Monday Message - February 27, 2023 - Colorado SKIES Academy

Monday message 02.27.2023

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Dear Colorado Skies Academy Families,

It’s time for our semester 2 conferences! We are so excited to meet with our families to discuss your child’s growth and progress so far this year. Please note the schedule below, and if you have not yet had a chance to sign up for a mandatory Learner-Led Conference, use the included links to do so now!

Monday, February 27 - Normal school day and in-person conferences

8:00 am - 3:30 pm - Normal school day

4:00 - 5:15 pm - Subject area parent/teacher conferences

  • 5-minute meeting
  • First-come, first-served
  • Held in The Village

5:20 - 7:20 pm - Learner-Led Conferences

Tuesday, February 28 - NO SCHOOL and virtual conferences

Please check out the “Upcoming Events” calendar as well as the detailed articles below for more information regarding:

  • Chromebook Use (and Abuse)
  • Volunteers Needed for Lunch & Recess
  • Spirit Wear Sale - HAPPENING NOW!
  • Fun Food/Nutrition Services Promotions
  • Spring MAP Window Postponed
  • Thought of the Week

Thank you for your attention to these important issues. As always, feel free to reach out to me with additional questions and concerns!

Sincerely, Katie

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events Colorado Skies Academy


Date(s) Event
March 6 – 31 Fuel Up with School Breakfast Month – buy school breakfast and be entered in a drawing to have a Denver Broncos player visit our school!
March 13 – 26 Nothing Bundt Cakes fundraiser kickoff – sales sheets due Monday, March 27
March 27 
  • First Day of Quarter 4
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes sales logs/money due to the front office
  • Q4 Cooking Club begins
March 29  Class Picture Day (morning)
March 31 
  • Yearbook Orders – FINAL DUE DATE
  • Q3 Report Cards ready in PowerSchool
  • Kona Ice available for purchase from 1:00 – 2:30 pm (learners can purchase after 1:15 pm dismissal only!)
April 3 – 20 CMAS Window – all CMAS testing, including makeup testing, will be done during this window
April 5  Restaurant Night Fundraiser – Mod Pizza
April 7   NO SCHOOL – Teacher Professional Development
April 14  Kona Ice available for purchase from 1:00 – 2:30 pm (learners can purchase after 1:15 pm dismissal only!)
April 19  8th Grade Science POL
April 20  8th Grade Boondocks Field Trip – no school at CSA for 8th graders
April 27  7th Grade Science POL
April 28  Kona Ice available for purchase from 1:00 – 2:30 pm

Revised  Academic Calendar for 2022-2023

Prospective families, schedule a tour!

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Volunteers Needed for Lunch & Recess

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CSA Spirit Wear Sale – HAPPENING NOW!

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Chromebook Use (and Abuse)

We are seeing a dramatic increase in the number of students who are making unacceptable choices regarding their use of technology at school. We’ve noticed a rise in the number of inappropriate Google searches, abusive/inflammatory language in emails, and a…

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Fun Food/Nutrition Services Promotions Upcoming

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Postponed: Spring MAP Window

Standardized testing is a big part of how schools and students are evaluated each year. While we always want our students to show growth and meet their goals on any test, this year it is even more essential as one…

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Thought of the Week

“Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up.” – Dean Karnazes