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Great is Language—it is the mightiest of the sciences,
It is the fulness, color, form, diversity, of the earth, and of 
    men and women, and of all qualities and processes

                                                        —Walt Whitman

NCTE Achievement Award in Writing

Andrew Kelser
Julia Kuzniar
Tessa Pulgar 

Matthew Colon
Olivia Humphreys

Jon Ollom

Connor Hanley

Abby Beier
Eric Weitzner

Verve
Summit High School's Student Newspaper

2018 Gold Award for High School Newspapers
Columbia Scholastic Press Association

2018 First Place Award for High School Newspapers
American Scholastic Press Association

2018 Second Place NJ Distinguished Journalism Award
Garden State Scholastic Press Association

2017 Gold Award for High School Newspapers
Columbia Scholastic Press Association

2016 All-American with 4 Marks of Distinction
National Scholastic Press Association

2016 Silver Award for High School Newspapers
Columbia Scholastic Press Association

2016 First Place Award for High School Newspapers
American Scholastic Press Association

2016 First Place in Layout & Design: Sabrina Fleischman
Garden State Scholastic Press Association

2016 First Place in Editorial Cartooning: Maya Shapiro
Garden State Scholastic Press Association

2016 Honorable Mention in Sports Writing: Will Freeman
Garden State Scholastic Press Association

2015 Silver Award for High School Newspapers
Columbia Scholastic Press Association

2014 First Place Award for High School Newspapers
American Scholastic Press Association

2014 Bronze Award Winner for High School Newspapers
Columbia Scholastic Press Association

2013 Silver Award Winner for High School Newspapers
Columbia Scholastic Press Association

2012 Silver Award Winner for High School Newspapers
Columbia Scholastic Press Association

Join Verve, Summit High School's student newspaper, by registering for our Journalism electives. Verve is published monthly by students in Journalism 2, 3, and 4.



Quintessence

Summit High School's Art & Literary Magazine

2016 First Place with Special Merit
American Scholastic Press Association

2015 First Place with Special Merit

American Scholastic Press Association

2014 First Place Best Variety of Literary and Art Works
American Scholastic Press Association

2013 Superior Ranking for Literary Magazines
National Council of Teachers of English

2013 First Place with Special Merit
American Scholastic Press Association

2013 Most Outstanding High School Literary-Art Magazine
American Scholastic Press Association

2012 First Place Award for Literary Magazines
American Scholastic Press Association

2012 Superior Ranking for Literary Magazines
National Council of Teachers of English

Submit to Quintessence, Summit High School's award winning literary magazine. We accept any and all genres of creative writing: personal essays, poetry, short stories, graphic novels, song lyrics, screenplays, etc. Submissions can be made electronically by emailing:    
Quintessence@summit.k12.nj.us 

The subject of the email should read: Literary Submission. Be sure to include your name, grade and contact information in the body of the email.

We also accept any and all mediums of artwork as long as it can be submitted as an electronic file. Email a photo of your artwork to:

Quintessence@summit.k12.nj.us

Submissions need to be JPEG files. JPEGS should be sized at 300 dpi or higher resolution. The subject of the email should read:
Quintessence Artwork. Be sure to include your full name, grade, contact information, and the title and medium of the artwork you are submitting.

Meetings are held on Thursday at lunch in room 235.
All are welcome!


Poetry Out Loud

2016-17 First Place in Region 5 Poetry Recitation Contest
Zachary Olson