Tag Archives: tacoma

09 Oct

THE IMPORTANCE OF ADULT MENTORS FOR ACADEMIC SUCCESS

Quick. Name your favorite teacher from your own student days. Do remember your teacher’s name? What grade level were you,

02 May

Thank you to our teachers

By Jill Riemer, Director of Partnerships Our faculty is the backbone of our schools and our organization. In honor of Teacher

23 Nov

Summit Gives Thanks to our Growing Community

This week we want to pause and say thank you to our students, families, faculty and our larger community. While

21 Jun

Introducing new faculty – Alex Horowitz, Assistant Director at Summit Olympus

After seeing firsthand the inequity in schools Alex Horowitz’s passion for education was sparked. “Every single student deserves a high-quality

16 Jun

Introducing New Faculty – Emily Aeschliman, physics teacher at Summit Olympus

From companies like Microsoft to Boeing, Washington state is filled with opportunities for students with an education and skills in

13 Jun

Summit Olympus High School students celebrate expedition learning, community partnerships

Outside Summit Olympus, the strawberries are starting to ripen, snap peas are growing and lettuce, kale and brussel sprouts have

03 Jun

Tacoma Weekly – Spending a day in a Summit Olympus High Schoolers’ shoes

There is a great story by Summit Olympus’ own Community Teacher, John Levi in the Tacoma Weekly highlighting a recent

31 May

Introducing New Faculty – Jessica Miranda, Operations Manager at Summit Olympus

When new and returning families visit Summit Olympus next year they’ll be greeted by a new face and with a

27 May

Summit Olympus Student is named a “superhero” and given $1,000 to support her work with families in need

Summit Olympus ninth grader Katie Wilton was honored today by The Sidekick Collective, a statewide nonprofit that provides seed funding

13 May

Introducing new faculty – John Levi, Community Teacher at Summit Olympus

The historical public charter school movement in Washington state provides an opportunity to close achievement gaps in communities like Tacoma,