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SCA Hosts English Immersion Camp for Chinese Students

(Lee’s Summit, MO)  – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) recently welcomed two groups of 12-16-year-old Chinese students to the United States as SCA hosted an inaugural English Immersion Camp. Partnering with Ken Kong, Director of World Class in Shenzhen, China and Peter Freund, Director of Undertree Lodge in Colorado, the Chinese students spent a few days […]

SCA International Program Guest Speakers at Lee’s Summit Rotary Club

(Lee’s Summit, MO) – Several Summit Christian Academy (SCA) students recently traveled off campus as they spoke to the Lee’s Summit Rotary Club about the International Program. Secondary Principal Joe Hesman, International Program Director Kathy Tharp, international students Maria Andres (Spain), Sergio Dalazen (Brazil), Sean Park (South Korea), and Doris Li (China), along with SCA […]

An SCA Team of Parents and Teachers Visit Wheaton College

An SCA team went to Wheaton College for a symposium to learn about all aspects of an International Program. Left to right participants: Senior Sean Park–intern for SCA International Program, Anthony Mickelson–EAP and Introduction to Christianity teacher, Andrea Gillespie–English teacher and host mom, Cindy Parks–lead host parent, Kathy Tharp–International Program Director, Lori Kavalesky–host mom and representative […]

Chinese Students Visit Ms. Lewis’ 7th Grade Social Studies Class

(Lee’s Summit) – Mrs. Lewis’ 7th grade social studies classes have been studying a unit on Asia and had special speakers from our own SCA Chinese students. Senior Haoyu Hu, Junior Mark Cai, and Sophomore Doris Li spoke to the classes about Chinese calligraphy and the meaning of the fan. Students tried their hand at […]

Dr. Harold Finch Reaches over 800 at Success Seminar

(Lee’s Summit, MO) – Over 800 people gathered at John Knox Pavilion on September 13 for Dr. Harold Finch’s “Success Seminar.” Frontier Justice President & CEO Mike Brown was also a presenter at the Seminar. Dr. Finch is a renowned speaker and has presented over 750 “Success Seminars” on five continents and in universities and […]

SCA Celebrates Cinco De Mayo

(Lee’s Summit, MO) –Summit Christian Academy (SCA) recently celebrated Cinco de Mayo with a mariachi band performing at the Elementary school. The Early Education Department also hosted a Cinco de Mayo Fiesta for current students and their friends and included crafts, a photo booth, snacks, and game stations.

A Little Bit of Europe at Summit Christian Academy

(Lee’s Summit, MO) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) fifth grade students recently brought Europe to Lee’s Summit as they hosted the annual European Fair. The event provides a fun and interactive way for SCA elementary students to explore and get a taste of Europe. SCA fifth grade students brought Europe to Lee’s Summit by representing […]

A Heart for the World- Hundreds Receive Global Experience at Fourth Annual SCA International Festival

(Lee’s Summit, MO) – Over 600 children and adults met at Summit Christian Academy (SCA) recently to travel the globe at the fourth annual SCA International Festival. The night opened with a parade of flags and costumes from countries including South Korea, China, Peru, Brazil, Uganda, Spain, and more. Participants had the opportunity to be […]

Summit Christian Academy International Student Showcase Presents: Life in America: A Two Part Series

  (Lee’s Summit, MO) – “Each day, I open my eyes at 6 a.m. Today, as usual, I opened my eyes and the first thing I saw was the calendar on my desk: today is the 174th day of living in America. During morning routines, going to school, coming home, working on homework, practicing violin […]

SCA to Host Fourth Annual International Festival

For the fourth year in a row, Summit Christian Academy (SCA) will host their International Festival from 5 – 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 16 at the SCA Elementary School (1450 SW Jefferson in Lee’s Summit). Nearly 800 were in attendance last year. Those attending this educational event will travel through the continents, experiencing festive […]