hog Mollies and Little Lily’s … Continued

Lorain Elementary school food drive feeds community, fuels compassion

Perched in front of a playful collection box nearly packed full with canned food, Summit Academy – Lorain Elementary student Chad sets a few more cans neatly in place inside the bin. No doubt he has satisfied the plea of the construction paper-crafted pup on the box that reads “Feed me, please.” The school is … Continued

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

Education in Bloom

Dashes of bright pink watercolor fill tree branches in a collection of student paintings. The pictures represent a celebration of spring and lessons about science, art and cherry blossoms at Summit Academy Community School – Warren. Teacher Laurie Coy seized the National Cherry Blossom Festival as a teachable moment. The annual event is underway now … Continued

Artwork by 4 Summit Academy Secondary School – Akron students selected for international art show

Norrel Henderson holds up bold and colorful self-portrait bursting with Andy Warhol vibes. Think of Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe canvases, only edgier. The ink-and-watercolor piece by Henderson, a ninth-grade student at Summit Academy Secondary School – Akron, will be part of the Milestones Art Show, held virtually June 15 to August 15. Henderson’s artwork, along with … Continued

Middletown Student Lands Coveted Spot in Juried Art Show

Not long after Allison “Alley” Harrison started doodling with ink and markers at home in Middletown last month, a green-haired girl sporting a blindfold emerged on her canvas. The animated figure, inspired by a video game character, is now part of the Tomorrow’s Artist Today exhibit at the Middletown Arts Center. Alley, a 10th grade … Continued

Kids and Cardinals

  If any bird sticks out from the crowd – or rather, the flock – it is Ohio’s state bird, the cardinal. Summit Academy Community School – Warren teacher Laurie Coy led the school’s students in a STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Art Math) lesson geared to celebrate and examine the fancy red-feathered bird. Students learned … Continued

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