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  • Announcements for Monday, October 22

    Posted by Heather Jackson on 10/22/2018

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    FROM THE DESK OF PRINCIPAL MCELMEEL

    This week in the Cube

    Today: Grand Valley State University at 12:30 pm
    Tomorrow: Lafayette College at 8:30 am, Washington University St Louis at 12:30 pm, Chatham University at 2:00 pm
    Thursday: Manchester University at 8:30 am, University of Toledo at 9:30 am, Albion College at 12:30 pm, Western Michigan University at 1:15 pm, Calvin College at 2:00 pm
    Friday:  Wesleyan University at 8:30 am, Lawrence Tech University at 1:15 pm


    Seniors

    Remember that your senior photos are due Friday, November 9 for the yearbook. Please follow the link bit.ly/skyseniorphotos1819 to submit your photo. See Mrs. Ray in A306 with any questions.


    Board and Card Club

    The Skyline Board and Card game club meets in room C405 on Mondays after school. If games like Magic the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons or Settlers of Catan interest you, bring your brain, bring your luck and try us out.


    Hi Skyline

    Join economics club.  We will learn about the federal reserve, and compete in the federal reserve challenge in Chicago. Also the club looks great on college applications. We will be meeting in Mrs. Hechler's room every Tuesday in room c302, from 2:40 to 3:30.

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  • Announcements for Thursday, October 18

    Posted by Heather Jackson on 10/18/2018

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    FROM THE DESK OF PRINCIPAL MCELMEEL

    Sky students

    Do you walk, bike, or skateboard to school in the dark?  Do you worry about keeping safe? See Ms. Britton in the Innovation office about reflectors that have been donated by the U of M Department of Transportation Services "A2 Safe Transport" program.  First come first served.

     

    Tri-M

    Reminder for Tri-M Music Honor Society Students: there is a meeting tonight at 7:00 pm in the orchestra room.

    Six word story competition stories sought

    There is one day left in the Writing Center’s six word story competitions! Submit your story in the writing center, on twitter, or on instagram! The top three stories all win a $25 prize! Submit your story by tomorrow!

     

    Skyline Student Equity Team

    Are you interested in improving equity at Skyline? If so, join the Skyline Student Equity Team.  Interested students should see Mrs. Deneen in C308 or Ms. Plouffe in room A410 to complete the interest questionnaire.  All interested students should complete the questionnaire by Friday, October 19 and be able to attend the Equity team’s first meeting on Thursday October 25 during both lunches.  Please see Mrs. Deneen or Ms. Plouffe with any questions.

     

    Board and Card Club

    The Skyline Board and Card game club meets in room C405 on Mondays after school. If games like Magic the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons or Settlers of Catan interest you, bring your brain, bring your luck and try us out.

     

    Skyline Economics

    Join economics club.  We will learn about the federal reserve, and compete in the federal reserve challenge in Chicago. Also the club looks great on college applications. We will be meeting in Mrs. Hechler's room every Tuesday in room c302, from 2:40 to 3:30.

     

    Breakdance and Hip Hop Club

    Join the Breakdance and Hip Hop Club! We meet every Thursday from 2:45- 3:40 in The Writing Center B429.  If you like to dance and want to get better at it this is the club for you. See you today after school.

     

    Cooking Club

    Come join Cooking Club tomorrow after school in room A315! We will be making Mac and Cheese. The cost of this meeting is $2. See you then!

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  • Announcements for Wednesday, October 17

    Posted by Heather Jackson on 10/17/2018

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    FROM THE DESK OF PRINCIPAL MCELMEEL

    Sky students

    Do you walk, bike, or skateboard to school in the dark?  Do you worry about keeping safe? See Ms. Britton in the Innovation office about reflectors that have been donated by the U of M Department of Transportation Services "A2 Safe Transport" program.  First come first served.

    Tri-M

    Reminder for Tri-M Music Honor Society Students: there is a meeting tomorrow at 7:00 PM in the orchestra room.

    Six word story competition stories sought

    There is one more week left in the Writing Center’s six word story competitions! Submit your story in the writing center, on twitter, or on instagram! The top three stories all win a $25 prize! Submit your story by this Friday!

     

    Skyline Student Equity Team

    Are you interested in improving equity at Skyline? If so, join the Skyline Student Equity Team.  Interested students should see Mrs. Deneen in C308 or Ms. Plouffe in room A410 to complete the interest questionnaire.  All interested students should complete the questionnaire by Friday, October 19 and be able to attend the Equity team’s first meeting on Thursday October 25 during both lunches.  Please see Mrs. Deneen or Ms. Plouffe with any questions.

     

    Board and Card Club

    The Skyline Board and Card game club meets in room C405 on Mondays after school. If games like Magic the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons or Settlers of Catan interest you, bring your brain, bring your luck and try us out.

     

    NHS
    Our first meeting will be today immediately after school in the library/ media center.  Please be prompt. The meeting will last about 15-20 minutes.

     

    Interested in Homebuilding

    There will be a "try-it" day at the Homebuilding site this year on Nov 1st. There will be a morning bus that will take interested students to the site from 9-11am.  Please see counselor Dennis Brunzell for permission form

     

    Skyline Eonomics club

    Join economics club.  We will learn about the federal reserve, and compete in the federal reserve challenge in Chicago. Also the club looks great on college applications. We will be meeting in Mrs. Hechler's room every Tuesday in room c302, from 2:40 to 3:30.

     

    Breakdance and Hip Hop Club

    Join the Breakdance and Hip Hop Club! We meet every Thursday from 2:45- 3:40 in The Writing Center B429.  If you like to dance and want to get better at it this is the club for you. See you tomorrow after school.

     

    Red Cross Club

    The Red Cross Club will be holding a blood drive tomorrow in the Aux gym. To sign up, visit www.redcrossblood.org. You must be 16 or over to donate, but can be any age to volunteer. Sign up to volunteer at bit.ly/bdrivevolunteer (no caps) for service hours. Or see Ms. Szurek in the library

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  • Announcements for Tuesday, October 16

    Posted by Heather Jackson on 10/16/2018

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    FROM THE DESK OF PRINCIPAL MCELMEEL

    Tri-M

    Reminder for Tri-M Music Honor Society Students: there is a meeting Thursday October 18th at 7:00 PM in the orchestra room.

    Six word story competition stories sought

    There is one more week left in the Writing Center’s six word story competitions! Submit your story in the writing center, on twitter, or on instagram! The top three stories all win a $25 prize! Submit your story by this Friday!

     

    Skyline Student Equity Team

    Are you interested in improving equity at Skyline? If so, join the Skyline Student Equity Team.  Interested students should see Mrs. Deneen in C308 or Ms. Plouffe in room A410 to complete the interest questionnaire.  All interested students should complete the questionnaire by Friday, October 19 and be able to attend the Equity team’s first meeting on Thursday October 25 during both lunches.  Please see Mrs. Deneen or Ms. Plouffe with any questions.

     

    Board and Card Club

    The Skyline Board and Card game club meets in room C405 on Mondays after school. If games like Magic the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons or Settlers of Catan interest you, bring your brain, bring your luck and try us out.

     

    Juniors and Seniors
    NHS applications are available on Skyline's website.  If you have a 3.5 or higher GPA, we encourage you to apply.  NHS promotes and recognizes students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Character, and Service.  

     

    FAFSA is officially open

    Seniors, do you need help with filling out your FAFSA? We have a parent volunteer who knows how to do it, and is offering to help during both lunches in the Cube today. You will need your social security number in order to do your FAFSA. Please have this with you so that you can do the application.  

     

    Interested in Homebuilding

    There will be a "try-it" day at the Homebuilding site this year on Nov 1st. There will be a morning bus that will take interested students to the site from 9-11am.  Please see counselor Dennis Brunzell for permission form

     

    Hi Skyline

    Join economics club.  We will learn about the federal reserve, and compete in the federal reserve challenge in Chicago. Also the club looks great on college applications. We will be meeting in Mrs. Hechler's room every Tuesday in room c302, from 2:40 to 3:30.

     

    Red Cross Club

    The Red Cross Club will be holding it's first blood drive on Thursday, 10/18 in the Aux gym. To sign up, visit www.redcrossblood.orgl. You must be 16 or over to donate, but can be any age to volunteer. Sign up to volunteer at bit.ly/bdrivevolunteer (no caps) for service hours. Or see Ms. Szurek in the library!

    Bowling

    Any boy or girl grades 9-12 interested in being on the bowling team this winter come to a sign up meeting with Mr. Wellman, during both lunches in conference room A212 in the main office today.  No experience needed.

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  • Announcements for Monday, October 15

    Posted by Heather Jackson on 10/15/2018

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    FROM THE DESK OF PRINCIPAL MCELMEEL

    Music & A Meal

    Tonight is Skyline Friends of the Arts - Music and a Meal Fundraiser from 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM in the Commons
    All You Can Eat Pancake Dinner with Instrumental & Vocal Ensembles and Student Art Work
    Tickets at the door are  $10.00/person. Proceeds Benefit Skyline Visual, Performing, and Applied Arts

     

    BSU

    Hey BSU! Don't forget our meeting is back on in Ms. Barton's room at 3pm. Do you have dollar? Contribute to the snack fund. We will see you soon!

     

    Tri-M

    Reminder for Tri-M Music Honor Society Students: there is a meeting Thursday October 18th at 7:00 PM in the orchestra room.

     

    This week in the Cube
    Monday: Kenyon College at 12:30 pm, Earlham College at 1:15 pm, Oberlin College at 2:00 pm
    Tuesday: College of Wooster at 8:30 am, Vanderbilt University at 9:30 am, Yale University at 12:30 pm, University of East Anglia (UK) at 1:15 pm
    Wednesday: Hobart and William Smith College at 9:45 am, University of Vermont at 1:00 pm, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis at 2:00 pm
    Thursday: Northwestern University at 8:30 am, Brandeis University at 9:30 am, Ohio State University at 12:30 pm, Washtenaw Community College at 1:15 pm, Scripps College at 2:00 pm
    Friday: Bryn Mar College at 8:30 am, Occidental College at 9:30 am, Reed College at 12:30 pm, Lourdes University at 2:00 pm

     

    Six word story competition stories sought

    There is one more week left in the Writing Center’s six word story competitions! Submit your story in the writing center, on twitter, or on instagram! The top three stories all win a $25 prize! Submit your story by this Friday!

     

    Skyline Student Equity Team

    Are you interested in improving equity at Skyline? If so, join the Skyline Student Equity Team.  Interested students should see Mrs. Deneen in C308 or Ms. Plouffe in room A410 to complete the interest questionnaire.  All interested students should complete the questionnaire by Friday, October 19 and be able to attend the Equity team’s first meeting on Thursday October 25 during both lunches.  Please see Mrs. Deneen or Ms. Plouffe with any questions.

     

    Open Space

    Monday, during LATE LUNCH ONLY, Open Space, formerly known as Pledge Club, will be working with EMU PREVENTION THEATER in room A212. Do you want to learn more about addiction? You are not alone. Please come talk to students from Skyline and EMU. This is a relaxed lunch discussion. Not a lecture! Come check it out! A212 in the main office Monday during LATE LUNCH ONLY. If you have early lunch please see your counselor for a pass.

     

    Board and Card Club

    The Skyline Board and Card game club meets in room C405 on Mondays after school. If games like Magic the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons or Settlers of Catan interest you, bring your brain, bring your luck and try us out.

     

    Juniors and Seniors
    NHS applications are available on Skyline's website.  If you have a 3.5 or higher GPA, we encourage you to apply.  NHS promotes and recognizes students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Character, and Service.  

     

    FAFSA is officially open

    Seniors, do you need help with filling out your FAFSA? We have a parent volunteer who knows how to do it, and is offering to help during both lunches in the Cube Tuesday, October 16. You will need your social security number in order to do your FAFSA. Please have this with you so that you can do the application.  

     

    Interested in Homebuilding

    There will be a "try-it" day at the Homebuilding site this year on Nov 1st. There will be a morning bus that will take interested students to the site from 9-11am.  Please see counselor Dennis Brunzell for permission form.

     

    Students in Latin 2, 3, or 4

    Are you interested in coming on the spring break trip to Greece and Italy?  Then you and your parents or guardians need to attend the 2nd Italy Trip meeting on October 25th, at 6:00pm, in the Huron High School library.  

     

    Bowling

    Any boy or girl grades 9-12 interested in being on the bowling team this winter come to a sign up meeting with Mr. Wellman, during both lunches in conference room A212 in the main office on Tuesday Oct. 16th.  No experience needed.

     

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  • Announcements for Friday, October 12

    Posted by Heather Jackson on 10/12/2018

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    FROM THE DESK OF PRINCIPAL MCELMEEL

     

    Skyline Student Equity Team

    Are you interested in improving equity at Skyline? If so, join the Skyline Student Equity Team.  Interested students should see Mrs. Deneen in C308 or Ms. Plouffe in room A410 to complete the interest questionnaire.  All interested students should complete the questionnaire by Friday, October 19 and be able to attend the Equity team’s first meeting on Thursday October 25 during both lunches.  Please see Mrs. Deneen or Ms. Plouffe with any questions.


    Open Space

    Monday, during LATE LUNCH ONLY, Open Space, formerly known as Pledge Club, will be working with EMU PREVENTION THEATER in room A212. Do you want to learn more about addiction? You are not alone. Please come talk to students from Skyline and EMU. This is a relaxed lunch discussion. Not a lecture! Come check it out! A212 in the main office Monday during LATE LUNCH ONLY. If you have early lunch please see your counselor for a pass.


    Board and Card Club

    The Skyline Board and Card game club meets in room C405 on Mondays after school. If games like Magic the Gathering, Dungeons and Dragons or Settlers of Catan interest you, bring your brain, bring your luck and try us out.


    DECA students

    All forms and participation fees are due this Monday, October 15th. Please have them ready to turn in at Monday's DECA meeting, or turn them in to Mr. Shannon or Mr. Jobe prior. If you did not get the form at the last meeting, please see Mr. Shannon or Mr. Jobe to get one.


    Juniors and Seniors
    NHS applications are available on Skyline's website.  If you have a 3.5 or higher GPA, we encourage you to apply.  NHS promotes and recognizes students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Character, and Service.   


    FAFSA is officially open

    Seniors, do you need help with filling out your FAFSA? We have a parent volunteer who knows how to do it, and is offering to help during both lunches in the Cube Tuesday, October 16. You will need your social security number in order to do your FAFSA. Please have this with you so that you can do the application.  


    9th Graders
    The deadline to turn in permission slips to attend the October 26th 9th grade District-Wide Youth Symposium at Pioneer High School has been extended to today. Those who do not attend the symposium will follow their regular schedule of classes that day.


    Interested in Homebuilding

    There will be a "try-it" day at the Homebuilding site this year on Nov 1st. There will be a morning bus that will take interested students to the site from 9-11am.  Please see counselor Dennis Brunzell for permission form



    All students in Latin 2, 3, or 4!  

    Are you interested in coming on the spring break trip to Greece and Italy?  Then you and your parents or guardians need to attend the 2nd Italy Trip meeting on October 25th, at 6:00pm, in the Huron High School library.  


    Bowling

    Any boy or girl grades 9-12 interested in being on the bowling team this winter come to a sign up meeting with Mr. Wellman, during both lunches in conference room A212 in the main office on Tuesday Oct. 16th.  No experience needed.


    TEDx Organizer needed

    Are you interested in organizing this year’s TEDxYouth@AnnArbor event? If so, come to our meeting on Sunday, October 14th at Skyline Office Entrance from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. We will have food and information about the different committees that you can join. Go to bit.ly/TED2019 (all caps!) to sign up!! Thank you!

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  • Announcements for Friday, October 5

    Posted by Heather Jackson on 10/5/2018

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    FROM THE DESK OF PRINCIPAL MCELMEEL

    Seniors

    This is just a reminder that today is the deadline for requesting rec letters and transcripts if applying early action.  Please be sure to abide by this deadline so that we can process things in a timely manner.


    BSU

    See Annika Caldwell about details for the homecoming parade at 5:30pm today . Also, there is NO full BSU on Monday, October 8. Leadership only. See you all on the 15th. GO Eagles!!


    Juniors and Seniors
    NHS applications are available on Skyline's website.  If you have a 3.5 or higher GPA, we encourage you to apply.  NHS promotes and recognizes students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Character, and Service.   


    FAFSA is officially open

    This acronym stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. All seniors need to fill out a FAFSA to qualify for grants (free money) and student loans, but this document may ALSO be required for college scholarships, both merit-based and financial need. If you want scholarships, it is important you have a FAFSA on file.  Students may work on this important document, with support, in the Cube during lunches and after school.


    9th Graders
    All 9th graders are invited to attend the District-Wide Youth Symposium at Pioneer High School on Friday, October 26th. Bus transportation to and from Pioneer High School will be provided and school lunches will be available. In order to attend, you must return a signed permission slip by next Monday, October 8th. Permission slips can can be found in your counselor's office, SLC office or with your English teacher.


    Picture Re-Take Day

    Next Tuesday is Picture retake Day.  Students who have not had their picture taken will receive a call slip to the Auditorium.  Students who would like to get a picture retaken, please WRITE THEM A PASS to the Auditorium.  Teachers can go anytime between 8am-2:30pm to get Staff ID and yearbook picture.


    Open Space

    Monday, during LATE LUNCH ONLY, Open Space, formerly known as Pledge Club, will be working with EMU PREVENTION THEATER in room A212. Do you want to learn more about addiction? You are not alone. Please come talk to students from Skyline and EMU. This is a relaxed lunch discussion. Not a lecture! Come check it out! A212 in the main office Monday during LATE LUNCH ONLY. If you have early lunch please see your counselor for a pass.


    Cooking Club

    Join Cooking Club in room A315 right after school today. The cost is $2. We will be making sweet and savory crêpes!


    Community Service Club
    The Community Service Club meeting scheduled for today has been cancelled due to homecoming activities.  We will meet next Friday October 12th in Ms. Mathewson's room, A312.


    Student Organizers for TEDx
    Are you interested in organizing this year’s TEDxYouth@AnnArbor event? If so, come to our first meeting on October 7th at the Pittsfield Library from 1-3pm. We will have food and information about the different committees that you can join. Go to bit.ly/TEDX2019 (all caps) to sign up!! Thank you!


    Homecoming Updates

    Spirit Week Dress Up Days:  
    Staff please remember to fill out the google doc for students who dressed up! SAS Reps will be around each day during lunch to collect money for Jar Wars! The money collected will be donated to UM Mott Children’s Hospital for Pediatric Cancers.  You can fill out a Block out Cancer Name Card for each dollar you donate, for each $5 you can get a T-shirt, and $20 a Charles Woodson Autographed Big Head of Michigan Stadium.

    The parade is at 5:30 on Skyline's school campus.  New this year are several food truck that will be on campus from 4pm to 6pm, so bring money with you so you can eat dinner here before the big game. We have Pit Master bbq, EJ's Gourmet Sausages, and Kona Ice.   Vegetarian options will also be available.
    Homecoming Dance:
    The Homecoming Dance is from 8pm to 11pm tomorrow, with doors closing at 9:30pm. All Sky students and guests must have ID and ticket to enter, also your guest must check into the dance and enter with you. Dance tickets are $30 today during both lunches or $35 at the door of the dance.  If you need an ID please go to the media center before school or during lunch.
    Sky Spirit Week Point System: Sophomores won spirit day yesterday for Cartoon Character day - but really Mr Brockie is the one who should win spirit points for his portrayal of Russell from UP! Sophomores now very narrowly have the lead and are in first place with the spirit points!  Today at the pep rally we will find out who wins spirit week!! If you have any homecoming questions please see Mrs Bezeau in Room A115.


    Fundraiser

    Throughout next week (Oct. 8-15) the Student Athlete Advisory Committee is recognizing and supporting the American Cancer Society and Breast Cancer Awareness month.  You will have opportunities to donate at the Varsity Football game Friday night and make this week a great week to help support Cancer awareness!


    Join the Ann Arbor Cooperative High School Girl's Gymnastic Team!

    This club sport is open to Skyline, Huron, Pioneer, and Community’ gymnasts. The season runs Oct. 29th - Mar. 9th.  Come to the informational meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 9th, at 6:00pm in room B206. Questions? Contact annarborgymnastics@gmail.com for more information.

    Students
    Please remember that you must have your current year student ID in order to get into any home athletic events.  This includes the Homecoming football game tonight. No pictures of ID or PowerSchool will be accepted. If you have not received an ID yet or lost yours, you can obtain a copy in the Media Center today, during your lunch period.  Thank you and GO EAGLES!

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  • Announcements for Thursday, October 4

    Posted by Heather Jackson on 10/4/2018

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    FROM THE DESK OF PRINCIPAL MCELMEEL

    Seniors

    If you were not in attendance for the Senior meeting yesterday during Skytime please stop by either SLC office on the 3rd or 4th floor to pick up a Senior Packet which contains all necessary dates and deadlines for your Senior year.

     

    Skyline Gamers

    The gaming club meeting scheduled for today is cancelled. We will meet next week. See you there!

     

    Juniors and Seniors
    NHS applications are available on Skyline's website.  If you have a 3.5 or higher GPA, we encourage you to apply.  NHS promotes and recognizes students who reflect outstanding accomplishments in the areas of Scholarship, Leadership, Character, and Service.  

     

    Tri-M Music Honor Society Students  

    We have a field trip to the University of Michigan school of music, theatre, and dance on Monday Oct. 8th.  Pick up a permission slip in the music hallways and turn in by tomorrow. Please also complete the online form, sent through remind, as soon as possible

     

    FAFSA is officially open

    This acronym stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. All seniors need to fill out a FAFSA to qualify for grants (free money) and student loans, but this document may ALSO be required for college scholarships, both merit-based and financial need. If you want scholarships, it is important you have a FAFSA on file.  Students may work on this important document, with support, in the Cube during lunches and after school.

     

    9th Graders
    All 9th graders are invited to attend the District-Wide Youth Symposium at Pioneer High School on Friday, October 26th. Bus transportation to and from Pioneer High School will be provided and school lunches will be available. In order to attend, you must return a signed permission slip by next Monday, October 8th. Permission slips can can be found in your counselor's office, SLC office or with your English teacher.

     

    The Wall Street Investors
    Are you interested in learning about stock market investing?  If so stop by room B327 after school today for The Wall Street Investor's first ever meeting.  No prior investment experience is necessary.

     

    Picture Re-Take Day

    Next Tuesday is Picture retake Day.  Students who have not had their picture taken will receive a call slip to the Auditorium.  Students who would like to get a picture retaken, please WRITE THEM A PASS to the Auditorium.  Teachers can go anytime between 8am-2:30pm to get Staff ID and yearbook picture.

     

    Homecoming Updates

    Class/Sky Shirts:
    We will continue to hand out shirts and hoodies during both lunches in the concession stands. PLEASE pick up your shirt and hoodie we want to get them handed out.  
    Spirit Week Dress Up Days:  
    Staff please remember to fill out the google doc for students who dressed up! Tomorrow is Class Color day, seniors are black, juniors are navy, sophomores are Sky blue, freshman are white and staff is gray.
    SAS Reps will be around each day during lunch to collect money for Jar Wars! The money collected will be donated to UM Mott Children’s Hospital for Pediatric Cancers.  You can fill out a Block out Cancer Name Card for each dollar you donate, for each $5 you can get a T-shirt, and $20 a Charles Woodson Autographed Big Head of Michigan Stadium.  

    The parade is this Friday at 5:30 on Skyline's school campus.  New this year are several food truck that will be on campus from 4pm to 6pm, so bring money with you so you can eat dinner here before the big game. We have Pit Master bbq, EJ's Gourmet Sausages, and Kona Ice.   Vegetarian options will also be available.
    Homecoming Dance:
    The Homecoming Dance is Saturday, Oct 6th from 8pm to 11pm, with doors closing at 9:30pm. All Sky students and guests must have ID and ticket to enter, also your guest must check into the dance and enter with you. Dance tickets are $30 this week during both lunches, and $35 at the door of the dance.  At school we accept cash and check, there is an online link for credit card sales. Also if you need an ID please go to the icommons/media center before school or during lunch.
    Sky Spirit Week Point System: Sophomores won spirit day yesterday for Jersey day, but Juniors still have the lead and are in first place with the spirit points!  Tomorrow we will see if the juniors can take some redemption back on the seniors in PowderTuff volleyball during the pep rally! If you have any homecoming questions please see Mrs Bezeau in Room A115.

     

    Student Organizers for TEDx
    Are you interested in organizing this year’s TEDxYouth@AnnArbor event? If so, come to our first meeting on October 7th at the Pittsfield Library from 1-3pm. We will have food and information about the different committees that you can join. Go to bit.ly/TEDX2019 (all caps) to sign up!! Thank you!

     

    Cooking Club

    Join Cooking Club in room A315 right after school this Friday. The cost is $2. We will be making sweet and savory crêpes!

     

    Community Service Club
    The Community Service Club meeting scheduled for this Friday has been cancelled due to homecoming activities.  We will meet next Friday October 12th in Ms. Mathewson's room, A312.

     

    Join the Ann Arbor Cooperative High School Girl's Gymnastic Team

    This club sport is open to Skyline, Huron, Pioneer, and Community’ gymnasts. The season runs Oct. 29th - Mar. 9th.  Come to the informational meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 9th, at 6:00pm in room B206. Questions? Contact annarborgymnastics@gmail.com for more information.

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  • Announcements for Wednesday, October 3

    Posted by Heather Jackson on 10/3/2018

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    FROM THE DESK OF PRINCIPAL MCELMEEL

    This week in the Cube
    Today:  University of Cincinnati at 9:45 am, George Washington University at 12:30 pm, Depaul University at 1:00 pm and Bates College at 2:00 pm.
    Tomorrow: Swarthmore College at 8:30 am, Savannah College of Art and Design in Ms Giltner's room (A215) at 9 :00 am, Brown University at 9:30 am, Denison University at 12:30 pm, Purdue University at 1:15 pm, and Central Michigan University at 2:00 pm.
    Friday: Emerson College at 8:30 am , SAIC in Ms Giltner's room (A215) from 9:00 am-11:30 am, Bethel College at 9:30 am, Johns Hopkins at 12:30 pm, and Bowdoin College at 12:15 pm.

     

    Skyline Gamers

    The gaming club will meet Thursdays (tomorrow) from 2:36 pm to 4:00 pm, and all are welcome! Anyone who would like to learn a game, or just play in competitions should come and join. Bring a laptop, phone, or whatever you need to get gaming. This club meets in room C309 in Mr. Thomas’ room. If you have questions please email 2022bowerdonatb@aaps.k12.mi.us.

     

    Tri-M Music Honor Society Students  

    We have a field trip to the University of Michigan school of music, theatre, and dance on Monday Oct. 8th.  Pick up a permission slip in the music hallways and turn in by Friday Oct. 5th. Please also complete the online form, sent through remind, as soon as possible

     

    FAFSA is officially open

    This acronym stands for Free Application for Federal Student Aid. All seniors need to fill out a FAFSA to qualify for grants (free money) and student loans, but this document may ALSO be required for college scholarships, both merit-based and financial need. If you want scholarships, it is important you have a FAFSA on file.  Students may work on this important document, with support, in the Cube during lunches and after school.

     

    9th Graders
    All 9th graders are invited to attend the District-Wide Youth Symposium at Pioneer High School on Friday, October 26th. Bus transportation to and from Pioneer High School will be provided and school lunches will be available. In order to attend, you must return a signed permission slip by next Monday, October 8th. Permission slips can can be found in your counselor's office, SLC office or with your English teacher.

     

    The Wall Street Investors
    Are you interested in learning about stock market investing?  If sostop by room B327 after school on Thursdays, for The Wall Street Investor's first ever meeting.  No prior investment experience is necessary.

     

    Picture Re-Take Day

    Teachers-Tuesday, October 9 is Picture Re-Take Day in our Auditorium.  If your student has not taken their picture they will receive a call slip to be used as their pass to the Auditorium.  If your student would like to get a picture re-take, please WRITE THEM A PASS to the Auditorium. Teachers-if you have not taken your picture yet, please go to the Auditorium between 8:00 am-2:30 pm so you can receive your Staff ID and have your picture in this year's yearbook.

     

    Homecoming Updates

    Class/Sky Shirts:
    We will continue to hand out shirts and hoodies during both lunches in the concession stands. PLEASE pick up your shirt and hoodie we want to get them handed out.  
    Spirit Week Dress Up Days:  
    Staff please remember to fill out the google doc for students who dressed up! Tomorrow is Homecoming theme day and this year theme is the movie “UP” with cartoon characters being the theme for the day.
    Friday is Class Color day, seniors are black, juniors are navy, sophomores are Sky blue, freshman are white and staff is gray.
    SAS Reps will be around each day during lunch to collect money for Jar Wars! The money collected will be donated to UM Mott Children’s Hospital for Pediatric Cancers.  You can fill out a Block out Cancer Name Card for each dollar you donate, for each $5 you can get a T-shirt, and $20 a Charles Woodson Autographed Big Head of Michigan Stadium.  

    The parade is this Friday at 5:30 on Skyline's school campus.  New this year are several food truck that will be on campus from 4pm to 6pm, so bring money with you so you can eat dinner here before the big game. We have Pit Master bbq, EJ's Gourmet Sausages, and Kona Ice.   Vegetarian options will also be available.
    Homecoming Dance:
    The Homecoming Dance is Saturday, Oct 6th from 8pm to 11pm, with doors closing at 9:30pm. All Sky students and guests must have ID and ticket to enter, also your guest must check into the dance and enter with you. Dance tickets are $30 this week during both lunches, and $35 at the door of the dance.  At school we accept cash and check, there is an online link for credit card sales. Also if you need an ID please go to the icommons/media center before school or during lunch.
    Sky Spirit Week Point System:
    Juniors have now taken the lead and are currently in first place with the spirit points! They also won yesterday for Tropical Beach Day! If you have any homecoming questions please see Mrs Bezeau in Room A115.

     

    Student Organizers for TEDx
    Are you interested in organizing this year’s TEDxYouth@AnnArbor event? If so, come to our first meeting on October 7th at the Pittsfield Library from 1-3pm. We will have food and information about the different committees that you can join. Go tobit.ly/TED2019 to sign up!!

     

    Juniors

    The PSAT/NMSQT test is Oct 10. Please pick up a student guide to help prepare. The PSAT/NMSQT offers you the opportunity to qualify for scholarships that can help pay for college, it also provides great practice for the SAT and you’ll get personalized feedback on your skills to help you improve them before taking the SAT. These practice guides are available in The Cube and with 11th grade English teachers. The guides have PSAT/NMSQT information, testing-taking advice and tips and an official practice test. Get your copy today.

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  • Announcements for Thursday, September 27

    Posted by Heather Jackson on 9/27/2018

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    FROM THE DESK OF PRINCIPAL MCELMEEL

    Juniors and Seniors

    College Visits in the Cube this week:
    Today: Columbus College of Art and Design at 8:30 am, Bowling Green State University at 9:30 am, Dickinson University at 10:20 am, Eastern Michigan University at 12:30 pm,  Concordia University at 1:15 pm, Syracuse University at 2:00 pm
    Friday:    Ohio Wesleyan University at 9:30 am, Mount Holyoke at 11:00 am, Barnard College at 12:30 pm, Northern Michigan University at1:15 pm.
    There are so many choices to make when considering colleges and universities...location, majors, costs, and SIZE, Come and join admissions directors, John Ambrose and Eric Staab as they discuss factors that could make a big difference.  Tuesday, October 2, 6:30 pm at Skyline Auditorium. Admission is free.

     

    Juniors

    The PSAT/NMSQT test is October 10, 2018. Please pick up a student guide to help prepare. The PSAT/NMSQT offers you the opportunity to qualify for scholarships that can help pay for college, it also provides great practice for the SAT and you’ll get personalized feedback on your skills to help you improve them before taking the SAT. These practice guides are available in The Cube and with 11th grade English teachers. The guides have PSAT/NMSQT information, testing-taking advice and tips and an official practice test. Get your copy today.

     

    Out of the Darkness Walk

    Please consider donating to and/or joining us in the Out of the Darkness walk next Saturday, Sept. 29th @ West Park. The walk is sponsored by the AFSP (American Foundation for Suicide Prevention) and helps to raise funds for suicide prevention programs. Skyline's SWAT team (survivors of suicide group) is organizing Skyline's team.  For more information please check out our team's page at https://afsp.donordrive.com/team/195339 or stop by and see Mr. Almassy or Ms. Schimmel the Integrity office.

     

    Clubs meeting after school today

    QSA in room B306, Student Outreach Club in room C310.

     

    Rising Scholars
    The Rising Scholars will have their first meeting today in the Cube. The meeting will be held during early and late lunches. Please plan to attend. See Ms. Whitehorn in C304 if you have any questions.

     

    Join the Media Center Advisory Council
    The Media Center Advisory Council is a sub-committee of SAS dedicated to the development of the Library Media Center. If you are interested in joining and accomplishing projects such as the establishment of color printing last year, come to the first meeting right after school on Thursday, October 4 in the Media Center.

     

    Student Organizers for TEDx
    Are you interested in organizing this year’s TEDxYouth@AnnArbor event? If so, come to our first meeting on October 7 at the Pittsfield Library from 1:00-3:00 pm. We will have food and information about the different committees that you can join. Go to bit.ly/TED2019 to sign up!

     

    Homecoming Updates

    Homecoming starts this Sunday at 1:00 pm at the football stadium. Come and watch the Juniors take on the Seniors in our annual PowderPuff game.  Skyline students tickets are $3 if you find one of the coupons around school otherwise tickets are $5 . All Sky students will have their chance to win gift cards at halftime.  
    This Monday is shirt and hoodie pick up day.  If you bought a shirt online or at registration please come to the concession stand before school or during both lunches to pick up your items. If you have the pink receipt or online receipt it will help to speed up the pickup process.  Dance guest forms are due by 3:00 pm Monday.  A guest is considered any student who doesn’t currently attend Skyline. When a guest form is approved your student number will appear in the window of the 4th floor Academic Innovation office window.  

    Dance tickets will go on-sale during both lunches Tuesday thru Friday for $30.  At school we can accept cash or check. If you prefer to use credit or debit card you can find the link on the student space tab and the link is open until Thursday, October 4.  Tickets can be purchased at the dance for $35. If you need financial assistance you must email Ms Britton at brittona@aaps.k12.mi.us by Monday, October 1.

    The dance is Saturday, October 6, from 8:00 -11:00 pm. Doors close promptly at 9:30 pm.  Reminder there is a Michigan home football game that day so plan accordingly for football traffic and dinner times at restaurants.  All Skyline students and guests must have ticket and photo ID to enter the dance. If you currently don’t have your ID please go to the icommons/media center during lunch to get an ID picture taken.

    Spirit Days for next week are as follows: Monday - PJ Day, Tuesday  - Tropical Beach Day, Wednesday - Jersey Day, Thursday - Cartoon Character Day and Friday Class Color Day. 9th grade is White, 10th grade is Sky Blue, 11th is Navy Blue and Seniors are Black. If you have any questions about Homecoming - please see Mrs. Bezeau in A115 or at either lunch in the commons next week.  

     

    China Trip

    There will be a field trip to China during spring break and during the summer of 2019. All students are welcome to attend! In addition to visiting historical sites and famous scenery in China, students will interact with Chinese high school students and participate in creative and fun activities to learn more about different aspects of Chinese culture. And of course, students will be able to taste the incredible authentic foods of China. The first parent meeting for the trip to China will be this Friday at 6pm in the library. Please see Ms. Liu at C403 if you have any questions.

     

    Track Conditioning

    Athletes interested in Track & Field, fall conditioning has begun for those who are not participating in a fall sport. Training sessions will be Monday-Thursday, 3:15-5:15 pm meeting at the Outdoor Track. Please see Coach Moran or Coach Ro if you have any questions.

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