2018-2019 School Year
Week #24: February 23rd - March 1st

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Dates to Remember

Friday, March 1- Third Grade African American Wax Museum 10-11
Gallery 111 Gala - Saturday, March 2nd 7:00-11:00pm
Bulls Family Fun Night - Friday, March 8th

CPS 2018- 2019 Calendar: here
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and we hope to see you there!!

If you can't attend, you can still register at
and bid from your living room!

Here is sample of what Gallery 111 has funded in the past:
Kindergarten: Tiny Tunemakers Residency
1st Grade: May I Have This Dance Residency
4th Grades: Poetry Center of Chicago Residency
5th Grade: Lifeline Theater Residency
6th Grade: Ghana drumming workshop & performance 
7th Grade EPIC - Silk Road Rising Residency- Creative Play Writing  
8th Grade: Mosaic Workshops - Green Star Movement
Diverse Learners: Hubbard Street Dance Residency

Annex Ribbon Cutting Ceremony


On Sunday, February 24th, Skinner Superstars and Families welcomed 
Mayor Rahm Emanuel and Alderman Walter Burnett at the Grand Opening Ceremony of our new Annex.  The four-story annex has provided Skinner with the much needed twenty-two new classrooms.

No More Superstars Summer Camp!


Sadly, we must report that Superstars Summer Camp will no longer be offered.
Please read this LETTER for more details on this devastating news.

Yearbook Orders

Pre-Order your 2018-2019 Yearbook!
Yearbooks are $25 for pre-order, and $35 in person after the books arrive

Please view this YEARBOOK FLYER
Use the school code (1988719) when ordering online.

Bulls Night Ticket Pickup - March 6th & 7th


If you ordered tickets for the March 8th Family Fun Night at the Bulls game,
pick up your tickets at the PTO table in the Skinner West lobby
on March 6th & 7th between 4 - 6:30 pm.

Brooklyn Boulders


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Morning Drop Off - Volunteers Needed!


Volunteer Please!
Volunteer one morning a week to help with drop off
in the morning between 8:20 am - 9:00 am

Sign-Up Sheet Available at the Security Desk!
Thank you!
Bulls Family Fun Night - March 8th


Purchase discounted Bulls tickets by Fri., Feb. 22 for a special night! On March 8, Skinner West students, faculty, friends and family can watch pre-game warm ups from the 100 level from 5:30 - 6:15 p.m. and sit at the 300 level for the game.  Ticketholders will also receive Bulls Commemorative mini-posters, and Skinner West will receive scoreboard recognition.

Your students should bring home a form this week.  To purchase tickets, submit the form to the MAIN OFFICE with payment made out to Skinner West PTO no later than Friday, Feb. 22.  Visit this link for a printable FORM.

Cookie Dough Fundraiser


Everyone loves cookies! Please support Skinner West PTO by offering delicious cookie dough to family, friends, and coworkers. 

Funds raised will go toward fulfilling classroom needs. Packets came home with your students on Feb. 15 and must be turned in with payment by Friday, March 8.

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Deborah M. Clark
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