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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.

Outstanding Skyhawk Athletic Year

Great results need to be shared! Sky athletes have done an outstanding job this year. Our teams have competed at a high level in every league sport this year. We are also extremely proud of how they have competed academically. 470 Skyridge students competed in 2012-2013 with an average GPA of 3.57. The GPA for all Skyridge students is 3.37.

A big thank you goes to the Skyridge staff and the parents of these great kids for their support.

Skyridge student athletes can be very proud of their accomplishments.

Here are this year’s highlights:

  • Skyridge Football – 4th in league
  • Skyridge Cross Country – League and District Champions
  • Skyridge Volleyball – 7th and 8th League Champions
  • Skyridge Wrestling – 1 Individual District Champion – large group of 6th graders
  • Skyridge Girls Basketball – 3rd in League and 3rd in the District Tournament
  • Skyridge Boys Basketball – 2nd in League and 3rd in the District Tournament
  • Skyridge Knowledge Bowl – 2nd in League and 2nd in the District Tournament
  • Skyridge Track – League and District Champions – 1 new individual District Record (Rachel Blair 1600 meters) – 6th grade Girls District Champions and 7th grade Boys and Girls District Champions

The Skyridge Girls 8th grade Volleyball Team is the 2012-2013 Skyhawk Team Academic Award Winner with a GPA of 3.83! Go Skyhawks!

PreAp Summer Project

Placement in PreAp classes may require completing a summer project or assignment. Click on the following link for details regarding the summer assignment for PreAp 8th grade language arts classes.

2012-13 Summer Assignment 8th Grade PreAp LA-SS

Skyridge 8th Grade Celebration

Family members are invited to attend our Skyridge 8th Grade Celebration scheduled on Tuesday, June 18, 2013. The ceremony will be held in our Tom Wallenborn Gym beginning at 8:15 AM with a reception following in our dining room.

Students will depart afterwards at 10:30 AM to Big Al’s via busses and continue their celebration.

Appropriate student attire is requested. For guys: Ties are optional. No hats. Pants need to cover boxers and underwear. For girls: Dresses are optional, but if worn must be appropriate in length (2″ past the fingertips). Tops must have at least a 1″ strap, be modest, and must cover all undergarments. If wearing heels, please be comfortable with walking in them. Students may bring casual clothes to change into prior to journeying to Big Al’s.

Andrew Jackson Rap

In March, Skyridge students were studying Andrew Jackson and the effects he had on American democracy. As a checkpoint assessment after one section of this unit, Rachel Higgins put together a remarkable rap video. It is quick and we guarantee a laugh. Best of all, this video is also a reminder that our kids do amazing things when given choice in how they show what they have learned.

Class of 2017 T-Shirt Orders

It’s official – our 8th grade students are about to become official Papermakers! Our Class of 2017 now have an opportunity to purchase a t-shirt, hoodie or crew and proclaim they are Papermakers!

 

Orders and payment are due to our main office on Friday, May 31. The costs are: T-shirt – $15; Hoodie – $31; Crew – $28. Make checks payable to: Skyridge PTO. Freshman wear gray for CHS Color Wars. Sizes available include YL, AS, AM, AL, and AXL. Orders will be distributed to students on Wednesday, June 5, so that they may be worn on Friday, June 7, to their Freshman Assembly at CHS (1:30 pm) and optional 8th grade dance (2:30-4:30) in the CHS Commons in conjunction with Liberty Middle School/future freshman!

 

CHS Freshman Football Practice Update

Attention All Incoming Freshman Football Players and Families:

The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) has amended practice requirements for all high school athletes in the state of Washington:  

New Freshmen practice dates:  June 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13    @   Cardon Field, 3-5:30pm

The first 3 days (June 3-5) will be with t-shirt, shorts and cleats.  Gear will be checked out only to those going to OSU that week.  Those that do not get gear will do so in Aug. during the first week of practice.

*OSU June 21-24

Parent Night for Incoming 6th Grade Students

Skyridge Middle School invites our incoming 6th grade parents and students to this meeting on Wednesday, May 29, 2013; 6:30-7:30 PM, in the Tom Wallenborn (wooden) gym.

Current 5th grade students will be visiting Skyridge Middle School during school hours as follows:

May 28 – Dorothy Fox, Grass Valley and Lacamas Heights

May 31 – Helen Baller and Prune Hill

We look forward to meeting our new Skyhawks! If you have questions, please contact us at 833-5800.

 

Washington Achievement Award

Skyridge is honored to once again receive the Washington Achievement Award. The award celebrates schools for overall excellence and special recognition in key areas.

Skyridge Green Team Recognized for Dedication to Recycling

Skyridge students and staff try to make every day “Earth Day!” Since 2007, the Skyridge Green Schools program has continued to expand under the dedication and strong encouragement of Ann Hofmann, our technology teacher and ASB Advisor. From small beginnings, the effort at Skyridge has grown to become one of the premier programs in Clark County. To learn more, read the April 16, 2013, edition of The Post Record.

Skyridge Receives POW/MIA Flag

Skyridge was selected by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary to receive a POW/MIA Flag to display in honor and recognition of our Prisoners of War soldiers and those who are Missing In Action. Judy Graves of the Ladies Auxiliary of Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ray Loney of the Veterans of Foreign Wars presented the flag to us recently during a live broadcast of our Skyridge Network News.