2018-2019 School Year
Week #37: June 7 - June 13
Neighborhood Registration: Wed & Thurs thru June 20th @4-6pm
Student Council GLOW Dance (upper grades): Wednesday, June 12th
Spring Concert for Parents & Community: Thursday, June 13th @9:45am
8th Grade Graduation: Friday, June 14th @Whitney Young 5:00 pm
Kindergarten Graduation : Monday, June 17th at 9:15
6th Grade Celebration : Tuesday, June 18th 9:30-12:45
Star Theater Show : Tuesday, June 18th at 6:00
Skinner Summer Camp: Starts Tuesday, 6/25
LSC Meeting: Tuesday, 6/25th @ 6pm
Last Day of School and Promotion Walk: Thursday, June 20th
CPS 2018- 2019 Calendar: here
New Articles

Congratulations to our first graders (Mrs. Rupp, Schaff, Martin and Salameda) who performed a dance recital for parents this week.  Dances performed included: Merengue, Waltz, Charleston, and Tango.  Thank you to our dance instructors & Gallery 111 for making this program possible!  
A spring concert for parents and the Skinner community will be held Thursday June 13, 2019 at 9:45 a.m.  in the gymnasium. 
Classes performing include: Pre-K, 2nd, 4th, 5th Yellow, 5th Purple, 237,
7th grades & the Skinner West Glee Club!  All are welcome.
Friends of Skinner West is excited to announce a fun community partnership and fundraiser with the developers of 1400 W. Monroe who will be sponsoring both an art contest for our students and a chance to paint a mural on their existing building. 

Students are invited to submit their artwork and 6 young artists will be chosen to have their art sketched onto the walls of the building at 1400 W. Monroe by artist Jason Watts.  Students and the community are then invited to help paint the art on June 22nd (rain date June 23rd) from 10am-3pm. The cost to paint is $5 and all donations will be matched by 1400 W. Monroe.  All proceeds will be donated to Friends of Skinner West. 

This is a great way to showcase your young artist while helping beautify our community and helping our school. We hope to see you there!  More information can be found here

Skinner Summer Camp Calendarskcamp
Superstar camp parents, please find links to parent orientation materials and a camp calendar.  Don't forget to let the team know which dates your child will be attending!  
Repeat Articles  

On Wednesday, May 29th, all K-4th grade Superstars celebrated the end of the school year with a field trip to the Lincoln Park Zoo! 

Two Skinner Superstars are competing in the upcoming National Invention Convention,  Lucy K.  and   Sonya T..  The students placed 2nd and 3rd place respectively, among the 3rd grade in the Chicago Invention Convention.

The Henry Ford National Invention Convention event is an annual celebration of K-12 inventors and entrepreneurs from across the U.S. This far-reaching forum is the marquee event of The STEMIE and will be held May 29 - May 31 at The Henry Ford Museum of American Innovation in Dearborn, Michigan.

More information can be found here

Celebrate summer reading with Barnes & Noble! Barnes & Noble's Summer Reading Program is back to give young readers the opportunity to earn a free book. More information about this program can be found here

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Deborah M. Clark
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