Skyway Elementary

Soar With the Eagles

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Welcome to Skyway Elementary School

Welcome to Skyway Elementary School!  Our school opened in 2000 in the rapidly growing Coeur d'Alene Place neighborhood, and quickly gained recognition for our character education program and student achievement. Our student population varies between 500 and 600 students. Our mascot is the eagle, and we encourage our students to soar with success, just as the eagle does.

District Cross Country Meet

Runners
 The district cross country race is this Thursday, September 25th. Students should arrive at the fairgrounds no later than 4:15.  If they did not receive a bright pink paper from school with their name sticker, please contact the office to get another one. Go Skyway Runners!!

"Caught Being Good"

Our Caught Being Good program is in full swing! This program encourages students to make good choices throughout the school day and throughout the school environment.

The Skyway staff will informally distribute tickets when observing kids being good. Specifically, please observe and verbally acknowledge when students are being:

          Respectful
          Responsible
          Safe
          Caring

When a student is given a coupon, he/she takes the coupon to the office, exchanges the coupon for a small reward and their ticket will be placed into a weekly drawing. At the end of the week one ticket will be drawn, selected names will be recognized during the Friday morning announcements, and those students will be invited to have lunch with the Principal, Vice Principal, teacher or Behavior Specialist. 

Safety and Security at Skyway

Our new buzz-in visitor system will go live on March 4, 2014. Please click here to learn more about what this means for the safety of your child and be familiar with the new procedure to enter our building. We thank you for your patience during this transition.

Healthy Ideas From Food Service

Join our team!
Now that school is back in session, are you missing the pitter-patter of children's feet during the day?  We've got a great opportunity for you to come and work with our 10,000 students in the nutrition services department.  Working in Nutrition Services is a great fit for parents with children in the district as you only work when school is in session and can be home with them on holidays and weekends!  If you are interested in applying, click here to connect to the application and for details as to where to drop it off.

 Get in the Game with School Lunch

To recognize the National School Lunch Program and the 30 million children it serves every day, Coeur d'Alene schools will recognize National School Lunch Week from October 13-17, 2014. The theme, “Get in the Game with School Lunch” will feature events and activities that promote the importance of balancing healthy eating with physical activity and exercise. National School Lunch Week will emphasize the healthy foods that are offered daily. School lunches are healthier than ever, with more fruits and vegetables, more whole grains, and less fat and sodium.  National School Lunch Week is the perfect time to celebrate all of the healthy options we’re serving every day in our schools!
 

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+ Nondiscrimination Notice

The Coeur d’Alene School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, or disability in any educational programs or activities receiving federal financial assistance or in employment practices. The District provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups.

Inquiries regarding compliance with this nondiscrimination policy may be directed to the Director of Special Services or Director of Human Resources at the District Administrative Center, 1400 N. Northwood Center Ct., Coeur d’Alene, Idaho 83814-2472, (208) 664-8241.

Parent/Community Information

Help Needed at Skway!!
We are currently in need of additional crossing guards and supervisors for lunch recess.  If you are interested in one of these paid positions, please contact Lora Seaman in our office for more information.  208-664-8998
 
Parents- Your students can now practice their typing at home using the same program they do at school. Click below to access the typing master program. Your students will learn their log-in at school during their tech time. http://online3.typingmaster.com/login?id=nnvy2a2yv
 
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Skyway Elementary PTA has a Facebook page to help keep our community updated and informed. Check it out!

Watch Dogs

Watch D.O.G.S. volunteers (dads, grandpas, and other men in our children's lives) perform a variety of tasks during their volunteer day including greeting students in the morning, assisting with loading of buses and cars in the afternoon, monitoring the lunch room, playing on the playground, and helping in the classroom with a teacher’s guidance. If you are interested in becoming involved in this program or would like more information, please give our office a call or stop by and visit.

5th Grade Perfect Attendance Incentive

5th Graders: Earn a free bike with perfect attendance!
 
Click Here to find out more information on the Coeur d'Alene School District's Perfect Attendance Program, and how your child can earn a free bike!