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Energy Star Certified

Skyridge Middle School is a member of the District’s Energy Star family. Skyridge earned the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s) ENERGY STAR certification, which signifies that the building performs in the top 25 percent of similar facilities nationwide for energy efficiency and meets strict energy efficiency performance levels set by the EPA.

Skyridge Musical Drama Production Coming Soon

Skyridge Middle School proudly presents its Spring Musical “Once On This Island. Many of our talented performers have been working hard during rehearsals to make this a performance you won’t want to miss.

Performances will be at the Camas High School Theatre:

Thursday, April 24; Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26; at 7 PM as well as a matinee at 1 PM on Saturday, April 26.

Tickets go on sale in our Skyridge main office on Monday, March 31. Adult – $7; Students ages 5-18 – $5; Children under 5 – free.

Report Cards are Coming

Grades have been posted and trimester 2 report cards will begin to arrive in family mail boxes on Wednesday or Thursday of this week. If you have questions regarding your student’s grades, please contact the specific teacher. Skyridge had 520 students make the Honor Roll with a 3.5 or better – 60.25%! Of those 520 students, 35% earned a 4.0; 44% a 3.7-3.99; and 21% with a 3.5-3.69. Go HAWKS!

Skyridge Knowledge Bowl

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Our Skyridge Varsity Knowledge Bowl team competed valiantly at the District Knowledge Bowl Tournament on Thursday, March 20, earning a second place finish under the guidance of Coach Sam Greene! Congratulations on a great season Skyhawk knowledge bowlers! Lindsay Leetham (pictured) and Jordan Chase earned top honors as their team took home the “International” District Championship – Congrats! Pictured competing in the championship round are Chris Xia, Noah Thompson, Jason Liu and Sarah Wells-Moran.

Skyridge Choir Members Perform at Seattle Convention

ACDA Performance - Seattle 2014Our Regional Honor Choir singers did an amazing job in Seattle this past weekend at the American Choral Directors Association Convention. Skyridge participants included Grant Bane, Megan Bauer, Avery Bradshaw, Annie Colvin, Jaeden Davis, Isaac Dizon, Abby Hayes, Tara Larsen, Sydney Moses, Jackie Muri, Avery Smith, Hannah Upkes, Janessa Wilson and Amelia Wong. Students from 6 states came together to form various choirs. Sydney Moses was selected to sing one of three solos following an audition of 68 students during rehearsal.

Skyridge Science Olympiad Team

Congratulations to our Science Olympiad team! They came in fourth place after a full day of regional competition on Saturday where teams from 12 middle schools competed. Our teams brought home 14 medals; 2-Gold, 6-Silver, and 6-Bronze, as well as 10 fourth place ribbons.

Cookie Dough Fundraiser

In an effort to support the students at Skyridge, we will be conducting a Cookie Dough Fundraiser. Last year this fundraiser helped to secure a wide variety of ASB needs for all of our students. We hope that you will support us by embracing this great fundraising opportunity. The cookie dough comes in a great flavor variety, is preportioned for easy use, and has no trans fats. Other yummy treats are also being offered.

Cookie Dough Fundraiser Details -

Assembly Kick-off: Friday, March 7

Sale Timeline: Friday, March 7 through Friday, March 21

Product Delivery Pickup Date: Thursday, April 17, 2-4:30 PM (We have no place to store these items so we cannot be responsible for orders that do not get picked up on this day!

How You Can Help: Support your child’s efforts and sign-up to volunteer on the product delivery day (4/17)

Thank you for your support!

Middle School Cooking Contest

Entries are now being accepted for the 3rd Annual Middle School Cooking Contest.  This year’s theme is “Heart Healthy Desserts.” Entry forms are avaiable in our main office. The deadline for submitting recipes is Wednesday, April 2 and the event is set for Wednesday, April 23. The contest will be held at Liberty Middle School beginning at 2:00 p.m. for students to prepare their recipes. Tasting and judging will take place during this time followed by a reception open to the public and awarding of prizes from 4:00 – 4:30 p.m.  Students do not need to buy or bring any ingredients or supplies to the contest.  All ingredients will be provided by Sodexho.

Late Start Days – March 5 & 6

Just a reminder that Wednesday and Thursday March 5 & 6, are late start days. Students should arrive at bus stops two hours and 15 minutes later than their regularly scheduled time. All classes begin at 10:15 AM.

Camas Athletics Booster Club Support

You can support our Camas Athletics Booster Club each time you shop at Fred Meyer stores. Simply sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Camas Athletics Booster Club. Simply visit www.fredmeyer.com/communityrewards, search for the booster club by name or by the non-profit organization number 81586. Further details can be found within this site by clicking on the Activities & Athletics tab above, floating over the Athletics option and clicking on Athletics Booster Club.

Track Season Signups

It is time for Skyridge track participants to signup! Track practices begin on Monday, March 31 at 3 PM. All paperwork is due by Wednesday, March 26, 2014. Track is open to all 6th, 7th and 8th grade students. Students who have not participated in a sport yet this year will need to submit a completed Athletic and Medical Emergency Authorization Form; current physical (within the last 18 months); and Concussion Form. Participants are also required to have an ASB card ($25) and paid participation fee ($30). All paperwork and fees must be received in the main office prior to participating. The forms can be printed from this website (under the athletics tab above) or picked up from the main office. Students who have already participated in any other sport this year do not need to turn in a new set of forms. They do need to come to the main office between 9 AM – 1 PM to talk with Mrs. Button and pay their $30 participation fee.