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up on a must-read!
Does your Superstar have an accomplishment or
honorable mention you would like to submit to the newsletter?
Reply to this email or email us at email@example.com.
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Tops/ Labels for Education
everyday labels from groceries to earn points and funds for our
e-Scrip (Dominick's & other retailers)
www.escrip.com to designate your
eScrip accounts to Mark T. Skinner. A percentage of your
purchases go to the school. However, you must renew your e-Scrip annually.
Look out for special bonus days too!
to Skinner on ALL purchases made with Target Card
(additional 5% all purchases for you!)
Skinner Classical as your school
5% of purchases go to Mark T. Skinner Classical School
Please submit pictures from any Skinner West events
(concerts, parties, presentations etc) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Don't Forget to Turn in Your Read to Succeed Form!
Flags and Discovery Education are sponsoring their annualRead to
Succeed program where K-6th grade students are eligible to earn
a free admission ticket to a participating Six Flags theme park by
completing six hours of recreational, non-school-related reading. A
Read to Succeed form/reading log should have been sent home with your
child. If you did not get one, click here to download a
copy. Completed forms should be returned by February 2,
Hearts for the Arts - g111 News
The Hearts for the Arts event (Feb 10th, 5:00-7:30 PM) is coming in
two weeks. Student art work will be showcased on the second
floor landing with many activities for the event (see last week's newsletter).
g111 is "calling for easels". If you have an easel,
any size, and will lend to g111 for the Feb 10th event, please TAPE
your name and contact number on the easel and drop off in the Art
"calling for parent volunteers" if you plan on attending,
will you consider arriving early or staying late to help with the set
up or clean up? Please email email@example.com.
Lastly, did you
see the Red Heart in the garden? If you wish to order your own
to decorate, please email firstname.lastname@example.org directly, specifying pink or red
color. The cost is $40, payable to Gallery111. Please
send your check to the homeroom teacher, with the envelope clearly
marked "g111 heart - money enclosed." Students
should have a "Hearts for the Arts" flyer.
Please RSVP via the student Friday folders if you plan on attending
or not. We appreciate your response to estimate the headcount
for activities and food ordering purposes.
Boys Basketball Schedule
This is the schedule and write up for the boys
5-8 grade basketball teams.
Skinner West Ski Day Update:
No snow cubs
lesson will be offered on February 13th. February 12th Snow Cub
lessons will be in session from 12:30-2pm for children 5-7 yrs of
age. Please email Kim Reynolds at email@example.com
with the name and age of your child attending this lesson by February
2nd, as the ski instructors need an official head count prior to the
event. Ski trip permission slips are available at
questions? Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Skinner Fundraising Opportunity!
BUY GRAND GENEVA
GIFT CARDS FOR OVERNIGHT ACCOMODATIONS, FOOD AND MORE THRU SCRIP:
help Skinner raise money for technology and educational resources, we
strongly urge parents to purchase Grand Geneva gift cards from www.shopwithscrip.com to
use onsite. This will also help Skinner earn 9% back in
cash for each purchase. In $100 and $25 denominations, you can
use your gift cards towards lodging and food onsite,
but not for skiing, snowboarding, lessons or the gift shop.
This is essentially FREE cash to Skinner, so PLEASE plan to purchase
gift cards if you are attending. You have a choice of paying by check
or directly via your bank account.
1/26 - Last day to order via ACH bank account deduction for first
time shopwithscrip users
1/31- Last day to drop off checks payable to Skinner School
Forum. Drop off sealed envelopes labeled "Gift Cards"
with your child's name and room number, phone number and email @
Skinner Front Office.
2/8 - Fri 2/10 - Gift card delivery period at Skinner. (arrangements
can be made if you cannot pickup in person)
Box Top News!
to the 1st Semester Box Tops Challenge Winner-
Ms. O'Connor's Room 123 with 1,125 Box Tops!!!
POW! Martial Arts Box Tops Contest kicked off after winter break.
Every class started back at zero and has a chance to win a Free Field
Trip to POW! Martial Arts for a free kid's class of their choice.
The first collection will take place on February 1st.
Box Tops check has arrived, and Skinner West collected 10,009 Box
Tops during the 2010-2011 school year- that is equal to $1000.90!!!
The money will be used to purchase library automation supplies as
well as new library books for every grade level.
2011-2012 GOAL: 18,000 Box Tops, or
Skinner West achieve this goal by continuing to send in Box Tops from
household items, participate in Bonus Box Top opportunities like
those described below, and ask friends, family, coworkers, and
neighbors to save Box Tops.
New Ways to Earn Box Tops!
e-Box Tops by watching videos! Each month, different Box Tops
products will feature short, informational videos and surveys. Simply
click, watch, and earn Box Tops for Skinner West! Then send a note to
school stating how many e-Box Tops you earned, and they will be added
to your child's classroom total.
earning Click& Earn eBoxTops HERE!
your Dominick's Fresh Rewards Card at http://www.rewardyourschool.com/Sites/General_Mills_Box_Tops/Page/HomePage
earn e-box tops for Skinner West!
then participate in promotions at Jewel Osco. See your local Jewel ad
for specials and always check your receipt printout for Bonus Box
Promotion- Get 10 Bonus Box Tops when you purchase any 10 General
Mills Box Tops for Education products, now through April 20th. Bonus
Box tops print with your receipt. Special Promotions will be
listed in Jewel ads and in your Skinner eNewsletter!
Earn 70 Bonus Box
Tops (worth $7) when you purchase any 10 Box Tops Products between
1/22 and 1/28.
Dear Skinner Students, Families and Teachers,
We just had a wonderful Chinese New Year Celebration for first
through fourth grade students at Furama Restaurant this Wednesday
January 25. For those parents who came out and joined us at the
event, we thank you for your help and support of the Mandarin
Program. In order to share the experience with all the families
who couldn't be there with us, we need teachers and parents to submit
the following ASAP to Ms. Kong, our Mandarin teacher:
1. Teachers, please collect all student in Mandarin's Media Consent
Form and send them to my mailbox by this Friday 1/27.
2. Parents, if you haven't sent in the form or need another copy for
your child, please ask the office for a copy or email Ms. Kong at email@example.com
3. Parents, if you have photos and videos taken at the show, please
send them to Ms. Kong via CD or email by Monday 1/30, so she can
share the current event with all families in a timely fashion.
Thank you very much for your help and cooperation.
Chinese Mandarin Instructor
P: 773-534-7790 ext. 61190