` Monday Message - April 25 2022 - Colorado SKIES Academy

Monday message 04.25.2022

Re-Enrollment Colorado Skies Academy

Director’s Message

Dear CSA Families,

During the month of May, our learners will be sharing Showcases of Learning. This is a time where your child will present their reflection of their school year. This is crucial to the learning process and a huge component of our culture. Reach out to your learner’s facilitator for designated dates if you would like to attend.

This usually is at the end of the school year, and includes; a reflective presentation by the learners about their school year, challenges, successes, obstacles, and growth. Learner showcases are a key experience that allows learners to be acknowledged by their community, allows the community to witness the achievements of the learners, and ensures that we are building a community of accountability.”

What are Showcase Presentations?
In a nutshell, Showcase Presentations are individual, reflective presentations that ask learners to articulate their learning journey to an audience of their classmates, facilitator, and parents. This looks different in every grade level, but every child is expected to think about what they learned and how they grew as an individual this year. And because we focus on the whole child, parents can expect their child’s presentations to discuss academic, social-emotional, and leadership growth.

Our facilitators will be working with their classes to develop these presentations. They will ask each child to reflect on developmentally appropriate questions and then use the answers as the foundation of each learner’s presentation. Each learner will choose how they wish to present their Showcase so that he or she can truly be creative and express individual style and passion.

What is my role as a parent?
Parents play a major role in this process as well. In addition to helping your learner do some reflection if necessary, parents are invited to come into the classroom and view your child’s presentation. We highly encourage at least one parent or family member to be present during their learner’s Showcase.

Each facilitator will be developing his or her own schedule and will be reaching out to families soon to schedule presentation dates and times for their class. Please stay alert of communication from your learner’s facilitator regarding scheduling Showcase Presentations.

The sky is not the limit when our imaginations are unlimited!


Anne Wodetzki

CSA School Director


Cell Phone 219-255-8130

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events Colorado Skies Academy

Note: Please click the links below to learn more about each event.

Weekly In-Person Tours and Information Sessions:
School Tours for Prospective Families, 10:30-11:30 am, 4:30-5:30 pm on Tuesdays

Monday, February 12:
Simulator Training, 8:30-10:00 am

Monday, February 12:
Talk, Chris Wright, CEO of Liberty Energy, “Bettering Human Lives: Perspectives on Energy, Climate, and Poverty,” 10:00-11:00 am

Friday, February 16:
Simulator Training, 9:30-11:00 am

Thursday, February 22:
Regular Board Meeting, 5:45 pm, CSA
Please join us to hear from the CSA learners about their trip to India!

Friday, February 23:
Simulator Training, 9:30-11:00 am

Saturday, February 24:
Public Safety Day, 10:00-2:00 pm

Monday, February 26:
Simulator Training, 8:30-11:00 am

More details to come, but please be aware that the next Presentation of Learning for 6th grade will be on Tuesday, March 5th and for 7th grade on Wednesday, March 6th.

*Admittance to Exploration of Flight is free for CSA Learners with their student membership. The EoF staff has a list of current CSA learners so all they need to do is give their name!

New CSA families receive a 20% discount on family memberships to Wings Over the Rockies Museum, valid at both museum locations (Centennial & Lowry). A daily entry fee may also be paid to gain entry to the events at the museum. Please contact christa.coryell@coloradoskiesacademy.org for more information about museum memberships for CSA families.

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