` Monday Message - November 28, 2022 - Colorado SKIES Academy

Monday message 11.28.2022

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Message from the Director

Dear Colorado Skies Academy Families,

The week before Thanksgiving break was filled with unexpected challenges for all of us. Thank you for your continued flexibility through a challenging set of circumstances! We are considering using some upcoming Fridays to make up for some of the missed instructional time from this quarter; keep reading for details and a chance to provide feedback!

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:

  • Instructional Time Makeup – Parent Survey
  • Scholastic Book Fair
  • Easy Fundraising Opportunities
  • Volunteers Needed
  • 6th Grade Immunization Records DUE DEC. 12
  • 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.

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Instructional Time Makeup – Parent Survey

High rates of staff illness and weather issues the week of November 15, 2022 led to a loss of learning time for our learners right before Thanksgiving break. While we are still well within our instructional time constraints, any loss…

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Scholastic Book Fair – Code Z4QJP

As we work to increase the size and quality of our school library, we are excited to announce a Scholastic Book Sale! If you purchase books for your own family through Scholastic’s website or flyer and use our CSA Code for the…

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Easy Volunteer 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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6th Grade Immunization Records DUE DEC. 12

The state of Colorado requires that all students receive the Tdap vaccine prior to entry into 6th grade. Schools are required to collect proof of immunization from all incoming 6th-grade students, document it, and send a report to the state in January…

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Thought of the Week

“Reflect upon your present blessings—of which every man has many—not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.”  – Charles Dickens