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Liberty and Skyridge Middle School Athletic Update

Our first season is complete and both schools did a great job on the field as well as in the class room.  The Skyridge 8th grade football team went undefeated in league and also took top honors at the league football extravaganza.  In Girls Cross Country Skyridge and Liberty finished 2nd and 3rd in the District meet.  Liberty had the District champion in the 6th grade race and Skyridge the champion in the 7th grade race.

We had 55 girls compete in Cross Country at Skyridge and they maintained a GPA of 3.51.  34 girls competed at Liberty with a GPA of 3.48.  In football 27 Liberty boys competed with a GPA of 3.02.  At Skyridge 26 players had a GPA of 3.0.

Overall, 142 student athletes competed at Skyridge and Liberty during the first season.  They had a combined GPA of 3.36.

Second season is underway and it looks like we will have large numbers again in volleyball and wrestling.

Individual Highlights

–Marley Lafore went undefeated in league and won the Cross Country 7th grade District title for Skyridge

  • Emma Jenkins won the Cross Country District Championship for Liberty in the 6th grade division
  • Maddie Woodson set a Liberty school record of 8:58:18 and was the league’s best runner in the 8th grade division.
  • Skyridge Cross Country had a team GPA of 3.51 and is leading in the race for the Athletic Academic Award.

Skyhawk Football

Our Skyhawks defended their Paper Cup title on Tuesday, October 18, and continue to be reigning champions! Many spectators turned out to cheer on their team and exhibit school spirit!

The District Football Extravanganza will be held this Saturday, October 22, at Doc Harris Stadium. Our Skyhawks will compete against Pacific at 3 PM. Ticket costs will be $3 for adults, $2 for students without ASB, $1 for students with ASB and seniors, and children under 12 will have free admission. Come and join the fun as our Skyhawks compete for further victory!

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