Skyridge Admin Team
Please mark your calendar with the following:
Wednesday, August 27: 6th grade/New Student Orientation 5:30-8 PM (Parents and students should plan to stay for the entire event)
Thursday, August 28: 7/8th grade students may drop-in to pick up schedules and pay fees. 8 AM-3 PM
The Skyridge school office is now closed for summer break and will open on Monday, August 18, 8 AM-3 PM.
Please note that all school offices will be closed from 10 AM to 1 PM for a district-wide, all staff meeting on August 27.
We are proud to announce our
2013-2014 Warren Award Recipients!
Duy Vuong is our Good Will Award recipient! Duy has exemplified the definition of good will and compassion throughout his Skyridge journey. He is quick to help others and a pleasure to have in classes. Duy’s good nature, positive spirit and energy make him a magnetic force and his positive attitude is contagious. His friendliness is genuine and you can’t help but be transformed into a good mood when in his presence. He has a special way of making others around him feel valued and respected.
This year the Jackson Leadership Award winner is Anand (Krishnan) Nair. He consistently shares a positive attitude and willingness to go above and beyond the norm as he leads others by his kind example. Krishnan always offers a helping hand or listening ear to others. He consistently builds his peers up and supports them. His positive leadership, consistent smile, attention to detail, honesty, respect for peers and teachers, and work ethic consistently exemplifies inspirational leadership to others.
Skyridge office hours following release of students for the 2013-14 school year are:
Last Day of School, Tuesday, June 17: 8 AM – 11:30 AM
Wednesday-Friday, June 18-20: 8 AM – 3 PM
The office will reopen on Monday, August 18: 8 AM – 3 PM
Skyridge classes will release at 9:40 AM on the last day of school, Tuesday, June 17, and busses will depart at 9:50 AM.
Skyridge Middle School staff and students are very pleased to receive the Washington State Academic Achievement Award for the fifth consecutive year! This award is sponsored by the Office of Superintendent of Public Instruction and the State Board of Education. “These awards shine the light on what is working well in schools across Washington,” said Dr. Kristina Mayer, State Board of Education Chair. Other schools within our Camas School District also be recognized include Camas High School, Liberty Middle School, Grass Valley Elementary and Helen Baller Elementary. Go Camas!
Mark your calendar for Saturday, May 3 – it’s time for “Cinco de Casino!” Grab your sombrero and maracas and head to “Casa de Westlie” in Washougal for one of Camas Athletic Booster Club’s incredible annual fundraisers. Doors open at 6 PM with a silent auction and appetizers (no-host beverages will be available). Gaming fun will begin at 6:30 PM and continue throughout the evening with on-going tournaments. A live auction and raffle prizes will close out the evening of festivities. This will be a really fun event and all proceeds will help fund our student athlete programs.
Did you know that a special garden has been “in the works” at Skyridge for almost a year? The final stages of construction are now happening and it will be dedicated on Earth Day next Tuesday, April 22, at 2:10 PM. At that time Skyridge Middle School will also be presented with a Washington State Green School Level 3 Award.
If you would like to help put the final touches on our Lewis and Clark Rain Garden, please join other volunteers this Saturday, April 19 at 9 AM. The garden is located in the grass area immediately behind our library. This garden is the result of a lot of had work and support from our community, students and staff. We have received grants for plants, donated dirt and gravel from local businesses, and many hours of labor to make this a reality. Please consider an hour or two at Skyridge this Saturday to help finish a garden that will be both educational and beautiful.
THANK YOU for supporting our recent ASB fundraiser! If you purchased cookie dough and/or food products, please remember that we need you to pick up your items on 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!
Skyridge Middle School proudly presents its Spring Musical “Once On This Island, Jr.“ 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.
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!