We've have a few changes to our faculty this year, so wanted to keep you up-to-date!
Congratulations to Mrs. Ashley Oluewu (4th, previously Howlett) and Mrs. Stacey Thorne (Science, previously Ellis); Both were married this summer!
Congratulations to Ms.Sarah Lohmann (1st grade) on the birth of her baby!
Congratulations and WELCOME to our new faculty to the Skinner West Family!
Ms. Melaan Johnson, Resident Principal*
Mr Matthew Baron, ELL
Ms. Kara Martin, 1st
Ms. Katie Schwartz, 2nd
Ms Adrienne Ward, 2nd
Ms. Stephanie Travis, 4th
Mr. Brandon Batchelor, 6th
We plan to update our website and newsletter with pictures and profiles, so stay tuned for more!
Finally, we fond farewells and thank yous to:
*What is a resident principal? Resident Principals are aspiring principal candidates in a year-long internship who are mentored by high-performing principals in the District for a full school year. This experience provides our aspiring principals with hands-on, real-world experience designed to help them prepare to enter a school ready to lead that school toward success from day one and to become proficient in the CPS Principal Competencies:
-Creating powerful professional learning systems that guarantee exceptional teaching and learning for students
-Championing teacher excellence through a focus on continuous improvement
-Establishing, nurturing and protecting a culture driven by college and career readiness
-Empowering and motivating families and community to become engaged
-Relentlessly pursuing self-disciplined thinking and actions- Leads the school towards achieving the vision
Please join us in congratulating our Skinner family!
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