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Two alumnae of The Summit Country Day School now have a manuscript published in the Journal of Emerging Investigators (JEI). “The presence of Wolbachia in Brood X cicadas” was co-authored by 2022 graduates Cecilia Hasan and Reagan Sutton and their mentor, Dr. Jessica Replogle, as part of the Schiff Family …

For the fifth straight year, The Summit Country Day School in Cincinnati has been named Ohio’s best Catholic high school by Niche, a national ranking and review site based in Pittsburgh.  Fifty percent of the ranking is determined by academic proficiency per SAT/ACT scores and survey responses about academics from …

Kelley Schiess became Head of School at Summit Country Day School (The Summit) July 1 of this year, the first woman in that position since the school became a co-educational institution in 1972. After a 13-year career at Xavier University, Schiess began working at The Summit in 2002, first as …

As part of Habitat for Humanity’s Rock the Block event, 10 seventh graders from The Summit Country Day School participated in a day of service to bring enhancements to underserved areas of our community. They spent a full day over the weekend, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., working in a West End neighborhood. …

Mrs. Mary Humpert is finishing her 44th year of teaching in Summit’s Montessori program If you were to describe the ideal teacher for young children, you might think of someone who loves to make her students feel valued and safe, who is dedicated to their growth and learning, who has …

After more than 12 years leading The Summit Country Day School community, Head of School Rich Wilson will retire in June 2022. The board of trustees has named a senior member of the school’s leadership team, Kelley Schiess, as Wilson’s successor. Schiess currently serves as the Assistant Head of School …

Ancestors of Joyce Hoben moved from Maryland to Kentucky in the 1790s and early 1800’s. There, they put down deep roots and helped build up the Catholic faith. Both of Joyce’s parents were well educated and skilled in music and literature. Joyce was the youngest of the Hoben’s seven children, …

Although Ardis Weseman was born and baptized in Wisconsin, she lived most of her childhood in Chicago, Illinois. There she attended public school for seven years and finished her elementary education at St. Genevieve Parish School. Ardis was confirmed at St. Genevieve Parish in 1943. With other young women from …

What started out as a reflective prayer during a virtual meeting May 12 among members of The Summit Country Day School community ended up as a schoolwide service project to benefit St. Boniface School in Northside. After putting out the call to The Summit community, families brought in hundreds of …

Samantha England with sixth graders at Summit Country Day School. She holds her painting of an apple, part of her personal perseverance project
By Rebecca Sontag There are a thousand excuses for not making your own artwork. But the kids love to see what you can do. It brings a level of authenticity to your classroom also. The whole thing just worked out amazingly.” –Samantha England Samantha England had more than a thousand …