Mon. Nov. 11 to
Mon. Nov 21
Friday, Nov 11
Monday, Nov. 14
K - 3
1st meeting of year
Tuesday, Nov. 15
Student Council Meeting
dial in (213) 406-8520, Access Code 692-6164
All are welcome
Wednesday, Nov. 16
Report Card Pickup
12pm - 3:15pm
4pm - 6pm
Catalog Order Pickup
Edible Schoolyard Meeting
Thursday, Nov. 17
Friday, Nov. 18
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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
As of 8/2011, Skinner has earned over $7,000 from
Target. Please encourage parents, relatives and friends to designate
Skinner Classical as their school!
Watch a Video to Earn Box Tops
Ford has teamed up with Box Tops for Education to
provide money for schools! Go to www.forddrivesboxtops.com
and sign in or create an account. Select Skinner
West Elementary School as your school to support- zip code
Earn 5 eBoxTops for each Ford video you watch - up to 25
eBoxTops total if you watch all five videos we've made available.
Watch videos from October 1 -December 1, 2011.
Earn 10 eBoxTops when you request a Ford vehicle
brochure. Request a brochure from October 1 - December 1, 2011.
Redeem code by March 31, 2012.
And if you happen to be planning on purchasing a Ford
any time soon...Earn 250 eBoxTops® with the purchase of any new Ford
vehicle. Purchase vehicle from October 1 - December 1, 2011.
Redeem code by March 31, 2012.
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The Results are In!
Congratulations to our Student Council Officers 2011-12
Irene Z., Rm 326
President Kendall R., Rm 326
Historian Cristena B., Rm 320
Secretary Nayelli C., Rm 326
Treasurer Kendall K., Rm 326
The first student
council meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 15th @
Don't Forget to Pick Up Your Catalog Orders on Wed. 11/16
Your orders will
be ready for pickup in the gymnatorium. Thank you to all the parents
and students for your continued support!
Holiday Bazaar is Coming!
PTO/Forum will be
holding its Annual Holiday Bazaar! We are now accepting new or
gently used donations (e.g. small gift items, books, collectibles,
toys, jewelry, etc) in the designated box in the main lobby or
the main office. (Please label donations "Holiday
Bazaar"). On Friday, December 9th, the children will be
given the opportunity to purchase items starting at 25 cents to
give away as holiday presents to family and friends, while truly
"making it their own" gift selection. If you have any
questions, please contact Kathy Ash @ firstname.lastname@example.org.
Holiday Bazaar Flyer
Skinner Edible Schoolyard
you so much for all of the interest and excitement surrounding
Skinner West's organic garden project. We would like to
announce that there has been a slight name change to more accurately
reflect our mission. The project is now called Skinner Edible
first Skinner Edible Schoolyard parent/teacher meeting was held last
week and was very successful. It is inspiring to see so many
parents and teachers passionate about this important project.
next meeting will be on Wednesday, November 16th @ 3pm in room 124
during report card pickup day. All are welcome. For planning
purposes, please contact us @ EdibleSchoolYardChi@gmail.com if you plan to attend.
Book Fair Volunteers Still Needed!
Online Shopping Option Now Available!
volunteers are needed to help supervise the book fair and assist
students with shopping and checkout. This is a great chance to
see what's new in children's literature, help children develop their
understanding of money and budgeting, and to help match students
with books they will love! Any amount of time is
appreciated, and siblings are always welcome.
We still need extra help on:
Monday, November 14 (all day)
Thursday, November 17 (Afternoon)
Monday November 21 (all day)
Volunteer forms went home with students last
week, and are also available here: Book Fair Volunteer Form. You may also
email Ms. Ranftl at email@example.com to
volunteer. Please include your child's name and room number in
component of the bookfair is available from Nov.9 - Nov.28 at www.
scholastic.com/schoolbookfairs. Click HERE to shop or find Skinner
West in the drop down menu and enjoy browsing and shopping! All
purchases will be shipped to Skinner FREE of charge once the book
you for helping make the book fair a success!
CHORUS SPECIAL REHEARSALS
DANCERS, SPEAKERS AND SOLOISTS
8:45 to 9:15 am Music Room
Nov. 14 - Child of Peace, Hanukkah & Kwanzaa Speakers
Nov. 15 - Mambo Santas and Mambo Dancers
Nov. 21 - Child of Peace and Holly& Ivy Soloists
Nov. 22 - Please Let it Snow Soloists
Support Skinner West Athletics
Please help Skinner West's athletic teams by
participating in our Taffy Apple fundraiser! Sold individually
@ $1.25 each or by the case for $27, please bring the order
form and money to your homeroom teacher by Tuesday, Nov. 29th.
Orders will be distributed on Wednesday, Dec. 7th.
Taffy Apple Order Form
Thank you for your support!
Skinner Sports Coaches
Please attend the Skinner volleyball game on
Monday, November 14th against Melody. Coached by Ms. Cullom,
come and cheer on the 7th & 8th grade team: Lisa, Karis, Lavinia,
Irene, Moriah, and Yujing. The 5th &6th grade team consists
of: Corazon, Taylor, Olivia, Destiny, N'mari, Emily and Rian and is
coached by Ms. Thomas.
The assistant coaches are Ms. Dickerson, Mr. Howard
and Mr. Lomax. We especially thank Mrs. Clark for financing uniforms
and new volleyballs and the custodial staff for helping with setup
and teardowns for each game.
Thanks to the Superstar Volleyball Teams for the
experience of working with everyone. Your efforts, teamwork and
sportsmanship qualities, coupled with having fun and exercise are an
inspiration. We expect to improve through maintaining team
sportsmanship, being courageous and giving it our all with the
Thank You! Ms. Cullom
Thank you very much to the parents who assisted with
the organizing and distribution of the school gym uniforms. We
really appreciate the awesome parents who helped with this effort!
Coaches Westendorf and Johnson