This letter explains how your child(ren) can get free or reduced-price meals, as well as information on other benefits. It is sent to all households, posted on the district website and is available in all main offices during the school year.
Free and Reduced Applications
Free and Reduced Applications must be renewed every year at the beginning of the school year in all circumstances in order to insure your student’s lunch status remains the same. Please do not assume if your student qualifies for TANF, or other state programs that their status will be automatically updated.
Free and Reduced Price Meals Application (PDF)
Mark you calendar! Skyridge school photos will happen on Tuesday, September 11. Order forms are being distributed and sent home with students. If you want to order photos, simply complete the order form, include your payment within the provided envelope, and send the order to school with your smiling student! Credit card and gift card purchases can be completed online at www.dorianstudio.com/prepay/.
Details about the Skyridge back to school process have been mailed to our families. The following links provide access to key information.
The 2012-2013 school year is about to begin! You are welcome to come in to the Skyridge office Monday through Friday to make purchases and pay fees. The office hour schedule prior to start of school is:
August 20-27: 8 AM-3 PM
August 28: 8-9 AM and 1-3 PM followed by 6th grade and new 7th/8th grade student orientation from 5-8 PM. Schedule pick-up, cafeteria finger-scanning, health forms turn-in and school fees payment 5-6 PM; welcome assembly and schedule overview 6-6:20; schedule walk-through and locker practice 6:30-8 PM. Refreshing smoothies will be available for purchase and sales will support the Skyridge PTO.
August 29: 8 AM-6 PM
August 30-31: 8 AM-3 PM
Fees: Fitness Clothing $17 (required); Student Handbook $6 (required); Activity Fee per sport/extra curricular participation $30; ASB $25 (required if participating in a sport or extra curricular activity); Yearbook $25
Information will be arriving in your mailbox soon from Skyridge as well as bus details from our Transportation office.
Skyridge Middle School continues to be an environmental leader, winning a statewide award.
The school, along with others, was honored for environmental impact and energy efficiency last month. The recognition was an extension of a national competition, which named finalists from several states as Green Ribbon Schools.
State level awards were given in three categories: Environmental impact and energy efficiency, healthy school environments, and environmental and sustainability education.
Ready, set, GO! Come on Sky Hawk girls! It’s time to participate on our Cross-Country Team which is offered to all 6th, 7th and 8th grade girls. The season begins on August 23rd at 9:00 AM at Skyridge. Participation requirements include:
- Current physical (good for two years)
- Completed parent authorization form
- Completed concussion form
- Purchase an ASB card ($25) and athletic participation fee ($30)
- Daily attendance/participation
- Minimum 2.0 GPA
The Skyridge office opens August 20, 8 AM-3 PM. Come in and get signed up!
Practices are scheduled August 23rd-August 31, 9:00-10:30 AM and September 4 through end of season, 3:00-4:30 PM.
8th grade football is kicking off at Skyridge! Be a part of a team that works together towards a common goal. Learn fundamental football skills and terminology specific to the Camas football program. The season consists of seven league games and one bowl game which is based on our team’s record.
Gear checkout and first practice will be on Monday, August 20. Gear checkout - 4:00-5:00 and first practice 5:00 – 7:15 PM. Prior to the start of school practices will be held from 5:00-7:15 PM, Monday through Friday. After school begins pratices will be held from 3:00-5:15 PM. Information about the schedule and picture day will be forthcoming.
- A current physcal (good for two years)
- Parent authorization form
- Concussion form
- Purchase an ASB card and partiticpation fee
All must be turned in at the Skyridge main office prior to participating. The office opens on August 20, 8 AM-3 PM.
Participants will need to bring football shoes, shorts and a t-shirt, jock/cup and a water bottle to every practice.
We are proud to announce our 2012 Warren Award Recipients!
Hannah Taie is our Good Will Award winner! As a 7th grade Skyridge student, she consistently stands out as a highly sensitive, caring and compassionate individual. Hannah always has a smile and positive attitude to share with others. She is always eager to help whether in the classroom, track events, or simply around the campus.
The Jackson Leadership Award is shared by Andrew Carson and Noah White. As friends and classmates of the exiting Skyridge class, they share a common bond of strong leadership skills and wilingness to help others. Andrew demonstrated genuine caring for others each day as ASB President and is greatly respected by staff and students. He is a true leader and role model and encourages others to make a difference. Noah is an exceptional student and leader. He willingly accepts responsibilities without requiring reward or accolades. He consistently takes the high road and exhibits leadership daily by modeling good behavior, accepting responsbilities and helping others. He is trustworthy, respectful and always shows compassion toward others.
Free physicals to our prospective student athletes are being offered on Thursday, July 26, from 6 to 9 PM at Providence Medical Group-Camas located at 3101 SE 192nd Avenue, Vancouver, WA. To schedule your appointment, please call (360) 816-2748. Bring your school’s required sports physical examination/clearance form to your appointment.
As a bonus, you can meet Brent Richards of the Portland Timbers, a Camas native. Brent will be visiting the clinic from 6:30 to 8 PM to sign autographs and pose for photos with fans.