MARK T. SKINNER WEST SCHOOL NEWSLETTER
2017-2018 School Year
Week 31: April 27th - May 3rd
Message from Chicago Public Schools
We want to hear your opinions! Please complete the 2018 My Voice, My School Parent Survey about your child's school.
- The survey takes 10-15 minutes and provides the school with valuable information about your opinions of school services.
- No names are required and responses are anonymous.
- You can pick up a copy of the survey from your child's school.
- To take the survey online, go to Online Parent Survey
- You can take the survey online using a smartphone, a tablet, or a computer!
Classroom Connection: KDG Earth Day Clean Up!
Ms. Growe's kindergarten has been learning about Earth Day and the importance of keeping the Earth clean as well as caring for the environment. They spent some time working together this week to clean up Skinner Park!
Congratulations Invention Convention Winners!
On April 7th, twelve of our Superstars competed in the Chicago Invention Convention (out of 3,000 inventions across the city). We are pleased to announce the following:
1st Place (3rd Gr.) - Hockey Jockey by Asher L.
2nd Place (3rd Gr.) - Perpetualite by Emika M.
3rd Place (3rd Gr.) - Hair's Everything by Sophia K.
Honorable Mention (3rd Gr.) - Healthy Hound by Katie B.
Honorable Mention (3rd Gr.) - The Spongeboard by Ethan T.
Honorable Mention (3rd Gr.) - The Bunion Straightener 2.0 by Gianni M.
Skinner West swept for 3rd Grade! Great Job Superstars!
Asher L., Emika M., and Sophia K. will have a chance to represent Illinois at the National Student Invention Convention in late May/early June.
Congratulations to all of our Skinner Inventors!
|Donations Needed for Gallery 111 Silent Auction
If you can help with any donation (item or service), please fill out this FORM and drop it off in the Art Room (Attn. Ms. Bovit)
|2018 LSC Election Results
TEACHER REPRESENTATIVES & STAFF
Congratulations to all of the candidates and many thanks to our Skinner West community for showing their support!
|New Investments in Schools
Please go to the link below to read an important announcement from CPS:
|Superstars Summer Camp
Superstars Summer Camp's registration period opens on Monday, April 23rd! In order to register this year, parents will have to complete a registration form and submit one week's payment to be counted toward their summer balance.
That payment is 100% refundable should your summer plans change. Questions? Check out our webpage at:
We're also available via email at
We can't wait for summer!
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Deborah M. Clark