Summit School

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Name: Summit School
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 7 hours ago - 1 reports

118 Years Ago

July 1896William B. Howard died July 13, 1896 after four weeks of intense suffering. He was in his 76th year. He was born in Kentucky and married Maria Duncan Strother and brought her to Jackson County where they purchased a thousand acres of land. During ... [Published Lee's Summit Journal - 7 hours ago]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Mr. Rudy recognized as state bus driver of year

It seems Rudy Rhodes knows everyone by name.On a recent morning, Rhodes walked the corridors and garages inside the Lee’s Summit School District’s Transportation Department with a personalized salutation to everyone in sight.Known as “Mr. Rudy” to colleagues ... [Published KansasCity.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

'Hairspray' can't stop the beat

Carrie Alexander Spina is keeping the beat. The one-time Player’s Guild volunteer, director and teacher, has opened the New Direction Performing Arts Academy focusing on children in the arts — how to use their gifts, build confidence, become articulate, ... [Published Canton Repository - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Summit School District calls expanded summer school program a success

On the last day of summer school, 8-year-old Rachel Staten, of Silverthorne, said she was excited to join her family on a vacation in New Mexico.But not everyone was happy to see summer school end.Jodi Hennek, coordinator for the program at Upper Blue ... [Published Summit Daily News - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Demystifying Learning Differences

Attend this FREE seminar, presented by Dr. Joan Mele-McCarthy, to begin to understand why school is difficult for your child and if they exhibit signs that they should be tested for a learning difference, such as dyslexia or dyscalculia.Wednesday, July ... [Published Edgewater Davidsonville Patch - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Educator celebrates 10 years at Summit School of Ahwatukee

It’s tough for Andrea Benkel to pinpoint her favorite part of her job as director of early childhood development at Summit School of Ahwatukee, so it’s surprising to hear that 10 years ago, it’s a job she never expected to have.Benkel had been a preschool ... [Published Ahwatukee Foothills News - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Why Some Students Struggle in School

Demystifying Learning DifferencesAttend this FREE seminar to learn why some students struggle and if they should be tested for a learning difference such as dyslexia or dyscalculia.July 16th 8:45-10:00 amat The Summit School664 East Central Ave, Edgewater, ... [Published Edgewater Davidsonville Patch - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

New superintendent named for South Summit District

KAMAS — The South Summit School Board has announced the appointment of Shad E. Sorenson as district superintendent of South Summit School District.Sorenson is currently the dean of students and associate vice president for student life at Utah Valley ... [Published Deseret Morning News - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

The Summit Foundation awards $550,000 to 44 area nonprofits

At its June meeting, The Summit Foundation Board of Trustees approved $557,636 in grants to 44 nonprofit organizations operating in Summit, Park, Lake and Grand Counties. The grants were among the $2 million in distributions recognized at the foundation’s ... [Published Summit Daily News - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Preschool teacher retires from Summit School District

One day, while preschool teacher Debbie Martin was reading to her class, a little boy tied her shoelaces to the rocking chair she was sitting in.When storytime ended, she started to walk away and fell.“Whoops,” she said, and kept going without disciplining ... [Published Summit Daily News - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 2 reports

Make Student-Centered Learning a Reality in Your School

Kenneth Grover of Innovations High School Shares Strategy for Implementing Student-Centered Learning at School Improvement Innovation Summit School Improvement Network, the leader in educator effectiveness resources, today released a video showing how ... [Published PRWeb - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Summit School District corrects security breach that leaked student information

Last week Summit School District officials discovered a security issue that made some student and parent information available online.The district’s communications coordinator, Julie McCluskie, sent a letter to school families from superintendent Heidi ... [Published Summit Daily News - Jun 25 2014]

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The house belongs to a nonprofit called "The 1759 Vought House, a Revolutionary War Loyalist Homestead, headed by Don Sherblom, who spearheaded the drive to save the building from demolition. For more information, visit the website 1759voughthouse.org."
...educational roots that provided the foundation for all of my subsequent educational and professional experiences," said Sorenson, a Kamas native. "I am looking forward to working with the great educators and students in the Kamas Valley."
...According to legend, a "chicken stealing family" lived there. The sign informs: "When forced to move, 'great' piles of chicken bones remained at this site."
"It certainly shows the community support here," he said. "Now we need a lot more than just the few hundred if that—that turned out tonight, and we would like to see them all at the November General Election."

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118 Years Ago [Published Lee's Summit Journal - 7 hours ago]
Mr. Rudy recognized as state bus driver of year [Published KansasCity.com - Jul 24 2014]
Ida & K’na — dream weavers [Published Philippine Star - Jul 20 2014]
'Hairspray' can't stop the beat [Published Canton Repository - Jul 18 2014]
Summit School District calls expanded summer sc... [Published Summit Daily News - Jul 17 2014]
Demystifying Learning Differences [Published Edgewater Davidsonville Patch - Jul 16 2014]
Educator celebrates 10 years at Summit School o... [Published Ahwatukee Foothills News - Jul 14 2014]
Vought House one of 20 historic sites to visit ... [Published Hunterdon County Democrat - Jul 14 2014]
Case-Dvoor farmhouse one of 19 historic sites i... [Published Somerset Reporter - Jul 13 2014]
Why Some Students Struggle in School [Published Edgewater Davidsonville Patch - Jul 10 2014]
Frisco councilwoman wins Colorado Municipal Lea... [Published Summit Daily News - Jul 10 2014]
New superintendent named for South Summit District [Published Deseret Morning News - Jul 09 2014]
Breckenridge woman helps raise money for the Na... [Published Summit Daily News - Jul 08 2014]
The Summit Foundation awards $550,000 to 44 are... [Published Summit Daily News - Jul 08 2014]
Summit County’s Millie Hamner announces re-elec... [Published Summit Daily News - Jul 04 2014]
Basic information available for FUSD’s new scho... [Published TriValleyCentral.com - Jul 03 2014]
'Treasure Hunterdon' history tour included trai... [Published New Jersey Online - Jul 01 2014]
Breckenridge’s Cameron Laidlaw rides to raise m... [Published Summit Daily News - Jul 01 2014]
Preschool teacher retires from Summit School Di... [Published Summit Daily News - Jun 30 2014]
Whiz kid: Going straight from high school to IT... [Published Certification Magazine - Jun 29 2014]
Eihausen, Payne to compete for PCSD school boar... [Published Park Record - Jun 28 2014]
Talent abounds in Rossland [Published Peninsula News - Jun 27 2014]
Make Student-Centered Learning a Reality in You... [Published PRWeb - Jun 26 2014]
Education Expert Reveals How to Create Highly E... [Published PRWeb - Jun 26 2014]
Load-shedding: Boon or Curse? [Published Himalayan Times - Jun 25 2014]
Eihausen, Payne advance in PCSD primary [Published Park Record - Jun 25 2014]
Summit School District corrects security breach... [Published Summit Daily News - Jun 25 2014]
Summit School Early Learning Program in Elgin i... [Published Chicago Tribune - Jun 24 2014]
Watson officially named new Spring ISD superint... [Published Community Impact Newspaper - Jun 24 2014]
Daughters of the American Revolution host lunch... [Published Hunterdon County Democrat - Jun 22 2014]
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