Summit Performing Arts Resource Committee (SPARC)'s mission is to promote the performing arts, recognize student achievements and continuously enrich programs/ productions through advocacy, financial support and education initiatives in Summit Public Schools.
For 22 years and counting, SPARC has been at the forefront in our community providing financial and hands-on support to nurture our students’ creative talents and interests in theater, forensics, and dance. SPARC has contributed over $550,000 in grants, $60,000 in 2017-2018 alone, to the Summit Public Schools' programs.
Your support makes it possible for our students across elementary, middle and high school to participate in award winning performing arts programs -helping performers fulfill their craft while building character, fostering creativity, collaboration, teamwork and confidence.
- Elementary schools’ theatrical performances
- LCJSMS STEP Genesis, TEDx,Theater/Technical Theater, Drama Club, workshops
- SHS Theater/Technical Theater, Speech & Debate, Cabaret,
- Director’s Showcase, Workshops, Senior Salute/Scholarships
Your involvement and financial support keeps these programs thriving for all our students. Please become a member of SPARC and join us for all the wonderful fundraising events!
Officers for 2018-2019
President: Gloria M Ron-Fornes (firstname.lastname@example.org)
VP/Communications: Nancy Halper (email@example.com)
Treasurer: Jesse Reyes (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Secretary: Kristin Lumelleau
School Liaisons for 2018-2019:
Brayton: Rachel Petrella
Franklin: Amanda Grainger
Jefferson: Sarah Curale
Lincoln-Hubbard: Heather Grondin
Washington: January Hagan
LCJSMS: Nicolette Angelos-Noss
SHS: Stacie Collins
To learn more, please visit us at www.sparcsummit.org
Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com/sparcsummit
SPARC is a non-profit charitable corporation with 501(c)(3) tax exempt status in the United States. Our address is PO Box 462, Summit, NJ 07901. Tax exempt number: 36-4579175
Key 2018-2019 Dates
MARK YOUR CALENDARS!
ALL ARE WELCOME
September 24, 2018 7:30pm-9:00pm, Brayton
October 22, 2018 7:30pm – 9:00pm, Franklin
November 12, 2018 7:30pm-9:00pm, Jefferson
January 14, 2019 7:30pm-9:00pm, Lincoln-Hubbard
May 6, 2019 7:30pm-9:00pm –
Annual ReorganizationMeeting (location TBA)
SPARC FUNdraising EVENTS
SPARCtoberfest: October 20, 2018,The Grand Summit Hotel, Time TBA
SPARC-Quartet Shopping Event: Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 6:30-9:30pm
SPARC’s Murder Mystery Event: Friday, January 25, 2019, Elks Lodge, Time TBA
Pancake Breakfast: Saturday, March 30, 2019, SHS Cafeteria (reserved w BOE)
Senior Salute: May 20, 2019, SHS Cafeteria (For SHS Performing Arts Students and Music Students and their families) – THIS IS NOT a fundraiser.
Meet the Performing Arts Coaches and SPARC Celebration: June 10, 2019 – SHS Library, 6-8pm