COVID-19 Update Center
Our Senior Leadership Team is carefully monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. Our utmost priority is the physical and emotional health of our students, faculty, staff and the broader community. Guidelines by city, state and national health officials are informing our plans to reopen school while minimizing risk of student exposure while under our care.
- Summit Summer: Summer camps are under way on campus. Explore the curriculum guide and register.
- Summer Hours: The main building is open for deliveries, pickups and drop-offs. Summer hours are Tuesday, May 26- Monday, Aug. 10; Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.; Fridays: 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Read our visitor protocol below. Schedule a tour. Attend a virtual information session.
- School Resumes: Students will return to campus Aug. 17. See updated school calendar.
Remote Learning Blogs
Because of the pandemic, our Campus Day celebration of the arts was cancelled this year. To honor the annual tradition, the faculty presented their students’ work in a virtual display.
The Summit is blessed to have many professional parents who share their expertise with our students. In February, Dr. Marie DePerio, an epidemiologist for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gave what turned out to be a timely lesson on infectious disease to our sixth graders.
While the videos cannot replace the academic advancement children receive in classrooms with well-educated teachers attuned to early childhood cognitive development, faculty in our Montessori School recorded hundreds of video lessons to help parents continue their children’s learning remotely.
Middle and Upper School Latin teacher Larry Dean has been recording 10- to 15-minute videos of himself teaching in his empty classroom. Larry is the first to admit that he can get downright goofy in his antics, but he really livens things up.