Friday, Dec. 16
Services Committee Meeting has been cancelled. The meeting will
be rescheduled at a later date.
6th - 8th
3:00 PM -
Chorus - 3rd Grade Only
the Art Room
Meeting - All Are Welcome to Attend
Meeting - All Are Welcome to Attend
Report Distribution Day
Concerts @ Skinner School
- Preschool - Kdg., with Music House violinists
- Grades 1-5, with Music House violinists and Rock Band
AM - 12:00 PM
Day of School (Winter Break)
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Siblings Entering Skinner?
put all your eggs in one basket!! Remember,
there are several ways for a sibling to enroll into Skinner for Kdg,
1st , 2nd and 3rd grades for the 2012-2013 school year. The
first way is through applying for the Classical Program by
completing the Selective Enrollment Application for Elementary
Schools. The second is through completing a separate
application (Options for Knowledge Standard Elementary Application)
for the lottery for the neighborhood/magnet component of Skinner
West. Both applications must be received by the Office of
Academic Enhancement by Friday, December 16, 2011 via the online
process at www.apply.cps.edu
or by paper application. Best wishes to all of our siblings who
will be participating in the testing and /or lottery process for
Calling All Volunteers!!!
are still in need of parent volunteers for next week's Holiday
Bazaar, held on Friday,
December 23rd. Volunteers are needed to
assist with sorting, pricing and selling on the day of the sale.
We are still accepting new or gently used donations
(e.g. small gift items, books, collectibles, toys, jewelry, etc).
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Join us for our next Gallery 111 meeting, held on
Tuesday, December 20th at 3:10 PM, in the Art Room. We will be
discussing our next fundraising events, Hearts for Arts and an after
school fundraiser, held on February 10th. We will also be voting on
overall executive structure with committee positions; and funding of
programs for different grades. We look forward to seeing you there.
The Skinner School
The "Warm Your Heart, Toy and Winter Wear
benefiting Children's Memorial Hospital.
Participate by dropping off an unwrapped new toy or
new winter wear (coats, scarves, hats, gloves, mittens) to the
Skinner School lobby.
We are collecting donations now until Thursday,
Thank you for your support!
Skinner School Student Council
Please join us in congratulating our very own Erica J.
(8th grade - Ms. Mellos' class) and Myah J. (6th grade - Ms.
Sendoun's class) for recently being recognized for their golf
accomplishments in the December issue of Jet Magazine (page
49). Grab a copy of this month's issue and learn more about the
accomplishments of these two Skinner Superstars!
Note: If you'd like to share some news about your
child's achievements or awards received outside of school, with the
Skinner West community, please send us a brief email to firstname.lastname@example.org,
highlighting those accomplishments. Thank you.
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Skinner West (FoSW). Learn more about FoSW's latest fundraising
campaign to help Skinner West raise technology funds that will help
expand the educational experiences of our Skinner Superstars!
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