The Summit Hill Junior High Cheerleaders took top honors at the ICCA State Championships held in Springfield.
Summit Hill Junior High School
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 28, 2013
LOCAL VOICES: Summit Hill Junior High Cheerleaders Take First Place at the IESA State Cheerleading Championships
The Summit Hill Junior High cheerleaders took top honors at the IESA State Cheerleading Championship held in Peoria on Jan. 19.
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.
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…
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Students from over 60 Chicagoland area schools auditioned for spots in this elite ensemble.
Saturday, November 10, 2012
As part of their Social Studies classes, students took part in a mock election, casting their votes for either Barack Obama or Mitt Romney.