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Collect everyday labels from groceries to earn points and funds for our school library
Visit www.escrip.com to designate your eScrip accounts to Mark T. Skinner. A percentage of your purchases go to the school. However, you must renew your e-Scrip annually. Look out for special bonus days too!
1% goes to Skinner on ALL purchases made with Target Card (additional 5% all purchases for you!)
Please do not block any driveways in the community area, double-park or block a crosswalk while dropping off or picking up your child.
In the morning the Monroe Street side is a "kiss & go" (drive up- drop off and drive away) area. Please do not park there - even temporarily. Other parents need to be able to use this area to drop off their children. Find parking in another area if you are going to exit your car for ANY period of time.
After school, the Monroe Street side is reserved for the bus lane. There is no parking or area to wait for your child.
Do not park on the Adams Street side directly in front of the school in the mornings. The Adams side is used for school bus drop-off only.
In the evening, the Adams street side school parking zone is a "pick up & drive away" area. Do not leave your car for extended periods of time. Please find legal parking in other areas if you are going to exit your car for ANY period of time.
Our parking lot has limited spaces and is for SKINNER STAFF ONLY. Please do not park in the staff lot or block other cars. It is permit parking only! All non-permit cars will be towed
CPS Selects Skinner West's Principal Clark Inaugural Independent School Principal Program
We're proud to have been selected as one of the inaugural independent schools selected as part of the Independent school principal program. CPS will allow experienced, high-performing principals to run their schools with less oversight from Central Office and greater flexibility to innovate. Learn more HERE
For PE classes in the 2015-16 school year, please make sure your Superstar is dressed in lightweight, easy to move in clothes (t-shirt, sweatshirt, shorts, sweatpants, ect) with appropriate footwear. Please avoid any open-toed shoe or sandal, flip-flops, crocs, dress shoes, flats, or any shoe with a heel. Additional information will be sent home with your Superstar at the start of the school year.
Are you a new parent with questions? Send an email to email@example.com and title it, "New Parent Question." Parent volunteers will attempt to help answer your questions. We'll try to get back to you within 48 hours, but your patience is appreciated.
If your child is entering preschool, kindergarten, 6th grade or you are entering a Illinois school for the first time, you must submit proof of immunizations and health exams to Skinner West before October 15th.
All necessary documentation, including the immunization requirements and copies of the health requirement forms are available on the CPS website.
who your child's teacher is or where their classroom numbers will be? Most room numbers have been assigned on this contact page, however the full list will be announced in this newsletter and website soon.
The Star Extended Day program is planning a school year of fun again this program year!! The program will provide after-school care at Skinner West for your child from 3:45 until 6:30 each school day. The program is run and staffed by Skinner teachers and staff. The program dates will match the school calendar dates. Classes will include homework/tutoring, physical activities, computer lab, music, games, art activities and more!
Payments can be made in person (cash, check) on the following days: