The Summit Hill Junior High Cheerleaders took top honors at the ICCA State Championships held in Springfield.
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Sunday, February 24, 2013
Wednesday, February 6, 2013
The Summit Hill seventh grade girls volleyball team won the 2013 Homer Mustangs Seventh Grade Girls Volleyball Tournament on Jan. 11.
Sunday, February 3, 2013
The Summit Hill Junior High Jazz Band II performed at the Lincoln-Way Central Jazz Festival on Jan. 12.
Saturday, February 2, 2013
On Jan. 19, the top band students from all six junior high schools in the Lincoln-Way area combined for the fourth annual Lincoln-Way Area All-Star Band Festival.
Monday, January 21, 2013
Summit Hill Junior High School in Frankfort is looking for community members to give short presentations on their careers to our students during our annual Career Afternoon.
Thursday, December 20, 2012
The district is also in the process of organizing a fund and donation center to benefit the children of Bahaa and Nermeen Sam, who lost their mother on Wednesday.
Summit Hill School District 161 is offering its students extra support from district social workers and counselors after the father of three district students was charged with the first-degree murder of their mother. Nermeen Gamel Sam, 38, was found dead on Wednesday outside her home in the 19700 block of Silverside Drive, according to Tinley Park Police. Will County prosecutors say Bahaa A. Sam, 47, beat his wife to death with a weight lifting curling bar as their 4-year-old son watched. Bahaa and Nermeen are the parents of four children, three of whom attend school in the district at Summit Hill Junior High School, Hilda Walker Intermediate School and Dr. Julian Rogus Elementary School. District social workers and counselors were removed…
Monday, December 17, 2012
LOCAL VOICES: Summit Hill Junior High Band Alumni Invited to Join This Year's Annual Holiday Concert
The Summit Hill Junior High Concert and Symphonic Bands will be presenting their annual Holiday Concert on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at SHJH.
Friday, December 14, 2012
All students in the SHJH Honors Science Program will be displaying their science fair boards and will be available to answer questions about their projects.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Summit Hill Junior High School and Hilda Walker Intermediate School have both introduced new bullying prevention initiatives in recent months.
Summit Hill School District 161 is expanding its approach to bullying prevention and awareness with several new programs and initiatives in the 2012-13 school year. Summit Hill Junior High School is currently promoting multiple ways for students to report instances of bullying anonymously. SHJH Principal Pam Hodgson said that anonymity is important to junior high-aged students who might feel pressured not to be “the snitch,” and that the new incident reporting options accommodate those needs. Students who want to report an incident can do so by filling out a form online, which is then emailed to a counselor. Concerned students can also call a phone number that connects to the school social worker’s voicemail to leave an anonymous message…
Thursday, August 2, 2012
John Wade, a seventh- and eighth-grade teacher from Kankakee Junior High School, was hired by the board of education Wednesday to be the new assistant principal for Summit Hill Junior High School during a special meeting.
The Summit Hill School District 161 board approved the hiring of John Wade as the new assistant principal for Summit Hill Junior High School during a special meeting Wednesday, Aug. 1, according to a district press release. For 14 years, Wade has been working as a seventh- and eighth-grade language arts and social studies teacher, the release stated. He also has worked as a coach at the school, recently heading up the junior high's summer baseball team. READ: Board Fills Administrative Holes at Summit Hill, Hilda Walker “We welcome Mr. Wade to District 161," Supt. Barb Rains stated in the release. "He has both instructional and disciplinary strengths that match the goals and objectives of the District.” Wade will be taking over for …