` Monday Message - May 27, 2019 - Colorado SKIES Academy

Monday message 05.27.2019

Dear Colorado SKIES Academy Parents and Supporters,

Over the last few weeks, I’ve had the pleasure of speaking with several parents who’ve enrolled their learners at Colorado SKIES Academy or are still in the process of deciding. The interesting thing about these conversations is the variety of reasons why families are sending their children to CSA. Each discussion has been unique, just like all of our learners. While some have expressed their interest in the aviation and aerospace-themed curriculum, or project-based learning, others are just looking for a new or unique school culture. I’ve spoken to parents who’ve been homeschooling their learners while looking for a school that can support their child’s advanced academic progress, families with kids who have special needs that aren’t being met, or kids who are experiencing behavior from their peers that has led to frustration, sadness, and disengagement.

All of these discussions have reinforced the idea that CSA isn’t just offering another school choice for parents to consider. Rather, CSA is filling a critical educational and social-emotional need for children who aren’t getting the support they deserve. With that being said, I would love to hear more about your unique “why” as it relates to enrolling your child at CSA. As families make decisions about where they send their children to school, it would be helpful for them to hear some of your reasons.

If you’re willing to email me an answer to the question, “Why did you enroll your child at CSA?,” I can compile these responses and share them with prospective families during future conversations. All of the responses will be shared anonymously to preserve confidentiality. I think this would be a fantastic resource for families who are still making up their minds, and it would be a huge help to Colorado SKIES Academy.

As always, if you have any questions please don’t hesitate to email zach.vine@coloradoskiesacademy.org.

Your support is very much appreciated, and I look forward to meeting you soon.

Warm Regards,
Zach Vine M.Ed, Director of Staff and Learner Programs

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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