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International expert on Dyscalculia to speak at Summit symposium

International expert on Dyscalculia to speak at Summit symposium

| October 3, 2014 | 2 Comments

[do action=”schuh”/] The Summit School’s featured speaker at the Zelma Wynn Symposium will be Dr. Brian Butterworth, author and international expert on dyscalculia. The symposium will take place on Saturday, October 18, 2014 at Summit’s campus in Edgewater, MD. The symposium will address the neuroscience supporting dyscalculia, assessment, teacher intervention, technology enhanced learning, and parental/home […]

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Summit School head named to ASHA board

Summit School head named to ASHA board

| June 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dr. Joan A. Mele-McCarthy, CCC-SLP, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) as the Vice President for Government Relations and Public Policy and will serve a three-year term.  ASHA is the national professional, scientific, and credentialing association for more than 173,070 audiologists, speech-language pathologists, speech, language, and hearing […]

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Summit School gala raises more than $100K

Summit School gala raises more than $100K

| May 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, April 5, 2014, The Summit School celebrated their 25th anniversary with a garden party gala, Sowing the Seeds of Success.  Current and alumni families, teachers, alumni, friends, and supporters gathered at the school’s campus in Edgewater, MD to commemorate 25 years of success and to celebrate the next 25 years of excellence in […]

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The Summit School Anniversary Gala this weekend (April 5, 2014)

The Summit School Anniversary Gala this weekend (April 5, 2014)

| March 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, April 5, The Summit School will commemorate Summit’s 25th Anniversary. Since 1989, Summit has been Sowing the Seeds of Success – for every child, every day.  This year’s gala celebrates students, families, and teachers on this very special evening of cocktails, dinner, music, auctions, and fun! More than 250 guests will gather on […]

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Mele-McCarthy Elected ASHA Fellow

Mele-McCarthy Elected ASHA Fellow

| December 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Joan Mele-McCarthy, Executive Director of The Summit School, has been elected a Fellow of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA). Dr. Mele-McCarthy received this lifetime award at a ceremony during the ASHA annual convention in Chicago on November 15, 2013. Nominees are sponsored by fellow ASHA members and must demonstrate outstanding professional contributions to the […]

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Dr. Robert Graw Donates $10K To Summit School

Dr. Robert Graw Donates $10K To Summit School

| December 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Thanks to Robert G. Graw Jr., MD, of Righttime Medical Care in Davidsonville, Maryland, three students will receive weekly one-on-one tutoring for one year through Literacy Counts, an outreach program of The Summit School. Since 2008, the Literacy Counts program has provided tutors who reinforce reading skills of at-risk youth identified by the Boys & […]

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Summit School Offers Sweet Salute To Troops

Summit School Offers Sweet Salute To Troops

| November 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Summit School partnered with Stewart and Labbe Orthodontics to give a sweet salute to our troops with Operation Gratitude.  Students collected Halloween candy to send overseas to our troops. Not only was this a lesson in giving but a math class opportunity as well. First, the students estimated the overall weight of the candy […]

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9th Annual Summit School Gold Outing A Tremendous Success

9th Annual Summit School Gold Outing A Tremendous Success

| October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

On October 3rd, ninety golfers enjoyed a great day with fun contests and fantastic food at The Golf Club at South River in Edgewater. Net proceeds of $20,000 support the students and faculty of The Summit School. Summit wishes to thank this year’s Platinum Title Sponsor: Stohlman, Beuchert, Egan & Katula, Chtd.  

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Summit School’s Annual Symposium Scheduled

Summit School’s Annual Symposium Scheduled

| September 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, October 26, 2013, The Summit School will present their annual Zelma Wynn Symposium Series from 9am-3:30pm. This year’s topic is Visible Thinking, Learning & Understanding: Project Zero Ideas in the Classroom. This day-long event will feature the work of Project Zero, a research group based in the Graduate School of Education at Harvard […]

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What Is This Thing Called Dyslexia

What Is This Thing Called Dyslexia

| July 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Tuesday, July 23rd from 8:45am-10am, Summit’s Head of School, Dr. Joan Mele-McCarthy will present a fact-filled discussion on the history, diagnosis and defining differences, and plan of educational action for those with dyslexia. This free seminar will be held on The Summit School campus located at 664 East Central Avenue, Edgewater MD 21037. Dr. […]

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The Summit School’s 23rd Graduating Class

The Summit School’s 23rd Graduating Class

| June 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Friday, June 7th, The Summit School held their 23rd commencement ceremony which included ten eighth grade students.  Faculty members gave individual speeches about each graduate and their journey at Summit. The following awards were presented to graduates: Jonathan Fears – The Donnor Award, for enthusiasm, integrity, and responsibility Elena Trujillo – The Duff Award, […]

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Making Wishes Come True, A Night To Celebrate Dr. Jane R. Snider

Making Wishes Come True, A Night To Celebrate Dr. Jane R. Snider

| April 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, April 13, The Summit School will celebrate the work of Founding Executive Director, Dr. Jane R. Snider.  The event will take place at The Westin Annapolis and will include a live auction, cocktails, raffles, dinner, music, dancing, and a few surprises! The evening will kick-off with a cocktail reception sponsored by Annapolis Subaru.  […]

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MSP Teaches Summit School 7th Graders About Drinking & Driving

MSP Teaches Summit School 7th Graders About Drinking & Driving

| March 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Maryland Department of State Police Captain Robert G. Smolek, Commander of the Central Troop of the State Police Barracks, was invited to The Summit School on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 to talk to current seventh graders about standardized field sobriety tests. As part of the Life Science curriculum, Summit students are learning about Body Systems. […]

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Dr. Joan A. Mele-McCarthy Graduates From Leadership Maryland

Dr. Joan A. Mele-McCarthy Graduates From Leadership Maryland

| December 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dr. Joan A. Mele-McCarthy, head of school, The Summit School in Edgewater, recently completed an eight-month long leadership development program presented by Leadership Maryland. Leadership Maryland, celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, honored this Huntingtown  resident and her statewide classmates at a black-tie reception and dinner held December 4, 2012 at the Renaissance Harborplace Hotel in […]

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New Generations Of High-Tech Youth: How We Teach Them And Parent Them

New Generations Of High-Tech Youth: How We Teach Them And Parent Them

| September 30, 2012 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, November 3, 2012, The Summit School will present the Zelma Wynn Symposium Series, New Generations of High-Tech Youth: How We Teach Them & Parent Them from 8:30am-3:30pm. This annual event will feature Dr. Larry Rosen, who is a Professor of Psychology, author of iDisorder: Understanding Our Obsession With Technology and Overcoming its Hold on Us, as well as, […]

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Fall Educational Events Presented By The Summit School

Fall Educational Events Presented By The Summit School

| September 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

As a school for children with dyslexia and other learning differences, Summit strives to educate the community on learning differences, assessment, practical strategies, and how these difficulties affect school achievement. The Summit School is pleased to announce five fall events available for general public attendance. All events require registration; please email [email protected] to do so or go […]

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Crofton 5th Grader Wins Rotary Essay Prize

Crofton 5th Grader Wins Rotary Essay Prize

| July 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

Each year the Southern Anne Arundel Rotary Club offers students in grades 3-5,  in the eleven publics schools located in the southern part of the county, and the two independent schools, the opportunity to submit an essay based on a particular theme.  This year’s theme asked the students to write about tolerance, respect and acceptance. […]

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Dr. Jane Snider Stepping Aside At Summit School

Dr. Jane Snider Stepping Aside At Summit School

| June 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dr. Jane R. Snider, Founding Director of The Summit School, has announced that she will step down from her role at the school, following next school year. Dr. Snider founded the school in 1989, was Head of School until 2010, and then assumed the position of Executive Director to focus on marketing and fundraising for Summit. Dr. Snider […]

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Dr. Jane Snider Of The Summit School Receives TWIN Award

Dr. Jane Snider Of The Summit School Receives TWIN Award

| June 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

Dr. Jane R. Snider, Founding Executive Director of The Summit School, has been selected as a Tribute to Women and INdustry (TWIN) Honoree, a recognition program led by YWCAs across the country honoring women who have made significant contributions to industry in management or executive positions, and to recognize corporations whose policies and practices encourage […]

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The Summit School Using Art To Draw Interest And Support

The Summit School Using Art To Draw Interest And Support

| April 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The Summit School is gearing up for their annual Gala on Friday, April 27, 2012.  This annual event, held for the last two years at a very unique, fun-for-all venue (Greenway Bowl, Odenton, MD) offers both live and silent auctions. To broaden Summit’s reach a four-week long online auction is available for supporters near and […]

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Summit School Promotes Learning Differences Awareness

Summit School Promotes Learning Differences Awareness

| April 4, 2012 | 1 Comment

On Wednesday, March 14th, The Summit School celebrated Learning Differences Awareness Day, a 20 year tradition for the school.  Each year, The Summit School reserves a day in March to come together as a school to celebrate learning differences and build awareness that all children have gifts to share.  The morning began with Summit parents […]

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Reading Screenings At Summit School

Reading Screenings At Summit School

| January 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, February 11th from 9am-1pm, The Summit School will open its doors for a public reading screening event for 1st-8thgrade children between the ages of six and thirteen. Although not designed to diagnose learning disabilities, this screening will afford parents the opportunity to learn about their child’s reading strengths and weaknesses. All screenings are […]

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