Virtual Art Sessions May Inspire “Happy Little” Hearts in both Literal and Figurative Senses for Warren Students

In late artist Bob Ross-fashion, about 85 Summit Academy Community School – Warren students will dip brushes into pots of watercolor as they paint along with teachers and board member Kendra Godiciu tomorrow. The virtual painting event, “Canvas & Cocoa,” may inspire “happy little” hearts as a nod to Valentine’s Day. The art session could … 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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Each school has created a private Facebook group to collaborate with our enrolled families. We will be sharing news, up-coming events and best of all… photos of your kiddos! Please click on the Facebook group for your school below and join.


Summit Academy Warren Middle Secondary School Selected for an ideastream(R) NewsDepth A+

“This week’s shout out is going to the students at Summit Academy School for Alternative Learners in Warren. The high school seniors here combined sustainability, entrepreneurship and…tie-dye?” -script excerpt. Please see the link below for the entire segment featuring our Warren senior’s environmental science lesson taught by Ms. Thomas. A Plus: Summit Academy Natural Dye … Continued


High school sustainability lesson evolves into a business opportunity

Beautiful Whirl’d co-owner Mary Peronne and her business partners Mary and Clint Elston dedicated shelf space at their Warren, Ohio shop for tie-dyed T-shirts made by seniors studying environmental science at Summit Academy School for Alternative Learners in Warren. Made using dyes from walnuts shells, marigolds and other objects of nature, the shirts complement Beautiful … Continued


Warren high school students make natural dyes for a classroom lesson that links science, art, sustainability and entrepreneurship

Walnut shells soaked in water, boiled, muddled and strained create a dye with a rich sepia hue. Marigolds, processed similarly, generate a pot of pink possibilities. High school seniors studying environmental science at Summit Academy School for Alternative Learners-Warren Middle and Secondary are creating dyes from nature’s objects, many of which they planted in their … Continued