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Annual Skyridge vs. Liberty Paper Cup

Our annual Paper Cup football game is coming soon. Come and join the fun on Tuesday, October 18, at the Doc Harris Stadium at 6:30 pm!

To order PTO sponsored spirit wear for this event, click on the following link:

2011 Paper Cup Spirit Wear

Orders are due Monday, October 17. Please turn them into the Skyridge main office. Go Skyhawks!

Skyridge ASB Magazine Fundraiser

Our annual ASB magazine sale fundraiser is now in progress with subscription turn in days on Thursday, October 6; Tuesday, October 11; and Thursday, October 13. You can shop online and support us today by visiting http://www.qsp.com/, click on ‘Shop now’, under Supporters and enter school code #11154506. ASB funds are used to support Skyridge student events and activities. Participation is voluntary and we thank you for your support!

CEF Auction Tickets Available Now!

The annual Camas Educational Foundation Auction will take place on Saturday, October 15, at Camas’ own Fairgate Inn, right behind Dorothy Fox Elementary. The event includes a silent and live auction as well as live entertainment. You can register for the Auction at www.CEFCamas.org. If you can’t attend, but would like to buy a raffle ticket or make a donation, you can that there as well. More information and a link to the CEF site can be found from the Camas School District homepage.

Subscribe to School News Updates

Did you know that you can sign up to receive school news updates? Camas School District offers various options to keep us all connected. Just visit our district homepage at www.camas.wednet.edu/ and click on the communication choice icons which you would like to subscribe to. Facebook, Twitter, the CSD blog, and List Serve are all options which are available to you. Once you subscribe to List Serve our Skyridge newsletter and important messages will automatically be sent to you.

8th Grade East Coast Trip

Is your child interested in traveling to the East Coast? The Camas 8th grade trip is June 24 through July 1, 2012. There is an informational meeting this Thursday, September 22, at 7 PM in our Skyridge library. Students can pick up an informational flyer in the Skyridge main office. Contact Jeanette Romano with any questions at jeanette.romano@camas.wednet.edu.

Curriculum Evenings Scheduled

You are invited to attend our parent/guardian curriculum evening events. Our teachers look forward to sharing information with you regarding curriculum, major projects, grading and learning concepts. These are parent/guardian only events and carpooling is encouraged due to our limited parking.

6th Grade Curriculum Evening – Tuesday, September 20, 6:30-8 PM

7th/8th Grade Curriculum Evening – Thursday, September 29, 6:30-8 PM

We look forward to having you join us!

Skyridge New Student Orientation

Details about the Skyridge back to school process have been mailed to our families. We are offering an orientation to all of our 6th grade students and new 7th and 8th grade students as well as dates and times for returning students to pick up their schedules and pay fees. The following links will provide you with access to the information which is coming your way. Please check your mailbox.

Letter to Families from Superintendent, Mike Nerland

Letter to Families from Skyridge Principal, Aaron J. Smith

Orientation Event Itinerary

CSD Student Health Inventory Form

Skyridge PTO Direct Drive Flyer

Back to School

Our Skyridge office is now open for business! You are welcome to come in Monday through Friday to make purchases and pay fees. Schedule details include:

August 22-31; the office is open Monday through Friday; 8 AM-3PM

August 31; 6th grade and new 7th/8th grade students are invited to attend orientation from 6-8 PM. Parents and students should plan to stay for the entire event which will follow a structured itinerary including an informational session with administrators, distribution of student schedules. locating classrooms and meeting teachers, and the opportunity to purchase school items and pay fees. Refreshing smoothies will be available for purchase and sales will support the Skyridge PTO.

September 1; 7th/8th grade students may drop in to pick up schedules and pay fees, 8-9:30 AM and 1-6 PM (office closed 9:30 AM-12:30 for district-wide staff meeting).

September 2; 7th/8th grade students may drop in to pick up schedules and pay fees, 8 AM-6 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 Warren Award Recipients

We are proud to announce our 2011 Warren Award Recipients!

Hope Richter (pictured at left) is our Jackson Leadership Award recipient. Hope is a 4.0 student and is described as standing up for what is right even if she is standing alone. She is kind, compassionate and encourages others.

Zephry Lyne (pictured at right) received our Good Will Award. He is responsible, hard working and an exceptional leader. Zephry consistently volunteers to help others and is described as being the friend we all wish to have.

Summer Projects

This year we are excited with the response from students and families for our Language Arts/Social Studies Pre-AP Class offerings. All students who have met the qualifications and received their notification letter, which will be mailed by the end of June, are required to complete a summer project by the first day of school, September 6, 2011. No late work will be accepted.

Summer projects are a fantastic way for students and their teachers to start the year off ready to discuss and learn together. The Pre-AP Language Arts/Social Studies class is structured to be an integrated learning environment, meaning students will practice and improve reading and writing skills through the content of history and social studies. The Summer Project is designed to prepare students for their first unit of study. Required reading is available at the public library, local bookstores and via the internet. Have a fantastic summer, we look forward to seeing some great Summer Projects September 6!

 

Sixth Grade Pre-AP Language Arts/Social Studies Project

Seventh Grade Pre-AP Language Arts/Social Studies Project

Eighth Grade Pre-AP Language Arts/Social Studies Project