A Rite of Passage • November 27, 2017

A Rite of Passage • November 27, 2017

(Image above: The class of 2018 applies to college) Dear Families, We’re so proud of our seniors! At our College Night the week before Thanksgiving they sent off their first applications to college. In the months ahead they’ll have to keep their grades high and respond promptly to requests from admissions offices. We can’t wait to…

PSAT: Stepping-stone to College • October 23, 2017

PSAT: Stepping-stone to College • October 23, 2017

(Image above: COMMENDED SCHOLARS: BENJAMIN, ARIANE, AND DIRA WITH THEIR MENTORS MS. CRAIG AND MR. NORDHEIM) Dear Families, We’re proud to announce that three Tahoma students received a special recognition!  The College Board awarded Letters of Commendation to seniors Benjamin, Ariane, and Dira in recognition of their “outstanding academic promise” as reflected on the PSAT exam last…

What Makes it Possible • October 10, 2017

What Makes it Possible • October 10, 2017

Dear Families, A Summit education is a unique opportunity.  Our students represent a diverse cross section of San Jose.  Our education is personalized, helping students to develop the cognitive skills, content knowledge, and habits of success necessary to succeed in college and in life.  100% of our graduates have been accepted to college.  But we…

Lend a Hand! • September 26, 2017

Lend a Hand! • September 26, 2017

  Dear Families, Seven years ago, hundreds of San Jose parents rallied together to find a public school option that ensured our children would have the opportunity to go to college – and Summit Tahoma was born.  Parents value Tahoma’s strong sense of community, its mentoring program, and its safe space.  Parent involvement is essential…

Academic Progress • Aug 27, 2017

Academic Progress • Aug 27, 2017

Dear Families, As of last Friday, almost all Tahoma students completed at least one Power Focus Area – great job!  To keep the momentum going, we want to share upcoming dates related to academic progress. Back to School Night is Thursday, September 7 from 6:30-7:30 PM.  All families should attend.  We’ll begin in mentor rooms at…

Back-to-School News • Aug 1, 2017

Back-to-School News • Aug 1, 2017

Dear Families, We often think of summer as a season that passes too quickly! Summer is also the bridge between the accomplishments of our past school years and the opportunities for new students and new successes. We’re proud of Tahoma’s 52 graduates who were all accepted to college. We’ll be following their successes as their…