West School Survey Due
Edible Schoolyard Committee Meeting
Reports Distributed (check your child's backpack!)
March 6 to
Grades 3 through 8
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everyday labels from groceries to earn points and funds for our
e-Scrip (Dominick's & other retailers)
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!
to Skinner on ALL purchases made with Target Card
(additional 5% all purchases for you!)
Skinner Classical as your school
5% of purchases go to Mark T. Skinner Classical School
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Tell Us What You Think!
Take the Skinner West Classical, Fine Arts and
Technology School Survey Now...
YOUR OPINION COUNTS!
Families! We need your opinion to insure we are meeting the needs of
Each family (one
per family please!) can take the survey in one of two ways:
survey via the following website: www.surveymonkey.com/s/SKINNER
(PREFERRED, especially for detailed comments)
complete and return the written survey to your homeroom teacher
THANK YOU to the families who have answered the
OUR GOAL IS 100% PARTICIPATION!
are due no later than Friday, March 2nd.
Order your favorite cookies today! Cookie dough is
being sold to raise money
for PE, Earth Day and Science funding requests. 40% of every purchase supports Skinner West.
With every cookie dough order, the buyer will receive
a $25 Dining Advantage card.
Students can receive prizes for hitting selling goals:
2 units => Scent-sibles pencil & eraser
5 units => Game truck time
12 units => "Purple slip"
20 units => $20 Target gift card
40 units => Kindle
additional prizes listed in the packet!
March 9th - All monies
and orders must be submitted. Please make checks payable
to "Skinner PTO" and return the entire sales packet
April 18th - Orders
available for pickup on Report Card pickup day
Click here for details
Contact Stephanie Majca @ firstname.lastname@example.org
Smart Kid Essay Contest
Click here and go
to the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago's website to learn more about
the Money Smart Kid Essay Contest, which allows 5th-8th graders the
opportunity to win a $5,000 scholarship. All essays and
applications must be submitted to the Federal Reserve Bank by March 23,
year's essay question is: Give an example of when it
is wise to borrow money and when it is not. What factors do you need
to consider to help you make a responsible choice? Please be sure to
discuss the concepts of decision making and opportunity cost in your
There are so many ways you can participate and earn
money for the school library to buy supplies and books! Click here for details
1) Please make sure you are registered at these Bonus
Box Top sites! Complete you information and list Skinner West as your
school, and EARN Box Tops!
POW! Box Top Challenge
Skinner's collection goal for the POW! Box Top
Challenge is 15,000 Box Tops. We are nearly 1/3 of the way there.
Every collection day, the top collector for that period is
Staral's class enjoyed a Popcorn Party
Lew's class earned a Donut Day
Cox's class is deciding on their prize!
student's class can be next, and all classes are working towards
the grand prize of a free trip to POW! Martial Arts. The
contest deadline is March 28th.
Jewel-Osco Promotion: March 15-21
Earn 35 Box Tops for every 10 eligible Box Top
products and save $5 instantly at checkout!
Promotion: March 1-31
5 bonus Box Tops when you buy 2 participating Pillsbury products
10 bonus Box Tops when you buy 3 participating Pillsbury
Save The Date ~
On Friday, April 27th from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm,
PTO/Forum will be sponsoring a Financial
Fitness Family Fun Night. Come get your questions
answered about how to save for college, how to get your Superstar on
the path to saving, and much more. Click here
to view more details about this upcoming event.
you Visited the Skinner Website Lately?
Did you know that our website includes...
Gallery 111 ART FOR SALE !
The Gallery 111 "HeARTS for the ARTS"
Cards are available for purchase to raise funds for the 2012 arts
programming at Skinner West. Every classroom at Skinner will benefit
from our programming through field trips or in-school artists
A pack of 10 cards are available for $12.00 featuring
our winning artist's work. Please contact us @ email@example.com.
A check should be made to Gallery
111 & the art cards can be picked up by your child in
Ms. Bovit's art room. Thank you to all the artists that participated!