January 19, 2020
January 13 - 31: MAP Testing
January 20: Martin Luther King Jr. Observed (no school)
January 21: PIQE Meeting at 9:15 a.m. or 6:15 p.m.
January 27-31: Great Kindness Challenge Week
January 30: Earl Warren Open House 5:00-6:30 pm
January 30: Global Education Parent Informational Night 6:30 pm January 31: Pharaoh’s Ball (Global)
January 31: Skyline Walk-A-Thon!!!
Solana Beach PTA (Skyline) Walk-A-Thon
Solana Beach PTA Walk-a-Thon Coming Soon and WE NEED YOUR SUPPORT! On January 31, Skyline students and staff will walk/run laps in hopes of earning your donations to help support our Garden Program, Movie Nights, International Festival and more by registering and donating at https://pledgestar.com/solanabeachvista/. Our combined goal with Solana Vista is $38,000! We are accepting donations NOW as students are hoping to earn the following rewards as we reach our goal. Please consider helping our students out!
• 25% of goal: Otter pops for all students after Walkathon
• 50% of goal: A special Pajama Day!
• 75% of goal: Party on the Playground!
• 100% of goal: BMX Bike Assembly—a SKY student favorite!!
SKYLINE Walk-A-Thon start times: 11:30 a.m. (4t h Grade), 12:00 p.m. (5t h Grade), 1:30 p.m. (Global), 2:00 p.m. (6t h Grade)
Great Kindness Challenge
During the week of Jan 27th, Skyline will participate in the Great Kindness Challenge. The Great Kindness Challenge (GKC) is a proactive and positive bullying prevention initiative that improves school climate and increases student engagement. The Great Kindness Challenge is one week devoted to performing as many acts of kindness as possible on campus. Please keep an eye out for more information.
Teacher and Staff Appreciation Planning is starting... Teacher and Staff Appreciation week will be May 4-8 this year. Please help us show our appreciation for our amazing Skyline Staff! There are many opportunities to plan and organize for this week, or to volunteer during the week. If you are interested in helping, please contact Cathy Barnes (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Intradistrict Open Enrollment
The intradistrict open enrollment request process provides Solana Beach School District families the opportunity to attend a school other than their school of residence. The parents/guardians of each school-age child who is a resident of the Solana Beach School District may apply to transfer their child to any district school, regardless of the location of their residence within the district (Ed Code 35160.5). The intradistrict open enrollment request window opens February 3, 2020 and closes on February 21, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. All families who apply will be notified if their request is granted during the week of April 15, 2020. For more information and to sign up electronically, please click here . If families are interested in our Global Program they must fill out an intradistrict request. If you have any questions, please contact Student Services at 858-794-7187.
Earl Warren Important Dates
01/30 - Earl Warren Open House 5:00-6:30 at Earl Warren
February - Families will receive a Welcome Letter from San Dieguito Union High School District
02/04 - Principal’s Coffee at 8:45 AM with Earl Warren Principal - Mr. Conn at Earl Warren
02/12 - Special Education Middle School Parent Night at Skyline 6:00 PM
02/03 - 02/21 Enrollment Window Opens online for the San Dieguito Union High School District
02/24 - 02/28 Enrollment Packet to be turned in to Earl Warren
03/02 - Students walk to Earl Warren for orientation 9:15 - 10:15 AM
03/10 - General Education Parent Night at Skyline 5:00PM - Questions with the Earl Warren Principal
03/09 - 03/20 Course selection window Packet to be turned in to Earl Warren
Last chance to purchase Farmers Insurance Open tickets! The tournament is January 23 - 26, 2020. $35 ANY DAY tickets! (Normally sold for $65. A $30 savings!) Tickets can be purchased at https://www.solanabeachpta.org/?product=farmers-insurance-open-tickets
Friday , January 31st - Solana Beach PTA Walk-a-Thon! Your donations help to support our garden program, movie nights, International Festival,Teacher & Staff Appreciation week, assemblies, school supplies, playground equipment purchases and more!
Register, donate and send emails to friends and family at https://pledgestar.com/solanabeachvista/ The Skyline and Solana Vista combined goal is $38,000. We are currently at 19% of our goal. We can do this!
Stop by and cheer on your child as they walk with a smile during the Great Kindness Challenge Week on January 31st to support the PTA! Start times are 11:30am (4th Grade), 12:00pm (5th Grade), 1:30pm (Global) and 2:00pm (6th Grade)
Article of Interest
How to Overcome Your Brain's Fixation on Bad Things By Jill Suttie
How negativity bias operates in our lives and what we can do about it.