Meet Chris.


Meet Chris.

Before I came to Summit Olympus, I didn’t really care about school. I was just doing the bare minimum to get by. My 8th grade…


Washington State Charter Schools Association Awarded Federal Charter School Grant

For Immediate Release: September 24, 2019 Contact: Maggie Meyers at maggie@wacharters.org or (724) 263-9826   Funds will support new, innovative school models, and replication and…


Meet Ayanna.

To me, being a leader is all about activating the leadership in others. I’ve been working in public education for eleven years, first as a…


Our Statement on SOAR Academy’s Closure in June 2019

The Washington State Charter Schools Association issued a statement following SOAR Academy’s announcement that they will cease operations in June 2019: “We want to recognize…


For Second Year in a Row, Washington’s Charter Public School Law Ranks Third in the Nation

For Immediate Release: January 22, 2018 | Contact: Maggie Meyers at maggie@wacharters.org or 724-263-9826 OLYMPIA, WA — Today, the National Alliance for Public Charter Schools released its…


Meet Orion.

My name is Orion and a sophomore in my second year at Summit Atlas. I am proud to be one of Atlas’ founding students. My…


Meet Esther.

My name is Esther. I’m in 10th grade and in my second year at Summit Atlas, a charter public school in West Seattle. I’ve lived…


Our Statement on Washington Supreme Court’s Final McCleary Order

On June 7, the state Supreme Court issued its final order on the McCleary case. In response, WA Charters issued the following statement: The state Supreme…


Meet Jalen.

  My name is Jalen Johnson, and I’m a junior at Summit Sierra. Let’s flash back to 8th grade. I was a quiet and anxious…


Summit Sierra’s school culture celebrates diversity

                By Matt Halvorson Summit Sierra High School in Seattle is doing its part to create a school…


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