Spread more smiles and help support your favorite Summit Academy School (at no extra cost to you!) by shopping Amazon via AmazonSmile.   AKRON Elementary: Middle: Secondary:   CANTON Community: Secondary:   CINCINNATI Community: Transition:   COLUMBUS Elementary: Middle: Transition:   DAYTON Community: Transition:   LORAIN Elementary: Middle & High School:   MIDDLETOWN Community: Secondary: … Continued

Summit Academy Welcomes New School Directors

Saree Doyle, Director, Summit Academy Community School – Parma Saree Doyle has been selected as the director for Summit Academy Community School – Parma. She begins her new post with the 2021-2022 school year. Saree has dedicated her career to improving the well-being of children through educating the whole child since 2008.  She has worked … Continued

Special Delivery – Parma Students Get Surprise Visits from Principals, Teachers “Just Because”

Students from Summit Academy Community School – Parma are receiving surprise visits from their principals and teachers to bridge some of the gaps left by the pandemic and school closure. The caring educators are making Friday rounds to students’ homes, delivering drawings and upbeat messages, cards for youngsters celebrating birthdays, thank-you notes to families and … 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

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Santa visit, show of generosity to Summit Academy Parma students is overwhelming

Droves of local residents and organizations are coming to the rescue to replenish toys and other items taken from the SUV of Summit Academy Community School – Parma parent Lisa Nuti. As the longtime president of the Parents Teachers Students Together, or the PTST parent-teacher support group, Nuti has organized a Holiday Shop at the … Continued

Parma Instructional Aide Makes Generous Gesture with Her Cosmetology Talents: Gives Students Free Haircuts

Students at Summit Academy Parma are lining up for comb-overs, simple trims, shaved-side cuts and various other hair styles of their choice, courtesy of instructional aide/cosmetologist Nerjes Taweel. Twenty-one-year-old Taweel, a licensed cosmetologist pursuing a social work degree at Cleveland State University, has set up a mini, pop-up hair salon in the school’s conference room. … Continued

Teachers Tap for Classroom Wish List Items

An armful of Etch A Sketch pads here, a few rolls of duct tape there. It all adds up. Kelly Granda, an art teacher at Summit Academy Community School in Parma, knows all too well the high cost of classroom supplies.  She discovered a resource to help keep her from dipping into her own pockets … Continued