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A Message from the Director

Hello, CSA Community! Celebrations We have so many things to celebrate: increasing our staff for the 2021-22 school year, accomplishments of our learners, and more! Our Star Search was very successful, and we have been able to find an additional…

Meet a DreamUp to Space Team Member: Noah Breitstein, Team Adzuki

By Grace Stumpf & Raegan Brown DreamUp to Space is a project that challenges young people to understand and explore the impact that microgravity has on matter. Through a partnership with DreamUp, iLEAD learners in grades 5-12 are inspired to…

Meet a DreamUp to Space Team Member: Michele Mountain, Team Carrot

By Grace Stumpf & Raegan Brown DreamUp to Space is a project that challenges young people to understand and explore the impact that microgravity has on matter. Through a partnership with DreamUp, iLEAD learners in grades 5-12 are inspired to…

Colorado SKIES Academy Culture: Social Intelligence

In the Colorado SKIES Academy approach to project-based learning, which produces well-rounded kids, social intelligence is a key component of whole-child development. What do we mean by social intelligence? It’s a person’s ability to interact well with others. It’s often…

Meet a DreamUp to Space Team Member: Quentin Gauge, Team Adzuki

By Grace Stumpf & Raegan Brown DreamUp to Space is a project that challenges young people to understand and explore the impact that microgravity has on matter. Through a partnership with DreamUp, iLEAD learners in grades 5-12 are inspired to develop…

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Colorado SKIES Academy Culture: Whole-Child Development

Last week we introduced the importance of social-emotional learning at Colorado SKIES Academy. Social-emotional learning is integral to our whole-child educational approach.  A whole-child mind-set means that we are focused on far more than teaching to tests or holding up…

Meet a DreamUp to Space Team Member: Grace Stumpf, Team Adzuki

DreamUp to Space is a project that challenges young people to understand and explore the impact that microgravity has on matter. Through a partnership with DreamUp, iLEAD learners in grades 5-12 are inspired to develop the skills and knowledge to design,…

Meet a DreamUp to Space Team Member: Raegan Brown, Team Carrot

DreamUp to Space is a project that challenges young people to understand and explore the impact that microgravity has on matter. Through a partnership with DreamUp, iLEAD learners in grades 5-12 are inspired to develop the skills and knowledge to…

A Message from the Director

Dear CSA Families, Today I was reminded why it is absolutely essential for our learners to be in school and with one another. Please join me in visualizing this picture of our learners that I personally saw today: a school…

Colorado SKIES Academy Culture: Social-Emotional Learning

In our approach to education at Colorado SKIES Academy, we emphasize methods that foster learners’ social-emotional learning. Social-emotional learning is the process through which learners understand and manage emotions, set and achieve positive goals, feel and show empathy for others,…

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Academic Calendar February 26: Staff Professional Development – No School for Learners Prospective families, schedule a tour! Continue reading

A Message from the Director

Dear CSA Community, What was seeming to be unique and different, being back for in-person learning, is now becoming routine again. I am so grateful for the ongoing efforts of our staff, our learners, and you, our community, for going…

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Academic Calendar February 15: Presidents’ Day – No School February 26: Staff Professional Development – No School for Learners Prospective families, schedule a tour! Continue reading

Colorado SKIES Academy Culture: Real-World Experiences

Consider this for a moment: What would be an ideal way to learn about flight and all that it involves? Do textbooks, lectures, and maybe a few videos help learners gain a firm grasp and understanding of the concepts?  What…

A Message from the Director

Hello, CSA! As we begin this week, our learners will be taking the MAP (Measures of Academic Progress) assessments to determine how much they have learned since mid-September and what areas need reinforcement or review. This is an excellent tool…

Upcoming Events

Academic Calendar February 15: Presidents’ Day – No School February 26: Staff Professional Development – No School for Learners Prospective families, schedule a tour! Continue reading

Colorado SKIES Academy Culture: Partnering with Home and Community

At Colorado SKIES Academy, we don’t believe that education happens solely within the four walls of a school. On the contrary, we believe education that produces well-rounded children is a result of synergy and collaboration between the school, the home,…

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