Communications News

Freshman Irene Calderon from The Summit Country Day School is the new third chair flutist in the Ohio Music Education Association District 14 Honor Band.

A National Merit Commended Scholar, member of the National Honor Society and science researcher, The Summit Country Day School senior Luke Ritter, Anderson Township, has been selected as a candidate for a corporate Fifth Third Foundation scholarship through the National Merit Scholarship Program.

Eighth graders Darnell Baldwin, Wyoming, and Jack Hollenbeck, Mason, and seventh graders Tarek Hasan, East Walnut Hills, and David Schnitter, Clermont County’s Union Township earned acceptance into the Ohio Music Education Association District 14 Honor Band.

Colleen McIlvenna, Madeira, will represent The Summit Country Day School in the sixth annual girls’ high school all-American game on Dec. 1 in Orlando, Fla.

In recent years, The Summit Country Day School girls’ soccer program has had a wealth of players continue their careers at the collegiate level, including Division I schools. During the National Signing Day ceremony on Nov. 14, Seniors Colleen McIlvenna, Madeira, and Kennidy Belle, West Chester, joined the ranks of their former teammates.

Alex Almaguer, Julia Rosa Helm and Colby Gordon, seniors at The Summit Country Day School, have received National Hispanic recognition by the College Board.

10 students from The Summit Country Day School have been named Commended Scholars by the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.

An academic standout, science researcher and leader at The Summit Country Day School, senior Caroline Kubicki, Montgomery, has been named a semifinalist in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Corporation Program.

A French gold medalist, science researcher and student ambassador, Summit senior Julia Rosa Helm, Anderson Township, has been named a semifinalist in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Corporation Program. Julia Rosa was also recognized by the National Hispanic Recognition Program.

A Latin scholar and Eagle Scout, senior Alex Almaguer, Loveland, has been named a semifinalist in the 64th annual National Merit Scholarship Corporation Program. Alex was also recognized by the National Hispanic Recognition Program.

Three students in The Summit Country Day School’s Harold C. Schott Middle School and one from the Lower School won awards for their submitted work in the annual Hyde Park Art Show on Oct. 7.

Summit Country Day School freshman Irene Calderon, Hyde Park, is one of two winners of the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra’s student melody contest.

Naturally, the next step in the Shakespearean catalog is one of his most well-known works. Mr. Peters decided the students, who were in middle school, were too young for the subject matter. However, he did promise to revisit the discussion when they reached the Upper School. On Oct. 6, he fulfilled the promise when a cast of 16 students performed “Romeo and Juliet.”

On Friday, Sept. 28, The Summit Country Day School hosted its annual naturalization ceremony in Flannery Gymnasium. Presided over by the Hon. Stephanie K. Bowman, U.S. Magistrate Judge, 89 people representing 43 countries were sworn in as United States citizens.

The Early Childhood Education Symposium returns to The Summit Country Day School for its 11th year. The symposium is set for 8:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27.

Barring any cancellations, The Summit Country Day School girls’ soccer team will play its 700th match in school history at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 25 against Seton at The Summit’s Williams Field. It will also be head coach Mike Fee’s 350th game at the helm of the program.

The Summit Country Day School inducted three multi-sport athletes into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame during this year’s Homecoming festivities on Friday, Sept. 14.

The American Geographical Society (AGS) selected Tracy Law ’85, Ph.D. as a 2018 AGS Geography Teacher Fellow. Dr. Law is one of 50 teachers selected from across the United States.

The Summit Country Day School awarded its highest alumni honor this week to C. Bert Amann Jr., a retired Cincinnati entrepreneur.

The Summit Country Day School on Sept. 5 awarded its Ne Ultra Award to Edward “Hap” Castleberry, a retired Cincinnati entrepreneur and longtime supporter of the Hyde Park school.

In order to start a new school year, The Summit Country Day School had to finish the previous one. On Aug. 17, the Upper School gathered in the Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel to acknowledge the students’ academic achievements during the second semester of the 2017-18 school year.