2017-2018 School Year 
Week 13: December 14 - 21

Repeat Articles


Student Council Election Results

Holiday Concert Schedule

G111 Art Contest

Selective Enrollment/Sibling Lottery Deadline is 12/22

POW! Gym Promo


Dates to Remember
Prospective Student School Tour: Dec. 15th 10am
FOSW Holiday Drive Deadline : Dec. 18th
PTO Meeting: Dec 19th 6pm Library
LSC Meeting : Dec 19th 6:30pm Gym
Holiday Bazaar : Dec. 20th
Holiday Assembly for Parents : Dec. 21 9:45am & 1:30pm
Sibling Lottery / Selective Enrollment Deadline : Dec. 22nd
Winter Break : Dec 23- Jan 7th
Classes Resume - Jan.8th
CPS 2017- 2018 CalendarClick Here

New Articles
PE 2Q News

Please click here to read the latest updates from Mr. Johnson and Ms. Westy.
Holiday Bazaar Coming Soon!  PTO Meeting - 12/19

All parents and teachers are invited to attend the next PTO meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 19, at 6 pm in the library. We'll discuss upcoming events and ways you can get involved in supporting our school. If you can't attend, you can always support PTO at Don't forget to sign up here to volunteer for the Holiday Bazaar on Wednesday, Dec. 20.

The Bilingual Advisory Committee is celebrating it's tenth event of Around the World in 80 Dishes!  Any superstars and their parents/caregivers are welcome to enjoy Spanish food, music and culture on Sunday January 14th at 12pm at LA TABERNA in University Village (1301 S Halsted St). We will have a special menu for Skinner West families. Our Spanish teacher, Ms. Hernandez-Martin will be joining us, together with Mr. Baron and the BAC board. Look for a flyer next week in English, Spanish & Chinese. Thank you - GRACIAS!

Chicago Children's Theatre Programming

Repeat Articles
Student Council Results

Our students witnessed amazing speeches from their fellow superstars who ran for Student Council office positions.  All 4th-8th graders voted and the results are as follows:
a. President - Solomon W.
b. Vice President - McKenna M.
c. Secretary - Julia G.
d. Historian - Julia S.

Every student who ran will serve on our Student Council Executive Board.  Many thanks to teachers Mr. Johnson & Mr. Fitzsimmons for coordinating!

Skinner West Holiday Concert Schedule

Please see attached list of holiday concerts for our 2nd & 3rd graders and Glee Club

12/21 Winter Concert for the Community 9:45 am - Grades 2, 3, 5 (217 & 220), 6, 8 & the Glee Club
12/21 Winter Concert for the Community 1:30 pm -  Grades K, 1, & Music House Musician


Don't Put All Your Eggs in One Basket!

Skinner West will offer a sibling lottery again this year.  The application process for the 2018-2019 school year for selective enrollment & sibling lottery closes on December 22nd.  Neighborhood parents are encouraged to apply for the Classical Program. Please click here for more information to activate your account, conduct research and apply.

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Deborah M. Clark
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