` Monday Message - January 16, 2023 - Colorado SKIES Academy

Monday message 01.16.2023

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Dear Colorado Skies Academy Families,

It has been great to have our learners back in the building after our long Winter Break! We are excited to jump into the second half of the school year! This is a busy time of year. Please check out the “Upcoming Events” table as well as the detailed articles below for more information regarding:

  • Early Learner Pick Up
  • Afternoon Car Line Restrictions
  • Homework Changes
  • Health Class Fridays
  • Student Fees DUE
  • Yearbook Orders
  • PLEASE HELP: Boys’ Restroom
  • Easy Fundraising Opportunities
  • Volunteers Needed
  • 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.



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.

Changes: Early Learner Pick Up

Life is busy, traffic is zero fun, and it is often necessary for our learners to leave school early. We have noticed an increase in students leaving early, especially after 2:45 pm. Our facilitators are struggling to keep their classes…

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Afternoon Car Line Restrictions

We get it – no one enjoys waiting in line, even in a car with heat or air conditioning and your favorite music on the radio. As you know, you are always welcome to arrive early and wait, reserving your…

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Announcement: Homework Changes

CSA’s project-based learning model is a wonderful way for our learners to learn. However, we want to be sure that all of our students receive adequate skills practice in core classes and are also prepared to succeed in more traditional…

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Health Class Fridays

We are so excited to be introducing an ongoing Health Class for all our CSA learners! Each grade level will be receiving appropriate lessons regarding health and development taught by our Directors Meredith and Katie. We will focus on providing…

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Learner Fees Due

Have you had a chance to pay your child’s leader supply fees for the year? If so, thank you! If you still need to pay, please plan to submit this to our front office as soon as possible. We prefer…

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Yearbook Orders

What better way to commemorate another great school year at Colorado Skies Academy than with a yearbook? In order to guarantee that your child will receive a yearbook, please pre-order your copy today! Payments and order forms are due to the…

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PLEASE HELP: Boys’ Restroom

Lately we have seen a significant increase in vandalism in our boys’ restroom. We have found drawings on the walls (including stalls), scratched messages and obscene sketches in the stalls, and broken equipment. We would greatly appreciate it if parents…

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Easy Fundraising 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…

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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…

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Thought of the Week

“Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill