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 2552 N. Maple
 Ann Arbor, MI 48103
 (734)994-6515
 Principal: Cory McElmeel
 mcelmeel@aaps.k12.mi.us



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Announcements for 11-27-12

  SKYLINE ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

 

FROM THE DESK OF MS. JACKSON      

"FINISH STRONG IS MORE THAN A STATEMENT, IT'S AN ATTITUDE.  IT'S AN ATTITUDE OF BELIEVING YOU CAN DO SOMETHING, AND HAVING THE COURAGE AND DETERMINATION TO SEE IT THROUGH.

LET'S APPLY THE FINISH STRONG ATTITUDE TO OUR SCHOOL ESPECIALLY DURING FINALS"

~SULURA W. JACKSON


FINAL EXAMS

Tuesday, November 27, 2012-Exams are 2nd and 4th hours

Wednesday, November 28, 2012-Exams are 1st, 3rd and 5th hours

Thursday, November 29, 2012-Records Day-No School for Students


TERM II SCHEDULES

Please review your Term II schedule online in PowerSchool. Final Trimester schedules will be distributed in 5th hour study period Tuesday, November 27, 2012.


STUDENT ABSENCES/TARDIES

To excuse or call in an absence and or tardy for your student, please call our Attendance Line 734-994-7842.  


 STUDENT PARKING

 All vehicles parked in the Student Parking Lot must have a Skyline 2012 parking decal.  All cars without parking decals will be subject to citation, towing and/or loss of parking privileges.  Students who need parking decals should see Mrs. Brewer, in the Main Office to secure the decal.  Parking decals are $40.

 

STUDENT IDS-SCHOOL GAMES REMINDER!

 Don't forget, students must show a student ID to purchase a ticket for school games.  If you have taken your picture and have not picked up your Student ID, please pick it up in your SLC Office.  If you have not taken your picture, you will be able to pick up a letter of verification from your SLC Office Secretary.

 

APPROPRIATE ATTIRE REMINDER

  • No under garments should be visible at any time.
  • Shirts and/or tops should not expose the midriff area in the front or back.
  • All tops should have straps that are at least 2 to 3 inches wide.
  • No hoods may be worn in the school building.
  • The bottom of skirts/shorts and/or shorts should reach the student's fingertips or below.
  • Slacks and shorts on young men should not sag below their waistline.
~~~New Announcements~~~
SKYLINE POETRY CLUB
Skyline Poetry Club will be having  a Poetry Night on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 7:00 PM.  It will be at 915 E. Washington Street, Ann Arbor. Doors open at 6:30 pm
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2013 SENIORS
Cap & Gown Measurements/Payments and Announcements Orders taken on Friday, December 14, 2012 during both lunches.
Friday, December 14th is the last time Rick Kast of Balfour will be in the building for cap and gown orders.  The Balfour company will be loacted in the commons during both lunch periods, so please plan accordingly.  Any questions about ordering, please contact Rick directly at rick.kast@balfour-rep.com

SABC
DONATION ITEMS NEEDED in preparation for the Booster Club's 4th Annual Winter Gala Saturday, January 26, 2013 at 7:00 pm at Barton Hills Country Club for Dinner, Dancing and a Silent Auction.  Any denomination of gift card, gift certificate or actual item is greatly appreciated.  We are in need of signed sports memorabilia, sporting event or other tickets vacation weeks/weekends, any services (spa, lawn care photography, athletic training, cooking or other lessons, etc.) As a donor to our event, you will be listed on our website and in the brochure!  Our fundraising would not be successful without the support and generousity of our families and business sponsors.  To make a donation, please contact Susie McDevitt at smcdevitt@unither.com 734-717-5453 or Audi Hahn at audihahn@gmail.com 734-369-2469
 
Skyline Parents and adult friends/relatives/Teachers, Coaches and Trainers are encouraged to attend.  This is a Skyline Community event to support Skyline Athletics.  You don't have to have a Skyline Athlete to attend!  Tickets($50 per person) will be on sale in December.  Last year's proceeds totaled over $12,000, due to the generosity of the Skyline Community!  All money goes directly to support Skyline athletics including teams, coach and trainer needs and high school facility needs.

 
2013 OMEGA TALENT HUNT
The Men of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. invites you to express your artistic talent at the a search for outstanding high school students in the performing arts Sunday, March 10, 2013 at 6:00 pm at the Ann Arbor Community Center, 625 N. Main St. Ann Arbor, MI.
Vocal*Instrumental*Drama*Dance*Oration
1st Place~$300 2nd Place~$200 3rd~$100
The first place winner earns the right to compete-all expenses paid-at the district competition.  Contact either Dana Greene, Chairperson @313-600-7123 email dgreene6893@sbcglobal.net or Maurice L. Brown, Co-Chairperson 734-686-9905 for information moomega75@att.net
 
 

SKY STORE

Visit the SkyStore and purchase apparel, snacks and school spirit items Tuesday-Friday during early and late lunches.


SKYLINE YEARBOOK

We need photos to be submitted into Replayit, to help Skyline's Yearbook.  Any photos of you in school events can be submitted anytime during the school year!

 

We are pleased to offer a free workshop to the community. This workshop is part of the Frankel Program for Improved Access to Quality Mental Health Services, a donor-funded University of Michigan Depression Center and Department of Psychiatry program.

Growing through Grief Workshops

 A Parenting Workshop to Help Children Cope with the Loss of a Loved One

 Caregivers who are grieving often struggle to assist their children during such a difficult life transition.This educational workshop is designed for bereaved parents/caregivers who have experienced the death of a loved one and have a child under the age of 18 who is also grieving.

 Topics covered during the workshop include:

  • How can caregivers recognize “normal” versus “maladaptive” grief reactions in their children?
  • How can caregivers become more aware of their own grief reactions and how these reactions may either help or hinder children’s abilities to grieve in adaptive ways?
  • What are some concrete strategies for helping caregivers to facilitate children’s adaptive grief?

 Co-led by two licensed clinical psychologists, workshops will use psychoeducation, assessment materials, demonstration of grief facilitation techniques, and group discussion to enhance caregivers’ understanding of their children’s grief processes and how to help them “grow through their grief”.

 Growing Through Grief Workshops are offered on the second Thursday of every month, beginning on October 11th, 2012, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm at the Rachel Upjohn Building, 4250 Plymouth Rd., Ann Arbor, MI in room 2763 on the second level.

 Dates of upcoming Growing Through Grief Workshops:

December 13, 2012,January 10, 2013February 14, 2013,March 14, 2013,April 11, 2013,May 9, 2013

 Workshops are free and open to the public, and childcare (ages 3-11)  is available if needed.  Advance registration is required.  Please register by clicking on one of the workshop dates above, or calling Kiel Opperman at 734-936-8702.  For content specific questions, please contact the workshop leader, Dr. Julie Kaplow, at julieb@med.umich.edu or 734-615-1641.

 

DEAR SKYLINE SENIOR PARENTS

Immortalize your child forever

Buy a memory in the 2013 Skyline yearbook

A half page or quarter page is yours. Totally customizable photos, and best wishes for your child!

1/4 page (2 picture maximum)

1/2 page (4 picture maximum)

By Dec. 5th

1/4 page for $80.00 1/2 page for $135.00

By Jan. 20th

1/4 page for $90.00 1/2 page for $150.00

You should send in the student’s name, phone number and address on the back of every picture. Send all info to Skyline High School c/o Ms. Jaaskelainen or email her at Jaaskela@aaps.k12.mi.us. Ads must have students first and last name on them.

Please refrain from writing too much for a 1/4 of a page to ensure the print is not too small. For your pictures to be returned please include a stamped envelope with students name on it.

Ads submitted digitally must be in jpeg image format.

Checks must be made out to Skyline High School.

* We cannot guarantee the return of hard copy pictures. Please select carefully


Friendly Reminder

 We do not allow dogs in buildings or around students outside due to the risk of injury and/or allergic reaction, without prior authorization by a Principal. Due to the number of students suffering from allergies and the unpredictable nature of animals, it is recommended that families not bring their dogs either into the buildings/classroom or outside the school at any time. 

 

UPDATING YOUR EMAIL ADDRESS IN POWERSCHOOL

 Just a reminder, please keep your email up-to-date in Powerschool.  In an effort to Go Green, this is the way communicate many messages to our Parents.  

 TO UPDATE:

1. LOGIN USING YOUR PARENT LOGIN

 2. GO TO THE "UPDATE CONTACT" PAGE TO UPDATE/ENTER EMAIL ADDRESSSES.




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