Skyway Elementary

Soar with the Eagles

We invest in each student to prepare, challenge and advance well-educated, resilient and future-ready citizens.

Summer Hours

  • June 19 - Aug 16: CLOSED

    Aug 17: OPEN 12 pm to 6 pm

    Aug 18 through Sept 4: OPEN 9 am to 3 pm

Stand Up, Speak Up

  • We are committed to eliminating bullying in our schools. When you see someone being bullied, don't stand by —choose action! Read more about this initiative by clicking on the icon.

    Report a Bully!

Welcome to Skyway!

  • New Principal Rick Kline

     

    Welcome Mr. Kline

    The Skyway Community welcomes our new principal, Mr. Rick Kline! Click on the 'Principal's Message' tab to learn more about the big changes at Skyway. Mr. Kline will be introducing himself on that page as he gets settled into his new office.


     

     pLEASE JOIN US FOR SUMMER READING! Summer Reading at Skyway

    We will be offering a free summer reading program each Wednesday morning. For more information, click on the link below:

    Summer Reading at Skyway Information 

     


    Find your 2017-18 Back to School Info here

    2017-18 Skyway School Supply List: Download or print [PDF]

    2017-18 Parent Calendar: Download or print [Color PDF, 18MB] OR [BW PDF, 8MB

    First Day of 2017-18 School Year: Tuesday, September 5

     

    Join us for our Back to School/Meet your Teacher/Post Class lists/Open House

    Wednesday, August 30 from 4 - 5:30 

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    Don't Forget ONLINE VERIFICATION  - July 17 - August 25

    Parents of returning student are strongly encouraged to complete the online verification process between July 17 and August 25! This process reduces paperwork and provides us with the most current contact information available for your student.

    To verify, log in to Skyward Family Access at https://skyward.cdaschools.org or by using the link below. Under “Family Access,” click the “2017-18 Online Verification” button at left and follow the prompts. NOTE: the link will only be visible during the dates of July 17 – August 25.

    Need help? Visit https://www.cdaschools.org/verify or email Dana Franssen, DFranssen@CdASchools.org

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    New Student Registration

    New student registration will be held on Thursday, August 17th from 12:00-6:00 pm(Kindergarteners must be 5 years old by Sept. 1, 2017, and 1st grade 6 years old by Sept. 1, 2017.) 

    To Register a NEW STUDENT Please bring:

    • Proof of Residency (Current Utility bill, lease agreement, or mortgage statement)
    • Certified Birth Certificate
    • Immunization Records (up-to-date)

Principal's Message

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    Rick Cline, Principal of Skyway Elementary

    Mr. Rick Cline

     

    Dear Skyway families,

    We hope you are enjoying the first weeks of summer, and we look forward to seeing you again in the fall.

    We have some big news to share with you today. Principal Jan Beauchamp has decided to retire from Skyway so she can spend more time with her husband and family. Mrs. Beauchamp has been your school leader for four years and had planned to stay on for at least another year, but she has let us know that now feels like the right time to be there for her family full time. We applaud her years of service and dedication to educational excellence, and we wish her and her family all the best.

    Because of this late development, we had to move immediately to appoint a new principal to get ready for the coming school year. Normally we would conduct a thorough search and bring in candidates for interviews, but that hiring process will need to wait. We are happy to announce that Rick Kline, the principal at Borah Elementary School, has agreed to accept the interim principal position at Skyway. His appointment will afford us the opportunity to conduct a thorough principal search at the end of Mr. Kline’s service to the school.

    The Skyway school office is closed for the remainder of the summer.  However, if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to call the school district main phone number.

    Thank you for your ongoing support of our wonderful Skyway staff, and have a safe and rewarding summer.

    Sincerely,

    Kate

    Dr. Kate Orozco
    Director of Elementary Education
    Coeur d’Alene School District

     

Ideas For Families

  • puzzle piece with ideas for families whose children report bullying

     

     

     

     

    Cell Phones and Children

     

    More and more really good kids are getting in big trouble with cell phones.
     
    Teachers are pulling their hair out over students who spend more time text messaging than learning. Some students are even using phones to take inappropriate pictures of test answers… and each other!
     
    Teen drivers and cell phones create havoc… and death!
     
    Parents are finding themselves in constant battles with their kids over huge cell phone bills, lost phones, stolen phones, damaged phones, phones being used at the dinner table and during church, phones being taken away at school, etc.
     
    Here are some suggestions:
     

    •   Be a good model. Don't use your phone while driving, and show respect for others by turning it off when you should.
    •   Let your child know that they can have a phone only when they can pay for the privilege.
    •   Don't fall into the trap of believing that your kid has to have a phone for safety reasons.
    •   If the phone is lost, stolen, or taken away at school, it's gone. Don't buy them another.
    •   Take it away if it becomes a problem.

     
    While this advice may seem old-fashioned, parents who follow it raise far more respectful and responsible kids.
     

    Dr. Charles Fay

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