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Upcoming Events

Date(s) Event Tuesday, Nov. 29 8th grade Field Trip – Lowry Wings Campus (no 8th grade classes at CSA; more info at the link) Wednesday, Nov. 30 Scholastic Book Sale ends (code Z4QJP) Thursday, Dec. 1 CSA Parent Town Hall…

Instructional Time Makeup – Parent Survey

High rates of staff illness and weather issues the week of November 15, 2022 led to a loss of learning time for our learners right before Thanksgiving break. While we are still well within our instructional time constraints, any loss…

Scholastic Book Fair – Code Z4QJP

As we work to increase the size and quality of our school library, we are excited to announce a Scholastic Book Sale! If you purchase books for your own family through Scholastic’s website or flyer and use our CSA Code for the…

Easy Volunteer Opportunities

Thank you to our wonderful Fundraising Committee parents have been hard at work establishing simple ways for us to direct additional funds to our school! Below is a little information on two easy ways you can participate. King Soopers Rewards…

Volunteers Needed

Calling all flexibly working parents! We have officially entered the half of the year when snow falls, and we need your help. CSA has not been able to hire an on-site facilities/maintenance employee, so when it snows in the middle…

6th Grade Immunization Records DUE DEC. 12

The state of Colorado requires that all students receive the Tdap vaccine prior to entry into 6th grade. Schools are required to collect proof of immunization from all incoming 6th-grade students, document it, and send a report to the state in January…

Thought of the Week

“Reflect upon your present blessings—of which every man has many—not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.”  – Charles Dickens  

Colorado SKIES Academy Learners Send Experiment to the ISS

Learners at Colorado SKIES Academy are posing this question: “Can activated charcoal adsorb bacteria in microgravity?” The learners have worked diligently through the entire process, in which they’ve written an experiment procedure including exposing the charcoal to bacteria. After the…

Upcoming Events

Revised  Academic Calendar for 2022-2023 Fall Break- November 21-25 Prospective families, schedule a tour! See what our families are saying about Colorado SKIES Academy!

Upcoming Events

Revised  Academic Calendar for 2022-2023 October 24: No school – Facilitator Planning Day October 25: First day of Quarter 2 – Check & print schedule in PowerSchool! After Fall Break: Presentations of Learning (POL) for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade –…

Academic Calendar Change – NO SCHOOL MONDAY, OCTOBER 24!

We are making some adjustments to our daily schedule and operations beginning in the second quarter. These changes, which are addressed in more detail below, will require the facilitators to spend a significant amount of time planning before the start…

Verizon Wireless Benefit – Donors Choose & Starbucks!

This is a unique opportunity to support our school as well as yourself! If you have Verizon Wireless, please go into the “Verizon Up” part of the app. There you will find a $10 Donors Choose reward and a Starbucks…

Planners for Quarter 2

It’s been fun to watch the facilitators and learners start to use their Executive Functioning planners toward the end of this quarter! We only printed them for the first quarter to keep the size manageable (and give them less to…

CSA Communications

We have heard loud and clear that communication has been challenging, and we have been trying a few different things to alleviate this area of concern. Now it’s time to hear from YOU — what modes of communication work best…

Thought of the Week

“Working without downtime reduces efficiency and creativity and often invites emotional, psychological, and physical stress. The brain needs downtime to remain productive, gain perspective and generate innovative ideas. Downtime gives the mind an opportunity to make unexpected connections and provide…

Upcoming Events

Revised  Academic Calendar for 2022-2023 October 17 – 21: FALL BREAK October 24: No school – Facilitator Planning Day October 25: First day of Quarter 2 – Check & print schedule in PowerSchool! After Fall Break: Presentations of Learning (POL) for…

Academic Calendar Change – NO SCHOOL MONDAY, OCTOBER 24!

We are making some adjustments to our daily schedule and operations beginning in the second quarter. These changes, which are addressed in more detail below, will require the facilitators to spend a significant amount of time planning before the start…

Verizon Wireless Benefit – Donors Choose & Starbucks!

This is a unique opportunity to support our school as well as yourself! If you have Verizon Wireless, please go into the “Verizon Up” part of the app. There you will find a $10 Donors Choose reward and a Starbucks…

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