Summit Educational Foundation
LCJSMS PTO is happy to support all of our community programs, in particular, the Summit Educational Foundation. Please see the SEF tab for further information about this organization.
Summit Performing Arts Resource Committee
The Summit Performing Arts Resource Committee (SPARC) is a non-profit parent volunteer organization that provides advocacy, education initiatives and financial support for performing arts programs in all Summit public schools. Since its inception in 1996, SPARC's goal is to expose students to the performing arts to foster a lifelong interest in theatre, music and art. Visit www.sparcsummit.org.
Looking for a Summer Camp?
The Connection’s Summer Day Camps are about making friends, gaining self-confidence & having fun while making memories! For more than 90 years, The Connection has provided children with new and rewarding experiences! Full and Partial Scholarships are available for all classes and activities at The Connection, including camp. The Connection is licensed by the State of New Jersey and all of our staff is certified in American Red Cross CPR and First Aid. Our Aquatics staff is also certified in ARC Lifeguard Training. The Connection’s Summer Camps are accredited by the ACA (American Camp Association )
Do you have a 7th Grader? The 7th Grade Initiative is a program that provides a free Summit YMCA membership to all Summit 7th Graders, free personal training sessions on the cardio and strength equipment, and a few 7th Grade social events at the Y during the year. Once 7th Graders complete their free training sessions they can workout at the Summit Y without parental supervision for the entire school year. It’s a wonderful, inclusive community program. Click here for the brochure and here for the membership application.
Education and Cultural Partners
Speak Up Summit is a community organization that helps you stay on top of what is happening in the school district, and more importantly, how it will impact your children and their ability to receive an excellent education. We talk about budget issues, enrollment and class size issues, changes in Board of Education policies, new and proposed education laws and anything else that is of interest to our members. Our members are well-informed, and share what they know to keep everyone else up to date. Parents of students and the community at large are encouraged to attend!!
2018-2019 Meeting Dates: 10/23, 11/20, 1/22, 2/26, 3/19, 4/23, and 5/21. All regular meetings take place at 9:15am at the Hickory Room in the Summit Free Public Library.
Summit Schools Boosters Association
The Boosters are parents of student athletes and members of the community. Through Booster fundraising and profits from the sales of merchandise, the Boosters raise money to enhance the athletic programs at the Middle School and the High School. Please visit the Boosters site to donate (conveniently via PayPal!), and follow events and news. Visit: www.summitboostersnj.org.
Summit Free Public Library
The Summit Free Public Library has several upcoming events specifically for middle school students, including an author visit on Tuesday, October 9th and its Book Buddies program launch. To learn more about upcoming events for teens (grade 6 and up) at the public library, click here.