Colorado SKIES Academy is off to an excellent start. Can you believe that we have completed three weeks of school? Thank you for your ongoing support and feedback.
As the year continues to develop, we want to invite you to continue to partner with us. There are a variety of ways you can become involved at CSA. Educational research continues to remind us of the value of parental involvement, especially in the middle years. The learners are eager for approval, recognition and encouragement from all the adults in their life.
We hope you will make plans to attend the Watchdog (for dads) and PAC meetings during the following week. Both parent organizations have an informational meeting on Thursday, September 16, 2021, at 5:30 PM. Bring the entire family as there will be pizza and a movie night for the children.
If you have any questions or if I can be of any assistance, please reach out to me.
Anne Wodetzki, School Director
Colorado SKIES Academy
Cell Phone 219-255-8130
School pictures are still available to order please visit mylifetouch.com using Picture ID code EVTH7WD6X.If you were not here for the first day of school or would like a retake, Lifetouch will be at CSA on September 20, 2021.
The CMAS scores from last year have just arrived in the building. If your learner attended school with us in 2020-21 and took the State CMAS test, the results will be coming home on Tuesday, September 7, 2021. Please ask your learner to share the sealed envelope with you. Current Grade 8 learners participated in English Language Arts/ Literacy and Grade 7 participated in the Math assessment only. All CSA 6th grade learners will want to reach out to their elementary school for results.
This past spring, a CSA EduKit program was provided to all Colorado SKIES Academy families through the PAC (Parent Action Committee). The PAC works diligently to support Colorado SKIES Academy through fundraising and special events for all learners and families. IF YOU CHOOSE, Colorado SKIES Academy PAC will accept a donation instead of a refund for your EduKit. Would you please communicate your wishes by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Calling all parents! We are looking for parents to be active members in the CSA-PAC. That’s our Parent Action Committee. We are looking to provide a strong organization to help provide extra activities and opportunities for our learners. If interested please email email@example.com
Mark your calendars for September 16, 2021 at 5:30 PM for two very important organizational meetings. The Parent Action Committee and Watchdogs (dads/males) would like to connect with you and share their plans for the school year. Pizza and a movie night will be provided for the learners and siblings while both meetings are in session.
Beginning in the 2021-2022 school year (7/1/2021), the process of submitting a non-medical exemption will change. There will be two ways to submit a non-medical exemption.
Be sure to check with your learner’s school, child care, or college/university to find out if they need a printed copy of the Certificate of non-medical exemption. If you submit to CIIS, the school can access the exemption information in CIIS, but cannot access the completed Certificate of non-medical exemption
If your child is sick, please keep them home. Also, please report any Covid-19 exposures for your learner to the school’s health clinic. Remember if your student has a fever, diarrhea, or has vomited the night before school, they need to be kept home. They may return 24-hours after symptoms subside and without the use of fever reducers. We do not carry stock medications like Tylenol, Advil, etc. in the health clinic. Middle schoolers can carry one day’s worth of these medications on their person. The medication has to be in the original bottle with the child’s name on it (travel size works best). We want to keep our learners healthy and safe so that they may continue to excel in their learning here at CSA. Thanks for your understanding.
If your learner must be away from school for any period of time, we ask that you report their absence through our school absence link.
Colorado SKIES Academy would like to offer low-cost before and after-school clubs and programs. Programs and clubs could begin as early as September 13, 2021. After School 3:30 – 5:30 pm and Morning as early as 7:00 am. On Friday Clubs would be available from 1 pm until 4 pm. Would you please complete this survey if you are interested in participating.
If you are needing to carpool with another family and need help locating someone near you please use this link. Thank you so much, Chris West, for putting this together! CSA Carpool
November 18 – CSA Board Meeting at 5:30 pm
November 19 – Progress Reports
November 22-25 – Thanksgiving Break
Nov. 29 – School Resumes
Dec. 20 – Jan. 4 – Winter Break
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Colorado SKIES Academy will not discriminate in its enrollment on the basis of disability, race, creed, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, ancestry, need for special education services or need for English language support services. Colorado SKIES Academy will comply with all applicable, approved policies and regulations and the requirements of federal and state law concerning the education of children with disabilities. No student will be denied admission because of academic performance. Please see “Successful Student Characteristics” on our website for further details.