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January 10, 2022

SUMMIT, NJ - On the day that the Summit Public Schools returned to full-day, in-person learning, the District detailed that there are 290 cases of COVID-19 across all campuses. More than 61% of the cases -- 178 cases -- are attributed to two schools, with Summit High School's (93 cases) and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - After a week that included a COVID Testing Day, an icy streets-caused schools cancellation, one single-session day, and two all-remote instruction days, Summit Superintendent of Schools Scott Hough informed parents that Hilltop City schools will return to full-day, in-person ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Public Schools will pivot to full days of remote learning for the remainder of this week, instead of the single-session, in-person model that the District previously announced on December 22. In an emailed communication to the "Summit Public Schools Community" from ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Their Winter Break nearly over, students in the Summit Public Schools are set to return to the classroom beginning January 4, albeit for a revised, single-session schedule that will continue through January 7. Classes were originally intended to begin on January 3, however the Summit ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - There are now 181 COVID-19 cases in the Summit Public Schools, according to information updated December 29 on the District's COVID-19 Dashboard. Ninety-nine (99) of those cases are at Summit High School and 24 are at Lawton C. Johnson Summit Middle School. Every Summit Public ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Public Schools will utilize January 3 -- which was intended to be the first day of classes after winter break -- to offer COVID-19 testing to District students and staff "In an effort to reduce the spread of the virus and the amount of close contacts." The first day of ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The number of COVID-19 cases in the Summit Public School District has more than tripled over the past week, as there are now 74 current cases of the virus in the Summit Public Schools involving individuals from eight campuses. Summit High School alone currently has 37 confirmed ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Public Schools, in an electronic message to the school community subsequently obtained by TAPinto Summit from a third party, have stated that they are "aware" of social media activity that warns of school violence on December 17. Multiple reports indicate the threat ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - There are now 22 current cases of COVID-19 in the Summit Public School involving individuals from eight campuses. The Jefferson Primary Center is the only school without a current case, according to data displayed on the District's COVID-19 'Dashboard' last updated December ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Board of Education’s final meeting of 2021 represented the final meeting for longtime Assistant Superintendent for Business/Board Secretary Louis Pepe, who is retiring on January 1. The gathering also included the awarding of more than $180,000 by the Summit Educational ...

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MILLBURN, NJ -- Paper Mill Playhouse is accepting audition videos from students interested in its 2022 Summer Training Programs. The training programs include the Playhouse’s Summer Musical Theater Conservatory or Musical Theater Intensive, it noted. Audition videos from students 10-18 years old ...

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SYMMIT, NJ - All but one Summit Public School campus -- the Wilson Primary Center -- has reported at least one confirmed case of COVID-19. There are currently 15 cases of the virus confirmed across six schools. In data displayed on the District's COVID-19 'Dashboard' last updated December 7, ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Parents / Guardians of prospective Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten students for the Summit Primary Centers at Jefferson and Wilson are invited to tour the facilities beginning December 14 and 15. Children who will be 5 years old by October 1, 2022, are eligible for Kindergarten and ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Meeting on Veterans Day, the Summit Board of Education heard a presentation by Assistant Superintendent Louis Pepe and Superintendent of Schools Scott Hough on COVID-19 grant funds received and how those funds have been spent. Veterans Day is a holiday, but not for the Summit school ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - About a dozen audience members joined the October 14 Board of Education meeting as student performers polished their acts in outdoor rehearsals. Emilio Torres, assistant business manager, served as board secretary. Crystal Marr, director of student personnel services, presented a ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Public School District, in an October 12 letter from Superintendent of Schools Scott Hough addressed to the 'Summit Public Schools Community', has announced that Derek J. Jess has been selected to serve as the District's Business Administrator / Board Secretary. Jess will ...

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WATCHUNG, NJ – Mount Saint Mary Academy is set to welcome the public to its Open House on Sunday, October 17, 2021. The Mount is an all-girls, college-prep high school and is a sponsored work of the Sisters of Mercy.  Located at Terrill Road and Route 22 in Watchung, the school occupies 84 acres.  ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Roughly 90% of the Summit Public School District's staff members are fully-vaccinated, according to Superintendent of Schools Scott Hough who, speaking at the September 9 Summit Board of Education meeting, also said that the District is working with local healthcare providers to comply ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Three Summit High School Class of 2021 graduates -- Meghan Tarashuk, Disha Pal, and Pascale Simmons -- are the recipients of Fortnightly Club of Summit scholarships. Tarashuk was awarded The Manley-Winser Scholarship, a new scholarship open to any female Summit resident who will be ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Louis Pepe, currently the Assistant Superintendent for Business / Board Secretary for the Summit Public Schools, will retire from his role effective January 1. 2022, a District spokesperson confirmed. Pepe, who oversees an annual budget in excess of $75 million, joined the District in ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Former Summit Superintendent of Schools June Chang has resigned as Superintendent of the Rockville Centre (RVC) Schools after just over one year in the role. The RVC Board of Education accepted his resignation on August 25. According to multiple news reports, Chang -- who joined the ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - The Summit Public Schools will be closed on September 2. The remnants of Tropical Storm Ida have brought flash flood conditions, tornado watches, high winds and heavy rains. Governor Phil Murphy tonight declared a State of Emergency. According to the Summit Public School ...

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SUMMIT, NJ - Two days into the 2021-22 academic calendar, the Summit Public Schools have reported 13 cases of COVID-19 in the District. Ten of the cases were recorded on the Summit Public School District's COVID-19 dashboard on August 30 and three more were added on August 31. The case breakdown ...

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