Our School Spirit Lasts An Eternity

SCA Alumnus Named Captain in the United States Army

SCA Class of 2010 and West Point Class of 2014 graduate Steven Santon has been promoted to the rank of Captain in the United States Army. “Steve Santon’s selection is an acknowledgement of his past success, but more so of his potential to serve our Army and our Soldiers at a higher level,” shared Field […]

SCA New International Students Orientation Weekend- A Lesson on Adaptability

SCA welcomes eight new international students this year, making a total of 17 international students from China, South Korea and Spain this school year. Orientation Weekend was held in Lee’s Summit recently and American SCA Buddies met their student for the first time. Yuki Zheng, a senior at SCA and international student shared her perspective […]

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’s International Festival Connects Hundreds to Global Experience

                                            (Lee’s Summit, MO) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) recently hosted over 600 at the fifth annual International Festival. Those in attendance travelled through the continents- tasting authentic food, viewing performances, learning about global […]

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 […]

SCA to Host 5th Annual International Festival

(Lee’s Summit, MO) – Summit Christian Academy (SCA) will host the fifth annual school-wide and community-wide International Festival from 5 – 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 21 at the SCA Elementary School (1450 SW Jefferson in Lee’s Summit). Nearly 500 were in attendance last year. The community is invited to attend this educational event where […]

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 […]

Summit Christian Academy ACT Scores Surpass City, State & National Average by Three Points

Summit Christian Academy (SCA) students taking the ACT college-entrance test scored well above the city, state, and national averages again this year. SCA students’ average ACT composite score was 24.9 which is three points or twelve percent higher than the Lee’s Summit R-7 School District’s average score of 21.8. The average ACT score in Missouri […]

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.