Kokneeka Houston Summit Olympus is thrilled to celebrate senior Kokneeka Houston, recipient of the Act Six Scholarship. Tacoma-Seattle’s only full-tuition, full-need scholarship, Act Six brings together diverse, multicultural cadres of young people who want to use their college education to make a difference on campus and in their communities. Next year, Kokneeka will attend Whitworth … Continued


Sofia Mitalas, (l) and her teacher, Kristen Smith Summit Atlas freshman, Sofia Mitalas, wanted to do something to recognize the impact her teachers have had on her. She was particularly inspired by her Algebra teacher, Kristen Smith’s dedication and commitment to her students. Ms. Smith is also an advisor for the Atlas Action Alliance, a … Continued


Ashly Lopez Escober moved to the United States from Honduras just six years ago. Becoming a founding student at a high school and creating a culture of collaboration for future students wasn’t part of her plan. As she prepares to study biochemistry at the University of Washington, that’s exactly what she’s accomplished. With a fierce … Continued


Summit seniors accepted to 260 colleges nationwide amid a year marked by record-low acceptance rates REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — In its first Virtual School graduating class, 95% of Summit Public Schools (Summit) seniors were accepted to college—a 2 percentage point increase over last year—amid a year marked by record-low acceptance rates. Class of 2021 seniors … Continued


91% of Summit Atlas Graduates Have Been Accepted to 40 Unique Four-year Colleges SEATTLE – This week, Summit Atlas, a public charter middle and high school in West Seattle, Washington that opened in 2017, is celebrating its first graduating class at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 10. Atlas is one of 14 schools nationally in the … Continued


Voices of Summit Atlas: Founding Senior Esther Mumbi

Photo Credit: Rachel Davis While COVID-19 brought an unexpected change to her senior year, Summit Atlas senior Esther Mumbi took the shift to virtual school in stride. In fact, this last year has only strengthened Esther’s drive to enter the healthcare field and work towards ending what she recognizes as another pandemic — social and … Continued